Show #5925 - Friday, May 21, 2010

2010 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $5,800)

Vijay Balse, a chemical engineer from Chatham, New Jersey (subtotal of $9,200)

Jason Zollinger, an engine assembler from South Dayton, New York (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the month.)
    $200 6
Yeats rhymed, "In courtesy I'd have her chiefly learned; hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are" this
    $200 1
"Stairway To Heaven" explains what's up "if there's" this "in your hedgerow"
    $200 26
It's the animal name for a high-heeled shoe or a slipper with no back
    $200 16
D-Day anniversary &
Magna Carta day
    $200 11
On December 21, 1970 this man, missing here, asked Nixon if he could become a federal drug agent
    $200 19
Aeolian, like certain vibrations
    $400 7
This Dublin theatre that opened in 1904 grew out of the Irish Literary Theatre, which Yeats co-founded
    DD: $1,000 2
In R.E.M.'s "It's The End Of The World As We Know It", 2 of the 4 men with the initials "L.B."
    $400 27
Jackie Kennedy's iconic look included this classic round brimless hat
    $400 17
National Philanthropy Day &
All Souls' Day
    $400 12
In 1943, Tehran was the stage for a photo of FDR, Churchill & this other leader
    $400 20
Anthropogenic, as in some environmental problems
    $600 8
Irishman Yeats wrote a poem entitled this holiday "1916"
    $600 3
They were the "3 men I admire most" in Don McLean's "American Pie"
    $600 28
The name of these riding breeches is derived from a city in India
    $600 18
National Teacher Day &
Kentucky Derby Day
    $600 13
This woman missing here quietly gets from "a" to "B" after a Supreme Court ruling in 1956
    $600 21
Diluvial, like some debris
    $800 9
A Yeats poem ends, "By his command these words are cut: cast a cold eye on life, on death." Then these 3 words
    $800 4
Young Money (featuring Lloyd) just wants you to call him "Mr." this "I can make your bed rock"
    $800 29
Weskit is a synonym for this part of a 3-piece suit
    $800 24
Administrative Professionals Day
& National CPAs Goof-off Day
    $800 14
Known as a detective, this guy missing in the photo was a spy for Lincoln
    $800 22
Affective, in psychology
    $1000 10
Yeats fell in love with this Irish beauty who later played the title role in his play "Cathleen Ni Houlihan"
    $1000 5
This 1995 hit begins, "If God had a name what would it be?"
    $1000 30
This skirt with a German name is still worn in the Austrian & Bavarian Alps
    $1000 25
National Magic Day
& Nevada Admission Day
    $1000 15
With a flick of the pen in 1961, this mystery man summoned Vatican II
    $1000 23
Hypovolemic, a type of shock

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

Jason Vijay Stefan
$1,800 $1,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Vijay Stefan
$2,400 $4,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

1970s TV CASTS
(Kelly: An institution synonymous with high standards in arts education.)
    $400 6
This precious metal can be obtained from pure deposits & from ores such as argentite
    $400 11
Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell & Ted Lange as your bartender
    $400 1
The I979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty allowed Israel access to this man-made waterway
    $400 21
Karl May has been called the German Louis L'Amour for works like "Old Surehand" in this genre
    $400 16
To Frodo (& others), "LOTR" stands for this
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a cello at the Juilliard School in New York.) Cello players at Juilliard have quite a legacy to live up to; alumni include this performer, who's even graced the "Jeopardy!" stage
    $800 7
Cu2S is the chemical formula of chalcocite, mainly valued as an ore of this metal
    $800 12
Lee Majors & 3 different guys as Dr. Rudy Wells; this show could both rebuild & recast
    $800 2
This U.S. president negotiated the
Treaty of Portsmouth, ending the Russo-Japanese War
    $800 22
His 1922 novella "Siddhartha" tells the story of an Indian boy on a spiritual journey during the time of Buddha
    $800 17
In the computer world, NAVI is Norton this
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a portrait at the Juilliard School in New York.) One of the school's illustrious presidents was William Schuman, who established the Juilliard String Quartet; he composed a little, too, & in 1943, won the first music version of this prize
    $1200 8
Goethite & magnetite are ores of this metal
    $1200 13
Robert Urich, Bart Braverman & Tony Curtis as Philip Roth (no, not the author)
    $1200 3
The Munich Agreement of 1938 was signed by Hitler, Mussolini, Daladier & this British Prime Minister
    $1200 23
This German-language writer's novels were all published after his 1924 death, including "The Trial"
    $1200 18
B.I.D. means you take an Rx this many times a day
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a violin at the Juilliard School in New York.) Juilliard has priceless instruments like a Guarnerius, from this country that brought violin making to a peak in the 1600s
    $1600 9
Black jack & ruby jack are forms of the chief ore of this metal, symbol Zn
    $1600 14
Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman & Ed Bernard; Pepper was salty!
    $1600 4
This French king recognized William of Orange as William II, King of England, under the terms of 1697's Treaty of Ryswick
    $1600 24
In "Heroes Like Us" the hero's father works for this East German secret police
    $1600 19
This metric land measure is abbreviated ha
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew listens to a string quartet at the Juilliard School in New York.) The students are playing his great fugue of the 1820s, which was so revolutionary, the publisher begged him to replace it; uncharacteristically, he agreed
    $2000 10
This principal ore of aluminum is also used for oil filtration & the making of abrasives
    $2000 15
Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether & Mark Shera; a Quinn Martin production
    DD: $4,000 5
The Montreux Convention of 1936 returned control of these 2 straits to Turkey
    DD: $3,000 25
During World War I he fought on the Western Front & was wounded several times; he later wrote a 1929 novel about it
    $2000 20
SRB stands for this kind of booster
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew listens to a piano piece at the Juilliard School in New York.) Admission to Juilliard goes beyond good SAT scores; one mandatory part of the piano audition is playing a prelude & fugue by this Baroque master

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Vijay Stefan
$10,200 $8,800 $17,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First published in 1880 & made into a film in 1907, 1925 & 1959, it was the first work of fiction blessed by a pope

Final scores:

Jason Vijay Stefan
$18,900 $13,800 $12,999

Cumulative scores:

Jason Vijay Stefan
$18,900 $23,000 $18,799
1st runner-up: $100,000 Tournament champion: $250,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Vijay Stefan
$10,600 $8,800 $17,000
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
22 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-24
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