Show #7426 - Monday, December 19, 2016

Cindy Stowell game 5.

Contestants

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Kristin Szuhany, a graduate student in clinical psychology from New York, New York

Jonathan Bill, a high school teacher from Gig Harbor, Washington

Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $62,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE
LETTER-WORD
NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
DECK THE "HALL"
DOUBLE-NAME NEWSPAPERS
TONY BENNETT
(Tony Bennett: Hi. I'm Tony Bennett. My wife Susan knows all the answers when we watch, but I can't get her to be a contestant, so I'm going to go on Jeopardy! by giving you a few clues about my fabulous first 90 years.)
    $200 1
Little Susie loves science, so the Omano OM117L was a great choice; it's 2 of these in one--dissecting & compound
    $200 6
These cotton swabs were invented in 1923
    $200 11
George Bancroft, Secretary of the Navy, founded the U.S. Naval Academy in this city
    $200 16
This company's Hall of Fame first came to TV on Christmas Eve 1951
    $200 21
The St. Louis Post-...
    $200 26
(Tony Bennett gives the clue.) In September 2014 I became the oldest artist, at age 88, to have the No. 1 album on the Billboard charts when "Cheek to Cheek", my duet album with this pop star, debuted at the top spot
    $400 2
I got this Amazon hands-free speaker I control with my voice! I got this Amazon hands-free speaker I control with my voice!
    $400 7
Walther Schwieger was the captain of this type of vessel that torpedoed the Lusitania
    DD: $600 12
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney said no when French agents asked for a bribe in this 1797 "Affair"
    $400 17
The space south of the Capitol Rotunda full of famous folks in marble
    $400 22
The Omaha World-...
    $400 27
(Tony Bennett gives the clue.) In November 1990 I appeared in "Dancin' Homer", an episode of this long-running animated series & became the first performer to guest-star as himself on the show
    $600 3
Like Wile E. Coyote, I got this company's doom weapon crate, including kukri, mace & tomahawk
    $600 8
It's the opening in the violin seen here
    $600 13
Gerald Ford succeeded him as vice president of the United States
    $600 18
In 1992 Bill Clinton played sax on this man's late night show
    $600 23
The Atlanta Journal-...
    $600 28
(Tony Bennett gives the clue.) On October 1, 1962 I joined Joan Crawford & Mel Brooks as the guests on this man's very first night as the host of the "Tonight" show
    $800 4
Perfectly timed, the first of my monthly boxes from this "arboreal" makeup mailer made it under the tree
    $800 9
It's a type of ruler used in mechanical drawing to create right angles
    $800 14
He was inaugurated the president of the Republic of Texas on October 22, 1836
    $800 19
"Royal" music venue in South Kensington, London
    $800 24
The San Diego Union- or the Minneapolis Star...
    $800 29
(Tony Bennett gives the clue.) In 1951 I recorded a cover version of "Cold, Cold Heart"; when it became a huge hit, this legendary country artist called me & jokingly asked, "What's the idea of ruining my song?"
    $1000 5
"Only one in every 10,000 casks" gets to become a Blue Label bottle of this Scotch, & you put one under the tree for me
    $1000 10
The movie "Awakenings" depicts the use of this drug, usually for Parkinson's, on catatonic patients
    $1000 15
This great orator gave a 3 1/2-hour speech in favor of the Compromise of 1850; his fellow New Englanders didn't like that
    $1000 20
2009 novel by Hilary Mantel about the court of Henry VIII
    $1000 25
The Louisville Courier- or the Akron Beacon...
    $1000 30
(Tony Bennett gives the clue.) In 2015 the 20th edition of this Las Vegas gala doubled as my birthday party; with the same name as a Celine Dion love song, it has raised over $100 million in its history. Wow!

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

Cindy! Jonathan Kristin
-$200 $1,600 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Jonathan Kristin
-$800 $5,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LANDLOCKED AFRICAN COUNTRIES
SCIENCE NEWS
A NOVEL CATEGORY
POP CULTURE
THEY SAID IT
FROM TO N TO N
(Alex: ...beginning and end of each correct response.)
    $400 2
After the 1993 secession of Eritrea, this other "E" nation became landlocked
    $400 6
Soak this in: a minivan-sized one of these multicellular aquatic creatures was found off the coast of Hawaii
    $400 18
Though "Gone with the Wind" says she "was not beautiful", it does mention her "arresting face"
    $400 11
David Tennant & Matt Smith have traveled through time & space as the main character on this British TV series
    $400 16
"The lady's not for turning", she said in 1980 to those who thought she'd shift away from Tory inflation policy
    $400 24
The Kids' Choice Awards are handed out by this cable TV channel
    DD: $3,200 5
If you turned in 175 quadrillion of this country's old currency in 2015, you would get 5 U.S. dollars
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows some aquatic images on the monitor.) Using a multistep process that isolates dolphins sounds on specific objects, researchers have created a 3-D image that simulates how dolphins see a human using this process
    $800 20
2016's "End of Watch" completed his trilogy that began with "Mr. Mercedes"
    $800 12
This rapper co-founded Roc-A-Fella records, which released his 1996 debut "Reasonable Doubt"
    $800 21
Henry Ford said Model T customers can have any color they want "so long as it's" this
    $800 25
William the Conqueror, by birth
    $1200 1
This country became independent in 2011 (yay!) but in the process lost coastal access to the Red Sea (bummer)
    $1200 8
The New Horizons probe showed glaciers on Pluto made of this element that's 4/5 of Earth's atmosphere
    DD: $2,000 17
Khaled Hosseini dedicated "The Kite Runner" in part "to the children of" this country
    $1200 13
Sarah Paulson got rave reviews for playing this prosecutor in "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
    $1200 22
"Do. Or do not. There is no try" were words of wisdom form this fictional trainer
    $1600 3
Algeria is on the northern border of this 4-letter nation
    $1600 9
During the Industrial Rev., peppered moths evolved from light to black due to this 4-letter carbon residue
    $1600 19
Sweden's Fredrik Backman became an overnight sensation with his novel about an old curmudgeon, "A Man Called" this
    $1600 14
LL Cool J hosts this series on Spike TV, "LSB" for short
    $2000 4
This 2-word nation whose name means "Land of Honorable People" is landlocked like its neighbor Niger
    $2000 10
The observatory Ligo has detected 2 of these cosmic objects with souped-up gravity coalescing into one
    $2000 15
Jerry Seinfeld drove around the White House in a 1963 Stingray with Pres. Obama on an episode of this web series
    $2000 23
This poet said that when "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" came out, "I awoke one morning and found myself famous"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Jonathan Kristin
$11,600 $9,000 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDS WITH MULTIPLE MEANINGS
Found in a 1970 Tom Wolfe book title, it's a chemistry term, a math quantity & a drastic word in politics

Final scores:

Cindy! Jonathan Kristin
$18,001 $5,500 $5,201
5-day champion: $80,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cindy! Jonathan Kristin
$9,200 $8,800 $8,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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