Show #8515 - Friday, November 19, 2021

Amy Schneider game 3.


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Chi-Nhan Vo, a Catholic seminarian from Portland, Oregon

Gordon Spates, a poster librarian from Los Angeles, California

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $65,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Airing this Sunday.)
(Ken: The letters J, E, and T will all show up in that order in all the correct responses.)
    $200 20
Nicknamed "Mutti", she said auf wiedersehen in 2021 after 16 years as chancellor
    $200 30
He shared "A Brief History of a Brief History" in his "Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays"
    $200 29
Consolidated this inventor, your history in New York goes back almost 200 years, to before he was even born
    $200 28
Melodramatic daytime TV "opera"
    $200 1
He won an AMA in 2020 & performed "Holy", perhaps in tribute to wife Hailey
    $200 6
To use a syringe to put a drug into a person's body
    $400 16
He was interred in a giant mausoleum called the Valley of the Fallen near Madrid in 1975 but was moved to a family crypt in 2019
    $400 14
A book of essays by Joan Didion has this same title as a plain-covered Beatles LP
    $400 26
Pacific Gas & Electric, we hear you're going to do this with 10,000 miles of power lines to keep them from sparking wildfires
    $400 27
To drop down fast into water
    $400 2
In 2019 he & Camila Cabello gave a sizzling performance of their award-winning "SeƱorita"
    $400 7
A member of the Society of Jesus
    $600 17
In June 2021 Naftali Bennett made news by replacing this man who had a 12-year run as prime minister
    $600 15
A few years before his death from cancer, this film critic reflected on his life in "Go Gentle Into That Good Night"
    DD: $3,000 23
Florida Power & Light, given your state's nickname it makes sense that you have 42 major plants for this type of energy
    $600 12
Biological cell mass like cartilage or muscle
    $600 3
A triple winner in 2018, she performed "I Like It" with J Balvin & Bad Bunny
    $600 8
Adjective meaning too willing to criticize others & say they are wrong or deficient
    $800 18
On Dec. 17, 1989 Nicolae Ceausescu had forces fire on demonstrators in this country; 8 days later it was Nicolae being fired on
    $800 21
The title of his "Me Talk Pretty One Day" comes from him trying to master French in Paris
    $800 24
Vistra, sorry to pick on you, but you had problems as this state where you're based froze in the dark in February 2021
    $800 11
Horny lizard covering
    $800 4
She lit up the stage with a medley of hits including "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!"
    $800 9
The suspension of a court proceeding
    $1000 19
In February 2011, this world leader refused to step down from power; he was dead by October
    $1000 22
Alice Walker's 1975 essay "Looking for Zora" sparked new interest in this author who was largely forgotten at her death
    $1000 25
Knoxville Utilities Board, you get your power from this agency set up under the New Deal in 1933
    $1000 13
In a George Eliot novel title, a mill is on this river
    $1000 5
Last name Smyers + Mooney, this country duo won 3 AMAs in 2020
    $1000 10
From the Latin meaning "again" & "young", it means to make someone youthful & vital again

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

Amy Gordon Chi-Nhan
$3,800 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Gordon Chi-Nhan
$12,200 $1,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Seen here is a key for this technological innovation that changed life in the 19th century
    $400 6
Named for Ponce de Leon, Leon County
    $400 1
Desert & New England are species of this rabbit named for a fluffy appendage
    $400 11
Do you know how fast you were going? 670,616,629 mph, or the speed of this; in theory, you can't go faster, but you still get a ticket
    $400 21
The Yiddish word naches means "joy", usually from the achievements of these relatives
    $400 26
Last name of Dutch-born "Real Housewife" Yolanda, mom of Gigi & Bella, who got her U.S. citizenship in 2013
    $800 17
In the 1850s a gold rush slogan was this Colorado mountain "or Bust"
    $800 7
Maricopa County
    $800 2
Rabbits are born fur-less & blind; these close relatives are born fully developed, with fur & open eyes
    $800 12
Let's shatter this metaphoric barrier to high-level advancement for women in the workplace
    $800 22
This coarse adjective can be a verb--if you ruin my good mood, you do it to "my mellow"
    $800 27
Canadian-born singer, seen here in 2005, the year she became a U.S. citizen
    $1200 18
The mortsafe bars were not meant to stop zombies, but to prevent these criminals from getting in
    $1200 8
Kent County (one of only 3 in the state)
    $1200 3
Like deer, rabbit genders are divided into does & these
    $1200 13
Electric barriers were built in the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal to stop the spread of the invasive this 4-letter fish
    $1200 23
Add 2 letters to a body organ to get this verb meaning to encourage or lift spirits
    $1200 28
Sofia Vergara moved to the U.S. from this, her native country
    $1600 19
Tchaikovsky guest conducted during the May 1891 opening week of this New York City concert hall
    $1600 9
Merrimack County
    $1600 4
In 1859 a few European rabbits were released on this continent; by the 1920s there were billions
    DD: $2,000 14
The Lex Cornelia de Maiestate said no general could lead an army out of his province, so the 49 B.C. crossing of this stream... huge
    $1600 24
To increase the seriousness of a crime, or to annoy me with petty actions
    $1600 29
British-born, in 2020 she became a U.S. citizen--naturally, in the city of New York
    DD: $4,400 20
In 1899 the queen laid the cornerstone for this London arts & design museum
    $2000 10
Travis County
    $2000 5
An area where rabbits breed goes by this male first name
    $2000 15
A type of road barrier is named for this state where they were used on US Highway 22 in the 1950s
    $2000 25
Latin vocare, "to call", is one origin of this word meaning to irritate someone into action
    $2000 30
This South African-born woman got a one-way ticket to California from her mom, so her 2007 naturalization was kind of inevitable

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Gordon Chi-Nhan
$29,800 $4,800 -$2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville, Alabama has exhibits devoted to these 2 authors & childhood friends

Final scores:

Amy Gordon Chi-Nhan
$44,800 $8,800 -$2,000
3-day champion: $110,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Gordon Chi-Nhan
$27,000 $4,800 $2,400
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2021-09-28
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