Show #8541 - Monday, December 27, 2021

Amy Schneider game 19.


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Donna Lettow, a digital accessibility specialist from Baltimore, Maryland

Ashley Castle, an antiques dealer from West Pawlet, Vermont

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 18-day cash winnings total $706,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Here are some things you can say without annoying the censors.)
    $200 7
It's said that the character of Snowball the pig in this novel represents Leon Trotsky
    $200 12
To life:
    $200 19
QVC stands for quality, value & this, the ability to purchase things from your couch
    $200 1
A small immature branch, or a session of filming a movie
    $200 6
This "Daily Show" host wrote, "A dog is a great thing for a kid to have. It's like a bicycle but with emotions"
    $200 26
Surrounding General Douglas MacArthur's birthplace, MacArthur Park melts in the dark in this capital city
    $400 8
In "Wuthering Heights" Cathy says, "My love for Linton is like the foliage... my love for" him, like "the eternal rocks"
    $400 13
It's fueled by fossils:
    $400 20
The word PEZ was built from the first, middle & last letters in the German word for this candy
    $400 2
Before children, the Pied Piper of Hamelin led these to their doom
    $400 17
In addition to giving us his spelling book in 1783, he helped found the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences
    $400 27
If you call yourself the spinach capital of the world, you better have a statue of this character, & Alma, Arkansas does, in his own park
    DD: $1,200 9
The end of this Twain tale says while Tom Canty lived to be very old, King Edward VI lived to the age of 15
    $600 14
How's your hearing?:
    $600 21
Computer chip manufacturer Intel takes its name from a shortening of the words "integrated" these
    $600 3
Channel SpongeBob with this creamy condiment, like the Legal Sea Foods house brand
    $600 18
With Scandinavian roots & a hammer of a curveball, pitcher Noah Syndergaard got this nickname; the hair helps
    $600 28
The discovery of a 3.03-carat one in 1990 had Arkansas' Crater of these State Park living up to its name
    $800 10
Anna Sewell said the aim of this book was "to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses"
    $800 15
Some monkey business: TRIM APOLOGY
    $800 22
Jerry Murrell's sons are the quintet in the name of this burger chain
    $800 4
2 words that completed Red Skelton's signoff, "Good night and..."
    $800 24
In 1881 Supreme Court Justice Noah Swayne declared this tax constitutional; it still needed an amendment in 1913
    $800 29
Near Eureka Springs, Thorncrown Chapel began when Jim Reed offered a resting place for visitors who came to view these mountains
    $1000 11
During the French Revolution, Percy Blakeney uses as his secret identity the name of this flower; note the flower's bright reddish color
    $1000 16
It's not for the squeamish: HOMELY TOGA
    $1000 23
Thank Mr. Coulombe for your dinner of cauliflower gnocchi & decent under-$5 wine; he gave his name to this store
    $1000 5
Rob Halford leads this band that has celebrated 50 heavy metal years
    $1000 25
Noah Baumbach wrote this Oscar-nominated 2019 film about the breakup of the union between Charlie & Nicole Barber
    $1000 30
The University of Arkansas team name was the Cardinals until 1910, when a student vote changed the mascot to this animal

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

Amy Ashley Donna
$3,800 $0 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ashley Donna
$10,000 $800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
In Gaul, St. Martin of Tours founded the first of these secluded places in western Europe
    $400 7
This Athabaskan name of a 20,310-foot Alaskan peak means "the high one"
    $400 1
One of the greatest paintings of the Renaissance was Botticelli's "The Birth of" her
    $400 21
The wingback type of this was originally designed to keep the sitter free from drafts of cold air
    $400 2
ELO for short, they lit up music charts in the '70s & '80s
    $400 26
A proverbial phrase regarding a bit of sewing done now to save work later merges with a numerical brand of cat food
    DD: $6,000 15
Seen as pagan rituals, these contests were outlawed after going strong (& fast & high) for over 1,100 years
    $800 8
Though others recognize the nation of Western Sahara, this kingdom of North Africa considers it part of its territory
    $800 11
Lucas Cranach the Elder painted many portraits of this friend & Reformation leader, including the one seen here
    $800 22
According to its ads, this energy drink "gives you wings", but not literally
    $800 3
The stage name of this rapper & actor gets shortened to MGK
    $800 27
An "international" phrase used after swearing tunes in as a valved, circular brass instrument
    $1200 16
In 365 a massive earthquake beneath Crete led to one of these at Alexandria that put ships on the roofs of houses miles inland
    $1200 9
The north end of this 23-mile-long tourist-attracting lake is near Moray Firth & the Culloden Battlefield
    $1200 12
1964's "Picture of a Hollywood Swimming Pool" was the first of many pool paintings by this Brit who made a big splash in the USA
    $1200 23
After a bet on the 2021 AFC Championship Game this city's mayor had to send wings to Kansas City
    $1200 4
She founded the ONJ Centre in Australia to help others who have had cancer
    $1200 28
An ominous 5-word warning to Caesar looms over an alliterative description of the NCAA basketball tournament
    $1600 17
"I believe in one God, the Father Almighty", begins the Nicene one dating from the 4th century
    $1600 10
Home to about 500,000 people, this republic, southwest of India, is made up of about 1,200 coral islands & sand banks
    $1600 19
Seurat depicted a typical weekend outing for Parisians in his painting "A Sunday on" this island
    $1600 24
"Arch" sometimes comes after this front part of a stage: it has wings behind it on either side
    $1600 5
BTO was this group; the "O" was originally a trucking magazine
    $1600 29
A Tony Bennett song about a California city takes over as a Spanish conquistador
    $2000 18
As their name suggests, they separated from the Ostrogoths in the 4th century & found their fortunes west
    DD: $4,000 14
The ruins of the 17th century Fort Ceperou overlook this capital of French Guiana, which shares its name with a type of pepper
    $2000 20
"The Hay Wain" is a famous 1821 painting by this English landscape artist
    $2000 25
In 1789 the French were divided over how much power to give this king, & the 2 sides came to be known as the left & right wings
    $2000 6
GBV can only be this indie band led by former Ohio schoolteacher Robert Pollard
    $2000 30
Paul Revere's lantern signal system (according to Longfellow) gets interpreted by a species of eared seal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ashley Donna
$32,400 $7,600 $12,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1955 Peter Hall directed the first production of this play in English without having "the foggiest idea what some of it means"

Final scores:

Amy Ashley Donna
$38,400 $15,100 $300
19-day champion: $745,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Ashley Donna
$24,600 $7,600 $12,600
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
2 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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Game tape date: 2021-10-12
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