Show #8045 - Friday, July 26, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 6.
Last game of Season 35.


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Michael Riggs, an educational therapist from Tustin, California

Maggie Lehrman, an editor and writer from Brooklyn, New York

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 5-day cash winnings total $109,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The name of this bridge is a contraction of rivo alto, "deep stream"
    $200 7
To travel by taking rides from passing cars
    $200 13
In 2012 a U.K. game of this sport went 150 hours non-stop--"the only time we slept was when our team was batting"
    $200 14
"The Heart Of Rock & Roll" lead singer who also wrote "Alice in Wonderland"
    $200 16
This chess piece can only move in an L-shape
    $200 30
It's your day off, go ahead & be one of these "spuds" & catch up on your favorite shows
    $400 22
Now meaning a slum, this word may come from the name of a Venetian area to which Jews were once restricted
    $400 8
Akin to saute, you do this to veggies in a wok
    $400 5
Lee Corso once noted the Rainbow Warriors football team at this univ. "doesn't win many games in the United States"
    DD: $1,000 1
"Hit The Road Jack" with the singer & pianist who also came up with the theory of evolution by natural selection
    $400 17
A traditional honeycomb is made of cells of this shape
    $400 26
Chillax with your partner & enjoy a couple's one of these, maybe the Swedish type; it's just what you knead
    $600 23
During one season, the winter of 1678, this Baroque music master was born in Venice
    $600 9
To get behind the wheel of a Chrysler you're thinking of buying & take it for a spin
    $600 6
Spin in an 8-foot, 2-inch throwing circle to throw a 4.4-pound circle in this sport
    $600 2
Folk trio that was "Blowin' In The Wind" with the writer of "Frankenstein"
    $600 18
Connect two semicircles with parallel lines & you have this shape, named for a type of arena
    $600 27
Forget cooking--you can order food from this rhyming service that delivers from more than 105,000 takeout restaurants
    $800 24
In 697 Paolo Lucio Anafesto became the first of these Venice bosses; in 1797 Ludovico Manin became the last
    $800 10
To use a foot & a pedal to get a motorcycle going
    $800 11
This "Brown Bomber" successfully defended his heavyweight crown 25 times, with 22 knockouts
    $800 3
"Super Freak" singer who also told "Tales of the South Pacific"
    $800 19
The shape created by two interlocking circles is called a vesica piscis, Latin for this bladder
    $800 28
Enjoy a glass of the tawny type of this fortified wine
    $1000 25
St. Mark's is famous for this type of bell tower, from the Italian for "bell"
    $1000 15
To windmill, headspin or elbow hop like a b-boy
    $1000 12
Fox Sports:
This Utah Jazz man, aka the Mailman, "may be the first human to be even more chiseled than his own statue"
    $1000 4
"Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" singer who takes up a pen & creates "The Mayor of Casterbridge"
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates the trammel of Archimedes.) Also known as a do-nothing machine, the trammel of Archimedes actually has a function--if you trace the path of the handle, you can draw one of these shapes
    $1000 29
Chillax to some classical music like this German composer's "Canon in D"; it's not just for weddings

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

Jason Maggie Michael
$6,200 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Maggie Michael
$9,600 $3,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A tribute to Discovery Channel's...)
1960s TV
    $400 29
It was a bad day to be a robot sub as the one here felt the 2-ton bite of one of these apex predators, also known as the maneater
    $400 28
Signing the Amer. w/ Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990, Pres. Bush said he was inspired by this GOP senator who lost the use of an arm
    $400 1
Luckily for Starbucks, this server job is considered gender neutral in Italian
    $400 26
In 1968 episode No. 1 of this news show that's still on had behind-the-scenes looks at Richard Nixon & Hubert Humphrey
    $400 27
"Henry IV, Part 2":
"He hath eaten me out of ____ and ____"
    $400 18
As well as photosharing on this app, you can watch its Snap originals like "#vanlife"
    $800 23
The subcutaneous lateral line on this tiger shark senses these quivering motions in the water, perhaps from a struggling fish
    $800 19
On July 26, 1858 Baron Lionel de Rothschild took his seat as the first Jewish member of this government body
    $800 2
In 1993 this term was used by writer Stephen Fried to describe members of a supermodel's entourage
    $800 3
I'm so glad we had this woman's variety show that had Jim Nabors as its first guest & as the first guest each season
    $800 10
"Julius Caesar":
"____ tu, ____?"
    $800 17
Genus Antirrhinum, these flowers snap closed after they are pried open by bees
    $1200 24
Many sharks are solitary hunters, but reef sharks are known to hunt in this 11-letter way that also refers to a type of apartment
    $1200 20
The Continental Congress established this govt. entity July 26, 1775 with Ben Franklin as its first head
    $1200 7
A Nicaraguan revolutionary
    $1200 4
In 1967 Harry Morgan joined "Dragnet" as Bill Gannon, the final partner of this police sergeant played by Jack Webb
    $1200 11
"Henry VI, Part 2":
"The first thing we do, let's ____ all the ____"
    $1200 16
This singer decided to add the finger snaps to her hit song "Fever"
    DD: $1,000 25
Shark Week divers encounter a rare sight--a bigeye type of this shark, named for a motion its tail makes as it whips its prey
    $1600 21
Liberia dates its founding from the signing of its constitution in this city on July 26, 1847
    DD: $5,000 8
A native of Brazil's largest city
    $1600 5
One white guy, one black guy & one blonde gal fought crime as this cool undercover title trio
    $1600 12
"Romeo and Juliet":
"It is the ____, and Juliet is the ____"
    $1600 15
This hyphenated tool company owns brands like Car-O-Liner & Kansas Jack
    $2000 30
It was white-knuckle time on Shark Week as one of the crew got harassed by a huge one of these 4-letter sharks with a Maori name
    $2000 22
Despite objections from the Pentagon, on July 26, 1948 Harry Truman issued an executive order telling the military to do this
    $2000 9
This type of soldier works out of Chiapas
    $2000 6
This animated cosmic superhero, voiced by Gary Owens, faced off against galactic villains
    $2000 13
A double double blank, from "Macbeth": "____ is ____, and ____ is ____"
    $2000 14
In 2019 meteorologist Daryl Ritchison at NDSU, this university, said the minus-33 temps were "a cold snap"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Maggie Michael
$30,800 $3,200 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

215 passengers were rescued when it sank in July 1918, about 500 fewer than it had rescued 6 years earlier

Final scores:

Jason Maggie Michael
$27,600 $0 $2
6-day champion: $137,300 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Maggie Michael
$27,800 $3,200 $3,200
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2019-04-06
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