Show #8745 - Friday, November 18, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions final game 5.


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Sam Buttrey, an associate professor of operations research at the Naval Postgraduate School from Pacific Grove, California

Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

Amy Schneider, a writer from Oakland, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
This New Mexico City claims the title “Hot Air Balloon Capital of the World”
    $200 1
Turn in just about any direction in the type of office chair known as this spinning motion "& tilt"
    $200 28
Money existing only digitally; in 2022 $275 billion was lost in its global market in a single day
    $200 19
"The Last of the Starks"
    $200 29
Lacking admirable qualities, Alex in "A Clockwork Orange" is considered this type of protagonist
    $200 30
Neanderthals emerged about 400,000 years ago in the Pleistocene, an epoch marked by these intermittent glacial episodes
    $400 26
A suburb of Dallas, this city officially recognizes Rip Van Winkle's creator as its namesake
    $400 3
The tambour is what gives this piece of furniture seen here its name
    $400 23
Indigenous Australians can also be acceptably referred to by this adjective
    $400 18
"Victory of the Daleks"
    $400 13
It's what the A-D stands for in WADA, a world organization dedicated to fair competition & clean sport
    $400 25
A valley in this country where some of the first bones were found gave the Neanderthals their name
    $600 8
Located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, it's nicknamed the "Christmas City"
    DD: $1,000 4
The name of this piece of furniture comes from the French for "to put to bed"
    $600 22
This word describes each correct response in the category
    $600 17
"Infected" &
"Here's Negan"
    $600 12
Patrick Henry was a leader of this group that took issue with the Constitution & an all-too-powerful national government
    $600 24
Wear from pyrite on tools indicates Neanderthals may have been able to produce this, not just collect it from natural sources
    $800 7
Once a large Quaker community, this California city bears the last name of Quaker poet John Greenleaf
    $800 5
Often wrought iron, a shelving unit that's handy in the kitchen is called this kitchen personage's rack
    $800 21
This adjective is used to indicate a novel has been written in the form of letters
    $800 16
"The Midterms" &
"The White House Pro-Am"
    $800 11
We won't ask you to spell this 28-letter word ending in M that the OED says is "popularly cited as an example of a long word"
    $800 15
Despite beliefs to the contrary, the discovery & analysis of a Neanderthal hyoid bone suggests that they may have had this ability
    $1000 2
River surfing is a big deal in this second-largest Montana city that's also home to the University of Montana
    $1000 6
Here's a chair designed by this pioneer of the mission furniture style
    $1000 20
Relating to that city in southern Italy famous for pizza
    $1000 9
"Senioritis" &
"Ben Don't Leave"
    $1000 10
Founded in 1913, it has the dual mission of "securing justice not only for Jews but for all people"
    $1000 14
Some Neanderthals hunted megafauna like the mammoth, the wooly rhino & this wild ox, the ancestor of domestic cattle

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

Amy Andrew Sam
$2,400 $1,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$6,600 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
When visiting Segovia, northwest of Madrid, don't miss the Alcazar where she became queen in 1474
    $400 27
A 1988 ad in a Seattle mag said, "Drummer wanted... Soundgarden, Zep, Scratch Acid" & was signed "Kurdt"--him
    $400 28
It's a 3-part painting, like Francis Bacon's "3 Studies of Lucian Freud"
    $400 29
Dorothy Andersen was the first to identify this disease, CF for short, & helped create the first tests to diagnose it
    $400 30
Ayn Rand is thought to have based the architect in this novel on Frank Lloyd Wright
    $400 12
Dyed object hunted for on resurrection Sunday, with fried Chinese appetizers becoming an Alabama football rally cry
    $800 25
Caernarfon Castle was the site for the investiture of him as Prince of Wales in 1969
    $800 4
"Musicians-singers for acting roles in new TV series... 4 insane boys, age 17-21", said the 1965 ad that launched this group
    $800 3
Benjamin West nailed history painting depicting this man's "Treaty with the Indians" on the Delaware River
    $800 2
In the 1950s, she broke the color barrier in tennis & became the first Black American to win a Grand Slam tournament
    $800 16
"The Curious Case of" this title Fitzgerald short story character is that he ages backwards
    $800 13
Ping-Pong a.k.a. that gives you an arm joint ache treatable with a curved pasta
    $1200 24
Poland's Malbork Castle is the largest in Europe built with these rather than stones
    $1200 19
An ad mentioning love for the band Oasis led Brandon Flowers to what became this group
    DD: $10,000 10
Don't try to pet the cat in a tricky canvas by Louis-Leopold Boilly, who invented this French term
    $1200 1
For a 1915 exhibition to help raise money for women's suffrage, this Impressionist sent a number of her works from France
    $1200 11
This 1932 Pulitzer Prize winner begins, "It was Wang Lung's marriage day"
    $1200 14
Telepathic Patrick Stewart character shows you the exact place he hid the treasure, a bit of Earl Grey
    $1600 23
Home to the Vatican Observatory, this castle complex was first used as a summer papal residence in the 17th century
    $1600 20
Metallica got its start when he placed an ad saying, "Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with"
    $1600 17
Vermeer went outside for his cityscape "View of" this 5-letter city
    $1600 5
She served in the Senate from 2003 to 2009; her late husband served from 1969 to 1996
    DD: $5,000 9
This book with a facial feature in its title was Toni Morrison's debut novel
    $1600 7
Tart "tot" candy for a sketch comedy group in charge of making sure those in school don't run in the corridors
    $2000 22
Built by the Knights of Saint John in the 1100 & 1200s, the crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers is in this Middle Eastern country
    $2000 21
An ad mentioning folkie trio Peter, Paul & Mary & punkie trio Hüsker Dü brought Kim Deal into this group
    $2000 18
In 2010 you could get a Rothko for 44 cents: "Orange and Yellow", in a stamp series honoring this 2-word movement in American painting
    $2000 6
Many of her photos were published in the 1939 book "An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion"
    $2000 8
His 1912 novel "Riders of the Purple Sage" is considered one of the best Westerns
    $2000 15
Cincinnati Red with 4,256 hits who sits in the White House flower beds, admiring a Hieronymus Bosch painting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$15,800 $6,800 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

William the Conqueror's son built a fortress on a key northern river in 1080, giving this city its name

Final scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$17,600 $100 $22,400
2nd place: 2 match points 3rd place: 2 match points Winner: 1 match point

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$16,800 $13,400 $11,200
22 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2022-09-22
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