Show #7647 - Tuesday, December 5, 2017


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Kimberly Kist, a retired teacher from Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Matthias Clark, a financial software consultant from River Forest, Illinois

Kyle Becker, a research scientist from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you some members. You identify the Halls of Fame for us.)
    $200 18
Wade Boggs,
Satchel Paige
    $200 23
4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan provides nourishing recipes for athletes in "Run Fast. Eat" this way
    $200 1
Syria agrees to a cease-fire, June 1967
    $200 11
It's the old-timey mustache seen here
    $200 6
"Jesus, Take The Wheel" drove this woman all the way to No. 1 on the country charts
    $200 16
Italy's longest river, the Po flows 405 miles east to this sea
    $400 19
Samuel Morse,
Elisha Otis
    $400 24
Part cookbook, part travel guide, "Rice, Noodle, Fish" is Matt Goulding's experience of the food culture of this country
    $400 2
George H.W. Bush calls a halt on February 28, 1991
    $400 12
Got milk? One of Wisconsin's nicknames is "America's" this
    $400 7
"Don't believe me just watch"--there's an exclamation point on the title of this 2015 smash hit
    $400 17
On Via Port'Alba in Naples you can visit this type of restaurant that opened in 1830--the ovens are still going
    $600 20
Robert Johnson, Blind Willie McTell
    $600 28
For her fans, this actress wrote "My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food From My Little House to Yours"
    $600 3
To some historians--Gen. E. Kirby Smith surrenders the Trans-Mississippi Department
    DD: $1,000 13
It's the branch of astronomy that studies the origin & structure of the universe
    $600 8
Made for the category, this R&B singer gave us "U Remind Me", "U Got It Bad" & "U Don't Have To Call"
    $600 25
2.8 million Romans make Rome Italy's most populous city; this northern city is second with about 1.4 million
    $800 21
    $800 4
Bordeaux falls to the French, 1453
    $800 14
A crime similar to kidnapping, or, medically, the movement of a limb away from the midline of the body
    $800 9
This '60s hit tells us, "On a blanket with my baby is where I'll be"
    $800 26
Lists of the great builders of history leave out Giovanni di Simone, chief engineer of this structure in the 1270s
    $1000 22
Abigail Adams,
Dorothea Dix
    $1000 5
A treaty is signed March 30, 1856
    $1000 15
According to Genesis, on the second day God created this, which he called heaven
    $1000 10
This '80s reggae group took their name from a British unemployment form & now you got them, babe
    $1000 27
You'll do lots of climbing just walking the streets of Positano on this coast on the Gulf of Salerno

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

Kyle Matthias Kimberly
$600 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Matthias Kimberly
-$600 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
J.C. Hall co-founded this greeting card company that has a Hall of Fame all its own
    $400 21
It mentions that the swearer will "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States"
    $400 1
The seventh planet from the sun
    $400 11
Named by UNESCO in 2004, this city is the literary & literal capital of Scotland
    $400 6
An alphabetical list of terms from one specific field of knowledge
    $800 17
It's automatic--19th c. physiologist Marshall Hall explained these responses to stimuli
    $800 22
"On my honor" this oath says to "help other people at all times"
    $800 2
A married couple with some Nobel Prizes between them
    $800 12
This major city is recognized for its excellence in publishing both Spanish & Catalan literature
    $800 29
(I'm Neil deGrasse Tyson.) I was flattered to be named "Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive" by this magazine back in 2000, but I'm inclined to wonder, who was I up against?
    $800 7
The width of the business end of a firearm; a shotgun's might be 12
    $1200 18
Electronic music and animal rights are among the passions of Richard Melville Hall, better known as this
    $1200 23
In 1920 those taking this oath vowed "a spirit of chivalry for the honor of our country & for the glory of sport"
    $1200 3
The sun
    $1200 13
Thanks to its pioneering writers' program, the only American city honored is in this Midwest state
    $1200 28
This primetime game show was the USA's most watched TV program
    $1200 8
An embarrassing mistake made in public
    $1600 19
In 1976 Gus Hall, General Secretary of the CPUSA, this party, got nearly 60,000 votes for president
    DD: $2,000 24
This oath involves swearing to "Asclepius, Hygieia, Panacea & all the gods & goddesses"
    DD: $2,000 4
An Italian-American physicist
    $1600 14
Literature about this Pampas cowboy helped get Montevideo recognized
    $1600 27
Long before he took us to "Manchester by the Sea", he made his feature directing debut with "You Can Count on Me"
    $1600 9
A butcher may trim away this unpleasantly chewy part of meat
    $2000 20
James Norman Hall from the Midwest moved to Tahiti & co-wrote the book about this British ship that sailed to Tahiti
    $2000 25
Financial advisors may take this type of oath that also starts with "fi" stating they will act in good faith
    $2000 5
The rainbow
    $2000 15
Thomas Bracken & Janet Frame are 2 authors from Dunedin in this country who bring that city to the forefront
    $2000 26
Her acclaimed album "Mama's Gun" featured the protest song "A.D. 2000"
    $2000 10
There are about 20 different varieties of this large, Australian monitor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Matthias Kimberly
$12,200 $6,200 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1814-1815 gathering of leaders prompted Beethoven to compose the cantata "The Glorious Moment"

Final scores:

Kyle Matthias Kimberly
$11,999 $400 $400
2-day champion: $30,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kyle Matthias Kimberly
$11,000 $6,200 $5,400
15 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
17 R,
7 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 2017-08-29
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