Show #6964 - Thursday, December 18, 2014


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Kevin Hozey, a history teacher from Jacksonville, Florida

David Emery-Peck, a development officer from Oberlin, Ohio

Kurt Fritzsche, a medical device engineer from Loveland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The best "elementary particles/fields/string theory" grad school? This New Jersey Ivy League school
    $200 3
Leo the lion
    $200 1
If we visit 3 or 4 ____, we should find a sweet dog who's less than 50 ____
    $200 7
If the meter says $16.00 & you tip 20%, you'll give the driver this total
    $200 12
Alabama has an official state one of these, which was used to swear in Jefferson Davis
    $200 17
In the KJV, Joseph & Mary were in Bethlehem to pay these, according to "a decree from Caesar Augustus"
    $400 27
For part-time law programs, think D.C.; George Washington U. was No. 2 & this university topped the list
    $400 22
A shield bearing 2 letters that represent its founding siblings
    $400 2
I have a ____ to the problem of how to make a ____ of 2 substances without blowing us up
    $400 8
If your friends say to meet them 130 minutes after 11:30 AM, you'll meet up at this time of day
    $400 13
New Mexico has an official state question, "Red or green?"--it refers to these edibles
    $400 18
Among the gifts of the magi were these 2 gum resins
    $600 28
On 2014's hospital "Honor Roll", the Mayo Clinic was No. 3, Mass. General No. 2 & this Baltimore facility the leader
    $600 23
Searchlights scanning the skies & lighting up its name
    $600 4
Make sure you see the majestic ____ in flight even if you have to ____ your neck
    $600 9
The largest common factor of 84 & 105 is this
    $600 14
The sailing ship Bowdoin is this state's state vessel
    $600 19
Soon after Jesus' birth, the family traveled to Jerusalem to offer a sacrifice & returned to this Galilee city
    $800 29
Let's get down to business--for undergrads, this City of Brotherly Love university was tops
    $800 24
A mountain peak surrounded by stars
    $800 5
First put your fish on the ____ to make sure you win the contest, then go ahead & ____ it
    DD: $2,000 10
The total surface area of a cube with each side 10 inches long is this
    $800 15
Accordion to 1993 Wisconsin Act 411, it's the state dance
    $800 20
In Luke 2 an angel announced the birth of Jesus to shepherds, saying, "I bring you good tidings of" this (but no "comfort")
    $1000 30
When it comes to a computer science Ph.D. program, this university in Pittsburgh leads the field
    $1000 25
Pegasus is a long-time symbol of this division of Sony
    $1000 6
Take your foot off the gas & ____ so you don't miss the beauties of a scenic drive down the ____
    $1000 11
If 3x - 11 = 43, x = this
    $1000 16
Bring your lance if you want to compete in this, Maryland's official state sport
    $1000 21
Isaiah wrote, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name" this, meaning "God with us"

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

Kurt David Kevin
$5,000 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt David Kevin
$9,800 $800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "T" and end with an "A".)
    $400 2
Processing grates this starch into little grains, still visible in the eventual pudding
    $400 3
By June 1862 the Union held this river as far south as Memphis
    $400 14
The Tokaj wine region &
the Buda Castle Quarter
    $400 1
Here's the story... this sitcom that premiered in 1969 left ambiguous the absence of the biological dad of the 3 girls
    $400 26
George Eliot's poem "God Needs Antonio" praises this master maker of musical instruments
    $400 22
It's not just carnivores--the harts of the red type of this roar to drive rival males away
    $800 6
The E-flat bass type of this instrument has a fourth valve so you can get extra low
    $800 9
After completing his "March to the Sea", this general led another march through the Carolinas
    $800 15
The Neolithic flint mines near Mons &
the Brugge Historic Center
    $800 4
Addressing web commenters directly to write the govt. about net neutrality, this Brit began, "Good evening, monsters"
    $800 27
Lady Mary Chudleigh's "To the Ladies" warns fiancees that this "and servant are the same / But only differ in the name"
    $800 18
The Kalolo-Lozi people call the roar & mist that the Zambezi River makes as it forms this "the smoke that thunders"
    $1200 11
Tegere, meaning "to cover", gives us this garment worn by the ancient Romans
    $1200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated map diagram on the monitor.) Although he was but 1 of 4 division commanders with Trimble, Pettigrew & Anderson in an attack at Gettysburg, the charge is named for this general
    $1200 19
Tel Megiddo &
the Old City of Acre
    $1200 5
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014, this animated holiday special finds Santa's sleigh fogged in on Christmas Eve
    $1200 28
She loved her iambs, as in "Because I could not stop for Death"
    $1200 23
Written in 1792, this French song asks, "Do you hear in the countryside the roar of those savage soldiers?"
    $1600 16
It's America's most popular farm-raised fish
    $1600 12
On Oct. 19, 1864 this Union general known as "Little Phil" made his ride to stop Jubal Early at Cedar Creek
    DD: $3,000 20
The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
& the Prehistoric Caves of Yagul
    $1600 7
In a TV movie based on a P.D. James mystery & Jane Austen's characters, "Death Comes to" this estate of Mr. Darcy
    $1600 29
The 44 sonnets in an 1850 volume by her are largely in iambic pentameter
    DD: $3,000 24
Akira Ifukube used a leather glove coated in pine-tar resin & a double bass to create this character's roar in 1954
    $2000 17
Silk can be woven into many fabrics, including this one whose name is from the Persian for "to spin"
    $2000 13
In February 1865 Lincoln met with this Confederate vice president aboard the River Queen at Hampton Roads, Virginia
    $2000 21
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump &
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
    $2000 8
Some thought this Jane Wyman & Lorenzo Lamas show about running a winery was for the birds
    $2000 30
Her 1883 "1492" celebrates "A virgin world where doors of sunset part, / Saying, 'Ho, all who weary, enter here!'"
    $2000 25
Alphabetically first in the Old Testament comes this prophet who says, "The Lord will roar from Zion"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt David Kevin
$13,800 $5,600 $25,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its sculptor asked for prayer that this work would "endure until the wind and the rain alone shall wear them away"

Final scores:

Kurt David Kevin
$5,200 $600 $27,601
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kurt David Kevin
$12,600 $5,600 $22,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2014-10-28
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