Show #8518 - Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Amy Schneider game 6.


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Dan Brady, a retired market researcher from Edgewood, Kentucky

Madeline Hornsey, a teacher from Carrollton, Texas

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 5-day cash winnings total $170,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Presidential brother Edgar Eisenhower was called "Big" this; Dwight was the "Little" version
    $200 17
Hannah Waddingham won an Emmy for playing Rebecca Welton, owner of AFC Richmond on this sitcom
    $200 12
A Plano, Texas movie theater with this alphanumeric name is famous for letting you bring your dog to the cinema
    $200 1
The period in which a monarch rules; a 2020 book about Plantagenet England is "In" this "of King John"
    $200 22
It is home to the Valley of the Kings & an ancient mortuary temple in Abydos
    $200 6
I'm so sorry! It's "through my own fault"!
    $400 13
A long-shot compromise candidate in 1844, James Polk is considered the first of these "equine" winners
    $400 18
Kristen Bell returned to narrate the 2021 reboot of this soapy series about private school teens in New York City
    $400 30
This NFL team has a proud dog named SJ as a mascot; there are Dawgs in the stands, too
    $400 2
It can be a type of oatmeal or an almost imperceptibly short bit of time
    $400 23
Angkor Thom, dating back to the 12th century, & Wat Leu temple
    $400 7
There's carpe diem, but carpe vinum, meaning this, sounds even better
    $600 14
He was a brigadier general when he demanded the "Unconditional Surrender" of Fort Donelson in February 1862
    $600 19
On this series, Brandon Walsh worked at the Peach Pit
    $600 29
When it was formed in 1884, this club created a constitution & rules for dog shows
    $600 3
Poet Stéphane Mallarmé wrote about one of these time periods "of a Faun"
    $600 24
Villa Trapp, home of "The Sound of Music" family from 1923 to 1938, now a hotel
    $600 8
This 2-word phrase means going on endlessly, as the digits of pi do
    $800 15
3 recent presidents--Bush I, Clinton & Obama--shared this trait common to only about 10% of Americans
    $800 20
This show about a vampire with a soul was a spin-off from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
    $800 28
This actress who played Sansa on "Game of Thrones" adopted the dog who played the direwolf "Lady" on the show
    $800 4
Usually a 4-hour shift, it's a set period of duty on a ship
    $800 25
San Francisco de Guayo & the homeland of the Warao or "Boat People" of the Orinoco delta
    DD: $1,000 9
Caveat venditor, this phrase, is the flip side to caveat emptor
    $1000 16
Before becoming president, he helped his wife Lou translate "De re metallica", a 1556 text that detailed copper mining
    $1000 21
This sitcom centers on a Korean-Canadian family that runs a store that rarely closes
    $1000 27
Modern guide dogs were popularized by a school near Berlin that used this breed to help blinded soldiers
    $1000 5
Thumb-sucking might be part of this, an infant's first stage of development, according to Freud
    $1000 26
Here is the Château Frontenac, & Peggy's Cove in all its glory
    $1000 10
This legal Latin phrase means "at first sight"

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

Amy Madeline Dan
$3,400 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Madeline Dan
$7,600 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each clue and image will both refer to the same popular group.)
    $400 26
It's the perfect place for a Gallagher concert
    $400 6
At the end of a D.H. Lawrence novel, this title thing "arched indomitable, making great architecture of light and color"
    $400 27
Mmm, I do love this type of pastry, & I don't even have to go to Europe to get one
    $400 13
On Feb. 1, 2021 the Myanmar military took power & a 1-year "state of" this was declared--& not surprisingly, soon extended
    $400 18
Guinness noted that a 15-inch one of these fluttered down at Fort Keogh, Montana in 1887
    $400 30
Fittingly for a crossword maven, Will presented a wordplay dice game whose name is these 2 prepositions
    $800 25
They get around
    $800 7
It's an "impartial selector" of Triwizard champions
    $800 4
Named for an atoll, the site of nuclear testing, this then-daring 2-piece swimsuit exploded onto the scene in Paris in 1946
    $800 14
In 2021 one of these in Oregon covered 646 square miles & was causing dangerous pyrocumulus clouds
    $800 28
A hygrometer measures this, the moisture content in the atmosphere
    $800 29
One of Will's favorites from his NPR Sunday puzzle is the fact that this type of pain has the sequence "A-C-H" twice in a row
    $1200 24
No way of telling if this recon craft seen here has found what it's looking for
    $1200 10
A container used to heat metals gave us the name of this 1953 play set in Massachusetts
    $1200 3
From a city in Morocco, it's the traditional hat seen here
    $1200 15
You may "recall" that September 14, 2021 was a good day for this Californian
    $1200 20
Pellets of ice have a diameter of less than 5mm; if the ice's diameter is between 5mm & 15cm, it's called this
    $1200 9
In 2019 Will hosted the 10th world championship of this double-talk brainteaser created by Tetsuya Miyamoto
    $1600 22
Great time for a concert here in this city? Saturday, in the park
    $1600 11
Thornton Wilder wrote of one of these that collapses in Peru, killing 5 travelers
    $1600 1
Lyme disease derives its name from the town of Lyme in this state, where cases were first observed in the 1970s
    $1600 16
A computer chip shortage caused Peugeot to put old-fashioned analog these to tell you your km/h in some models
    $1600 8
Most weather occurs in this 5-to-9-mile-thick layer of the atmosphere that's closest to Earth
    $1600 23
Will's New York Times responsibilities include the P&A puzzle feature, short for these 2 types of wordplay
    $2000 5
It's not a wicker man, but an...
    DD: $4,000 12
Not an actual accolade, it's received by the hero of an 1895 war tale after being hit on the head by a deserter
    DD: $1,000 2
In 1898 the Curies discovered this radioactive element & named it for Marie's country of birth
    $2000 17
A 1/16th size "little sister" has been unveiled at the Washington, D.C. residence of this person--in 2021 Philippe Étienne
    $2000 19
Flooding in Venice has been aggravated by these Italian-named winds that originate in northern Africa
    $2000 21
"5 little items of an everyday sort; you'll find us all in a tennis court", wrote Will for the Riddler, aka this in "Batman Forever"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Madeline Dan
$26,400 $6,800 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

First awarded in 1731 to electricity pioneer Stephen Gray, the Copley Medal is awarded annually by this organization

Final scores:

Amy Madeline Dan
$37,400 $3,000 $3,000
6-day champion: $207,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Madeline Dan
$24,200 $6,800 $6,200
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2021-10-04
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