Show #8554 - Thursday, January 13, 2022

Amy Schneider game 32.

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Cory Anotado, an interactive designer from Baltimore, Maryland

Clark Dawson, an attorney from Columbia, South Carolina

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 31-day cash winnings total $1,068,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
LITERARY DECADES
(Ken: We're talking about the decades these books were published.)
WE GOT STUCK
MIDDLE X
(Ken: "X" is in the exact middle of each response.)
PLATES, POTS & PANS
ROM-DRAMS
    $200 16
In 1959 she became president of India's Congress Party & would join Parliament 5 years later
    $200 26
"A Farewell to Arms"
    $200 11
A relatively new adhesive is based on the same principle as the toe pads of these frogs named for their habitat
    $200 21
Adjective meaning close to the actual amount, but not completely exact
    $200 6
It's "out of" this kitchenware, perhaps a non-stick one, "& into the fire"
    $200 1
Heath Ledger & Jake Gyllenhaal nearly broke each other's noses filming a kiss in this Western
    $400 17
Before becoming the first American woman in space, she was a star tennis player at Stanford & Billie Jean King told her to go pro
    $400 27
"Twilight"
    $400 12
First produced in the 1950s, this hook-&-loop fastener has been to the Moon, both the actual one & via diapered bottoms
    $400 22
Poison aka
    $400 7
Time to go stir-crazy with this bowl-shaped pan, seen here in action
    $400 2
If there's one thing we learned from Patrick Swayze in this 1987 film, it's that "Nobody puts Baby in a corner"
    $600 18
Westminster Abbey's Coronation Chair included this 336-pound symbol in 1603 when James VI of Scotland became James I of England
    $600 28
"Silent Spring"
    $600 13
In 1916 Tanglefoot, a maker of this sticky stuff, used star outfielder Zack Wheat in ads; they caught way more than he did
    $600 23
A compound with 2 atoms per molecule of element No. 8
    $600 8
Also called a grill pan, this cookware has a large, flat surface that's perfect for pancakes; mmm... pancakes
    $600 3
As Clare, Rachel McAdams frequently got left behind by her husband Henry in this 2009 film
    $800 19
In 2010 the remains of this "father of modern astronomy" were reburied in Poland with full Catholic honors
    $800 29
"Looking for Mr. Goodbar"
    $800 14
Ready, aim, fire--this gun seen here, used in bonding surfaces to make things watertight
    DD: $2,000 24
A bumper sticker favorite, it means to live together peacefully despite differences
    $800 9
Though named for the strained liquid found after cooking bones in water, this pot can be used for pastas & seafood too
    $800 4
Young Timothée Chalamet finds love in 1983 Italy in this 2017 film written by James Ivory
    $1000 20
This Frenchman discovered Prince Edward Island in 1534 & gets credit for naming Canada; you can set your fancy watch by that
    $1000 30
"The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit"
    $1000 15
Go ape with this alliterative product that "bonds virtually everything"
    $1000 25
Bosley regrowth products contain this topical vasodilator
    $1000 10
Cast iron with 2 short handles, this round pot of European nationality slow-cooks stews & pot roasts
    $1000 5
Before winning an Oscar as a 1960s Black Panther, he played Slim to Jodie Turner-Smith's Queen in a 2019 film

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

Amy Clark Cory
$3,200 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Clark Cory
$10,400 $2,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MOUNTAINS OF THE WORLD
MODERN ART
PLANT TERMINOLOGY
CUTS FROM THE CLASSIC ALBUM
5-LETTER WORDS
ANCIENT FAITH
    $400 12
12,388 feet high, this sacred mountain is on the island of Honshu
    $400 28
Artist Vanessa Beecroft has collaborated with this superstar on projects like the fashion line Yeezy Season 2
    $400 22
Phototropism is a response by plants to this, usually growing towards it
    $400 1
"Formation" &
"Hold Up"
(2016)
    $400 6
Luxembourg's official name includes the words grand this
    $400 17
The Rig Veda is a collection of more than 1,000 Hindu hymns written in an ancient form of this language
    $800 13
A high mountain chain in Croatia is called the "Dinaric" these, like a range of western Europe
    $800 24
In the early '80s Keith Haring began drawing graffiti on blank black advertising panels inside these places around New York City
    $800 23
The stamen is the part of a flower that produces these grains
    $800 2
"Hells Bells" &
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
(1980)
    $800 7
A Scotswoman may speak about her wee this 5-letter word for child
    $800 18
Mara was a demonic deity who tempted this religion founder on several occasions without success
    $1200 14
The Trans-Canada Highway runs thru Kicking Horse Pass in these mountains on the border between Alberta & British Columbia
    $1200 11
Yayoi Kusama is known for immersive exhibits called this math term "Mirror Rooms"; they seem to go on & on
    $1200 25
A stipe is the leaf stalk of this type of plant, such as the maidenhair
    $1200 3
"Come As You Are" &
"In Bloom"
(1991)
    $1200 8
It can be a poem for the dead, shorter than an elegy, or a musical piece lamenting a passing
    $1200 19
Once married to Muhammad's daughter, Ali ibn Abi Talib was a notable holder of this title meaning "successor"
    DD: $4,000 15
The Loma Mountains, rising to just over 6,000 feet, are the highest in this African country whose name means "lion mountains"
    $1600 29
In 1995 conceptual artist Damien Hirst won the Turner Prize awarded by this British group of "Galleries"
    $1600 26
Jade plants & cacti are both classified as this type of plant with thick, fleshy tissues adapted for water storage
    $1600 4
The No. 3 hit
"The Edge Of Glory" & the No. 1 title track
(2011)
    $1600 9
Alphabetically, it's the first chemical element with a 5-letter name
    $1600 20
A famous ziggurat dedicated to the moon god Nanna was built in this 2-letter city around 2000 B.C.
    $2000 16
The vast flatland known as the European Plain sweeps from the Pyrenees in the west to these mountains in the east
    $2000 30
This Russian-born artist's color field painting "White Center" sold for more than $70 million in 2007
    $2000 27
Invasive & this "N" adjective are almost synonymous, with the latter meaning especially aggressive & harmful weeds
    $2000 5
"Inner City Blues" & "Mercy Mercy Me"
(1971)
    $2000 10
It can mean the wading bird seen here or take aim at verbally & criticize
    DD: $2,000 21
Acts 2 describes the gathering of the disciples on this holy day sometimes described as "Babel reversed"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Clark Cory
$28,800 $4,000 $11,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE WORDS OF VICTOR HUGO
This object "is the ultimate expression of law, & its name is vengeance; it is not neutral, nor does it allow us to remain neutral"

Final scores:

Amy Clark Cory
$32,800 $3,995 $11,200
32-day champion: $1,101,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Clark Cory
$25,200 $4,000 $11,200
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
1 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-02
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