Show #5916 - Monday, May 10, 2010

2010 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Patrick Tucker, a graduate student of public policy from St. Louis, Missouri

Liz Murphy, a foreign service officer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Ryan Chaffee, a tutor from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

4 SCORE & 7
(Sarah: ...with Lindblad National Geographic naturalist, Tom Ritchie.) (Tom Ritchie: We'll delve into the world's most remarkable environment.)
    $200 2
Bob Woodward's "The Secret Man" was rushed to print after this Watergate informant revealed himself
    $200 15
Sacred Order of the Stonecutters, soon followed by the No Homers Club
    $200 14
Poached eggs, Canadian bacon & hollandaise on an English muffin:
Eggs ____
    $200 13
Shakespeare's 87th one of these begins, "Farewell! Thou art too dear for my possessing"
    $200 1
From the Greek for "rule by the best", it's rule by a privileged, hereditary class
    $200 12
(Tom Ritchie delivers the clue from aboard a boat in Antarctica.) Notorious for its turbulence, we are now in the passage between South America & Antarctica, named for this English sailor
    $400 3
In his autobiography "Speak, Memory", he called "Lolita" "a painful birth, a difficult baby"
    $400 16
The Cheerios & Vocal Adrenaline
    $400 23
A New Orleans dessert:
Bananas ____
    $400 19
The 87th of these ends, "all my springs are in thee"
    $400 4
A military prison
    $400 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from near a glacier in Antarctica.) In Antarctica, iceberg formation is at its most spectacular as huge masses break off from continental glaciers--a process called this
    $600 6
In 2005 he published an updated, easier to understand "Briefer History of Time"
    $600 11
The Batley Townswomen's Guild, known for their "muddy" historical reenactments
    $600 24
A filet embellished with pate & mushrooms:
Beef ____
    $600 20
Some Australians believe 87 is an unlucky number in this sport, as it's 13 short of a century
    $600 5
Sciatica often leads to a pain in this body part
    $600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Antarctica--with penguins.) Penguins usually walk upright, but if in a hurry, flop on their bellies & push off with their flippers & feet, traveling in a way named for this Native American sled
    DD: $1,000 7
The 2009 Pulitzer for history went to Annette Gordon-Reed for "The Hemingses of" this home
    $800 17
From 1955, the International Order of Friendly Sons of the Raccoons
    $800 25
A dessert with ladyfingers:
____ Russe
    $800 21
Francium's is 87
    $800 9
The Borsa is Italy's main this
    $800 28
(Tom Ritchie delivers the clue from Antarctica.) Both the Antarctic sea we're in & the seal beside me are named for this famous 19th-century British explorer
    $1000 8
Completes the titles of diet books by Dr. Barry Sears: "The ____", "A Week in the ____" & "What to Eat in the ____"
    $1000 30
The motorcycle gangs SAMCRO & The Mayans
    $1000 26
A southern good luck dish:
Hoppin' ____
    $1000 22
In 2005 we learned that 87 Sylvia, one of these, is unique in that it has 2 moons
    $1000 18
This 2-wheeled off-road racing began in England & was originally called scrambling
    $1000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks barefoot along the shore in Antarctica.) Surprisingly, you can even walk barefoot in some Antarctic water, like here on volcanic Deception Island at this type of vent in the earth, from the Latin for "smoke"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ryan Liz Patrick
$800 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Liz Patrick
$1,400 $7,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Major ports on this bay include Chittagong in Bangladesh & Pondicherry in India
    $400 6
Bob Fosse won an Oscar for this 1972 Liza Minnelli film
    $400 26
This 17th century carriage had a separate hooded seat at the rear & was named for the capital of Germany
    $400 1
Now for a dab of her No. 5 perfume, introduced in 1922
    $400 17
CIS, the Commonwealth of these, was founded in 1991 by 12 former Soviet republics
    $400 13
Unplanned or without premeditation, like some combustion
    $800 8
Largo Bay is not in Florida but on the Forth Estuary in this U.K. country
    $800 2
"Revenge of" in 1978 was the fifth in this series of comedies directed by Blake Edwards
    $800 27
French for "chair", this carriage was adapted from the sedan chair in France
    $800 7
Bill Tilden popularized this sweater, a cream or white cable knit; it's also the sport he played
    $800 11
Founded in 1976, the AMF is this monetary fund with 22 African & Middle Eastern member nations
    $800 18
Boy Scout law No. 1 says "a scout is" this, meaning deserving of confidence
    $1200 9
To enter this Japanese bay on which Yokohama lies, you must first enter Sagami Bay
    $1200 3
Near the commencement of his career, he directed "The Graduate"
    $1200 28
Tilbury & Stanhope are 2 varieties of this one-horse carriage, also a night's work for a musician
    $1200 20
Turkey's Kemal Ataturk said let's not get dressed in this hat symbolizing Islamic orthodoxy
    $1200 12
ASEAN is the "Association of" these "Nations"; Laos is a member
    $1200 23
It's an abnormal fear of dead bodies
    DD: $3,200 10
During one tide cycle, more than 100 billion tons of seawater flow in & out of this bay between N.B. & Nova Scotia
    $1600 4
His Westerns include "Wagon Master" & "Fort Apache"
    $1600 29
Designed by & named for a British architect in 1834, this carriage featured an elevated rear driver's seat
    $1600 21
After a referendum in Reedy, West Virginia, women were allowed to wear these golf pants worn by men only
    DD: $2,000 14
BSEC is the economic cooperation zone named for this body of water; its 12 members include Bulgaria
    $1600 24
A type of lamp powered up by a ballast
    $2000 15
Egypt's Bay of Tinah lies on the north shore of this peninsula
    $2000 5
Clark Gable was happy to see him come in & finish directing "Gone with the Wind"
    $2000 30
The name of a baron & political reformer was on a 19th century closed carriage & on 20th c. Cadillac car models
    $2000 22
Last name of Italian shoe designer Salvatore, who set up a company in Florence in 1927
    $2000 19
Known as NAM, it was founded in 1961 by nations that wanted to stand apart from the Eastern & Western blocs
    $2000 25
One who describes the surface features of a region

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Liz Patrick
$7,800 $17,400 $2,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Immediately before the Caroline era came this one, also from the monarch's Latin name

Final scores:

Ryan Liz Patrick
$1,800 $17,400 $4,700
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Liz Patrick
$7,800 $15,200 $2,400
13 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-23
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