Show #8483 - Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Matt Amodio game 36.


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Casey Brown, a marketing manager from Long Beach, California

David Garcia, an IT communications strategy team lead from Troy, Michigan

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 35-day cash winnings total $1,400,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

1800s U.S. HISTORY
____ & ____
    $200 30
In 1801 he headed back to Braintree, skipping his successor's inauguration, the first president to do so
    $200 29
The burning bush appears to Moses
    $200 28
This cat & mouse duo were at odds in the Big Apple in a 2021 live action/animated film
    $200 27
Have I told you, philately, that I love you? One of these from 19th century British Guiana sold for $9.5 million in 2014
    $200 20
This actress became Sara Gilbert's TV mom in 1988, had a break, played the role decades later, then... didn't
    $200 26
From the Persian for "market", it's a marketplace in a Middle Eastern country
    $400 23
The first of this man's Wild West shows opened in May 1883 in Omaha
    $400 22
Jesus gives the Sermon on the Mount
    $400 24
Theirs was the first COVID-19 single-shot vaccine to receive emergency authorization in the United States
    $400 25
Go for some inner peace; TM, short for this, wants to get people into a "state of deep inner silence"
    $400 18
Dan Castellaneta to Julie Kavner on this show: "It takes 2 to lie. One to lie, & one to listen"
    $400 14
For their unusual egg-laying habits, some varieties of this species seen here are termed "brood parasites"
    $600 16
In 1852 9 representatives of Jewish charities founded this New York City hospital with a biblical name
    $600 15
Paul preaches in Rome
    $600 19
This iconic role-playing game was a 2016 inductee into the National Toy Hall of Fame
    $600 21
Time to ketchup on some gardening & grow a 6.8-pound this like a U.K. man did in 2020, using a pair of sheer tights to keep it suspended
    $600 17
Before becoming TV's favorite drug kingpin, he played Frankie Muniz' dad on "Malcolm in the Middle"
    $600 13
Common in runners & worst in the morning, the plantar type of this inflammation is a common source of heel pain
    $800 8
Duties on imported goods upon entry, they were a big issue all century; an 1890 bill jacked them up
    $800 7
Haman plots to wipe out the Jews
    $800 9
Some places in Britain have banned this once popular puppet pair
    $800 10
Flower arrangers know to cut stems at this angle for longest life
    $800 11
Since 2013 Jeff Garlin has been like a father to Hayley Orrantia on this ABC comedy
    $800 12
This 4-letter British adjective means affectedly dainty or quaint
    DD: $1,000 1
The economy crashed when this type of financial crisis with a 5-letter name hit the 1837
    $1000 2
Jericho falls to the Israelites
    $1000 3
Michael Chabon won a 2001 Pulitzer for his "Amazing Adventures of" this pair of cousins & comic book creators
    $1000 4
Aim to get better at this game; its PDC World Championship in 2021 included throwing a 180 & winning three legs on the trot
    $1000 5
"On the next" this sitcom, Portia de Rossi tells Jessica Walter, "Did you enjoy your meal, Mom? You drank it fast enough"
    $1000 6
This East Indian flatbread can be served with curry

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Matt David Casey
$6,800 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt David Casey
$9,800 $3,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: All or the majority of a planet's name will be in each response.)
    $400 25
In 1985 the Supreme Court said this 118-mile-long piece of land forming part of NYC is a peninsula
    $400 26
"Mr. Peabody's Apples" is a children's book by this singer also known for a non-children's book called "Sex"
    $400 27
The speed of this is 70 feet per second slower at freezing than it is at 100 degrees Fahrenheit
    $400 30
This university in Eugene calls itself a nesting place for ducks
    $400 28
Best Metal Performance went to this band with "metal" in its name & also in the winning album title; that's so metal
    $400 29
Tin-glazed is a type of this pottery that reminds us of the clay it's made from
    $800 20
Oil refineries in this South American country utilize pipes that stretch from Lake Maracaibo to Paraguaná Peninsula
    DD: $3,200 4
A complete list of the mononymous Euripides' works would include his play about this monocular creature
    $800 21
Not all motion stops at this lowest temperature--molecules still vibrate with zero-point energy
    $800 22
George Washington Carver did most of his research at this Alabama school
    $800 23
The Male Pop Vocal Grammy went to this singer seen here
    $800 24
A wallaby is this type of mammal
    $1200 6
Musandam Peninsula, an extension of the Arabian Peninsula, separates the Gulf of Oman from this other gulf
    $1200 3
"Buy Me the Sky" by Xinran is about this population control policy & the spoiled "little emperors" it created
    $1200 17
When this current of high-speed winds moves in big waves, Arctic air can spill into mid-latitude regions, bringing winter cold snaps
    $1200 5
Barack Obama transferred to Columbia, but said his 2 years at this L.A. college "really helped me grow up"
    $1200 18
Let's give 'em "Something To Talk About" , the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance winner by this singer/guitarist
    $1200 19
This adjective means wildly changeable in terms of personality
    $1600 2
Located on Cape Verde Peninsula, this capital of Senegal is the westernmost city on the African mainland
    $1600 1
Sci-fi writer Yoss created a robot private investigator in "Red Dust", an homage to this creator of Philip Marlowe
    $1600 15
Fish caught by Canadian Inuit would flash-freeze in the Arctic air, inspiring this inventor's food innovation
    $1600 14
Mies van der Rohe headed the College of Architecture & designed its building at IIT, short for this Chicago school
    $1600 16
"Unforgettable" that's what you are, you being this woman who took home Record of the Year, aided by her late father
    $1600 12
Meaning morose or sullen, this word overlaps a planet & a number
    DD: $6,000 7
This Russian peninsula with strategic importance in the board game Risk is home to over 300 volcanoes
    $2000 8
This French author of "Gigi" also wrote a series of novels about a young woman named Claudine
    $2000 9
In 1911 researchers discovered the resistance to electricity in mercury was zero at -452 degrees F., making it this
    $2000 10
In 1841 this Ohio school became the first in the U.S. to give bachelor's degrees to women in a coed program
    $2000 13
"Summertime" won Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the duo of this man & the Fresh Prince
    $2000 11
From the French for "arrive", they're people newly arrived on the social scene & not yet accepted

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt David Casey
$38,600 $3,000 $7,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Following Messidor, this summer month in the 18th century French Revolutionary calendar had a name meaning "heat gift"

Final scores:

Matt David Casey
$16,600 $3,000 $6,200
36-day champion: $1,417,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt David Casey
$34,600 $3,000 $4,800
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
6 R,
0 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2021-08-27
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