Show #8563 - Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Amy Schneider game 41.
Rhone Talsma ends Amy's streak.


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Rhone Talsma, a librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Janice Hawthorne Timm, a music educator and choral director from Ukiah, California

Amy Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, California (whose 40-day cash winnings total $1,382,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(James Brown: From the NFL Today team, some clues about the conference championship heroes who got their teams to the Super Bowl.)
    $200 16
This nickname for North Carolina likely goes back to a product since Colonial times that stuck to the feet of workers
    $200 26
It's a giant panda's favorite food
    $200 2
2-time Olympic gold medalist Bob Richards was this cereal's first spokesperson
    $200 7
To tint &
to perish
    $200 21
The FBI introduced this compendium in 1950 to publicize dangerous fugitives in the United States
    $200 1
(Bill Cowher presents the clue.) After winning a record 9 AFC titles, in 2021, this ageless marvel threw for three touchdowns to win his first NFC championship, leading Tampa Bay into the Super Bowl
    $400 17
For South Carolina, the state bird is the Carolina wren; for North Carolina, it's the northern this
    $400 27
Mattresses for dairy cows come in rubber, foam, fabric & even this type that supports the animal's weight with hydraulic pressure
    $400 4
Cheerios are made with "100% whole grain" these
    $400 10
A mineral supply &
a paddle
    $400 22
One of the 2 books of the Bible that list the 10 commandments
    $400 8
(Phil Simms presents the clue.) The Colts trailed the Patriots 21-3 in the 2006 AFC title game, before this quarterback took over, leading Indianapolis to four second-half touchdowns in a seesaw 38-34 victory
    $600 3
These colorful mountains of the Appalachians pass through both North & South Carolina & several other states as well
    $600 28
On Madagascar, these primates use a toxic secretion from millipedes as an insect repellent & is thought to get high
    $600 18
"Wake up in the morning, there's a crackle in your face", said a 1964 Rolling Stones (yes, those Stones) jingle for this
    $600 13
A good source of protein & a gathering for track events
    $600 23
This actress played the perfect 10 in the movie of that title
    $600 9
(Nate Burleson presents the clue.) In Snowy Soldier Field in January 1986, this team naturally allowed zero points to the Rams as they won the NFC crown with linebacker Wilber Marshall one of the defensive heroes
    $800 5
It's about 200 miles between these 2 capital cities of the Carolinas
    $800 29
Hippos & hogs are among the many animals who do this, roll in mud or liquid to soothe themselves
    $800 19
This baked, square cereal shares its name with a board game & a magazine
    $800 14
An alloy &
to pilfer
    $800 24
Introduced in 1921, this psychological test uses 10 standard inkblots
    $800 11
(James Brown presents the clue.) With time running out in an AFC title game in 1987, the Denver Broncos were trailing the Browns & pinned on their own 2-yard line when this quarterback led them 98 yards for a touchdown on a series of plays known simply as "The Drive"
    DD: $1,400 6
This Army post northwest of Fayetteville boasts of being "Home of the Airborne & Special Operations Forces"
    $1000 30
The cleaner species of this tropical fish make their neighbors more comfortable by removing dead scales & other irritants
    $1000 20
These O-shaped delights with a fruit name were originally just orange; the green ones were added in 1998
    $1000 15
A type of liquor & an evil spirit in Islamic folklore
    $1000 25
Blacklisted notables known as "The Hollywood Ten" included this screenwriter of films like "Kitty Foyle" & "Papillon"
    $1000 12
(Boomer Esiason presents the clue.) In the first ever conference championship in 1971, Baltimore downed Oakland, putting the game away with a 68-yard fourth quarter touchdown strike to Ray Perkins from this legendary quarterback

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

Amy Janice Rhone
$2,200 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Janice Rhone
$7,200 $2,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
Led by Samuel Nicholas, the first landing by this U.S. military force was at Nassau to seize supplies in March 1776
    $400 10
The Art of

and Peace
    $400 30
Ranginui is the primordial sky god of this people of New Zealand
    $400 29
Developed around the 9th century, this alphabet is used by Bulgarians & Macedonians today
    $400 2
Selena Gomez was an adorable tyke on this PBS kids' show about a prehistoric reptile
    $400 1
The massive Madrid maersk, is one of these, a ship used to carry cargo in bulk
    $800 26
In a pre-Valentine's Day gift to the world on Feb. 13, 1777, this debauched Frenchman was sent to the dungeon of Vincennes
    $800 11

with Charley
    $800 28
Watatsumi, the Shinto god of the sea, is usually depicted as one of these aquatic monsters
    $800 19
The standard form of the ancient Greek alphabet comes from one that shares its name with this type of classical column
    $800 6
Who's the leader of the celebrities who appeared as kids on this Disney show? Justin Timberlake & Britney Spears, that's who
    $800 15
The ancestors of this breed came over the Alps into Central Europe as cattle drivers with the Romans
    $1200 3
The "One (lantern) if by land & 2 if by sea" in this building were not meant to signal Paul Revere, but allies in Charlestown
    $1200 12

    DD: $7,800 23
The Greek goddesses of vengeance are called the Eumenides, better known as these, a word from Latin
    $1200 20
Called Hei, the fifth letter of this alphabet can also be a prefix to function as "the"
    $1200 7
Once upon a time in Hollywood, long before even his role in "The Basketball Diaries", at age 5 he appeared on "Romper Room"
    $1200 16
In Shakespeare it means fanciful or imaginative; in "con"temporary use, it means vain
    $1600 4
Fed up with this country's Riksdag in 1772, Gustav III set up a new Constitution that--surprise!--put him firmly in charge
    $1600 13
The Name of the

    $1600 24
A version of the Old Germanic deity Donar, he's the Norse god of thunder & storms
    $1600 21
In the NATO phonetic alphabet, this country's name represents the letter I
    $1600 8
Before she was whispering to ghosts, she was on "Kids Incorporated" singing at a club for young people
    $1600 17
It can be a type of cell division or a figure of speech
    DD: $4,000 5
In 1776 he wrote,"Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet... the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph"
    $2000 14
The Return of the

    $2000 25
The Egyptian god of chaos who killed his brother Osiris has this name, like the third son of Adam & Eve
    $2000 22
King Sejong is known for creating this alphabet called hangul
    $2000 9
In 1986 a teenaged Ben Affleck was Danny on "Wanted: The Perfect Guy", one of these ABC one-offs that taught good lessons
    $2000 18
In many states the death penalty may be imposed if a murder was especially this, "atrocious or cruel"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Janice Rhone
$27,600 $3,200 $17,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only nation in the world whose name in English ends in an H, it's also one of the 10 most populous

Final scores:

Amy Janice Rhone
$19,600 $2,700 $29,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Janice Rhone
$25,600 $3,200 $12,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2021-11-09
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