Show #8541 - Monday, December 27, 2021

Amy Schneider game 19.

Contestants

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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

CLASSIC NOVELS
MIX-OLOGY
BUSINESS NAMES
YOU STUBBED YOUR TOE ON LIVE TV
(Ken: Here are some things you can say without annoying the censors.)
NOAHS
ARKANSAS
    $200 7
It's said that the character of Snowball the pig in this novel represents Leon Trotsky
    $200 12
To life:
OILY BOG
    $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:
LOOPY TANGELO
    $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?:
A LOUD YOGI
    $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

THE 4th CENTURY
GEOGRAPHY
PAINTINGS
WINGS, BUT NO FLY
MUSICAL 3‑INITIALers
BEFORE & AFTER
    $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

20th CENTURY THEATER
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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