Show #8517 - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Amy Schneider game 5.


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Matt King, an attorney from Lewisville, Texas

Genesis Whitlock, a diversity and inclusion professional from Brooklyn, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $155,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
After a last-second win over Buffalo with this prayerful play in 2020, Kyler Murray said it was the first he had ever tried
    $200 14
A Mother Goose nursery rhyme says, "Little Boy Blue, come" do this
    $200 6
The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act banned oppressive child labor, set the work week at 44 hours & established this, at 25 cents an hour
    $200 1
Men, start this double- or triple-talk dance with a step to the left; a pre-fame Bruce Lee was a champion at it in Hong Kong
    $200 26
Late publisher of the Omaha World-Herald Henry Doorly gave his name to this, the state's No. 1 attraction
    $200 21
You need 3 A's to spell this type of hut at beach resorts & pools
    $400 12
"Do we have time to run Wasp?" asked this Chiefs QB in Super Bowl 54; he did, & hit Tyreek Hill for a game-changing 44 yards
    $400 15
Until 1969 Project Blue Book investigated these phenomena; of the 12,618 sightings, only 701 have not been identified
    $400 7
In 1938 DuPont chemist Roy Plunkett accidentally discovered this, now used as a coating for nonstick cookware
    $400 2
Aren't you glad you brought a friend along? Now you can swing left into this type of highway lane marked with diamonds
    $400 27
Omaha is on the west bank of this river opposite Council Bluffs, Iowa
    $400 22
With a low entry making an enemy stoop awkwardly, the iQukwane hut is said to have the shape of this insect structure
    $600 11
Franco Harris' "Immaculate Reception" of a deflected pass from Terry Bradshaw won a 1972 playoff game for this team
    DD: $1,000 18
The Belgian artist known as Peyo created these blue beings
    $600 8
On October 31, 1938 the New York Times reported, "Radio listeners in panic" after a broadcast of this H.G. Wells story
    $600 3
In chess, the one time the king can move 2 squares is doing this; kingside is 2 squares left for the black king
    $600 28
Omaha is the seat of this county, named for Illinois senator Stephen, who sponsored the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    $600 23
Here's Seaman's Hut, used as an emergency shelter in this country's Kosciuszko National Park
    $800 10
Though the play was designed for Freddie Solomon, the 49ers' Dwight Clark made "The Catch" on Jan. 10, 1982 on a pass by this quarterback
    $800 19
Lake Tana in Ethiopia is the source of this colorful river
    $800 16
This organization was founded in 1938 to find a cure for infantile paralysis, also called polio
    $800 4
Bugs Bunny's line about wishing he'd toined left at this city may be based on a real turn there that would keep you on Route 66
    $800 29
In 1913 this future president was born in Omaha as Leslie King Jr.
    $800 24
These nomadic people of Kenya & Tanzania live in a kraal, a grouping of huts
    $1000 9
In the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, Boise State's huddled masses used this 3-word trick play featuring a behind-the-back handoff for the win
    $1000 20
Coral reefs are home to the blue fish known by this 4-letter name
    $1000 17
German name for the night of Nov. 9, when Jews & their property were attacked across Germany
    $1000 5
At the Battle of Chancellorsville, he swung left to crush the Union right, but was mortally wounded by friendly fire
    $1000 30
In 1917 this priest rented a boarding house in Omaha to care for 5 neglected boys; later, he bought a farm & it became Boys Town
    $1000 25
In the foreground a Mongol horseman, in the back, this 4-letter type of hut

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

Amy Genesis Matt
$4,400 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Genesis Matt
$7,800 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
Joseph Heller hell plus Jules Verne sea distance
    $400 7
As Broadway reopened in 2021, he returned to the role of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $400 17
I was pretty happy when I took off that bell hat after a long day amusing the king as a court one of these
    DD: $2,000 24
1956's "Dalmatians" minus 2003's "People You Meet in Heaven"
    $800 6
Kristin Chenoweth welcomed the audience at the reopening of "Wicked" with these 5 words, a line from "The Wizard of Oz"
    $800 11
This cookie company was founded in 1937 by a Connecticut woman & named for her family's country home
    $800 16
Around 1680 I was one of the last of this flightless bird; to add insult to injury, Dutch explorers called our meat repulsive
    $800 26
The ciliary muscle changes the curvature of this eye part that determines how near or far we can see
    $1200 23
Original "Space Odyssey" plus original "Shades of Grey"
    $1200 5
The musical "Six" features a modern take on Henry VIII's 6 wives, including this first wife who was born in Spain

"If you think for a moment /
I'd grant you annulment /
Just hold up there's n-n-n-n-n-n-no way..."
    DD: $4,000 10
This pair's first computer venture, Traf-O-Data for the Washington Roads Department, helped them launch a bigger company soon after
    $1200 15
I was one of the iron smithing experts of this biblical people & was really rooting for my compatriot Goliath
    $1200 22
When it comes to your heart, MVP stands for this valve prolapse, in which the valve flaps bulge rather than close smoothly
    $1200 21
Job of Jen Psaki, seen here
    $1600 18
Khaled Hosseini's "Splendid Suns" divided by John Reed's "Days That Shook the World"
    $1600 4
"American Utopia" features songs from this man's days in Talking Heads & from his solo career
    $1600 9
In 2020 the Justice Dept. wound up its case against this Sackler Family opioid maker, which agreed to pay $8 billion in penalties
    $1600 14
400 million years ago, I was this type of creature named for its breathing organs; here's a picture of my brother
    $1600 2
The second cervical vertebra is called this because it forms a pivot point, allowing the head to shake "no"
    $1600 20
Lending his name to the profession, this ancient Greek is considered the first actor
    $2000 12
Harrer's Himalayan hiatus times Hawthorne's house parts
    $2000 3
This musical brought its razzle-dazzle back to Broadway in 2021, just in time for the 25th anniversary of its revival
    $2000 8
In 1667 Londoner Nicholas Barbon set up the first office for this type of insurance
    $2000 13
I was one of these slaves in Sparta; every year, war was officially declared on us so a well-born Spartan could always kill me
    $2000 1
This gland under the brain in a structure called the sella turcica produces luteinizing hormone to regulate the gonads
    $2000 19
Owl butterflies get their name from these large markings on their wings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Genesis Matt
$23,800 $6,600 -$6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An annual event called Winterlude includes skating on the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO world heritage site in this city

Final scores:

Amy Genesis Matt
$14,800 $1,600 -$6,400
5-day champion: $170,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Genesis Matt
$23,000 $6,200 -$6,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
10 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 2021-10-04
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