Show #8113 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Jennifer Quail game 6.


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Denise Page, an office manager and literary agency assistant from Maspeth, New York

Doug Beckner, a scientific illustrator from San Francisco, California

Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan (whose 5-day cash winnings total $149,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Limerick time.)
    $200 26
Yale University helped this city take second behind Bridgeport
    $200 13
The full Latin name for this 1215 document translates to "the great charter of freedoms"
    $200 1
Still popular, this flat, soft cap is named for the bygone professional who said, "Paper, mister?"
    $200 22
In this spotted cat
    $200 6
...Brazil / Who kicked a ball with some skill / Finding the holes / Scored 1,200-plus goals / & gave us 2 decades of thrill
    $400 25
For those of y'all keepin' score: it's New Orleans, 344,000; this capital city, 230,000
    $400 19
This character was mom to Marcia, Jan, Cindy, Greg, Peter & Bobby
    $400 14
Despite being part of the name, "and explosives" did not make it into the initials for this government bureau
    $400 2
A survivor at this site "recognized Col. Crockett lying dead & mutilated" & remembered seeing his coonskin cap "lying by his side"
    $400 11
In this basketball backcourt position
    $400 7
...Chicago / His Sen. seat, "golden" said Blago / Won a Nobel for Peace / His term did cease / Don't think he'll stay at Mar-A-Lago
    $600 16
Tovah Feldshuh had a recurring role as Rachel Bloom's mom, Naomi Bunch, on this musical comedy
    $600 15
"Borat" is subtitled "Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of" this
    $600 3
Here's Teddy Roosevelt on November 16th, 1906, inspecting a massive feat of engineering wearing what would be named this kind of hat
    $600 12
In this 12-letter word that precedes "involved" to describe lovers
    $600 8
...Maine / Who made shoes to fight off the rain / His catalog mailed / & clothing detailed / Outdoors would be his domain
    $800 28
Miami is half the size of this seaport city further north
    $800 17
Seen here, Wendi McLendon-Covey plays mom Beverly on this sitcom set in 1980-something
    DD: $1,000 20
"'The Military College of South Carolina" is in the full name of this school
    $800 4
Abe Lincoln kept papers & speeches in this type of top hat he wore to Ford's Theatre the night he was shot
    $800 23
In this chance occurrence, which your hole-in-one was, you lucky so-&-so
    $800 9
...Iran / who ruled with too firm a hand / according to text / Khomeini was next / he was no longer the king of his land
    $1000 27
Boston has a 400,000-plus edge on this city whose pronunciation doesn't match up so well with its spelling
    $1000 18
During the run of this comedy, actress Debra Jo Rupp & her character Kitty Forman both quit smoking
    $1000 21
This Mideast country is known as the "Hashemite Kingdom"
    $1000 5
In the U.S., we call one hat a derby; the Brits stay in their lane & get sportier by calling it this
    $1000 24
In this type of school, like UC Berkeley's Haas
    $1000 10
...St. Louis / The ragtime king, I can prove this / Wrote "Maple Leaf Rag" / With hardly a snag / now say his name, c'mon, do this!

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

Jennifer Doug Denise
$4,800 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Doug Denise
$6,200 $1,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
Launched in 1959, the USS Long Beach was the world's first surface warship powered by this
    $400 15
It's the structure over the entrance of a theater advertising the upcoming show & its performers
    $400 29
In the version compiled by these brothers in the 1800s, bird friends of Cinderella blind her 2 evil stepsisters
    $400 28
"Divino Poeta" was a title given to this 14th century Italian writer
    $400 22
In 2010 a 718-carat one of these was found inside an abalone shell
    $800 11
Congress presented him a gold medal in 1787 for his naval leadership during the American Revolution
    $800 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates using a long pole.) I'm holding a pole that's 7'9" to illustrate the distance between Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert's outstretched fingertips, also known by this bird term
    $800 17
In the 1998 film "Ever After", Dougray Scott plays this key role in the tale
    $800 7
It's the splitting of the nucleus of an atom into 2 or more nuclei
    $800 27
Giovanni Verga turned his own story "Cavalleria rusticana" into a play & it was famously turned into this in 1890
    $800 26
Super-hard shell paste is one product from this protective brand for your car
    $1200 12
Code name Husky, a massive Allied amphibious landing operation was launched on July 10, 1943 against this Mediterranean island
    $1200 19
The Latin for "fruit" gives us this term for the knob on the hilt of a sword or the front part of a saddle
    $1200 8
Stephen Sondheim wove the story into the wider action of this fairy tale musical in 1987
    $1200 3
As adults, some of these bloodsucking arthropods believed to cause Lyme disease & Q fever can go over a year without feeding
    $1200 5
"It is safer to be feared than loved", opines Machiavelli in "The Prince", dedicated to this man
    $1200 25
These 2 words precede "Shell" in the name of the European parent company of Shell Oil
    $1600 13
After the Civil War began, this "Damn the torpedoes!" naval hero gave up his Virginia home to fight for the Union
    $1600 18
A short metal-tipped "stick" carried by military officers, or to walk with an arrogant air
    $1600 9
Known for another children's lit reboot, this author sent up Cinderella with "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister"
    $1600 2
Symbolized Hf, this element gets its name from a Latin name for Copenhagen, where it was discovered in 1923
    DD: $2,000 4
Chapter one of this Umberto Eco novel begins as a sphere "swayed back and forth with isochronal majesty"
    $1600 24
This Los Angeles amphitheater's first 2 bandshells were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's son Lloyd
    $2000 14
One of the first clashes of modern armored warships was 1905's Battle of the Tsushima Strait during this war in Asia
    $2000 21
This plain-woven lightweight cotton fabric is named for an Iraqi city
    $2000 16
The best-known versions of the rags-to-royalty story are based on the one by this French fairy tale author in the 1600s
    $2000 1
Scientists have achieved science fiction-style teleportation, though only with this elementary particle of light
    $2000 6
With works like 1877's "Studies of Women", Luigi Capuana was a leader of this movement, Italian for "realism"
    DD: $6,000 23
Last name of British officer Henry, who invented a very destructive artillery shell at the beginning of the 19th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Doug Denise
$19,400 $4,200 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Established in 2015, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has sites in Hanford, Washington; Los Alamos, N.M. & this Tennessee city

Final scores:

Jennifer Doug Denise
$21,900 $100 $1
6-day champion: $171,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Doug Denise
$19,200 $10,200 $8,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2019-10-05
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