Show #8049 - Thursday, September 12, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 10.


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Eric Harp, a civil engineer from Washington, D.C.

Jeff Harbin, an academic librarian from Manchester, New Hampshire

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 9-day cash winnings total $233,243)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category devoted to a new documentary by Ken Burns called Country Music and he will be delivering each clue in the category.)
    $200 28
September's birthstone is this precious gem that's a variety of corundum
    $200 8
A long walk through the woods
    $200 29
Connived his way to control of the New York City Treasury in the 1870s:
William "____" ____
    $200 30
Ancient cisterns were basically rainwater barrels; in 79 A.D., some Pompeiians tried to hide in them from this disaster
    $200 27
It's a synonym for carousel
    $200 21
(Ken Burns delivers the clue.) A star on Chicago's WLS Radio, "Oklahoma Cowboy" Gene Autry made the rendition of this song that was said to be a favorite of FDR

"Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam / Where the..."
    $400 25
The third Saturday in September is the start of this German festival first observed in 1810 to celebrate a royal wedding; cheers!
    $400 7
"Explosive" word denoting a giant failure, maybe at the box office
    $400 24
Alliterative SS chief:
Heinrich ____
    $400 23
Located near the Hagia Sophia, the Basilica Cistern is a huge one Justinian I built under this city
    $400 26
According to the Flag Code, for 30 days after the death of a president, the flag should be flown this way
    $400 20
(Ken Burns delivers the clue.) With the release of their first album which hit No. 1 in 1984 they became one of the most successful country duos of all time

"You had to see if the world was round /
It's time that you learned how good settlin' down could be /
Why not me..."
    $600 16
September is the heritage month for this style of music that rose to new heights in the Black church
    $600 6
Prayer AKA an Ave Maria
    $600 12
Ran a brutal gang in Prohibition-era NYC:
Dutch ___
    $600 22
This tippy-top area of Athens employed wells & cisterns
    $600 14
Like the platypus, dinosaurs known as hadrosaurs have this descriptive facial adjective applied to them
    $600 19
(Ken Burns delivers the clue.) Giving a big boost to his career in 1968 this singer went behind bars to record an epic live album at Folsom Prison
    $800 4
In 2019 Sept. 8-14 is the national week for this type of facility housing seniors who need help but not full-time nursing care
    $800 2
A sudden rushed or ill-informed type of judgment
    $800 11
Shot near a Virginia farmhouse in April 1865:
____ ____ ____
    $800 15
Seen here are the cisterns of Carthage, which you can now see when you visit this country
    $800 13
It takes about a week to travel the 5,700-mile route from Moscow to Vladivostok on this railway
    DD: $6,000 18
(Ken Burns delivers the clue.) Before her untimely death, she saw her career take off beginning with her first No. 1 hit that she had been reluctant to record

"I fall to pieces /
Each time..."
    $1000 3
These heavenly occurrences due in September 2019 include the Southern Taurids
    $1000 1
A mental pause related to a certain subject, perhaps due to a psychological issue
    $1000 10
Took over in Cambodia in 1975:
____ ____
    $1000 5
This western U.S. city, fire-prone since the Shades Hotel burned in 1849, still has around 200 buried cisterns
    $1000 9
During the Revolutionary War, George Washington had many of these confidential assistants including Alexander Hamilton
    $1000 17
(Ken Burns delivers the clue.) In the 1960s times were changing & new on the scene was this man, who became the most successful Black performer in country music

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

Jason Jeff Eric
$6,200 $3,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jeff Eric
$16,800 $4,200 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
The name of this joint means "arm bend"
    $400 22
A young female horse
    $400 23
Several incarnations of this sci-fi show about an ancient space portal were filmed in British Columbia
    $400 25
History's longest papacy, that of Pius IX, included the 1854 affirmation of this doctrine that Mary was born without original sin
    $400 26
Upward-facing this is part of the sun salutation sequence
    $400 1
An optimistic tune from this Broadway show promises that "the sun'll come out tomorrow"
    $800 11
From the Latin for "neck", it's the narrow, necklike lower end of the uterus
    $800 21
In scientific classification, it's between order & genus
    $800 20
After witnessing the death of her double, a hustler is drawn into a clone-spiracy on this drama
    $800 24
During China's 800-year Zhou Dynasty, these came into common use, maybe as cooks dealt with scarcity by serving tinier bits of food
    $800 27
It can be a challenge to stand as strong as an oak on one leg in vrksasana, this pose
    $800 19
This Thoreau work ends, "There is more day to dawn. The Sun is but a morning star"
    $1200 4
The name of this hard protein found in hair & nails derives its name from a Greek word for "horn"
    $1200 9
2 independent countries lie within the borders of this nation
    $1200 10
Showing bush pilots at work & at play, "Arctic Air" is set in this "colorful" capital of the Northwest Territories
    $1200 15
To raise money for his army, King Charles I called the "Long" one of these in 1640; it lasted past the king's death in 1649
    $1200 28
Seen here is this pose named for a fighter
    $1200 18
Playing hooky, George Harrison wrote this Beatles song on a warm day in Eric Clapton's garden
    $1600 3
This other word for the windpipe comes from the Greek for "rough"; it was the "rough artery"
    $1600 8
5-letter piece of ornamental lace or embroidery found on a table
    $1600 6
The TV stories of this animated 4-year-old & his family are available in French & English versions
    $1600 14
In 1963 in Berlin, 46-year-old JFK met with 87-year-old Chancellor Adenauer, known as "Der Alte", meaning this
    $1600 29
The hip-opening fire log pose is often suggested to treat this leg pain named for a nerve
    $1600 17
Ernest Hemingway took the title of this novel about a group of expatriates from a passage in Ecclesiastes
    DD: $4,600 2
Aristotle was the first to call the bones of the fingers these; they are arranged in rows like Greek soldiers
    $2000 7
Hospital attendant job with nonmedical duties
    $2000 5
This Canadian sketch comedy troupe including Dave Foley & Kevin McDonald had its own show
    DD: $4,000 13
Ernest Hollings, who died in 2019 at age 97, was a junior senator longer than anyone else--36 years from this state
    $2000 30
You've reached the bottom of the category--time to rest in this person's pose
    $2000 16
A poem by him asks, "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jeff Eric
$37,600 $12,800 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

President Johnson signed a law that added 2 words to the name of this museum established in 1946, D.C.'s most popular

Final scores:

Jason Jeff Eric
$40,600 $10,000 $3,999
10-day champion: $273,843 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Jeff Eric
$30,400 $10,200 $2,000
35 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
4 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2019-07-22
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