Show #8524 - Thursday, December 2, 2021

Amy Schneider game 12.

Contestants

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Jessica Morgan, a writer from Pasadena, California

Sinnott Martin, an attorney from New Orleans, Louisiana

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 11-day cash winnings total $421,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S TOO CROWDED
EXAM TIME
FICTION
FUNNY LADIES
AIN'T THAT AMERICA
FOR "U" & "ME"
    $200 21
800,000 people gathered in a field in Krakow to watch the televised Vatican funeral for this man in 2005
    $200 11
A task on a recent one in New York State was to draft a memo regarding sovereign immunity under a tort claims law
    $200 6
In "A Christmas Carol", this man's ghost is the first of 4 to appear to Scrooge
    $200 1
The showbiz career of this beloved funny lady has spanned more than 80 years
    $200 16
The Levi Coffin House in Indiana was a stop on this system, that defied the Fugitive Slave Act
    $200 22
This adjective describes 100% agreement, like a boxing decision
    $400 30
A million fans endured stifling Madrid heat to celebrate Spain's 2010 victory in this international competition
    $400 12
In the 1950s half of U.S. hospital deaths were followed by a postmortem exam, also called this; now it's under 10%
    $400 7
He wrote short stories like "Sonny's Blues" & novels like "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
    $400 2
Long before "Grace and Frankie", she starred opposite Jane Fonda & Dolly Parton in the movie "9 to 5"
    $400 20
By 1962 this doc's injected vaccine helped reduce polio cases in the U.S. from more than 50,000 a year to fewer than 1,000
    $400 24
Trees can live in this highway-dividing "strip"
    $600 29
On New Year's Eve 1994, 4.2 million showed up for fireworks & a free Rod Stewart concert on Copacabana Beach in this city
    $600 13
These exams are required for many Ph.D. degrees; for a Stanford history doctorate, you take them in your third year
    DD: $1,600 8
Emily is imprisoned in a gloomy castle--that tells you "The Mysteries of Udolpho" is a classic of this big 1790s genre
    $600 3
Order in the court! If she ever tires of being funny, she has a law degree from the University of New South Wales to fall back on
    $600 19
It was a tempest in this govt. scandal, so large that Senate committees & a special commission looked into it from 1922 to 1928
    $600 25
To criticize harshly, perhaps about interweaving hair a bit higher
    $800 28
In 2019 tens of millions gathered to bathe in sacred rivers for Kumbh Mela, a festival of this religion
    $800 14
To do your taxes, look for someone who passed this 3-letter exam first standardized in 1917
    $800 9
This novel about a canine says, "A monster came to the small town of Castle Rock"
    $800 4
The name of this original "SNL" cast member lives on in the name of a cancer support organization
    $800 18
Katherine Johnson was such a genius she made sure the computer was correct in planning the 1962 flight of Friendship 7 for this astronaut
    $800 26
A Quaker place of worship noted for simplicity, like Philadelphia's Arch Street one
    $1000 23
Millions lined the streets of New York for the June 2019 LGBTQ parade that was part of "World" this
    $1000 15
Mydriatic eye drops do this to help in an eye exam
    $1000 10
Jack Schaefer wrote about the cowboy life in this novel with a 1-name title; come back!
    $1000 5
She's won Emmys for voicing Lois Griffin on "Family Guy", & for her role as Susie Myerson on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
    $1000 17
The 1968 Democratic National Convention became a battleground despite this mayor's promise of law & order
    $1000 27
There are 3 U's in this word meaning smug or insincere in an oily way

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Amy Sinnott Jessica
$3,400 $800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Sinnott Jessica
$7,800 $3,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE GREEK
LET THERE BE ART & MUSIC
SAILING THE BLACK SEA
"T" FOR...
POP CULTURE-POURRI
WORDS IN ELEMENTS
    $400 16
This word for a place of eternal rest is from a Greek word for "sleeping place"
    $400 26
Pavarotti took this Neapolitan song whose title means "my own sun" to new heights
    $400 6
This mythological hero & his Argonauts sailed the Black Sea in antiquity
    $400 5
Lionel Richie was born in this Alabama city & graduated from its famed institute
    $400 25
In 2021 Jon Batiste recalled his own piano teacher in accepting the Best Score Oscar for this animated film about a music educator
    $400 11
Br:
this possessive pronoun
    $800 17
"O, beware, my lord, of" this! From the Greek for "zeal"
    $800 27
Nearly 2,200 years old & carved from marble, she's from Melos but resides in Paris; she now has a tough time shaking hands
    $800 7
Woof! A small shark called the spiny this abounds in the Black Sea
    $800 4
This twisting force is measured in newton-meters
    $800 24
On April 1, 1963 ABC premiered this soap opera & NBC launched a similar rival, "The Doctors"
    $800 12
Si:
this, a symbol for a program on your computer desktop
    $1200 18
From Greek for "thick-skinned ", this word is sometimes used for an elephant or a hippo
    $1200 28
The song with this Latin title was one of the few pieces Schubert got published in his lifetime & has been popular since
    $1200 8
Russia's Black Sea coast includes this resort city that was established in 1896 & made international headlines in the winter of 2014
    $1200 3
This board game has a Pop-O-Matic dice roller
    $1200 23
Conservatorship hearings in L.A. in 2021 attracted supporters of the movement known by this 2-word hashtag
    $1200 13
Hg:
this term for a mean or scroungy dog
    $1600 19
How words are put together to form phrases & sentences, it's from the Greek for "arrange together"
    $1600 29
The title characters of this 1936 Prokofiev work are represented by strings & French horns, respectively
    DD: $4,400 9
It's alphabetically last of the countries a that border the Black Sea
    $1600 2
Seen here, this shell is named for a son of Poseidon
    $1600 22
First name of Mr. Youssef, who plays the title character in a Hulu series he also created
    $1600 14
Mn:
this Asian art form
    $2000 20
You get an "A" if you know that this 5-letter word from Greek refers to God's love for man & Christians' love for others
    $2000 30
This New Yorker incorporated graffiti into his work, & was a celebrity in the art world when he died at age 27 in 1988
    $2000 10
This mountain range, a dividing line between Asia & Europe, runs from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea
    $2000 1
A member of the Dravidian family, it's an official language of the Indian territory of Puducherry
    $2000 21
A landmark in video game music is Koji Kondo's score for this "Legend of Zelda" edition with an instrument in the title
    DD: $9,000 15
I:
this allfather

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Sinnott Jessica
$36,800 $4,800 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

JOURNALISTS IN HISTORY
Bismarck Tribune correspondent Mark Kellogg died June 25, 1876 while on a field assignment covering this man

Final scores:

Amy Sinnott Jessica
$61,800 $8,800 $1,100
12-day champion: $483,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Sinnott Jessica
$28,800 $9,200 $3,000
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2021-10-05
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