Show #6940 - Friday, November 14, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Mark Japinga, a graduate student in public affairs from Madison, Wisconsin

Sandie Baker, a data and translation coordinator from Eastpointe, Michigan

Jared Hall, a consultant from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE
FUNNY PEOPLE
CITY OF BIRTH
LETTER PERFECT
AUTHORS
NOT A POP GROUP, YET A POP GROUP
    $200 30
"On" this school, "On" this school, "fight on for her fame, fight, fellows, fight, fight, fight", fight to say its name!
    $200 29
This funny family includes Damon, Marlon, Shawn & Keenen
    $200 28
Bill Gates
    $200 17
007's boss
    $200 21
"Slaughterhouse-Five" was the first of his novels to feature his own drawings
    $200 22
Singer Bing,
a series of single photo prints &
poet Ogden
    $400 2
In 1825 this state university of New Jersey was renamed to honor a revolutionary war colonel
    $400 11
In 2014, Spike hosted an all-star comedy tribute to this beloved comedian pictured here
    $400 27
Robert Louis Stevenson
    $400 16
"Special" serving, now with red berries
    $400 7
This tale spinner continues to delight with more frights to come
    $400 23
Auto racing's Mr. Fittipaldi,
Huron or Erie &
golfer Arnold
    $600 3
The tide most certainly does not roll at this school established in 1856 as the East Alabama Male College
    $600 8
Though she came around, Barbara Walters said she initially hated this funny lady's "Baba Wawa" impression
    $600 12
Jerry Garcia
    $600 18
1969 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film
    $600 1
Fittingly, this last name of "Girl With A Pearl Earring" historical novelist Tracy means "Knight"
    $600 25
Scone or Rosetta;
a Jewish house of worship;
Chuck Yeager & the Red Baron
    $800 4
An ex-governor of California hired Frederick Law Olmsted to design the physical plan for this university
    $800 9
She's done HBO specials & had her own late-night talk show, & in 2014, she was a mentor on "Last Comic Standing"
    $800 13
Aung San Suu Kyi
    $800 19
Proverbial sign that oysters are safe to eat
    $800 6
In 2010, the 25th anniversary of his "Less Than Zero", he published a sequel called "Imperial Bedrooms"
    $800 26
Nationality of Jenny Lind & Stieg Larsson;
last name of a Hugh Laurie TV M.D.;
the Cosa Nostra
    $1000 5
One of these 2 "directional" schools is in Evanston, Illinois; the other, on Huntington Avenue in Boston
    $1000 10
She does a lot of improvising as the rather abrasive Fiona Wallice on "Web Therapy"
    DD: $2,200 15
Arianna Huffington
    $1000 20
In physics, the most common symbol for momentum
    $1000 14
In 1960 she delivered a campus lecture titled "Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World"
    $1000 24
The two items seen here

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

Jared Sandie Mark
$4,400 $800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Sandie Mark
$5,000 $3,000 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE'S FOOLS
FURNITURE
LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY
(Alex: We want you to name the show that featured each killer on...)
KILLER TV
READING THE METER
FROM THE...
(Alex: ...And we'll tell you where it's from.)
    $400 29
Trinculo in this play is a follower of Stephano & Caliban in a murder plot--not so funny
    $400 19
With bookshelves, drawers & a writing surface, an escritoire or a secretary is one of these
    $400 6
In 1520 this Portuguese navigator became the first European to reach what is now Chile
    $400 1
Christopher Moltisanti
    $400 30
3M's Edge eg5 Personal Noise Dosimeter measures local noise levels from 70 to 140 of these units
    $400 15
Italian for "detached", it refers to a singing style where notes are disconnected
    $800 28
The 2 gravediggers in "Hamlet" argue whether her drowning was a suicide
    $800 20
This name was once used for a divan introduced to Europe from Turkey; today it's a low footstool
    $800 7
The 1881 addition of this region stretching south from Argentina's Colorado River expanded the nation's territory
    $800 2
Leland Palmer, AKA Killer Bob
    $800 16
You can make a simple inclinometer with a protractor, string & washer; you'll need this, the study of angles, to read it
    $800 10
Yiddish, it means gall, audacity or nerve; you've got a lot of it, pal!
    $1200 8
This play's title characters have corresponding fools: Valentine's servant Speed & Proteus' servant Launce
    $1200 21
A little bird gave us this term for the space-saving furniture seen here
    $1200 12
Zapatista rebels seized towns in this Mexican state in 1994, protesting possible economic damage from NAFTA
    $1200 3
Brian Moser, AKA the Ice Truck Killer
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a thermometer.) Look at the number on the lowest of the floating spheres to read the thermometer named for this Italian who discovered that the density of a liquid changes according to its temperature
    $1200 14
French for "to cloy"--don't be this, sooo unimpressed with life
    $1600 23
In "Troilus & Cressida", Thersites says this commander of the Greek Forces "has not so much brain as ear-wax"
    $1600 22
This chair, a molded plywood seat & back connected by stainless steel tubing, is named for its designer
    $1600 9
When Hugo Chavez died in 2013, this V.P. became president of Venezuela
    $1600 4
Lester Nygaard
    $1600 27
The Dynojet 224x dynamometer uses software to give readings up to 2,000 foot-pounds of this rotational force
    $1600 17
Spanish for "to bake in pastry", these tasty meat pies are usually single-serving turnovers
    DD: $4,000 24
"The more fool I", says Touchstone on arriving at his new forest home in this comedy
    $2000 25
This Scottish-born furniture maker was a leading exponent of the Neoclassical style
    $2000 11
In 1949 this Central American nation abandoned its army & established a Civil Guard in its place
    $2000 5
Red John
    $2000 26
Physicists use a "mass" this to measure the characteristics of molecules; the output is called a "stick diagram"
    DD: $2,500 18
German for "form" or "shape," it's used to mean the overall mood or quality of something

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Sandie Mark
$9,800 $9,000 $13,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

OPERA CHARACTERS
In an 1893 opera that was its composer's greatest success, Peter & Gertrud are the parents of these 2 characters

Final scores:

Jared Sandie Mark
$16,800 $15,500 $15,003
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jared Sandie Mark
$12,600 $9,000 $13,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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