Show #7192 - Tuesday, December 15, 2015


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Rami Fakhouri, an attorney originally from Cockeysville, Maryland

Tiombi Prince, an advocation support specialist from East Point, Georgia

Sam McLinn, a retiree from Independence, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the item that doesn't belong.)
    $200 1
Tired of delays on the 1961 launch of this program, Alan Shepard snapped, "Why don't you fix your... problem & light this candle?"
    $200 7
A classic: "'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents', grumbled Jo, lying on the rug"
    $200 22
Ethelred, Ethelfred & Edred were all kings of England
    $200 17
The second verse of this "quiet" tune rhymingly says, "Shepherds quake at the sight"
    $200 12
Open-top shoe fastened with straps
    $400 6
100-199: works on this subject from guys like Aquinas & Schopenhauer
    $400 2
In 1969 Alain Poher stepped in for this French president, who said au revoir after a referendum didn't go his way
    $400 8
A kids' classic: "Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot"
    $400 23
Delaware, Maryland & Rhode Island are the 3 smallest U.S. states in area
    $400 18
This title precedes "the Lord is come" & "the Savior reigns"
    $400 13
A notorious circumstance or event
    $600 29
200-299: these, including Baha'i
    $600 3
On Feb. 21, 1965 he was assassinated as he delivered a lecture at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem
    $600 9
A Rand-om novel: "Who is John Galt?"
    $600 24
French cheeses include Haricot, Tarentais & Le Vachard
    $600 19
This tune takes us back 2,000 years
    $600 14
Like someone who's been canonized
    $800 27
300-399: this alliterative term for fields like economics & anthropology
    DD: $1,000 4
An Oct. 13, 1960 New York Times headline read that this world leader "bangs his shoe on desk"
    $800 10
From the 1990s: "Tyler gets me a job as a waiter, after that Tyler's pushing a gun in my mouth..."
    $800 25
European capital cities include Vaduz, Bucharest & Zurich
    $800 20
"On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me" these musicians-- we need to re-examine our relationship
    $800 15
Pertaining to the backbone
    $1000 28
800-899: Columbia has a department of English & comparative this
    $1000 5
On Aug. 7, 1964 the House reacted to reports of North Vietnamese aggression & passed this resolution, 414-0
    $1000 11
By Joseph Conrad: "The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails..."
    $1000 26
The Cane Corso, the Papillon & the Devon Rex are all American Kennel Club recognized dog breeds
    $1000 21
This song title precedes "bearing gifts we traverse afar"
    $1000 16
Wicked or corrupt

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

Sam Tiombi Rami
$800 $1,400 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tiombi Rami
$1,200 $5,200 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Pay attention to the spelling there.)
    $400 9
I have a bottle of Dewar's 12 Year that is 86 proof or this much alcohol by volume as a decimal fraction
    $400 14
French for "handsome", he's a girl's boyfriend
    $400 6
This naturalist wrote his 1830s voyage was to "survey the shores of Chile, Peru and of some islands in the Pacific"
    $400 1
Kelsey Grammer, voicing this TV villain: "Attempted murder?...Do they give a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry?"
    $800 10
1.5 ounces of Dewar's product plus .5 ounces Schweppes product over ice makes this alliterative cocktail
    $800 16
Arborescens & vera are just two of the hundreds of species in this plant genus
    $800 7
The journals of their 1803-1806 expedition mention Sacagawea, not always by name & not always spelled the same
    $800 2
Kelsey scared his daughter the first time she saw him in makeup as this character in "A Christmas Carol: The Musical"
    $1200 11
Dewar's was the 1st Scotch of this type to be a royal supplier; 40 single malts go into it, an average of .025 of the whole
    $1200 15
L&D; it has to do with childbirth
    $1200 17
Shalom in Rome
    $1200 22
It stretches from Cape Olyutor to the Seward Peninsula
    $1200 3
Kelsey sends hired help after Mark Wahlberg's daughter in the "Age of Extinction" installment of this series
    $1600 12
A fifth of Dewar's is .2 gallons, so this much of a quart
    $1600 8
FBS is this type of test done after a patient hasn't eaten for at least 8 hours
    $1600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Easter Island.) Their lips pursed in silence on Easter Island, the statues that the locals refer to by this four-letter term shed little light on their mysterious origins
    DD: $3,600 18
A 1666 entry in his diary read, "The churches, houses and all on fire and flaming at once"
    DD: $2,000 20
From the mid-1880s to 1914, this sea east of New Guinea was under German control
    $1600 4
"No hand-me-down cowboy doll is going to mess things up" for this stinky prospector in "Toy Story 2"
    $2000 13
The .02 of each barrel a year lost to evaporation as Dewar's ages is known as these heavenly beings' share
    $2000 25
AAA is not the auto club but an abdominal aortic this event
    $2000 24
A 3-pronged tip called a point d'arret was once attached to the tip of its blade to aid in producing touches
    $2000 19
Some erasures & calculations in his 1926 notebook have cast doubt on whether he was the first to fly over the North Pole
    $2000 21
It's not easy to "scale" this Arctic sea named for a British admiral; it's under ice most of the year
    $2000 5
On "Medium" Kelsey was death personified, haunting the visions of Allison DuBois, played by this blonde

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tiombi Rami
$800 $15,600 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The author of his own dystopian classic in 1932, this man taught a young George Orwell at Eton

Final scores:

Sam Tiombi Rami
$0 $14,200 $6,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sam Tiombi Rami
$6,400 $15,600 $4,000
10 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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Game tape date: 2015-10-21
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