Show #8478 - Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Matt Amodio game 31.

Contestants

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Adriana Granados, a student advisor from Fontana, California

Daniel Pecoraro, a nonprofit manager and tour guide from Brooklyn, New York

Matt Amodio, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 30-day cash winnings total $1,107,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

I CAN NAME THAT NO. 1 '80s HIT
(Mayim: As recited by our own Johnny Gilbert.)
THE NON-COASTAL U.S.
WEBCAMS
3-LETTER VERBS
MONKEY
BUSINESS
    $200 28
"Here's a little song I wrote, you might want to sing it note for note"
    $200 27
Things to do in this city include seeing its mint that opened in 1906 & taking in a game at Coors Field
    $200 29
Via a webcam in the north of Scotland, keep an eye out for this legendary creature in its watery abode
    $200 26
To solemnly pledge to undertake an action
    $200 30
Unknown to science until 2007, the Lesula monkey was discovered in this Democratic Republic of Central Africa
    $200 21
There are 3 of the same vowel in this term for the exclusive control of a product or service by one business or group
    $400 22
"It's the thrill of the fight, rising up to the challenge of our rival"
    $400 23
This state is the nation's least populous at just under 600,000
    $400 25
In 2017 more than 14 million people tuned in live on the day that April, one of these creatures, gave birth
    $400 17
To deplete something's energy or weaken it gradually
    $400 24
The bellow of this Western Hemisphere dweller is described as deafening, so we're seeing the monkey, not hearing it
    $400 20
Under this "liability", a shareholder cannot lose more money than they've invested in a company
    $600 18
"You know I feel so dirty when they start talking cute, I wanna tell her that I love her but the point is probably moot"
    DD: $3,800 8
Oh, for an ocean breeze! In August 2020 the average high in this southwestern capital city was 111 degrees Fahrenheit
    $600 16
In 2019 a webcam captured the fire that collapsed this 850-year-old cathedral's spire & roof
    $600 14
To clear a pool table by hitting all the balls in the pockets in a row
    $600 15
Like a group of Girl or Boy Scouts, a group of monkeys is known as this & can have as many as 800 members
    $600 19
This type of account book listing debts & credits dates back at least to the Renaissance as shown here
    $800 13
"There's a choice we're making, we're saving our own lives, it's true we'll make a better day, just you and me"
    $800 2
This large national memorial that's about 25 miles southwest of Rapid City, South Dakota was named for a New York lawyer
    $800 11
In 2021 this "hot spot" on Sicily put on quite a show for viewers of its webcam
    $800 9
To tell an insignificant or childish lie
    $800 12
Spider monkeys are susceptible to this Anopheles mosquito-borne disease & are used in lab studies to combat it
    $800 5
From the Latin for "untouchable", it's a term for assets such as patents, logos or customer love
    $1000 10
"Did you ever know that you're my hero? & everything I would like to be, I can fly higher than an eagle, for you are the... "
    $1000 1
Not to be confused with the Boston area's Mass Ave, Mass Street is a center of University of Kansas life in this city
    $1000 6
Look out for sharks on an underwater cam 34 miles off the coast of this state's Cape Fear
    $1000 3
To add additional unjustified expenses to an account
    $1000 4
This shy & reclusive monkey seen here lives in equatorial rain forest & is known for its colorful face
    $1000 7
The 2017 tax bill changed things for these businesses so-named because their revenue goes right to the tax returns of owners

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

Matt Daniel Adriana
$10,400 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Daniel Adriana
$12,400 $5,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SEE, IT STARTS WITH "CL"
IN THE TV KITCHEN
EUROPEAN HISTORY
I NOMINATE YOU FOR A NOBEL PRIZE!
SOUTHERN LITERATURE
CITY WORDS
(Mayim: Each response is a U.S. city with more than 100,000 people.)
    $400 30
The early Renoir seen here is titled this type of space "in the Woods"
    $400 27
Though this "MasterChef" judge was brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, his language isn't exactly Shakespearean
    $400 28
With a 72-year reign over France from 1643 to 1715, he's the longest-ruling king in European history
    $400 26
How sweet! In 1919 Max Planck & this other German physicist nominated each other for Nobel prizes
    $400 25
Inspired by the author's hometown of Monroeville, Maycomb, Alabama is the setting for this 1960 classic
    $400 29
Harmony, the opposite of discord
    $800 24
As it reaches into the sky, it makes sense for the highest peak in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains to be named for this object
    $800 19
After taking things "One Day at a Time" in the '80s, she started doing her "Home Cooking" on the Food Network
    $800 10
Seen here is a tsunami map of the great earthquake of this European capital that took place in 1755
    $800 22
Pearl Buck, W.H. Auden & C.S. Lewis all nominated this "North of Boston" poet for Literature, but he never won
    $800 21
14-year-old Lily finds her way to Tiburon, S.C. & the Boatwright sisters in Sue Monk Kidd's "The Secret Life of" these
    $800 23
A hanging sculpture moved by air currents
    $1200 20
Bunratty Castle, the most complete one in Ireland, is one of the many attractions of this county
    $1200 2
Because of Pillsbury this competition show from across the pond has a slightly different title for U.S. viewing
    $1200 5
After the second of these wars between Carthage & Rome, Spain was divided into provinces called Hispania Ulterior & Citerior
    DD: $5,000 12
In 1962 JFK nominated this first lady from an earlier administration for the Nobel Peace Prize
    $1200 17
Colson Whitehead's novel about these "Boys" is based on abuse & worse at a real reform school in the Jim Crow Era
    $1200 18
A flat-topped landform wider than a butte
    $1600 9
Artists often depicted this muse of history keeping her records
    $1600 1
In 2021 this actor went "Searching for Italy" on CNN, enjoying family kitchens & some amazing scenery
    $1600 3
In 2011, Czechs observed a period of mourning after the death of this president, poet & playwright
    $1600 11
It might ring a bell that 33 people nominated this Russian for the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1901; he won it in 1904
    DD: $6,000 4
Set in rural Georgia, this novel told in the form of letters won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    $1600 8
A luminous event in the upper atmosphere
    $2000 15
It's basically a cherry pie with a fancy French name
    $2000 16
Mariska Hargitay & Michelle Obama have been guests on Ina Garten's show called this, also an Ava Gardner title role
    $2000 6
A famous one of these 4-letter groups assembled at Worms in 1521
    $2000 14
When Luigi Pirandello won in 1934, he was nominated by this countryman, a 1909 winner for physics
    $2000 13
Originally in a Savannah cemetery, a mysterious statue called "Bird Girl" appears on the cover of this John Berendt bestseller
    $2000 7
A dessert of biscuit or ladyfinger with cream filling

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Daniel Adriana
$42,600 $15,000 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
The Hippocrene Spring, sacred to the Muses, was so named because this offspring of Medusa brought it into being

Final scores:

Matt Daniel Adriana
$50,600 $5,378 $1,000
31-day champion: $1,158,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Daniel Adriana
$31,200 $15,000 $1,800
36 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
4 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,000

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