Show #7199 - Thursday, December 24, 2015

Alex uses a cane during the closing credits chat.

Contestants

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Christina Pulawski, a fund raising professional and consultant from Chicago, Illinois

Markus Kolic, a data base devloper and stay-at-home dad from Dighton, Massachusetts

Chandreyi Ghosh, a housewife from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

FOUND IN GERMANY
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be made up of the letters that you will find in "Germany".)
BANKING
GOING STRAIGHT
WINE, WOMEN & SONG
COMPLETES THE NONFICTION TITLE
(Alex: And finally, because it's Christmas Eve...)
"SANTA" GOES AROUND THE WORLD
    $200 1
For Neptune it's about 60,000 Earth days long
    $200 11
U.S. banks earn money by giving loans at interest rates regulated by this body created in 1913
    $200 4
He followed "Stripes" & "Ghostbusters" with a star turn in the Somerset Maugham drama "The Razor's Edge"
    $200 13
Elected Senator from Massachusetts in 2012, she championed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    $200 21
By Strunk & White:
"The ____ of Style"
    $200 22
This state capital is 40 miles west of Las Vegas (New Mexico)
    $400 2
A long tall tale, or a material to make sweaters
    $400 12
The Americans with Disabilities Act says these must have Braille, even the drive-up ones
    $400 5
Jackie Gleason got serious in "The Hustler" just a few years removed from being Ralph on this show
    $400 17
5-letter plural term for the sediment left in your glass
    $400 27
By Spencer Johnson:
"Who Moved My ____?"
    $400 23
Columbus' ship would've been at home on this Arizona river, a tributary of the Bill Williams River
    $600 3
A burst of uncontrollable anger
    $600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a check on the monitor.) A check contains lots of numbers: the number of the check itself, an account number & this 9-digit number that identifies the bank involved in the transaction
    $600 8
This "Liar Liar" searched for the truth in the 2007 mystery "The Number 23"
    $600 18
Eric Clapton's 1974 cover of this song helped make Bob Marley famous worldwide
    $600 28
Hillary Clinton's memoir about her time in the State Department:
"Hard ____"
    $600 24
An Orange County city, an El Salvador volcano or a hot, dusty wind that bears down on Los Angeles
    DD: $1,000 6
This 4-letter word comes from the Hebrew for "with certainty"
    $800 15
This type of check is accepted without question & is signed by the banker it's named for
    $800 9
Michael Chiklis got laughs as "The Commish" before going straight (& crooked) as Vic Mackey on this cop show
    $800 19
Going from Portland to Eugene, Oregon takes you through this valley known for Pinot noir
    $800 25
A California county, an ex-NBC soap opera, or a Philippine municipality near the Jaro River
    $1000 7
This adjective literally means having a skin disease caused by mites
    $1000 16
Founded with "Italy" in its name, it now has a more patriotic name & a red, white & blue logo
    $1000 10
She came to prominence as a standup comic before earning an Oscar nomination for "The Color Purple"
    $1000 20
Hans Zimmer said all the music in "Inception" was derived from her rendition of "Non, je ne regrette rien"
    $1000 29
An autobiography by Nabokov:
"Speak, ____"
    $1000 26
It's the Italian name for the patron saint of sight, or for the area seen here on the Bay of Naples

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

Chandreyi Markus Christina
$1,600 $5,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chandreyi Markus Christina
$4,600 $8,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

DUDE, WHERE'S MY STAR?
COLORFUL HISTORY
CAN I GET A WITNESS?
BIG IDEAS
AT THE "END"
(Alex: Each correct response will end with those three letters.)
VAN THE MAN
    $400 23
The brightest star in this constellation is Al Tarf, Arabic for "the end" (of one of the crab's legs)
    $400 1
Since the late 1700s orange has symbolized this religious group in Ireland & Northern Ireland
    $400 6
When Kirsten Dunst testified at a 2009 burglary trial, she was naturally described as this most important type of witness
    $400 8
Van Morrison's music is often classified with American acts like the Righteous Brothers under "blue eyed" this
    $800 24
We only have one labor for you: name this constellation that had a star go nova in 1934
    $800 5
On June 20, 1756 dozens of Europeans defending Calcutta were thrown into this dungeon; few survived
    $800 7
Your witness is unavailable during trial? Get a transcript of this, in which he testified under oath out of court
    $800 22
This title for certain Christian clerics is sometimes preceded by "The"
    $800 12
Van's first solo single was the 1967 pop classic about this "girl"
    $1200 25
The brighter the star, the lower the magnitude; this one, the brightest in Ursa Minor, is of the second magnitude
    $1200 2
In 1776 Benjamin Franklin sailed to France with this dark blue dye to sell to help fund the war effort
    $1200 9
Call Dr. Drew! A witness who's taken apart in cross-examination may be brought back for a redirect called this
    $1200 16
The development of this, a 2-word term coined by John McCarthy, is empowering humanoid robots
    $1200 19
It can be an explanatory caption that accompanies an illustration
    $1200 13
Van filmed 3 2009 L.A. shows so this bedridden, ailing one of "Charlie's Angels", a big fan, could watch
    DD: $2,500 26
Antares is the brightest star in this constellation; don't get stung
    $1600 3
Founded in Munich in 1921, this paramilitary group intimidated & assaulted Nazi opponents
    $1600 10
Since 1971 none of the 8,500 in witness security who obeyed the rules were killed, thanks to this service guarding them
    $1600 17
The "cultural" type of this "‑ism" says don't judge other societies by our standards because each has its own valid codes
    DD: $3,000 20
From the Latin for "soldier's pay", it's a fixed & regular payment, such as an allowance
    $1600 14
Van rose to prominence in this "Gloria"-ous band with a pronoun for a name
    $2000 4
In 1978 former Italian premier Aldo Moro was abducted & killed by this terrorist group
    $2000 11
Whittaker Chambers' testimony led to a perjury conviction in 1950 for this man believed to be a communist spy
    $2000 18
Cosmologist Sir Martin Rees wrote, "Countless other universes may exist" & for that idea he uses this 10-letter word
    $2000 21
Surpass
    $2000 15
"It's a marvelous night for" this lunar frolic, the title of one of Van's albums

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chandreyi Markus Christina
$7,000 $15,300 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN BUSINESSMEN
Ironically, this man worth tens of millions when he died in 1990 said his parents named him with a socialist logo in mind

Final scores:

Chandreyi Markus Christina
$7,000 $15,300 $2,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chandreyi Markus Christina
$7,000 $12,800 $1,400
15 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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