Show #8629 - Thursday, April 28, 2022

Mattea Roach game 18.

Contestants

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Manav Jain, an undergraduate student from Clemson, South Carolina

Renée Russell, a branch office administrator from Baltimore, Maryland

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 17-day cash winnings total $396,182)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD YORK
MOVIES"!"
(Ken: Each of whose titles contain an exclamation point.)
POETS & POETRY
IRON
LANDMARKS
RHYMES WITH THESE
    $200 6
Ivar the Boneless showed some spine when he led these Scandinavians on raids of York in the 9th century
    $200 7
Pierce Brosnan & Meryl Streep sang "SOS" on the soundtrack of this 2008 film
    $200 22
Joy Harjo's "When the World as We Knew It Ended" refers to this date when "two towers... went down, swallowed by a fire dragon"
    $200 28
It's the "beastly" name for iron obtained directly from a blast furnace & poured into molds
    $200 1
These falls along the Zambezi River are about twice as wide & twice as deep as Niagara Falls
    $200 17
2 parallel ropes attach to a horizontal bar to make up this acrobatic apparatus
    $400 8
After this king won at Hastings, York was "seething with discontent"; he would soon march in & build 2 castles there
    $400 14
Looks like Steve McCroskey picked the wrong week to quit smoking, drinking, amphetamines & sniffing glue in this 1980 comedy
    $400 23
In an Edna St. Vincent Millay poem, this "burns at both ends; it will not last the night"
    $400 26
Fittingly, the iron type of these objects, like the 60-ton Hoba one in Africa seen here, is made up mostly of iron
    $400 2
A national trail in England stretches 84 miles from Newcastle to the Solway Firth along the line of this great fortification
    $400 18
To breathe with difficulty & with a whistling sound
    $600 9
York came to be when members of Rome's Ninth this set up camp & called it Eboracum
    $600 15
Steve Martin, Chevy Chase & Martin Short, collectively; now turn your head & cough
    $600 24
Poems by him include "Harlem", "Crossing Jordan" & "The Weary Blues"
    DD: $2,000 27
At about 1,000 feet, it was the tallest iron structure in the world when it was completed in 1889
    $600 3
The 2,700-foot Burj Khalifa in this city is quite impressive--check it out
    $600 19
To identify someone vile or unethical, "ball" or "bag" can follow this word
    $800 10
After battling the Picts in 305, this "Great" man was proclaimed emperor of Rome in York
    $800 12
Tom Hanks wrote & directed this 1996 film about a band of one-hit wonders
    $800 29
One of Joseph Brodsky's best-known poems is "Elegy for" this "Death Be Not Proud" poet
    $800 16
This symbol for the chemical element comes from the word for "iron" in Latin
    $800 4
For a great view of Rio & Guanabara Bay, take a cable car to the summit of this Brazilian peak
    $800 20
Idiomatically, these may "fall on deaf ears"
    $1000 11
York's Franciscan Order of Greyfriars was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1538 as part of this period of religious upheaval
    $1000 13
What the Dickens?! Mark Lester wanted a little more out of life in the title role of this 1968 film
    $1000 30
A poem by Stevie Smith says, "I was much further out than you thought and not waving but" doing this
    $1000 25
Thomas Paine got the 1st patent for an iron bridge, to span this river that meets the Delaware at Philadelphia--it was never built
    $1000 5
Finn McCool, sort of the Irish Paul Bunyan, was said to have built this as a bridge to a Scottish island
    $1000 21
It's an ornate decoration just below a building's roof

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

Mattea Renée Manav
$5,000 $200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Renée Manav
$9,800 $5,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
CELEBRITY SIBLING SURNAMES
DOUBLE DOUBLE-LETTER WORDS
NORTH AMERICA
CATCHING YOU SHORT
BALLET & OPERA
    $400 2
Plato thought there were ideal entities called forms; this pupil disagreed in his book "Metaphysics"
    $400 22
Of Britney & Jamie Lynn
    $400 15
Of course, there's a pumpkin spice version of this icy cold blended beverage from Starbucks
    $400 7
Tj for short, this Mexican border city is home to an estimated 2 million people
    $400 8
Per lifehack.org, "repeat the information (loudly if possible)" is one of "7 Simple Ways" to improve this type of retention
    DD: $5,000 26
M-m-m-my Verona! On February 9, 1965 Nureyev & Fonteyn danced this ever-doomed couple in London
    $800 3
Medieval questions about these: not how many fit on a pin but do they have free will? & with no bodies, can they have knowledge?
    $800 23
Of actresses
Rooney & Kate
    $800 18
Hiccup in "How to Train Your Dragon" gives his dragon this name, but soon after gets a better look inside its mouth
    $800 11
This U.S. commonwealth flies the flag seen here
    $800 9
In early 2021 short selling had led to $20 billion in losses by investors in this retailer serving your Funko & PlayStation needs
    $800 27
Siegfried threatens at least 2 characters with a crossbow in this ballet... what a bird brain!
    $1200 4
Qualia are events in this realm, one of the 2 in Descartes' dualist philosophy
    $1200 24
Of the sisters seen here
    $1200 19
Slightly different from accounting, it's the work of those that track & record money transactions
    $1200 12
Donated by a governor general of Canada in the 1890s, it's the oldest trophy won by pro athletes in North America
    $1200 10
"The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" is in F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 collection of short works called "Tales of" this era
    $1200 28
Tonio the clown introduces this opera; at the end, the audience is told that the comedy is over
    DD: $2,000 5
It's the philosophical study of art & of the judgments of art & beauty
    $1600 1
Of British singer Lily & brother Alfie from "Game of Thrones"
    $1600 20
A tenant under contract is considered one of these
    $1600 16
Preceding the Aztec as the dominant force in Central Mexico, from about 900 to 1200, were this people whose name also ended tec
    $1600 13
You might only need a 500-foot-long runway to land an aircraft with STOL short for this
    $1600 29
An opera with hitmen? I'm in! This Verdi title jester wants revenge on the Duke of Mantua & hires Sparafucile to kill him
    $2000 6
In works like "Philosophical Investigations", this Vienna-born thinker showed how thought is shaped by our language
    $2000 25
Of football coaches Jim & John seen here
    $2000 21
Ooh la la, chicken is sautéed & then stewed to make this French-named dish
    $2000 17
Unique to North America is this large moth that only lives for a week or two after leaving the cocoon
    $2000 14
Charlemagne's dad, this man III was called "the Short"; Charlemagne's kid also got the name
    $2000 30
Early in Act 2 in an Adolphe Adam classic ballet, Hilarion mourns at the grave of this title woman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Renée Manav
$22,600 $21,000 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS OF THE 1970s
Aptly, members of a Black family in this novel have biblical names: Pilate, Hagar & the title one, an ancestor of the protagonist

Final scores:

Mattea Renée Manav
$42,001 $1,201 $500
18-day champion: $438,183 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Renée Manav
$22,200 $15,000 $600
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2022-02-14
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