Show #7683 - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Rachel Lindgren game 4.


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Eric Raygor, a pastor from Somerset, Pennsylvania

Del Scott, a data scientist from San Francisco, California

Rachel Lindgren, a fire lookout from Bend, Oregon (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Under the gold standard, the value of this circulating money, from Latin for "to run", is linked directly to gold
    $200 8
The only state whose name ends in 3 vowels
    $200 26
This ballet begins in Dr. Stahlbaum's house on Christmas Eve
    $200 3
In Super Bowl XLII the 18-0 Patriots were upset by this team when Eli Manning threw a touchdown pass to Plaxico Burress
    $200 21
In 1952 Catalina Swimsuits broke from Miss America & created this pageant, first called Miss United Nations
    $200 1
A mass departure of Biblical proportions
    $400 17
In 1821 Britain became the first adopter of the gold standard, dropping this metal from its bimetallic system
    $400 9
The only continent without glaciers
    $400 27
"Fall River Legend" is based on her real-life murder trial of the 1890s
    $400 4
The U.S. hockey team's upset of the Soviets in the Winter Olympics held in this town is called the "Miracle on Ice"
    $400 22
In 2004 China held its first "Miss" this 2-word procedure pageant celebrating "man-made beauty"
    $400 2
From the Greek for "bind by oath", it's an expeller of devils
    $600 18
Advocates say the standard acts as check on this, caused by excessive issue of paper money
    $600 10
The only Great Lake entirely within the United States
    $600 28
A cowgirl rides a bucking bronco in scene 1 of this Western ballet
    $600 5
Hakeem Olajuwon led this school to the 1983 NCAA title game, where he & his mates fell to underdog North Carolina State
    $600 23
This hit by Kelly Clarkson says, "So, by changing her misconceptions she went in a new direction"
    $600 13
To absolve
    $800 19
To combat the Depression, FDR moved the U.S. off the standard shortly after taking office in this year
    $800 11
The only world capital split in half between 2 nations
    $800 6
Undefeated for 13 years in this wrestling style, Alexander Karelin was upset by Rulon Gardner at the Sydney Olympics
    $800 24
Cambodia & Angola held beauty contests for women injured by explosives called "Miss" this hidden 8-letter device
    $800 14
Said of a price unreasonably high
    $1000 20
Off the standard for decades, the U.S. issues this kind of money backed by decree, Latin for "let it be done"
    DD: $1,000 12
The only mainland South American country with English as an official language
    $1000 7
On Aug. 13, 1919 a 100-1 shot came in as this horse lost his only race to the fittingly named Upset
    $1000 25
Everybody liked Vonda Van Dyke in 1964--she was the only woman to win this friendly title in addition to Miss America
    $1000 15
Glands like sweat glands that secrete into layers of the skin instead of the bloodstream

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

Rachel Del Eric
$0 $3,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Del Eric
$2,000 $4,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
According to GQ, Common Projects makes "the gold standard of high-end" these sports shoes with a stealthy name
    $400 2
This rare Indian cat is named for the activity it's engaging in here
    $400 26
Carl Sandburg mentions Pittsburgh, & Gary & Birmingham too, in a poem about these mills
    $400 17
This Spanish artist's first wife, Olga Khokhlova, was so ravishing he would actually paint her looking like herself
    $400 12
You prob'ly think this Carly Simon hit is about Warren Beatty; perhaps, but it's a fact that Mick Jagger sang backup on it
    $400 7
Popular around the holidays is the term "nutty as" one of these, like the Scottish Dundee variety
    $800 22
Business Insider called this tracking poll's approval ratings "the gold standard of presidential indicators"
    $800 3
Smaller than a house cat, the black-footed cat is native to the Kalahari on this continent
    $800 23
In the 6th century Khadijah, 15 years his senior, was the first of his 11 wives
    $800 13
Tom Cruise sings... well...performs... this Righteous Brothers hit in "Top Gun"; now the clue is gone, gone, gone...
    $800 8
"The proof is" here likely referred to a meat dish back in the day; to us, it sounds much sweeter
    $1200 21
Wired magazine said that "for many," this maker's Stratocaster is "the gold standard of electric guitars"
    $1200 4
Name in common to the two beings seen here
    $1200 24
This supermodel & "Project Runway" host's first marriage was to celebrity hairstylist Ric Pipino
    $1200 14
Right Said Fred tweeted thanks to Taylor Swift for the "marvellous reinvention" of "I'm Too Sexy" in this 2017 song
    $1200 9
To make bad news easier to bear; it's also done to sweeten some donuts
    $1600 19
Named for Ransom Eli Olds, REO, an old maker of these, promoted them as "the gold standard of value"
    $1600 5
This little cat gets its name from the flat, grassy plains of South America, to which it's native
    DD: $2,500 25
Before she was Martha Washington, she was married to a man with this last name
    $1600 15
Courteous Shawn Mendes sang, "I know I can" do this 3-word title "than he can, & any girl like you deserves a gentleman"
    $1600 10
Fair skin is described as this mixture of fruit & dairy, used by Ringo Starr as a descriptive in "You're 16"
    $2000 20
The New York Times called James Baker, who served Reagan & Bush, the gold standard of this White House job
    $2000 6
Seen here, the marbled cat of southeast Asia is often called the miniature version of this clouded big cat
    $2000 27
A nurse is supposed to institutionalize a girl born with Down syndrome in this novel but instead moves to Pittsburgh with her
    $2000 18
In the 1660s Maria Cotton was this Boston preacher's stepsister & first wife
    $2000 16
"Nothing you can do, but you can learn how to be you in time, it's easy" sang the Beatles in this hit
    $2000 11
If you boast & come up short, you may have to eat this metaphorical pastry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Del Eric
$12,800 $7,300 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This company's first mailers in 1953 offered 20 different magazine subscriptions--prizes came 14 years later

Final scores:

Rachel Del Eric
$10,999 $1,799 $9,598
4-day champion: $65,199 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Del Eric
$13,800 $9,800 $4,800
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2017-11-01
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