Show #6959 - Thursday, December 11, 2014


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Ryan Pensyl, an Army officer originally from Shamokin, Pennsylvania

Jennifer Gilmore, a yoga teacher and fitness instructor from Menifee, California

Peter McGillicuddy, a human resources director from Holliston, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Criticism from a Filipino delegate prompted this Soviet premier to bare his sole to the General Assembly in 1960
    $200 26
It went public in 2012 as FB
    $200 6
A vein or an artery, functionally
    $200 16
Laugh if you want, but I'd stay away from this carnivore seen here if I were you
    $200 1
Carmela Soprano &
Nurse Jackie Peyton
    $200 12
Last name of Lucian, a certain psychoanalyst's grandson; his '50s paintings keyed on realistic nudes, for some reason
    $400 8
In 2009, in his first speech to the U.N. after 40 years in power, this North African threatened to tear the U.N. Charter
    DD: $1,000 27
LVB, the former symbol for Steinway Musical Instruments, honored this man
    $400 21
Abbreviated BAL, it's a legal measurement of intoxication
    $400 17
The South American variety of this 4-legged cat can weigh 350 lbs.; some 2-legged Jacksonville ones can go 350, too
    $400 2
Bret Maverick &
Jim Rockford
    $400 13
He's hosted the Tony Awards & in 2014 won one for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
    $600 9
In a 2008 U.N. speech, this Iranian called the U.S. a "bullying power"
    $600 28
Kids & adults like to create their own stuffed animals at this retailer, symbol BBW
    $600 22
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) A layer called the omentum causes lots of problems when it stores fat; one is that your kidneys, deprived of space, raise this, measured in mm of mercury
    $600 18
A transparent inner eyelid helps this animal see underwater & protects it from wood chips when it cuts trees
    $600 3
Veronica Mars &
Jeannie Van Der Hooven
    $600 14
For decades this alliterative anthropologist was a curator of ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History
    $800 10
At the U.N. podium where George W. Bush had spoken the day before, Hugo Chavez said, "It still smells of" this element
    $800 23
This word means the dynastic descendants of one individual
    $800 19
Forest musk is one species of this smelly insectivore whose body & name are the same length as a mouse
    $800 4
Michael Knight &
Mitch Buchannon
    $800 15
Keep incredibly calm & carry on; Britannica says "tranquillity of mind" is key to this ancient Greek philosophy
    $1000 11
"President Reagan, Rambo only exists in movies", said Daniel Ortega, warning the U.S. against invading this country
    $1000 24
Green chalcedony with red spots
    $1000 20
Likely domesticated in Tibet, this oxlike mammal aka "hairy cattle" can check in at around 1,800 pounds
    $1000 5
Illya Kuryakin &
Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard
    $1000 25
1874's "The Moldau" by this composer depicts his beloved Czech landscape

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

Peter Jennifer Ryan
$1,800 $1,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Jennifer Ryan
$1,800 $1,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The letter "K" will come up in the middle of each correct response--the exact center.)
    $400 18
A wheel & a rope are all you need to make this one of the 6 simple machines
    $400 8
Holy this city! Located on both banks of the Maumee River, it's named for a city in Spain
    $400 20
For nearly a quarter century, this company used the advertising slogan "We bring good things to life"
    $400 16
In 1845 this pere continued the story of a certain trio in "Twenty Years After"
    $400 1
This No. 1 song was originally called "Kitty" but Toni Basil changed the title after coming up with the cheerleader theme
    $400 2
During Prohibition, it was a place where alcohol was illegally sold & consumed
    $800 19
In a lock, it's the central part that contains the tumblers; in a car engine, it contains a piston
    $800 12
Benjamin Harrison went to this university--in Oxford, Ohio, not Florida
    $800 21
A song from this musical begins, "To life, to life, L'chaim!"
    $800 17
"Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours" is the French title of this 1873 book
    $800 3
This song by Boston says, "I'm gonna take you by surprise and make you realize"
    $800 7
As of May 4, 2003 this small metal item no longer admitted riders to the Manhattan subway
    $1200 22
A heavy wheel on a revolving shaft that helps regulate an engine's power has this insect name
    DD: $2,000 13
Courtesy of Genoa, Italy, a 20-foot statue stands in in City Hall Plaza in this city
    $1200 23
He's the subject of the novel & movie "Lust for Life"
    $1200 28
Here is Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin, known by this pen name; she loved Chopin in more ways than one
    $1200 4
Chuck Berry's first Top 40 hit was this one about a girl in a Coupe de Ville
    $1200 9
It can precede box, dive or scraper
    $1600 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates a tabletop engine with a hairdryer.) The force of wind rotates a central shaft to generate power in this type of engine that appropriately gets its name from Latin for "tornado"
    $1600 14
The first rubber company in Akron was founded by this man who was named for Benjamin Franklin
    $1600 24
A popular phrase since World War I to lead a comfortable life is to "live the life of" him
    $1600 29
"120 Days of Sodom" by this man was published in 1904, nearly 100 years after his death
    $1600 5
Rats! Michael Jackson had a No. 1 hit in 1972 with this movie theme
    $1600 10
With outerwear or without, it's a private lounge next to a legislative chamber
    $2000 27
A machine that turns energy from a natural source into mechanical energy is this kind of "mover", an old term for God
    $2000 15
The 665-foot Great American Tower, this city's tallest building, stands at Queen City Square near Fourth & Sycamore Streets
    $2000 25
The movie "Life of Pi" was based on a novel by this author
    $2000 30
2 siblings create a sinister, unreal world of their own in Cocteau's tale of these "enfants"
    DD: $1,800 6
Buddy Holly named this song for his drummer's girlfriend
    $2000 11
In the title of a 1967 work, Desmond Morris called humans this type of ape

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Jennifer Ryan
$9,000 $10,800 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first birthday celebration mentioned in the Bible takes place in Genesis 40 & is in honor of this ruler

Final scores:

Peter Jennifer Ryan
$0 $6,800 $7,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Jennifer Ryan
$8,200 $12,000 $14,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2014-10-27
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