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    $1600 4
The St. Paul Backbone, Jan. 1897: this "party is alive and well. It was not born to die till the last saloon dies"
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Show #8057 - Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 18.

Contestants

Ian Torres, a video game developer from Redwood City, California

Karen Bland, an online English teacher from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (17-day champion whose cash winnings total $472,096)

Jeopardy! Round

1939: WHAT A YEAR IN MOVIES!
"GEN" KNOWLEDGE
READ ANY BESTSELLERS LATELY?
FESTIVALS
THE LAND DOWN UNDER
(Alex: Each correct response will be the land with the longest land border south of the country we name.)
THE PHYSICS OF TAEKWONDO
    $200 27
This film went on to earn 10 Oscars, including Best Actress for Vivien Leigh
    $200 25
Adjective for something sold without a trademark or brand
    $200 30
No. 1 on the New York Times' combined print & e-book nonfiction list in May 2019 was the long-awaited "Report" by this man
    $200 28
The Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada has been presenting the plays of this man since 1953
    $200 29
Down under Suriname
    $200 26
Practitioners create a solid foundation for striking & make it hard for an attacker to topple them by maintaining this stable 5-syllable state, from Latin for "balance"
    $400 18
Ray Bolger & Buddy Ebsen switched roles in this film; then the silver makeup made Ebsen ill, so in came Jack Haley
    $400 23
The restoration & development of urban areas to make way for middle-class buyers
    $400 24
In 2019 this Rick Riordan title guy--"& the Olympians", too--spent week 500 on the children's series list, & that's no myth
    $400 21
Given to the director of the best film, the Palme d'Or is the top prize at this festival
    $400 22
Down under Estonia
    $400 17
Flesh & bone breaks solid wood because the knife hand concentrates the impact on a small section of board, a vivid demonstration of the equation P equals F over A, pressure equals force divided by this measurement
    $600 16
Charles Laughton was head & shoulders above the rest in this Paris-set film; does it ring a bell?
    $600 13
From Latin for "bend the knee", it means to kneel
    $600 19
Dirk Pitt returned for book No. 25 in "Celtic Empire" by father-&-son Clive & Dirk this (& it's not Pitt)
    $600 20
It was held Aug. 15-17, 1969 on Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York
    $600 10
Down under Botswana
    $600 9
Side kicks & other powerful blows are practiced on a heavy bag, taking advantage of its abundance of this physical property, the tendency of an object to remain at rest
    $800 2
Merle Oberon played Cathy in this adaptation of a famous novel
    $800 4
A police officer in Paris
    DD: $3,000 15
Baseball writer Tyler Kepner took an in-depth look at 10 types of pitches in a book with this single letter as its title
    $800 6
Holi is a spring festival of colors in this religion
    $800 14
Down under Mexico
    $800 7
A continuous series of spinning kicks moving in the same direction exploits this type of rotational momentum
    $1000 1
In this film Joseph Paine wants a sen. who "can't ask any questions or talk out of turn"; Paine doesn't get what he asked for
    $1000 3
It's the seaport capital of the region of Liguria
    $1000 12
This comedian may have decided "Life Will Be the Death of Me", but not before she made the bestseller list
    $1000 5
This Japanese city & host of the 1972 Winter Olympics holds a yearly snow festival with spectacular ice sculptures
    $1000 11
Down under Slovakia
    $1000 8
The axe kick swings in a downward arc, adding gravity to the blow & helping to increase this rotational force

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

Jason Karen ian
$9,000 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Karen ian
$12,200 $1,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S OLD NEWS
ALLUSIONS
TED TALK
WHO ARE THEY?
WORD ORIGINS
PARODY SONGS ON SESAME STREET
    $400 24
The Nov. 23, 1864 Daily Chattanooga Rebel: "Every man will rally in the path of" this Gen. "ere he reaches the seacoast"
    $400 26
Someone dubbed a "White Rabbit" or a "10 o'clock scholar" must be chronically this
    $400 23
Cheers to this actor who found himself in a good place in 2018 with his 16th Emmy nomination
    $400 30
The student body at West Point is known as this Corps
    $400 19
Canter was shortened from this city--it was the pace pilgrims used to visit the shrine of Thomas à Becket
    $400 28
Norah Jones performed a song called "Don't Know" this letter of the alphabet
    $800 29
The Helena Weekly Herald, July 20, 1876: "Curley says" this man "remained alive through the greater part of the engagement"
    $800 22
Though never in the Olympics, Atalanta & Pheidippides are both often alluded to because of this quality of theirs
    $800 21
The youngest of 9 kids, he was born into a political dynasty February 22, 1932 in Boston
    $800 25
Georgia's NBA team
    $800 18
This therapeutic process involving back & joint manipulation is partly from the Greek for "hand"
    $800 1
"Sesame Street" parodied Fine Young Cannibals with a song called this letter "Drives Me Crazy"
    $1200 16
The New York Daily News, Nov. 1, 1929: "The storm has passed, leaving" this institution "on an even keel once more"
    $1200 10
Shadowed by Big Brother in "1984", this oppressive state is equated with totalitarianism
    $1200 20
In September 1960 in his last at-bat, he hit his 521st home run
    $1200 12
Majority ethnic group of Rwanda
    $1200 17
Leather chaps are named for this thorny southwest brush they are designed to protect you from
    $1200 27
A version of "Despacito" was called "El Patito", Spanish for little this fowl--sung by Ernie, of course
    $1600 4
The St. Paul Backbone, Jan. 1897: this "party is alive and well. It was not born to die till the last saloon dies"
    $1600 9
The fabled Flying Dutchman & this novelist's Siddhartha both can be used as allusions for wandering
    $1600 8
On the morning of January 24, 1989 he was put to death in the electric chair at a Florida state prison
    $1600 11
Male fans of Rainbow Dash & the rest of the Mane 6
    DD: $3,000 7
Partly from the Greek for "eating", this type of coffin was made of stone ancients thought was able to eat bodies
    $1600 15
The parody of this musical starts, "Look down, look down, no cookies anywhere, look down, look down, me tummy in despair"
    DD: $4,000 3
The National Intelligencer, July 23, 1804: this man "disavows all motives of predetermined hostility"
    $2000 5
Like the Phoenix, this wounded "King" of Arthurian myth is associated with resurrection
    $2000 2
As Poet Laureate of England, he penned a poem to mark the funeral of Princess Diana
    $2000 13
Angry, alliterative 1860s coal miners
    $2000 6
Partly from the Latin for "stones", this adjective for a building that is falling apart means it is missing stones
    $2000 14
This blind Italian tenor tucked Elmo in with "Time to Say Goodnight"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Karen ian
$27,600 $2,200 $12,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
The 1862 Morrill Act gave states federal acreage to sell for school funds, leading to the creation of 69 of these

Final scores:

Jason Karen ian
$30,000 $2,400 $10,863
18-day champion: $502,096 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jason Karen ian
$28,000 $2,200 $12,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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