Show #7198 - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

WE ASKED: Ballerina Misty Copeland.

Alex uses a cane during the closing credits chat.


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Chandreyi Ghosh, a housewife from Atlanta, Georgia

Joe Quackenbush, an attorney from Tampa, Florida

Theresa Tejada, a project coordinator from Allen Park, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Items that sell quickly & in great quantity are said to "go like" these
    $200 8
Groupon cofounder Andrew Mason explained, "It's short for" these 2 words
    $200 16
This phrase of protest coined by Alicia Garza has become a hashtag & a movement
    $200 10
Just before "mansion" in the dictionary is this mansion, the main house on an estate
    $200 2
Joe Louis Arena
    $200 3
It was the capital of Prussia before it was the capital of Germany
    $400 4
It's the distinctive column of smoke & debris seen over a nuclear explosion
    $400 9
This web-based e-mail service got its name by adding some vowels to "HTML"
    $400 17
(I'm Misty Copeland.) In 2014 I made history as the first African-American ballerina to dance the role of Clara in American Ballet Theatre's production of this ballet, a holiday favorite
    $400 11
With or without ghosts, a place regularly visited or inhabited can be called by this "scary" name
    $400 24
United Center
    $400 12
Appropriately, a house where this theologian once lived in Wittenberg is now a Reformation museum
    $600 5
This expression of contentment can be followed with "at high tide"
    $600 18
A vendor for this Neil Clark Warren website suggested its name, reflecting its users' search online for compatibility
    $600 21
Beginning in 1867 school was in session for what is now Morehouse College & this university in Washington, D.C.
    $600 26
A popular type of living space; the 1960 Jack Lemmon movie of that title won 5 Oscars
    $600 13
Oak, beech & fir trees are in this forest region of southwestern Germany that borders Basel
    $800 6
A condiment is included in this 3-word phrase meaning "to meet or succeed the standard"
    DD: $1,600 19
It got its name by removing the first 3 letters from the name of the horse that Bellerophon tried to fly to heaven
    $800 22
Porter on the train cars named for him was a good middle-class job, though you got called "George" whatever your name was
    $800 25
Before the man cave, there was this space for an unmarried guy, as in the title of an "Ultra-Lounge" CD
    $800 29
First Niagara Center
    $800 14
An industrial region of Germany is named for this 146-mile "r"iver, a tributary of the Rhine
    $1000 7
Boxing & wrestling are risk factors for this condition, though it can also be caused by high piercings
    $1000 20
The "PE" at the end of this service around since 2003 stands for peer-to-peer
    $1000 23
2013 saw the first Congress with 2 African-American senators when Mo Cowan of Mass. served with Tim Scott of this state
    $1000 28
The presidential retreat today known as Camp David was first named this by FDR after a James Hilton novel
    $1000 27
Gila River Arena
    $1000 15
Destroyed in a terrifying 1945 air raid, this city's best-known church was rebuilt & reopened 60 years later

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

Theresa Joe Chandreyi
$1,000 $2,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Theresa Joe Chandreyi
$2,400 $4,400 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OK, "GO"!
    $400 17
This game from Rovio has been downloaded more than 2 billion times
    $400 25
This brand is named for a real doctor, the grandson of a cobbler who got his medical degree in 1904
    $400 7
The quiet joys of fishing are described in Izaak Walton's 1653 work "The Compleat" this
    $400 2
Quit moving these, which support the crossbars on a football field
    $400 14
In the 1700s William Stukeley was the first to recognize that the objects of this British site were aligned on the solstices
    $400 20
First Lady Mary Lincoln:
This couple, Robert & Eliza
    $800 1
This TV series was based on Chris Rock's childhood
    $800 27
The Salish language gives us this other name for Bigfoot
    $800 8
On Dec. 9, 1854, just 45 days after the event, The Examiner published this Tennyson poem
    $800 3
Hyphenated term for an aggressively enterprising person
    $800 10
18th century archaeologists uncovered the Villa of the Papyri, an ancient library, in this neighbor to Pompeii
    DD: $6,000 21
Mary I:
Henry VIII & this Spanish import
    $1200 19
In vaudeville, future "I Love Lucy" co-star William Frawley helped popularize the song about this sad "baby"
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) Wearing flat shoes like flip-flops can lead to a lack of arch support and a stabbing pain in the heel caused by inflammation of the thick band of tissue along the bottom of the foot, a condition known as this fasciitis
    $1200 9
This 1895 H.G. Wells book was subtitled "An Invention"
    $1200 4
Colorful term for the winning score in an overtime soccer match
    $1200 13
In 1970 the wreck of the El Gran Grifon, part of this fleet, was found off Scotland 382 years after it sank
    $1200 22
Mary who painted "The Boating Party" in the 1890s:
This banker & his wife Katherine
    $1600 18
The '80s group New Order rose from the ashes of this British post-punk band
    $1600 29
To do this soccer kick, you throw both feet in the air & kick the airborne ball toward the goal behind you
    $1600 15
The subject of 52 G.K. Chesterton stories, this cleric had a simple face "as round and dull as a Norfolk dumpling"
    $1600 5
Land o' this pastoral part of lower Egypt
    $1600 11
3rd c. Roman soldiers found near sulfur crystals were apparently early victims of this type of warfare
    $1600 23
Mary, Queen of Scots:
Mary of Guise & this Scottish king V
    $2000 26
Javier Bardem starred in the movie adaptation of this Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel
    DD: $5,000 16
Dickens' artist Luke Fildes said Dickens told him the solution to this was that John Jasper strangled his nephew
    $2000 6
For the tangles of knots it sometimes forms, a species of nematomorph is called this worm
    $2000 12
Robert Koldewey began excavating this 8th gate of Babylon; it was reconstructed at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin
    $2000 24
Mary Poppins:
This author

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Theresa Joe Chandreyi
$5,600 $17,200 $25,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2014 it was No. 1 in Sweden &, thanks to an animated movie, in the top 300 for U.S. baby girls for the first time in decades

Final scores:

Theresa Joe Chandreyi
$11,200 $7,200 $34,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $34,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Theresa Joe Chandreyi
$5,600 $12,000 $21,400
13 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2015-12-01
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