Show #6946 - Monday, November 24, 2014

First game with new tiebreaker rule in place for regular play games.


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Doug Perez, a database developer from Monrovia, California

Courtney Jordan, a dancer from New York, New York

Jennifer Healy, a training system manager from Hilliard, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Former Animal Planet favorite following the Whiskers family:
"____ Manor"
    $200 15
Obviously avoiding the vampire demographic, a Silver Bullet aluminum pint is this brand
    $200 20
Like father, like son--several of his 20 kids, including Carl Philipp Emanuel, also became composers
    $200 10
It can mean progressive or generous
    $200 1
Naturally, this state has the first town named for Lincoln--in 1853, before he was even president
    $200 26
This continent contains the world's smallest country in area
    $400 6
With Bret Michaels on Travel Channel:
"Rock My ____"
    $400 16
Varieties of this "revolutionary" beer include Old Fezziwig Ale & Boston Lager
    $400 21
Perhaps distantly related to the quintuplets, this queen of pop was born in Quebec in 1968, the youngest of 14 children
    $400 11
A continuation of a coat collar
    $400 2
You can visit this building at 35 Carlisle St., where Lincoln arrived in town
    $400 27
Home to the lowest & highest places on the surface of the Earth
    $600 7
"____ Couponing" &
"____ Weight Loss"
    $600 17
The quality statement on each bottle of this alliteratively named beer ends with "33"
    $600 22
Maria, the last of the original 7 siblings of this musical troupe, passed away in Vermont in 2014 at age 99
    $600 12
A type of move within an office that's not a promotion or demotion
    $600 3
An urban legend says Abe's hands in the Lincoln Memorial are spelling these two letters in sign language
    $600 28
Home to more countries than any other continent
    $800 8
"My Teen is ____ & So Am I"
    $800 18
A slogan for this "Old" American beer is "It just doesn't get any better than this"
    $800 23
At last count they had 19 kids, all of whose names start with "J"
    $800 13
Tip O'Neill wrote "All politics is" this
    $800 4
The last episode of PBS' "The Civil War" is called "The Better" these "of our Nature", which Lincoln hoped would guide us
    $800 29
You can gaze at a 3,212-foot waterfall there
    $1000 9
Featuring Kody Brown & his 4 spouses:
"____ ____"
    $1000 19
Look up in the circle around the sun as you lie back & enjoy this Mexican beer introduced in 1925
    DD: $2,000 24
He came from a family of 9 kids & had 11 of his own; sadly, he died before his youngest, Rory, was born in 1968
    $1000 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a family tree diagram on the monitor.) Your sister's grandson is your collateral descendant; your own grandson is this type of direct descendant
    $1000 25
This late gadfly of American letters showed Abe's dictatorial side in his novel "Lincoln"
    $1000 30
It has about the same population as the state of Texas

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

Jennifer Courtney Doug
$2,200 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Courtney Doug
$7,800 $4,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This lord of the jungle books swung into print in October 1912
    $400 1
Myasthenia gravis is a disease that affects nerves & voluntary these, like the ones that control chewing & swallowing
    $400 6
Hard to make "Being" this actor without this actor; boy, John Cusack really got in his head
    $400 16
The Boston variety of this plant has frilly leaves & long drooping fronds
    $400 26
Benevenuto Cellini was commissioned by Cosmo de Medici to create the statue of Perseus holding this Gorgon's head
    $400 11
It can mean to discolor your silver or damage your reputation
    $800 22
Killer gorillas rampage through this megaselling author/screenwriter/M.D.'s 1980 novel "Congo"
    $800 2
You can only get the D type of this liver infection if you already have the B type
    $800 7
Neil Patrick Harris was on the road & seein' unicorns as he drove this title duo who "Escape from Guantanamo Bay"
    $800 17
This dessert consists of a 2-layer cake with a thick filling & chocolate icing
    $800 27
In 2014 he testified in court that a "flag" sculpture being sold for $11 million & said to be his was a fake
    $800 12
"What in" this euphemism for Hell
    $1200 23
Will Eisner created this jungle queen of the pulps in the 1930s, long before the Ramones
    $1200 3
Celiac disease involves an intolerance to this protein combination found in grains
    $1200 8
Really, who else but this guy could have played "JCVD" in 2008?
    $1200 18
Bostonians say it's the USA's oldest park; they also say its name is properly singular
    $1200 28
In 1991 this sculptor and his wife installed 1,340 giant blue umbrellas over the Sato River Valley in Japan
    $1200 13
Named for an Italian city, these creatures often live underground
    DD: $1,000 24
In 1981, Paul Theroux got the itch to publish this novel set in the jungles of Central America
    $1600 4
This, high blood pressure, contributes to the hardening of the arteries & damages the heart
    $1600 9
At James Franco's place, Michael Cera took his partying to unexpected levels until dying a horrific death in "This" 2013 comedy
    $1600 19
In 1985 the first restaurant in this chain opened in Newton, Massachusetts & focused on rotisserie chicken
    $1600 29
As this is the last name 13th century sculptor Nicola, it makes sense that his work, seen here, is from a pulpit in Pisa
    $1600 14
The capital of Kiribati, it shares its name with a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier
    $2000 25
Professor Challenger finds dinosaurs & adventure in the Amazon jungle in this Conan Doyle tale
    $2000 5
The insipidus type of this endocrine disorder can affect the kidneys or the pituitary; the mellitus type is more common
    $2000 10
In "Zombieland", when asked, "So, do you have any regrets?" this man playing himself says, "'Garfield', maybe"
    $2000 20
A dog called Hooper's Judge is the ancestor of most of the modern dogs of this breed
    DD: $2,000 30
Teddy Roosevelt said, "The soldier, the cowboy and rancher, the Indian, will live for all time" in his bronzes
    $2000 15
Hats off to you if you know that in Egypt it's the equivalent of a fez

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Courtney Doug
$12,200 $7,800 $17,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One critic called them "a social phenomenon", "the most widely recognised group... since John, Paul, George & Ringo"

Final scores:

Jennifer Courtney Doug
$5,200 $100 $17,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Courtney Doug
$11,200 $9,800 $17,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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