Show #7423 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Cindy Stowell game 2.


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Edward Montiel, an astronomer from San Jose, California

Susanna Barron, a law student from Greenwich, Connecticut

Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the [*], you give us the literary work they are from.)
    $200 1
Weighing up to 200 tons & growing to nearly 100 feet long, some spend their summers off the California coast
    $200 16
"I beheld the wretch--the miserable monster whom I had created"
    $200 7
Max Bialystock,
Franz Liebkind,
Hold-Me Touch-Me
    $200 2
This Speaker of the House helped draft the "Contract with America"
    $400 3
The most powerful mobile artillery piece to that time, "Big Bertha" was a long-range German cannon first used in this conflict
    $400 17
"If I make any mistakes, there'll be nothing left but the 'Mark Watney Memorial Crater'"
    $400 8
Betty Rizzo
    $400 14
In 2014 John Conyers won his 26th term for this state & is the first black rep. to be the senior member of Congress
    $400 12
The desert-dwelling smoke tree depends on the flash type of these to spread its seeds
    $600 4
In 1626 for 60 guilders you could have purchased all 23 square miles of this NYC borough
    $600 18
A Pulitzer Prize-winning book: "You better not never tell nobody but God"
    $600 9
Nick Massi,
Mary Delgado,
Frankie Valli
    $600 15
In late 1880 he was a congressman, a senator-elect & president-elect, all at the same time
    $600 13
Pecans are the largest of these, a type of walnut tree, whose wood is popularly used in barbecues
    $600 27
Seen here in a museum is an ancient stone one of these
    $800 5
The largest known of these Greek sacrificial platforms was found at Syracuse & measures 650 by 74 feet
    DD: $1,300 19
"In the interior you will no doubt meet Mr. Kurtz"
    $800 10
    $800 23
This state has 1 representative in Congress; it has also sent a grand total of 4 men to fill that seat
    $800 21
The leaves of the Sydney peppermint, a type of this gum tree from New South Wales, are used in Aboriginal remedies
    $800 26
The line "thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself" first appears in this Biblical book
    $1000 6
The addition of the palazzo made this Vegas hotel the world's largest under one roof, with more than 7,000 suites
    $1000 20
"My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered..."
    $1000 11
    $1000 24
Her four terms representing Minnesota in Congress included a presidential run
    $1000 22
Native Americans used the inner bark of the sugar type of this tree to make a tea to treat coughs
    $1000 25
What's black & white & furry all over? This monkey

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

Cindy! Susanna Edward
$4,000 $1,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Susanna Edward
$3,900 $3,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Playa is Spanish for beach & also means a dry lake bed, like the one where Burning Man is held in this Western state
    $400 21
After a rugby scrum, you might require what the Brits call a sticking plaster, one of these
    $400 7
It seemed like Jack Bauer, played by him, always had the absolute worst day at work
    $400 1
The 1939 Nazi-Soviet deal is usually called a nonaggression this 4-letter word
    $400 26
Oops! I just wrote a check for $1,100 & my balance is only $522--I'm this far in the red
    $400 13
From 2009 to 2012 this Franco played "Franco" on General Hospital
    $800 3
Racetrack Playa in this very hot California valley is home to 700-pound rocks that mysteriously move
    $800 22
This brand was invented in the 1940s by a Swiss engineer after he examined sticky burrs on his dog
    $800 9
Hugh Bonneville's Lord Grantham had a bloody awful supper & a brush with death on this PBS period piece
    $800 8
The USA bonded with Latin America through 1961's AFP, this for Progress
    $800 27
An anion has negative this
    $800 14
This dictator was nicknamed El Caudillo, "The Leader"
    $1200 4
Playa del Carmen, a luxury resort in this country, offers tours of nearby Chichen Itza
    DD: $2,000 23
More than 1 million fossil bones have been recovered at this sticky but popular L.A. tourist attraction
    $1200 10
Jeff Daniels shared a few thoughts on America being the greatest country in the world in the very first scene of this HBO show
    $1200 18
In a 1941 U.S.-U.K. deal, it follows "Atlantic"; it's also found before "school"
    $1200 15
Franco Nero met Vanessa Redgrave in 1966 when he played Lancelot in this movie musical; in 2006, they wed
    $1600 5
300 miles off the mainland of this country are muchas playas that are muy lindas en las Islas Malvinas
    $1600 24
Cyanoacrylates are a family of fast-acting adhesives commonly known by this "demented" name
    $1600 11
Time is a flat circle?! Ex-cop Matthew McConaughey blew our minds with the concept on this drama
    $1600 19
In 1907 Britain, France & Russia formed the Triple this French word
    DD: $2,000 28
From sea level, it's 400 meters down to the shore of this landlocked Middle Eastern body of water
    $1600 16
He was still playing Major League Baseball in 2007 at age 49 & was still playing pro ball in Japan in 2015 at 57
    $2000 6
Beautiful Playa de la Concha brings crowds to San Sebastian in this cultural "country" of northern Spain
    $2000 25
The silicone type of this window-sealing material makes an excellent adhesive
    $2000 12
In 2016 Kyle Chandler picked up an Emmy nomination for murdering his black sheep brother in this Netflix series
    $2000 20
Concord is agreement; add 2 letters to get this agreement by a state & a pope
    $2000 17
The star clients of irreverent '80s designer Franco Moschino included this princess, Grace & Rainier's oldest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cindy! Susanna Edward
$13,500 $9,200 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nominated 8 previous times, he finally won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962, 6 years before his death

Final scores:

Cindy! Susanna Edward
$8,199 $1,200 $5,800
2-day champion: $31,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cindy! Susanna Edward
$14,000 $9,200 $9,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2016-08-31
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