Show #8549 - Thursday, January 6, 2022

Amy Schneider game 27.


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Geoff Hoppe, a delivery driver from Fairfax, Virginia

Terry Wolfisch Cole, a professional storyteller from West Simsbury, Connecticut

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 26-day cash winnings total $950,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Each response will begin with those three letters, "M-A-L".)
    $200 30
Who wants to try their luck as we fly over this city's Strip
    $200 1
"I feel the need, the need for speed"
    $200 29
being "elite" like Cindy, Christy & Naomi;
not getting out of bed for less than $10,000 a day
    $200 28
A hammering tool, or an item used to play a vibraphone
    $200 27
In Salzburg on January 27, 2006, church bells rang to celebrate the 250th birthday of this composer
    $200 26
At exactly 3 a.m. London time on October 28, 2021, an unofficial account of this landmark let us know, "bong bong bong"
    $400 22
Commissioned in 1806 following a great victory, it's this famous landmark by night
    $400 19
"Look at me. Look at me. I'm the captain now"
    $400 23
Enjoyment growing by leaps & bounds;
jeté battu pas marché, tricks of the trade;
a specific terpsichorean
    $400 24
An "attack" using this disrupts normal functioning of a computer via Trojans & viruses
    $400 25
On Oct. 9, 1992 Disneyland hosted 1,000 fifth graders to celebrate the 100th anniversary of these words they say each morning
    $400 20
It me, this Philadelphia Flyers mascot who noted, "Not all heroes wear pants"
    $600 21
Batter up at this ballpark; notice the Gateway Arch to the right
    $600 18
1993: "It's like that movie... 'An Affair to Remember'... she's gonna meet him at the top of the Empire State Building"
    $600 17
Fluency in Latin & Italian, a must;
you own nothing yet also have your own hospital & bank;
only about 260 have had the gig
    $600 10
I saw the hot-water bottle on the thermometer! You're not sick, you're doing this, pretending to be
    $600 11
"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" was part of MoMA's 75th anniversary exhibition devoted to this artist
    $600 14
This TV chef asked, "Am I really that mean????"; he constantly hurls F-bombs & called a kitchen staffer a "French pig", so yes
    $800 4
Let's go back in time as we take a little flyby of this famous hill
    $800 3
"If the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists"
    $800 6
By law, can't be a U.S. senator;
only needed quadrennially;
"faithless"? Can be fined or fired
    $800 9
The American Kennel Club says this working dog breed is "affectionate, loyal, playful"; the Alaskan type is super-cute, too
    DD: $2,000 13
In January 2015 1,500 military re-enactors marked the bicentennial of this battle at Chalmette Battlefield
    $800 16
This billionaire of the Virgin empire attached an article on "How My Dyslexia Has Been a Great Benefit to Me in Business"
    $1000 5
Here are the lights of this largest Chinese city, about 700 miles from Beijing
    $1000 2
"I know who I am! I'm a dude, playing a dude, disguised as another dude!"
    $1000 7
Take in 4,500 years of history;
12 basic meridians & qi are key;
get to the multiple points & max around 0.4 inches deep
    $1000 8
Stunting & wasting are 2 types of this worldwide problem
    $1000 12
At 2:46 p.m. on March 11, 2021, a moment of silence marked the 10th anniversary of this Japanese disaster
    $1000 15
This scientist: "In my NCAA wrestling days I dreamt of a hold I called the 'double tidal lock' inspired by Earth-Moon physics"

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

Amy Terry Geoff
$3,200 $2,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Terry Geoff
$5,400 $4,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
Missouri was admitted to the Union as a slave state & this New England state as a non-slave addition
    $400 30
An infant might exhibit this type of "anxiety" when taken away from someone to whom they have a strong attachment
    $400 29
On this series, Walter & Jesse plan to make ricin out of castor beans to poison the troublesome Tuco
    $400 26
In 2018 the Mormon or LDS Church announced a course correction to stress this full name that mentions the Savior
    $400 28
Humorous insults are the order of the day at one of these ceremonial tributes
    $400 27
This character known for its grin tells Alice that everyone in Wonderland is mad
    $800 24
The procedural wizardry of this longtime congressman from Kentucky got the compromise passed
    $800 11
Submissive & pugnacious are synonyms for the 2 words in this type of behavior; fine. Whatever
    $800 21
The Cooper-Hofstadter paper about space-time & superfluidity was co-authored by characters on this CBS show
    $800 22
Just as Catholics debate this practice of its priests, in Thailand there's debate about it (brahmacharya) for Buddhist monks
    $800 4
To fish or hunt for game illegally
    $800 23
The 2021 novel "Nick" by Michael Farris Smith tells of this Nick before his time as the narrator of "The Great Gatsby"
    $1200 17
The 1820 compromise allowed slavery only south of a line of this; it still forms state boundaries & there's a marker on it in Enid, Oklahoma
    $1200 10
The DSM-5 psychiatry text defines it as "persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions"
    $1200 15
In 2008 this "Science Kid" began teaching preschoolers about pulleys & inertia, among other topics
    $1200 12
The Karaite sect of Judaism rejects talmudic doctrine, relying on this set of 5 books for guidance
    $1200 3
Dental accessory popularized by hip-hop stars
    $1200 5
"God forgive me everything!" are her last words before the train runs her over
    $1600 16
Many anti-Missouri men had been active in this faded party & were accused by opponents of using the issue to make a comeback
    $1600 8
Many speculate that Belle in "Beauty and the Beast" has this syndrome identified in the 1970s; Emma Watson weighed in to disagree
    $1600 19
"NCIS: New Orleans" finds CCH Pounder playing Dr. Loretta Wade, this 7-letter official who gets clues from the deceased
    $1600 13
As holder of this post, Reverend Justin Welby is the spiritual leader of the 85 million members of the Anglican Communion
    $1600 2
To mix a transmitted radio signal so that only the intended recipient can translate it
    $1600 6
Thomas Hardy's last 2 major novels both have title characters, Tess of the d'Urbervilles & this man
    DD: $2,000 18
The compromise was repealed in 1854 by this act with a hyphenated 2-state name, spurring Abe Lincoln's return to politics
    $2000 9
In the operant kind of this learning process, desired behavior is rewarded; respond correctly & you'll get $2,000
    $2000 20
Dean Stockwell played the observer who helps physicist Sam Beckett adjust to various time periods on this 1990s show
    DD: $4,000 14
In 2018 members of this Christian group released a very quiet podcast of a silent meeting of worship
    $2000 1
In Exodus, a plague afflicting the Egyptians
    $2000 7
This main character of "Native Son" by Richard Wright ends up in prison for committing 2 murders

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Terry Geoff
$25,400 $13,400 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Begun in the 1070s with stone from Caen, it was meant to dominate both a skyline & the hearts & minds of a conquered populace

Final scores:

Amy Terry Geoff
$27,400 $2,800 $23,200
27-day champion: $977,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Terry Geoff
$25,400 $13,400 $11,600
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $50,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-01
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