Show #8749 - Thursday, November 24, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 14.


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Tarun Narasimhan, a data scientist from San Francisco, California

Megan Burr, a manager of film acquisitions originally from Guntersville, Alabama

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 13-day cash winnings total $416,102)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: They're all before "after".)
    $200 23
Bill Camp played the janitor who teaches a girl to play chess, on this streaming show
    $200 30
Voters were told "He's the one"
    $200 27
In a Dumas novel, this hero plots his revenge on the men who put him in prison for a crime he did not commit
    $200 25
To desert a vessel
    $200 15
Snow tires are cool, but sometimes you need a little more traction, like cables or these that can come with tensioners
    $200 28
Cousin Eddie didn't eat all of this turkey day fave, though Bon Appétit's "classic herb & fennel" recipe turned out mwah!
    $400 19
The Olivier & Tony-nominated Colman Domingo plays Victor Strand on the AMC zombie spin-off show
    $400 26
"Not just peanuts" & "A leader, for a change" for his 1976 campaign
    $400 21
At the end of this epic poem by Virgil, the hero kills Turnus in an act of vengeance
    $400 24
It's any substance that increases the rate at which a fire burns
    $400 29
A stick-on mirror that augments your side mirror can help minimize this 2-word liability with a hard-to-see name
    $400 17
We got through our annual viewing of this 1990 film even with a contrarian uncle rooting for "Wet Bandits" Joe Pesci & Daniel Stern
    $600 18
You may know Fred Melamed from "The Morning Show", "Superstore" or this Disney+ show with the Scarlet Witch & family
    $600 7
In 1988 this reverend & Democratic hopeful reminded us to "Keep hope alive"
    $600 10
Divorced herself, Olivia Goldsmith wrote this novel about a group of women plotting against their ex-husbands
    DD: $5,000 14
From Latin for "proverb", it's a saying that expresses a common observation, like "a penny saved is a penny earned"
    $600 22
Kieba's coccyx seat cushion is made from this type of "foam" whose name suggests it recognizes your posterior
    $600 13
Grandma made it in time even after missing her connecting flight at George Bush Intercontinental in this city
    $800 1
Lance Reddick played a cop on "The Wire" & on this Amazon Prime drama as Chief Irvin Irving
    $800 5
"Dew it with" him in 1948 did not lead to victory
    $800 8
In Charles Portis' novel, Mattie wants a man with this title 2-word quality as she avenges her dad's murder & finds Rooster Cogburn
    $800 11
To be "taken" this can mean to be caught by surprise or to have your ship's sails filled with wind from the wrong direction
    $800 20
A travel road kit is sweet, like the one from this beginning-of-the-phone-book organization that's been around since 1902
    $800 12
Sorry to say it's a miracle, fans of this NFL team, but they won! That's big, what with their 37-43-2 all-time record on the day
    $1000 2
This veteran of TV comedy & time travel movies picks up a big gun in the 2021 action film "Nobody"
    $1000 6
His mid-century second term bid used the slogan "Peace, progress & prosperity"
    $1000 9
In "An Act of Vengeance" by this Chilean author, Dulce Rosa plots for 30 years, gets her chance & things turn out different
    $1000 4
Genus Haliotis, it's an edible marine mollusk with a beautiful shell
    $1000 16
A tracker for lost keys uses an app & this "colorful" technology to find them
    $1000 3
We somehow avoided politics, except dad ranting about this president; we get it, dad, he blew it letting South Carolina secede

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Cris Megan Tarun
$13,200 $0 -$1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Megan Tarun
$16,200 $1,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
About 60 years after the event, this "Robinson Crusoe" author wrote "a Journal of the Plague Year" based on real accounts
    $400 27
With nearly 25,000, this country has more large dams than any other, like the one at Three Gorges
    $400 30
Discovered around 1915, bacteriophages are bacteria-eating types of these other tiny disease-causing agents
    $400 24
Tom Hanks &
Robin Wright ran away with the win
    $400 29
A rhyme about Guy Fawkes & his Gunpowder Plot beseeches, "Remember, remember" the fifth of this month
    $400 14
In basketball FGA can be short for field goal these, made or not--good try, James Harden!
    $800 25
Eva preserves the real identities of Jewish children during the Holocaust in Kristin Harmel's "The Book of Lost" these
    $800 17
Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania is where this archaeologist husband-&-wife team made many important hominid fossil discoveries
    $800 16
In hibernating bears this rate slows much more than a drop in body temp would explain, with heart rate going from 55 to 14
    $800 23
Think about
Russell Crowe &
Jennifer Connelly
    $800 28
Secrecy & sabotage are activities of any wartime faction known as the fifth this
    $800 13
The second of the 2 things mentioned earlier in a sentence
    $1200 4
Marie Benedict tells of Mileva Maric, a physicist in her own right, who lived in her husband's shadow in "The Other" this surname
    $1200 1
The Carnarvon Gorge northwest of Brisbane in this state right above New South Wales is a great place to see Aboriginal art
    $1200 6
Wind-dispersed seeds are named for types of flying craft; maple seeds are this type that spins to get farther from the tree
    $1200 18
Ralph Fiennes flew to victory with Juliette Binoche
    $1200 15
A fifth of alcohol, as I'm sure you are all aware, equals 750 of these units
    $1200 12
In the movie "White Nights", Mikhail Baryshnikov does a 3,960-degree turn, 11 of these spins in a row
    $1600 3
In "Memoirs of" this, the narrator refers to her "noh smile" that "resembles a noh mask whose features are frozen"
    $1600 2
Water roars down 270 feet through Devil's Gorge, the highest of the cataracts that make up this spot on the Brazil-Argentina border
    $1600 5
A villanelle is a type of poem; this is a structure in a cell with a specific function, like mitochondria or vacuoles
    $1600 10
Crime did pay for Leonardo DiCaprio & Jack Nicholson
    $1600 9
Traditional news media are said to be the "fourth" this, while nontraditional media are the "fifth"
    $1600 11
The double T is exactly in the middle of this adjective meaning nervous & easily frightened word
    DD: $5,000 8
Min Jin Lee's novel about a Korean immigrant family in Japan is named for this upright Japanese game using small metal balls
    $2000 7
Black River Gorges National Park is in this Indian Ocean island nation where the dodo once lived
    DD: $9,000 19
In the cell cycle, it follows metaphase; alphabetically, it comes first
    $2000 22
Gene Hackman & Roy Scheider copped out
    $2000 21
In 1980 South Korea's president Chun Doo-hwan ushered in this; France did the same with its government back in 1958
    $2000 20
In "Jane Eyre", Mr. Rochester is "not fond of the" this "of children", a synonym for "chatter" that also has a double T

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Megan Tarun
$46,600 $5,000 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To aid transport in poorer nations, in the 1920s grads of this college built makeshift buggies celebrated in their fight song

Final scores:

Cris Megan Tarun
$71,821 $3,000 $5,001
14-day champion: $487,923 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Megan Tarun
$32,200 $5,000 $3,400
35 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
11 R,
2 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2022-10-10
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