Show #8489 - Thursday, October 14, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 4.

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Ray Kimball, a retired Army officer from West Point, New York

Aline Dolinh, a MFA candidate from Allston, Massachusetts

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $70,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 16th CENTURY
VOTING USA
MY FIRST NAME IS A TV SHOW TITLE
CONTAINERS
OLD SLANG
THIS IS NPR
(Mayim: They're celebrating 50 years on the air in 2021.)
    $200 27
Neither this Portuguese explorer nor his flagship the Trinidad completed his circumnavigation of the globe
    $200 30
A bit under half the states offer SDR, short for same-day this, often Election Day
    $200 5
Dr. Crane, on the radio
    $200 15
As one word, it's a small, flat trunk found in barracks; as 2, it's a shoe retailer
    $200 20
A young man living alone was "batching", from this noun
    $200 6
NPR teamed up with "Frontline" to report on how this industry failed to protect workers from black lung & "deadly dust"
    $400 26
Seen here, he became Aztec emperor in 1502
    $400 29
Oklahoma is among states to explicitly allow posting a photo of how you voted, commonly known as a "ballot" this
    $400 4
Mr. Payne, played by the funny Mr. Lawrence
    $400 16
The history of this jar dates to a patent filed on Nov. 30, 1858 for "improvement in screw-neck bottles"
    $400 24
Barnacles & blinkers were these vision aids
    $400 7
Audie Cornish & Ailsa Chang are among the hosts of this afternoon news program
    $600 25
Pope Sixtus V promised Philip II one million golden ducats to support this fleet
    $600 28
(Here is Dr.Kate Rubins who has spent a total of 300 days in space.) Astronauts are able to vote from the ISS, including me in the 2016 election; my ballot was encrypted & transmitted to a county clerk in this city, where Mission Control is
    $600 1
Mr. Berkman, a hit man who becomes Mr. Block, an actor
    $600 17
In chemistry, types of these containers include Florence, Schlenk & Erlenmeyer
    $600 23
If someone said you had beetle-crushers, it meant big these body parts
    $600 8
NPR's Planet Money reported $875 buys 2.5 million of these automated annoyances, maybe to sell you on renewing an auto warranty
    DD: $1,000 12
In the 1540s he wrote, "Finally, we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the universe"
    $800 13
Bringing Sunday churchgoers to cast their votes after services is rhymingly called these "to the polls"
    $800 3
Mr. Read, an 8-year-old aardvark
    $800 18
In 1954 neuroscientist John C. Lilly designed this tank to explore results of cutting off all external stimuli
    $800 22
A heavy drinker with a red nose was this naval bigwig "of the red"
    $800 10
Hold on, hold on... no, we won't reveal the name of this NPR weekly quiz show that debuted in 1998 with Carl Kasell as its judge
    $1000 9
The day that Henry VIII married Catherine Howard, July 28, 1540, this chief advisor to the king was executed
    $1000 14
Saying it was no longer needed, in 2013 the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of this law & its federal oversight
    $1000 2
Ms. Findlay, Edith Bunker's cousin
    $1000 19
The OED says this is a 2-word "box in which a young woman... collects articles... in the event of her marriage"
    $1000 21
From a character in popular entertainment, a Peck's this was a man who didn't obey social norms
    $1000 11
In April 2021 NPR's Fresh Air remembered this Apollo 11 hero who had just passed; he had called his solo Moon orbit "completely serene"

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

Jonathan Aline Ray
$4,800 -$400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Aline Ray
$7,800 $200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

TWISTER!
MURDER, HE WROTE
VERBS
SONG OF MYSELF
GEO TRIOS
THIS IS N-P-R
(Mayim: All responses begin with "N"; "P" and "R" follow somewhere after.)
    $400 28
Disaster on top of disaster: when one of these hit South Texas in 1967, its thunderstorms spun off more than 100 tornadoes
    $400 3
"The Case of the Lazy Lover" by Erle Stanley Gardner finds this defense lawyer dealing with a missing witness, forgery... & murder!
    $400 30
When followed by "down", this clothing accessory means "to eat quickly"
    $400 21
The answer is... in 2018 this K-pop band learned the "Answer: Love Myself"
    $400 25
Part of the Soviet Union until 1991, it's the largest of the 3 Baltic nations
    $400 8
Let's catch a regatta at this Rhode Island city by Narragansett Bay
    $800 27
The long, narrow strip of the central U.S. plain seen here is known by this 2-word name
    DD: $2,500 4
In 1902 this novelist killed Sir Charles Baskerville in book form
    $800 29
Railway job meaning to skillfully make sure of a certain outcome
    $800 20
A trip to a Japanese disco inspired this Billy Idol hit about "the floors of Tokyo"
    $800 24
North Carolina's Research Triangle consists of 3 university cities: Durham, Chapel Hill & this home of NC State
    $800 9
It can mean "one who bites or pinches", as well as "a small boy"
    $1200 26
Tornadoes destroy wind speed instruments, so meteorologists use mobile radar named for this Austrian to get the same effect
    $1200 5
A real unsolved & brutal killing in 1947 Los Angeles haunts this "colorful" James Ellroy novel
    $1200 23
Disappears, like "The Lady" does in a Hitchcock film title
    $1200 15
Seen here, she had a 2016 hit with "Hands To Myself"
    DD: $2,200 22
Brunei, Malaysia & this nation all have territory on the island of Borneo
    $1200 14
The Recording Industry Association of America got this file-sharing service shut down in 2001
    $1600 19
It's the alliterative 2-word term for the type of demonic little twister seen here
    $1600 6
A body is found on a bridge in 1896 New York in this Caleb Carr novel whose title is an old term for a psychiatrist
    $1600 18
This 6-letter verb means "to shun", though it sounds like it means to chomp on something
    $1600 2
She & the Blackhearts had a top 10 hit with "I Hate Myself For Loving You"
    $1600 13
Qutang, Wu & Xiling are the trio of submerged valleys that gave this name to a dam completed in 2006
    $1600 11
It means not affiliated with a political party
    $2000 17
April 3, 1974 saw 7 tornadoes from Alabama to Indiana max out at F5 on this scale of storm intensity
    $2000 7
When it comes to hard-boiled murder & Frank Chambers icing a dame's husband, this 1934 James M. Cain novel always delivers
    $2000 16
As a verb, this piece of furniture means "to express indirectly", as with a threat
    $2000 1
This 1997 Celine Dion hit was a cover of an Eric Carmen song
    $2000 12
Of South Africa's 3 capital cities, this administrative one is part of the municipality of Tshwane
    $2000 10
A DuPont scientist developed this synthetic rubber product in 1930

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Aline Ray
$23,100 $3,600 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
On Sept. 30, 1788 William Maclay & Robert Morris, both of Pennsylvania, were chosen as the first 2 these

Final scores:

Jonathan Aline Ray
$24,000 $0 $20,395
4-day champion: $94,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Aline Ray
$21,400 $2,600 $10,000
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2021-09-08
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