Show #8647 - Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ryan Long game 8.


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Bonnie Kistler, a novelist from Sarasota, Florida

Eric Pérez, an order management specialist from Shallow Lake, Ontario, Canada

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 7-day cash winnings total $145,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response contains an "X" and then an "O" later in the word.)
    $200 6
This river flows under the Arlington Memorial Bridge
    $200 19
"The Stilt" was this 7-footer's rhyming nickname
    $200 10
These animals "Lose Their Jobs as Milk Prices Drop"
    $200 29
The first Asian-American Olympic medalist, Vicki Draves was also the first female to win gold in platform & springboard this
    $200 12
As president-elect, Eisenhower said, "Small attacks on small hills would not end this war" that ended months later
    $200 5
"Black tie preferred" usually means this garment for men
    $400 9
In this U.S. state the Mackinac Bridge spans the straits of the same name
    $400 20
The Atlanta Dream & Los Angeles Sparks play in this league
    $400 7
"Marijuana Issue Sent to" this "Committee", generally composed of members of both houses of a legislature
    $400 13
The late poet & professor Haunani-Kay Trask was a leader of the movement seeking sovereignty for this state
    $400 26
George H.W. Bush assembled a multinational coalition to win this war, but it didn't help him at reelection time
    $400 1
This synonym for dictionary can also refer to a specialized vocabulary for a field of study
    $600 11
The bridge & train seen here are crossing this Thai river made famous by a 1952 novel & a 1957 movie
    $600 21
This Ram runneth over the Bengals' secondary to be MVP of Super Bowl LVI
    $600 8
Hips don't lie, nor does this singer, who "says 'People Were Just Watching' & didn't help when wild boars robbed her in Barcelona"
    $600 14
Joe Hayashi & Sadao Munemori are among the 21 Japanese Americans who earned this decoration for valor during World War II
    DD: $2,000 27
In the final days of the Vietnam War, he ordered the airlift of more than 200,000 refugees, most of whom were brought to the USA
    $600 2
Flash lamps are one use for this noble gas
    $800 17
Venezuela's Angostura Bridge crosses this vital river
    $800 22
This team's retired numbers include Stan Musial's 6 & Bob Gibson's 45
    $800 24
"California" these birds "Are Very Rare, But 10% of Them Are Trashing" a house in Tehachapi
    $800 15
Of Filipino ancestry, Nicole Scherzinger recorded the classic Filipino ballad "Pangako" in this language
    $800 28
During his administration, the Spanish-American War led to Guam, Puerto Rico & the Philippines being ceded to the U.S.
    $800 3
Nuts & bolt heads are commonly made in this shape because it's easy to tighten & loosen
    $1000 18
Germany's Magdeburg Water Bridge helps boats cross this river that begins & ends with the same vowel
    $1000 23
He took gold with a powerhouse free skate at the 2022 Winter Olympics
    $1000 25
"Thanks to a Glitch, Some Seattle Mazda Drivers Can't Tune Their Radios Away From" NPR, so at 7 A.M., it's this show or nothing
    $1000 16
Terribly wounded while piloting an army helicopter in Iraq, she landed safely in the U.S. Senate, representing Illinois
    $1000 30
The War of 1812 was called this president's war
    $1000 4
Also known as a postulate, it's a proposition regarded as established or self-evidently true

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

Ryan Eric Bonnie
$4,000 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Eric Bonnie
$3,600 $2,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This round table wit's poem "love song" says, "My own dear love, he is all my heart,--and I wish somebody'd shoot him"
    $400 8
Lester Holt has helped this network with the Olympics & the "Nightly News"
    $400 18
Despite the slogan "54-40 or" do this, in 1846 the U.S. settled for 49-00 as the northern border of the Oregon Territory
    $400 22
I.V. means this, how some shots are given
    $400 3
Saint Bruno the Great, Archbishop of Cologne in the 10th century, was co-regent of this, abbreviated HRE
    $400 16
If you answer with a big this, a word derived from Hebrew that means "so be it", you truly agree, & not just on Sundays
    $800 10
This Thomas Hardy title character is described as "a fine and picturesque country girl"
    $800 9
Seen here, she's interviewed everyone, from Tony Blair to Muammar al-Gaddafi
    $800 19
This waterway completed in 1825 helped connect the urban East to the newly settled lands of what was then the West
    $800 23
can stand for this, a cancer treatment
    $800 4
He was an Elvis impersonator at age 4 in Hawaii
    $800 13
A group of hip kids might tell you yes with this 5-letter slang, or be referring to the bags they carry
    DD: $1,200 11
This Shakespeare character says, "When I was about thy years, Hal, I was not an eagle's talon in the waist"
    $1200 25
A press secretary for Pres. George W. Bush, she's a Fox anchor & hosts a book club for Fox Nation
    $1200 20
When the U.S. annexed this republic in 1845, it added about 390,000 square miles to the nation's territory
    $1200 24
CVA stands for this "accident", a medical term for a stroke
    $1200 5
In 1934 Bruno Pontecorvo became the youngest member of this countryman's nuclear physics team
    $1200 14
Often a begrudging yes, this word also can refer to a penalty that needs to be paid
    $1600 12
"Cat's Cradle" by this author begins with a chapter called "The Day the World Ended" & goes on from there
    $1600 26
Now on CNBC, this man seen here had an early stint covering stories on "A Current Affair"
    DD: $2,000 21
Reflecting the name of Istanbul's harbor, c. 1846 the strait connecting this U.S. bay to the ocean was dubbed "Chrysopylae"
    $1600 28
A bone marrow transplant may lead to GVHD, this disease of incompatibility
    $1600 6
"Sylvie and Bruno" was a dreamy 1889 children's book by this Brit who was comfortable with fantasy worlds
    $1600 15
This word found before "action" in the name of a social remedy can also be used to say "yes"
    $2000 2
This Jonathan Swift title "suggestion" prevented "the children of poor people from being a burthen to their parents"
    $2000 27
With Fred Friendly, he had a radio broadcast called "Hear It Now", which became "See It Now" on television
    $2000 30
A 1787 land ordinance set policy & was named for this large region acquired in the Revolutionary War
    $2000 29
An ENT might perform a T&A, these 2 surgeries at one time
    $2000 7
H. Norman Schwarzkopf Sr. testified about handwriting specimens at the 1935 trial of this accused kidnapper
    $2000 17
Beginning with an "I", this 11-letter word for an enthusiastic yes undoubtedly is related to the word "doubt"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Eric Bonnie
$15,200 $5,800 $7,600
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the surname of the 2 Scottish brothers who claimed monarchies of 2 different countries in the 13-teens

Final scores:

Ryan Eric Bonnie
$15,200 $11,598 $0
8-day champion: $160,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Eric Bonnie
$19,200 $5,800 $7,600
24 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2022-03-31
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