Show #6552 - Tuesday, February 26, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Keith Whitener, a research chemist originally from Charlotte, North Carolina (subtotal of $4,800)

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama (subtotal of $400)

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $22,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This Norwegian's "Pillars of Society" debuted in Denmark in 1877
    $200 25
Duh, December 26th is the national day for this colorful hard candy
    $200 7
"Happy as a ____ at high tide"
    $200 12
In 2012 after 8 seasons, FOX pulled the plug on this Hugh Laurie series
    $200 2
In 2007 here came Boo Boo, this kind of Mexican dog & the world's smallest living dog at 4 inches tall
    $200 17
October is the dawning of the best viewing for this, the 11th sign of the zodiac
    $400 27
"Yn Wyneb Y Nef" is one of the songs from 1878's "Blodwen", thought to be the first opera in this language
    $400 21
Appropriately, a scholar's lie stated that this day originated when Constantine let a jester rule for a day
    $400 8
"Like water off a ____'s back"
    $400 13
In season 2 of this show, agent Scully was abducted, presumably by aliens
    $400 3
A pox on this disease also called Varicella; an estimated 90% of Americans over 15 have had it
    $400 18
Made on Earth & orbiting the Earth every 90-93 minutes, it sometimes appears brighter than Venus
    $600 28
"Thespis", the first collaboration by this pair, opened in London in Dec. 1871 & ran for 2 months; they'd do better later
    $600 22
Holly Hunter spent Thanksgiving with her quirky family in this film directed by Jodie Foster
    $600 9
"Poor as a church ____"
    $600 14
Bryan Cranston stars in this highly acclaimed AMC series, a whole different kind of cooking show
    $600 4
Leaving Belgium, the greatest west-to-east distance across this neighboring country is 35 miles
    $600 19
Light from SN 1987A, one of these, lit up the night sky in 1987 after a journey of 160,000 years
    DD: $800 29
Jacques Offenbach's 1875 operetta "Le Voyage Dans la Lune" was based on a novel by this man
    $800 23
We thought we'd "share" with you the U.K. holiday in which this farm tool is blessed, thus starting the farming year
    $800 10
"Run with the hare & hunt with the ____s"
    $800 15
1 of 2 series between 1978 & 1988 that starred Robert Urich as a private detective
    $800 5
2012-13 MBA tuition at this U. Penn school of business was $57,000
    $800 20
November is the main month for this king of meteor showers
    $1000 30
This city just northeast of Nuremberg got on the opera map with the 1876 premiere of the full "Ring" cycle
    $1000 24
Star Wars Day is unofficially celebrated on this date that echoes a famous quote from the movie
    $1000 11
"Cast pearls before ____"
    $1000 16
Tom Skerritt kept the peace in a small town full of strange citizens & bizarre crimes on this quirky drama
    $1000 6
In 2011 Karin Vogel was 4,973rd in line for the British crown; the Duke of this was 4th
    $1000 26
Mizar & Alcor in the Big Dipper's handle make up a "visual" one of these visible to the naked eye

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

Colby Kristin Keith
-$400 $2,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Kristin Keith
$2,800 $5,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the athlete who spoke each line in a movie.)
(Alex: For instance, if it was "What is AL and LA?")
    $400 15
Jonathan Swift wrote that Mildendo, a city in this land, was surrounded by a wall 30 inches high
    $400 3
Fred Joyal flashes his pearly whites in commercials for 1-800-this, which he co-founded
    $400 2
Victor Hugo described its sculptured facade as "a vast symphony in stone"
    $400 8
"My name is Roger Murdock. I'm the co-pilot"
    $400 12
17th century mayor Cornelius van Steenwyck was born in this country--maybe in Haarlem
    $400 22
A Jetta or a Golf in Wheeling
    $800 16
This land's 4 main countries are Winkie, Gillikin, Quadling & Munchkin
    $800 27
The not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation is partnered with this definitely for-profit medical group opened in 1945
    $800 4
It's the seat of the archbishop of New York
    $800 9
"The Hangover":
"Don't worry about Omar, he's not with us no more"
    $800 11
In 1880 Irish-born William Grace became NYC's first mayor of this faith
    $800 23
The system to make announcements at a major news-gathering service
    $1200 17
It's believed that Robert Louis Stevenson based this title place on Unst in the Shetlands
    $1200 28
To shoot insulin, Becton Dickinson sells these devices with cartridge & needle, named for a common household item
    $1200 13
In the whispering gallery in the dome of this London cathedral, one can hear whispered words over 100' across the dome
    $1200 1
"There's Something About Mary":
"God, Mary, I've missed you"
    $1200 5
In 1904 Mayor McClellan liked his ceremonial task starting this new transit, so he drove the train the whole route
    $1200 24
A holder of an advanced law degree playing music on the radio
    DD: $2,400 20
Belle Reve in Mississippi is the lost family home that's longed for in this classic American play
    $1600 29
Celebrex comes from this company, the biggest of the USA's big pharma
    DD: $6,000 18
The cathedral named for this saint has stood on Red Square since the mid-1500s
    $1600 7
"Blazing Saddles":
"Mongo only pawn in game of life"
    $1600 6
Mayor 3 different times from 1800 to 1815, he was "de" man to improve American infrastructure
    $1600 25
A heart attack suffered by a member of Jim Phelps' force
    $2000 21
3 men were falsely accused of cattle rustling & hanged in an "incident" near Bridger's Wells, Nevada in this 1940 novel
    $2000 30
This insurance behemoth scored "point"s when it made a deal for commercial use of our old pal, IBM's Watson
    $2000 19
The Giralda tower of the cathedral in this city in Andalusia was once a minaret but is now a bell tower
    $2000 10
"The Dirty Dozen":
"That's your war, man, not mine. You don't like the krauts, Major? You fight them"
    $2000 14
George Opdyke was mayor during the Civil War & quashed this related NYC event of July 1863
    $2000 26
For example, the company that makes the Profile dishwasher

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colby Kristin Keith
$14,400 $15,200 $8,400
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 2 years in which 3 men served as president of the United States

Final scores:

Colby Kristin Keith
$14,400 $9,199 $16,800

Cumulative scores:

Colby Kristin Keith
$36,600 $9,599 $21,600
Tournament champion: $250,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000 1st runner-up: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Colby Kristin Keith
$16,800 $10,800 $8,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2013-01-16
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