Show #5921 - Monday, May 17, 2010

2010 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Dave Belote, a recently retired base commander from Woodbridge, Virginia

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester from Los Angeles, California

Terry Linwood, a bookseller from North Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Like Tennessee, Arkansas has a city named this, but it isn't the "Country Music Capital of the World"
    $200 1
Oct. 18, 1977:
This Yankee star hits 3 home runs off the Dodgers in game 6 of the World Series
    $200 26
On Jan, 27, 2010 this CEO announced his company's latest creation, the iPad
    $200 16
His professor, Dr. Joseph Bell, a master of diagnostic deduction, was his model for Sherlock Holmes
    $200 6
The opposite of a blockbuster at the box office
    $200 11
To move text to another part of a computer document is called "cut and" this
    $400 22
This presidential daughter was born in Little Rock, Arkansas February 27, 1980
    $400 2
June 22, 1938:
This German heavyweight boxer is beaten in the first round
    $400 27
The Bloggie one of these from Sony has a lens that swivels 270 degrees
    $400 17
He originally wrote "The Hobbit" to entertain his kids
    $400 7
Cratchit or Sideshow
    $400 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When clipping a dog's nails, be careful not to clip this part of the nail--blood vessels & nerves there will create pain for your pooch
    $600 23
A member of this illustrious & wealthy family was governor of Arkansas from 1967 to 1971
    $600 3
June 21, 1990:
After 27 years in prison, this South African's first stop on a U.S. tour is to New York & Yankee Stadium
    $600 28
In 2000, tired of malware, Patrick Kolla came up with this "search & destroy" software & gave it away for free
    $600 18
After a fatwa was issued against him in February 1989, he went into hiding under police protection
    $600 8
To divulge confidential info
    $600 13
Named for a NYC restaurant, this cut of beef contains filet mignon & New York separated by a big bone
    $800 24
The collapse of Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan was at the heart of this Arkansas scandal
    $800 4
Dec. 28, 1958:
In "The Greatest Game Ever Played", this quarterback leads the Colts over the Giants in the NFL title game
    $800 29
The GO 550 LIVE GPS from this double-talk company scouts both fuel prices & traffic problems
    $800 19
He helped cover the Apollo 12 & 15 space missions with Walter Cronkite & Wally Schirra
    $800 9
Slang for a short, written promotional statement
    $800 14
This "royal" cut of diamond is designed to get maximum brilliance from a square cut
    $1000 25
State Line Avenue divides this city in Miller County from the same-named city in the Lone Star State
    $1000 5
Oct. 4, 1965:
Over 90,000 cram into Yankee Stadium as he celebrates the first papal mass on American soil
    $1000 30
The BlackBerry Bold 9000 by R.I.M., this Canadian company, has a 624 MHz processor
    $1000 20
In his memoir "Experience", he explores his relationship with his author-father Kingsley
    $1000 10
An early name for Google was this type of massage
    DD: $2,400 15
The forte is the lower, sturdier part of a sword; this upper, weaker part of the blade also refers to any human flaw

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

Terry Stefan Dave
$1,800 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Stefan Dave
$6,000 $2,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You'll take one letter out of the best picture and that will give you the correct response that we're looking for. Sounds weird, but hopefully it'll be fun.)
(Alex: And finally, I would like you to join me at [*] in Israel.)
    $400 26
This saint wields a candy cane-like lance in Il Sodoma's painting of him slaying a dragon
    $400 9
In July 2009 Sarah Palin said she didn't want to accept this status of late-term ineffectiveness, so bye-bye
    $400 1
In 1814 Jakob Berzelius proposed the idea of having these, instead of hieroglyphics, stand for the elements
    $400 16
A chauffeured lady from 1989 joins Greg Louganis in competition
    $400 6
tube baby
    $400 21
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The Romans would come out of their encampment down below & harry the defenders of Masada by hurling stones such as this one over the walls using this ancient artillery weapon
    DD: $2,000 30
He's been thrown from his horse and struck blind in Parmigianino's painting of "The Conversion of" this man
    $800 10
A "dog" this is something only canines can hear; politically, it's a subtle signal to one's base
    $800 2
This stormy natural phenomenon is a cause of significant amounts of nitrogen oxides
    $800 17
People from Copenhagen get to know wild canines when the letter C falls from the 1990 winner
    $800 7
    $800 22
Masada is dominated by the remains of the palace of this infamous New Testament king called "the Great"
    $1200 28
This Jewish woman's face is grimly composed in Gentileschi's painting of her slaying Holofernes
    $1200 11
They're supposedly untouchable programs; in 2009 Washington Gov. Gregoire said it's time to put them out to pasture
    $1200 3
Bittern, a solution rich in bromines, is what's left after this is crystallized from seawater
    $1200 18
A NYC-set musical from 1961 becomes a member of Britain's Conservative Party
    $1200 8
    $1200 23
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The thousand defenders were able to survive for two years because they had more than a dozen of these defensive assets--collectors of water from the Latin for "box"
    $1600 27
In a painting by John William Waterhouse, this femme fatale offers a cup to Ulysses
    $1600 12
Someone too liberal for his party may be dubbed a RINO, short for this "in name only"
    DD: $1,600 4
It's the conversion of a carbohydrate such as sugar into an acid or an alcohol
    $1600 19
A quiet 1991 film, minus a letter, becomes this, as seen here
    $1600 14
    $1600 24
The Roman attacking force, 15,000 strong, was the tenth one of these Roman military units
    $2000 29
Niccolo Dell"abbate painted "The Death of Eurydice", the wife of this guy
    $2000 13
A candidate put forward to ease the way for another candidate is called a "stalking" this
    $2000 5
These compounds contain the same types of atoms in the same proportions but in different arrangements
    $2000 20
When a 1952 Cecil B. DeMille circus film loses a letter, there aren't enough awards to give the pig
    $2000 15
    $2000 25
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The defenders chose death over surrender, & then they drew lots to determine who would get to kill the others; we get the story from this Roman historian who had been in a lot-drawing situation himself as a Jewish fighter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Stefan Dave
$17,200 $13,200 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Refusing to imprison this man for demonstrating during the 1960s, de Gaulle said, "One does not arrest Voltaire"

Final scores:

Terry Stefan Dave
$7,999 $9,199 $8,013
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Stefan Dave
$16,000 $13,200 $10,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-24
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