Show #8558 - Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Amy Schneider game 36.

Contestants

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Dimitri Apessos, an 8th grade math teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana

Ashley Chow, a corporate lawyer from Santa Clara, California

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 35-day cash winnings total $1,164,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
ALL EARS
HOW ARE WE EVEN RELATED?
POTENT POTABLES
AN ORANGE CATEGORY
CORRECT THAT NUMBER
    $200 8
In 2020 this P.M. credited the U.K.'s National Health Service for saving his life after he spent time in the ICU battling COVID
    $200 30
Scientists aren't sure what the earlike tufts of feathers on these nocturnal raptors do; they may be used for camouflage
    $200 1
Phil & Lily Collins
    $200 28
On a cold wintry night, warm up with a traditional hot buttered this drink
    $200 6
Tennessee orange is the primary color of the University of Tennessee; it's burnt orange for this school with the same initials
    $200 19
Go home, you're drunk: to be very precise, you're 46 "sheets to the wind"
    $400 7
One succeeding the other, these two brothers both led their country
    $400 29
The low-hanging ears on these hunting hounds swing as they run, wafting scents to their noses
    $400 4
Jonah Hill & Beanie Feldstein
    $400 27
Ilchester is a cheese created in 1962 by adding this potent potable to Cheddar
    $400 3
Oh, my darlin', it's this variety of small mandarin orange
    $400 23
Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel, crankin' the dials on his amp waaay up: "These go to" 596, which would totally rock so hard
    DD: $200 2
At age 39 in 2017 he became the youngest president in the history of modern France
    $600 13
These reptiles, such as the Nile type, have moveable external ear flaps that can be closed underwater
    $600 5
Jason Momoa & Zoë Kravitz
    $600 20
Gusano Rojo is a popular brand of this tequila relative known for sometimes having a worm in the bottle
    $600 16
Prison supplier the Bob Barker Company offers a "high security" version of this garment in orange --no pockets
    $600 24
In a Christmas song: 156 "drummers drumming", a multiple of the actual number that would totally rock so hard
    $800 9
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who became the first female president of this African nation, is related by marriage to funny lady Retta
    $800 14
These desert "rabbits" (really hares) got their name because their long ears were thought to resemble those of donkeys
    $800 11
Bridget & Jane Fonda
    $800 21
This type of booze is also a letter in the NATO phonetic alphabet
    $800 17
The original version of this orange soda made by Coca-Cola was formulated in Germany during World War II
    $800 25
Slang for being absolutely truthful: I'm "keeping it" 7,322
    $1000 10
Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin shared the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize with this Egyptian president
    $1000 15
These singing cricket relatives with a female first name in their name have tiny ears on their legs
    $1000 12
Tippi Hedren & Dakota Johnson
    $1000 22
This yellow-green liqueur is made by Carthusian monks
    $1000 18
Orange County, California is home to Disneyland & this other theme park that began as a roadside produce stand
    $1000 26
In a classic poem: "Then they rode back, but not / Not the" 19

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

Amy Ashley Dimitri
$4,600 $0 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ashley Dimitri
$9,000 $800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LOCAL NICKNAMES
"BIG" TALK
CEMETERIES
SHORT NOVELS
MEXICO BEFORE 1600
ALSO A BROADWAY MUSICAL
    $400 30
In New York City this 3-letter abbreviation is a museum; in London it refers to the police force
    $400 29
He's seen here in an old illustration meeting his end
    $400 26
Distinguished military officers like General Winfield Scott are buried in this service academy's cemetery
    $400 1
This classic centers on George Milton & Lennie Small, migrant workers in California
    $400 28
Maya tracking their appointments could use the Haab 19-month one of these or the long count one, which covers 5,125 years
    $400 27
Tanned actor George or "Terminator" actress Linda
    $800 18
Joburg is a shortening of this large African city
    $800 10
In 1958 the Fresno Bee reported that this had a 50-inch stride & traveled only at night
    $800 25
In 2020 Ruth Bader Ginsburg was laid to rest at this cemetery outside Washington, D.C.
    $800 2
Set in Africa, this novella was published in Spanish as "El corazon de las tinieblas"
    $800 14
This crop, Zea mays, was cultivated thousands of years ago in Mexico & farmers learned how to hybridize it to get bigger kernels
    $800 9
An ad slogan says, "Ajax... mild on hands, tough on" this
    $1200 19
In its web address, the University of Mississippi uses this 2-word nickname before .edu
    $1200 11
As its name indicates, it's a retailer noted for a certain architectural style
    DD: $2,000 22
Naturally, Washington Irving rests at this famed cemetery in New York State
    $1200 6
"A River Runs Through It" begins, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and" this 2-word activity
    $1200 15
The Toltec fashioned & traded various items out of this black volcanic glass
    $1200 3
Last name of Willy & Benny, early 1900s New York City delicatessen entrepreneurs
    $1600 20
Convicts named an area of this city where they settled starting in 1788 "The Rocks"
    $1600 12
A 1962 article said JFK's Democratic Party was like one of these, "sheltering liberals and conservatives"
    $1600 23
Painter René Magritte is buried in Schaerbeek Cemetery just outside this European capital
    $1600 7
This British-born author's "Mr. Norris Changes Trains" was later published as part of his "Berlin Stories"
    $1600 16
This people, the first big civilization in Mexico, left behind figures called werejaguars
    $1600 4
At the carnival, it's also known as a whirligig
    $2000 21
A Spud Islander is a resident of this Canadian province known for its potatoes
    DD: $3,000 13
Ironically, it was cosmologist Fred Hoyle, a leading advocate of the steady-state theory, who coined this term
    $2000 24
Chopin & Jim Morrison are now permanent residents of Paris at this cemetery
    $2000 8
As the title of this daring 1899 work by Kate Chopin indicates, 20-something Edna Pontellier discovers her sexuality
    $2000 17
The biggest court for the ball game pok-ta-pok was in this 2-word city on the Yucatan whose ruins you can visit today
    $2000 5
In the King James Bible, Mordecai & Reuben each got upset & did this to their clothes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ashley Dimitri
$32,800 $6,800 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FILMS OF THE 2000s
One of the screenwriters of this 2001 film described it as "'Clueless' meets 'The Paper Chase"'

Final scores:

Amy Ashley Dimitri
$17,800 $12,401 $12,200
36-day champion: $1,181,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Ashley Dimitri
$31,000 $6,800 $6,600
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-08
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