Show #5327 - Tuesday, November 6, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Craig Westphal, a paramedic from Tucson, Arizona

Nick Swezey, a publisher from Washington, D.C.

Celeste DiNucci, a recent graduate student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the director.)
4 "A"s 4 YOU
(Alex: Each correct response will have four of the letter A.)
    $200 26
    $200 1
"Apollo 13",
    $200 11
The buffet boasts this ham, the true prosciutto, from an Italian province that's also famous for a certain cheese
    $200 16
An astronomical viewing facility, or Henry Fountain's column in Tuesday's Science Times
    $200 6
Bach was preoccupied with these instruments; the one at Weimar Court Chapel was remodeled per his instructions
    $200 17
This Creole dish is made of rice cooked with ham, sausage, chicken or shellfish
    $400 27
    $400 2
"Piranha II: The Spawning",
"The Terminator"
    $400 12
For dessert: this rich custard topped with caramelized sugar that's so brittle you can shatter it with a spoon
    $400 18
After the death of Red Smith, George Vecsey became a columnist on this subject
    $400 7
While in Weimar, Bach composed 30 of these choral compositions that take their name from the Italian for "sing"
    $400 21
I like to move it, move it... France held this Indian Ocean island nation as a colony until 1960
    $600 29
    $600 3
"Blue Velvet"
    $600 13
Soup selections include mulligatawny & this hearty Mexican one made with both tripe & calf's feet
    $600 19
CCNY grad Clyde Haberman writes the NYC column for this section that doesn't have "-politan" after it
    $600 8
Pablo Casals started his day by playing one of Bach's suites for this unaccompanied instrument
    $600 22
It's also known as a Queensland nut
    $800 30
    $800 4
"The Stranger",
"The Magnificent Ambertsons"
    $800 14
How about some fruit salad featuring this apple variety whose name means "a festive celebration"
    $800 20
"Our Towns" columnist Peter Applebome has come far since his career began at this state's Ypsilanti Press
    $800 9
Bach grew up in Eisenach, the city where this reformer translated the New Testament at Wartburg Castle
    $800 23
It's the instrument heard here
    DD: $5,000 28
    $1000 5
"The Pianist",
    $1000 15
Traditionally, eggs Florentine is poached eggs on a bed of spinach topped with this sauce, a variation on Bechamel
    $1000 25
For those who blend materialism & counterculture, David Brooks coined "BoBo"-- bourgeois these
    $1000 10
First performed in Leipzig in 1729, one of Bach's most sacred works is this evangelist's "Passion"
    $1000 24
The Binghi is a central ritual in this religion founded in the late 1920s in Jamaica

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

Celeste Nick Craig
$1,400 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Nick Craig
$5,000 $1,800 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Marbury v. Madison would be an example.)
    $400 6
(Alex reports from Machu Picchu in Peru.) The Temple of the Sun just below us was used for calendar purposes; that large ledge in the middle of the room aligns directly with sunlight at sunrise on June 21, the winter one of these in Peru
    $400 11
Of Reba McEntire's performance in this show, Ben Brantley said she didn't "need a gun to bring" NYC "to its knees"
    $400 12
Within an 18-month period, 1665 to 1667, he made discoveries about light, color & gravitation
    $400 21
If you can find Hull's Little Red Riding Hood one of these, you'd best keep your hands & Oreos out of it
    $400 1
In "The Janeites", a story by Rudyard Kipling, a group of soldiers have a deep admiration for this author
    $400 26
The choice to take a small boat or else just walk across a shallow stream
    $800 7
(Alex reports from Machu Picchu in Peru.) Hiram Bingham came upon the ruins of Machu Picchu & then wrote about the marvels he had seen in the April 1913 edition of this magazine
    $800 17
One performer in "The Lion King" affectionately called her cheetah puppet this, in honor of a "Chicago" star
    DD: $6,000 13
In 1869 this Russian chemist predicted the properties of 3 undiscovered elements based on his periodic law
    $800 22
When you care enough to collect the very best, you might consider this co.'s annual keepsake ornaments
    $800 2
There was a lot of buzz over Sue Monk Kidd's debut novel, "The Secret Life of" these
    $800 27
Moses' talking shrub rails against the results of bloody conflict
    $1200 8
(Alex reports from Machu Picchu in Peru.) Here at the main temple, Inca masons, who were terrific craftsmen, were able to fit together with precision different sizes of this quarried stone without using any mortar
    $1200 18
In the 2005 revival of this musical, Patti Lupone not only played Mrs. Lovett, she also played the tuba
    $1200 14
Einstein unsuccessfully attempted to refute this man's uncertainty principle
    $1200 23
In 1907, the Fenton Art Glass Company introduced this type of glass, named for a fair where pieces were given as prizes
    $1200 3
More than 20 of her novels, including "Zoya" & "Jewels", have been adapted for TV or film
    DD: $2,000 28
Colorful recluse spider is found to cure lack of interest in the formal learning process
    $1600 9
(Alex reports from Machu Picchu in Peru.) Some people believe that lines of energy around the globe come together at special spiritual points called these, like in Sedona, Arizona & here at Machu Picchu
    $1600 19
Donna McKechnie kicked up her heels as Cassie in this show in 1975; Charlotte d'Amboise recently played the part
    $1600 15
In 1628 this Brit published his study "On the Motion of the Heart and of the Blood in Animals"
    $1600 24
If you can find one out there, Peanut the Elephant, one of these little guys, still sells for more than $1,000
    $1600 4
This author who battled Alzheimer's in her final years was the subject of the movie "Iris"
    $1600 29
Hotel Bible disapprovingly tells the story of a nasty wagonmaker
    $2000 10
(Alex reports from Machu Picchu in Peru.) The words "Up here men's feet found rest at night near eagles' talons" are from the poem "The Heights of Machu Picchu" by this great Chilean poet
    $2000 20
A character known as "Man in Chair" plays the LP of a 1928 musical & voila! it comes to life in this "sleepy" hit
    $2000 16
This man who figured out the movement of particles in a liquid gave the cell nucleus its name
    $2000 25
Soft colors & a high-gloss finish make the porcelain pieces from this Spanish company appealing to collectors
    $2000 5
She won a Pulitzer for "The Shipping News" & also wrote the short story "Brokeback Mountain"
    $2000 30
A "fearsome" kilt wearer dukes it out with a '70s sitcom junk dealer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Nick Craig
$15,800 $6,600 $21,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

He is quoted as saying, "Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone"

Final scores:

Celeste Nick Craig
$21,800 $10,600 $26,600
2nd place: $5,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Celeste Nick Craig
$15,800 $6,600 $11,600
21 R,
3 W
9 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2007-10-09
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