Show #5330 - Friday, November 9, 2007

2007 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Andrew Rostan, a writer and script reader originally from Boardman, Ohio

Doug Hicton, a composer originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Cliff Galiher, a student from Half Moon Bay, California

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Jeopardy! Round

STATES BY COUNTIES
FASHION FUN
POLIDICKS
THE NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS
THE BELOVED BRACHIOSAURUS
FLOWERS
    $200 14
Guadalupe,
Hidalgo,
Taos
    $200 23
You'll have a "full house" if you fill your closet with knits from the Row, the new fashion line from this pair
    $200 1
From 1975 to 1977 he was President Ford's Chief of Staff
    $200 8
The Times reported on Mattel's 2007 apology to this country for harming its reputation with recalls
    $200 26
Of carnivore, herbivore or omnivore, the word that describes the 80' long, 40' tall brachiosaurus
    $200 9
The Tazetta type of this flower inspired the Greek myth about a boy who wasted away from unsatisfied desire
    $400 15
Brevard,
Manatee,
Citrus
    $400 24
Your poodle will look pretty in a pink hoodie that says "Juicy Girl" from this fashion line
    $400 5
In 1989 this Missouri Democrat became House Majority Leader
    $400 13
The Times noted the first of these shops to open in Moscow, in 2007; a venti mocha went for 230 rubles, or $8.96
    $400 27
Referring to its long forelimbs, the name Brachiosaurus comes from the Greek for this "lizard"
    $400 10
It sounds redundant, but New Hampshire's state flower is the purple this
    $600 16
Coffey,
Bourbon,
Archinson
    $600 4
Attention, Mr. Big: this actress has been bitten by the fashion bug, so she has her own clothing line, called Bitten
    $600 6
In 2007 this Indiana senator surprised his fellow Republicans with a floor speech for a course change in Iraq
    $600 20
The Times said in 2007 that August's ugly job market turn could be signaling one of these, the first since 2001
    $600 28
The Brachiosaurus did its dino thing on Earth during the latter stages of this period from 200 to 150 million years ago
    $600 2
Seen here, these flowers were named for a German botanist
    $800 17
Queen Anne's,
Saint Mary's,
Anne Arundel
    $800 19
I need a messenger-god to pick up some scarves at this store at 24, Faubourg Saint-Honore
    DD: $1,000 3
In 1995 this "military" man became House Majority Leader
    $800 21
Times Business viewed skeptically Rep. John Dingell's proposed anti-global warming tax on this element
    $800 29
Brachiosaurus fossils have been found in Portugal, Colorado & near Dar Es Salaam in this African country
    $800 11
The common wildflower Chrysanthemum leucanthemum is better known as the ox-eye type of this flower
    $1000 18
Columbia,
Ferry,
San Juan
    $1000 25
Alexander McQueen named a chic handbag for this blonde who gave me "vertigo" when I saw her in "Picnic"
    $1000 7
In 2007 this Illinois Democrat became the Senate Majority Whip
    $1000 22
In Oct. 2007 Times Business reported this British band would let fans name their price to download the new album
    $1000 30
Courtesy of the Field Museum of Natural History, a Brachiosaurus skeleton is mounted in this Midwest airport
    $1000 12
These tropical flowers seen here are commonly called frangipani when perfume is derived from them

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

Cliff Doug Andrew
$1,800 -$600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Doug Andrew
$4,600 $600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTOBIOGRAPHERS
WE'RE NUMBER 2!
PHONETICS
.ORG
-ISMS
FLOW-ERS
(Alex: Not FLOWERS.)
    $400 6
A German master:
"From My Life:
Poetry and Truth"
(1813)
    $400 1
From the '60s to the mid-'80s, he had 19 second-place finishes in major tournaments (he won 18)
    $400 21
A velar consonant, like the first sound in "good" or "king", applies the tongue to the soft this
    $400 11
This U.S. political party at gp.org had 46 of 179 candidates win office in 2005
    $400 22
Jean-Paul Sartre was "the father of" this movement
    $400 30
The volume of the Mississippi is doubled when this "stately" river flows into it at Cairo, Illinois
    $800 7
A 4th century A.D. Catholic Patriarch:
"Confessions"
    $800 2
This AFC team was No. 2 in the Super Bowl from 1991 to 1994
    $800 20
This language differentiates front-rounded from back-rounded vowels, as in vu, "seen" & vous, "you"
    $800 12
This organization's webpage givelife.org helps you find a blood drive near your ZIP code
    $800 23
Peekaboo, if he's watching you through your window, draw your curtains; he's practicing this
    $800 29
This almost 1,300-mile-long river forms part of the border between Venezuela & Colombia
    $1200 8
A psychologist:
1962's "Memories, Dreams, Reflections"
    $1200 3
Taylor Hicks won on "American Idol" but this No. 2 had 3 songs, including "My Destiny", on the Hot 100 charts
    $1200 19
It's a combination of vowels articulated without pause, as in "mouse"
    $1200 13
This council at bbb.org believes most marketplace problems can be solved with self-regulation & education
    $1200 24
This Jewish movement that began in the late 1800s led to the establishment of Israel in 1948
    DD: $2,000 16
It's the longest river on the Iberian Peninsula
    $1600 9
An American Trappist monk & religious writer:
"The Seven Storey Mountain"
    $1600 4
He was the second person into space, but we think of him as our number one
    $1600 17
Of the letters in the word "agency", the one that represents the most common English sound
    DD: $2,400 14
Known mainly by its initials, this conservation group uses panda.org as its home address
    $1600 25
In this 15-letter form of government, the state exercises absolute control over all aspects of life
    $1600 28
This river's 350-foot drop at the Zambia-Zimbabwe border creates Victoria Falls
    $2000 10
A 19th century essayist:
"Confessions of an English Opium-Eater"
    $2000 5
This horse finished in second place to Seabiscuit at Pimlico in 1938
    $2000 18
A letter like P or D, where some part of the mouth is blocked off to make the sound, is called this simple word of cessation
    $2000 15
This association at mdausa.org is supporting gene therapy trials to help find a cure
    $2000 26
...& you shall find that the mystic & guru Nanak founded this religion in the 1500s
    $2000 27
North Dakota's highest point is White Butte; its lowest is on this river of another color

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Doug Andrew
$14,200 $8,200 $16,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC ARCHITECTS
He designed S.C.'s State Capitol, burned during the Civil War; his most famous building had burned during the War of 1812

Final scores:

Cliff Doug Andrew
$11,400 $16,400 $3,400
2nd place: $5,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cliff Doug Andrew
$14,200 $8,400 $15,600
16 R,
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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