Show #8521 - Monday, November 29, 2021

Amy Schneider game 9.

Contestants

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Andrea Asuaje, a podcast producer from Allston, Massachusetts

Nishanth Iyengar, a resident physician from Ronkonkoma, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 8-day cash winnings total $295,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

19something
PLAY CHARACTERS
KNEAD TO KNOW
HELPING THE PLANET
HE HAD A HAT
IN OTHER WORDS...RUN!
    $200 16
In 1954 a 9-0 Supreme Court said racial segregation in public schools violated the 14th Amendment in this landmark case
    $200 9
"Death of a Salesman" takes place during the last few days of his life
    $200 11
The name of this pocket bread is Greek for "bread"
    $200 17
Georgia-based carpet company Interface makes carpet tiles that are not merely this element "neutral", they're "negative"
    $200 1
This fictional archaeologist wears a felt hat with the brim turned down & a brown leather jacket, just like George Lucas wore
    $200 26
Proverbially, "It's a marathon, not a" this
    $400 22
On August 12, 1961 Walter Ulbricht, leader of the East German Communist Party, ordered this to be created; it went up overnight
    DD: $2,200 8
She says, "'Tis brief, my lord", to which Hamlet replies, "As woman's love"
    $400 12
To make authentic New York these, you need to knead the dough, preferably by hand to make them chewy, & then shape them into rings
    $400 18
To help the planet, the National Ocean Service urges these 3 "R"s
    $400 2
He famously wore a Vivienne Westwood hat to the Grammys in 2014
    $400 27
My secret is out! Selling homemade doilies to make some extra cash is my "side" this
    $600 23
A British non-royal birth that merited a press conference was in 1978 for the first of millions of babies conceived via this process
    $600 7
In a classic American play, his first line is bellowing, "Hey, there! Stella, baby!"
    $600 13
This bread baked for the Jewish Sabbath symbolizes love; the braiding symbolizes strength
    $600 19
Tokyo-based Next Meats offers meat alternatives with extra protein thanks to the use of these legumes
    $600 3
This Marx Brother didn't talk in their films but did wear a top hat over his curls
    $600 30
You can shoot one out of a blowgun or toss one in a pub
    $800 24
On Jan. 8, 1918 Woodrow Wilson made this numerical declaration of peace proposals that included "a general assoc. of nations"
    $800 6
In "Pygmalion" this professor of phonetics has his laboratory on Wimpole Street
    $800 14
A fluffy bread requiring a lot of kneading, brioche is an excellent marquee ingredient for this breakfast dish with a national name
    $800 20
Carlsberg, a fine beer from this country, is helping out with the plastic problem by gluing its cans together
    $800 4
This cartoon alien who wore the same tufted helmet as Mars, the god of war, was thwarted by Bugs Bunny
    $800 29
It's a word for a lightning stroke or a fastening aid
    $1000 25
After a dubious-at-best election win in February 1986, this Philippine president fled to Hawaii a few weeks later
    $1000 10
This title character helps fellow soldier Christian de Neuvillette with his love letters
    $1000 15
How about some of this flat Italian bread sprinkled with rosemary
    $1000 21
This Swedish climate activist donated her winnings from France's Freedom Prize to groups working for climate justice
    $1000 5
In "Goldfinger", his weapon of choice was a steel-rimmed razor-sharp bowler hat
    $1000 28
Word preceding a maddening "hour", or the band that did "Tom Sawyer"

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

Amy Nishanth Andrea
$7,000 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nishanth Andrea
$12,400 $800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

JESUS & NERO
TRAVEL & TOURISM
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
WORDS & PHRASES
WE'VE GOT THAT BAND'S NUMBER
WHO'S YOUR "C-O"?
    $400 29
Jesus is known as both Jesus of Nazareth & Jesus of this ancient region with a famous "Sea"
    $400 30
Puppet theaters in Prague include a "Kingdom" featuring these on strings
    $400 26
This tropical reef dweller needs no chrysalis, but does have striking markings that make sure to confuse predators
    $400 13
3 goals by the same scorer
    $400 3
Megan Thee Stallion is featured on "Beautiful Mistakes" by this group; the video shows her & Adam Levine flying a car over Los Angeles
    $400 8
In the U.S. Army, it's "the base level of the noncommissioned officer" ranks
    $800 28
Nero blamed Rome's Christians for this 64 A.D. disaster & used it as an excuse to persecute them
    $800 22
In this city, head to the Forbidden City; if you're forbidden, relax at the Hilton on Wangfujing East
    $800 25
Meerkats aren't felines, they're in the family named for these cobra fighters
    $800 14
This biblical construction seen here had come to mean "a hubbub"
    $800 4
Hits by these poppy punkers include "What's My Age Again?" & "All The Small Things"
    $800 9
In the British military, it ranks just below brigadier
    $1200 27
These 3 "synoptic" Gospels are the main sources for knowledge of Jesus' life
    DD: $4,000 2
To visit the vineyards of Chianti Classico, visit this one of Italy's 20 regioni, or regions
    $1200 24
A rare pink species of this land reptile lives around a volcano on Isabela Island in the Galápagos
    $1200 20
3 parts of a gun are in this phrase meaning "the whole shebang"
    $1200 5
The name of this Athens, Georgia band is slang for the high hairdos worn by Kate Pierson & Cindy Wilson
    $1200 10
This word from the rowing team also means the most important member of a Coast Guard small boat crew
    $1600 19
Suetonius said that Nero resented nothing so much as being called a wretched player of this harp-like stringed instrument
    $1600 1
You can head west in a straight line from Belmopan in Belize into this neighboring country
    $1600 23
With ridged horns, the kob of Africa is a species of these swift ruminants
    $1600 21
A 150th anniversary
    DD: $4,000 6
Matty Healy, lead singer of these Brit rockers, was born 14 years after the year in their name
    $1600 11
The Army has medics; the Navy has these
    $2000 18
Nero's persecution of Jesus' followers led them to regard him as this foe that 1 John says "shall come"
    $2000 17
Heading to Machu Picchu? Book your hotel in this Peruvian city 50 miles to the southeast & take a train there
    $2000 16
One of the strongest kinds of beetles, this type seen here bears the name of a large herbivore
    $2000 15
Severe scolding named for a Macedonian king
    $2000 7
Though it was their only hit, in 2021 the video for this band's 1993 single "What's Up" passed 1 billion YouTube views
    $2000 12
This boss of a squadron once ranked just below a rear admiral

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nishanth Andrea
$30,000 $5,200 $5,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERATURE
Its first line says, "The good people of Paris were awakened by a grand peal from all the bells in the three districts of the city"

Final scores:

Amy Nishanth Andrea
$47,000 $5,200 $2,600
9-day champion: $342,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Nishanth Andrea
$29,400 $5,200 $5,800
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2021-10-05
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