Show #7629 - Thursday, November 9, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Sam Deutsch, a business consultant from Calabasas, California

Lisa Schlitt, a microbiologist from Berwyn, Pennsylvania

Seth Wilson, a Ph.D. candidate and adjunct professor from Nacogdoches, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
This strait narrows to 8 miles between Point Marroqui, Spain & Point Cires in Morocco
    $200 29
This prefix is attached to "enemy" when referring to Satan or your biggest enemy
    $200 28
Huck? No; this last name of Huck, yes
    $200 1
With this book Jane Austen satirized the fashion for novels like those of Ann Radcliffe
    $200 10
Minestrina is "little soup", minestra is "soup" & this word means "big soup"
    $200 30
The heroine's nautical school uniform puts the "sailor" in the title of this manga series
    $400 17
Even from space, it's possible to see the mass of blue-green algae poisoning this lake with the name of a Manitoba city
    $400 13
This literary word for an opponent or rival is also used for a muscle that works in opposition to another
    $400 21
Popular for boys, the names of these two
    $400 2
The father of the title character of this Dickens novel dies & leaves the family penniless
    $400 9
This Italian ham is mentioned in the classic 1622 Italian poem "The Rape of the Bucket"
    $400 4
A hit in Japan for more than 65 years, this "boy" is really a robot
    $600 14
Castel Sant'Angelo, originally Hadrian's mausoleum, sits on this river
    $600 6
Batman has an enemy aptly named this, a 4-letter word for the worst thing "of your existence"
    $600 22
Derived from a Scottish river, this name, like Sacha Baron Cohen's wife, Ms. Fisher
    $600 18
This one-act drama by Sartre sounds like a barrel of laughs: an existential portrayal of hell
    $600 3
The full name of a thick meat sauce is ragu alla this, referring to a northern city
    $600 5
The manga "Mach Go Go Go" was the inspiration for this 1960s "car"toon series
    $800 15
This bay's southern boundary extends from Dondra Head in Sri Lanka to the northern tip of Sumatra
    $800 11
You might dread your enemy & regard him as this, French for "black beast"
    $800 23
This name of a famous woman born in 1820; tell the nurse it's honoring her profession
    DD: $3,400 20
Wonderboy is the name of a bat, not a superhero, in this 1952 novel
    $800 7
These tubular cream-filled pastries are Sicily's gift to dessert
    $800 19
Seen here is a Titan, a human-eating giant in the title of this best-selling manga series
    $1000 16
This "colorful" river forms Namibia's southern border with South Africa
    $1000 12
Agatha Christie & Philip Roth both have books called this, a word from myth for a formidable opponent
    $1000 27
Spelled with an "O" or a "U", the name of this prophet
    $1000 26
Tennessee Williams set this play in a seedy Mexican hotel
    $1000 8
Baked pizza dough, this aromatic Italian bread, comes from a word for "hearth"
    $1000 25
A wandering assassin has his son in tow in Kazuo Koike's this "and Cub"

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

Seth Lisa Sam
$2,600 $1,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Lisa Sam
$5,600 $9,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This type of auto insurance covers only damage you do through your fault to someone else or his property
    $400 23
For this 2014 Biblical epic, the director promised Russell Crowe no shots of him in the bow beside a giraffe
    $400 30
The King James Bible is first published:
Country, century
    $400 9
Sounding like what a sports team headed for victory has, it's the product of an object's mass & its velocity
    $400 28
Schopenhauer is best known for this glass-half-empty philosophy, believing we always want more than we can have
    $400 29
The Latin word for "and" plus the chemical symbol for sodium equals this volcano
    $800 7
The director of the Consumer Finance Bureau is on the board of this org. covering up to $250,000 of your bank dollars
    $800 22
Penny Singleton colored her hair to play this Chic Young comic-strip heroine in 28 movies
    $800 8
Julius Caesar is assassinated:
City plus day & month
    DD: $2,000 10
Eureka! This upward force exerted by a fluid counteracts the weight of an object immersed in it
    $800 27
Schopenhauer wrote an essay on mankind's "free" this quality, also mentioned in the title of his most famous book
    $800 11
An Italian word meaning "from" plus Mr. Gore equals this old phone mechanism
    $1200 4
The 2 major types of life insurance are cash value & this, which offers temporary protection but no savings component
    $1200 1
Neill Blomkamp directed this 2009 sci-fi film in which aliens live in South Africa
    $1200 12
Pearl Harbor is bombed:
Island, day of the week
    $1200 24
From the Latin for "twist", it's the measure of how much a force acting on an object causes it to rotate
    $1200 5
Since 1911 the Schopenhauer Society in this German city "am Main" has been dedicated to the man & his works
    $1200 17
A mantra word plus a pronoun equals this, to not include on a list
    $1600 6
Investing in your niece's indie film? In case she doesn't finish, you should be insured by a completion type of this
    $1600 2
Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in the West" is one of hundreds of films with scores by this composer
    DD: $2,500 13
The Constitution gets its first state ratification:
State, year
    $1600 25
Physics textbooks say all motion is relative to this kind of frame
    $1600 15
In college, Schopenhauer transferred from medicine to the humanities, studying this "Critique" man
    $1600 18
3.14 plus a "Golden State" postal abbreviation equals this 12-point type
    $2000 20
An insurance mathematician (OK, enough sexy talk) uses the laws of probability to assess risk in this job
    $2000 3
Monty Clift loves Liz Taylor, but Shelley Winters' bun in the oven overshadows matters in this 1951 tragedy
    $2000 14
Alexander the Great dies:
Continent, millennium
    $2000 26
Represented by an arrow, it's a quantity that has both magnitude & direction
    $2000 16
After studying Hinduism, Schopenhauer declared these Vedic scriptures a major influence on his thinking
    $2000 19
Ms. Derek plus an interjection meaning "See!" equals this cord neckwear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Lisa Sam
$9,900 $14,400 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

A street-corner occupation that saved many in the Depression was aided by a 1930 tops-in-the-U.S. crop in this state

Final scores:

Seth Lisa Sam
$5,399 $15,400 $8,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Lisa Sam
$12,400 $10,600 $12,400
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2017-09-18
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