Show #7167 - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Kristin Sausville, a stay-at-home mom from Newark, Delaware

Brennan Bushee, a software developer from Malden, Massachusetts

Greg Seroka, a chef originally from Detroit, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Greek for "fear" & "terror", Phobos & Deimos are the moons of this "belligerent" planet
    $200 2
It's the state's most populous city without "city" in its name
    $200 12
Because the Roman god Vulcan was all about fire, these houses of worship for him had to be outside city walls
    $200 10
Let's roll out this proverbial item for the arrival of a high-ranking dignitary
    $200 22
In geometry it's a straight line passing through a circle's center & meeting the circumference at each end
    $200 26
Anthony Anderson worries that his African-American family has lost touch with its culture in this ABC comedy
    $400 14
The smallest of Jupiter's 4 Galilean moons, it's named not for a continent but for a woman abducted by Zeus
    $400 6
This state nickname comes from an April 22, 1889 land rush
    $400 19
It was on a Friday that this literary character gained a "faithful, loving, sincere servant"
    $400 4
2-word term for an airplane's flight recorder
    $400 21
In 2015 Army officers Griest & Haver passed through Ga. woods & Fla. swamps & are the first women to become these
    $400 27
Much of this '70s sitcom took place in the garage of the Sunshine Cab Company
    $600 15
Discovered in 1787, Titania & Oberon are this planet's largest moons
    DD: $2,400 8
This first state capital was named for a judge, not a folk singer
    $600 11
As of 2013 Hawaii law lets landlords get an extra deposit for possible damages from renters who have these
    $600 1
It's a contagious form of acute conjunctivitis
    $600 18
Most of these smallest blood vessels are so small that only 1 blood cell can pass through them at a time
    $600 28
Shades of Kramer? Schmidt's first name on this Zooey Deschanel series hasn't been revealed yet
    $800 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) Due to its odd, dramatically-inclined orbit, astronomers believe Neptune's moon, Nereid, may be a captured one of these
    $800 7
In 2001 Oklahoma voters approved one of these antiunion laws permitted by the Taft-Hartley Act
    $800 24
In 1869 Indiana chose the Lafayette area for its new land grant university & named it for this man who gave $150,000
    $800 3
They're the foamy waves seen here
    $800 20
Longitude zero passes through this London borough where the Royal Observatory is located
    $800 29
Portia de Rossi as Lindsay on this show: "It's vodka... it goes bad once it's opened"
    $1000 17
This shortest-named moon of Jupiter has volcanic regions that are hotter than the surface of Mercury
    $1000 9
It's the state animal & its first national preserve was founded in Oklahoma in 1907
    $1000 25
Found on the north bank of the Thames River, it's officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace & Fortress
    $1000 5
It's a term for a naive person or a newcomer
    $1000 23
A shoelace passes through this small hole
    $1000 30
He makes us laugh as a sergeant on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"

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

Greg Brennan Kristin
$2,600 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Brennan Kristin
$7,000 $1,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the river.)
    $400 23
Named for Ms. Anthony, the "Susie B." introduced in 1979 was one of these
    $400 16
starred Jason Biggs;
about Buddy Holly
    $400 25
Nong Khai &
Phnom Penh
    $400 17
On this March holiday, the consumption of Guinness beer more than doubles to 13 million pints worldwide
    $400 18
Stuffed animal attacked by bats at a party
    $400 26
This middle section of "The Divine Comedy" is a place of purification or temporary punishment
    $800 24
Planned Parenthood's Maggie Award is named after her
    $800 7
ballerina goes bonkers;
by Megadeth
    $800 2
Varanasi &
    $800 15
This org. that changes 1 letter in the month's name urges sporting a mustache in November for men's health awareness
    $800 19
Forwarding address for a sled dog
    $800 27
This woman, Dante's guide through Paradise, dazzles him at first sight in the poem, just as she did in real life
    $1200 9
A biography of this 19th century woman includes the line "news of Vicky's candidacy traveled across the country"
    $1200 3
Will Smith & Martin Lawrence are cops;
used as the theme to "Cops"
    $1200 1
Parintins &
    $1200 12
Southern Living magazine says you can play this game on Halloween w/o the water & mess by hanging the fruit from strings
    $1200 20
This masked man is always at home in Dodger Stadium
    $1200 28
"The Divine Comedy" is made up of 100 of these poetic divisions whose name is from the Latin for "singing"
    $1600 10
In the 1920s Rene Maheu nicknamed her Le Castor, "the Beaver", for being so hardworking
    $1600 4
Jimmy Stewart has trouble with heights;
Bono counts oddly in Spanish
    $1600 5
Kingston &
    DD: $2,000 13
It became an official French holiday in 1880, 91 years after the event that inspired it
    $1600 21
A touching scene at airport security
    $1600 29
Dante is led through hell by this Roman poet, whom he calls "my master and my author"
    DD: $200 11
Of this woman's 1848 statement demanding the vote, Lucretia Mott said, "Lizzie, thee will make us ridiculous"
    $2000 8
featuring Dirk Diggler; song:
disco hit by Heatwave
    $2000 6
Toledo &
    $2000 14
This November observance, when girls court guys, began with a 1937 Li'l Abner comic strip
    $2000 22
More work from 1516
    $2000 30
The divine number of 3 is present in many aspects of the work, including this rhyme scheme that means "third rhyme" in Italian

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Brennan Kristin
$13,000 $12,000 $12,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

His first address spoke of "the present happy state", "our peculiar felicity" & our "happy government"

Final scores:

Greg Brennan Kristin
$11,500 $18,000 $12,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Brennan Kristin
$13,000 $14,400 $14,200
20 R,
1 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2015-10-13
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