Show #7200 - Friday, December 25, 2015

Alex uses a cane during the closing credits chat.

Contestants

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Dee Daigle, a substitute teacher from Hebron, Connecticut

Emily Poole, a musician from Hendersonville, North Carolina

Markus Kolic, a data base devloper and stay-at-home dad from Dighton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SIMPSONS EPISODE TITLES
THE SQUIRREL FAMILY
SUV SHOPPING
(Alex: We'll give you the model, you give us the make.)
KIDDY LIT
"BAM"! "POW!"
BREWING BEER
(Sarah: From the Malting & Brewing Science Program at UC Davis, the craft and science that go into a cold one.)
    $200 1
This character's "Odyssey"
    $200 26
Squirrels are part of this order characterized by rootless, ever-growing incisors
    $200 21
Suburban
    $200 3
"Peter and the Starcatchers" is Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson's 2004 backstory to this character
    $200 16
Light, dry snow
    $200 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the UC Davis Malting & Brewing Science program.) This term for the grain, usually barley, that's about to go on a journey to become beer can also refer to the finished product
    $400 2
"Kamp" this klown
    $400 27
The supersized squirrel family members called marmots include this creature
    $400 22
Escape
    $400 4
The first thing this Dr. Seuss character says to Sally & her brother is "Why do you sit there like that?"
    $400 17
To hoodwink or deceive
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the UC Davis Malting & Brewing Science program.) These dried flowers that give beer much of its flavor come in different types; the aromatic ones are volatile & quickly steamed off, so they're added at the end of the boil
    $600 8
"Last Exit to" this city
    $600 28
Chipmunks are in the genus Tamias, Greek for this 9-letter word meaning a person in charge of money
    $600 23
Pathfinder
    $600 6
This TV "Fonz" has co-written over 20 books about Hank Zipzer, "The World's Greatest Underachiever"
    $600 18
2-word phrase for the elation of bossing others around
    $600 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the UC Davis Malting & Brewing Science program.) The liquid extracted from the grain mash will become beer after fermentation & other steps; it's called this four-letter word, also found after "St. John's"
    $800 9
"Much" him "About Nothing"
    $800 29
On the Carolina northern this creature, skin between the wrist & ankle forms an aerodynamic surface for gliding
    $800 24
Outlander
    $800 5
In this 1959 book whose title means a journey through the bush, 2 white children are saved by an Aboriginal boy
    $800 19
Another nickname of George Herman Ruth
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the UC Davis Malting & Brewing Science program.) Boiling to sterilize the liquid & get rid of some of the grainy taste happens in a brew kettle, also called by the name of this metal from which it was traditionally made
    $1000 11
The "Bonfire of" these aquatic mammals
    $1000 30
This creature mentioned in one of North Dakota's nicknames is a ground squirrel, not a bird
    $1000 25
Cayenne
    $1000 7
In "Winnie-the-Pooh", Piglet tries to capture one of these imaginary elephant-like creatures
    $1000 20
Capital of Mali
    DD: $2,800 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the UC Davis Malting & Brewing Science program.) The two basic types of brewing yeast are top-fermenting & bottom-fermenting, corresponding to these two basic kinds of beer, one including stouts & one including pilsners

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

Markus Emily Dee
$0 $1,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Markus Emily Dee
$2,400 $4,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LARGEST COUNTRY...
(Alex: We'll give you some information about that.)
MOVING PICTURES
LIBRARIES
(Alex: Hey...)
WHAT HAPPENED WHEN?
ART & ARTISTS
(Alex: And each correct response...)
STARTS WITH A FRUIT
    $400 30
Entirely outside Asia, by area
    $400 17
She, "Queen of the Desert", is an old bus that takes 3 entertainers into the outback
    $400 26
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is on this school's campus
    $400 24
Frederick Banting & Charles Best first isolated this glucose-regulating hormone on July 30, 1921
    $400 8
Bill Magrath's "Returning Fire", seen here, depicts the 1862 battle between these 2 vessels
    $400 3
Not literally, but this way
    DD: $5,000 29
Entirely south of the Equator, by area
    $800 16
It's the type of vehicle used by Travolta & friends in "Wild Hogs"
    $800 28
Dominico Fontant designed this library of the pontiffs in the late 1500s
    $800 25
Mexico was victorious over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on this date in 1862
    $800 23
This Brit's sister Frances Reynolds, who lived with him as a housekeeper, called him a "gloomy tyrant"
    $800 4
A small computer program that you can use to work in another program
    $1200 18
Entirely in Europe, by population
    $1200 13
In 2015 Ed Skrein replaced Jason Statham as the man on the move in this franchise: "Refueled"
    $1200 10
Named for its architect, this 17th century library at Cambrige U. has many books from Isaac Newton's own library
    $1200 1
This 28-year-old naval officer led U.S. forces to victory on September 10, 1813 at the Battle of Lake Erie
    $1200 21
When he died in 1989, he was buried on the floor of the main room of his museum in Figueras, Spain
    $1200 5
Don't shrivel when I tell you it means rearing a child
    $1600 19
In Africa, by population
    $1600 14
River Phoenix & his fugitive parents have spent years on the move in this film
    $1600 11
Fulton, Missouri has a memorial & library devoted to this British statesman
    $1600 2
This cowboy humorist & Wiley Post were killed on August 15, 1935 when Post's plane crashed in Alaska
    $1600 22
His masterpieces painted in Delft included "View of Delft" & "Woman with a Water Jug"
    $1600 6
This material forms the caves of Wind Cave National Park
    $2000 20
In Central America, by population
    $2000 15
She played Sissy, hitchhiker supreme, in "Even Cowgirls Get The Blues"
    $2000 12
This Harvard University library named for a man who died on the Titanic has 57 miles of shelves
    DD: $2,800 9
On March 6, 1857 Chief Justice Roger Taney announced the Supreme Court's decision in this slave's case
    $2000 27
This Frenchman experimented with light in series paintings, as in his "Haystacks" under different weather & times of day
    $2000 7
As a verb it can mean to make a pillow full & round

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Markus Emily Dee
$19,000 $8,800 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
He wrote the line "Our home has been nothing but a playroom"

Final scores:

Markus Emily Dee
$17,999 $1 $19,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Markus Emily Dee
$16,800 $8,800 $10,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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