Show #8595 - Friday, March 11, 2022

Maureen O'Neil game 5.


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Matt Glassman, a bar owner from Los Angeles, California

Laura Dera, a hotel assistant manager from Studio City, California

Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Rye Beach, New Hampshire (whose 4-day cash winnings total $58,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Her 1937 "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky" commemorates their brief affair during his exile
    $200 15
To a banker, a CD is this
    $200 11
A healthy snack is carrots & this dip traditionally made with ground chickpeas
    $200 21
A clodhopper can mean a bumbling oaf or one of these he might wear
    $200 1
A lot of Fay Wray's lines as Ann Darrow in this 1933 monster movie are bloodcurdling screams
    $400 20
Before he painted these aquatic plants more than 250 times, Monet planted them himself
    $400 16
While you don't sign the cashier's one, this double-"C" item that's also guaranteed is signed by you & a bank official
    $400 28
Low in calories & neutral in flavor, these provide a base for lots of toppings
    $400 29
This word for idiotic talk can also mean "to drool" & likewise begins with "dr"
    $400 22
Here are some kids playing an old-timey version of this game
    $400 2
Of co-hosting the Oscars in 2011, this actress said James Franco "convinced me to do it"
    $600 19
A collage by Romare Bearden imagines this wanderer coming home not to Ithaca but to West Africa
    $600 14
It's payment earned on the sum of an original principal plus the money the principal has already accrued
    $600 27
Breaded & deep-fried shrimp is perhaps misleadingly called this snack-food shrimp
    $600 26
"Bosh" comes from a word for "nothing" in this language; the 1834 novel that popularized the word opens at the foot of Mount Ararat
    $600 25
To make a grasshopper green, use the green type of this liqueur
    $600 3
On film Henry VIII asks her, played by Natalie Portman, "How do you propose to stay on the horse?" Her reply: "with my thighs"
    DD: $600 18
Before executing an 1890s monument to Balzac, this sculptor got the late novelist's measurements from his former tailor
    $800 9
Also called a cap, it's the upper limit of a variable in a transaction, like the rate of an adjustable-rate mortgage
    $800 6
Munch on the trail mix called gorp, perhaps short for "good ol"' these 2 foods
    $800 12
We hear a lot about these 2 14-letter words that differ by a letter; one is inadvertent untruths & the other, deliberate ones
    $800 13
Seen here, he lays down the law as Jim Hopper on "Stranger Things"
    $800 4
"But if you call me Anne, please call me Anne spelled with an E", says the title character in this novel, the first of a series
    $1000 17
A portrait by him, Leonardo's almost exact contemporary, sold in 2021 for $92 million, a record for an old master not named Leonardo
    $1000 10
The assets you pledge as security for a loan are your this
    $1000 7
Developed from a tree called MN1711, the name of this apple conveys 2 of its attributes: its sweet taste & its crunch
    $1000 23
I'll be furious & will find it most injurious if your story turns out to be this, from the Latin for "illegitimate"
    $1000 24
Eastern is the most common of this common type of rabbit best identified from behind
    $1000 5
At the DNC in 1988, Texan Ann Richards said of this man, "He can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth"

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

Maureen Laura Matt
$1,800 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Laura Matt
$3,000 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
William Bradford had quite the task set before him after winning the governorship of this fledgling colony in 1621
    $400 10
Adding "AB" to a 3-letter type of poem gets you this type of housing
    $400 1
You down with E.B.B., this poet who wrote "The Sleep" & "The Soul's Expression"?
    $400 25
In 2020 they sank their teeth into the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy for "Father of the Bride"
    $400 26
Benjamin Lee Guinness was its Lord Mayor in the 1850s
    $800 22
Axed by Urban VIII in 1631, a female religious community modeled on this order founded by Ignatius of Loyola began in 1609
    $800 9
An idle verb gets an "AB" at its front & becomes this fiery word
    $800 2
50 years after slaying a monster & its mother, the hero of this Old English poem must battle a dragon
    $800 24
In 2001, he and his initial were everywhere with "U Remind Me" & "U Got It Bad"
    $800 27
Wenceslas Square is at its heart
    $1200 12
In 1697 Spain ceded to France a third of what's now called this island; the new territory was dubbed Saint-Domingue
    $1200 8
Add "AB" to a passageway for air or water & you get this people-stealing word
    DD: $1,000 3
Chapters in this H.G. Wells novel include "In the Golden Age" & "The Sunset of Mankind"
    $1200 16
Peaking at No. 2, their "Counting Stars" spent 68 weeks on Billboard's Hot 100
    $1200 21
As described in 1 Kings, this great monarch's gold & ivory throne was flanked by figures of lions
    DD: $2,500 18
This European city is alphabetically last among world capitals
    $1600 11
Called the first modern physics text, Galileo's "Discorsi" deals with the motion of projectiles, now called this study
    $1600 6
A narrow mountain edge gets "AB" at the front to become this word of literary shortening
    $1600 7
At a tea party, it's this Lewis Carroll character who asks Alice, "Why is a raven like a writing desk?"
    $1600 14
Her "Hot Pink" & "Planet Her" were 2 of the top-selling albums in 2021
    $1600 20
In a Roman story, this hero pulls a thorn from a lion's paw & is repaid for his kindness by not being eaten later in the arena
    $1600 17
Known as the "City of Columns", it's one of the oldest in the Caribbean
    $2000 13
This mercantile "Company" defeated the Portuguese in India in 1612, setting up trade deals with the Mughals
    $2000 5
"AB" moves in front of a word describing a wayward knight, creating this word of deviation
    $2000 4
Squire Allworthy finds a baby in his bed one night--the title character of this 1749 novel by Henry Fielding
    $2000 15
Their 2007 collaboration album was a surprise success, & 14 years later, they returned to raise the roof
    $2000 28
Richard the Lionheart was King Richard I of England & Duke of Aquitaine & this French duchy
    $2000 19
3 A's are the only vowels in the name of this capital of Eritrea

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Laura Matt
-$2,600 $7,400 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This U.S. politician asked for a multicolored pennant for a parade; demand increased after his death in 1978

Final scores:

Maureen Laura Matt
-$2,600 $0 $8,900
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maureen Laura Matt
-$2,600 $8,600 $9,400
8 R,
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-12
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