Show #8556 - Monday, January 17, 2022

Amy Schneider game 34.


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Jorge Quiñones, a front end web developer from Boston, Massachusetts

Frances Garrison, a high school English teacher from Hemet, California

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 33-day cash winnings total $1,111,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Near where it joins the Tigris, parts of this river flow through the marshes of Iraq's Lake Hammar
    $200 1
He reached nirvana as a drummer but went on to fight foo as a frontman
    $200 11
This "handy" measure of booze is a pour of about 3/4 of an inch
    $200 16
Accepted in advance, like a guaranteed credit card application
    $200 6
In addition to all the evil & crime, this man had time to write the book "The Dynamics of an Asteroid"
    $200 21
Artist-scientist William Henry Holmes painted cliff dwellings in the 1870s, & soon helped establish this -ology in America
    $400 27
The east coast of the state of Michigan is known as the sunrise side because of daybreak over this lake
    $400 2
This top-hatted guitarist left Guns N' Roses & brandished a new musical weapon, Velvet Revolver
    $400 12
Tire pressure is measured in psi, short for these
    $400 17
Before a contest, or to toss a few back before hitting the bars
    $400 7
Charles Augustus Milverton, "the worst man in London", is using imprudent letters of lady Eva Brackwell in this evil deed
    $400 22
At Jarama in 1937 anti-fascist Alonzo Watson became the first African American killed in this country's Civil War
    $600 28
Known for its tourist resorts, Lake Tahoe is a high elevation lake in these mountains of the western United States
    $600 3
Hollywood Vampires were brought to life in 2015, led by Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp & guitarist Joe Perry of this band
    DD: $1,800 13
This unit of measure also means to come to understand
    $600 18
This word means secondhand, like a used car
    $600 8
Mrs. Hudson is Sherlock's landlady at this alphanumeric London address
    $600 23
This heavyweight boxing champ of the 1970s & '80s was nicknamed the Easton Assassin
    $800 29
Found in a volcanic crater & ringed by Mayan villages, Lake Atitlán is in the highlands of this nation
    $800 4
Drummer Travis McNabb rocked for Better Than Ezra, then went country with this Jennifer Nettles band
    $800 14
At one time, a nook was a measure of land equal to about 20 of these
    $800 19
It means biased or inclined in a particular direction, though it sounds like it means thrown away early
    $800 9
In "A Study in Scarlet", this Scotland Yard inspector is described as "lean and ferret-like"
    $800 24
As part of this company, the Thomas J. Watson Research Center conducts work on A.I. & quantum computing
    $1000 30
Lake Peipus forms part of the border between this northernmost Baltic republic & Russia
    $1000 5
Neil Finn, formerly of Split Enz, formed this band named for a cramped place on Sycamore Avenue in Los Angeles
    $1000 15
This length used in horse racing is equal to 220 yards, or 1/8 of a mile
    $1000 20
Some agrarian societies are considered this, not yet having developed manufacturing capability
    $1000 10
Irene Adler is known as the woman who outwitted Sherlock, but she only appears in one story: "A Scandal in" this kingdom
    $1000 25
Called "The Great Dissenter", he was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1902 & served there for 29 years until the age of 90

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

Amy Frances Jorge
$1,800 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Frances Jorge
$6,400 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
In 1979, Jimmy Carter installed the first of these at the White House; one is now at his presidential library
    $400 20
It was the principal residence of French kings from Louis XIV to Louis XVI
    $400 6
The name of this traditional Austrian dish is German for "Viennese cutlet"
    $400 28
N.C. Wyeth contributed illustrations to the story about this guy who slept for 20 years
    $400 29
A 2021 documentary celebrates this legend who, after leaving Ike, reinvented herself to become the Queen of Rock & Roll
    $400 11
This synonym for knowledge is said to be dispensed in pearls
    $800 5
The Immigration Act of 1903 banned these no-government types with their wild eyes & smoking bombs from entering the United States
    $800 16
The Winter Palace in St. Petersburg was long the official residence of the Russian monarchy & today is part of this museum complex
    $800 1
Belgians are fond of their moules-frites, these with French fries
    $800 27
On YouTube, children's author & illustrator Marc Brown teaches you how to draw this beloved aardvark
    $800 7
His life & lessons were the subject of "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
    $800 12
It's the container & specialty sporting good seen here
    $1200 21
The May 24, 1934 Dallas Morning News had a hometown angle with the headline these "Dallas desperadoes shot to death in Louisiana"
    DD: $4,000 17
The Doge's Palace in Venice is connected to a prison complex by this fateful bridge built around 1600
    $1200 2
Danes really love their beer, especially this type of pale golden lager that Tuborg introduced to the country in 1880
    $1200 24
Like Langston Hughes, painter & illustrator Aaron Douglas was a leading figure of this arts movement centered in New York
    $1200 8
"The Mushroom Club", a 2005 documentary short, is a portrait of this city & its people, 60 years after the bombing
    $1200 13
To light a fire one can enjoy while using the same-named e-reader
    $1600 22
Named for a god, this line of cars from Ford got cooler when James Dean drove one in "Rebel Without a Cause'
    $1600 18
Built in the 1740s, Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam was the summer residence of this "Great" Prussian
    $1600 3
With or without masala, this Indian dish that often contains chicken literally means "bits" or "pieces"
    DD: $4,000 25
British surgeon & artist Henry Vandyke Carter was the man behind the illustrations for this classic 1850s textbook
    $1600 9
Filmmaker & diver Craig Foster forged an unusual bond with a sea creature in this Netflix documentary
    $1600 14
A Spanish wine cellar, or a corner grocery store
    $2000 23
This naturalist died in California in 1914, shortly before a dam flooded his beloved Hetch Hetchy Valley
    $2000 19
Once a home of Henry VIII, Hampton Court Palace was expanded at the behest of William & Mary by this 17th century architect
    $2000 4
Popular in South America & said to have health benefits, the first part of this tea's name is from Spanish for "herb"
    $2000 26
"Blue-winged Teal" was among the 435 illustrations he did for a book published in four volumes between 1827 & 1838
    $2000 10
"Bombshell" is about this Austrian-born actress whose credits also include developing a communication system during WWII
    $2000 15
Alphabetically, this fertilized egg is darn near last

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Frances Jorge
$26,800 $7,800 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1905 paper that gave this its name also referred to it as "Dynamosaurus imperiosus"

Final scores:

Amy Frances Jorge
$36,800 $12,800 $800
34-day champion: $1,148,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Frances Jorge
$25,800 $7,800 $4,400
33 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
7 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2021-11-08
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