Show #8105 - Friday, November 29, 2019

Contestants

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Gabrielle Merken, a student assessment specialist from Washington, D.C.

Emma Wall, a graduate student from La Jolla, California

Alex Damisch, a data scientist from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD WEST
THIS CATEGORY IS FULL OF VINEGAR
BEFORE & AFTER
ENTREPRENHEIRS
WHO WROTE IT?
THE WWE SLAMMY AWARDS
    $200 16
If you were being serenaded by a "prairie tenor" around the campfire, you were hearing this cut-rate wolf
    $200 12
Made from Trebbiano grapes, this Italian vinegar is aged in barrels to get its dark color & sweetness
    $200 2
Giant bell in the London clock tower that published "Poor Richard's Almanack"
    $200 11
Dylan Lauren, daughter of this fashion designer, founded Dylan's Candy Bar in 2001 & now offers "7,000 edible treats"
    $200 10
The novel "Catch-22"
    $200 26
The 1986 Slammys saw Nikolai Volkoff win "Most Ignominious" & as girls just want to have fun, "Best Producer" was Mona Flambé, AKA her
    $400 17
Some lazy, some crazy, these marks were registered in a book & showed the ownership of open-range cattle
    $400 13
Kartoffelsalat, German this salad, gets its zing from vinegar
    $400 4
Golf short game practice area served up in the title of a Dr. Seuss book
    $400 21
This heiress and reality show star has brought 20-plus fragrances to the world and has more than $1.5 billion in sales
    $400 9
The poem "Mending Wall"
    $400 27
Doing the work of 2 1/2 men, this actor beat Tyson, Schwarzenegger & the Muppets to be Top Social Media Ambassador in 2012
    DD: $1,500 18
This Arizona site that entered Old West legend in 1881 had ' "Livery and Feed Stables" in its full name
    $600 14
A proper Brit will not have his chips with anything but this vinegar made from fermented barley
    $600 1
Grinning enigmatic acquaintance of Alice in Wonderland seen in cross section by doctors
    $600 22
Yeah yeah yeah, her dad is a musician of note but it was she who was VH1/Vogue Designer of the Year in 2000
    $600 6
The play "Waiting for Godot"
    $600 28
New Sensation of the Ring in 1997 was this guy who now dabbles in action films...& TV...& basically, world domination
    $800 19
The pre-Civil War discovery of gold in Colorado led to cries of this alliterative site "or Bust"
    $800 15
In 1864 this Frenchman showed how the Acetobacter bacteria turned alcohol into vinegar
    $800 3
If they used a well-known brand of kosher hot dogs instead of bats, the Dodgers & Phillies would be in this baseball group
    $800 23
Ariana Rockefeller's fashion line has roots in great-great-grandpa co-founding this company
    $800 7
"An Essay on Criticism", 1711
    $800 29
This ex-UFCer and arm bar master got a "This is Awesome" Moment of the Year Slammy for her work in Wrestlemania 31
    $1000 20
Jesse & Frank James saddled up with these other brothers--Jim, John, Bob & Cole
    $1000 25
This organic product, perhaps from Bragg, is combined with turmeric for a drink said to be anti-inflammatory
    $1000 5
Condition of being unable to think of anything to pen for a long time that becomes a neighborhood celebration
    $1000 24
It doesn't take an Oracle to know this last name of Megan, producer of Oscar-nominated films like "Her" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
    $1000 8
The 1986 memoir "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes"
    $1000 30
No winner for 1987's Song of the Year--Sika ate the envelope--but this WWE head honcho was nominated & did perform "Stand Back"

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

Alex Emma Gabrielle
$2,400 $2,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Emma Gabrielle
$5,300 $2,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD WEST
WHEN TV WAS FREE
WOMEN OF SCIENCE
RANDOM FACTS
KEEPING UP WITH THE KENNEDYS
ENDS IN "SS"
    $400 18
Before 500 B.C. the Greeks had reached westward to colonize much of southern Italy, including Neapolis, now this city
    $400 16
He shot to fame in the '70s playing Mork
    $400 1
"Queen of Carbon Science" Mildred Dresselhaus was the first female National Medal of Science winner in this "E" in STEM
    $400 26
In 1912 Arthur Eldred made a fire from 2 sticks & a string & became the USA's first Scout to earn this honor
    $400 13
His dad was the "Lion of the Senate" & this man Jr. served in the Connecticut State Senate from 2015 to 2019
    $400 10
The 2 bulbs on this low-tech time-keeper are connected by a narrow passage sometimes called the waist
    $800 22
In the 800s B.C. Assyrian armies began moving west of this 1,700-plus-mile river, eventually conquering most of the Middle East
    $800 19
This news magazine's 1988 first episode covered precisely 2 days in Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital
    $800 3
Nobel-winning pharmacologist Gertrude Elion oversaw the creation of the drug AZT, the first used to combat this condition
    $800 12
On the Christian calendar, it's the day after Shrove Tuesday
    $800 27
For a time, political dynasties were joined while Kerry Kennedy was married to Andrew of this New York family
    $800 9
In this type of heart surgery, a blood vessel taken from a different part of the body is used to circumvent a blocked artery
    $1200 23
The Umayyads had one of these entities that stretched to the western shores of Africa; in 2014 ISIS also claimed one
    $1200 17
It was as if Earth ceased its rotation when this CBS soap that had featured actors like Meg Ryan & Martin Sheen went off the air in 2010
    $1200 2
Daughter of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace created one of these for a machine devised by Charles Babbage
    $1200 11
The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last major engagement of this conflict
    $1200 28
In 2014, for her dedication to various causes, she received a Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $1200 6
In Spain the Alhambra was a famous one
    $1600 24
"The Chronicle of the Discovery & Conquest of Guinea" recounts this Portuguese prince's subdual of the West Coast of Africa
    $1600 20
On a '70s drama Caine wanders the West, using this title martial art as needed
    $1600 4
Jennifer Doudna & Emmanuelle Charpentier are co-inventors of the revolutionary tool CRISPR to edit these in the body
    $1600 14
Today home to a U.S. military base, this nation was known as French Somaliland until 1967
    DD: $1,000 29
Timothy & Bobby Shriver both serve on the board that sponsors this intl. sports competition founded by their mom, Eunice
    $1600 7
A poem says, "At length did cross" this bird, "Thorough the fog it came"
    $2000 25
"Swan River Mania" brought settlers to what's now "Western" this in 1829
    $2000 21
In the '80s Joan Collins was this schemer on "Dynasty"; Nicollette Sheridan took over in 2018
    DD: $5,000 5
Vera Rubin confirmed the existence of this component of the universe, originally dubbed "missing mass"
    $2000 15
The Egyptian god Anubis bears the head of this animal
    $2000 30
Late actor/activist Christopher, who wrote books on addiction, was the son of Patricia Kennedy & this British actor
    $2000 8
Derived from the name of a German mathematician, it means to neutralize a magnetic field

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Emma Gabrielle
$14,300 $6,800 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC BRITISH NOVELS
The title character of this novel says of his home, "The wind breathes cold through the broken battlements and casements"

Final scores:

Alex Emma Gabrielle
$13,399 $100 $1,599
2-day champion: $26,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Emma Gabrielle
$10,400 $6,800 $8,200
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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