Show #7191 - Monday, December 14, 2015


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Michelle Chan, an architect from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Sam McLinn, a retiree from Independence, Ohio

Katie Price, a paraprofessional from Peabody, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "scene".)
    $200 6
The first gold discovered in this state was found along the Russian River & Kenai Peninsula around 1849
    $200 24
A group of these black birds is known as an unkindness; you can "quoth" me on that
    $200 9
In 1920 going to Palo Alto to this university cost $120 but it's gone up a bit since then
    $200 1
The Velvet Dead
    $200 14
A hired killer syndicate of the 1930s got this name from the press; it didn't actually have shareholders
    $200 27
General maintenance of one's health & cleanliness
    $400 7
First published in 1833, Wisconsin's first newspaper was the Intelligencer of this "colorful" city
    $400 23
A group of cobras, or a holder for a group of arrows
    $400 10
Rhodes to success lead from this university where William of Ockham brought his razor wit in lectures in 1317
    $400 2
The Mamas at the Disco
    $400 15
The 1920s "Murderers' Row" played for this baseball team
    $600 8
The first commercial one of these in Pennsylvania & in the nation was tapped in Titusville in 1859
    $600 20
You might find a skulk of these crafty canines skulking about your henhouse
    $600 11
This private university in New Orleans was founded as the Medical College of Louisiana
    $600 3
My Morning
    $600 16
Numeric term for deliberately premeditated murder committed with malice aforethought
    $600 26
White cell-producing organ
    $800 12
In 1934 California's first of these facilities got noise complaints as there was only 1 big speaker for all the cars
    $800 19
Shiver when you see a shiver of these, whether they be nurse, bull or mako types
    DD: $2,000 21
Until the 20th c. it formed part of the University of Paris & its name was synonymous with the school's
    $800 4
Hall & Crofts
    $800 17
In a 1968 hit this man sang, "I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die"
    $1000 13
The first controlled nuclear reaction took place in this state in 1942
    $1000 22
Salamanders don't know that this word means a violent whirlpool, but they do know enough to gather in one
    $1000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Billions of federal research & development funding goes to what is known as the research triangle, formed by these three universities all located within about 20 minutes of each other
    $1000 5
Sly & the Airplane
    $1000 18
Susan Atkins & Charles "Tex" Watson were part of this murderous group

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Katie Sam Michelle
$3,400 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Sam Michelle
$3,000 $2,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
In 1492 he reached an agreement with the Spanish crown giving him 10% of any profit from their venture
    $400 16
Cyber Monday comes 4 days after this
    $400 7
Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! As Gomer Pyle, Jim Nabors joined & served in this military branch
    $400 1
Samuel Johnson comes to life in the biography by this man whom Johnson called "Bozzy"
    $400 21
In 1974 Ella Grasso of Connecticut became the first woman elected to this job whose husband hadn't once held the job
    $400 23
Last day of school! Will you sign this? Originally it was a type of volume containing reports of legal cases
    $800 3
In 1266 his father Niccolo & Uncle Maffeo became the first Europeans to reach what is now Beijing
    $800 17
This number day in June is
Juneteenth, commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation
    $800 11
This one time People Magazine "Sexiest Man alive" plays former sniper Leroy Gibbs on "NCIS"
    $800 12
At their wedding in an Edward Lear poem, this beastly bride & groom "dined on mince & slices of quince"
    $1200 4
In 1281 the Vivaldi bros. made an early attempt to find an ocean route from Europe to this subcontinent
    $1200 18
The U.N. has dubbed July 11th as this day, & each year, appropriately, it can be observed by more people
    $1200 10
He played ex-hostage & Sergeant Nicholas Brody on "Homeland"
    $1200 13
Carl Sagan won a Nonfiction Pulitzer in 1978 for "The Dragons of" this Biblical Place
    $1200 22
Hattie Caraway, the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, represented this state, the Land of Opportunity
    $1200 24
A Jewish skullcap
    DD: $2,400 5
He not only has a New York City bridge named for him but bridges in Maryland & Rhode Island as well
    $1600 19
We take it for granted you can name this day celebrating the Virgin Mary's ascension on August 15th
    $1600 8
It's what the 4 letters stand for in the TV show that featured Radar & Hot Lips
    DD: $3,000 14
The Greek general Agamemnon is a character in this Shakespeare play
    $1600 25
The Scottish village of Fortingall has an over 3,000-year-old one of these trees
    $2000 6
In 1495 Henry VII gave this man then known as Giovanni (later John) letters of patent to explore & he reached N. America
    $2000 20
On the 1st Monday in March, it's time for Illinois to celebrate this Polish patriot & Revolutionary War hero
    $2000 9
Rhona Mitra stars as Dr. Rachel Scott on this TNT show about a Navy vessel surviving a deadly epidemic
    $2000 15
Roddy Doyle's "Barrytown Trilogy" comprises "The Snapper", "The Van" & this novel about a rock band
    $2000 26
Grilled chicken on a skewer, Japanese style

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Sam Michelle
$5,000 $9,000 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1761 he started running a ferry where the Potomac meets the Shenandoah

Final scores:

Katie Sam Michelle
$0 $12,500 $10,001
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Sam Michelle
$5,000 $9,600 $8,600
14 R,
6 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2015-10-21
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