Show #8648 - Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Ryan Long game 9.


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Noura Dabbouseh, a physician from Clarendon Hills, Illinois

Kris Olson, a high school music teacher from Lexington, Kentucky

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 8-day cash winnings total $160,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

'80s & '90s NONFICTION
(Mayim: Based on the books by Ian Fleming.)
    $200 21
The U.S. officially adopted this standard in 1900 & officially abandoned it in 1976
    $200 26
It's no spoiler to say Killmonger lives up to his name in this 2018 film
    $200 30
On San Antonio's flag, this structure is found in the middle of a white lone star
    $200 15
Reaching the half century mark, this singer-songwriter published a memoir, "A Pirate Looks at Fifty"
    $200 2
The name of this dance is from German for "revolve"
    $200 10
In "From Russia with Love", 007 enjoys toast with honey, strawberry jam & this spread made from oranges
    $400 20
In ancient Rome, the retiarius, or "net man", & the dimachaerus, or "2-knife man", were types of these
    $400 24
Really, this Alfred Molina character only had 4 tentacles, but having "Quadro-" as part of his name wouldn't work
    $400 18
The wavy blue lines on Cincinnati's flag represent this river that the city lies on
    $400 11
Begun nearly 20 years earlier, Nelson Mandela's autobiography was finally published in 1994 under the title "Long Walk to" this
    $400 1
To twist a wet towel to extract all the moisture
    $400 6
In "Casino Royale" Bond says to Vesper, "The trouble" with this pricey dish is "how to get enough toast with it"
    $600 19
The Sepoy Rebellion swept through the north of this country in the late 1850s
    $600 23
"Kneel before" this general! In a 1980 film, he finally gets his wish that Superman does so, but things go south real fast
    $600 27
After a less-than-stellar review of its previous flag, Rapid City, South Dakota put this landmark front & center
    $600 12
Randy Shilts' critically acclaimed bestseller "And the Band Played On" exposed how this was allowed to spread during the 1980s
    $600 3
An edible grass in the genus Triticum
    $600 7
Also the surname of a Bond film-producing family, this green is on the menu in "Live and Let Die"
    DD: $1,000 16
This 1,700-pound chunk of rock called granodiorite was found in Egypt in 1799
    $800 22
Gruagach the bipedal boar is an antagonist of this hero in the 2019 movie with David Harbour taking over for Ron Perlman
    $800 28
This North Carolina city is one of the few to have a double-sided flag; the reverse has the motto of the English sir it's named for
    $800 13
Sadly, this funny lady passed away in 1989 shortly before her memoir "It's Always Something" came out
    $800 4
I can see it in your eyes when you do this, to flinch in pain
    $800 8
A breakfast of eggs & sausage in "Diamonds Are Forever" is washed down with this Miller beer, also what James lives
    $1000 17
At Homestead, Penn. in 1892, striking steelworkers fought a gun battle with hired guards of this detective agency
    $1000 25
Tony Stark creates this title A.I. as part of a peacekeeping program; this title A.I. does not keep the peace
    $1000 29
The unofficial flag of this very south Florida city bears the words "Conch Republic", a nation/state of mind set up in the area in 1982
    $1000 14
In 1992 John Gray published this out-of-this-world guide to understanding the opposite sex
    $1000 5
Roger, I heard your radio message & I'll use this combination of 2 words to indicate I'll do what you asked
    $1000 9
In "Goldfinger" Bond engages in a debate on the merits of Alaskan & stone these, but the stone variety wins out

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

Ryan Kris Noura
$4,200 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Kris Noura
$10,000 $600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The ball game version of this song doesn't include "Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution"
    $400 2
Composed in 1806, it doesn't have a famous opening like the next one does, but it's fun anyway
    $400 15
A university in Nacogdoches as well as a state capital bear the name of this Texan
    $400 14
John Slattery sold his performance as Roger Sterling in the room
    $400 25
Jurassic volcanic activity may have spiked temperatures, causing this colorful "effect" that would lead to extinctions
    $800 7
Belt it out from its states of Sonora to Campeche! "War, war! Let the national banners be soaked in waves of blood"
    $800 3
This Psalm that comes before the "Lord is my shepherd" one begins, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"
    $800 9
This physicist guest starred as himself in the form of a hologram on "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
    $800 13
Timothy Simons as Jonah Ryan, also called "The Pointless Giant", "The 60-Foot Virgin" & so many other things we can't say
    $800 21
From Jurassic times, the Smackover Formation takes its name from an Arkansas town that had a 1920s boom due to this resource
    $800 26
Instead of "cuss words", Charlotte Bronte describes some rude watermen as using these, also heard in courtrooms
    $1200 8
The French paint a picture! "They come right into our arms to cut the throats of our sons, our comrades" in this tune
    DD: $1,700 4
This king got married just once, to Elizabeth of York in 1486
    $1200 10
This Washington Nationals pitcher was the MVP of the 2019 World Series
    $1200 18
Román Zaragoza, as the not-so-late Sasappis on CBS
    $1200 22
Jurassic National Monument, southeast of Provo in this state, is the site of a noted dinosaur quarry, home to over 12,000 fossils
    $1200 27
Heathcliff is called "flaysome", a dialect word meaning scary or this word that also ends in "some"
    DD: $1,000 16
"Scipio's helmet" sounds cool but is only sung once in the anthem of this country; "We are ready to die" makes it in 4 times
    $1600 5
No one's written a musical about this Manhattan street, but the century-old Nederlander Theatre is on it
    $1600 11
This Toronto-born economist served from 2006 to 2015 as prime minister of Canada
    $1600 19
Fiona Shaw murders it as Carolyn Martens, who has headed the MI6 Russia desk
    $1600 23
Plates lined with blood vessels likely helped cool this Jurassic herbivore; beware the spiky tail, too
    $1600 28
Charlotte's "Shirley" uses this word not to mean "shook with cold" but "broken in pieces"
    $2000 17
This nation sings of a nearby rival: "King Christian... his sword was hammering so hard... the Swedes' helmets & brains cracked"
    $2000 6
Upper or Lower, you don't hear that much about this ward of New Orleans, home to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
    $2000 12
Born a pagan, Stephen I, the first king of this Central European country, brought Christianity to the masses & was canonized in 1083
    $2000 20
Hisham Tawfiq knows if you've been naughty or nice--probably naughty--as Dembe Zuma
    $2000 24
Gee, this supercontinent broke apart in the Jurassic, & began to drift

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Kris Noura
$12,800 $6,300 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a draft of FDR's speech of December 8, 1941, the words "world history" were changed to this one word

Final scores:

Ryan Kris Noura
$12,900 $12,600 $200
9-day champion: $173,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Kris Noura
$12,800 $8,800 $4,200
28 R,
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2022-03-31
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