Show #6247 - Tuesday, November 15, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas (subtotal of $6,000)

Tom Nissley, a writer from Seattle, Washington (subtotal of $18,800)

Roger Craig, a computer scientist from Newark, Delaware (subtotal of $50,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This threatened national symbol is thriving in areas protected by the Forest Service, like Washington's Skagit River
    $200 25
This 5-word line from the film was voted the fifth-greatest movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute
    $200 19
"The Frog and the Ox" by this fabulist says, "Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction"
    $200 14
Roger Williams National Memorial
    $200 6
This, a collective settlement, usually agricultural, is from the modern Hebrew for "gathering"
    $200 26
"Our actors", says Prospero, "were all spirits, and Are melted into" this, "into thin" this
    $400 2
In 1971 Woodsy Owl became a Forest Service spokesman urging Americans, "Give a hoot, don't" do this
    $400 24
It's this character's "Cafe Americain" where much of the action takes place
    $400 20
"Bartlett's" quotes Chinese scientist Chang Heng: "Heaven is like an egg, and the earth is like" this part "of the egg"
    $400 15
Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo
    $400 7
This 5-letter Latin word meaning "about" or "around" is used of approximate dates
    $400 27
This artist created the melting 1931 work seen here
    $600 3
The shape of the Union Pacific Railroad logo was used, & this tree in the pine family was added to create the Forest Service logo
    DD: $3,200 11
After Nazi Major Strasser has been shot, the command goes out to "Round up" this group, the title of another film
    $600 21
"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life" is a saying from his "Republic"
    $600 16
The South by Southwest festival
    $600 8
Arabic gives us the names of both a plant & this bath sponge made from that plant
    $600 28
Add melted cheese & chile peppers to tortilla chips & you get this Mexican-American appetizer
    $800 4
The Transfer Act of 1905 transferred U.S. forest reserves to the Department of Agriculture from this Cabinet dept.
    $800 12
Central to the plot are stolen "letters of" this that will allow anyone to travel unopposed
    $800 22
Socrates once declared, "I am not" this "or a Greek, but a citizen of the world"
    $800 17
The Beat Museum in North Beach
    $800 9
This Italian term describes music that has no instrumental accompaniment
    $800 29
In 1979 equipment & human failures led to a partial meltdown of the No. 2 reactor at this U.S. site
    $1000 5
During the Depression this New Deal agency renewed our decimated forests by planting about 3 billion trees
    $1000 13
Bogie delivers the film's last line to Claude Rains, who played this corrupt but honorable Frenchman
    $1000 23
This playwright observed in "Clouds" that "Old men are children for a second time"
    $1000 18
The American Swedish Institute
    $1000 10
German for "shape" gives us this name of a school of psychology
    $1000 30
Melting copper & zinc together is the traditional recipe for this alloy used since Neolithic times

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

Roger Tom Buddy
$6,800 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Tom Buddy
$10,000 $3,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Maori rock carvings on the cliffs of Mine Bay in this country's Lake Taupo are accessible only by boat
    $400 1
Gisele Bundchen,
in 2009
    $400 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map of North America and the Pacific Ocean.) Following a 5,000-mile migration route, the gray species of this creature travels from the Arctic to warm Mexican waters, where it mates & gives birth
    $400 6
His 1948 report on "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was based on over 5,000 case histories
    $400 26
Full name of the organization for which the man seen here has plied his trade since 2001
    $400 20
The introduction of power-driven machinery in the early 1800s was a big factor in this process
    $800 29
Half a mile long, in the 1840s it inspired an American literary classic
    $800 2
Kim Kardashian,
in 2011
    $800 27
Long ago, 4-million-strong herds of these humped ungulates migrated regularly through the Great Plains
    $800 21
In 1966 she helped found the National Organization for Women & became its first president
    $800 25
Known for its college rankings, it was created by the 1948 merger of 2 magazines
    $800 19
Judicial review tests congressional legislation for this, conformity with a certain U.S. document
    $1200 9
This river, Africa's third longest, rises in the Highlands of southern Guinea near its border with Sierra Leone
    $1200 3
Nomar Garciaparra,
in 2003
    $1200 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a map of southeast Africa, with Tanzania and the Indian Ocean labeled.) In Africa, the only place where vast animal migrations occur is in this large Tanzanian national park, where herds move in a circular route to find water & grazeable land
    $1200 11
In 1945 in Newport, Arkansas, he opened his first store, a Ben Franklin variety store
    $1200 22
It's been "the Bible of Baseball" since 1886
    DD: $4,800 17
This adjective means "thwarting an intended goal", like living on credit while trying to save money
    $1600 7
The Amana Colonies were settled on this "stately" river in the 1850s
    $1600 4
Ashley Judd,
in 2001
    $1600 13
Insects, like some locusts, migrate to areas where they do this, from the Latin for "winter"
    $1600 10
This Olympian was named to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame in 1974
    $1600 23
A 2011 scandal ended the 168-year run of this British scandal sheet
    $1600 16
A cosmetic treatment that gently sands the skin
    $2000 8
Finland's Aland Islands lie at the southern edge of this gulf
    $2000 5
Carrie Underwood,
in 2010
    $2000 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a map of North and South America.) Separated by up to 1,500 miles at the start of their annual migration, flocks of the scarlet type of this bird come closer together as they move down to South America
    $2000 12
This Pittsburgh-born financier & art collector was Secretary of the Treasury under Harding, Coolidge & Hoover
    DD: $600 24
Its Nov. 22, 1963 front-page headline read: "Storm of Political Controversy Swirls Around Kennedy on Visit"
    $2000 18
In politics, really, really traditional & right wing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Tom Buddy
$15,600 $14,600 $4,600
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He wrote, "He looked upon the garish day With such a wistful eye; The man had killed the thing he loved, & so he had to die"

Final scores:

Roger Tom Buddy
$1,200 $0 $4,600

Cumulative scores:

Roger Tom Buddy
$51,200 $18,800 $10,600
Tournament champion: $250,000 1st runner-up: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Tom Buddy
$13,000 $14,600 $10,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2011-09-27
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