Show #7645 - Friday, December 1, 2017


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Melissa Fall, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Tal Kedem, an attorney from New York, New York

Lisa Kristina, a freelance musician from Chicago Heights, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In "The Woman in Cabin 10", a travel writer on assignment on one of these hears a possible murder
    $200 1
For nesting, the horned puffin uses its feet & bill to dig & excavate one of these, just like a rabbit
    $200 9
A pig's typical exclamation
    $200 14
(D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser presents the clue.) The cornerstone of this structure was laid on July 4, 1848; Abraham Lincoln & the 90-year-old widow of Alexander Hamilton were in attendance
    $200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue while lifting weights.) Weightlifting isn't futile; it's a form of this training that builds strength by contracting muscles against an opposing force
    $200 25
You wouldn't like this hero when he's angry, so be careful pulling things out of him in Operation--his eyes glow green
    $400 5
The prologue of this thriller is set in the Louvre at 10:46 p.m.
    $400 2
This 5-letter adjective refers to a wild animal, especially a domestic animal gone wild
    $400 10
A division of a government department or a chest of drawers
    $400 15
7,000 feet above sea level, the south rim of this Arizona attraction has a view to die for
    $400 21
Sprinting & powerlifting are examples of this type of exercise that means "without oxygen"
    $400 26
Yellowstone Park is the most valuable property in the National Parks version of this game
    $600 6
In "Apprentice in Death", the NYPD's Eve Dallas probes the sniper killings of 3 skaters at this area's Wollman Rink
    $600 3
Mudskipper don't need water all the time; it gets around on land just fine using two souped-up pectoral these
    $600 11
This word for impulsive behavior also begins with "imp"
    $600 17
A granite canopy in Massachusetts now protects this item of national heritage that entered history in 1620
    $600 22
With this kind of workout, it sounds like a drill instructor will tell you to drop & do 40 push-ups, but not so at Barry's
    $600 27
Mario needs to climb the blocks in the Donkey Kong edition of this precarious game
    $800 16
The 4-word "occupational" title of this John le Carre thriller was adapted from an English nursery rhyme
    $800 7
"Caudal" refers to this part of an animal
    $800 12
Completely devoted, religiously
    $800 18
To tour this dam's power plant, you have to take an elevator 530 feet down through the rock wall of Black Canyon
    DD: $1,200 23
To improve balance, try this ancient exercise with a Chinese name that means "supreme ultimate fist"
    $800 28
In the Clue edition based on this sitcom, you need to find who ate the last piece of cheesecake--I suspect Rose!
    $1000 8
From the Greek for "transform", it's the beastly process seen here
    $1000 13
French term for a licentious man; 3 of its 4 letters are vowels
    $1000 19
The Point of Arches on Shi Shi Beach in Olympic National Park in this state makes quite the postcard
    $1000 24
Elizabeth Cutler & Julie Rice created this indoor bike workout that's done in dark, candlelit rooms
    $1000 29
This dice game gets "all shook up" in the Elvis Shake, Rattle & Roll edition

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

Lisa Tal Melissa
$2,600 $2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tal Melissa
$5,600 $9,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
Semtex, a very dangerous type of this, was created in the Czech town of Semtin
    $400 1
As Michelangelo in "The Agony and the Ecstasy", Charlton Heston initially resists the pope's orders to paint this room
    $400 16
Although hundreds of things can lead to one, rhinoviruses are the most frequent culprit
    $400 21
    $400 11
In song it's "wild blue"; down home, it means over there or at a distance
    $400 6
Deposed as ruler of Granada in this country, Ibn Buluggin wrote an autobiography--no word on the size of his advance
    $800 24
Seen here is a Czech monument to the discovery of a new way to package this pantry staple in the 1840s
    $800 2
Salma Hayek earned a 2002 Oscar nomination in this Julie Taymor film
    $800 17
This Anglican liturgical text was first authorized in 1549
    $800 22
Clare Island (an island country itself)
    $800 12
The word vermin got altered to this word for a troublesome wild animal
    $800 7
Scholars have identified monks with this job who wrote out the Book of Kells, but only know them as Hands A, B & C
    $1200 25
In the early 20th century, Jan Jansky discovered there were 4, not 3, of these types in humans
    DD: $2,000 3
This 1952 study of Toulouse-Lautrec bears the name of the burlesque hall where he spent a lot of time
    $1200 18
Just over 100 years old, Parkman Bandstand is one of the newer editions to this great American open space
    $1200 23
Jupiter, Marco & Sanibel Islands
    $1200 13
A Trace Adkins hit is called this type of country music bar "Badonkadonk"
    $1200 8
Many Chinese could; the Tang dynasty has left us about 50,000 of these, in forms such as lushi & jueju
    $1600 26
In 1963 Czech chemist Otto Wichterle used new HEMA plastics to make the first soft type of these
    $1600 4
In "Big Eyes", this actress played Margaret Keane, a painter whose husband took credit for her work for years
    $1600 19
The author claimed that 3 months after publication in 1776, this pamphlet had sold 120,000 copies
    DD: $2,000 29
    $1600 14
This 4-word phrase for "bad plan" could literally mean "your collie will not sniff out a quail"
    $1600 9
Despite its title, this saint's "Summa Contra Gentiles" was partly meant as an argument against Jews
    $2000 27
Josef Ressel really made this simple machine work for him--he applied it to a ship's propeller & a wine-press roller
    $2000 5
Lili Taylor played a militant feminist who commits the title crime against a popular pop artist in this film
    $2000 20
On January 8 the Mariana Islands celebrate this day; Kentucky & Pennsylvania could do the same
    $2000 15
Part of the Interior Dept. from 1849 to 1946 to aid settlement; if you're doing this type of "business", business is good
    $2000 10
Around 880 Edred, archbishop of Canterbury, wrote to the pope to tell on this "Great" English king who was harassing him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tal Melissa
$15,200 $20,000 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Rome's Colosseum may have gotten its name because of a colossal circa 65 A.D. statue of this emperor erected nearby

Final scores:

Lisa Tal Melissa
$20,200 $9,599 $0
2-day champion: $36,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Tal Melissa
$15,200 $20,800 $3,800
17 R,
1 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2017-08-23
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