Show #8041 - Monday, July 22, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 2.


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Cristina Somolinos, a forensic scientist from Bordentown, New Jersey

James Pelayo, a tax professional from Torrance, California

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Ian McKellen narrates this epic that's perfect for a long road trip
Old friend--our queen, wise Penelope, summons you, the prince's mother
    $200 19
Ivy since 1937; lights since 1988
    $200 18
When the captain says to do this to the anchor, he wants it raised, not measured
    $200 20
Not just for grannies these days:
    $200 17
In civil ceremonies, the best man & maid of honor may be replaced by 2 of these, required by law to sign the marriage license
    $200 16
In a 1997 eulogy her brother, Earl Spencer, spoke of "a family in grief...a country in mourning...a world in shock"
    $400 22
She tells us how she created a modern TV classic
A triangle between me, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan felt like it had potential
    $400 1
An Eddie Murray statue & the B&O warehouse
    $400 6
This explosive-sounding part is a long spar at the foot of a sail
    $400 5
Get behind the wheel:
    $400 21
Traditionally if you catch this, you'll be the next to marry
    $400 12
In a 1968 eulogy his brother Ted called him "a good and decent man who saw wrong and tried to right it"
    $600 23
Tim Curry takes us on an adventure with a classic by this author
Let no one take it into his head before us to try and discover the center of the Earth!
    $600 2
The Vin Scully Press Box
    $600 7
A command to turn this 8-letter way means to head into the breeze
    $600 9
It's what you yeast expect:
    $600 26
Jessica Simpson's 1-year-old son Ace had this job at Mommy's wedding in 2014
    $600 13
At this New York Yankee slugger's funeral in 1995, Bob Costas spoke of his flaws as well as his many triumphs
    $800 24
She tells humorous anecdotes from her long career on stage & screen
"Yes, yes," she interrupted, "But you're going to be playing Mary Poppins?" Yes, Miss Travers. "Well, you're much to pretty, of course"
    $800 3
The Jr. Jays Club & Tim Hortons
    $800 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a bit on the monitor.) A bit is a sturdy post in a deck for fastening cables & ropes, so when the captain says, "Hold on to" this, it means to grab the last part of a line, not to hang on until no hope remains
    $800 10
Watch the fishies;
    $800 27
It's the canopy under which the bride & groom can stand during a Jewish wedding ceremony
    $800 14
Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary's funeral oration was given by Helen Clark, the prime minister of this nation
    $1000 29
James Franco gives voice to this absurdist novel by Kurt Vonnegut
Listen: Billy Pilgrim has come unstuck in time
    $1000 4
Fredbird & the Budweiser Terrace
    $1000 25
The navigator factors in the effects of tide & current to answer the captain's request for the EP, estimated this
    $1000 11
Don't let Fluffy see what you're doing;
    $1000 28
The bride & her bridesmaids can walk down the aisle towards the altar in one of these orderly, ceremonial lines
    DD: $2,000 15
General Henry Lee's funeral oration for George Washington contains the line "First in war, first in peace, & first" here

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

Jason James Cristina
$3,600 $2,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason James Cristina
$5,400 $5,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Large Durham boats for hauling iron were used by George Washington to cross this river in December 1776
    $400 15
After hanging out with "Friends" in the '90s, she made some "Drunk History" in a "First Ladies" episode as Edith Wilson in 2014
    $400 26
It's the word for a quotation at the beginning of a poem or other text
    $400 28
In a study on this winter state of being, the Institute of Arctic Biology found that a bear's heartbeat would slow to 3 per min.
    $400 1
An extremely talkative person who goes on & on & on as if they have no idea they are droning along on & on & on & on
    $800 10
A 2017 article written in June--not Aug. or Sept.!--asked, at 31-41, "Is it time for the Mets to wave" this?
    $800 6
At the Reagan Library, you can go aboard this plane that served 7 presidents in all
    $800 17
In 2004 she provided the voice of Elastigirl, the wife of Mr. Incredible
    $800 24
A "heroic" one of these is 2 rhyming lines of iambic pentameter
    $800 16
California sagebrush & coyote bush are good yard plants in L.A. because they are this kind of period "tolerant"
    $800 3
Synonyms for this word include apex, summit & acme
    $1200 11
"Sure, I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave?" asked this actor, "The Duke"
    $1200 7
France's first nuclear one of these, Le Redoubtable, was ready to go in 1971
    $1200 18
One of his memorable lines in "A Fish Called Wanda" is "Don't call me stupid"
    DD: $5,000 25
Don't hold back, name this repeated line in a poem, also a verb meaning to hold back
    $1200 20
German biologist Walther Flemming coined this term for cell division, not for the piggies on his own feet
    $1200 4
Among its meanings are intricate, a group of related buildings & some type of emotional problem
    DD: $3,000 13
Some have noted the often-seen mix-up of this nation's flag with the Red Cross emblem
    $1600 8
2-word name of the German airship that was the first one to engage in a transatlantic flight
    $1600 19
This "Celebrity Jeopardy!" champion informed movie viewers that St. Hubbins was the patron saint of quality footwear
    $1600 27
Consonance is repetition of consonant; this other "nance" is repetition of vowels
    $1600 22
Hawaii's white sand beaches like Anaehoomalu Bay are mainly a composition of coral & these broken-up items
    $1600 5
It's an ancient manuscript that is the earliest form of a book; there is a Madrid one & a Dresden one
    $2000 14
This Minnesota gov. believed "Body" & soul, "There is much more to being a patriot...than reciting the pledge or raising a flag"
    $2000 12
It made 1968 news & rests on a Pyongyang river, part of the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum
    $2000 21
In "Hard to Kill", this martial artist & actor says, "I'm gonna take you to the bank, Senator Trent. To the blood bank"
    $2000 29
This pause in the middle of a line of poetry is from caedere, Latin for "to cut"
    $2000 23
The only insect to migrate across an ocean is called the wandering this, like an aircraft type; it covers miles without a wingflap
    $2000 9
It's the diacritical mark seen here over the letter "A"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason James Cristina
$27,600 $18,000 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

David Livingstone wrote of this discovery of his, "Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight"

Final scores:

Jason James Cristina
$18,600 $10 $211
2-day champion: $45,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason James Cristina
$23,800 $18,600 $7,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $49,400

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Game tape date: 2019-04-06
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