Show #8552 - Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Amy Schneider game 30.


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Brigid Hogan, a server from Ephraim, Wisconsin

Steve Chanderbhan, a philosophy professor from Lewiston, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 29-day cash winnings total $1,035,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the state where you'd find these corporate headquarters.)
RUN, 4 "S", RUN
    $200 2
On Sept. 12, 1962, JFK said, "We choose to go" here; "It will be done. & It will be done before" the end of the decade
    $200 13
General Mills,
Land O'Lakes
    $200 8
Successful actor Vincent Chase navigates the Hollywood life with the help of a close circle of pals
    $200 1
To willfully act in a dangerous manner is "running with" this instrument, & please don't
    $200 21
The star Qalb al-Asad, or "heart of the lion", was named by Arab stargazers observing this constellation
    $200 26
Trying to locate this title character in books by illustrator Martin Handford? Look for his 2-toned striped shirt & hat
    $400 4
JFK, in a speech in Germany on June 26, 1963: "In the world of freedom, the proudest boast is" this 4-word phrase, in the native tongue
    $400 14
Home Depot,
Waffle House
    $400 9
3 baskets of ingredients per episode must be used by contestants in the kitchen
    $400 3
Ownership of an item, or what "The Exorcist" dealt with
    DD: $3,000 22
The largest constellation is this one represented as a water snake
    $400 27
This form of pool is also known as stripes & solids
    $600 18
Kennedy took "sole responsibility" for the April 17, 1961 disaster at this Cuban location
    $600 15
John Deere Co.,
Jimmy John’s
    $600 10
2 brothers run a one-plane airline on the island of Nantucket
    $600 5
ZZ Top recommended you go out & get yourself some black frames, & "they come in 2 classes--rhinestone shades" & "cheap" these
    $600 23
The collapse of a massive star can create one of these cosmic explosions that blasts tremendous amounts of matter into space
    $600 28
Now in light & lemon varieties, Red Stripe beer was first brewed in this Caribbean nation in 1928
    $800 19
While serving in the Navy, John became a war hero after he saved his crew of this patrol boat that was rammed & sunk by the Japanese
    $800 16
Tyson Foods
    $800 11
2 women, a Vegas legend & a snarky young writer, work together to make comedy
    $800 6
It's the occupation of a woman who sews for a living
    $800 24
Around 2700 B.C., Alpha Draconis had the distinction of being the North Star; now this one stakes the claim
    $800 29
He composed "The Stars & Stripes Forever", now the official march of the United States
    $1000 20
Citing back surgery, in 1954 JFK was one of 6 senators who did not vote to censure this senator
    $1000 17
Frontier Airlines,
Dish Network
    $1000 12
Ordinary people begin to develop superpowers & must unite against the evil Sylar to prevent a global catastrophe
    $1000 7
Britain's royal guards are supposed to be this, an adjective for a deadpan face devoid of feeling or emotion
    $1000 25
The bluish-white star Bellatrix & the reddish star Betelgeuse are the shoulders of this constellation
    $1000 30
This dark pigment gives a zebra its black stripes

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

Amy Steve Brigid
$5,200 $200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Steve Brigid
$14,800 $200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each correct response will begin with "D", end with "S" and have another "D" somewhere in the middle.)
    $400 1
North Dakota & Montana both border this province nicknamed Canada's breadbasket
    $400 13
"All The King's Men" is fiction about corrupt politics; so is this similarly titled nonfiction classic published 28 years later
    $400 3
The modern version of this holiday item in England was popularized by German transplant Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's husband
    $400 17
This hairstyle is chronicled in professor Bert Ashe's book "Twisted"
    $400 8
Chicago-area high school dean of students Ed Rooney
    $400 26
To release a piece of music or an episode of a TV show to the public
    $800 2
Largely ranch land until 1906, this city known for its wealthy celebs is mostly surrounded by Los Angeles
    $800 22
"Middlesex" is a 21st century novel by Jeffrey Eugenides; "Middlemarch" is a 19th century novel by her
    $800 4
The 1840s "Great Hunger" in this nation led to 1 million deaths & as many as 2 million more emigrating to other countries
    $800 18
He created wings of wax & feathers to escape Crete; what could go wrong?
    $800 9
Nazi colonel Hans Landa
    $800 27
This word used of statues & dominoes starts with the part that falls first
    $1200 14
This capital on the island of Hispaniola was first called l'Hopital
    $1200 23
"East of Eden" is a classic by Steinbeck; "Exit to Eden" is a novel she wrote under the pseudonym Anne Rampling
    DD: $6,000 5
In 1845 the rules of this sport were codified at the school where its origin story happened during a soccer game
    DD: $2,500 19
Gallipoli is a port on this narrow strait
    $1200 10
Teacher for a conservatory jazz ensemble Terence Fletcher
    $1200 28
The part of the boat that's showing gave us this 2-word phrase meaning "to collapse in a faint"
    $1600 15
This capital on the island of Hispaniola was once called Nueva Isabela
    $1600 24
"The Little Prince" is a fable by Antoine de Saint-Exupery; "A Little Princess" is a kids' classic by this 3-named woman
    $1600 6
Around 1856 Henry Bessemer developed a process for cheaply mass-producing this alloy
    $1600 20
Here's a representation of this dinosaur
    $1600 11
Despot of a post-apocalyptic wasteland Immortan Joe
    $1600 29
Sometimes used of the stock market, it's a plunge by an aircraft with the forward part pointing down
    $2000 16
One of the world's largest churches, the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is in this capital of Côte d'Ivoire
    $2000 25
Tom Wolfe was the white-suited author of "The Right Stuff"; Thomas Wolfe wrote the 1940 novel "You Can't" do this
    $2000 7
The world's first postage stamp, this "dark" one, was issued & soon millions of letters were being sent every year
    $2000 21
A letter that Oscar Wilde wrote from prison was published with this title, Latin for "out of the depths"
    $2000 12
Creepy boss at Initech
Bill Lumbergh
    $2000 30
You'll sometimes hear, "He went down like he'd been hit" with this 2-function medieval weapon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Steve Brigid
$42,400 $9,500 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Each in a show that ran more than 2 years, Ethel Merman & Sarah Jessica Parker played 2 different characters with this first name

Final scores:

Amy Steve Brigid
$22,400 $9,000 $600
30-day champion: $1,057,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Steve Brigid
$35,000 $8,200 $2,600
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2021-11-02
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