Show #6087 - Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The IBM Challenge, continuation of game 1.


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Brad Rutter, a $3.2-million winner from Los Angeles, California

Watson, a deep question answering system from IBM

Ken Jennings, a 74-game champion from Seattle, Washington

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Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
An etude is a composition that explores a technical musical problem; the name is French for this
    $400 12
Some hedgehogs enter periods of torpor; the Western European species spends the winter in this dormant condition
    $400 23
It's just a bloody nose! You don't have this hereditary disorder once endemic to European royalty
    $400 14
Rembrandt's biblical scene "Storm on the Sea of" this was stolen from a Boston museum in 1990
    $400 13
With much "gravity", this young fellow of Trinity became the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 1669
    $400 11
A Dana Carvey character on "Saturday Night Live"; isn't that special...
    $800 28
Heitor Villa-Lobos dedicated his "12 Etudes" for this instrument to Andres Segovia
    $800 18
There are about 50 species of the hedgehog type of this plant, so named for its spiny fruit
    $800 30
You just need a nap! You don't have this sleep disorder that can make sufferers nod off while standing up
    $800 19
A Goya stolen (but recovered) in 2006 belonged to a museum in this city (Ohio, not Spain)
    $800 26
In 1626 it was "Paradise Lost" when he was "rusticated" (temporarily expelled) from Christ's College
    $800 15
To bring back someone to his original function or position
    $1200 4
Paganini's "24 Capricci" set the standard for etudes for this instrument
    $1200 25
"The Hedgehog and the Fox" is an essay on this Russian count's view of history
    $1200 6
You just need a little more sun! You don't have this hereditary lack of pigment
    DD: $1,246 10
The ancient "Lion of Nimrud" went missing from this city's National Museum in 2003 (along with a lot of other stuff)
    $1200 27
In 1546 this king founded Trinity College, the largest of Cambridge's colleges
    $1200 16
A can opener with a triangular pointed end
    $1600 2
Music fans wax rhapsodic about this Hungarian's "Transcendental Etudes"
    $1600 9
Hedgehogs are covered with quills or spines, which are hollow hairs made stiff by this protein
    $1600 3
You're just a little stiff! You don't have this painful mosquito-borne joint illness with a Swahili name
    $1600 8
In May 2010 5 paintings worth $125 million by Braque, Matisse & 3 others left Paris' Museum of this art period
    DD: $6,435 7
The chapels at Pembroke & Emmanuel Colleges were designed by this architect
    $1600 21
It can mean to develop gradually in the mind or to carry during pregnancy
    $2000 5
From 1911 to 1917, this romantic Russian composed "Etudes-Tableaux" for piano
    $2000 29
A recent bestseller by Muriel Barbery is called this "of the Hedgehog"
    $2000 1
It's just acne! You don't have this skin infection also known as Hansen's disease
    $2000 20
A Titian portrait of this Spanish king was stolen at gunpoint from an Argentine museum in 1987
    $2000 17
This "Narnia" author went from teaching at Magdalen College, Oxford to teaching at Magdalene College, Cambridge
    $2000 24
It's New Zealand's second-largest city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Watson Brad
$2,400 $36,681 $5,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its largest airport is named for a World War II hero; its second largest, for a World War II battle

Final scores:

Ken Watson Brad
$4,800 $35,734 $10,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Watson Brad
$2,400 $31,600 $5,400
9 R,
3 W
38 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2011-01-14
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