Show #8477 - Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Matt Amodio game 30.


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Lori Waters, a retired teacher from New Braunfels, Texas

Stu Selonick, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 29-day cash winnings total $1,037,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: ENTERTAINMENT and the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.)
    $200 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.) Nichelle Nichols, who shared one of TV's first interracial kisses with William Shatner, & who would later help NASA recruit more women & minorities for the space program, wore this uniform as Lieutenant Uhura on this series
    $200 26
The Greek god Cronus is often depicted carrying this farming implement, half of a symbol for communism
    $200 25
This mouselike boy has an older brother named George & is friends with a bird named Margalo
    $200 27
A ____ can be a delicious bit of fungus, but some can kill you, & you don't want to see a specific "cloud" shaped like one
    $200 24
The CN Tower
    $200 28
Frogskin is a synonym for this other monetary slang
    $400 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.) Featuring an all-Black cast, songs like "Ease On Down The Road" & the costumes seen here, this 1975 Broadway musical had a rough beginning before becoming a smash hit & winning 7 Tonys
    $400 20
At Grand Central Terminal, the design motif of acorns & this tree's leaves symbolizes the Vanderbilt family's rags-to-riches rise
    $400 21
In a classic by Crockett Johnson, this kid takes a walk & draws his own world with a purple crayon
    $400 22
In 1986 "____ and Old Lace" returned to Broadway with Jean Stapleton & Abe Vigoda
    $400 23
The cities of Gaspé & Rivière-du-Loup
    $400 18
Bring your snips; a conservatory is another name for this place
    $600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.) You can't miss the 1973 Cadillac convertible, owned by this rock pioneer, who influenced so many early performers, including The Beatles, & he drove the car in "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll", a documentary that celebrated his 60th birthday
    $600 14
The Rod of Asclepius represents medicine & the Bowl of Hygeia, his daughter, represents this medicine-dispensing profession
    $600 15
The Truffula tree is on the verge of extinction in this classic by Dr. Seuss
    $600 16
Without color, odor or taste, ____ ____ is symbolized CO & one way to avoid it is to have your chimney cleaned & inspected annually
    $600 13
The Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
    $600 17
This masked TV crimefighter drove a car that shot rockets from the front & put out a smokescreen from the back
    $800 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.) This costume was worn by Diana Ross in her Oscar-nominated role as jazz great Billie Holiday in this film based on Holiday's autobiography of the same name
    DD: $5,200 12
This musical symbol indicates the name & pitch of notes on that staff
    $800 11
Young Ms. Welsch is the note-taking title girl of this 1964 novel by Louise Fitzhugh
    $800 9
Used in jungles in Vietnam, ____ ____is a plant-killing chemical with a section on its health risks at
    $800 8
Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort
    $800 10
An old term for a newcomer, especially one unfamiliar with the manners & customs of a new place
    $1000 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.) The 1943 film, "Stormy Weather", featured some of the greatest Black entertainers of the day, including Bill Robinson, Dooley Wilson, & of course, this beloved actress & singer, then in her 20s, who wore this green velvet dress & sang the title song
    $1000 3
From Greek for "3-legged", a triskelion is a symbol of this people who arrived in Ireland during the Iron Age
    $1000 5
He won Caldecott Medals for "Jumanji" & "The Polar Express"
    $1000 2
Also called woolsorters' disease, ____ is caused by bacteria in farm animals & in humans exposed to them
    $1000 1
Casino Moose Jaw
    $1000 6
Superficial or insincere activities by a business or other organization intended to show concern for the environment

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

Matt Stu Lori
$11,000 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Stu Lori
$14,000 $2,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
This "is pyramidal in form, and its upper angle or root is connected directly with the forehead"
    $400 30
Heliolatry is the worship of this
    $400 27
Of senator & former governor Willard Romney
    $400 23
"The hour of departure has arrived", says this man's "Apology" as recorded by Plato
    $400 26
A caldarium was a hot room section of one of these attractions
    $400 29
Jurnee Smollett was fantabulous as Black Canary in "Birds of Prey: and the fantabulous emancipation of one" this lead character
    $800 25
This is "the largest part of the hindbrain. It lies behind the pons and medulla oblongata"
    $800 22
Derived from French, it's a type of suitcase, or a blended word like smog or brunch
    $800 21
Of sisters Hannah & Mary Fanning (2 names please)
    DD: $10,000 11
"My friends, I want to talk for a few minutes with the people of the United States", began the first of these talks in 1933
    $800 24
A slave who had been trained to be one of these was a paedagogus, related to an English word that ends -ogue
    $800 20
In this 2019 film Park Myeong-hoon played Geun-se, who hid in a basement; that didn't pan out for Geun-se
    DD: $6,000 10
It "is the main trunk of a series of vessels which convey the oxygenated blood to the tissues of the body"
    $1200 1
Some may remember it as a brand of TV; the dictionary defines it as the highest point or apex
    $1200 18
Of the sixth U.S. president
    $1200 4
In Paris in 1794, he said, "The basis of popular government in time of revolution is both virtue and terror"
    $1200 7
An occulus is a circular opening at the apex of a dome, like the one in the roof of this ancient building
    $1200 19
This comedian won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar as a therapist to Will Hunting, who says, "I don't need therapy"
    $1600 9
This "is composed of four bones: the two hip bones laterally and in front and the sacrum and coccyx behind"
    $1600 3
German for "time spirit", it's the general mood or feeling of a certain time or era
    $1600 17
Of the composer of the 1720s "St. John Passion"
    $1600 2
Addressing troops, Queen Elizabeth I said she was "a weak & feeble woman", but had the heart & this body part "of a king"
    $1600 6
An auspex read omens from watching the movements of these animals from which the word auspex partly derives
    $1600 14
Unafraid to be in a superhero movie or 2, he lent his voice--but not his trademark swearing--to "The Incredibles" as Frozone
    $2000 15
These organs "being situated at the back of the abdominal cavity and deeply placed cannot be palpated"
    $2000 13
Going back to the Latin for "small worm", it's a bright scarlet color
    $2000 12
Of Kobe Bryant; it's a shortening of his father's nickname
    $2000 5
"I will fight no more forever", declared this leader in Montana Territory in 1877
    $2000 8
Later a word for a record player needle, it was once a metal tool used to scratch words onto wax-covered tablets
    $2000 16
You can bet that NBA legend Kevin Garnett played himself in this 2019 film about a jewelry store owner

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Stu Lori
$48,400 $12,000 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only continent with its mainland lying in all 4 hemispheres as defined by the equator & the prime meridian

Final scores:

Matt Stu Lori
$70,400 $16,000 $7,599
30-day champion: $1,107,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Stu Lori
$30,000 $12,000 $3,800
35 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2021-08-25
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