Show #6238 - Wednesday, November 2, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Charles Temple, a high school English teacher from Ocracoke, North Carolina

Jay Rhee, an oncologist from Annapolis, Maryland

Tom Nissley, a writer from Seattle, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Followed by not PLAY BALL!, but...)
    $200 21
In 1870 this "Goober State" became the last to be permanently readmitted to the Union
    $200 6
His 1927 salary with the Yankees was $70,000, or $1,166.67 per homer
    $200 17
Title of both Judy Sheindlin & her husband Jerry
    $200 7
Part I of a 1726 book is "A Voyage to" this place, home to human creatures "not six inches high"
    $200 26
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has the code DCA but is located in this state
    $200 1
It begins at the Place de la Concorde
    $400 20
This term was coined to refer to northern whites who went south seeking opportunities
    $400 8
Say hey! Say what? In 1965 he hit 52 homers & won his ninth straight Gold Glove--& made $105,000
    $400 22
A vicereine is the wife of one of these officials
    $400 9
These factory workers in a 1964 book love cacao beans
    $400 27
In 1966 London Airport was renamed this, which uses the code LHR
    $400 2
City & state of the place known until 1860 as West Urbana
    $600 14
This man's impeachment trial brought Senate president pro tem Ben Wade within 1 vote of being U.S. president
    $600 11
This player nicknamed "Big Papi" pulls down $12.5 million with the Red Sox
    $600 23
Deposed in 1797, Ludovico Manin was the last of these chief magistrates to rule Venice
    $600 10
L. Frank Baum's Oz books include these underground folk, spelled without the silent "G"
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew sits in a Qantas flight simulator in Australia.) The Qantas A380 flight simulator has a training visual database of over 130 airports, naturally including Australia's busiest one, which goes by this 3-letter code
    $600 3
In this idiom that refers to an impatient horse, many people substitute "chomp"
    $800 18
In 1868 this amendment gave African Americans full citizenship
    $800 12
In 1979 this no-hit king became the first major leaguer with a guaranteed $1 million salary
    $800 24
In "The Mikado" this grand fellow was the "Lord High Everything Else"
    $800 15
Say "a prayer for" this tiny boy who kills his pal's mom with a foul ball
    $800 29
From the initials of the man it's named for, the larger of Paris' 2 airports has this 3-letter code
    $800 4
4 old buddies relive glory days of high school hoops in this play
    DD: $3,000 19
Charles Sumner & Thaddeus Stevens were leaders of this "extreme" Republican group
    $1000 13
After hitting .350 in 1907, this Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop got his salary doubled for 1908--to a whopping $10,000
    $1000 25
An ataman was the leader of a village of these horsemen who gave a Tolstoy novel its title
    $1000 16
Tyrion's last name in "A Game of Thrones"
    $1000 30
Jorge Chavez International Airport has the 3-letter code LIM & is in this country
    $1000 5
By age 16, this translator of the Rosetta Stone had mastered 8 ancient languages

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

Tom Jay Charles
$3,600 $2,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jay Charles
$8,000 $4,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the character.)
(Alex: Notice the spelling.)
(Alex: But you do not have to spell the correct response.)
    $400 24
On a scale of 1 to 10, his "Earthquakes" article for the 15th edition of Encyclopedia Britannica was a 10
    $400 20
Author of the New York Star's "Sex & the City" column
    $400 16
Adonijah, the fourth son of this biblical king, was killed by his brother Solomon
    $400 1
    $400 6
You're not yourself today; you're this 8-letter word OED defines as "one who assumes a false character"
    $400 28
Round 2 included this French-derived word for the supporting frame of a car
    $800 26
Tragically, in 1864, his nitroglycerin factory blew up, killing several people, including his younger brother Emil
    $800 21
Title blood-splatter expert for the Miami police
    $800 17
Robert the Steward was heir presumptive to his grandfather, this Scot, who suddenly had a son in 1324
    $800 2
    $800 12
One who speaks ill of you when you're not around, or who implants a dagger in your dorsal region
    $800 29
A young man lost after placing an "H" in the middle of this Italian bacon
    DD: $2,000 9
An institute of physical sciences at the University of Copenhagen is named for this physicist
    $1200 22
Former longtime Red Sox employee, later a bartender at Sam Malone's side
    $1200 18
A December 2010 news story said this product was angling for Prince William, who was just 28, as a spokesman
    $1200 3
    $1200 13
This term for a rowdy British soccer fan may come from an Irish surname
    $1200 30
From its etymology you can figure out that "sangsue", from Round 15, is a name for this worm
    $1600 8
In the 1700s this Italian discovered that electricity could make a dead frog's muscles contract
    $1600 7
Mustachioed director of the Pawnee Parks & Recreation Department
    DD: $2,000 11
June 28, 1914 was the last day for this heir to a European throne
    $1600 4
    $1600 14
Originally one who renounced his faith, it's now one who "re"bels & becomes an outlaw
    $1600 10
Early in Round 3 was this Spanish word for cowboy
    $2000 25
According to his law, electric current is equal to the ratio of the voltage to the resistance
    $2000 23
Original series:
Male Viper pilot.
Series reboot:
Female Viper pilot with the same name
    $2000 19
In June 1461 Prince Carlos' father made him Governor of Catalonia, but in September Carlos died in this city
    $2000 5
    $2000 15
Miles Davis recorded "Freddie Freeloader"; Cab Calloway recorded "Minnie" this
    $2000 27
Round 8 served up this 10-letter Japanese word for meat & vegetables cooked tableside on a griddle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jay Charles
$16,400 $12,000 $400

Final Jeopardy! Round

A member of the Hanseatic League, this city with a 4-letter name was once known as the "Paris of the Baltic"

Final scores:

Tom Jay Charles
$16,403 $16,401 $285
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Jay Charles
$14,400 $10,800 $400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2011-09-26
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