Show #7173 - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Catherine Hardee, an aspiring teacher from Kinston, North Carolina

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

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "D.D." coming up in each correct response, of course.)
    $200 4
On April 19, 1937 this military man fused Spain's Fascist Party, the Falange, with the Carlists
    $200 24
Around 480 B.C.:
Anaxagoras explains the cause of these events, one of which darkened Greece in 478 B.C.
    $200 25
A pregnant woman might mark it on her calendar
    $200 22
This Southern gravy made from fried ham drippings & black coffee sounds like it could keep you up all night
    $200 30
King Pig is the lazy overlord of this game you can play on your smartphone
    $200 20
Upsilon & lambda are 2/24 of it
    $400 5
Investors who want full value on this country's bonds have been labeled "vultures" by President Kirchner
    $400 19
William Gilbert concludes that the Earth is a huge lodestone that acts as a bar one of these
    $400 26
A very bad way to be expelled from the military
    $400 23
Maytag Dairy Farms in Iowa has been turning out this variety of cheese since 1941
    $400 29
In "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", the Sith lord Malak gets this 5-letter title in front of his name
    $400 21
"And when I awoke I was alone; this bird had flown / So I lit a fire, isn't it good" this title
    $600 6
At the end of the Spanish-American War, Spain ceded the Philippines, Puerto Rico & this Pacific island to the U.S.
    $600 9
Hans Lippershey applies for a patent for this, which he calls a "looker"; Galileo is all eyes
    $600 13
Ranging from 1.2 to 4.8, this is used as a multiplier in determining a diving score
    $600 1
This cocktail made with peach nectar & champagne was named for a Venetian painter
    $600 12
In "Donkey Kong Jr.", the roles have reversed & the title simian must rescue his father from this Italian
    $600 16
When the wind's just right, these noisy birds can cover 1,500 miles in 24 hours during their migration
    $800 7
In 1474 Isabella became queen of Castile; in 1479 Ferdinand became king of this
    $800 10
Around 450 B.C.:
Empedocles posits that all matter is made of these 4 classical elements
    $800 14
Often honorary, it's a faith-based college degree
    $800 2
In Spanish cuisine they're appetizers or small bites of food, like stuffed dates or chicken croquettes
    $800 28
A thief of epic proportions, she has a last name like the 8th-most populous U.S. city
    $800 17
In Ankara try this cubed candy made with fruit juice & dusted with sugar
    $1000 8
Andres de Santa Cruz of 19th c. Bolivia was this type of ruling strongman roughly meaning "little head"
    $1000 11
This Austrian physicist relates the observed frequency of a wave to the motion of its source
    $1000 15
On architectural drawings, "DD" refers to this national-named type of portal
    DD: $1,000 3
Wine Spectator magazine named as its top wine of 2014 Dow's 2011 vintage this from the Douro Valley in Europe
    $1000 27
A comical A.I. helps you make holes you can move through to beat GLaDOS' tests in this Valve game's sequel
    $1000 18
This high-energy dog breed loves to run; give it space to exercise

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

Matt Andrew Catherine
$4,800 $600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Andrew Catherine
$5,600 $3,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the play for us.)
    $400 29
The first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he was later Secretary of State
    $400 28
For the son of your niece
    $400 30
Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. was built in 1929 to house the annual convention for this women's organization
    $400 27
Act IV, Scene i:
"Hey, mountain, hey!"
    $400 26
With 20 million people in its greater metro area, this Brazilian city is South America's most populous
    $400 25
Its title song asks, "What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play"
    $800 19
This political widow & champion of human rights received the medal in 2014
    $800 20
In mathematics, a 3-dimensional geometric body with a surface that's equidistant from its center at all points
    $800 21
Betty Friedan was one of the founders of this organization & also served as its first president
    $800 22
Act II, Scene iii:
"O, by whom?"
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Hanoi's old quarter consists of 36 streets; Hang Ma specializes in papermaking, but I also stopped off at Hang Bac for some silver & Hang Bun for some noodles, as each street traditionally matches up with one of these organizations of craftsmen
    $800 24
A song from this musical says, "You've got to pick a pocket or two"
    $1200 18
The first group of medals bestowed by President Obama included one to this South African archbishop
    $1200 8
For the large peninsula made up of parts of southeast Mexico, northern Guatemala & Belize
    $1200 9
Its third Rainbow Warrior ship took to the ocean in 2011
    $1200 2
Act IV, Scene v:
"Himself in person there?"
    $1200 10
Brisbane is the capital city of this "royal" Australian state
    $1200 5
"Do You Hear The People Sing?" & "Bring Him Home" are songs from this musical
    $1600 6
It must have been a real garden party when this "Garden Party" playwright & Czech president got the medal
    $1600 7
For one of the clustered sections on a head of broccoli or cauliflower
    $1600 15
Brother of Aldous, biologist Julian Huxley co-founded this organization that uses a panda in its logo
    $1600 3
Act I, Scene iv:
"And so did I"
    $1600 1
Banda Aceh in this country sustained heavy damage from the 2004 tsunami
    $1600 4
(Hi. I'm Debra Messing.) A heroine of mine growing up was Barbra Streisand & one of my favorite show tunes is "Don't Rain On My Parade", which she introduced in this musical
    $2000 12
She wasn't just the owner--she was also the publisher of the Washington Post
    $2000 17
For unusually severe laws like those promulgated by a 600s B.C. Athenian statesman
    $2000 16
It was founded in 1957 by a single mom & a single dad to help & support other single moms & dads
    $2000 14
Dromio of Syracuse,
Act II, Scene ii:
    DD: $4,000 11
In 1907 a 500,000-year-old "man" was found near & named for this southwest German city
    DD: $8,000 13
Act I of "Wicked" ends with this high-flying song

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Andrew Catherine
$28,400 $10,400 $6,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first man to travel into space began his journey on that fateful day in what is today this country

Final scores:

Matt Andrew Catherine
$28,400 $7,999 $6,400
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Andrew Catherine
$22,400 $11,400 $10,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2015-10-14
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