Show #8537 - Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Amy Schneider game 15.


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Jason Snyder, a teaching assistant from Los Angeles, California

Kaitlyn Pesterfield, a medical student from Mesa, Arizona

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 14-day cash winnings total $571,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: These clues will be presented by the Fox 8 New Orleans News team.)
    $200 6
Mitch Moreland, sometimes called "Mitchy Four Bags", is a pro athlete in this sport
    $200 21
Types of lava include the smooth pahoehoe type & the rougher aa--both names come from this American island language
    $200 26
(Hi, I'm Kim Holden.) The 1984 World's Fair in New Orleans featured this NASA Space Shuttle that was originally the "Constitution" but later was named for a famous fictional starship
    $200 16
that kind of says it all
    $200 18
Around 40 A.D. if you said Caesar's this type of home, you meant the one near the Roman Forum
    $200 1
This troubled title guy says the Danes are known as drunkards to other nations
    $400 7
The NHL's Rick Nash is known as "The Slim" this; well, the hockey stick does look like a scythe
    $400 10
If a deposit of rock isn't permeable enough to produce oil & gas, this controversial method of injecting fluid can change it
    $400 27
(Hi, I'm Meg Gatto.) A 2020 Grammy tribute to essential workers, "United We Sing", saw this crooner & daughter Georgia celebrate heroes around the country, including, of course, the Crescent City
    $400 14
if it walks like a duck...
    $400 22
This small room on a ship precedes "fever" regarding restlessness due to longtime confinement
    $400 2
"The gentleman had drunk himself out of his five sentences" is in the first scene of this play, getting "merry" from the start
    $600 8
It's not really important, but the last player to be picked in the NFL draft is given this nickname
    DD: $1,000 11
The same substance may crystallize in 2 forms, like these 2 forms of carbon: one was first converted to the other in a lab in 1955
    $600 28
(Hi, I'm Liz Reyes.) With a menu that's had minimal changes since 1862, the Cafe du Monde in the French Quarter serves up these fried donuts, unless it's Christmas or if a hurricane passes too close
    $600 15
we're invested in your response
    $600 23
From the Hindustani word bangla, it's a one-story house with a thatched roof
    $600 3
In "Othello", Cassio tells this man, "I have very poor & unhappy brains for drinking" & he replies, "I'll drink for you"
    $800 9
CR7 is this Portuguese-born star who donated one of his Ballon d'Or trophies to a Make-A-Wish auction
    $800 12
The Great Plains has many deposits called clinker, baked red when seams of this mineral burned
    $800 29
(Hi, I'm Lee Zurik.) Holding the title of longest continuous bridge over water in the world, the 23-mile Causeway over this lake finds drivers losing sight of land
    $800 17
your technician will arrive between 7 A.M. & 11 P.M. (We kid, there's a 2-hour window)
    $800 24
It can mean joint rule of a territory, but we associate this word more with an individually owned apartment
    $800 4
A warning in "As You Like It": "Do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in" this intoxicant
    $1000 19
This tennis great was known as "Fraulein Forehand"
    $1000 13
A transform fault such as the San Andreas is where 2 of these very large plates slide past each other
    $1000 30
(Hi, I'm Kelsey Davis.) In 2007, this man who took his name from a "Brady Bunch" kid became the first Indian-American governor in Louisiana & in American history
    $1000 20
Cheerios & Yoplait are on us!
    $1000 25
Yo ho, now we set sail / Of this kind of home, I'll tell you a tale / A wooden hut & sailor's song it is / & now be the end o' our quiz
    $1000 5
In this comedy Sir Toby Belch asks, "Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes & ale?"

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

Amy Kaitlyn Jason
$3,200 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Kaitlyn Jason
$10,600 $2,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: All the correct responses will begin with the letters "EM".)
    $400 11
It's a short commute for Santa to get to this frigid Russian region of nearly 5 million sq. mi. that includes the Ob & Yenisey Rivers
    $400 17
The rather animated Clancy Wiggum
    $400 27
Actually, it's the ulnar nerve that causes the tingling sensation known as "hitting" this
    $400 6
In 1773 an ex-officer of the Don Cossacks led a rebellion against this empress; in 1775 the ex-officer was headless
    $400 5
Renee Fleming made her debut at the Met as Countess Almaviva in this Mozart opera whose title promises a wedding
    $400 16
The proper way to address a cardinal of the Catholic church is "Your" this
    $800 12
Santa Claus can cruise into Ho-Ho-Ho Chi Minh City along the river with this name, the former name of Ho Chi Minh City
    $800 23
Bar regular Cliff Clavin
    $800 19
Regardless of the name of this type of business, liquid solvents are used to get your slacks looking like new
    $800 7
In 1956 Goldie Myerson changed her name & 13 years later became prime minister of this nation
    $800 4
Act I of this Rossini opera is set on the shores of Lake Lucerne
    $800 18
It's an official ban on trade, usually by one country against another
    $1200 13
Peshawar, Lahore & Karachi are but 3 city stops as St. Nick soars around this country
    $1200 24
Assane Diop on "Lupin" is a "gentleman" one
    $1200 28
One of the largest bats, the creature seen here goes by this alliterative, other-animal moniker
    $1200 8
Truly "The People's Princess", Diana crusaded against these weapons of war & after her death, 160-plus nations agreed to ban them
    $1200 3
Composer Philip Glass said his work this man "on the Beach" is "an opera about a great mathematician who loved music"
    $1200 20
This adjective can describe a very early stage in the development of a plan or a baby
    $1600 14
Mr. C. is very busy island hopping in this nation in the Pacific; Leyte is just one of its more than 1,000 inhabited islands
    $1600 25
Diane Lockhart on 2 series
    $1600 29
This food item with a body part & a dairy product in its name is actually a type of sausage
    $1600 9
The Tehran tomb of this man is a pilgrimage site, such as on the 40th anniversary of his 1979 return from exile
    DD: $2,200 2
One of the librettists of this Puccini opera went to Nagasaki to help set the scene more accurately
    $1600 21
In chemistry & cooking, it's to mix one substance into another, as seen here
    $2000 15
Santa's sleigh touches down on Honshu in this city of 1.5 million, Japan's capital from 794 to 1868
    $2000 26
Miserable & middle-aged Al Bundy
    $2000 30
The Panama hat is made from the young leaves of the jipijapa & actually originated in this country
    DD: $5,000 10
Gold found on his land in 1848 ruined this California man; people destroyed his property looking for more & by 1852 he was bankrupt
    $2000 1
Dr. Grenvil examines Violetta in act 3 of this Verdi opera, but it is too late--she dies in her lover's arms
    $2000 22
This Greek philosopher was the first to argue that all matter is made up of earth, air, fire & water

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Kaitlyn Jason
$28,000 $3,000 $10,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Not primarily known as a suffragist, in 1879 she became the first female resident of Concord, Mass. to register to vote in local elections

Final scores:

Amy Kaitlyn Jason
$35,000 $500 $10,383
15-day champion: $606,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Kaitlyn Jason
$25,000 $3,000 $10,800
34 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2021-10-11
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