Show #8631 - Monday, May 2, 2022

Mattea Roach game 20.


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Becky Benninghoff, a church organist from Woodbridge, Virginia

Adam Ilgin, a ferryboat deckhand from Lewes, Delaware

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 19-day cash winnings total $460,184)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Presented by the news team at WPLG.)
    $200 21
(I'm Nicole Perez.) 17-0 was Super Bowl terrific in 1973, & all Miami was cheering as the Dolphins became the first & only NFL team in history to have a perfect winning season, led by this coach who has the most NFL wins all time
    $200 16
In Bible books:
    $200 23
Any reptile with a bony shell encasing its body is one of these
    $200 1
Before it was "Schindler's List" on film, the book was "Schindler's" this (meaning the one of the covenant)
    $200 6
Hail! to the victors valiant--Charles Woodson, Desmond Howard & Tom Harmon, Heisman winners from this Big Ten school
    $200 11
Something not initially liked & that takes a while to appreciate is one of these
    $400 22
(I'm Louis Aguirre.) The 1980s TV show "Miami Vice" changed the reputation of the city to one of chicness & glitz & made Florida a more desired film & TV location; these two actors, playing Crockett & Tubbs, added to the scenery
    $400 17
In federal holidays: Juneteenth National Independence Day, Independence Day...
    $400 24
This family of constricting snakes gave its name to a type of coiled neckwear
    $400 2
About a CIA analyst on the run, "Six Days of the Condor" was reduced to this many days in the movie version
    $400 7
In 2019 this Clemson QB became the second true freshman to win a national title as a starter
    $400 12
Designed for harsh climates, the Hagglunds Bandvagn is an ATV, one of these vehicles
    $600 28
(I'm Jenise Fernandez.) Hitting South Florida in 1992 with 165-mile-per-hour winds, destroying around 25,000 homes, taking 44 lives, & causing more than $25 billion in damage, it made news as the then most expensive Atlantic hurricane in history
    $600 18
As Apple CEO:
Michael Spindler,
Gil Amelio...
    $600 25
Sharp-toothed but with a long & narrow snout, the gavial, part of this reptile order, lives in the Ganges & attacks fish, not people
    $600 3
Ben Mezrich's "The Accidental Billionaires" became this movie about the startup of Facebook
    $600 8
The 1951 Army football team that lost to Navy 42-7 had been decimated by cadet expulsions for this
    $600 13
It's a system of gear shifting in a car
    $800 29
(I'm Calvin Hughes.) In 1990 deposed Central American dictator Manuel Noriega was brought to Miami to face a host of charges including racketeering, money laundering & drug trafficking while running this nation
    DD: $2,200 19
As state capital:
    $800 26
The 3-horned type is one of these lizards with pigment-containing cells that react to temperature & lizard emotions
    $800 4
Houston, we have a new title: "Lost Moon" by this astronaut was the basis for "Apollo 13"
    $800 9
From 2002 to 2008, this coach seen here led USC to seven straight BCS bowls & two title games
    $800 14
It runs from the heel to the calf muscles
    $1000 30
(I'm Kristi Krueger.) A Miami custody battle became national news in 2000 with a struggle to keep this young boy in America; a raid by federal agents settled the issue by taking the boy & returning him to his Cuban father
    $1000 20
As vice president:
Alben Barkley,
Richard Nixon...
    $1000 27
Venomous lizards of North America include the Mexican beaded & this one seen here
    $1000 5
"The Midwich Cuckoos" inspired this "Damned" 1960 film about children with frightening powers in a small town
    $1000 10
This Notre Dame hero who died at age 25 in 1920 helped pay his school expenses as a pool shark
    $1000 15
In legend the village of St. Calais, France was once saved from hunger by these pastries, basically flour & fruit

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

Mattea Adam Becky
$1,600 $1,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Adam Becky
$5,800 $3,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
A 24-7 Senate vote on Oct. 20, 1803 okayed ratification of a treaty that doubled the size of the nation by adding this territory
    $400 10
Built in what's now this country in the 300s B.C. & still in use today, the theater at Epidaurus seats about 13,000
    $400 15
The sinensis in the Latin name of the tea plant Camellia sinensis means "from" this country
    $400 20
Oliver Tambo was instrumental in the fight against apartheid as president of South Africa's ANC, short for this
    $400 1
Billy Ray Cyrus lamented the good old days in his tongue-in-cheek song entitled "I Want My" this hairstyle "Back"
    $400 2
One in a national park has grown 275 feet tall: SQ
    $800 4
In 1820 the North & South came to a compromise that enabled this to become our 24th state
    $800 11
Named for a European queen, Charlotte Amalie is the capital city of this U.S. possession east of Puerto Rico
    DD: $3,000 16
The Beaver, the Dartmouth & the Eleanor were the ships involved in this Dec. 16, 1773 incident
    $800 21
After leaving Moscow as a lad, he studied computer science at Stanford where he met Larry Page & it was search engines, go!
    $800 6
Women mentioned in this George Strait hit include sweet Eileen in Abilene & Allison in Galveston
    $800 25
Newly developed...
that's riche!
    $1200 5
This Illinois debate master was elected to the Senate in 1846 & served until he died in 1861
    $1200 12
It's about a 2-hour ferry ride from this island to Dar es Salaam
    $1200 17
A 19th century British prime minister gave his name & rank to this tea flavored with oil of bergamot
    $1200 22
Seen here, Anne of Austria, mother to the Sun King, was married to this ruler
    $1200 7
In a Grammy-winning hit, Jeannie C. Riley sang about "the day my mama socked it to" this school organization
    $1600 8
In 1864 Congress repealed these acts from 1793 & 1850 providing for the seizure & return of those who ran away from bondage
    DD: $3,000 13
More than 20,000 acres & with at least 100 artesian springs, Al-Ahsa Oasis is this nation's largest natural oasis
    $1600 18
Grades of tea leaf quality include S for souchong & P for this
    $1600 23
Relating to Chinese/ Russian relations, 1923's Sun-Joffe Manifesto was presented by Adolf Joffe & this man
    $1600 27
An impossibly perfect spot:
    $2000 9
Latin for "force of the county", these 2 words titled an 1878 act that prevented the use of the army to enforce law in the South
    $2000 14
The nation's leading financial center, this northern Italian city is the capital of the Lombardy region
    $2000 19
Not the British but the Dutch this company brought the first shipment of tea to Europe in the early 1600s
    $2000 24
This former state department official & accused spy leaves court in 1949 during one of his perjury trials, a big Cold War story
    $2000 26
Watery, & we hope you see the humor:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Adam Becky
$16,200 $8,400 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In November 1864 John Wilkes Booth & his brothers were fittingly part of a performance of this Shakespeare play

Final scores:

Mattea Adam Becky
$16,801 $0 $2,400
20-day champion: $476,985 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Adam Becky
$15,600 $8,400 $3,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2022-02-15
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