Show #8627 - Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mattea Roach game 16.

Contestants

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Reya Sehgal, a cultural strategist and performer from Brooklyn, New York

Nicky Smith, a debate instructor from San Francisco, California

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 15-day cash winnings total $352,781)

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
THE MIDDLE AGES
I LEARNED IT IN THE COMIC BOOKS
ITALIAN CUISINE
LET'S TALK SCIENCE
MINI-"ME"
(Ken: "M-E" will begin each response in that category.)
    $200 17
It was made the capital of China in 1949
    $200 1
In the 8th century the Venerable St. Bede popularized the idea of dating from this event
    $200 16
One of his origin stories states he was raised by a lighthouse keeper before regaining his royal birthright
    $200 12
Usually served in thin slices, this Italian ham cured by drying has a name from Latin meaning "suck out"
    $200 26
He published the landmark treatise "Opticks" in 1704
    $200 6
A little sound from a Russian Blue or an Abyssinian
    $400 18
Those born during the first half of April have this sign, the ram
    DD: $1,000 2
Now known to historians as the Migration period, the early Middle Ages were long known by this name implying ignorance
    $400 22
Wonder Woman's tools have included an invisible plane & a magic one of these that can make you tell the truth
    $400 11
Here's a piece of this layered Italian cake flavored with espresso & dusted with cocoa
    $400 27
A Swedish astronomer gave his name to this temperature scale
    $400 7
This 4-letter word for a short note is an abbreviation of a 10-letter word
    $600 19
A googol is equal to a 1 followed by this many zeros
    $600 3
Quarreling with Germany's Henry IV over who got to appoint bishops, Pope Gregory VII did this to Henry, twice
    $600 23
Peter Parker has worked as a photographer for this newspaper created long before Spider-Man was
    $600 13
This grated cheese made from skim milk is named for a city about 70 miles southeast of Milan
    $600 28
This hereditary bleeding disorder, aka Christmas disease, is caused by a deficiency of clotting factors
    $600 8
The variety of this seen here is small enough to grow in your little garden
    $800 20
Columbia University began handing out these awards in 1917
    $800 4
Merchant & craft were the 2 main types of these business associations, from an old word for "payment"
    $800 24
Her alter ego is the successful attorney Jennifer Walters, but don't make her angry
    $800 14
Puttanesca sauce is commonly made with olives, capers & these small salty fish
    $800 29
These are proteins, such as hydrolase, that catalyze biochemical reactions
    $800 9
A small case containing a scroll, it's hung on doorposts in Jewish homes at an angle, top facing inward
    $1000 21
Filbert is another name for this nut
    $1000 5
Clovis I founded the kingdom of these people who would give their name to a country
    $1000 25
The lone survivor of a massacre, this green-skinned guardian grew up to be the "deadliest woman in the galaxy"
    $1000 15
It's the 2-word name for this flavorful Italian dish made from veal shanks
    $1000 30
Hundreds of copies of this type of DNA, mtDNA for short, are outside the nucleus of the cell, helping ancestry.com trace your mother's line
    $1000 10
This subatomic particle is made of a quark & an antiquark

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

Mattea Nicky Reya
$5,000 $800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Nicky Reya
$8,000 -$400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

COLONEL KNOWLEDGE
TV SHOWS BY SETTING
ON THE MEDITERRANEAN
ONE BIG FAMILY
1870s LITERATURE
____, ____ & ____
    $400 17
A colonel in the Continental Army, Henry Rutgers later would have a school in this state named in his honor
    $400 19
Litchfield Correctional Institution for Women
    $400 7
In ancient times this French port was known as Massalia
    $400 23
Archie & Quentin & Ted & Alice were children of this American political family
    $400 2
The story "Carmilla" features an early appearance of one of these creatures in fiction; it's dispatched with a stake to the heart
    $400 12
Oddly, only one of the 3 "R's" in this foundation of education actually begins with an "R"
    $800 18
Martin Mull played him in the movie based on the game Clue
    $800 28
On season 2 of this anthology series, Briarcliff Manor mental asylum
    $800 8
In 1967 it voted to remain a British dependency; in 2002 it voted against sharing sovereignty with Spain
    $800 24
Numerous John Jacobs followed the founder of this American family dynasty
    $800 3
Phileas Fogg bets fellow London clubmen that he can succeed at this title challenging task
    $800 13
It's good advice to follow when clothing catches fire
    $1200 20
On Dec. 16, 1980 this fast food chain founder passed away in Kentucky
    $1200 29
St. Bonaventure Hospital, where Dr. Shaun Murphy works
    $1200 9
At the far east end of the Mediterranean, the Gulf of Iskenderun indents this country
    DD: $2,000 25
This performing family toured the United States in the 1940s, then settled on a Vermont farm
    $1200 4
His rags-to-riches tales included "Paul the Peddler", the adventures of a young street merchant
    $1200 14
Meaning "completely", it's a trio of angling essentials
    $1600 21
In 1946 U.S. Army Colonel Charles Kades drafted article 9 of this country's constitution, which renounces war
    $1600 30
In the '70s & '80s,
Ewing Oil
    $1600 10
Bari in Italy & Split in Croatia are on this arm of the Mediterranean
    $1600 26
In czarist Russia, you didn't want to start a beef with this powerful merchant family that gave its name to a recipe
    $1600 5
The ancient Greek fusion of passion & restraint was probed in "The Birth of Tragedy" by this German philosopher
    DD: $4,000 15
These items were tolled, closed & extinguished in an old Catholic ceremony
    $2000 22
This lieutenant colonel was knee-deep in the Iran-Contra Affair as part of the National Security Council staff
    $2000 1
From 1993 to 2005, the 15th Precinct in Manhattan
    $2000 11
This island highlighted here is the biggest in its group
    $2000 27
Stradivarius learned violin making from Nicolo of this great Italian family whose instruments are also highly prized today
    $2000 6
A baker, a banker & a butcher are all on the lookout for this creature in Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem "The Hunting of" this
    $2000 16
In a Eugene Field poem, these "fishermen three" were told, "Now cast your nets wherever you wish, never afeard are we"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Nicky Reya
$23,200 -$800 $5,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN SURNAMES
Adetokunbo, "the crown has returned from overseas", is fitting for the Adetokunbo family who left Nigeria for this country in 1991

Final scores:

Mattea Nicky Reya
$16,200 -$800 $9,900
16-day champion: $368,981 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Nicky Reya
$25,800 -$800 $5,000
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
4 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2022-02-14
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