Show #8055 - Friday, September 20, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 16.


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Heather Sullivan, an attorney from Peekskill, New York

John Lance, a ghostwriter from Tustin, California

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 15-day cash winnings total $418,343)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the century.)
    $200 21
Arcade Fire performs the song "Baby Mine" during the end credits of this Tim Burton film based on a Disney cartoon
    $200 26
In 1991 "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" became the first work of fiction turned into this format
    $200 27
Sacco & Vanzetti trial
    $200 17
To have this guffaw is to gain satisfaction & final vindication
    $200 30
Chiffe, a French word for an old rag, gave us this word for an elegant, often sheer fabric
    $200 29
Title of Japan's head of state; Naruhito is the 126th
    $400 20
Tyler Perry said this woman's "Family Funeral" would be the last time he plays the iconic character
    $400 25
In 2018 Microsoft unveiled its All Access program that allowed gamers to get this console on a rent-to-own basis
    $400 19
Salem witch trials
    $400 16
This fish can pack quite a punch, stunning its prey with up to 600 volts
    $400 28
Duck cloth & sailcloth are types of this strong, plain weave fabric usually made of cotton
    $400 18
Like the U.S., Italy chooses its president by this 2-word body, but Italy's is mostly members of parliament
    $600 9
Don't let the sun go down on 2019 without seeing this biopic in which Jamie Bell plays Bernie Taupin
    $600 3
The icon seen here represents this Adobe software
    DD: $3,000 11
Amistad mutiny trial
    $600 15
It's something that personally annoys you, not Fluffy or Fido
    $600 24
Linen, one of the oldest fabrics made by humans, comes from the fiber of this plant with a four-letter name
    $600 14
This Mideast country is run by a supreme leader appointed for life by an Islamic group called the Assembly of Experts
    $800 6
Ryan Reynolds gave voice to the little yellow guy in "Pokémon Detective" him
    $800 2
Before this Apple program was released in 2003, engineers jokingly referred to it as iBrowse
    $800 10
Trial of Thomas More
    $800 7
Powerful influence from your equals to act in a way acceptable to them
    $800 23
The Harris variety of this fabric is derived from yarns hand-woven on islands off the coast of Scotland
    $800 13
In 2019 Andry Rajoelina was the 1st elected pres. in the history of this Indian Ocean island to succeed another elected president
    $1000 5
In "The Upside", a remake of a French film, Kevin Hart cares for a quadriplegic man played by this actor
    $1000 4
News of another 10 million or so hacked accounts might have you paraphrase Shakespeare & say, "Once more unto the data" this
    $1000 8
Heresy trial of Joan of Arc
    $1000 1
Alliterative phrase for a situation that seems okay but is "inclined" to gradually lead to a bad outcome
    $1000 22
In "Sunset Blvd." William Holden is told, "as long as the lady is paying for it, why not" a coat of this llama & alpaca relative
    $1000 12
This position is not only for Commonwealth nations--Alfonso Boekhoudt reps King Willem-Alexander in Aruba

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

Jason John! Heather
$5,600 $1,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason John! Heather
$8,400 $3,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the current state where each Native American was born.)
    $400 29
"Pebble in the Sky" was his first novel, the "Foundation" of a long & prolific career writing science fiction
    $400 28
The outlines of the Fab Four rock out in Beatles-Platz in this German city where the band played many an early gig
    $400 26
For things like discovering polonium & radium, she & her husband Pierre won the Nobel Prize for Physics
    $400 25
To perform important duties at a ceremony, especially a religious one
    $400 27
    $800 21
"The Fastest Kid in the Fifth Grade" is chapter 3 of "Bridge to" this enchanted land
    $800 18
If you wanted someone's phone number or address back in the day, you could dial these 3 numbers for free & get help
    $800 19
Of course the statue of this pigtailed country legend in Austin, Texas includes his guitar, Trigger
    $800 17
Dian Fossey's work with these animals in Rwanda led to their further protection from poaching
    $800 16
Adjective for an immediate, unscripted response, or what a righty basketball player uses when shooting lefty
    $800 24
    $1200 5
He taught us "The Power of Myth"
    $1200 15
Once common in schools but now frowned upon, it was not dispensed by an army NCO, despite the name
    $1200 14
Montreaux champions this late singer in his adopted country of Switzerland
    $1200 10
The first woman admitted to M.I.T., Ellen Richards advocated this domestic science & founded a "Journal of" it
    $1200 1
The name of this semiprecious variety of agate used in jewelry, derives from the Greek for "fingernail"
    DD: $5 23
Tecumseh (same as William Tecumseh Sherman)
    $1600 4
The title of this debut novel by Gillian Flynn is an allusion to cutting, part of Camille Preaker's traumatic past in the book
    $1600 7
At the 1900 Olympics more than 300 of these birds were killed in a single sporting event
    $1600 13
Statues of Bon Scott of this band are found in Scotland & Australia
    $1600 9
Wendy Freedman et al. nailed down the value of this man's constant, which, with distance, helps find the velocity of galaxies
    $1600 11
Next time you fly, consider buying carbon these to compensate for adding pollution to the atmosphere
    $1600 22
Wampanoag chief Metacom AKA King Philip
    DD: $4,000 3
The first book in a series, it opens in Inverness in 1945 & begins. "It wasn't a very likely place for disappearances"
    $2000 6
This antiseptic that stained you red was used for all sorts of cuts, but the Hg in it wasn't good for you
    $2000 12
Hundreds of organ pipes float in the air to celebrate this composer in a Helsinki monument
    $2000 8
1740s physicist Emilie du Chatelet made what's still the standard French translation from Latin of this Newton work
    $2000 2
In philosophy it's the study of the nature of existence itself
    $2000 20
Black Hawk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason John! Heather
$18,805 $6,000 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1929 Alexander Hamilton became the new face of the $10 bill, replacing this foe of his legacy, who got moved to another denomination

Final scores:

Jason John! Heather
$18,753 $5,599 $6,350
16-day champion: $437,096 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason John! Heather
$21,600 $6,000 $9,200
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2019-07-23
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