Show #8757 - Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Cris Pannullo game 22.


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Meghan Mello, an athletic trainer from North Smithfield, Rhode Island

Andy Tirrell, a political science and international relations professor from San Diego, California

Cris Pannullo, a customer success operations manager from Ocean City, New Jersey (whose 21-day cash winnings total $748,286)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
In the early 1920s the League managed to get more than 400,000 of these from 26 countries repatriated from foreign captivity
    $200 21
Keep it on the down low: "Harrius Potter et Camera Secretorum"
    $200 25
Before the floating version was invented & became the subject of a "Sesame Street" song, this toy sank in the tub
    $200 29
The CB in CB radio stands for this, which extends from 26.965 to 27.405 megahertz
    $200 19
A spreadable preserve made from the pulp & rind of citrus fruits
    $200 26
Lego artist Nathan Sawaya has toured with an exhibit called "The Art of" this, what a single Lego is known as
    $400 28
The League's health section helped standardize vaccines for diphtheria, tuberculosis & this, also known as lockjaw
    $400 12
The first in a series by Jeff Kinney:
"Commentarii de Inepto Puero"
    $400 24
James Caldwell came up with this snappy "rubber" name that is still on step stools, dishracks...
    $400 27
In the 1960s this U.K. service had a "needle time" rule limiting the playing of records, so The Beatles & others played on it live
    $400 18
This 2-word term for a perfect, idealized suitor is modeled on a royal character in a 17th century fairy tale
    $400 11
Little Lego people are nicknamed minifigs & the first with multiple facial expressions were some of these Caribbean cutthroats
    $600 17
The League oversaw the 1925 ban on poison gas & bacteriological warfare, better known as this Swiss city's protocol
    $600 7
Hop to it:
"Fabella de Petro Cuniculo"
    $600 16
This civilization of Mexico created an early version of rubber & has a name from the Aztec language meaning "rubber people"
    $600 13
In 1924 Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover said the quickest way to kill radio would be to use it for direct this
    $600 15
12-letter word for the scientific study of drugs used in treating medical conditions
    $600 22
In 2014's Oscar-nominated "Lego Movie", this actor voiced a Lego construction worker named Emmet
    DD: $1,000 1
In 1925 the League headed off a Balkan war between Bulgaria & this neighbor to the south
    $800 8
I do like it:
"Virent Ova! Viret Perna!!"
    $800 10
Cultivated rubber trees are "tapped" about once every 2 days, yielding around a cup of this sap each time
    $800 20
Beginning in the 1930s, a station in this little grand duchy used huge transmitters to attract half of Europe's listeners
    $800 9
In Hinduism, it's the basic natural law of the universe
    $800 23
6-year-olds found it awesome when the USA's first of these opened in Carlsbad, California in 1999
    $1000 6
In 1921 the League averted war between Finland & this nation over control of the Ă…land Islands in the Gulf of Bothnia
    $1000 4
A French fable:
    $1000 14
This process of treating rubber to make it stronger & more resistant involves heating it with sulfur
    $1000 5
Programs on this international network include "Science in a Minute" & "Press Conference USA"
    $1000 2
Originally denoting a mounted soldier, it's the job title of the person seen here in France
    $1000 3
In 2011 astronauts brought Lego sets to this structure where they tested their performance in microgravity

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

Cris Andy Meghan
$4,400 -$1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Andy Meghan
$7,600 -$1,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
There are 300 islands in the bay on which this Finnish capital sits & a taxi boat will take you to many
    $400 29
This Carroll royal "had only one way of settling all difficulties, great or small. 'Off with his head!"'
    $400 28
The name antbear is sometimes used for the giant anteater & for this anteater of Africa
    $400 6
In 1940 he told the House of Commons, "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat"
    $400 27
1999's "The Slim Shady LP"
    $400 18
An unexpected development, or a sign of aging on the face
    $800 4
Pao de Acucar in Portuguese, this "sweet" peak rises over Guanabara Bay
    $800 16
"The Romanov Empress" details the life of Maria, a Danish princess fated to become the mother of this last Russian czar
    $800 15
This flightless bird of New Zealand is the only bird with nostrils at the end of its beak
    $800 26
The Red Cross says if you have this blood type, you're a universal donor, so come in & donate
    $800 23
"Tragic Kingdom", featuring "Don't Speak"
    DD: $3,700 17
Part of a famous quote, this word is on the upper left of Karl Marx' gravestone
    $1200 1
The Kuril Islands extend south from Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula to this nation that claims some of them
    $1200 13
Alison Weir's "Innocent Traitor" is a historical novel of this teen who had a solid week-&-a-bit run as queen in the 1550s
    $1200 11
Delphinapterus leucas is the scientific name of the marine mammal that also goes by this name from Russian
    $1200 24
He's the R&B superstar seen here
    $1200 25
One of the bestselling debut albums of all time, "Appetite for Destruction"
    $1200 9
This verb can mean to handle livestock on a ranch or extras on a movie set
    $1600 2
Douglas is the capital of this isle about midway between England & Ireland
    $1600 5
Look for leaping flames on the cover when you seek out "The Splendor Before the Dark", Margaret George's novel about this Roman emperor
    $1600 12
The exotic pet trade is responsible for the Burmese type of this constrictor becoming an invasive species in the Everglades
    DD: $6,600 7
Blood, sweat & tears all contain this metallic element, the 6th-most abundant in the Earth's crust
    $1600 22
With help from Timbaland, her "Supa Dupa Fly"
    $1600 8
It has a reputation as one of the feeblest fighters among game fish
    $2000 3
18 miles wide at its narrowest, the Bab-el Mandeb Strait separates these two nations, one in Africa & one in Arabia
    $2000 14
The American author of this 1889 book wrote it after reading Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur" but Malory didn't include time travel
    $2000 19
The alpaca's wild ancestor, this smallest member of the camel family is featured on Peru's coat of arms
    $2000 20
"Tears, Idle Tears" is an 1847 poem by this long-lived lord & poet laureate
    $2000 21
From 2014, the Grammy-winning Pop Vocal Album "In the Lonely Hour"
    $2000 10
In Algonquin lore, this creature depicted here, is a maneater, constantly looking for new victims

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Andy Meghan
$12,600 $11,900 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: The play's the thing.)
A 1609 story in which an exiled king of Bulgaria creates a sea palace with his magic may have inspired the plot of this play

Final scores:

Cris Andy Meghan
$1,399 $15,399 $4,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,399 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Andy Meghan
$19,000 $9,000 $4,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2022-10-12
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