Show #8469 - Thursday, September 16, 2021

Matt Amodio game 22.


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Keisha Virtue, a senior retail research analyst from Boca Raton, Florida

Emily Sharp-Kellar, a medical school director of admissions from Chicago, Illinois

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 21-day cash winnings total $740,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Hana Ali: I'm Hana Ali with clues about my father whose life is profiled in the new Ken Burns documentary Muhammad Ali.)
    $200 30
Richard Roberts, the 1st captain to cross the Atlantic in this type of vessel abbreviated SS, went down in one, the SS President
    $200 22
Amsterdam is at the junction of the IJ & this river where you can enjoy the same-named beer
    $200 29
Requiring the rider to reach up, "ape hangers" are very tall these on a motorcycle
    $200 8
Saltines are a type of one
    $200 19
A wading bird, or a machine with a hoisting arm at a construction site
    $200 28
(Hana Ali presents the clue.) "I am free to be what I wanna be and think what I wanna think", my 22-year-old dad told reporters after winning the heavyweight title in 1964; soon after, he announced his conversion to this centuries-old faith & remained devoted to it & its teachings
    $400 16
Richard Beard opened Europe's first studio for this in a glass house because the process needed so much light
    $400 17
Known for its canals, this "meaty" German city on the Elbe River was a prominent member of the Hanseatic League
    $400 25
The logo of this company founded in 1903 is one of the most requested tattoos in the world
    $400 11
Heavy fabric is stretched tight & tacked into place on a frame to make one of these art surfaces
    $400 18
Got up from the bed, or a prickly flower
    $400 27
(Hana Ali presents the clue.) In my father's greatest boxing rivalry, he won two out of three classic bouts with this other legendary champion whose relentless slugging style made an unforgettable contrast with my dad's speed & showmanship
    $600 13
March 5, 1841 saw the start of what's considered the Senate's first use of this tactic; it lasted several days
    $600 14
Well south of Kansas, the original falls on the Wichita River in this state are gone, so the city built a new set upstream
    $600 21
This motorcycle-loving actor played a motorcycle-riding prisoner of war in "The Great Escape"
    $600 10
Divided into 64 squares, it's usually found with royalty on it
    $600 12
To consume, or a live video signal
    $600 26
(Hana Ali presents the clue.) A poet as well as a boxer, my dad loved wordplay, & before fights, he would join longtime cornerman Bundini Brown to chant this famous mantra, reminding him to emulate two different insects
    $800 7
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the captives who took control of this Spanish slave ship
    $800 9
Designed in the early 2000s, Three Rivers Park has miles of trails & a 1,200-seat amphitheater to enjoy in this city
    DD: $5,400 20
On a motorcycle, it's a flip-out lever on the side used to spin the engine & not an online money raiser
    $800 4
Splash & ride are types of these on a drum kit
    $800 6
An object found in groups at certain alleys, or a brooch
    $800 24
(Hana Ali presents the clue.) In 1978, my then 36-year-old dad won the heavyweight title for an unprecedented third time with a triumphant decision over this young Olympic champion who had taken his crown just seven months earlier
    $1000 1
Sworn in on March 4, WHH died on April 4; the official cause, this ailment at "the lower lobe of the right lung", has been debated
    $1000 2
Just like the city that's on it, this 25-mile-long mini-river is also called the Rangoon River
    $1000 15
Abbreviated cc, it's the measure of engine size--a 1,000cc bike is ready for some serious cruising
    $1000 3
The X's give an extra hint to this popular form of embroidery
    $1000 5
A candy flavor, or a place that makes money
    $1000 23
(Hana Ali presents the clue.) A man of strong beliefs, in 1967, my father was stripped of his title for refusing Army service during the Vietnam War; four years later, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that he had been wrongfully denied this two-word classification as someone morally opposed to war

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

Matt Emily Keisha
$4,400 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Emily Keisha
-$600 $4,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Climb Gellert Hill in this capital of Hungary for great views of the entire city
    $400 23
By prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, "Helter Skelter" reveals the facts behind the crimes of this so-called family
    $400 24
Augustin Fresnel's work in optical concentration was crucial in improving the effectiveness of these coastal buildings
    $400 29
Al Sharpton,
& also
Alf Landon
    $400 28
In "Better Off Dead", Rod Stewart sang, "I might have been" a holder of this U.K. top political office
    $400 27
A common phrase is "slow as molasses in" this month; if it's said of you, pick up the pace!
    DD: $10,600 12
The German town of Baden-Baden is in the northwest corner of this wooded region
    $800 9
"Hearts Insurgent" is an abridged form of the novel called him "the Obscure"
    $800 13
Sir Humphry Davy named this compound laughing gas & was addicted to it
    $800 25
Ronnie Spector, of the girl group The Ronettes
    $800 26
Alex Lifeson co-wrote this Canadian trio's "Prime Mover"
    $800 16
By itself or following "slow", this 4-letter word means a slow or lazy person
    $1200 11
Since we're in Gdansk, Poland, let's tour the museum devoted to this labor union
    $1200 8
Yann Martel named the tiger in "Life of Pi" after this shipwreck victim in Edgar Allan Poe's "Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"
    $1200 7
The bill of the kingfisher was the inspiration for the front of these Japanese high-speed trains
    $1200 10
First Lady Bess Truman
    $1200 19
With his band Crazy Horse, he recorded "Prime Of Life" on his 1994 album "Sleeps with Angels"
    $1200 15
This 6-letter word means the car's engine is running but the car isn't moving
    $1600 5
During World War I Lenin lived on Spiegelgasse in this city, a center of European banking
    $1600 4
A billboard of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg is on the road to West Egg in this 1925 novel
    $1600 6
In cold weather, your breath is visible as mist if it cools to this point at which it is fully saturated with water vapor
    DD: $2,000 21
Frontiersman Kit Carson & actor Kit Harington
    $1600 18
This title of a collaboration between Three 6 Mafia & Young Trojanz also means the principal target of an investigation
    $1600 14
Start with a word meaning to consider thoughtfully & get this adjective meaning weighty & slow moving
    $2000 2
Breathe in the fresh air of the Little Carpathians & check out the castle that hovers over this Slovakian capital
    $2000 1
"Girl with curious hair", with a tale of a "Jeopardy!" win streak, is a story collection by this late author of a looong novel
    $2000 3
A tremor of the thumb can be a sign of this neurological disorder that bears the last name of a British doctor
    $2000 30
Sasha Cohen
    $2000 20
"We had it all when we were in our prime", sings Dan Auerbach on this duo's album "Turn Blue", recorded as his marriage ended
    $2000 17
You're so slow you've been declared this, once the name for the noble gases on the periodic table

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Emily Keisha
$30,400 $11,800 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2009 this 11-year-old started posting on BBC's Urdu language website under the screen name Gul Makai

Final scores:

Matt Emily Keisha
$35,400 $11,800 $11,500
22-day champion: $775,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Emily Keisha
$25,600 $11,800 $5,800
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2021-08-19
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