Show #6549 - Thursday, February 21, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Dan McShane, a bartender from West Islip, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

THE WIT OF OSCAR WILDE
ORGANIZATIONS
HEAVY METAL HEROES
"B" NICE
NAMES IN AMERICAN LORE
THE YEAR THAT WAS
(Alex: And in that category you must take the clues in order from top to bottom.)
    $200 14
Relatives "haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to" do this
    $200 17
After her daughter was killed by an inebriated motorist, Candy Lightner founded this organization
    $200 1
He bedeviled us as the lead singer of Black Sabbath before his reality TV fame
    $200 9
Medically, it's the opposite of malignant
    $200 3
Born in New England in 1774, he planted his way to central Ohio & beyond
    $200 22
Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city in the U.S. to have this added to its water supply
    $400 25
In "A Woman of No Importance", Wilde wrote, "One should never trust a woman who tells one her real" this
    $400 18
The national association for this board game operates an online catalog at www.wordgear.com
    $400 2
With his work on songs like "Hot For Teacher", some rank him as the greatest heavy metal guitarist
    $400 10
Insurance entitlements, or things you might share with a really good friend
    $400 4
He said, "Before I'd let your steam drill beat me down, Lord, I'd die with this hammer in my hand"
    $400 23
In July dense fog caused a B-25 bomber to crash into this building's 78th & 79th floors
    $600 26
This handsome title guy likes scandals about others, "but scandals about myself...have not got the charm of novelty"
    DD: $600 19
The March of Dimes was established by FDR in 1938 to put an end to this disease
    $600 6
1980s heavy metal included this band that featured Izzy, Duff & Axl
    $600 11
A favor or gift, it's a homonym of a Colonial frontiersman's name
    $600 5
This Sioux leader surrendered at Fort Buford in 1881, 5 years after winning a "little" battle
    $600 24
Film releases included this classic with Joan Crawford (not Kate Winslet) as a restauranteur
    $800 27
This "is the name everyone gives to their mistakes"
    $800 20
We salute you if you know the woman seen here was the first female head of this organization
    $800 7
"We're not gonna take it" if you can't name this band fronted by Dee Snider
    $800 12
Robert Burns wrote that the men of Ayr were honest & the lasses were this
    $800 15
It was the nickname of high-living turn-of-the-20th century financier James Brady
    $800 29
On September 2, as supreme commander for the Allies, he accepted Japan's surrender
    $1000 28
"Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is always" this one "who writes the biography"
    $1000 21
The voice for youngsters who "cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves", the CDF is short for this
    $1000 8
This "Fistful of Metal" band named itself for a disease
    $1000 13
Officially, it's the "B" in B.P.O.E.
    $1000 16
Known as "The King of the Keelboatmen", he was a leading pilot on the Mississippi River
    $1000 30
This is the year that was

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

Dan Colby Stephanie
$3,800 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$7,800 $5,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
PSYCH! (-OLOGY)
ALMOST BEFORE & AFTER
ROYAL WEDDINGS
DIRECTORS' BIG SCREEN FAREWELLS
THE LARGE HADRON COLLIDER
(Kelly of the Clue Crew introduces the category. The Geneva facility where scientists are coming to understand the incredibly small building blocks of our world.)
    $400 6
This state's highest point is Britton Hill in the panhandle just south of the Alabama border
    $400 26
This musical vehicle "effect" is where people feel pressured to conform; hop on it!
    $400 16
"Indestructible" airplane recorder that spawned a 1900 Asian revolt vs. foreigners
    $400 1
Prince Philippe of this country wed Mathilde D'Udekem D'Acoz, who speaks Flemish & French, helping bridge a political divide
    $400 22
The epic "A Passage to India"
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) Visible matter accounts for only 4% of the universe; via the LHC scientists look for particles responsible for this type of matter and energy that make up the other 96%
    $800 7
Although 500 miles from the Pacific, Lewiston, Idaho is an ocean port thanks to this river's connection with the Columbia
    $800 27
The image, which is a kitten on a cloud obviously, is part of this test named for the man who introduced it in 1921
    $800 17
Fromage-topped potage served at the NFL's championship game
    $800 2
This 14-year-old married the 15-year-old dauphin Louis by proxy in Vienna on April 19, 1770
    $800 23
1990's "La Voce Della Luna"
    $800 12
The LHC tries to approximate the time when the universe was a hot, dense soup called a QGP, a quark-gluon this
    DD: $2,000 8
Dubuque, Iowa lies at the junction of 3 states: Iowa, Illinois, & this one
    $1200 28
Accepting a task & then procrastinating is a classic sign of this oxymoronic disorder
    $1200 18
Capote's tale of jewelry window shopping starring a "Beverly Hills 90210" actress
    $1200 3
To marry Prince Albert of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock wore a gown with 40,000 Swarovski these
    $1200 24
A gangster saga, not a spaghetti western: "Once Upon a Time in America"
    $1200 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) In an accelerator, particles circulate in a vacuum tube kept in nearly circular orbits by many of the dipole type of these field-producing objects
    $1600 9
North Carolina's easternmost point lies on this island where you'll also find a famous cape
    $1600 29
This Latin word for "mask" refers to one's public image as distinguished from the inner self
    $1600 19
Legendary, perverse French nobleman who uses the surface of the ground to make his old-timey dwelling
    $1600 4
"As marriage must sooner or later come to pass", this king chose princess Charlotte sight unseen & wed her Sept. 8, 1761
    DD: $2,600 21
His second & last talkie, 1931's "The Struggle"
    $1600 14
Trillions of these positively charged subatomic particles circle the LHC track at 11,245 times per second
    $2000 10
This Minnesota range is the chief deposit of iron ore in the United States
    $2000 30
A conflict between overt behavior & belief is known as cognitive this 10-letter word
    $2000 20
Satisfaction over the misfortune that came from someone revealing a truth through a verbal miscue
    $2000 5
In 2011 Jigme Wangchuk, the monarch of this Himalayan kingdom, married jetsun pema, a commoner
    $2000 25
Filmed in the '40s about a fellow Russian, "Ivan the Terrible: part two"
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) On July 4, 2012, researchers said they detected a signal with a mass of 125 to 126 billion electron volts that was likely the elusive boson named for this British physicist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$19,200 $22,000 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIAN HISTORY
Launched October 1, 1928, it was brought to a premature end in 1932 amid growing hunger

Final scores:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$16,399 $38,401 $600
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$18,200 $21,200 $10,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $50,000

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