Show #8520 - Friday, November 26, 2021

Amy Schneider game 8.

Contestants

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Greta Perel, a communications consultant from Overland Park, Kansas

Chris Rayis, a composer and lyricist from Burlington, North Carolina

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 7-day cash winnings total $257,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

RIGHT FROM THE GECKO
FESTIVALS
5 LETTERS, 4 VOWELS
STORY TIME
LONG-RUNNING TV SHOWS
CAR REPAIR
(Ken: You'll have to name the automaker that we've anagrammed in the clue.)
    $200 30
Geckos store fat in this body part & when in danger, can snap it off & leave it behind
    $200 29
The San Fermin Festival held in Pamplona each July is best known for this daily event involving animals
    $200 20
Directional term for a convex belly button
    $200 1
In this 1818 classic a Swiss scientist isn't neutral about playing mix-&-match with some corpse parts
    $200 4
Decades of choices & wacky costumes on "Let's Make a Deal" began with Monty Hall as host; this guy got the job in 2009
    $200 12
Appropriate for this American brand:
CHEER VOLT
    $400 27
The lizard seen here can't change its spots because its this variety of gecko
    $400 28
In Islam, the Eid al-Adha, or festival of sacrifice, remembers this man's willingness to sacrifice his son
    $400 19
A home on a high spot can be called this, just like the mountaintop nest of a bird of prey
    $400 11
Let's go with the Flaubert! This 1857 novel details a truly sad state of affairs
    $400 21
An episode in Season One of this series had James Earl Jones reciting the alphabet; season 15 included a farewell to Mr. Hooper
    $400 16
Not so appropriate for this fancy schmancy car:
CLOSE LORRY
    $600 26
Some baby geckos go through this 7-letter process of sloughing off or shedding skin about once a week
    $600 14
This pop music festival is named for a town in southwestern England also said to be the burial site of King Arthur
    $600 7
The final section of Rimbaud's "Une saison en enfer" is titled this, translated as "Farewell"
    $600 10
Readers discovered "The Secret Life of" this James Thurber character in the March 18, 1939 issue of the New Yorker
    $600 24
5 decades of Brit hits on "Masterpiece" include "Sherlock" with this actor in the title role
    $600 17
It made the Cutlass Ciera:
LIMO BE SOLD
    $800 25
The giant day gecko seen here is native to this large African island
    $800 9
The film festival in this major Dutch port bestows the Tiger Award as its top prize
    $800 6
Seen here, the salad known as shrimp this is a perfect lunch for a Disney ape king
    $800 3
This rabbit-loving character calls a woman "purty"; that relationship ends in an extremely awful way, as does his life
    $800 23
When this talk show premiered nationally 67 years ago, it was hosted by Steve Allen & Willie Mays was one of the first guests
    $800 18
Revolutionary brand launched in 1975:
LO, ERA END
    $1000 15
Although a few species give birth to live young, most are this 9-letter type, meaning they lay eggs
    $1000 8
Term for a festival on the edge of a larger festival; a famous one began at Edinburgh in 1947
    $1000 5
A braid of hair that hangs from behind, or a place to line up behind others & wait
    DD: $1,000 2
Ludovico's technique is applied rather violently to make Alex non-violent in this novel
    $1000 22
The current theme music for this show around since 1947 was composed by John Williams & is titled "The Pulse Of Events"
    $1000 13
An Italian job:
I EAT ARMS

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

Amy Chris Greta
$3,200 $1,400 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Chris Greta
$9,000 $2,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

L'HISTOIRE FRANCAISE
THE MOVIES
U.S. RIVERS
YOU CAN QUOTE ME
MUSEUMS
"INNER" KNOWLEDGE
    $400 22
Predominately Celtic, early France was known to the Romans by this 4-letter name
    $400 30
Because the British have no White Castle restaurants there, they used the title this pair "Get the Munchies" instead
    $400 5
The waterfront of Alexandria, Virginia is on this, also known as "The Nation's River"
    $400 10
Robert Frost reminds us, "No tears in the writer, no tears in" this person
    $400 19
The holdings of this London place include treasure from the 7th century ship burial at Sutton Hoo
    $400 20
Turpentine is one of these volatile liquids
    $800 29
In 1942 U.S. ships fought a French naval force off Casablanca, then controlled by this collaborationist regime
    $800 27
A Disneyland ride was the basis for this adventure film starring Dwayne Johnson & Emily Blunt
    $800 9
In 1921 Herbert Hoover headed the commission for this river that flooded California often; in 1936 a dam was built as a result
    $800 28
"Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting", says this ancient text on strategy
    $800 18
Though the secret annex at her house is empty now, you can use a VR app to explore it as it looked when her family was in hiding
    $800 21
"Doughy" term for the person whose earnings support the family
    $1200 3
Tracking history, when Louis XVI was executed there it was Place de la Révolution, later it was Place Louis Seize, now it's this
    $1200 26
An 8-time Oscar nominee, she could not be ignored as Nova Prime in "Guardians of the Galaxy"
    $1200 8
"The Jewel of Pulaski County", Indiana is this river that sounds like something you don't want to do while boating
    $1200 25
Ralph Waldo Emerson asked, "What is" one of these, but "a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered"
    $1200 17
In 1819 this Madrid museum opened to the public as the Royal Museum of Painting
    $1200 15
These were "In the Hands of an Angry God" in a 1741 sermon
    DD: $4,000 2
He became king of the Franks in 768, the Lombards in 774 & then in 800, he took the Roman crown
    $1600 23
Knock knock! Oh hi, it's this creepy title monster who inhabits Amelia in a 2014 Australian film
    $1600 7
This river's name comes from another name for the Shoshone people, not its sinuous shape
    $1600 24
Influential American architect Louis Sullivan boldly stated, "Form ever follows" this
    $1600 16
A museum in Philadelphia devoted to this sculptor has 2 versions of his "Thinker"
    $1600 14
Arachnid organ that really produces
    $2000 1
The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572 was aimed at these French Protestants
    $2000 4
In "Batman v Superman", Lauren Cohan & Diane Lane play moms with this first name, which turns out to be surprisingly crucial
    $2000 6
Of Pittsburgh's "Three Rivers", it's the one with the longest name
    DD: $5,600 11
Ben Franklin's "Advice to a Young Tradesman" begins, "Remember that" this 3-word phrase--tick-tock!
    $2000 12
This motel where Martin Luther King was assassinated honors his legacy as part of the National Civil Rights Museum
    $2000 13
A tyro is one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Chris Greta
$23,400 $4,000 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL LANGUAGES
Lapine is the name of the language created for this 1972 book beloved by children

Final scores:

Amy Chris Greta
$37,400 $6,400 $6,400
8-day champion: $295,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Chris Greta
$23,400 $8,000 $8,800
26 R,
1 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2021-10-04
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