Show #8624 - Thursday, April 21, 2022

Mattea Roach game 13.

Contestants

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Meghan Bowman, an IT analyst from Mount Prospect, Illinois

Alex Lemberg, an attorney and activist from San Francisco, California

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 12-day cash winnings total $271,282)

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Jeopardy! Round

CALIFORNIA
BOOK TITLE GEOGRAPHY
THINK "BIG"
THAT'S NOT CANNON
A GOLF COURSE
ALSO FOUND IN THE KITCHEN
    $200 14
Today home to Disneyland, this Orange County city was founded by German immigrants in 1857
    $200 1
The Marabar Caves are on the itinerary
in "A Passage to
____"
    $200 7
This nickname was first used in connection with New York City in the 1920s
    $200 12
Filipino-American martial arts master Dan Inosanto introduced Bruce Lee to this weapon, 2 rods connected by a chain
    $200 26
Keep your eye on this, one under par on a hole
    $200 3
If you reach one of these in the road, you have to make a decision on which path to take
    $400 15
In Oceanside, you can visit San Luis Rey, the largest of these California settlements begun by the Spanish more than 250 years ago
    $400 2
Betty Smith cultivated
"A Tree Grows in
____"
    $400 8
Type of music & ensemble associated with Duke Ellington & Tommy Dorsey
    $400 13
This can be used to fight in 2 very different forms--as a heavy, spiked club or as a brand of pepper spray
    $400 27
Those drives are going everywhere but the fairway--time to improve them by teeing it up at this practice area
    $400 19
The name of this utensil also means "to nestle while lying & facing another's back"
    DD: $1,200 16
This city located northwest of San Jose has a name that means "tall tree"
    $600 4
Julia Child cooked up
"My Life in ____"
    $600 9
This national park in Texas has more land area than the state of Rhode Island
    $600 20
Is that this weapon which I see before me? Indeed it is, specifically a Hindu katar one
    $600 28
It's the 3-letter word for the spot where a golfer's ball has come to rest
    $600 21
This 4-letter verb can mean to descend or drop in value
    $800 17
Perched on Mount Hollywood, this facility offers astronomical exhibits & a great view of the city below
    $800 5
The sequel to "Lonesome Dove":
"Streets of ____"
    $800 10
The British call this grouping the Plough
    $800 24
Labeled "not to be used on Christians" by the Lateran council, this Middle Ages weapon uses a trigger to release its bolts
    $800 29
From an old Scots word, it means both a piece of turf dug out by a club on a swing & the resulting hole
    $800 22
Before "away", it means to sweep someone off on a jaunty holiday
    $1000 18
This city about midway between L.A. & Sin City is mentioned in the first sentence of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
    $1000 6
John le Carre, man of international intrigue:
"The ____ House"
    $1000 11
Roger Miller wrote the music & lyrics for this musical based on "Huckleberry Finn"
    $1000 25
In 1588 Hideyoshi's Katanagari, or this weapon "hunt", was an attempt to disarm the peasants
    $1000 30
A righthander's shot that moves slightly from left to right is called this, a synonym for "gradually disappear"
    $1000 23
His Roman equivalent was Faunus

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

Mattea Alex Meghan
$2,000 $1,200 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Alex Meghan
$5,400 $6,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1720s
WORLD CAPITALS
ANAGRAMMED UNGULATES
BIBLICAL DEVOTIONS
SIMPLY STELLAR
LET FREEDOM SING
    $400 5
In 1721 he was proclaimed the czar of the Russian empire
    $400 10
Its thriving movie industry was once dubbed "Hollywood on the Nile"
    $400 15
It has 2 pairs of curved tusks:
GO WRATH
    $400 20
After this woman says Samson doesn't love her, he tells her "All his heart"; mistake!
    $400 25
Louis Armstrong wore one of these on a necklace for much of his life to honor a Jewish family who helped him as a child
    $400 1
"Freedom" on her 2016 album "Lemonade" features Kendrick Lamar rapping, "Open our mind as we cast away oppression"
    $800 6
The colonies' first divinity professor was Edward Wigglesworth, at this college
    $800 11
Leveled during World War II, it was replaced as capital for nearly 30 years by Quezon City
    $800 16
Both males & females have antlers:
A BIO CUR
    $800 21
When Sarah dies at the age of 127, this man weeps for her & buries her in the Cave of Machpelah
    $800 26
Discovered in a Sri Lankan mine in 2015, the Star of Adam, one of these blue gems, is worth an estimated $100 million
    $800 2
In the folk classic "If I Had A Hammer", the hammer represents justice; one of these, freedom
    DD: $3,000 7
On Sunday, April 5, Dutch Admiral Jacob Roggeveen landed on what is now called this island, 2,200 miles west of Chile
    $1200 12
Your plane has touched down at Jose Marti International Airport--welcome to this world capital
    $1200 17
This desert pack animal also provides milk & wool: ROAMED DRY
    $1200 22
Devoted wife Michal warns this husband that her dad Saul is about to kill him
    $1200 27
You can still get the 3-pointed star hood ornament if you buy this brand's S-Class Sedan
    $1200 3
"Let Freedom Ring" is a song by the Nightwatchman, the acoustic alter ego of this Rage Against the Machine guitarist
    $1600 8
This German composer became a British subject in 1727 & composed new King George II's coronation anthems that same year
    $1600 13
When spelled as one word, this capital of Mongolia has 2 sets of double As
    $1600 18
Its most distinctive feature is composed of keratin: HIS CROONER
    $1600 23
Jacob has to work for 14 years to marry this second wife, his true love
    $1600 28
Moving up in the U.S. Army, it goes brigadier general, major general, this 3-star guy
    $1600 4
"Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom?" he asked in "Redemption Song", the last song on his last non-posthumous album
    $2000 9
Setting off from Kamchatka, this explorer sailed north through the strait that today bears his name
    $2000 14
Kigali is home to the university of this country
    $2000 19
Despite being semiaquatic, it doesn't swim, but trots on the bottom:
SHAMPOO TIP UP
    DD: $5,000 24
"Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it" is from the 8th chapter of this biblical book
    $2000 29
Starry newspapers include this city's Star-Ledger, where Tony Soprano got his news
    $2000 30
The opening act at the first Woodstock, he was asked to keep going while other acts were delayed, & improvised his classic "Freedom"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Alex Meghan
$20,000 $12,600 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FILMS OF THE 1950s
The title character of this film has the same name as the Roman goddess of the dawn

Final scores:

Mattea Alex Meghan
$14,799 $4,600 $7,500
13-day champion: $286,081 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Alex Meghan
$18,200 $17,000 $4,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2022-02-09
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