Show #6965 - Friday, December 19, 2014


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Chris Trumpy, a project analyst from Ventura, California

Allison Fraser, a stay-at-home mom from Alexandria, Virginia

Kevin Hozey, a history teacher from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to ID a--ID the corresponding sin according to the Catholic Education Resource Center, all right?)
    $200 4
"Saving the Season" is a guide to home canning, pickling & this other "P", also a synonym for saving
    $200 18
The first women to fly U.S. military aircraft made up WASP, the "Women Airforce Service" these
    $200 1
We'll gamble you know that this East Coast tourist hotspot lies on 10-mile-long Absecon Island
    $200 9
    $200 19
Exodus 12:29 says, "At midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of" this
    $200 24
In 2013 Jimmie Johnson became a 6-time champ in this sport, winning the Sprint Cup Series title by 19 points
    $400 5
Allison Kave discusses the importance of "The Almighty Crust" in her book of "First Prize" these desserts
    $400 20
The official WASP emblem was Fifinella, a female Gremlin drawn by this animator & filmmaker
    $400 2
This state capital is about 10 miles southeast of a "Great" body of water
    $400 10
    $400 25
Don't forget! Traditionally sung at midnight, this song includes the line "We'll take a cup of kindness yet"
    $400 12
NBAer Al Attles joked about the night in 1962 that this man "& I combined for 117 points"; Al did score a solid 17
    DD: $1,000 6
The subtitle of "Tagines & Couscous" mentions this country whose cuisine it features
    $600 21
In May 1944 WASP aviator Mildred "Micky" Axton became the first woman to fly this bomber, the Superfortress
    $600 3
The metro area of this city includes Clay & Cass Counties in Missouri & Leavenworth in a neighboring state
    $600 11
(a 7-letter sin)
    $600 26
He began a poem, "Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere"
    $600 13
He's the NHL's all-time regular season points leader with 2,857; No. 2 is a mere 970 behind
    $800 7
This 5-letter prefix precedes "Grilling" in the title of the "Modern Caveman's Guide to Cooking with Fire"
    $800 22
A boost to national morale, the WASP were featured in & on the cover of this magazine in 1943
    $800 16
In 1858 land speculator Abraham Curry founded what became this capital, named for a frontier scout
    $800 14
(it's also an animal collective noun)
    $800 29
Tony Horwitz' "Midnight Rising" dealt with this man "and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War"
    $800 27
In 1960 the Packers' Paul Hornung truly did it all in scoring 176 points: 15 TDs, 41 PATs & 15 of these
    $1000 8
Martha Stone includes recipes for sushi rice & matcha cookies in a cookbook on these Japanese boxed lunches
    $1000 23
As director of WASP, this barrier-breaking aviatrix oversaw the training of hundreds of women
    $1000 17
Check out the Truman show in this capital, specifically the Harry S Truman State Office Building
    $1000 15
(file under "A")
    $1000 28
Every 2 years U.S. & European teams vie for the Ryder Cup in this sport; 14 1/2 points wins it for the challenger

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

Kevin Allison Chris
$1,800 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Allison Chris
$6,800 $2,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Identify the playwright.)
    $400 3
"Whoever you are--I have always depended on the kindness of strangers"
    $400 1
Chickadees line these with the fur of dogs & other animals
    $400 13
CK One from Calvin Klein is this type of fragrance aimed at both men & women
    $400 21
The Great Depression lasted a decade; the Great one of these, just 18 months, December 2007 to June 2009
    $400 8
"Strike the harp & join the chorus, fa la la la la la la la la"
    $400 26
The European Parliament awards the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights; still in prison in South Africa, this man won in 1988
    $800 4
"The Glengarry Highland's leads, you're sending Roma out, fine. He's a good man"
    $800 2
A wood type of this insect sunbathes outside, then releases the heat in a 7'-tall communal structure
    DD: $2,000 14
Elastane is another name for this fabric
    $800 22
China's cap on this at around 3.5% a year, favored by banks, has stifled spending by consumers, who need to save more
    $800 9
"He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake"
    $800 27
Reporters sans Frontieres, or "Reporters without" these, was honored in 2005
    $1200 5
"By George, Eliza, the streets will be strewn with the bodies of men shooting themselves for your sake"
    $1200 18
Emperor penguins keep warm by huddling facing inward in a formation named for this reptile
    $1200 15
It's the "R" in the medical condition known as GERD
    $1200 23
Clement Juglar was one of the first to analyze this, made up of expansion, downturn, contraction
    $1200 10
"Good tidings we bring to you and your kin"
    $1200 28
The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, whose children disappeared in this South American country's "Dirty War", won in 1992
    $1600 6
"I'm not like you. At the end of 'Casablanca' when you lost Ingrid Bergman, weren't you crushed?"
    $1600 19
The burrow of the river type of this, Lontra canadensis, may have underwater & above-water entrances
    $1600 16
This type of home, named for resembling a seasoning holder, is basically a Cape Cod with an extension
    $1600 24
A 21st c. Federal Reserve policy is called this type of easing because it provides banks with more money to loan
    $1600 11
"Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation"
    DD: $4,000 29
Alexander Dubcek was honored in 1989, 21 years after leading this city's brief "Spring"
    $2000 7
"Show to all in Thebes his father's murderer"
    $2000 20
Lungfish form a cozy cocoon for this, dormancy that protects against dryness like hibernation does from cold
    $2000 17
Some legends say after Achilles' armor was awarded to Odysseus, this hero went mad & killed himself
    $2000 25
In 1821 Great Britain instituted this system in which a metal provides the reference point for currency
    $2000 12
"Above thy deep & dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Allison Chris
$8,400 $20,000 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 3 European Union countries besides the United Kingdom that have not switched to driving on the right

Final scores:

Kevin Allison Chris
$10,100 $20,500 $1,594
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Allison Chris
$8,400 $17,200 $3,800
16 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2014-10-28
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