Show #8628 - Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Mattea Roach game 17.

Contestants

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Christina Clark, an elementary music teacher from De Pere, Wisconsin

Ben Hsia, a R&D engineer from Fremont, California

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 16-day cash winnings total $368,981)

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Jeopardy! Round

A NOVEL LOOK AT THE NOVEL
FINISH THE OLD PROVERB
THE LEAGUE MVP's TEAM
GETTING A "BA" IN BOTANY
(Ken: All correct responses will begin with the letters"B-A".)
WHICH COMES FIRST
THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG
    $200 11
1851:
Nantucket. Sea. Revenge. Madness. Oops. Adrift
    $200 16
"He whose father is" this court official "goes safe to his trial"
    $200 1
Barry Sanders, who could really "motor" down a football field
    $200 6
In botany, this is a delicate ornamental flower of genus Gypsophila, not actual infant respiration
    $200 26
Asimov's first law regarding these says they can't injure a human or, through inaction, allow a human to be harmed
    $200 22
This French-named dish is basically an egg pie; the Lorraine region is associated with it
    $400 12
A young girl blows into town & kills a woman; does poppies to the point of unconsciousness & later kills a second woman before leaving
    $400 17
This strong desire for sustenance "is the best sauce"
    $400 2
LeBron in 2009 & 2010, before taking a trip south
    $400 7
This herb of the mint family is a key ingredient in many pasta dishes
    $400 27
Starting at "Go", it's the first property you pass on the classic Monopoly board
    $400 23
McDonald's launched these nationally in 1983
    $600 13
A Bumppo in the road; Cora does not stay alive, no matter what occurs; hey... where'd everyone go?
    $600 19
"No one can have a mouth full of" this baking essential "& also blow on a fire"
    $600 3
Sammy Sosa, hitting 66 homers in 1998
    $600 8
The name of this tree with extremely lightweight wood is Spanish for "raft"
    $600 29
On December 7, 1787 it became the first state to ratify the Constitution
    $600 24
This meat is an ingredient in both chicken cordon bleu & a Denver omelet
    $800 14
Twain travel; Merlin mentioned; knights on bikes; we're gonna get medieval on your mind
    $800 20
"A live dog is better than a dead" one of these regal beasts
    $800 4
3-time winner Alex Ovechkin, a power player in a city full of 'em
    $800 9
Chinese mountain & Japanese timber are varieties of this grass
    $800 28
The first of these says, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven"
    $800 18
Italian for fried gives us the name of this egg dish, basically an unfolded omelet
    $1000 15
Miller's crossing some lines; a wild ride through 1930s Paris with Tania & Boris; smuggled into the states
    $1000 21
This "is as good as a rest"
    $1000 5
Cody Bellinger, a big hit on the coast in 2019
    $1000 10
Roots that descend from branches can give one of these tropical & subtropical trees the appearance of a thicket
    DD: $2,000 30
The first law of this says that the total energy of a system plus its surroundings is conserved
    $1000 25
Eggs & a peppery tomato sauce are the basis of this trendy Mideast breakfast dish

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

Mattea Ben Christina
$5,000 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Ben Christina
$6,000 $2,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTS
MOUNTAINS & HILLS
MISCELLANY
CELEBRITY MEMOIRS
THE ANCIENT WORLD
AN ANATOMY OF WORDS
(Ken: Each response will be a part of the body.)
    $400 11
Daniel Burnham designed these stores named for their separate areas of goods, including Selfridges & Wanamaker's
    $400 8
The order "Don't fire 'til you see the whites of their eyes" is associated with this hill
    $400 26
The cerebellum is in the hindbrain; this makes up the largest part of the forebrain
    $400 9
In "A Life in Parts", he writes of the end of a day on set: "I'd... let everything soak off ... leeching myself of Walter White"
    $400 17
Scythians buried some women with weapons & likely inspired the Greek lore of these women warriors
    $400 21
The forward end of an aircraft or submarine
    $800 12
The many Southern California designs of Paul R. Williams include the Beverly Wilshire Hotel at the end of this swanky drive
    $800 7
In the panhandle near the Alabama border, 345-foot Britton Hill is the highest natural point in this state
    $800 27
The Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs reports directly to this head of a cabinet department
    $800 10
This member of Buffalo Springfield reminisces about his Canadian boyhood in "Special Deluxe"
    $800 16
In Rome, saturnism, or poisoning by this metal, was sometimes caused by the practice of boiling down wine in vessels made from it
    $800 22
A spoken language
    $1200 13
Israel's most famous architect, Moshe Safdie designed the Holocaust History Museum for this Jerusalem Remembrance Center
    DD: $4,000 5
Mountain ranges with this "snowy" name can be found both in California & southeastern Spain
    $1200 28
A 400-year-old one of these mighty trees, Iowa's state tree, was found near Des Moines in 2018
    $1200 18
She had a bestseller with "Not That Kind of Girl"
    $1200 2
The remains of the Ludus Magnus, a gladiator training school, are just steps from this arena built in Rome about 70 A.D.
    $1200 23
In tune with the latest fashion & music
    $1600 14
Thanks to architect Norman Foster, this London museum has a glass-enclosed courtyard
    $1600 4
These mountains run northeast to southwest from Tunisia, through Algeria & into Morocco
    $1600 29
This Greek love goddess is the mom of Phobos & Deimos, "fear" & "terror", so yeah, thanks for that, mom
    $1600 19
"Brat" is the aptly titled memoir of this member of the '80s Brat Pack seen here
    $1600 1
Over 2,000 years ago in India, iron & wood were combined to make wootz, an early version of this iron-carbon alloy
    DD: $8,000 24
To gently tease another person
    $2000 15
A palace that this architect built in the 1880s for his patron Eusebi Güell is a Barcelona landmark
    $2000 6
About 18,500 feet high, this inactive volcano in Russia is the highest peak in Europe
    $2000 30
That's no humpback whale you're hearing--it's the singing dog breed in Papua on the western side of this in Indonesia
    $2000 20
"More Fool Me" is a memoir by this witty Brit
    $2000 3
Tekhen, the Egyptian word for this type of pillar, comes from their word for "to pierce", like pierce the sky
    $2000 25
To climb a rope or pole using one's hands & legs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Ben Christina
$27,200 $13,600 $8,400
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

POETS
In 1939 he was buried near his last residence in France, but his body arrived in Galway en route to final burial on September 17, 1948

Final scores:

Mattea Ben Christina
$27,201 $27,200 $3,100
17-day champion: $396,182 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Ben Christina
$22,800 $10,800 $8,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2022-02-14
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