Show #7202 - Tuesday, December 29, 2015

WE ASKED: Actor Josh Gad.
A poorly-worded Final Jeopardy! clue disadvantages a challenger, resulting in her being brought back later in the week.
Alex uses a cane during the closing credits chat.


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Patricia Franco, a library assistant from Arlington, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
"Good Times" & "The Good Wife": very different parts of this city
    $200 11
To organize papers, or to administer to one's ragged nails
    $200 21
The website for this company,, lists products like Head-To-Toe Fragrance Free Baby Lotion
    $200 10
This mechanical device is used by musicians to keep time
    $200 16
Greeks thought foreigners talking sounded like "Bar-bar-bar", maybe the origin of this word for uncivilized people
    $400 5
"The Americans" & "Murphy Brown": this city
    $400 12
To heat & sweeten a beverage with spice
    $400 22
It's last alphabetically on the Dow & first numerically on the Fortune 500
    $400 1
A popular folk instrument in Latin America, this variety of xylophone originated in Africa
    $400 17
Cleveland Browns fans aren't fans of this team that has won 6 Super Bowls
    $600 6
"Frasier" & the American remake of "The Killing": this city, in very different moods
    $600 13
To plow the soil
    $600 23
This Dow Jones-listed company offered its own version of a Daily Double, as well as "world famous fries"
    DD: $1,000 2
Type of Renaissance vocal work for multiple voices heard here
    $600 18
In experiments, good people can be taught to dehumanize others, an effect named for this angel gone bad
    $600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video on the monitor.) A fighter pilot who takes a defensive position behind and to one side of a squadron mate is called this, whether in combat or a singles bar
    $800 7
"Little House on the Prairie" & "The Mary Tyler Moore Show": this state
    $800 14
To thin the herd by removing inferior stock
    $800 3
In 1826 at just 17 he produced the dazzling "Midsummer Night's Dream" overture
    $800 19
A colonial-era stereotype of Native Americans as uncorrupted is called this type of "savage"
    $800 25
The USS Mitscher & USS Preble are this type of fast, maneuverable warship; sadly, there's no USS Conan
    $1000 8
"Cold Case" & "thirtysomething": this city called an elegant but jaded lady
    $1000 15
To ward off blows, or to take care of oneself
    $1000 4
This elegant dance for couples dominated aristocratic European ballrooms from about 1650 to 1750
    $1000 20
In a 2012 interview Stephen Hawking, who can easily understand quantum gravity, said these are "a complete mystery"
    $1000 26
In WWI & again in WWII, the Allies countered U-boat threats by sailing in these groups, from a word meaning "escort"

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

Patricia Ashley Camille
$1,000 $1,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Ashley Camille
$3,000 $4,200 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
Sparking a bloody backlash, Yamassee Indians massacred South Carolina colonists on this day, 2 before Easter
    $400 16
As this "Aladdin" character, Robin Williams did impressions of Groucho Marx, Schwarzenegger & others
    $400 27
This neighbor is Zimbabwe's leading trade partner, accounting for more than 30% of exports & 40% of imports
    $400 11
In 1703 this "Robinson Crusoe" author offended each side in a religious dispute & was sentenced to Newgate Prison
    $400 2
An old joke: this outermost layer of skin "is showing!"
    $800 15
(Hi, I'm Josh Gad.) In 2014 I won an Annie award-- excellence in animation-- for my work voicing this adorable character in "Frozen"
    $800 23
A region called the Great Dyke holds vast riches of this silvery precious metal, atomic number 78
    DD: $2,000 6
Although best known for their fairy tales, these brothers were pioneers in creating a German dictionary
    $800 1
It's from the Greek for "upon a tomb"
    $1200 17
In 1715 this country waged war against Russia, Poland & Denmark in the Baltics
    $1200 12
This sultry bombshell from a 1988 hit claimed, "I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way"
    $1200 18
She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1990, the same year as her husband Hume Cronyn
    $1200 24
In 1987 he became the country's first president; Zimbabweans are still waiting for the second one
    $1200 7
"The Girl in the Spider's Web" continues the late Stieg Larsson's "Millennium series" about this hacker
    $1200 3
9-letter word meaning pertaining to a bishop
    DD: $1,000 21
The Jacobite rebellion tried to put a member of this royal family back on the English throne but failed
    $1600 13
This funny bunny in "Bambi" teaches Bambi how to slide on ice & talk
    $1600 19
"It Happened One Night" in 1986 that this film director was awarded his medal
    $1600 25
It's the nation's capital
    $1600 8
Tolstoy titled a story after these horsemen of the steppes, based on his travels as a soldier
    $1600 4
It's the embodiment of something
    $2000 22
France's Louis XV became king at age 5 with his relative Philippe, the duc of this city, serving as regent
    $2000 14
This acorn-obsessed squirrel is always in search of the elusive nut in the "Ice Age" films
    $2000 20
This 1996 honoree won 3 Pulitzers for his plays, the first for "A Delicate Balance" in 1967
    $2000 26
In 2015 Zimbabweans & the world mourned this beloved 13-year-old lion, killed for sport
    $2000 9
Richard Llewellyn wrote 3 sequels to this 1939 classic; in the third one, Huw Morgan returns to Wales
    $2000 5
A gourmand

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Ashley Camille
$2,600 $9,400 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first woman space shuttle pilot shares this surname with a man on the 1st manned lunar landing 26 years earlier

Final scores:

Patricia Ashley Camille
$2,600 $0 $2,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patricia Ashley Camille
$2,600 $9,400 $11,200
10 R,
3 W
10 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2015-12-02
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