Show #8626 - Monday, April 25, 2022

Mattea Roach game 15.

Contestants

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Michael Graff, a mascot from Eastvale, California

Jessie Francis, a mental health therapist from Marietta, Georgia

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 14-day cash winnings total $320,081)

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Jeopardy! Round

PICTURE THE SONG
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR
OUT IN THE OCEAN
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
LET'S PLAY OLD-TIME PRIVATE EYE
    $200 1
It ranks as one of the greatest rock songs of all time
    $200 18
To enroll in a school to attend classes
    $200 11
This author was jailed in Concord in 1846 for refusing to pay taxes in protest of the Mexican-American War
    $200 16
Sailors gave the name "Roaring Forties" not to a decade but to a windy region between 40 & 50 degrees south this
    $200 3
The cello is the bass member of the family named for this instrument
    $200 22
I eyed the bartender. This potent potable, I said. "Jim Beam black extra-aged" this. "& don't be stingy on the pour"
    $400 2
By Joni Mitchell
    $400 19
Adjective for see-through material or an excuse that has no chance of being believed
    $400 12
The U.S. Army didn't have goons, but did have these--cavalrymen armed with both swords & firearms
    $400 17
The language of the Maldives gives us this word for a ring-shaped reef
    DD: $1,000 5
Seen here, it's often considered the national instrument of Russia
    $400 23
I knew she was trouble the minute she walked in; after all, she was this WWI dancer & spy whose name means "eye of the day"
    $600 4
A familiar spiritual that was a No. 1 hit in the 1950s
    $600 20
As recounted in the movie "Moana", Maui was this type of being
    $600 13
Several future U.S. presidents served in the war; this man was president during it
    $600 27
Examples of this type of steep-sided depression in the sea floor include the Aleutian, Sunda & Mariana
    $600 6
In 1963 session musician Boots Randolph had a Top 40 hit with "Yakety" this
    $600 24
The dame had gams for days, from here to this planet visited by the Galileo orbiter & probe in December 1995
    $800 9
Grammy-winning Song of the Year in 2014
    $800 21
The place where you arrive on shore after a long journey on a ship
    $800 14
Shortly after the war, this 5-law deal "of 1850" tried to sort out the fate of slavery in the territories the U.S. gained
    $800 29
These deep-sea vents, named for the magma-heated water they emit, are islands of life in the ocean floor
    $800 7
Head to the end of the alphabet for this stringed instrument that has a fretted fingerboard
    $800 25
It was 1994. This Munch painting was gone. Vamoosed. The thieves even left a note saying thanks for the bad security
    $1000 10
A posthumous hit for Jim Croce
    $1000 28
Also called wild marjoram, this aromatic herb of the mint family is used widely in Mediterranean cooking
    $1000 15
This treaty named for a Mexico City neighborhood ended the war Feb. 2, 1848
    $1000 30
From Latin for "pool", it's a shallow, relatively calm body of water separated from the open ocean by a reef or barrier island
    $1000 8
This set of big drums gets its name from the Italian for "kettledrums"
    $1000 26
The man lived in Caddo Parish, in this Louisiana "port" city. Well... had lived. Turns out some guys don't mix well with threshers

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

Mattea Jessie Michael
$3,200 $4,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Jessie Michael
$6,400 $7,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
MULTIPLE HYPHENS
MANE-SPLAINING
I'LL FOLLOW YOU
TO THE "N"s OF THE EARTH
    $400 3
Though written first, Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" takes place 20 years after the events of this novel
    $400 9
Annalise Keating, who helped folks get away with murder
    $400 12
It's all relative with this folksy term for a small-scale, owner-operated business
    $400 26
The brown this dog-like mammal of the African savannah ain't laughin' when its mane is erect--it's frightened
    $400 21
To put this animal body part on someone means to have him followed
    $400 2
Kjøttkaker are this country's beloved meatballs, & don't say they're like Swedish ones
    $800 17
This Stephen King novel says, "I, Georgie, am Mr. Bob Gray, also known as Pennywise the dancing clown"
    $800 1
Alien nemesis
Ellen Ripley
    $800 13
Meaning "reckless", this 3-word phrase begins with a denizen of hell
    $800 27
Also found in South Australia, the fur seal named for this nation has a thick mane of long guard hairs
    $800 22
There's a tradition of watching these birds follow their mother through school buildings in Reading, Mass. & Hopkins, Minn.
    $800 4
A reconstruction law for this Japanese city went into effect August 9, 1949
    $1200 18
Marlow & Kurtz are characters in this Joseph Conrad novella
    $1200 6
Ezekiel-quoting hitman Jules Winnfield
    $1200 14
Put your heads together & come up with this French term for a private conversation
    $1200 28
A full, darker mane on a lion signals a strong presence of this male hormone, which is, dare we say, catnip to the ladies
    $1200 23
Andy Jassy says before taking over as Amazon CEO he was Jeff Bezos' this, following him closely & watching every move
    $1200 5
As well as another nickname for the Big Easy, it's the town in Italy where emperor Augustus died
    $1600 19
Kya Clark is known as "The Marsh Girl" in this Delia Owens novel that spent over 2 years on the bestsellers list
    $1600 7
Felix Unger, half of a 1970s TV Odd Couple
    DD: $4,000 15
This 4-word phrase can mean a fabric colored before weaving, or unchanging in opinion
    $1600 29
With easily confused hair features & 4-letter names, the ibex is a bearded goat & this is a maned antelope, such as the gemsbok
    $1600 24
At 94, this British naturalist reached 1 million followers in 5 hours when he joined Instagram in 2020
    DD: $4,000 10
3 of Canada's 4 Atlantic provinces start with "N": Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, this one
    $2000 20
Angie Thomas was still in college when she wrote a story that became this novel about a police shooting
    $2000 8
Bada Bing owner
Silvio Dante
    $2000 16
There are multiple hyphens in up-to-the-minute & this similar term that sounds fancy enough to be in a museum
    $2000 30
Remember the mane, seen here is this horse breed that originated in a province of the Netherlands
    $2000 25
William Blake depicted the biblical Naomi telling her widowed daughters-in-law she's leaving, this one will follow her
    $2000 11
Oktoberfest is a big event in this country of southern Africa, which had German overlords from 1884 to 1915

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Jessie Michael
$27,200 $10,200 $5,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NAMES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Capable of freighting about 180 tons of cargo, in 1624 it was in disrepair & appraised at a total value of 128 pounds

Final scores:

Mattea Jessie Michael
$32,700 $10,300 $100
15-day champion: $352,781 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Jessie Michael
$22,400 $9,600 $5,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2022-02-14
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