Show #8620 - Friday, April 15, 2022

Mattea Roach game 9.


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Allan Joseph, a fellow in pediatric critical care medicine from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Katie Teller, a dietician from Seattle, Washington

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 8-day cash winnings total $182,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Yes, you can Zoom this comedy art form whose rules include "establish the location" & "be specific" & "say yes, and..."
    $200 26
On October 8, 1871, a fire broke out near the barn of Patrick & Catherine O'Leary; & the next morning this city was in ruins
    $200 11
In 1998 a law went fully into effect mandating these be installed on both sides of a car's front seat
    $200 1
In the 1990s Germany modified the Reinheitsgebot, a law dating to 1516 that said this could be made only of barley, hops & water
    $200 19
This "Daily Show" host acted on a South African soap opera called "Isidingo" when he was 18
    $200 24
The tresses of a rabbit relative
    $400 7
Your gardening group can learn about Detroit dark red--not a hit man but a sweet variety of this root veggie
    $400 27
On Sept.10, 1813 the U.S. had a naval victory on this lake
    $400 12
A container of Tide can't clean this 2-word phrase after you "air" it in public & make your pal's problems known to all
    $400 2
In Australia, this is compulsory but easy, & done on Saturdays
    $400 20
This "Good Morning America" co-anchor left Southeastern Louisiana as the women's basketball program's third all-time leading scorer
    $400 25
The uninterested panel that runs an organization
    $600 8
The accountants at the company might go over the CVP analysis--short for cost-this-profit
    $600 28
Laid down in 1823, this policy declared the U.S. would not allow new colonies to be created in the Americas
    $600 13
AAA says check your tire pressure before driving, when tires aren't hot, as this measure normally increases by 2-6 with hot tires
    $600 3
In 2012 Bolivia adopted a law to protect La Madre Tierra, translated as this personification
    $600 21
He began hosting "The Price Is Right" in 1972 & reminded you to help control the pet population by having your pet spayed or neutered
    $600 16
To give up grain kernels
    $800 9
Things can get raucous in the Zoom fantasy NBA draft as the guys compete for this "Dame", the Blazers' star guard
    DD: $2,000 29
On May 30, 1854 Pres. Pierce signed into law what was officially called "an act to organize the territories of" these 2 places"
    $800 14
Oxygen makes up about 21% of Earth's atmosphere; this element dominates at 78%
    $800 4
Vietnam grants female workers up to 6 months of this at 100% salary
    $800 22
Before starting her self-titled talk show, she sang for her supper & shared the silver screen with Justin Guarini
    $800 17
A trigonometric function's indicator
    $1000 10
A Bible study group will have a lively discussion of this book that says, "I am Alpha and Omega" twice in its first chapter
    $1000 30
This literary movement arose in 19th century New England; some of its members experimented with utopian living at Brook Farm
    $1000 15
The National Air & Space Museum is home to the Bell X-1 this man used in 1947 to fly faster than the speed of sound
    $1000 5
The promotion not of GDP but GNH, this measure of quality of life, is enshrined in Bhutan's constitution
    $1000 23
She went "Live!" as a title daytime TV co-host in 2001 but in the '80s, got to show off her moves on "Dance Party USA"
    $1000 18
A basement merchant

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

Mattea Katie Allan
$3,000 $2,400 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Katie Allan
$4,600 $3,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These are all actual answers from the popular online game Wordle.)
    $400 3
Its suburbs include Florissant, Missouri & Granite City, Illinois
    $400 30
In 1949 TV's first animated cereal commercial was from this rival of Kellogg's & featured 3 bears, Dandy, Handy & Candy
    $400 2
Donna Strickland shared a 2018 physics Nobel for generating short, high-intensity optical pulses with this type of device
    $400 6
ABC sang about a "Poison" one to the heart, while Avicii had a song about shooting "Broken" ones "in the dark"
    $400 11
A specialist in waterproof fires, she was known to use a time-turner so she could be in 2 classes at once
    $400 12
_ _ _ EY
    DD: $2,000 4
In 1506 Pope Julius II laid its first stone
    $800 21
Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz wrote a 600-page bestselling chronicle of this trio
    $800 26
Swimming pools have been cleaner since Herbert Dow developed a method of getting this element from brine in the 1890s
    $800 7
Liam & Noel Gallagher of this Manchester band gave us "Supersonic" vibes in their first single in 1994
    $800 13
This 3-letter Caroline Kepnes novel finds young Guinevere Beck stalked by a Big Apple murderer
    $800 17
_ A _ A _
    $1200 5
The full name of this institution founded in 1754 begins "Royal and Ancient Golf Club of"
    $1200 1
In the 1930s Frank Malina, Ed Forman & Jack Parsons began doing pioneering work on rockets at this Pasadena school
    DD: $7,000 27
James Gosling developed this 4-letter programming language at Sun Microsystems
    $1200 8
Tracy Chapman needed this title conveyance--"We gotta make a decision, leave tonight or live & die this way"
    $1200 14
Fitting its title well, Elinor, the oldest Dashwood girl in this Austen novel, has a good head on her shoulders
    $1200 18
A riddle, like the one seen here:
_ _ _ _ _

    $1600 23
With a population of 109,000, it's 4 times the size of any other city in Newfoundland
    $1600 22
The "Golden Triangle" of the Texas oil industry is the cities of Orange, Beaumont & this "Port" one
    $1600 28
Atom bomb builder Louis Slotin was hailed as a hero for shielding others from a fatal burst of radiation at this lab
    $1600 9
Not to be trusted as scientists, Coldplay claimed that "birds go flying at" this; they, in fact, do not
    $1600 15
In the sci-fi novel "Gideon the Ninth", Gideon is a cavalier bonded to Harrowhark, one of these bone-raising conjurers
    $1600 19
A special privilege (the American spelling made some Brit players angry):
_ _ V _ _
    $2000 24
Back before the jet set could jet there, this Swiss resort hosted the 1928 Winter Olympics
    $2000 25
A tradition in Northern European art was to show the virgin & child not with Joseph, but with this saint, the virgin's mother
    $2000 29
JFK honored the FDA's Frances Kelsey for blocking the US release of this pregnancy drug that caused birth defects around the world
    $2000 10
The 1993 Breeders song about one of these projectiles makes a "crash" & a "splash"
    $2000 16
This enchantress from the "Odyssey" is the sympathetic heroine of a 2018 novel by Madeline Miller
    $2000 20
To bind:
_ _ _ SS

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Katie Allan
$21,800 $14,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2019 he won his first competitive Oscar, 36 years after a Student Academy Award for a film about a Brooklyn barbershop

Final scores:

Mattea Katie Allan
$28,001 $6,000 $15,000
9-day champion: $210,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Katie Allan
$21,800 $8,200 $7,600
22 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2022-02-08
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