Show #7846 - Monday, October 22, 2018

Contestants

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Joanna Rom, a docent from Washington, D.C.

Mike Jenkins, an environmental consultant from Ewing, New Jersey

Erik Agard, a puzzlemaker from Gaithersburg, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL?
DOWN____
A EUROPEAN HOLIDAY
NO LONGER AROUND
PIECES OF 8
HERSTORY
    $200 1
Cut a business' staff
    $200 17
This country's Unity Day, October 3, commemorates its 1990 reunification
    $200 23
In 2010, Sony announced that it was stopping production of this device after 30 years
    $200 11
In pool the eight ball is mainly this color
    $200 10
Around 50 B.C. this queen was forced to flee Egypt to Syria, but she came back with an army a few years later
    $400 18
In 2016 "MNF" aired its first game from outside the U.S. as the Raiders beat the Texans in this city's Estadio Azteca
    $400 2
Something causing ruin
    DD: $2,400 19
This country's national day is November 19, Saint-Rainier Day
    $400 15
In Buddhism this ultimate blessed state can be attained by following the eightfold path
    $400 9
This woman in history is the subject of a biography called "Don't Ride the Bus on Monday"
    $600 16
In Dec. 1974 Howard Cosell interviewed this music star in the "MNF" booth; in Dec. 1980, Cosell announced his murder
    $600 3
"The lights are much brighter there"
    $600 20
Ancient Romans whooped it up in this February festival as blood was smeared on laughing priests called Luperci
    $600 28
As of summer 1999, you could no longer hail one of these iconic rides in New York
    $600 12
Used in horse racing, 8 of these equal a mile
    $600 6
Britannica notes that this Russian "would not have become empress if her husband had been at all normal"
    $800 24
On Dec. 21, 2003 his dad passed away; on Dec. 22 he had the highest passer rating of his career in a 41-7 Packers win
    $800 4
When hunting, it's where you can smell your prey but it can't smell you
    $800 21
December 5 is the big day for this country's kids: Sinterklaas drops off a sack of gifts on each doorstep
    $800 27
Bovinity Divinity & Rainforest Crunch are among the "dearly de-pinted" flavors from this company
    $800 13
Hebrew for "candlestick", its candles are lit for 8 nights during Hanukkah
    $800 7
Jiang Qing was one-quarter of this "numerical" group that enjoyed a decade of power
    $1000 25
This jack-of-all-sports-trades has had the longest sting of any "MNF" play-by-play guy, from 1986 through 2005
    $1000 5
Tyrannized, literally trampled upon
    $1000 22
On Tynwald Day on this isle in the Irish Sea, citizens may present petitions for redress
    $1000 26
In 1997 after nearly 120 years in business, this iconic 5 & dime chain closed up shop in the USA
    $1000 14
It's No. 8 on the periodic table
    $1000 8
The first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin reps this western state in Statuary Hall

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

Erik Mike Joanna
$7,200 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Mike Joanna
$8,400 $1,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL RAPPERS
SUPREME COURT CASES
THRE"E"-LETTER WORDS
SOMETHING TO READ
VARIOUS COWBOYS
VENOM
    $400 9
Before Lil Jon there was "Lil Johann"--this composer of 1729's "St. Matthew Passion"
    $400 19
Norma McCorvey used an alias to protect her identity as the plaintiff in this big case, decided Jan. 22, 1973
    $400 1
It can be "de luce" or "de toilette" as well as "de Cologne"
    $400 16
In the dystopia of "Brave New World", the highest caste is known by this Greek letter
    $400 22
Glen Campbell sang about this sparkly cowboy "riding out on a horse in a star-spangled rodeo"
    $400 7
The few venomous mammals include this Down Under oddity that also lays eggs
    $800 21
Erik Satie, AKA "Ice Satie", threw down with the movement known as this -ism, closely related to dadaism
    $800 18
Thurgood Marshall argued this 1954 landmark Supreme Court case on school segregation
    $800 2
A football position or a sudden demise
    $800 15
After a Kansas family of 4 is murdered this 3-word title way, investigators track down the killers
    $800 25
In 1980 this actor left Barbarino behind for country music at Gilley's in "Urban Cowboy"
    $800 8
The venomous snake seen here is called the water type of this
    $1200 6
Teaching at a girls' school, Holst composed "for the ladies", as he wrote this 7-part work based on astrology
    $1200 10
This case from December 2000 stopped a recount of votes in Florida
    $1200 3
Alexander Pope wrote in 1711 that "to" do this "is human"
    $1200 13
In books by James Patterson, this detective takes on the Mastermind, AKA Kyle Craig
    $1200 24
This is one of the nicknames of Steve Miller's "The Joker", & also another of Steve's songs
    $1200 27
The Brazilian wandering type of this packs a powerful venom; check those bunches of bananas for it!
    DD: $3,500 11
The plaintiff in this landmark 1803 case was a would-be circuit judge; the defendant was the Secretary of State
    $1600 4
Glorfindel was one
    $1600 12
In "Heart of Darkness", Mr. this goes savage & is worshipped like a god
    $1600 23
In 1989 Matt Dillon starred as this "cowboy", searching for prescription medications
    DD: $500 17
Heloderma suspectum is this "horrific" venomous reptile of the U.S. Southwest
    $2000 28
This modest "Night on Bald Mountain" composer was an imposing member of the Russian crew "The Five"
    $2000 20
The Supreme Court struck down limits on campaign contributions by corporations & unions in this 2010 ruling
    $2000 5
A unit of work or energy
    $2000 14
After a returning Civil War general is murdered by his wife, their children take revenge in this O'Neill trilogy of plays
    $2000 26
This "singing cowboy" had a huge hit singing "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Mike Joanna
$15,800 $1,200 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLACES IN THE NEWS
In a hint of the future, in 1973 Marjorie Post gave it to the U.S. govt. as a warm-weather presidential retreat, but it was returned

Final scores:

Erik Mike Joanna
$14,800 $100 $3,666
2-day champion: $40,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Mike Joanna
$20,400 $1,200 $1,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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