Show #7630 - Friday, November 10, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Jon Eisenman, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Justin Vossler, a high school history teacher from Homer, New York

Andrew Pau, an associate professor from Amherst, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 2015 one of this show's models accidentally gave away a brand-new car
    $200 21
If your new car seems possessed by the devil, this law can help you get a replacement car or refund in California
    $200 20
Fashion fastener
    $200 5
Francois went swimming in the Seine, even though I told him, "L'eau est froide", meaning this
    $200 10
The English word Democrat originally meant a republican foe of the aristocrats during this revolution
    $200 15
The Islamic Republic of this is the world's largest producer of opium
    $400 27
This guy "the Bounty Hunter" hunted for fugitives on A&E & CMT
    $400 6
This garden of peace in Central Park is dedicated to John Lennon
    $400 19
Mercator's masterpiece
    $400 4
I think I swim like a dolphin, but my wife says I look like une baleine, one of these
    $400 11
The Democratic Party evolved from the 1790s group who were anti-this party of Alexander Hamilton
    $400 23
In 1998 the Islamic Republic of this joined the nuclear weapons club
    $600 28
Walter Cronkite liked to note that CBS News covered the Beatles 2 months before their "debut" on this variety show
    $600 7
Nintendo says she "spent her...time in Bowser's castle" but now she "prefers to be the one doing the rescuing"
    $600 18
Prompt pilot purger patented
    $600 1
I'm entering Jacques' pool using this, le plongeoir
    $600 12
War Democrats supported the Union war effort; Peace Democrats, AKA these snakes, wanted a truce with the South
    $600 22
Its separation from another republic in Africa was finalized in 2011
    $800 29
On this Bravo show "New York" & "Los Angeles", ambitious real estate agents strive to sell pricey properties
    $800 8
An old ad for this cereal had the slogan "A bowl a day keeps the bullies away"
    $800 17
Otis' okay origination
    DD: $1,000 2
When I was young, ma mere warned me of this part of our pool, le côté profond
    $800 13
In the party of chancellors Helmut Schmidt & Gerhard Schroder, this word comes before "Democratic"
    $800 24
Traditionally said to have been founded by Marinus in 301 A.D., it claims to be the world's oldest republic
    $1000 30
Food Network has a show on which these title transports compete for a $50,000 prize
    $1000 9
Cross-examining himself in this 1971 movie, Woody Allen reveals he's an American citizen & the president of San Marcos
    $1000 16
Current cutoff contraption
    $1000 3
After a few laps, I always seek out ma serviette de plage, this
    $1000 14
In 2016 the Liberal Democratic Party won 39 of 450 seats in Russia's state this, a word meaning "deliberation"
    $1000 25
Danilo Medina Sanchez is the president of this republic

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

Andrew Justin Jon
$3,600 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Justin Jon
$6,000 $5,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the two films by the same director that we have managed somehow to mash up.)
    $400 10
A medieval chronicle says a 1017 fire in this Ukrainian capital destroyed 750 churches--odd in a city of maybe 25,000
    $400 9
A sudden loud chord in an otherwise slow movement gives this nickname to Haydn's Symphony No. 94 in G Major
    $400 26
This "Dune" author's first published sci-fi tale appeared in Startling Stories magazine in 1952
    $400 15
A division of an opera
    $400 21
Here's a "Project": name this sitcom star, with over 8 million Twitter followers, who wrote "Why Not Me?" in 2015
    $400 20
"Dial M on a Train"
    $800 12
Rajendra I, the Tamil king of southern India, conquered & annexed this 25,000-square-mile island
    $800 8
The 1913 premiere of this Stravinsky piece caused such a riot that the dancers could not hear the orchestra
    $800 27
In John Wyndham's 1951 novel "The Day of" these, "these" are carnivorous plants that can walk & kill a man
    $800 4
Fancy schmancy private cruising vessel
    $800 22
A Forbes headline: "One Man, One Computer, 10 Million Students: How" his academy "Is Reinventing Education"
    $800 19
"Cape Bull"
    $1200 11
Basil II, ruler of this grade-"B" empire, was completing his conquest of Bulgaria
    $1200 5
Here's a piece from a Vivaldi violin concerto known as "La tempesta di mare", this title in English
    $1200 28
Like "World War Z", "Robopocalypse" is labeled this kind of history; it's told by those who survived a robot war
    $1200 1
To surpass others, perhaps at making a spreadsheet
    DD: $3,000 23
This Sunday morning CNN host was only 28 when he was appointed as the managing editor of foreign affairs
    $1200 16
"Throne of Samurai"
    $1600 13
Today with about 1 million adherents, this secretive religious group of Lebanon & Syria publicly revealed itself
    DD: $8,000 6
"Royal March Of The Lions", "The Elephant", "Aquarium" & "The Swan" are all part of this French work
    $1600 29
In "A Princess of Mars", this fictional Civil War vet is transported to Mars & meets the beautiful Dejah Thoris
    $1600 2
An agitator, with or without "agent" in front of it
    $1600 24
The daughter of Indian & Jamaican immigrants, she was elected to replace Barbara Boxer in the Senate in 2016
    $1600 17
Sofia Coppola:
"The Virgin Translation"
    $2000 14
Having subdued most of England, this Dane married a former king's widow & converted to Christianity
    $2000 7
This German-born composer was called the Mozart of the 19th century
    $2000 30
The cover of this Isaac Asimov novel claimed, "Four men and one woman journey into the living body of a man"
    $2000 3
A dense growth of bushes
    $2000 25
In addition to live news coverage of the first operation of the Iraq War, he performed five brain surgeries in the desert
    $2000 18
"Paths of Orange"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Justin Jon
$26,800 $16,000 $3,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Victoria Cross is for military bravery; this cross first given in 1940 & named for Victoria's great-grandson is for civilian bravery

Final scores:

Andrew Justin Jon
$29,000 $9,000 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Justin Jon
$20,200 $14,200 $3,800
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2017-09-18
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