Show #8478 - Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Matt Amodio game 31.


[<< previous game]

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)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: As recited by our own Johnny Gilbert.)
    $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

(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)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

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:

Game dynamics graph

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

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2021-08-25
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at