Show #8715 - Friday, October 7, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 6.

Contestants

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Dan Feyer, a musician and crossword editor from San Francisco, California

Kate Matthews, a research project manager from Durham, North Carolina

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 5-day cash winnings total $136,459)

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Jeopardy! Round

PLAZA, SWEET!
ANAGRAMMED BIBLE PEOPLE
BLACK BUSINESS
2022 SPORTS NEWS
LIONS, TIGERS & BEARS
"O" MY
    $200 16
"Remember!" 300 (this) Plaza is in San Antonio!
    $200 15
He got stoned:
HAG TOIL
    $200 30
Once, the USA's largest Black-owned business was North Carolina Mutual Life on Durham's Parrish Street, also called "Black" this street
    $200 24
On the heels of the Winter Olympics, the 2022 Paralympics were held in this city
    $200 29
The website for this spokes-animal includes "Campfire Rules" & "Preventing Wildfires"
    $200 22
As a verb, it means to leak out slowly; as a noun, it's the mudlike sediment on the floor of oceans & lakes
    $400 26
The iconic Plaza Hotel, opened in 1907, overlooks Grand Army Plaza in this city
    $400 27
Old-timer:
HEALTH MUSE
    $400 28
His move into mogulship began when he launched Roc-A-Fella Records to release his album "Reasonable Doubt"
    $400 23
Because they refused to do this, Novak Djokovic missed the Australian Open & Kyrie Irving missed Nets home games
    $400 25
This Ivy League university began using a tiger as its mascot in part because its school colors are orange & black
    $400 20
Something with a lot of oomph can be described as "high" this, a word associated with gasoline
    $600 2
Designed by Jean-Francois-Therese Chalgrin, this landmark sits in a circular plaza, from which 12 avenues form a star pattern
    $600 3
Big cats did no harm:
NAILED
    $600 19
NBA Sixth Man Junior Bridgeman became the second man among franchisees of this chain with 160 restaurants
    $600 13
At the WNBA All-Star Game both teams wore the uniform of this star, then on trial in Russia
    $600 21
This country's phenomenal economic growth in the 1990s gave it the nickname "Celtic Tiger"
    $600 12
It can mean not transparent to light or obscure in meaning
    $800 1
Pra├ža Quinze de Novembro is a lovely spot in this city that also has a month in its name
    $800 4
Baptist parent:
BAIL THESE
    $800 9
These were often Black owned, avoiding style butchery by whites; Joe Louis' wife Rose Morgan built an empire from one
    $800 6
This Midwestern hoops powerhouse showed its mettle, besting North Carolina in a March Madness title thriller
    DD: $2,400 10
The Leone d'oro, or the Golden Lion, is the top prize awarded at this Italian city's film festival, the world's oldest
    $800 8
This simple acoustic interval is made up of 8 diatonic degrees
    $1000 18
Chicago's AMA Plaza was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, last director of this German design school
    $1000 5
A Roman governor:
TAILPIPE SNOUT
    $1000 14
Asking, "Why should white guys have all the fun?", Reginald Lewis bought Beatrice Foods in a billion-dollar LBO, this type of buyout
    $1000 7
Washington, D.C.'s NFL team "took charge" of their future, choosing this as their new team name
    $1000 17
An early version of this Mississippi author's story "The Bear" was published under the title "Lion"
    $1000 11
Bones develop through a process called osteogenesis or this word with the same first 2 letters

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

Cris Kate Dan
$4,800 $600 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Kate Dan
$8,400 $2,000 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ANCIENT WORLD
2-LETTER SPELLING BEE
(Ken: You must spell your response.)
RECENT LITERARY BIOGRAPHY
ECOLOGY
EUROPEAN EATS
GIBSON GIRLS & GUYS
    $400 22
In the 200s B.C., the first Qin emperor ordered existing defensive structures to be linked, helping to create this
    $400 23
Negative reply
    $400 24
A biography of this medieval poet by Alessandro Barbero was a recent bestseller in Italy
    $400 28
Term for a plant-eating animal like a horse or deer; they help prevent overgrowth of vegetation
    $400 27
Thank you to this country for its tasty stroopwafel, created by a baker in Gouda
    $400 25
Cowboy star Edmund Gibson got this nickname as a boy either because he hunted owls or delivered for the Owl Drug Company
    $800 10
After a bloody war in this country, Emperor Ashoka renounced force & adopted "conquest by dharma", or righteous conduct
    $800 11
Chopping tool
    DD: $5,000 19
2022 brings the 150th b'day of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar & a bio calling him this creature that "sings" in his famous line
    $800 29
It's good to be at the top of this 2-word term for the pecking order for grub in an ecological system
    $800 30
In France les cuisses de grenouille are these, & we hear they taste like chicken
    $800 26
Tyrese Gibson has appeared as Roman Pearce, known for his banter & his driving, in this action film franchise
    $1200 1
Megalopolis was a member of the Achaean League, a defensive alliance of city-states on this peninsula
    $1200 7
Domesticated bovine
    $1200 15
In 800 pages Paul Auster's "Burning Boy" tells the story of this "Red Badge of Courage" author who died aged 28
    $1200 12
Sometimes used synonymously with "non-native", this type of species is one that has colonized a new biogeographical area
    $1200 18
In Spain a classic tapas dish is this cold tomato soup sometimes served in a glass
    $1200 13
"I need your love like a flame needs a fire", sang this '80s teen queen who also gave us "Only In My Dreams"
    $1600 2
It was actually Marcus Agrippa, this future emperor's deputy, who commanded the fleet that defeated Mark Antony
    $1600 4
Jewish "So? Come on!"
    $1600 6
The unexpurgated transcript of the 1895 libel trial involving this author appeared in 2003 & a 2021 bio makes good use of it
    $1600 9
Decomposers, like the kind seen here, whose name means "first animal", helped make vital nutrients for other organisms
    $1600 5
This Greek dish is sort of a lasagna made of ground beef or lamb & eggplant, often topped with bechamel sauce
    $1600 16
He pitched for the Cardinals for 17 seasons & even briefly played with the Harlem Globetrotters
    $2000 3
In the 3rd century this became the state religion of Persia's Sassanian Empire
    $2000 8
Mystic mantra
    $2000 14
"Making Darkness Light" is about this poet who wrote his great work around 1660 in near or total blindness
    DD: $200 21
savetheelephants.org says elephants are important as this type of "species" named for a crucial bit of architecture
    $2000 20
Named for their resemblance to small oranges, these stuffed & fried balls of rice are a traditional Italian appetizer
    $2000 17
In 1985 his "Neuromancer" won a Nebula & a Hugo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Kate Dan
$25,400 $3,600 $10,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
It has the most water area of any country, nearly 350,000 square miles, about 9% of its total area

Final scores:

Cris Kate Dan
$25,621 $3,600 $13,000
6-day champion: $162,080 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Kate Dan
$24,000 $3,600 $15,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
0 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2022-08-09
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