Show #8623 - Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Mattea Roach game 12.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!

Contestants

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Sean Wong, an IT support student from Wayzata, Minnesota

Loni Lewis, a teacher librarian from Charleston, South Carolina

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 11-day cash winnings total $244,882)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LEAGUE LEADER
BEACH, BAY "B"
ACTORS, INITIALLY
THEATRICAL HAPPENINGS
WE ARE SWOLEMATES
THE HUNGER NAMES
    $200 5
Article 7 of the 1919 covenant of this organization said its seat "is established at Geneva"
    $200 1
Myanmar & the Malay Peninsula are on the eastern edge of this bay
    $200 13
J.L.C.,
back for more in "Halloween Kills"
    $200 22
In 2021, Shakespeare in the Park was back in this park with "Merry Wives", changing the Bard's setting to South Harlem
    $200 30
Time for some twisting dumbbell curls & underhanded seated rowing to help develop these upper arm muscles with 2 heads
    $200 18
This type of breakfast got its name from the idea that other Europeans ate lighter in the morning than Brits did
    $400 6
6 months before the 19th Amendment was ratified, the Natl. American Woman Suffrage Association got reorganized under this name
    $400 2
Neil Simon wrote some "Memoirs" about this beach neighborhood next door to Coney Island
    $400 14
N.P.H.,
suiting up for "How I Met Your Mother"
    $400 23
"Into the Woods" finds Rapunzel trampled & a giant plummeting to its death from one of these
    $400 21
The chest this machine, seen here, works your pecs just like the bench type, & it's easier to watch the gym TV sitting up
    $400 19
Taco Bell branded this ordinal repast that they said was "between dinner and breakfast"
    $600 7
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, & Blitzcrank & Dr. Mundo as well, fighting champions in this online video game
    $600 3
A legendary surfing spot, 'Ehukai Beach on Oahu's North Shore is known as this pipeline, a Japanese cheer
    $600 15
W.J.H.,
making some (after)life changes in "The Good Place"
    $600 24
Kenneth Lay & Jeffrey Skilling are characters in Lucy Prebble's drama about this disgraced company
    $600 10
The external obliques toward the sides are the outer layer of these core muscles
    $600 20
Unappetizing term for the chicken proverbially served at a banquet or testimonial dinner
    $800 8
The Ivy League includes this school that was chartered in 1865 & has a lovely view of a Finger Lake
    $800 11
Add 2 letters to a big European bay to get this big Floridian one
    $800 16
V.A.F.,
dealing with "The Wrong Mr. Right" & "The Wrong Fiance"
    $800 25
Puppets like Princeton & Trekkie Monster pull the strings in this Tony-winning play named for a street
    $800 9
It's leg day! The adductor muscles are inner muscles in this body part, so let's squeeze the 2 together & use them! & again!
    $800 27
MRE is officially short for this, though soldiers have referred to them as "meals rejected by everyone"
    $1000 4
Peaking in Europe in the 14th century, this German trading league began to fade & held its last diet in 1669
    $1000 12
The name of this Cape Cod area bay may have come from misidentification of ospreys as vulture relatives
    $1000 17
J.L.M.,
a cop on "Law & Order" & "The Flash"
    DD: $2,400 26
The sound of an ax tearing into a grove can be heard near the end of this 1904 Russian play
    $1000 29
Let's blast these triangular shoulder muscles with some lateral raises with kettlebells, & don't just use momentum; we'll do traps next
    $1000 28
Paddington enjoyed this "timely" pre-noon meal

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

Mattea Loni Sean
$4,800 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Loni Sean
$11,000 $1,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN LITERATURE
THE SCIENTIST WHO...
THE SINGER'S COUNTRY OF BIRTH
NOT TOO "SEX"Y FOR YOU
CAPTAIN AMERICA
I CAN DO THIS ALL DAY
    $400 7
Also known for his detective fiction, French author Gaston Leroux wrote this 1910 "operatic" work
    $400 23
...teamed with James Watson & wrote "Of Molecules & Men"
    $400 3
Sting
    $400 18
This word for a discriminating person (in a bad way) was popularized in 1965 by Pauline Leet of Franklin & Marshall College
    $400 1
It was during this war against the British that Captain James Lawrence said, "Don't give up the ship"
    $400 29
With unending flicks of my wrist, I can do multiple tricks with this, like the elevator & around the corner
    $800 8
This Camus novel was inspired by a run-in his friend had with 2 Arab men on a beach
    $800 24
...first prevented contamination in wine by heating it up to 140 degrees
    $800 5
Iggy Azalea
    $800 19
By measuring the altitude of celestial objects, it helps calculate a ship's position
    $800 12
The first of 2 names in exploring, he went from ensign to captain in 5 years before becoming Jefferson's aide-de-camp
    $800 26
I love driving the open road & keeping track of how many miles I've traveled via this dashboard instrument
    $1200 15
The author of "My Brilliant Friend" uses this Italian pseudonym & will stop publishing if her identity is revealed
    DD: $2,000 27
...was born into slavery but got his bachelor's in agricultural science in 1894
    $1200 2
Bryan Adams
    $1200 20
This noun refers to someone between the ages of 60 & 69
    $1200 9
Joy Bright Hancock, one of the first women with a naval commission, became a captain while in this WWII volunteer reserve unit
    $1200 14
I never tire of this hobby of sculpting a figure by cutting or carving small shavings from a piece of wood with a knife
    $1600 16
Percy Shelley wrote the poem "Adonais" in honor of this other poet & friend
    $1600 28
...as the Hayden Planetarium's director, grouped Pluto with the Kuiper belt objects & not as a planet
    $1600 4
Celia Cruz
    $1600 21
Lots of smart people in this Massachusetts county, home to M.I.T. & Tufts
    DD: $4,800 11
Dean Acheson's memoir is dedicated to this former boss, "The Captain with the Mighty Heart"
    $1600 13
I get out my toy soldiers & just like in TV's "Outlander", re-enact this 1746 battle that dashed the hopes of Bonnie Prince Charlie
    $2000 17
In addition to a devilish masterwork, this German wrote "The Sorrows of Young Werther"
    $2000 30
...has his own principle of pressure & has a computer language named for him
    $2000 6
Wyclef Jean
    $2000 22
The hotel now called the J.W. Marriott this House has welcomed guests in Midtown Manhattan since 1931
    $2000 10
The USNA parade field is named for John Worden, who captained this ironclad that fought a famous battle March 9, 1862
    $2000 25
I can't stop marveling at my aquarium; I love these kissing fish that have a croaking cousin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Loni Sean
$21,400 -$600 -$1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ON THE INTERNET
This website launched in 2015 with 3 offerings, from James Patterson, Dustin Hoffman & Serena Williams

Final scores:

Mattea Loni Sean
$26,400 -$600 -$1,600
12-day champion: $271,282 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Loni Sean
$19,200 -$600 $3,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
6 R,
4 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 2022-02-09
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