Show #8539 - Thursday, December 23, 2021

Amy Schneider game 17.


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Andrew Tyler, an orthopedic surgeon from Friendswood, Texas

Kelly Hartman, a retired librarian from Powell, Ohio

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 16-day cash winnings total $631,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
A garnish on deviled eggs, this colorful spice is made from dried & ground sweet red peppers
    $200 29
Nearly 600 sites are designated National Natural Landmarks, like the Barringer Meteor this in Arizona, the USA's largest impact one
    $200 14
If the president & veep can no longer serve, this person becomes president
    $200 1
Hobbes said life was "nasty, brutish, & short" in a state of this, which doesn't just mean battles but "every man against every man"
    $200 28
Known to connive on this BBC series, Robert James-Collier's Thomas the butler broke good in the 2019 film
    $200 9
Though it can be an honest mistake at the cash register, this verb also means to cheat
    $400 22
Cilantro & this other "C"-soning both come from the same plant, but at different stages in its life cycle
    $400 23
There are more than 1,000 fossil footprints of these creatures in the Connecticut state park named for them
    $400 15
At 81, he was the oldest delegate to the Constitutional Convention
    $400 5
Hobbes was an Erastian, meaning that in the tension between these 2 social entities, the first is subordinate to the second
    $400 27
Though Peter Cushing died in 1994, he digitally menaced again, playing Grand Moff Tarkin in this 2016 "Star Wars Story"
    $400 10
Coffee shops employ these professionals who quickly make things like sandwiches & eggs
    $600 21
It sounds like it's being pondered over, but it's just heated wine or cider with seasonings like star anise & cloves added to the mix
    DD: $4,000 24
With 36, this state has the most NNLs, including Rancho La Brea & the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
    $600 18
This 3-word separation of power keeps each branch of government from gaining too much over the others
    $600 6
Hobbes was fascinated by how people gather for mutual benefit into this "body", also called civil society
    $600 4
This Brit has played bad guys like Stringer Bell on "The Wire" & lent his voice to meanies like Shere Khan on film
    $600 11
Luis Aparicio & Barry Larkin are hall of famers who played this position
    $800 17
This geographic name for the seasoning seen here is on shaky ground, as it actually comes from hills in Punjab
    $800 25
This "gem" of Hawaii was designated in 1968
    $800 19
Since 1789, there have been this many amendments to the Constitution
    $800 7
Hobbes used a biblical beast title in "Behemoth" & in this, his most famous work
    $800 2
Actor Tobias Menzies says Black Jack Randall in this time-traveling TV show is a sadist & character Jamie would agree
    $800 12
An ad for Nair asked, "Who wears" these?
    $1000 16
It can take thousands of crocus stigmas to make even a small amount of this golden seasoning used in paella
    $1000 26
Missouri has plenty of these, including Mark Twain, a maze type & Marvel, with dripstones
    $1000 20
These "Northern" islands in the Pacific are a U.S. territory
    $1000 8
Hobbes corresponded about this science of light with Descartes, who said Hobbes was "childish and ridiculous"
    $1000 3
Crowbar-wielding Richard Hillman gave chills on "Corrie", aka this perennial British soap opera
    $1000 13
These 4 words begin a Hemingway title that concludes "of Francis Macomber"

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

Amy Kelly Andrew
$6,400 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Kelly Andrew
$14,400 $4,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll tell us what kind of animal each one is.)
(Ken: Each correct response will consist of two words of five letters each.)
    $400 30
He overthrew the Directory on November 9 (or 18 Brumaire), 1799
    $400 29
Built for this city's Great Exhibition of 1851, the Crystal Palace saw some 6 million visitors on its 19 acres
    $400 28
"Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" was the sequel to this outstanding movie
    $400 1
Ferdinand, who likes to sit & smell the flowers
    $400 20
This Apple video chat app comes with every iPhone sold in the United States
    $400 15
A kid could make money with this, which allowed people to get their morning news
    $800 11
Ankara & Istanbul War College students took part in a 1960 coup that put General Cemal G├╝rsel in charge in this country
    $800 7
While president in 1806, he began construction of his octagonal house at his retreat, Poplar Forest
    $800 25
This Oscar-winning actor was back on the beat as New York cop Popeye Doyle in "French Connection II"
    $800 2
Based on a TV show here & abroad:
    $800 21
Good manners, or the kind of airport phone you can use to reach Avis
    $800 16
Hilarious term for the wrinkles seen here
    $1200 12
A 1932 coup forced Prajadhipok, king of this then 4-letter country, to grant a Constitution
    $1200 8
Named for a biblical threesome, this Boston church features stained glass from the Pre-Raphaelite William Morris
    $1200 6
In this 1986 film Lance Henriksen as the robotic android known as Bishop shows off his knife skills
    $1200 3
Stellaluna, who becomes separated from her mother
    $1200 22
The custom-molded ITC or "in-the-canal" is a type of this, helpful for many older adults
    $1200 17
Thought originally to be a tailoring idiom, a story said to be "cut out of" this is untrue
    $1600 13
A February 2021 coup deposed this Nobel Peace Prize winner seen here
    $1600 9
King Ludwig was a patron of Wagner, so this castle of his featured murals of Lohengrin & Parsifal
    $1600 26
Logically, George Romero followed up "Night of the Living Dead" with this 1978 sequel
    $1600 4
In an E.B. White novel, Louis, who "came into the world, lacking a voice"
    $1600 23
As its name indicates, this device on a satellite responds to a signal, sending it out again on another frequency
    DD: $4,000 18
A 1974 U.S. law mandated a national one of these, intended to improve fuel efficiency
    $2000 14
In 1965 this one-named general put down a coup in Indonesia & then seized power for himself
    DD: $4,000 10
A meeting place for the Bundestag, it was completed in 1894 & dramatically torched in 1933
    $2000 27
Vin Diesel skipped this speedy 2003 sequel that tells you twice it's the second in the series
    $2000 5
Inspiring a recent movie, "The One and Only Ivan"
    $2000 24
In the 1950s Sarkis Acopian invented the solar-powered one of these devices, still good to have for emergencies
    $2000 19
The Dalai Lama wrote a "Little Book" of this spiritual goal of happiness & calm

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Kelly Andrew
$38,000 $9,000 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The final piece in this series points out "the analogy of the proposed government to your own state constitution"

Final scores:

Amy Kelly Andrew
$56,000 $7,201 $7,200
17-day champion: $687,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Kelly Andrew
$30,200 $9,000 $3,600
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2021-10-11
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