Show #8042 - Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 3.


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John Myers, a financial trader from Chicago, Illinois

Peggy Robin, a publisher and chief moderator from Washington, D.C.

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Better known for his "Tales", in the 1390s he wrote a "Treatise on the Astrolabe"
    $200 11
It's a canvas bag for hikers to carry supplies
    $200 17
"What's in your wallet?"
    $200 10
The Babylonians controlled rivers by building a barrage of barrages, a term for a small type of this
    $200 26
Amethysts are traditionally used in the ecclesiastical ring of this head of a Catholic diocese
    $200 16
This character remarked to Elizabeth Hurley in a 1997 movie, "Danger's my middle name", baby
    $400 1
Benjamin Bunny convinces this other Beatrix Potter bunny to go back to Mr. McGregor's garden
    $400 6
A slow, tricky pitch on the baseball diamond
    $400 18
A classic car ad:
"See the USA in your..."
    $400 12
One of the 3 festivals that summoned Israelites to Jerusalem was Shavuot, celebrating the start of this agricultural event
    $400 27
Richard Burton liked to give her amethyst jewelry--it was her birthstone & matched her eyes
    $400 22
Austin Stowell played U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers in this movie, a 2015 Best Picture Oscar nominee
    $600 2
Homophonic last names of Samuel & Ben, whom Samuel wrote about in "Lives of the Poets"
    $600 7
Machirology is the study of these, perhaps a boning one
    $600 19
For 40 years:
"Have it your way"
    $600 13
Chinese emperors dictated the color of clothes, so Tang dynasty commoners stripped down to their funky-colored this
    $600 28
Don't heat up amethysts too much or they turn this color & become citrines
    $600 23
Here's Stefanie Powers showing a lot of heart with this actor in a 1980s TV series
    $800 3
This "Vanity Fair" author quarreled with Dickens but was able to "Makepeace" with him
    $800 8
The "Marble City" on the Tennessee River
    $800 20
First used in the '50s:
"It takes a licking and keeps on ticking"
    $800 14
The Roman valued this art of persuasive speech, a necessary skill for great oratory
    $800 30
This radiation helps silica-enriched water & iron crystalize as amethysts, so why isn't the Incredible Hulk purple?
    $800 24
Powers Boothe won an Emmy for portraying this man in "Guyana Tragedy"
    $1000 4
Set in the 12th c. Middle East, "The Wondrous Tale of Alroy" is a novel about a Jewish conqueror by this author/politician
    $1000 9
Often following the word "death", it's a special tolling of a bell to signal a funeral
    DD: $2,000 21
This bank was "Established 1852. Re-established 2018"
    $1000 15
An ostrakon was a piece of pottery with a name on it; if your name was on enough ostraka, you got this punishment for a 10-year term
    $1000 29
This Greek god of wine couldn't always hold his wine--Rhea gave him an amethyst to keep him from getting too drunk
    $1000 25
Tom Powers plays the doomed hubby of scheming Barbara Stanwyck in this 1944 Billy Wilder classic

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

Jason Peggy John
$5,800 $2,000 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Peggy John
$8,200 $7,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name the state where the artwork can be found.)
    $400 30
His work got a good review in the Times of London in 1919:
"New Theory of the Universe--Newtonian Ideas Overthrown"
    $400 10
The only Beatles tune ever to win, this song is a woman's first name
    $400 12
Casinos in Reno & Shreveport named for this lost city seem like the perfect place to pick up some gold
    $400 17
This directional phrase means to reject or something done to prepare a bed
    $400 2
Lucy the Elephant in Margate, formerly known as South Atlantic City
    $400 23
7-letter word for a renewable energy source made from algae, plants or animal waste
    DD: $4,000 27
After the 1994 election, she became Germany's Minister of Environment, Conservation & Reactor Safety, but a promotion awaited
    $800 6
This Bruce Springsteen tune from a Tom Hanks film won Grammy Song of the Year & the Oscar for Best Original Song
    $800 13
Danny Kaye & Ayn Rand went to this Norse hall of heroes, or at least a cemetery in a New York hamlet named for it
    $800 21
This adjective for something short, like a cute li'l nose, can also mean to spurn or ignore
    $800 1
The 50-foot Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza
    $800 11
NASA uses "solid rocket" these to help the main engines in the early going; they fall back to Earth & are reused
    $1200 26
20-year-old Dirk Nowitzki began playing for this NBA team in 1998 & was still with them 20 years later
    $1200 7
This soulful ballad by Sam Smith won for 2014
    $1200 14
This realm of legend has resurfaced in the Bahamas
    $1200 18
The Discover card website lists 7 reasons why your credit card might suffer this rejection
    $1200 3
Band name inspiration "A Sound Garden"
    $1200 22
It gets up to about 3,000 degrees in this kind of furnace used to make pig iron
    $1600 28
In 1725, 3 years after Book I of the "Well-Tempered Clavier", this 4-decades-old man composed his "Easter Oratorio"
    $1600 8
It's what "he" is doing "With His Song" in a Roberta Flack hit
    $1600 15
In 1942 FDR gave this name to what's now called Camp David; the old moniker is lost over the horizon
    $1600 19
This adjective meaning trivial is also a verb meaning to spurn with pointed indifference
    $1600 4
"The Hacienda Horse & Rider" in neon
    $1600 24
Many of the torch lighters you find available at your local liquor store use this type of colorless gas
    $2000 29
Vroom! He showed off his 25-HP, 4-stroke, single vertical cylinder compression engine on the cusp of 40 in 1897
    $2000 9
In 1962 the Grammys honored the tune heard here & this man who composed it
    $2000 16
This 1972 book is named for an actual hill in Hampshire, England; in the novel it's a utopia sought by rabbits
    $2000 20
Putting "re-" in front of a 4-letter slang word meaning muscular gets you this word for to spurn
    DD: $2,000 5
The Crazy Horse memorial
    $2000 25
The Clean Air Act helped to reduce pollution from this, the most abundant type of coal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Peggy John
$18,600 $12,400 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The prototype for this game that was introduced in 1948 was called Lexiko

Final scores:

Jason Peggy John
$30,100 $12,400 $29,998
3-day champion: $75,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Peggy John
$18,600 $11,400 $11,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2019-04-06
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