Show #6543 - Wednesday, February 13, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa

Jason Shore, a medical student from Plano, Texas

Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE GREEK
GINGHAM STYLE
BOOK TITLE CHARACTERS' LAST NAMES
(Alex: We'll give you the first name to help you.)
OLYMPIC HOST CITIES
PLANE SPEAKING
THE LEFTY
    $200 3
This form of Egyptian writing gets its name from Greek for "pertaining to sacred writing"
    $200 1
It just isn't this outdoor event without a red & white gingham check tablecloth--& the ants
    $200 9
1861:
"Silas"
    $200 16
This world capital on the Gulf of Finland boasts a railway station designed by Eliel Saarinen
    $200 21
Small planes have 2- or 3-bladed these, but others have some with 8 blades
    $200 22
The lefty seen here on the left
    $400 5
Both "apothecary" & this other synonym for a drugstore come from the Greek
    $400 2
The white puff-sleeve blouse & blue gingham pinafore worn by this "Wizard of Oz" actress sold for $480,000 in 2012
    $400 10
1839:
"Nicholas"
    $400 17
A 2-time Olympic host, this New York village has a population of around 2,500
    $400 23
Gyroscopes help maintain course as part of this airplane feature; in the feature "Airplane!", it was inflatable
    $400 25
...whose website included Dr. Oz explaining why lefties are smarter
    $600 6
This adjective found before "school" or "knockout" comes from the Greek for "art"
    $600 4
In 2012 this soccer club, Man U for short, introduced new gingham uniforms that honored its city's industrial past
    $600 11
1989:
"Billy"
    $600 18
Norway has hosted the Olympics twice--in Oslo in 1952 & in this small town in 1994
    $600 24
Top floor, please, Otis! It's a hinged surface on a plane's rear stabilizer that controls pitch
    $600 26
The lefty seen here with his bandmates
    $800 14
Appropriately, this synonym for "abyss" comes from the Greek for "yawning hollow"
    $800 7
Chet Atkins provided music & Amy Grant, narration, on an audio version of "The Gingham Dog &" this animal
    $800 12
1869:
"Lorna"
    DD: $1,000 19
Most of its more than 14 million people are ethnically Han
    $800 29
This alert! Ground & flight are types of this flap on top of the wing that rises to reduce lift & increase drag
    $800 27
...on "The Simpsons" who opened a doomed Leftorium
    $1000 15
The Greek for "leader of a people" gives us this word for a leader who gains power by arousing people's emotions
    $1000 8
In a 1953 film Doris Day delivered "Gingham Fer The Girls" as this lover of Wild Bill Hickok
    $1000 13
2008:
"Olive"
    $1000 20
30 miles east of the Yellow Sea, this city boasts the Changdok Palace, which dates back to 1405
    $1000 30
You get an "A" for IDing this movable surface near the trailing edge of a wing used in maneuvers like banking
    $1000 28
Seen here at the top of his game

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

Stephanie Jason Paul
$2,800 $200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Jason Paul
$5,800 $3,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In the first one, we are dealing with quotations from the novel...)
FROM ZORBA THE GREEK
SCIENCE
CROSSWORD CLUES "J"
THE 4 ELEMENTS
PRESIDENTIAL ACQUISITIONS
THE LATE, GREAT COMEDIAN
    $400 19
"How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of" this, "a roast chestnut, ...the sound of the sea"
    $400 1
Where m is mass & v is velocity, this type of energy possessed by a moving body is defined as 1/2 mv2
    $400 6
The slammer
(4)
    $400 11
Of the 4 classical elements, the one paired with "Space" in the name of a Smithsonian museum
    $400 14
The Louisiana Purchase
    $400 22
"It's alive!" screamed this "SNL" heavyweight when a deer came to life in "Tommy Boy"
    $800 21
Authors, take note: "All those who actually live the mysteries of life haven't the time to" do this
    $800 2
This alphabetically first of the 6 noble gases is used in light bulbs & vacuum tubes
    $800 7
Immature
(8)
    $800 12
2 million kilowatts can be generated by the power plant at this dam on Lake Mead
    DD: $1,000 17
The Alaska Purchase
    $800 24
This African-Amer. comic noted, "When you're on fire & running down the street, people will get out of your way"
    $1200 20
"Like everyone else, I've committed the great folly. That's what I call" this institution
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows animations on the monitor.) The three methods of heat transfer are radiation via particles & waves, convection via circulation, & this method where heat is transmitted from one medium to another by direct contact
    $1200 8
Old, cruddy car
(6)
    $1200 13
Types of this kind of footwear made by Kalso include the Nomad & Outlier
    $1200 18
Hawaii Annexation
    $1200 25
Mitch Hedberg said, "When I was a boy, I laid in my" this-sized "bed & wondered where my brother was"
    $1600 23
"Happy is the man... who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail" this sea
    $1600 4
Common 4-letter term for an ordinary hexahedron
    $1600 9
Pertaining to the throat or neck
(7)
    $1600 15
EPA programs under this act include Ozone Layer Protection, the Acid Rain Program & Climate Change
    $1600 28
Florida Cession
(OK, we'll tell you it was in 1819, during his first term)
    $1600 26
One of "The Original Kings of Comedy", this man replaced Bill Murray in the "Charlie's Angels" franchise
    DD: $5,000 29
"Behind each woman rises the austere, sacred and mysterious face of" this beautiful goddess
    $2000 5
This moon of Jupiter is named after a Trojan boy from Greek myth
    $2000 10
Famous Zola phrase (en francais)
(7)
    $2000 16
A corona discharge, light & crackling from objects such as masts, also has this more religious name
    $2000 30
Texas Annexation
(late 1845)
    $2000 27
He said, "There are 400,000 words in... English... & there are 7 of them you can't say on television. What a ratio... 399,993:7"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Jason Paul
$13,000 $13,000 $15,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ROSETTA STONE
Champollion's deciphering the 1st symbol as "sun" led to translating the name of this leader--there were 11 of them named this

Final scores:

Stephanie Jason Paul
$13,000 $14,000 $15,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Jason Paul
$13,000 $13,800 $12,800
20 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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