Show #8613 - Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Mattea Roach game 2.

Contestants

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Lana Altman, a digital programming manager from Southington, Connecticut

Vernon Ng, an associate professor of English from Tacoma, Washington

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. BODIES OF WATER
IT'S ALL RELATIVE
IN DESCRIBABLE
(Mayim: Responses are made up of letters found in the word "describable".)
TOMBSTONES
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
WESTERNS
    $200 11
Flying over Utah, you might get a glimpse of this body of water
    $200 16
The Abbasid Dynasty that ruled a Muslim caliphate for 500 years bears the name of Al-Abbas, the uncle of this prophet
    $200 1
This grain
    $200 23
Ludolph van Ceulen, who calculated the value of this to 35 digits, asked for it to be engraved on his tombstone (it is)
    $200 3
2 of the 7 hills of this city are Mons Capitolinus & Mons Aventinus
    $200 21
In Italian this Clint Eastwood western was called "Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo"
    $400 12
This "stately" lake connects to Lake Huron via the Straits of Mackinac
    $400 17
Twin sisters Pauline & Esther Friedman both saw success as these 2 pseudonymous newspaper advice columnists
    $400 2
This confusing biblical place
    $400 24
Mel Blanc, long the voice of Porky Pig, has this 3-word catchphrase of Porky's as his epitaph
    $400 7
Mythologically, the "Seven Against" this Greek city usually include Tydeus & Hippomedon
    $400 22
In "Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid", the duo are being chased by what's called a "super-" this, & they're hot on the trail
    $600 13
If you're sittin' on the dock of this 200-mile-long bay, you're either in Maryland or Virginia
    $600 18
Last name shared by movie & TV star Taraji P. & her North Pole-exploring ancestor Matthew
    $600 4
To let a secret out
    $600 25
This outlaw was buried under the words "Murdered by a traitor and coward whose name is not worthy to appear here"
    $600 8
Daughters of Atlas, the 7 Sisters became this star cluster
    $600 28
Seen here, he played Rufus Buck, just out of prison & ready to collide with an old rival in the 2021 Western "The Harder They Fall"
    DD: $1,000 14
Seneca & Cayuga are the largest of the 11 lakes in New York State collectively called these
    $800 19
Queen Elizabeth I had an age named for her & lived about twice as long as this mother of hers
    $800 5
This firearm measurement
    $800 26
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room in heaven" is inscribed on the tombstone of this great boxer who died in 2016
    $800 9
This Christian denomination makes Saturday its day of rest & focus of observance
    $800 29
This 1939 John Ford classic named for a vehicle helped establish John Wayne as a star
    $1000 15
As indicated by its name, this large lake formed by Denison Dam is shared by Texas & its neighbor to the north
    $1000 20
John Watson Foster, Secretary of State for 8 months in the 1890s, had this grandson who held the same job for longer in the 1950s
    $1000 6
This word meaning a fiasco
    $1000 27
South Georgia Island off Antarctica is home to the gravestone of this man who explored the region in his ship the Endurance
    $1000 10
To climb the 7 Summits, you need to climb this South American one that begins & ends with the same letter
    $1000 30
2021's "The Power of the Dog" stars Benedict Cumberbatch & was directed by this Oscar-winning woman from New Zealand

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

Mattea Vernon Lana
$6,600 -$1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Vernon Lana
$12,800 -$1,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHYSIOLOGY
LANDMARK LEGISLATION
PARTS OF THE WHOLE
IN YOUR PREFACE
WOMEN IN MUSIC
"ON" THE DOUBLE
(Mayim: "O-N" appears twice in each response.)
    $400 26
Embryonic & adult are the two main types of these cells; labs are now generating induced pluripotent ones to eventually battle diseases
    $400 21
In 1911 the Senate approved the 17th Amendment, allowing its own members to be chosen via this
    $400 16
Corkscrew,
nail file,
sharp blade,
iconic red handle
    $400 11
Wordsworth's "Preface to" these "Lyrical" poems asks the reader to "decide by his own feelings genuinely"
    $400 6
In 2021 the Country Music Hall of Fame announced its new members-elect, including this mother & daughter duo
    $400 1
Bermuda & Vidalia are considered sweet varieties of these
    $800 27
Babies have kneecaps that are not made of bone yet; they're this flexible tissue that will become bone via ossification
    $800 22
The 1862 act that provided money for land-grant colleges specified that they should teach mechanical arts & this
    $800 17
Frame,
sash,
glass
    $800 12
This sir wrote his "History of the World" (& its preface) in the early 1600s when he was imprisoned in the Tower of London
    $800 7
In 2020 Billboard named its "Greatest of All Time Latin Artists", with this late "Queen of Tejano" as the Top Female Artist
    $800 2
Absolute, total, categorical; it can precede "surrender"
    $1200 28
This fight-or-flight hormone causes goosebumps which back when we were furrier raised hair follicles trapping air
    $1200 23
In 1887 Congress passed the Interstate this act, applying the same-named constitutional clause
    $1200 18
Minaret,
mihrab,
ablutions area
    $1200 13
Before his 1543 book begins, this man tells Pope Paul III, "I should, on the contrary, assert that the Earth moves"
    $1200 8
Seen here with husband David Foster, she first gained notice on "American Idol" & has been recording & acting ever since
    $1200 3
Missed one of these at LAX? Time to head back to the ticket agent to get sorted out
    $1600 29
The inside of the lungs is called the bronchial tree; the trunk is actually this which branches off & brings oxygen into the lungs
    $1600 24
After the secession of the Southern states, Congress in 1862 chose a northern route for this, from Nebraska to California
    $1600 19
A handheld item:
canopy,
shaft,
springs,
handle
    $1600 14
In the preface to this collection, Whitman says the "universe has one complete lover and that is the greatest poet"
    $1600 9
A chip off the old block, this daughter of Pete Escovedo has led her own "Glamorous Life" as a world famous percussionist
    $1600 4
This "bias" is a psychological term for how pre-existing ideas are supported
    DD: $1,000 30
This type of joint with a 3-word name allows for the greatest range of motion--forwards, backwards, sideways & rotating
    DD: $5,000 25
Congress passed the first of these acts in 1866; Congress passed another big one in 1964
    $2000 20
The tumba, made of a gourd, about 20 parda or frets, a 3-foot-long neck, main & sympathetic strings
    $2000 15
This 16th century man's preface to the history of the Reformation in Scotland deems some clergy members "bloody wolves"
    $2000 10
A major talent gone too soon, she's best remembered for writing such hits as "And When I Die" & "Stoney End"
    $2000 5
All the Bronte kids, including brother Branwell, died from this disease now called tuberculosis

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Vernon Lana
$28,800 $2,200 $2,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SMALL COUNTRIES
French, Italian & Swiss nationals make up about half of its population of 38,000

Final scores:

Mattea Vernon Lana
$38,800 $3 $1
2-day champion: $70,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Vernon Lana
$26,600 $2,200 $2,200
35 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
6 W
8 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2022-01-27
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