Show #6937 - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky

Andrew Moore, a test prep instructor from Dacula, Georgia

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst, voiceover artist, and blogger from Broadview Heights, Ohio

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITY NICKNAMES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
LITERARY AWARDS
CROSSWORD CLUES "M"
ABOVE
& BEYONCÉ
    $200 27
New Mexico:
"Atomic City"
    $200 30
As a rule of thumb, a full one of these should have a minimum of 300 coils; a king should have 450
    $200 29
This award for science fiction or fantasy is named for Mr. Gernsback, the founder of Amazing Stories magazine
    $200 21
Before Tussaud or Bovary
(6)
    $200 28
To be superior is to be this shampoo brand "above the rest"
    $200 25
Before she was an independent woman, Beyoncé was part of this group that hit with "Independent Women Part 1"
    $400 7
Missouri:
"Live Music Capital of the World"
    $400 22
A variable size of paper, often 23" or 30", or an adjective referring to the British system of weights and measures
    $400 23
This French writer was just 44 when he got the Nobel Prize for Literature for works like "The Myth of Sisyphus"
    $400 20
Nobleman below a duke & above an earl
(7)
    $400 26
Rumors led Caesar to divorce his wife, who we now proverbially say "must be above" this
    $400 18
In an "SNL" skit, Justin Timberlake & Andy Samberg, in leotards & heels, replaced Bey's female dancers in this video
    $600 3
Oregon:
"Track Town USA"
    $600 19
18-karat gold is this percentage pure
    $600 2
A Swedish award for adolescent & children's literature is named for this "Pippi Longstocking" author
    $600 1
GranTurismo maker
(8)
    $600 24
In film budgeting, writers, producers & talent are idiomatically considered this
    $600 6
Beyoncé's daughter sounds like a colorful plant with this first & middle name
    $800 14
Indiana:
"Steel City"
    $800 8
In the metric system the prefix "deca" means 10; this means 1 trillion
    $800 9
The Man Group administers this prize now open to any novel written in English, not just by Brits
    $800 4
Teeny tiny bacteria & protozoans
(14)
    $800 5
Wordsworth wrote lines composed a few miles above this place
    $800 17
In the movie "Cadillac Records", Beyoncé played this R&B legend & sang "At Last" on the soundtrack
    $1000 13
New York:
"Snapshot City"
    $1000 12
Your lumber company can tell you that one of these is 12 inches by 12 inches by 1 inch
    DD: $1,000 15
Though dead almost 20 years, she won a 1982 Pulitzer for her "Collected Poems"
    $1000 10
Judas' apostle replacement
(8)
    $1000 11
In the original language, these first 4 words of the anthem written in 1841 put 1 country "above all"
    $1000 16
Jay Z is featured on this Beyoncé song that mentions "that liquor get into me"

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

Arthur Andrew Rani
$2,600 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$4,400 $4,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA MAN
ALL THE PRESIDENTS' CHILDREN
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS
VOWEL, CONSONANT x3
(Alex: Each correct response will be six letters long. Each correct response begins with a vowel, ends with a consonant.)
THE CASPIAN SEA
SUPERMAN TO HER LOIS LANE
    $400 26
This Wagnerian dude tells Wotan he's forged the sword, killed the dragon & taken the gold
    $400 29
His baby Ruth was born in 1891, in between his two terms
    $400 27
Beer steins up for this 2-week-long festival in Munich that's attended by more than 6 million people annually
    $400 1
A departure, Biblically speaking
    $400 28
The Caspian is historically the chief source of the Beluga type of this food from sturgeon
    $400 30
Margot Kidder
(1978)
    $800 22
In a Benjamin Britten opera, Claggart uses Corporal Squeak to spy on this title sailor
    $800 24
This teen's given first name is Natasha
    $800 23
The Palme d'Or is the top prize at this festival held on the French Riviera
    $800 2
Aroused to mirth; the queen may not be, but we are
    $800 21
This Russian river provides more than 75% of the Caspian Sea's inflow
    $800 25
Amy Adams
(2013)
    $1200 11
In "Die Fledermaus" Frosch the jailer comically has problems keeping Alfred from doing this in his cell
    DD: $3,000 20
In 1999, People magazine said his "death left unbearable pain, unfulfilled promise"
    $1200 15
This Japanese city & onetime Winter Olympic host, also a beer name, has a festival featuring snow sculptures
    $1200 5
Astounded
    $1200 16
Native to the Caspian, this mussel, named for its striped pattern, was found invading the Great Lakes region in the 1980s
    $1200 19
Teri Hatcher
(1990s TV)
    $1600 4
Given names Benjamin Franklin, he arranges for a marriage with a geisha in a 1904 opera
    $1600 6
His son Elliott wrote a series of mystery novels featuring his mother, including "The White House Pantry Murder"
    $1600 9
In July 2014, this resort town on Lake Geneva jazzed things up hosting its 48th annual jazz festival
    $1600 10
A public speaker of great eloquence; it was once a legal term for a plaintiff
    DD: $2,000 7
The Caspian's southern shoreline borders this country at the foot of the Elburz Mountains
    $1600 3
Noel Neill
(1950s TV)
    $2000 18
When she disguises herself as a man, Leonore takes this name; now she & hubby Florestan have matching monograms
    $2000 17
When this daughter of Ronald Reagan died in 2001, she was recalled as a "glorious powerhouse of a woman"
    $2000 14
The name of this major Hindu festival is derived from Sanskrit for "row of lights"
    $2000 13
It's Latin for "womb"
    $2000 8
Large-scale oil production began in this Azerbaijani capital in 1872, making it a global center of the industry by 1900
    $2000 12
Kate Bosworth
(2006)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$21,000 $5,200 $3,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
As of 2013, this 3-letter verb common in sports, theater & politics has the largest entry in the online OED

Final scores:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$21,000 $1 $7,599
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$19,200 $7,200 $3,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.