Show #7892 - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Richard Koehler, a data scientist from Wilmington, Delaware

Lanier Heyburn, a neuroscientist from Bethesda, Maryland

Charbel Barakat, an attorney from Tampa, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,700)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

3-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: That sounds easy, doesn't it?)
(Alex: Careful with this one...)
BLAME CANADA
CAR TALK
MEANWHILE...
IT'S "NATIONAL"
TV FROM THE NEXT ROOM
(Alex: Tell us what show is just starting when you hear the opening lines from that show.)
    $200 2
This word meaning to recede often precedes "& flow"
    $200 11
Pizza purists blame Ont. restaurateur Sam Panopoulos for popularizing Hawaiian pizza featuring this fruit
    $200 13
We all have our these, the areas behind & to the side of a car that are tough to see in a mirror
    $200 24
Nat Turner led a slave rebellion in 1831, around the time that this Polish composer made his way to Paris
    $200 19
Ecuador's is "Salve, Oh Patria"
    $200 1
"In the huge metropolis of Gotham City, who knows when, where or how a warped criminal mind will strike"
    $400 3
Time Out New York says Russ & Daughters is one of the best places to get bagels & this
    $400 12
In a dispute over these rights between Maine & Canada, one man said, "Canadians are like Vikings! they...pillage"
    $400 14
Bumpers are at the front & rear of a car; these other protective parts are the frames over the wheels
    DD: $2,600 25
Burton & Speke visited Lake Tanganyika in 1858, when these 2 were running for U.S. Senator & debated each other 7 times
    $400 20
It dates back to 1636 when it was founded as a citizen force to protect the colonies from hostile attacks
    $400 7
"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by 2 separate yet equally important groups"
    $600 4
1992 is the OED's first citation for this word meaning so-so; it described "Melrose Place"
    $600 17
In 2017 Gov. Scott Walker accused Canada of favoring its own dairy farmers over those of this state
    $600 16
Manual shifters used to come in "4 on the floor" & "3 on" this arboreal word for the steering column
    $600 26
The 1990s had its share of ethnic wars: Bosnia (1992-1995) & this country (the 1994 genocide of its Tutsi people)
    $600 21
Elizabeth Taylor was just 12 years old when she rode to glory in this film that made her a star
    $600 8
"Meet the Robertson clan... running a family business is tough when the family just wants to run wild"
    $800 5
Doing this type of lively dance is synonymous with elation
    $800 18
(Here's Jay Leno with the clue.):At a time when most cars had huge engines & heavy bodies, the speedy & nimble 1913 Mercer Raceabout pioneered the sports car by pairing a small engine with a lightweight one of these; it's a French word for a car's frame, hmmm
    $800 27
Sir Francis Drake failed to capture Lisbon in 1589, but this astronomer succeeded in taking a chair--in math at the U. of Pisa
    $800 22
Michael Flynn's 3-word title from January 20, 2017 to February 13, 2017
    $800 9
"4 chefs, 3 courses, only one chance to win"
    $1000 6
This red, brimless cap is also called a tarboosh
    $1000 15
I love to watch the MacPherson type of this shock absorber do its job
    $1000 28
1733 saw the start of the war of Polish Succession; that same year this man founded Savannah, Georgia
    $1000 23
Among its holdings are the Declaration of Independence & the arrest warrant for Lee Harvey Oswald
    $1000 10
"There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission"

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

Charbel Lanier Richard
$200 $2,600 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charbel Lanier Richard
$1,200 $5,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

13-LETTER PHRASES
(Alex: However many words, the letters will all add up to 13.)
BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS
OLYMPIANS FROM COUNTRIES THAT NO LONGER EXIST
U.S. NATIONAL LABORATORIES
THAT WAS SOME CHRISTMAS!
YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT I GOT!
    $400 25
Someone who's not up to the job can't do this condiment phrase
    $400 2
A novel about a bestseller on UFOs, or a Will Smith movie about policing extraterrestrials
    $400 1
1964, judo: Nguyen Van Binh of this country
    $400 10
The Idaho National Laboratory is the site of the first power plant to produce electricity by this method in 1951
    $400 6
On Christmas Day, 1991, he announced his resignation as Soviet leader, and wished everyone the best
    $400 9
A nice one of these, cash in addition to your salary; on Wall Street in 2017 they averaged $184,000
    $800 27
Don't forget it's always the shortened version of "them" in this statement made on showing a winning hand
    $800 15
In "The Name of the Rose", it is revealed that the murders are related to this Greek's "Poetics"
    $800 3
1984, Ali Al-Ghadi of North Yemen: this common charity race distance, about 3 miles
    $800 11
The HQ of 3 national labs, 2 of them named for Ernest Lawrence, are within 40 miles of each other in this state
    $800 7
On Christmas 1492 this flagship of Christopher Columbus ran aground off Haiti
    $800 21
A second star from this French guide, meaning my restaurant is excellent & "worth a detour"
    $1200 16
Signaling ancient secrets, a book magically appears at this Univ.'s Bodleian Library in "A Discovery of Witches"
    $1200 4
1972, gymnastics: this 4-medal female star for the USSR
    $1200 12
The top & bottom types of this particle were discovered in Fermilab in Illinois
    $1200 8
Hallelujah! this Handel oratorio had its first complete performance in the U.S. on Dec. 25, 1818 in Boston
    $1200 22
This U.S. military medal; since 1962, civilians who've sustained a wound are eligible for it too
    $1600 18
In Azar Nafisi's bestseller, a group of students are secretly "Reading Lolita in" this Middle Eastern capital city
    $1600 5
1960, gymnastics: Miroslav Cerar of this country, father of a future prime minister of Slovenia
    $1600 13
This 4th state of matter is found in the name of Princeton's national lab
    $1600 19
Christmas island in this ocean received its name on Christmas Day 1643
    $1600 23
A grant from the Open Society Foundations, created by this Hungarian-born billionaire to build democracy
    $2000 28
In a saying about self-reliance, these 5 words precede "& you feed him for a day"
    $2000 26
In a novel, Juliet Ashton finds the subject of her next book: this island's "literary & potato peel pie society"
    $2000 17
1952, men's marathon: Emil Zatopek of this country that's now divided in two
    DD: $3,000 14
This Southwest facility began as Site Y in the Manhattan Project 75 years ago
    DD: $1,000 20
After suffering a stroke, this French explorer died on Christmas 1635 in Quebec
    $2000 24
From the governor, this reduction in my sentence; a pardon would have been nicer, but at least I'm out

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charbel Lanier Richard
$9,000 $9,000 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPREME COURT
Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes once referred to this 1857 decision as the court's first self-inflicted wound

Final scores:

Charbel Lanier Richard
$18,000 $6,700 $18,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charbel Lanier Richard
$10,000 $12,000 $17,200
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.