Show #8547 - Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Amy Schneider game 25.


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Gregg Morrow, a writer from Tiverton, Rhode Island

George Adesanya, a consultant from Washington, D.C.

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 24-day cash winnings total $897,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
"Porto Praya, viewed from the sea, wears a desolate aspect", Darwin wrote in "The Voyage of" this ship
    $200 29
"What you can't see can hurt you"
    $200 30
There's an organ in this 6-letter adjective meaning smart, & you're all it
    $200 1
Term for the ratio of the size of a model train to the size of the real thing; for HO sets, it's 1:87
    $200 25
The only remaining town gate in Berlin, it was built from 1788 to 1791 after the model of the Propylaea in Athens
    $200 9
You can liven up your oatmeal or waffles with this chocolaty hazelnut spread; enjoy!
    $400 22
In a totally epic move, wax is placed in the ears of Perimedes & pals to help sail by the singing Sirens in this epic
    $400 28
2006: "Sit back. Relax. Enjoy the fright"
    $400 26
As an adjective, it means lightheaded or elated; it can also precede "up" in a command to a horse
    $400 5
The world's largest model train store, located in Colorado, was named for this car, which was sadly fitting when it recently closed
    $400 8
In 2003, Slovenia held a competition to help distinguish its flag from that of this similar-sounding nation, but made no changes
    $400 17
You're sure to enjoy this film in which Frances McDormand says she's not homeless, she's just houseless
    $600 11
The Amity Police Department gets a call that Christine Watkins hasn't returned from a late night swim in this novel
    $600 21
"Forty years ago, he came home. Now, he returns"
    $600 14
Meaning dull, it follows "olive" to describe a dull color
    $600 6
Build your own model of the railroad on the island of Sodor with James & the other friends of this BBC TV engine
    DD: $1,000 2
A medieval tapestry that depicts the Norman conquest of England in 1066 hangs in a museum in this French town
    $600 18
In Buddhism or otherwise, it's a state of bliss
    $800 12
Spoiler alert! It does not end well for this title foretopman in a book written in 1891
    $800 24
"One night a year, all crime is legal"
    $800 15
This 4-letter word can mean A-OK or be the opposite of coarse
    $800 7
A popular type of bridge in model railroading is this one named for the X-shaped pilings that support it
    $800 3
Stretching over 800 miles from near Genoa down to Calabria, these mountains are said to form the backbone of Italy
    $800 19
Why wait for the holidays to enjoy the music from this ballet, including the piece heard here
    $1000 13
Overmatched Capt. Jack Aubrey & Dr. Stephen Maturin take on a Spanish frigate in this 1st Patrick O'Brian book in a series
    $1000 27
"We dare you to say his name five times"
    $1000 16
As an adjective, it means out of date; as a noun, it's a cocktail that's never out of date
    $1000 10
Seen here is the 1935 Commodore Vanderbilt, a model train from this manufacturer, a favorite for 120 years
    $1000 4
This river & the Ebro are the 2 longest on the Iberian Peninsula
    $1000 20
Who doesn't like learning about this unusual ocean mammal whose scientific name is Monodon monoceros

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

Amy George Gregg
$4,200 $1,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy George Gregg
$9,400 $1,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
In a comedy act Anne Sullivan asked her questions like "Do you close your eyes when you sleep?" (her answer: I never stayed awake to see)
    $400 29
Andrew was a disciple of this dunker before following Jesus
    $400 30
As of 2021, she was the third & most recent woman to serve as Secretary of State
    $400 5
It's the 3-letter title of the M. Night Shyamalan movie about people aging with terrifying speed
    $400 11
The atomic number of an element is determined by the number of these in one atom of it
    $400 6
It's a crime to commit this, from the Latin for "false oath"
    $800 26
In 1885 he was allowed to leave the Standing Rock Lakota Reservation to join Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    $800 28
Martha & Mary are this man's sisters & ask for Jesus' help when he falls ill, & worse
    $800 27
In the NATO phonetic alphabet, this name comes third
    $800 4
This scary "road" is a 2021 trilogy of horror films on Netflix adapted from R.L. Stine's books
    $800 12
Molecules that carry amino acids to ribosomes are called tRNA, with the "t" short for this
    $800 9
This part of a sentence denotes the doer of the action
    DD: $2,000 25
In 1908, this author toured in a stage show called "The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays"
    $1200 16
In the Garden of Gethsemane, Judas Iscariot reveals which man is Jesus by this action
    $1200 19
It's the third of these agreements, in 1929, that covers humane treatment of prisoners of war
    $1200 1
Giannis & company made dreams come true for fans of this Midwestern team, beating a game Phoenix crew in the NBA Finals
    $1200 13
In the classification of animals, this division comes between kingdom & class
    $1200 8
This style of southern cuisine uses a filé powder, made from sassafras leaves
    $1600 24
A decade after surviving the Titanic, she won awards in France for interpreting Sarah Bernhardt's classic roles
    $1600 17
Matthew 21 is one place that records Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, celebrated on this holy day
    DD: $4,500 20
One country & parts of 2 others share this third-largest island
    $1600 2
She hosted the 2021 VMAs & won Best Collaboration for teaming up with SZA on "Kiss Me More"
    $1600 14
Boyle's law states that the pressure of this varies inversely with its volume at constant temperature
    $1600 7
To summon something using supernatural powers
    $2000 23
This buddy of Alexander Graham Bell toured as an actor & lectured on "The Birth & Babyhood of the Telephone"
    $2000 18
The King James version gives us a line heard at weddings: "What therefore God hath joined together, let not man" do this
    $2000 21
"The Lost Symbol" is Dan Brown's third novel to feature this professor of symbology
    $2000 3
This comedian seen here charted on "Billboard" with "All Eyes On Me", a song heard on his comedy special "Inside"
    $2000 15
Crater Lake is an example of one of these volcanic remnants
    $2000 10
This type of drug is used to prevent a transplanted organ from being attacked by the recipient's immune system

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy George Gregg
$27,400 $9,600 $1,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Greek for "ring", the first ones were built by the Romans, including one that could hold 250,000

Final scores:

Amy George Gregg
$20,400 $3,401 $1
25-day champion: $918,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy George Gregg
$26,600 $9,600 $5,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2021-11-01
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