Show #8641 - Monday, May 16, 2022

Ryan Long game 2.


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Divya Badri, a software developer from Coal Valley, Illinois

Nick Dee, a photographer from Los Angeles, California

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: You'll name that country that each one belongs to.)
    $200 1
This funnyman & former fiancé was one of those who inspired Ariana Grande's song "Thank U, Next"
    $200 30
In mythology, this winged horse became the bearer of Zeus' lightning & thunderbolts
    $200 16
Don't fear the mechanical this, patented by National Inventors Hall of Famer Cyrus McCormick in 1834
    $200 6
    $200 25
Some of the strongest of these events were 1969's Camille, with 175-mph winds & 1980's Allen, which hit 190
    $200 11
You're this synonym of stoic & tolerant, like one in a hospital
    $400 3
When Dolly Parton left singing partner Porter Wagoner for a solo career, she wrote this iconic love song for him
    $400 29
After winning an Olympic medal, she got congratulations from her rock-star dad who didn't even mention Don Juan van de Donkhoeve
    $400 17
This inventor's name is spelled out here
    $400 7
Robben Island,
Duiker Island
    $400 22
In 2020 Rugby star Liam Squire said, "I sort of feel refreshed again, like I've got my" this ordinal 2-word phrase
    $400 12
You get good results purely by chance, 'cause you were "born under" this kind of "Star"
    $600 4
Erin Everly's smile reminded Axl Rose of childhood memories in this Guns N' Roses hit
    $600 28
The only survivor the U.S. Cavalry retrieved from this 1876 battle was a wounded horse named Comanche
    $600 14
This guitarist invented multi-track recording techniques & was the 2nd half of "Chester & Lester" (Chester was Chet Atkins)
    $600 8
    $600 21
"The Cyclone", Chapter One of a beloved book, begins, this girl "lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies"
    $600 9
Unlike Wayne & Garth on film, you repeatedly feel this, having value or importance
    $800 2
This late comic is the Andy of R.E.M.'s hit "Man On The Moon"
    $800 27
In 1938, in one of the great races of the century, this grandson of Man o' War beat War Admiral in a one-on-one match
    $800 15
Dean Kamen left college without a degree but invented the Segway & a portable machine for this kidney-assisting process
    $800 19
Rapa Nui
    $800 23
A windmill generates mechanical energy but not electricity; a wind this, which suits us to a "T", does, as it converts kinetic energy
    $800 10
You're these 2 mellow words that precede "collected" in a proverbial phrase
    $1000 5
Helô Pinheiro was a young Brazilian bathing beauty when she inspired Antônio Carlos Jobim to write this bossa nova classic
    $1000 26
In "War Horse", the novel & film, he's the brave equine forced to fight on the Western Front during World War I
    $1000 18
Lewis Latimer extended light bulb lifetimes by inventing a process to make this finely drawn wire long-lasting
    $1000 20
Sint Eustatius
    $1000 24
On April 5, 1936 an F5 tornado hit this Mississippi city; one survivor was very young Elvis Presley, born there the year before
    DD: $2,000 13
You're realistic or emotionally stable, like a circuit safely connected to the Earth

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

Ryan Nick Divya
$4,600 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Divya
$8,600 $4,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: All responses are just before or after "vest" in the dictionary.)
    $400 6
Founded in 1252, this Swedish city is today the most populous in the Nordic countries with more than 1.5 million residents
    $400 1
An epidemic strikes Algeria in "The Plague" by this author
    $400 8
The malleus is a tiny bone in the middle part of this sense organ
    $400 28
They're the "V" in the organization known as the VFW
    $400 22
Follow the Queen & Chicago are variants of this game
    $400 12
In this movie, Ryan Reynolds is a bank teller; fortunately, it's a video game, as his day usually doesn't go well
    $800 7
Around 1000 King Olaf underwent this rite, aiding the conversion of Sweden to Christianity
    $800 2
Boccaccio's finest poetry is in this collection of tales told by 10 people fleeing plague-stricken Florence
    $800 13
These bones can be cervical, thoracic or lumbar
    $800 30
Something used as a container for fluids, or any boat or plane
    $800 23
One step beyond an exacta is this type of wager in which you have to pick the top 3 horses in the exact order they finish
    $800 14
Seen here, this actor used all of his Time Lord wits to rob the Bank of Karabraxos in a Doctor Who thriller
    DD: $2,000 9
The Warrior King Charles XII did this in 1708 with 44,000 troops; as military wisdom would suggest, it didn't work
    $1200 3
A mysterious microorganism from space wipes out most of an Arizona town in this thriller by Michael Crichton
    $1200 19
These 2 bones articulate with the humerus to form the elbow
    $1200 18
Clothes worn by the clergy during the Eucharist
    $1200 29
These 2 green numbers in roulette give the house an edge
    $1200 15
In the "Harry Potter" films, Warwick Davis played Griphook, one of the goblins working at this wizarding bank
    $1600 10
Queen Christina of Sweden was mentored by this French "cogito, ergo sum" man when he lived there in 1649 & 1650
    $1600 4
A virulent disease targets only women in "The White Plague" by this author of "Dune"
    DD: $3,000 20
This bone fits into the acetabulum, the cup-shaped cavity of the hip
    $1600 24
French for "widow", a famous one with the last name Clicquot made her mark in the champagne world
    $1600 27
This "royal" gaming company began in 2012 when 3 co-workers thought, why can't fantasy sports have daily payouts?
    $1600 16
In "Too Big to Fail", he played Fed chair Ben Bernanke; on "Billions", he's a U.S. attorney going after Wall Street corruption
    $2000 11
"Talent & Taste" is the motto of the Swedish this institution, founded in 1786, which hands out the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $2000 5
A flu pandemic leads to the collapse of civilization in this novel by Emily St. John Mandel, later an HBO Max miniseries
    $2000 21
It's also called a zygomatic or malar bone
    $2000 25
It's a lobby or hall just inside a building's main door
    $2000 26
Multiple bets are tied together in this sports bet whose name sounds like a discussion about battlefield surrender terms
    $2000 17
Steve Carell & Brad Pitt starred in this Adam McKay comedy that skewered the banking industry & its gambling ways

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Divya
$16,200 $14,600 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The USA's smallest national park is a 91-acre site on the Mississippi River, home to this 630-foot landmark

Final scores:

Ryan Nick Divya
$24,200 $21,199 $3,300
2-day champion: $43,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Nick Divya
$17,200 $17,600 $4,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2022-03-01
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