Show #7171 - Monday, November 16, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


[<< previous game]

Dan Feitel, an attorney originally from Gillette, New Jersey

John Schultz, a computer programmer from Ann Arbor, Michigan

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

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, I invite you to join me for a visit to...)
    $200 19
The Great Mosque of Mecca,
the Great Pyramid of Cheops,
the Great Wall of China
    $200 4
This state name originally honored the queen whom Sir Walter Raleigh served
    $200 1
Jack's hill-climbing companion's aspirins
    $200 14
They won 6 World Series titles in the 1950s
    $200 9
Heads up! It was launched as "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda" in 1929
    $200 26
The stage at the Metropolitan Opera is very big; no problem--with hundreds on stage & spectacular sets of the gates of Thebes, the Met's production of this opera is grand in both scope & scale
    $400 20
    $400 24
It's the only Great Lake whose name is not derived from a Native American language
    $400 2
Peck picker's venomous reptiles
    $400 13
They won 5 NBA titles in the 1980s
    $400 15
With the most famous soda flavor from this brand, you get "Real ginger. Real taste"
    $400 27
In a small garret apartment, Rodolfo & Mimi sing a duet declaring their love for each other in this opera
    $600 21
"The Cask of Amontillado",
"The Lady of Shalott",
"The Rape of the Lock"
    $600 25
This state's Motley County was named for a physician killed in the Battle of San Jacinto
    $600 3
Old king's desired outcomes
    $600 10
From 1956 to 1960 Real Madrid won 5 straight European Cup titles in this sport
    $600 16
In addition to root beer, A&W also sells this flavor of soda
    $600 28
Wotan strips Brunnhilde of her divinity & puts her into a magic sleep on the Met's state-of-the-art set for "Die Walkure", part of this composer's Ring Cycle
    $800 22
The Chevy Corvette,
the Dodge Challenger,
the Ford Thunderbird
    DD: $1,200 5
The name of this Minn. waterfall is Dakota for "waterfall"; Longfellow named a Native American woman for it
    $800 7
Little Bo's mighty jumps
    $800 11
They won 5 NFL titles in the 1960s
    $800 17
For much of the last decade, this fruity brand from Coca-Cola had its own colorful group of spokesmodels
    $800 29
The Metropolitan Opera brought the splendor of ancient China to its stage with this Puccini opera about a princess of Peking
    $1000 23
The Transcontinental Railroad,
the Trans-Siberian Railroad,
the Underground Railroad
    $1000 6
This Ohio city is named for the Prussian who trained soldiers during the Revolutionary War
    $1000 8
Fat-free Jack's pieces of neckwear
    $1000 12
They won 5 NHL titles between 1984 & 1990
    $1000 18
In 1983 it added Ruby Red to its line of sodas
    $1000 30
One of the greatest pieces for a baritone is the "Largo al factotum", a patter song that Figaro delivers with bravura as he enters this opera

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

Kerry John Dan
$3,200 -$2,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry John Dan
$5,200 -$600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "C-U" will not be at the beginning of the correct response; it'll come later in the word.)
    $400 22
Op, op, op, op, oppan--this Korean singer's "Gangnam Style" has 2.4 billion YouTube hits
    $400 21
When the Berlin Wall came down
    $400 30
In 1831 she & Jules Sandeau co-wrote the novel "Red and White" under the pseudonym Jules Sand
    $400 27
Here's a close-up of one of the 30,000 quills on this animal; they slide in easy, but back-facing barbs make removal difficult
    $400 28
In the 1970s FBI investigator Robert Ressler coined this 2-word term for multiple murderers like Jeffrey Dahmer
    $400 15
Count on this ancient calculator
    $800 7
"Gimme a break" from this candy bar's jingle that goes, "Gimme a break, gimme a break"
    DD: $3,000 20
When the Arab Spring pro-democracy protests began in Tunisia
    $800 26
Here's a depiction of this title character of an 1831 novel
    $800 25
Unlike the hippo, which has fully developed 4 of these, the rhino only has 3 with which to test water daintily
    $800 29
In "Henry VI, Part 2", Dick says, "The first thing we do, let's kill all" these professionals
    $800 14
A fade or a shag, for example
    $1200 4
Hey, I just heard this 3-named singer's "Call Me Maybe" once, & this is crazy, but it's completely stuck in my head
    $1200 19
When Hozier released his self-titled debut album
    $1200 11
This term for light, sophisticated literature is French for "beautiful letters"
    $1200 8
A flap of skin & fur called a bell hangs from the throat of this largest member of the deer family
    $1200 16
On this day, November 2, Catholic priests may celebrate 3 requiem masses for the departed
    $1200 1
An error, especially with a billiards stick
    $1600 5
"Never Gonna Give You Up" is what my brain says about the No. 1 hit of that name by this Brit
    $1600 18
Who shook things up by calling the Second Vatican Council
    $1600 12
"The Mysterious Island" was a sequel to this 1870 submarine tale
    $1600 9
This "hairless" breed of cat developed from a kitty born in Canada, not Egypt
    $1600 17
This word originally meant an all-night vigil with a body; the Irish party during that time came later
    $1600 2
Jeans flared to fit over a pair of Tony Lamas
    $2000 6
"So I put my hands up, they're playin' my song", this Miley Cyrus tune that is rattling around in my brain
    $2000 23
When Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel (II of that name)
    $2000 13
1919's prestigious Prix Goncourt went to "Within a Budding Grove", part of this man's swann song
    DD: $4,000 10
Bigger than Jerseys, this U.K. cow breed from its own isle produces lots of slightly yellowish milk
    $2000 24
There's a dispute over the where-abouts of this Hunkpapa Sioux medicine man--Fort Yates, N.D. or Mobridge, S.D.
    $2000 3
Lucy was an ancient African one discovered in 1974

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry John Dan
$7,400 $5,400 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A Hanseatic city, this port of 1.8 million is the largest European Union city that's not a capital

Final scores:

Kerry John Dan
$12,800 $6,000 $3,199
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kerry John Dan
$10,400 $6,600 $13,000
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 2015-10-14
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at