Show #7174 - Thursday, November 19, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

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Kerry Greene, a volunteer CASA guardian ad litem from Manchester, New Hampshire

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois

Matt Jackson, a paralegal from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

WORDS IN FLOWERS
(Alex Trebek: And in that [*] category, each response is a word within the name of the flower that indicates something.)
WEBSITES
THEIR MAIN INSTRUMENT
"ANT" MAN
(Alex Trebek: Those three letters coming up in each correct response.)
RECENT BESTSELLERS
THE TUDORS
    $200 26
Have a knish at this type of restaurant
    $200 12
The name of this video-sharing website is an anagram of "movie"
    $200 27
Charlie "Bird" Parker
    $200 28
A person who secretly reports facts to the police as part of an investigation
    $200 29
It's the title of David McCullough's biography of 2 bicycle mechanics from Ohio
    $200 30
At the time of her coronation in 1533, Anne Boleyn was pregnant with this future queen of England
    $400 25
Step up to this raised platform
    $400 23
In 2012 & 2013 this online bulletin board/scrapbook won Webby Awards for Best Social Media
    $400 22
Tre Cool
    $400 21
One who claims to see the future by supernatural means
    $400 13
In the title of a bestseller by Jesse Andrews, this name comes between "Me" & "the Dying Girl"
    $400 20
An enduring nickname of Lady Jane Grey comes from the length of her reign in 1553, this many days
    $600 1
Don't give me any of your this body part
    $600 15
Getting off to a rocky start in 2013, it's the official Obamacare enrollment site
    $600 5
Lang Lang
    $600 19
From the Old French for "wandering", it's a person of no fixed address
    $600 9
Astronaut Mark Watney accidentally ends up alone on the Red Planet in this Andy Weir novel
    $600 8
The Great House of Easement at the Tudors' Hampton Court Palace was this type of room
    $800 2
This other word for a country is in bloom
    $800 14
This man started his "Report" in 1995; 10 years later the Huffington Post was launched largely as a liberal alternative
    $800 4
Joe Bonamassa
    $800 18
Someone who fawns over the powerful & important to gain advantage
    $800 10
Ashlee Vance's bio of this tech titan delves into his experiences with SpaceX & Tesla Motors
    $800 6
Henry VII ended the Wars of the Roses & married Elizabeth of this house, foes of Lancaster
    $1000 24
Take a sip of this sudsy potent potable
    $1000 16
Deriving its name from the Latin for "book", this site has used the slogan "Books you thought you'd never find"
    $1000 3
Charles Mingus
    $1000 17
A person who whips himself as a religious penance
    DD: $5,000 11
A noted children's author, she hit the bestseller list in 2015 with "In the Unlikely Event", her first book for adults in 17 years
    $1000 7
Seen here is a self-portrait by this prolific Tudor court painter

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

Matt Alex Kerry
$2,000 $10,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Alex Kerry
$4,000 $12,400 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

RIGHT NOW SCIENCE
"NORTH" & "SOUTH" AMERICA
SNL ALUMNI
AUTOLOGICAL WORDS
(Alex Trebek: Words that describe themselves.)
MUSEUMS
(Alex Trebek: And not THE TUDORS, but...)
THE TUTORS
    $400 30
A study suggests these chimp parts are more evolved than ours, but let's see them play "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
    $400 29
This location of Santa's Workshop has a ZIP code, 12997
    $400 18
Friends including David Spade remember this late funnyman in a 2015 documentary called "I Am" him
    $400 28
This word describing Greek culture is from the Greek, of course
    $400 27
The new museum named for this Athens hill was built in part to house the Elgin marbles, if they're ever returned
    $400 26
Around the year 1115, he became Heloise's tutor--& more
    $800 23
Astronomers geared up for fireworks when the enormous gas cloud G2 passed Sagittarius A*, one of these
    $800 17
This Florida playground for the rich & beautiful is aka "SoBe"
    $800 1
One reviewer called her "Bossypants" memoir, "short, messy and impossibly funny"
    $800 20
Adjective for a word that you say by passing air through your schnozz
    $800 14
The name of this Amsterdam landmark is Dutch for "state museum"
    $800 24
She had been an art tutor to Louis XVI's sister before escaping to London in 1802 & starting new waxworks there
    $1200 7
Scientists at the LHC, this, recently found proof of the pentaquark, a subatomic particle sought for decades
    $1200 15
You'll find the world's biggest railyard in this Nebraska city named for the river that runs through it
    $1200 2
SNL's first African-American cast member, he became a regular on "2 Broke Girls"
    $1200 21
This word specifically means having 5 syllables
    $1200 6
The Menshikov Palace, a part of this museum complex, is home to early 18th century Russian cultural artifacts
    $1200 3
At 14 he tutored Brooklyn schoolmates for 25 cents an hour; later he founded a test prep empire
    $1600 8
This spacecraft did a flyby of Pluto within 8,000 miles of the surface, showing it as never before
    DD: $15,200 5
Louie's Backyard is a party spot in this Texas spring break destination
    $1600 4
This former "Weekend Update" anchor now delivers the news that KFC is "Finger Lickin' Good"
    $1600 22
It's a divided word, but without that little line or dash used to connect
    $1600 10
South Kensington has a science museum, a natural history museum & a famed decorative arts museum named for this pair
    DD: $5,000 12
Around 343 B.C. he was summoned by Philip II to be tutor to his son
    $2000 9
Research suggests Joseph "The Elephant Man" Merrick's illness was this syndrome named for a shape-changing god
    $2000 16
This urban area, Barack Obama's old neighborhood, is "the baddest part of town" in song
    $2000 19
A two-time Tony winner, she also got big laughs as boozy cougar Carol on TBS's "Sullivan & Son"
    $2000 25
Also a man's first name, it means brief, maybe to the point of rudeness
    $2000 11
Frank Gehry designed this Spanish museum, the counterpart of one in New York City
    $2000 13
This man whose name is from the Latin for "old" was tutor to the emperor Nero, who later had him commit suicide

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Alex Kerry
$14,600 $29,600 $8,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

FRENCH NOVEL TITLE HEROES
He "looked as if he had been shut up for a long time in a tomb and... been unable to recover the... complexion of the living"

Final scores:

Matt Alex Kerry
$3,000 $29,600 $3,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Alex Kerry
$11,200 $12,000 $8,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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