Show #7203 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Alex uses a cane during the closing credits chat.


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Johnny Saunders, a retired convenience store manager from Dallas, Texas

Erik Johns, a marketing manager from Chicago, Illinois

Camille Hooper, an accountant from Port Saint Lucie, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The mid-1930s TBD Devastator was the first American naval aircraft with one of these that could be totally enclosed
    $200 4
Biltong is a South African version of this tough & salty 5-letter food, thin strips of meat that's been dried
    $200 20
"The body of a dead person given the semblance of life"
    $200 9
Beatty is the captain of the firemen in this Bradbury novel
    $200 13
He was a lad of 12 when he struck up the pose seen here
    $400 6
Members of the Caterpillar Club are those whose lives have been saved by using one of these to escape a disabled aircraft
    $400 1
Eating this organ meat can be tough but does help ward off anemia; an oil is also made from the cod's
    $400 21
In 13 letters, "a freshman or sophomore"
    $400 10
This 1901 Chekhov drama features siblings Olga, Masha & Irina
    $400 16
Played himself in "The Hangover"
    $600 26
This international airport was named for an agricultural village near London inhabited in Neolithic times
    $600 2
Large pods of this gumbo ingredient may be tough & fibrous
    $600 22
"A male given name: from an Arabic word meaning 'generous'" (& not "skyhook master")
    $600 8
Lucy Honeychurch, on vacation in Italy, wants this, the title of the E.M. Forster novel, from her hotel
    $600 14
To shorten one of these, use wire cutters to remove the top stops, remove teeth, & then crimp the stops back on
    $600 17
Father of 5 sons named for him & a Lean Mean Grilling Machine
    DD: $1,000 27
The National Aviation Hall of Fame was founded in 1962 in this city, the "Birthplace of Aviation"
    $800 5
It's the Italian name for squid, whose meat is firm & chewy
    $800 23
Under "T", "a bunch of threads, small cords, or other strands hanging from a roundish knob or head"
    $800 11
Heavenly last name of Sal, who goes "On the Road" with Dean Moriarty
    $800 15
It's the spool that holds the bottom thread on a sewing machine
    $800 18
1992 gold medalist known as "The Golden Boy"
    $1000 7
Tough & requiring long cooking, it's the lining of beef stomach
    $1000 24
"Latin. In the same book, chapter"
    $1000 12
In a 1946 novel an unnamed narrator heads to Crete & hires him, "the Greek", as a foreman & cook
    $1000 25
Like a paperweight, there is a type of "weight" to keep this paper template on the fabric
    $1000 19
This $300 million man is nicknamed "Money" as well as "Pretty Boy"

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

Camille Erik Johnny
$2,600 $600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Camille Erik Johnny
$5,400 $3,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In [*], we made the books up.)
    $400 6
A Civil War in 1532 over succession within this empire made it easy for Pizarro to seize control of it within a year
    $400 1
The name of this Ethiopian capital means "new flower"
    $400 16
In 1994 Johnny Depp played this B- or maybe Z-movie director
    $400 25
Champion Slobbering Runaway has misadventures at this dog show's 50th edition in 1926
    $400 15
Composer Eubie Blake excelled in this heavily syncopated style
    $400 11
In the U.S. thoroughbred horses are usually bred with quarter horses to produce the ponies for this team sport
    $800 7
This first Roman emperor flailed about looking for a successor, adopting sons & having them die or disappoint
    $800 2
Svalbard, meaning "cold coast", is an archipelago that's part of this country
    $800 18
Austin Stowell plays this pilot detained in the Soviet Union in "Bridge of Spies"
    $800 26
Little Gusano is one of these living in a bottle of mezcal, until the day he's set free
    $800 22
It's slang for a convertible automobile with a soft cover
    $800 13
The Oyster Perpetual watch is from this pricey brand
    DD: $2,000 8
The war of this country's succession erupted in 1701 after the death of the childless Charles II
    $1200 3
These islands off the coast of South America are known by Argentina as Islas Malvinas
    $1200 19
"Nixon" could only be this Welshman
    $1200 23
People susceptible to allergy symptoms from this plant may also get them from cantaloupe & banana
    $1200 10
Better than first class! I'm flying private in one of these jets named for electrical engineer William
    $1600 9
The Salic law of succession included the principle that these people couldn't succeed to a throne
    DD: $1,000 4
In the U.S. it borders Florida; in Europe, it borders Russia & Turkey
    $1600 20
He was "Hoffa" in 1992
    $1600 21
Odin dies, but his son Vidar survives this Norse mythic twilight
    $1600 12
A route to riches is managing this type of investment fund named for the practice of balancing a risk with a safer bet
    $2000 5
This country controls the only land route from Asia to Malaysia & Singapore
    $2000 17
In a 2005 movie Gretchen Mol played "The Notorious" this sex symbol
    $2000 27
Terry Termite learns to read when he follows the line made by a pen whose ink mimics these chemicals
    $2000 24
This style of sleeve is named for a British commander in the Crimean War
    $2000 14
In 1868 Baron James de Rothschild acquired this winemaking chateau

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Camille Erik Johnny
$6,600 $9,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Best known for his theories about planetary orbits, in 1604 he became the first to explain how eyeglasses correct vision

Final scores:

Camille Erik Johnny
$5,599 $0 $13,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Camille Erik Johnny
$6,600 $9,200 $13,800
13 R,
2 W
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2015-12-02
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