Show #8109 - Thursday, December 5, 2019

Jennifer Quail game 2.

Contestants

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Kelly Gerhold, an adjunct history teacher from Bakersfield, California

Chris Blasone, an operations control specialist from Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $45,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY LOCALES
TANKS A LOT!
ARCHAEOLOGY
THE "J" EFFECT
CHEESE FOR THE MOUSE
ACTOR & ROLES
    $200 1
"Romeo & Juliet" takes place mostly in this Italian city 65 miles west of Venice
    $200 19
For a full-sized SUV, it holds about 30 gallons
    $200 8
In the 1860s Giuseppe Fiorelli became the first serious excavator of this site destroyed more than 1,700 years before
    $200 18
A 1940s dance to boogie-woogie music
    $200 13
Jerry, you may choose the dry, pepper or Monterey version of this
    $200 6
Genie & Hitch, which sounds like its own buddy cop film, doesn't it?
    $400 2
This 1934 novel by Henry Miller is set north of the line of latitude in its title, in the seamier parts of Paris
    $400 24
Robert Herjavec's investment in the ugly-Christmas sweater company Tipsy Elves was one of this show's big successes
    $400 9
You know the big heads on this Pacific island? Jo Anne van Tilburg has shown that they have bodies, if you just dig
    $400 20
4-word French term meaning a pleasing, indefinable quality
    $400 14
Despereaux, we give you this French cheese that's been called "the default choice for holiday cheese platters"
    $400 7
Up for an Oscar in back-to-back years as Sophie & as Karen Silkwood
    $600 3
An early name of this O'Hara plantation was Fontenoy Hall
    $600 25
The Manhattan Institute is a think tank that helped promote the pro-tax-cut economic view that focuses on this "side"
    $600 10
Supporting their origin in Asia, not Italy, a 4,000-year-old bowl of these made of millet was found in China in 2005
    $600 21
It's a beam used to support a ceiling
    $600 15
Mrs. Frisby, enjoy your Stilton, made only in 3 counties in this country
    $600 28
Thor & the Huntsman
    $800 4
Mark Twain's first national success inspired an annual jumping frog jubilee in this California county that's in the title of the tale
    $800 26
Now a counselor & close adviser to the president, she once ran Vox Futuri, known as not a think tank but a "do tank"
    DD: $1,000 11
The 1866 discovery & translation of "The Decree of Canopus" confirmed Champollion's work translating this other artifact
    $800 22
It's a Spanish word for "boss"
    $800 16
Mr. Jingles--a little Graskaas, a young type of this 5-letter Dutch cheese
    $800 29
Showing some range! Sharon Tate & Harley Quinn
    $1000 5
This author set his play "The Night of the Iguana" at the Costa Verde Hotel in Puerto Barrio, Mexico
    $1000 27
Models Pz. I through VI, these WWII tanks lent their name to divisions still part of Germany's army today
    $1000 12
Hadar in Ethiopia is the site where the 3.2-million-year-old remains of an early hominid given this female name were found
    $1000 23
It's the name some folks use for the additions on the ice cream
    $1000 17
Speedy Gonzales, your selection is this crumbly kind, "the Parmesan of Mexico"
    $1000 30
Jean Grey & Sansa Stark (Queen in the North! Queen in the North!)

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

Jennifer Chris Kelly
$3,200 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Chris Kelly
$4,800 $600 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

GRAND OLD FLAGS
4-LETTER WORDS
"B" SIEGE
(Alex: Each correct response beginning with a "B".)
PATRIOT GAMES
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JEFF GOLDBLUM
COMPLETE THE CONSTITUTIONAL PHRASE
    $400 3
It officially adopted the Tricolore for good in 1830
    $400 13
A magician's conjuring rod
    $400 1
The Crimean War's Siege of Sevastopol resulted in the loss of Russia's main naval port on this sea
    $400 9
This head coach has led the New England Patriots to victory in 6 Super Bowls
    $400 24
Vermont's favorite ice cream is extra flavorful because cofounder Ben Cohen suffers from anosmia, or lack of this sense that relates to taste; partner Jerry Greeenfield would add flavoring until Ben could appreciate his new creations
    $400 18
"High" these "and misdemeanors"
    $800 4
In 1801 the Cross of St. Patrick joined the crosses of St. Andrew & St. George on this
    $800 14
A verb for what you do to make porter, or a noun meaning the resulting drink
    $800 2
After a siege by Nebuchadnezzar, Jerusalem fell to this empire around 586 B.C.
    $800 10
On Oct. 11, 1963 the Red Sox weren't playing; it was the Patriots' first game of 6 seasons in this home field
    $800 25
My study of different styles of barbecue grilling led me to an eco-sustainable source of protein--these grillable insects with the appropriate scientific family name of Gryllidae
    $800 19
"No law respecting an establishment of" this
    $1200 6
In use since 1743, the triangular pennons on Nepal's flag originally symbolized these jagged natural features
    $1200 15
In our heavenly neighborhood, Ganymede is the largest
    $1200 5
The British were under siege from these South Africans at Mafikeng for more than 200 days before reinforcements came
    $1200 23
In his NFL debut in 2000, this Pats QB completed 1 of 3 passes in a 34-9 loss to Detroit; he got better
    $1200 26
Seeing as how I'm no slouch on putting on a fancy costume, I felt right at home at a gathering of the whimsical folk who are into L.A.R.P. or LARP, short for "live action" this
    $1200 20
"Unreasonable searches and" these
    DD: $2,000 7
Around since 1817, Chile's flag is known as La Estrella Solitaria, this name familiar from another flag
    $1600 16
Business owners often keep their money in this, the cash drawer in a store
    DD: $2,500 11
During this 1900 rebellion, a siege of the International Quarter of Peking was broken with the timely help of the U.S. Marines
    $1600 29
On a cold 1982 day Mark Henderson used a small John Deere to make the kicker's job easier in what became known as the this machine game
    $1600 28
In an episode on "Bikes" I visited a company that uses a special wind tunnel to help design the most efficient competitive sports bikes where it's all about this, the science of the way air moves around objects
    $1600 21
"Neither slavery nor involuntary" this
    $2000 8
Tradition says this country's flag fell from heaven in 1219
    $2000 17
In crossword puzzles, this state bird is often called a "Hawaiian goose"
    $2000 12
In 1864 resistance by this Confederate general saved Petersburg, leading to a near 10-month siege
    $2000 30
The Patriots' win in the 2019 AFC title game came 1 day shy of 25 years since this man bought the team
    $2000 27
When it comes to videos of unboxing--sneakers, for example--I found that it's all about anticipation & the release of this neurotransmitter that gives us a rush of happiness--even when the shoes aren't necessarily for us
    $2000 22
"With the advice and" this "of the Senate"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Chris Kelly
$16,100 $5,800 $13,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HOLIDAY SONGS
This song had its beginnings as a book handed out to children at Christmas at Montgomery Ward

Final scores:

Jennifer Chris Kelly
$29,600 $11,501 $3,800
2-day champion: $74,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Chris Kelly
$14,600 $5,800 $13,800
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
6 W
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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