Show #8548 - Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Amy Schneider game 26.

Contestants

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Chantal Nguyen, a biophysicist from Boulder, Colorado

Mike Parks, a software engineer from Golden Valley, Minnesota

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 25-day cash winnings total $918,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHICH CABINET DEPARTMENT?
HAND-Y RESPONSES
A PLAYER TO BE NAMED RIGHT NOW
MY SINGLE JUST DROPPED
RAIN
YOUR PARADE
    $200 10
The Federal Railroad Administration
    $200 14
Alliterative term for easily handled eats like cut vegetables & cheese
    $200 30
On Sept. 23, 2001 Drew Bledsoe of the Patriots was injured & this man became first-string QB; Drew's playing time then decreased a bit
    $200 1
This violet-eyed "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" actress left the single life in 1950, & 1952, 1957, 1959, 1964, 1975, 1976 & 1991
    $200 19
A 1979 tropical storm set the lower 48 record for rainfall, dumping 42 inches in 24 hours near Galveston Bay in this state
    $200 28
Savannah has the South's biggest of these March parades with lots of folks dressed in green
    $400 29
The Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
    $400 15
Entwining of digits to seal a deal, often by kids
    $400 7
This 14-time All-Star & one-time highest-paid Major Leaguer joined the ESPN broadcast team in 2018
    $400 3
Perhaps a toast was not made when this woman married David Nation in 1874 & her single was back on the charts after a 1901 divorce
    $400 20
For acid rain, the EPA says this measure is about 4.3
    $400 27
In August 1929 this city's Defender newspaper began its Bud Billiken Parade, the largest African-American parade in the United States
    $600 11
The Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau
    $600 16
As seen here, this unpredictable pitch is actually gripped with the fingertips
    $600 2
Oi! Oi! Oi! Robert Flower of Melbourne could be my wingman anytime with 315 goals in a hall of fame career in this rough sport
    $600 6
1895 was a big year for this man; he defended his thesis on magnetism & was drawn to wed Marie Sklodowska, also a towering intellect
    $600 21
In Arizona, the months of June to September are referred to as this season with heavy rain, high winds & flash flooding
    DD: $3,000 24
FTD has been affiliated with this annual parade for more than 60 years
    $800 12
The Mine Safety & Health Administration
    $800 17
The European fan type is one of the few of these trees native to that continent
    $800 4
In March 2021 she testified on gender discrimination to a House committee; in April, she scored on a penalty kick for the U.S. vs. Sweden
    $800 8
This pair, a novelist & a poet, ran off together in July 1814 but didn't marry until December 30, 1816
    $800 22
Heavy rains made a dam collapse, causing this 1889 disaster in Pennsylvania
    $800 25
Lighted vessels cruise the Columbia & Willamette Rivers for this Northwest city's annual Christmas Ships Parade
    $1000 13
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    $1000 18
An investment fund with a portfolio that tracks a group of stocks such as the S&P 500 companies
    $1000 5
One of his incredible NHL seasons was 1983-84, with 87 goals & 118 assists for Edmonton
    $1000 9
Portugal's King Afonso V was a possible husband for this woman but she coupled up with the future king of Aragon in 1469
    $1000 23
For big raindrops, this fatal-sounding top speed reached at equilibrium between gravity & air resistance can approach 25 mph
    $1000 26
This Philadelphia New Year's parade is named for its costumed entertainers, a tradition dating to Ancient Egypt

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

Amy Mike Chantal
$4,000 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Mike Chantal
$11,000 $2,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

LIT IN THE FUTURE TENSE
ISLANDS
REAL PEOPLE ON FILM
LESSER-KNOWN COMPOSERS
ECONOMY SIZE
"A"NTONYMS
(Ken: Each correct response will begin with the letter A.)
    $400 27
In 2014's "Station Eleven" most of Earth has been wiped out by a strain of this infectious disease
    $400 26
One year before Napoleon's birth, this island was transferred from Italian to French ownership
    $400 25
The film named for this type of early 20th century feminist featured Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst
    $400 30
Cecilia Bartoli unearths arias by obscure composers Vinci & Steffani on her 2020 album "Queen of" this 17th c. musical era
    $400 29
Simon Kuznets' work laid the foundation for this measure, the total market value of a country's annual output
    $400 28
Of present & accounted for
    $800 20
"1984" is set in the pretend country Oceania & in the made-up province Airstrip One, but in this actual city
    $800 7
Only about 3 miles divide Little & Big Diomede, but this line runs between, hence the nicknames Yesterday Island & Tomorrow Island
    $800 24
Joseph Fiennes played the bard as a young playwright struggling to establish himself in this 1998 film
    $800 23
Jan Sweelinck put his best foot forward as the first composer to write independent parts for these features of the organ
    DD: $6,799 21
This "imperceptible" term is used for unseen forces within a market economy that balance self-interest with the benefit of the whole
    $800 22
In math, of obtuse
    $1200 13
Nexus-6 is a type of artificial human in "Do Androids Dream of" these
    $1200 4
Carnival in this 5-letter Mediterranean island nation is celebrated with a sword dance called the parata
    $1200 9
In this film Gary Oldman played the punk rock bassist for the Sex Pistols, who lived fast & died young
    $1200 17
Florence Price based her "Fantasy Negre No. 1" on "Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass", this type of folk hymn
    $1200 3
As head of this body from 2011 to 2019, Christine Lagarde called on countries to have more flexible exchange rates
    DD: $2,000 11
Of take the throne
    $1600 14
Set in 2021, this P.D. James novel centers on an outbreak of mass infertility in a world descending into chaos
    $1600 5
Scattered over 300,000 square miles, the CSI, this colorful sea's islands, have a land area of less than 2 square miles
    $1600 8
This actor played Wladyslaw Szpilman in "The Pianist", a film about a Jewish musician struggling to survive in the Warsaw ghetto
    $1600 18
In 1844, before this brass woodwind was even patented, Jean-Georges Kastner used it in his opera "The Last King of Judah"
    $1600 1
This much, much longer follow-up to "The Communist Manifesto" was subtitled "A Critique of Political Economy"
    $1600 12
Of clear, having only one possible meaning
    $2000 15
In her novella "Anthem", humanity has entered a dark age of collectivism where using the word "I" is punishable by death
    $2000 6
The 15-mile-long King Faud Causeway links this island to Saudi Arabia
    $2000 10
Leo DiCaprio took to the skies as Howard Hughes in "The Aviator" with this actress playing Katharine Hepburn
    $2000 19
In 1968 Georgy Sviridov succeeded his mentor, this other "S" composer, in the top job in the Soviet musical bureaucracy
    $2000 2
To discuss commerce, development & other issues, the World Economic Forum holds its annual winter meetings in this Swiss town
    $2000 16
In musical chords, of diminished

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Mike Chantal
$31,000 $14,399 $5,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
The first TV debate between presidential candidates of the same party involved him & future running mate Estes Kefauver

Final scores:

Amy Mike Chantal
$32,000 $14,379 $1
26-day champion: $950,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Mike Chantal
$28,600 $8,400 $7,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-01
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