Show #6501 - Monday, December 17, 2012

Contestants

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Theresa Anderson, a clothing sales associate from Valrico, Florida

Susan Jann, an operations coordinator from Bristol, Pennsylvania

Alistair Bell, a computer chip designer from Berlin, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
GO AHEAD... MAKE MY CAR
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
MOVIE MISSING LINKS
MATH FUN
FROM B TO SHINING B
    $200 1
Duh--a candy cane cocktail gets its signature flavor from this kind of schnapps
    $200 18
You can bug out in this automaker's Jetta
    $200 26
Sally & her brother were looking out the window on a rainy day when they saw him standing on a doormat
    $200 16
Scent of a _____ Under the Influence
    $200 3
If the 4 people at your standup show each bring 2 friends to your next gig, you'll have this size audience
    $200 8
Found after dive, cherry or stink, it's da this!
    $400 2
A merry Irishman pairs Kahlua with tullamore dew, an Irish type of this
    $400 19
Be an Alfa dog & hop in its 2-seat 8c Spider
    $400 27
"Mowgli's Brothers" is the first story in this 1894 collection
    $400 17
Sling _____ Runner
    $400 4
It's the response to the classic riddle "Why is 6 afraid of 7?"
    $400 9
It's a globular underground part of a flower
    $600 13
The vegan version of this holiday classic uses soy milk, extra firm silken tofu & of course rum & nutmeg
    $600 23
This Korean brand has "Soul"
    $600 30
Bugs meany is often the villain in the stories about this young detective who was introduced in 1963
    $600 20
Lovers and Other _____ on a Train
    $600 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Take a circle whose diameter is 1 foot and mark the bottom. Once the wheel has made one revolution, you have a measurement, in feet, of this ratio
    $600 10
That's the spot! it's a therapeutic manipulation of the dorsal muscles
    $800 14
Named for a red plant, this cocktail has triple sec, champagne & cranberry juice
    $800 24
A convertible 2013 Phantom from this maker can fetch more than $470,000
    $800 29
This Hans Christian Andersen maiden was born in a tulip; a polished walnut shell served as her cradle
    $800 21
Jack ____/Nixon
    $800 6
It's the sum of the 4 numbers in the center column of buttons on a standard touch-tone phone
    $800 11
A brief advertisement, perhaps for your buddy's novel
    $1000 15
Angels we have heard on high suggest an angel's delight, made with this spirit, such as Bombay
    $1000 25
The Roadster, an electric car from this new company named for an inventor, goes 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds
    $1000 28
This mouse created by Lucy Cousins for preschoolers has such friends as Cyril the Squirrel & Eddie the Elephant
    $1000 22
Wait Until _____ Victory
    DD: $1,600 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) The Venn diagram here contains three sets: A, B, and C. But, there's another set that includes all possible things that's called this
    $1000 12
Grover Norquist said he wanted to reduce government to the size where he could "drown it in" this household feature

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Alistair Susan Theresa
$2,600 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Susan Theresa
$3,600 $6,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW JERSEY
"MAIN"
MASS
GEORGE, UHHH...
MRS. HIPPIE
THE OTHER 45 STATES
    $400 4
In 2011 a Florida Major League Baseball team unveiled a New Jersey & this new alliterative name
    $400 12
When a book's copyright expires, it enters this, & anyone can publish it without liability
    $400 13
Mass is one of the Catholic church's 7 of these
    $400 6
I've gone blank...he was born Eric Blair & wrote that book about barnyard animals that overthrow their human masters
    $400 26
It seems like every other garment in Mrs. Hippie's is colored with this knotted fabric technique
    $400 1
The name of this state honors "The Sun King"
    $800 5
Hoping to improve times, the 2012 U.S. Olympic track team wore new uniforms with these on them, like on golf balls
    $800 18
Term for a very large computer that was the hub of a system for many users in the 1960s; today we call it a server
    $800 14
The hymn "Glory to God in the Highest" also has this Latin name
    $800 22
In 1819 Shelley called him "an old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king"--I know the name, but I forget the number
    $800 27
A "bad trip" is an uncomfortable LSD experience, like the one Mrs. Hippie had at this August 1969 N.Y. music festival
    $800 2
Susana Martinez, this state's first female governor, is also the first Latina governor of a U.S. state
    DD: $1,600 7
Nike redesigned the NFL uniforms for 2012, with the biggest revamp for this team that's closest to Nike headquarters
    $1200 19
Also a nautical term, it describes one who acts as a chief support
    $1200 15
Either the Nicene or Apostles' one of these texts is recited
    $1200 23
Oh, drat, him... chose his own famous middle name, taught agriculture at Tuskegee in 1896
    $1200 28
Mrs. Hippie wears these shoes from a company around since the '70s -- the 1770s
    $1200 3
Check out the groovy corner design of this state's flag. The yellow and black stripes honor the Calvert family
    $1600 8
The 1912-13 throwback jerseys worn in 2009 didn't help this team add to its 24 Stanley Cups
    $1600 20
This haunt of pirates was the Caribbean Sea & adjacent waters; Tom Sawyer was "The Black Avenger" of it
    $1600 16
Mass is obligatory on December 8, the feast of this doctrine of Mary's purity
    DD: $2,000 24
You know, he was a 1901 VMI grad, spearheaded the big European recovery program 46 years later
    $1600 10
This basically rectangular state is surrounded by Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado & Utah
    $2000 9
This team that once featured a dribbling dinosaur on its jersey became the NBA's first to debut a camouflage one
    $2000 21
Merion & Villanova are 2 of the towns in this Philadelphia area named for a route of the Pennsylvania railroad
    $2000 17
Now again kosher (wrong word?), the Latin-language tridentine mass is named for this 16th century council
    $2000 25
It'll come to me... the algebra or logic named for him is central to the design of computer circuits
    $2000 11
Wenatchee, in this state's Chelan County, bills itself as "apple capital of the world"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Susan Theresa
$15,600 $17,800 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY INVENTIONS
Thoreau noted in 1854, it "resounds at every post. it is a harp with one string--the first strain from the American lyre"

Final scores:

Alistair Susan Theresa
$15,600 $22,800 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alistair Susan Theresa
$16,800 $17,400 $6,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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