Show #8560 - Friday, January 21, 2022

Amy Schneider game 38.


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Koré Carey, an office manager from Avondale Estates, Georgia

Avinash Rajendra, a Ph.D. student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 37-day cash winnings total $1,253,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The memorial seen here, this city
    $200 19
This pair in a fruit & dairy dessert also describes a pale-skinned, pink-cheeked complexion
    $200 9
In a 1977 movie Tatooine is the home planet of this Jedi-to-be
    $200 11
George Orwell said most English nonsense verse consists of these, like "See-Saw, Margery Daw", & once may have made sense
    $200 1
In 1940 Congress said it's a crime to kill this bird
    $200 26
This ancient Greek is synonymous with the study of plane geometry
    $400 15
The Little Mermaid, unveiled 1913
    $400 20
Pair of building materials used to describe a physical store as opposed to an online retailer
    $400 10
Infant Kal-El's father & mother send their baby in a rocket away from this planet just as it is about to be destroyed
    $400 12
In Stephen Leacock's "Nonsense Novels": "A Psychic Pstory of the Psupernatural" & "Maddened by Mystery, or the Defective" this
    $400 2
A depiction of a witches' Sabbath, Mussorgsky's composition "Night On Bald Mountain" was used in this 1940 Disney film
    $400 27
If you read the letters of this giant of 19th c. thought, you'll see the sign-off "Your affectionate brother, Waldo"
    $600 4
30 St. Mary Axe, better known as the Gherkin
    $600 22
A preposition & an adjective of size, together they're a synonym for "in general"
    $600 16
This unusual-looking family first seen on "Saturday Night Live" pose as earthlings but are really from Remulak
    $600 13
Beloved nonsense words include this creature that Pooh & Piglet track through the snow--or is it a Wizzle?
    $600 6
In one Norse myth, Loki tricks the god Hoder into throwing a sprig of this parasitic plant at the beloved god Balder, killing him
    $600 29
Her 18 Grand Slam tennis singles titles include 7 French Opens & 6 U.S. Opens
    $800 3
The Edmund Pettus Bridge, site of a bloody 1965 confrontation
    $800 23
A blues classic says, "Nobody knows you when you're" this destitute pair
    $800 17
Etheria is the planet where this title cartoon "Princess of Power" fights the evil horde
    $800 14
The German work "Songs" of this structure for hanging people actually contains jolly nonsense like "the sniffle"
    $800 7
Found just south of the North Carolina border, 4,784-foot Brasstown Bald is the highest point in this state
    DD: $1,000 28
He edited the second & third of the 3 volumes of "Das Kapital"
    $1000 5
The Topkapi Palace, begun by Sultan Mehmed II around 1460 & now a museum
    $1000 24
A wild speech & a wild party (maybe with glow sticks) combine in this alliterative pair meaning to express anger
    $1000 18
A prequel series to "Battlestar Galactica" was named for this planet
    $1000 25
This 19th century giant of nonsense wrote of "The Owl & the Pussy-Cat" & also of nutcrackers running off with sugar tongs
    $1000 8
This 1950 absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco consists mainly of meaningless dialogues between 2 couples
    $1000 30
The first African American to hold the post of U.S. Surgeon General, she served in 1993 & 1994

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

Amy Avinash Koré
$3,000 $2,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Avinash Koré
$8,400 $3,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
In the late 900s Erik the Red founded the first European settlement on this large island
    $400 25
Seen in the '70s, he's produced hundreds of hours of beloved TV comedy
    $400 20
Mortalism believes that this dies with the body or lies unconscious until the resurrection
    $400 30
During World War II Allied Radio used 4 notes from this Beethoven symphony to boost morale--they represent "V" for victory
    $400 13
Known for its "Valley", this can be used as a semiconductor & as an alloying element in steel
    $400 18
Sevruga is a type of this fish, prized for its roe
    $800 1
African-American explorer Matthew Henson was co-discoverer of the North Pole, along with this man
    $800 26
In 2020 this speedy guy also known as Barry Allen was one of Greg Berlanti's 20 shows on the air
    $800 9
It means the belief in only one god
    $800 5
Part of Arlene Sierra's "Nature Symphony" was inspired by this artist's paintings of the New Mexico landscape
    $800 14
It's named for 2 French physicists & one isotope has a half-life of 15.6 million years
    $800 19
Taiga, perhaps meaning "land of little sticks", is used for what's also called the boreal this environment
    DD: $2,000 2
Bridges over New York Bay & Narragansett Bay are named for this explorer who sailed into both bodies of water in 1524
    $1200 27
The G in MGM, he produced classic films like "Guys and Dolls"
    $1200 10
This 19th century movement believed the dead could communicate with the living through mediums
    $1200 6
It's thought that the grand scale & exuberant energy of Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C major earned it this nickname
    $1200 15
Whosoever holds the hammer, if they be worthy, shall possess the power of this, discovered by a Swede in 1828
    $1200 22
By 1936 more than a million people in the Soviet Union were held in this system of forced labor camps
    $1600 3
In 1728 he discovered that Russia was separated from North America by a narrow strait
    $1600 28
Ryan Murphy has told us 10 "American Horror Story"s & 3 of these FX limited series
    DD: $4,000 11
This 5-letter philosophy popular with some of the founding fathers believes in a god, but one who stays out of human affairs
    $1600 7
Charles Ives used all kinds of existing tunes in his Symphony No. 3, including this hymn also called "Erie"; "what a" choice
    $1600 16
This has the atomic number 94; the Cassini craft set off to Saturn with power provided by 73 pounds of this-238
    $1600 23
Job title of Vladimir Komarov, who was very, very high up on Oct. 12 & 13, 1964
    $2000 4
Lope de Aguirre was among those who sought this mythic South American land of gold
    $2000 29
Last name of Marc who produced "Wicked" on Broadway & Tony-winning actor/son, Ben
    $2000 12
The truth is always uncertain in this philosophy that takes its name from the Greek for "to consider"
    $2000 8
At the end of this Haydn symphony, the musicians say goodbye; they gradually stop playing & leave the stage
    $2000 17
This element gave us the "tan" in coltan, a metal essential in electronics but also classified as a conflict mineral
    $2000 24
This type of summer dwelling is seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Avinash Koré
$34,000 $5,400 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First scaled in 1829, this 17,000-foot mountain has caused excitement by the supposed discovery of wood high up on it

Final scores:

Amy Avinash Koré
$54,000 $2,399 $200
38-day champion: $1,307,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amy Avinash Koré
$30,800 $5,200 $4,200
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-08
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