Show #8538 - Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Amy Schneider game 16.


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Krystina Alfano, a grants management specialist from Hyattsville, Maryland

Jamal Rogers, a mobile software engineer from Astoria, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 15-day cash winnings total $606,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1920s
(Ken: Each response will be a 2-syllable word in which the syllables rhyme, like "polo".)
    $200 22
Elvis Costello, Toby Keith & old pal Jon Stewart were part of this late night host's "Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!"
    $200 1
Seen here is a group of the most common North American bear, called this species even though they're brown
    $200 16
Blare one of these on a ship in heavy mist; the gin & ginger beer drink of the same name was served by the Waldorf Astoria
    $200 8
The first volume of this reference work was published in 1884; it became complete with the tenth in 1928
    $200 21
Here's the flag of the Ivory Coast; and now, here's the flag of this republic, known for its green
    $200 7
In Vegas, an ace & a face
    $400 27
17-year-old Liza Minnelli performed in the 1963 "Christmas Show" of this woman, her mom
    $400 2
Baby echidna facts:
1. Super cute
2. Called "puggles"
3. One of only 2 types of baby mammal to emerge from these
    $400 17
One recipe for the maritime martini uses an olive stuffed with this tiny fish
    $400 9
His 1926 funeral was attended by many mourners & a wand was ceremonially broken on his coffin, beginning an annual tradition
    $400 23
In 1946, after the war, a shield & cross were removed from the green-white-red tricolor of this country
    $400 3
For Nike, it's the Swoosh
    $600 28
A very 1999 special had Rosie O'Donnell enjoying Savage Garden & this Bass/Fatone/Kirkpatrick/ Chasez/some other guy boy band
    DD: $4,000 13
Its milk, a popular Saharan beverage, has 3 times the vitamin C of a cow's
    $600 18
Make like an old British sailor & serve this, rum & water; Admiral Edward Vernon was nicknamed "Old" it
    $600 10
In 1924, just 29 years old, he became director of the FBI & stuck around for 48 years
    $600 24
The flag seen here was chosen to fly for this African country from 1977 to 2011
    $600 4
It can be a heterogeneous mixture of stuff or a category on your favorite quiz show
    $800 29
Dan Levy narrated this singer's 2019 "Christmas Show" that coincidentally had songs from her album "A Very Kacey Christmas"
    $800 14
The heaviest arboreal animals, these Asian apes can reach 285 pounds
    $800 19
You can feel the wind in your hair with this cocktail of vodka, cranberry juice & grapefruit juice
    $800 11
October 1922 saw a march on Rome led by this fascist group called Camicie Nere, named for their colorful clothing
    $800 25
In 1992 the flag of this South American nation was revised, but its big green background stayed
    $800 5
Title of each of the first 10 leaders of Sikhism
    $1000 30
In "A Very Murray Christmas", Bill re-teamed with David Johansen, a co-star as the Ghost of Christmas Past in this 1988 comedy
    $1000 15
This seal gets its name from liking sheltered coastal sites, such as at California's Point Reyes & in the Shetland Islands
    $1000 20
If you're sailing eternally around the Cape of Good Hope on a certain ghost ship, enjoy this same-named gin & triple sec drink
    $1000 12
In 1925 Clarence Darrow called on this man, also a prosecutor, as an expert witness on the Bible in the Scopes trial
    $1000 26
Senegal's flag has a star; the starless but similarly striped one belongs to this 4-letter West African nation above Burkina Faso
    $1000 6
A message of distress from a ship or an airplane

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

Amy Jamal Krystina
$11,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jamal Krystina
$16,400 $1,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Hunters are fond of this free-for-all period which in another sense means a time when someone is widely subjected to criticism
    $400 24
Ogden Nash wrote a 3-word poem: This food "is gharsley"
    $400 8
This genial, longtime NBC personality
    $400 15
Medicine Bow & Bighorn are U.S. ranges in these mountains that extend for more than 3,000 miles across North America
    $400 29
At over 220 feet, the wingspan on a 747 is longer than this pair's first flight in 1903
    $400 1
Shear "da" off the end of a Greek letter to get this animal
    $800 7
In 1817 the Boston Columbian Centinel described the nifty mood with a new man in the White House as the era of these 2 words
    $800 25
A famous one of these by Basho is "The summer grasses /
Of brave soldiers' dreams /
The aftermath"
    $800 9
Brunette Tony winner as Elphaba in "Wicked"
    $800 16
Vermont's smallest county is Grand Isle, which sits in this lake
    $800 20
This Israeli airline has been in business since 1948, when the state of Israel was founded
    $800 2
With no "Da", a 19th century photographer becomes this, French for "war"
    $1200 13
This "royal" era included wars from Opium to Boer
    $1200 26
Gwendolyn Brooks wrote a heartbreaking 32 words called "We Real Cool" about young men in this kind of "hall"
    $1200 10
This actress took up with John Mulaney in 2021
    DD: $4,000 17
This "peaceful" city of 170,000 is the westernmost state capital in the contiguous United States
    $1200 21
Europe's top commercial aircraft manufacturer, its planes include the A220, A320 & the A350
    $1200 3
"Da" checks out of a hotel chain, leaving this Hindu god & subject of an epic poem
    DD: $3,600 12
Living up to its name, this era is smack in the middle between the Paleozoic & the Cenozoic
    $1600 28
William Carlos Williams began a poem, "So much depends upon a red" this, & there are only 8 words after that
    $1600 11
This single-named songbird tugged at our heartstrings with "You Should Be Sad"
    $1600 18
This chain of about 300 rugged volcanic islands stretches 1,100 miles from the Alaskan peninsula towards Russia's Kamchatka region
    $1600 22
In April 2021, this resourceful helicopter made history, taking off on Mars for a series of experimental flights
    $1600 4
Play it again from the beginning but without "da" & you have this rank in organized crime
    $2000 14
The Ionian Stage began 780,000 years ago, a division of this time period that moved at a glacial pace--totally epoch!
    $2000 27
We'll quote half a poem by Frost: "The way a crow /
Shook down on me /"
This title
"From a hemlock tree"
    $2000 23
They joke about being mistaken for one another
    $2000 19
The beach town of Nags Head is in this chain of Barrier Islands along the coast of North Carolina
    $2000 30
At 17 hours & just over 9,000 miles, one of the world's longest flights is from Auckland to this capital of Qatar
    $2000 5
With no "da", a vast country becomes a New Testament town where a miracle happened

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jamal Krystina
$35,200 $12,000 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1752 one of the first races in this sport was run--4 miles from Buttevant Church to St. Mary's Doneraile

Final scores:

Amy Jamal Krystina
$25,200 $11,655 $3,951
16-day champion: $631,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Jamal Krystina
$29,000 $10,000 $2,000
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2021-10-11
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