Show #8656 - Monday, June 6, 2022

Ryan Long game 17. Eric Ahasic game 1.


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Stephanie Garrison, an actor from Laguna Hills, California

Eric Ahasic, a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 16-day cash winnings total $299,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mayim: Each response rhymes with "day".)
    $200 28
The beautiful people know the Côte D'Azur is also called the French this
    $200 30
Guess what?! I got a fever! & the only prescription is more this instrument here!
    $200 29
A gram stain checks for these microbes; gram-positive ones include MRSA & strep while gram-negative ones include E. coli & salmonella
    $200 4
2-4-6-8! What do we appreciate?! "Identity Theft of" this spirited type of high schooler!
    $200 25
Dr. Neil Clark Warren's 1967 Ph.D. in this subject has helped his service eHarmony engineer 2 million marriages
    $200 15
A burro's bellow
    $400 27
Manuel Antonio is a magnificent beach in this Costa-l country of Central America
    $400 1
The wingbeats of this bird are heard here; it's been clocked at 50 wingbeats per second
    $400 26
A spinning skater rotates faster by pulling in her arms, a demonstration of the conservation of angular this
    $400 5
It was this two-word Internet sensation's "Worst Christmas Ever" in 2014
    $400 21
The late, great New Orleans musician Dr. John was the inspiration for this "Muppet Show" bandleader
    $400 16
"At the home of" en Francais
    $600 2
PCH for short, this road has its northern terminus near Leggett, California
    $600 3
The use of this word for the basketball success heard here dates back at least as far as 1913
    $600 8
It was launched in 1990 with optical defects that required 5 spacewalks to fix
    $600 12
In 2004 wedding planner Denise Richards fell for the groom in a movie titled this "(But I Don't)"
    $600 22
She said, "I worked so hard" after a 2020 op-ed suggested she stop using "Dr." before her name
    $600 17
To wander off topic or to have an extramarital affair
    $800 6
You'll find Pompano Beach & Deerfield Beach on this state's scenic Gold Coast
    $800 9
Chiming in now:
This 15.1-ton great bell, part of a landmark
    $800 11
Abbreviated T, a fundamental unit of magnetic induction is named for this man
    $800 13
Oh dear... a college student finds her own way to pay her expensive tuition in "From Straight A's to" this 3-letter movie rating
    DD: $2,000 23
Near the Mass. Ave. T stop on the Orange Line is where this man lived in the 1950s getting his theology Ph.D. at Boston University
    $800 19
To consider options
    $1000 7
Incheon, on South Korea's West Coast, is a port on this sea north of the East China Sea
    $1000 10
Heard here, these paired items are used expertly by native people of northern North America
    $1000 18
Some 25 miles in depth, it lies between the troposphere & the mesosphere
    $1000 14
A high school vampire tale punned on "Eat, Pray, Love" with "Drink", this synonym for murder, "Love"
    $1000 24
In 1765 Trinity College Dublin conferred a doctorate on this pioneering dictionary maker
    $1000 20
A heated dispute or competition

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

Ryan Eric Stephanie
$2,200 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Eric Stephanie
$2,400 $3,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

1992 FILMS
    $400 30
Usually the coaster is on the table--here, this type of table, named for its spot next to the arm of a couch, is on the coaster
    $400 17
This carnivore associated with Russia is medved in Russian
    $400 19
Told there'd likely be a June 6 break in bad weather that had delayed the invasion, this commander gambled & said, "OK, let's go"
    $400 29
The field of glottochronology tries to pinpoint when 2 of these branched apart from a common source
    $400 14
In 1956, Kay Thompson, on the left, appeared in a TV production about this little girl of hers who lives at the Plaza Hotel
    $400 3
Tom Hanks in this 1992 film: "Are you crying? There's no crying. There's no crying in baseball!"
    $800 11
Perfect for our coasters is a round painting, Madonna of this fruit she's holding, its seeds a symbol of Jesus' suffering
    $800 18
One way to say hello in Serbian is this, borrowed from Italian
    $800 1
Oddly, Americans' first word of the invasion came from this capital, from sources like the news agency Transocean
    $800 28
In everyday speech this "Money" is from unethical sources; in anthropology, it's compensation to the family of a murder victim
    $800 15
Sadly, she died at the age of 30, just a year after her "Wuthering Heights" was published
    $800 6
Joe Pesci played an inept lawyer who's called upon to defend Ralph Macchio in this "family" comedy
    $1200 5
Coaster on coaster--sometimes known as "The Fifth Coaster", session great King Curtis played this instrument on hits like "Yakety Yak"
    $1200 22
In Ukrainian, this winter month when Russia invaded in 2022 is Lyutyy, "cruel"
    $1200 2
Members of this U.S. Army special operations force scaled the steep cliffs of Pointe du Hoc to take out German artillery
    $1200 27
Why don't women die at menopause? In Kristen Hawkes' theory, when they become this older relative, they still help family survival
    $1200 16
She set "Little Fires Everywhere" in her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio
    $1200 7
"You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll hurl" was a tagline for this film starring Mike Myers & Dana Carvey as a couple of slackers
    $1600 9
Coaster on coaster--it's this venerable Coney Island ride that Charles Lindbergh said was more thrilling than flying
    $1600 23
Belarussian took words like "pan", meaning "sir" or "mister" from this language spoken due west of Belarus
    DD: $3,200 4
German Field Marshal Rommel predicted, "The first 24 hours of the invasion will be decisive... it will be" this, the title of a 1962 film
    $1600 26
A curandero is one of these healers who communicate with supernatural forces for information & to attempt cures
    $1600 20
In 2022 this late poet, author & activist became the first Black woman to appear on a U.S. quarter
    $1600 8
Denzel Washington earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of this slain civil rights leader
    $2000 12
Have a drink on "Forbes" 6th richest American in 1918--this meat-packing magnate of hot dogs, his family's hot dogs
    DD: $5,000 24
Some Tajik speakers call their language Zaboni Forsi, meaning this national tongue
    $2000 13
British & Canadian troops landed at areas code-named Gold, Juno & Sword Beaches; U.S. troops, at these 2
    $2000 25
Term for a kitchen trash heap like this one, studied centuries later to reveal eating habits & other aspects of a bygone group
    $2000 21
She holds honorary doctorates from the University of Chile, the University of Santiago, & Harvard, among others
    $2000 10
Chow Yun-fat starred in this Hong Kong director's action epic "Hard Boiled"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Eric Stephanie
$6,800 $10,200 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the Argonauts seeking the Golden Fleece, these 2 from the same family were from Sparta according to Homer

Final scores:

Ryan Eric Stephanie
$1 $18,401 $3,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Eric Stephanie
$8,800 $13,600 $9,200
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2022-04-19
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