Show #8543 - Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Amy Schneider game 21.


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Ben Walthall, a video game marketer from Brooklyn, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 20-day cash winnings total $768,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Serving from 1809 to 1817, she set the bar for first ladies & popularized ice cream in the White House
    $200 15
David Hume wrote that in any instance of "cause and" this, there's no necessary connection, just a sequence of events
    $200 14
In the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln used this synonym for 20
    $200 16
From Greek for "on both sides", it precedes -bious & -theater
    $200 1
Zoe & Lenny
    $200 21
This area of Manhattan precedes "Shake" & "Shuffle" in the names of dances
    $400 26
A gift from this queen to President Hayes, the Oval Office desk was made from timbers of the HMS Resolute
    $400 10
Thomas Nagel's paper "What is It Like to Be" this says we can't know just by imagining eating bugs & hanging upside-down
    $400 9
Having "twenty-twenty" this is the "ability" after an event to have full knowledge & understanding of it
    $400 17
Meaning "against", it goes before -band to describe something against the law
    $400 2
Carrie & Eddie
    $400 22
Allemandes are dances that originated in this country
    $600 27
First Lady Grace Coolidge set up a room she called her "Sky Parlor"; today's it's known as this, from the Latin for "sun"
    $600 11
Pascal's wager is that you may as well hold this belief because that gives you everything to gain & nothing to lose
    $600 6
Traditionally, there are 20 grooved channels in a column of this oldest & simplest order of classical architecture
    $600 18
Arabic for "the", it's been incorporated into many math & science words
    $600 3
Willow & Will
    $600 23
This "vulpine" dance alternates long & short steps
    $800 28
Previously known as the "President's House" & "Executive Mansion", the White House got its official name in 1901 from this man
    $800 12
Rousseau argued that man is happier & morally better not in society but in a "state of" this, like wild plants & animals are
    $800 7
Corresponding to "U" in English, it's the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet
    DD: $3,000 19
One of the few prefixes from German, it means "super" & now stands on its own as a proper noun
    $800 4
Mira & Paul
    $800 24
The Wham! song "Wake Me Up Before you Go-Go" begins with a few mentions of this "insectoid" dance of the 1940s
    $1000 29
Living there for only 5 months, this early first lady referred to the White House as "The Great Castle"
    $1000 13
This adjective for a statement that can't be corrected, like if someone says, "My foot hurts", is also used of an always- misbehaving child
    $1000 8
The 20th Century Limited was a luxury, overnight train between New York City & this major city, advertising a smooth, water-level route
    $1000 20
All meaning "half", these 3 rhyming prefixes combine before -quaver to describe a very, very short musical note
    $1000 5
Allison & Brian
    $1000 25
Czardas is a national dance of this country; native son Liszt's Rhapsody No. 2 is perfect for one

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

Amy Ben Joanna
$3,800 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ben Joanna
$11,600 $400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
A bullfight aficionado, he wrote about the subject in "Death in the Afternoon"
    $400 10
Commonly expressed in grams per cubic centimeter, density is calculated by dividing mass by this
    $400 17
    $400 24
Holding office for 11 years, she was British prime minister longer than any other in the 20th century
    $400 12
Tatiana Maslany played many, many clones on this "colorful" sci-fi drama
    $400 30
From what it's made of, robeur is this part of a car
    $800 19
Some ashes of this "Rabbit at Rest" author are at rest in Pennsylvania; some are in Massachusetts
    $800 9
In the body, an adductor is one of these that moves parts together or towards the center
    $800 18
La Pampa
    $800 26
Korea-born Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American to be ordained a cantor, as well as this leader of a Jewish congregation
    $800 11
On this FX show, Donald Glover wore makeup & prosthetics to play another role--Teddy Perkins
    $800 15
An expression that translates as "Rabbit skins are falling" means this is happening outside
    $1200 14
This 3-named author of "Them" & "We Were the Mulvaneys" is a professor of creative writing, emerita at Princeton
    DD: $3,600 8
The Sun's corona propels this stream of particles continuously at hundreds of miles per second
    $1200 20
Eastern Cape
    $1200 4
In 2020 this trailblazing African-American ballerina published a book for kids called "Bunheads"
    $1200 1
Seen here, D'Arcy Carden played Janet, Bad Janet, & at one point, lots more Janets on this NBC show
    $1200 16
Enjoy a hot dog at a casse-croute, literally "break crust" & basically this type of "soiled utensil" joint
    $1600 7
A personal friend of this president, Nathaniel Hawthorne was appointed U.S. consul at Liverpool in 1853
    $1600 6
This accelerator run by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, operates up to 575 feet below ground
    $1600 21
    DD: $1,000 5
Taking her nickname from a baseball slugger, she was named the Greatest Female Athlete of the first half of the 20th century
    $1600 2
On Netflix' "Living with Yourself", this funny actor is replaced by a better version of himself
    $1600 25
Someone who quickly gets what's happening is "vite sur ses patins" or "quick on" this athletic footwear
    $2000 28
He won the 1926 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for "Arrowsmith", but turned it down
    $2000 27
In a molecule of sulfuric acid, there are this many atoms of oxygen
    $2000 22
    $2000 13
In 2021 she became the first female governor of New York state
    $2000 3
Based on Wally Lamb's novel, HBO's "I Know This Much is True" finds this actor playing opposite himself
    $2000 29
"Je suis tired" is an example of this, a portmanteau of the French words for Canada's 2 official languages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Ben Joanna
$22,400 $2,800 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the morning of April 15, 1912 officer Charles Lightoller became the last of about 700 people to board this ship

Final scores:

Amy Ben Joanna
$37,400 $401 $5,100
21-day champion: $806,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Ben Joanna
$20,200 $6,400 $3,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2021-10-12
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