Show #7891 - Monday, December 24, 2018


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Charbel Barakat, an attorney from Tampa, Florida

Nicole Neroulias Gupte, a nonprofit communications consultant from Seattle, Washington

Graham Fulton III, a musician and research engineering assistant from Ellington, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We all know that.)
(Sarah: Just steps from Independence Hall, it's Philadelphia's Museum of [*]--a great place to find out how our independence happened.)
    $200 16
The NRDC fights for clean energy & against power plants that burn this solid hydrocarbon
    $200 1
"All is calm, all is bright" in this song whose 200th birthday is Christmas Eve 2018
    $200 11
Chicago, Collins, Garland
    $200 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) The first major museum dedicated to the American Revolution officially opened its doors on April 19, 2017--the 242nd anniversary of the start of the war, and the opening battles of these two towns
    $400 17
The color of its logo shows that Casting for Recovery has fly-fishing retreats for women coping with this diagnosis
    $400 21
Fireproof but unhealthy: OBSESS AT
    $400 22
This triple rhyme phrase could describe a content flea in a type of floor covering
    $400 2
Jimmy Stewart plays George Bailey, whose life changes on Christmas Eve in this movie classic
    $400 12
Jackson, Temple, Chisholm
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) On July 9, 1776, just hours after the Declaration of Independence was read publicly for the first time in New York, a patriotic mob tore down a gilded statue, recreated here of this reigning king; parts of it would be melted down and used as ammo against the British
    DD: $3,000 18
This actor's nonprofit makes connections between people & local causes
    $600 27
Gem-bright: OR ZINC
    $600 23
This word for an extravagance comes before "tax" on the Monopoly board
    $600 3
His heart is 2 sizes too small--that's why he sets out at night to ruin Christmas in Who-ville
    $600 13
Gandhi, Braga, Sotomayor
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) This Bible belonged to Sergeant Francis Merrifield who carried it with him during the war, and inscribed in it his desire to bless God for sparing his life at this bloody battle in June 1775, during the Siege of Boston
    $800 19
Fighting abuses around the world, HRW stands for this watch
    $800 26
No foolin': TRY PIE
    $800 4
Edward Woodward is the Ghost of Christmas Present in a 1984 TV version of this tale set on December 24
    $800 14
Stiles, Dent Grant, Ward Howe
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) The standard for military training in the United States through the War of 1812 was a manual of regulations written by this Prussian officer whom Washington employed to train and discipline the troops
    $1000 20
This medical group was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 1999
    $1000 25
Half the crust: RED FLAPS
    $1000 24
This word for aid or comfort is a homophone of another word for a lollipop
    $1000 5
You've gotta "love" the Christmas Eve scene in this movie where Andrew Lincoln declares his love to Keira Knightley
    $1000 15
Ederle, Lawrence, Stein
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) Here, you come face to face with some of the last survivors of the Revolutionary War photographed late in life, like Lemuel Cook, who lived past the age of 100, fought at Brandywine, and was present when Lord Cornwallis surrendered here

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

Graham Nicole Charbel
$2,600 $1,200 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Nicole Charbel
$5,400 $4,200 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey...)
    $400 6
This tech mogul who turns 35 in May 2019 has a net worth in the high 11 figures
    $400 1
The Himalayas border the southern end of the vast plateau of this Chinese region
    $400 11
A crank or nutjob
    $400 23
Just as in the Richard Gere-Julia Roberts film it's based on, this musical has a businessman hire an escort
    $800 7
When courts went after his Standard Oil of Ohio, he just created the gargantuan Standard Oil of New Jersey
    $800 2
In 2018, with ISIS pushed out, rail service re-started from Fallujah to this capital city
    $800 15
A dictator
    $800 27
Avery makes shipping, address & file folder types of these stickers for the office
    $800 17
Collaborating with Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone of "South Park" fame created this show about missionaries
    DD: $10,600 8
Around 1920 he turned a $30 investment into a get-rich-quick "scheme" that defrauded folks out of $15 million
    $1200 3
Like Hong Kong in 1997, this special administrative region & gambling mecca was returned to China in 1999
    $1200 14
A cheap book written for profit, not art
    $1200 16
Murder victim Mary Rogers had her name Frenchified as this character in an Edgar Allan Poe mystery
    $1200 20
A popular bumper sticker is the ichthys symbol, a line drawing of this creature as a symbol of Christianity
    DD: $600 22
No. 5 in this play says, "I'd like to change my vote to not guilty"; the foreman replies, "Are you sure?"
    $1600 9
In 1880 he wrote "The Art of Money-Getting or Golden Rules for Making Money"; his way was to show "human curiosities"
    $1600 4
Vientiane, capital of this country, is found just northeast of the Mekong River
    $1600 12
Where the action is, especially for wireless users
    $1600 18
Daniel Boone was a basis for this character in the "Leatherstocking Tales" by James Fenimore Cooper
    $1600 19
A car's sticker price, which is what the dealer wants you to pay, is aka this term with a 4-letter abbreviation
    $1600 21
In the play "Almost, Maine", people fall in & out of love while watching this celestial display
    $2000 10
Last name of American Tobacco's James B., who smoked up profits with American Cigar & American Snuff
    $2000 5
The Camotes sea is a small sea lying between the islands of Cebu & Leyte in this republic
    $2000 13
Solanum tuberosum
    $2000 26
Don Armado in "Love's Labour's Lost" may have been based on this soldier poet of Shakespeare's time
    $2000 25
Before his Obama "Hope" poster, this graphic artist found fame with his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" stickers
    $2000 24
A small Welsh town comes to life in this Dylan Thomas "play for voices"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Graham Nicole Charbel
$9,000 $10,200 $28,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: [British accent] I do believe this is a very good subject for Final Jeopardy!)
The last name of this 17th c. baronet who held many offices is synonymous with the govt. & especially the PM's residence

Final scores:

Graham Nicole Charbel
$18,000 $18,000 $30,700
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Graham Nicole Charbel
$9,000 $10,200 $17,000
14 R,
2 W
15 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-07
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