Show #8108 - Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jennifer Quail game 1.

Contestants

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Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan

Davita Curtis, a retired court clerk from Salem, Oregon

Stephanie Sumulong, a middle school social studies teacher from Fort Collins, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

YOU CAN TAKE THAT TO THE BANK!
TRIOS
IN THE NATIONAL TOY HALL OF FAME
THE SONG (BY PARENTHETICAL TITLE)
BENGAL
TIGER TALK
    $200 11
In November 2018 fights broke out at a Houston-area bank when one of these began doling out $100s instead of $10s
    $200 17
An early use of this Christian concept around 170 A.D. defines the 3 as God, His word & His wisdom
    $200 1
2018 inductees included the card game Uno & this type of machine with flashing lights, bumpers & flippers
    $200 26
The one & only Aretha: "(You Make Me Feel Like)"
    $200 16
The area called Bengal is divided between India & this country to the east--makes sense
    $200 6
Made famous by a 2011 book, this type of parent is strict & demanding & pushes children to be successful
    $400 12
Time to lock in my rate on this 2-letter savings item with a fixed maturity date such as 12 months
    $400 18
In 1941 these 3 elves appeared together on a Rice Krispies box for the first time
    $400 2
Splish splash, you can take a bath with this playful yellow inductee that floats
    $400 27
Beastie Boys: "(You Gotta) do this (To Party!)"
    $400 22
Most Bengalis in Eastern Bengal are of this faith, introduced there by Sufi mystics in the 13th century
    $400 7
In Clemson's fight song this phrase follows "Where's that tiger?"
    $600 13
The FDIC says property deeds & originals of birth certificates are good candidates for placement in one of these at a bank
    $600 19
They're the trio that hears no evil, sees no evil & speaks no evil
    $600 3
20 years after it was introduced, this handheld console from Nintendo scored a spot in the hall of fame
    $600 28
Simple Minds: "(Forget About Me)"
    $600 23
Jaggery, made from palm sap, is an ingredient of mishti doi & many other foods for this course that Bengalis love
    $600 8
"Eye Of The Tiger" was a hit song for this band & the phrase has come to symbolize power & confidence
    $800 14
My bank called--someone tried to buy a $2,500 laptop on my credit card but I have protection vs. this crime, a synonym for deceit
    $800 20
There's a statue of this trio in Denver, former home of their creator, poet Eugene Field. Nod is of course, the sleeping baby
    $800 4
This party game "that ties you up in knots" secured its place in the hall
    $800 29
Meat Loaf: "(But I Won't Do That)" (But do start the title with a contraction)
    DD: $2,000 24
This capital of the state of West Bengal is spelled with 2 Ks; it used to be spelled using 2 Cs
    $800 9
This 2-word term refers to a person or thing that appears threatening but in fact is not
    $1000 15
Redoing the kitchen is gonna be pricey, so we'll take out a HELOC, short for home equity this
    $1000 21
In Roman myth, the 3 goddesses Nona, Decuma & Morta were called these & determined people's futures
    $1000 5
She was born when cartoonist Johnny Gruelle drew a face on an old doll his daughter owned
    $1000 30
A hit for Rob Thomas in 2019: "(Dying Young)"
    $1000 25
Our favorite Rabindranath is this poet-seer whose Bengali verse collections were hailed by Yeats
    $1000 10
An 1882 short story by Frank Stockton about a choice between these 2 things has come to mean an impossible decision

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

Stephanie Davita Jennifer
$2,000 $800 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Davita Jennifer
$2,400 $2,400 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LET'S SCIENCE THE HECK OUT OF THIS
OSCAR ONE OF A KINDS
HISTORIC NAMES
LITERARY PASSINGS
MODERN ACTIVISM
ENDS WITH 2 VOWELS
    $400 11
If Venus seems like a greenhouse, it's because its atmosphere is almost completely made of this greenhouse gas
    $400 16
The only Oscar-winning vehicle for this duo, Stan & Ollie, was the 1932 short film "The Music Box"
    $400 1
This son of a blacksmith would later lead armed squads called the Blackshirts
    $400 6
Near the end of this work, Police Inspector Javert throws himself into the Seine
    $400 26
Amnesty International wants more communities to accept refugees, asking for a longer table, not a taller this structure
    $400 21
The name of this brown powder comes before "butter" or "beach"
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crews presents by a display monitor.) A plane flying faster than the speed of sound creates a percussive wave called a Mach cone. Wherever the cone passes, observers on the ground encounter this window-rattling phenomenon
    $800 17
Starring Dustin Hoffman & Jon Voight, it's the only X-rated movie to win Best Picture
    $800 2
In March 1943 he ended a 21-day fast in India with a religious ceremony & a glass of orange juice
    DD: $4,000 7
This nemesis perishes when he plunges off Switzerland's Reichenbach Falls with the hero
    $800 27
Black Lives Matter came to national prominence as a hashtag after tragic events in this suburb of St. Louis in 2014
    $800 22
In North America, a reindeer is called this
    $1200 13
A study of the macaques in this European territory shows that they were descended from imports from Africa
    $1200 18
The only statuette made of this was a special award to Edgar Bergen, in honor of his pal Charlie McCarthy
    $1200 3
She has been dubbed the "Queen of Queens" & "The Serpent of the Nile"
    $1200 8
Old Yeller saves the family from a rabid one of these beasts, but he's bitten & young Travis must put him out of his misery
    $1200 28
Started in Victoria, British Columbia in 1987, the Raging "these", older relatives, fight for social and economic justice
    $1200 23
It's a large, festive gathering, often of Boy Scouts nationwide
    $1600 14
The polar night jet is not a new airline; it's another name for this phenomenon that froze the Midwest in Jan. 2019
    $1600 19
The only silent-era Best Picture was this 1927 film about World War I flyboys
    DD: $3,000 4
In 1609 he published "New Astronomy", containing his first 2 laws of planetary motion
    $1600 9
In this novel by Camus, Meursault kills an Arab on a beach; he's not entirely sure why
    $1600 29
In 2019 protests here got a bill shelved that would have allowed extradition to Mainland China
    $1600 24
This 7-letter skin condition that affects the nose, cheeks & forehead often makes it look like a person is blushing
    $2000 15
The drum fish gets its name from the noise it makes when internal muscles resonate through this air sac
    $2000 20
The only winner for Best Actress for playing a saint was Jennifer Jones for playing this peasant girl of Lourdes
    $2000 5
From 1961 to 1971 this Burmese statesman served as Secretary-General of the United Nations
    $2000 10
In the "Iliad" this Trojan & elder brother of Paris is killed by Achilles in single combat
    $2000 30
This political movement fighting income inequality is named for emergency items required in cars by French law
    $2000 25
It's a thick cream soup, or unglazed porcelain popularly used to make dolls in the 19th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Davita Jennifer
$4,400 $6,000 $35,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OPERA TITLE NAMES
Before being consumed in flames, he flirts with a bride on her wedding day & a list of his amorous conquests is sung

Final scores:

Stephanie Davita Jennifer
$2,400 $3,200 $45,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $45,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Davita Jennifer
$4,400 $6,000 $29,400
13 R,
2 W
8 R,
0 W
33 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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