Show #8635 - Friday, May 6, 2022

Mattea Roach game 24.
Danielle Maurer ends Mattea's streak.

Contestants

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Danielle Maurer, a digital marketing manager from Peachtree Corners, Georgia

Betsy Hobbs, a senior operations manager originally from Thornton, Illinois

Mattea Roach, a tutor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 23-day cash winnings total $560,983)

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Jeopardy! Round

MODERN ROYALTY
ETHNIC GROUPS
PADDING THE SHOW
INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER GLOSSARY
2 FIRST NAMES?
NEW TO THE OED
    $200 10
A 2017 headline about pictures of prince George said these 2 parents "release fresh prints of swell heir"
    $200 1
George Lopez subtitled his 2009 comedy special "tall, dark &" this word meaning specifically Mexican American
    $200 26
One type of the biodegradable S-shaped items called packing these is made of cornstarch
    $200 27
Descargar means to do this, like data off the Internet
    $200 18
This actor's famous feud with Jimmy Kimmel goes back about 15 years, but don't worry, it's all in good fun
    $200 14
This alliterative term for hastily skipping out on a restaurant bill
    $400 11
Akihito took over as emperor of Japan after the 1989 death of his father, this man
    $400 2
It's the religion of most Bosniaks, the majority group in Bosnia & Herzegovina
    $400 25
A padded couch pillow, or what you do to protect yourself from a fall
    $400 5
For our show, jeopardy.com is this, heimasíða in Icelandic
    $400 19
Co-stars on "The Americans", she & Matthew Rhys officially became a real-life couple in 2014
    $400 6
This word for viscous, often disgusting stuff that's also the name of a celebrity lifestyle brand
    $600 7
The residence of Hassanal Bolkiah, sultan of this nation on Borneo, cost hundreds of millions of dollars
    $600 3
Meredith Vieira has been named Woman of the Year by PAWA, which stands for this "American Women's Association"
    $600 9
Say yes to this part of a dress that was Joan Collins' signature look on "Dynasty" in the 1980s, but has roots in the 1930s
    DD: $2,800 28
It's literally porta sul retro, but Italian hackers use this English term
    $600 20
He was the Marvel-ous writer, publisher & co-creator of such superheroes as Spider-Man & the Incredible Hulk
    $600 15
From a brand name, this "youthful" term for bite-sized chunks of shredded potato
    $800 12
Prince Hans-Adam II is the official head of state of all 39,000 people of this principality
    $800 4
Enjoy a fasnacht baked by this Mid-Atlantic group who, despite their name, largely came from what's now Germany
    $800 23
As a verb, it means stepping up to the plate to hit; as a noun, it's layers of raw cotton used to line quilts
    $800 29
It makes sense that la carte mère is this component
    $800 21
He pitched 7 no-hitters in his career, a record that still stands
    $800 16
"To catch" this, meaning to accomplish something rare & remarkable
    $1000 13
In 2013 Duke of Brabant Philippe became king of this nation after his dad Albert II abdicated
    $1000 8
Singapore's population is about 75% Chinese & 15% this, also the peninsula Singapore lies off of
    $1000 24
Drop the "ist" from a word for a boxer and you have this type of padded stick, used to simulate fighting with bayonets
    $1000 30
President Xi apologizes; his email left off the fù jiàn, this
    $1000 22
Her numerous awards include a Grammy & several for Billboard & ASCAP Songwriter of the Year
    $1000 17
This word for the sequences of digital records that underlie cryptocurrency transactions

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

Mattea Betsy Danielle
$5,200 -$1,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Betsy Danielle
$7,800 $200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
HISTORICAL FICTION
PROTESTANTS
OUR BRAND'S ON THAT
4 "N"
(Ken: Each response will include the letter N exactly four times.)
AFFAIRS
    $400 4
It's the furthest north of the Great Lakes; appropriate, as it takes its name from the French for "upper lake"
    $400 13
In her book "Tenderness", Alison MacLeod explores the origins & publication of this author's "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
    $400 8
The church of this U.K. country struggled over its form of church government but went full Presbyterian in the late 1600s
    $400 22
Blue jeans... more specifically, 501 Original Fit
    $400 17
To show up somewhere you're not expected is to show up this way
    $400 1
Fittingly, in 2015 on this TV drama, Olivia Pope finally admitted to the press that she was the president's mistress
    $800 5
Speakers' Corner & the Hudson Bird Sanctuary are part of this 340-acre London park, a former royal hunting preserve
    $800 27
Robert Graves' novel about a Roman emperor begins, "I, Tiberius" this name
    $800 9
NBC stands for a pillar of the Black church, the National this denomination Convention
    $800 23
The 2005 LeSabre, sporting a V-6
    $800 21
It's a 500-year anniversary
    $800 2
Young Benjamin Braddock sleeps with Mrs. Robinson in this 1967 flick, then falls for her daughter
    $1200 3
From 1947 until 1959 this city just northwest of the Indus River delta was Pakistan's capital
    $1200 28
The title of this Henryk Sienkiewicz classic that takes place during Nero's reign is Latin for "Where are you going?"
    $1200 10
Part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, this denomination has more than 1.5 million members in the United States
    $1200 24
renu contact lens solution
    $1200 18
Adjective describing a game in the NCAA when a team from the Pac-12 plays a team from the Big Ten
    $1200 14
Robert Redford makes this title offer to Demi Moore & Woody Harrelson in a 1993 film; how dare he!
    DD: $3,000 6
One island in the Lesser Antilles is Antigua; another is this, named from the French for "eel" after its shape
    $1600 29
Title last name of Ross, a brooding hero of 18th century Cornwall in books by Winston Graham & 2 BBC series
    $1600 11
John & Charles Wesley founded this "ism" in the 18th century
    $1600 25
The 2600 "Video Computer System" for gaming, with a switch to select color or black-&-white TV
    $1600 19
Someone between 90 & 100 years of age
    $1600 15
Infidelity abounds in "Y tu mama tambien", an early effort from this Mexican-born director
    $2000 7
This volcano that caused great devastation with its 1991 eruption is only about 50 miles from Manila
    $2000 30
A monk & a young novice investigate deaths at a monastery in this medieval murder mystery by Umberto Eco
    $2000 12
This "ism" that once dominated New England gets its name from being based on self-rule by small groups
    $2000 26
Techron Concentrate Plus fuel system cleaner
    DD: $5,000 20
The event where Mary found out the Holy Spirit was going to help her conceive
    $2000 16
This directional actor played a straying husband for five season's on TV's "The Affair"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Betsy Danielle
$19,200 $7,400 $11,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

USA
These 2 mayors gave their names to a facility built on the site of an old racetrack owned by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler

Final scores:

Mattea Betsy Danielle
$15,599 $400 $15,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Betsy Danielle
$17,800 $7,400 $6,200
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
4 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2022-02-15
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