Show #7635 - Friday, November 17, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York (subtotal of $6,500)

Alan Lin, a software engineer from Riverside, California (subtotal of $8,800)

Buzzy Cohen, a music executive from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Hyphenated term that's used to describe all the latest cutting-edge electronic devices
    $200 28
Houston (not that state!), Dallas (really, no!), Tuscaloosa (there you go)
    $200 8
Over 5 feet long, one of these in Stirling, Scotland is claimed to be the personal weapon of 13th c. Scottish leader Wm. Wallace
    $200 3
Money paid upfront to an author to write a book
    $200 5
The fatty part of milk
    $400 20
For lunch, how about this 2-word filler-upper?
    $400 27
It's a Hitchcock mystery! Kearney! Lincoln! Can you solve it?
    $400 16
Luis Suarez, who bit a player in the 2014 World Cup, inspired one of these undead in a kids' book
    $400 9
The first of these Times Square objects was 700 pounds, made out of iron & wood & covered with 100 light bulbs
    $400 2
Abbreviated MMP, it's an inexpensive softcover book sold in multiple outlets
    $400 6
Home to Fenway Park
    $600 21
We have a feeling you might know that Merv Griffin once hosted a game show called "Play Your" this
    $600 24
Where's Waldo? & Androscoggin & Kennebec, too!
    $600 17
Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao said in 2015 that these "are winning" the battle for the internet
    $600 10
The ancient Persian artifact called the "Spring of Khosrow" was this, reputedly covering 40,000 square feet
    $600 13
After buying Harper & Row, Rupert Murdoch made another merger & turned it into this giant
    $600 1
In 3 letters, what your mom gives you when you're sick
    $800 22
Barely having enough money for food & basics is living this-to-this
    $800 26
We dig Mineral, Elko & Clark & bet you do, as well
    $800 18
Ralph Waldo Emerson called "a foolish consistency" this monster "of little minds"
    $800 11
The club he used to whack a golf ball over 200 yards on the moon in 1971 is today in the USGA Museum
    $800 14
A pubisher's previously issued titles & current titles are these 2 "lists" with opposite names
    $800 4
A shoddy joke to pull on someone
    $1000 23
Grown from bulbs, this colorful spring flower was named for a youth Apollo loved
    $1000 25
Time to give you a Hand (County): we'll throw in Walworth & Yankton
    $1000 19
The artwork here depicts Behemoth & this aquatic monster also mentioned in the Bible
    $1000 12
The helmet is part of the Anglo-Saxon trove from this oddly-named site--a "hoo" is a little hill
    $1000 15
An unsolicited manuscript is said to have come in "over" this bar above a door
    DD: $1,600 7
On a standard piano, there are 36 of these, sharps & flats

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

Buzzy Alan Austin
$600 $3,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$2,800 $5,600 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

4 O's
    $400 26
This ornamental mat or napkin is named for an 18th century London draper
    $400 2
"Le Pistole Non Discutono", AKA "Bullets Don't Argue", is this type of low-budget western
    $400 24
Adults have 2,000 to 4,000 of these on the surface of the tongue; catfish have them on their barbels
    $800 25
This helicon was named for America's "March King"
    $800 22
This alliterative term can refer to any type of olden furniture as well as a movie set in olden times
    $800 23
As its name implies, this muscle has 3 points of origin: below the shoulder joint & at 2 parts of the humerus
    $800 15
In 1970, the year this actor was made a baron, he played Shylock at the Old Vic
    $800 8
When Paula Abdul became an ex-judge on "American Idol", this talk show host was brought in to fill her shoes
    $800 27
This adjective means not confined by responsibilities; kick off your Sunday shoes!
    $1200 18
A 1965 observation that computer capacity keeps on doubling is called this Intel co-founder's "law"
    $1200 1
1970s genre of film depicting African Americans in unrealistic & often violent situations
    $1200 9
It's the larger weight-bearing bone of the lower leg
    $1200 14
This gentleman was a typical character in the 17th century's golden age of Spanish theater; Disney had 3 of him
    $1200 7
Best-known nickname of ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci
    $1200 21
2-word term for where to go in the mall to get a strip of memories of the day
    $1600 20
The name of a mistress of Louis XV was given to this high hairdo
    $1600 3
Films about male duos like Bill & Ted or Harold & Kumar aren't "pal movies" or "bro movies" but these
    DD: $10,800 10
The hip is this type of joint, meaning that a rounded surface of one bone moves with the depression of another bone
    $1600 13
About 220 years before Goethe's came this English playwright's version of the Faust legend
    $1600 6
Seen here is this ex-top cop of Boston, Los Angeles & New York City--twice
    $1600 17
Hyphenated term for one who lingers at the scene of an accident
    DD: $10,400 19
These slips of the tongue that bear a man's name include "It is now kisstomary to cuss the bride"
    $2000 4
The 1961 documentary "Chronicle of a Summer" is said to have originated this 2-word French-named style
    $2000 11
A lumbar puncture removes a sample of this watery solution, CSF for short
    $2000 12
This Ibsen drama is the story of a medical inspector who refuses to be silenced
    $2000 5
After this man became an ex-U.N. Secretary-General, he was replaced by fellow African Kofi Annan
    $2000 16
This Spanish sherry is "O" so good

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$25,600 $1,600 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A state capital since 1805, its name begins with the last 4 letters of the state's name

Final scores:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$24,299 $400 $200

Cumulative scores:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$24,299 $9,200 $6,700
Tournament champion: $250,000 1st runner-up: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$16,400 $12,000 $9,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2017-09-19
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