Show #8717 - Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 8.


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Mike Elliott, a meat cutter originally from Derry, New Hampshire

Marsha Free, an executive assistant to the principal from Duluth, Georgia

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 7-day cash winnings total $221,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
"Witch or Wife?"
    $200 29
In June 1979 his second trip abroad in his new job was to his homeland & encouraged many Poles to defy the Communist regime
    $200 30
You may never forget this large creature has the longest pregnancy period of any living mammal--nearly 2 years!
    $200 26
A winner of a Pulitzer Prize, "The Emperor of all Maladies" is "A Biography of" this disease
    $200 28
Giving its name to a type of band, it's where young rockers from at least Buddy Holly on have practiced
    $200 25
It's what the guys & gals are doing here
    $400 21
"Archie & the Bowling Team"
    $400 19
This city was still the capital when Jagiellonian University, Poland's oldest, was founded there in 1364
    $400 20
Folks have awaited the next book by him after 2011's "A Dance with Dragons" but it takes as long as it takes
    $400 23
Stephen Hawking's "A Brief History of Time" was subtitled "From" this alliterative event "to Black Holes"
    $400 22
According to the National Association of Home Builders, they're the 2 most popular rooms to remodel
    $400 24
A literary example of this 3-sided romantic problem: Mr. Darcy,
Elizabeth Bennet,
George Wickham
    $600 10
"Elroy's TV Show"
    $600 7
Weakened by Civil War, in 1772 Poland was partitioned by Austria, Russia & this German kingdom
    $600 13
The website Thrill Data tracks theme park wait times, like 110 minutes for Radiator Springs Racers at this Disneyland park
    $600 3
"Turn The Beat Around" explores "The Secret History of" this often derided music genre of the 1970s
    DD: $4,800 18
In 2020 the socially conscious Houston Assoc. of Realtors dropped this 2-word term for where the head of the house sleeps
    $600 17
On "Get Smart" the agents of CONTROL used this anti-bugging device
    $800 9
"Fearless Fonzarelli: Part 1"
    $800 6
In 1943 an uprising against the Nazis took place in this largest Jewish enclave in Poland
    $800 11
You'll wait a bit for xenon-124 to decay; this stat bangs in around 18 sextillion years, or 18, then 7 sets of 3 zeroes
    $800 1
Volume one of Peter Wallner's biography of this president is subtitled "New Hampshire's Favorite Son"
    $800 15
The 1890s photo "Sabbath Eve in a Coal" this space shows an effort to maintain dignity in low surroundings
    $800 16
In 1992 the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave us this shapely guideline; MyPlate was introduced in 2011
    $1000 8
"Patient 4077"
    $1000 5
This shipyard worker & labor union activist became president of Poland in 1990
    $1000 12
Peter Sagal started as a panelist before hosting this weekly NPR news quiz
    $1000 2
Yuval Noah Harari gives "A Brief History of Humankind" in this book with a one-word title
    $1000 14
It's the room where Peter Pan visits the Darling children
    $1000 4
Agrarian term for the office setup seen here

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

Cris Marsha Mike
$3,400 -$200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Marsha Mike
$12,000 -$400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
The seaweed called giant kelp can reach 200 feet in length, but it's still just a type of this simple organism
    $400 26
On the girls' side, this flower
    $400 7
This adjective meaning loathsome dates to the 1300s, though it wasn't applied to snowmen until the 20th century
    $400 1
Its great bell clocks in at just over 15 tons
    $400 22
This remaining section of the Second Temple complex stands as a place of prayer & remembrance today
    $400 6
The 2005 show "All Shook Up" featured the title song & other hits made famous by this man
    $800 29
Igneous rocks are formed after this 5-letter type of molten rock cools
    $800 25
This name given to their son by the Schulz family of Minneapolis that November
    $800 28
This word for a time of extreme hunger & starvation dates at least as far back as the 1360s poem "Piers Plowman"
    $800 20
Though this nickname for a large American city dates to the 1920s, it really took hold after a '70s tourism campaign
    $800 21
The outer courtyard was known as the "Court of" these non-Jews & they were forbidden from entering further into the Temple
    $800 5
The one-man show titled this rocker "on Broadway" included stories & classics like "Thunder Road"
    $1200 23
Stannous chloride contains 2 atoms of chlorine & one atom of this
    $1200 24
Both Harry & this brother, soon to combine in a gift basket company
    $1200 27
This word for a broad, heavy knife made its way from Latin America into English in the late 1500s
    $1200 13
Located across from Mexico on the Rio Grande, this national park can hit 115 degrees & beep beep! has some roadrunners
    $1200 10
The First Temple was built around 950 B.C. & was destroyed by an invading army of this empire in 586 B.C.
    $1200 4
Featuring the songs of this band, "Head Over Heels" opened on Broadway in 2018
    DD: $11,000 8
Ceres & Pallas are found between the orbits of these 2 planets
    $1600 14
This name of the then-king of England
    $1600 15
Chaucer's "Miller's Tale" used this word for part of a roof centuries before a Hawthorne novel title did
    $1600 12
Carmel is the northern gateway to this California region that was home to Henry Miller
    $1600 9
The innermost room of Solomon's Temple was known as the Holy of Holies & was where this container symbolizing God's presence resided
    $1600 3
It is not "Ironic" that in 2021, this show based on a Grammy-winning album won a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album
    $2000 18
Longitudinal wave motion like that of a single pitch sound graphs out to the shape of this trigonometric function
    $2000 19
This name of the then-first lady, Mrs. Harding
    DD: $11,600 17
Meaning to consecrate or make holy, it was around for nearly a millennium before it appeared in the Gettysburg Address
    $2000 16
Actually a complex of hills, this Utah formation was named after a song about a hobo living the sweet life
    $2000 11
The Temple was built on the alliterative "Mount" this, also the name of the place where Abraham was ready to sacrifice his son
    $2000 2
Based on the music of Johnny Cash, "Ring of Fire" opened with this Nine Inch Nails song memorably covered by Johnny

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Marsha Mike
$37,400 $1,600 $26,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its wreck was discovered in 1989, 48 years after it had been sunk & 91 years after the man it was named for had died

Final scores:

Cris Marsha Mike
$53,601 $1,600 $8,600
8-day champion: $275,502 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Marsha Mike
$23,800 $1,600 $17,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
6 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2022-08-10
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