Show #7662 - Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Contestants

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Ami Li, a freelance writer from Lyme, Connecticut

Cary Bonnell, a project manager from Oblong, Illinois

Natalie Ballas, a dentist from Tualatin, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

GREEK LETTER PHRASES
TV MOVIES
STATES BY COUNTIES
"MORE" THAN A CATEGORY
FAMOUS FIRST NAMES AS VERBS
ON BOXING DAY
    $200 18
Computer software goes through a "secondary" quality control in this type of trial run
    $200 15
In 2017 Abigail Breslin filled Jennifer Grey's dancing shoes as Baby in a TV remake of this film
    $200 2
Franklin,
Berkshire,
Plymouth
    $200 1
In chapter 2 of a Dickens work, a hungry Oliver Twist says these 6 words
    $200 9
Ms. Grafton, or what she might do if you plagiarized one of her novels
    $200 26
This team sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees in 1919; curses!
    $400 22
Cesar Millan says when dealing with a pack leader, or this type of canine, be even more assertive & calm than normal
    $400 16
"Confirmation", covering a major 1990s event, starred Wendell Pierce as this man
    $400 3
Franklin,
Allegheny,
Lackawanna
    $400 6
This title of Britney Spears' first hit completes the lyrics "When I'm not with you I lose my mind, give a sign, hit me..."
    $400 10
To pursue, like NASCAR's Mr. Elliott does to make the Sprint Cup round of 16
    $400 27
In the Dec. 26, 1777 battle of this New Jersey city, a colonial army defeated a garrison of Hessian soldiers
    $600 23
In 2017 this Welsh actress got in a TV "Feud" as Olivia de Havilland
    $600 17
Laurence Fishburne led the first unit of African-American fighter pilots in this HBO movie named for them
    $600 4
Alleghany,
Rappahannock,
Spotsylvania
    $600 7
Martin Luther King Jr. attended this historically black college in Atlanta
    $600 11
To sing joyously, like Ms. Kane might at Yuletide
    $600 28
I feel happy inside that this song was released in the U.S. on the day after Christmas 1963, launching U.S. Beatlemania
    DD: $1,600 24
This transport business began as a crop-dusting operation in 1924
    $800 19
This actor, an ex-TV P.I., was the specific general in A&E's "Ike: Countdown to D-Day"
    $800 5
Bibb,
Cobb,
Oglethorpe
    $800 8
The Constitution was established "to form" this, "establish justice, insure domestic tranquility"
    $800 14
To banter in a good-natured way, like Mr. Gad in a film comedy
    $800 29
In 1966 Maulana Karenga, a professor of Africana studies, gave the world this celebration
    $1000 25
NASA intently studies the changing luminosity of this most massive star system within 10,000 lightyears of Earth
    $1000 20
Farrah Fawcett starred in this 1980s TV movie as a woman who ends years of abuse by incinerating her ex-husband
    $1000 12
Pulaski,
Pope,
Champaign
    $1000 13
This cliche is sometimes followed by "the fewer, the better fare"
    $1000 21
To favor or to adorn, like Ms. Slick did with her vocal presence for Jefferson Airplane
    $1000 30
On Dec. 26, 1944 Patton's Third Army relieved Bastogne during this battle

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

Natalie Cary Ami
$3,200 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Cary Ami
$4,200 $6,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BOOK OF PALMS
HIS OWN MUSEUM
TREATIES
ABRUPT ABBREV.
FRANCE IN YOUR PANTS
ON BOXING DAY
    $400 14
Boys in this William Golding novel create a "rude shelter" of "palm trunks and leaves"
    $400 1
Oddly, the only U.S. museum devoted to this physicist is tucked inside a woolens shop in Princeton, New Jersey
    $400 6
1848's Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo granted the U.S. all of Mexico's territories north of this river
    $400 8
On a boat,
HMS
    $400 16
Pardon me... would you have any of this Dijon mustard brand from Kraft Heinz? Oh, it's in your pocket? Never mind
    $400 22
Later TV's Judge Mills Lane, "Maximum Mills" was the ref when this boxer got an earful of Evander Holyfield
    $800 15
The beginning of this Michener collection mentions the "coconut palms nodding gracefully"
    $800 2
His museum in Santa Rosa, California includes a re-creation of his studio & original "Peanuts" comic strip art
    $800 7
A Communist answer to NATO, it was agreed to in 1955 & lasted until 1991
    $800 9
Included in a letter, SASE
    $800 17
You're pulling out a bottle of the No. 5 parfum from this designer that goes for $340! Tres bien!
    $800 26
The 1946 rematch of this "Brown Bomber" & Billy Conn was the first world heavyweight title fight available on TV
    $1200 21
Palm trees & insects feature in this Paul Theroux novel, a name of a region of Honduras & Nicaragua
    $1200 3
Next door to each other in London are the homes and museums of these two musicians, who lived 200 years apart
    $1200 10
The Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819 between the U.S. & Spain ceded this territory of the southeast to the Yanks
    $1200 11
Medically,
EEG
    $1200 18
Makeup, skin & hair care products from this L'company with its HQ in Clichy? That's a lot to carry around!
    $1200 27
This UFC champion's crossover into boxing came up a bit short against Floyd Mayweather in August 2017
    $1600 25
One cover of this James Jones book depicts burning wreckage beyond some palms
    $1600 4
In Austin, there's a museum devoted to short story writer William Sydney Porter, better known by this pen name
    $1600 23
The 1901 Hay-Pauncefote Treaty with the U.K. gave the U.S. the sole right to build one of these in Central America
    $1600 12
On a car radio,
FM
    $1600 19
"V" love the '80s, so don't sit on your glacier sunglasses from this brand
    $2000 5
Hats off to his surrealist who has not one but 2 museums in Brussels
    $2000 24
This 1963 deal abbreviated NTBT says no trying out atomic weapons in the atmosphere, underwater or in space
    DD: $2,000 13
In a British courtroom,
QC
    $2000 20
Mais oui! An original 1967 Carte Bleue from "Credit" this bank!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Cary Ami
$3,800 $11,400 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CANADA
As a response to new developments there, this territory was carved out of the Northwest Territories in 1898

Final scores:

Natalie Cary Ami
$3,800 $6,399 $14,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Natalie Cary Ami
$3,800 $11,400 $9,800
12 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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