Show #8751 - Monday, November 28, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 16.


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Xanni Brown, a Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut

Michael Harten, a dean of academics from Putnam, Connecticut

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 15-day cash winnings total $526,544)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Keen Kerouac;
passing Paradise;
country crossing
    $200 19
Sugary, squishy Easter candy, more recently it's become popular for one's friends & followers
    $200 30
Marshal Thomas Smith of Abilene was famous for keeping order without this, as noted by famed Abilene resident Dwight Eisenhower
    $200 28
An average cost at nail salons for this procedure involving only your piggies runs around $35
    $200 21
This liberating card depicts Mr. Monopoly flying out of a birdcage; you can buy one from another player
    $200 24
"Quantum of Solace" finds this hero battling corporate environmental plundering around the world & in the Bolivian desert
    $400 16
Super sub;
Atlantis, around;
visionary Verne
    $400 20
Back in the day a punch in the face was this type of sandwich
    $400 29
In 2022 Keechant Sewell of the Nassau County police became this higher-profile department's first female commissioner
    $400 27
Bumps on your feet known as "bone" these can be treated by a visit to a foot specialist; costs vary
    $400 25
If you have 2 of the same card to start in blackjack, you can put up twice your wager with this 5-letter bet
    $400 23
1940's "The Grapes of Wrath" starred this actor as Tom Joad
    $600 7
Harrowing Huxley;
funky future;
cloned classes
    $600 11
Popularized in a Vine video, "on" this "f"ive-letter word means stylish or perfectly executed
    $600 12
Amy Stewart wrote 7 historical novels about the well-named Constance Kopp, undersheriff of Bergen County in this state
    $600 14
A Calif. ex-con may have to pay for an ankle monitor to track him, using this technology first developed for the U.S. military
    $600 8
If dissatisfied with their starting hand, Magic the Gathering players may take one of these, like a do-over on a golf course
    $600 22
This movie introduced the world to Indiana Jones
    $800 3
Gripping Golding; seeming savages;
Simon sees
    $800 10
A blend of 2 words & first used in the '90s, it means to calm down, take it easy
    $800 5
If you work at FBI HQ on Pennsylvania Avenue, you work in a building named for this G-man
    $800 9
Christian Louboutin sells Lady Page nail polish for $50 a bottle; Vernis from this other Christian runs $30
    $800 2
Before playing your second-to-last card in this 3-letter game, you must say the name of the game; you draw 4 if you get caught
    $800 6
In this classic film police detective Sidney Poitier investigates a murder in the racist town of Sparta, Mississippi
    $1000 4
King kills;
executing executioners; Coffey coda
    DD: $2,200 15
Keep some tissues handy because the highest seats in a stadium are called these
    $1000 13
The model for Victor Hugo's Inspector Javert, François Vidocq set up this service, from French for "security"
    $1000 26
A hundred bucks should get a quality session of this -ology, a variation on acupressure in which the soles are stimulated
    $1000 1
In this form of a popular game, some cards are dealt face up & some face down; it used to have "horse" in its name
    $1000 18
It's Emma vs. Steve as Billie Jean vs. Bobby on the big screen in this title tennis clash

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

Cris Michael Xanni
$4,200 $1,600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Michael Xanni
$5,400 $1,600 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
This invader's brutal 1069-70 campaign to bring Upper Britain under Norman control was called "The Harrying of the North"
    $400 25
This name for the animal seen here refers to its short stubby tail
    $400 29
Spin to win:
    $400 27
A quick look at something, perhaps the goose of the same name
    $400 30
In a bridge game the 2 major suits are these & hearts
    $400 28
In 1712, the capital of Russia was moved from Moscow to this port city; in 1918 after the Bolsheviks took power, it was moved back
    $800 11
The Marquess of Salisbury, who retired in 1902, was the last prime minister to lead a government from this body
    $800 21
From Spanish, the name of this burrowing mammal refers to its protective outer shell of bony plates
    $800 2
A cook-off:
    $800 10
Long ago important people wore fake hair, which led to this rhyming term for any person of high standing
    $800 13
In 1780 Major John André was hanged as a spy after scheming with this traitor
    $800 18
Carlos Sanchez, a real coffee grower from Antioquia in this country, was an early portrayer of Juan Valdez
    DD: $9,000 6
Alan Turing devised a method for breaking messages encrypted by this Nazi cypher machine
    $1200 20
Found only in New Zealand, the name of the tuatara means "spine on the back" in the language of this people
    $1200 1
2 Michael J. Fox sitcoms: "FT" &
    $1200 19
Yes, Dan, there are 2 "P"s in the middle of this word for the snazzily attired
    $1200 17
Major League Soccer began playing in the U.S. in 1996 with 10 teams, including the N.Y./N.J. Metrostars & this team playing for Los Angeles
    $1200 8
The ECB, the European Central Bank, has its headquarters in this German city on the Main River
    $1600 5
Abbreviated NHS, this government agency created to provide free public medical care began in 1948
    $1600 15
The name of this fast-flying falcon means "traveling" or "wandering"
    $1600 3
Bear Grylls takes on the elements:
    $1600 22
Named for a French aristocrat, it refers to pleasure felt from inflicting pain
    DD: $7,800 9
They're the 2 major constellations with "Major" in their names
    $1600 7
This ancient trade route linking China & the West stretched 4,000 miles from Xi'an in the east to the Mediterranean Sea
    $2000 16
The Great Exhibition of 1851 was held in the Crystal Palace, built to house it in this London park
    $2000 14
This horse with a spotty reputation is believed to be named for a river near where the Nez Perce lived & bred the horse
    $2000 4
Teen drama with Katie Holmes & Michelle Williams:
    $2000 23
It sounds Scandinavian, but this synonym for slender comes from the Latin for "to pluck"
    $2000 24
A wedding staple, his "Canon in D major", heard here, was composed around 1680 but not published until the 20th century
    $2000 12
An attraction on this East African island a bit smaller than Maui is the house where Freddie Mercury lived as a child

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Michael Xanni
$39,800 $5,600 $19,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Reversing the story of this heroine she created, Patricia MacLachlan was born on the prairie but spent much of her life in New England

Final scores:

Cris Michael Xanni
$39,800 $3,600 $18,286
16-day champion: $566,344 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Michael Xanni
$25,800 $5,600 $18,200
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $49,600

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Game tape date: 2022-10-11
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