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    $400 30
Attracted to the blue agave plant, a bee is the logo of this tequila brand
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Show #8459 - Thursday, August 5, 2021

Matt Amodio game 12.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.

Contestants

James Weldon, an emerging markets investor from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ashley Rayner, a librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (11-day champion whose cash winnings total $368,600)

Jeopardy! Round

ETYMOLOGY
WORLD WAR II
RECENT POP CULTURE
COOKING VERBS
THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT
LET'S TAKE IT OUTSIDE
    $200 27
Washington made one of the first uses of this verb form of "reconnaissance" in English & ended it with an "re" like the British do
    $200 26
In 1940 Spain's Franco declined to join this group, Germany, Italy & Japan's alliance during the war
    $200 25
There was destruction in 2021 as King Kong tangled with this title kaiju favorite
    $200 28
Similar to mince, it means to chop food into small cubes
    $200 29
The Interior Dept.'s National Park Service features this 1,900-sq.-mile Arizona park, much deeper in some parts than others
    $200 30
It's the end-of-the-alphabet activity seen here
    $400 22
Possibly shortened from "godfather", it first meant an elderly man of wisdom or skill; it's now a movie head electrician
    $400 21
Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker on the last day of this 1945 month; 9 days later, the war was over in Europe
    $400 24
"I Can't" do this by H.E.R. won the Grammy for Song of the Year in 2021
    $400 11
Culinary words for adding a last bit of color or flavor (mmm... parsley) include finish & this -ish verb
    $400 20
Around 1950 Interior assumed jurisdiction over American Samoa & this U.S. territory, said to be "Where America's Day Begins"
    $400 23
This term for a pleasant way to take a meal is from the Italian for "in the cool air"
    $600 17
The original definition of this 6-letter word was a criminal stripped of legal protection--anyone could kill them
    $600 15
The 5-month battle of this city on the Volga halted the Nazi advance into Russia & turned the war's tide in the east
    $600 16
A 2021 miniseries had the Falcon team up with this seasonal guy
    $600 10
To pané a food is to coat it in these
    $600 19
The San Joaquin kit type of this canine was in the department's "Class of 1967", the original endangered species list
    $600 18
Black's Law Dictionary says this 6-letter verb means "to hang about & (do) nothing in a public place"
    $800 8
This word is an abbreviation of "stammlager", meaning main camp
    $800 7
This battleship that participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima was the site of Japan's surrender
    $800 12
Unafraid of shows with initials in the title, CBS has this drama; its spinoff was "Most Wanted" & "International" was planned for 2021
    $800 9
To soak meat for several hours in a mix of oil, acid & flavorings--in the fridge, never at room temp
    $800 13
The U.S. Grazing Service was one of the precursor agencies to this bureau that controls 245 million acres
    $800 14
We can go to the Safari Park of this California zoo & see the only platypuses in the United States
    DD: $1,000 3
This term for your setting or environment is French for "middle place"
    $1000 1
Charged with defending Normandy, this former Afrika Korps commander was home in Germany on D-Day celebrating his wife's birthday
    $1000 6
A doctor at 221B Baker Street puts this title group of youths to work in a recent Netflix show
    $1000 5
To cook or stew gently just below the boiling point
    $1000 2
Though her last name sounds like a European country, this Interior Secretary is the first Native American to head a cabinet department
    $1000 4
This mountaineering apparel company began in 1966 in San Francisco's North Beach

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

Matt Ashley James
$4,400 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ashley James
$6,600 $4,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

I'M YOUR HUCKLEBERRY
EXTINCT ANIMALS
AROUND THE WORLD
NAME THE MOVIE KING
(David: We're looking for the king portrayed, not the actor.)
A POET LAUREATE
STAND "PAT"
    $400 22
This character was introduced in a classic 1876 novel & got his own book 8 years later
    $400 27
The last known tarpan, Equus ferus ferus, a wild Russian type of this, died in 1909
    $400 28
The university of this city is the largest in Serbia
    $400 10
"The Other Boleyn Girl"
    $400 29
Hyphenated last name of Cecil, actor Daniel's dad, who could rock a rhyme or 2 & had the British gig from 1968 to 1972
    $400 30
Attracted to the blue agave plant, a bee is the logo of this tequila brand
    $800 21
IMDb's summary of the 1958 to 1962 Hanna-Barbera show about this canine--"The adventures of a blue dog with a Southern accent"
    $800 26
Poaching due to its horn led to the extinction of the West African black this by 2011
    $800 12
Canada's southernmost point lies on Middle Island in this Great Lake
    $800 9
"First Knight"
    $800 25
Dear lord! His "In Memoriam" was memorable enough to help him become Britain's laureate in 1850
    $800 24
Here are some of the goodies inside this type of French-named shop
    $1200 20
If picking huckleberries in Montana, be safe--it's estimated that in summer they make up half the diet of these animals
    $1200 17
With feathers once favored in women's hats, the Carolina variety of this bird was widespread in the eastern U.S. until around 1920
    $1200 11
The spectacular Dynjandi waterfall is a highlight of the West Fjords Peninsula in this island nation
    $1200 8
Patrick Stewart in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"
    DD: $4,000 3
The poet laureate of this state, like Marie Howe, receives the Walt Whitman Citation; Walt was from that state
    $1200 23
This classic touch-&-feel book that Dorothy Kunhardt created for her daughter turned 80 in 2020
    $1600 15
As Doc Holliday in "Tombstone", this actor says, "I'm your Huckleberry" to Johnny Ringo
    $1600 16
The Tecopa pupfish native to this California desert became extinct due to human development in the area
    DD: $4,000 4
This African capital due south of Sicily got its name from a region with 3 ancient Phoenician cities
    $1600 7
"The Man in the Iron Mask"
    $1600 2
Named the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate of the U.S. in 2017, she put in a Super Bowl appearance 4 years later
    $1600 19
It's the greenish film that sometimes forms on copper & bronze exposed to the elements
    $2000 14
Jailed in 1846 for not paying a poll tax, this writer got out, ran an errand, picked huckleberries & was on the road to "Civil Disobedience"
    $2000 13
Seen here is a fossil of one of these prehistoric fish lizards
    $2000 5
Cotopaxi, meaning "shining peak", is an active volcano in this South American nation
    $2000 6
"Braveheart":
the bad guy
    $2000 1
In 1986 this 3-named man who also wrote novels like "All The King's Men" became the first poet laureate consultant in poetry
    $2000 18
It's a name derived from one's father, like Johnson from John

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Ashley James
$23,000 $9,000 $6,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

1930s AMERICA
Unpopular at the time, the man for whom it is named wasn't invited to the September 30, 1935 dedication of this landmark

Final scores:

Matt Ashley James
$26,000 $5,999 $0
12-day champion: $394,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Matt Ashley James
$24,600 $9,000 $6,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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