Show #7663 - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Contestants

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Sarah Walsh, a children’s librarian from Rockville, Maryland

Kevin Foley, a police captain from Mount Sinai, New York

Ami Li, a freelance writer from Lyme, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

KILLING GARY OLDMAN
RHYME TIME FASHION
HISTORIC DATES
I GOT 3 I'S ON YOU
HODGEPODGE
IF THE BEES WENT AWAY...
    $200 9
This title character doesn't eat Gary's disfigured villain in a "Silence of the Lambs" sequel--boars do
    $200 1
A superior knitted pullover
    $200 2
On July 14, 1789 a French mob demanded arms & munitions from this prison; the guards resisted & the rest is history
    $200 3
Any law that forbids, especially the sale of alcohol
    $200 8
Flat feet are also referred to as fallen these
    $200 24
If colony collapse or other factors make bees extinct, there will be no more guac, as this fatty fruit is 90% dependent on them
    $400 10
Harrison Ford really means it when he tells Gary, "Get off my plane!" in this movie
    $400 4
A fancy coffee-colored full-length dress
    $400 14
The Mexican Army under Santa Anna began a siege of this mission on February 23, 1836
    $400 22
Crude & unrefined, or characteristic of early ages of human development
    $400 18
There's a word for a Central European monarch in the name of this type of roll
    $400 25
Bees increase the quality of the fibers taken from this "Fabric of Our Lives" plant
    $600 11
It is far from a spoiler to say this man played by Gary Oldman in "JFK" does not live to see the end of the film
    $600 5
A small handheld evening bag from Holland
    DD: $1,000 15
American patriots dressed as Mohawks for this festive event on December 16, 1773
    $600 23
Adjective for something surrendered in return for a gain, like this "lamb"
    $600 19
It was the "conservative" starting position played by the NHL's Brett Hull & Gordie Howe
    $600 26
The seeds of this big yellow flower of the Helianthus genus are much fewer if it self-pollinates
    $800 12
In 1992 Winona Ryder took a big bite out of Gary, who got stabbed in the heart & then beheaded as this title guy
    $800 6
A wrapped headdress for Muslim men, designed to be worn in the city
    $800 16
This passenger ship sank in less than 20 minutes after being hit by torpedoes on May 7, 1915
    $800 29
A written order for supplies, or the form used to do it
    $800 20
Reed instruments like the clarinet & English horn belong to this family of orchestral instruments
    $800 27
No bees means no more natural honey, and perhaps no more this Middle Eastern pastry
    $1000 13
To protect Mathilda, played by this actress in her 1994 film debut, "The Professional" blows up Gary's crooked cop
    $1000 7
A detachable shirt front once worn with tuxedos that was perplexing & difficult to deal with
    $1000 17
Abraham Lincoln was shot on this date, Good Friday of that year
    $1000 30
Ananias Dare's daughter
    $1000 21
In 2017 Changi airport in this southeast Asian city-state was named the world's best airport for a 5th straight year
    $1000 28
Beef & dairy shortages? Bees are crucial for plants like alfalfa, used as this 6-letter type of food for cattle

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

Ami Kevin Sarah
$4,000 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ami Kevin Sarah
$7,600 $4,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HIP-HOP & R&B 2017
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
AROUND THE PACIFIC
TRANSLATE THE LANGUAGE
TIME FOR SECONDS
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST
    $400 20
A lot of people liked "That's What I Like", a chart-topper for this "Planetary" singer
    $400 7
Naturally, Act V, Scene ii of this play is set in Windsor Park
    $400 16
Mount Wilhelm, named for the son of Otto von Bismarck, is the highest peak in this country on New Guinea
    $400 6
Deutsch
    $400 1
"On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep", begins the second verse of this patriotic song
    $400 22
Before they met, Fitzgerald read this writer's "In Our Time" & praised him as "the real thing"
    $800 23
"To The Max" was a hit for DJ Khaled & this "Degrassi"-starring Canadian
    $800 8
The princess of France must be admitted into the king of Navarre's park in this comedy where romance is actually found
    $800 17
The flag of Norfolk Island features the Norfolk this, a conifer that's native to the island
    $800 12
Dansk
    $800 2
This element with a nucleus containing 2 protons is the second-most abundant in the universe & the second-lightest
    $800 24
Ernest Borgnine voiced Mermaid Man, a semi-retired superhero living in Bikini Bottom, on this series
    DD: $5,000 9
This pastoral place is the setting for most of "As You Like It"
    $1200 18
If Lennon played the second-largest Japanese city, it'd be the ballad of John & this
    $1200 13
Erse, AKA Gaeilge
    $1200 3
When the first transcontinental RR was completed in 1869, so was the second transcontinental one of these lines
    $1200 25
Ernest Shackleton led the expedition in which this ship drifted for 10 months before being crushed in pack ice
    $1600 10
Dunsinane Castle is a few miles away from this wood, the royal forest in the witches' prediction
    $1600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The belt stretching 25,000 miles from New Zealand through Japan and the Aleutian islands to South America is actually horseshoe-shaped, but best-known by this three-word description
    DD: $4,000 14
Islenska
    $1600 4
Larger than Alaska, the second-largest rainforest is this one, named for the river that runs through it
    $1600 26
This country singer of "Sixteen Tons" & "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett" was indeed born in the 16th state
    $2000 11
In this revenge play, Marcus says he found Lavinia "straying in the park, seeking to hide herself, as doth the deer"
    $2000 21
Almost all of this country's imports flow through the Gulf of Guayaquil to its largest port
    $2000 15
Diné Bizaad
    $2000 5
In 1900 it became the second city to host the modern Olympics & the first games with female competitors
    $2000 27
This New Zealand-born physicist is seen here around the time he established the nuclear model of the atom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ami Kevin Sarah
$4,400 $15,200 $800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL HOMES
Originally called Rural Retreat, this 19th century presidential home has a name that's a synonym for "retreat"

Final scores:

Ami Kevin Sarah
$8,799 $16,000 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ami Kevin Sarah
$4,000 $12,800 $5,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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