Show #6506 - Monday, December 24, 2012


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Gina Armstrong, a web designer from Anniston, Alabama

Kris Hamilton, a computer technician from Dublin, Ohio

Mike Wallace, a real estate agent from Sunnyside, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,800)

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Jeopardy! Round
    $200 7
Devin Alexander, a chef for this NBC weight-trimming show, offers low-cal dessert recipes
    $200 6
The son of Lamech & grandson of Methuselah, he was 600 years old "when the flood of waters was upon the earth"
    $200 1
In summer 2012 the Ewings, including J.R., were back in an updated version of this show on TNT
    $200 12
Add a letter to a unit for measuring the fineness of gold to get this martial art
    $200 17
An opening dice throw of 2, 3 or 12 is a loser in this game
    $200 22
A Central American country:
Ends with E
    $400 8
Online you can "choose your condition"; maybe osteoarthritis, which inflames the lining of these, such as the knee
    $400 27
Exodus 37 describes this chest as being made of wood overlaid with gold
    $400 2
The Time Bandit & the Cornelia Marie are 2 of the fishing vessels that have been featured on this series
    $400 13
Add a letter to an organic material to get this fold in a skirt
    $400 18
A joker is added to the 52-card deck in this Asian version of poker where you make both 5- & 2-card hands
    $400 23
The equator crosses it: ends with L
    $600 9
Cynthia Nixon told lifescript readers how she beat rosacea, which causes these under the skin to swell
    $600 30
1 Kings tells us that Solomon had 700 wives & 300 of these not-quite-wives
    $600 3
On HBO she plays "veep" Selina Meyer
    $600 14
Add a letter to a female parent to get this synonym for "stifle"
    $600 19
The game's afoot, Mr. Bond! 9 is the magic number in this card game that features a banker
    $600 24
Bordering Croatia: ends with A
    $800 10
Lifescript has an online test to gauge your BMR, which measures this fat-burning rate
    $800 28
In Ezra 6 the Persian king Cyrus orders the rebuilding of this
    $800 4
One of the most-watched programs in cable history was the 2012 miniseries about these feuding families
    $800 15
Add a letter to a meal to get this verb meaning "to catapult"
    $800 20
It's the bet in which you select just the 1st & 2nd place horses in specific finishing order
    $800 25
A Mideast island kingdom: ends with N
    $1000 11
It's important for women to have a healthy ratio of waist to this area of the body; pear-shaped is better than apple
    $1000 29
Martini, anyone? Zechariah says this mount is "before Jerusalem on the east"
    $1000 5
This Oscar nominee won a Golden Globe for her starring role on Showtime's "The Big C"
    $1000 16
Add a letter to a word meaning "extra" to get this word meaning "scanty"
    $1000 21
A wager on the jersey number of the player to score the first touchdown in the Super Bowl is this 4-letter bet
    DD: $2,000 26
Average elevation about 8,000 feet: ends with N

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mike Kris Gina
-$200 $5,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Kris Gina
$800 $11,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
This capital of the "Rocky Mountain State" was named for the territorial governor of Kansas
    $400 15
The main male character in a story, especially if brave & admirable
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Norway.) Antlers are grown & shed annually, so they're classified as this, just like certain trees that lose their leaves every year
    $400 1
In 1575 this "Don Quixote" author's ship was overtaken by pirates; he spent 5 years as a captive in Algiers
    $400 6
"Chilly" term for a fish or a callous killer
    $800 21
This governor of Missouri named his son after Meriwether Lewis
    $800 16
A playing card suit, or a cudgel
    $800 12
Going backwards, the 4 stages of a bee's life are adult, pupa, larva & this stage
    $800 2
This author of "The Winds of War" served on 2 minesweepers
    $800 8
Someone you plan to marry is your this
    $1200 26
1995: Sins send Spacey on series of senseless slayings
    $1200 23
In 1861 Lincoln made his doctor, William Jayne, the first governor of this territory later split into a "South" & "North"
    $1200 17
An unkempt Biden or Pesci
    DD: $2,000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Saturn's moons range from boulder-sized moonlets to this enormous moon that's larger than Mercury
    $1200 3
This Russian count's "Sevastopol sketches" were based on his army experiences during the Crimean War
    $1200 9
You don't like me without my mustache? I am deeply this, from the Latin for "to be displeased"
    $1600 25
Fantasy-fraught French femme feels for friends
    $1600 28
In 1881 this New Mexico governor & novelist rejected Billy the Kid's pleas for a pardon
    $1600 18
Edmond Dantes found a fortune there
    $1600 14
An appliance marked 1,000 watts & 250 volts requires a current of this many amps
    $1600 4
During WWII, this Tarzan creator was the oldest war correspondent to serve in the Pacific theater
    $1600 10
The unfortunately hairy Julia Pastrana gained fame in the 19th century as this type of sideshow lady
    $2000 27
1998: Norton's neo-Nazi ne'er-do-well needs new notions
    $2000 24
J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day, served as governor of this territory from 1858 to 1861
    $2000 19
Government funds handed out to constituents--now taken away!
    $2000 20
Born in 1996, a sheep named this introduced the world to reproductive cloning
    DD: $3,000 5
Auctioned in 2011, a letter by this author who satirized the military said, "In truth I enjoyed" fighting in WWII
    $2000 11
Songs, titles & deeds are this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Kris Gina
$7,600 $19,200 -$2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1967 No. 1 hit contains snippets of "In The Mood", "Greensleeves" & "She Loves You"

Final scores:

Mike Kris Gina
$0 $16,200 -$2,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Kris Gina
$6,800 $21,200 -$2,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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Game tape date: 2012-09-18
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