Show #6832 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 2.


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Russ Schumacher, a university professor from Fort Collins, Colorado

Pam Mueller, a graduate student in psychology from Princeton, New Jersey

Tom Nosek, an aerospace consultant from Torrance, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will show you the name in Greek, and we'll also give you a clue.)
    $200 7
The gods call it home
    $200 28
Oh yah, in 2014 Billy Bob Thornton was in full FX as Lorne Malvo on this drama, based on a movie; hope ya like snow!
    $200 5
It's the foreign country closest to the French cities of Lourdes & Bordeaux
    $200 26
Android's 4.1 O.S. is called this, just like one of Reagan's favorite treats
    $200 25
In a famous double-play combo:
Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers
    $200 20
It can precede "teller", "hunter" & "cookie"
    $400 8
Hercules slew a lion that came from here
    $400 29
Yours truly guest-starred on a live broadcast of this TV Land sitcom with Valerie Bertinelli & Betty White... which you 3 saw, right?!
    $400 4
In a valley 3,000 feet above sea level sits this capital city
    $400 27
32 bits long, an ESN is an "electronic" this, used to identify devices
    DD: $3,000 24
Aboard Apollo 11:
Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin
    $400 19
Voice actress June knows it's a sudden raid or military advance
    $600 9
A son of Aeolus, or a primetime NFL great
    $600 12
This writer created "The West Wing".
Created "The West Wing"?
Created "The West Wing", yes
    $600 1
China's Mount Grosvenor was named for the longtime editor of this magazine
    $600 6
A type of hacker who ethically reports security problems is called this, a proverbial accessory of cowboy heroes
    $600 23
In the name of an optical products company:
John Jacob Bausch
    $600 16
A hymn by Martin Luther begins, "A Mighty" this "is our God"
    $800 10
This goddess is always in the hunt
    $800 13
On "Bewitched", this actress turned in a magical performance as both Samantha & Serena
    $800 2
This region making up most of Turkey takes its name from the Greek for "east"
    $800 14
In 1991 Apple introduced this media player--would you like to download the latest version?
    $800 22
In a legendary trio:
Balthazar, Melchior
    $800 17
This type of science is used to establish facts for a court of law
    $1000 11
This god is a brother of Zeus
    $1000 30
Jameson Parker & Gerald McRaney were brothers in side arms as this title '80s duo
    $1000 3
This South African cape, not the Cape of Good Hope, is the southernmost point in Africa
    $1000 15
In 2014 Facebook agreed to pay $2 billion for Oculus, a maker of this immersive technology
    $1000 21
On an 1896 Republican presidential ticket:
Garret A. Hobart
    $1000 18
This spreading shrub named for a British botanist is often called the Golden Bell

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

Tom Pam Russ
$3,400 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Pam Russ
$8,800 $5,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
A Samuel Pepys diary entry says, "Went out to Charing Cross to see Major-General Harrison hanged, drawn, and" this
    $400 29
A lump of metal, perhaps of gold
    $400 14
Various military flags are depicted in embroidery on this 11th century linen artwork
    $400 26
The Harmattan is a West African trade wind that blows from this desert south to the Gulf of Guinea
    $400 28
They had a second variety show in 1976, after they had divorced
    $400 25
Captain Rouget de Lisle wrote this one work that is remembered; it begins, "Allons, enfants de la patrie"
    $800 15
At Valley Forge, 12 men crowded into tiny huts, & diseases including this "ty" pair killed 2,000 over the winter
    $800 8
World War II tank named for a Civil War general
    $800 5
It's the only U.S. state to use a primarily green flag, which honors its nickname
    $800 27
The Grand Banks, where the Gulf Stream meets the Labrador Current, may lead the world in this visibility-reducing condition
    $800 1
She wrote "I Will Always Love You" for her musical partner Porter Wagoner as they were going separate ways
    DD: $5,000 7
Also a novelist, he began an 1839 poem, "The church is vast; its towering pride, its steeples loom on high"
    $1200 16
These stinky hide-processing plants were represented by a 19th c. Australian "Noxious Traders Association"
    $1200 9
In Christian churches, formal forgiveness of sin
    $1200 6
From the Latin for "flag", it's the study of flags
    $1200 21
In November 2013 typhoon Haiyan swept through this Asian nation, killing thousands
    $1200 2
He was in prison when he & his ex-wife were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991
    $1200 19
In the Bastille in 1717, this philosopher wrote his epic poem "La Henriade"
    $1600 17
Past cultures give up their secrets in the mounds of prehistoric garbage called "kitchen" these
    $1600 10
Main character's foil
    $1600 12
As a verb, this word means to raise a flag; as a noun, it's the edge of a flag that's next to the staff
    $1600 22
A radiosonde is an instrument package used by meteorologists, usually carried into the air by one of these
    $1600 3
After Noel left this group in 2009, Liam changed the name to Beady Eye
    $1600 20
In "Ballad of the Ladies of Yore", Francois Villon asked, "Where are" these "of yesteryear?"
    DD: $3,000 18
As in the Western "Flesh & the Spur", Indians used staking people to these as a torture--or at least white settlers said so
    $2000 11
Crossword puzzle enthusiast
    $2000 13
A black one of these birds is featured on the flag of Western Australia
    $2000 23
For pilots C&V is this, the height of the lowest cloud layer, "& visibility"
    $2000 4
Kicked out of The Clash, Mick Jones went on to form this group, B.A.D. for short
    $2000 24
Frederic Mistral wrote in this language of southern France & developed a dictionary of it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Pam Russ
$11,200 $17,400 $15,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Between 2006 & 2013 it went from 39th to 6th in per capita income & its unemployment rate dropped to the nation's lowest

Final scores:

Tom Pam Russ
$2,400 $14,798 $16,700
3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Pam Russ
$8,600 $16,200 $15,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2014-04-16
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