Show #8495 - Friday, October 22, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 10.

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Rudy Fernández-Dieppa, an investment manager from Tampa, Florida

Lea Zaric, a graduate student from Vista, California

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 9-day cash winnings total $215,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S IN A GEOGRAPHIC NAME
POPPING OUT POP CULTURE
THE OED SPEAKS CANADIAN
PEARLS OF WISDOM
CELLO
IS IT ME YOU'RE LOOKING FOR?
    $200 29
Belgium & 2 neighbors make up this 7-letter region, also a customs union begun in 1948
    $200 2
This "8 Mile" rapper, challenged to rhyme "orange": "I put my orange, 4-inch door hinge in storage & ate porridge"
    $200 30
Schlockey, a schoolyard game, is also called "box" this sport
    $200 19
Macau is on the other side of the Pearl River estuary from this Chinese special administrative region
    $200 20
This cellist founded a music collective called the Silkroad Ensemble, with whom he plays cello
    $200 26
I'm wearing a red & white striped shirt & I'm stuck in a kids' picture book... are you looking for me?
    $400 28
A star can become one of these, also the name of a 4-letter region that includes places like Arlington & Alexandria
    $400 3
Chevy Chase said his home in this holiday film was Danny Glover's in "Lethal Weapon 2"; a blown-up toilet was still on the lawn
    $400 15
A two-four is a 24-unit case of this
    $400 18
Fittingly, the Pearlmaster watch is part of this Rolex collection
    $400 27
When you think of a cello solo, you're probably thinking of this Baroque composer's cello prelude from around 1720
    $400 25
For heaven's sake, Tommy Tutone; my number's 867-5309; I'm this girl with the "number on the wall", so just call already
    $600 4
Tribeca in the Big Apple stands for the "triangle below" this street
    $600 1
2021 marks 10 years of Christina Perri's "Twilight" anthem that says, "I have loved you for" this long
    $600 7
An Ontario resort region gives its name to the Muskoka this, typically made of slatted wood & resembling the Adirondack type
    $600 8
He's the lead singer of Pearl Jam
    $600 9
The uncrowned king of the cello, David Popper has a work titled this, what you'd sing under the window of your beloved
    $600 10
Abducted & sealed away "In a sepulchre by the sea", I'm this lost love, sought for in a Poe poem
    $800 21
Named for a trapper who once lived there, this "Hole" is a fertile valley mostly in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park
    $800 5
Alan Tudyk crash lands on Earth & his character assumes the form of local doctor Harry Vanderspeigle on this SYFY show
    $800 13
An idiot string connects a pair of these woolen warmers to keep them from getting lost
    $800 16
Nacre is another name for this iridescent substance
    $800 24
An excellent piece for the cello is "The Swan", from this work by Camille Saint-Saens
    $800 11
I'm Roger Thornhill, an innocent guy being chased by shadowy forces in this 1959 Hitchcock film; now a plane's after me...!
    DD: $1,000 22
The "P" in Pakistan comes from this region, the name of a Pakistani province & a state of India
    $1000 6
"As much as I would love to watch you & your childhood karate rival duke it out", Amanda LaRusso of this Netflix show will pass, thanks
    $1000 14
The 10 of these are divided into the economically prosperous "have" type & the less affluent "have-not" type
    $1000 17
"The Pearl", a story by this man, tells of a pearl diver named Kino
    $1000 23
Portrayed on film in "Hilary & Jackie", the life of this British cellist was cut short by MS at age 42
    $1000 12
There are only two of me in a standard deck of cards; call us by our hyphenated name & we just might make your house full

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

Jonathan Lea Rudy
$3,600 $3,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Lea Rudy
$4,800 $6,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION
PUZZLES & GAMES
THE AUTHOR'S CHARACTERS
PLANETARY SCIENCE
ACTORS & ACCENTS
META"FOR"S
(Mayim: The word "for" appears in each response.)
    $400 30
Myanmar's 2007 Saffron Revolution was named for the color of the robes of monks of this religion who participated
    $400 29
A fine-bladed marquetry tool is thought to have been used to create the first of these around 1760
    $400 14
The doomed Frances Earnshaw, mom of the less doomed Hareton Earnshaw
    $400 15
Mercury is one dense planet, with this interior section making up 55% of its volume vs. 16% for Earth
    $400 5
Emma Stone says her accent in the 2021 movie named for this Disney villain is more 1940s movie actor than pure British
    $400 26
3-word phrase meaning something that nourishes careful cogitation
    $800 9
The Bulldozer Revolution is named for heavy machinery at the front of protests in this Serbian capital in 2000
    $800 28
A worldwide craze for these puzzles began after a New Zealand man invented a computer program to generate the number grids
    $800 13
The snobby lady Catherine de Bourgh & the treacherous John Dashwood
    $800 16
Ancient astronomers finally realized Phosphorus, seen in the morning, & Hesperus, in the evening--both this planet
    DD: $5,000 4
Jonathan Groff from Lancaster, Pennsylvania worked up a posh English accent for this Broadway role in "Hamilton"
    $800 25
Someone who's been cheated has been this, a metaphorical phrase involving a journey
    $1200 6
The Russian Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 is also named for this month
    $1200 27
The puzzle alliteratively known as this man's "Revenge" adds extra rows & has no fixed center pieces
    $1200 12
José Arcadio, so magically real, & Fermina Daza
    $1200 17
15 years before its official discovery, it was photographed in 1915 by Lowell Observatory, which didn't know what it was
    $1200 1
She mastered the tricky vowels of Delaware County, Pennsylvania as the title cop on "Mare of Easttown"
    $1200 24
If you "can't see" this, you're too involved in the details of a subject to understand the big picture
    DD: $1,800 7
Nearly 30 years after the 1989 one in Czechoslovakia, Armenia had its own revolution named for this soft fabric
    $1600 21
An '80s game similar to hangman designed to teach French vocabulary & spelling is named for this deadly implement
    $1600 11
Charles Lindbergh & Sophie Portnoy, a good smother... I mean a good mother!
    $1600 18
In 1675 he discovered a division within Saturn's rings, which he declared to be made up of little moonlets
    $1600 3
She got the feel of her Brooklyn accent in "The Wolf of Wall Street" by waving her nails around as if they were still wet from a manicure
    $1600 23
This 1950s TV show had 4 women, each with a tale of woe, competing for the temporary royal title
    $2000 8
Early in the Arab Spring, this country's Jasmine Revolution was named for the country's national flower
    $2000 20
White offers to let black capture a queenside pawn in this royal-sounding chess opening shown here
    $2000 10
Tralfamadorians & (God bless you,) Eliot Rosewater
    $2000 19
HD 209458b was the first planet discovered via this eclipse-like event where planets cross in front of stars
    $2000 2
Before lending his voice to many Pixar projects, this New Englander did one of the few actual Boston accents on "Cheers"
    $2000 22
Erasmus referred to Thomas More as "omnium horarum homo", this play title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Lea Rudy
$19,600 $4,800 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1970s TOP 40 HITS
Seeing a poster for a production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" in a seedy Paris hotel & ladies of the evening nearby inspired this hit

Final scores:

Jonathan Lea Rudy
$14,200 $4,800 $7,600
10-day champion: $230,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Lea Rudy
$19,600 $9,600 $3,800
20 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2021-09-10
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