Show #6943 - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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

Joshua Brakhage, a TV news producer originally from South Coffeyville, Oklahoma

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
ENTERTAINMENT
WHAT DAY IS IT?
THE SCIENTIFIC NAME GAME
SOMETHING TO EAT
"IUM"
    $200 8
In "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", she is described as "a lovely little blue-eyed creature with yellow hair"
    $200 20
For over 80 years the Rockettes have starred in the Christmas Spectacular at this theatre
    $200 3
Charlotte Bronte wrote, "unromantic as ____ morning"
    $200 15
Xenopsylla cheopis is a rat flea named for a guy who held this lofty position
    $200 25
This fermented Japanese bean paste can be aged 3 years before it's used to make soup
    $200 10
Someone who claims to help you talk to the dead
    $400 9
In "Uncle Tom's Cabin", he's "that brutal man, familiar with every form of cruelty"
    $400 21
On Sept. 19, 2014 E! dedicated a day of programming, including a "Fashion Police" marathon, to this late funny lady
    $400 7
A 1719 novel:
"I made him know his name should be ____"
    $400 16
Named for Darth due to its shiny black head & slit eyes, Agathidium vaderi is one of the 300,000+ species of this insect
    $400 26
Be it the honeycomb or blanket type, do you expect us to swallow this lining of beef stomach?
    $400 11
Karl Marx compared religion to this for the masses
    $600 5
In "I, the Jury" this tough detective said, "I don't want to arrest anybody. I just want to shoot somebody"
    $600 22
This Oscar-winning director is one of the executive producers of "Boardwalk Empire"
    $600 1
On TV's original "Addams Family", Lisa Loring was ____
    $600 17
Rostropria garbo, a wasp named for Greta, was so-named because of this propensity of the insect
    $600 27
Haylie & Hilary love this steamed pudding with eggs, dried fruit & spices
    $600 12
NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" is taped at Chicago's Chase one of these venues
    DD: $1,800 6
This Kipling character first appeared as an adult in the story "In the Rukh", then as a boy in "The Jungle Book"
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New York.) This folk-pop musical won eight 2012 Tonys, including one for Best Musical
    $800 2
In W.H. Auden's "Funeral Blues":
"He was... My working week and my ____ rest"
    $800 18
Ittibittium is a genus of (very small) marine snails, part of this mollusk class
    $800 28
This Italian ice cream typically consists of three flavors that often contain chopped fruit & nuts
    $800 13
Riotous capital of Hell in Milton's "Paradise Lost"
    $1000 30
Seen here is the symbol of Simon Templar, also known as this modern-day Robin Hood
    $1000 24
This summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is named for an estate that was named for a Hawthorne book
    $1000 4
Wimpy in "Popeye" will gladly pay you ____ for a hamburger today
    $1000 19
This British naturalist & broadcaster has a rat-eating plant, an echidna & a prehistoric reptile named for him
    $1000 29
This 4-word stir-fried dish of sliced chicken includes snow peas, mushrooms & Chinese cabbage
    $1000 14
Ancient territory of Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea that lent its name to a classical language

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

Ben Joshua Sandie
$5,000 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Joshua Sandie
$7,400 $2,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAPITALS OF NON-COUNTRIES
"J" MOVIES
CLASSICAL RADIO
REAL ESTATE
A MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE ATTITUDE
12 LETTERS & STARTS WITH A VOWEL
    $400 16
Argentines say Puerto Argentino; the British call the capital of this island group Stanley
    $400 1
2009:
Meryl Streep prepares a chicken
    $400 7
This U.S. network created an orchestra in 1937; now it brings us "Celebrity Apprentice"
    $400 21
The traditional rule of thumb for mortgage holders is don't do this unless you can lower your interest by 2%
    $400 20
On Sept. 1, 1939, after securing a neutrality pact with the USSR, Germany launched an all-out attack on this country
    $400 23
Out on a date without an adult watching over you
    $800 17
Douglas, the capital of this place, is called Doolish in the Manx language
    $800 2
1979:
Steve Martin is "born a poor black child"
    $800 18
"Choral Evensong", first broadcast from London in 1926, is still heard on this service's Radio 3
    $800 22
Homes that are dressed up with this theatrical-sounding method sell in about 1/5 the time of homes that aren't
    $800 28
Amid the threat of nuclear war, a U.S. invasion of this island was planned for October 1962 but never happened
    $800 25
General term for a 19th century U.S. antislavery advocate
    $1200 4
Nuuk, the capital of this large island, was once known by its Danish name, Godthab
    $1200 3
1995:
an old magic board game comes to life
    $1200 10
Sirius XM 76 calls itself this type of classical work "Hall"
    $1200 12
This company with a familiar balloon logo says that no one sells more real estate
    DD: $2,000 15
In 1968 fighting was fierce in Hue during this event called the turning point of the Vietnam War
    $1200 26
Visually not the same on both sides of a central line
    $1600 8
Ponta Delgada on Sao Miguel is the capital of this Portuguese archipelago
    $1600 5
1985:
Glenn Close/Jeff Bridges thriller
    DD: $4,000 11
These call letters of a Boston PBS TV station first hit the airwaves with a 1951 classical radio concert
    $1600 13
For condo dwellers, HOA stands for this, as in "those cheapos at the HOA don't want to put in a tennis court"
    $1600 24
In 1779 this "mad" American general led the daring recapture of Stony Point, New York
    $1600 27
A flaw, as in a diamond
    $2000 9
Avarua on Rarotonga is the capital of this self-governing island group in association with New Zealand
    $2000 6
1990:
Vietnam messed with Tim Robbins' head
    $2000 19
This composer's 1951 work "Imaginary Landscape No. 4" includes 12 randomly tuned radios
    $2000 14
Often physically attached to the home, they're items that were once personal property but are now part of the sale
    $2000 30
There were "300" reasons this Persian ruler had his hands full fighting Spartans at Thermopylae
    $2000 29
Quality of being unprejudiced & objective

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Joshua Sandie
$29,800 $2,600 $5,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

21st CENTURY BOOKS
Set in the Great Depression, this 2006 novel has an epigraph from "Horton Hatches the Egg"

Final scores:

Ben Joshua Sandie
$29,800 $2,594 $400
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Joshua Sandie
$25,600 $2,600 $5,400
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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