Show #8054 - Thursday, September 19, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 15.


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Adam Clark, a police officer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nilla Sivakumar, a college student from Dublin, California

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 14-day cash winnings total $399,543)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Founded in 1889 on Halsted St. in this city, Hull House was the most famous settlement house, kind of an immigrant community center
    $200 23
This explorer was joined on his 4th voyage in 1502 by illegitimate son Ferdinand, who later wrote dad's biography
    $200 27
All red, white & blue with a dash of purple (hair), this star did it all at the 2019 World Cup, winning the Golden Boot & Golden Ball
    $200 24
Ricola makes them
    $400 26
Hull House did political work, starting with lobbying for a max 48-hour work week for women in these "shops"
    $400 5
"The Family Circus" is a comic strip; this is the similar name of the magazine founded by Charles Merrill of Merrill Lynch
    DD: $1,000 21
With a pickaxe blow in 1859 Ferdinand de Lesseps began construction of this
    $400 25
In 2019 Jessica Chastain tweeted, "Guys, I just met" this same-surnamed hero of the '99 tournament
    $400 22
This onstage action has become a metaphor for a stylish ending
    $400 13
The Kuroshio Current
    $600 20
Immigrants from all over lived in the area; a group from this country put on "Ajax" in the original on the Hull House stage
    $600 16
In 2018 billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong bought this newspaper & moved its headquarters to El Segundo, California
    $600 17
Judge Ferdinand Pecora led a 1933 Wall Street investigation & later served on this newly created federal commission
    $600 15
As we taped in 2019, Jon Hamm had not tweeted, "Guys, I just met" this same-surnamed legend who scored 158 intl. goals for the team
    $600 18
In 2006 Doug Flutie made one of these for an extra point, the first time that had been done in the NFL since 1941
    $600 10
The Sunda Double Trench
    $800 19
Hull House was a center of the Arts & Crafts movement & in 1901 this architect spoke there on "the art & craft of the machine"
    $800 12
Henry Windsor founded this "Popular" magazine in 1902 for laymen interested in emerging technologies
    $800 8
Before he became pres., he argued his way out of a murder conviction with an appeal to the Philippine Supreme Court
    $800 14
The 2015 World Cup titlists were the first women's sports team honored with this NYC tradition featuring obsolete paper
    $800 6
3-verb advice for what to do if your clothing catches fire
    $800 9
The Bismarck Archipelago
    $1000 1
Hull House is now a museum named for her, its founder & the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize
    $1000 11
In 1906 H.L. Mencken joined the staff of this Maryland newspaper that's still around today
    $1000 3
This German count spent his retirement & fortune developing rigid airships
    $1000 2
Here's this woman enjoying a lovely spot of imaginary tea after scoring the deciding goal in the 2019 World Cup semis vs. England
    $1000 4
When you read in an old book about a death from this, it means what we now call edema
    $1000 7
The Lomonosov Ridge

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

Jason Nilla Adam
$5,800 -$1,000 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Nilla Adam
$8,400 -$200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
The 1857 search by Richard Burton & John Speke for the source of this river plays out in "Mountains of the Moon"
    $400 21
This book by Malcolm Gladwell subtitled "The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" is a real eye-opener
    $400 24
You don't have to be an athlete to get around in one of these
    $400 26
A toast of grog to Sir Francis Drake, who completed this type of round-the-world voyage on Sept. 26, 1580
    $800 10
After a plane crash in "Alive", a Rugby team stranded in these snow-swept peaks struggles to survive
    $800 14
Born a slave, Sethe escapes to Ohio but is haunted by memories of a lost baby in this Toni Morrison novel
    $800 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crews presents by a video monitor.) Bacteria will burst apart if the work of constantly renewing their cell walls is interrupted like by this first antibiotic discovered in 1928
    $800 15
Made popular in a 1982 Spielberg film, this word means "originating outside of the Earth"
    $1200 6
A treasure map takes Kathleen Turner to Colombia & into the arms of Michael Douglas in this 1984 adventure
    $1200 3
A 17th century writer: "The Blind Poet"
    $1200 9
2 psychics have a pyrokinetic child in this Stephen King work
    $1200 19
In March 2019, following 2 recent crashes, this company's 737 Max planes were grounded
    $1200 23
Boron is used in control rods to interrupt fission in reactors, as it's good at capturing these subatomic particles
    $1200 13
Type of coordinated activity designed to prevent or thwart groups like ISIS that use violence for political aims
    $1600 5
2017's "Queen of the Desert" is the story of Gertrude Bell, a British writer & explorer on this peninsula in the early 20th century
    $1600 1
The "Nine Days' Queen"
    DD: $4,133 8
This 1974 James Michener novel covers centuries, not just 1 significant year, in the history of Colorado
    $1600 18
The theft of this Southern locomotive by Northern spies during the Civil War inspired a classic Buster Keaton film
    DD: $5,000 16
Interruptions at work make you constantly do this, the more technical name for switching between computer windows
    $1600 12
Regarding a new business, it means having insufficient funds for effective operation
    $2000 4
He played a cartographer in the 1995 film "The Englishman who Went up a Hill but Came down a Mountain"
    $2000 2
Lived in the 1400s: "The Father of English Printing"
    $2000 7
In this 1984 William Gibson cyberpunk classic, a data thief matches wits with a powerful artificial intelligence
    $2000 17
As well as a naval lock-up this word is short for the kind of vessel here now mostly seen at tall ship festivals
    $2000 20
In your home, GFCI stands for this circuit interrupter; it makes sure the electricity doesn't go through you
    $2000 11
This method of cooling your home is pretty simple: open windows on opposite walls

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Nilla Adam
$16,800 $3,400 $6,667
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Invented in 1974 as a model to teach 3-D problems, it became one of the bestselling toys of all time

Final scores:

Jason Nilla Adam
$18,800 $130 $6,533
15-day champion: $418,343 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Nilla Adam
$16,800 $4,400 $15,800
22 R,
1 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2019-07-23
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