Show #8753 - Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 18.


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Randall Rayford, a solar project developer from Houston, Texas

Jeannette Bonjour, a retired English teacher from Kansas City, Missouri

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 17-day cash winnings total $610,344)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Cross the Continental Divide twice on the top of the Rockies byway in this state
    $200 30
There's a city in the name of these, disliked by man
    $200 21
"Back in the Habit" is the subtitle of this sequel starring Whoopi Goldberg & a choir of nuns
    $200 29
In Spanish this is properly dinero, but is also called plata, pasta & many other things
    $200 24
Newer to the periodic table is nihonium, named for this country
    $200 19
A Hogwarts alum on film, Emma Watson graduated from this Rhode Island Ivy for real
    $400 18
In Manhattan, 96th Street is the historic dividing line between the Upper East Side & East or Spanish this area
    $400 23
It's also known as the goober or groundnut
    $400 25
The longest title of an Oscar-nominated film begins with his name & ends "Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"
    $400 28
Sacré Dieu!, "holy God!", evolved into this more familiar & colorful expression
    $400 12
This minable metallic element is found freely in argentite
    $400 27
At the start of an 1884 novel, he has been adopted by 2 sisters, Widow Douglas & Miss Watson
    $600 10
Designed by Golden Gate Bridge builder Joseph Strauss, Burnside Bridge, over the Willamette, divides this city's north from south
    $600 22
These French cookies come in a rainbow of colors & flavors
    $600 16
The one-word title of this 2005 George Clooney film begins with the name of a Middle Eastern country
    $600 7
Oddly, in Italian you can wish someone luck with "in bocca al lupo", "in the mouth of" this fierce animal
    $600 20
Transition metals like nickel or iron have "valence" these, which like to bond
    $600 8
IBM bigwig Thomas J. Watson inspired workers with this one-word slogan that he posted in offices
    $800 1
Writer A.C. Greene said West this state begins at the Brazos River
    $800 14
Term for mini-burgers from places like White Castle
    $800 6
The title of this Ron Stallworth book that became a movie has only 2 Ks
    $800 15
A reporter from the U.S. encounters the crime syndicate known by this Japanese name in TV's "Tokyo Vice"
    $800 17
Compounds of this element, symbol P, are often used to make fire when you light a match
    $800 13
James Watson worked with this man at Cavendish Laboratory, where they tackled the problem of DNA's structure
    DD: $1,000 2
Dole Street separates the Upper & Lower Campuses of this state university
    $1000 9
Gravenstein & Winesap are varieties of these
    $1000 3
The title of this Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson comedy parodies a Gary Cooper classic
    $1000 11
This word for a coup is used of the unsuccessful Kapp & Beer Hall ones in 1920s Germany
    $1000 5
The Constitution is preserved in a case containing this noble gas, atomic No. 18; its inertness helps stop organic decay
    $1000 4
Psychologist John B. Watson was a proponent of this -ism that focuses on human reactions to stimuli

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

Cris Jeannette Randall
$5,200 $0 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Jeannette Randall
$8,400 $800 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
He graduated from Harvard in 1740, the year he turned 18; he'd later help organize a tea party but these days, is associated with beer
    $400 27
In this mythology, Ymir the giant, depicted here, was the first being & in death his eyebrows became the fence around Midgard
    $400 17
In 1953 dime Western magazine paid Elmore Leonard $90 for a short story called "Three-Ten to" this place
    $400 23
Cymbals make this 5-letter sound, also a meeting on a battlefield
    $400 13
The song about this flower "of Texas" dates back to the mid-1800s
    $400 19
Relax & quote this 3-word catchphrase of Mad Magazine's Alfred E. Neuman
    $800 30
Massachusetts elected its first governor in 1780--this man
    $800 20
Giant's Castle is a peak in the Drakensberg Mountains of this country's KwaZulu-Natal province
    $800 18
Acclaimed as "The One-Eyed!" & "The Bandy-Legged!", this character in a 19th century novel is elected "Pope of the Fools"
    $800 26
Etymologically related to the word scrimmage is this type of small battle between 2 armies
    $800 22
"Do you remember when we used to sing" this Van Morrison classic?
    $800 16
Johnny Weissmuller never said this 4-word phrase in a movie, though he did in a 1932 magazine interview
    $1200 29
On Jan. 1, 1802 he wrote of "building a wall of separation between church & state"
    $1200 24
3 words that fill in the King James Bible quote from Genesis--"There were giants... in those days"
    $1200 4
A teen discovers she can communicate via cell phone with her recently deceased boyfriend in Dustin Thao's bestselling "You've Reached" him
    $1200 9
The Latin for "vengeance" gives us this feud-al word
    $1200 1
Toby Keith drank from a "Red" this brand of plastic cup
    DD: $4,000 10
After hearing an orator speak in a foreign language, a Shakespeare character admits, "It was" these 3 words
    DD: $7,600 2
After losing 4 times running for governor of Massachusetts, he finally won, then got seriously into redistricting issues
    $1600 8
This dog breed named for its distinctive mustache-like facial hair comes in miniature, standard & giant varieties
    $1600 3
A gamekeeper takes the place of a baronet in this scandalous 1928 novel, written near the end of D.H. Lawrence's life
    $1600 5
Being "at" this, also the name of a type of turtle, means you're fighting with someone
    $1600 7
This song not really about a soft drink is on the R.E.M. album "Green"
    $1600 6
Willard Vandiver in 1899 gets credit for "I am from Missouri you have got to" do this
    $2000 12
A year after being one of 3 signers from this state, Button Gwinnett had 2 big losses: an invasion of Florida & a duel
    $2000 28
This Texas place of 1,600 people where the movie "Giant" was filmed is a center of minimalist art
    $2000 15
Her "Year of Magical Thinking" chronicles the time after the loss of her husband John Gregory Dunne, 31 days before their 40th anniversary
    $2000 25
A centuries-old fair held in a Dublin suburb gave its name to this type of melee
    $2000 11
My Chemical Romance bid you "Welcome to" this album title
    $2000 14
In the King James version of the Old Testament, this 3-word lamentation of personal suffering occurs 7 times

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Jeannette Randall
$28,800 $3,600 $12,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The stars on this country's flag represent states, 26 of them; unlike the USA's, its "federal district" gets its own 27th star

Final scores:

Cris Jeannette Randall
$27,579 $6,600 $12,600
18-day champion: $637,923 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Jeannette Randall
$26,800 $3,600 $12,600
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-11
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