Show #8491 - Monday, October 18, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 6.

Contestants

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Anna Wright, a barista from Denton, Texas

Adam George, a law clerk from Brooklyn, New York

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 5-day cash winnings total $117,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC STUPID ANSWERS
BIRD BRAINS
BLACKSMITHING
DISNEY SONGS
A FORD FIESTA
THAT'S A CAR MODEL
    $200 7
St. Louis, Missouri's sister cities include this city in Senegal
    $200 6
Some birds wield twigs & sticks to accomplish tasks, making them among the handful of animals known to use these
    $200 16
The job takes its name from this element once called "black metal"
    $200 5
This song says, "I can open your eyes, take you wonder by wonder"
    $200 30
Kevin Costner was going to play the president in "Air Force One" but had to leave the film, so the role went to this star
    $200 15
A Volkswagen hatchback: a sport you can literally take a whack at
    $400 8
To get from Edinburgh to Gothenburg, go north & east across this sea
    $400 21
On a "Nova" special, a bird easily beat 2 of these "French" dogs in a race to get food from a puzzle box
    $400 17
Using this device with a plural name to blow air through coals, smiths could raise their fire to 3000 degrees above iron’s melting point
    $400 4
"Life Is A Highway", according to Rascal Flatts in a song used in this animated film
    $400 26
In 1982 she co-founded her center to treat drug addiction & chaired the board until 2005
    $400 12
A Chevy SUV:
it can be vernal or autumnal
    $600 9
Indigenous Nicaraguans call this lake Cocibolca; the Spanish called it Mar Dulce, both names meaning "sweet sea"
    $600 22
Grackles have used pebbles to raise water levels & access floating food, passing a test named for one of this man's fables
    $600 18
In an earlier era, farriers were important blacksmiths who specialized in making these
    $600 3
Sung by Troy & the gang, a song from this TV movie says, "We're all in this together, once we know that we are we're all stars..."
    $600 23
Robert Ford met with Missouri's governor to plan the 1882 murder of this outlaw & the gov gave Bob a quick pardon for it
    $600 13
A classic Lincoln:
relating to U.S. states or Euro cuisine
    $800 10
This port on the Gulf of Tadjoura is the biggest city in Djibouti
    DD: $1,000 28
Scientists think the corvids, including the American & carrion this, are the smartest of all birds
    $800 19
“The smith, a mighty man is he” is from this man’s poem, “The Mighty Blacksmith”, illustrated here
    $800 1
This song from "Toy Story" earned Randy Newman an Oscar nomination
    $800 24
Rob Ford in 2013, unwittingly writing a clue: "I don't want to toot my own horn... but I'm the best mayor this city has ever had"
    $800 14
A Toyota truck:
a level, treeless Arctic plain
    $1000 11
This port on the Gulf of Mexico was founded by Captain Hardy & is co-seat with Biloxi of Harrison County
    $1000 29
The parrot called the African this color is renowned for its ability to communicate via human speech
    $1000 20
In Illinois, there's a replica of the shop where this blacksmith & company founder forged the first successful steel plow
    $1000 2
"Feed The Birds" from this film was said to be one of Walt Disney's personal favorites
    $1000 25
Born in Texas, this one-time Gucci fashion designer has also directed movies, & appeared on many magazine covers himself
    $1000 27
A Hyundai sedan:
a flavor enhancer that's basically MSG

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

Jonathan Adam! Anna
$2,800 $3,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Adam! Anna
$4,400 $4,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY'S MYSTERIES
SWEDISH WRITERS
THEATER COMPANIES
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL NAME
FICTIONAL AFRICA
VERBI"AGE"
(Mayim: Each response is a word that ends in “A-G-E”.)
    $400 15
Despite reporting no problems, the USS Cyclops went missing in 1918 & is thought to be lost in this mysterious region
    $400 16
In "Return to Ithaca", Nobel Prize winner Eyvind Johnson retold this ancient epic & set it in the 20th century
    $400 7
With members like Randall Park & Ali Wong, LCC is an Asian-American Theater Company at this SoCal university
    $400 26
The Italian phrase "che" this feminine name means "how beautiful!"
    $400 25
In a 1938 tale the fictional cities of Thobos & Ashair are at war & this "ape man" is caught in the middle
    $400 1
To wrap a wound
    $800 8
Dead by her own hand in 30 B.C., she was thought to have been buried in Alexandria, but her tomb has never been found
    $800 17
Seen here, Astrid Lindgren appears on a 20-krona note along with this girl, her most famous creation
    $800 6
Many of Sam Shepard's shows began at the Magic Theatre Company, which now operates near Fisherman's Wharf in this city
    $800 27
Change the 2 middle letters of "Carrie" to get this name from the Greek for "beautiful"
    DD: $2,000 24
Also known as the Golden City, Birnin Zana is the capital of this futuristic African nation
    $800 2
To play a practice game against members of your own team
    $1200 9
Historians have been confounded by the disappearance of Rome's ninth this, lost in the 2nd century A.D.
    $1200 18
This author's estate chose journalist David Lagercrantz to continue the "Millennium" series
    $1200 5
This Oscar winner is a co-founder & artistic director of The Actor’s Gang, which puts on shows right here in Culver City
    $1200 28
It's a first name & a synonym for "beautiful" often heard before "Scotland"
    $1200 21
This character had just 2 hours to deal with a coup in Sangala in the TV movie
"24: Redemption"
    $1200 10
To roam in search of food
    $1600 13
The first English child born in the Americas, she disappeared with the rest of the Roanoke colonists
    $1600 19
"Mitt liv som hund" by author Reidar Jönsson became this movie
    $1600 4
The Atlantic Theater Company was founded by William H. Macy & this "Glengarry Glen Ross" playwright
    $1600 29
This last name of the actor seen here is a Spanish word for “beautiful”
    $1600 22
Aaron Sorkin used Equatorial Kundu on this TV series & then again on "The Newsroom"
    $1600 11
To pledge property as collateral for a loan
    DD: $2,000 14
A real-life drama: this Shakespeare contemporary was killed under mysterious circumstances May 30, 1593
    $2000 20
Bestsellers by this contemporary author include "Bear Town" & "A Man Called Ove"
    $2000 3
Laurie Metcalf, John Malkovich & Gary Sinise can howl with delight about this Chicago theater company they've long been associated with
    $2000 30
Checking multiple cultural boxes, this name signifying beauty in Japanese also belonged to a Muslim mystic poet
    $2000 23
In the first movie allowed to shoot inside the U.N., Nicole Kidman had this title job, playing a character from Matobo
    $2000 12
To carry a boat overland from one body of water to another

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Adam! Anna
$27,600 $6,800 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NAMES ON THE MAP
From 1824 to 1825 this hero toured all 24 states & an Indiana city was named for him

Final scores:

Jonathan Adam! Anna
$25,200 $13,600 $1
6-day champion: $142,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Adam! Anna
$26,200 $6,800 $6,800
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
0 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2021-09-10
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