Show #7656 - Monday, December 18, 2017


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Kate O’Connor, an insurance salesperson from Florence, New Jersey

Ben Cosman, a research consultant from Rochester, New York

Denise Littlejohn, a project manager from West Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: A tour of a Polish city with deep German influence that made its mark on European history.)
    $200 18
This phrase for the hottest part of summer comes from the Latin caniculares dies
    $200 7
cauliflower ear,
peek-a-boo defense
    $200 1
A 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner:
"Black Flags: The Rise of" this insurgent group
    $200 24
Being loved wherever I spring up, unlike this type of 4-letter plant that grows where it's not wanted
    $200 11
Traditionally, a first year wedding anniversary gift is either a clock or something made of this
    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Gdansk.) Originally designed to house royalty, Zielona Brama, also known as Green Gate, once served as offices for Lech Walesa, who formed this first Polish independent trade union
    $400 20
It's the slang term for 2 people trying to reach each other & repeatedly leaving messages asking the other to return the call
    $400 6
Chest protector,
    $400 2
For job hunters:
"What Color is Your ____?"
    $400 25
Getting to live in Hawaii, like a Vanda sanderiana one of these
    $400 12
Inside the memorial seen here, you'll find a 19-foot-tall statue of this man
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Gdansk.) Legend says this Roman god, a symbol of Gdansk's ties to the sea, was angered by coins in his fountain, so he lashed out, and shards from the coins are now part of the local beverage Goldwasser
    $600 21
These painful spots can arise on the horse or the horseman after a long ride
    $600 8
The pocket,
the chain gang,
cover 2 defense
    $600 3
"The ____ Life of Henrietta Lacks"
    DD: $600 26
Being one of these long-lived types that survive from season to season, like some species of aster
    $600 15
Asperger syndrome is often considered a less severe form of this disorder
    $600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Gdansk.) Hitler demanded the cession of Gdansk and its shipyards, but it was a free city due to this treaty named for a French locale; Poland refused, and the Nazis attacked, precipitating World War II
    $800 22
This type of contest is seen here
    $800 9
delayed offside,
power play
    $800 4
Carrie Fisher's first memoir:
"Wishful ____"
    $800 27
The perks of being a wildflower: just being so beautiful, like a field of California these
    $800 14
The board game has evolved into a video game that plays you in the 2017 "Welcome to the Jungle" sequel to this 1990s film
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Gdansk.) Found in 40-million-year-old Baltic sands, this Baltic gold is used to make treasures for which Gdansk is famous
    $1000 23
The idea that internet service providers should treat everyone's data equally
    $1000 10
The pocket,
5-step approach,
    $1000 5
A neurosurgeon's bestselling memoir of his battle with lung cancer:
"When Breath Becomes ____"
    $1000 28
Inspiring poets like this Romantic whose heart filled with pleasure at the sight of daffodils
    $1000 13
Launched in 1973, this first U.S. space station fell from orbit & broke apart 6 years later
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Gdansk.) Born in Gdansk in 1927, he's shown here, next to his most famous character, Oscar, who's playing the tin drum

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Denise Ben Kate
$2,000 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Ben Kate
$4,200 $1,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The Constitution mandates that the vice president preside over the Senate & do this if necessary
    $400 26
On cameras they were once zirconium bulbs, but now they are electronic
    $400 12
Completes the state motto found on Kentucky's flag & seal:
"United we stand..."
    $400 21
"I Am...";
"The Mrs. Carter Show"
    $400 13
Dick was a giant of this literary genre he said must have "a fictitious world ...predicated on our known society"
    $400 3
Final penalty faced by Leon Czolgosz in 1901
    $800 2
After serving in Vietnam, he became a reporter at a Tennessee newspaper
    $800 27
In 2008 this brand introduced a PoGo camera that partnered with Zink, zero ink printing technology
    $800 10
Seen here is the designer of what became this state's flag
    $800 22
"50 and Counting"
    $800 14
"Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?", about a bounty hunter policing robots, was the basis of this 1982 film
    $800 11
Jeff Immelt used his imagination at work for 16 years as head of this company, until 2017
    $1200 4
The last veep to go on to win the top job was this one
    $1200 28
The hover camera is one of these that weighs half a pound & takes continuous video of you, using facial recognition
    $1200 7
The Maryland flag displays the symbols of 2 families: the Crosslands & this one
    $1200 23
"Sweet Sweet Fantasy";
"Adventures of Mimi"
    $1200 15
Both PKD & Ursula K. Le Guin were class of 1947 at the same high school in this university city near Oakland
    $1200 16
The band MGMT sang, "Ooh girl, shock me like" this creature
    $1600 5
This former New York governor was funky enough to be veep under 2 presidents, Jefferson & Madison
    $1600 29
For centuries this "camera" was just a box with a pinhole, but in the early 1800s it began to record images
    DD: $3,000 8
On its flag, an elk & a moose stand beside a shield depicting a lake & a peninsula
    $1600 24
"No Jacket Required";
"Not Dead Yet"
    DD: $800 17
Psychics called precogs can see future crimes before they happen in this PKD short story
    $1600 19
The Flying V & the Jazzmaster are these
    $2000 6
This three-named vice president for FDR, who didn't think much of the job, lived to be 98, the oldest ex-veep ever
    $2000 9
The sailing ship on its flag represents the shipbuilding industry of New Castle County
    $2000 25
The $400 million grossing "Black Ice" seen here
    $2000 18
This novel takes place in an alternate universe where the Axis won World War II
    $2000 20
In 1976 Ric Silver created this line dance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Ben Kate
$10,600 $12,200 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Perhaps bought from a Sears catalog, a window for an 1880s farmhouse inspired the name of this 1930 painting

Final scores:

Denise Ben Kate
$17,600 $12,200 $21,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Denise Ben Kate
$11,200 $13,000 $9,800
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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