Show #8467 - Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Matt Amodio game 20.


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Elizabeth Hunter, a community theatre artistic director from Somerville, Massachusetts

Daniel Lee, a tutor from Ridgewood, New York

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 19-day cash winnings total $642,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
In Salman Rushdie's "Quichotte", a spin on this classic novel, a salesman travels the U.S. with his imaginary son Sancho
    $200 25
Though a Wild West icon, this youthful outlaw who also went by Henry McCarty was born on the East Side of New York City
    $200 26
This winning declaration in a chess game is from the Arabic for "the king is dead"
    $200 24
The last Monday in March is celebrated as Seward's Day in this state
    $200 30
Fantasia Barrino,
    $200 20
Nonprescription is synonymous with this 3-word phrase
    $400 23
She said, "Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings" inspired her 2019 sequel "The Testaments"
    DD: $7,600 15
Founded in 1876, this South Dakota city was named for the deceased trees found in the area
    $400 22
In the NFL regular season, overtime games end after nobody scores in the period that's this many minutes long
    $400 21
The last Friday in April is this tree-planting holiday that predates Earth Day by almost a century
    $400 29
Jinkx Monsoon,
    $400 14
"Moving" these structures found on a football field has come to mean changing the rules
    $600 11
In 2020 this author brought back Mississippi lawyer Jake Brigance for a third go-around in "A Time for Mercy"
    $600 9
A cavalry bugle at noon on April 22, 1889 began a massive land run in this territory
    $600 18
"Walk-off" began as a term for a play that ends a game in this sport
    $600 17
Bob Hope famously quipped, "The Academy Awards, or as it's known at my house," this Jewish holiday
    $600 28
    $600 8
If you "come to" this, you're ready to talk; however, if a subject is "off" it, it is no longer acceptable to discuss
    $800 10
"The President's Daughter" is the second political thriller from Bill Clinton & this bestselling author
    $800 5
Get the feel of the West at Old Trail Town in this Wyoming city, developed by & named for a Western hero
    $800 13
The bank cannot go broke in this Parker Brothers game, so exhaustion may be the deciding factor
    $800 12
Lunar New Year is called Chunjie in Chinese & this 3-letter name in Vietnamese
    $800 19
Christian Siriano,
    $800 4
A hyperbolic expression says a noisy disturbance reaches such a pitch it could do this, right off the house
    $1000 1
A Hulu series is based on this Sally Rooney novel about Connell & Marianne & their inner struggles
    $1000 2
On Oct. 5 1892, Bob, Grat & Emmett, this gang of brothers who ran with Bill Doolin, tried to rob 2 Kansas banks; only Emmett lived
    $1000 6
A hand in this card game with 2 potent potables in its name comes to a halt after a player "knocks"
    $1000 7
Some light lamps to invite the presence of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, during this Hindu festival of lights
    $1000 16
Emmitt Smith,
    $1000 3
This "aqueous" phrase means a problem is in the past & doesn't worry you anymore

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

Matt Daniel Elizabeth
$15,200 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Daniel Elizabeth
$17,600 $3,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
His writings gave rise to a type of philosophy called Cartesianism
    $400 29
1776 wasn't just a big year for us--Guatemala City was founded, 3 years after Antigua Guatemala was felled by one of these
    $400 1
"This is the day which the lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it" is from the 118th of these sacred poems
    $400 24
White, black, & green types of this drink all come from the same plant--Camellia sinensis
    $400 27
Before he was "The Rock", he had another nickname--Dewey
    $400 30
Man with the golden touch
(5 letters)
    $800 22
World Book says this author & soldier was "known for his skill in sword fighting and for his long nose"
    $800 21
Do you know the way to this capital of Costa Rica? If you do, check out its National Theatre, modeled after the Paris Opera
    DD: $2,000 2
Potiphar's wife tries to seduce this dream translator, who resists & ends up being sent to jail
    $800 20
Gruyere is a firm, tangy cheese named for a district in this nation
    $800 28
This country legend is Miley Cyrus' godmother
    $800 25
Supplement containing the ABCs & more
(12 letters)
    $1200 11
Around 1665, this Dutchman painted one of his smallest works, "Girl with the Red Hat"
    $1200 18
Belmopan, with a population about the capacity of Madison Square Garden, is the capital of this nation on the Caribbean
    $1200 3
After the death of Moses, Joshua leads the Israelites in their conquest of this promised land
    $1200 19
Grown in Spain, Marcona is a variety of this nut
    $1200 26
This TV personality was once the mayor of Cincinnati
    $1200 17
Fashion dummy
(9 letters)
    $1600 8
The "Father of" North America's New France, he also gave his name to a large lake
    $1600 10
Poet Rubén Darío is honored with a park & monument in this city that became Nicaragua's permanent capital in 1857
    $1600 7
The first 5 books of the Bible are known as the Torah or by this name from the Greek
    $1600 14
Garbanzo beans commonly go by this name as well
    $1600 16
After she sang her breakout hit on "The View" in 2008, Whoopi Goldberg kissed her & said, "I liked it"
    $1600 12
Marsh gas
(7 letters)
    DD: $4,400 4
In 1637 this poet wrote "Lycidas" to commemorate the death of a Cambridge schoolmate
    $2000 9
It took 15 years to finish Panama City's Biomuseo, designed by this L.A. man; the nearby canal took 5 less, but he didn't design that
    $2000 6
At God's command, Abraham goes to this mountainous place to sacrifice Isaac
    $2000 13
Koumiss is a fermented drink made from mare's milk; this similar fermented milk also starts with a "K"
    $2000 15
This Argentinian, named FIFA's World Player of the Year 5 times between 2009 & 2015, made news by switching teams in 2021
    $2000 5
Written declaration of political intentions or views
(9 letters)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Daniel Elizabeth
$35,200 $16,400 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 men for whom armalcolite, a dark gray mineral discovered in 1969, is named

Final scores:

Matt Daniel Elizabeth
$36,200 $11,999 $11,000
20-day champion: $678,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Daniel Elizabeth
$28,000 $14,000 $4,800
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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Game tape date: 2021-08-19
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