Show #8710 - Friday, September 30, 2022

David Sibley game 5.
Cris Pannullo game 1.


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Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey

Pam Warren, a high school science teacher from Petersburg, Illinois

David Sibley, an Episcopal priest from Walla Walla, Washington (whose 4-day cash winnings total $78,098)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Use your brains & know Colson Whitehead's "Zone One" has a different Mark Spitz taking on feral these creatures
    $200 30
By a 1972 law, California's official reptile is the desert variety of this slow mover
    $200 28
A favorite of the King himself, an Elvis sandwich is filled with peanut butter & this fruit
    $200 29
The Yomiuri Giants
    $200 21
The pope alone creates Catholic clergy of this rank, in a private assembly in which they receive their red hats
    $200 12
In both the Old & New Testaments, it's referred to as "The Feast of Unleavened Bread"
    $400 9
It's the alliterative & just flat-out cooler alternate name of the "Galloping Hessian of the Hollow"
    $400 19
A vine ripe variety of this is the state fruit & the state vegetable of Arkansas
    $400 17
A muffuletta, with cold cuts, cheese & olive salad, is a specialty of this U.S. city
    $400 26
The Mumbai Indians
    $400 20
The pope's official titles include Vicar of Christ & this of Rome
    $400 11
By definition hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid is this
    $600 10
First name of Ira Levin's Mrs. Woodhouse, a New Yorker with child... ominous child
    $600 27
The state song of Kansas is this one "where seldom is heard a discouraging word"
    $600 8
Made with various fillings then rolled up & cut, the sandwiches seen here have this spirally name
    $600 1
The Montreal Alouettes
    $600 16
Pope Francis has likened traveling by this conveyance to being in a sardine can
    $600 5
This hairstyle used to cover up a bald spot often just draws more attention to it
    DD: $1,000 2
A swan dive into this saga of books tells us in 2007, the third one in the series sold 150,000 copies in one day
    $800 22
Connecticut's official state hero is this schoolmaster & spy who died at age 21 in 1776
    $800 13
Meats & cheeses or carnitas are popular fillings for this 5-letter Mexican sandwich served on a crusty roll
    $800 4
The Chicago Sky
    $800 15
Called the world's smallest army, this corps of 135 has officially protected the pope since 1506
    $800 6
Nearly cut from the film, this classic ballad won the Oscar for Best Song of 1939
    $1000 25
Anne Rice had this guy introduce himself directly in line one; "I am the vampire" him. "I'm immortal. More or less"
    $1000 24
Mmm, state pie! For Illinois, it's this seasonal favorite
    $1000 18
This Vietnamese sandwich, typically with pork or chicken & pickled vegetables on a baguette, has become popular in the U.S. as well
    $1000 3
The Seattle Kraken
    $1000 14
In 1492, Pinturicchio worked blue & other colors decorating apartments for Alexander VI, named for this family of Alexanders
    $1000 7
The Allied invasion that began June 6, 1944 was codenamed Operation this

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

David Pam Cris
$1,400 $1,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Pam Cris
$2,000 $4,800 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Scoresby Sound, home to the world's longest one of these narrow inlets, lies in Greenland, not Norway
    $400 26
Fly Girl on "In Living Color" & Ricki in "Gigli"
    $400 22
In the Tower of London, Thomas Cromwell asked this king for "Mercy, mercy, mercy!" but got the axe anyway
    $400 27
Thanks, new granny! The "something borrowed" she wore at her 2011 wedding was a diamond tiara loaned from Queen Elizabeth's vault
    $400 24
Chromium can make up 30% of this alliterative steel, making it resistant to corrosion
    $800 28
Divided from the Baltic Sea by the Muhu archipelago, this gulf bears the name of one of the 3 Baltic national capitals
    $800 11
Outcome #3 in "The Bourne Legacy" & Poe Dameron in "The Last Jedi"
    $800 15
An unexpected obstacle, or a limp "in yer gitalong"
    DD: $4,000 9
After fleeing to London, this general pleaded for the French to fight on in a 1940 broadcast
    $800 4
The Lord tells him to have his people borrow jewels from their neighbors (good luck getting them back after the Exodus, Egyptians)
    $800 25
When it comes to pots & pans, this 4-letter word comes before "iron"; the process is more intensive to do to steel
    DD: $7,000 2
The Bay of Tangier makes up part of the western end of this strait
    $1200 13
Partygoer / Preppie Kid at Fight (uncredited) in "Less than Zero" & Rusty Ryan in "Ocean's Eleven"
    $1200 10
The Doors used this word instead of "no time to 'sprawl luxuriously' in the mire"
    $1200 23
St. Francis created an order of this type of alms-seeking friar, from a Latin word for "beggar"
    $1200 5
That bathroom hasn't been updated since 1932! Let's take out a HELOC, short for this, & bring things into the 21st century
    $1200 8
The galvanization of steel involves a thin coat of this end-of-the-alphabet element to prevent rust
    $1600 1
The beauty of Lake Kachura in Pakistan has earned it this name, popularized by novelist James Hilton to mean "heaven on earth"
    $1600 14
Camille Travis in "Grey's Anatomy" & Valkyrie in "Thor: Ragnarok"
    $1600 16
Relating to the tear-producing organs
    $1600 3
The Jewish festival of Purim celebrates the time that this woman pleaded for the safety of the Jews from Haman
    $1600 6
Steve Ells opened the first of these restaurants in 1993 with a loan from his dad; break-even was selling 114 burritos a day
    $1600 7
Damascus steel is made from this kind of "iron", whose name suggests it has been repeatedly worked with a hammer
    $2000 19
This sea of the Arctic Ocean is named for a British rear admiral who also devised a scale for measuring wind force
    $2000 21
Blaine in "Hot Tub Time Machine" & Tommy Lee on "Pam & Tommy"
    $2000 17
This root vegetable is a type of the more familiar veggie that's sort of in its name
    $2000 18
In 1924 Clarence Darrow gave a long speech against capital punishment, asking for leniency for this pair
    $2000 20
Hades: You wanna borrow this dog of mine? Why? Hercules: Long story, labors, yadayadayada; Hades: Tame him & it's cool
    $2000 12
Also called wolfram, this element is added to steel to make it stronger

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Pam Cris
$4,000 $14,000 $29,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While working for British naval intelligence during World War II, he was code-named 17F

Final scores:

David Pam Cris
$4,003 $27,995 $29,579
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,579

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Pam Cris
$4,000 $10,800 $23,800
15 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2022-08-08
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