Show #7414 - Thursday, December 1, 2016

Contestants

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Asim Modi, an attorney from San Francisco, California

Kylie Carrithers, an intensive English instructor from Terre Haute, Indiana

Justin Bender, a technical engineer from Boulder, Colorado (whose 4-day cash winnings total $62,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITY NICKNAMES
CRIMINAL CHOICES
SHAKESPEAREAN SHORTIES
THE TV BUSINESS
CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
THE AGE OF WHALING
(Sarah: From the remarkable living history museum of Mystic Seaport.)
    $200 3
"Motown"
    $200 26
In 2013 a Mass. wallet snatcher dropped this natal document at the crime scene--not from the wallet, his own
    $200 10
First things first in this play: "Enter three witches"
    $200 11
That big mansion on "Dallas" was paid for by an oil company with this family name on it
    $200 1
Starry system
(6)
    $200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.) From the hoops high above, lookouts would keep watch, and when they spotted a whale's spout, they commonly yelled this familiar 3-word phrase
    $400 7
"Lost Wages"
    $400 6
In 2015 teen thieves in Missouri thought the box they'd stolen held this drug but nope! It was Grandpa's ashes
    $400 16
Completes Hamlet's line, "Frailty, thy name is..."
    $400 15
LutherCorp was a fictional company on this super TV show
    $400 2
Bless you!, German style
(10)
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.) In the seventeen and eighteen-hundreds, whale oil was in high demand for use in lamps and candles and to lubricate machinery parts; after a whale was killed, chunks of this thick layer of fat would be boiled in tri-pots like these to produce the oil
    $600 8
"The Gateway to the South" & "Derby Town"
    $600 14
An L.A. carjacker should not have targeted a minivan of club members in this 4-letter martial art
    $600 20
Puck makes an ass of Nick Bottom in this comedy
    $600 17
The business was pleasure at this club on "The Sopranos", actually The Satin Doll on Route 17
    $600 4
Nonsense talk
(9)
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.) After a whale was spotted, the crew pursued it in a boat like this; in 1820, sailors spent 3 harrowing months on their boats after the Essex was sunk by an 85-foot whale, inspiring this classic 1851 novel
    $800 12
"Georgia's First City"
    $800 24
In 2015 a Virginian was visited in jail by his current wife & also, his other current wife, which got him an extra 1 1/2 years for this
    $800 21
The characters of "The Tempest" include this "savage and deformed slave"
    $800 18
Cogswell Cogs was the main competition to Spacely Space Sprockets on this cartoon
    $800 5
The study of handwriting
(10)
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.) At the recreated 19th century seafaring village, see how these craftsmen made casks to store whale oil at sea
    DD: $800 13
"The Fountain of Youth" city
    $1000 25
Want it in 20s? In 2008 a Texas man was charged with this fraudulent act after trying to cash a check for $360 billion
    $1000 22
Think fast! Shakespeare's "Henry IV" plays boast a hostess called Mistress this
    $1000 19
To the intrepid hackers of this TV show, the "E" of E-Corp stands for evil
    $1000 9
Pygmalion's statuesque bride
(7)

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

Justin Kylie Asim
$1,200 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Kylie Asim
$4,800 $2,600 -$1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BUILDING BIG
WE'VE GOT CHEMISTRY
JOEL
"ROCK" IT TO ME
WAR!
ALMOST BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 21
The mortar used to bind the stones of this 5,500-mile-long structure was made with rice flour
    $400 24
"Dead or alive", these are the 2 main divisions of chemistry
    $400 6
It's been more than 30 years since his 2-album "Greatest Hits", featuring "Big Shot"
    $400 11
This Bill Haley classic topped the charts in 1955 & hit the Top 40 again in 1974
    $400 1
1870-71:
a coalition of German states vs. this country
    $400 16
A bad kid's Christmas stocking will contain the object that composed "I've Got You Under My Skin"
    $800 22
In 2011 Cornell researchers concluded that this NYC building is the most photographed in the world
    $800 25
Pneumatic chemistry deals with elements in this state of matter
    $800 7
In "Become a Better You", this popular TV pastor offers "7 keys to improving your life every day"
    $800 12
In the title of a 1989 hit, the Rolling Stones were stuck between these 2 unpleasant things
    $800 2
June 5-10, 1967:
this war
    $800 17
Gerry & the Pacemakers river song invoked when one team is winning by a huge margin
    $1200 23
Going from Virginia Beach to Wilmington, Delaware is 95 miles shorter via this 17.6 mile bridge tunnel
    $1200 26
In 1773 Carl Scheele discovered this element first, but Joseph Priestley beat him into print & inhaled the credit
    DD: $2,000 8
From 1913 until his death in 1939, Joel Elias Spingarn was a prominent administrator of this organization
    $1200 13
In this song the B-52's suggest, "Put on your noseguard, put on the lifeguard"
    DD: $1,000 3
1904-05:
Russia vs. this country
    $1200 18
Chicken & noodle dish from L.A.'s Chao Krung restaurant served when a tennis set goes to 6-all
    $1600 27
This home of the Toronto Blue Jays has an 11,000-ton roof that can fully retract in less than 20 minutes
    $1600 29
Though it's much more common in the Earth's crust than lead, say, cerium is known as this type of "earth" element
    $1600 9
From 2002 to 2010 he was chancellor of New York City's public school system, the nation's biggest
    $1600 14
"Everybody just have a good time, and we gonna make you lose your mind", says this tune by LMFAO
    $1600 4
1932-35:
the Chaco War, between Paraguay & this northern neighbor
    $1600 19
A Lexington college hoops squad joins Hans & Fritz in the comics; their goal-- confounding der Captain
    $2000 28
The floor plan of each of these towers in Kuala Lumpur forms an 8-pointed star inspired by Islamic patterns
    $2000 10
In 1794 when this man was imprisoned in Paris, his friend poet Joel Barlow helped publish his work "The Age of Reason"
    $2000 15
The Righteous Brothers hit No. 3 in 1974 with this tune about a place with "a hell of a band" including Jimi, Janis & Otis
    $2000 5
1969:
the Soccer War between El Salvador & this northern neighbor
    $2000 20
Part of NYC's Waldorf where Barack Obama stayed while singing a Guns n' Roses No. 1 ballad

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Kylie Asim
$9,600 -$1,400 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE DECORATIVE ARTS
In the early 1700s in Dresden, King Augustus locked up a chemist until he found how to make this product dubbed "white gold"

Final scores:

Justin Kylie Asim
$8,799 -$1,400 $10,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Kylie Asim
$11,600 -$1,400 $5,600
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
7 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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