Show #8490 - Friday, October 15, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 5.


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Connie Smith, a mechanical engineer from Oviedo, Florida

Nima Aghili, a lawyer and legal recruiter from Overland Park, Kansas

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $94,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
It's a late or overnight airplane flight
    $200 19
Virginia Wade won 55 tennis singles titles, including this major in 1977, the last Englishwoman to do so
    $200 16
I swear by him; he swears by himself in the book of Jeremiah
    $200 25
Sheep don't have any upper front these, using a dental pad instead
    $200 14
Clark Gable in "Gone with the Wind": "Frankly, my dear..."
    $200 12
Mia Thermopolis finds out that her dad is the crown prince of Genovia in this book, the first of a series
    $400 20
This avian outlook refers to a viewpoint from a high angle
    $400 17
Appearing in the novel "The Hustler", Minnesota Fats was a legendary player of this game
    $400 27
I swear on this so you know I'm telling the truth
    $400 24
The rumen, the omasum & the reticulum are parts of this organ for a cow
    $400 13
Dr. Seuss' Sam-I-Am: "Would you like them in a house? Would you like them..."
    DD: $1,000 11
Howard Roark is to "The Fountainhead" as John Galt is to this 1,100-page tome
    $600 3
It's a building that is unpleasant to look at
    $600 9
1920s nightclub hostess Texas Guinan was arrested several times for operating these illegal "quiet" establishments
    $600 28
I swear to this map co-invented by Harry Potter's father
    $600 21
Llamas are sure-footed grazers because of their padded feet, which have these on their toes instead of hooves
    $600 4
Oscar Wilde wrote, "There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is" these 4 words
    $600 1
He wrote the 1936 self-help book "How to Win Friends & Influence People"
    $800 5
A 2003 study said a dog with a problem will make this with a human to try & get help; a wolf with a problem probably won't
    $800 15
Stately first name of Mr. Tuxedo, a cartoon penguin voiced by Don Adams
    $800 29
Swear on this weapon, as the Vikings did & as Horatio does in "Hamlet"
    $800 22
Camels' humps store nutrients from grazing as this substance, also called adipose tissue
    $800 6
In T.S. Eliot's poem "The Hollow Men": "This is the way the world ends not with a bang but a" this
    $800 2
"Golden Girl" & "28 Summers" are Nantucket-set novels by this woman, "The Queen of Beach Reads"
    $1000 8
As seen here, a Bloody Mary is one of these when served at breakfast
    $1000 18
This state comes before the names of blues musicians John Hurt & Fred McDowell
    $1000 30
You can swear by the Sun, using this Greek name, as in Euripides' "Medea"
    $1000 23
This manatee relative grazes on the sea floor with its tough lips
    $1000 7
John F. Kennedy: "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men..."
    $1000 10
Stella Kowalski's sister is this play character who has always depended on the kindness of strangers

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

Jonathan Nima Connie
$3,000 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Nima Connie
$4,000 $1,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Dieresis is two dots that look like an umlaut, but they're used to separate syllables.)
    $400 5
Care to dance with this 2010 thriller?
    $400 6
The Risorgimento was the 19th century movement to unify this country
    $400 28
The ancient library in this North African city was founded by the Ptolemaic Dynasty around the 3rd century B.C.
    $400 29
Dams & other barriers to migration have reduced the Atlantic species of this food fish to a fraction of historic numbers
    $400 23
Working with the firm Webb & Knapp, I.M. Pei designed the Mile High Center in this city in the mid-1950s
    $400 14
Let's catch a ride with this German word that uses an umlaut & can mean "upon" or "beyond"
    $800 1
"The Asner" is this 2009 animated film
    $800 9
One of Asia's first European-Native treaties was made in 1565 in the Philippines; drops of this mixed in wine sealed the deal
    $800 27
Begun in 1800 with an appropriation of $5,000, it's one of the largest libraries in the world, with over 160 million works
    $800 30
In October 1962 the U.S. put a naval this, an 8-letter word meaning obstruction, around Cuba
    $800 22
It's alphabetically first of the Low Countries
    $800 11
This word for the feast of Christmas can have a dieresis over the E
    $1200 2
Here's this 1994 British comedy distilled to its essence
    $1200 7
Sultan Yusuf I, responsible for the decoration of this palace in Granada, was assassinated in a mosque at age 36
    $1200 18
Barack Obama & Scott Turow have studied at the world's largest academic law library, at this school
    $1200 20
In 1611 this English navigator sought the Northwest Passage but ended up trapped in the bay that would bear his name
    DD: $2,000 21
Mount Whitney is the highest point in what's known as the "High" this
    $1200 13
A huge fan of the dieresis, the New Yorker uses one for this 5-letter word meaning gullible, simple or unjaded
    $1600 4
Let's get down to business--it's the 2013 film broken down here
    $1600 8
They're the Russian words for Mikhail Gorbachev's 2 policies of openness & restructuring
    $1600 19
Some 1,800 scrolls at a library in this city between Pompeii & Naples were uniquely preserved because Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
    $1600 24
When you swallow, this flap covers the larynx to keep food out of the respiratory tract
    $1600 16
Lower Merion Township is one of the Main Line suburbs of this city
    $1600 12
This northern sky constellation whose name may derive from a Greek word for "ox driver" does not sound like tiny tot footwear
    $2000 3
This period piece from 2000 had some Ang-st
    DD: $2,500 10
Also known as Deutscher Orden, this order of knights went to the Holy Land during the Third Crusade
    $2000 26
Seen here, the Long Room at this Irish school's library dates back to the 1700s, while the library itself was founded in 1592
    $2000 25
This 90-mile stretch of California south of Monterey is known for its scenic highway that sometimes does become impassble
    $2000 17
The Aswan High Dam created a reservoir or "Lake" that was named for this Egyptian president
    $2000 15
This German word literally means the "twilight of the gods"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Nima Connie
$24,100 $7,800 $11,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These stories got their collective title because little Josephine Kipling insisted they be told exactly the same way each time

Final scores:

Jonathan Nima Connie
$23,700 $4,399 $200
5-day champion: $117,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Nima Connie
$22,800 $7,800 $10,600
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2021-09-09
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