Show #8746 - Monday, November 21, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions final game 6.


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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 29
This electric car company was founded in 2003 in San Carlos, California
    $200 25
It was said, "2/3 of the earth is covered by water, the other third is covered by Garry Maddox", specialist at this MLB position
    $200 19
In most states, an elected official:
    $200 27
A sacred hand gesture called anjali mudra, palms placed together at the heart, is a pose & a salutation in this practice
    $200 13
Geraldine Brooks' "March" is narrated by the father from this classic 1860s novel
    $200 30
A 1930s ad for a razor gave us this phrase for the beginnings of a beard at the end of the day
    $400 28
In 2004 armed robbers stole 2 of this artist's best-known paintings from his museum in Oslo
    $400 24
In 2018 this NHL team was on a roll, making it to the Stanley Cup finals in its very first season
    $400 18
Runs the set on a movie: AD
    $400 26
Here's the ASL sign for this 3-word phrase
    $400 1
More than a decade before "A Wrinkle in Time", she wrote her first book for kids, "And Both Were Young"
    $400 11
NBA coach Pat Riley trademarked this term for a certain number of consecutive title wins
    $600 21
In November 2002 an outbreak of this viral disease that involves breathing problems began in Guangdong Province, China
    $600 22
In 2017 this Irish UFC champ tried boxing & got TKO'd by Floyd Mayweather
    $600 17
Advises on investing & saving for the future:
    $600 23
During World War II Churchill held up 2 fingers to signify this 3-syllable word
    $600 12
About Robert Moses & by Robert Caro, this 1,300-page tome is a must-have for bookshelf backgrounds during Zoom interviews
    $600 9
The idea that everyone is interconnected was proposed in a 1929 story before John Guare used it as this play's title
    $800 20
It was the title flight in "The Flight that Fought Back", a docudrama first aired in September 2005
    $800 3
In 2020, Iga Swiatek won the French Open, the first Grand Slam single's title for a player from this country
    $800 16
Oversees recruiting & onboarding:
    $800 15
At the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, Tommie Smith & John Carlos raised their fists, each wearing 1 of a pair of these
    DD: $2,600 10
Left unfinished at his death, "Juneteenth", his second novel, was published in 1999
    $800 7
A James K. Polk campaign slogan claimed all of Oregon up to this latitude "or Fight"
    $1000 4
The funeral of this woman, the wife of George VI, was held at Westminster Abbey on April 9, 2002
    $1000 5
This superstar forward, for both the Minneapolis & L.A. Lakers, was GM of the L.A. Clippers for 22 years
    $1000 2
Helps those with communication disorders including stuttering:
    $1000 14
The mano pantea, the first 2 fingers & thumb extended, are a gesture to ward off this bit of malevolence, malocchio in Italian
    $1000 6
In "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri, a couple names their baby after this author of "Dead Souls"
    $1000 8
It's really not a compliment if you are called this term from an 18th century story for an extremely well-behaved person

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

Amy Andrew Sam
$3,000 $4,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$6,400 $5,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Penn Jillette, for example.)
    $400 23
In the first map of the new U.S.A. by an American, Pennsylvania doesn't have access to this lake which it got in a 1792 purchase
    $400 26
"His whole life was a million-to-one shot"
    $400 6
In math, LCD stands for this
    $400 30
Chemist Robert Chesebrough formulated Vaseline, a brand name for this
    $400 29
The key world event of Hegel's youth was this, which broke out in the spring & summer of 1789 when he was 18
    $400 24 says the cream cheese frosting is just as tasty as this crimson-hued cake
    $800 22
Formed in Chihuahua, the Fuerte River of Mexico flows southwestward 180 miles into this gulf
    $800 21
"The first casualty of war is innocence"
    $800 5
If x = -10,
this is the additive inverse of x
    $800 27
Serrano & other chiles help flavor & name this cheese
    $800 28
Much of Hegel's work reacts to this older German philosopher, though his son Immanuel was named for someone else
    $800 25
Kraft wants you to frost your carrot cake using this brand that Kraft took over in 1928
    DD: $2,000 1
The Komandorski Islands are part of a 1,200-mile arc separating this sea from the Pacific Ocean to the south
    $1200 20
"Just because you're invited, doesn't mean you're welcome"
    $1200 2
A line that divides a curve into two mirror images is called its axis of this
    $1200 9
One legend says she reigned between Leo IV & Benedict III & was ousted from Rome after giving birth
    $1200 19
Hegel thought understanding comes at the end of a process: this bird "of Minerva spreads its wings only" at dusk
    $1200 18
Wrap a tortilla around chicken & cream cheese to get this dish whose Spanish name means "spiced with chile"
    $1600 11
This strait west of Malaysia is the shortest sea route from India to China
    DD: $3,000 10
"Every family has its own language"
    $1600 3
This term for one side of a right triangle comes from Greek for "stretching under"
    $1600 7
In 1979 this architect famous for his "Glass House" in Connecticut was the first recipient of the Pritzker Prize
    $1600 13
Opera lover Hegel befriended Anna Milder-Hauptmann, the first to sing the role of this woman who disguises herself as Fidelio
    $1600 14
As cream cheese goes into cheesecake, so cheesecake goes into this pan named for the clamp on it
    $2000 12
The island nation of Sao Tome & Principe is found in this gulf near the equator
    $2000 16
"When 400,000 men couldn't get home, home came for them"
    $2000 4
Circles, ellipses, parabolas & hyperbolas are these sections, created by the intersection of a plane with a three-dimensional figure
    $2000 8
Alexander Pope wrote of this literary term, "with her lifted scale, where, in nice balance, truth with gold she weighs"
    $2000 17
It's the method of using opposing views to seek truth; Hegel thought his own style of it was better than Plato's
    $2000 15
Turn cream cheese mayonnaise into sauce parisienne by adding this parsley relative, one of the 4 classic fines herbes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$15,600 $14,200 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The January 12, 1864 Washington Evening Star reported on a performance of this "dashing comedy" to "a full and delighted house"

Final scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$28,600 $17,001 $0
Winner: $250,000 2nd place: $100,000 3rd place: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$15,600 $14,200 $8,400
19 R,
1 W
17 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2022-09-22
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