Show #7429 - Thursday, December 22, 2016

Contestants

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Brad Snyder, a consulting electrical engineer from Port Deposit, Maryland

Amelia Reinwald, an abuse prevention educator from Irving, Texas

Sam Scovill, a G.I.S. technician from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEET THE BEAGLES
CHEMISTRY
DOUBLE L
(Alex: Just like Jeopardy!, we'll deal with...)
TV SHOWS THAT DEBUTED IN 1984
THE WEDDING RECEPTION
OUT OF TOWN GUESTS
    $200 6
Beagles were originally bred to hunt these long-eared creatures
    $200 16
Photodegradation is chemical change affecting the usefulness of a material due to absorption of this
    $200 21
The name of this flavoring has also come to mean plain or ordinary
    $200 1
These convertible robots in disguise who would go on to blockbuster movie fame started as an animated TV series
    $200 11
We welcome guests who've come from all around the U.S., from as far as Oshkosh, Appleton & Kenosha in this state
    $400 7
This scientist's life aboard the HMS Beagle included a visit to the "frying hot" Galapagos Islands
    $400 17
This type of bond is formed by 2 atoms each contributing 1 electron to a shared electron pair
    $400 22
"Animal Farm" is an example of this literary device in which abstract ideas appear as characters in a story
    $400 2
This mystery series about a writer who was also an amateur detective began in 1984 & ran for 12 seasons
    $400 12
Bienvenidos amigos who have made it all the way from Mexico... from Monterrey & this dog-named city founded in 1709
    $600 8
There's no need to fear, this cartoon beagle defended Capitol City
    $600 18
Used as refrigerants, chlorofluoro-carbons are also called these, a trademark
    $600 23
A metal capable of being shaped by hammering or pressure is said to be this
    $600 3
A sitcom about cartoonists, "The Duck Factory" starred this "Truman Show" man in one of his first major roles
    $600 13
We're glad the flight arrived on time to bring us our contingent from La Paz & San Borja in this country
    $800 9
Beloved beagle Snoopy can be seen on this insurance company's blimps
    $800 19
Women process alcohol more slowly than men because their stomachs have less ADH, one of these catalysts
    $800 25
In fashion, types of these include Mandarin, Chelsea & ruff
    $800 4
In that year a renegade pilot flew dangerous missions in "Airwolf", an advanced high-tech one of these
    $800 27
A common favor at wedding receptions, these candy-coated nuts in pastel colors
    $800 14
Some have come from as far as Madrid, Belarus & this arid area seen here
    $1000 10
One of the standard color combos for beagles is this pair, also a drink made with equal parts ale & stout
    $1000 20
Change the first letter in a synonym for "trying" & you get this process of determining the proportions of metal in ore
    $1000 26
John Dryden wrote, "What passion cannot music raise and" do this, meaning to pacify or quiet
    $1000 5
This Robin Leach show gave regular folks a glimpse of the experiences of the wealthy & the celebrated
    $1000 24
For vegetarians at the reception, you can serve a vegetable tagine or this double-talk North African semolina
    DD: $1,000 15
We acknowledge uncle Abe, in from Botswana, & cousin Janet from the Nuweveld Range in this nation just below

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

Sam Amelia Brad
$4,800 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Amelia Brad
$6,200 $2,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

COME FLY WITH ME
(Alex: Frank Sinatra's hit song.)
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
NICARAGUA
PRESIDENTIAL LOSERS
THE NEW YORK TIMES 2016 BESTSELLERS
SPELL IT WITH STATE ABBREVIATIONS
(Alex: You have to give us the two states whose abbreviations, uh, wind up as the correct response to the clue.)
    $400 12
Let's put a tail on this carrier
    $400 1
This future actor-director has been friends with Matt Damon since they were both kids in Cambridge, Mass.
    $400 15
Bianca Jagger, Mick's ex-wife, was born in this capital of Nicaragua
    $400 7
The only previous GOP nominee at the party's 2016 convention was this 92-year-old with the Kansas delegation
    $400 25
In the title of a No. 1 bestseller by this author, Sebastian Rudd was a "Rogue Lawyer"
    $400 6
Pepsi is one
    $800 13
The hub of the national carrier of this country, launched in 1979, is in the seaport of Colombo
    $800 2
This recent movie Hulk is also green in his personal life, making efforts to combat fracking in New York State
    $800 16
This highway system that has one end in Alaska passes through Nicaragua on its way to the tip of Tierra del Fuego
    $800 8
He received 79 1/2 delegate votes at the 1960 Democratic Convention after having lost the 1952 & '56 elections
    $800 22
On top of some barns, it points with the wind
    $1200 14
We've got this low-cost airline, yes we do, we've got this airline with the NASDAQ symbol SAVE, how 'bout you?
    $1200 3
In 2016 Nia Vardalos returned as Toula Portokalos in a sequel to this 2002 hit
    $1200 17
Central American Indians, not insects, gave this coast of Honduras & Nicaragua its name
    DD: $1,200 9
As of 2016 he is the only major party presidential nominee still serving in the U.S. Senate
    DD: $1,600 23
It covers grapefruits
    $1600 20
In 1941, 3 DC-3s of this airline flew in formation from Oakland to Honolulu in 13 hours, 54 mins.; it's a bit less now
    $1600 4
"a-LISS-ee-ah" is the pronunciation of the name of this Swedish actress who won an Oscar for "The Danish Girl"
    $1600 18
The current president of Nicaragua, he had a 17-year hiatus between terms
    $1600 10
He defeated Grover Cleveland in 1888 but lost the rematch 4 years later
    $1600 24
Marcel Marceau's profession
    $2000 21
In 1949 the Jews of Yemen were brought to Israel on this new airline as part of Operation Magic Carpet
    $2000 5
In this 2014 film Elle Fanning plays Aurora, put into a deep sleep by the title character who it turns out had her reasons
    $2000 19
Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America & 300,000 of its 6 million people have moved to this country just south
    $2000 11
In 1936 this Kansas governor won only 8 electoral votes to FDR's 523

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Amelia Brad
$9,000 $6,200 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY INSPIRATIONS
Seen here, the White City built for Chicago's 1893 Columbian Exposition is said to have inspired this author who then lived near it

Final scores:

Sam Amelia Brad
$16,801 $0 $0
2-day champion: $38,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Amelia Brad
$9,000 $6,200 $9,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
8 R,
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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