Show #6964 - Thursday, December 18, 2014

Contestants

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Kevin Hozey, a history teacher from Jacksonville, Florida

David Emery-Peck, a development officer from Oberlin, Ohio

Kurt Fritzsche, a medical device engineer from Loveland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST OF 2014
MOVIE STUDIO LOGOS
THAT CAN MEAN 2 THINGS!
DO THE MATH
OFFICIAL STATE STUFF
THE NATIVITY
    $200 26
The best "elementary particles/fields/string theory" grad school? This New Jersey Ivy League school
    $200 3
Leo the lion
    $200 1
If we visit 3 or 4 ____, we should find a sweet dog who's less than 50 ____
    $200 7
If the meter says $16.00 & you tip 20%, you'll give the driver this total
    $200 12
Alabama has an official state one of these, which was used to swear in Jefferson Davis
    $200 17
In the KJV, Joseph & Mary were in Bethlehem to pay these, according to "a decree from Caesar Augustus"
    $400 27
For part-time law programs, think D.C.; George Washington U. was No. 2 & this university topped the list
    $400 22
A shield bearing 2 letters that represent its founding siblings
    $400 2
I have a ____ to the problem of how to make a ____ of 2 substances without blowing us up
    $400 8
If your friends say to meet them 130 minutes after 11:30 AM, you'll meet up at this time of day
    $400 13
New Mexico has an official state question, "Red or green?"--it refers to these edibles
    $400 18
Among the gifts of the magi were these 2 gum resins
    $600 28
On 2014's hospital "Honor Roll", the Mayo Clinic was No. 3, Mass. General No. 2 & this Baltimore facility the leader
    $600 23
Searchlights scanning the skies & lighting up its name
    $600 4
Make sure you see the majestic ____ in flight even if you have to ____ your neck
    $600 9
The largest common factor of 84 & 105 is this
    $600 14
The sailing ship Bowdoin is this state's state vessel
    $600 19
Soon after Jesus' birth, the family traveled to Jerusalem to offer a sacrifice & returned to this Galilee city
    $800 29
Let's get down to business--for undergrads, this City of Brotherly Love university was tops
    $800 24
A mountain peak surrounded by stars
    $800 5
First put your fish on the ____ to make sure you win the contest, then go ahead & ____ it
    DD: $2,000 10
The total surface area of a cube with each side 10 inches long is this
    $800 15
Accordion to 1993 Wisconsin Act 411, it's the state dance
    $800 20
In Luke 2 an angel announced the birth of Jesus to shepherds, saying, "I bring you good tidings of" this (but no "comfort")
    $1000 30
When it comes to a computer science Ph.D. program, this university in Pittsburgh leads the field
    $1000 25
Pegasus is a long-time symbol of this division of Sony
    $1000 6
Take your foot off the gas & ____ so you don't miss the beauties of a scenic drive down the ____
    $1000 11
If 3x - 11 = 43, x = this
    $1000 16
Bring your lance if you want to compete in this, Maryland's official state sport
    $1000 21
Isaiah wrote, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name" this, meaning "God with us"

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

Kurt David Kevin
$5,000 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt David Kevin
$9,800 $800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A LITTLE T & A
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "T" and end with an "A".)
THE CIVIL WAR
COUNTRIES BY WORLD HERITAGE SITES
THAT WAS ON TV
IAMB WOMAN
HEAR ME ROAR
    $400 2
Processing grates this starch into little grains, still visible in the eventual pudding
    $400 3
By June 1862 the Union held this river as far south as Memphis
    $400 14
The Tokaj wine region &
the Buda Castle Quarter
    $400 1
Here's the story... this sitcom that premiered in 1969 left ambiguous the absence of the biological dad of the 3 girls
    $400 26
George Eliot's poem "God Needs Antonio" praises this master maker of musical instruments
    $400 22
It's not just carnivores--the harts of the red type of this roar to drive rival males away
    $800 6
The E-flat bass type of this instrument has a fourth valve so you can get extra low
    $800 9
After completing his "March to the Sea", this general led another march through the Carolinas
    $800 15
The Neolithic flint mines near Mons &
the Brugge Historic Center
    $800 4
Addressing web commenters directly to write the govt. about net neutrality, this Brit began, "Good evening, monsters"
    $800 27
Lady Mary Chudleigh's "To the Ladies" warns fiancees that this "and servant are the same / But only differ in the name"
    $800 18
The Kalolo-Lozi people call the roar & mist that the Zambezi River makes as it forms this "the smoke that thunders"
    $1200 11
Tegere, meaning "to cover", gives us this garment worn by the ancient Romans
    $1200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated map diagram on the monitor.) Although he was but 1 of 4 division commanders with Trimble, Pettigrew & Anderson in an attack at Gettysburg, the charge is named for this general
    $1200 19
Tel Megiddo &
the Old City of Acre
    $1200 5
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014, this animated holiday special finds Santa's sleigh fogged in on Christmas Eve
    $1200 28
She loved her iambs, as in "Because I could not stop for Death"
    $1200 23
Written in 1792, this French song asks, "Do you hear in the countryside the roar of those savage soldiers?"
    $1600 16
It's America's most popular farm-raised fish
    $1600 12
On Oct. 19, 1864 this Union general known as "Little Phil" made his ride to stop Jubal Early at Cedar Creek
    DD: $3,000 20
The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
& the Prehistoric Caves of Yagul
    $1600 7
In a TV movie based on a P.D. James mystery & Jane Austen's characters, "Death Comes to" this estate of Mr. Darcy
    $1600 29
The 44 sonnets in an 1850 volume by her are largely in iambic pentameter
    DD: $3,000 24
Akira Ifukube used a leather glove coated in pine-tar resin & a double bass to create this character's roar in 1954
    $2000 17
Silk can be woven into many fabrics, including this one whose name is from the Persian for "to spin"
    $2000 13
In February 1865 Lincoln met with this Confederate vice president aboard the River Queen at Hampton Roads, Virginia
    $2000 21
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump &
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
    $2000 8
Some thought this Jane Wyman & Lorenzo Lamas show about running a winery was for the birds
    $2000 30
Her 1883 "1492" celebrates "A virgin world where doors of sunset part, / Saying, 'Ho, all who weary, enter here!'"
    $2000 25
Alphabetically first in the Old Testament comes this prophet who says, "The Lord will roar from Zion"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt David Kevin
$13,800 $5,600 $25,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY SCULPTURE
Its sculptor asked for prayer that this work would "endure until the wind and the rain alone shall wear them away"

Final scores:

Kurt David Kevin
$5,200 $600 $27,601
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kurt David Kevin
$12,600 $5,600 $22,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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