Show #8494 - Thursday, October 21, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 9.


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Holly Van Leuven, a writer and editor originally from Pittston, Pennsylvania

Erin Coningsby, a product manager from Redmond, Washington

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 8-day cash winnings total $193,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Begins many a story
    $200 2
It's pretty much a straight 8-hour shot up I-5 to go the 500 miles from San Diego to this capital
    $200 1
Slang for money, literature's Mr. Bradbury, the objective case of I
    $200 17
Like many peasant uprisings, one led by Kasuke in 1686 aimed to have these lowered; a museum in Nagano is devoted to the events
    $200 30
Roger Kahn's 1972 bestseller "The Boys of Summer" is a nostalgic look at this team before it headed west
    $200 18
Baby Boo & autumn gold are varieties of this gourd that's popular during fall holidays
    $400 8
A comfortable position for kids
    $400 12
You leave Big Sky on Route 64 but may cut some of the 4-hour drive on I-15 to Great Falls, as you can legally go 80 in this state
    $400 15
Peter Pan's foe, a facial wrinkle & a pitch that results in ground balls
    $400 25
An Oxford University museum has a Swedish peasant bridal shoe made partly of skin from this kind of deer
    DD: $1,000 14
The basis for a movie & TV series, this bestseller is subtitled "A Town, a Team, and a Dream"
    $400 21
An early version of this tradition was in Nov. 1911 when the U. of Missouri's athletic director had alumni visit for the Kansas game
    $600 9
Something done continuously, all day & all night
    $600 6
Drive your Jaguar out of Jacksonville on I-95 south & I-4 for a couple of hours to this city to enjoy attractions like EPCOT
    $600 16
For example:
ferret, fennel or fluorite
    $600 26
The Museum of the Romanian Peasant has these decorated foodstuffs; traditionally you tap one and say "Christ is risen"
    $600 3
"Levels of the Game" is John McPhee's book about one 1968 tennis match between Clark Graebner & this African-American champion
    $600 22
As fall begins in North America, so does this zodiac sign
    $800 10
REENIGNE Figure out how something was made
    $800 5
Motor north on Route 7 out of Middlebury & a bit under an hour later, you'll be in Burlington in this state
    $800 19
A hair ringlet, a certificate share in a corporation & the tube of a gun
    $800 27
The National Museum of Ireland has many a slane, a spade with which peasants cut turf from this 3-letter type of wetland
    $800 4
In her memoir, this basketball coach wrote, "In 2011, I was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease"
    $800 23
In the 8th century November 1 emerged as this holy day to honor the entirety of the canonized
    $1000 11
Bette Davis said, "Fasten your seat belts; it's gonna be" this
    $1000 13
Leaving Las Vegas, but not casinos? Zip north up Route 95, then west on I-80 to enjoy this seat of Washoe County
    $1000 20
Last name of actress Cathy Lee, static photos & the car company that made the Rambler
    $1000 28
Italy's Peasant & Farming Culture Museum has exhibits on this low-THC plant, originally grown for rope for Venetian ships
    $1000 29
Dick Francis was best known for writing mystery novels involving this sport
    $1000 24
From the Latin for "fall off", this adjective describes trees that lose their leaves in fall

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

Jonathan Erin Holly
$2,200 $3,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Erin Holly
$4,800 $6,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Name the artist.)
    $400 28
In 2007 King Abdullah met with Benedict XVI, the first meeting ever between a pope & a monarch of this country
    $400 1
Written as a parable, a business classic by Spencer Johnson asks "Who Moved My" this
    $400 14
This 3-letter epidemiological organization is located in Atlanta on land provided by Emory University
    $400 10
Oui, it's a thin pancake
    $400 2
"We are young... heartache to heartache, we stand... no promises, no demands... love is a battlefield" (then she kicks in hard)
    $400 24
It means to raise up, like a flag
    $800 9
Hi, neighbor; seen here with Francisco Franco is António de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of this country from 1932 to 1968
    $800 18
Neurologist Oliver Sacks shared some interesting case histories in "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a" this
    $800 29
Epidemiologists use this 4-letter word for a person who harbors a pathogen; it's no party to be one
    $800 8
Da! It's a buckwheat pancake
    $800 25
In the video: "These 3 people will compete today on 'Jeopardy!"'
    $800 23
Senator William Marcy popularized the phrase "To the victor belong" these
    $1200 11
Wildly exaggerating his frontier exploits, the 1831 play "The Lion of the West" helped make this Tennessean a national hero
    $1200 15
"Who I Am" is a candid autobiography by this guitarist/songwriter for The Who
    $1200 3
It once caused 1/4 of poisonings in U.S. kids under 5, but fear of Reye syndrome has reduced that as the tots get less of it
    $1200 5
A prehistoric cave painting in Spain is perhaps the earliest known evidence of human collection of this
    $1200 26
This band: "Number 9... number 9... number 9..." it goes on like that for a while
    $1200 22
From the material traditionally used to make films, it's a nostalgic word for a motion picture
    $1600 12
A type of jacket was popularized by this first prime minister of India
    $1600 16
Finally published in its entirety in 2021, "The Man Who Lived Underground" is by this late author of "Native Son"
    $1600 4
Before it described a cancer treatment, this word coined by Paul Ehrlich was used for Salvarsan, a cure for syphilis
    $1600 6
Nissin's Cup Noodles is an instant version of this Japanese noodle soup
    $1600 19
Phil Rizzuto's call: "Squeeze play, it's gonna be close... here's the play at the plate, holy cow, I think he's gonna make it!"
    DD: $2,600 20
In his "Funeral Oration", Pericles used this rhyming term, Greek for "the many"
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1558, England lost this port city, its last possession in France
    $2000 17
John le Carre received a warm reception & international acclaim with this 1963 novel
    $2000 30
A 1747 clinical trial showed that citrus fruits help prevent this nutritional disease
    $2000 7
This type of pear is also an alternate name for the Plantagenet dynasty
    $2000 27
"Stumblin' on my feet, shufflin' through the street, asking people... 'What's the matter whichoo, boy?'"
    $2000 21
It's a fancy name for ring toss

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Erin Holly
$20,600 $11,000 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country of 16,600 square miles has a possession that's more than 50 times as large

Final scores:

Jonathan Erin Holly
$22,100 $19,200 $6,000
9-day champion: $215,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Erin Holly
$19,600 $11,400 $6,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2021-09-10
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