Show #8462 - Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Matt Amodio game 15.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to KidSmart.


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Silpa Kovvali, a screenwriter from Los Angeles, California

Allie Lane, a technical editor from Rochester, New Hampshire

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 14-day cash winnings total $440,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Dr. Kate Rubins: I'm Expedition 64 flight engineer, Dr. Kate Rubins, back on Earth with clues about my home for a long time--the International Space Station.)
    $200 27
John Quincy Adams didn't take his oath with his hand on a Bible; he used a law book that included this document that he read from
    $200 8
    $200 3
This book asks, "Would you eat them in a box? Would you eat them with a fox?"
    $200 18
Champ Gabrielle Reece shows up in "Air Bud: Spikes Back", about a dog excelling in this outdoor sport
    $200 26
Beyond the barricades in 2019, Hong Kongers sang, "Do you hear the people sing?" from this musical
    $200 30
(Dr. Kate Rubins presents the clue.) Conducting an experiment that could help us diagnose & treat health problems in space, in 2016, I became the first person to sequence the base pairs of this material while in orbit
    $400 28
James Madison was honored at the first of these inaugural events, held at Long's Hotel with tickets costing $4 a person
    $400 19
The coccyx, colloquially
    $400 10
This 1962 classic by Ezra Jack Keats has been praised for advancing multiculturalism
    $400 17
Jim Dear gives his wife Darling a Cocker Spaniel for Christmas in this animated film
    $400 25
In 2008 a Guy Fawkes mask became a symbol of this shadowy 9-letter protest group
    $400 29
(Dr. Kate Rubins presents the clue.) Look up in the sky at dawn or dusk & you might be able to spot the ISS flying overhead; it's visible thanks to nearly an acre of the arrays that provide this type of power
    $600 15
Even when inaugurations were in this month for over a century, snow could still be an issue as it was for President-Elect Taft
    $600 23
A woodchuck is one of these giant squirrels, also a compound word
    $600 11
A baby bird hatches alone & asks a dog, a hen & a kitten the title question of this classic book
    $600 16
"Immortal Beloved" is a biography of a composer while the 1992 movie with this one-word title is about a Saint Bernard
    $600 20
On February 1, 1960 a Woolworth's lunch counter in this North Carolina city was the site of nonviolent protest
    $600 24
(Dr. Kate Rubins presents the clue.) ISS crew members have gone on more than 230 of these assembly & maintenance excursions; I've been on four, & in 2019, Jessica Meir & Christina Koch made the first all-female one
    DD: $2,200 6
This man flubbed some of the words while administering the oath to Barack Obama, so they did it all again a day later
    $800 14
It gets its name because it's said to combine the flavors of cinnamon, clove & nutmeg
    $800 9
A chapter in "The Wizard of Oz" is "The Council with" these folks
    $800 12
Your pooch loved Steve Buscemi as Mr. Pink in this Tarantino film but found the title misleading
    $800 13
People in this Scandinavian country couldn't fly their flag under Prussian rule, so they bred protest pigs with its colors
    $800 22
(Dr. Kate Rubins presents the clue.) ISS crew members look forward to the arrival of supplies on four different spacecraft from three countries, including the Dragon from this U.S. company that has also pioneered the development of reusable rockets
    $1000 1
A new blueberry variety of this treat was created for Ronald Reagan's 1981 inauguration
    $1000 7
She used me as her mere this, a synonym for toy
    $1000 2
"Merlin Missions" are books in this "Magic" time-traveling series for older readers
    $1000 4
Your pooch loved Robert De Niro as a spin doctor dealing with a presidential scandal in this film but found the title misleading
    $1000 5
Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for protests ultimately part of this "vernal" uprising
    $1000 21
(Dr. Kate Rubins presents the clue.) One of the perks of working on the ISS is the incredible view; here's this cape from 250 miles overhead that's played a key role in the history of space flight

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

Matt Allie Silpa
$6,600 $2,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Allie Silpa
$10,600 $4,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
In chapter 1 Zechariah recounts a vision of these beasts, similar to a vision in Revelation of 4 of them being ridden
    $400 25
This country's northernmost point is Cape Soya on Hokkaido
    $400 23
An early song to be mastered on keyboards, this 1877 tune shares a name with a set of eating implements
    $400 29
It was in Charles Perrault's version of the fairy tale that this heroine first got her glass slipper
    $400 19
On accepting her Golden Globe for "The Crown", Emma Corrin paid tribute to this woman whom she portrayed
    $400 24
A tropical tree
    $800 28
The name of this man who was thrown overboard & swallowed by a fish became a word for one who brings bad luck
    $800 26
The 2 main linguistic communities in Belgium are the French-speaking Walloons & this Dutch-speaking one
    $800 22
The orchestra known as the Berlin this, meaning "lover of music", debuted in 1882
    $800 30
A stained glass window depicts the death of Thomas Becket at this cathedral where he was slain
    $800 2
This actor's roles have included Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad" & Caleb Nichols on "Westworld"
    $800 21
    $1200 14
For interpreting Nebuchadnezzar's dreams, this prophet was made ruler over a province of the empire
    $1200 15
This small nation is mainland South America's only country with English as an official language
    $1200 16
Invented in France in the 1820s, this instrument seen here gets its name from the Latin for "horn"
    $1200 17
In 1879 glassblowers at this N.Y. glass company created the first bulbs for Edison's new electric light
    $1200 18
In 2021 Soleil Moon Frye reprised this '80s role, now all grown up with children of her own
    $1200 20
A bare minimum crew
    $1600 3
King David consulted with the prophet Nathan about his intention to build a structure to hold this chest
    DD: $4,000 5
16 federal states make up Germany; this one that's home to Munich is the largest in area
    DD: $4,000 4
A veteran of the Battle of Waterloo, this German who built his first piano in 1836 later made a grand turn to America
    $1600 12
The main ingredient in most glass is this 6-letter compound, also known as industrial sand
    $1600 1
On this HBO Max show, it's a bumpy ride for Kaley Cuoco in the title profession when she gets embroiled in a murder mystery
    $1600 13
A piece of furniture with drawers
    $2000 6
Elijah crusaded against the worship of the Canaanite gods Asherah & this one
    $2000 7
France has a major overseas naval base in this small Horn of Africa country that was a French territory until 1977
    $2000 8
The first music publisher to move to what was nicknamed this "Alley" in New York City was M. Witmark & Sons in 1893
    $2000 10
Seen here is "Float Boat" with glass contents fashioned by this famous artist from Tacoma
    $2000 9
Lee Majors played a stuntman who had a side hustle as a bounty hunter on this 1980s series
    $2000 11
A rainbow goddess

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Allie Silpa
$33,000 $12,800 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A savage people called Zapoletes are contrasted with the inhabitants of the title place of this 16th century work

Final scores:

Matt Allie Silpa
$35,000 $18,600 $0
15-day champion: $475,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Allie Silpa
$33,200 $12,800 $1,400
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
1 W
4 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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Game tape date: 2021-05-04
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