Show #8112 - Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jennifer Quail game 5.


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Shane Mangin, a strategy consultant from New York, New York

Ben Chung, a heart failure cardiologist from Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan (whose 4-day cash winnings total $123,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The Daniel O'Connell monument on O'Connell Street
    $200 18
Scientists named a shrimp with a pink claw & the ability to emit very loud noises after this band
    $200 24
Stephen Colbert is such a fan of this author's work, he aired his concerns with Peter Jackson about the Elves of Mirkwood
    $200 1
The 1917 Jones-Shafroth Act made residents of this Caribbean island American citizens
    $200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue at SpaceX in Hawthorne, CA.) SpaceX was founded in 2002, with the long-term goal of enabling humans to live on this planet
    $200 6
A pea souper is one of these weather phenomenons
    $400 13
The Evita Museum
    $400 26
In the late 19th c. some U.S. states required this non-dairy product to be dyed pink so it would not be confused for butter
    $400 23
Having grown up in Overland Park, Kansas, Paul Rudd is a rabid fan of this NFL team
    $400 2
More Frenchmen than Americans participated in the 1781 siege of this town, the last major battle of the American Revolution
    $400 25
The idea for this app was born in 2008 after its co-founders were unable to get a cab in France
    $400 7
The mock salute called a Bronx cheer also has this fruity name
    $600 14
The Anne Frank House
    $600 27
A gin-&-grenadine cocktail, or a member of a distaff clique in "Grease"
    $600 17
Jennifer Lawrence had a tent set up on the set of "Mother!" where she could "keep up" with this reality TV family's show
    $600 3
This man's 1825 inaugural address had to compete with a traveling circus performing in D.C.
    $600 21
As of 2008, you could find places to stay & things to do & earn money from your extra space with this company
    $600 8
To select the best parts of something from what's available, like Johnny does with a box of candies
    $800 12
Gorky Park
    $800 29
You want to receive this for a car, not for a job
    $800 16
This director became almost as famous for taunting Reggie Miller at Knicks games as he was for making movies
    $800 4
Saying "I will make them twins", in 1889 President Harrison blindly signed these 2 states into the Union so no one knows which was first
    $800 19
5 years after launching in 2012, this app was processing 1.4 billion swipes per day & had 10 billion matches
    $800 9
On the front of the larynx, the thyroid cartilage has a central ridge & elevation called this
    $1000 15
The Coptic Museum
    $1000 30
In an albino animal, a lack of the pigment melanin causes this usually colored part of the eye to appear pink
    $1000 22
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton followed this "Truckin"' band to more than 850 shows
    DD: $1,000 5
Real name Mary, this "maternal" organizer of mine workers in the early 20th century was called the "Most Dangerous Woman in America"
    $1000 20
A Swedish co-founder of this platform wished to "create a service that was better than piracy &...compensates the music industry"
    $1000 10
If you're wise to what's going on, you didn't just fall off this alliterative root-vegetable transport

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

Jennifer Ben Shane
$6,600 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ben Shane
$9,200 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: the responses.)
    $400 3
Okay, so now we've given nightmares to half of America by showing this colorful carnivore of the deep
    $400 30
West Indian religion derived from African cult worship
    $400 6
This "grinder of grain" wrote some good plays & the screenplay for "The Misfits"
    $400 21
Freddie Mercury approved the use of this song in "Wayne's World" just weeks before his death
    $400 9
The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences gives out these awards "honoring the best of the Internet"
    $400 19
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands on, yet St Mark's Campanile in this city, seen here, collapsed in 1902 & had to be rebuilt
    $800 4
The "great" species of this shark with a tool in its name specializes in preying on stingrays
    $800 29
Goodbye! So long! This old-time informal synonym!
    DD: $4,000 7
Mrs, Tittlemouse, Tom Kitten & many other animal characters were created by this "artisan"
    $800 20
Gloria Gaynor recorded the vocals to this No. 1 hit while in a wheelchair due to a spinal injury
    $800 14
This theatrical club founded by Harvard students began naming a woman of the year in 1951 & a man of the year in 1967
    $800 25
In the 1860s the poles used in creating this communications link fell down when Buffalo used them as scratching posts
    $1200 11
This alliterative type of shark sounds like it uses metal shapes to turn dough into Christmas treats--it bites very uniformly
    $1200 23
Doc's, this type of billiards establishment, is an important setting in the novel "Native Son"
    $1200 8
"Plant tender" who was trained as a lawyer & created a famous one
    $1200 2
Irving Berlin gave Kate Smith this song for her radio show to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the end of WWI
    $1200 16
In 1992 architect Alvaro Siza won this, often called the Nobel Prize of architecture
    $1200 26
In 1871, Communards brought down a famous column in this city, but it's been rebuilt
    $1600 12
Pores called ampullae of Lorenzini give sharks a sixth sense that helps detect currents of this in the water
    $1600 22
Never-failing; the clue is this!
    $1600 5
This "luggage carrier" wrote "Pollyanna", about an excessively cheerful young girl who's now a cliche
    $1600 1
George Gershwin composed this 1924 piece as a 2-piano score, leaving Ferde Grofé to arrange 1 piano part for full band
    DD: $6,000 17
Defenders of human rights, like Nelson Mandela & Colin Kaepernick, have won this organization's Ambassador of Conscience Award
    $1600 27
In 1969 & 2017 famous trees of this type with a Native Amer. name fell in Calif.; it's bad to cut a driving tunnel through a tree
    $2000 15
In a 2018 Jason Statham film, "The Meg" is this giant prehistoric shark
    $2000 24
A bugle boy, or a rhyming form of instrumental blues for the piano
    $2000 10
"The Way of All Flesh" is an autobiographical work by this "house servant"
    $2000 13
The ancient libation, revived in hip-hop culture, is honored in "Pour Out A Little Liquor" by Thug Life featuring this late rapper
    $2000 18
A French art prize is named for this "Nude Descending A Staircase" painter; nominees get to exhibit at the Pompidou Centre
    $2000 28
Archaeologists debate whether this city's walls fell due to an earthquake or siege tactics, as in Joshua 6

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Ben Shane
$25,200 $9,800 $10,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first words spoken in this 1970 Best Picture Oscar winner are "Ten-hut!" "Be seated"

Final scores:

Jennifer Ben Shane
$26,200 $19,600 $1,200
5-day champion: $149,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Ben Shane
$25,200 $15,800 $7,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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Game tape date: 2019-10-05
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