Show #8544 - Thursday, December 30, 2021

Amy Schneider game 22.


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Sarah Wrase, a certified public accountant from Monroe, Michigan

Nate Levy, a script coordinator from Los Angeles, California

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 21-day cash winnings total $806,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: First, celebrating its 50th year on the air...)
    $200 26
This beloved TV personality hosted New Year's Rockin' Eve across 5 decades, beginning in the 1970s

"Let me wish you Happy New Year, fellas. And you think it's wild out there, it's beginning to pour here in Times Square."
    $200 16
The original 1789 version of this document on display at the National Archives proposes 12 amendments, not 10
    $200 7
Corfu has some of the loveliest scenery of this country's islands
    $200 1
The 1970s rang in these totally groovy alliterative pants with flared-out ends, man
    $200 21
He drew the ideal figure of a human in his "Vitruvian Man"
    $200 6
This type of blood vessel, such as the carotid, carries blood away from the heart
    $400 27
He has been hosting the live show from Times Square for more than 15 years

"The clock is ticking off the minutes to the new year. New York is getting ready!"
    $400 17
In 2019 these 2 govt. programs made up more than 1/3 of national health expenditures, totaling $1.4 trillion
    $400 8
The tea for which Taiwan is famous isn't known as Taiwan oolong but as this oolong
    DD: $1,000 2
This type of short pant inspired the name of a Big Apple sports team
    $400 22
Here's an 1882 drawing submitted for one of his many patents
    $400 12
This figure skating jump bears the first name of the Norwegian skater who pioneered it
    $600 28
For 2002 she helped "Get The Party Started" with her hit of the same name

"I'm comin' up so you better get this party started /
I'm comin' up, I'm comin'..."
    $600 18
With a market share of 13%, this light brew was the number one selling beer in the U.S. in 2019
    $600 9
To party on Ibiza you must go to this country
    $600 3
Despite the name, these are actually very tight short shorts
    $600 23
"Quick sketches, hilarious guesses", says this board game that's been around since the 1980s
    $600 13
When it comes to law, this synonym for premeditated can describe malice
    $800 29
A highlight of New Year's Rockin' Eve 2010 was her "Let's Get Loud"

"Let's get loud /
Let's get loud /
Ain't nobody gotta tell ya /
What you gotta do..."
    $800 19
There's often an $18 toll to take the 20-mile bridge & tunnel system from Va.'s eastern shore to Hampton Roads across this bay
    $800 10
Santa Cruz Island, home to Charles Darwin Research Station, belongs to this country
    $800 4
Italian for "palace" gives us the name of these wide-legged pants worn as evening dress in the 1960s
    $800 24
William MacGillivray helped write "Ornithological Biography", the text that went along with this man's drawings
    $800 14
Duracell's Coppertop is this type of dry cell battery
    $1000 30
The Backstreet Boys & this boy band joined forces to usher in 2011

"Yeah, you /
Got the right stuff /
Ha, baby, yeah /
You're the reason why I sing this song /
Come on, y'all! /
Here we go!"
    $1000 20
Cave-dwelling creatures have slow metabolisms; a troglobite type of this "fish", really a crustacean, can live 175 years
    $1000 11
A type of tweed owes its name to the Scottish isles called Lewis & this
    $1000 5
This old-timey fashion choice ends with a word that can mean a type of bird
    $1000 25
Our image of how Santa looks, with a jolly smile & a beard, dates back to some 1860s drawings by this political cartoonist
    $1000 15
This adjective means relating to donkeys or foolish

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

Amy Nate Sarah
$5,000 $2,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nate Sarah
$10,000 $5,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Atahualpa was the ruler of this empire when the Spanish arrived
    $400 6
This poet of the afterlife was born in 1265, perhaps with the original first name Durante, like Jimmy
    $400 11
The exposed part of your teeth meets your flesh at this "line"
    $400 30
Lawyer admitted to practice before this body was John S. Rock on Feb. 1, 1865
    $400 25
Central to "Stargate" are the pyramids of Giza just outside this world capital
    $400 17
A traditional tune sung around the end of December
    $800 2
In 1520 Suleyman took this empire to new heights
    $800 7
"Kintu" by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is largely set in Uganda but begins in this kingdom, "Uganda" plus one letter at the start
    $800 12
A "cleft" this is a split in the hard roof of the mouth
    $800 29
New York Yankee, Elston Howard was also one of the first to model for this men's magazine now known by just 2 letters
    $800 24
This diabolical monument is the site of a close encounter at the end of a 1977 film
    $800 18
A disk of meat soon to become a hamburger
    $1200 3
He launched a dirigible from a floating hangar in 1900
    $1200 8
Miles Franklin's sequel to "My Brilliant Career", called "My Career Goes Bung", is set among the literati of this big city
    $1200 13
These pointy teeth are also known as the cuspids
    $1200 26
General in this service was Benjamin O. Davis Jr., son of the first African-American U.S. Army general
    $1200 14
Rom-com fans can visit the bookshop where Hugh Grant meets Julia Roberts in this perennial favorite
    $1200 19
As a verb, this first name of Tony Stark's lady love means to ask a rapid series of questions
    DD: $4,000 4
This group smashed labor-saving machinery in England in 1811
    $1600 9
Many expected this blind Argentine "Labyrinths" writer to win a Nobel Prize, but he never did
    DD: $6,000 15
This common childhood infection is an inflammation of lymphatic tissue at the back of the mouth
    $1600 27
To manage the campaign of a major party presidential nominee, was this woman seen here
    $1600 22
In this thriller Cary Grant proposes to Eva Marie Saint while hanging between 2 presidents on Mt. Rushmore
    $1600 20
The pot of money to be won in a card game
    $2000 5
A big assembly or diet took place in this German city in 1521
    $2000 10
The translator of "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" says this Japanese author does weird things to your brain
    $2000 16
It's that little fleshy cone that hangs down at the back of your mouth, & it's fun to say
    $2000 28
To sing at this music festival was Grace Bumbry, as Venus in "Tannhauser"
    $2000 23
Director John Ford filmed "The Searchers" & "Stagecoach" in this valley on the border of Utah & Arizona
    $2000 21
Grand Harbour, a vast one of these in Malta, will take good care of your yacht

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nate Sarah
$19,600 $11,400 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Confirming a theory, fossils found with this explorer in 1912 included a plant from more than 250 million years ago

Final scores:

Amy Nate Sarah
$25,600 $7,001 $1
22-day champion: $831,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Nate Sarah
$17,200 $11,400 $7,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2021-10-12
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