Show #8087 - Tuesday, November 5, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Rachel Lindgren, an astronomy interpreter from Bend, Oregon

Dhruv Gaur, a student at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia

Rob Worman, an engagement manager from Edina, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

FROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
ALL-TIME WINNERS
THIS LAND IS YOUR LANDLOCKED COUNTRY
"WATER" YOU SAYING?
RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS
BEFORE & LAUGHTER
    $200 30
If you want to wear a this length dress in the U.K., wear it around 4 P.M., when the steeped beverage is commonly served
    $200 28
Margaret Court's 24 grand slam singles titles include 5 French Opens, 5 U.S. Opens, 11 Australian Opens & 3 of these
    $200 29
About 40 miles of Central Vietnam separates this country from open water
    $200 25
Scorpio or Pisces, for example
    $200 26
Einsteinium was first found in the debris of a 1952 H-bomb explosion in this ocean
    $200 23
The courtroom spot where you testify becomes a kind of onstage funnyman
    $400 24
This hyphenated style of dress containing 2 altitude extremes is perfect for noon or midnight
    $400 27
In 2010 this "Pac Man" became the only boxer to win titles in 8 weight divisions
    $400 16
Butch Cassidy reportedly died in this country bordering Peru
    $400 2
This was one of the sports Henry Winkler could do, so it's how Fonzie jumped the shark
    $400 18
In 1957 scientists in Sweden proposed this name for No. 102, honoring a guy who knew how to blow stuff up real good
    $400 22
Single-sentence joke that's also explanatory commentary on the inside of albums
    $600 20
When it precedes "gown", this 4-letter undergarment is worn for bedtime; before "dress", not for bedtime
    $600 9
From 1956 to 1973 Henri Richard's name was engraved on this trophy 11 times, one for each time his team won the league title
    $600 12
Serbia, Albania, oo I wanna take ya to Montenegro, Macedonia, come on, pretty mama... those all border this new country
    $600 10
Peppery salad vegetable
    $600 15
No. 100 on your Fm dial, this element is produced in nuclear reactors in very small amounts for research
    $600 21
Lead singer of Duran Duran who is also a French term for a witticism
    $800 14
For 5 o'clock, maybe try this simple dress that has the same name as the key under "caps lock"
    $800 5
The NBA Finals MVP award is named for this man who won a record 11 NBA titles as a player
    $800 4
Most people in this South American country speak an indigenous language called Guarani, also the name of its monetary unit
    $800 3
Irish city famous for its crystal
    $800 1
Kazakhstan is the world leader in producing this explosion-producing element first found in pitchblende
    $800 19
Biblical first man's donation to make his mate that ultimately turns into a term for a joke
    $1000 17
For the cocktail hour, perhaps this dress, that sounds like a good place to stash a dagger
    $1000 8
Michael Phelps' 13 individual Olympic golds include 6 in butterfly, 6 in medleys but just 1 in this race
    $1000 6
This country, with a tragic recent past, is the most densely populated on the African continent
    $1000 7
Type of plain in Spain from which the rain mainly drains to one main vein
    DD: $3,000 11
These 2 radioactive elements were discovered in 1898
    $1000 13
Candy-coated popcorn & peanuts that has some amusing "Deep Thoughts" on "Saturday Night Live"

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

Rob Dhruv Rachel
$200 $4,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dhruv Rachel
$2,200 $6,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE DARK AGES
PAC-12 SCHOOLS
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
POP CULTURE
GEOGRAPHICA
ANAGRAMS OF EACH OTHER
    $400 25
The onset of the Dark Ages is said to have come when the German Odoacer deposed the last ruler of this empire in 476
    $400 24
The University of Washington opened in 1861 on the outskirts of this then village, pop. 250
    $400 30
This Narnian lion appears in several other forms, including a lamb
    $400 29
A 2019 film was called "Fast & Furious Presents": this pair
    $400 21
The U.S. Air Force maintains this 24-satellite system that many depend on
    $400 26
Any role in a play & one way to catch a mouse
    $800 17
Medical conditions of concern included being shot with an arrow by these spirit folk, not the friendly Christmas kind
    $800 23
Bear with us--"Bear Down" isn't UCLA's motto, but that of this school whose mascot is the Wildcat
    DD: $5,400 10
Jilted on her wedding day, this Dickens character teaches her ward Estella to despise men
    $800 28
Helga in her horned helmet is the demanding wife of this comic strip character
    $800 20
On a 3D topographic map, contour lines are used to identify points that have the same this
    $800 27
A yell & a cardinal compass direction
    $1200 15
Dark Ages guys Methodius & Cyril went down in history as the fathers of this system
    $1200 22
In 2017 this private school opened a new $700 million "Village" featuring South L.A.'s first Trader Joe's
    $1200 9
Much of "The Color Purple" is made up of letters written by her to God
    $1200 19
Pet Rocks became all the rage after they went on sale in this decade
    $1200 18
The OED says a demonym is a name for residents of a place, like this standard name for people living in Manchester, England
    $1200 3
An entire portion of bread & a baby Appaloosa
    $1600 12
This illuminated book was probably taken to County Meath in Ireland in the 9th century
    $1600 14
Alums of this U.--former Liberian Pres. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & (bigger hint) Trey Parker & Matt Stone of "South Park"
    $1600 8
Hemingway's collections "In Our Time" & "Men Without Women" feature this character based partly on Hemingway
    $1600 16
babycenter.com says this Netflix series boosted the popularity of the baby names Nancy, Dustin, Lucas & Joyce
    $1600 5
You'll find each of these 2 geographic entities at 90 degrees latitude
    $1600 1
A mounted knight's weapon & to remove dirt
    DD: $2,000 11
Before it meant one who attacks received ideas, it meant one who opposed & even broke idols in the Byzantine Empire
    $2000 13
In 1892 the University of Deseret got this new name
    $2000 7
"The Good Earth" begins with Wang Lung's marriage day--to this woman
    $2000 6
In 1987, 2 decades after the original films, she & Frankie Avalon went "Back to the Beach"
    $2000 4
"Think over" this Scottish term for a cape, like the one "of Kintyre" peninsula
    $2000 2
To look for something & a beer to drink after a shot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dhruv Rachel
$400 $13,600 $10,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
In 1840 this New England state was home to 24 of the 100 most populous U.S. urban places; now, its capital is its only one in the top 100

Final scores:

Rob Dhruv Rachel
$799 $20,001 $13,601
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rob Dhruv Rachel
$7,800 $16,600 $10,000
13 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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