Show #6508 - Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Contestants

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Debra Newman, a psychologist from Pound Ridge, New York

Gonzalo Rufatt, a financial advisor from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Kris Hamilton, a computer technician from Dublin, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

A BUNCH OF IDIOMS
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
1892
(Alex: That was a good year.)
RESTAURANTS BY SLOGAN
TALK OF THE TOWN
THEIR SOLE OSCAR NOMINATION
    $200 5
Another way of saying "the whole kit & caboodle" is "lock, stock &" this
    $200 26
An ECG measures the electrical activity of the heart, while an EEG measures the activity of this organ
    $200 21
On January 20 this sport's first official game was played at the Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA gymnasium
    $200 18
"Eat fresh"
    $200 1
Milton called it "the eye of Greece, mother of arts & eloquence"
    $200 11
Liam Neeson,
1993
    $400 6
Beware of this idiom, seen here
    $400 27
Alexander Wood, who invented the hollow-needled hypodermic one of these, became a morphine addict
    $400 22
On January 1 teenager Annie Moore from Ireland became the first of millions of immigrants to pass through here
    $400 17
"Everything you love about breakfast"
    $400 2
Dorothy Parker is said to have described it as "72 suburbs in search of a city"
    $400 12
Dudley Moore,
1981
    $600 7
To get your kids up & moving, you might tell them, "don't sit there like a bump on" this
    $600 28
In 1977 Raymond Damadian constructed the first one of these full-body magnetic scanners, naming it "indomitable"
    $600 23
This cotton pest first reached the U.S. when it crossed over the Mexican border into Texas
    $600 16
"Think outside the bun" is dead! Long live "Live mas"
    $600 3
According to Samuel Johnson, "when a man is tired of" this city, "he is tired of life"
    $600 13
Haley Joel Osment,
1999
    $800 8
It's the same either way with this idiom
    $800 29
A tonometer, which tests hydrostatic pressure within the eye, is used to detect this condition
    $800 24
The Homestead Strike at one of this tycoon's steel plants was broken, setting back the union movement
    $800 19
"When you're here, you're family"
    $800 4
"I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday", wrote this mystery novelist; maybe the town put him into a "big sleep"
    $800 14
As a son, Dan Aykroyd,
1989
    $1000 9
When it comes to bureaucratic rules, you've probably learned "you can't fight" this place
    $1000 30
The bulldog type of this is used to clamp an artery or vein to stop blood flow
    $1000 25
Homer Plessy was arrested in June for sitting in a whites-only R.R. car, leading to this Supreme Court case
    $1000 20
"No rules. Just right"
    DD: $800 10
Hemingway wrote that if you've lived in Paris as a young man, "wherever you go...it stays with you, for Paris is" this book title
    $1000 15
As a rancher, Rock Hudson,
1956

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

Kris Gonzalo Debra
$1,000 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Gonzalo Debra
$6,400 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BANGLADESH
NOTORIOUS WOMEN
SHIP SHAPE
THE ARTS
STARTS WITH "C"
THEIR SOUL GRAMMY NOMINATION
    $400 21
Seafood is naturally important to the economy, as Bangladesh has 360 miles of coast along this bay
    $400 14
During her crime spree with Clyde, she sent samples of her poetry to newspapers
    $400 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Nat'l Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.) The CLS4 Carpenteria was built in 1917 to be a floating one of these; a sunlight-operated valve on the unmanned ship turned on the acetylene beacon
    $400 6
This French art movement held its first show in 1874
    $400 1
Traditionally, it's what you're told to say so you'll be smiling in a photograph
    $400 26
Oh, yeah, baby...his "Theme From 'Shaft'" was nominated & won in 1971
    $800 22
This country is the main destination for Bangladeshi exports
    $800 15
Nicknamed "Squeaky", this Charles Manson follower tried to assassinate President Ford in 1975
    $800 10
This German battleship was launched on February 14, 1939 & sunk by the British 2 years later
    $800 7
In 1928 he composed "Bolero" as a ballet
    $800 2
Jane Austen's writing room door made this noise, which she liked because it warned her of visitors
    $800 27
It was just him, without the Miracles, nominated in 1987 for "Just To See Her"
    $1200 23
Major industries of Bangladesh include tea processing & the manufacture of these, like jute
    $1200 16
Not notorious herself, she played serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the movie "Monster"
    $1200 11
While protesting nuclear testing in the Pacific, this Greenpeace ship was sunk in 1985 by agents of the French govt.
    DD: $600 8
"Neptune, the Mystic" ends this Gustav Holst work
    $1200 3
14-letter term for the 1960s movement opposed to mainstream American society
    $1200 28
I heard it through the grapevine that this soulful legend was nominated in 1982 for "Sexual Healing"
    $1600 24
Subject to flooding, Bangladesh is on the flood plain of this river, which joins with the Brahmaputra
    $1600 17
When Anna Sage betrayed this gangster on July 22, 1934, she was not dressed in red but wore an orange skirt
    DD: $2,900 12
In June 1787 this ship's interior was converted to house pots holding breadfruit plants
    $1600 19
In 2012 Joshua Bell played this instrument at the grand opening of Vegas' Smith Center for the Performing Arts
    $1600 4
These devices used to measure thickness can be "inside" or "outside"
    $1600 29
It wasn't the Soul Train but this train that got Gladys Knight & the Pips nominated in 1973
    $2000 25
Following its conquest by Muslim invaders, Bangladesh became part of this empire in the 16th century
    $2000 18
This third wife of Emperor Claudius "mess"ed around with a lot of men & tried to get one on the throne, but it didn't work
    $2000 13
It was hijacked in 1985 by Palestinian terrorists who killed American Leon Klinghoffer
    $2000 20
The 1824 countryside painting "The Lock" is his costliest, going for $35 million in 2012
    $2000 5
In music recording, this "track" sets the tempo
    $2000 30
1974 was good to this "Tell Me Something Good" soul group that featured Chaka Khan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Gonzalo Debra
$17,300 $5,600 $0
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY FIRST LINES
"You better not never tell nobody but God", begins this 1982 novel, whose film version garnered 11 Oscar nominations

Final scores:

Kris Gonzalo Debra
$23,300 $10,000 $0
3-day champion: $60,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kris Gonzalo Debra
$21,600 $5,600 $0
32 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
1 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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