Show #7435 - Friday, December 30, 2016

Clip of this game shown on the 2019-04-04 episode of Better Things.


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Ryan VanderYacht, a substitute teacher and stay-at-home dad from Lake Forest, California

Kate Gran, an attorney from East Northport, New York

Mukund Marathe, a music teacher and singer from Montclair, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will not be your sommelier, I will be [*] for you.)
    $200 6
I've chosen for you this company's Juicy Fruit, with subtle hints of cassis & a flamboyant finish
    $200 12
After Moses died this man led the children of Israel over the Jordan & conquered Jericho
    $200 1
From the mind of a McDonald's ad exec, this selection was first served up in 1979
    $200 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Starting in Southern California, south of San Juan Capistrano, & ending in Mendocino County, Highway 1, or the PCH, short for this, provides some gorgeous scenery as it lives up to its name
    $200 11
No. 1 in 1984, this Prince hit reaches the Top 10 again in 2016 soon after his death
    $200 23
In 1981 Elizabeth Taylor played a villainous & uninvited guest who crashed Luke & Laura's wedding on this soap
    $400 7
With the name of a three-pronged weapon, this brand produces a fine wintergreen that is steely & unctuous
    $400 13
In 1992 the Presidential Medal of Freedom was awarded to this Chinese-American architect
    $400 2
Summertime counselors know who is & who isn't this, a phrase popularized in the 1980s
    $400 17
Gulf Coast State College is in Panama City in this state
    $400 21
Noah knew the waters of the earth had abated when a dove flew back with a leaf from this tree in its beak
    $400 24
Its creator described this Fox series centering on a hip hop music & entertainment co. as "black Dynasty"
    $600 8
You'll swoon over Ice Arctic Chill from this "toothy" gum brand; its crisp, earthy vibe is all the rage
    $600 14
Leading the fight against polio, his 1955 vaccine quickly dropped incidences of the disease from about 20 to 2 in 100,000
    $600 3
Tap-dancing is cool-- very cool-- in this 2006 Oscar winner
    $600 18
Costa Smeralda, or Emerald Coast, on this island just south of Corsica has been a haven for the jet set since the 1960s
    $600 22
According to the ads, the Dove Beauty Bar's "gentle cleansing formula contains 1/4" this kind of cream
    $600 25
In 1991 Ben Cross looked good for a 200-year-old as vampire Barnabas Collins on this remake of a '60s soap
    $800 9
You'll love the pink packaging of this rhyming brand's bubble tape gum; pull some out & embrace the lean suppleness
    $800 15
French president from 1995 to 2007 he was followed by his onetime protege Nicolas Sarkozy
    $800 4
This common 3-word wish literally means "I hope you have many more joyous such events"
    $800 19
Wows like Cape Spear Lighthouse make the Avalon Peninsula on this Canadian island "National Geographic's" top coast
    $800 28
In 2013 a peace dove consisting of 1.2 million buttons was created at the Burj Khalifa complex in this UA Emirate
    $800 26
One of the first successful primetime serials, it aired 2 nights a week & was based on a Grace Metalious novel
    $1000 10
Also a nickname for Cornell, this cinnamon gum I have chosen conveys a bold, cloying zest
    $1000 5
A good balance, or the ghost-summoning Madame Arcati in "Blithe Spirit"
    $1000 20
This Croatian coast with destinations like Split & Brac has been called the next Riviera
    DD: $1,000 29
1997's "Comanche Moon" was the last published of the 4 novels in this Western series
    $1000 27
For 45 years the town of Llanview was the setting for this serial

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

Mukund Kate Ryan
$3,000 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mukund Kate Ryan
$3,800 $4,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
He really set things in motion:
    $400 1
"Georgia, Georgia, the whole day through, just an old sweet song, keeps" this 4-word title around
    $400 6
Like his roommate, this doctor first shows up in "A Study in Scarlet"
    $400 16
Ding dong! The first Forever stamps, issued in 2007, featured this iconic symbol
    $400 21
By 1240 Batu Khan, grandson of this man, had conquered most of Russia
    $400 11
Bordeaux & Beirut are 2 of these in relation to Los Angeles
    $800 2
This singer/guitarist gave us "Your Body Is A Wonderland" & "Why Georgia"
    $800 7
This doctor/poet was Boris Pasternak's alter ego
    $800 17
Stamps celebrating this character's 75th anniversary included the one seen here
    $800 22
Adopted "municipal" name of Odo de Lagny, elected pope in 1088 & a leader of ecclesiastical church reform
    $800 12
It tastes tart and may go into a tart
    DD: $2,000 3
Nice neighbor! This "stately" mega-group of country sang "Burn Georgia Burn"
    $1200 8
Eternally optimistic Dr. Pangloss is a companion & tutor to this title Voltaire fellow
    $1200 18
In 2015, just in time for winter, the Postal Service issued 4 colorful stamps featuring geometric these
    $1200 23
With its excellent port facilities, Riga, Latvia was an important center of this league of merchant cities
    $1200 13
A Tina Fey skit popularized this name for unfashionable high-rise pants
    $1600 28
A prolific breeder:
    $1600 4
Reba McEntire is among those who've sung about this title evening of murder injustice & power outage
    $1600 9
Dr. Faustus is a scholar & magician in a work by this English playwright published posthumously in 1604
    $1600 19
In 2015, gifts of friendship stamps, including the one seen here, were jointly issued by the United States & this country
    $1600 24
After his death in 1226, "The Life of" this Italian saint told of his life of poverty & the founding of his order
    $1600 14
In the English version of a song, he's informed that "morning bells are ringing, morning bells are ringing"
    $2000 27
Ran hot & cold:
    $2000 5
In 1973 Gladys Knight & the Pips rode this title transportation to No. 1
    DD: $1,000 10
Dr. Bernard Rieux forgoes escape to stay behind & fight the deadly contagion in this Albert Camus work
    $2000 20
A 2016 series celebrating the National Park Service included a stamp of this park that covers over 3 million acres
    $2000 25
Cathedrals went higher & higher with the use of pointed arches, forming this anatomical type of vault
    $2000 15
In the King James Bible, these 3 words starting with a relative precede "for they know not what they do"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mukund Kate Ryan
$14,800 $8,800 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only Nobel Prize winner to be the title subject of a Best Picture Oscar winner is this man

Final scores:

Mukund Kate Ryan
$10,399 $800 $600
2-day champion: $31,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mukund Kate Ryan
$15,800 $11,800 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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