Show #7168 - Wednesday, November 11, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

WE ASKED: Actor Eric Stonestreet.


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Jennifer Giles, a third grade teacher from Longmont, Colorado

John Schultz, a computer programmer from Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with the letter F.)
(Eric Stonestreet: I'm Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family here to present [*], a category honoring service men and women on this Veterans Day.)
    $200 30
The only one who went 4-0
    $200 26
An obi is a broad one of these traditionally worn with a kimono
    $200 16
Its National University was founded in Ulaanbaatar in 1942
    $200 29
Dutch lens maker Zacharias Janssen is credited with inventing the compound type of this device around 1590
    $200 4
The nape of the neck
    $200 28
(Eric Stonestreet gives the clue.) More than half of America's presidents have been veterans; 7 of them served in the Army during this, the deadliest conflict in U.S. history
    $400 24
He was twice too much for Adlai
    $400 25
Betty Grable looks good wearing a dress in this checked cotton fabric
    $400 17
A 2014 USA Today headline said the leader of this country was "'elected' with 100% of the vote"
    $400 14
(Hi, I'm Ken Burns.) In 2003 this man introduced iMovie 3, which included a pan & scan feature known as the "Ken Burns effect"
    $400 5
A recurring theme in a musical or literary work
    $400 27
(Eric Stonestreet gives the clue.) The American Legion was a key player in the 1944 passage of this legislation that enabled millions of World War II vets to attend college & buy homes
    $600 23
1-0 vs. James G. Blaine & a split with Benjamin Harrison
    $600 1
Madonna & daughter Lourdes launched a clothing line called this, the name of a 1985 hit by Madonna
    $600 18
After a 9-month civil war, Bangladesh broke away from this country in 1971
    $600 10
In the 1940s this company introduced its Land Camera, which produced a finished print 60 seconds after exposure
    $600 6
A role in "Rocky Horror", or low-class folks
    $600 9
(Eric Stonestreet gives the clue.) Known as the "Father of Veterans Day", World War II vet Raymond Weeks received the Presidential Citizens Medal from this man on November 11, 1982
    $800 22
1-0, in a split decision over Samuel Tilden
    $800 2
This type of shoe is named for a girl in the "Buster Brown" comic strip
    $800 19
Under French rule since the 1800s, this landlocked country became fully independent in the 1950s
    DD: $2,000 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard University.) During World War II, computer pioneer Grace Hopper helped maintain the Harvard Mark I & its successor, the Mark II; one day, she removed a moth from the circuits, making her the first to literally do this to a computer
    $800 7
To tip the hat
    $800 11
(Eric Stonestreet gives the clue.) In 1932, at the height of the Great Depression, thousands of World War I vets known as this "Army" marched on Washington to demand payment of urgently needed benefits
    $1000 21
One of the 2 who went 0-1
    $1000 3
These French-named pants cut to look like a skirt were back on the runways in 2014
    $1000 20
It's the country shown here
    $1000 13
In 2004 Morse code added a new character, a combination of the letters A & C, to denote this symbol
    $1000 8
To interrogate a friendly spy after a mission
    $1000 15
(Eric Stonestreet gives the clue.) WWII pilots used the numbers on an imaginary clock face to describe the position of other planes, so in combat, the phrase "got your" this means "I've got your back"

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

Matt John Jennifer
$3,600 $5,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Jennifer
$8,600 $7,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
"Hellboy", a newly discovered dino with facial horns & a shield-like appendage, was closely related to this 3-horned dino
    $400 29
Took over Johnny Torrio's Chicago gang in 1925
    $400 30
English philosopher John,
a security signifying ownership &
a product made by a cooper
    $400 26
"Hearsay bad!" is one of the Federal Rules of this
    $400 1
In Sir Thomas Malory's "Morte d'Arthur", she retires to a nunnery after an affair
    $400 27
In this film Tom Hanks as Captain Miller tells his men, "Keep the sand out of your weapons... I'll see you on the beach"
    DD: $3,000 25
In 2015 scientists concluded that this old name was valid after all; the Apatosaurus was another beast
    $800 24
Ran history's biggest Ponzi scheme until 2008
    $800 8
A mender of pots & pans,
activist Medgar &
an orange Monopoly card
    $800 23
A 2015 SEC rule says companies must disclose the pay gap between workers & this 3-letter boss
    $800 2
Our primary source for ancient Norse pagan beliefs is the Poetic Edda of this island nation
    $800 22
Mark Boal, once embedded as a reporter in Iraq, won an Oscar for writing this 2009 film about an Army bomb squad
    $1200 13
The name of this "Jurassic World" lab creation means "untamable king"
    $1200 9
Proclaimed himself head of the Norwegian government in April 1940
    $1200 5
Actor Michael of "Lost",
silver screen siren Veronica &
Hall of Fame Baltimore pitcher Jim
    $1200 16
The rule of lenity tells courts to interpret an ambiguous law this way in sentencing
    $1200 3
"The Dream of the Rood" tells the story of Jesus' crucifixion from the perspective of the rood, this
    $1200 19
In "Fury" Brad Pitt as Wardaddy commands one of these with a 5-man crew
    $1600 14
Heyuan, China is a world center for these fossilized items & in 2015 a road crew found another 43
    $1600 10
Ran Boston's Winter Hill Gang; was played by Johnny Depp
    $1600 6
Cowell &
    $1600 17
In California it enforces rules of professional conduct for lawyers
    DD: $5,100 4
His 14th century collection "Canzoniere" established & perfected the Italian sonnet form
    $1600 20
Denzel Washington is part of an all-Black volunteer company in this Civil War film
    $2000 15
Just like a giraffe, this "arm lizard" had an extremely long neck that could reach high branches of trees for food
    $2000 11
Killed Jesse James
    $2000 7
Octagonal sign warning,
type of "kick" &
actor's part
    $2000 18
Under the rule of doubt, incomprehensible computer code can't be given this protection
    $2000 12
Blow that horn--this French knight and subject of "The Song of" him
    $2000 21
Charles Bronson played the Polish officer in charge of digging tunnels out of the German prison camp in this classic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Jennifer
$24,900 $17,800 $10,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its meaning as an individual product dates to 1977; its meaning as conforming to orthodox opinion dates to 1986

Final scores:

Matt John Jennifer
$24,898 $15,000 $3,800
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt John Jennifer
$21,400 $14,400 $10,400
29 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $46,200

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Game tape date: 2015-10-13
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