Show #6731 - Monday, December 16, 2013


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Matthew Church, a medical student from Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Betsy Foss, an English-as-a-second-language instructor from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Tiffany Gholar, an abstract painter from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end will those three letters.)
    $200 16
This vice president from Tenn. joked he was so dull, his code name was simply his name, but officially, he was "Sundance"
    $200 1
Julianna Margulies got out of TV nursing & into TV law as Alicia Florrick on this drama
    $200 26
A group of gorillas living together is called this, just like in Boy Scouts
    $200 11
On opening day in 1937, the San Francisco Chronicle referred to it as a "35 million dollar steel harp"
    $200 6
The golden snitch is that round thing with wings Harry Potter et al. are trying to catch in this game
    $200 21
To plummet
    $400 17
The Secret Service also protects foreign dignitaries; "Halo" was this late man's code name
    $400 2
Fighter pilot to navy lawyer was the career path for Harmon Rabb on this drama, for 10 years on 2 different networks
    $400 27 is a conservation website named for a famous gorilla who communicates with humans using this language
    $400 12
On May 1, 1931 the lights were turned on in this NYC skyscraper with the press of a button in the White House
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) In a tournament, if I play Jimmy, & Jimmy plays Kelly, & Kelly plays me, it's this kind of match arrangement
    $400 22
To play for time
    $600 18
Fittingly, Fraction is the Secret Service code name for this cabinet post
    $600 3
Patty Hewes, played by her, went through 5 seasons of "Damages", including those done to her ethics
    $600 28
Gorillas are mammals that belong to this scientific order that includes lemurs & marmosets
    DD: $2,600 13
This massive project was the first in North America to contain more masonry than the Great Pyramid at Giza
    $600 8
Sir Lucan & Sir Kay were both members of this fabled circle
    $600 23
To exclude or ostracize someone
    $800 19
This late Massachusetts senator was "Sunburn"; his mom, "Coppertone"
    $800 4
Richard Fish, on this Calista Flockhart show: "Objection, your honor! This is boring"
    $800 29
Captured in 1966, Snowflake was the only gorilla ever discovered of this type; his skin was unable to produce pigment
    $800 14
A highway completed in 1938 allowed one to drive from Miami to this southernmost city in the continental U.S.
    $800 9
It's the rhyming alternate name for the pill bug seen here
    $800 24
It's home to the sclera
    $1000 20
Sarah Palin was assigned this code name, the native name of the tallest mountain in her state
    $1000 5
This man played both law (a sage small-town sheriff) & order (wily lawyer Ben Matlock)
    $1000 30
Actually done with cupped hands, this often-imitated male gorilla action is part of a 9-step series that begins with hooting
    $1000 15
Between 1937 & 1939 NYC's North Beach Airport was enlarged, becoming what's now this airport
    $1000 10
On Wall Street an order of under 100 shares is an "odd" one of these; 100 shares or a multiple is a "round" one
    $1000 25
To become uninteresting through familiarity

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

Tiffany Betsy Matthew
$2,200 $1,600 $6,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tiffany Betsy Matthew
$1,800 $3,600 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
The Nancy in this Scot's "A Fond Kiss" was Agnes McLehose
    $400 7
Bread, as the mainstay of the human diet, is known as this
    $400 6
Maror is Hebrew for the bitter herb eaten at the Seder meal on this Jewish holiday
    $400 16
"____ Rock Anthem"
    $400 26
Florence is the capital of Florence province & this region known for its Chianti wine & leghorn hats
    $400 21
In 1922 Maytag introduced the agitator for moving water around in the drum in one of these
    $800 3
Richard Lovelace's poem "To Althea: From Prison" says, "stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars" one of these
    $800 8
A source of rescue in a crisis; phone a friend is one example
    $800 12
A bittersweet cherry liqueur is called this, the same as a specially treated cherry
    $800 17
Gary Glitter:
"Rock And Roll ____ ____"
    $800 27
In 1494 this ruling family was driven out of Florence; in 1512 they came back
    $800 22
Created in 1897, the first one used gunpowder; some today use compressed air & can throw a change-up
    DD: $2,000 4
Longfellow called her the "handsomest of all the women in the land of the Dacotahs"
    $1200 9
Alliterative term used to publicize a circus performer who puts himself at great risk
    $1200 13
The name of this green veggie precedes "rabe" in the name of a bitter green veggie
    $1200 18
The Black Eyed Peas:
"Rock That ____"
    $1200 28
The world's largest Franciscan church, the Basilica of Santa Croce is the burial place of this 17th c. astronomer
    $1200 23
The Medbox Co. has created a machine that dispenses this plant for medicinal purposes & brownies too!
    $1600 5
This Robert Browning title girl "passes" the time on her day off from a silk mill
    $1600 10
Though they sound like they sit on the beach, they're the senior British army regiment & first saw action in 1665
    DD: $3,000 14
This bitter green liqueur is distilled from alcohol infused with wormwood
    $1600 19
The Ramones:
"Rock 'n' Roll ____ ____"
    $1600 29
In the 1920s this "G"-man opened a leather goods shop on the Via Vigna Nuova
    $1600 24
In this Canadian province's oil sands, the Bucyrus RH400 hydraulic shovel has in one hour excavated 9,000 tons of earth
    $2000 1
On April 6, 1348, 21 years to the day after Petrarch first saw her, she died in Avignon, possibly of the plague
    $2000 11
One of the Arabian Nights begins with a proud king who's not so proud when this heavenly being appears to him
    $2000 15
Back in 1824 a German doctor formulated what is now this brand of aromatic bitters
    $2000 20
Neil Young:
"Rockin' In The ____ ____"
    $2000 30
The royal apartments, a carriage museum & a costume gallery are just a few of this palace's attractions
    $2000 25
In 2012 Purdue students built a machine named for this cartoonist; it took 300 steps to blow up & pop a balloon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tiffany Betsy Matthew
$11,400 $9,800 $24,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

North Korea is the DPRK; this country is the LPDR

Final scores:

Tiffany Betsy Matthew
$100 $1 $24,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tiffany Betsy Matthew
$10,600 $8,400 $22,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2013-10-01
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