Show #8048 - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 9.


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Frank Augello, a biomedical engineer from Cedar Knolls, New Jersey

Carolyn Oliver, a poet and writer from Worcester, Massachusetts

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 8-day cash winnings total $192,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
"Don't touch that" this, the tuning knob on a radio or television
    $200 23
This kid lit classic has a chapter called "The Puppies Arrive"
    $200 28
In her hit song "Thank U, Next", she references former flames Pete Davidson & Mac Miller
    $200 27
"Tonight Show" hosts:
Paar, Carson, him, Conan, him
    $400 24
Prince Friso of this country died in The Hague in 2013 after a skiing accident
    $400 19
"Pick up the" this, the rate of speed at which someone walks or runs
    $400 21
Amateur astronomers know of the 5 planets that can be seen with the naked eye, this is the farthest from the Sun
    $400 22
E.L. James self-published this first book in an erotic series that started as fan fiction loosely based on "Twilight"
    $400 25
In an open letter about his Alzheimer's, he thanked the American people for giving him the honor of serving as president
    $400 26
Rolling Stones Top 40 hits:
"Heart of Stone",
"The Last Time",
this signature song, the band's first No. 1
    $600 18
Said just like it looks, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd died in 1282 as the last powerful independent prince of this
    $600 9
It's a fact that this word means a collection of facts & figures to be processed in some way
    $600 16
Clay pigeons simulating birds in flight are mechanically lofted skyward in this pastime; pull!
    DD: $5,400 10
The cover of the first edition of this 1961 military novel included a dancing figure & a little airplane
    $600 17
Some tidying up advice from her: if an object doesn't spark joy, say thank you & goodbye
    $600 15
World Series winners since 2016:
the Cubs,
the Astros,
this A.L. team
    $800 8
In 1904 this couple welcomed Czarevitch Alexis to the family, joining his 4 sisters, but things would not end well
    $800 3
This waterfowl breeds by lakes in the northern U.S. & Canada
    $800 6
Forge your own knife in this hobby that takes its name from a worker of metals
    $800 4
John Reed gave an eyewitness account of the Bolshevik Revolution in "Ten Days That" did this
    $800 12
In Luke 17 Jesus healed 10 men with this skin disease but only one thanked him
    $800 14
Movie James Bonds:
Roger Moore,
Timothy Dalton,
    $1000 7
Prince was one of many titles of this Prussian-- he also had count, duke, prime minister & chancellor on his resume
    $1000 2
Atomic number 30, this bluish white metal is a component of brass
    $1000 5
"Jeopardy!" contestants have cool hobbies--here's one summarizing this activity she enjoys

"...where you look for hidden treasures based on the GPS locations that you find on a website..."
    $1000 1
"The Science of Deduction" is chapter one of this Sherlock Holmes story
    $1000 11
David Finkel's acclaimed follow-up to "The Good Soldiers", about those soldiers returning home, has this 5-word title
    $1000 13
Grisham novels:
"The Client",
"The Chamber",
"The Rainmaker",
this title 12

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

Jason Carolyn Frank
$14,000 -$1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Frank
$16,800 -$1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
From his 1952 parole to his 1964 hajj, Malcolm Little went by this name
    $400 17
Not "sausage" but this dance follows "Vienna Blood" in a Johann Strauss Jr. title
    $400 1
Shakespeare noted that "all the world's" one of these
    $400 27
Until 1784 music out of this city had the Fort Nashborough sound
    $800 22
Beginning in 1989 the solid rocket boosters in this NASA program carried radio transponders so they could be recovered & reused
    $800 12
Kat Von D rose to TV fame on "Miami Ink" & "L.A. Ink" in this profession
    $800 26
Between 1915 & 1917, after traveling among rural people, Bela Bartok wrote 6 "Romanian" these "Dances"
    $800 2
Boxers embrace the pithy old saying "don't lead with your" this
    $800 25
The Portuguese name for this island was Ilha Formosa, "Beautiful Island"
    $1200 21
Hutchings was the middle name of this notorious RHG who pioneered rocket science
    $1200 23
In a classic kids' book by Kay Thompson, Eloise lives at this NYC hotel
    $1200 13
This British pop singer revealed she survived a stroke at 18 & "there's no real reason for the J"
    $1200 24
Bach's keyboard suites include music for this happy dance, 5 letters long (not 3) & starting with "G" (not "J")
    $1200 5
Snitches get stitches, & these "tell no tales"
    DD: $6,000 20
St. Petersburg was once called Leningrad; similarly, Volgograd was once called by this name
    $1600 7
This force that propels a rocket is equal to the rate at which it expels mass times the velocity of its exhaust
    $1600 9
The Belmond Hotel Monasterio offers oxygen-enriched rooms because it's in this Peruvian city that's at 11,000 feet
    $1600 4
In the '80s she was New York City club kid Lisa E; she grew up to be the lead actress in "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
    DD: $3,000 14
Jean-Baptiste Lully pioneered music for this dance whose name, from the Latin for "small", comes from its small, dainty steps
    $1600 16
Ask Pinocchio-- one of these "should have a good memory"
    $1600 19
Much of what makes up the Czech Republic today was once this kingdom, which was, oddly, once ruled by the Luxembourg Dynasty
    $2000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.) Landing Falcon 9's first stage has been compared to launching a pencil over a skyscraper in a windstorm & catching it on a shoebox; key to the landing are the steerable fins that control yaw, pitch, & this rotation along the nose-to-tail axis
    $2000 8
This luxurious hotel in Paris opened in 1928 with a name honoring the British monarchy
    $2000 3
In 2014 the Queen signed her first tweet "Elizabeth R.", the R. short for this Latin word
    $2000 10
The gopak or hopak from Tchaikovsky's "Mazeppa" is a dance of these people who really know their steppes
    $2000 15
Be prepared! "Put your trust in God, but keep" this "dry"
    $2000 18
Until 1855 this Western Hemisphere capital city was known as Bytown

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Frank
$35,000 $4,600 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The original title of this 1900 classic included a gem; another working title mentioned a Plains state

Final scores:

Jason Carolyn Frank
$41,143 $4,399 $4,795
9-day champion: $233,243 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Carolyn Frank
$28,400 $4,600 $2,400
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2019-07-22
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