Show #8127 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Karen Farrell game 4.
Last show of the 2010s.


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Bill Coulter, a bartender from San Francisco, California

Susan Stoltzfus, a senior marketing manager from Seattle, Washington

Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Woodbridge, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $57,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
( Jimmy of the Clue Crew is in a mailroom.) I'm with mail for ZIP Codes 60601 through 60827 at the United States Postal Services' main processing plant for this, the third most populous U.S. city
    $200 6
A bit of evidence
    $200 30
This word for an ax comes from Algonquian, though it's associated with the Florida State Seminoles
    $200 27
At $30 billion, it's No. 2--in the Ivy League
    $200 17
This character first appeared in a comic strip called "Li'l Folks"
    $200 4
$650 million stolen in Iraq was found hidden in the walls of one of this leader's palaces in 2003
    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Dittrick Medical History Center.) I'm at the Dittrick Medical History Center of Case Western Reserve University in this Midwest city that has become one of the world's leading centers for medical treatment and research
    $400 3
The Rialto or Ponte Vecchio
    $400 29
This word for a little animal that may go through your trash comes from a word for "he scratches with hands"
    $400 26
The university system of this state has more than $30 billion; its A&M system, more than $13 billion
    $400 16
He's the hitmaking singer-songwriter-producer seen here
    $400 28
Thomas Blood & his criminal gang stole these treasures from the Tower of London in 1671, but were quickly caught
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Basketball Hall of Fame.) I'm at the Basketball Hall of Fame in this city in Massachusetts, where James Naismith invented the game while teaching phys ed at a YMCA training school in 1891
    $600 1
A dog that gave its name to a Richard Nixon speech
    $600 15
A famous "Farms" started selling meats & cheeses in Ohio in the '50s, but this tree in its name is a Virginia Algonquian word
    DD: $2,200 20
With more than $27 billion, this California school is the best-endowed non-Ivy League private university
    $600 8
Charlie Kaufman wrote this 2002 film that starred Nicolas Cage as Charlie Kaufman
    $600 10
Dunbar, now part of this big armored car company, was hit in 1997 to the tune of almost $19 million; the company got some of it back, though
    $800 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is standing in the street.) I'm in this South Dakota city named for the fallen timbers left by a forest fire. Today the entire city is a national historic landmark
    $800 2
Overlord or Desert Storm
    $800 18
This 5-letter word for a very large deer comes from words meaning "he strips off" (bark to eat, that is)
    $800 13
With $8.5 billion, it's the best-endowed school in the Carolinas
    $800 7
Jazz great Charlie Parker got this nickname while playing with Jay McShann's band in the early 1940s
    $800 11
In 1990 works by Rembrandt & Degas were among the half-billion dollars worth of art stolen from the Gardner Museum in this city
    $1000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is standing in Ford's Rouge plant.) I'm in this city near Detroit, at Ford's Rouge plant, which, during World War II employed 120,000 people
    $1000 5
A single gem set alone
    $1000 19
Maize dishes (& their names) from Algonquian include hominy & this boiled corn & beans combo
    $1000 14
This Pasadena school makes a big bang with its 2.9 billion bucks
    $1000 9
Born in England in 1889, he made the comedy short "Making a Living" in 1914 in Los Angeles
    $1000 12
This Belgian city is a world diamond exchange capital & was the site of a $100 million heist in 2003

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

Karen Susan Bill
$2,800 $3,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Susan Bill
$3,600 $3,400 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

A, E, I, O--NO U
(Alex: Each response will contain all of those vowels but no "U".)
    $400 8
In 2015, she told us "This is my fight song, take back my life song, prove I'm all right song"
    $400 26
In French: noir
    $400 1
To question formally, like a cop does to a suspect
    $400 28
Originating in the late 1600s, England's Tories believed in the doctrine called this right of kings
    $800 7
Simon & Garfunkel sang of this title guy who "carries the reminders of every glove that laid him down"
    $800 25
Francois-Marie Arouet used this one name on works like "Candide"
    $800 24
In Romanian: alb
    $800 23
This instrument records earthquake vibrations
    DD: $5,900 27
In 2002 as the first woman to chair the Conservative Party, she pushed the Tories away from being the "Nasty Party"
    $800 18
On New Year's Eve New Orleans drops this floral emblem
    $1200 4
Not big fans of Elvis or John Wayne, this rap group urged its audience to "Fight The Power" in 1989
    $1200 9
Using the 3 laws of robotics in his "Lucky Starr" Y.A. novels should have alerted folks that Paul French was him
    $1200 12
In Mandarin Chinese: huang se
    $1200 22
This type of pressure is also called atmospheric pressure
    $1200 19
Tories, Americans opposed to the American Revolution, were also called Royalists or these (just change 1 letter)
    $1200 15
A huge potato is lowered to celebrate New Year's in this state capital
    $1600 5
The White Stripes sang, "I'm gonna fight 'em off"; one of these "couldn't hold me back"
    $1600 10
"Lethal White" is the fourth Cormoran Strike novel J.K. Rowling has written using this pseudonym
    $1600 13
In Portuguese, this primary color: vermelho
    $1600 20
These "waters" are traditionally within 3 miles of a nation's shores
    $1600 2
As prime minister, this man the younger emerged in the late 18th century as the leader of the new Tory party
    $1600 16
A giant musical note is the feature of this city's "Music City Note Drop"
    $2000 6
In a 1974 Carl Douglas hit, "Everybody was" doing this, "Those cats were fast as lightning"
    DD: $2,000 11
Gabriela Mistral (a pseudonym) encouraged this other Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet (also a pseudonym)
    $2000 14
In Japanese: midori
    $2000 21
11-letter word meaning to give something in return, perhaps your feelings
    $2000 3
Canadians have Tories, too, like this prime minister who had a Shamrock Summit with Reagan
    $2000 17
The Big Apple drops a ball, but in Manhattan in this Midwest state, "The Little Apple", they drop an apple at midnight

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Susan Bill
$18,400 $7,000 $100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Stuck with 260 tons of unused turkey in late 1953, this company ordered aluminum trays & sold 10 million units of a new item in 1954

Final scores:

Karen Susan Bill
$16,800 $13,799 $100
4-day champion: $74,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karen Susan Bill
$20,400 $7,000 $4,400
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2019-10-22
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