Show #5002 - Tuesday, May 16, 2006

2006 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

SOCIOLOGY
THE STARTING INFIELD
DICTATORS & TYRANTS
THE ONION
WORLD AUTHORS
CROSSWORD CLUES "J"
    $200 17
Going from rags to riches is what sociologists call "social" this, specifically the "upward" type
    $200 4
In 1977 Chambliss, Randolph, Dent & Nettles took the field for this team
    $200 30
On Sept. 9, 1948 the DPRK, aka North Korea, was established with this man as its supreme leader
    $200 14
Nov. 15, 2001:
This pasta treat "discontinued as Franco-American relations break down"
    $200 27
This Brit coined "doublethink" & "Big Brother is watching you"
    $200 8
Carroll's slithy nonsense poem
(11)
    $400 18
Expecting my son to be a cop & my daughter to be a nurse is assigning these sex-based roles
    $400 6
From 1974 through 1981 the Dodgers fielded Garvey, Lopes, Russell & this third baseman, "The Penguin"
    $400 29
As the dictator of this city-state, Francesco Foscari ruined its army & economy by endlessly fighting Milan
    $400 15
Feb. 20, 2006:
This late "Feminine Mystique" writer "honored with second-class postage stamp"
    $400 28
In a 1605 prologue, this Spaniard tells the reader that he has written an "invective against books of chivalry"
    $400 9
Jettisoned goods
(6)
    $600 21
William H. White put this word before "think" to mean conformity to consensus
    $600 7
The 1908 Chicago Cubs featured Harry Steinfeldt & these 3 guys of yore
    $600 13
By murdering all his brothers around 1413, Mehmed I took power as the fifth ruler of this empire
    $600 24
Aug. 9, 2000:
Popular names for these include Shopwood, Storemont & Indianburialgroundbrook
    $600 20
While at University College, Dublin, he wrote the essay "The Day of the Rabblement", attacking the Irish Literary Theatre
    $600 10
Riding breeches
(8)
    $800 22
A joint author on a paper, or someone who assists the power occupying his country
    $800 5
The 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers sent out Hodges, Gilliam, Reese & this groundbreaking infielder
    DD: $1,000 1
The pro-Soviet dictator Babrak Karmal came to power in this country after a 1979 invasion
    $800 25
From an issue in 2056: This island & commonwealth ceded to the U.S. in 1898... "Should it become our 63rd state?"
    $800 19
This literary whiz' name is sometimes transliterated from Bengali as Ravindranatha Thakura
    $800 11
A joyful celebration
(10)
    $1000 23
A plant, animal or object that's the symbol of a clan; it's often taboo & was paired with "Taboo" in a Freud title
    $1000 3
The 1975 Reds fielded Rose, Concepcion, Perez & this Hall of Fame second sacker, now a broadcaster
    $1000 2
A humble lawyer from Arras, in 1793 he became Head of the Committee of Public Safety & launched a bloodbath
    $1000 26
Sept. 12, 1928: This "It Girl" "to appear sleeveless in Oct. Collier's; 'Besleeve yourself, strumpet!' clergy urge"
    $1000 16
This French writer "steaked" a claim as "The Father of Romanticism" by writing such works as "Atala"
    $1000 12
Belligerent nationalist
(5)

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

David Bill Kevin
$2,800 $2,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Kevin
$3,400 $6,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS LEADERS
RADIO
THAT'S ITALIAN!
REDUCED SHAKESPEARE
NEW WEAPONS
5-LETTER WORDS
    $400 1
His business card bore the Golden Arches & the titles "Founder" & "Senior Chairman of the Board"
    $400 17
Instrument struck when a contestant failed on the "Original Amateur Hour"
    $400 27
It's the Italian name for the country's biggest island
    $400 22
Name this tragedy:
"Love you."
"Love you."
"Speak. ...Nothing will come of nothing!"
"Hmph!"
"Hmph!"
"Huh? I should go mad! Blbl-blbl-blbl-blbl-bl! Oh, no life! Oh!"
    $400 8
The USA's "E-Bomb" will disable grids & computers and reheat the enemies' lasagna by sending out these waves
    $400 9
One who steals by stealth: Thessalonians speaks of one "in the night"
    $800 4
In 1886 he started his first successful business, the Lancaster Caramel Co.; the chocolate came later
    $800 18
This word ends the title of a 1941 Bill of Rights tribute program heard by 60 million, "We hold these..."
    $800 29
Roman soldiers passed the time playing this game, the Italian version of lawn bowling
    $800 23
This time, a comedy:
"Beware my sting!"
"She will be my chattel. Ha ha ha!"
"I'm starved!"
[Snores]
"Giddy from lack of sleep. What is thy will, sir?"
"Mm-wah!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Ah!"
"Ah!"
    $800 26
The "Storm Shadow" is a new British version of this type of low-altitude, radar-evading missile
    $800 10
A big fishing net, maybe in the river of the same name
    $1200 6
In the 1880s he built a town in Illinois to house employees of his sleeping car company
    $1200 19
Can't forget the sponsor--Jack Benny's opening line wasn't "Hello again" but this dessert "again"
    $1200 2
These thin tubes of pasta, Italian for "bridegrooms", are often baked
    $1200 24
Tragedy:
"Victorious!"
"Rue the tears I shed!"
"Banishment!"
"Son!"
"Ah!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Mad? Not!"
"Ugh!"
"Ugh!"
"Uh-huh! Emperor!"
    $1200 7
It's the Indian tribe in the name of the USA's AH-64D Longbow, the most advanced combat helicopter in the world
    DD: $3,000 12
It can mean "brief & forceful" or "resembling the inner core of a stem"
    $1600 15
Before founding his own corp., John K. Northrop was chief engineer for this company & designed its Vega airplane
    $1600 20
In 2005 NPR revived this 1950s program in which people state their credos
    $1600 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives us a sign linguistic demonstration.) An 1832 book on the gestures of this southern city includes "Mm-wah, perfecto!"--& many others we can't show you
    $1600 25
Here's the title king of this play:
"Plots have I laid. Wear this ring!"
"Oh, pretty!"
"King! Good-night."
"Ow!"
"Marriage. Ah!"
"Thank you."
    $1600 11
The FA-18E/F is the "Super" version of this high-tech U.S. Navy fighter jet with a wasplike name
    $1600 13
Teddy Roosevelt said "The credit belongs to the man" in this, "whose face is marred by dust & sweat & blood"
    $2000 16
Since founding Amazon.com in 1994, he's tried to make it "The Earth's most customer-centric company"
    DD: $1,000 21
On April 3, 1936 a nation listened as Gabriel Heatter covered this man's execution
    $2000 5
This 15th century movement may have first been named in a 1550 book, using the Italian word rinascita
    $2000 30
Name this comedy:
"Your oaths."
"Not to see ladies."
[All] "Hup!"
[Gasps]
[All] "Love."
"We'll mark no words that wooers say for 12 months in the day."
[All] "Hmm!"
[All] "Oh!"
"That's too long for a play."
    $2000 28
With advanced capabilities, this unmanned air vehicle seen here takes its name from the Latin for "to plunder"
    $2000 14
Greek for "word", it can mean the word of God

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Kevin
$4,600 $22,200 $10,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS
"American Prometheus" is a biography of this physicist who died in 1967

Final scores:

David Bill Kevin
$0 $23,199 $11,000
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Bill Kevin
$4,400 $21,400 $10,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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