Show #6548 - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Jason Shore, a medical student from Plano, Texas

Dave Leach, a game merchant from Atlanta, Georgia

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter A and end with a "C".)
    $200 1
Formerly, a servant answering the door would have a silver tray ready to receive this identifier from a visitor
    $200 15
Get this country on the Horn of Africa
    $200 26
July 1932 was a good time to buy stocks low, as this market indicator bottomed out at 41.22
    $200 2
Adjective meaning uncaring or not interested
    $200 8
Only 14 episodes were made of this workplace mockumentary that starred Ricky Gervais
    $200 3
Moby Dick "had gained his distinctive appellation of" this colorful creature
    $400 6
A birthday invitation that was sent to dozens of people is one type of email that does not call for this reply option
    $400 16
This U.S. port is the largest city in its state
    $400 27
We're going out! Put on your top hat & these, the divided bottom parts of a men's formal jacket
    $400 9
This 7-letter term means "antiquated"
    $400 13
Jennifer Saunders starred in this show about the substance-fueled exploits of a pair of friends
    $400 4
"Come, Watson, come! The game is" this 5-letter word
    $600 20
By setting your used knife & fork parallel on your plate, fork tines up
    $600 18
If you're mapping the Mediterranean, you'll have to include these two islands
    $600 28
It can be a fish like a catfish or an opportunist who seeks quick gain at the expense of others
    $600 10
I can spend hours doing this New York Times word puzzle
    $600 17
Also known for his work as Mr. Bean, this actor starred as Blackadder
    $600 5
"'Who were you then?' said Scrooge... 'In life I was your partner,"' him
    $800 22
Remember, Catholics are not allowed to serve as these for children of other faiths
    $800 24
It travels a bit over 1,000 miles, eh?, from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean
    $800 29
It's 277 miles long from end to end & over a mile deep from the North Rim to the bottom & the river
    $800 11
Pertaining to a college
    $800 19
This Oscar-winning dame has had sitcom success too, starring in "As Time Goes By" & "A Fine Romance"
    DD: $1,200 7
"He bequeathed... property, both here and in England, to little Pearl, the daughter of" her
    $1000 23
To show mourning, a flag that's carried has one of these attached to it
    $1000 25
One of the world's newest countries, it gained its independence in 2002
    $1000 30
This word for a bottom-fermented beer with a crisp, clean taste is seen on Foster's labels
    $1000 12
Symptoms of this type of life-threatening "shock" include chest tightness & skin rashes
    $1000 21
This abrasive "doc" with a blood phobia is out of place in a sleepy Cornish town
    $1000 14
"Peyton Farquhar was dead... beneath the timbers of" this bridge

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Kristin Dave Jason
$1,600 $4,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Dave Jason
$7,600 $6,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Seems like yesterday, doesn't it?)
    $400 7
Less than 2 years after he died in Assisi, he was made a saint
    $400 10
The coat of arms of this academy features the trio "Duty, Honor, Country", also its motto
    $400 1
The first sentence ends, "created" this way
    $400 17
The little brown species of this flying mammal can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour
    $400 6
Capital of Ukraine
    $400 26
"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads"
    $800 9
After becoming ruler of Mongolia around 1206, he set out to conquer China
    $800 18
In England, the St. Leger Stakes, the 2000 Guinea Stakes & the Epsom Derby are this trio
    $800 2
It's what the dead "shall not have died in"
    $800 22
The best place to see tenrecs is on this large island off Africa's east coast
    $800 8
Dover's county
    $800 29
Sung (but not by me!): "Always look on the bright side of life"
    $1200 11
This English king died the year after he granted the Magna Carta
    $1200 19
(I am Placido Domingo.) When I sang in Rome in 1990 as part of the Three Tenors, we ended with the following Puccini aria

[Sings operatically]
    $1200 3
Lincoln joins 2 synonyms in the phrase "fitting and" this
    $1200 23
At about 4 weeks of age, this porcupine-like insectivore begins shedding large numbers of spines
    $1200 12
Narcotic herb of the Mideast
    $1200 27
"My name is Joel Goodson. I deal in human fulfillment. I grossed over $8,000 in one night. The time of your life, huh, kid?"
    DD: $4,800 15
This family gained sovereignty over Austria, beginning a dynasty that would last in Europe until 1918
    $1600 20
Daniel 3 says Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego "were cast into the midst of the burning" this alliterative place
    $1600 4
This synonym for "hallow" also means to turn bread & wine into the Eucharist
    $1600 24
The vagrant species of this tiny mouselike insectivore uses echolocation to find its prey
    $1600 13
Foreign Legion hat
    DD: $4,000 28
"I hope to see my friend & shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope"
    $2000 16
In the 1250s the Mamluks seized power in Syria & this country
    $2000 21
Seen here, the sculpture of this trio is by neoclassicist Antonio Canova
    $2000 5
"The world will little" this, "nor long remember, what we say here"--so he thought
    $2000 25
The star-nosed species of this takes about 1/4 of a second to determine if prey is edible & eat it! Now that's fast food!
    $2000 14
German canal
    $2000 30
"Herr Janning, it came to that the first time you sentenced a man to death you knew to be innocent"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Dave Jason
$18,000 $17,800 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of this 1959 instrumental is a synonym for "Time Out", the album on which it first appeared

Final scores:

Kristin Dave Jason
$35,601 $21,201 $20,622
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristin Dave Jason
$14,800 $15,000 $10,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2013-01-16
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