Show #8460 - Friday, August 6, 2021

Matt Amodio game 13.
Last game with David Faber as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to the Robin Hood Foundation.

Contestants

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Madeline Birkner, a college access program coordinator from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Patrick Pacheco, a labor and employment specialist from Denver, Colorado

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 12-day cash winnings total $394,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S YOUR UNSAFE WORD?
TV SUPPORTING CHARACTERS
(David: We want you to name the show.)
NOVELS SINCE 1900
OCEANOGRAPHIC TERMS
SOUVENIR
ASH TREE
    $200 22
Venture capital is aka this capital; others have an "aversion" to the 4-letter word
    $200 14
Moe Szyslak
    $200 26
23-year-old Andrea Sachs gets a job as a personal assistant at Runway magazine in this Lauren Weisberger novel
    $200 30
A general term for seawater, it's also a way to prep your holiday turkey
    $200 27
The Museum of the American Revolution sells a toy this instrument played by 2 marchers in the "Spirit of '76" painting
    $200 28
For many years ash wood was the preferred material in making these for folks like Joe DiMaggio
    $400 21
It can come before "mass" in physics, or "care" in the hospital if your condition is serious
    $400 12
Patrick Star
    $400 23
"Texasville" & "Duane's Depressed" are 2 of the many tales of the small-town west by this author who died in 2021
    $400 24
Seen here is a U.S. government global map of world these; red are the fastest
    $400 25
"The Golden Door" is a spinner ornament to remind you of this great American landmark
    $400 29
Planted before 1911, "Old Granddad" is a landmark ash tree in the shade-hungry city of Modesto in this state
    $600 7
This very unsafe word that can mean "traitorous" also starts with "tr"
    $600 11
Lovey Howell
    $600 16
The name of this realtor & Sinclair Lewis title character has come to mean a witless booster
    $600 18
Underneath all that sediment, the ocean floor is primarily made of the pillow type of this substance
    $600 20
You can get anything from scarves to keychains with the tartan of this, a Scottish family group--find your own
    $600 19
These priests of ancient Britain carried wands made of ash because of the wood's straight grain
    $800 17
It can refer to one who is fearful & lacking self-confidence, or a password that can be easily hacked
    $800 10
Grandma Huang
    $800 8
There's a weapon in the title of this modern updating of an ancient English legend by T.H. White
    $800 9
Measuring the warmth of the water off the western coast of South America, the ONI is the "Oceanic" this Spanish word "Index"
    $800 13
You never saw this ox-like animal of Asia with a cold, did you? So try the nice warm Mongolian socks made from its wool
    $800 15
Ash trees are home to more than 500 species of these symbiotic organisms, including old man's beard
    $1000 6
2 ships about to hit each other are said to be on this alliterative path, so get the life jackets ready
    $1000 3
Jacksonville Jaguars fan Jason Mendoza
    $1000 1
Paul Bäumer is a young German student turned soldier in this World War I novel
    DD: $1,000 2
Term for the Pacific Ocean zone that forms a band as long as the equator & has about 75% of Earth's active volcanoes
    $1000 4
You can bring home the Czech crystal called this type of glass, named after a historical region where Prague is located
    $1000 5
In Norse myth, the squirrel Ratatoskr carries messages up & down this ash tree that supports the world

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

Matt Patrick Madeline
$6,800 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Patrick Madeline
$10,400 $2,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT SYMBOLS
HEY, WHAT YEAR IS IT?
LESSER-KNOWN ARTISTS
"G" I'D LIKE TO GO THERE
OLD SYNONYMS
SONGS THAT GIVE ADVICE
    $400 25
Found in pagan lore & sometimes linked with evil, a five-pointed star in a circle is called this
    $400 28
The country gets re-hitched at Appomattox Court House; "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" begin
    $400 23
Thomas Hovenden concentrated on everyday people like "The Village" this worker, a subject of 19th century poetry as well
    $400 5
I'd love to visit some of its many islands, like Andros & Naxose
    $400 29
Ahoy! It's a cethegrande or spouter, this mammal
    $400 30
Stephen Stills suggested, "If you can't be with the one you love, honey" do this
    $800 24
The 8-armed cross has been associated in Christianity with this often earliest in life of the seven sacraments
    $800 21
The stock market crashes; the St. Valentine's Day Massacre goes down; Trotsky gets exiled from Russia... man, that's a rough year
    $800 22
Suzanne Valadon worked as this for Renoir & Toulouse-Lautrec before she began painting her own works
    $800 4
One of the 7 holy cities of Hinduism, Varanasi has shrines, temples & palaces along the banks of this river
    $800 26
Sunrist was this direction
    $800 27
John Mayer urged "fathers" to be good to these people; they "will love like you do"
    $1200 8
The merkaba symbol takes its name from a Hebrew word meaning this ancient battle transport
    $1200 18
John Kerry is nominated for president; the Spirit Rover lands on Mars
    $1200 17
Meindert Hobbema is best known for the 1689 work that has two of these optical points--one down the road & one in the sky
    DD: $1,000 1
This historic city lies at the junction of the same-named lake & the Rhone River
    $1200 19
If you saw one of these, you might've called it a haunt, a shade or a wraith
    $1200 20
Tammy Wynette sang, "You'll have bad times, & he'll have good times", but you should still do this
    DD: $2,000 6
The symbol seen here is a representation of this loud avian of Native American mythology
    $1600 15
The American Revolution ends; Washington Irving begins; Russia annexes Crimea, not for the last time
    $1600 16
Jean Metzinger has been called the third artist in this movement & his 1912 treatise on it was one of the first
    $1600 2
The majestic Alhambra is in this Spanish province
    $1600 10
Syrup of soot & ninny-broth were 17th century words for this; go-juice & mud came later
    $1600 12
Therapists may chafe at this Melissa Manchester song that advises, "Just keep it inside & learn how to hide your feelings"
    $2000 7
Incorporating three stylized swords, the khanda is a symbol of this religion of the Indian subcontinent
    $2000 14
Burr kills Hamilton non-musically; Lewis & Clark set out; Friedrich Schiller tells the tale of William Tell
    $2000 13
Seen here, the work of Alphonse Legros may have influenced this man's most famous portrait; they were friends until an 1867 fight
    $2000 3
A huge legendary being is said to have created this causeway of basalt columns jutting into the sea from Northern Ireland
    $2000 9
An erring star or a wanderer was one of these
    $2000 11
Corinne Bailey Rae says to be yourself: "Girl", do this, "Tell me your favorite song, you go ahead, let your hair down"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Patrick Madeline
$25,600 $4,200 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE & THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
In 2020 scientists named Trimeresurus salazar, a new species of this, after a character in a book series

Final scores:

Matt Patrick Madeline
$35,600 $8,400 $3,199
13-day champion: $430,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Patrick Madeline
$25,200 $4,200 $6,000
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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