Show #8115 - Friday, December 13, 2019

Jennifer Quail game 8.

Contestants

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Lisa Murray, a grant writer from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jeanne Fuller, a trauma surgery administrator from Irvine, California

Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan (whose 7-day cash winnings total $198,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN
YOU'RE A BUNCH OF CARDS
3-LETTER WORDS
HOUSE & HOME
MOVIE EXCHANGES
(Alex: Each correct response will be one or more characters in those movies.)
NELLIE BLY
    $200 16
The opening of this in 1869 provided direct water access between the Mediterranean & the Red Sea
    $200 1
Chase Sapphire,
Discover,
Blue Cash
    $200 2
Partner of hither, it means farther away
    $200 8
After the high chair, a toddler can graduate to this seat
    $200 13
Him: "Back up, we don't have enough road to get up to 88." Doc Brown: "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads"
    $200 26
Nellie Bly was a reporter for this man's New York World & had she been born later, she might have won one of his prizes
    $400 17
This island belonging to France is just 7 miles from Sardinia
    $400 7
Oyster,
SmarTrip,
Clipper
    $400 3
Three-letter name for the offspring seen here
    $400 9
In your bathroom you might have a corner or clawfoot one of these
    $400 14
Young Jenny: "What's wrong with your legs?" This character: "Nothin' at all, thank you. My legs are just fine and dandy"
    $400 27
Venturing south to report from this country, Bly reported "American food is insipid in comparison" to the local food
    $600 18
A 2015 hit song was about what happened when "I took a pill in" this third-largest of Spain's Balearic Islands
    $600 20
SD,
CompactFlash,
SmartMedia
    $600 4
Water begins to form on plants & cars at this "point", the temperature at which the atmosphere is saturated with water vapor
    $600 10
You don't have to hold a candle if you have this hanging fixture whose name is from a word meaning "something that holds candles"
    $600 15
Neo: "What are you trying to tell me, that I can dodge bullets?" Him: "No... when you're ready, you won't have to"
    DD: $2,000 28
While famously going around the world in 72 days, Bly met this author who told her how her route differed from Phileas Fogg's
    $800 19
Straddling 2 continents, this city famous for its mosques & palaces has been called the place where "East meets West"
    $800 21
The hermit,
the hanged man,
the 4 of pentacles
    $800 5
This 3-letter word can mean "except", especially preceding "none"
    $800 11
Benjamin Maughan invented one of these called the geyser; nowadays tankless ones have eradicated cold showers
    $800 24
2 characters: "Look, your worshipfulness... I take orders from just one person: me"; "It's a wonder you're still alive"
    $800 29
WWI correspondent Nellie was literally "in the" these, which she described as "muddy & filthy"
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) While Greece is the southernmost country of the Balkan Peninsula, the southernmost part of mainland Greece is this other peninsula where ancient Sparta was located
    $1000 22
Topps,
Bowman,
Panini America
    $1000 6
A fuzzy surface on leather
    $1000 12
IKEA sells freestanding these for the kitchen; models include Vadholma & Tornviken
    $1000 25
2 characters: "You're using Bonetti's Defense against me, ah?"; "I thought it fitting considering the rocky terrain"
    $1000 30
For her first big story, Bly faked insanity & was diagnosed with this 8-letter "female malady" & committed to an asylum

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

Jennifer Jeanne Lisa
$2,200 $2,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jeanne Lisa
$11,800 $1,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BY POPE-ULAR DEMAND
LITERARY TV ADAPTATIONS
PLACE NAME ETYMOLOGY
WORD WAR Z
FACTS
MATTER
    $400 6
In 1508 Julius II told him, forget Florence--I got a ceiling for you to paint, or words to that effect
    $400 1
This show about the bionic Steve Austin was based on the novel "Cyborg"
    $400 7
In German place names, bad means "bath" & a spa town got its name from this plural word for bath
    $400 18
Zywiec, a town in this Central European nation, is home to the Komorowski Castle
    $400 14
A flying fox, with a wingspan of up to 5 feet, isn't a fox--it's this type of mammal
    $400 26
The 3 basic states of matter are solid, liquid & this; superfluids, plasmas & superconductors got defined later
    $800 12
At a mass in 1978, John Paul II repeatedly said, "Be not" this, a biblical phrase calling for Christian courage
    $800 2
Michael Sheen & David Tennant play an angel & demon in this series based on a Neil Gaiman-Terry Pratchett comic novel
    $800 8
Xian means "county" in this language
    $800 19
Car and Driver test drove one of these rink machines & said it had "the vague steering" of a '70s Cadillac
    $800 15
In the mid-19th century, the screw type of this took over from the paddle wheel as the way to make steamships go
    $800 27
Energy & matter can be converted into each other, says this notable equation from 1905
    $1200 13
After 1378 rival popes in Rome & Avignon excommunicated each other during the Great Western this 6-letter term
    $1200 3
Played by Timothy Olyphant on "Justified", Raylan Givens appeared earlier in the short story "Fire in the Hole" by this author
    DD: $2,200 9
From Indo-Iranian for "place", these 4 letters at the end of a place name mean "land of"
    $1200 21
Zymosis is a type of this process that produces alcohol by the conversion of sugar
    $1200 20
On I-64 it's about an 80-mile drive between these 2 metrop-"L"-ises of Kentucky
    $1200 28
Hydrogen & helium, which make up 98% of atomic matter, were formed during the first few minutes after this event not caught on film
    $1600 16
Pius X's demand for the resignations of 2 bishops led to France's 1905 law mandating the separation of these 2 entities
    $1600 4
Season 5 of this detective show was largely based on Michael Connelly's "Two Kinds of Truth"
    $1600 10
The Spanish word "Baja" in Baja California means this
    $1600 22
It's the former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    $1600 24
Before Prohibition, middle-class women were rarely seen in bars; siince these 1920s establishments were illegal anyway, they were welcomed
    $1600 29
All forms of matter have this property, the resistance of an object to a change in its state of motion
    DD: $2,000 17
On Jan. 25, 1959 John XXIII called for this, the 21st ecumenical council of the church, but it sounds more like the 1st sequel
    $2000 5
Based on a Caroline Kepnes novel, this Lifetime/Netflix series about stalking is one creepy pronoun
    $2000 11
This word that follows Andhra & Uttar comes from Sanskrit for "province"
    $2000 23
Feeding on flies, zyzzyx is a sand type of this stinging insect
    $2000 25
In the late 1800s this physician identified Mycobacterium leprae, the cause of a disease now named for him
    $2000 30
A 1964 prediction said this 2-named subatomic particle imparts mass to all known elementary particles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Jeanne Lisa
$27,400 $9,200 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS NAMESAKES
It's the last name of the man who said, "Our whole concept was based on speed, lower prices & volume...my God, the carhops were slow"

Final scores:

Jennifer Jeanne Lisa
$30,400 $11,198 $7,100
8-day champion: $228,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Jeanne Lisa
$26,000 $9,200 $2,600
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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