Show #8562 - Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Amy Schneider game 40.


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Maria Krasinski, a managing director and illustrator from Buffalo, New York

John Williams, a biology professor from Albany, Georgia

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 39-day cash winnings total $1,319,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the country.)
    $200 16
It's the breed seen here, at an event where the "wiener" takes all
    $200 1
"Beneath our radiant Southern Cross we'll toil with hearts and hands, to make this Commonwealth of ours renowned of all the lands"
    $200 21
The zodiac year begins in March with the spring equinox & this as the first sign
    $200 11
As her 2020 presidential campaign merchandise said, this Massachusetts senator "has a plan for that"
    $200 2
Co-founded by Arnold Palmer, it launched January 17, 1995
    $200 26
The day-to-day expenses to run a business, separate from the costs of production
    $400 17
From Sioux for "used to live in", it was the easily portable dwelling of Plains Indians
    $400 7
"'Independence!' cries the American world; bathed in the blood of its heroes the land of Columbus"
    $400 22
It's the sign represented by the symbol seen here
    $400 12
First & last name of this political daughter, who represents Wyoming in Congress
    $400 3
In 2021 Anthony Neuer, "The Ginger Assassin", converted the first of these splits in a live TV bowling match since 1991
    $400 27
If the editor says to set this in 72-point type, there's big news happening
    $600 18
That's totally tubular, dude! Located behind the trachea, it's the body part seen here
    DD: $2,400 8
"With glowing hearts we see thee rise, the True North strong & free"
    $600 23
Alphabetically, it's the last sign of the zodiac
    $600 13
In 2018, using a privilege for House leadership, she gave an 8-hour speech in support of the "Dreamers"
    $600 4
The NBA draft was first televised in 1980; this event, in 1985 as David Stern picked envelopes during Celtics-76ers halftime
    $600 28
The front part of a missile or torpedo that carries the explosive charge
    $800 19
Here's the exciting part of the creation of this dessert, named for a regular at a New Orleans restaurant
    $800 9
"Unite us as a people... cross the Vistula & Warta"
    $800 24
It's the only sign that is an inanimate object
    $800 14
After her father Frank became Alaska governor in 2002, he appointed her to fill his Senate seat, & she's been there ever since
    $800 5
In 1992 this tycoon's Sky got the contract for the new Premier League & terrestrial TV soccer was largely over in Britain
    $800 29
Plural word for the place where a river begins
    $1000 20
The parts being covered in wax resist the dye in this Indonesian method of applying colored designs to fabric
    $1000 10
"This country Harald united... this country Hakon protected"
    $1000 25
Gemini is identified with these twins from Greek mythology, one mortal, the other immortal
    $1000 15
In 2020 Keisha Lance Bottoms, when mayor of this city, said, "You're not going to out-concern me... about where we are in America"
    $1000 6
In 2021, Sue Bird & Marshawn Lynch were among the guests on this man's last "SportsCenter" after 27 years with ESPN
    $1000 30
This eastern U.S. native is typically less than 3 1/2 feet long

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

Amy John Maria
$7,800 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy John Maria
$14,600 $2,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Stole his way into life in 1866 in Beaver, Utah; led a "Wild Bunch"; died in Bolivia in 1909... maybe
    $400 23
A young English girl wins a horse in a raffle, learns to ride it & ends up winning a top "national" race in this tale
    $400 1
Pierre La mure's 1950 novel "Moulin Rouge" was based on the life of this artist
    $400 21
This material associated with bottle stoppers makes a floor that is comfy to walk on & environmentally friendly
    $400 6
Tyler: "I look around, I see a lot of new faces... which means a lot of you have been breaking the first 2 rules of" this
    $400 16
"Porcine" word for a horribly littered-up room
    $800 8
Born in 12 A.D.; executed the Praetorian Guard prefect who helped get him the top job; in 41, executed by Praetorian Guards
    DD: $1,500 24
Tom Booker is this title cowboy whose voice can calm wild stallions & whose touch can heal broken spirits
    DD: $5,000 2
Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" was originally conceived as a representation of this poet gazing at the gates of hell
    $800 22
Also a synonym for phonograph records, this flexible substance can be "cushioned" for your pleasure
    $800 12
"Maestro, Odile's coda... show me your" this, "Nina"
    $800 17
To corrupt morally, or darken wood chemically
    $1200 9
Fought for his people in Arizona; brought down by a (General George) Crook; died 1874 on a reservation
    $1200 25
In an equine sequel by Marguerite Henry, Stormy is the foal of this horse "of Chincoteague"
    $1200 3
This onetime stockbroker abandoned business for art, traveled widely & died in the South Pacific in 1903
    $1200 28
"L" is for this type of flooring, made of thin layers
    $1200 13
Hugh Grant's opening narration: "If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that" this title "is all around"
    $1200 18
"U" know this 7-letter adjective describes hair that hasn't been combed in a while
    $1600 10
Appeased his parents by showing up in England in 1869; tried to make peace; failed & died soon after in 1940
    $1600 26
Don Quixote's steed has this name from Spanish meaning "old nag"
    $1600 4
The most celebrated French artist of his day, he painted works like "The Oath of the Horatii" in a Neoclassical style
    $1600 29
If it's a tiled floor you're after, try using this fine 9-letter ceramic also used in dentistry
    $1600 14
Charlton Heston: This "is people!"
    $1600 19
The verb "to soil" shares the same Latin root as this verb that means the same
    $2000 11
Born in Halifax, 1787; found a "line" of work sending ships across the Atlantic; made the same journey & died in London, 1865
    $2000 27
"One particular horse, called Nugget, he embraces... they stand in the dark for an hour" is a line from this play
    $2000 5
Granddaughter of the Rococo artist Fragonard, she aligned with the Impressionists & her "Dressmaking Lesson" is seen here
    $2000 30
This type of limestone with an Italian name is used as flooring & on the facade of the Getty Museum exterior
    $2000 15
"This isn't your typical corporate espionage. You asked me for" this... "the seed... we plant in this man's mind will grow into an idea"
    $2000 20
Harry Truman said, "It is not the American way to" this fancy word "the character of the innocent"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy John Maria
$38,000 $1,500 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2018 National Geographic reported that half of this was dead, "akin to a forest after a devastating fire"

Final scores:

Amy John Maria
$63,000 $2,999 $3,001
40-day champion: $1,382,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amy John Maria
$32,000 $3,000 $2,200
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-09
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