Show #8457 - Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Matt Amodio game 10.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.


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Harry Hannigan, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Christina Leone, an operations assistant from East Hartford, Connecticut

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 9-day cash winnings total $310,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Cynthia Erivo: I'm Cynthia Erivo with clues about Aretha Franklin whose genius is captured in a new "National Geographic" series.) (David Faber: The full season of National Geographic's Genius: Aretha series is available on Hulu.)
    $200 26
Its state parks include Little Manatee River & Lake Kissimmee
    $200 27
Like more than half the world's people, & like all the world's people until 10,000 years ago, Jason has this color eyes
    $200 19
The Christ child replaced St. Nicholas as the bringer of gifts as part of this movement led by Martin Luther
    $200 28
They're the 5 words that "makes jack a dull boy"
    $200 29
Watery term for the ability to convert an asset into cash quickly
    $200 30
(Cynthia Erivo presents the clue.) At the end of a 1960s concert in Chicago, deejays Rodney Jones & Pervis Spann came onstage to literally crown Aretha with this famous nickname
    $400 20
Its license plates have said "America's Dairyland" since 1940
    $400 21
Jason is this, like 90% of the people in the world & 66 of the 83 pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $400 18
Mahayana & Theravada are 2 divisions of this Eastern religion
    $400 22
Completes Andy Warhol's line "In the future everybody will be world famous..."
    $400 23
It's the trashy name given to high-risk, high-yield bonds with a credit rating of BB or less
    $400 25
(Cynthia Erivo presents the clue.) Aretha was a passionate supporter of this man, a longtime family friend; in February 1968, he gave her a special award on behalf of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference & two months later, she sang at his memorial service
    $600 11
Its highest elevation is fittingly known as Hawkeye Point
    $600 15
Jason was born in the 1970s when Jason was a wildly popular baby name, also given to Momoa, Mraz, & this actor
    DD: $3,600 10
The Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca can happen almost any time of the year, unlike this one that must happen in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah
    $600 16
"El amor es ciego" is Spanish for this phrase & not even glasses will help
    $600 17
They're chunks of a company's profits paid to shareholders, typically quarterly
    $600 24
(Cynthia Erivo presents the clue.) Aretha literally went to church to record the Grammy-winning 1972 album titled after this hymn--"How sweet the sound"
    $800 3
Fort Leavenworth in this state is home to the Frontier Army Museum
    $800 13
Jason lives in this kind of 5-letter area, like 5% of Americans in the 1790 census but 75% in the 1990 census
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.) The largest in Europe, the Great Synagogue of Budapest can seat 3,000 people; traditionally, the men sit downstairs while the women are in the balcony, a universal practice in this branch of Judaism
    $800 5
Speak up or no one will help you because this "gets the grease"
    $800 14
It's the commission or sales fee you pay when buying shares; some mutual funds are "no"-it
    $800 8
(Cynthia Erivo presents the clue.) Recording artists in their own rights, Aretha's sisters Carolyn & Erma provided backing vocals on many of her hits, including this classic that says, "Every chain has got a weak link"
    $1000 2
The second state to join the Union, it borders the first & third, Delaware & New Jersey
    $1000 12
Pass Jason the cream--like most Americans, he is considered this sugar tolerant
    $1000 1
The Beachy church of this American group allows automobiles but no TV
    $1000 4
In Proverbs 1:7, "Fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge "; in Proverbs 9:10, it's the beginning of this
    $1000 7
Latin for "distant view", it's a document outlining an investment offering's risks & objectives
    $1000 6
(Cynthia Erivo presents the clue.) Aretha hit superstardom after teaming with legendary producer Jerry Wexler to record such classics as "I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You" for this record label with an oceanic name

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

Matt Christina Harry
$5,600 $7,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Christina Harry
$8,600 $8,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(David: Words that appear shortly after "all" in the dictionary are what we're looking for.)
    $400 28
A government too full of advice or laws is said to be this household worker's "state"
    $400 29
According to the initials, an E.N.T. is a doctor who specializes in treating these body parts
    $400 17
As "Tonight Show" host, Jay Leno used to test this opening segment at the Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach
    $400 27
In the 1890s this was discovered in Western Australia; what a rush!
    $400 26
This evil necromancer is "The Lord of the Rings"
    $400 30
Bronze & copper-nickel, for example
    $800 4
States of it include plasma & the Bose-Einstein condensate
    $800 25
On a prescription, B.I.D. means a medication should be taken this often
    $800 16
This "Saturday Night Live" alum has Lorne Michaels as his show's executive producer & Fred Armisen leading the house band
    $800 23
The largest attack on Australia during World War II was a 1942 bombing of this port city named for a British naturalist
    $800 22
Chingachgook & his son Uncas are this James Fenimore Cooper book title
    $800 24
The edible seed of Prunus dulcis
    $1200 1
As in the title of a Russell Crowe film, "State of" this refers to "the current situation"
    $1200 18
With most HMOs, you start by choosing a PCP, this doctor
    $1200 11
In this segment that began with Tom Hanks on James Corden's first "Late Late Show", an actor does a fast sequence of parts he's played
    DD: $13,000 9
Australia became its own nation January 1, 1901 as the this of Australia, a word implying union for everyone's good
    DD: $2,400 6
In this novel inspired by a painting, Griet is the title 17th century portrait sitter
    $1200 21
A story that uses symbolism to convey hidden meaning
    $1600 2
The third book Bob Woodward wrote about the Bush administration's Iraq War failings is called "State of" this
    $1600 13
A traumatic brain injury may damage LTM, short for this
    $1600 15
There are A-list stars, but the audience makes "The Big Red Chair" segment from this host, seen on BBC America
    $1600 8
In an attempt to quell unrest in 2006, Aussie commandos headed to Dili, capital of this island nation
    $1600 5
Killing her rival & her own kids is how this Euripides title character takes her revenge
    $1600 20
To calm someone's fears
    $2000 3
In the Catholic church, one free from mortal sin is said to be in a "state of" this
    $2000 12
Since 2000 the vaccine given in the U.S. for this is the IPV or inactivated one
    $2000 14
50 years on, episodes of his ABC talk show, like Janis Joplin's last TV appearance, have a new life on YouTube
    $2000 10
In 1927 the future King George VI came to this city of 6,000 people to inaugurate the new federal parliament
    $2000 7
Patrick Bateman is the charming title killer in this novel
    $2000 19
An alternative form of a gene occurring at a particular locus on a chromosome

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Christina Harry
$36,000 $9,600 $7,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country became independent in 1946; in 1964 it officially switched its independence day from July 4 to June 12

Final scores:

Matt Christina Harry
$52,000 $19,200 $0
10-day champion: $362,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Christina Harry
$24,200 $6,600 $6,000
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2021-04-30
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