Show #7893 - Wednesday, December 26, 2018


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DeAnn Hale, a stay-at-home mom from Eagle Mountain, Utah

Jon Barber, an investment professional from San Francisco, California

Richard Koehler, a data scientist from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those are words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently, and we want both pronunciations in each correct response.)
    $200 9
Fittingly, the final episode of this CBS sitcom found Max & Caroline without a penny to their names
    $200 4
To lead the orchestra & your deportment
    $200 22
This patriotic guy seen here traces his origins back to the 1830s
    $200 1
This variety of sunglasses was modeled after goggles worn by early pilots
    $200 10
In 1845 the U.S. Naval Academy was founded in this state
    $200 28
Nile these reptiles, which can reach 20 feet in length, are estimated to kill 200 people annually
    $400 13
This HBO series about the Fisher family put the "fun" in funeral home
    $400 5
Majestic & a month of the year
    $400 24
In 1893 Nancy Green hit the world stage as this "syrupy" character & spokesperson
    $400 2
Eyeglasses with 3 different vision powers built in for close-up, middle & distant viewing
    $400 19
This "Beehive State" keeps busy with the USA's highest birth rate
    $400 29
This virus that kills both birds & humans was first isolated in Uganda in 1937
    $600 16
The reboot of this sitcom features a Cuban-American family & Gloria Estefan giving a Latin flair to its theme "This is It"
    $600 6
To allow an event to occur & the city document allowing an event to occur
    $600 21
A full loose gown, or an "old" nursery rhyme woman with an empty cupboard
    $600 3
A style of metal-rimmed circular glasses is named after this rock musician
    $600 14
John Kerry summers there, sometimes on Naushon Island
    $600 23
These 3-ton-plus river-dwelling mammals have ferocious bites & are known to upend boats
    $800 17
Imported from Britain, "Man About the House" became this sitcom that starred John Ritter
    $800 7
To let go from class & an explanation for one's mistake
    $800 26
In "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" George Clooney insists he's this, a Latin word for the father of a family
    $800 11
10-letter adjective for sunglasses that curve to also cover & protect your eyes from the side
    $800 15
The Oswego Canal is part of its 500-mile canal system
    $800 25
More than 5,000 French sailors died in the 1798 Battle of the Nile, one of this English admiral's great victories
    $1000 18
Scott Wolf & Matthew Fox were 2 of the orphaned siblings on this '90s FOX drama
    $1000 8
To coalesce & a grain-harvesting machine
    DD: $3,000 27
Ivan's repudiation of God looms large in this Dostoyevsky work
    $1000 12
The LensCrafters online glossary lists anti-reflective & scratch-resistant as 2 types of this for lenses
    $1000 20
4 of its last 10 governors have spent time in federal prison

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

Richard Jon DeAnn
$5,000 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jon DeAnn
$4,600 $2,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the "they".)
(Kelly: We're taking a trip around the world with treasures from the vast collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.)
    $400 1
Cameron Crowe created the "Singles" movie soundtrack with grunge music he discovered in this city
    $400 21
From 1821 until 1848 this country controlled what is today California
    $400 8
His first published book was a biology text; his first novel was "The Time Machine"
    $400 10
3D White Teeth whitening strips
    $400 20
"You never miss the water till the ___ runs dry"
    $400 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.) Intricate tile mosaics decorate the 14th century Iranian Mihrab, a niche in the wall in the mosque that indicates the direction of this city, which Muslims face when praying
    $800 4
This song by Seal was the big hit from the "Batman Forever" soundtrack
    $800 22
In November 1620 this document was signed onboard a ship off Cape Cod
    $800 9
"Lady Windermere's Fan", a comedy of manners, is by this Irish wit
    $800 14
The Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer
    $800 26
"To err is human, to forgive ___"
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.) A building, its setting, and its furnishings were inextricably related for this architect, who designed the prairie-style room and all of its furniture, which is placed exactly as he intended it
    $1200 5
This Celtics point guard plays the title character in "Uncle Drew" & performs "Ridiculous" on its soundtrack
    DD: $1,000 19
In 1925 John T. Scopes was put on trial, convicted & fined for teaching evolution in this Southern state
    $1200 2
This playwright hit a homer with "Fences", which won him a Pulitzer
    $1200 15
The Storjorm bathroom mirror with built-in light
    $1200 12
"If you play both ends against the ___, the ___ will soon fold up"
    $1200 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.) Likely designed by Hans Holbein the Younger, a suit of armor from 1527 is thought to be this king's; in contrast is the suit of armor he wore when he was overweight and crippled with gout
    $1600 6
This director of 1978's "Halloween" adapted the film's iconic theme song for the 2018 sequel with son Cody
    $1600 23
In 1792 Congress tried to increase judges' workload, leading to the 1st federal court decision voiding a law on this basis
    $1600 3
Jonathan Franzen eulogized this 3-named author as having "produced a thousand pages of world-class jest"
    $1600 16
The XE sports sedan
    $1600 13
"___ corrupts, and absolute ___ corrupts absolutely"
    DD: $4,000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.) Italian artist Antonio Canova created a model of neoclassical beauty with this sculpture of this Greek hero, sword in one hand, and in the other, Medusa's just-severed head
    $2000 7
The soundtrack for this 2017 Hugh Jackman movie was in the top 10 for more than 30 weeks
    $2000 24
In 1933 this new head of the Department of Labor became the first female cabinet member
    $2000 11
Her first collection of stories, "In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women", was released in 1973
    $2000 25
Sinatra Select Tennessee whiskey
    $2000 27
Per Shakespeare, "what's past is ___"
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.) Spiritual forces can be contained or released by nkisi n'kondi, or a power figure carved by these Bantu-speaking people whose name is on an African river and two African republics

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jon DeAnn
$8,200 $18,200 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There's a duality in our Final Jeopardy! category today--)
Most of the land fighting in the first Punic war between Rome & Carthage was on this island

Final scores:

Richard Jon DeAnn
$16,400 $19,999 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Jon DeAnn
$11,200 $16,800 $8,200
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2018-11-07
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