Show #8487 - Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 2.


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Robinson-Gissette Cruz, an art assistant from the Bronx, New York

Brittany Iburg, a stay-at-home mom from Roswell, Georgia

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
David Copperfield had a standard magic trick where he made this happen to 13 audience members
    $200 6
10-letter term for illegally smuggled stuff
    $200 11
Hosting "SNL", Carey Mulligan said she liked to call this band "My Husband & Sons", hubby Marcus being its lead singer
    $200 26
In 1958 this kid from Memphis traded in his blue suede shoes & got some Army issue ones at Arkansas' Fort Chaffee
    $200 21
It precedes "bean" in something you may enjoy & precedes "stone" in something you very much would not
    $200 16
"The sum of any 2 sides of a triangle is equal to or greater than the 3rd side" means this is the short route between 2 points
    $400 2
Broadway theaters have at least 500 seats; off-Broadway ones tend to have 100 to 499 & these with a similar name, under 100
    $400 7
Printed cotton handkerchief used as headwear
    $400 12
Before Maroon 5, his high school band called Kara's Flowers appeared in an episode of "Beverly Hills 90210"
    $400 27
Seen here, a soldier is taking in the view of Mount Rainier at Joint Base Lewis McChord in this state
    $400 22
It's the organ that's often contrasted with brawn
    DD: $1,400 17
The ancient Greeks compared the constellation Triangulum to this capital letter of theirs
    $600 3
Partly to keep the audience awake, he kept the Ed Sullivan Theater at 55 degrees when taping his late-night show that ended in 2015
    $600 8
It can be a movement propelled by sheer momentum or something that literally conveys musicians
    $600 13
Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong says Serena Williams, a superfan of this band, always requests they play "Disappearing Boy"
    $600 28
John McCain was born on a U.S. military base near a strategic waterway in this country
    $600 23
This protein- & iron-rich chicken part in "chopped" form is also in a common rhetorical question
    $600 18
Just like a boat, windmills like the ones seen here use a type of triangular sail with this 3-letter name
    $800 4
A Haydn symphony is nicknamed "Miracle" after the tale that one of these fell & smashed in a miraculously empty audience area
    $800 9
This nickname for a slot machine that dates back to the 1930s sounds like someone who is about to rob you
    $800 15
Here is this singer, who died far too young, far from home in Paris
    $800 29
In 1968 an air reserve base in Indiana was named for this Hoosier astronaut killed in a fire the year before
    $800 24
Speak with one of these, also found in some snakes' mouths, & your intent is to deceive
    $800 19
This 6th century B.C. man's theorem about the lengths of the sides of a right triangle is actually far older than even he is
    $1000 5
Putting down hecklers 1765-style, this Virginia orator responded to cries of "treason" with "If this be treason, make the most of it"
    $1000 10
Lewis Carroll's "frumious" creature
    $1000 14
In 1984 Chris Cornell co-founded this band named after an art installation in Seattle
    $1000 30
This Marine "Camp" outside of San Diego was used in TV shows like "Gomer Pyle" & "Baa Baa Black Sheep"
    $1000 25
Synonyms for this word, also an organ, include vesicle, sac & pouch
    $1000 20
In Pascal's triangle, any two numbers add up to the number below & between them; adding diagonally yields this man's sequence

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

Jonathan Brittany Robinson-Gissette
$6,200 $1,400 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Brittany Robinson-Gissette
$9,000 $4,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: "In" has been removed from the start of each correct response.)
    $400 6
"Riding in Cars with Boys",
    $400 16
In Luke Chapter 2 verse 4, Joseph goes to this city where the baby Jesus makes his appearance a bit later
    $400 18
Friedrich Froebel started the first of these schools in Germany in 1837 & started the day with merry songs
    $400 15
In medieval politics the Ghibellines supported the emperor; the Guelphs were loyal to the man with this title
    $400 7
This dog "Come-Home" first appeared as a 1938 Saturday Evening Post story; a novel followed, then radio, movies & TV
    $400 25
Remove "in-" from a word meaning keen perception to get this school cost
    $800 5
"When They See Us",
"A Wrinkle in Time", "Selma"
    $800 21
In Matthew 3 John the Baptist is reluctant to baptize Jesus in this river
    $800 19
In 1783 Poland was the first country to ban this in schools; it's also banned in the country's constitution
    $800 14
In the mid-1800s Russia began building these routes with a 5-foot gauge, wider than the European standard
    $800 8
This sci-fi great teamed with Robert Silverberg to expand his classic 1941 short story "Nightfall" into a 1990 novel
    $800 26
An affirmative interjection loses "in-" & turns into this legal document
    $1200 4
"Point Break",
"Zero Dark Thirty"
    $1200 17
When Jesus was 12 he went to the festival of Passover in this city, as was the tradition of his parents
    $1200 20
Golfer Terry Williams was the USA's first woman to receive one of these, from the University of Miami in 1973
    $1200 10
King Gustav III of this country was shot at the opera house in 1792 & died 2 weeks later
    $1200 11
Jonathan Safran Foer expanded his short story "The Very Rigid Search" into the novel "Everything is" this
    $1600 3
"Wonder Woman", episodes of "Entourage" & "Arrested Development"
    $1600 22
From Hebrew for "oil press", this garden across the Kidron Valley is depicted here by Raphael
    $1600 24
The USA's first public teacher training school evolved into Framingham State University in this state
    $1600 1
In 1240, Henry III had the central keep of the fortress seen here painted, giving rise to this 2-word name
    $1600 12
"Big Creek Missile Agency", Homer Hickam's article about his childhood, became this book that became the movie "October Sky"
    $1600 28
A thank you-less person loses "in-" to become this frame of metal bars
    $2000 2
"Red Hot Chili Peppers: Dark Necessities", "Booksmart"
    $2000 23
The Hebrew name Nahum gave us the name of this city where several of the disciples were chosen
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1761 Claude Bourgelat, who wrote "Sur la m├ędecine des chevaux", set up the first school for this profession
    DD: $2,000 9
Though Pippin III founded this Frankish dynasty in 751, its name comes from the many Charleses who ruled it
    $2000 13
First a short story, this Jeffrey Eugenides novel about 5 sisters who die young became a Sofia Coppola film
    $2000 27
A breathing verb loses "in-" & turns into this hearty word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Brittany Robinson-Gissette
$30,000 $5,200 $3,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Last name of brothers James, John, Joseph & Fletcher, whose company published magazines with their name as well as books

Final scores:

Jonathan Brittany Robinson-Gissette
$22,500 $7,201 $0
2-day champion: $51,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Brittany Robinson-Gissette
$31,000 $4,200 $3,600
32 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2021-09-09
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