Show #7628 - Wednesday, November 8, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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David Clemmons, an 11th grade U.S. history teacher in Keller, Texas from Fort Worth, Texas

Alan Lin, a software engineer from Riverside, California

Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIAN INVOLVEMENT
EMMY, GRAMMY, OSCAR, TONY
WORDS FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES
SWEET STUFF
GIVE US THE "____ING" TITLE!
WHAT DO YOU COLLECT?
    $200 30
In 1998 Boris Yeltsin made him director of the Federal Security Service, the new domestic version of the KGB
    $200 12
In 1952 this mascot edged out Newt the Gnu & Elmo the Elephant to get a Kellogg's cereal gig
    $200 25
Originally Native Americans used these runnerless sleds to transport game over the snow
    $200 29
A candy slogan asked, "How many licks does it take to get to" the center of one of these
    $200 1
"____ing Las Vegas" by John O'Brien
    $200 28
A bibliophile
    $400 14
In 1943 the Germans' advance into Russia was halted at the battle of this city, now Volgograd
    $400 9
In song--very disturbing song--"Grandma got run over by" this, "walking home from our house Christmas Eve"
    DD: $1,200 24
It's the 9-letter name of the creature who is said to leave behind footprints measuring 24" long & 8" wide
    $400 18
To the Greeks, who know yogurt, yaourti me meli means yogurt with this
    $400 3
"____ing Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Montana History", edited by Dave Walter
    $400 22
An oologist
    $600 15
The Livonian War not going well & possible treason by boyars led this czar to live up to his name & execute people
    $600 10
One of "My Favorite Things" by this lyricist is "Ol' Man River"
    $600 2
Hurry! To the bat cave! To collect waste matter called this, valued as a fertilizer
    $600 19
In a 1934 film she sang, "On the good ship Lollipop, it's a sweet trip to a candy shop, where bon-bons play"
    $600 4
"____ing for Mr. Goodbar" by Judith Rossner
    $600 23
An arctophile:
these cuddly toys
    $800 16
As Russia emerged from the Time of Troubles, this family's dynasty began in 1613 & ruled for more than 300 years
    $800 11
Her credits include "Shameless" on TV and "The Phantom of the Opera" on film
    $800 7
Well, kiss my grits! This dish of whole or ground hulled corn was a gift from Native Americans to the colonists
    $800 20
Cajeta, made with goat's milk, is a version of this caramel-flavored & Spanish named sauce
    $800 5
"____ing on My Feet" by Kerri Strug
    $800 26
A conchologist
    $1000 17
A 17th century merchant named Alexeyev was the first Russian on this peninsula well known to players of Risk
    $1000 13
This Tony won a Tony (& a Pulitzer) for "Millennium Approaches", part 1 of "Angels in America"
    $1000 8
The name of this raccoon-like mammal of Central and South America goes back to an Indian word for "wolverine"
    $1000 21
On Mackinac Island, Ryba's is the place to go for this candy; try the maple pecan or chocolate walnut
    $1000 6
"____ing towards Bethlehem" by Joan Didion
    $1000 27
A deltiologist:
these greetings

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

Austin Alan David
$400 $3,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Alan David
$600 $8,800 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY 2017
BOATS & SHIPS
BLAME IT ON THE SUPERNOVA
REDUNDANT GEOGRAPHY
NOTORIOUS
YOU'LL STOP AT "NOTHING"
    $400 10
"Come From Away" tells how Gander, Newfoundland hosted 7,000 airline passengers stranded due to this tragic event
    $400 3
Here's the Flying Cloud, this type of speedy 19th century ship
    $400 30
Here's some total bull--in 1054 a supernova lit up one of the horns in this constellation
    $400 20
Desert Desert (from Arabic)
    $400 15
Upon his arrest in 1933, "Machine Gun" Kelly inadvertently gave this nickname to the FBI agents who nabbed him
    $400 29
Use this idiom of mock gratitude when someone does you the opposite of a favor
    $800 11
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" features Christian Borle singing the following as this character
    $800 4
During World War II, a group of these operating in the Atlantic was known as a wolf pack
    $800 21
Some supernovae produce these rays but the odds of them turning you super-strong & green as in comic books? Low
    $800 6
East East (Asian country)
    $800 16
Saying "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn was with her all day February 14, 1929, Louise Rolfe got the name "The Blonde" this
    $800 25
If I lose, I pay you $100; if you lose, you pay back the $50 you just won
    $1200 12
Revived in 2017 & set during the final days of the Vietnam War, "Miss Saigon" was inspired by this Puccini opera
    DD: $3,400 7
A pirogue is one type of this, a canoe made from one log
    $1200 22
Before 1572, many thought no change could occur in the heavens beyond the moon's orbit; then this Dane saw a supernova
    $1200 5
Lake Lake (shrinking Central African lake)
    $1200 17
Kevin Poulsen & Kevin Mitnick are on Kaspersky Lab's list, "Top Ten Most Notorious" these "of All Time"
    DD: $5 28
Play title from around 1600 meaning a big fuss for no reason
    $1600 13
Ben Platt won the 2017 Tony for his performance as a high school senior coping with a classmate's death in this hit musical
    $1600 8
This Cunard liner was en route from New York to Fiume when it rescued 705 people from the Titanic's lifeboats
    $1600 23
A term used since the 1930s, this star--the smallest & densest type known--can be one object left behind by a supernova
    $1600 2
Sheep Islands Islands (from Danish)
    $1600 18
To spy on the U.S., Maksim "Schultz" Martynov used his cover as part of the USSR's 1950s delegation to this organization
    $1600 26
It's the meaning of the Latin "ex nihilo"
    $2000 14
"War Paint" stars Christine Ebersole as Elizabeth Arden & this legendary performer as Helena Rubinstein
    $2000 9
This British battleship had nothing to fear when it was launched in 1906 but was obsolete by World War I
    $2000 24
"R" you ready?! The brightest star in Orion, this is set to go super-nova! (But relax, only within 10 mil. years or so)
    $2000 1
Big River River (from Algonquian)
    $2000 19
On July 7, 1865, this boardinghouse operator became the first woman executed by the U.S. government
    $2000 27
Boy: "Dad, I'll be good if you give me a dollar." Father: "A dollar?! When I was your age I was" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Austin Alan David
$8,000 $19,605 $1,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY POETS
In 1824 he was refused burial in Westminster Abbey for "questionable morality"; in 1969 he got a memorial stone there

Final scores:

Austin Alan David
$16,000 $19,610 $0
2nd place Automatic semifinalist 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Austin Alan David
$11,400 $20,800 $2,600
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
7 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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