Show #8654 - Thursday, June 2, 2022

Ryan Long game 15.

Contestants

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Tom Philipose, a writing professor from Forest Hills, New York

Maya Sudarsana, a customer success manager from Boston, Massachusetts

Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 14-day cash winnings total $260,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
THE PACIFIC OCEAN
NUGGETS OF INFORMATION
LET'S PLAY A GAME
WHAT BREED OF MOVIE DOG?
COME "INN"
    $200 30
An aircraft carrier is to be named for Dory Miller, who saved many lives during the attack here, December 7, 1941
    $200 18
At its northern end, the Pacific Ocean meets the Arctic Ocean in this strait between the U.S. & Russia
    $200 29
Before it was the Nuggets, this city's basketball team was called the Larks & later, the Rockets
    $200 17
Whether you're playing singles or doubles, you smack around the shuttlecock in this game
    $200 27
Voiced by Drew Barrymore, Chloe of Beverly Hills
    $200 28
What's packaged as apple pie spice is mainly a blend of nutmeg, allspice & this
    $400 1
In 1973, after nearly 6 years as a P.O.W. in Vietnam, this future senator returned home a hero
    $400 14
For 250 years Spanish ships called the Manila these sailed the Pacific carrying valuable goods like silk from Manila to Acapulco
    $400 8
Nicknamed Nugget, Steve Davis is a 6-time world champion in this British billiard game
    $400 16
Spare Ribs & Wish Bone can be removed in this classic game, but maybe the patient should worry about that glowing red nose
    $400 26
Frank in "Men in Black" & "Men in Black II"
    $400 2
The Latin for "renew" gives us this word for someone who brings revolutionary ideas or products to the forefront
    $600 15
Before commanding U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf War, he fought in Vietnam & Grenada
    $600 24
About 36,000 feet down, the deepest part of the Pacific's Mariana Trench is located 200 miles southwest of this U.S. island
    $600 9
In 2019 this Springdale, Arkansas-based company, a chicken nugget powerhouse, rolled out plant-based nuggets
    $600 3
You've probably heard of a turkey in bowling, but a hambone is even better, as that's this many consecutive strikes
    $600 4
Daisy, John Wick's dog whose death leads to a killing spree
    $600 21
When you play Twister, this determines what awkward positions you'll be assuming
    $800 22
For actions in 2005 in Operation this country Freedom, Leigh Ann Hester became the first woman since WWII to earn a Silver Star
    DD: $1,000 19
Like a "super" one that hit the region in 2018, a hurricane in the West Pacific is called this, related to Chinese for "big wind"
    $800 10
Sports Illustrated billed its first one of these books as being filled with "nuggets of information"
    $800 6
This game says the record for its highest tower is 40 complete stories plus 2 blocks into 41
    $800 7
In the "Beethoven" movie
    $800 5
A lofty mountain peak, or the height of any personal achievement
    $1000 23
Among the most decorated soldiers of World War II, he played himself in the 1955 movie "To Hell and Back"
    $1000 25
Unusual Pacific Ocean life includes this crab, that, due to its hairy arms, takes its name from a fabled creature of the Himalayas
    $1000 11
Still published today, the Nugget is a newspaper in this Alaskan city that covered the 1925 dogsled rescue there
    $1000 13
Settings for "Grand Theft Auto" have included Anywhere City, Liberty City & this "City" that doesn't sound safe
    $1000 20
In "Hachi", the loyal dog waiting for Richard Gere at the train station: this Japanese breed
    $1000 12
Seen here, is a woman preparing sorghum by removing impurities through this process

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

Ryan Maya Tom
$4,200 -$600 $5,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Maya Tom
$8,600 -$200 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THEATER
YE OLD "E" CATEGORY
USA
A SHORT GOODBYE
6 DRUGS
ROCK & ROLL
    $400 30
In 2010, Paul Reubens brought this comic persona to the Broadway stage
    $400 12
Now we know it as a magazine title, but back in the day it was a young man who attended a knight
    $400 8
In 1987, some 300,000 people crowded onto this structure to celebrate its 50th anniversary
    $400 21
In Hawaiian,
A.:
it has you both coming & going
    $400 2
This stimulant found in coffee is the world's most commonly used drug
    $400 19
Though Eric Clapton was rumored to be the subject of her song "My Favorite Mistake", she has performed it in concert with him
    $800 26
Spoken by Stanley, the first line in this play is "Hey, there! Stella, baby!"
    $800 3
Much of Germanic mythology comes from old texts known as the "poetic" & "prose" these
    $800 9
This body of water that separates Maryland's eastern & western shores is the largest estuary in the United States
    $800 15
In German, A.W.: until we see each other again!
    $800 5
Used to treat everything from acne to the plague, tetracycline is this type of drug that fights bacterial infections
    $800 14
In 2022 music by this late performer, including his "Bat Out of Hell" album, returned to the Billboard charts
    $1200 27
A line from this Beckett play sums it up: "Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes"
    $1200 4
Perhaps you've heard of the one of these from Nantes; before that, the 313 one of Milan established Christian tolerance
    $1200 13
This Pennsylvania city was named for the family who founded the Lackawanna Iron & Coal Co., not Dunder Mifflin, in 1840
    $1200 20
In texting,
TTFN
    $1200 1
Common medications for headaches include Advil, which is ibuprofen, & Tylenol, which has this as its primary active ingredient
    $1200 18
"The Shareef don't like it", but when it comes to this 1982 song by The Clash, we sure do
    $1600 28
"Tick, Tick... BOOM!" premiered Off-Broadway in 2001, telling of this late composer & playwright, pre- "Rent"
    $1600 10
Long before Tokyo got its current name, it was known as this
    $1600 23
At one square mile, Elk Island in Jackson Lake is this state's largest island
    $1600 22
In English
(or British, really)
T.:
it also has 4 O's
    DD: $3,000 6
Used to reduce the formation of clots, Coumadin is a brand of this, also called blood thinner
    $1600 16
This legendary drummer who passed away in 2021 was called "the heartbeat of The Rolling Stone"
    $2000 29
His "Long Day's Journey into Night" didn't debut on Broadway until 3 years after his death
    DD: $3,000 11
Gladiatorial combat may have originated as a funeral custom among these Roman precursors
    $2000 24
Some believe the ghost of this Voodoo queen haunts her House of Voodoo museum & store in New Orleans
    $2000 25
In Russian,
D.S.:
you'd think it'd be D.V., but nyet
    $2000 7
Developed in 1959, this synthetic opioid is up to 100 times more potent than morphine, making it one of the most deadly drugs
    $2000 17
In 2000 3 Doors Down had a hit with this song that mentions Superman & "my superhuman might"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Maya Tom
$22,800 $2,000 $18,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Known as the female Lawrence of Arabia, Gertrude Bell called this place "a fairy tale city, all pink & wonderful"

Final scores:

Ryan Maya Tom
$19,300 $0 $0
15-day champion: $279,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Maya Tom
$21,800 $5,000 $18,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2022-04-01
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