Show #7187 - Tuesday, December 8, 2015


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Trevor Moore, a communications specialist from New York, New York

Alex Maggio, a writer originally from Cincinnati, Ohio

Liz Fritz, an intake coordinator from Spring Hill, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Not the Lord.)
    $200 17
In 1968 Tim Rice wrote the lyrics & this man, the music for "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
    $200 7
It's an abbreviation of the Latin phrase meaning "in the year of our Lord"
    $200 1
"La Marseillaise"
    $200 14
It's the universal force of attraction acting between all matter
    $200 23
The dark past of Lakewood comes out in the 2015 MTV series based on this movie series that starred David Arquette
    $200 5
When a trucker says there's an alligator on the road, he's referring to a jagged piece from a blown one of these
    $400 18
You could say he wrote the book on architecture, & we will; in 1939 he wrote "An Organic Architecture"
    $400 8
Undergrad engineering students get this kind of degree
    $400 2
    $400 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) The beads here have been specially treated so that indoors they're white, but when you take them outside and they're exposed to these invisible rays that can give you a sunburn, they change color
    $400 24
In this 1984 Wes Craven classic, a girl warns her boyfriend, played by Johnny Depp, "Whatever you do, don't fall asleep"
    $400 12
If you're "On The Road Again", you might stop for BioWillie diesel, an alternative fuel named for this country star
    $600 19
It took her all of 16 minutes to get a hat trick in the 2015 women's World Cup final; the goal from the halfway line? Wow!
    $600 9
"The Mount Rushmore State" on an envelope
    $600 3
"Wilhelmus van Nassouwe", or "William of Nassau"
    $600 29
A plant that lives & dies in one growing season is an annual; irises are this type that lives 3 or more years
    $600 25
Jamie Lee Curtis was paid $8,000 & provided her own wardrobe for this 1978 John Carpenter film, her first feature
    $600 13
In the 1920s the Fruehauf Company introduced the refrigerated trailer using ice & this compound
    $800 20
In 2006 Berkshire Hathaway arranged a $7 billion bailout plan of this insurance organization
    $800 10
This electrolyte delivery system has a point
    DD: $500 4
"Himno IstmeƱo", or "Isthmus Hymn"
    $800 30
This playful creature is named for the shape of its snout
    $800 26
It's the classic 1931 film in which actor Colin Clive yells, "It's alive! It's alive!"
    $800 16
Episodes of this History Channel series have taken place on Alaska's Dalton Highway & the frozen lakes of Canada
    $1000 21
In his "People's Budget" of 1909, this British man called for a supertax for incomes above 5,000 pounds
    $1000 11
Military duty cleaning up after a mess
    $1000 6
    $1000 27
It's what RNA stands for
    $1000 28
The 2012 movie in this franchise features Katie Featherston as the demon-possessed Katie for the 4th time
    $1000 22
British soldiers gave the Mack truck this canine nickname in WWI for its blunt-nosed hood & durability

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

Liz Alex Trevor
$800 $500 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Alex Trevor
$4,200 $5,300 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
(Hi, I'm John Berman of CNN.) I graduated from this university, where, like William Randolph Hearst, FDR & many others before me, I performed in the famous--some might say infamous--theatricals of the Hasty Pudding Club
    $400 10
In 1719 Irish immigrants introduced this vegetable to New England at Londonderry, New Hampshire
    $400 2
He showed his ethnic pride by publishing "Hungarian Rhapsodies" in the 1840s
    $400 18
In this man's memoir "Dreams from My Father", he recounts a visit to Kenya, his father's birthplace
    $400 11
The British House of Commons has had this person (without "of the House") calling on MPs since 1377
    $400 1
To lie outdoors to tan oneself
    $800 4
Jon Stewart & Glenn Close both attended this oldest college in Virginia
    $800 9
The Old South Meeting House was the organizing point for this Dec. 16, 1773 event
    $800 29
For the percussion heard here, Rossini originally had the string players bang these on candlesticks
    $800 24
His last novel was "The Brothers Karamazov"
    DD: $2,000 14
It's the area from which you can watch politicians in their habitat; Parliament's was once called the Strangers' one
    $800 26
Round projectile fired by an olde-time artillery piece
    $1200 5
She's the actress seen here on graduation day from Princeton in 1987
    $1200 8
In what's now this state, the Mohegans rebelled against the Pequots & made nice with the colonists
    $1200 25
Small-town girl moves to the big city & becomes an actress in the 1900 novel "Sister Carrie" by this author
    $1200 15
In both bodies these special committees are "chosen" to investigate specific matters & issue reports
    $1200 21
Colorful term for a note of U.S. currency
    $1600 13
This TV personality earned a master's degree & a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Texas
    DD: $3,000 7
First formed to drive New York settlers out of Vermont, this armed band later gained fame at Fort Ticonderoga
    $1600 28
Verdi couldn't get into the Milan conservatory, but his opera "Oberto" was produced at this Milan site in 1839
    $1600 23
Anna Fierling is the title mom in Bertolt Brecht's drama titled her "and Her Children"
    $1600 16
When Parliament's session ends, it's called prorogation; Congress uses this other 11-letter word
    $1600 20
Out of equilibrium
    $2000 12
(I'm Debra Messing.) I graduated summa cum laude from this Massachusetts university that's named for the first Jewish Supreme Court justice
    $2000 6
"In Adam's fall, we sinned all" was a couplet used in the textbook called "The New England" this
    $2000 27
He wrote a suite with movements subtitled "The Bringer of War" & "The Winged Messenger"
    $2000 22
"The White Queen" & "The Red Queen" are the first 2 of this author's "Cousins' War" historical novels
    $2000 17
Parliament's proceedings are set down in Hansard; the equivalent across the pond is this publication
    $2000 19
A saying popularized in 1895 is "Politics ain't" this object that kids toss around

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Alex Trevor
$6,200 $11,100 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only capital named for a signer of the Constitution

Final scores:

Liz Alex Trevor
$0 $15,100 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Liz Alex Trevor
$6,200 $13,400 $2,600
10 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 2015-10-20
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