Show #8493 - Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 8.


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Anjolie Chidambaram, a financial writer from San Francisco, California

Jack Hodges, a hotel loyalty analyst from Bethesda, Maryland

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 7-day cash winnings total $156,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Name the state where the show is mainly set.)
    $200 26
Electric boats are taking off like electric cars & 30 of these speed units is a common performance benchmark
    $200 1
"Magnum, P.I."
    $200 16
Beastly term for youthful, immature love, not just for your baby Keeshond
    $200 17
A towering figure in 19th century engineering, this Frenchman was known as the "Magician of Iron"
    $200 2
The 2 tablets of law that God gave to Moses were placed in this wooden, gold-plated chest but don't look at it, Marion!
    $200 7
In one draft Tolkien had this character stab & kill Smaug, then nearly drown in the dragon's blood
    $400 25
In 1943 the USS Kidd became the first U.S. Navy ship permitted to fly this feared flag
    $400 3
"Breaking Bad"
    $400 27
Bearing the name of the spiritual part of a person, this is your ideally suited one true love
    $400 18
Though also working in law enforcement, he was busted for horse stealing & uh, brothel involvement before moving to Tombstone in 1879
    $400 12
You can get a Skogsta dining table or Lommarp bookcase to build out of the box from this brand
    $400 8
Here's "A Remembrance of Things Past" as first written--literally--by this man
    DD: $1,600 22
In 1854 Flying Cloud, this type of merchant ship, sailed from NYC to San Francisco in 89 days, a record that stood for 135 years
    $600 4
"King of the Hill",
I tell you what
    $600 28
From the Middle English for "faint", it means to faint from feelings of love
    $600 19
A crater on Mars is named for this 11th century Norse explorer of North America
    $600 13
18th century craftsmen got elaborate & whimsical with these boxes, named for the scented powdered tobacco they held
    $600 9
In his 1917 poem "Dulce et Decorum est", Wilfred Owen tried several verbs about being stricken by this: gargling, gurgling, goggling
    $800 23
The USS Doyle didn't have a mutiny during World War II, but it later played this movie ship that did
    $800 5
"The Golden Girls"
    $800 29
Literally meaning not paid back, this adjective is used for love for someone who doesn't love you in return
    $800 20
A World War II vet, this slain NAACP field secretary in Mississippi was buried with full military honors at Arlington
    $800 14
"America's Original Butcher", this co. that can send you beef in a box was founded by Latvian immigrants in Nebraska
    $800 10
Elvira Entwhistle was renamed Veruca Salt by this writer who, thankfully, also went with Mike Teavee over Herpes Trout
    $1000 24
The 107-year-old steamboat Belle of Louisville offers lunch & dinner cruises as it paddles up & down this river
    $1000 6
    $1000 30
2 people who seem perfect for each other are likened to this type of Empyrean pairing
    $1000 21
Seen here are two "E"-males who helped create the motion picture--Edison & this man who made the film he used
    $1000 15
In 2000 Al Gore said he wanted to put this government program in a "lockbox", as it then had a surplus of $150 billion
    $1000 11
Lost on an island before "Lost", Simon is a bit of a precog in this 1954 novel, foreseeing his own death in an early draft

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

Jonathan Jack Anjolie
$4,800 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jack Anjolie
$6,400 $600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
She's seen here following her May 2018 wedding
    $400 29
3,212-foot-high Angel Falls, in the southeast of this country, was unknown to the outside world until the 1930s
    $400 11
There are 3 species of this flyer, the only mammal whose diet is solely based on blood
    $400 1
Hera honored her servant Argus by setting his eyes in the feathers of this, her sacred bird
    $400 6
Young again, Rose ascends a ship's staircase to reunite with Jack in this 1997 film
    $400 16
I broke a "powder" this & only have one now; it's gonna be hard to get down the slope
    $800 25
The happy wavers seen here are enjoying the New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade in this capital of the Bahamas
    $800 21
Residents of this volcanic British island territory in the Caribbean call themselves Monstratians
    $800 12
These bloodsucking worms have been used in medicine to treat everything from gout to whooping cough
    $800 10
As both were beautiful & unfaithful, Helen of Troy is often compared to this wife of King Arthur
    $800 5
"I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise" is a classic number in this musical with Gene Kelly in France
    $800 17
Noodle soup with beef that's the national dish of Vietnam
    $1200 26
Princess Caroline of this country was all smiles following her 1978 wedding to Philippe Junot
    DD: $8,000 22
For 647 miles, this westernmost of Canada's 3 territories shares a straight-line border with Alaska
    $1200 13
Feasting on rats & humans, these bloodsuckers helped cause the deaths of 1/4 of Europe during the Middle Ages
    $1200 9
This realm of the Norse gods included Valhalla, the hall of the dead heroes
    $1200 4
This actor wanted to carry 120-lb. Butkus the dog up Philly's Museum of Art steps in 1976 but fearing "a terminal case of a hernia", did not
    $1200 18
Neophyte is an antonym of one
    $1600 27
Some 2,500 couples took vows at a 2014 mass wedding staged by the Unification Church in this country
    $1600 23
Georgetown is the chief port & capital of this South American country
    $1600 14
Female mosquitos drink human blood & in so doing, can transmit diseases like this, also called breakbone fever
    DD: $3,200 8
With 2 faces, this Roman god had an eye on both the past & the future
    $1600 3
"Home Alone" & atop the stairs, this child actor tells 2 burglars, "I'm up here, you morons! Come & get me"
    $1600 19
This word meaning "brother" was once a form of address for certain Italian clergy
    $2000 28
A smiling Marilyn Monroe waved with her gloves after her 1956 wedding to this playwright
    $2000 30
Receiving water from about 200 rivers, it's the largest lake in the Western Hemisphere
    $2000 15
Terminix offers a 30-day guarantee when removing these bloodsuckers--90 days if you buy a mattress encasement
    $2000 7
In Egyptian mythology, this 5-letter moon god with the head of an ibis also ruled over learning & writing
    $2000 2
A baby in a carriage rolls down stairs during a gunfight at a Chicago train station in this film but Andy Garcia has things under control
    $2000 20
For wines of superior vintage, it follows "grand"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jack Anjolie
$27,200 $2,600 $18,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first "self-evident" truth in the Declaration of Independence was quoted & found not to apply to this plaintiff

Final scores:

Jonathan Jack Anjolie
$37,700 $5,200 $800
8-day champion: $193,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Jack Anjolie
$27,200 $2,600 $12,000
32 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2021-09-10
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