Show #5921 - Monday, May 17, 2010

2010 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Dave Belote, a recently retired base commander from Woodbridge, Virginia

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester from Los Angeles, California

Terry Linwood, a bookseller from North Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

HARK, IT'S ARKANSAS!
YANKEE STADIUM MOMENTS
TECH-TONICS
BRITISH AUTHORS
"B"s ON BOTH ENDS
CUT!
    $200 21
Like Tennessee, Arkansas has a city named this, but it isn't the "Country Music Capital of the World"
    $200 1
Oct. 18, 1977:
This Yankee star hits 3 home runs off the Dodgers in game 6 of the World Series
    $200 26
On Jan, 27, 2010 this CEO announced his company's latest creation, the iPad
    $200 16
His professor, Dr. Joseph Bell, a master of diagnostic deduction, was his model for Sherlock Holmes
    $200 6
The opposite of a blockbuster at the box office
    $200 11
To move text to another part of a computer document is called "cut and" this
    $400 22
This presidential daughter was born in Little Rock, Arkansas February 27, 1980
    $400 2
June 22, 1938:
This German heavyweight boxer is beaten in the first round
    $400 27
The Bloggie one of these from Sony has a lens that swivels 270 degrees
    $400 17
He originally wrote "The Hobbit" to entertain his kids
    $400 7
Cratchit or Sideshow
    $400 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When clipping a dog's nails, be careful not to clip this part of the nail--blood vessels & nerves there will create pain for your pooch
    $600 23
A member of this illustrious & wealthy family was governor of Arkansas from 1967 to 1971
    $600 3
June 21,1990:
After 27 years in prison, this South African's first stop on a U.S. tour is to New York & Yankee Stadium
    $600 28
In 2000, tired of malware, Patrick Kolla came up with this "search & destroy" software & gave it away for free
    $600 18
After a fatwa was issued against him in February 1989, he went into hiding under police protection
    $600 8
To divulge confidential info
    $600 13
Named for a NYC restaurant, this cut of beef contains filet mignon & New York separated by a big bone
    $800 24
The collapse of Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan was at the heart of this Arkansas scandal
    $800 4
Dec. 28, 1958:
In "The Greatest Game Ever Played", this quarterback leads the Colts over the Giants in the NFL title game
    $800 29
The GO 550 LIVE GPS from this double-talk company scouts both fuel prices & traffic problems
    $800 19
He helped cover the Apollo 12 & 15 space missions with Walter Cronkite & Wally Schirra
    $800 9
Slang for a short, written promotional statement
    $800 14
This "royal" cut of diamond is designed to get maximum brilliance from a square cut
    $1000 25
State Line Avenue divides this city in Miller County from the same-named city in the Lone Star State
    $1000 5
Oct. 4, 1965:
Over 90,000 cram into Yankee Stadium as he celebrates the first papal mass on American soil
    $1000 30
The BlackBerry Bold 9000 by R.I.M., this Canadian company, has a 624 MHz processor
    $1000 20
In his memoir "Experience", he explores his relationship with his author-father Kingsley
    $1000 10
An early name for Google was this type of massage
    DD: $2,400 15
The forte is the lower, sturdier part of a sword; this upper, weaker part of the blade also refers to any human flaw

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

Terry Stefan Dave
$1,800 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Stefan Dave
$6,000 $2,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LESSER-KNOWN ART & ARTISTS
POLITICAL ANIMALS
CHEMISTRY
BEST PICTURE LETTER DROP
(Alex: You'll take one letter out of the best picture and that will give you the correct response that we're looking for. Sounds weird, but hopefully it'll be fun.)
MISSING LINKS
MASADA
(Alex: And finally, I would like you to join me at [*] in Israel.)
    $400 26
This saint wields a candy cane-like lance in Il Sodoma's painting of him slaying a dragon
    $400 9
In July 2009 Sarah Palin said she didn't want to accept this status of late-term ineffectiveness, so bye-bye
    $400 1
In 1814 Jakob Berzelius proposed the idea of having these, instead of hieroglyphics, stand for the elements
    $400 16
A chauffeured lady from 1989 joins Greg Louganis in competition
    $400 6
Litmus
____
tube baby
    $400 21
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The Romans would come out of their encampment down below & harry the defenders of Masada by hurling stones such as this one over the walls using this ancient artillery weapon
    DD: $2,000 30
He's been thrown from his horse and struck blind in Parmigianino's painting of "The Conversion of" this man
    $800 10
A "dog" this is something only canines can hear; politically, it's a subtle signal to one's base
    $800 2
This stormy natural phenomenon is a cause of significant amounts of nitrogen oxides
    $800 17
People from Copenhagen get to know wild canines when the letter C falls from the 1990 winner
    $800 7
Prom
____
palm
    $800 22
Masada is dominated by the remains of the palace of this infamous New Testament king called "the Great"
    $1200 28
This Jewish woman's face is grimly composed in Gentileschi's painting of her slaying Holofernes
    $1200 11
They're supposedly untouchable programs; in 2009 Washington Gov. Gregoire said it's time to put them out to pasture
    $1200 3
Bittern, a solution rich in bromines, is what's left after this is crystallized from seawater
    $1200 18
A NYC-set musical from 1961 becomes a member of Britain's Conservative Party
    $1200 8
Hammer
____
rug
    $1200 23
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The thousand defenders were able to survive for two years because they had more than a dozen of these defensive assets--collectors of water from the Latin for "box"
    $1600 27
In a painting by John William Waterhouse, this femme fatale offers a cup to Ulysses
    $1600 12
Someone too liberal for his party may be dubbed a RINO, short for this "in name only"
    DD: $1,600 4
It's the conversion of a carbohydrate such as sugar into an acid or an alcohol
    $1600 19
A quiet 1991 film, minus a letter, becomes this, as seen here
    $1600 14
Golden
____
trotter
    $1600 24
The Roman attacking force, 15,000 strong, was the tenth one of these Roman military units
    $2000 29
Niccolo Dell"abbate painted "The Death of Eurydice", the wife of this guy
    $2000 13
A candidate put forward to ease the way for another candidate is called a "stalking" this
    $2000 5
These compounds contain the same types of atoms in the same proportions but in different arrangements
    $2000 20
When a 1952 Cecil B. DeMille circus film loses a letter, there aren't enough awards to give the pig
    $2000 15
Battle
____
Indian
    $2000 25
(Alex reports from Masada, Israel.) The defenders chose death over surrender, & then they drew lots to determine who would get to kill the others; we get the story from this Roman historian who had been in a lot-drawing situation himself as a Jewish fighter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Stefan Dave
$17,200 $13,200 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY THINKERS
Refusing to imprison this man for demonstrating during the 1960s, de Gaulle said, "One does not arrest Voltaire"

Final scores:

Terry Stefan Dave
$7,999 $9,199 $8,013
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Stefan Dave
$16,000 $13,200 $10,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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