Show #6967 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014


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Melissa Applebee, a high school teacher from Urbana, Illinois

Avishai Gebler, a rabbinical student originally from Sharon, Massachusetts

Allison Fraser, a stay-at-home mom from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

4 Ls
    $200 16
Dream no more--"White Christmas", featuring the songs of this beloved composer, finally came to Broadway in 2008
    $200 1
In 2014 this pair launched a brand new "Up in Smoke" tour
    $200 4
His experience teaching unruly boys helped inspire his book "Lord of the Flies"
    $200 12
Amarillo is the largest city in this state's panhandle
    $200 21
Snack cakes:
Little ____
    $200 26
Go pick up those tickets left in your name at this stadium arena
    $400 17
This musical about a boy born to dance features a catchy protest number, "Merry Christmas Maggie Thatcher"
    $400 2
This couple who studied "human sexual response" tied the knot in 1971 & untied it 22 years later
    $400 5
The last name of this Mexican poet, a winner in 1990, means peace
    $400 11
Chimney Rock, a landmark on the Oregon Trail, is located on the North Platte River in this state's panhandle
    $400 22
    $400 27
Hey, Spike! Don't let this sports object touch the ground on your side while in play
    $600 18
In 1989 "Meet Me in St. Louis" came to Broadway along with this Yuletide tune introduced by Judy Garland in the movie
    $600 3
In the original illustration, they're the pair seen here
    DD: $1,200 13
This woman is truly "Beloved", winning a Pulitzer in 1988 & a Nobel in 1993
    $600 6
Oklahoma's panhandle has the state's highest point, "Black" this type of flat-top formation of the Southwest
    $600 23
From Nike since 1985:
Air ____
    $600 28
Colorful body part slang for a coward
    $800 19
"Here's Love" was Meredith Willson's stage adaptation of this classic film with a street that crosses Broadway in its title
    $800 9
In Greek myth these immortal twins were placed together in the sky as the constellation Gemini
    $800 14
For his work with the French Resistance during WWII, this Irish playwright was awarded the Croix de Guerre
    $800 7
Much of the northern part of its panhandle is covered by the Coeur d'Alene Mountains
    $800 24
Baby carriers from Sweden:
Baby ____
    $800 29
An idea becoming real due to someone simply believing in it is this kind of "prophecy"
    $1000 20
Songs from this show based on a movie include "Red Ryder Carbine Action BB Gun" & "Ralphie To The Rescue"
    $1000 10
Domenico & Stefano are the first names of these 2 Italian designers, D&G for short
    $1000 15
He said his novel "Main Street" was his first "to rouse the embattled peasantry"
    $1000 8
In the 1860s people living in this future state's panhandle voted to be a part of Alabama--didn't happen
    $1000 25
A Wisconsin-based chain started in 1945:
____ Furniture
    $1000 30
Not-as-popular name for October 31

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

Allison Avishai Melissa
$3,200 $4,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Avishai Melissa
$5,800 $6,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1920s
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of some of the letters in the word "metamorphosis".)
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) It wasn't until after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake that scientists discovered that this fault ran 800 miles from Northern California all the way to the Salton Sea
    $400 1
In 1924 this airline made its first intercontinental flight from Amsterdam to Batavia
    $400 4
Film with Peter Sellers as Group Captain Mandrake, President Muffley & the title man
    $400 13
Generation Yers are also called these, because they came of age around the year 2000
    $400 23
Indonesia has a national park with over 5,000 of these 300-pound lizards
    $400 30
To suffocate, perhaps with a pillow
    $800 10
The most abundant rock on the Earth's surface is MORB, mid-ocean-ridge this volcanic rock
    DD: $1,000 2
In 2012 the top 1% of earners had their biggest share of U.S. household income since this year just before a crash
    $800 5
Paul Dano played Eli & Paul Sunday opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in this film
    $800 15
Taxi drivers cheered in September 2014 when a German court banned this app
    DD: $2,000 22
A Tanzanian national park on this plain features grassland & migrating antelope & zebras
    $800 29
I would be this in my duty as host if I didn't tell you it meant careless in doing one's job
    $1200 21
Some believe an asteroid strike at Chicxulub, a crater in this peninsular region of Mexico, killed off the dinosaurs
    $1200 3
In his 1922 "Testament" he worried about his heirs as Soviet leader; he died in 1924 & his worries were right
    $1200 6
In 3 films Mike Myers was both Austin Powers & this nemesis
    $1200 16
2010's Citizens United Supreme Court decision extended the legal doctrine that these are persons
    $1200 14
A death march memorial can be found in Roosevelt Park, a part of this country's Bataan National Park
    $1200 24
Title of respect for a musical conductor
    $1600 28
If a mineral is scratched by topaz but not quartz, its hardness lies between 7 & 8 on this scale
    $1600 7
"Fighting Bob", this man from Wisconsin, got 1/6 of the vote as a third-party presidential candidate in 1924
    $1600 11
In 1988 these 2 actresses played 2 sets of twins in "Big Business"
    $1600 17
Tom Colicchio says this 3-word phrase du jour just means buying better food from small-scale producers
    $1600 19
Canada's first national park, it was created in 1887 in Alberta & was originally called Rocky Mountains Park
    $1600 25
From the French, it means deadlock; we have reached an...
    $2000 27
In myth Aristotle drowned himself, unable to fathom reversing currents that are actually this type caused by lunar gravity
    $2000 8
Secretary of State Frank Kellogg & this French minister signed a pact with 13 other nations denouncing war
    $2000 12
This Brit played 8 victims in "Kind Hearts and Coronets"
    $2000 18
The phrase "a woman of" this, no longer young but not old either, dates back to the 1750s
    $2000 20
See wombats in the wild at Namadgi National Park, just southwest of this capital city
    $2000 26
Your skin has pores; the surface of a leaf has these minute holes for the same purpose

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Avishai Melissa
$19,400 $12,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the mid-1960s, a decade after it first appeared in a holiday tale, this word came to be used for any mean killjoy

Final scores:

Allison Avishai Melissa
$13,500 $25,200 $199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Allison Avishai Melissa
$17,600 $12,600 $9,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2014-11-11
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