Show #8472 - Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Matt Amodio game 25.

Contestants

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John Klass, a logistics manager from Huntington Beach, California

Melissa John-Guisti, a corporate attorney from Salisbury, Massachusetts

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 24-day cash winnings total $857,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE GREAT DIVIDE
ONE-WORD BOOK TITLES
LET'S BOOZE IT UP
COLOR ME GOOD
PENNY ANTE
DECIPHER OUR TOP-SECRET CODE
    $200 29
When we reference the North American Great Divide, we're generally talking about this mountain range
    $200 28
"Blood Type" & "The Cullens" are chapters in this book, the first in a series
    $200 24
A Havana cocktail is pineapple juice, lemon juice & of course, an ounce of light this potent potable
    $200 26
The indigenous people of this vast island call themselves Kalaallite
    $200 30
Inspired at a bus stop, this 1967 song refers to sights & characters on a street in Liverpool
    $200 10
That's affirmative:
25-5-19
    $400 12
The white-tailed type of this rodent makes the Great Divide basin its home; who's a good boy?
    $400 13
Jane Austen described the title character of this novel as "handsome, clever, and rich... with very little to distress or vex her"
    $400 19
You'll get a bit "fuzzy" if you have too many of this drink that combines peach schnapps & orange juice
    $400 23
In 1869 the "golden spike" was driven in to ceremonially finish the construction of this
    $400 25
Burrillville, Rhode Island is home to a penny one of these open since 1930, & some of the games do cost 1 cent
    $400 27
It's proverbially done to "a cold":
6-5-5-4
    $600 8
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail runs from Montana to the Chihuahuan Desert in the bootheel of this state
    $600 9
In this book, the title girl is sent to live in an Alpine hut with her grandfather
    $600 18
This cocktail, is vodka & Kahlua, without the light cream that would change its color & name
    DD: $7,400 16
On Oct. 2, 1976 the game was over for Dave Wagstaffe of the Blackburn Rovers, the first English player ousted with this
    $600 14
In the James Bond novels, Miss Moneypenny is the secretary to this head of MI6
    $600 22
Michael Jackson sang of being it:
2-1-4
    $800 3
Here's a sign letting you know what's up in this national park that's mostly in Wyoming
    $800 7
Stephen King said a dream gave him the idea for this novel about a woman who holds a writer prisoner
    $800 17
Any Purdue fan can tell you this drink has just 2 elements--whiskey & beer
    $800 15
Once called the slimehead, this fish that people dine on doesn't reproduce until its 20s, making it vulnerable to overfishing
    $800 11
Pennyworth is the last name of this comic book hero's butler & loyal confidante
    $800 21
Attitudinal quality for Old Saint Nick:
10-15-12-12-25
    $1000 2
In Canada the Great Divide runs along the border of British Columbia & this other province
    $1000 1
Katniss & Peeta end up together in this avian-titled book
    $1000 4
The website of this gin brand shows "How we do it in London. The definitive B & T"
    $1000 5
Completed around 1770, this work is Thomas Gainsborough's best-known portrait
    $1000 6
Aka "bloods", they were inexpensive Victorian novels with violent crime or adventure plots
    $1000 20
Awarded for bravery:
13-5-4-1-12

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

Matt Melissa John
$7,400 $0 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Melissa John
$18,600 $1,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ABDICATION NATION
CLASSICAL MUSIC
THE CELL
AWARDS & PRIZES
MOVIE SERIES BY SEQUEL
NEW TO THE OED
    $400 26
In the 11th century Shirakawa abdicated his title as emperor of this country, but somehow held onto his power
    $400 25
In 1822 Schubert composed one of these free-form compositions that shares a name with a 1940 Disney film
    $400 27
In plant cells, the permeable plasma membrane is surrounded by a sturdier cell this, which helps prevent wilting
    $400 28
Chief art director at MGM, Cedric Gibbons not only designed this award, but also won 11 of them
    $400 30
"The Force Awakens"
    $400 29
To broadcast an event over the Internet as it happens, or to watch or listen to such a broadcast
    $800 5
Wilhelmina & Juliana abdicated rule of this country in the 20th century
    $800 15
Mozart's last, this planetary symphony is challenging for orchestras, as it weaves 5 different melodies together
    $800 11
Among the simplest organisms is the alga called tetrabaena, which has this many cells
    $800 22
Archie Griffin of Ohio State is the only 2-time winner of this coveted award
    $800 23
"Rogue Nation"
    $800 24
2-word term for a labor market in which people freelance & have multiple jobs rather than a single full-time one
    $1200 3
There was change in Qatar in 2013 when Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani gave this ruling title to his son
    $1200 13
Some people called this French composer Maurice; in 1928, his most famous work was performed as a ballet
    $1200 9
Making up the brain's gray matter are about 100 billion of these specialized cells
    $1200 18
This literary award that no longer has "Man" in its name is considered Britain's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize
    $1200 16
"Forever After"
    $1200 6
Much in the news, this verb means to withdraw financing from an institution
    $1600 1
13 years after abdicating the throne of this country in 1654, Christina attempted to become queen of Poland
    $1600 12
Chopin began composing at age 7 with this type of work whose name echoes his homeland
    $1600 8
Peroxisomes are structures with the job of breaking down fats; the ones in this human organ also help produce bile acids
    $1600 17
Given to persons of African descent & American citizenship, it's the NAACP's highest honor
    $1600 21
"The Golden Army"
    $1600 2
It's the process of maliciously exposing someone's personal information on the internet
    DD: $2,000 4
In 1689 the English parliament announced that this king II abdicated; "was allowed to escape" is probably more accurate
    $2000 14
This man who was born & died in Bergen was known for his Norwegian peasant dances
    $2000 10
These 2 forms of cell division differ in how many chromosomes are in the new cells, a full set or a half set
    DD: $15,000 19
Named for a British man, this prestigious award is funded by Google & Intel & given for contributions in computer science
    $2000 20
"Parabellum"
    $2000 7
If you're acting in a manner meant to win approval for your good character, you're engaging in this 2-word action

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Melissa John
$23,200 $3,600 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S BOOKS
A book by her says, "It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'... but then I am not a rabbit"

Final scores:

Matt Melissa John
$36,200 $6,600 $3,000
25-day champion: $893,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Melissa John
$31,400 $3,600 $4,000
38 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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