Show #8561 - Monday, January 24, 2022

Amy Schneider game 39.


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Joanne Mercer, a nursing assistant from Toledo, Ohio

Erin O'Leary, an attorney from New York, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 38-day cash winnings total $1,307,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

'90s R&B & HIP-HOP
(Ken: Each response is a word with two "U"s; it has nothing to do with the band.)
    $200 10
This British mystery maven described thallium poisoning so well in a book, a nurse recognized the symptoms in a child
    $200 9
The Gabor are a Roma group around the city Targu Mures in this country that sounds like it should have a large Roma minority & does
    $200 1
In "U Can't Touch This", he rapped his thanks to the Lord "for blessing me with a mind to rhyme & 2 hyped feet"
    $200 15
In 1992 this U.S. agency began working with dry cleaners to keep communities free from chemicals
    $200 25
The rapid vibration of their wings gives these tiny avians their name
    $200 30
Mike Myers played a "Love" one in a 2008 film
    $400 23
John Grisham is on the board of the organization known as this Project, which helps right wrongful convictions
    $400 11
A vardo is a Roma one of these conveyances; Roald Dahl owned one & wrote a book about a boy who lives in one
    $400 2
Making their Top 40 debut in 1991, this vocal group told us, "Motownphilly's back again, doin' a little East Coast swing"
    $400 16
This administration offers a training academy where you can learn about air traffic control or regulatory standards
    $400 26
Timber & sidewinder are common varieties of this
    $400 24
Word describing a diamond in original form, or a movie that hasn't seen an editor yet
    $600 22
This prolific author, seen here, who wrote of London's seedier side, spent years helping destitute girls there
    $600 12
Making do with foods others might ignore, the Roma developed culinary dishes like niglo, this quilled mammal baked in clay
    $600 3
Ladies love this cool guy who was both "Doin It" & "Loungin" in 1996
    $600 17
The NRC is involved in the decommissioning of these, like Unit 1 at San Onofre in Southern California
    $600 27
These fitting loosely in the cylinders, especially when it's cold, can cause a rattle in your car engine
    $600 4
A lever turns on one
    $800 21
Dave Eggers' book about this group that shares a name with Peter Pan's gang led to building a school in South Sudan
    $800 13
The Roma were targeted by the Nazis & August 2 is a day of remembrance for almost 3,000 killed at this camp on that date in 1944
    $800 7
In 1992 this vocal group who are always in style sang, "No, you're never gonna get it" about "My Lovin"'
    $800 18
The mission of BLM, short for this, is "to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands"
    $800 28
In the national park called "Great" these structures, you can hear a hum from air passing through millions of grains
    DD: $1,200 5
Moses' mom put him in an ark made of this plant
    $1000 20
This author of vampire novels donated $1 from each sale of "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" to the Red Cross
    $1000 14
This legendary Roma jazz player who lacked the use of 2 left fingers has inspired generations of guitarists
    $1000 8
"I'm kinda buzzed & it's all because" of this Montell Jordan No. 1 R&B hit; we also learned "South Central does it like nobody does"
    $1000 19
In 2004 the "A" in watchdog agency the GAO was changed from "Accounting" to this longer word meaning someone will be held responsible
    $1000 29
This Egyptian goddess, seen here, holds a basket & a sistrum, a type of ceremonial rattle
    $1000 6
To yield, as to an overwhelming force or injury

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

Amy Erin Joanne :)
$4,800 -$400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Erin Joanne :)
$6,600 -$800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
In 1099, 3 years after setting out, the first crusaders achieved their goal, the capture of this city
    $400 3
Croatia's border rivers the Sava & Drava are both tributaries of this one
    $400 11
It's got some heat:
    $400 17
Used especially in baked goods, the Dutch blue variety of these seeds are among the world's best
    $400 26
In his Netflix film this comic says he wanted to call his series "Betwixt Two Ferns", but thought it too highbrow
    $400 6
Prince tune that turns into a sudsy song that you sing on a long car ride
    $800 25
The 1095 Council of Clermont called for the First Crusade but also renewed the Pax Dei, this in English
    $800 1
20 miles wide at its narrowest, the Strait of Dover connects the English Channel to this body of water
    $800 12
It makes fat & muscle relative:
    $800 18
An ingredient in old bay seasoning is this type of salt with a crunchy vegetable in its name
    $800 27
Elizabeth Banks & Patrick Stewart were both Bosleys in the 2019 adaptation of the TV show about this title trio
    $800 7
The iPhone is introduced & a marital temptation arises
    $1200 24
European Christians launched the First Crusade in response to an appeal for help from Alexius Comnenus, ruler of this empire
    $1200 2
This vast Canadian lake attracts anglers but you're competing for the fish with the animals the lake is named for
    $1200 15
For a closer look:
    $1200 19
Used in Asian recipes, the star type of this has a licorice-like flavor
    $1200 28
In the film version of this TV show, Crockett & Tubbs left the Sunshine State for a bit to go to Cuba & Haiti
    $1200 8
Fateful year for the Titanic & a movie in which Henry Fonda plays a juror
    $1600 23
After capturing this Middle Eastern city in 1098, crusaders found what they thought was the holy lance (not the holy hand grenade)
    $1600 4
In 1903 Cuba gave the U.S. a lease on 45 square miles of land & water on this bay
    DD: $5,000 16
They are in power across the pond & elsewhere:
    $1600 20
Tea made from this spice, also called Indian saffron, is said to have anti-inflammatory properties & may also boost immunity
    $1600 29
Last names Heidecker & Wareheim, these 2 title funny guys got a "Billion Dollar Movie" in 2012
    DD: $4,000 9
William Henry Harrison wins an election; a short nap ensues
    $2000 14
Pope Eugenius III launched the Second Crusade in 1145 with "quantum praedecessores", one of these documents named for its seal
    $2000 5
An arm of the Mediterranean, this gulf indents Libya for about 275 miles
    $2000 13
It's a good find:
    $2000 21
Sesame seeds, sumac & thyme go into this popular end-of-the-alphabet Middle Eastern blend
    $2000 30
A tagline for the 2008 "Sex and the City" movie urged viewers to "Get" this verb "Away"
    $2000 10
The year of the Battle of Waterloo leads to Andy Warhol's suggested period of notoriety

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Erin Joanne :)
$37,600 $800 $4,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Named for a benefactor, it was established in 1893 to house artifacts from the nearby World's Columbian Exposition

Final scores:

Amy Erin Joanne :)
$12,600 $1 $6,200
39-day champion: $1,319,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Erin Joanne :)
$31,800 $2,000 $4,200
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2021-11-09
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