Show #8553 - Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Amy Schneider game 31.
First game for which buzz attempt data was published.


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Ally Bove, a physical therapist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Emma Shirato Almon, a government effectiveness associate manager from Sunnyside, New York

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 30-day cash winnings total $1,057,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
East, Central & West this island are 3 of some 30 provinces of Indonesia... why do I suddenly want some coffee?
    $200 23
A Bengal
    $200 5
Literally, to offer a body part in assistance; it's a motto of scouting
    $200 17
With this alliterative entry, no need for humans to get up from the couch to let in the pooch
    $200 1
On Sept. 20, 1998 Ryan Minor replaced Cal Ripken Jr. of this team, ending Cal's incredible consecutive game streak
    $200 16
Some ancient versions of this device could hurl a 170-pound boulder 100 yards
    $400 12
Later split into 3 provinces, South Africa's Cape Province was also known officially as the Cape of this
    $400 27
A Capuchin
    $400 6
It's a classic sandwich you might get at a deli, though not a kosher deli
    $400 18
In Russia "face control" is the job of these "elastic" workers in charge of the promised land behind the velvet rope
    $400 2
From 1955 to 1962 Glenn Hall started an NHL record 502 consecutive games at this position, playing some of it on his knees
    $400 22
The iconic Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter first saw action in this war
    $600 13
In 1908 Europe was thrown into crisis as Austria-Hungary annexed the Ottoman province of Bosnia & this
    $600 28
A Merino
    $600 8
The advice to let an unhappy baby do this, hard for many parents to follow, dates back to 1894
    $600 19
A part of a theater is mentioned in this credential that might allow you to meet the band after a concert
    $600 3
In 2018 bowler Alastair Cook broke a record by playing in his 154th straight test match in this sport
    $600 24
On "My Grandparents' War" on PBS, Carey Mulligan learns about her grandpa, a specialist in this new technology to detect aircraft
    $800 14
When Gander's Airport welcomed 6,500 passengers on U.S.-bound flights on Sept. 11, 2001, its province was still called this
    $800 29
A Norway (also known as a brown)
    DD: $1,000 9
Bremerton, Washington claims to be where an excited Democrat first yelled to Pres. Truman the phrase do this, Harry
    $800 20
Ali Baba & company got to a treasure trove by uttering this 2-word phrase
    $800 4
Averaging 41.6 yards for each time he took the field, Jeff Feagles played in 352 straight NFL games at this position
    $800 25
During World War II the Germans used this machine whose very name is a puzzle, to send & receive secret messages
    $1000 15
This province in the Iberian Peninsula went down to Pompey in 73 B.C.; the ocean liner of the same name, in 1915 (sans Pompey)
    $1000 30
A krait
    $1000 10
Samuel Butler's 19th century translation of the "Iliad" includes this phrase for "to die" more associated with the Old West
    $1000 21
Kool & the Gang sang of this, often a bar promotion, "and the feeling's right"
    $1000 7
Called the NBA's Iron Man, A.C. Green played 1,192 consecutive games & also collected 3 championship rings with this team
    $1000 26
Dubbed a "battle taxi", the M113 APC seen here can hold a dozen soldiers as this, what APC stands for

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

Amy Emma Ally
$3,400 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Emma Ally
$7,000 -$200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
In 2019 she shared her first Instagram photo, a letter from Charles Babbage to her g-g-gf Prince Albert
    $400 22
His "Life on the Mississippi" preceded "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by a year
    $400 3
As if this duck-billed mammal weren't strange enough, it glows under UV light; no one knows why
    $400 8
A word meaning constructed & a cloth bed covering
    $400 1
On this sitcom Will Smith played a fictionalized version of himself, sent from Philly to live with rich relatives in L.A.
    $400 17
Putting together this pair from a fable is a way of saying it's better to go slow & steady
    $800 27
In 2021 Princess Mako of this country gave up her royal status to marry the man she loved, a commoner
    $800 23
In 1981, when he'd only written a handful of novels, he published "Danse Macabre", an overview of the horror genre
    $800 4
An event horizon is the boundary of one of these
    $800 9
"The City of Light" & destinations there like Montsouris & Bois de Boulogne
    $800 2
In 2019 Helen Hunt reprised her role as Jamie Buchman for a revival of this sitcom
    $800 18
Term for rolling a 2 in craps
    $1200 28
In 2020 this country's Queen Margrethe celebrated her 80th birthday
    $1200 24
In 1979 he completed his third revision of "The Elements of Style"
    DD: $5,000 12
First appearing in the Cambrian Period, these are the 3-lobed fossils of what were marine animals
    DD: $4,000 10
A tiny European republic & a Hall of Fame Dolphin quarterback
    $1200 5
Redd Foxx played a cantankerous junk dealer & patriarch on this Norman Lear comedy
    $1200 19
A 14th century book that said certain beasts "slay men & they eat them weeping" gave rise to this expression
    $1600 29
Princess Yasmine Pahlavi, who lives in the U.S., co-founded the Foundation for the Children of this country
    $1600 25
Before writing 1905's "The House of Mirth", she collaborated on "The Decoration of Houses", a book of interior designs
    $1600 13
When used of metals like copper, this 7-letter adjective means capable of being drawn out into a wire
    $1600 11
An optical disc format for HD video & a synonym for cloudy or fuzzy
    $1600 6
It centered on several unattached Brooklynites, including Kim Fields as Regine Hunter & Queen Latifah as Khadijah James
    $1600 20
This icky creature in a type of bar is a would-be ladies' man
    $2000 30
While King Felipe of Spain's daughter Leonor is a princess, his younger daughter Sofia has this title
    $2000 26
Best known for his novel "Infinite Jest", he also wrote "Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity"
    $2000 15
This physicist was working as Niels Bohr's assistant when he came up with his uncertainty principle
    $2000 14
A region in Israel mentioned in the Bible & an Italian scientist who got Inquisition-ed
    $2000 7
Harry Anderson presided over this sitcom while Markie Post played a public defender
    $2000 21
Jesus calls the scribes "ye serpents, ye generation of" these venomous serpents

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Emma Ally
$23,000 $200 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1838 he took a new last name, of a family in Walter Scott's "The Lady of the Lake"; for distinction he added a 2nd "S" to the end

Final scores:

Amy Emma Ally
$11,000 $220 $1,000
31-day champion: $1,068,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Emma Ally
$27,000 $200 $9,000
30 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-02
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