Show #7166 - Monday, November 9, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Catherine Hardee, an aspiring teacher from Kinston, North Carolina

Vaughn Winchell, a graduate student in mathematics from Columbia, Maryland

Dan Feitel, an attorney originally from Gillette, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "M-E" coming up in each correct response.)
    $200 27
She's just doing her alliterative job--it was you who parked too long
    $200 23
Collective noun for the cybernetic life forms on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" that want to assimilate other species
    $200 10
The title character in "The Pilgrim's Progress" is named this, but nobody calls him Chris
    $200 22
ANN represents this women's apparel brand
    $200 21
World champion Viswanathan Anand was born in this country
    $200 17
The New World in 1607 & soon becomes president of this colony
    $400 14
John, Paul, George & Ringo battled blue ones of these bad guys
    $400 24
Because the Wicked Witch of the West possesses the Cap of Quelala, these creatures have to do her bidding 3 times
    $400 1
This "Blithe Spirit" playwright published poems under the pen name Hernia Whittlebot
    $400 15
You might do some healthy shopping here, WFM
    $400 26
World champ Mikhail Botvininnik practiced concentration by having this blown in his face
    $400 25
The National Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts; in 1852 he partners with this man
    $600 5
No one likes this ailment whose symptoms include Koplik's spots
    $600 11
In "The Spy Who Loved Me", Curt Jurgens sends this 7'2' steel-toothed minion after James Bond
    $600 2
Jane Eyre marries this mysterious man
    $600 8
A unit of heat, or the 3-letter stock symbol for Peabody Energy
    $600 28
In 1978 Nona Gaprindashvili became the first woman to be awarded this title
    $600 18
Salisbury, now Harare, & in 1964 becomes prime minister of Southern this
    $800 6
Houdini tried to expose one of these who went by the name Margery
    $800 12
In a preface to "The Hobbit", Tolkien says this 3-letter word is usually translated as goblin
    $800 3
1741's "Shamela" was a satire of Samuel Richardson's moralistic novel about this title girl
    $800 9
SAM is this city's "beer company"
    $800 29
He resigned for good in 2008 in Iceland, where he'd beaten Boris Spassky in 1972
    DD: $2,000 19
The University of Glasgow in 1737; in 1776 he publishes this
    $1000 7
The Assyrians despised this ancient people who destroyed their empire
    $1000 13
A parrot named Iago does some dirty work for Jafar, a vizier & sorcerer in this Disney film
    $1000 4
"The Holy Grail" & "The Last Tournament" are 2 of the 12 connected poems in this Tennyson work
    $1000 16
It is HON, as in "HON, would you do the dishes & make me a thermal sensor?"
    $1000 30
World champ from 1985 to 2000, this Russian modestly titled his series of books on other champs "My Great Predecessors"
    $1000 20
St. James Parochial School; in 1928, he becomes the first major party presidential candidate of this faith

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

Dan Vaughn Catherine
$2,600 $5,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Vaughn Catherine
$3,400 $8,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...each word that we give you the definition of.)
    $400 28
He dedicated the portrait seen here to Paul Gauguin
    $400 30
It's the scientific study of lawbreakers & their illegal acts
    $400 5
The Tuscan town of Poggibonsi is part of the region called this local wine "Classico"
    $400 23
"Ms. Jackson" & "Hey Ya!"
    $400 25
Billy Wilder:
"Hindsight is always ____/____"
    $400 26
A combination of 3 musical tones played simultaneously on a piano
    $800 27
This artist created a triple self-portrait for a 1960 cover of "The Saturday Evening Post"
    $800 29
Pharology is the study of these structres that help prevent shipwrecks
    $800 4
Grand Duke Leopold I gave this Florence landmark its status as a museum
    $800 22
"Union of the Snake" & "Hungry Like the Wolf"
    $800 24
Princess Diana:
"There were ____ of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded"
    $800 15
A 5-letter railroad or bus station
    DD: $2,000 17
Here is a rare self-portrait of this artist, who made quite an impression
    $1200 11
A principal use of aphasiology, the study of speech disorders: to help the 800,000 who suffer this in the U.S. each year
    $1200 1
Villa Oleandra is George Clooney's house on this lake
    $1200 16
"Trumpets" & "Want to Want Me"
    $1200 8
George Orwell:
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking ____"
    DD: $2,400 6
A 4-letter word for a mausoleum
    $1600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) Commissioned in the 1470s, "The Adoration of the Magi" features several members of the Medici family, including Cosimo, & the man in robes is believed to be a self-portrait of the artist, this Florentine painter
    $1600 12
The person seen here is equipped for this specific -ology
    $1600 2
Enjoy manarola, one of the five towns on Italy's West Coast collectively known by this name, Italian for "Five Lands"
    $1600 21
"Wannabe" & "2 Become 1"
    $1600 9
Justice Harry Blackmun:
"We're all eccentrics. We're ____ prima donnas"
    $1600 7
A word meaning to grind or grate teeth together in rage
    $2000 19
Shortly before his 29th birthday, this German Renaissance man painted the self-portrait seen here
    $2000 13
Carpology isn't the study of a type of fish, it's the study of these plant parts
    $2000 3
Stabiae, where Pliny the Elder died of volcano-related causes, is near Pompeii & this other destroyed town
    $2000 20
"679" &
"Trap Queen"
    $2000 10
"And one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being ____ ages"
    $2000 14
A word meaning to sentence to a punishment such as a life sentence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Vaughn Catherine
$7,800 $17,200 $17,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the first to have both fiction & nonfiction No. 1 New York Times best sellers; the latter featured his beloved poodle

Final scores:

Dan Vaughn Catherine
$14,000 $16,599 $17,600
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Vaughn Catherine
$7,800 $17,200 $17,800
14 R,
3 W
20 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2015-10-13
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