Show #8633 - Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Mattea Roach game 22.


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Jaime Sisson, a Fair and Responsible banking manager from Madison, Mississippi

Kelly Flynn, a high school English teacher from Exeter, New Hampshire

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 21-day cash winnings total $506,584)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: A sample response here would be like omnivore and omnibus.)
    $200 1
In 2016 NASA detected this key-to-life element in a comet's tail, suggesting that comets may have brought it to Earth
    $200 23
This capital was founded as Fort Nassau in the early 1600s
    $200 13
Celebrities who boogied on this show in 2019 included Lamar Odom, Lauren Alaina & James Van Der Beek
    $200 18
In 1955 this magazine first published its list of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by annual revenue
    $200 3
Minnesota's Senator Klobuchar
    $200 8
A statement that implies the opposite of an earlier one & a method to prevent pregnancy
    $400 2
Launched December 25, 2021, the James Webb Telescope has a primary this, six times the area of the Hubble Space Telescope, so it gathers far more light
    $400 24
In 1906 Willis Carrier of the Buffalo Forge Company patented an "apparatus for treating air", now known as this
    $400 14
Teresa Giudice & Melissa Gorga dealt with some seriously unreal situations as "Real Housewives of" this state
    $400 19
In Rio in 2016, Kenya's David Rudisha won this Olympic running event equal to 2 laps around an outdoor track
    $400 4
Davis Cup U.S. team captain from 1981 to 1985 Mr. Ashe
    $400 9
Medical condition of abnormally high blood pressure & getaway move to another part of the universe in old video games
    $600 28
NASA is working to predict the arrival of SEPs, dangerous particles emitted by this that can cover 93 million miles in under an hour
    $600 25
Said to be the USA's oldest state park is the one encompassing this natural wonder formed about 12,000 years ago
    $600 15
Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton have been coaches on this competition
    $600 20
This movie about the Battle of Thermopylae was based on a Frank Miller graphic novel
    $600 5
Come on, Vogue!
Ms. Wintour
    $600 10
The scientific study of populations & a government by the people
    $800 29
In March 2021 NASA announced that 2001 FO32, a "potentially hazardous" one of these, would miss earth by 1.25 million miles
    $800 26
Making his name as a prosecutor, he was elected governor in 1942, 1946 & 1950 but lost twice for president in that time
    $800 16
The 2021 "Homecoming" of the L.A. season of this '90s MTV show had the cast including David & Tami relive the blanket incident
    $800 21
In the ancient Roman army, this officer commanded a group that was to number 100 men, hence the name
    $800 6
Ms. de Mille
    DD: $1,000 11
A substance taken to counteract poison & a rival religious figure like Felix V in the 15th century
    $1000 30
The NASA program named for this sister of Apollo looks to land a woman (& a man) on the Moon by 2024
    $1000 27
He was the governor of New Netherland before surrendering the region to the British in 1664
    $1000 17
Since 2013 Michael Brown has narrated this "scary" program about people dealing with 21 days of clotheslessness
    $1000 22
The Dewey decimal system puts history & geography in the group starting with this 3-digit number
    $1000 7
"Cities of the Interior" author
Ms. Nin
    $1000 12
Selling goods or services by phone & the power to move objects using only your mind

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

Mattea Kelly Jaime
$3,800 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Kelly Jaime
$7,000 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
This ex-general at No. 18 with "Union Yes" is back with "Renom"; "they tried to make me go to a 3rd nomination, I said no no no"
    $400 7
The island of Roda in the Nile is connected to this suburb with a population of about 3 million & Great Pyramids nearby
    $400 21
Take me down to the Emerald City where the streets are green & the girls are pretty
    $400 2
The Philippines, with a Spanish heritage, uses this as its basic unit of currency
    $400 1
Meryl Streep played President Orlean, ignoring the approach of a world-destroying comet in this 2021 comedy
    $400 26
Dictionaries tell us that as a noun, it's a simpleton; as a hip-hop adjective, it's great or impressive
    $800 13
He's at No. 30 with John Cage's "4'33"", a piece that is 4 minutes & 33 seconds of silence
    $800 8
Though it's nearly 17,000 feet high, Mawenzi, one of the summits of this mountain, is often snow-free
    $800 22
The Shire,
Mount Doom,
then back again
    $800 3
Cyprus & Estonia are 2 in a group of countries that use this currency
    $800 17
This 1964 Stanley Kubrick film yuks it up about nuclear war
    $800 27
We're talking soil, so this word means a lump of earth, not someone who doesn't get it
    $1200 14
He had a big debut with "Back To Normalcy" but now he's singing the blues with "Teapot Dome Got Me Down"; at No. 29, here's...
    $1200 9
Go due south from Lisbon & this is the first African country you'll reach
    $1200 23
Llareggub, which is "bugger all", backwards, in his native country
    $1200 4
The name of this Japanese currency actually comes from a Chinese word
    $1200 18
"All About My Mother" & "Parallel Mothers" were directed by this Spaniard seen here
    DD: $2,000 28
This 8-letter word is made up of a prefix from Greek meaning "sharp" & another word that means someone of low intelligence
    $1600 15
At No. 17, this Tennessee man has really got those "Reconstruction Blues"
    $1600 10
What's gnu? Over 1 million in this 5,700-square-mile national park, a huge tourist attraction that "shall not die"
    $1600 24
Brobdingnag, in a 1726 satire
    DD: $3,000 5
Like their shared neighbor, Sri Lanka & Pakistan use currencies called this
    $1600 19
Will Smith played dad to Venus & Serena Williams in this recent film with a royal title
    $1600 29
This word for a small elevator used to move food may cause ire if your food server hears it out of context
    $2000 16
"Are You Better Off?" is a hit across the country for this prez who rounds out the Top 40
    $2000 11
Livingstone, I do more than presume, is an island between this nation & Zimbabwe
    $2000 25
Erewhon, in an 1872 satire
    $2000 6
This monetary unit of Israel is divided into 100 agorot
    $2000 20
He directed the films "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me" & "Mulholland Drive"
    $2000 30
The name of this sleeveless jacket, popular in 16th century fashion, starts off offensively, but worry not

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Kelly Jaime
$28,400 -$2,600 $6,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A Union soldiers' song said General McClellan, who let a Confederate Army escape after this battle, "was too slow to beat 'em"

Final scores:

Mattea Kelly Jaime
$28,400 -$2,600 $13,200
22-day champion: $534,984 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Kelly Jaime
$27,000 -$800 $6,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2022-02-15
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