Show #8551 - Monday, January 10, 2022

Amy Schneider game 29.


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David Petersen, a boiler operator from Dunbarton, New Hampshire

Jenni Govea, an operations generalist from Schaumburg, Illinois

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 28-day cash winnings total $1,019,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Newcastle upon Tyne is a British city; a posh suburb of Paris is called Neuilly-sur-this river
    $200 7
"You've just crossed over into" this TV anthology created by Rod Serling, Best Dramatic Presentation in 1960
    $200 12
Getting smaller in area: Alaska,
    $200 19
Not the Sicilian Defense but this legal one that may include the irresistible impulse test
    $200 1
Reasonably enough for Queen Bey, Beyoncé makes hundreds of jars of this a year, partly because of her daughters' allergies
    $200 3
It's from the Arabic for "embalmed body", like one in ancient Thebes
    $400 16
Our efforts at a SUBURB"IA" category fizzled out after Livonia, Michigan & Arcadia, New South Wales, a suburb of this city
    $400 8
Khal Drogo & Dany are mentioned in chapter one of the Best Novella in 1997, "Blood of the Dragon" by this man
    $400 13
U.S. Army ranks:
first lieutenant,
    $400 20
Not the Trompowsky but this 3-word attack that renders a computer no good to its legitimate user
    $400 2
The state legislature made him an honorary Texan after he donated his $15 million Alamo artifacts collection to the museum there
    $400 22
A convoy of vehicles or merchants traveling together for safety, perhaps across the Sahara
    $600 17
Stewart Hartshorn made a fortune in window shade rollers & gave his S.H. initials to this wealthy New Jersey suburb
    $600 9
The Best Long Form Dramatic Presentation in 2020 was "Good Omens", written by this Brit who also gave us "Coraline"
    $600 14
Gotta know your presidents if you hit our stage:
    $600 25
Not the Ruy Lopez, but the him, A.C. Slater on "Saved by the Bell"
    $600 4
Though not noted for action movies, Forest Whitaker has a black belt in the kenpo type of this martial art
    $600 23
Originally a part of Middle Eastern folklore, it's a demon, seen in its favorite haunt
    $800 29
Leon Trotsky's ashes are buried at his home, now a museum, in Coyoacán, a suburb of this capital
    $800 10
A failed actor is shanghaied to Mars in "Double Star", the 1956 best novel by this author of "Starship Troopers"
    DD: $1,000 15
In Ivy schools, alphabetically:
    $800 26
Not a discovered check but this moment where you see whether you've got the stuff inside to meet a challenge
    $800 5
She knitted the shawl she wore as Sister Aloysius in the movie "Doubt"
    $800 18
From Arabic for "notification", it's a tax paid on imported goods
    $1000 30
Shostakovich titled an opera "Moscow, Cheryomushki", a suburb where in 1958 this leader began an experiment in prefab apartments
    $1000 11
This author, Hugo-nominated in his 20s for "Babel-17", has the middle initial "R" for Ray; he won a few years later
    $1000 28
In an alphabet:
    $1000 27
Not a knight fork, but this fork, named for the food it's used on
    $1000 6
Taylor Swift makes these transparent items; the video of her song "Lover" happens inside one
    $1000 24
This 4-letter stringed instrument was brought into Europe via Spain by the Moors

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

Amy Jenni David
$3,200 $2,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jenni David
$7,400 $3,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
There's a pretty obvious reason that the United Overseas Bank building in Bangkok is known as this 5-letter building
    $400 22
An iamb is one of these basic units of verse with an anatomical name
    $400 27
Like bats, some whales use this natural sonar to hunt, communicate & navigate
    $400 28
The Monkees took the "Last" one "To Clarksville"; Gladys Knight caught the "Midnight" one "To Georgia"
    $400 5
The founder of the Russian Communist Party, he was also leader of the USSR until his death in 1924
    $400 16
It follows "pip-" regarding one of small stature
    $800 3
Saxo Bank is an online bank, but its headquarters designed by the Danish firm, 3XN, near this world capital are very 3-D
    $800 25
This word for a group of rhyming lines in a poem comes from Italian
    $800 24
Whales are classified as either toothed or these, named for the bony filters in their mouths
    $800 1
Here's a traffic update from this icon: "The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive"
    $800 6
In 1935 Congress passed this act that established unemployment relief & old age pensions
    $800 26
This Italian version of aloha is somehow derived from Latin for "slave"
    $1200 19
The Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong has long diagonal braces to protect it from these tropical cyclones of the region
    $1200 10
This word for a group of 4 lines of verse is from French for "four"
    $1200 11
This extremely vocal white whale of the Arctic Ocean is nicknamed the "canary of the sea"
    $1200 2
This 3-word refrain is the title of the Carter family tune remade as that "Cups" song--"& I'm leaving tomorrow, what do you say"
    $1200 7
This 4-time Olympic gold medalist got a parade in NYC but had to ride the freight elevator to his reception at the Waldorf
    $1200 13
This garlic mayo goes great with fish
    $1600 21
The headquarters of the Emirates NBD in this city is shaped like the dhows that sail nearby
    DD: $4,000 17
Also a punctuation mark, it's an address to a personification of something; "Death, be not proud" is an example
    DD: $4,000 9
As well as a type of flatworm, it's something much larger, either of the flat lobes of a whale's tail
    $1600 30
Marc Cohn began this hit with "Put on my blue suede shoes & I boarded the plane / Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues"
    $1600 8
The Dawes Plan outlined how Germany would make these payments compensating the Allies for the cost of the war
    $1600 14
It's a river-livin' nymph of ancient Greek myth
    $2000 20
Madrid's La Vela is super sustainable with this kind of heating system that captures energy from the subsoil
    $2000 18
Hail! This word for a pause in the middle of a line of poetry
    $2000 23
The blue whale is the largest, but this species, known for its enormous head, has the largest brain
    $2000 29
Though he sang, "Climb on the back & we'll go for a ride in the sky" in his 1974 hit "Jet", the song was named for his dog, Jet
    $2000 12
This guerrilla leader murdered by Nicaraguan national guardsmen in 1934, gave his name to a revolutionary movement
    $2000 15
The existence of this land mass that ends with 3 vowels was first suggested in 1912

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jenni David
$25,800 $7,400 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On his deathbed in France in 1890, he told his brother, "The sadness will last forever"

Final scores:

Amy Jenni David
$15,800 $400 $1
29-day champion: $1,035,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Jenni David
$23,400 $7,400 $8,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-02
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