Show #8709 - Thursday, September 29, 2022

Contestants

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Sonalee Rau, a life sciences consultant from New York, New York

Moira Smith, an accountant from Washington, D.C.

David Sibley, an Episcopal priest from Walla Walla, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $55,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE EX-COUNTRY
STAY HEALTHY
MAKING THE ROUNDS
RELIGION
CHARACTERS ON THE TV SHOW
BEASTLY TALK
    $200 6
On October 3, 1990 this Communist country in Europe lost its direction after reunification
    $200 30
Pass the wild Alaskan sockeye! Be heart healthy & take in omega-3s to inhibit blood clot formation by eating some of this fish
    $200 19
Musical rounds, sung by multiple voices starting at different times, include this one that ends, "life is but a dream"
    $200 11
These 2 main branches of Islam separated before 1000 A.D.; one has about 1.3 billion followers to the other's 200 million
    $200 21
Penelope Featherington & Lord Anthony (whose last name gives it away)
    $200 26
This insect route means heading straight for something
    $400 5
This island was independent from 1755 to 1769, the year Napoleon was born there
    $400 29
One of our writers recalls doing this healthy, leaping & alliterative 2-part exercise as his gym teacher smoked a pack of Camels
    $400 18
The San Francisco Bay Area's Acme Bread Company puts a checkerboard crust on rounds of this tangy bread
    $400 10
Using the rosary in Catholic devotions involves sequences of reciting one Lord's Prayer followed by 10 of these prayers
    $400 20
Rose Weissman &
Lenny Bruce give a comic relief
    $400 25
To get this feline portion means to receive the largest part
    $600 4
Gran this was a South American republic from 1819 to 1830 whose land included the rough area of 4 present-day nations
    $600 7
This 3-letter cholesterol is the "bad" kind; ways to lower it include physical activity, limiting trans fats & taking statins
    $600 17
Of course the famed New York City theater named this in the Square presents shows in the round with audiences on multiple sides
    $600 9
Rinpoche is a title of respect in Tibetan Buddhism given to many who reach this level of monk, from Tibetan for "superior"
    $600 15
Let's space out with Captain Janeway, Tuvok & Kes
    $600 22
Avoid situations currently causing no difficulties with this canine command
    $800 3
This Central European nation got divided into 2 new countries in 1993, each keeping half of the original name
    $800 27
Keep your chin up! & Also, shoulders back & relaxed, & upper body straight; step ahead with one leg until knee is at 90 degrees to do these
    $800 16
It's the value of pi rounded to 2 decimal places
    $800 8
Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, holds this fatherly title
    $800 14
The gang's not all here: Dee Reynolds &
Dennis Reynolds
    $800 23
Bad actions cause trouble later in this barnyard expression
    DD: $1,000 2
This Central European dual state got divided into 2 new countries in 1918, each keeping half of the original name
    $1000 28
While it won't help you Wolverine-style, this water-soluble vitamin helps heal wounds & is needed to make collagen
    $1000 12
A witty literary group was known as this Round Table
    $1000 1
It's the ascension heavenward by true Christians, both living & dead, at Christ's second coming
    $1000 13
Fezco, Lexi & Ashtray, not always happy
    $1000 24
Being compared to this equine means only good at a single thing

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

David Moira Sonalee
$3,400 $4,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Moira Sonalee
$6,400 $4,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

READING RAINBOW
THE BEATLE'S NON-BEATLES SONG
U.S. COUNTIES
FROM DAWN TO DUSK
(Ken: Each response will appear somewhere between "dawn" and "dusk"in the dictionary.)
PIRATES!
THERE'S A PRICE ON MY HEAD
    $400 11
Piper Kerman recounted her time as inmate #11187-424 in this memoir
    $400 10
Paul sang of these "Love Songs"
    $400 19
Hampshire County once covered the whole western half of what's now this state, New Hampshire's southern neighbor
    $400 1
Meaning "stupefied", it's often paired with "confused"
    $400 30
It's why the British didn't hang notorious Caribbean pirates Anne Bonny & Mary Read after capturing them in 1720
    $400 29
About $2.50:
A head of this, & you'll need a few heads to make a decent batch of sauerkraut
    DD: $2,000 24
In this novel little Pearl tells her mom "The sunshine does not love you... because it is afraid of something on your bosom"
    $800 9
Ringo:
& by the way, "you're beautiful & you're mine"
    $800 18
In 1997 "Miami" was added to the name of this county that honors a fallen soldier
    $800 2
Trademarked name for extremely bright & vividly colorful paint
    $800 23
We him you not--the much-publicized 2015 discovery of this captain's "treasure" really just turned up lead & rubble
    $800 25
More than $20 million: "Head of a Young Woman", 1906, by this Spaniard
    $1200 12
The narrator of "The Yellow Wallpaper" is on a rest cure for a "hysterical tendency", interpreted as this, PPD for short
    $1200 8
John:
A celeb-filled March 2020 video fell flat
    DD: $3,500 17
It's not only the northernmost section of Texas, it's the name of the seat of Carson County up there
    $1200 3
It's a coarse fabric used to make coats as well as bags
    $1200 22
For centuries, pirates employed these oar-powered ships to catch vessels in the calm waters of the Mediterranean
    $1200 28
$30:
A new head from this German company; the story is that founder Max shaved all his male staff before introducing his shaver
    $1600 13
Shirley is the last name of the orphan sent to live with Matthew & Marilla Cuthbert in this 1908 novel
    $1600 7
3-word title of George's song of Krishnas & hallelujahs
    $1600 15
Longfellow fans in the legislature gave South Dakota's most populous county this name of a "dark-eyed daughter"
    $1600 4
An old coin from the Republic of Venice, it became slang for any money
    $1600 20
In 2009 he was the captain of the first U.S.-flagged ship taken by pirates in more than 200 years
    $1600 27
$1,100:
A Holstein one of these, a young milk cow also starting with "H"
    $2000 14
Karana says a ship looks like "a small shell afloat on the sea" in this kids' classic by Scott O'Dell
    $2000 6
John says it's "gonna get you"
    $2000 16
Singer Jayne County was previously known as this county, after the place where Detroit is located
    $2000 5
The set of forms of a verb is conjugation; the set of forms of a noun is this, seen for Latin "puer", "boy"
    $2000 21
Morocco, Tunis, Algiers & Tripoli were these "States" that acted as a haven for pirates until the French took over in 1830
    $2000 26
Tens of millions:
Each W-80 nuclear warhead, which can be delivered by this bomber also called the Stratofortress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Moira Sonalee
$22,300 $4,800 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INNOVATIONS
Seen by a worldwide audience in 1970, black pentagons were added to these to help viewers follow them better on TV

Final scores:

David Moira Sonalee
$22,299 $4,800 $4,799
4-day champion: $78,098 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Moira Sonalee
$20,000 $4,800 $6,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2022-08-08
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