Show #8125 - Friday, December 27, 2019

Karen Farrell game 2.

Contestants

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Matt Anderson, a musician from Malden, Massachusetts

Jamison Webb, an actor and writer from Santa Monica, California

Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Woodbridge, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAIL-ORDER NOVELTIES
PROVERBS
I PLAYED POIROT
BIBLE "D"ICTIONARY
BURIED IN GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY
VWLSS LMNTS
(Alex: VOWELLESS ELEMENTS.)
    $200 18
"Friends of Superman" could send for a nugget of this, just a regular rock coated with glow-in-the-dark green paint
    $200 28
It's what "the squeaky wheel gets"
    $200 5
In 2017 Kenneth Branagh "train"-ed for the role of Poirot in this movie mystery
    $200 17
Traditionally the authorship of this book is attributed to Moses, but chapter 34 gives an account of his death
    $200 6
The cemetery is home to this Yankee who hit 714 HRs & once said, "If I'd just tried for them dinky singles, I could've batted around .600"
    $200 23
LMNM
    $400 19
The company Archie McPhee is known for novelties like this profession action figure with "amazing shushing action!"
    $400 29
When it comes to team participation, remember that "a chain is no stronger than" this
    $400 4
Part of "Being" this actor was getting inside the head of Poirot in a recent TV miniseries called "The ABC Murders"
    $400 16
After the birth of Jesus, the Virgin Mary makes an offering of 2 of these birds
    $400 7
Sal Mineo got the first of 2 Oscar nominations for this classic 1955 James Dean film about a juvenile delinquent
    $400 24
NN
    $600 20
Classic practical joke novelties include this one that sends liquid trickling down a drinker's chin
    $600 11
A computer term, GIGO is short for this
    $600 3
In a 1978 film Peter Ustinov's Poirot discovered "Death on" this waterway
    $600 13
She betrays Samson for silver
    $600 8
This legend here, at rest in Gate of Heaven with his wife of 64 years, won a Best Lead Actor Oscar for "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
    $600 25
RGN
    $800 21
Ordering these sea creatures got you a packet of brine shrimp eggs instead of primates
    $800 12
Economist Milton Friedman was fond of the saying, "There's no such thing as" this
    $800 2
In 1978 Inspector Clouseau dealt with Andrew Sachs as a mental patient who believed himself to be Poirot in "Revenge of" this
    $800 14
This Persian ruler of the 500s B.C. is mentioned in the books of Ezra, Haggai & Zechariah
    $800 9
Before moving north for good, Jimmy Walker got to be 1920s Mayor of NYC with the backing of this corrupt Dem. executive committee
    $800 26
RN
    $1000 22
Ads in comic books featuring a scrawny kid getting sand kicked in his face sold this muscleman's fitness program
    DD: $2,000 30
In Spanish this familiar proverb is "Mas vale tarde que nunca"
    $1000 1
David Suchet's Hercule-an run on TV, 1989-2013, included perhaps Poirot's trickiest puzzle, "The Murder of" this man
    $1000 15
This daughter of Jacob & Leah is seduced by Shechem, leading to a horrible revenge by her brothers on his family
    $1000 10
Seen here, he dressed as befits a publisher whose name is still on "GQ" and "Vogue"
    $1000 27
DN

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

Karen Jamison Matt
$2,200 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jamison Matt
$5,800 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

MAIL-ORDER NOVELS
INTERNATIONAL SPORTS
TASTE THE RAINBOW
(Alex: A color is going to be part of each correct response.)
SURROUNDED!
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS
GHOST-TED
(Alex: Your correct response will not include the letters "T-E-D".)
    $400 14
Little A & 47North are publishers owned by this Internet behemoth that mails out a lot of books
    $400 5
Since 1900 the Davis Cup has been awarded to men's teams in this sport
    $400 30
This brand of canned & frozen veggies offers steamcrisp corn niblets
    $400 9
This state: by Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona & California
    $400 28
There was a pretty big revolution in 1905, but 2 bigger ones came in this year & saw Nicholas II get the boot
    $400 29
You kicked a football, then kicked out the -ted to get this, a play on words
    $800 13
The Doubleday Book Club will mail you mystery novels "co-written" by Jessica Fletcher, based on this TV show
    $800 4
In 2017 a Kiwi named Peter Burling became the youngest helmsman to win this quadrennial race
    $800 6
For pies, a good choice is these yummy apples seen here
    $800 25
This province: by British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan & Montana
    $800 17
This city that was renamed was the center of the 20th century revolutions & of the Decembrist one back in 1825
    $800 27
You kicked something, then kicked out the -ted to get this, a sports fan's sound of contempt
    $1200 10
In 1926 "The Sun Also Rises" was one of the first novels mailed by this club that lets you discover new titles 12 times a year
    $1200 3
This tiny country's soccer team chose coach Gianfranco Guadagnoli because he'd never received a yellow or red card
    $1200 7
Trace minerals give this seasoning from the Himalayas its namesake rosy hue
    $1200 26
This peninsula: by the Yellow Sea, the Tsushima Strait & the Sea of Japan
    $1200 16
Born Lev Davidovich Brownstein, this agitator came up with the concept of permanent revolution
    $1200 15
You put up a portable canvas shelter yesterday, then took down the -ted to leave this cardinal number
    $1600 11
The Folio Society sells mail-order illustrated editions of famous books, like this 1880s pirate adventure
    $1600 1
A big race with this 2-word French name was first run near Le Mans in 1906
    $1600 8
A couple of shaves of this on your pasta can set you back several hundred dollars
    $1600 20
This body of water: by Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan & Russia
    $1600 18
The Russian revolution saw this 4-letter legislative body fade away
    $1600 22
With no -ted, you go from a slang way to say you got caught to this mode of group transport
    $2000 12
One of Powell's Indiespensable Book Club selections was George Saunders' "Lincoln" in this purgatory-like state
    DD: $2,600 2
The British Empire Games are now known by this name, as the Brits are somewhat less imperial now
    $2000 21
This Creole dish "& rice-ly yours", the name of a Louis Armstrong LP, is how Louis often signed his letters
    $2000 24
This city of 75,000: by Wilmette, Skokie, Chicago & Lake Michigan
    DD: $1,500 19
In 1905 this ship sailed into Odessa with a revolutionary attitude, a red flag & a "people's committee" newly in charge
    $2000 23
A word meaning not blind gets rid of -ted to make this weary exhalation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Jamison Matt
$11,900 $9,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ART FIRSTS
The first French museum to buy this type of painting was the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon, in 1901

Final scores:

Karen Jamison Matt
$18,401 $4,400 $17,595
2-day champion: $35,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karen Jamison Matt
$12,400 $9,200 $8,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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