Show #7184 - Thursday, December 3, 2015


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Kelly Wright, a cataloging specialist from Rocky Ridge, Maryland

Jarrett Cabell, an actuary from Schaumberg, Illinois

Joyce Hshieh, an actress and writer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD '97s
(Alex: Something about everything.)
    $200 11
New York's legislature first met in Kingston & did convene in NYC, but in 1797 the capital was moved to this city
    $200 6
Time to get you going again & "back on" these extremities
    $200 12
In this state it's 95 feet above sea level on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain
    $200 1
Obituary subjects are real people, but this Belgian detective created by Agatha Christie merited a Page 1 obit in 1975
    $200 16
An electric device, the hydrostat detects the presence of this
    $400 20
Well, that's just great! In 1697 this czar began a tour of Western Europe seeking allies against the Ottoman Empire
    $400 7
To test the reception to our approach, let's do this & hope for 98.6
    $400 13
On the western shore of this lake
    $400 2
The Times writes advance obits for some stars, but, like us, was caught off-guard by the suicide of this comic actor in 2014
    $400 17
One of Aesop's fables is about "the dog in" this hay holder
    $600 21
In July 1497 this explorer left Lisbon for India; in September 1499 he returned
    $600 8
What a nurse may do if you need a test, or a first strike proving that a battle has been joined
    $600 14
In the borough of Marcus Hook, at sea level, on this river indicated here
    $600 3
As it happened, the day before Thanksgiving 2005 the Times honored Ruth Siems, an inventor of this stuffing brand
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Studies suggest that you can gain confidence before a job interview or be more successful at a work task by striking a pose for two minutes beforehand in imitation of Superman or this heroine, also known as Diana Prince
    $800 24
In 1697 this Genoa-born astronomer had no idea that in 1997 a craft named for him would set off to study Saturn's rings
    $800 9
A sudden reappearance of an injury, it sounds like holding a tiki torch aloft
    $800 15
This state: 2,842 feet above sea level at Red Bluff Reservoir just east of Carlsbad Caverns
    $800 4
Memorializing this comedian in 2014, the Times quoted her line "A Peeping Tom looked in my window & pulled down the shade"
    $800 22
One species of this fish is Hippocampus abdominalis
    DD: $1,200 25
In 1297 he was knighted upon his return to Scotland & proclaimed Guardian of the Kingdom
    $1000 10
I pretty much know it all now so I'll just put up a sign--I'll hang out one of these & go pro
    $1000 19
This state: 2,178 feet above sea level in Beaver Dam Wash, around 23 miles from the city of St. George
    $1000 5
The unsung may be hailed, like NASA's Jack Kinzler, who designed a parasol that saved this imperiled space station in 1973
    $1000 23
Collective name for several Philadelphia suburbs, for their former position along the Pennsylvania RR

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

Joyce Jarrett! Kelly
$800 -$600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joyce Jarrett! Kelly
$600 $0 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
In 2012 scientists actually achieved a temperature lower than -459.67 degrees Fahrenheit, better known by this term
    $400 5
In 1898 Congress authorized the Dewey medal for officers & those who participated in the battle of this bay
    $400 12
The HBO series "Game of Thrones" is based on the book series "A Song Of" these two things
    $400 8
The trademark "Home of the Whopper"
    $400 18
Tediously unvarying; tediously unvarying; tediously unvarying
    $800 1
A redox reaction is one in which this, a gain of electrons, & oxidation, a loss of electrons, go on simultaneously
    $800 6
The Victoria Cross features this animal, a symbol of the Royal Family
    $800 13
Milkman Dead is the protagonist of this Toni Morrison novel
    $800 9
The trademark "Big Brown"
    $800 25
(Chevy Chase delivers the clue from the set of Community.) In 2010 I played the repairman for this title object that sends Rob Corddry & his friends back to the 1980s
    $800 19
Remember-- the light blue flower of this plant is an emblem of friendship
    $1200 3
The name of this group of elements that includes fluorine means "salt-producing"
    $1200 7
Contact! Tell us this airplane part that's part of the design of the Distinguished Flying Cross
    $1200 14
"The Last Song", a romantic novel by this man, was made into a movie starring Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth
    $1200 10
Crunch bars
    $1200 26
Steve Martin was Lucky, Martin Short was Ned, Chevy was Dusty Bottoms, & together they were this title trio
    $1200 20
A 16th century Calvinist of France
    DD: $1,000 4
This device is used to separate solids from liquids & Iran's thousands of them are part of the 2015 nuclear deal
    $1600 21
The oldest U.S. military decoration still in use; its reverse says, "For Military Merit"
    $1600 15
Franz Werfel wrote "The Song of" this girl from Lourdes who had visions of the Virgin Mary
    $1600 11
Old Navy
    $1600 27
(Chevy Chase delivers the clue from the set of Community.) In "Foul Play", I said to this co-star, "It's Gloria, right? You're really a nice girl & I'm a nice guy... whaddya say? Would you like to take a shower?"
    $1600 23
4-word saying that means if you don't toss stuff away, you won't be hurting for it later
    $2000 24
When placed in the flame of a Bunsen burner, copper produces a blue flame; sodium, this color
    $2000 22
One recipient of this African country's Queen of Sheba Medal was Dwight Eisenhower
    DD: $1,800 17
In "The Song of the Lark", part of her Prairie Trilogy, Thea Kronborg leaves home & becomes a soprano at the Met
    $2000 16
    $2000 28
(Chevy Chase delivers the clue from the set of Community.) I said, "The Zen philosopher Basho once wrote that a flute with no holes is not a flute, & a donut with no hole is a danish" as Ty Webb in this comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joyce Jarrett! Kelly
$800 $3,000 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This song from a Rodgers & Hammerstein musical was once simply titled "First Singing Lesson"

Final scores:

Joyce Jarrett! Kelly
$1,600 $1,799 $6,700
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joyce Jarrett! Kelly
$2,600 $5,200 $4,200
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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