Show #8059 - Thursday, September 26, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri game 20.


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Gabe Brison-Trezise, a researcher from Washington, D.C.

Christine Ryan, an associate producer from Washington, D.C.

Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 19-day cash winnings total $532,496)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Moving your index finger in circles by your ear usually means you think someone is this
    $200 20
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam graduated from VMI, short for this, then spent 8 years on active duty
    $200 10
Mackinac State Forest
    $200 28
On an iPhone this "mode" disables Wi-Fi features
    $200 27
He proposed to at least 3 women, including Eugenie Loyer in 1873, but this painter never wed on a "Starry Night"--or any other
    $400 25
In the Old West, those told to "circle" these conveyances of yore were afraid of attack
    $400 19
Don't get them mixed up--Joe Manchin is a West Virginia senator while Steve Mnuchin has this cabinet position
    $400 22
Tillamook State Forest
    $400 26
Bougie, short for this, is all about the Benjamins & the stuff you have
    $400 24
In 1806 this composer wrote to his "Immortal Beloved", "Can you change it that you are not wholly mine"; she couldn't
    $400 23
After you climb 86 flights of stairs, the Observatory is the finish line in the ESBRU, or this building "Run-Up"
    $600 17
On the road, a red circle with a horizontal white bar in the center means this
    $600 8
Pete Buttigieg, whose last name is from the Maltese for "lord of the poultry", is mayor of this Indiana city
    $600 21
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
    $600 16
This acronym meaning the best ever spells out the name of an animal; LL Cool J uses it as an album title
    $600 6
This Norwegian depicted the effects of love in his painting called "Melancholy"; is it any wonder he never married?
    $600 18
The 2019 Tour de France began in Belgium but the finish line, as always, was on this road in Paris
    $800 15
In the 1980s the British countryside became dotted with these mysterious agricultural designs
    $800 3
This last name of Illinois Governor J.B. is on a prestigious architecture prize his family endowed
    DD: $1,600 9
Mississippi Headwaters State Forest
    $800 13
Folks born in the late '90s or early 2000s are "Generation" this letter
    $800 4
Rudolph Valentino, who was married to 2 women at once, was played on film by this Rudolf of the ballet who never wed
    $800 12
Here's the finish line at this racetrack, home to the most exciting two minutes in sports
    $1000 7
A famous image of a "man" is named for this Roman--he noted that a body could be symmetrically inscribed inside a circle & a square
    $1000 2
Head of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Representative Cummings of Maryland shares this first name with a biblical prophet
    $1000 14
Mohegan State Forest
    $1000 5
The document you sent was TL, this, so I DR (didn't read)
    $1000 1
In 1759 this German-born composer was buried in Westminster Abbey; with no wife & kids, he paid for his own memorial
    $1000 11
In 2018 this car rally that is named for a 1981 Burt Reynolds movie started in Vegas & finished in Seattle

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

Jason Christine Gabe
$6,400 $1,600 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Christine Gabe
$8,600 $3,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the work for us.)
(Alex: Notice the "S-C-H" in quotation marks. Each correct response will begin with "S-C-H" and will appear in the dictionary before the word "school".)
    $400 28
A "Peanuts" character is the source of this stage name that Calvin Broadus uses
    $400 12
Hrothgar, Wiglaf
    $400 13
In a 1903 pencil catalog, an entry titled "The Philosophy of Rubber" debated the merits of these tips
    $400 30
These adorable tree-climbing marsupials have fingerprints very similar to those of humans
    $400 26
This, a timetable
    $400 29
In 1943 Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen designed the smooth lines of this St. Louis landmark
    $800 6
Austin Post used a rap name generator to come up with this alias
    $800 1
Lennie Small, George Milton
    $800 18
This main ingredient in the business part of a pencil comes from the Greek for "to write"
    $800 23
A leader in food storage, this popular rodent pet has internal cheek pouches that can stretch from its mouth to its hips
    $800 25
This slang word for a nose
    $800 27
Finnish computer scientist Linus Torvalds wrote his master's thesis on this operating system of his
    $1200 5
It's not an "Invasion of Privacy" to reveal that she is also known as Belcalis Almanzar
    $1200 3
Don Fernando, Dulcinea
    $1200 24
As the numbers on pencils rise, say from No. 2 to No. 7, the marks they leave become this
    DD: $2,000 9
The omasum & the abomasum are 2 of the 4 stomach chambers of this suborder that includes cattle & giraffes
    $1200 15
This rupture between religious bodies
    $1200 19
In 1865 Finn Fredrik Idestam started a paper mill that evolved into this mobile phone company
    $1600 4
This leader of Public Enemy was originally Carlton Ridenhour
    $1600 8
Richard Parker, Orange Juice, Santosh Patel
    $1600 22
A century ago in Shelbyville, Tenn., AKA "Pencil City", the Musgrave Pencil Co. began using Tennessee red this fragrant wood
    $1600 10
The musk variety of this herbivore is saber-toothed, not for prey but used by the males to fight during mating season
    $1600 16
This dog breed with a wiry black or salt-&-pepper coat
    DD: $4,000 14
Named for 2 1950s presidents, the Paasikivi-Kekkonen Line meant not doing anything to annoy this country
    $2000 2
Back in the "Good Old Days", he was Ben Haggerty from Seattle
    $2000 7
By Cormac McCarthy: the Kid, Judge Holden
    $2000 21
Artists often use pencil to make a study, which like a musical study piece, has this French name
    $2000 11
Term for the fibrous substance that makes up most of the exoskeleton or outer body protection of insects & spiders
    $2000 17
This German word for "castle"
    $2000 20
The press dubbed this Olympic champ "The Flying Finn", "The Phantom Finn" & "The Finnish Running Marvel"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Christine Gabe
$21,000 $9,000 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"The Eighth Wonder", by composer Alan John & librettist Dennis Watkins, is about this building that opened in 1973

Final scores:

Jason Christine Gabe
$19,500 $100 $22,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Christine Gabe
$21,000 $11,000 $8,000
25 R,
0 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2019-08-06
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