Show #8044 - Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 5.


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Shari Meyer, a high school English teacher from Somerville, Massachusetts

Eric Kaplan, a retired OB/GYN physician from Long Beach, California

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 4-day cash winnings total $105,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
An episode of "Happy Days" in which an alien attempted to kidnap Richie Cunningham led to this series starring Robin Williams
    $200 10
AKA permanent maxillary third molars, these teeth can help you chew, but about 85% of us will need to get them removed
    $200 5
It's found in an idiom with "No... ands, or buts"
    $400 16
Gertrude Stein gave post-WWI writers like E.E. Cummings & Ernest Hemingway the group name this Generation
    $400 1
This animated MTV series about 2 high school numbskulls featured a cynical female foil named Daria, who got her own series
    $400 11
In animals, arrector pili muscles raise hairs, making them look larger; in humans, they only cause this "fowl" effect
    $400 6
One of Santa's helpers, or a Keebler baker
    $400 20
From the Greek for "same kind", this process is used to distribute fat evenly through the milk
    $400 25
In 1965 the first insurance policy on one of these was arranged for Intelsat 1
    $600 17
The Knickerbockers included William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper & this author who coined the term
    $600 2
(Norman Lear presents the clue.) Call me the spin doctor of spinoffs! Including "Good Times" & this one all about "Movin' on up to the Eastside"
    $600 12
This more common name for your coccyx tells you what useless body part it once belonged to
    $600 7
Going back to the Bible, a minor drawback is sometimes likened to one of these "in the ointment"
    $600 21
Some jokingly say that this alternative to dairy milk is just real milk introducing itself in Spanish
    $600 26
The org. Jewelers of America says contrary to popular belief, you can easily chip one of these, even washing dishes--insure it
    $800 18
In the 1600s the fun-loving Cavalier poets included John Suckling; John Milton was part of the group with this prudish name
    DD: $1,000 3
"Torchwood" was a spinoff of this British series; the titles of the 2 shows are anagrams of each other
    $800 13
Not only do men have nipples, they also have these accompanying glands that serve no male purpose
    $800 8
Towards the rear of a ship
    $800 22
Started in Boulder, Colorado in the '70s, this brand sells almond milk & cashew milk
    $800 27
Appraisers on this PBS show often give a piece's insurance value; Spanish desk circa 1760, $10,000-$15,000
    $1000 19
Taking their name from a London district, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf & others were this group
    $1000 4
Here's a bit of truthiness: this show started as a bit on "The Daily Show" that parodied Bill O'Reilly
    $1000 14
We can't use it to detect pheromones like other animals, but we have a vestigial version of Jacobson's organ in this body part
    $1000 9
A dandy dude
    $1000 23
Milk that has had much of its water content removed is usually called this 10-letter type
    $1000 24
This venerable London gallery lost 2 Turners to theft, collected $38 million in insurance, then got the paintings back

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

Jason Eric Shari
$2,200 $4,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Eric Shari
$6,000 $6,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are words that contain their own synonyms. For example, if we gave you "masculine", the synonym would be "male". It's found inside "masculine".)
(Alex: Clues from this season that were not selected before time ran out.)
    $400 24
This alliterative strait was once called Boca del Puerto de San Francisco
    $400 1
Old Mother Hubbard found that the cupboard was this, not its kangaroo word "barren"
    $400 26
In "Mockingjay--Part 2", this actress found a new way into Julianne's heart--with an arrow
    $400 16
Imperial court official Tsai Lun produced the first rolls of this in China around 105 A.D.
    $400 9
A saying about this empire's vastness in the 18th to the 20th century was that "the sun never sets" on it
    $800 15
Last name of Alphonso & son William Howard, both Secretaries of War
    DD: $4,000 20
The name of this ancient city, home to the Ishtar gate, means "gate of the gods"
    $800 2
Some said the debutante "blossomed" at the ball; others used this word
    $800 6
Louis Daguerre got photography started & William Fox Talbot helped by making & printing photos using reverse images called these
    $800 10
Luke 6:13: Jesus "called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named" these
    DD: $4,000 17
In early 1801 Sec. of War Samuel Dexter found himself acting as Sec. of Treasury & State for the last weeks of this president's term
    $1200 21
When John F. Kennedy visited this gate in 1963, East Germans put up red curtains so he couldn't see into East Berlin
    $1200 3
You "indolent" lazybones! Stop being so this
    $1200 7
In 1901 this physicist & inventor sent the first radio message across the Atlantic, from England to Canada
    $1200 11
In a 2019 movie this superhero punched an elderly woman on a train (but she had a really good reason)
    $1600 18
This Christmas plant with red leaves was named for Martin van Buren's Secretary of War
    $1600 22
Hell Gate, from a Dutch word, connects this "directional" river to Long Island Sound
    $1600 4
You're safe to leave that precious item in my "charge", or in my this
    $1600 27
Oh, it was definitely "The End of the Affair" for Julianne with this actor who also played "The English Patient"
    $1600 8
In 1898 Maria Beasley patented a device for preventing trains from doing this
    $1600 12
In September 1882 thousands of workers held a march in NYC & this holiday was born
    $2000 19
How awkward! John Floyd, this president's Secretary of War, resigned & quickly joined the Confederacy
    $2000 23
The Donuimun Gate in this capital was dismantled during Japanese occupation in 1915, so now it's called the Invisible Gate
    $2000 5
She led him down the path to "destruction", aka the road to this
    $2000 25
Ms. Moore's car ride came to a very sudden end in this film set in 2027 about a world ravaged by infertility
    $2000 14
In a movie Greg Kinnear played Robert Kearns, who fought Detroit over this drizzly day innovation of his
    $2000 13
The subject of "A Beautiful Mind", in 2015 he won the Abel Prize for his work on partial differential equations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Eric Shari
$14,400 $12,000 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Rolling Stone said this 1976 album had "the best & worst tendencies of L.A.-situated rock" & was an "unflattering portrait of the milieu"

Final scores:

Jason Eric Shari
$4,400 $0 $0
5-day champion: $109,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Eric Shari
$18,200 $9,200 $6,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2019-04-06
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