Show #8465 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Matt Amodio game 18.
Rowan Ward game 1.
Last game of Season 37.
Last game with Joe Buck as guest host.
Champion's winnings & consolation amounts matched to KidSmart.


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Rowan Ward, a chart caller and freelance writer from Chicago, Illinois

Eric Shi, a project manager originally from Houston, Texas

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 17-day cash winnings total $547,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
As a student, Chadwick got into a theater program at Oxford but couldn't afford it; this man played "Equalizer" & footed the bill
    $200 28
Immortalized by Tennyson, this cavalry advance happened during the Crimean War in 1854
    $200 30
The peregrine this can really hit the gas going for prey, hitting 200-plus mph
    $200 24
...of WhatsApp & Beluga, a service that evolved into the Messenger app
    $200 29
With almost 2 miles of paths, Longleat is the largest of these in Britain; allow about 2 hours
    $200 26
A-ha! Literally, I've caught you with your...
    $400 18
As this film hero: "We must find a way to look after one another, as if we were one single tribe"
    $400 20
70 years after the highest peak in these mountains was 1st climbed, a group conquered 15,200' Dufourspitze, the second-highest
    $400 21
This bird can beat its wings 70 times per second, but when it slows down, its body temperature can drop 50 degrees below its normal 104
    $400 22
...of McDonnell Douglas F-15 Technical Services Company
    $400 27
As part of a 2017 promotion, a pair of briefs with a 76-foot-wide waistband was made for this Dav Pilkey kids' book character
    $400 25
The TV series "Entourage" got people changing plain old "hug" into this 3-word phrase
    $600 12
The L.A. Dodgers tweeted, "From playing legendary figures to becoming one, we'll never forget your iconic performance as" him
    $600 14
After this pal led a raid on Harpers Ferry, Frederick Douglass hightailed it out of the country to avoid questioning
    $600 19
This alliterative bird numbered between 3 & 5 billion in eastern North America in 1500 but was extinct by 1914
    $600 17
...of Band-Aid & Listerine, which cover up different things
    $600 16
With eight lanes for cars & two for trains, this Down Under city's iconic bridge seen here is one of the world's widest
    $600 15
One theory says to flip this, meaning to change things around, came from rap battles; it's used in "8 Mile"
    $800 6
Chadwick worked up to 8 hours a day with a choreographer to get what he called "the groove" of this "Godfather of Soul"
    $800 5
Later the model for a musical character, Buddhist scholar Mongkut was crowned King Rama IV of the nation then called this
    $800 13
The brown type of this is Louisiana's state bird
    $800 10
...of Schweppes & Dasani
    $800 9
Stretching almost a mile, one of the longest railway platforms is at Gorakhpur Junction in this Indian state, the U.P.
    DD: $2,000 8
A jug does it; a sieve & an improbable story don't
    $1000 11
In 2018 at this HBCU, his D.C. alma mater, Chadwick told grads, "Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you are here to fulfill"
    $1000 1
The president of the French republic declared himself this emperor III
    $1000 4
The "P" is silent in the white-tailed this bird, but in courtship, a male's call is not; also, the red combs swell over its eyes
    $1000 7
...of Skype
    $1000 3
The tallest of these structures towers 870 feet over the Great Mosque of Algiers
    $1000 2
In the 17th century it was a feather & a horse; today we use this idiom for one more burden you just can't take

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

Matt Eric rowan
$5,200 $1,800 $6,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Eric rowan
$6,600 $4,000 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
Running from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea, this country's Kiel Canal is 250 miles shorter than going around Jutland Peninsula
    $400 26
The trilby, a type of this, gets its name from an 1894 novel of that title
    $400 29
She won an Emmy in 2006 for playing Queen Elizabeth I & an Oscar in 2007 for playing Elizabeth II
    $400 30
An argumentative dispute (7 letters)
    $400 25
Idiomatically, if you've "lost" these small spherical toys, you may be losing your mind
    $400 27
This hefty noisemaker from Whitechapel Foundry began tolling for Londoners in 1859
    $800 21
Noted for its orchid gardens, the Pacific port of Balboa sits at the southern end of this canal
    $800 20
The Oxford English Dictionary cites his novel "Christine" as the origin for "Shut your pie-hole"
    $800 1
In her unofficial anthem for the women's movement, she sang, "I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman"
    $800 22
To haggle over a small detail
(7 letters)
    $800 24
Something overlooked has been "lost in" this, a term that originated in dealing cards
    $800 23
Around 4,000 years ago, the first foundries in Mesopotamia began producing this alloy
    $1200 7
Buildings on the Prinsengracht Canal in this city include one with a secret annex
    DD: $7,800 5
This title heroine of a 1913 novel now means someone who's cheerful to the point of being irritating
    $1200 14 is the website of anti-capital punishment nun Helen Prejean, famous for this, her first book
    $1200 19
Scandinavian traitor
(8 letters)
    $1200 18
Art Fleming & Don Pardo were in the video for this Weird Al parody song
    $1200 11
Several different foundries worked for 4 months to build this ironclad that faced off against the Merrimack
    $1600 6
One of the world's busiest shipping lanes, the Suez Canal connects these 2 bodies of water
    $1600 4
Micawber, meaning an irresponsible optimist, comes from the name of a character in this Dickens novel
    $1600 13
This magazine editor lived a very cosmopolitan life
    $1600 3
Not "Jeopardy! "-like, but puzzled
(9 letters)
    $1600 17
In "A Moveable Feast", Gertrude Stein is quoted as calling Hemingway & his ilk this, a term later used more broadly
    $1600 10
Once one of the largest of its kind, the Gary Works in Indiana is still a functioning foundry of this corporation
    $2000 12
When the Erie Canal project began in 1817, it was derisively called this man's ditch; he was the governor who had promoted it
    $2000 9
The title of this 1961 novel is shorthand for a no-win situation
    $2000 16
Her staining technique set her apart from other abstract expressionists & influenced younger artists
    $2000 2
Term for a 40-to-49 year old
(14 letters)
    DD: $5,000 15
The biblical Asher & Zebulun were 2 of these that, despite the name, reached the Promised Land
    $2000 8
Seen here is a foundry creating steel via the process named for this Englishman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Eric rowan
$27,200 $2,400 $13,600
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 women depicted on the first statue of real women in Central Park, unveiled in August 2020

Final scores:

Matt Eric rowan
$27,201 $2,400 $0
18-day champion: $574,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Eric rowan
$20,600 $2,400 $17,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2021-05-04
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