Show #8653 - Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Ryan Long game 14.


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Meagan Morrow, a real estate manager from Portland, Oregon

Vanessa Williams, an assistant dean from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 13-day cash winnings total $252,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Fantasy via furniture
    $200 25
In 1989 he became the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $200 5
It's an abstract or summary of a film or novel
    $200 17
There are more than 600 coffee farms on the Kona coast of this U.S. island
    $200 30
After "Yankees win! The-e-e-e-e Yankees win!" At home, count on hearing this Sinatra classic on the stadium speakers
    $200 16
Ultrasound won't tell us litter size; for that we use this diagnostic technology that's several decades older
    $400 11
A classic tale that makes points about censorship
    $400 8
This 29-year-old was made acting director of the Bureau of Investigation in May 1924; "acting" was gone by December
    $400 6
It created the music heard here
    $400 18
Order café com leite in Brazil & you'll get coffee with this liquid, hot--or sometimes this liquid with a little coffee
    $400 19
In an unexpected crossover, the green Phanatic supporting this team since 1978 has a kids' book with a "Galapagos Gang" of animals
    $400 1
Stage I of labor includes creating a cozy space, known as this avian-sounding activity; be sure to use your human's most costly clothes
    $600 12
The author's sole novel, published in 1963
    $600 24
1930's Smoot-Hawley Act raised these import duties... anyone? Anyone? By about... anyone? 20%, rattling Wall Street badly
    $600 7
It can be an agency that sells the same columns to many newspapers, or an illegal cartel
    $600 20
It was a fine coffee named for a Yemeni port before it was a chocolatey coffee flavor
    DD: $1,000 22
Traditionally, home fans of this A.L. East team give particular emphasis to yelling "O!" during the national anthem
    $600 2
When the offspring start trying to eat mom's solid food instead of suckling, it's time for this shift to independence
    $800 13
Lowry goes low, south of the border
    $800 27
Big from 1834 to 1854, this political party took its name from a British one opposed to royal prerogatives
    $800 9
What a coincidence, all these things coming together now, it's this 13-letter word
    $800 21
A Seattle coffee co. is named for this 1765 British act that raised tea prices; coffee was soon the patriotic choice for colonists
    $800 23
When a Texas Ranger hits a homer at home, the theme from this Robert Redford film plays, & it's not "The Way We Were"
    $800 3
In the third stage of labor, this will emerge; Dr. M. prefers this plain English compound word to the fancy Latin "placenta"
    $1000 14
Dances with Woolf
    $1000 29
On March 1, 2003 FEMA & 21 other organizations got a new boss with the creation of this department
    $1000 10
"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" is one way of explaining it
    $1000 28
Temperate at an altitude of about 5,000 feet, Medellín is a center of this nation's coffee industry
    $1000 26
In the 1980s & '90s this rhymingly named Cubs announcer led the Wrigley faithful in singing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"
    $1000 4
Dr. Mittens' patients are happy to hear that this royal noun becomes a verb when it refers to a cat giving birth

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

Ryan Vanessa Meagan
$2,400 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Vanessa Meagan
$3,800 $3,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

9-, 10-, & 11-LETTER WORDS
    $400 13
The Churn & the Leach are among its headstreams in the Cotswolds
    $400 18
The confessions of this funkmeister is subtitled: "Memoirs of a Super Freak"
    $400 25
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th holder of this religious title
    $400 22
The mathematical operation of deducting a number
    $400 23
Often joined with "ball", it means the end of a hammer opposite the face
    $400 5
A Faustian bargain hit the pop charts in 1979 when "The Devil Went Down To" this place, "he was lookin' for a soul to steal"
    DD: $3,000 10
When not hampered by monsoons, the dhow was the traditional trading vessel of this ocean
    $800 17
Don't get me wrong, "Reckless: My Life as a Pretender" was her tale to tell
    $800 19
This medical organization founded in France
    $800 6
If back in the day IBM made a jumbo machine that was your company's only computer, it was known as this 9-letter type
    $800 30
It's a pronged tool used for gathering, & no one would use a hoe for that
    $800 1
Part II of Goethe's "Faust" gets into his salvation & the courtship of this Greek woman of Trojan War myth
    $1200 9
At its widest, it's about 180 miles as you sail east-west from Ontario to Michigan
    $1200 14
"Be My Baby: How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, and Madness" is by this late, great Ronette
    $1200 20
Jody Williams & the group she helped found, the International Campaign to Ban these weapons
    $1200 7
From Latin for "war", as a noun it can mean a nation involved in a war
    $1200 24
Locksmith Bill Deforrest invented innovative these, like a hybrid of the diamond & hook types
    $1200 2
Traditionally, in Gounod's opera, Faust is a tenor while Méphistophélès is this, like Nicolai Ghiaurov in a classic recording
    $1600 11
The Conchos River, the longest in the state of Chihuahua, is a tributary of this one
    $1600 16
This Englishman looked at fame in "They Made a Monkee Out of Me"
    $1600 26
The National Dialogue Quartet, of this North African Arab Spring nation
    $1600 8
A Fellini film gave us this word for a type of photographer
    $1600 28
The "cold" type of this chipping instrument is so called because it's tough enough to cut cold metal
    DD: $2,000 3
Roll up, roll up for the history tour... "The Tragical History of doctor Faustus" is a play by this Shakespeare-era man
    $2000 12
Tanzania & Mozambique are on the eastern shore of this lake
    $2000 15
"So Let It Be Written", a bio of this lead singer, gets its title from a lyric in Metallica's "Creeping Death"
    $2000 27
This Swedish Secretary-General of the U.N., posthumously
    $2000 21
From German & Yiddish, it's the act of offering unsolicited advice to someone who's playing a game
    $2000 29
Used for shaping wood, it can end in "z" or "ze"
    $2000 4
This composer conducted the first performance of his "Faust" overture at a Dresden concert in 1844

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Vanessa Meagan
$15,400 $2,200 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve signaled "engage the enemy" around noon & surrendered at 1:45 PM during this battle

Final scores:

Ryan Vanessa Meagan
$7,400 $0 $6,800
14-day champion: $260,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Vanessa Meagan
$14,600 $2,200 $14,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
9 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2022-04-01
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