Show #8652 - Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Ryan Long game 13.


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Carissa Faroughi, an architect from Falls Church, Virginia

Kenny Liew, a software engineer originally from Los Angeles, California

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 12-day cash winnings total $226,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In recent years, their popularity has dimmed
    $200 26
Before becoming New York City mayor in 2002, he founded a financial news & information service
    $200 6
"Shakespeare in 1606" is the subtitle of James Shapiro's book rhymingly titled "The Year of" this great tragic play
    $200 25
Thomas Chippendale preferred this dark reddish-brown wood from the West Indies; the British had dropped duties on it in 1733
    $200 16
The apostolic letters or books of the New Testament
    $200 15
Sony Music made a boss move in 2021, paying more than half a billion for the recordings & music publishing of this Jersey guy
    $400 17
Why you were almost late today
    $400 27
Its mayors have included Josiah Quincy, arranger of a certain market
    $400 2
A risque work "written" by one of this queen's ladies in waiting, "1601" was first published anonymously by Mark Twain in 1880
    $400 1
The shagbark species of this tree can produce seeds until it's 300 years old--"old" this indeed
    $400 7
From the Latin for "ask", it's a letter to a publisher to see if they might be interested in a work you're submitting
    $400 11
Deserving the Fleetwood max, this frontwoman sold a majority--but not all!--of her publishing for $100 million
    $600 18
Showing little enthusiasm
    DD: $2,000 28
He opposed speculation, gentrification & loud college parties as mayor of Burlington, Vermont from 1981 to 1989
    $600 3
A classic by a fellow Englishman inspired Anthony Burgess to write a book in response whose title is this, one year later
    $600 22
This rhyming plane that flew in 1947 was made of a plywood composite called duramold, lighter & stronger than aluminum
    $600 8
At the Stanford academic advising website, advice to students on getting these letters: take intro seminars to cozy up to a prof
    $600 12
Music rights for America (the band) went for $40 million in 2022 in part for having "been through the desert on" this title transport
    $800 19
An Emmy winner for casting and makeup
    $800 29
London Breed is this California city's first African-American woman mayor
    $800 4
Herman Raucher based his coming-of-age novel about the summer of this year on his own experiences on Nantucket island
    $800 23
Often made from a 12-foot piece of oak, the wagon part extending to the left connects to a horse & has this anatomical name
    $800 9
Big in the 1930s, the "Good Luck of Flanders" one of these mentioned bad luck too, if you didn't pass it on
    $800 13
More like "tangled up in green"! Around 600 songs, selling for $300 million; that's 1/2 million a tune for this singer-songwriter
    $1000 20
A song opening, it all has to do with gravity
    $1000 30
Elected in Chicago in 2019, this alliterative mayor made news when she had different views from the teachers' union in 2021
    $1000 5
"Daybreak-2250 A.D." is by prolific author Alice Mary Norton, better known to sci-fi fans by this first name
    $1000 24
To the sadness of guitar players, this "flowery" wood prized for fretboards comes from an endangered tree
    $1000 10
A letter of marque was a government grant to a private individual to engage in naval operations otherwise considered this
    $1000 14
In 2021 the estate of this "Dance With My Father" R&B singer who left us far too soon at 54 made a $40 mil. deal with Primary Wave

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

Ryan Kenny Carissa
$4,000 -$400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Kenny Carissa
$9,600 $1,600 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Those three letters begin each response.)
    $400 24
"Shooting at the butts" (man-made mounds of earth) was a popular way to practice this discipline
    $400 1
If it wasn't for its access to this ocean, the Gambia would be completely surrounded by Senegal
    $400 29
Though it doesn't have airplanes, Saturn has this band of 200-mph winds moving around its North Pole in a hexagonal pattern
    $400 25
All babies have flat feet, but if you develop the condition later in life, it's called fallen these
    $400 22
As "The Nutty Professor"
    $400 30
If they gain the readers' sympathy, even a villain can be this main character of a story
    $800 15
Amiens Cathedral is one of the glories of this medieval architectural style
    $800 2
This European nation has been nicknamed "The Land of the 3 F's: Fado, Fatima & Futebol"
    $800 3
The largest known of these compounds, titin has over 34,000 amino acids; its full chemical name has more than 34,000 characters
    $800 5
Please pass over this bread in unleavened form or now that I think of it, as a ball in some delicious soup
    $800 18
As "The Wedding Singer"
    $800 11
Instead of being passive about the situation, let's be this & take initiative in advance
    $1200 16
A serf who could hide out in a town for this long, "un an et un jour" in French, became a free citizen
    DD: $1,200 26
Technically an ecclesiastical state, it's found west of the Tiber
    $1200 4
A study of these notorious bacteria, genus Escherichia, showed they swarm to fight antibiotics & even dead ones participate
    $1200 7
"Tortilla Flat", a 1935 novel set in Monterey, established him as a successful author
    $1200 19
In "Meatballs"
    $1200 12
It's the chief dignitary at some cathedrals, or a chief academic officer at a university
    DD: $2,000 17
In 1279 these invaders ended China's Song Dynasty
    $1600 27
The Islamic Sultanate of Brunei is in 2 parts, each of which borders only this nation, on the island of Borneo
    $1600 6
Around 1911 Arthur Holmes postulated Earth's age could be estimated by measuring the decay of this radioactive element into lead
    $1600 8
In 2021 a vehicle aptly named Speed Demon hit 466 mph at these salt flats in Utah
    $1600 20
As "Joe Dirt"
    $1600 13
Based on how they move, these single-celled organisms can be divided into 4 major groups, including ciliates & flagellates
    $2000 23
A sharp medieval thinker's name is attached to this rule of logic that says simple solutions are better than complex ones
    $2000 28
One of the world's newest countries, its "West"ern counterpart is administered by Indonesia
    $2000 9
The "Woodstock of Physics" was a 1987 conference on this phenomenon where electricity zips through certain very cold materials
    $2000 10
Some Native Americans practiced skull binding for a rounded look; Lewis & Clark called the Salish this because they didn't
    $2000 21
As Mila Kunis' best friend in "The Spy Who Dumped Me"
    $2000 14
In the "Communist Manifesto", it's said that the fall of the bourgeoisie & the victory of this worker class is inevitable

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Kenny Carissa
$28,400 $6,800 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Referring to the book's title, this character says, "I know it's a poem by Robert Burns"

Final scores:

Ryan Kenny Carissa
$26,400 $8,401 $100
13-day champion: $252,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Kenny Carissa
$26,600 $6,800 $4,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2022-04-01
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