Show #8496 - Monday, October 25, 2021

Jonathan Fisher game 11.

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Hilary Bouxsein, a visiting assistant professor from Northfield, Minnesota

Stephen Son, a business operations professional from Los Angeles, California

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 10-day cash winnings total $230,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LANDLOCKED NATION
HAVING A BALL
DOUBLE INITIAL GUYS
CARNIVAL TALK
"D" NATURE OF THINGS
FAMOUS LAST WORDS
    $200 6
The Arabian Sea is 300 miles south of this often invaded but incredibly hard to conquer nation directly east of Iran
    $200 27
A Good Housekeeping article about uses for these says they're not just for taking off nail polish
    $200 1
L.L. ____ ____, nicknames include "The Future of the Funk"
    $200 28
Also a first name, it's a local visitor to a carnival ready to be separated from his money; it may have "easy" before it
    $200 9
There are white-beaked & bottlenose types of this creature
    $200 20
Alpha's Greek letter opposite that means the last in a sequence
    $400 5
"L" is for little, landlocked & these 2 tiny European nations separated by about 240 miles
    $400 26
The basketball-playing sons of LaVar Ball are Lonzo, LiAngelo & him, NBA Rookie of the Year in 2020-21 for Charlotte
    $400 7
J.J. ____,
"Fringe" & "Lost" producer
    $400 29
A butcher is a strolling peddler of refreshment like this sweet stuff, also called floss
    $400 12
In mitosis, one cell splits into 2 genetically identical ones with this familial name
    $400 21
A Frisbee team game, or a word from the Latin for "last"
    $600 2
In 2021 this nation between Russia & Poland had a defecting Olympian & brought back an opposition reporter by diverting a plane
    $600 25
"It is certain" & "Ask again later" are 2 of the possible responses from this Mattel novelty item
    $600 8
A.A. ____,
who wrote "Now We Are Six" & other light verse for his son
    $600 30
By itself or followed by "hoo", it's the spiel that a barker uses to entice a crowd to enter a sideshow
    $600 13
Woof! Missouri's official state tree is this flowering one with a canine name
    $600 16
This 2-word phrase for a farewell performance is derived from the belief that a certain bird makes music as it dies
    DD: $1,000 3
After WWI this Central European country broke away from a dual monarchy but lost about 2/3 of its land
    $800 24
It can be any small device, or the ball placed in beer bottles to help release nitrogen
    $800 10
B.B. ____,
influenced by Django Reinhardt
    $800 19
It's the more conventional 2-word name for a lead joint, the game seen here
    $800 14
Harold Urey won a Nobel Prize for his discovery of this heavy form of hydrogen
    $800 17
The final part of a musical piece, it was used as a title for Led Zeppelin's final album of studio recordings
    $1000 4
The name of this nation with Mediterranean-accessible Libya on its northern border sounds like a James Spader '80s villain
    $1000 23
From the French for "petticoat", it's a ball where debutantes are presented to society
    $1000 11
C.C. ____,
a Cy Young winner
    $1000 18
A G-top is for carnival people only, often after hours with the "G" standing for this activity
    $1000 15
Here's this showy flower in a beautiful plum color
    $1000 22
Take the H off the end of a word meaning to complete & you still have this noun for a conclusion

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

Jonathan Stephen Hilary
$1,600 $3,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Stephen Hilary
$5,400 $4,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEN OF LA MANCHA
WRITTEN IN THE DUST
TELEVISION HISTORY
FLAGGING INTEREST
WHAT HAPPENED WHEN
CHANGE-ONE-LETTER PAIRS
(Mayim: For example: "Aces trolley". What is "card cart"?)
    $400 23
A large, arid plateau in Central Spain, La Mancha was made famous in a 17th century novel by this man
    $400 25
In the Bible God tells this person "For dust thou art & unto dust shalt thou return"
    $400 6
The first program to incorporate this mirthful addition in the finished product was "The Hank McCune Show" in 1950
    $400 27
Saudi Arabia's flag features the Muslim statement of faith above this weapon, a symbol of justice
    $400 30
This mail delivery service was launched April 3, 1860
    $400 18
Trousers sections
    $800 13
14th c. Cardinal Gil Alvarez Carrillo de Albornoz paved the way for this institution to return from Avignon to Rome
    DD: $2,000 24
Chapter 1 of this 1939 novel has quite a lot to say about dust, like "In the morning" it "hung like fog"
    $800 5
This cable network was formed in 1972 to air uncut, commercial-free movies & subscribers paid extra for it from the beginning
    $800 26
Nauru's flag is a symbolic map; the star represents Nauru, & the yellow line represents this, less than one degree north
    $800 29
Africa's largest country in area, it gained independence from France in 1962 after an 8-year-long revolution
    $800 19
The poorer quality Appaloosa
    $1200 10
In the 1570s Domenikos Theotokopoulos moved to Toledo, where he was better known by this nickname
    $1200 7
Lucas Beauchamp, a character in this southern author's "Intruder in the Dust", is also in his story collection "Go Down, Moses"
    $1200 4
The first live nationwide color TV broadcast was of this event on California streets January 1, 1954
    $1200 16
The flag of Prince Edward Island features 3 saplings & a larger tree, all of this sturdy 3-letter type
    $1200 1
Around 387 B.C. he founded his academy in Athens
    $1200 20
Hobbit homeland beach
    $1600 11
Nobody expected the 1507 appointment of Francisco Jimenez, archbishop of Toledo, as "Grand" this
    $1600 8
This title man is described as a "limping lump o' brick-dust" in a Rudyard Kipling poem
    $1600 3
For years, Americans had two events each Sunday--church & the show hosted by this man who brought many new artists into their homes
    $1600 15
The constitution of this Himalayan nation gives very detailed instructions on how to draw its non-rectangular flag
    DD: $4,200 17
While surveying the night sky in 1781, William Herschel made this big discovery
    $1600 21
A desolate, unornamented pile of pancakes
    $2000 12
In the 2010 World Cup final, Andres Iniesta scored the goal to defeat this country that beat Spain in 1648 for its independence
    $2000 9
A line from Eliot's "The Waste Land" gave this British novelist the title "A Handful of Dust"
    $2000 2
A 1996 law mandated all TVs have this chip to help parents control kids' viewing, but it was never used much
    $2000 14
Boughs of this plant, Nevada's state flower & one of its state nicknames, appear on its flag
    $2000 28
The Union of Kalmar in 1397 united Sweden & these 2 kingdoms under a single monarch
    $2000 22
The press agent carries a personal bottle of booze

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Stephen Hilary
$16,000 $5,000 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NOTABLE WOMEN
Of the 3 pioneering women in their field to be dubbed the "Trimates", this one got her PhD from Cambridge in 1966

Final scores:

Jonathan Stephen Hilary
$16,000 $7,801 $10,001
11-day champion: $246,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Stephen Hilary
$22,200 $6,000 $7,800
27 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2021-09-23
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