Show #8466 - Monday, September 13, 2021

Matt Amodio game 19.
First game of Season 38.
Game prefaced with announcement of the renaming of Sony Pictures Studios Stage 10 as "The Alex Trebek Stage" in a ceremony earlier the same day of taping, attended by Jean, Matthew, Emily, and Nicky Trebek, and emceed by Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Tony Vinciquerra.
Mike Richards announced as "the host of Jeopardy!"
New opening graphics and theme music.
Minor modifications to the set.

Contestants

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Gabbie Kim, a mother of two and a doula from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Amdé Mengistu, a legal recruiter from Brooklyn, New York

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 18-day cash winnings total $574,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOUNDS LIKE TENNIS
THAT'S CANADIAN ENTERTAINMENT
TASTY BUSINESS
SOMEBODY WROTE THAT
NO MAN
IS AN ISLAND
    $200 21
Ambrose Bierce defined it as "a temporary insanity curable by marriage"
    $200 27
This hip-hopper's love for Toronto is well known, & a 2018 report said about 5% of the city's annual tourism income was due to him
    $200 24
Developer Jef Raskin loved this type of apple so much he named an Apple computer after one
    $200 28
Melvina Young wrote the greeting card titled "The Sisterhood" for this company's "Uplifted & Empowered" collection
    $200 29
This Babylonian, not messing around with his "code": "if a son strike his father, his hands shall be hewn off"
    $200 30
The Kanmon Undersea Tunnel connects Kyushu with this largest of the 4 main islands of Japan
    $400 26
Spot for a potential earthquake
    $400 25
"You Oughta Know" this Ottawa-born singer imported Flea & Dave Navarro to play on that song
    $400 23
BB is the stock symbol of this company that today is more into cybersecurity than devices
    $400 19
Raymond K. Price Jr. wrote the first & last words of the Nixon presidency, his first inaugural address & this last public speech
    $400 22
Andrew Volstead gave a big "no" with the National this act, which enforced the 18th Amendment
    $400 20
Take in the beauty of Hanauma Bay on this island, also known for the totally awesome waves on its North Shore
    $600 18
The money you net from an investment
    $600 16
This Vancouver native lent his voice to the city's public transit in 2018; here's a sample:

"Get those feet off the seat; my mom might be sitting there one day, come on"
    $600 17
Makes sense: BR Standard is a fashion line from this store
    $600 9
"How Great" is this beloved hymn that began as a Swedish poem by Carl Boberg & has been recorded by Carrie Underwood & Elvis
    $600 15
On April 28, 1789 Fletcher Christian & crew said no to this captain's tough love, sending him off in a boat
    DD: $5,400 11
One third of Earth's lava flow since 1500 is said to have come from volcanoes in this Atlantic island nation
    $800 14
In blackjack it can have one of 2 different values
    $800 10
Canadians starring on this sketch show included Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara & John Candy
    $800 5
Named for a green sushi condiment, this company calls itself "the world's hottest cloud storage"
    $800 6
Lynell George wrote the album notes for "Otis Redding Live at" this club on the Sunset Strip & won a Grammy for the effort
    $800 7
In this 1944 battle named for the shape of opposing lines, U.S. General Anthony McAuliffe replied "Nuts!" to a demand for surrender
    $800 8
Brunei & the 13,500-foot Mount Kinabalu are on this large island that lies on the equator
    $1000 4
The operating expenses of running a business
    $1000 13
Eve on "Killing Eve", she considered studying journalism but went to Montreal's National Theatre School instead
    $1000 12
This restaurant chain says the only ingredient it uses that's hard to pronounce is the pepper in its name
    $1000 1
Newspaper editor Francis Pharcellus Church wrote the 1897 reply to young Virginia O'Hanlon that's known by these 7 words
    $1000 2
Dear Diary, in 1662 he was not a fan of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "which I had never seen before, nor shall ever again"
    $1000 3
Once called Mount Victoria, Tomanivi on Viti Levu is the highest point in this nation

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

Matt Amdé Gabbie
$14,200 $0 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Amdé Gabbie
$14,800 $1,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIRST DAY ON THE JOB
FACTS ABOUT ANIMALS
QUOTH THE MAVEN
AUTHORS NOT AUTHORING
& THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR OSCAR GOES TO...
7-SYLLABLE WORDS
    $400 28
Getting used to the binoculars & keeping an eye out for rip currents are first-day tasks at this summer job
    $400 27
The right or bowhead this gets tangled in fishing nets, which can stunt growth, causing the species to be shorter than its typical 52 feet
    $400 29
Agnes de Mille said, "The truest expression of a people is in its" these & "music... bodies never lie"
    $400 30
After being a train-riding teen hobo, Jack London went to Cal-Berkeley but soon dropped out to search for this in the Klondike
    $400 23
Tommy Lee Jones, for doing the pursuing in this movie
    $400 1
It's not being too shy to have one's picture taken; it's the quality of being responsive to light
    $800 20
One-word title of the job seen here: on your first day, don't be nervous, remember your glissando & fingering technique
    $800 26
The 2-toed one of these can live up to 20 years, most of it upside down in the canopy of the rainforest
    $800 25
Dave Thomas, founder of this fast food chain, said, "Know your product... know your customer & have a burning desire to succeed"
    $800 24
Ordained in 1695, Jonathan Swift spent 30 years as Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral in this city
    $800 16
Jared Leto, as Rayon in this 2013 film
    $800 3
A gross this is a misrepresentation of an event as less complex than it really is
    $1200 19
New at this gig, Neil Gorsuch embraced life on the cafeteria committee & having to open the door when someone knocks
    DD: $4,000 13
When faced with danger, certain ducks, snakes & mammals do this, also called thanatosis
    $1200 10
A smart guy himself, this Greek wrote in "Protagoras", "Knowledge is the food of the soul"
    $1200 7
During World War II this American was with the 4th Infantry Division in Europe before going home to Cuba
    $1200 11
This man, as Juan in "Moonlight"
    $1200 4
Type of church not affiliated with Baptists or Presbyterians, for example; it includes many megachurches
    $1600 8
You've just got this gig assisting the mixologists; lots of lifting, so don't hurt the body part in the job's name
    $1600 5
The kestrel is also known as this type of hawk, after the nice little bird it's looking around for here
    $1600 2
In 1850 this lawyer & future president wrote, "Discourage litigation... there will still be business enough"
    $1600 6
As a student at Stanford in 1959, he was part of an army experiment on mind-altering drugs & later, worked in a hospital psych ward
    $1600 18
Jason Robards, as this newspaper editor in "All the President's Men"
    $1600 22
If you fear the number 13, you suffer from this
    $2000 9
You're the new court reporter, dazzle them with your fingers while you operate this intimidating machine
    $2000 14
Sweden's only wild feline is this short-tailed cat that's able to bring down much larger animals, like reindeer & roe deer
    $2000 15
In an essay, this Brit seen here wrote, "Literature is doomed if liberty of thought perishes"
    DD: $6,000 12
She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins before moving to Paris in 1903 & drove an ambulance for the French in World War I
    $2000 17
Martin Landau, as this real-life actor in "Ed Wood"
    $2000 21
Richard Waterman, who studied the songs of the Yolngu people, helped popularize this field of study

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Amdé Gabbie
$42,800 $5,400 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 13 COLONIES
Founded by an advocate of religious freedom, it was the site of America's first Baptist church & oldest synagogue

Final scores:

Matt Amdé Gabbie
$67,800 $0 $8,999
19-day champion: $642,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Amdé Gabbie
$31,200 $5,400 $7,200
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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