Show #8706 - Monday, September 26, 2022

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David Sibley, an Episcopal priest from Walla Walla, Washington

Sue Adams, a software developer from North Weymouth, Massachusetts

Michael Menkhus, a data analyst from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE "GIST" OF THE JOB
SMALL MAMMALS
HYPHENATED WORDS
FRIENDS
ROMANS
COUNTRY MEN & WOMEN
(Ken: You'll need to give us the common country of these people's birth.)
    $200 28
Melissa Constanzer is an on-air one of these experts for AccuWeather
    $200 26
It is defined as a rodent mammal, Cavia porcellus, & as a person or thing used in an experiment
    $200 27
An amusement park ride in which horsies & tigers revolve about a fixed point in the center
    $200 30
Matthew Perry has said he got this character's "Could it be?" catchphrase from 2 brothers he knew as a kid
    $200 13
The Pantheon shows the durability of opus caementicium, the Roman version of this building material, that contains cement
    $200 8
Astrid Lindgren &
Alfred Nobel
    $400 24
This medical specialist administers skin prick or scratch tests
    $400 25
The fruit of the cholla type of this is a favorite food of Harris' antelope squirrel of the Sonoran Desert
    $400 15
You go through this process at an airport counter or a hotel front desk
    $400 29
Some scenes with this character & her twin sister Ursula were shot using Lisa Kudrow's sister Helene as a double
    $400 14
Remus' brother, in legend he became the god Quirinus after his long reign as the first king of Rome
    $400 9
Marie Kondo &
Yu Darvish
    $600 1
Sun-Tzu was a military one of these for the Chinese state of Wu
    $600 6
April 2 is the national day to celebrate this animal some keep as a pet; it resembles a slightly bigger weasel
    $600 18
In New York City, it's illegal for passenger vehicles to do this; delivery trucks may, but without blocking a bicycle lane
    $600 23
On the 2021 reunion show the six stars were joined by actors like Christina Pickles and him, who played Ross & Monica's parents
    $600 7
From Latin for "of a noble father", it was the exclusive ruling class until the third century B.C.
    $600 10
Shawn Mendes &
Alice Munro
    $800 2
Issuing its first diploma in 1948, the program called graduate this specialist teaches how to grade diamonds
    DD: $1,800 5
This spiny creature is native to England, where people love tight rows of bushes in their gardens
    $800 19
It describes a fever from roughly 99 to 100.5 degrees Fahrenheit
    $800 22
It's the coffee shop where the friends hang out
    $800 16
3rd century emperor Caracalla is mainly remembered today for these public & luxurious facilities bearing his name
    $800 11
Elon Musk &
Miriam Makeba
    $1000 3
Making NCAA tournament picks for basketball fans, Howie Schwab is considered this 14-letter expert
    $1000 4
A species of rat that has infested the world & a type of lemming known for mass drowning are both named for this country
    $1000 20
Legal when done by the government, illegal when done by competitors, it's the artificial setting of an amount charged for goods
    $1000 21
This duo created their masterpiece with the theme song "I'll Be There For You"
    $1000 17
With seating for 250,000 to watch the chariot races, this "biggest ring" was the largest Roman arena
    $1000 12
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa & Sir Ernest Rutherford

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

Michael Sue David
$3,600 $0 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sue David
$6,000 $200 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NICKNAMES
WRITING IMPLEMENTS
MOUNTAIN WORLD
POP MUSIC
SHAKESPEARE'S KINGS & QUEENS
"S" WORDS
    $400 22
She was "Gloriana" or "The Virgin Queen"
    $400 28
Kedudes & Weimy are makers of the dustless type of this, used in classrooms
    $400 29
At 9,888 feet, this country's highest peak is Pico da Neblina, or "foggy peak" in Portuguese
    $400 10
"Wonderwall" was a big hit from their 1995 album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?"
    $400 2
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Titania works her magic as queen of these creatures
    $400 1
The musical score that accompanies a film
    $800 23
"The Great Compromiser" was this 19th century U.S. senator
    $800 24
Smart pens really are; using one makes it easy to upload your scribbles as a PDF, a Google Doc, or a Word document from this company
    $800 30
In 2015 the U.S. Geological Survey lopped 10 feet off this highest peak in North America; it's still 20,000 feet plus
    $800 11
Thanks to "Stranger Things", her 1985 song "Running Up That Hill" re-entered the charts in 2022
    $800 27
This Scottish king laments the whole ocean won't wash the blood from his hands but it will turn "the green one red"
    $800 19
Another word for a frying pan
    $1200 21
Mary Mallon got her infamous nickname from this, to which she was immune
    $1200 3
Back in the day feathers from geese were used to make these writing implements, but ones from swans were more expensive
    $1200 25
3,500-foot Table Mountain overlooks this South African city of more than 4 million people
    $1200 12
This "Icy Girl" rapper got her stage name from her grandmother's nickname for her
    $1200 26
The night before a fateful battle, the ghosts of the murdered Edward V & Henry VI appear to this king & curse him
    $1200 20
To extract metal from ore with heat
    $1600 7
This 5th century leader was Flagellum Dei, Latin for "Scourge of God"
    DD: $2,000 4
A line of fountain pens from this French brand was inspired by the glacier on its namesake mountain
    $1600 8
This "colorful" mountain range in eastern Jamaica famous for growing coffee receives an annual average of 200 inches of rain
    $1600 13
This rap group that "Ain't Nuthin' But A She Thing" hit the charts with "Push It" & "Shoop"
    $1600 16
"O, my dear Hamlet!" cries this queen, who dies after drinking from a poisoned cup intended for her son
    $1600 18
The name of this wrinkly dog is Chinese for "sand fur"
    DD: $4,000 6
"The Big Four" were Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyd George, Vittorio Orlando & this American
    $2000 5
In 1913 the Joseph Dixon Crucible Company changed the name of its pencils to this for the city where its graphite was mined
    $2000 9
The Dângrêk Mountains separate Cambodia from this other kingdom to its northwest
    $2000 14
There are 2 colors in the name of this K-pop girl group
    $2000 15
This title king's victory at Agincourt is followed by his awkward bilingual wooing of princess Katherine
    $2000 17
A one-masted sailboat

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sue David
$8,400 $1,400 $21,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MAGAZINES
A now-annual issue of this magazine was inspired by the high society parties of Caroline Astor, whose ballroom fit about 400 people

Final scores:

Michael Sue David
$8,399 $1 $21,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sue David
$10,400 $1,400 $18,800
25 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2022-08-08
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