Show #5331 - Monday, November 12, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Susan Mitchell, a chemical engineer from Houston, Texas

Doug Hicton, a composer originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Chris Mazurek, an assistant professor from Columbia, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: From the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.)
    $200 18
The parentage of his daughter Elena is still a mystery; she was born in 1818, but not to his wife Mary
    $200 1
Van Morrison, The Doors, U2 & Laura Branigan all sang about girls named this
    $200 30
After one of these "feral" birds was released into a park, "Alcoholics... hunt it down & try to drink it"
    $200 14
America's first lighthouse, completed in Boston in 1716, was illuminated primarily by this type of oil
    $200 13
Summer temps can rise above 120 in this country that gained its independence in 1971
    $200 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the surgery simulation room at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.) Doctors get invaluable training on the Human Patient Simulator at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of this medical school founded in 1782
    $400 22
The opium-induced sleep that inspired his "Kubla Khan" was an omen; he later became dependent on the drug
    $400 2
Elvis Costello tells this title girl, "My aim is true"
    $400 29
"American youth still not convinced that criminal plans should not be posted on" this popular website
    $400 15
From May 13 to September 30, floodlights illuminate the 60-foot heads at this site
    $400 11
It's a horn-shaped nose, no pants & no problem for this pyramid-hopping '80s arcade favorite
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew observes a procedure on a simulated patient at the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation & Skills Center in Boston, MA.) Inserting a chest tube provides drainage to treat the buildup called empyema, sometimes the result of this lung infection
    $600 21
At university, this poetic lord developed a "violent, though pure, love" for young chorister John Edleston
    $600 3
"You fill up my senses, come fill me again" like this gal from a John Denver song
    $600 26
"Noodle shop accused of aiding drunk driving. That's because nobody left the place" this buckwheat noodle
    $600 25
The first city to illuminate its streets by electricity was Wabash in this state in 1880
    $600 9
This 3-letter term (an abbreviation, really) means "which was to be demonstrated"
    $600 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads next to a doctor inserting a large syringe into a simulated abdomen.) This gas that's eliminated during respiration is what gets pumped into the abdomen to expand it & give surgeons room to work
    $800 20
This Russian poet's flagrant affair with a married countess got him kicked out of Odessa in 1824
    $800 4
No one's really sure who this title girl is in the piece heard here
    $800 27
Church of England debating female these; "Critics say move won't help women to move forward, only diagonally"
    DD: $2,600 24
Henry Jones, M.A. 1624, made quite an alumni gift to Ireland's Trinity College--this illuminated manuscript
    $800 10
We hear this product's website says it's "the ultimate beauty tool"
    $800 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation & Skills Center in Boston, MA.) To ensure the passage of oxygen to the lungs, a tube is placed into this airway with care taken not to hit the esophagus behind it
    $1000 19
This poet whose first name was Algernon was described as the "libidinous laureate of a pack of satyrs"
    $1000 5
The Plain White T's, not Tom Jones, scored a hit with the 2006 ballad "Hey There" this girl
    $1000 28
"Bush says he'll welcome" this Palestinian president "to U.S. but only if they agree to play 'Dancing Queen'"
    $1000 23
In photometry, a unit of measure for the intensity of illumination is this one with an appendage in its name
    $1000 12
Dvorak is an alternative to this standard keyboard layout
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a long, thin tube at the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation & Skills Center in Boston, MA.) This fiber-optic viewing scope has revolutionized diagnosis & surgery, as a tiny incision in the abdomen replaces one several inches long

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

Chris Doug Susan
$3,200 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Doug Susan
$3,600 $4,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

1910s CINEMA
(Alex: And yes, you must spell the response.)
    $400 12
It follows "Cecilia" in the name of a noted female artist & precedes "Arts" in the French phrase for fine arts
    $400 9
The national hero of Spain, at times he fought for Christian kingdoms & at other times for Muslim ones
    $400 16
Your largest one is the gluteus maximus
    $800 1
Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun outlived this queen & portrait subject by 49 years, dying in 1842
    $800 13
The embodiment of the 20th c. mercenary, Michael "Mad Mike" Hoare fought wars on this continent from the '60s-'80s
    $800 15
Visit this country for the Flemish as well as French community holidays
    $800 5
A current senator from Hawaii:
    $800 17
It's French for butterfly
    DD: $2,000 2
The stag shown here is by Rosa Bonheur, the first woman awarded the Grand Cross of this French medal
    $1200 21
Brodsky's movies tour through Japan included footage of these indigenous people seen here
    $1200 14
In 1941 this retired U.S. Air Corps captain formed the "Flying Tigers"
    $1200 26
Head off to these 2 countries for Anzac Day to commemorate those who fought in WWI at the Dardanelles
    DD: $1,200 6
A pioneering 1950s Journalist:
    $1200 18
It's an Italian appetizer of toasted bread, garlic & olive oil, often topped with chopped tomatoes
    $1600 3
In a 1988 movie, Laurent Grevill played writer Paul Claudel & Isabelle Adjani starred as this artist sister
    $1600 23
Now home to a theme park & studio, this first "city" dedicated to making movies was built by Carl Laemmle in 1915
    $1600 24
Made famous by Conan Doyle, this "colorful" mercenary group fought for Padua, Florence & other Italian city-states
    $1600 25
Pysanky, these decorated spring holiday items, are a popular part of Ukrainian culture
    $1600 7
A Chief Justice:
    $1600 19
The first Grand Inquisitor of Spain was the notorious Tomas de...
    $2000 4
In the mid 1500's Sofonisba Anguissola was a painter at the court of this Spanish king & did his portrait
    $2000 22
The middle initial of this cowboy star of "Truthful Tulliver" stood for Surrey
    $2000 10
In the "Anabasis", the historian Xenophon covered his years fighting for this "younger" Persian
    $2000 11
This country celebrates Mother Teresa day to mark the beatification of its favorite daughter
    $2000 8
A sci-fi writer:
    $2000 20
With this word, we assume they meant a shutout in gin rummy & not the super on "One Day at a Time"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Doug Susan
$10,000 $9,000 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In his journal of 1710 to 1713, he referred to himself as "Presto"

Final scores:

Chris Doug Susan
$1,999 $7,199 $1,700
2nd place: $10,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Doug Susan
$10,000 $9,000 $7,200
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R,
7 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2007-10-10
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