Show #8450 - Friday, July 23, 2021

Matt Amodio game 3.
Last game with Robin Roberts as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to Be The Match.

Contestants

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Rachel Vanarsdall, a translator from Silver Spring, Maryland

John Roberson, a medical coder from Apple Valley, Minnesota

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $81,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

JIMMY CARTER
NONSENSE WORDS
LITERARY GEOGRAPHY
DOING THE SAFETY DANCE
COP SHOWS BY CHARACTERS
20-SOMETHING
    $200 8
Mediated by Jimmy, these accords ended 30 years of hostility, with an Egypt-Israel peace agreement
    $200 13
Spelled differently from the Italian city it is derived from, it's a "meaty" nonsense word
    $200 26
Bernard Cornwell's low-born soldier has his first adventure in "Sharpe's Tiger", which takes place in this Asian land during British rule
    $200 17
FEMA says to replace the 9-volt battery at least once every year in this home device; some even include carbon monoxide sensors
    $200 30
Sergeant Duke Lukela; Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly
    $200 22
Arranged in pairs, you've got 24 of these chest protectors
    $400 12
When this man died in 2021 Jimmy said, "Fritz used his political skill and personal integrity to transform the vice presidency"
    $400 28
This 4-letter word refers to a military cot, or a nonsense word
    $400 25
"Where the Crawdads Sing" is set near Asheville in the marshes of this southern state
    $400 27
Subaru provides beeps & visual cues on the rear camera screen & reverse automatic this to ensure you don't hit anything backing up
    $400 29
Detective Danny Reagan; Sergeant Jamie Reagan
    $400 23
The Constitution states that to be a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, you must be at least this age
    $600 7
Carter was criticized for his return of this territory to the surrounding country
    $600 9
This hyphenated nonsense word begins with a word for a violin & ends with a word one letter different from the first
    $600 10
Oh, the shame if you don't know "The Scarlet Letter" is set in what is today this U.S. state
    $600 11
Goggles, gloves & masks are considered PPE, short for this
    $600 14
Detective Sofia Curtis;
Dr. Gil Grissom
    $600 15
26 is the atomic number of this chemical element, symbol Fe
    $800 1
One of the 2 cabinet departments created during the Carter administration; both begin with the same letter
    $800 3
Seen here, it is the logo for this candy treat whose name also means "nonsense"
    $800 2
James Michener wrote the nonfiction work "The Bridge at Andau" about the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in this country
    $800 4
Also known as an emergency stop, you hit this "lethal" 2-word device to turn off a machine immediately
    $800 5
Captain Olivia Benson; Sergeant John Munch
    $800 6
In the Olympics, games of table tennis are played to 11 points & games of this racket sport are played to 21
    $1000 16
Jimmy cut aid to this Central American country following the murder of Archbishop Romero & 4 U.S. churchwomen
    $1000 19
Originally it referred to the slop used as food for pigs; now it's a term for a meaningless sentiment
    DD: $4,000 18
Part of Act 3 of this Shakespeare tragedy unfolds at Actium
    $1000 20
DuPont says this ballistic body armor product provides tensile strength 10 times that of steel on an equal weight basis
    $1000 21
Officer Joe Coffey; Captain Frank Furillo
    $1000 24
This language, introduced around 1900, has 28 letters, including 6 special ones; you can enable your keyboard to type them

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

Matt John Rachel
$3,800 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Rachel
$10,200 $1,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MILITARY EMBLEMS OF BELIEF
(Robin: These are used on gravestones to identify the faith of the soldier.)
HISTORICAL NONFICTION
ANIMALS IN ART
BUTTE OF COURSE
LOST VOICES
THE OED, FROM DVANDVA TO FOLLIS
    $400 1
The angel Moroni is an emblem for adherents of this church
    $400 12
A dark portrait of Victorian London, "The Five" by Hallie Rubenhold examines the lives of the victims of this killer
    $400 14
Originally used as an advertisement, "Chat Noir' in the iconic poster translates to this
    $400 8
"A succession of rulers of the same line or family"
    $800 6
Some Protestants choose the rose of this German reformer
    $800 13
"American Rebels" recounts the Revolutionary roles of John Adams & this man famed for his big signature
    $800 27
On a subway car in 2020, Banksy depicted images of these "r"odents with masks & hand sanitizer
    $800 20
A place for vision quests & sun dances, Bear Butte in South Dakota is a sacred site to these Native American people who call it "Mato Paha"
    $800 17
This actor had all of his lines in "Hercules in New York" redubbed by someone without an Austrian accent
    $800 9
"As phrase: and the rest, and so forth, and so on"
    $1200 19
Pagans might opt to use Mjölnir, the hammer of this god for their gravestones
    $1200 11
Did she murder her dad & stepmom in 1892? Decide for yourself with new evidence revealed in Cara Robertson's "The Trial of" her
    $1200 15
A painting by Leonardo da Vinci shows a favorite mistress of Ludovico Sforza with this short-tailed weasel
    $1200 16
Providing millions of gallons a day, Big Butte Springs is the main water supply for the Medford region in this state
    $1200 18
Chris Farley recorded most of his lines as this title ogre before his death; Mike Myers replaced him
    $1200 21
"A drink in which the white and yolk of eggs are stirred up with hot beer" (Christmastime in England is weird)
    $1600 10
The faravahar signifies this Persian religion
    $1600 2
"1177 B.C." marks the decline of this ancient North African empire following invasions by marauding "sea peoples" that year
    DD: $4,000 3
A highlight at the Musee d'Orsay is "Ours Blanc", a sculpture of this predator of the north
    $1600 4
Black Butte Crater in southern Idaho is part of a 35-mile-long lava field in the plain of this river
    $1600 5
Samantha Morton recorded the lines on set as the A.I. assistant in this 3-letter film but was replaced by Scarlett Johansson
    $1600 7
"To become smaller and smaller... decline", & it's not far from dvandva
    DD: $3,000 23
Fact is sifted out of legend in Richard Fletcher's "The Quest for" this 11th century Spaniard who fought against the Moors
    $2000 24
In this French artist's primitive painting of "The Sleeping Gypsy", a lion lurks nearby
    $2000 25
Elephant Butte, seen here, is one the tall sandstone pinnacles that give this scenic valley of the Southwest its name
    $2000 26
All of David Prowse's lines in "Star Wars" were redubbed by this actor
    $2000 22
"Conjugal faithfulness"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Rachel
$28,000 $9,400 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
This owner of a large estate in Derbyshire is described as "proud" at least half a dozen times

Final scores:

Matt John Rachel
$20,000 $5,400 $3,600
3-day champion: $101,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt John Rachel
$21,600 $9,400 $6,600
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
1 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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