Show #8542 - Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Amy Schneider game 20.


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Chas Abdel-Nabi, a learning developer from Decatur, Georgia

Josette Curtis, a registered dietitian from Anacortes, Washington

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 19-day cash winnings total $745,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll give me a team name that begins with the letter C.)
    $200 19
This raucous Big Easy street wasn't named for a liquor, but rather for the ruling French family of the time in 1721
    $200 13
This L-shaped metal wrench with hexagonal ends bears a manufacturing company's name
    $200 1
Ash Wednesday, a holy day of repentance & fasting, directly follows this day
    $200 7
This team has won 17 NBA titles
    $200 14
Elflock was tangled this, perhaps mussed by mischievous sprites
    $200 2
This Moon mission after Armstrong's suffered a lightning strike 36 seconds in & all 3 fuel cells in the service module went offline
    $400 20
Streets in his hometown of Portland include Van Houten & Flanders; he gave Milhouse & Ned those as surnames
    $400 24
Wood or stone can be shaped using a hammer & this metal tool with a beveled edge & a name from Latin for "cut"
    $400 12
Highland, the estate of this fifth president, was formerly called Ash Lawn, due to the trees on the grounds
    $400 8
They play their home games in Busch Stadium
    $400 15
A cordwainer made these paired leather items
    $400 3
Celebrating its 30th anniversary with amazing style in 2020, this NASA equipment snapped the cosmic reef seen here
    $600 21
In Lewes in this state, "The First Town in the First State", don't miss the shops & fun of... Second Street
    $600 25
Tin is one type of these metal cutters, also found in a list of what little boys are made of
    $600 28
This memoir by Frank McCourt depicts his life up to the time he was 19, when he left Ireland for America
    $600 9
Because of them you'll be seeing red if you're in Lincoln, Nebraska on a fall Saturday
    $600 16
An expergefactor was someone or something that did this to you, like a rooster
    DD: $1,000 4
The 2-person capsule used in this followup program to Mercury flew on a Titan II rocket that was first designed as a missile
    $800 22
Sixth Street in this Texas city keeps things weird with places like Lazarus Brewing, started by a pastor who loves beer
    $800 26
The bolted-in bench type of this clamp that holds an object in place is often used in metalworking
    $800 29
Makes sense that this ingredient in fertilizer was originally made by putting wood ashes in a vessel
    $800 10
They represent D.C. in the NHL
    $800 17
A gossip was one of these, a sponsor at a child's baptism
    $800 5
We've got this Mars rover that landed in Gusev crater on Jan. 3, 2004, yes we do! We've got this Mars rover, how 'bout you?
    $1000 23
Beale Street in this city has historically served as a magnet for blues musicians
    $1000 27
It can be the weight used to determine that a line is vertical, or the quality of being vertical itself
    $1000 30
"Ashes" is an 1895 work by this Norwegian painter who often dealt with intense emotional themes
    $1000 11
The coach of this Columbus MLS team hopes they don't mutiny
    $1000 18
To be pot valiant was to be brave when in this condition
    $1000 6
It was "Mae" in September 1992 when she became the first African-American woman in space onboard the Endeavour

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

Amy Josette Chas
$5,000 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Josette Chas
$12,400 $4,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
In 1620 the 2nd Tokugawa shogun cemented his power by marrying his daughter off to the guy with this important title
    $400 24
This 1850 book was pure magic & Dickens' "favourite child"
    $400 23
Jesse Ventura, wrestling with politics from 1999 to 2003
    $400 17
Ghosts of pirates said a collective "Arrr, too late" after vitamin C was identified as a cure for this disease in 1932
    $400 9
A trick, or an ornamental cushion covering
    $400 4
Pedro Pascal made the removal of his helmet a major moment in this show, but hey, "This is the Way"
    DD: $200 29
Into the 20th century, Uzbekistan had rulers with this title reminiscent of the Mongols; the Soviets finally got rid of them
    $800 25
This 1936 novel was pure Faulkner, Faulkner!
    $800 12
Future world leader Boris Johnson, from 2008 to 2016
    $800 18
Night blindness may result from a lack of this vitamin that helps to activate rhodopsin, which aids in maintaining light sensitivity
    $800 10
This word for an act of deception is thought to be an alteration of part of a conjuror's rhyming phrase
    $800 5
James Doohan, who played this role on "Star Trek", was wounded in multiple places on D-Day; one bullet took off his right middle finger
    $1200 1
In the 1960s, many Indian farmers transitioned for a mix of crops to high-yield wheat as part of this colorful revolution
    $1200 26
This Thackeray book arrived in 1848; the first version of what is now the same-named magazine, 11 years later
    $1200 15
"Law & Order" man Fred Dalton Thompson, from 1994 to 2003
    $1200 19
A thiamin deficiency can lead to thisthis, a disease whose name derives from Sinhalese for "extreme weakness"
    $1200 11
German for "substitute" , it's an inferior imitation, as of food that's in short supply
    $1200 6
After sending Bender home on this show, a God-like being says, "When you do things right, people won't be sure you've done anything at all"
    $1600 2
The Javanese Wars of Succession involved local potentates & this Dutch entity the Javanese called "Kumpeni"
    $1600 27
Published in the U.S. in 1962, this William S. Burroughs "meal" was not easily digested by some
    $1600 16
Celebrity in his own right if only for his facial hair, C. Everett Koop, from 1982 to 1989
    $1600 20
Take your B6 to avoid microcytic this, where red blood cells are smaller than normal
    DD: $6,000 13
This word for a fake once meant the craft of metalmaking
    $1600 7
Let's not frak around; Lorne Greene & Edward James Olmos led this title ship, but not at the same time
    $2000 3
Today the victims of persecution in China, this Muslim group had a Central Asian empire from about 750 to 850 A.D.
    $2000 28
V-2 rockets play a crucial role in this "colorful", award-winning Pynchon novel
    $2000 22
Political patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy, from 1938 to 1940
    $2000 21
Usually from a lack of vitamin D, the disease that softens bones in children is called this; for adults, it's osteomalacia
    $2000 14
The first part of this fancy 13-letter word for a lie derives from Latin for "before"
    $2000 8
Will Robinson was once again in danger in the 2018 reboot of this show, with the appropriately named Brian Steele as the robot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Josette Chas
$23,400 $11,200 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The flooding of this river in 1966 destroyed or damaged some 14,000 works of art, many of them priceless

Final scores:

Amy Josette Chas
$23,400 $5,599 $0
20-day champion: $768,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Josette Chas
$29,600 $11,200 $8,400
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $49,200

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Game tape date: 2021-10-12
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