Show #7890 - Friday, December 21, 2018


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Graham Fulton III, a musician and research engineering assistant from Ellington, Connecticut

Ellie Jostad, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York

Andrew Kung, a graduate student from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There will be two parts to each clue. There will be a "daffynition" followed by a regular definition.)
    $200 17
For many airlines your luggage can be no larger than 22 x 14 x 9 inches to fit up here
    $200 27
This "Tonight Show" legend who mimed a golf swing after each monologue was actually more of a tennis player
    $200 13
"The ring that tells you the saloon is closing" (or a gym weight)
    $200 28
In 2009 Joe Biden left the Senate after more than 30 years of service to take this job
    $200 8
Vulpine, like the bat-eared or the crab-eating
    $200 30
Sauces at this fast food chain include mild, Del Scorcho & Del Inferno
    $400 16
From the Latin for "large", it's a large wine bottle equal to 2 standard sized ones
    $400 21
(Jimmy shows the subclavian artery on the monitor.) Pressure on the subclavian artery is one theory about how the Vulcan neck pinch might work; it was created by this actor when he thought the script's conk on the head seemed too 20th century
    $400 14
"A pup for your Porsche" (or a wall-to-wall floor covering)
    $400 29
From 1962 to 2009 this Democrat with a good name for politics served Massachusetts
    $400 7
Ostracean, like the Olympia or the pearl
    $400 12
In 2014 A1 sauce dropped this word from its name--maybe it wanted to see other meats
    $600 9
At 9 feet long & fit for Carnegie Hall, this is the largest musical instrument made by Baldwin
    $600 20
This actor found infinite variations on putting on his sunglasses before delivering a line over a corpse
    $600 15
"To throw a fishing lure too far" (or a condition of gloomy cloudiness)
    $600 24
On Jan. 3, 1975 "Angie Baby" was No. 1 on the charts & Patrick Leahy began serving as senator from this state
    $600 4
Lupine, like the Ethiopian or the timber
    $600 1
McDonald's changed the special sauce on this sandwich in 1991, but wised up & changed it back in 2004
    $800 10
"Min pin" is short for this, among the 25 smallest dog breeds recognized by the AKC
    $800 19
At "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives", he deals with piled-high burgers and keeps his clothes clean using what he calls "the hunch"
    $800 22
"Poems by prisoners" (or a sneaker brand)
    DD: $3,200 25
Who knew that this West Virginia senator would hang around for 50 years after winning his gig
    $800 5
Columbine, like the rock or the mourning
    $800 2
The traditional fry sauce from Utah is basically these 2 condiments mixed to make its pink color
    $1000 11
The USDA recognizes egg sizes from peewee to this
    $1000 18
To signal magic, the director of this sitcom's pilot told his actress wife to do that thing with your face when you get nervous
    $1000 23
"A commercial's purpose" (or the cost to see a movie)
    $1000 26
In the Senate more than 40 years, this late Republican has an airport in Anchorage named after him
    $1000 6
Anserine, like the snow or the nene
    $1000 3
This brand's "Redhot" cayenne pepper sauce was the one used to make the original Buffalo wings

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

Andrew Ellie Graham
$4,600 -$1,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Ellie Graham
$8,400 $0 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
1844, after 22 years of Haitian rule:
this republic
    $400 3
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of this condition, Latin for "out of one's mind"
    $400 1
The Origen story is Origen was a 3rd century theologian known as Adamantius or "Man of" this, like Superman
    $400 26
"Dashing through the snow in" one of these, "o'er the fields we go, laughing all the way"
    $400 29
"A vision in a dream" by Coleridge begins, "In Xanadu did" this khan "a stately pleasure-dome decree"
    $400 13
A mischievous trick played on someone to make him look foolish & to amuse others
    $800 28
1917, from Russia:
this Nordic land
    DD: $2,000 7
From the Greek for "marketplace", this disorder keep many people home due to fear of panicking in a public place
    $800 2
It was the nickname given the mysterious unknown prisoner jailed during the reign of King Louis XIV
    $800 25
"Over the river and through the woods to" her "house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh"
    $800 27
This 17th century John Bunyan allegory ends with the line "so I awoke, and behold it was a dream"
    $800 12
It's the specialty of the Fort Bragg-based 82nd Airborne division
    $1200 22
East Timor, 2002, after 25 years of oppression by this neighbor
    $1200 8
A psych study of high concentrated practice by Berlin violin students led to this numerical "rule" of success
    $1200 4
Baseball's "Stan the Man" who played in a record 24 All-Star games
    $1200 19
It completes the request by Santa, "Rudolph with your nose so bright..."
    $1200 16
This Freud work quotes Plato:
"The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming of that which the wicked man does"
    $1200 11
A sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted coat
    DD: $4,000 23
1962, after more than a century of struggle against European colonizers:
this north African country
    $1600 9
A "dark triad" that leads to exploiting others is psychopathy, Machiavellianism & this selfish -ism inspired by myth
    $1600 5
In the 1100s "The Old Man of the Mountain" led a Mideast sect whose practice of murdering foes gave us this word
    $1600 20
This holiday favorite begins, "Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, in the lane, snow is glistening"
    $1600 17
This Romantic poet gave us the strange dream vision of pale warriors in "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"
    $1600 14
This classic duo of British entertainment originated in Italy
    $2000 24
1912, after 500 years of Ottoman rule:
this country on the Adriatic
    $2000 10
A parent creating in a child the physical symptoms of illness may be exhibiting this Baron's syndrome by proxy
    $2000 6
James Galway is "The Man with the Golden" this instrument
    $2000 21
Leroy Anderson began writing this Yuletide classic during a 1946 summer heat wave
    $2000 18
The first line of this Daphne du Maurier novel is "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again"
    $2000 15
In medieval times, it was the name of a fabled Christian king of Asia behind the lines of the infidels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Ellie Graham
$18,000 -$2,000 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Named the first U.S. national monument in 1906, it was featured prominently in a blockbuster movie 71 years later

Final scores:

Andrew Ellie Graham
$6,399 -$2,000 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Ellie Graham
$19,600 -$2,000 $13,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-06
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