Show #8738 - Wednesday, November 9, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Tyler Rhode, a director at a start-up from New York, New York

Maureen O'Neil, an executive assistant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amy Schneider, a writer from Oakland, California

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Jeopardy! Round

I'M "EN" IT!
(Ken: The word "en" is in each response.)
(Haley: I'm Haley Jones of Cardinal women's basketball with clues about the rich history of athletics at Stanford.)
    $200 23
RBG dissented in the 2000 case Bush v. him
    $200 24
Holding the dead Cordelia in his arms, he hears that Edmund is dead & is dead himself a few lines later
    $200 1
It's the only chess piece that can hop over an opposing piece when it moves
    $200 26
Stamps in your passport of this entry endorsement are a thing of the past on visits to many countries, like South Korea
    $200 28
Headed that way now
    $200 12
(Haley Jones presents the clue.) In 2018, I signed my Stanford letter of intent on national TV; in 1993, it made news when this teenager, already playing PGA Tour events, declared he was going to Stanford
    DD: $4,000 22
2022's West Virginia v. this federal agency went in favor of West Virginia
    $400 25
The last words this king hears are from Hamlet: "Is thy union here? Follow my mother"
    $400 2
In 2016 Timur Gareyev played a record 48 simultaneous games wearing one of these; he won 35, lost 6 & drew 7
    $400 27
Some business road warriors bring an electronics version of this handy toiletries carrier named after Charles Doppelt
    $400 29
Term for what the dancer seen here is
    $400 30
(Haley Jones presents the clue.) In 1896, the first intercollegiate women's basketball game pitted Stanford against this team, our biggest rival; with only women allowed as spectators for modesty, Agnes Morley came up big, & we beat them 2-1
    $600 19
Dobbs v. this city's Women's Health Organization overturned Roe v. Wade
    $600 3
In "Romeo & Juliet", he gets the point from Tybalt, who makes worms' meat of him
    $600 9
The Ruy Lopez is also known as the Spanish Opening; the Giuoco Piano, as this one (not to be confused with the Sicilian Defense)
    $600 6
In 1936 the Clipper was the first of these sleek, silvery travel trailers made of aluminum
    $600 14
Type of bathroom that can only be accessed through a bedroom
    $600 13
(Haley Jones presents the clue.) The coaches wanted to move him to defensive end & later made him the sixth-stringer, but in 1970, quarterback Jim Plunkett became the Cardinal's first winner of this trophy instituted in 1935
    $800 20
1896's him (train passenger) v. him (judge) was decided 7-1 for the wrong guy
    $800 4
In "Macbeth", it's not healthy for this man to be in a scene with first, second & third murderers but at least his son Fleance escapes
    $800 10
In an anticlimax, a 1978 World Championship game was this kind of draw on the 124th move
    $800 7
This cruise line got "Back to Fun" in 2021, launching the fittingly named new flagship Mardi Gras
    $800 15
It's how the food seen here is being prepared
    $800 17
(Haley Jones presents the clue.) Pitcher Mike Mussina & third baseman Ed Sprague were on the 1988 Stanford team that was victorious in the first title game of this event broadcast on network TV
    $1000 21
2015's him v. him upheld the right to same-sex marriage
    $1000 5
This title guy kills Lavinia, stabs Tamora, gets killed by Saturninus, who in turn is whacked by Lucius, the said title guy's son
    $1000 11
In 1997 the chess world was shocked when world champ Garry Kasparov lost a match to this IBM computer program
    $1000 8
Eugene was the first name of this man, whose series of guides made travel feel accessible to mid-century Americans
    $1000 16
Charles-Francois Daubigny was one of the first painters to work this way, meaning outside
    $1000 18
(Haley Jones presents the clue.) Just like me, she went from Archbishop Mitty High to Stanford, where she recorded more than 1,500 kills; she went on to be the most decorated beach volleyball Olympian

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

Amy Maureen Tyler
$4,400 $0 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Maureen Tyler
$12,600 $400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
In Babylonian myth the eyes of the dragon goddess Tiamat were the source of these 2 rivers
    $400 30
It's the point on Earth's surface directly above the internal point where an earthquake rupture begins
    $400 1
Elected to Congress in 1830, he wrote, "My election as President of the United States was not half so gratifying"
    $400 6
Dario Argento & Bernardo Bertolucci worked on "C'era una volta il West", this "tasty" type of Western
    $400 28
Trained back east by Harriet Beecher Stowe's sister, Harriet Bishop was a frontier one of these in a single room in St. Paul
    $400 29
You might hear this hyphenated term "of little feet"
    DD: $3,000 24
Rivers that border Manhattan include the East River & these 2 "H" rivers
    $800 26
Chalk & tufa are varieties of this sedimentary rock that's mostly calcium carbonate
    $800 2
Many students learn the history of African Americans from John Hope Franklin's antonym-titled history "From ____ to ____"
    $800 7
There's Bollywood, but there's also Pollywood from India & Pakistan, with hits like "Carry on Jatta" in this language
    DD: $1,000 27
In 1874 this frontier dentist lost his practice in Dallas because his coughing alarmed patients
    $800 11
"Bible" can precede this word, also a Disney rabbit
    $1200 21
The Camargue, a wild & wildlife-rich region of France, is in the delta of this river that rises in Switzerland
    $1200 17
Used in the Stone Age for spear points & arrowheads, this form of quartz later found a use in firearms
    $1200 3
She's the first Black woman on the Supreme Court & the first justice to have been a federal public defender
    $1200 8
Before directing blockbusters like "The Professional" & "The Fifth Element", he influenced France's cinema du look era
    $1200 15
Dr. John Eisner, frontier this, a ritual circumciser, brought 169 Jewish babies into the faith from New Mexico to Wyoming
    $1200 10
Apiarists know this word can mean a rumor or enthusiasm
    $1600 22
Good Catholics know South Bend, Indiana is named for a curvature of this river
    $1600 18
A horseshoe lake is also called this kind, from a type of collar worn by a different draft animal
    $1600 4
2022 is the 150th birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams, the British composer of beloved works like this bird "Ascending"
    $1600 9
"The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" & "Metropolis" were part of the golden age of cinema in this German "Republic"
    $1600 16
William Green T'Vault, frontier editor, ran Oregon's first newspaper, with this title meaning "onlooker" or "observer"
    $1600 12
This 5-letter word that starts & ends with the same pair of letters means "be quiet"
    $2000 23
Sharing its name with a mountain range, this major river of Europe flows into the Caspian Sea at Atyrau, Kazakhstan
    $2000 19
From Greek for "fire", this "flow" is super-hot rock & gas emitted by a volcanic eruption
    $2000 5
This 3-named naturalist came up with the natural selection theory around the same time as Darwin, spurring Darwin to go public
    $2000 14
Hollywood star Choi Min-sik cemented his legacy in Korean cinema with this 2003 movie, later remade by Spike Lee
    $2000 20
Horace Vesey, frontier hotelier, ran the Gold Hill Hotel in the boomtown called this "City", biggest in Nevada Territory
    $2000 13
"The Bells" pairs clamor with this word that also starts with "C-L-A"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Maureen Tyler
$19,600 $600 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A trip to El Paso with his young son & wondering what the city might look like years in the future inspired a novel by this author

Final scores:

Amy Maureen Tyler
$19,664 $600 $7,000
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Maureen Tyler
$15,800 $3,600 $7,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
3 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2022-09-21
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