Show #8705 - Friday, September 23, 2022


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Navid Mehrjou, an attorney from Elmhurst, New York

Jenny Dally, a curatorial assistant from San Francisco, California

Michael Menkhus, a data analyst from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The Internet loves videos of these people coming home & reuniting with their dogs, like Hannah Foraker with Buddy
    $200 28
Among her last confirmed words on July 2, 1937 were "We are on the line 157-337"
    $200 25
"Forbidden Nights in" this capital of Catalonia
    $200 27
A shipping company dropped "eral" & "press" from its brand, going by this 5-letter mashed-up name
    $200 11
In 2022 people still wished to keep up with this title reality show family; their U.S. premiere was the biggest in Hulu's history
    $200 8
Musically, it precedes Wayne & Uzi Vert
    $400 2
In 1965 when this American wrote the song "Homeward Bound", he was really far from home in the north of England
    $400 6
In 2022, Charles McGee, who flew 130+ missions for this elite African-American group in WWII, passed away at 102
    $400 3
"Taking a Chance on" this person who hands the rings over during a wedding ceremony
    $400 22
In 2019 this brand dropped "Donuts" from its advertising to emphasize its beverages & other offerings
    $400 13
This actress flies high on HBO Max as flight attendant Cassie Bowden
    $400 9
The Havanese & the Brussels Griffon are part of this tiny dog group
    $600 18
In the 1980s TV shows began to promote this person who stays sober & gets you home, of course including "Cheers"
    $600 1
In 2009 U.S. Airways pilot Sully Sullenberger noted, "What a view" of this river, but soon said, "We may end up in" it
    $600 16
This ashen fairy tale girl "Next Door"
    $600 7
The shortened name HuffPost came about after this founder left in 2016
    $600 14
On Netflix this actor known for his quick banter went back in time & gave himself a real talking-to in "The Adam Project"
    $600 10
A synonym for a magical creature like a pixie, it can also refer to a mischievous person
    $800 19
It means to return someone to his home country & can be a nicer-sounding (& longer) word for deportation
    DD: $1,000 4
This wealthy man of many interests designed & flew his own planes, circled Earth in a record 91+ hours in 1938 & owned an airline
    $800 17
"Penniless and Pregnant in" this synonym for heaven
    $800 12
In 2012 this company dropped "Pizza" from its logo, which features a 3-pipped game tile
    $800 15
Going from the movies to Prime Video, he grew as a character, as Alan Ritchson is about 6'2" & Tom Cruise... is not
    $800 21
A brief period, or an item straight from the horse's mouth
    $1000 20
If Enrique, slave of Magellan, was coming back to this island country where Magellan died, that makes Enrique the 1st circumnavigator
    $1000 5
Clyde "Upside-Down" Pangborn was one of the 1920s pilots who thrilled folks on the ground with the stunt flying called this
    $1000 24
"A Proposal in" this French region that also begins with "Pro"
    $1000 23
In 2007, the same year it introduced the iPhone, Apple dropped this 8-letter word from its corporate name
    $1000 26
Oscar Isaac had the roles of a lifetime as Marc Spector & Steven Grant in this Marvel series on Disney+
    $1000 30
This quick dance move using your arms was popularized by Migos & Cam Newton

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

Michael Jenny Navid
$2,400 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Jenny Navid
$3,600 $4,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: "A" will be the only vowel in the name of each country, although there may be more than one.)
    $400 25
1947's National Security Act established this government entity now based in Langley, Virginia
    $400 29
The second patriarch, Isaac was the only son from this father & mother
    $400 28
Teddy Roosevelt helped bring about independence for this Central American country in 1903
    $400 27
In 2019 a highway opened over permafrost to link Beijing to Mohe, China's northernmost town, on the border with this country
    $400 19
"Take a sad song and make it better"
    $400 23
Your bubbie & zayde are this beloved pair
    $800 4
People who entered the Oklahoma District before the designated time were first called this about 6 months after the Land Run of 1889
    $800 30
"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine" is from this book of wise writings
    $800 26
Located on the Gulf of Guinea, it takes its name from a great medieval trading empire
    $800 24
At the Atlanta Airport, this tower where professionals help keep passengers safe stands 400 feet, the nation's tallest
    $800 18
"Pop some tags, only got twenty"
    $800 9
It's hot--I'm schvitzing, doing this
    DD: $2,000 3
Speaking at the opening of a World's Fair, he was the first U.S. president to appear on television
    $1200 5
This ancient city in southern Turkey was the birthplace of St. Paul
    DD: $3,000 15
The Tropic of Capricorn passes through this Indian Ocean island nation about 300 mi. south of the capital, Antananarivo
    $1200 7
You could call it Lunar Energy--Canada's Annapolis Power Station turns its turbines with these, controlled by the Moon
    $1200 10
"Run away, but we're running in"
    $1200 20
It's the Yiddish equivalent of a knickknack
    $1600 1
This 1797 "Affair" in which 3 French diplomats demanded bribes led to the cry "millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute"
    $1600 6
This queen told Solomon, "It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom"
    $1600 16
Situated between Sicily & Libya, it was a major strategic base for the Allies during World War II
    $1600 8
Comedian John Oliver's digs at Danbury, Connecticut got the city to name a plant after him for treating this
    $1600 11
"Why men great 'til they gotta be great?"
    $1600 22
To kvell is to burst with pride; this similar word means to complain
    $2000 2
An early champion of free speech & religious liberty, Anne Hutchinson was put on trial in 1637 & banished from this colony
    $2000 14
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark & Luke are called by this adjective because their stories line up neatly when summarized
    $2000 17
Home to great mineral wealth, it's the largest country in Central Asia
    $2000 13
You can count all 36 arches of Spain's Les Ferreres one of these water-carrying structures
    $2000 12
"Thawed out what was scared and cold"
    $2000 21
In New York City's Garment District, you'd find lots of people working in this "business", Yiddish for rag

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Jenny Navid
$11,400 $4,600 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a later part of the epic named for him, this character becomes king after his cousin Heardred dies in battle

Final scores:

Michael Jenny Navid
$17,201 $599 $17,100
2-day champion: $48,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Jenny Navid
$16,200 $4,600 $8,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2022-08-03
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