Show #6956 - Monday, December 8, 2014


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Patrick Fernandez, a risk analytics manager from Irvine, California

Amanda Miller, a retail assistant manager originally from Gouverneur, New York

Ann Conger, a healthcare analyst from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Identify the character.)
(Sarah: Clues from one of the biggest and busiest United States postal service facilities in Chicago.)
    $200 4
"I, the son of a dear father murdered, prompted to my revenge by Heaven and Hell"
    $200 29
A wild canine & a type of domesticated bird it might enjoy
    $200 28
In 1905 this czar reluctantly said OK to creating a national representative assembly called the Duma
    $200 9
Anne Arundel
    $200 8
"China Girl", "Modern Love" & the title track were hits off this David Bowie album
    $400 10
"Shall we their fond pageant see? Lord, what fools these mortals be!"
    $400 17
To knock down the pins & to extinguish the candles
    $400 21
In this classic novel narrator Nick Carraway tells us, "So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight"
    $400 11
    $400 1
The Drifters sang, "But don't forget who's taking you home and in whose arms you're gonna be, so darlin'" do this title action
    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the U.S. Post Office in Chicago, IL.) In 1885, it cost 2 cents to mail a letter; today, it's 49 cents--a 2,350% increase, but still a bargain, & any future increases will be indexed to this economic factor
    $600 24
"The Thane of Fife had a wife; where is she now? What, will these hands ne'er be clean?"
    $600 18
An Olympian figure & a Middle East canal
    $600 22
In 2008, this man seen here married a supermodel; ooh, la, la, it was good to be president
    $600 12
    $600 2
Van Morrison asked, "Can I just have one more" this "with you, my love?"
    $600 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the U.S. Post Office in Chicago, IL.) The United States Post Office operates one of the largest civilian fleets in the world, & is going greener with many vehicles powered by alternative fuels like propane, ethanol & CNG, the compressed type of this fuel
    DD: $1,200 25
"Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters, to love my father all"
    $800 19
A mobile home & a second chance in court
    $800 23
In 1938 Dashell Hammett created this amateur detective & husband in "The Thin Man"
    $800 13
    $800 3
A 2010 episode of "Glee" featured Artie's fantasy of a song & dance number at the mall to this Men Without Hats hit
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the U.S. Post Office in Chicago, IL.) Collectors know there are three main types of stamps: definitives, printed in large quantities; specials, used for holidays; & these, which honor a person, subject or event important to American life
    $1000 26
"Here in this island we arrived, and have I, thy schoolmaster, made thee more profit than any princesses can"
    $1000 20
An insatiable desire for money & a yard tool
    $1000 27
Punning on a word for a soccer field, Nick Hornsby gave a book this 2-word title referring to intensity
    $1000 15
    $1000 5
The "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack includes The Contours singing, "Do you love me" these 5 words
    $1000 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the U.S. Post Office in Chicago, IL.) The United States postal service's processing of almost 160 billion pieces of mail annually begins with giant sorting machines; mail is first separated by shape & size, a process called this, like winnowing animals from a herd

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

Ann Amanda Patrick =)
$5,800 $800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Amanda Patrick =)
$9,000 $1,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Inspired by artists' paints, in 1892 Dr. Washington Sheffield was the 1st to sell tooth-paste in these
    $400 16
Though his family crest is a coronet, in 1782 he rejected the idea of becoming U.S. king
    $400 12
Mind the gap--he spends weekday mornings live with Kelly
    $400 4
A written statement disavowing responsibility
    $400 7
Rembrandt was born in Leiden in this country in 1606
    $400 21
This river rises from Lake Victoria, a freshwater lake
    $800 2
"Stannous" & "sodium" each precede this word in the names of cavity-fighting compounds
    $800 17
Lions on the British royal arms, like the crowned one on the crest, date back to the first king of this name
    $800 13
Defense secretary Robert Gates said he looked into this world leader's eyes & saw a stone-cold killer
    $800 5
Enthusiastic public approval & praise
    $800 8
In the painting "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp", one of these postmortem exams is being performed
    $800 22
Limestone fractures easily, allowing ground-water to penetrate & emerge as this 6-letter flow of fresh water
    $1200 3
This group, the ADA, often has its seal of approval affixed to toothpaste
    $1200 18
This largest unit within the ancient Roman army would have been quite a sight, thousands of crests bobbing along
    $1200 14
Named for an area of France, he was the first type of human to have a strong chin
    $1200 6
In a pun on a Broadway title, a woman who attacked her nieces had this title in the New York Post
    $1200 9
In the famous work seen here, Rembrandt depicted Aristotle contemplating a bust of this poet
    DD: $1,000 23
Of the 5 Great Lakes, it's the highest above sea level
    $1600 25
As it's a less harsh abrasive, some toothpastes contain this, also used to make bread & cakes rise
    $1600 19
The crests of the knights of the order of this, Britain's oldest, are displayed in St. George's Chapel, Windsor
    $1600 15
Would it be easy or difficult to dance cheek-to-cheek with this bebop trumpet player?
    DD: $1,600 10
In addition to his paintings, Rembrandt also did about 300 of these prints from metal plates; wanna see 'em?
    $1600 24
Freshwater fish have lots of small bones that annoy diners because fresh water has less of this lifting quality
    $2000 26
Potassium nitrate is added to some toothpastes because it's been clinically proven to reduce this
    $2000 20
"Jump" in with this name for an ancient Greek soldier named for his armor that had a towering helmet crest
    $2000 27
Here's the mighty left foot of this Irish artist
    $2000 11
This beloved wife of Rembrandt appeared in many of his paintings, including the one here of the two of them

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Amanda Patrick =)
$13,400 $3,400 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For this 1971 film the reference is to the 1948 film "Red River"

Final scores:

Ann Amanda Patrick =)
$7,800 $100 $2,199
2-day champion: $21,799 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ann Amanda Patrick =)
$13,400 $3,400 $10,800
20 R,
2 W
6 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2014-10-27
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