Show #8740 - Friday, November 11, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

Eric Ahasic, a meteorologist from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mattea Roach, a writer and podcaster from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

(Mandy: Hi, I'm Mandy Patinkin. You may know me from--well, you'll see what you know me from when you hear me read clues about my career.)
    $200 27
Of this county on a Great Lake
    $200 25
On World Wildlife Day, the WWF removes this animal logo from its website to highlight the emptiness of a world without nature
    $200 28
Here's this Italian composer looking like he could use a visit from the Barber of Seville
    $200 29
As well as an adjective meaning "more aged", in Native American culture it's a person whose age gives them wisdom
    $200 30
To speak plainly, not mince words, is no tener pelos en la lengua, literally to not have hair here
    $200 21
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) In 1980, I won a Tony for my role as Che, the narrator of sorts, in the original Broadway production of this musical
    $400 26
Santa Rosa, California:
Of this winey county west of Napa
    $400 24
In 2016 this sandwich shop freshened up its logo to reflect its fresh ingredients, but the arrows are still there
    $400 23
Aaron Copland composed the music for a ballet set in the southwest & named for this notorious bandit
    $400 22
St. Petersburg, Florida became a retiree mecca in the 1940s & has the oldest club for this disk-pushing game
    $400 20
The boss, the head guy; it's what a Kansas City Chief player becomes in Spanish media
    $400 19
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) I spoke one of the many great lines in this 1987 film: "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die"
    $600 3
Towson, Maryland:
Of this charm county, we guess
    $600 6
This extinct animal became the logo of the NHL's Nashville Predators after its bones were discovered in the area
    $600 11
A depiction of Nike discovered on a Greek island in 1863, this statue is thought to commemorate a sea battle
    $600 9
It's the month in which National Grandparents Day is celebrated
    $600 15
The title of a 2020 bilingual Black Eyed Peas song, it means an attractive woman, whether she's a mother or not
    $600 18
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) For 8 seasons, I played Saul Berenson, Carrie Mathison's CIA mentor & later National Security Advisor on this drama
    $800 4
Of this county named for Revolutionary general Francis
    $800 7
The blue & white on BMW's logo come from the flag of this German state
    $800 12
The title character of "Petrouchka" is one of these that comes to life & is immortal--terrifying!
    $800 10
When this Old Testament king is "old & stricken in years", even the fair maiden Abishag does not rouse his interest
    $800 14
This versatile & filling food is as common in El Salvador as the taco is elsewhere
    $800 17
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) In the 1990s, I did an album & concert of traditional & non-traditional songs called "Mamaloshen", which means "mother tongue" in this language of some of my ancestors
    $1000 5
Of this county/people/type of cotton
    $1000 8
Yes, they still make this brand of shoes & the basset hound is still the logo
    DD: $1,000 13
The title of this play by Eugene O'Neill refers in part to a pair of trees that surrounds the Cabot farmhouse
    $1000 2
Well into his 80s, Claude Monet painted his garden in this village 40 miles from Paris
    $1000 1
Mexican women have held marches against this Hispanic culture of masculinity
    $1000 16
(Mandy Patinkin presents the clue.) I was a big fan of the late Stephen Sondheim & I am honored to have originated the role of the artist Seurat in this James Lapine-Sondheim musical that was inspired by a painting

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

Mattea Eric Andrew
$1,000 $5,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Eric Andrew
$4,000 $5,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Failing to win support for her Brexit deal, she stepped down as Tory leader in June 2019 & as prime minister in July
    $400 27
John McCrae wrote, "In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row" about the fallen in this conflict
    $400 30
His nickname of "Satchmo" came from a truncation of "Satchel Mouth"
    $400 22
Mathura on the Yamuna River is one of the 7 sacred cities of this religion
    $400 19
7-letter word for a precociously talented child
    $400 21
Not as iridescent as the true kind, the type of this gem formed in a conch has examples over 20 carats
    $800 14
Shockingly assassinated in 2022, he was twice prime minister of Japan
    $800 28
William Cowper's "On the Loss of the Royal George" wasn't written for a king, but for one of these, gone with great loss of life
    $800 29
In her lifetime, Bessie Smith was known as this 7-letter title "of the Blues", implying rule over a vast realm
    $800 25
The feast of this event in Jesus' life in the River Jordan is celebrated by Eastern Christians using meltwater from a cross of ice
    $800 26
Any small & unimportant town, also the name of a Native people who lived in Connecticut
    $800 24
Using a ruby rod, Theodore Maiman built the first working one of these in 1960
    DD: $7,000 3
After helping to establish this as an independent country, Eduard Shevardnadze became its president in 1995
    DD: $16,800 7
1855's "Haworth Churchyard" was Matthew Arnold's tribute to these literary sisters, written soon after the last one passed
    $1200 18
Legend says this "King of the Delta Blues Singers" sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads for his talent
    $1200 4
In Islam haram, "forbidden", is the opposite of this word, "permitted"
    $1200 20
Hector & Paris are sons of Hecuba & this king of Troy
    $1200 23
This gin brand is named for a gem that's found in the Smithsonian
    $1600 2
From 1960 to 1977, Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios III was president of this island nation
    $1600 12
"The paths of glory lead but to the grave" is from this man's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"
    $1600 17
A Broadway show was called this nickname for Billie Holiday "at Emerson's Bar & Grill"
    $1600 5
The fifth Dalai Lama declared his guru, a great scholar, to be this lama
    $1600 9
Nasalis larvatus is the scientific name of this primate
    $1600 6
Catherine the Great owned a 107-carat one of these gems from Colombia; a necklace with a 75-carat version sold for $4.3 mil.
    $2000 10
Hats off to this man who was chancellor of West Germany & then of a unified Germany from 1990 to 1998
    $2000 15
This "Invictus" poet also penned "Margaritae Sorori", an elegy in which death gets (& is) the last word
    $2000 16
Riley King went by B.B., originally short for Blues Boy; his guitar also had a nickname--this woman's name
    $2000 11
It's the term for the small box & leather strap worn by the Orthodox Jewish man seen here
    $2000 8
These wavelike contractions carry food through the digestive tract
    $2000 1
Part of the British regalia, the Great Star of Africa was once part of this diamond named for Sir Thomas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mattea Eric Andrew
$7,200 $17,000 $39,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

To fight malaria, this former royal estate helped move quinine-producing cinchona plants from South America to India

Final scores:

Mattea Eric Andrew
$7,200 $16,783 $37,863
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mattea Eric Andrew
$7,200 $17,000 $17,800
15 R,
3 W
18 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2022-09-21
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