Show #8640 - Friday, May 13, 2022

Ryan Long game 1.


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Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marie Shapiro, a retired school registrar from San Francisco, California

Daniel Nguyen, a high school math teacher from San Jose, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Bureaucracy is almost as bad as war in this Joseph Heller novel
    $200 1
In 2022 the Smithsonian's Zoo celebrated 50 years of its breeding & conservation work for these animals imported from China
    $200 23
This holiday was created to honor those who died during the Civil War
    $200 30
A word for a type of scare loses its first letter & turns into this word meaning "correct"
    $200 6
This fortress on Red Square has been the center of Russian government since 1918
    $200 18
Choreographer Paul Taylor's first dance was a version of this kids' tale that includes some magic beans
    $400 11
Hunter S. Thompson faced these 2 title emotions again "On the Campaign Trail '72"
    $400 2
A small island has a monument honoring the 56 these of the Declaration of Independence & the island is named for them
    $400 24
The U.N. has made Gandhi's birthday, October 2, the International Day of this Gandhian philosophy
    $400 29
A word meaning "to snatch" drops its second letter & turns into this type of speech that some have a gift for
    $400 7
Around 985 he sailed from Iceland & founded a colony on Greenland; it vanished in the 1400s & no one knows why
    $400 17
"Yellowstone" creator Taylor Sheridan's version of Western history is seen in "1883" with this singer as Margaret Dutton
    $600 10
Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 begins, "My mistress' eyes are nothing like" this object
    $600 9
At its completion in 1884, this was the tallest man-made structure in the world
    $600 25
In the U.S., Flag Day is observed in this month
    $600 3
A term for refuse drops one of its "T"s, becoming this measurement
    $600 14
The first woman whose name was engraved on the Stanley Cup was Marguerite Norris, president of this team
    $600 16
This screen legend played Angela Vickers in "A Place in the Sun", the movie version of the novel "An American Tragedy"
    $800 21
Mr. Toad steals a car & goes to prison in this Grahame cracker of a book
    $800 12
Begun in 1938, his D.C. memorial is in the Roman style, in keeping with his love of classical architecture
    $800 26
Since 1901 Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade has been held in this directional & historically Irish part of town
    $800 4
A home fit for a king & queen loses a letter & becomes this socioeconomic place
    $800 15
The AKC says this sporting dog with a national name is known for "grace, swiftness & a flashy red coat"
    $800 19
Taylor Momsen played Cindy Lou Who in this 2000 film that you probably watch in December
    DD: $1,500 22
The Wife of Bath & The Summoner have stories to tell in this classic work
    $1000 13
In the 1880s, General Meigs designed the Pension Bureau building, now a museum; some called it "Meigs' Old Red" this
    $1000 27
Ujima & Umoja are 2 of the 7 principles celebrated during this holiday created in the United States
    $1000 5
A word meaning "crucial" loses its middle "T" & is now this small glass tube
    $1000 28
The 1898 Omaha Expo included an "Indian Congress" attended by this Sioux with another Nebraska city named for him
    $1000 20
In the 1970s this singer-songwriter had big hits with his cover versions of "You've Got A Friend" & "Handy Man"

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

Daniel Marie Ryan
$1,200 -$600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Marie Ryan
$4,000 $4,300 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Numerous "unequal treaties" were forced on this country by Western powers in the wake of the Opium Wars
    $400 11
Kendall Hart on
"All My Children"
& Buffy Summers
    $400 17
Since 2020 Dodger fans have been told that Mookie Betts is coming to bat over a new 62-speaker one of these systems
    $400 21
The prophet Elisha visits a sick king in this Syrian city but only foresees his death & another taking his place
    $400 26
After this character learns her lover has married another, she commits seppuku using the same knife her father had used to kill himself
    $400 6
This action stretches the jaw, may increase blood flow to the brain & causes others around you to do it too
    $800 2
An 1809 treaty between Britain & this empire prohibited warships from entering the Bosporus & the Dardanelles
    $800 12
Abe Weissman &
Adrian Monk
    $800 18
This market research company best known for its TV ratings started out providing them for radio programs in the 1940s
    $800 22
4 rivers flow from this earthly paradise, including the Gihon & the Pishon
    $800 27
The "Triumphal March" is from this Verdi opera in which Egypt triumphs over Ethiopia
    $800 7
It's the burdensome device borne by the oxen here
    $1200 3
An 1846 treaty with New Granada--now Colombia & this country--gave the U.S. a right of way in Central America
    $1200 13
Stefon on "SNL" &
Barry Berkman
    $1200 16
In 2004 Morse code added a sequence to represent this, newly prominent in the age of email
    $1200 23
Acts 21 tells us Tarsus in Cilicia was this man's hometown
    $1200 28
Beethoven's only opera, it enjoyed little early success, as Vienna was occupied by French troops during its premiere
    $1200 8
The masculine cosmic principle, or a candidate for president & for New York City mayor
    $1600 4
Ratified by Hungary in 2007 & Ireland in 2009, the Treaty of Lisbon stipulates a 2 1/2 year term for the president of this organization
    $1600 14
Dana Scully &
Margaret Thatcher--this actress seen here
    $1600 19
Early 20th century telephone executive Angus Hibbard invented this noise, often followed by "Who is she talking to?!"
    DD: $2,000 24
This reluctant prophet boarded a ship bound for Tarshish that was soon caught in a storm
    $1600 29
Influenced by the "Ride Of The Valkyries", the "Hexenritt" in Humperdinck's opera "Hansel & Gretel" is a ride of these
    $1600 9
When attending a bar mitzvah, don't forget to put on one of these, often personalized with the pisher's name & the date
    $2000 5
This treaty says, "The armed forces of Germany must not include any military or naval air forces ... no dirigible shall be kept"
    $2000 15
"Nip/Tuck" nanny Marlowe Sawyer &
Tyrion Lannister
    DD: $4,000 20
Abbreviated AFP, the world's oldest news agency dates back to 1835 & is headquartered in this city
    $2000 25
This Phoenician city was home to Hiram, who helped Solomon build the first temple by supplying workers & material
    $2000 10
This Northern Iraq religious group has faced horrific persecution from ISIS in recent years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Marie Ryan
$17,600 $6,700 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state was named for a man born in Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover in 1683

Final scores:

Daniel Marie Ryan
$11,199 $12,700 $18,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Daniel Marie Ryan
$15,600 $6,200 $11,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2022-02-28
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