Show #6509 - Thursday, December 27, 2012


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Allen Park, a refugee affairs officer from Washington, D.C.

Nichole Mancone, a college registrar from Providence, Rhode Island

Kris Hamilton, a computer technician from Dublin, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The city of Arcane Hog, Alaska
    $200 16
More familiar term for the mortarboard & full-length garment worn at commencement
    $200 7
This kids' story tells of a familial trio dealing with a home invasion by a possibly narcoleptic blonde
    $200 22
In 2001 this base-stealing wizard broke Ty Cobb's career runs scored record, which had stood since 1928
    $200 1
Between 1960 & 1980, the population of this Iranian capital increased by 4 million
    $200 2
This gallery projects over the main floor of a theater or auditorium
    $400 27
The border waterway Go Drainer
    $400 17
Towel-snapping skills declined as from about 2000 to 2010, U.S. high schoolers with this daily class dropped by 1/3
    $400 9
The jointed shell of the southern 3-banded this animal lets it curl up into a hard, tight ball for safety
    $400 21
His 717 NHL goals included a few against his brother, goalie Tony Esposito
    $400 8
In 1979 this man became the first ruling Faqih of the Islamic republic
    $400 3
It can be the building housing an ambassador & his staff or the staff itself
    $600 28
The Surfer Croon, where Colorado meets 3 friends
    $600 18
Meaning to hold back a college athlete, it's now used to mean keeping kids out of kindergarten until age 6 or after
    $600 10
In an 1844 novel Cardinal Richelieu goes up against this title trio as well as a pal who kinda screws up the title
    $600 23
In this sport Alan Shearer is the Premier League's all-time leader with 260 goals
    $600 11
Iran's lowest elevation is 92 feet below sea level along this "sea" on the country's northern border
    $600 4
Pretty-faced is one species of this small kangaroo relative
    $800 29
South Dakota's Bill Chalks
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a rainbow on a monitor.) Used to remember the order of the colors in the visible spectrum, "Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain" is one of these devices that aids memory
    $800 14
In 2011 Craig Alexander won this athletic event in 8:03:56; Craig also won it in 2008 & 2009
    $800 24
On Feb. 20, 2002 Michael Redd of the Milwaukee Bucks set a record with 8 of these scores in 1 quarter
    DD: $2,000 12
These 3 English words translate the phrase written 11 times on both the green & red stripes on Iran's flag
    $800 5
Several presidents have used the "Wilson desk" made from this rich wood
    $1000 30
The state of Not Racial Horn
    $1000 20
Along with "A" levels, these alphabetic tests were once common for British teens but were phased out in the 1980s
    $1000 15
In myth Orpheus used music to charm this 3-headed hound into submission
    $1000 25
This Viking back led the NFL in 2009 with 18 rushing touchdowns
    $1000 13
The stuxnet computer worm targeted & disabled these Iranian machines that spin uranium to concentrate it
    $1000 6
From the Greek for "discourse", it's an inspirational saying or a tedious moralizing lecture

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

Kris Nichole Allen
$5,800 $0 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Nichole Allen
$8,000 $600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
Called the "queen of" these novels, Barbara Cartland wrote 26 of them in 1983 alone
    $400 11
Sleepytime & Lemon Zinger are teas from the brand called this type of seasonings
    $400 26
"Some Girls" (1978)
    $400 1
As a variation of this phrase about resemblance, some just say "he's the spit of" his father, mother, whomever
    $400 6
Robin Hood's implacable foe
    $400 21
This mouse part may be as long as the head & body, or much shorter--especially after an encounter with a farmer's wife
    $800 15
This Russian playwright claimed he wrote his one-act play "Swan Song" in about one hour
    $800 12
Rihanna has appeared in ads for Vita Coco, a brand that calls itself "100% pure" this
    $800 27
"1984" (1984)
    $800 2
Completes the line in the poem "the children's hour", "I hear in the chamber above me the patter of..."
    $800 7
There's no truth to the rumor that this saintly Society of Jesus founder was "iggy" to his friends
    $800 22
Mus musculus is this rhyming domestic creature
    $1200 18
Upset at the sight of this structure, John le Carre wrote "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" in 5 weeks
    DD: $3,100 13
Drops of good is a community project of this coffee brand
    $1200 28
"All That You Can't Leave Behind" (2000)
    $1200 3
Up late partying? you're burning the candle at both ends; up late working? you're "burning" this fluid
    $1200 8
Title Shakespearean misanthrope & cave-dweller
    DD: $1,000 23
Perhaps the smallest mouse is this one of sub-Saharan Africa, also a term for small peoples in the region
    $1600 19
This "Perry Mason" author wrote "The Case of the Velvet Claws" in 3 1/2 days while working as a lawyer
    $1600 16
The tropical character seen here offers up this brand
    $1600 29
"Blood Sugar Sex Magik" (1991)
    $1600 4
This 3-word phrase meaning "outside acceptable limits" comes partly from palus, Latin for a stake
    $1600 9
No ordinary Joe, he buried Jesus' body in his own tomb
    $1600 24
This kind of mouse gets its name from cheek pouches in which it stores food
    $2000 20
During one stretch in his career, this Scotsman who lived from 1771 to 1832 wrote 14 novels in 7 years
    $2000 17
You get the "made from scratch taste" with the Bloody Mary mix from this brand that sounds like a married couple
    $2000 30
"The Black Parade" (2006)
    $2000 5
Proverbially, these 2 things "wait for no man"
    $2000 10
This Dutchman landed in England November 5, 1688
    $2000 25
The H in the illness HPS, which had a 2012 outbreak in Yosemite, is for this virus carried by the deer mouse

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kris Nichole Allen
$19,100 $10,600 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Seen here is a suit of armor worn by this monarch at the siege of Boulogne in 1544 when he was 53

Final scores:

Kris Nichole Allen
$16,989 $21,100 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kris Nichole Allen
$16,000 $10,600 $10,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2012-09-18
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