Show #6732 - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Contestants

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Debbie Singer, an attorney from Evanston, Illinois

Sandy Howard, a homemaker from Cincinnati, Ohio

Matthew Church, a medical student from Prince George, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

O CHRISTMAS TREE
THE CONFEDERACY
GETTIN' YOUR DRINK ON
ELEMENTAL ETYMOLOGY
TV
RHYME SPREE
    $200 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents.) In 1948, President Truman signaled the lighting of the White House Christmas tree via remote control from his home in this state, 900 miles away
    $200 26
The president's term was this, 1 1/2 times that of the U.S. President; then he was to be termed out, but that didn't come up
    $200 1
A Highland Fling has sweet vermouth, orange bitters, a cherry & this appropriate spirit
    $200 6
2 substances, borax & carbon, give us the name of this element used in nuclear control rods
    $200 9
Aspiring chefs on this Fox series endure the wrath of Gordon Ramsay for a chance to work at a top restaurant
    $200 20
Rhyming name of
the man-child seen here
    $400 15
In 1972 the FDA said not a strand of this metal tree decoration containing lead should be sold; today it's plastic
    $400 27
The Confederacy tried to pressure England & France for support using the threat of withholding this "white gold"
    $400 2
This liquor can be made into a moonrise as well as a sunrise cocktail
    $400 7
This element's name, from the Norse god of thunder, was first erroneously applied to yttrium phosphate
    $400 10
On the finale of this show, ironically, Klinger stayed in Korea, having married Soon-Lee
    $400 21
The side of a structure providing shelter from the wind
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents.) Often made with adhesive, cellulose & fire retardant, the artificial snow found on some trees is called this, also a term for what a bunch of birds do when coming together
    $600 28
To supply the army with enough men, the Confederate congress passed this type of law ahead of the Union in 1862
    $600 3
Brandy, creme de cacao & sweet cream make a Brandy him
    $600 8
In 1898 this noble gas, symbol Kr, was discovered hidden in a liter of liquid air, so it was named for the Greek for "hidden"
    $600 11
Al Capone, Lucky Luciano & Arnold Rothstein have all been characters on this HBO series
    $600 22
An Algonquian-speaking people of Canada
    $800 19
The Christmas tree was popularized in the mid-19th century by this Prince, husband of Queen Victoria
    $800 29
Originally, Union guerrillas were called jayhawkers & Southern ones were these "vegetation strikers"
    $800 4
Fill in the blanc: Twomey & Quivira are 2 California makers of the popular wine ____ blanc
    $800 16
Per Teodor Cleve named holmium in 1879 for his native city, this European capital
    $800 12
On Oct. 20, 1951 we got our first look at the new logo of this network, which was looking back at us
    $800 23
Exultant, high-spirited merriment
    $1000 25
A Calif. natl. park that bears this type of tree's name has the "Nation's Christmas Tree", an over 260' "giant" one
    DD: $1,000 30
Tough job! In November 1862 James Seddon became the fourth man in this cabinet post in 19 months
    $1000 5
Please make my cosmopolitan with this numerical vodka from Schiedam, Holland
    $1000 17
In 1803 2 scientists named this new element for the first asteroid discovered, 2 years earlier
    $1000 13
Mitch & Cam got engaged on the first episode of season 5 of this comedy
    $1000 24
The European bladdernut, for one

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

Matthew Sandy Debbie
$2,400 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Sandy Debbie
$5,000 $5,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

DID YOU GET MY LETTER?
AMERICAN INVENTORS
1939 BEST PICTURE OSCAR NOMINEES
NOVEL NARRATORS
EUROPEAN PORTS
STARTS WITH 2 VOWELS
    $400 12
"I respectfully remind you, sir, that we have been the most patient of all people", this ballplayer wrote to Ike in 1958
    $400 20
You have Albert Butz to thank for this little device that controls the temperature in your house
    $400 2
Your winner? This period piece, which used a large wall left over from "King Kong" to help film the burning of Atlanta
    $400 11
We find out a surprise about the narrator at the end of her 1926 mystery "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd"
    $400 13
In this British port, you can visit the childhood homes of John Lennon & Paul McCartney
    $400 1
Jot down this letter, 9th in the Greek alphabet
    $800 16
From a 1429 letter dictated by her: "With God's help I intend to clear out the other places which are against the king"
    $800 25
In 1871 he began giving instructions in "visible speech" at the Boston School for Deaf Mutes
    $800 3
Dorothy knows this title role was written for W.C. Fields, who is said to have turned it down over money
    $800 14
In "The Big Sleep" he describes himself as being "Neat, clean, shaved and sober"
    $800 21
In 1818 the first steamship on the Mediterranean was launched from this southern Italian port
    $800 7
They're the overhanging edges of a roof
    DD: $3,000 17
"Twenty thousand pounds sterling I think will be a cheap purchase" for West Point, he wrote to Major Andre July 15, 1780
    $1200 26
In 1875 dentist George Green patented the electric version of this device, improving on his pedal-powered one
    $1200 4
A-yup! This actor rode to stardom on "Stagecoach" as the Ringo Kid
    $1200 15
This novel's Chief Bromden says he's telling the story about "The hospital, and her, and the guys--and about McMurphy"
    $1200 22
The completion of Nieuwe Waterweg, or "New Waterway", in 1872 opened this Dutch port to seagoing ships
    $1200 8
A solemn promise or a cuss word
    $1600 18
In 1976 he wrote an open letter to members of the Homebrew Computer Club asking them not to steal his programs
    $1600 5
Her "Eyes" have been noted in song, but it was the brain of this actress that gave her big problems
    $1600 23
This Catalonian port was once a capital of the Visigoths
    $1600 9
A trapeze artist
    $2000 19
"Sweetest Fanny...I love you ever and ever and without reserve", this poet wrote in 1820
    $2000 6
Burgess Meredith was George & Lon Chaney Jr. was Lennie in this drama, produced by comedy legend Hal Roach
    DD: $4,400 24
This Polish shipbuilding port's town hall once served as the office of the Hanseatic League
    $2000 10
Soft feathers from the breast of a certain duck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Sandy Debbie
$5,400 $7,800 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSIC
"Royal March of the Lion", "The Aquarium" & "The Aviary" are thematically related 1886 works from this man

Final scores:

Matthew Sandy Debbie
$5,000 $3,800 $2,399
2-day champion: $29,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Sandy Debbie
$9,800 $10,800 $10,000
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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