Show #8053 - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 14.


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Jon Chang, a tutor from Brooklyn, New York

Barbara Walton, a retired air traffic controller from Rockledge, Florida

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 13-day cash winnings total $361,943)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
¡Buen perro!
    $200 28
The greatest incidence of tornadoes is in this country, where more than 1,000 happen annually
    $200 4
Play-____ modeling compound
    $200 12
It's a whole new world for Annie in Mitch Albom's sequel "The Next People You Meet" here
    $200 17
It's a wheel that can bring you fortune;
bet even or odd;
I'm seeing red
    $200 30
This city's port on Biscayne Bay calls itself "Cruise Capital of the World"
    $400 29
    $400 25
Similar to Jupiter's Great Red Spot, this planet once had a Great Dark Spot storm system that was about the size of Earth
    $400 5
Making pictures with illuminated pegs:
    $400 27
This Jr. of NASCAR probably never figured to be a N.Y. Times bestselling author, but in 2018 he was "racing to the finish"
    $400 19
There's no joy in a push;
soft numbers, hard choices;
a "split" personality
    $400 26
A peninsula in the Mississippi called Presidents Island is the center of this Tennessee city's port
    $600 24
¡Bájate del sofá!
    $600 11
In physics, it's when 2 waves meet & sometimes neutralize each other; in broadcasting, it's disturbance by outside signals
    $600 6
"Silly rabbit! ____ are for kids"
    $600 23
As if he weren't busy enough, this Broadway musical creator provided some self-help in "Gmorning, Gnight!"
    $600 20
The stickman cometh;
easy "come", easy go;
get the point? Good for you!
    $600 18
It's home to the Alabama State Docks
    $800 21
¡Hazte el muerto!
    $800 10
To make binoculars compact, they may contain these pieces of glass with precise angles & faces to "fold" the light path
    $800 7
____-It crackers come in flavors like Cheddar Jack, White Cheddar & Hot & Spicy
    $800 14
Readers liked this Oscar-winning liked this Oscar-winning actress! & also her memoir "In Pieces"
    $800 13
Dressed & playing to the 9s;
banker's hours;
what brings you to Monaco, Mr. Bond?
    $800 16
In June 2018 the Ovation of the Seas, the largest cruise ship ever to dock in the Philippines, arrived in this port's South Harbor
    $1000 9
¡Trae el palo!
    DD: $1,000 8
During a total solar eclipse, you can glimpse this "colorful" layer of the Sun just above the photosphere
    $1000 3
Double ____ Oreo Cookies are twice as creme-y as the regular kind
    $1000 2
In "Grateful American" he tells how playing a movie lieutenant led to a mission of supporting troops & veterans
    $1000 1
The joker is semi-wild & dressed as an ace;
one hand becomes 2;
the Asian name of the game
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map of the Mediterranean on the monitor.) Carthaginians, Romans, Goths, Byzantines & Arabs have all occupied this ancient Sicilian port city that gives its name to an important Mediterranean strait

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

Jason Barbara Jon
$600 $1,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Barbara Jon
$3,200 $2,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
In "Casablanca", Bogie says "the problems of three little people don't amount to" this
    $400 26
U.S. congressman & senator from Calif., vice president, president;
played by Anthony Hopkins in a biopic
    $400 5
Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine partied so hard he got kicked out of this band whose very name says "metal"
    $400 28
The California studio tour where you can see King Kong & Jaws is in this "city" named for the movie studio
    $400 29
As Act 1 of this Neil Simon play begins, we're told, "it is a warm summer night in Oscar Madison's apartment"
    $400 30
The UFC of the ancient world, pankration debuted at the XXXIIIrd of these in 648 B.C.
    $800 22
A 1979 book by conservative thinker Jack Kemp popularized this term for programs like welfare
    $800 25
U.S. congressman & senator from Massachusetts, president;
played by Cliff Robertson in a biopic
    $800 23
"And I want! And I need! And I lust!" are primal lyrics from this band's "Animal"
    $800 21
On Valentine's Day 2019, this company said it was breaking up with Long Island City as future home for its second headquarters
    $800 8
Alfred Uhry based the character of Hoke in this play on the black chauffeur of his childhood
    $800 24
A manuscript from 16th century Mexico depicts one of this culture's ritualistic ball games
    $1200 14
It's the brush-off you'd get from the person here
    $1200 19
U.S. congressman & senator from Virginia, vice president;
president, 1841-45;
never been played in a biopic
    DD: $7,600 6
"We're Not Gonna Take It" by this Dee Snider band has some musical roots in "O Come, All Ye Faithful"
    $1200 20
Arlington County, Virginia is home to a neighborhood called this "City", after a nearby Department of Defense building
    $1200 7
Tom Stoppard first came to Broadway with this play featuring 2 minor characters from "Hamlet"
    $1200 11
Ancient Romans rooted for the red, white, blue & green teams that raced these around the Circus Maximus
    $1600 13
It's the kind of political work done at the local & individual level, not through mass marketing
    $1600 18
White House director of communications, July 21-31, 2017;
"Celebrity Big Brother" contestant
    $1600 4
In 2010 this band's frontman Vince Neil took to the ice for ABC's "Skating with the Stars"
    $1600 17
Black Rock City is created & torn down every year as part of this Nevada arts festival
    $1600 1
Parisians knew Georges Feydeau as a master of this 5-letter type of comedic play like "Keep an Eye on Amélie!"
    $1600 10
Playing this rough sport in 1559, France's Henry II was mortally wounded by a splintered lance
    $2000 12
Really, really old expression meaning that an irreversible step has been taken
    DD: $3,000 15
Governor, secretary of energy;
"Dancing with the Stars" contestant
    $2000 3
In the '90s singer Rob Halford told this Brit band, "You've got another thing comin'" (I'm leaving the group)
    $2000 16
Nevada City, Montana is one big historical museum; visit the area & you can learn this water-based skill & maybe get rich
    $2000 2
In 1981 Elizabeth Taylor made her Broadway debut in a revival of this playwright's "The Little Foxes"
    $2000 9
In his autobiography he described a game played with moccasins & bones called "kah", or "foot"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Barbara Jon
$33,800 $8,600 $7,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
This nickname for a history-changing weapon of 1945 came from a character in "The Maltese Falcon"

Final scores:

Jason Barbara Jon
$37,600 $15,599 $0
14-day champion: $399,543 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Barbara Jon
$27,400 $8,600 $7,800
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2019-07-23
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