Show #8557 - Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Amy Schneider game 35.

Contestants

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Taryn Agati, a law librarian from Watertown, Connecticut

Dan Tobin, a college instructor from Manchester, New Hampshire

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 34-day cash winnings total $1,148,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MUPPET NAME
MEDICAL HISTORY
YOU PLAYED YOURSELF
I WANT 2 B
(Ken: Each response will begin with the letter B and will have another letter B somewhere later in the word.)
A PART OF IT
NEW JERSEY, NEW JERSEY
    $200 12
Architect of lyrics Hammerstein & man of architecture Niemeyer
    $200 15
Daniel Fahrenheit invented an alcohol one of these in 1709 & the mercury one 5 years later
    $200 1
Told "My dad died about 2 years ago", this man with "Curb" appeal says, "Don't you think the sorry window has closed on that?"
    $200 27
Poor Bart Simpson has been writing on one after school for over 30 years
    $200 22
Vodka, cranberry juice, lime juice, triple sec & an orange twist! How worldly, or rather, how this, the name of the drink
    $200 7
Hey, this Ivy League school, what exit? It moved from Elizabeth to Newark before finding its final home in 1756
    $400 13
Hello, Cleveland! & Hello, anti-tax activist Norquist too!
    $400 18
It took a while for people to become "stuck on" this brand introduced in 1921, because initially they were 18" long
    $400 2
Felicity Huffman lent her talents to "FHBA" ("Felicity Huffman's Booty Academy"), a TV show within this animated "equine" TV show
    $400 28
This word for brief praise on a book cover like "Jillian Turbo-Smythe is a master of suspense!" dates back to 1907
    $400 23
Google is this to Alphabet, this being one company owned by another
    $400 8
Traffic is tricky on this bridge across the Hudson from Jersey to New York, so a lower deck with 6 more lanes was finished in 1962
    $600 14
Saldana & Kazan, acting the parts
    $600 19
In 1928 Alexander Fleming found that mold in a Petri dish had inhibited bacterial growth, leading to this antibiotic
    $600 4
Bottom line, "JCVD" was the role he was born to play but in the film, he loses a part to Steven Seagal
    $600 29
A child's toy, or a showy trinket that's of little actual use
    $600 24
Brayan Villarreal threw just 4 pitches for this A.L. team led by David Ortiz in 2013 but got a World Series ring anyway
    $600 9
This singer who is Jersey all the way brought Richie Sambora into his self-named band
    $800 16
Blyleven & Campaneris, because our writers absolutely love old-school baseball
    $800 20
An 1880s medical publication talked about Louis Pasteur's treatment for this
    $800 5
David Bowie judged the walkoff between male models played by Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson in this comedy
    $800 3
This modern jazz style originated in the 1940s
    DD: $4,000 25
The parts of this lowest section of your brain are the midbrain, the pons & the medulla oblongata
    $800 10
You can land on St. James Place, Pacific Avenue or Vermont Avenue in this oceanfront resort city
    $1000 17
World War II journalist Pyle & "Ghostbuster" Hudson
    $1000 21
Ernst Gräfenberg developed this birth control device that's inserted into the uterus
    $1000 6
Keep up! In "Ocean's 12" she played Tess, who in a meta turn, faked being her to help in a heist
    $1000 30
It is both a scarf bought in Moscow & a grandmother who might wear one
    $1000 26
The wide-open middle part of a barn is called this, like the central spot in a church where worshippers gather
    $1000 11
In 2021 he became the first Democrat re-elected Jersey's gov. since Brendan Byrne in 1977; maybe an arena will be named for him

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

Amy Dan Taryn
$4,200 $600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Dan Taryn
$7,400 $1,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ESCAPIST LITERATURE
MURALS
INTERNATIONAL CARS
WORLD HISTORY
7-LETTER ANAGRAMS
DEEP CUTS
    $400 16
"The Wooden Horse" by Eric Williams is the fact-based story of escaping Stalag Luft III, this type of place
    $400 11
Following his & daughter Gianna's tragic deaths in 2020, dozens of murals in tribute showed up all around Los Angeles
    $400 2
This Italian company took over Chrysler in 2009
    $400 1
The Latin for fief, a vassal's domain, gave this political & social system of Europe's middle ages its name
    $400 27
A term for any snake & a tense in grammar
    $400 21
Would you spin your chair for this country star's "You'll Always Be Beautiful", off the "Hillbilly Bone" EP?
    DD: $6,000 17
10 young people tell stories to pass the time in "The Decameron" while escaping the black death engulfing this city
    $800 12
Thomas Hart Benton's "Independence and the Opening of the West" adorns the lobby of this man's Independence, Missouri library
    $800 6
The 300 SL model from this German automaker featured gull-wing doors
    $800 7
During a forced exile, he wrote "The Prince" & began his "Discourses on Livy"
    $800 28
Made someone aware of danger & changed something
    $800 23
"Viva La Vida" was the title track for this band in 2008; the album also featured a visit to "Cemeteries Of London"
    $1200 18
George & Eliza make it safely to Canada after escaping the Shelby plantation in this 1852 novel
    $1200 13
Relocated to Washington, D.C., Marvin Beerbohm's "Automotive Industry" mural was originally created for a public library in this city
    $1200 8
Japan's Nissan Corp. phased out this brand in 1981, then brought it back in 2012
    $1200 5
In the 1950s riots broke out between the Tamils & Sinhalese after Sinhala was made this country's sole official language
    $1200 29
Using too many words & to watch
    $1200 24
Discover "Exactly How I Feel" on "Cuz I Love You" by this rap & R&B singer who needs but one name
    $1600 19
In "Great Expectations" , the escaped convict Abel Magwitch is revealed to be this character's benefactor
    $1600 14
Boogie on over to the Barnes Foundation to see the work called "The Dance" by this French leader of the Fauvist movement
    $1600 9
Tata Motors is this Asian nation's largest auto company
    $1600 4
This 12th century warrior who battled the Crusaders was known as "The Chivalrous Saracen"
    $1600 22
Something that can cause itchy eyes & a place to view art
    $1600 25
"Some Unholy War" is waged on "Back To Black" by this soulful British singer
    $2000 20
The displaced title man escapes being put to death in this 1889 novel by accurately predicting a solar eclipse
    $2000 15
A fresco uncovered in Pompeii shows her being seduced by what appears to be a swan
    DD: $2,000 10
This car was first imported to the U.S. in the 1980s; the factory that made them was destroyed by NATO bombing in 1999
    $2000 3
The first great land battle of the Hundred Years' War was the 1346 battle of this village in northern France
    $2000 30
A building for a legislature & having to do with vision
    $2000 26
Of course "Motherboard" was part of this duo's "Random Access Memories"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Dan Taryn
$35,400 $5,000 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AWARDS AROUND THE WORLD
France's national theater award, it's named for a man who died in Paris in 1673

Final scores:

Amy Dan Taryn
$15,400 $5,500 $0
35-day champion: $1,164,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Dan Taryn
$34,200 $5,000 $400
40 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2021-11-08
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