Show #5333 - Wednesday, November 14, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Cliff Galiher, a student from Half Moon Bay, California

Paul Glaser, a research scientist from Albany, New York

Craig Westphal, a paramedic from Tucson, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Egyptian priests noticed a link between the appearance of this "dog star" & the flooding of the Nile
    $200 26
LaGuardia Airport
    $200 2
To control high blood pressure, you should exercise, eat right & reduce this seasoning in your diet
    $200 13
I crave some sauce moutarde, named for this ingredient; I'll put in on everything
    $200 8
A clothing company:
Slim Straight 514 Cords,
501 Originals
    $200 1
In a Top 10 hit by Barry Manilow, Lola was a showgirl at this title place, "the hottest spot north of Havana"
    $400 17
Babylon was united in the 18th century B.C. under this Amorite king best known for his legal pronouncements
    $400 27
The Caspian Sea,
    $400 4
This chronic disease is the leading cause of blindness in people 20 to 74
    $400 14
I want something rich: perhaps homard a la creme, this shellfish in a creamy sauce
    $400 9
A furniture store:
Aspelund--some assembly may be required
    $400 3
In this No. 1 hit, Barry "never realized how happy you made me, oh" her
    $600 18
In 509 B.C. the Romans drove out these darn invaders from the north & established the Roman Republic
    $600 28
Lake Okeechobee,
Rhode Island
    $600 24
A home remedy of vinegar & alcohol can help prevent otitis externa, the summertime woe commonly called this
    $600 15
Hmm... the name of these small cream puffs tells me that the restaurant makes quite a "profit" on them
    $600 10
A restaurant chain:
The Big Steak Omelette,
the Rooty Tooty Fresh 'n Fruity
    $600 5
Barry had a Top 40 hit with this song from "Cats"
    $800 19
From 3000 to 1200 B.C., many cultures flourished in the Aegean, including this one, named for a king, on Crete
    $800 29
Vatican City,
Disneyland Park,
Buckingham Palace
    $800 25
In this medical procedure, a balloon pushes plaque against the walls of arteries to help clear them
    $800 21
Let's have oeufs a la Chartres, eggs flavored with this herb that the French call estragon
    $800 11
A car:
The Phantom Drophead Coupe,
a 24-carat solid gold Spirit of Ecstasy (a heck of a hood ornament)
    DD: $1,000 6
Despite the title of this 1976 No. 1 hit of Barry's, the words & music are by Bruce Johnston
    $1000 20
Shulgi, an important ruler of this place's 3rd Dynasty, was in & out of office way before Abraham lived & left there
    $1000 30
Everglades National Park,
the Pentagon
    $1000 23
Seen in many forms, this condition literally means "out of one's mind" in Latin
    $1000 22
Ah! A luscious gateau Montmorency, a cake topped with this fruit
    $1000 12
A cosmetics giant:
Age Defying makeup with Botafirm for dry skin,
Pinch Me sheer gel blush
    $1000 7
After beating out this fake pundit for a 2006 Emmy, Barry graciously appeared on his "Report"

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

Craig Paul Cliff
$2,200 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Paul Cliff
$6,000 $400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
Jim Gary created these prehistoric creatures from junkyard parts; he said Chryslers made the best ones
    $400 11
In 2006, Forest Whitaker played this man who led a coup in Uganda in 1971
    $400 6
Interstellar types of these, from the Latin for "cloud", include spiral, emission, planetary & reflection
    $400 1
Music on the iPhone should only be installed from this company's iTunes
    $400 26
It's the number of cells in your average dinoflagellate
    $400 21
Not given the sufficient food to maintain or promote health or normal growth
    DD: $2,400 17
Jean Arp went from flat reliefs to the freestanding pieces called sculpture "in" this, like a type of theater
    $800 12
Ingrid Bergman was nominated in 1949 for playing this "maid"; Milla Jovovich wasn't so lucky
    $800 7
In 2003 this probe named for an Italian ended its 14-year mission by crashing itself into Jupiter
    $800 2
(Alex shills for Sony.) The 70-inch Sony Bravia HDTV has almost twice the current color range & a 1920 x 1080 resolution, for a total of over two million of these tiny units
    $800 22
If I mess up, it'll be fixed in this process that includes editing & sound mixing
    $1200 16
16th c. German sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider worked some in stone but mainly in this
    $1200 13
In "Time Bandits", Sean Connery plays this King of Mycenae who led the Greeks in the "Iliad"
    $1200 8
This Italian astronomer was the first to discover the "division" between Saturn's rings
    $1200 3
Readyboost is a new feature that lets a flash drive become RAM for your computer on this Windows operating system
    $1200 29
(Jeff Probst reports from China.) The Chinese province of Jiangxi has been famous for centuries for this ceramic, whose name is derived from the Latin for "pig"
    $1200 23
Mary E. Peters fights congestion, among other things, as the 15th secretary of this cabinet dept.
    $1600 18
Works like the Badminton Sarcophagus are now on view in this NYC museum's renovated Greek & Roman galleries
    $1600 14
In this 1981 comedy "Part I", Mel Brooks plays Moses & Louis XVI
    DD: $2,000 9
Last names of the 2 men who in 1995 discovered a moving object near a globular cluster in Sagittarius
    $1600 4
(Jimmy's turn to shill.) The Sony TP1 lets you watch TV, record, pause & rewind shows, just like a DVR, & connects to your speakers utilizing this rhyming technology whose name is a pun on an audio lover's term
    $1600 28
On an alphabetical list of U.S. states, this 43rd state comes immediately after the 50th state
    $1600 24
I'm thinking of an adverb that defines how I'm now communicating it between our minds this way...
    $2000 19
Some pretty talented guys had already sculpted David when this Vatican architect did his, seen here, in 1623
    $2000 15
George Arliss gained fame in 1930 after winning an Oscar for playing this British P.M.
    $2000 10
In 1958 this scientist found donut-shaped zones of charged particles high in the Earth's magnetic field
    $2000 5
The energy source called this cell uses 2 chemicals & an electrolyte to get continuous power instead of storing a charge
    $2000 27
Ponce de Leon's tomb is in this capital city
    $2000 25
Pertaining to a period of 500 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Paul Cliff
$4,000 $11,600 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1887 her assignment for the New York World was an expose of the insane asylum on Blackwell's Island

Final scores:

Craig Paul Cliff
$8,000 $9,199 $11,601
3rd place: $10,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 2nd place: $10,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Craig Paul Cliff
$5,000 $11,600 $9,000
19 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2007-10-10
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