Show #7208 - Wednesday, January 6, 2016


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Matt Orlovick, a program analyst from Washington, D.C.

Sheila Churchill, a retired registered nurse from Braselton, Georgia

Steve Belding, an engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This British automaker famous for its luxury vehicles was nationalized in 1971 after going bankrupt
    $200 10
Perth, Scotland's Battle of the North Inch was a clash of 2 familial groups, called these
    $200 26
One game is to guess the wedding guest who picked the cheapest item off this list of stuff we need from Macy's
    $200 8
"And the Lord set a mark upon" this man, "lest any finding him should kill him"
    $200 1
"Jojo was a man who thought he was a loner, but he knew it couldn't last" in this chart-topping tune
    $200 6
Old Spice is one
    $400 22
It's easy to cruise in one of this car brand's $650,000 Enzo models, but difficult to keep it under 200 mph
    $400 16
This "Splendid Splinter" of Red Sox fame saw his family splinter over what to do with his body after his death in 2002
    $400 27
You win Best Cook-- I've had to let out my pants & do this equivalent with my ring
    $400 9
In Genesis this prized item of Joseph's wardrobe gets taken and dipped in blood
    $400 2
These Katy Perry women are "undeniable, fine, fresh, fierce, we got it on lock, West Coast represent!"
    $400 7
To behead
    $600 23
Affixed to models like its Continental GT, the logo of this luxury car manufacturer is seen here
    $600 17
From the Latin for "Vengeance" comes this feud that Italian crime families sometimes engage in
    $600 28
On our honeymoon in Aruba, who can learn the most words in Papiamento & this other official language
    $600 14
Revelation says that this alliterative object was opened, there was a half-hour hush in heaven
    $600 3
Andy Grammer wasn't messing around with this 2015 hit

"I could have another but I probably should not /
I got somebody at home"
    $600 11
This TV host is descended from a French planter who left Hispaniola for Louisiana
    $800 24
In 2015 this GM luxury brand moved its headquarters from Detroit to Manhattan
    $800 18
She thought sis Olivia de Havilland would "spring across the table and grab me by the hair" after she won a 1941 Oscar
    $800 29
One hand of poker to decide if we get a chow or this kind of dog named for an area of Northern Honshu
    $800 15
Not just trumpets but "a great shout" brought down the walls of this city
    $800 4
"Honey, I know, I know, I know times are changin'" but U know this song by Prince; I only want to see you laughing there
    $800 12
Indifference, or a small unit of soldiers on a mission
    $1000 25
The youngest division head in GM's history, he made his own namesake sports car in the 1980s
    $1000 19
The book "Nemesis" details Robert Kennedy's feud with this European, who ended up marrying RFK's former in-law
    $1000 30
I win best first anniversary gift with stationary from this company started by a man named Stephen, like the author
    DD: $2,000 20
In 1 Kings 3 God tells him, "I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart"
    $1000 5
"Now Paul is a real estate novelist, who never had time for a wife" in this signature Billy Joel song
    $1000 13
A mark of misconduct in your record

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

Steve Sheila Matt
$4,000 $1,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sheila Matt
$4,800 $6,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

____ IN THE ____
    $400 2
A draft of this read "We hold these truths to be sacred & undeniable"
    $400 1
Professor Gerald Cohen, an expert on word origins, edits a learned journal called "Comments On" this
    $400 26
After the 1979 revolution, this country got a new flag inscribed 22 times with "Allahu akbar", "God is great"
    $400 6
When it debuted, "The Odd Couple" starred Art Carney & Walter Matthau in these 2 roles
    $400 9
Mike Ditka
(da dem)
    $400 18
The guy seen here must be exhausted from anger, because he's literally this
    $800 15
In 1777 Washington complained of soldiers "bare foot & otherwise naked"--not great in December at this location
    $800 3
Your beautician is an expert (we hope) in this, the art & practice of beauty treatment
    $800 27
This small country invaded by a fellow OPEC member in 1990 has no rivers, lakes, or income tax
    $800 7
This Jack Black film went to Broadway in 2015, with Alex Brightman as Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher
    $800 12
John Madden
(he just won, baby)
    $800 22
An empty promise is like this dessert up where the clouds are
    $1200 19
On Jan. 2, 1776 this body passed the Tory Act, saying lock up "unworthy Americans as... have taken part with our oppressors"
    $1200 4
If your specialty is Lepidoptera, you're an expert in this field
    $1200 28
Some of South America's largest petroleum deposits lie in the Maracaibo Basin in this country
    $1200 8
This American classic shows everyday life in Grover's Corners, New Hampshire
    $1200 13
Don Shula
    $1200 23
This 1952 movie musical starring Gene Kelly is about a silent film's transition to sound
    $1600 20
Hearing gunfire at Lexington, this leader of the Sons of Liberty said, "What a glorious morning for America"
    $1600 5
It's the medical branch devoted to the stomach & intestines & their ailments
    DD: $3,000 29
This country that had violent regime change in 2011 has the largest oil reserves in Africa
    $1600 10
This Tony-winning musical is based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir of growing up in a mortuary
    $1600 16
Jimmy Johnson
(how 'bout them...)
    $1600 24
A person with potential but who lacks social graces is often described by this gem of an expression
    $2000 21
Asked what kind of government we got, Benjamin Franklin replied, "A republic..." these 5 words
    $2000 14
It's the theological study of "last things"
    $2000 30
Oil & Al Jazeera are major products of this land ruled by the Al Thani family
    $2000 11
The title character of this Shaw play has joined the Salvation Army, hence her rank
    $2000 17
Joe Gibbs
(hog-tied the Bills that year)
    DD: $5,000 25
This T.S. Eliot verse drama deals with the assassination of Thomas Becket

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sheila Matt
$16,200 $6,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When it premiered in 1974, this TV show used a 1955 No. 1 hit as its opening song

Final scores:

Steve Sheila Matt
$24,001 $0 $17,000
2-day champion: $48,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Sheila Matt
$19,200 $11,200 $14,000
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2015-12-08
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