Show #8755 - Friday, December 2, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 20.


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Ilana Freedman, an occupational therapy assistant from New Orleans, Louisiana

Josh Gregor, a teacher from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 19-day cash winnings total $666,744)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Herbert Hoover, drawing a laugh in 1936: "Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national" this
    $200 28
As a noun, it can be the edge of a road; as a verb, take the burden or the blame
    $200 24
The competition was green with envy in 1908 when this brand of water won the Grand Prix des eaux minérales vente de l'année
    $200 17
In 1805 Henry Nicholls set out to find a route to the Niger River from this ocean, unaware he was starting from its mouth
    $200 29
The black spots on the backs of these small red beetles warn predators that they won't taste good
    $200 26
Acrisure Stadium (formerly Heinz Field)
    $400 20
Former Rep. Jeannette Rankin, to Congress in 1935: "You can no more win" one of these "than you can win an earthquake"
    $400 27
To apply this body part to "the line" or "the mark" is to observe the rules
    $400 23
Are you my pal? You are if you know the name of this sparkling flavored soda is Spanish for "fresh air"! How about one?
    $400 16
Gustave, a huge one of these said to have killed hundreds of people, lived along the shores of Lake Tanganyika
    $400 22
In the NFL the penalty called defensive this gets the offense a first down & the ball moved to the spot of the foul
    $400 25
The frozen tundra of Lambeau Field
    $600 15
"What, to the American slave, is" this U.S. holiday? asked Frederick Douglass in an 1852 speech
    $600 14
This "music" can mean a pitch thrown high, near the batter's head
    $600 21
In 1982 this 3-letter soda began losing a lot of weight in sales after the debut of a fellow Coca-Cola item, Diet Coke
    DD: $3,600 7
Between Khartoum & Aswan, the Nile runs through a series of 6 rapids called these, also a term for waterfalls
    $600 13
The spot type of this uses heat generated by electricity to join metal sheets together
    $600 4
Opened in 2020, SoFi Stadium:
2 teams, please
    $800 19
In 1793 he wrote, "My country has in its wisdom contrived for me, the most insignificant office"
    $800 11
If you mouth off to someone, you give them lip, or what the Brits call this other facial part
    $800 18
FYI, the French pronunciation ends with "wah"; this sparkling water brand founded in Wisconsin, "oy"
    $800 5
We presume you know he reached the delta of the Okavango River around 1850
    $800 12
The spotted type of this animal eat every part of the carcass, even parts it can't digest like hair & horns
    $800 2
Empower Field at Mile High
    $1000 10
Martin Luther King said, "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward" this outcome
    $1000 8
The fruit of the rose
    $1000 9
The name of this carbonated beverage once meant a type of Appalachian moonshine
    $1000 6
This "colorful" river forms the southwestern boundary of South Africa's Free State province
    $1000 3
Hubble Space Telescope images of Jupiter showed that wind speeds inside this increased by 8% from 2009 to 2020
    $1000 1
Soldier Field

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

Cris Josh Ilana
$10,600 $2,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Josh Ilana
$12,400 $2,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
The action of this epic work begins in the 10th year of the Greek siege of Troy
    $400 26
    $400 28
Makes sense--it once meant the piece of wood behind others in a fireplace; now it's a bunch of unfilled orders
    $400 29
Winston Churchill, the first honorary citizen, had the honor conferred on him April 9, 1963 by this man
    $400 27
It's the 2-word former computer necessity here, & players, if you're not at least of a certain age, you may be toast
    $400 30
About an inch in length, the pygmy sunfish, seen here, & named for this coast, is found is Western Florida
    $800 19
This monster finds his strength is no match for Beowulf's grip & his arm is mortally ripped off as he tries to get away
    $800 24
    $800 22
Its obsolete meanings include meek & obedient; its solete meaning is bosomy
    DD: $100 12
A city & a bay in this state derive their names from the most recent honoree, Revolutionary War hero Bernardo de Gálvez
    $800 18
In 2022 Apple said they'd no longer make this MP3 player, which is now unbelievably in an old tech category
    $800 25
The 1.5" goby here is named for this insect, unrelated to the tuna brand of the same name
    $1200 5
Compiled from old folklore, songs & oral poems, the Kalevala is the national epic of this country
    $1200 21
His "Don't Be Cruel"
(& it's not Elvis)
    $1200 1
Originally liquid poured out as a sacrifice to a deity, now it's just a fancy word for an alcoholic drink
    $1200 8
This Quaker who founded a U.S. colony & his wife were given ex post facto citizenship for their farsighted reforms
    DD: $7,000 11
On Nov. 18, 1963 AT&T cut in half the time to make a local call, introducing push button phones, officially this alliterative system
    $1200 23
Pretty fish filed under "G" include Garibaldi, once called marine goldfish, & this one, also called rainbow fish--fancy
    $1600 4
Spenser only got around to writing 6 of the planned 12 books of this epic poem that he dedicated to Elizabeth I
    $1600 14
Oh what a feeling, his "Dancing on the Ceiling"
    $1600 2
It sounds odd now that in "Dracula" the count says, "You will need, after your journey, to refresh yourself by making your" this
    $1600 7
The law making him a citizen said he "secured the help of France to aid the United States' colonists against Great Britain"
    $1600 10
Ford began offering this "numeric" tape deck in 1966 models; not so much now
    $1600 17
The plumage of its caudal fin got the fish seen here, from Papua New Guinea, named after this male bird
    $2000 6
Dante's one true love, she guides him through paradise in "The Divine Comedy"
    $2000 13
Her "True Blue"
    $2000 3
From Greek for "people" & "leader", historically it meant any popular leader as well as one who misleads the people
    $2000 9
Named "Righteous Among the Nations" by Israel in 1963, this Swede was named an honorary citizen in 1981
    $2000 15
Fed with a long sheet of paper, this type of printer you're hearing now has lingered with businesses like airport car rental
    $2000 16
About a third of an inch, among the tiniest fish are of genus Paedocypris, in the swamps of this large Indonesian island northwest of Java

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Josh Ilana
$35,900 $1,200 $11,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Among its nicknames are the "City of Classical Music" &, possibly in honor of a famous resident from 1860 to 1938, the "City of Dreams"

Final scores:

Cris Josh Ilana
$44,121 $1,328 $11,000
20-day champion: $710,865 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Josh Ilana
$27,800 $1,200 $11,000
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
5 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2022-10-11
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