Show #8046 - Monday, September 9, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 7.
First game of Season 36.
New opening graphics.


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Victor C. Li, an advanced analytics developer from Jacksonville, Florida

Holly Palmer, a nurse from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 6-day cash winnings total $137,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll focus on some famous speeches, and we will ask you to complete them for us.)
    $200 29
This pioneering Toyota model
    $200 22
Short periods in the sun provide this vitamin AKA cholecalciferol
    $200 25
This Spielberg Holocaust film was based on a book by Thomas Keneally
    $200 6
Reinhold Burger held a contest to name his insulated container based on the Dewar flask--this word, Greek for "hot", won
    $200 20
When it comes to Latin prefixes, 3 letters = this one meaning "one"
    $400 28
This maker's Giulia was the alfa dog
    $400 21
Regular exercise can raise this "good" type of cholesterol
    $400 23
Douglas MacArthur, 1951:
"I now close my military career and just..."
    $400 24
A novel by Chuck Palahniuk was the basis for this film starring Brad Pitt & Edward Norton
    $400 17
This appliance was invented in the 1940s; the Radarange was one of the first commercial ones
    $400 19
Vincent van Gogh's brother knows this 4-letter combining form is built like a Greek "god"
    $600 27
This Chevy sports car, about 30 years overdue
    $600 14
Abbreviated O.T., it's designed to maintain &/or improve a patient's living skills
    $600 3
Lou Gehrig, 1939:
"Today, I consider myself..."
    $600 11
She stars as literary forger Lee Israel in "Can You Ever Forgive Me?", based on the memoir of the same name
    $600 16
The Oster company created recipes so that this appliance would be used in the kitchen as well as the bar
    $600 18
From the Latin for "around", it can precede -navigation & -locution
    $800 26
In 2001:
This Chrysler "tall sedan"
    $800 13
In public showers you're advised to wear shower shoes to prevent this condition, tinea pedis
    $800 2
MLK, 1963:
"They will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of..."
    $800 10
This film with Ray Liotta & Joe Pesci was based on the book "Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family"
    $800 8
This man based his airtight plastic tops on inverted paint can lids
    $800 5
Mal- is from Latin for "bad"; the Greeks used this prefix to indicate something bad, like when used before -function
    $1000 15
This sporty pre-Mustang Ford
    $1000 12
Sudden fever & neck stiffness could signal this serious inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain & spinal cord
    $1000 1
William Faulkner at the Nobel banquet: "I believe that man will not merely endure: he will..."
    DD: $2,700 9
Emma Stone played aspiring writer Skeeter Phelan in this '60s-set film based on the novel of the same name
    $1000 7
Peter Schlumbohm used a Pyrex glass carafe when he invented the Chemex brand of this
    $1000 4
This near-the-end-of-the-alphabet prefix often paired with "phobia" is from the Greek for "alien"

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

Jason Holly Victor
$2,500 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Holly Victor
$5,500 $3,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1820s
(Alex: Let me give you an example: "Actor Christopher; singer Freddie"--Christopher Plum-MER, singer Freddie MER-cury, okay? I hope that clears it up for you.)
(Alex: And...)
    $400 27
Fraulein Schneider & the Master of Ceremonies
    $400 28
Better known to us as an inventor, Samuel F.B. Morse pursued art in the 1820s & painted portraits, like of this lexicographer
    $400 29
After the U.S. pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal with this country in 2018, its currency plunged
    $400 23
Leonard, a conductor & piano player "on the town" in 1944, & Henry, who made his first grand piano in 1856
    $400 26
3-word phrase meaning to divulge confidential information or secrets
    $800 19
Velma Kelly & her lawyer Billy Flynn
    $800 20
In 1824 this symphony premiered at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna
    $800 21
ISK is the currency code for this country's krona
    $800 22
Lena, one of TV's "Girls", & Dashiell, who wrote about hard-boiled men
    $800 25
"The Star Rover" of 1915 revolves around this concept of rebirth as a man on death row recounts his past lives
    $800 24
Scientifically known as Glycine max, this member of the pea family is native to Asia
    $1200 4
Jud Fry
    $1200 18
"Sacr" bleu! French king Charles X's law named for this sinful crime, like stealing communion wafers, could impose the death penalty
    DD: $2,500 14
In 2018 its pres. Erdogan urged his people to take euros & dollars from under their pillows & convert them to the native lira
    $1200 17
Journalist Ted, who brought us the news late at night, & politician Nancy, who makes news on many days
    $1200 16
In London's early novel "A Daughter of the Snows", a young woman seeks adventure in the Klondike region of this territory
    $1200 15
The pope's is white & called a zucchetto
    $1600 3
    DD: $4,000 6
In 1828 explorer René Caillié became the first European to visit this city now in central Mali & to survive to tell the tale
    $1600 13
In 2018 this country introduced the sovereign bolívar, dropping 5 zeroes so something that cost 5 mil. old bolívars is now just 50
    $1600 12
Edwin, husband of Caroline Kennedy, & Ingrid, wife of Roberto Rossellini
    $1600 10
In "The Game", a man shows his fiancee the brutality of this sport in which he competes
    $1600 8
In Del Rio, Texas you can find the grave of this notorious frontier judge
    $2000 2
Max von Mayerling,
Norma Desmond
    $2000 5
British surgeon Thomas Wakley founded this "incisive" medical journal that's still published today
    $2000 1
Nicaragua's currency is the cordoba, equal to 100 of these, from the Spanish for "100th part"
    $2000 11
Jesse, who created a Rainbow Coalition, & Barry, who directed "Addams Family Values"
    $2000 9
The title of this novel refers to the brutality of ship's captain Wolf Larsen
    $2000 7
In 2019 Northeastern beat Boston College to win this venerable hockey tourney

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Holly Victor
$29,600 $7,800 $400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A site excavated since 1899, Tell es-Safi has been identified as this Philistine city, home to a giant warrior

Final scores:

Jason Holly Victor
$29,200 $2,800 $1
7-day champion: $166,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Holly Victor
$28,600 $7,800 $400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W
6 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2019-07-22
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