Show #5334 - Thursday, November 15, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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

Cliff Galiher, a student from Half Moon Bay, California

Celeste DiNucci, a recent graduate student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
The New York City Ballet's first visit to this city's famous festival inspired the ballet "Scotch Symphony"
    $200 16
He perked up his career by letting Starbucks release his album "Memory Almost Full"
    $200 1
This drink consists of 2 ounces of vodka & 5 ounces of orange juice
    $200 15
In part due to fears of body snatching, his body was moved 17 times around his Springfield, Ill. national monument
    $200 26
Hey, you saps who think pneumonia killed President Harrison--I've got this kind of theory involving a group plan
    $400 11
The 1972 ballet "Printemps" premiered in the winter, but its name is French for this season
    $400 17
This '80s trio were "Spirits in the Material World" before the synchronicity of their 2007 reunion
    $400 2
We recommend giving someone this figuratively if you must fire him; later he might have one to grind
    $400 21
4 places claimed to be the burial site of this explorer, including crypts in Seville & Santo Domingo
    $400 6
The lady was quite overcome by this moisture exuded by the muscular estate gardener
    $600 12
Balanchine choreographed the leading role in "Allegro Brillante" for this part-Osage Indian ex-wife
    $600 18
"Who Knew" this colorful singer could be so "M!ssundaztood"
    $600 3
"U Can't Touch This" bone, aka the malleus, just behind the eardrum
    $600 22
Kept for years in her husband's dining room, her embalmed body was buried in Buenos Aires in '74
    $600 28
Not a fraud scheme, the risk type of this puts more of your assets into the low-risk than the high-risk area
    DD: $1,400 7
The Motion Picture Association of America says this cost producers, theater owners, etc. $18.2 billion in 2005
    $800 13
Alexandre Dumas fils' tale about "The Lady of" these flowers bloomed as the ballet "Marguerite and Armand"
    $800 19
This band is now part of the "Zeitgeist" after suffering "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness"
    $800 4
A light, stroking touch, or a dense growth of bushes
    $800 23
Executed in 1915, this radical labor activist was cremated & his ashes mailed to labor unions all over the world
    $800 27
It's often set up by the wealthy for their kids, but California has a state children's one for poor folks
    $800 8
Australia's Yellow Tail winery sells this on its own as well as in a cabernet blend
    $1000 14
As a law student in St. Petersburg, this man became interested in the arts, & in 1909 he founded the Ballets Russes
    $1000 20
"Hybrid Theory", the title of this rock-rap band's first hit album, was one of the band's former names
    $1000 5
Hit the backyard with this old term for a libertine
    $1000 24
This 19th century philosopher's body has been very utilitarian; it's on display at a university in London
    $1000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows an upward-tending graph with a deviant dip between March and May on the monitor.) Named for the implication that it brought some rationality to an exuberant market, it's a downward move by generally rising prices
    $1000 9
This type of medieval play often shows the Virgin Mary coming to the rescue

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

Celeste Cliff Doug
$4,000 $4,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$5,600 $4,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Maybe not real ones.)
    $400 23
Angry Greeks attack a fortified city-state
    $400 14
This "colossal" island is the largest in Greece's Dodecanese archipelago
    $400 5
Older brother Frank is thrilled to welcome this Sept. 5, 1847 baby; 10 days old & making guns with his tiny fingers
    $800 22
The wife of a soldier fighting in Vietnam works at a VA hospital & has an affair with a wounded vet
    $800 1
On Jan. 19, 1966 this woman was elected the third prime minister of her country
    $800 18
This group of islands off the northern coast of France was the only British soil occupied by the Germans in WWII
    $800 6
This king is thrilled by the birth of Mary, Feb. 18, 1516; there's still plenty of time to have a son--right?
    $800 10
Whether a surfin' one or a Pontiac, this term comes from the Swahili meaning "journey"
    $1200 24
Jules Verne-Wilkie Collins sci-fi/detective novel about Civil War vets who want to shoot a cannon into a gem
    $1200 19
An historically correct re-creation of Pearl Harbor
    $1200 2
You have to go through this ceremony in order to become a Freemason
    $1200 17
This island nation's highest peak, Yu Shan, in the Chungyang range, is also called Mount Morrison
    DD: $3,000 7
Henry & Clara Ford are proud to announce the rollout of this model Nov. 6, 1893
    $1200 11
The word "okra" is West African; in the language of Angola, okra was called this, which to us is a soup or stew
    $1600 25
Novel-poem in which Sal & Dean hitchhike through a yellow wood where the path diverges, making all the difference
    $1600 20
Errol Flynn leads a cavalry unit into cannon, annihilation & everlasting glory
    DD: $3,000 3
Twice in the 1990s, he came in third in U.S. presidential elections
    $1600 16
A causeway connects this Persian Gulf nation with the Saudi Arabian mainland
    $1600 8
A 1906 announcement: dad Socrates & mom Penelope celebrate the launch of this new little ship
    $1600 12
Go where some men have gone before with this 4-letter term from the Afrikaans for "migrate"
    $2000 26
Faulkner novel about Joe Christmas that's the Swedish playwright of "The Dance of Death"
    $2000 21
Erwin Rommel succeeds... for a while... in North Africa
    $2000 4
A member of the British Commonwealth, this country is the third-largest island in the Caribbean
    $2000 15
One of France's 26 regions, it doesn't count as an overseas one though it's 100 miles across the Mediterranean
    $2000 9
James & Lady Blanche have a "declaration": the July 25, 1848 birth of this future foreign secretary & prime minister
    $2000 13
The marimba was popularized in Central America, but the word is from this sub-Saharan group of about 500 langs.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$14,200 $7,400 $16,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2007 this 1962 American Nobel laureate became the first person to receive his own personal genome map

Final scores:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$20,000 $2,800 $12,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$12,400 $6,600 $14,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2007-10-10
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