Show #8047 - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 8.


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Valerie Nolan, an office manager from Tonawanda, New York

Sean Melody, a chief technologist from Raleigh, North Carolina

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 7-day cash winnings total $166,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: [Chuckling] Uh-oh! I hope we're gonna have fun with that.)
(Alex: And all the responses will have to be in Pig Latin.)
    $200 6
Hey there, fancy (above the) pants! The name of this tuxedo staple comes from the Hindi for a waist band
    $200 15
This "colorful" genre has subgroups named for Chicago & Memphis
    $200 13
The pointed angles of this ancient mystical symbol are each 36 degrees
    $200 5
Word maven Richard Lederer points out that this is Pig Latin for "trash", but it's also an (apt) English word
    $400 27
Sharing a name with a colorful bird, this fish can change its sex during its life, but talking?--not so much
    $400 7
Keep your eye on the prize... one of these aids is held in place by your forehead & cheek muscles
    $400 25
Lil Nas X made waves in 2019 with his crossover song "Old Town Road" in the genre known as "country" this
    $400 24
Critics call GOP members who have gotten too liberal RINOs, short for this
    $400 21
A perfect 3-game series in bowling will require you to throw 36 strikes in a row, yielding you this total score
    $400 28
In a Three Stooges short, trying to explain Pig Latin, Arrylay & this guy tell Urlycay he's umbday
    $600 26
Here's this fish doing its thing; stronger ones can cover 600 feet in a single glide
    $600 8
This tall spiked heel ends in a tiny base, & here's a metal tip for you--1950s women rocked 'em
    $600 23
Britannica calls this 3-letter genre "Jamaica's first indigenous urban pop style"
    $600 22
Paintings by George Rodrigue help provide this colorful nickname for conservative Democrats
    $600 16
As a young man, this 36th president taught debate & public speaking at Sam Houston High School
    $600 18
The OED defines this Pig Latin word as "no; not possibly" & has citations back to around 1930
    $800 10
The silvery gleam of this fish gives it the same name as something you might get from a punch in the eye
    $800 11
Princess Jasmine in the animated "Aladdin" wore these pants that get their name from a grouping of women
    $800 20
This Louisiana style follows "Buckwheat" in the name of one of its popular performers
    $800 2
The Progressive Party was also called this male deer
    $800 4
A 36 is a perfect score on this college admissions test
    $800 17
The "Historical Dict. of American Slang" defines this Pig Latin word as "to clear out" & has citations back to around 1930
    $1000 9
Note the super-sharp schnoz of this fish
    $1000 12
As well as French, these shirt features can be fringed or hounds' ears
    $1000 19
In Britain, Dave Clark's Tottenham Sound competed with the "Beat" named for this river that's in a song by Gerry & the Pacemakers
    $1000 1
Northerners against the Civil War embraced this beastly nickname & cut the heads out of Liberty pennies to wear as badges
    DD: $1,000 3
A famous series of prints by the Japanese artist Hokusai is called the "36 Views of" this landmark
    $1000 14
Pig Latin cheered up the Depression--in 1933 a popular song debuted with a Pig Latin segment, "e'reway inay the" this

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

Jason Sean Valerie
$4,000 $1,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sean Valerie
$9,000 $1,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "I-N-G" will come up in each correct response.)
(Alex: I have no idea what that's about.) [Laughter]
    $400 25
1944's "Absent in the Spring" is one of the non-mystery novels she wrote under the name Mary Westmacott
    $400 26
In the titles of a cinematic "Part 1" & "Part 2", it followed "The Twilight Saga"
    $400 23
In the early 20th century, he introduced a concept of nonviolent resistance called satyagraha
    $400 9
This is an old word for a sack; buy "a pig in" one & you don't really know what you're getting
    $800 24
On Ursula Le Guin's passing, George R.R. Martin called her one of the great writers of these paired genres of the past century
    $800 22
In 1980 it starred Jack Nicholson
    $800 21
1902 saw the end of this conflict known to Afrikaners as the Second War of Independence
    $800 15
In 1901 John Moore-Brabazon strapped a shoat named Icarus into a basket on the wing of his Voisin, & this impossibility was a reality
    $1200 18
The only close relative of the giraffe is this rainforest-dweller of central Africa
    $1200 7
It's the first name shared by bestselling authors Delinsky, Tuchman & Kingsolver
    $1200 11
1981 movie about werewolves & the noise they made
    $1200 20
G. Stanley Hall, the 19th C. founder of child psychology, said, "men grow old because they stop" doing this, not the other way around
    $1200 8
That's the Exxon Baton Rouge in 1989 trying to capture oil from this tanker that ran aground--it would spill 11 million gallons
    $1200 14
The first recorded use of "in a" this as an exclamation of derision dates to 1847
    $1600 17
With about 225 million acres of coverage, this Asian island nation is third to Brazil & the Congo in rainforest area
    $1600 3
During the Harlem Renaissance, she wrote "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
    $1600 10
In a comedy Jason Segal went to Hawaii so he could be doing this
    $1600 19
In 1938 Kurt Schneider defined hearing these as a first-rank symptom of schizophrenia
    DD: $5,000 4
In the 1930s Mustafa Kemal made Kemal his first name & took this last name
    $1600 13
An 1824 London news report on a boxing match said that one of the fighters did this like a pig
    $2000 16
The ipe tree was harvested from rainforests for its wood, durable enough to last 25 years as this path on Coney Island
    $2000 2
At 15 she wrote a satirical "History of England" by "a partial, prejudiced, & ignorant historian"
    $2000 5
In 1991 Julia Roberts was doing this before faking her own death
    $2000 6
Freud distinguished "real" fear from this kind of fear, such as phobias; now it's an adjective for anyone anxious or just high-strung
    $2000 1
In 1933 & in 1952 this Cuban toppled the regimes of other leaders; he himself was deposed in 1959
    DD: $2,500 12
Completes a quote from Matthew 7:6: "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sean Valerie
$25,300 $6,600 $12,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1967 finale of "The Fugitive" drew in 78 million viewers, surpassing the 73 million who tuned into this show Sunday, February 9, 1964

Final scores:

Jason Sean Valerie
$25,600 $0 $24,200
8-day champion: $192,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Sean Valerie
$21,400 $6,600 $12,200
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
3 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2019-07-22
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