Show #6547 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Ashok Poozhikunnel, an underwriter from Wheaton, Illinois

Dave Leach, a game merchant from Atlanta, Georgia

Patrick Quinn, a high school German teacher from Chesterfield, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

WHO'S ON FIRST?
SAY "LA-V"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with those three letters, in that order.)
HOUSEHOLD HINTS
TILE LAND
COMPUTER LINGO
THE FUTURE
(Al Gore: I'm Al Gore, and that's the title of my new book about what's driving the enormous changes reshaping our civilization, our planet, and ourselves.)
    $200 1
Cubs, 1898-1912--
the third of a famous trio
    $200 21
Extravagantly luxurious, or to bestow profusely
    $200 10
To deal with a drippy candlestick, put it in this appliance; later, remove it & scrape off the hardened wax
    $200 6
The Roman pool at this publisher's California "castle" is decorated from floor to ceiling with glass tiles
    $200 26
Apple's Leopard is a type of OS, one of these
    $200 8
(Al Gore gives the clue.) World Power hangs in the balance as this nation surges forward; in 2010 it ended the USA's century-old standing as the no. 1 manufacturing nation
    $400 3
Yankees,
1923-1939
    $400 22
Shrub with pale lilac-colored flowers
    $400 11
To remove grass stains from clothes, try rubbing with the Karo brand of this type of syrup
    $400 7
The great pavement in front of the high altar at this London church uses a mosaic technique called cosmati work
    $400 27
The "HT" in both HTTP & HTML stands for this
    $400 17
(Al Gore gives the clue.) Looking to the future, we can't ignore the climate crisis as we've done too often since back in 1859 when an Irish scientist noted the heat-trapping effect of this molecule
    $600 5
A's,
1987-1997;
Cardinals,
1998-2001
    $600 23
Frenchman known as the "father of modern chemistry"
    $600 12
To keep these little plantlike protists out of a bird bath, plunk in a pre-1982 penny; copper stops their growth
    $600 9
The Blue Mosque in this Turkish city gets its name from the 20,000 blue tiles that line its ceiling
    $600 28
If your machine is being controlled by someone else, it may have been taken over by this 3-letter piece of malware
    $600 18
(Al Gore gives the clue.) The global economy is being transformed into Earth Inc, by the mechanization of human jobs & this practice of moving jobs from industrial to developing economies
    $800 2
Phillies,
2004-present
    $800 24
A basin used for ceremonial washing, or an Australian tennis great
    $800 13
To save a cell phone that's been dropped in water, remove the battery & SIM card, pat dry & cover it with the white type of this
    $800 15
This Moorish fortress in Granada, Spain has a type of polygonal mosaic called alicatado
    $800 29
To set up the pictures & clips on my blog, I might need a VGA, this "array"
    DD: $1,000 19
(Al Gore gives the clue.) Population & economic growth threaten our natural resources; one example is the erosion of this, the upper 6 inches of farming land that provides 99% of human food
    $1000 4
Mets,
1983-1989;
"Seinfeld ",
beginning in 1992
    $1000 25
It's a type of middle eastern fiatbread
    $1000 14
If you accidentally super glued your fingers together, dab nail polish remover containing this solvent--it breaks the bond
    $1000 16
Spectacular blue tiles are a feature of Yazd's Jame mosque, seen on this country's 200-rial note
    $1000 30
Send me that report as a PDF, this "format"
    $1000 20
(Al Gore gives the clue.) When the future seems gloomy, think of the work of Ilya Prigogine, who said that a system open to new ideas & influences can reform itself in his Nobel-winning corollary to the second law of these

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

Patrick Dave Ashok
$2,600 $2,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Dave Ashok
$4,600 $3,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(We want you to name the husband in...)
BRIDES OF SHAKESPEARE
THE LIFE OF A GENIUS
G.I. JOES
THE BEGINNING, MIDDLE & END LETTER
THE WIZ
EASEL DOWN THE ROAD
    $400 1
Katharina
    $400 6
You take tests to determine this, originally the ratio of mental to physical age multiplied by 100
    $400 9
Former Confederate general Joseph Wheeler also commanded forces during this war of 1898
    $400 20
R:
Holder of a city's drinking supply
    $400 14
"Fly, you fools", warns Sir Ian McKellen as this Middle Earth wizard
    $400 21
Robert Lebron's painting of this New York City thoroughfare shares its title with an Oliver Stone film
    $800 2
Calpurnia
    $800 7
Figure out why identical twins curiously have different these; dactylography will help
    $800 10
This Navy pilot & older brother of a president died in 1944 on a secret mission
    $800 23
P:
A type of kids' book
    $800 15
Nicolas Cage trains Jay Baruchel in this Disney film whose title harks back to "Fantasia"
    $800 22
Camille Pissarro showed this city in his painting detailing the Avenue de l'Opéra
    $1200 3
Emilia
    DD: $2,500 8
They'll want your intellect at these Murray Hill, N.J. labs, the longtime research & development arm of AT&T
    $1200 11
This general dubbed "Fighting Joe" briefly commanded the army of the Potomac
    $1200 24
T:
A healing term, or a story outline of a film
    $1200 16
In "Eragon", a battle against the evil wizard Durza begins when a boy finds an egg that hatches into one of these
    $1200 27
His conversion seen here took place on the road to Damascus
    $1600 4
Octavia
    $1600 19
Debunked in 1989? Maybe so, but you know you can create this room-temperature nuclear reaction
    $1600 12
Last name of the 5 sailor brothers including Joseph who were killed when their ship was sunk in the battle of Guadalcanal
    DD: $3,500 25
A:
The crop feed also called purple medic
    $1600 17
This "Aladdin" sorcerer's title is Grand Vizier of the Sultan of Agrabah
    $1600 28
Seen here is John Linton Chapman's depiction of this ancient Roman road
    $2000 5
Hippolyta
    $2000 30
Solve previously unsolved math problem, get this medal named for Canadian math professor John
    $2000 13
Nicknamed "Vinegar Joe", he was commanding general of U.S. forces in China, Burma & India during WWII
    $2000 26
U:
Swahili for independence
    $2000 18
The evil wizard Leezar causes problems for Natalie Portman & Danny McBride in this 2011 comedy
    $2000 29
This 20th century Swiss artist's painting Highways and Byways really gives me Wanderlust

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Dave Ashok
$5,000 $12,600 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLD
On the new list chosen in 2007, this wonder designed by Heitor da Silva Costa is the only statue

Final scores:

Patrick Dave Ashok
$989 $15,100 $12,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Dave Ashok
$4,800 $14,800 $12,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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