Show #8052 - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 13.


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Colin Kennedy, a museum educator from Washington, D.C.

Helen Lyons, a classical radio host and opera singer from Ferrisburgh, Vermont

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 12-day cash winnings total $356,643)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Of...)
CAL. "A"
    $200 23
To identify the nature of a person's illness
    $200 21
In 2019 Germany announced it would phase out power plants that use this fossil fuel
    $200 27
3 inches in diameter, 108 double stitches
    $200 29
Hamburger U.'s main campus is a sprawling Illinois facility that trains this company's employees
    $200 28
The name of this city near Los Angeles is from the German for "home" on the Santa "Ana" River
    $400 3
It's been speculated that Halley's Comet in 12 B.C. was this star from Matthew 2:2
    $400 22
It can mean to work jointly on a scientific activity; or in wartime, to cooperate traitorously with an enemy
    $400 20
Airborne wind energy systems use drones or these tethered playthings like the diamond or sled kind
    $400 24
Long axis 11 to 11 1/4 inches, inflated to (important!) at least 12.5 pounds per square inch
    $400 25
The first hamburger chain in the U.S. was this one that sounds like it could've benefitted from a moat
    $400 26
AKA "The Rock", this island is a prime stop on your San Francisco tour schedule
    $600 17
When the comet showed up in 451, it added to the "Scourge of God" reputation for this invader of Europe
    $600 18
It can mean to present the way something works, or to publicly protest
    $600 19
Proceeds from this Ben & Jerry's flavor inspired by a Vermont band benefit environmental causes
    $600 13
Wilson makes the official AVP one
    $600 16
Not seen on In-N-Out's drive-thru menu is the "Protein Style" burger, which uses this instead of a bun
    $600 8
This street intersects with Haight Street to create the name of a San Francisco neighborhood
    $800 10
A probe designed to study Halley's Comet was one of the many casualties of this 1986 space program disaster
    $800 15
Samuel Taylor Coleridge defended this then-new verb, saying that to "render intense" just didn't work
    $800 14
Worried about pollution, in 2019 residents of Toledo, Ohio voted to give personhood status to this lake
    $800 12
The yellow ones were introduced for TV in 1972
    $800 11
Hamburger is sometimes turned into this kind of "steak", as in the name of a British city
    $800 7
This Spanish word refers to a deep gully & precedes "Grande" in the name of a cute village on the Central Coast
    DD: $1,000 4
This author can't have been surprised to die April 21, 1910, the day after Halley's Comet reached perihelion
    $1000 2
This 4-letter verb means "to beget"; use it as a noun when addressing a king
    $1000 6
Preserving outdoor America is the goal of the league named for this author of "The Compleat Angler"
    $1000 1
Babe Ruth worked out--yes he did!--with one of these
    $1000 9
The FleurBurger 5000 is a $5,000 burger with black truffles & foie gras, made from wagyu, a type of beef originally from this country
    $1000 5
It's paired with Oakland in the name of a coliseum in the Bay Area

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

Jason Helen Colin
$8,200 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Helen Colin
$11,800 $3,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: A Texas military hospital providing cutting-edge rehabilitation for America's fighting men and women.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "C"; end with a "D".)
(Alex: You have to identify the character who is speaking the last line.)
    $400 25
His career as an actor-director has been largely a "rocky" one but also includes "The Expendables"
    $400 26
This 3-named naval hero sailed from America in 1787 & died bitter in Europe in 1792
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) At the center's dedication in 2007, this veteran & senator said, "The [Iraq] War", in which many of the soldiers & attendants were injured, had "divided" the nation, but not in its "admiration for you"
    $800 20
Cardi B won Best New Artist at these MTV awards in 2018
    $800 18
Clint Eastwood transports cartel drugs in this 2018 film he also directed
    $800 19 helps you find this type of place to put up your tent
    $800 22
In 1194 Richard I left England to fight for disputed land in this country, where he caught an arrow 5 years later
    $800 24
"My kingdom for a horse!"
    $1200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, Texas.) An advanced alternative to mechanically controlled prosthetic arms are ones that pick up signals of this type of activity in muscle contractions & in nerves & convert them into movements of the artificial limb
    $1200 1
The MacArthur Fellows Program gives out what are nicknamed these Grants, though IQs are not measured
    $1200 13
He directed "Tropic Thunder"; Steve Coogan directed the film within that film
    $1200 12
In a 1982 no. 1 hit The J. Geils Band sang, "My blood runs cold, my memory has just been sold, my angel is" this
    DD: $6,000 11
Local boy made good Napoleon paid a sentimental visit to this island in 1799 & never saw it again
    $1200 23
"O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die"
    $1600 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, Texas.) "People say, 'He lost a leg.'...I gave a leg" was said by General Peter Pace of these patients at the center--an alliterative phrase for injured soldiers that became common during the USA's 21st century conflicts
    $1600 4
It's the French military award seen here
    $1600 7
As Variety would say, he toplined & helmed 2014's "A Million Ways to Die in the West"
    $1600 8
Motion picture film substance
    $1600 9
Pablo Picasso, who died in 1973, last set foot in Spain in this decade, not long before the Fascist takeover
    $1600 10
"Then fall", me
    $2000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Center for the Intrepid.) The rehabilitation system CAREN gives therapists vast amounts of data because the readjusting patient is reacting to challenges in this type of environment, a term in virtual reality & gaming meaning it completely involves the senses
    $2000 3
Sylvia Plath was awarded one of these scholarships whose name contains a synonym for "smart"
    $2000 2
"You should lay off those candy bars", Marlene Dietrich tells this great film auteur in "Touch of Evil"
    DD: $2,500 5
Goods imported or exported illegally
    $2000 6
In December 1949 this man who had led China for 20 years left the mainland forever
    $2000 14
"I kiss'd thee ere I kill'd thee: no way but this; killing myself, to die upon a kiss"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Helen Colin
$23,000 $5,400 $20,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

With lyrics by Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier, it debuted on June 24, 1880, at a celebration of St. Jean Baptiste Day

Final scores:

Jason Helen Colin
$5,300 $0 $101
13-day champion: $361,943 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Helen Colin
$23,000 $5,400 $15,000
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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Game tape date: 2019-07-23
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