Show #8093 - Wednesday, November 13, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Lindsey Shultz, a physician and healthcare analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey

Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE
MED. ABBREV.
U.N. INTERNATIONAL YEARS
OFFICIAL STATE STUFF
BESTSELLING BOOKS
THE "O_ED"
(Alex: Each correct response with begin with an "O" and end with "E-D".)
    $200 29
If you are forced out of the company, a golden this clause will make sure you are well taken care of
    $200 24
AKI refers to "acute" this organ "injury", which means you're having trouble removing waste
    $200 30
2019 is the Year of this array of elements, as it's the 150th anniversary
    $200 18
California has no official state fruit, but does have four state nuts--the almond, the pecan, the walnut, and this
    $200 19
In 2013, this young actress and singer had a bestseller with "Staying Strong", a book of affirmations
    $200 1
Ran against in an election
    $400 28
For a good military "retreat", book an executive one at this service academy's Thayer Hotel in the Hudson Valley
    $400 23
Sometimes done along with a hysterectomy, a BSO is a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, a removal of these
    $400 27
2009, the International Year of Astronomy, celebrated 400 years of this invention
    $400 15
The tallest of the working breeds, it's Pennsylvania's state dog; William Penn is said to have owned one
    $400 17
In "Reckless", Chrissie Hynde recounts her early years as the lead singer of this band
    $400 2
Treated a person as if she were a thing, angering feminists
    $600 21
It's the anatomical nickname for executive search consultants
    $600 22
Doc gets out the little rubber hammer to test your DTR, or "deep" this "reflex"
    DD: $2,000 13
2013 was the Year of this staple Andean crop, which the U.N. hopes can help eradicate world hunger
    $600 4
Its state tree is the sugar maple, though it has a mighty pine at the center of its state seal
    $600 16
This 7th book in the Harry Potter series sold 8.3 million copies on its first day of release
    $600 11
Took place
    $800 20
The Toyota Century is the limousine of choice for the person with this title (a new one took over in 2019)
    $800 12
A CBC, or "complete" this, gets hemoglobin & platelet stats
    $800 26
2002 was the Year of this form of green travel, the visiting of natural habitats in a way that minimizes environmental impact
    $800 8
Laugh maniacally as you realize the common one of these is Minnesota's state bird
    $800 14
This thriller was right on track with its tale of Rachel Watson, who witnesses something shocking on her commute
    $800 5
Arranged systematically, or got workers to join a union
    $1000 6
This brand became synonymous with a private jet after it debuted in 1963--Bombardier makes them now
    $1000 3
There's no "Q" in this adjective for a shot given into the fatty tissue under the skin, but SQ is the abbreviation for it
    $1000 25
1982 was the Year of Sanctions against this country that was suspended from the General Assembly in 1974 & readmitted in 1994
    $1000 7
Don Woods, the first weatherman on KTUL, created Gusty, the official cartoon character of this tornado-prone state
    $1000 9
Girl, she's the motivational speaker and bestselling author of works like, "Girl Wash Your Face" and "Girl, Stop Apologizing"
    $1000 10
Indicated which instruments should play which notes

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

Francois Gilbert Lindsey
$3,800 $2,600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francois Gilbert Lindsey
$5,200 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
TROPIC OF CAPRICORN
HER FIRST PUBLISHED NOVEL
FAMOUS AMERICANS
SOCIOLOGY
WORD-POURRI
    $400 26
Forky joins Woody & the gang for the fourth outing in this animated series
    $400 24
In the Eastern Pacific, the tropic runs just north of this, AKA Isla de Pascua
    $400 30
1811: "Sense and Sensibility"
    $400 27
This library pioneer shortened his first name from Melville to Melvil
    $400 22
Marked by things like expensive cars or homes, this type of "symbol" of social rank comes from the Latin for "to stand"
    $400 29
Quebracho, one of the hardest woods, is from Spanish for "breaker" of this tool
    $800 14
I always tear up at the line "A toast to my big brother, George. The richest man in town!" in this Jimmy Stewart film
    $800 23
In an Argentine valley a huge one of these ancient timepieces marks the tropic's latitude
    $800 25
1920: "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
    $800 15
In 1858 this man patented a new type of reusable jar with a screw-cap lid & partnered with glassblowers to produce them
    $800 21
It's the term for the conversion of a society from an agricultural economy to one based on manufacturing
    $800 28
Traditionally, Brits have used this 4-letter term for any grain; as a result, they use the term maize for the yellow vegetable
    $1200 8
A line from this Tarantino film: "We ain't in the prisoner-takin' business; we in the killin' Nazi business"
    $1200 1
If you're following the tropic westward, just south of Tonga Monday becomes Tuesday as you do this
    $1200 6
2005: "Twilight"
    DD: $3,000 4
During the Blitz, Edward R. Murrow borrowed this 5- word phrase from Londoners who weren't sure they'd survive the evening
    $1200 9
In 2017, Jim Brown and Kareem helped launch San Jose State's Institute for the Study of this, Society and Social Change
    $1200 13
This word for a sycophant comes from medicine shows where assistants would pretend to eat amphibians & then be cured
    $1600 3
Not only did she write and direct "Charlie's Angels", this comedic actress also has a co-starring role: "I'm Bosley."
    $1600 2
The tropic passes through Western Australia, Queensland, and this territory in between them
    $1600 5
1940: "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
    $1600 10
This New York Times crossword editor graduated from Indiana with a degree in enigmatology (the study of puzzles)
    $1600 12
In the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, this ability of humans shapes how we view reality
    $1600 20
This word found in the name of a "Grand" dam refers to a deep ravine
    $2000 17
Hugh Jackman played this senator caught with Donna Rice during his 1988 presidential campaign in "The Front Runner"
    DD: $8,000 16
4 countries lie completely south of the tropic, New Zealand, eSwatini, Lesotho & this one in South America
    $2000 7
1988: "The Bean Trees"
    $2000 11
This author known for her gender-disparity test wrote the graphic novel memoir "Fun Home"
    $2000 18
William Sumner, a pioneer in sociology, advocated social this -ism, where the poorly adapted die out
    $2000 19
The word "fink" used for strikebreakers might come from this detective agency often used in that capacity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francois Gilbert Lindsey
$22,000 $12,600 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ITALIAN INVENTORS
In a 1644 letter he wrote, "We live submerged at the bottom of an ocean of air", which is what his invention measures

Final scores:

Francois Gilbert Lindsey
$34,801 $12,600 $12,799
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Francois Gilbert Lindsey
$16,000 $12,600 $19,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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