Show #7425 - Friday, December 16, 2016

Cindy Stowell game 4.

Contestants

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Michael Rollins, a corporate controller from Frisco, Texas

Erin Williams, an attorney from St. Louis, Missouri

Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

OPPOSITES
(Alex: Sounds straightforward.)
SONGS ON TV
UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS
DECEMBER HOLIDAYS
GASOLINE
FILL "E_R" UP
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "E", and end with letter "R".)
    $200 14
They're the opposite types of theater represented here
    $200 1
In this animated TV theme, "Let's ride with the family down the street, through the courtesy of Fred's 2 feet"
    $200 22
Depopulated in the early 20th century, Goldfield, Arizona is a tourist attraction as one of these
    $200 12
At the winter solstice, Wiccans celebrate just this, with no "tide" after it
    $200 11
Exxon trumpets its Synergy formula as a way to lower emissions & raise this ratio to save drivers money
    $200 4
A baseball mistake
    $400 15
The opposite of a spendthrift, this 5-letter noun is commonly associated with Scrooge
    $400 2
"Don't Stop Believin'" by this band is playin' at the end of the last episode of "The Sopranos", until suddenly, it isn't
    $400 27
Since 1947 an underwater ballet has made Weeki Wachee, Florida the city of these lovely finned and tailed creatures
    $400 13
Hanukkah story hero Judah was known by this name that's an acronym of the Hebrew for "Who is like you, O God?"
    $400 23
This type of facility takes a 42-gallon barrel of crude oil & turns it into 19 gallons of gas
    $400 7
Excitedly impatient
    $600 16
When ordering blinds for your home, you often have a choice between these 2 opposites
    $600 3
One of the many memorable songs on this show was the Idina Menzel-Lea Michele duet on "Poker Face"
    $600 28
Encinitas, Calif. has a tennis museum dedicated to this champ who lost a challenge match to Billie Jean King in 1973
    DD: $1,200 19
It was the decade when Maulana Karenga (born Ron Everett) created Kwanzaa
    $600 24
All kidding aside, be careful around gasoline & don't playfully splash friends with it like the witless male models in this film
    $600 8
A glowing fire piece
    $800 17
From the Latin for "shaded" & meaning impenetrable by light, this 6-letter word is an antonym of transparent
    $800 5
As its theme song "The Wonder Years" used the powerful cover of "With A Little Help From My Friends" by this English singer
    $800 29
Hawaii's version of Old Faithful, the "Halona" this cetacean feature is the result of a narrow lava tube exiting straight up
    $800 20
In December many celebrate Buddha's enlightenment under this "tree" with a holiday called this "day"
    $800 25
High-octane gas results in less premature ignition, reducing the rattling noise most commonly called this
    $800 9
It's the mighty machine seen doing its work here
    $1000 18
As the moon grows brighter until it's full & then gets dimmer, it's said to be doing these 2 opposites
    $1000 6
"True Blood" said "Let's boot and rally" & have Bethany Cosentino team up with this Stooges singer
    $1000 30
Not a druid in sight at the alliance, Nebraska attraction known as this
    $1000 21
In Massachusetts, especially Plymouth, Dec. 22 is Forefathers' Day, celebrated by consuming this corn-&-beans dish
    $1000 26
This Lone Star brand is now owned by Chevron
    $1000 10
To imbue with authority

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

Cindy! Erin Michael
$2,200 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Erin Michael
$5,400 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES' CURRENCIES
TRUST THE SCIENCE
WESTERN MOVIES
THE ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT
NUMERIC WORDS & PHRASES
(Alex: In [*], each correct response will begin with a spelled number.)
WOMEN WHO WRITE
    $400 3
Let's be honest--Switzerland and Liechtenstein are the only 2 countries in Europe that still use this monetary unit
    $400 4
Ison, one of these space travelers, was called a "sungrazer", passing within 684,000 miles of the surface
    $400 15
For this 2010 film, Jeff Bridges wore a patch over his right eye; in the original, John Wayne wore it over the left
    $400 26
Willing to use violence for the abolitionist cause, he went to the gallows on December 2, 1859
    $400 21
Hyphenated term for a contest that's really no contest
    $400 1
This close relative of a Chilean president sent us to the moon & back with "Eva Luna" in 1989
    $800 5
40 years after his death, he still appears on some of China's paper money
    $800 8
After you swallow food, it passes through this relatively straight muscular tube down to your stomach
    $800 17
The buffalo herd in this 1990 Kevin Costner film numbered 3,500 & it took 8 days to film the hunt & stampede
    $800 30
Still around today, it was formed in 1854 with members of the "conscience" Whigs as a key element
    $800 22
Alliterative term for a married person having an affair
    $800 2
This novelist wrote the libretto for "Margaret Garner", an opera based on the same story that inspired "Beloved"
    $1200 6
Before adopting the Euro, Italy & Vatican City used this monetary unit
    $1200 9
The amosite type of this fibrous material can resist temperatures up to 1,000 degrees
    $1200 18
This hard-drinking friend of Wild Bill Hickok has been played on film by Jean Arthur, Yvonne de Carlo & Doris Day
    $1200 29
Leading abolitionist sisters Sarah & Angelina Grimke were members of this "friendly" Christian sect
    DD: $3,000 23
The Lakers won championships in 1987 & '88, so before the next season, Pat Riley trademarked this
    DD: $3,000 12
In 1964 this woman big into laissez-faire capitalism offered "The Virtue of Selfishness"
    $1600 7
Tuvalu, a small island country in the South Pacific, uses the dollar of this country 2,000 miles away
    $1600 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Fluids vary in the degree of friction between their molecules, leading them to also vary in their degree of resistance to flow--this 9-letter word
    $1600 19
It's the classic film in which Alan Ladd rides off as Brandon de Wilde yells for him to "come back"
    $1600 28
This noted speaker & abolitionist who escaped from slavery in 1826 was born Isabella Baumfree but changed her name
    $1600 24
A rare, lucky specimen of genus trifolium
    $1600 13
This title glass object in a Sylvia Plath novel symbolizes madness to its protagonist, Esther Greenwood
    $2000 16
Algeria, Bahrain & Iraq all use a currency called this
    $2000 11
Make this kind of "grab" & tell us it's the P in P=fv, f symbolizing force & v, speed
    $2000 20
Audie Murphy played Tom Destry in 1954's "Destry"; oddly, this film with Jimmy Stewart in the role came 15 years earlier
    $2000 27
This 3-named abolitionist crusader published a Boston newspaper called The Liberator
    $2000 25
A certain quintet gives us this slang phrase for shoplifting
    $2000 14
This woman who's part Chippewa has written "Love Medicine", "The Plague of Doves" & "The Round House"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Erin Michael
$15,400 $5,400 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHY
The 2 Central American nations that border only one ocean

Final scores:

Cindy! Erin Michael
$22,401 $10,800 $20,000
4-day champion: $62,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cindy! Erin Michael
$15,400 $12,600 $11,200
18 R,
0 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 3 DDs)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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