Show #7666 - Monday, January 1, 2018


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Nick Spicher, a museum educator from Everett, Washington

Lisa McAndrews, an intellectual property attorney from White Plains, New York

Henry Ayoola, a Ph.D. student from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT A Q____T!
    $200 1
"The time to tickle a ____, is before, or right after, a blizzard"
    $200 18 organizes the more than 17 million items in its collections into searchable form
    $200 3
Legend says in 1621 Native Americans introduced the Pilgrims to popcorn by bringing it to this celebration
    $200 24
Standing up to those who accused them of being creeps, Thom Yorke & this band played Tel Aviv in 2017
    $200 7
The 1926 Rose Queen Fay Lanphier was also the winner of this pageant, the only holder of both titles at once
    $200 12
A bed's coverlet
    $400 2
"The Rum Tum Tugger is a curious ____"
    $400 19
The NLRB says employees can't be fired, threatened or disciplined for organizing one of these
    $400 4
Popcorn is mostly this type of carbohydrate that provides energy & also stiffens shirt collars
    $400 25
In 1997 activist Tom Morello lived up to this, his band's name, by getting arrested for protesting sweatshops
    $400 8
At the Duke University Chapel, the blessing of the animals is timed to be near the feast day of this saint
    $400 13
A knight's adventurous expedition
    DD: $500 17
"For the strength of the pack is the ____, and the strength of the ____ is the pack"
    $600 20
Every March Madness fan knows this diagram of the sequence of pairings in a sports tournament
    $600 5
This product from Orville Redenbacher's is "a little sweet, a little salty--and a whole lot of yummy"
    $600 27
MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer played protests at 2 of these--in Chicago in 1968 & Denver in 2008
    $600 9
The Christmas tree lighting at this New York City site has been taking place since 1933 & was first televised in 1951
    $600 14
1,560 divided by 26 equals 60, 60 being this
    $800 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a military chart on the monitor.) In the U.S. Army, a major general commands a division; colonels, lieutenant colonels & captains each have assigned units & a lieutenant heads up this group of 16 to 40 soldiers, also the title of a 1986 Oscar-winning movie
    $800 6
In 2003 Governor Blagojevich signed a bill that made popcorn this state's official snack
    $800 28
Roger Waters, known for using a huge inflatable one of these to convey political messages, had one fly away in 2008
    $800 10
A Santa Barbara show devoted to this flower presents several awards including Grand Champion Cymbidium of Show
    $800 15
A 90-degree arc
    $1000 22
"Clemens, Samuel: see Twain, Mark" is one of these hyphenated notes that directs readers to info in an another place
    $1000 23
In 1914 America got its first commercial popcorn brand, this one with an upbeat name
    $1000 26
Run the Jewels, featuring El-P and this Atlanta activist, teamed with the New York Times for a Top 10 list of protest songs
    $1000 11
One of the top professional rodeos in the U.S. is the annual Snake River Stampede in Nampa in this state
    $1000 16
Quiet, but with the possibility of coming back to life

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

Henry Lisa Nick
-$1,200 $1,400 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Henry Lisa Nick
$300 $800 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
From 1931, one of this actor's memorable movie lines is "I never drink... wine"
    $400 1
This emblem on Canada's flag was changed from green to red to show the maturity of the country
    $400 6
She sang "Summer Nights" with Travolta before becoming an author of legal thrillers & "Calico Joe"
    $400 7
From 2013 to 2017 James Comey was its director
    $400 21
Sikhs refer to their religion as Gurmat, or "the way of" this type of teacher/leader
    $400 16
These 2 words precede "And Where to Find Them" in the title of a 2016 movie
    $800 27
On Dec. 20, 1918 Bela Kun, a disciple of Lenin, founded this party in Hungary
    $800 2
To see this flag fly in its native land, you might travel above 20,000 feet
    $800 12
A "warlike" Pat Benatar hit meshes with an L. Ron Hubbard novel
    $800 8
A "tax"ing job, maybe at Ernst & Young
    $800 22
In the Second Sikh War of 1848 to 1849 this colonial power was the ultimate victor
    $800 17
"Paranormal Activity" is an example of this alliterative genre that implies everything you see was discovered
    $1200 3
The flag seen here represents the nation-state led by this person
    $1200 13
A Black Eyed Peas man meets up with a Shakespearean style of writing
    $1200 9
Tim Cook, for Apple Inc.
    $1200 23
It is recommended not to have anything metallic in this traditional Sikh headwear going through TSA security
    $1200 18
Some of the best photography in the last 120-plus years can be found at this magazine's "Found" Tumblr site
    $1600 4
Not the Star of David, but a pentagram associated with King Solomon is on the flag of this north African monarchy
    $1600 14
A song by Coolio from "Dangerous Minds" goes back in time to become a 1667 John Milton classic
    DD: $4,000 10
During a 3-day alumni reunion in 1916, it moved from Boston's Back Bay to Cambridge
    DD: $2,000 24
In the 17th century Gobind, the 10th leader, asked all Sikh men to add this word meaning "lion" to their names
    $1600 19
Swampy is this type of animal looking for the water for his shower in the app "Where's My Water?"
    $2000 5
These 2 of the 3 Benelux countries have similar red, white & blue flags
    $2000 15
A John le Carre espionage novel hits the "Speed Of Sound" with a British band
    $2000 11
A decade after the publication of "Silent Spring", the domestic use of this chemical was banned in the United States
    $2000 25
The Sanskrit words amrta, "nectar of immortality", & saras, "pool", give us this name for Sikhism's holy city
    $2000 20
"Find a Way" is a memoir by this woman about her grueling 52-hour swim from Cuba to Florida

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Henry Lisa Nick
$1,100 $7,600 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pravda reported that Khrushchev, on his way to lunch, announced his decision to give this region to Ukraine

Final scores:

Henry Lisa Nick
$1,100 $1 $15,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Henry Lisa Nick
$5,200 $9,600 $10,000
8 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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