Show #6735 - Friday, December 20, 2013

Contestants

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Jon Choi, a law student originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Greg Munda, a computer technician from Glendale, California

Varun Shekhar, a graduate student in engineering and law from Northville, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA SAYS SO
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
LITERATURE
2013 CDs
HERBS & SPICES
_____ING THE _____
    $200 16
"Its '57 varieties' slogan was devised in 1896, but today the company markets more than 5,700 products"
    $200 1
Streets in this state capital include Roger Street, Williams Street & Friendship Street
    $200 6
Estate Gamekeeper Oliver Mellors is the title paramour in this D.H. Lawrence novel
    $200 22
This tween idol double-dipped, having 2 CDs on the same chart with "Believe" & "Believe: Acoustic"
    $200 21
Looking for an anti-inflammatory? Try a few quills of this spice
    $200 11
A dad may find himself doing this in the delivery room & again 30 years later when he's ending financial support
    $400 17
"Institution of higher learning in Durham, N.C. ... affiliated with but not controlled by the United Methodist Church"
    $400 2
Bank vaults beneath this Swiss city's Bahnhofstrasse are said to be crammed with gold & silver
    $400 7
Inspector Porfiry Petrovich is on the case in this 1866 novel
    $400 23
"Based on a True Story..." was from this man, "The Voice" of country music
    $400 24
They're often teamed with sour cream, as seen here
    $400 12
Before it means dating several people at a time, it meant betting on all the racehorses
    $600 18
"Born... 1990" in Kentucky, "actress who by ... 22 had been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Actress"
    $600 3
On its 2,500-mile course to the Pacific, this road passed through the state capitals of Springfield & Oklahoma City
    $600 8
The line "no country for old men" comes from this Irishman's poem "Sailing To Byzantium"
    $600 28
Being dead since 1970 didn't stop this guitar legend from charting with "People, Hell And Angels"
    $600 25
A prized black pepper comes from the Malabar Coast of this nation
    $600 13
Passing through a crisis safely, or navigating your way 90 degrees from Hollywood to Vine
    $800 19
"A series of intl. treaties... between 1864 & 1949 for... ameliorating the effects of war on soldiers and civilians"
    $800 4
The location of offices like the Defence Ministry HQ, this London street has become a synonym for the government
    $800 9
Richard Wright wrote "Native Son"; this African-American writer put out "Notes Of A Native Son"
    $800 29
This singer for Hootie & The Blowfish had a hit with his third solo country album, "True Believers"
    $800 26
The nail-shaped buds of this spice used to alleviate a toothache gives us its name, from the Latin for "nail"
    $800 14
Going to sleep, not punching dried grass, as you might think
    $1000 20
This French artist portrayed "the personalities and facets of Parisian nightlife and... entertainment in the 1890s"
    $1000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Grand Central Terminal in New York.) New Yorkers have loved oysters going back to the Indians who have left piles of shells 4 feet deep. One pile gave this Lower Manhattan street its precious name
    $1000 10
He wrote that "naked lunch" means "a frozen moment when everyone sees what is on... every fork"
    $1000 30
His "Unorthodox Jukebox" was quite popular; did he "planet" that way?
    $1000 27
To keep prices high in the 1760s, the Dutch burned warehouses of this spice whose seed covering supplies mace
    DD: $700 15
This African custom seen at many weddings of African Americans symbolizes sweeping away the old

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

Varun Greg Jon
$1,100 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Varun Greg Jon
$2,700 $2,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CONVERSATIONAL GERMAN
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
PRE-FAME CELEBS IN ADS
IT'S SNOWING
"MERRY"
CHRISTMAS
    $400 24
The Avery Brewing Co. likes to quote this Kaiser (II): "Give me a woman who loves beer & I will conquer the world"
    $400 7
Also a kind of tooth, the sum of the atomic masses in a molecule is called this mass
    $400 16
"Just for the taste of it", Demi Moore crawled onto a ledge to get a can of this beverage & plummeted off (but survived)
    $400 6
To break a world record, on Feb. 17, 2007 almost 9,000 people lay on the ground in Bismarck, N.D. & made these
    $400 21
Here's the spin: it's also known as a carousel
    $400 1
Some scholars say the Basilica of St. Anastasia in this imperial city was the site of the first Dec. 25 Xmas celebration
    $800 8
One of the EPA's "six common air pollutants" is SO2, this highly reactive gas
    $800 17
Before he entered "The Matrix", he helped us choose Kellogg's Corn Flakes
    $800 11
In skiing, this basic method of turning or stopping is also called the wedge
    $800 22
In a nursery rhyme Old King Cole was one of these
    $800 2
Composer Irving Berlin wrote this classic song introduced to the world on Dec. 25, 1941 by Bing Crosby on his radio show
    $1200 9
Shorter than radio waves, this type of useful radiation has a frequency of about 1 to 300 gigahertz
    $1200 18
Shirtless surfer dude Brad Pitt had "the fever for the flavor of" this canned potato chip brand
    $1200 12
At the Vienna museum devoted to these keepsakes, you probably can't pick up the exhibits & shake them
    $1200 23
A comedy in 5 acts, it centers on the romantic misadventures of Falstaff
    $1200 3
Neil Papworth approved & sent the first one of these in December 1992, typing, "Merry Christmas"
    DD: $3,000 10
Nothing's final, it's all in this, also the name for magnetic lines that run from pole to pole forming magnetic fields
    $1600 19
"30 Rock" was far in her future when she suggested we go to Mutual Savings Bank
    $1600 13
Salt Lake City Olympic mascots included Powder, a snowshoe one of these critters
    $1600 26
After Oliver Cromwell, it's not difficult to understand this nickname of England's King Charles II
    DD: $2,000 4
With peace on earth on their minds, Israel's Menachem Begin & this leader met in Egypt on Christmas Day 1977
    $2000 15
A liquid in an enclosed jar may be in a dynamic equilibrium between the processes of this -ation & condensation
    $2000 20
With no pandas, kung fu or otherwise, in sight, he hawked "Pitfall" for the Atari 2600 (in a pith helmet!)
    $2000 14
This Tibetan mountain climber & guide more than earned his autobiography's title "Tiger of the Snows"
    $2000 25
This good-time phrase is what the rich fool says in a New Testament parable
    $2000 5
Alfred Anderson was the last survivor of the Christmas truce of this year, when front line troops exchanged gifts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Varun Greg Jon
$6,700 $11,800 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY LITERARY TERMS
The writer who named this U.S. movement said the term referred to supreme blessedness, not exhaustion

Final scores:

Varun Greg Jon
$6,700 $399 $11,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Varun Greg Jon
$7,400 $11,800 $14,200
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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