Show #7810 - Friday, July 20, 2018

Ryan Fenster game 8.


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Dave Mattingly, a director of technology from Old Forge, Pennsylvania

Emily Moore, a consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Ryan Fenster, a banker from SeaTac, Washington (whose 7-day cash winnings total $156,497)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "N-O" and come up in the dictionary after "noon".)
    $200 1
In the 15th century this pair ruled Castile & Aragon, uniting 2 of Spain's main kingdoms
    $200 2
Thanks to Eisenhower's urging, these 2 words were added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954
    $200 3
Figuratively, you can "throw down" one of these armored gloves to issue a challenge
    $200 23
This Celine Dion tune really, really couldn't stop itself from becoming Grammy's Song of the Year
    $200 16
In "Hamlet" this character doth not get herself to a nunnery, but drowns
    $200 30
Yep, this 4-letter negative made its print debut in 1888
    $400 12
Under the threat of civil war, King John granted this charter on June 15, 1215
    $400 4
This country has rewritten its anthem from "in all thy sons command" to the gender-neutral "in all of us command"
    $400 8
In the 2000s pro baseball's Ichiro Suzuki won this defensive award 10 straight times
    $400 28
We hit the dance floor with this star who asked--in an electronic, distorted way--"Do You Believe In Life After Love?"
    $400 17
All his mighty words couldn't save the orator Cicero from execution in this play
    $400 29
This adjective applies to the type of skiing seen here
    $600 13
The breakup of the dual monarchy of these 2 countries in 1918 marked the end of the Hapsburg empire
    $600 5
You can still view a trailer online for the third "Star Wars" film when this edgier word was in the title, not "return"
    $600 9
This soft, delicate leather used to make gloves comes from young goats
    $600 27
"The Miseducation of" this singer debuted at No. 1 & would be named Billboard's R&B Album of the Year
    $600 20
The soon-to-be Henry VII kills this title monarch at Bosworth field
    $600 18
Hey, this standard of social behavior, sit down & have a beer
    $800 14
Winston Churchill said this, AKA the Battle of the Ardennes, was the greatest American battle of World War II
    $800 6
As this Broadway musical was being translated to the big screen, Sondheim revealed that Rapunzel would not die
    $800 10
Insert your hands for warmth into this fur or wool cylinder open at both ends
    $800 26
Natalie Imbruglia ripped an 11-w. run atop the airplay chart singing, "I'm all out of faith, this is how I feel" in this song
    $800 21
In "Macbeth" the status quo for him (but not his son Fleance) was being murdered
    $800 19
5-letter acronym for an air-defense organization established in 1957
    DD: $4,000 15
A September 5, 1793 French decree officially started this; it lasted just under a year
    $1000 7
An 18th c. Philly printer put out a work called simply "Encyclopaedia", with less London bias & this title word removed
    $1000 11
A cesta is a long, curved wicker basket worn on the hand during the playing of this sport
    $1000 25
Barenaked Ladies worked "The X-Files", Aquaman, Snickers & Sailor Moon into this title amount of time
    $1000 22
Including the duke of Cornwall, many end up dead in this royal play, by poison, suicide, hanging & causes unknown
    $1000 24
An edible type of prickly pear cactus

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

Ryan Emily Dave
$0 $1,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Emily Dave
$800 $2,000 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Rising in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, the Rio Grande flows 1,900 miles into this body of water
    $400 1
"Album" & "blanket" come from words meaning this color
    $400 11
Schulz alter ego
    $400 16
Language groups as disparate as Celtic, Slavic & Indo-Iranian are part of the family called Indo-this
    $400 26
"Woolly" is Ben Mezrich's telling of the scientific quest to revive one of these using recovered DNA
    $400 21
"Rosie" Rosenthal was a decorated WWII aviator & part of the legal team that prosecuted Nazis in this city
    $800 7
The 2 rivers that flow through Washington, D.C. are the Anacosta & this one
    $800 2
Swimmers dread this irritating element derived from a Greek word for "green"
    $800 12
First name of 1940s ESP-gifted heroine Ms. Voyant
    $800 17
Last name meanings in this language include Pospisil, "one who hurried", & Navratil, "one who returned"
    $800 27
This type of area precedes "Solitaire" in the title of an Edward Abbey book where we meet rattlers & smell purple sage
    $800 22
Later active in New York City government, on September 8, 1945, Bess Myerson became the first & so far only Jewish holder of this title
    $1200 8
Flowing through 5 of Brazil's states, the Tocantins River of South America is named after one of these animals
    $1200 3
Scottish words for "red Robert" led to this famous nickname for Robert MacGregor
    $1200 13
6-year-old boy created by Bill Watterson
    DD: $3,000 18
The best way to find Belize's Mennonites is to look for modestly dressed blond people & listen for this language
    $1200 28
"Where the Wild Things Were" examines the delicate balance between predators & prey, like these canines & elk
    $1200 23
This scientist became an American citizen in 1940 but also retained his Swiss citizenship
    DD: $2,800 9
Follow all 3,900 miles of China's Yangtze River to the sea & you'll wind up in this metropolis
    $1600 4
This purplish color gets its name from a word for the mallow plant, which is often that hue
    $1600 14
"Thin Thighs in Thirty Years" is a collection about her from Ms. Guisewite
    $1600 19
(Kelly shows two French words on the monitor.) In French words like garçon & français, this diacritical mark goes under the "C" to soften it to an "S" sound, not a "K" sound
    $1600 30
"A Walk in the Woods" is Bill Bryson's account of rediscovering America by hiking this east coast footpath
    $1600 24
A campaigner for immigrant rights, she penned a poem that is on a plaque at the Statue of Liberty
    $2000 10
The westernmost capital in continental Europe, Lisbon, is on the banks of this river
    $2000 5
Around 1860 a purplish-red dye was given this name of an Italian battle site
    $2000 15
It's about a grumpy bus driver
    $2000 20
In Turkish a "G" under a little curvy line is basically silent, as in this last name of Recep, Turkey's leader since 2003
    $2000 29
It's Joy Adamson's 1960 memoir of raising Elsa, an orphaned lion, & returning her to the wild
    $2000 25
This early 20th c. Supreme Court justice got his name on the USA's only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored university

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Emily Dave
$6,000 $4,000 $26,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Fear of the social reorganization represented by an auto tycoon's innovations inspired this 1932 novel

Final scores:

Ryan Emily Dave
$12,000 $7,998 $26,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Emily Dave
$8,800 $4,000 $24,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2018-04-03
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