Show #8476 - Monday, September 27, 2021

Matt Amodio game 29.


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Angélica Wilcox, an AV service support team lead from Kansas City, Kansas

Justin Stanley, a data scientist from Vancourver, Washington

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 28-day cash winnings total $1,004,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response is a city with "City" in its name.)
    $200 30
Try to match Usain Bolt's famous victory pose, also a move in dancehall culture from this, his home country
    $200 26
It's the longtime member of the percussion section heard here
    $200 22
"If they hear you, they hunt you"
    $200 29
General & colonel are higher up in the army, but an informal title is this rank "of industry"
    $200 23
Carrie Chapman Catt led the battle for Tennessee's decisive ratification of the 19th Amendment; this city has bronzed her & four other leaders
    $200 27
In 1789 it became the first capital of the United States under the Constitution
    $400 28
The "reverse" one of these 2-word actions involves bending the elbow to retract the clenched item
    $400 25
Louisiana's state quarter features this brass wind instrument to honor the state's jazz heritage
    DD: $1,400 21
"He's the only kid ever to get into trouble before he was born"
    $400 16
A Japanese word for "squad leader" gives us the alliterative term "head" this
    $400 14
A vocal critic of Mussolini's 1935 invasion, suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst is buried in this Ethiopian capital
    $400 15
Its flag features 2 big keys that are mentioned in the New Testament
    $600 20
Nothing wrong with the chest-shimmying victory walk of Bill Murray as bowler Ernie McCracken in this movie
    $600 24
A punning song title from Talking Heads is "Sax And" these instruments
    $600 19
1995: "Five criminals. One lineup. No coincidence"
    $600 13
"The whole" this tortilla-&-sauce food item evolved into "the big" one for somebody in charge
    $600 11
Eliza Sproat Turner was a leader in the 1876 woman's congress, held appropriately in this city
    $600 12
Seen here, Liberation Tower in this city was named for the liberation of its emirate in the 1990s
    $800 18
As with meeting the queen of England, men may bow & women may do this to their bowling league teammates
    $800 6
An engineer named Robert Moog developed this instrument in the 1960s
    $800 17
1967: "They're young... they're in love... and they kill people"
    $800 10
Once applied to nobility, this word from Latin for "great" now means a powerful business leader
    $800 8
Later guillotined, Olympe de Gouges wrote a document of women's rights in 1791, addressing it to this queen
    $800 9
It was built on the site of Tenochtitlan, razed some years before
    $1000 7
Any number of dances will work, such as this one named for Mr. Fresh
    $1000 5
An orchestral one of these African instruments looks like a xylophone mounted on legs
    $1000 4
1955: "Teenage terror torn from today's headlines"
    $1000 3
When it means a ski slope feature, this word comes from German; spelled the same & referring to an executive, it comes from Urdu
    $1000 1
At this New York place in 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton read the Declaration of Sentiments, modeled on a 1776 document
    $1000 2
Soon after the discovery of the Comstock Lode 15 miles to the northeast, its economy grew rapidly

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

Matt Justin Angélica
$5,600 $0 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Justin Angélica
$7,000 $3,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
This word for pretending to be white is the title of a 1929 novel & the subject of the 2020 bestseller "The Vanishing Half"
    $400 27
Water moving at 9 feet per second is typical in this alliterative & sudden fast-moving event
    $400 28
It's the only state with more than 50 votes in the Electoral College
    $400 29
228 sailing ships, 53 naval vessels & assorted ships from 40+ countries sailed across New York Harbor to celebrate this big birthday
    $400 25
Hoda Kotb & Jenna Bush Hager are part of this morning show that's been on since 1952
    $400 30
This fruit may sometimes appear on a peach tree
    $800 10
"Singin' and Swingin and "Gettin' Merry like Christmas" is the title of her third autobiography
    $800 23
Heads up! According to the Natl. Severe Storms Laboratory, hail with a diameter of 4 1/2 inches is comparable in size to this fruit
    $800 22
Electoral votes are tallied in Congress, with this official declaring the results; in 1961 Nixon announced his own loss to Kennedy
    $800 26
Workers cheered as this ship was launched seamlessly on May 31, 1911 from a Belfast shipyard; its maiden voyage didn't go as well
    $800 18
Winning the 2020 Daytime Emmy for Best Entertainment Talk Show host was this newcomer & pop singer
    $800 19
This word for a new word actually goes back to the 18th century
    $1200 5
He was the first African American to receive a Harvard Ph.D. & his book of essays "The Souls of Black Folk" was published in 1903
    $1200 8
Scientists still don't fully understand this rare phenomenon that has reportedly even made its way inside of houses
    $1200 20
In 2020 it was the only one of the 4 "I" states to go Democratic, casting its 20 votes for Biden
    $1200 21
A report that this ship was going to be broken up led Oliver Wendell Holmes to celebrate it in a poem
    $1200 2
This long-running soap opera centers on the daytime dramas of the Abbott & Newman clans
    $1200 3
Name shared by the first operational stealth aircraft & a nocturnal bird, their prey never sees either one coming
    $1600 4
A troubled lifelong friendship between 2 women is at the heart of this Nobel Prize winner's novel "Sula"
    $1600 7
It's the 10-letter term for a column of rapidly swirling air occurring over a lake or ocean
    DD: $2,000 1
Electors who don't vote for their state's pick are called this "less"; in 2020 the Supreme Court said states may remove them
    DD: $5,000 13
In 1944 Margaret Truman broke a bottle against the hull of this battleship during its christening
    $1600 17
Judge Marilyn Milian wields the gavel on this show originally presided over by Judge Wapner
    $1600 11
It's a feeling of sentimental yearning for the past
    $2000 6
The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize, this Chicago poet was featured on a 2012 stamp
    $2000 9
In 1985 this western state saw record low & high temperatures: -69 degrees at Peter Sinks & 117 in St. George
    $2000 14
Maine & this Midwestern state are the 2 that don't have winner-take-all electoral vote policies
    $2000 15
This country celebrates the Bluenose, a schooner that dominated 1920s international racing, by depicting it on their dime
    $2000 16
A 2020 episode title of his show was "My Husband Blames Me for his Drug Use"
    $2000 12
Seen here is the current version of the new castle that gives this Swiss city its name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Justin Angélica
$28,000 $7,600 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A new studio album in 2020 gave him a Top 5 album in 6 consecutive decades, his first in 1975

Final scores:

Matt Justin Angélica
$33,000 $5,899 $13
29-day champion: $1,037,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Justin Angélica
$24,600 $6,600 $2,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2021-08-25
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