Show #6966 - Monday, December 22, 2014

Contestants

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Carly Shevinsky, a lab tech from Ramona, California

Bert Ifill, a semi-retired educator from Silver Spring, Maryland

Allison Fraser, a stay-at-home mom from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

"HO"! "HO"! "HO"!
THE OLD WEST
PAGING ALL PRIMATES
TIME FOR A MAJOR PRO CHAMPIONSHIP!
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
YOU CAN BUY IT ON eBAY
    $200 13
They're around the last turn--that means they're in this part of the course
    $200 20
The letters delivered by this 1860-61 service were carried in a mochila, a leather pouch that draped over the saddle
    $200 9
In the books not Cheetah the chimp but Nikma the monkey was the companion of this man
    $200 23
July:
Tennis
    $200 1
India's tandoori chicken is named for a clay one of these
    $200 5
No returns on this item: a gravel yard in Poland, about 60 miles from this capital
    $400 15
A tramp or vagrant
    $400 21
Due to its reliability, this arms maker's model 1873 rifle was called "the Gun that Won the West"
    $400 12
In book titles this monkey "Goes Camping" & hangs "at the Aquarium"; what could possibly go wrong?
    $400 28
May:
Open-wheel racing
    $400 2
Spanakopita is a rich Greek this green veggie pie
    $400 6
An assortment of barbecues & grills, including this kind, from the Japanese for "fire pot"
    $600 17
A submarine sandwich, or a "Stardust" songwriter
    $600 22
This deputy U.S. Marshal believed Frank Stilwell killed his kid brother Morgan on 1882; bad news for Frank
    $600 14
Shift the ape convinces a donkey to don a lion's skin so as to be Aslan in "The Last Battle" of this series
    $600 29
April:
The PGA
    $600 3
Southeast Asian dish seen here waiting for its peanut sauce
    $600 7
Not just trucks but also cars, including the 911 & 912 Targa from this automaker
    $800 18
The Hulkster knows this traditional Navajo dwelling usually opens to the east to greet the sun
    DD: $2,000 24
He was appointed sherrif of Lincoln County, New Mexico in 1880 & spent the next 20 years in & out of law enforcement
    $800 16
Chee-Chee was an organ grinder's monkey rescued by this doctor
    $800 4
Cuisses de Grenouille a la Provencale are these sauteed in butter & topped with parsley
    $800 8
This Bavarian shorts & suspenders combo; go for a pair "rarely worn"
    $1000 19
German painter renowned for his portraits of Henry VIII's court
    $1000 25
This Chiricahua Apache leader's surrender to Gen. Nelson Miles in 1886 ended major military action with Native Americans
    $1000 26
A gorilla kept at a mall narrates "The One and Only" him
    $1000 27
June:
Horse racing
    $1000 10
Similar to shabu shabu, this one-pot meal of beef strips, vegetables & noodles is Japan's "friendship dish"
    $1000 11
Pretty much every musical instrument from A (accordion) to Z (this stringed one)

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

Allison Bert Carly
$1,600 $3,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Bert Carly
$3,600 $7,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SENATORS
MYTHOLOGY
KEEP ON TRUCKIN'
ORIGINATOR OF THE ROLE
(Alex: We want the [*] in the motion picture, not the TV series.)
SANTA
CLAUSE
    $400 2
From 1965 to 1968 these 2 siblings served in the Senate at the same time
    $400 1
This son of Zeus had many oracles, but Pythia at Delphi was the greatest
    $400 12
This company almost synonymous with heavy duty American trucks builds them in Macungie, Penn.
    $400 7
Will Freeman in "About a Boy"
    $400 16
The name of this state capital founded by the Spanish in 1610 means "holy faith"
    $400 21
In the sentence "Because of you, I moved to Guam." the first clause is this type, also a person who works under you
    $800 3
In 1987 he took over Barry Goldwater's seat
    DD: $4,000 8
During Odysseus' absence, she wove a never-finished shroud
    $800 24
To a trucker "hammer" & "granny" refer to these 2 types of highway lanes
    $800 10
Oscar Madison from "The Odd Couple"
    $800 17
Selective breeding at the King Ranch produced the Santa Gertrudis, a new heat-resistant breed of this
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a sentence on the monitor.) In this sentence, "'I'm home,' he said", "he said" is a reporting clause, meaning it identifies this
    $1200 4
In office since 2001, Debbie Stabenow is the first woman from this state to serve in the Senate
    $1200 9
She gave Jason the ointment that protected him from the bulls of Hephaestus & then married him
    $1200 25
A good reminder before backing up your truck at any time is the acronym "G.O.A.L."--"get out and" do this
    $1200 11
Buffy from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
    $1200 19
Pedro de Mendoza visited what's now this South American country in 1536 & founded Santa Maria del Buen Aire
    $1200 23
Clause-watchers know a non-restrictive clause is preceded by a dash, a parenthesis or this
    $1600 5
Elected in 1974, this Democrat from Vermont is currently the longest-serving senator
    $1600 13
In Greek, here's the name of this gal, the personification of the dawn
    $1600 28
A high center of gravity & excessive speed on a curve can both lead to this deadliest type of trucking accident
    $1600 15
John Constantine from "Constantine"
    $1600 20
The Banana Slugs play sports for this campus of the University of California
    $1600 27
The simple sentence "I heard it through the grapevine." is also a main clause or this 4-syllable type of clause
    $2000 6
Defense expert & 1976 presidential hopeful Henry "Scoop" Jackson was a Democratic senator from this West Coast state
    $2000 14
Heracles used the blood of this many-headed monster to poison his arrows
    $2000 18
Chief Gillespie from "In the Heat of the Night"
    DD: $2,000 26
In the early 1980s an offensive by the FMLN severely damaged Santa Ana in this Central American country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Allison Bert Carly
$11,600 $10,200 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN AUTHORS
Celebrated in April, National Robotics Week honors this man who coined the word "robotics" in a 1941 story

Final scores:

Allison Bert Carly
$20,401 $15,700 $200
2-day champion: $40,901 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Allison Bert Carly
$8,400 $12,200 $2,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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