Show #6733 - Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Contestants

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Varun Shekhar, a graduate student in engineering and law from Northville, Michigan

Curtis Morales, an analytics engineer from Washington, D.C.

Matthew Church, a medical student from Prince George, British Columbia, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

A LITTLE SOMETHING SWEET
D.C. TV
"M" STATE
BOMB
ADJECTIVES FOR YOUR RESUMÉ
GOD SAID UNTO THEE...
(Alex: You have to identify the individual God was speaking to.)
    $200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew visits Durig Chocolatier in Switzerland.) As seen in the Durig workshops, Swiss chocolate comes in many exotic varieties, including one in which this potent potable is added directly to the molten chocolate
    $200 28
"Let Bartlet Be Bartlet" was an episode of this D.C.-set TV series
    $200 18
More than 100 million pounds of lobster were harvested there in 2011
    $200 24
In 1970 anti-war radicals attempted to blow up a U.S. Army Mathematics Research Center at this college in Madison
    $200 9
Like "Mr. Ripley" in the title of a Patricia Highsmith novel
    $400 2
This sweet treat is the subject of "wars" in a Food Network show judged by Candace Nelson, owner of Sprinkles Bakery
    $400 27
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is, God help us, a heartbeat away from the most powerful office in the world on this HBO comedy
    $400 19
250 Statues of Liberty could fit inside this state's Mall of America
    $400 25
Seen here, one of these was tested on Eniwetok Atoll in 1952
    $400 10
Designating a quantity greater than zero
    $600 3
The sponge cakes with this anatomical name go into tiramisu
    $600 6
Candice Bergen spent a decade playing this title Washington, D.C. reporter
    $600 20
Its motto is Latin for "if you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you"
    $600 16
Early grenades took their name from the French word for this exotic fruit they resembled
    $600 8
Rod Laver helped his bank account when he turned this status in 1963
    $600 13
"And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh"
    $800 4
A special occasion dessert in Latin America, pastel de tres leches means cake of these
    $800 7
On this ABC soap the president (Tony Goldwyn) is having an affair & has murdered a Supreme Court justice; what a...
    DD: $2,400 21
In area it's the largest of the 8 "M" states
    $800 17
The Stuka, a key German weapon of World War II, was this type of aircraft that releases its bombs at low altitude
    $800 11
Reliable; it's the first quality mentioned in the Boy Scout Law
    $800 14
"What hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground"
    $1000 5
These geographic-sounding almonds are encased in a pastel candy coating
    $1000 23
On "The Americans" Matthew Rhys & Keri Russell live in the D.C. suburbs while working as spies for this Russian agency
    $1000 22
It's named for a British queen
    $1000 26
The expression hoisted on your own one of these refers to a type of ordnance once used to knock down walls
    $1000 12
From the Latin for "suffering", it means capable of powerful emotion about something
    $1000 15
"See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof"

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

Matthew Curtis Varun
$1,600 $4,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Curtis Varun
$7,200 $6,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

LONDON MONUMENTS
THAT'S BRAVE TALK
FILM COMPOSERS
SCIENTISTS
12-LETTER WORDS
CABINET DEPARTMENT BY COPS
    $400 8
The Marble Arch in Paddington was once the front gate of this royal residence
    $400 21
Shakespeare used this 3-word phrase in "The Tempest" 320 years before Aldous Huxley used it as a title
    $400 28
Composer for such films as "Jaws" & "Superman", he served as conductor of the Boston Pops from 1980 to 1993
    $400 1
Soon after this monk became an abbot on March 30, 1868, most of his experiments ceased
    $400 18
It can be a religious group or the value of a piece of paper money
    $400 6
The U.S. Mint Police
    $800 9
The base of his column in Trafalgar Square has 4 friezes, each representing a naval battle
    $800 22
In an 1806 letter, this president said we must "convince the world that we are just friends and brave enemies"
    $800 29
Carl W. Stalling composed scores for such cartoons as "8 Ball Bunny" & "Pied Piper Porky" for this studio
    $800 2
During her first months at Gombe in 1960, this primatologist observed chimps eating meat & making tools
    $800 19
From the Greek for "fire craft", it's the art of making fireworks
    $800 15
The Bureau of Diplomatic Security
    $1200 10
Britain's largest bronze statue sits atop the arch near Hyde Park Corner celebrating this duke's victory over Napoleon
    $1200 23
In this story of a Trojan hero, Virgil wrote that "fortune favors the brave"
    DD: $2,000 25
In March 2002, on his 16th nomination, he finally won his first Oscar, for "Monsters, Inc."
    DD: $1,500 3
In the mid-1660s he laid the foundations of calculus & wrote the essay "Of Colours"
    $1200 13
For the 2 pieces of equipment used, it's another name for windsurfing
    $1200 7
The U.S. Marshals Service
    $1600 11
A Doric column designed by Christopher Wren that stands in the heart of London commemorates this 1666 tragedy
    $1600 24
During this intra-Greek war, Pericles said, "the secret of happiness is freedom & the secret of freedom a brave heart"
    $1600 26
On a commemorative stamp issued in 2004, the Pink Panther points to him
    $1600 4
This sex-crazed--or at least interested--Indiana University professor got the big-screen bio treatment in 2004
    $1600 14
Type of cloud that's also called a thunderhead
    $1600 16
The Bureau of Indian Affairs Division of Law Enforcement
    $2000 12
The arch seen here is named for this--the body that, for hundreds of years, ran Britain's naval affairs
    $2000 27
In "The Ballad of Reading Gaol", he wrote that "each man kills the thing he loves"; "the brave man with a sword"
    $2000 5
This 17th c. French scientist's law states that a fluid in a container transmits pressure equally in all directions
    $2000 20
It's the French name for a movie theater that specializes in classic or avant-garde films
    $2000 17
The U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations unit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Curtis Varun
$10,800 $11,800 $9,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Joy, Nellie & Aranea are 3 of the many children of this title character

Final scores:

Matthew Curtis Varun
$2,500 $1,999 $7,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Curtis Varun
$9,200 $13,800 $9,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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