Show #6960 - Friday, December 12, 2014

Contestants

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Michael Oliphant, an acupuncturist from Chicago, Illinois

Emily Moody, a social worker from Easton Maryland

Ryan Pensyl, an Army officer originally from Shamokin, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

MASTERS OF SIX
QUOTES FROM THE WIZARD OF OZ
"L"ITERATURE
WORLD LEADERS
CAN'T HAVE TOO MANY SHOES
A GAME OF IDIOMS
(Alex: And in that one, you'll have to name the game or sport that the idiom comes from.)
    $200 16
If you're at "sixes &" these, you're in a confused & upset state
    $200 9
The Wizard tells Dorothy that he's from this state, "Born and bred in the heart of the Western wilderness"
    $200 22
Boy meets girl, boy loses girl in this tearjerker about Oliver & Jenny
    $200 1
Neville Chamberlain wanted the foreign secretary to succeed him as P.M. but luckily this man got the post
    $200 26
Ghillie brogues are traditionally worn with this Scottish skirt
    $200 7
Step up to the plate
    $400 17
This company is so over Texas; it operates Montreal's La Ronde & a theme park in Mexico City too
    $400 8
She cries out, "You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting! Melting!"
    $400 23
Eric Knight touched hearts with the 1940 novel imploring this dog to "Come Home"
    $400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Not wanting to lose sight of his origins, he refused to stay in the opulent presidential palace & instead had this humble stilt house built after becoming president of North Vietnam
    $400 27
Caesar is the name of Stuart Weitzman's sandal in this style
    $400 2
Saved by the bell
    $600 18
The King James version of Genesis says on the 6th day, "God said, let us make" this "in our image"
    DD: $1,000 10
It answers the question posed by the Lion, "What makes a king out of a slave?"
    $600 20
The villain of this novel is a cunning & vengeful Huron named Magua
    $600 4
This leader of the Likud Party is the first prime minister born after the founding of Israel as a nation
    $600 28
This brand's original wood exercise sandal is a classic
    $600 13
Down to the wire
    $800 19
Sing a song of this old U.K. coin equal to half a shilling
    $800 11
These 2 words follow "Lions and tigers and bears..."
    $800 24
The second in Ian Fleming's series, it features James Bond battling Soviet spies & voodoo
    $800 5
Last name of Corazon & Benigno III, mother & son presidents of the Philippines
    $800 29
Brian Smith founded this brand in 1979 to import sheepskin boots to the U.S. from Australia
    $800 14
Do an end run
    $1000 21
Shakespeare refers to it as "Priam's six-gated city"; Dardan & Timbria were 2 of them
    $1000 12
"The Wizard of Oz" ends with this 5-word phrase
    $1000 25
Pancho Villa's revolutionary deeds influence the lives of the characters in this Laura Esquivel bestseller
    $1000 6
On May 25, 1946 this grandfather of Hussein was crowned the first king of Jordan
    $1000 30
Summer isn't complete without these rope-soled shoes
    $1000 15
Drop the gloves

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

Ryan Emily Michael
$3,600 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Emily Michael
$5,400 $4,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MASTERS OF SAX
(Alex: ...not six, or sex.)
LOWLY HISTORY
CHEMISTRY
RUSSIAN CROSSWORD CLUES
STATE MOTTOES
LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!
    $400 6
This late "Big Man" played some boss sax solos, as heard here
    $400 19
In 1948 the Catholic church gave her permission to leave her convent & work among Calcutta's lowly
    $400 11
The name of this gas comes from Amun, a temple in Libya near where its salts were obtained
    $400 8
Former spy org.
(3)
    $400 1
They're the 2 precious metals in Montana's motto "Oro y plata"
    $400 18
Early images show this Roman god as a handsome man; by the mid-300s B.C. he was a chubby, naked infant toting a weapon
    $800 7
It was nuthin' but a G thang when this sax player popped up in Katy Perry's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" video
    DD: $2,500 21
1381's Peasants' Revolt stormed London & executed many bigwigs including Simon of Sudbury, this religious official
    $800 12
In the Middle Ages, the best of these vessels used for melting materials were made in Hesse, Germany from a special clay
    $800 9
Space man
(9)
    $800 2
Oregon's motto, "She flies with her own wings", refers to 1843 when it decided to break from both the U.S. & this nation
    $800 20
This round table knight was famed for his bravery & skill in battle, but keepin' his mitts off the boss' wife... fail
    $1200 28
Oh-oh, here he comes, he being Charles "Mr, Casual" Dechant & his silky smooth sax on "Maneater" by this duo
    $1200 22
A museum on New York City's Lower East Side is named for this type of lowly housing, often for immigrants
    $1200 13
A base receives these subatomic particles; acids give them up
    $1200 10
Empress equivalent
(7)
    $1200 3
2 states have the words "liberty" & "independence" in their mottoes: Pennsylvania & this "First State"
    $1200 25
This monk: "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion, if you want to be happy, practice compassion"
    $1600 30
Raphael Ravenscroft's bluesy solo helped put this street on the map as a No. 2 hit for Gerry Rafferty
    $1600 23
The cliche "You'll drive me into" this place refers to a real home for the indigent; young Annie Oakley lived in one
    $1600 15
Herbert Evans & Katherine bishop discovered this vitamin, or alpha tocopherol, while studying the diets of rats
    $1600 16
Moscow park or author Maksim
(5)
    $1600 4
The Kansas motto, "Ad astra per aspera", translates as "To" these "through difficulties"
    $1600 26
The 1684 second part of this allegory features the compassionate Mr. Great-Heart
    $2000 29
Andy Mackay takes us out with sweet sax on "Avalon" by this band
    $2000 24
Burakumin, Japan's version of this often-shunned low Indian caste, officially got equality in 1871
    $2000 14
Vermilion, a red pigment used in inks & paints, is made synthetically by reacting sulfur with this metal, Hg
    $2000 17
Russian wolfhound
(6)
    DD: $4,000 5
Its motto, "Equal Rights", reflexts the fact that its women were given the right to vote in 1869
    $2000 27
"History of My Life" by this 18th century Italian adventurer relates his (many) conquests as a lover

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Emily Michael
$17,900 $7,600 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY TRAVEL
The romantic balcony seen here is one of the most popular tourist attractions in this Italian city

Final scores:

Ryan Emily Michael
$24,401 $3,799 $22,356
2-day champion: $32,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Emily Michael
$16,200 $11,200 $12,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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