Show #6241 - Monday, November 7, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas

Erin McLean, a junior at Boston University from Danvers, Massachusetts

Paul Kursky, an online marketing producer from San Francisco, California

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Jeopardy! Round

ON A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP
SPORTS NUMBERS
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
PLANET OF THE CORGIS
THE CARIBBEAN
SCIENCE "K"LASS
    $200 9
Ray Harroun driving No. 32, his Marmon Wasp, to commemorate the centennial of this race
    $200 12
Points for a touchdown plus a 2-point conversion
    $200 17
Ongoing TV drama about Cap'n Crunch or Cheerios
    $200 11
People in Cardiff know that the 2 types of corgi each have this nationality in their names
    $200 1
These areas not for the shy include parts of Jamaica's Seven Mile Beach & of course Booby Cay, just offshore
    $200 2
Almost exactly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water, it's a base unit in the metric system
    $400 10
This ovine critter seen here on a 17-cent stamp
    $400 13
Number of RBIs credited to a batter who hits a grand slam
    $400 18
Adam & Eve's competent son
    $400 24
This author who wrote about a rabid St. Bernard owns corgis & featured one in his novel "Under the Dome"
    $400 7
The Island of St. Eustatius has a holiday on Nov. 16, the date in this year it gave the 1st official salute to a U.S. ship
    $400 3
Just add 273.15 to your Celsius reading to get this
    $600 22
Oveta Culp Hobby, who helped form this, WAC for short
    $600 14
Number of seconds in a full NBA shot clock
    $600 19
Bad-smelling chicken or turkey
    $600 26
Here's our friend the corgi taking this future world leader for a walk in Hyde Park around 1940
    $600 8
The Casals Festival in this Puerto Rican city is one of the Caribbean's best-known cultural events
    DD: $1,000 4
This noble gas used in high-speed photography lamps takes its name from the Greek for "hidden"
    $800 23
The dinnerware seen here, with this Spanish name
    $800 15
An NHL team killing a penalty normally has this many guys on the ice
    $800 20
Monetary gain for a person who speaks for God
    $800 27
The dorgi is a dog produced when a corgi mates with this similar-looking breed
    $800 29
The boulders seen here, known as "the Baths", are an attraction in this group, known as the BVI
    $800 5
A substance to start a fire, or the point that's the lowest temperature at which something will autoignite
    $1000 25
This herb, Salvia officinalis
    $1000 16
If you win the first point of a tennis game, you have this number as your score
    $1000 21
A mixture of 2 languages spoken by a plentiful city bird
    $1000 28
Once members of the AKC's working group, corgis are now classified in this group, as they were bred to handle cattle
    $1000 30
You might see Oscar de la Renta around Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of Hispaniola in this country
    $1000 6
Macrocystis, this type of seaweed, can be 200 feet long

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

Paul Erin Buddy
$1,000 $600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Erin Buddy
$1,600 $4,800 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

VERSE CASE SCENARIO
CHARACTERS FROM MOVIES
WHAT'D YOU CATCH?
9-LETTER WORDS
NOTABLE WOMEN
TREASURES OF THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
(Alex: ...whose galleries will reopen this month after extensive renovations.)
    $400 9
This 2-letter word is the title & first word of Kipling's poem that ends, "you'll be a man, my son!"
    $400 6
1987:
Inigo Montoya,
Prince Humperdinck,
Fezzik
    $400 1
A bullhead type of this, genus Ameiurus
    $400 13
To pump, fade or hang ten, you'll need this piece of equipment
    $400 21
This first woman on the Supreme Court left the court in 2006
    $400 26
This man slept here--no, really--during the Revolutionary War
    $800 10
She wrote, "Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell"
    $800 7
2008:
Kirk Lazarus,
Tugg Speedman
    $800 2
After a struggle, not a fish, but an Eagle GT tire from this maker
    $800 14
Chemical weedkiller
    $800 22
Her grave marker in Africa says, "No one loved gorillas more"
    $800 27
John J. Audubon never made it to California; he painted this vulture species from a dead specimen
    $1200 18
This Chilean poet wrote, "I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair"
    $1200 8
1978:
Dean Vernon Wormer,
Doug Neidermeyer
    $1200 3
Not a starfish, but this heavenly one
    $1200 15
This removable footway connects a ship with a pier
    $1200 23
Isak Dinesen wrote in both English & this, her native language
    $1200 28
John Jay's "In Relation to Foreign Nations" is one of just four extant manuscripts in the series known as these "Papers"
    $1600 19
She began a poem, "What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, I have forgotten"
    $1600 11
1989:
Lloyd Dobler,
Diane Court
    $1600 4
A cold, while fishing nearly 200-square-mile Flathead Lake in this northern state
    $1600 16
This type of computer program is available for free on a trial basis; then a fee is paid for continued usage
    $1600 24
This Italian-born woman was famous for her educational methods
    $1600 29
New York City is the finish line of the 73-step board game called "Round the World with" this adventuress
    DD: $2,200 20
Longfellow: "Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life" these four words
    $2000 12
1982:
King Kaiser,
Alan Swann
    $2000 5
This fish with a beach city just south of Boca Raton named for it
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew rubs her finger on a glass.) Rubbing your finger on the rim causes the glass to vibrate; the sound's pitch is due to this 9-letter term, the number of vibrations per second
    DD: $1,600 25
Piloting Vostok 6, she orbited the Earth 48 times during her trip into space in 1963
    $2000 30
In November of 1776 more than 700 New Yorkers loyal to Britain signed what's known as the "Declaration of" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Erin Buddy
$1,200 $8,600 $16,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE GREEK
The word for a song element you won't find in instrumentals comes from the name of this instrument

Final scores:

Paul Erin Buddy
$2,400 $16,003 $17,201
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Erin Buddy
$1,200 $10,800 $16,800
12 R,
7 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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