Show #8612 - Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Mattea Roach game 1.

Contestants

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Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kathleen Snyder, a government contractor from Arlington, Virginia

Camron Conners, a high school social studies teacher from Rancho Santa Margarita, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOW ARE YOU FIXED FOR BLADES?
LAST NAME'S THE SAME
INSTRUMENTAL TV THEMES
CLEAR "I"s
FULL ARTS
CAN'T LOSE
    $200 7
Before proclaiming it was "the best a man can get", this razor company asked via cartoon parrot, "How are you fixed for blades?"
    $200 2
Purported drink inventor Tom & Irish independence fighter Michael
    $200 13
King's Landing & Winterfell are a few of the places seen during this show's opening theme
    $200 10
It's from the Latin for "not readable", like with bad handwriting
    $200 22
Here's something to ponder... purchased as a gift to Paris, this Rodin sculpture was placed outside the Panthéon in 1906
    $200 1
On running for re-election in 2024, this law alum from Leningrad State University said, "I haven't decided"; uh huh, sure, man
    $400 8
A dermatologic surgeon can use a No. 15 type of this small, light blade & a Bard-Parker handle
    $400 3
Movie auteur Wes & book author Sherwood
    $400 14
The jaunty "William Tell Overture" was the theme song for this old show about a masked man
    $400 18
It's from the Latin for "to drink in", perhaps some beer
    $400 23
In pottery, when feldspar is added to clay & hit with 2,000-degree temps, the product turns translucent & is called this
    $400 27
By the numbers in 1984, it was Ronald Reagan, 54 million votes, this Minnesota man, 17 million fewer
    $600 9
Olympian Bonnie Blair wore different blades of glory in winning 5 gold medals in this sport
    $600 4
Sci-fi scribe William & "Laugh-In" poet Henry
    $600 15
The Ventures had a hit with the theme for this "stately" cop show, rebooted in 2010 with the same theme
    $600 19
This 10-letter word describes one who destroys religious images
    DD: $1,000 24
A new exhibit, this movement "Beyond Borders" has a 1936 work showing high heels & a rosary tangled in what looks like fish nets
    $600 28
On Sept. 21,1981 the Senate confirmed her Supreme Court nomination, 99-0
    $800 11
You can see Joyeuse, the sword of this great king of the Franks in the 700s, both here & in the Louvre
    $800 5
U.K. Labour prime minister Harold & rocker Nancy
    $800 16
This '90s sitcom set at an airfield took flight with an arrangement of a Schubert sonata
    $800 20
This Latin abbreviation means "in the same place"
    $800 25
His painting of a peasant woman of Nuenen peeling potatoes isn't nearly as famous as his "Potato Eaters"
    $800 29
In 2002 this Mideast world leader didn't sweat re-election, winning 11 million to 0, but by 2003, was an ex-president
    $1000 12
The trowel type of this blade was used to dig; if a "charge" was called, it fit onto a muzzle for hand-to-hand combat
    $1000 6
Accused conspirator Clay & producer Run Run
    $1000 17
Heard here is the stock music piece "Temptation Sensation", recognizable as the theme of this FX comedy
    $1000 21
A narrative poem treating an epic theme; Tennyson wrote some "of the King"
    $1000 26
Piet Mondrian "saw my line quiver", said this sculptor; inspired, he began to make mobiles, whole pieces that quiver
    $1000 30
Taking a seat in 1990 to rep Stralsund-Rügen-Grimmen preceded this politician's 4 wins running for the world leader gig

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

Camron Kathleen Mattea
$600 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Camron Kathleen Mattea
-$1,000 $2,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
DOGS
SCRAMBLED NOVELS
ADJECTIVES
MOVIE CRITICS
6 DEGREES OF SIR FRANCIS BACON
    $400 2
Because it's sprawled across 14 islands, this Swedish capital is called "the Venice of the North"
    $400 1
Dubbed the "Apollo of dogs", this nordic-named breed that was used to hunt boar can stand 32 inches at the shoulder
    $400 15
An 1815 classic:
"MAME"
    $400 21
If your neck is this, you are in pain, but if your drink is this, you'll soon be feeling no pain
    $400 7
This character tells Agent Starling she has cheap shoes & looks like a rube, & he's just getting started
    $400 26
Bacon's hated rival Edward Coke was a mentor to Roger Williams, who founded the colony of Rhode Island & this capital
    $800 3
Located off the southern tip of South America, Cape Horn is found in this "blazing" archipelago
    $800 11
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling is one breed of this sporting dog for whom "fetch!" should be instinctual
    $800 16
Monkeys as masters: "SEAPLANE THEFT OP"
    $800 22
The landscape here with shepherds is appropriately titled with this adjective, from the Latin for "shepherd"
    $800 8
In this film about a bachelor party gone wrong, Ed Helms tells Zach Galifianakis, "You are literally too stupid to insult"
    $800 30
"You have built an ark to save learning from deluge", said Francis to Thomas Bodley, founder of the Bodleian one of these
    $1200 4
Papeete is the chief port & city of this Pacific Ocean island
    $1200 12
The great woofer seen here is named for this mountain range in Western Europe
    $1200 17
Billy Pilgrim gets bombed: "A HUGE TUSH FLIES OVER"
    $1200 23
A cloudless blue sky can be described as this 4-syllable blue
    $1200 9
In this comedy, Steve Carell asks a group of rival newscasters, "Where did you get those clothes? At the toilet store?"
    $1200 27
Bacon kissed the hand of King James I of England, who was the son of this queen, though James never saw her after age 1
    $1600 5
Ticos are residents of this "rich" country of the Western Hemisphere
    DD: $4,000 13
In legend, these low-slung Welsh dogs were used to pull fairy carriages
    $1600 18
1920s romance of a wounded soldier & his nurse:
"LOST MALE WARFARE"
    $1600 24
A word for a thespian gives us this adjective that means excessively theatrical or melodramatic
    $1600 10
A tired & hapless Jeff Bridges expresses some strong dislike for the Eagles in this 1998 Coen Brothers comedy
    DD: $1,000 28
Francis' dad was pals with Matthew Parker, who in this job from 1559 to 1575 gave the Anglican Church its distinct identity
    $2000 6
This "Port" city of Egypt is located where the Suez Canal meets the Mediterranean Sea
    $2000 14
The Australian breed seen here shares its name with an ominous Scottish water spirit
    $2000 19
A Colson Whitehead Pulitzer winner:
"BEEN SICKLY HOT"
    $2000 25
The same root gives us quarrelsome & this adjective for someone who is always complaining
    $2000 20
"To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people!" Jamie Lee Curtis tells Kevin Kline in this piscatory 1988 comedy
    $2000 29
Francis' uncle, Lord Burleigh, built a home where you can still see the gardens of this 18th century designer known as "Capability"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Camron Kathleen Mattea
$2,200 $16,000 $18,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC GAMES
Reuben Klamer, who passed away in 2021 at age 99, developed this game relatable to "literally everyone on Earth"

Final scores:

Camron Kathleen Mattea
$1 $21,001 $32,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $32,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Camron Kathleen Mattea
$3,200 $13,600 $18,600
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2022-01-27
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