Show #5335 - Friday, November 16, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Doug Hicton, a composer originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (subtotal of $12,400)

Cliff Galiher, a student from Half Moon Bay, California (subtotal of $2,800)

Celeste DiNucci, a recent graduate student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want the actual last name from you...)
    $200 30
This "huge" Kentucky park is home to eyeless fish--don't need to see in the dark
    $200 16
Dumbledore's Army is a small group of Hogwarts students who learn to defend against the Dark Arts in this film
    $200 21
Jersey-born singer Frank Garaventi
    $200 28
This electronically recorded graphic representation is unique to each individual speaker
    $200 5
The 21st century has seen this communist island nation turn from sugar to tourism & biotechnology
    $200 11
A group of geese
    $400 29
One of the delicate features of this park is seen here
    $400 14
In "The Nanny Diaries" she plays Annie Braddock, a college student taking care of a rich family's kid
    $400 20
4-star general Colin McKoy
    $400 7
In 1912 he opened his eponymous clothing & shoe store in Freeport, Maine
    $400 6
This country is the largest producer of newsprint & is also big in wheat, but fur trapping has dropped off
    $400 4
One who looks after horses or brides
    $600 13
Other parks are "green" with envy that this one in Colorado has some of the USA's best-preserved cliff dwellings
    $600 15
Some officials in New Hampshire were unhappy that the title of this action film was a play on the state motto
    $600 19
Playwright William Arden
    $600 26
Henri Dunant, founder of the Red Cross, was a native of this city
    $600 27
This country's GDP is growing about 10% a year & in 2004, says the World Bank, contributed 1/3 of world growth
    DD: $1,000 1
Medusa's favorite blue cheese?
    $800 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Grand Teton National Park, WY.) Over 250 miles of trails exist in Grand Teton, many built by this New Deal agency, whose initials were CCC
    $800 17
One of the taglines for this movie was "For years, lines have been drawn... and then colored in yellow"
    $800 9
Bestselling author Stephen Pillsbury
    $800 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a chess board.) Usually done early in the game, it's the chess move seen here & can't be done if you've previously moved your king
    $800 22
Ravaged by war, in 2002 this country became the world's largest supplier of opium
    $800 2
Playwright A.R., or a stretcher
    $1000 24
This national park on Maine's rugged coast was the first one east of the Mississippi
    $1000 18
She learned that she had been cast as Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray" while working at a Cold Stone Creamery store
    $1000 10
19th century scientist Charles Wedgwood
    $1000 12
Usually sold without the bone, this beef cut is taken from the breast section under the first 5 ribs
    $1000 23
Due to the policies of Robert Mugabe, 4000% inflation has struck this African country
    $1000 3
Fish that lays its eggs out of water

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

Celeste Cliff Doug
$3,000 $1,000 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$5,200 $600 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The magazine, of course.)
    $400 26
SCIAM reported on the founder type of these genetic changes--they happen in 1 person & affect millions of descendants
    $400 21
This trumpeter was born May 26, 1926; you could call it the "birth of the Cool"
    $400 11
A shamal is a wind that whips up this blinding phenomenon
    $400 16
Georges Pompidou took over as president of France upon this man's resignation
    $400 1
The Villa Diana in his novel "Tender Is The Night" was based on the French Riviera home of his friend Gerald Murphy
    $400 6
Joan Rivers was among the guests at Charles & Camilla's wedding reception in this castle
    $800 27
A March 2002 story was on this bacterial toxin, months after the "first purposeful release" in the U.S.
    $800 22
I've got "A Love Supreme" for "The Last Trane"; it's one of "My Favorite Things" by this saxophonist
    $800 15
The number 3 is talaata, & this day of the week is El Talaat
    $800 17
From 1962 to 1968 Pompidou held this job, just under president; no 5th Republic-an has held the post longer since
    $800 2
Satis House is the home of Miss Havisham in this classic
    $800 7
As you can see, Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most beautiful in this mountain range
    DD: $7,000 28
An IPY, an international this year, kicked off in 2007 to study ice shelfs & permafrost
    $1200 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew sits at the kit.) The use of the floor tom was popularized by this drummer, especially with Benny Goodman on "Sing, Sing, Sing"
    $1200 14
The name of this headdress for men may be related to the word "coif"
    $1200 18
During WWII, G.P. fought as a lt. & won this French military honor created in 1915 to reward bravery
    $1200 3
Bly is the "big ugly antique" house that may be haunted in this Henry James novelette
    DD: $2,000 8
King John's Castle rises majestically above the banks of this river in the city of Limerick
    $1600 29
Appropriately, he wrote the October 1994 story "The Search for Extraterrestrial Life"
    $1600 24
We pray to hear his hands on the piano keys "'Round Midnight" (which he wrote)
    $1600 13
Change 1 letter in "wade" to get this, a gully that's dry except during periods of rain
    $1600 19
In '61 Georges led secret talks with this country's Front de Liberation Nationale & got a cease-fire there
    $1600 4
Shellmound is the Fairchild Family plantation in this Mississippi woman's 1946 novel "Delta Wedding"
    $1600 9
Churchill, Stalin & FDR hung out in the Livadia Palace during this 1945 conference
    $2000 30
Millions of spam messages are generated by "rogue... software programs" called these, a 4-letter word
    $2000 25
This gypsy guitarist lost the use of two fingers on his left hand, but still had some of the best jazz hands around
    $2000 12
In Arabic, follow a hope about the future, like the train arriving shortly, with this, meaning "Allah willing"
    $2000 20
This Pompidou protege & recent French pres. organized talks with trade unions after 1968's mass demonstrations
    $2000 5
Castle Richmond is the title setting of an 1860 work by this author of "Barchester Towers"
    $2000 10
In the Yusupov Palace, an eerie wax figure of this mystic dominates the room in which he was poisoned

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$14,200 $3,000 $22,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Latin for "fortified town", this term later referred to a person--the representative of a town or borough

Final scores:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$2,000 $3,200 $9,199

Cumulative scores:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$22,000 $6,000 $21,599
Tournament champion: $250,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 2nd runner-up: $50,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 1st runner-up: $100,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Celeste Cliff Doug
$8,000 $5,000 $22,600
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2007-10-10
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