Show #8762 - Tuesday, December 13, 2022


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Ellen McRae, a Realtor from Falls Church, Virginia

Brett Myer, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Sean McShane, a nonprofit membership associate originally from West Islip, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: All responses end with "O".)
    $200 23
There was crying for her as hundreds of thousands of Argentines visited her casket in 1952; about a dozen died in the crush
    $200 21
It's a fun activity for kids at the shore, especially once they learn the ideal 20-degree angle
    $200 2
You gotta pay your bills in this port city about 20 miles southeast of Niagara Falls
    $200 11
What we did to the words in the video & the most exciting part of a trip or event
    $200 20
People magazine called Edmund Gwenn "the gold standard for cinematic Santa Clauses" after he worked up a "Miracle on" this
    $200 1
It's got buns, hon:
The untidy Jose
    $400 24
Here's a photo from the 1888 funeral of this kaiser, the first of his name, who passed just short of his 91st birthday
    $400 22
They became electric, as opposed to earlier mechanical ones, on the 1947 Humpty Dumpty pinball machine
    $400 3
The seat of Lucas County in Ohio, this city lies along the southwestern tip of Lake Erie
    $400 15
During violent winter storms, penguins gather for protection in a tightly packed group called this, just like in football
    $400 19
After committing what some might deem accidental homicide in a 1994 film, this actor re-suited up in 2022 in "The Santa Clauses" on TV
    $400 4
In the ice cream aisle: Lithic lane
    $600 25
47 years after the OK Corral, his pallbearers in L.A. included silent movie Western star Tom Mix & a former mayor of Tombstone
    $600 28
As in an old kitchen-based catchphrase meaning things are going well, "Now we're" doing this
    DD: $1,400 8
Only Greenland & New Guinea are larger islands in size than this one in the Pacific
    $600 14
In biology, it's a thin outer layer of a cell; osmosis is the passage of a fluid through a semipermeable one
    $600 18
Saaannta! I know him! & it was the late, great Ed Asner who played the role in this 2003 film
    $600 5
Southern fried fun: Silence, curs!
    $800 26
In 1852 the procession of this victorious Waterloo general's bespoke hearse had a million onlookers on its way to St. Paul's
    $800 29
It's the title of a novel by E.B. White & the sound heard here
    $800 9
In 1876 it was a frontier town of 600 people; today this North Dakota city has around 125,000
    $800 13
This wedge-shaped piece is at the summit of an arch & holds the rest of the pieces in place
    $800 17
A poster for "Bad Santa 2" had this thespian face down on a bar above the tagline "Giving the holidays another shot"
    $800 6
A hero in the south: Destitute lad
    $1000 27
On March 29, 1827 20,000 attended the funeral of this German composer; Franz Schubert was a torchbearer
    $1000 30
This artillery piece, a type of small cannon, was the nickname of baseball player Howie Moss
    $1000 10
This country highlighted here formerly declared its independence in 2008 but some EU members did not recognize it
    $1000 12
An electromagnetic emanation around living things; a red one means you are energetic
    $1000 16
Vince Vaughn was older brother Fred Claus to this actor as Nicholas
    $1000 7
Tiramisu turf:
Dame digits

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

Sean Brett Ellen
$6,000 $1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Brett Ellen
$7,400 $4,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
Aged almost 90, Picasso painted himself as one of these before a huge crowd, holding a sword as if it were a paintbrush
    $400 2
It precedes broil, seen here, or fog
    $400 22
After Jed Clampett discovered oil on his Appalachian property, he loaded up his family & moved to this more affluent locale
    $400 20
You get an adjacent letter if you don't know it's the 7th letter of the English alphabet
    $400 29
When this gloomy outlook follows "electro", it refers to the ability of an atom to attract electron pairs
    $400 1
Her resumé includes 2 novels published 55 years apart & a 1983 essay about the history of Alabama
    $800 27
Francisco de Zurbarán liked to paint Francis, his namesake; the patched robe shows Franciscan monks' vow of this
    $800 3
It precedes man, seen here, or opera
    $800 21
The 2016 EP "Coconut Oil" was the first major label release for this Big Grrrl rap & pop artist
    $800 19
In French, W has this name, which makes more sense
    $800 30
A cup of instant coffee is a solution & adding water is this process, the opposite of concentration
    $800 15
Written in 1991, "The Kitchen God's Wife" drew on her experiences as the Americanized daughter of a Chinese mother
    DD: $3,000 25
In the 1570s this immigrant from Crete painted "The Disrobing of Christ" for the cathedral of Toledo, Spain
    $1200 4
Fern or cream pie
    $1200 14
Upton Sinclair's novel "Oil!" was the basis for this movie that won Daniel Day-Lewis an Oscar
    $1200 18
Our letter K comes from this Greek one
    $1200 26
In chemistry it describes a substance that evaporates readily; it's the V in mVOC, smelly compounds produced by molds
    $1200 9
In addition to her numerous books for younger readers like "Superfudge", she wrote a few for adults, including "Wifey" in 1978
    $1600 11
It's an old Spanish word for a pretty young woman; Goya painted several, including some "on a Balcony"
    $1600 5
Syndrome (coined in the 1970s)
    $1600 13
Forever seeking to kidnap his sweetheart, Oil Can Harry was a villainous cat adversary of this rodent superhero
    $1600 17
Many Brits put an "intrusive" one between words that end with a vowel sound & words that start with one
    DD: $3,000 24
Orpiment, formula As2S3 was a longtime aid to painters as a yellow pigment, but not now, due to this, the As
    $1600 8
"To Be Young, Gifted and Black" by this playwright was performed Off-Broadway after cancer took her far too young at 34
    $2000 10
The title of this 1656 group portrait by Velazquez means "the ladies in waiting"
    $2000 6
(founded 1895)
    $2000 12
"Beds Are Burning" was the biggest U.S. hit for this political-minded Australian band
    $2000 16
Now often confused with F, the "long" form of this lowercase letter disappeared from English in the 1800s
    $2000 23
Named for their 2 constituent elements, these compounds such as propane & octane are often used for fuel
    $2000 7
From a Bengali family, she won a 2000 Pulitzer for exploring the immigrant life in "Interpreter of Maladies"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Brett Ellen
$28,600 $11,200 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Demonstrating the dignity & humanity of Black Americans, he sat for 160 known photographs, the most of any American in the 19th century

Final scores:

Sean Brett Ellen
$32,600 $11,400 $8,600
2-day champion: $53,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sean Brett Ellen
$25,400 $11,200 $6,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2022-10-24
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