Show #7169 - Thursday, November 12, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Elliot Yates, an opera producer from New York, New York

Andrew Haringer, a college instructor from Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

Kerry Greene, a volunteer CASA guardian ad litem from Manchester, New Hampshire

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, you want to identify two islands as we go...)
(Sarah: ...from the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, which helped restart the industry after Prohibition and continues to keep it strong.)
    $200 23
On this series, cousins Bo & Luke got advice from their wise Uncle Jesse
    $200 10
When we first visit Bag End, in the Shire, it's home to this character, who enjoys its "lots of" pantries
    $200 30
"In the meantime", it starts with "in" & describes a temporary baseball manager
    $200 29
"You deserve a break today"
    $200 21
From Hilo to Honolulu
    $200 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Viticulture & Enology Dept. at UC Davis.) UC Davis know-how contributed to the 1960s growth of the local wine industry, & alum Mike Grgich was one of the vintners who triumphed in the 1976 judgment of this city, where California wines outdid the French in a blind tasting
    $400 24
You can't forget TV's other Uncle Jesse, played by this man on "Full House"
    $400 11
Baker Street, my good man! I must get to this address & request the services of Sherlock Holmes
    $400 17
"Marketplace"; ancient Rome had a nice one
    $400 28
"The ultimate driving machine"
    $400 22
From London to Londonderry
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Viticulture & Enology Dept. at UC Davis.) Levels of this are monitored in the fermenting juice using the Brix scale, which calculates it as a percentage; at the start of fermentation, for a dry wine it should be around 22; for dessert wines, at or over 30
    $600 25
Of course you recognize Len Lesser as cranky Uncle Leo from this series
    DD: $1,000 12
Referring to a symbol on the U.S. $1 bill, the first book in the "Illuminatus!" trilogy is "The Eye in" this
    $600 20
"Of the lungs"
    $600 9
"When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight"
    $600 6
From Christchurch 275 miles to Wellington
    $600 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Viticulture & Enology Dept. at UC Davis.) In the 1960s, UC Davis introduced the sterile type of this purifying process to the California wine industry; without it, the shelf life of wine could be compromised by in-bottle fermentation by yeast or bacteria
    $800 27
Some uncles are warm & fuzzy, & some are this uncle who ordered a hit on his nephew Tony Soprano
    $800 13
Manderley is the estate of Maxim de Winter in this Gothic classic by Daphne du Maurier
    $800 19
"Goad", it's another name for the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
    $800 15
"Expect more. Pay less"
    $800 7
From Nuuk to Nordurfjordur
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Viticulture & Enology Dept. at UC Davis.) Grape growing is a constant battle against phylloxera, an insect that in the 19th century nearly wiped out the French wine industry; it's basically the vineyard equivalent of this garden plant louse
    $1000 26
Some uncles are warm & fuzzy, & some are this uncle who locked Harry Potter into a cupboard under the stairs
    $1000 14
Greed & arrogant pride are building blocks of the Pyncheon family in this 1851 Nathaniel Hawthorne work
    $1000 18
"Hell's border", it's a region of uncertainty you can be in
    $1000 16
"The beer that made Milwaukee famous"
    $1000 8
From Port Moresby to Manila
    $1000 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Viticulture & Enology Dept. at UC Davis.) In dry farming, grapes get all their moisture from the soil with no irrigation; it's not just a way to help California save water; some say it gives wine more of the quality of the place they're grown, this term from the French

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Kerry Andrew Elliot
$3,400 $1,000 -$2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Andrew Elliot
$4,400 $3,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
In April 2015 this person revealed in a TV interview that for all intents & purposes, "I am a woman"
    $400 18
Noam Chomsky took a critical look at JFK in "Rethinking" this mythical place
    $400 19
The one with a Sin City ad slogan for a title, starring Ashton Kutcher & Cameron Diaz
    $400 17
The Niagara Escarpment was a challenge in the building of this canal
    $400 26
A bunch of people all thinking & giving ideas is this kind of anatomically named session
    $400 14
Non-Bach German classical composers include this 19th century couple, Clara & Robert
    $800 21
This leader is widely known in Israel as "Bibi"
    $800 22
Lawrence Wright chronicled the "13 Days in September" 1978, when Pres. Carter got these 2 men to sign a peace treaty
    $800 2
The campy one with Joan Crawford & Bette Davis
    DD: $4,000 12
While serving as Secretary of State 1861-69, he tried to annex the Dominican Republic & the Hawaiian Islands
    $800 27
To confer formally, it's what a jury does to reach a verdict
    $800 16
Brahms had a hit with "A German" one of these works for the dead, which premiered on Good Friday 1868
    $1200 8
Known as the "Junk Bond King" of the 1980s, today he devotes much of his time to philanthropic causes
    $1200 23
"All the Truth Is Out" by Matt Bai says politics went tabloid in 1987 with coverage of this Colo. senator's "Monkey Business"
    $1200 4
Chauvinist Mel Gibson can magically hear the thoughts of ladies
    $1200 11
During an 1840-41 trip to England, he persuaded many to move to Nauvoo, Illinois
    $1200 28
The British "Uprising" band, or to think or meditate in silence
    $1200 15
At age 12 in 1821 Mendelssohn met this German poet to whom he later dedicated a piano quartet
    $1600 9
This 2014 Nobel laureate: "I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because... it is the story of many girls"
    $1600 24
"Worthy Fights" is the autobiography of this man, CIA director during the campaign that killed Osama bin Laden
    $1600 3
Trouble comes to 4 teens a year after they hit a stranger with their car & dump the body in the ocean
    $1600 6
The 1854 Treaty of Kanagawa opening Japanese ports to U.S. ships is also known as this commodore's convention
    $1600 29
Let's run this 11-letter "con"--it means to consider thoughtfully
    DD: $4,000 5
It makes sense that the Handel suites known by this title were first performed on a barge
    $2000 20
In 2014 this former princess by marriage celebrated the 40th anniversary of her iconic wrap dress
    $2000 25
"Mayor for a New America" is a memoir by this late beloved long-time mayor of Boston
    $2000 1
Johnny Depp cares for brother Leonardo DiCaprio in small-town Iowa
    $2000 7
In 1882 Father Michael McGivney founded this Catholic fraternal organization
    $2000 30
A family of young birds, or to think or worry when you do it "over" something
    $2000 10
This "Saint"ly Frenchman turned 20 the year his first symphony debuted in 1855

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Andrew Elliot
$18,000 $17,200 $3,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The woman seen here, who was born in North Carolina & died in England in 1881, was the subject of this painting

Final scores:

Kerry Andrew Elliot
$22,000 $19,400 $7,200
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kerry Andrew Elliot
$14,800 $14,400 $3,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2015-10-13
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