Show #7421 - Monday, December 12, 2016

Tim Aten game 7.


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Bridget McNulty, an analytical chemist from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Amy Young, a public health graduate student from Corvallis, Oregon

Tim Aten, an editor from Vermilion, Ohio (whose 6-day cash winnings total $101,899)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
His resignation was the first since that of Gregory XII about 600 years earlier
    $200 16
The Ivory Coast is officially Cote d'Ivoire & as of 2013, this island country not far off is Cabo Verde
    $200 7
To go dormant for the winter:
    $200 18
If you want to play tight defense, employ a "full-court" this
    $200 6
If you saw the movie "Signs", you know the formation seen here is one of these geometric feats
    $200 1
In the '80s you could enjoy this state's "Mud", flavored with Jack Daniel's
    $400 27
Family name of Renaissance-era Pope Leo X, born in Florence to proud papa Lorenzo
    $400 17
This country has been called the "teardrop of India" due to its location & shape
    $400 8
Orchestra section with drums:
    $400 19
The 2015 & 2016 NBA finals both matched up these 2 teams
    $400 12
All official distances from NYC are measured from this point at the intersection of 59th Street, Eighth Avenue & Broadway
    $400 2
They are a classic "unbeatable duo! Yet somehow it managed to flop in a cone"--but we still have the sandwich
    $600 28
In 1302 Boniface VIII took none of this in affirming authority over secular rulers in a papal this
    DD: $800 23
Just like Greece, the Greek section of this Asian island nation in the Mediterranean has a Mount Olympus
    $600 9
A drunk-checking instrument:
    $600 20
In the NBA an award is given to the best of these ordinal players, usually the first off the bench
    $600 13
In the U.K., a sign with 3 arrows going around in a circle indicates one of these, also called a traffic circle
    $600 3
This flavor had coffee ice cream & Kahlua--but vodka, nyet
    $800 29
He was the first pope to choose a double name but, sadly, only had 34 days on the job
    $800 24
The majority of the citizens of Antananarivo, this nation's capital, are of Indonesian ancestry
    $800 10
A periodic grant payment:
    $800 21
2015-'16 was the 19th & final season for this NBA great from the U.S. Virgin Islands
    $800 14
Parallel to the equator, it runs along 66 degrees, 30 minutes south latitude
    $800 4
In 1987 the stock market plunged & Ben & Jerry put almond, pecans & walnuts into "Economic" this
    $1000 25
On the flag of this Caribbean nation, diamonds make a "V" to represent its largest island
    $1000 11
Elected deliberative bodies:
    $1000 22
Karl Malone was one of the most dominant at this 2-word position
    $1000 15
This song is sung at the end of the annual Country Music Hall of Fame ceremonies... "By and by, Lord, by and by"
    $1000 5
This Woodstock-era personality outlived the rhyming flavor named for him

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

Tim Amy Bridget
$800 -$400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Amy Bridget
$3,000 $800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And each correct response in this category will contain a...)
    $400 23
David Beckham has said that he loves listening to the annual message given by her
    $400 5
In 409 Spain was invaded by this Germanic people who did more than damage property & spray graffiti
    $400 6
This elderly character is seen here doing what she does in a nursery rhyme
    $400 17
This Roman amphitheater was officially dedicated in 80 A.D. by Titus
    $400 25
In criminal law, it's a statement in which a suspect admits he or she is guilty of a crime & often gives details
    $400 11
According to a proverb, it's "the best policy"
    $800 1
Eva Longoria returns to her roots cooking these treats traditionally wrapped in corn husks
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from USS Intrepid in New York.) In April 1945, USS Intrepid supported the last major land campaign of the Pacific war, the invasion of this largest of the Ryukyu Islands, just 350 miles from the Japanese mainland
    $800 7
Anyone who wanted to enter the tower to see this girl would call, "Let down your hair to me"
    $800 19
A statue in Cork honors an Irish teenager who was the first immigrant processed through this landmark on January 1, 1892
    $800 16
Let's set this, a legal decision that serves as an authoritative rule for future similar cases
    $800 12
From the Dutch, it's a small cucumber used to make pickles
    $1200 2
This group has its version of an ugly Christmas sweater available from Questlove's Okayplayer music site
    $1200 27
Information minister "Comical Ali" said in 2003, "There are no American infidels in" this city--"never!"
    DD: $3,000 8
In an 1883 book the talking insect tells him, "Woe to boys who refuse to obey their parents and run away from home"
    DD: $3,000 20
A place of prayer for Jewish people, it's all that remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem
    $1200 18
California car buyers know the Tanner Consumer Protection Act is one piece of this "fruity" legislation
    $1200 13
Seen here, the cattleya is a popular variety of this
    $1600 3
George Clooney & Miley Cyrus showed up for "A Very" him "Christmas" on Netflix in 2015
    $1600 28
Liberalization under Alexander Dubcek led the USSR to invade this then-country & restore hardline communism in 1968
    $1600 9
This "Alice in Wonderland" reptile studied such subjects as "reeling and writhing" & "seaography"
    $1600 21
In Brazil this mountain is called Pão de Açúcar
    $1600 24
The onus is on you--onus probandi literally means this
    $1600 14
This feeling of sadness was once thought to be caused by an excess of black bile
    $2000 4
Emily Blunt & this hubby associated with pranking pulled one on neighbor Jimmy Kimmel, gift-wrapping his SUV
    $2000 10
An Albee couple, or the 2 lovable hippos in James Marshall stories like "The Tooth" & "The Tub"
    $2000 22
867 feet high from base to top, this Wyoming natural landmark is sacred to the Lakota
    $2000 26
6-letter type of "law" or "clause" providing that a legal entity ceases to exist by a certain date unless renewed
    $2000 15
In Greek myth, before the universe was created, there was nothing but this void

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Amy Bridget
$7,800 $9,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1694 Royal Society lecture, he suggested an astronomical cause for the biblical flood in Genesis

Final scores:

Tim Amy Bridget
$5,600 $3,700 $4,400
7-day champion: $107,499 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Amy Bridget
$7,800 $11,200 $8,800
12 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2016-08-31
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