Show #6240 - Friday, November 4, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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Joon Pahk, a college physics teacher from Somerville, Massachusetts

Tom Kunzen, a geotechnical engineer from Orlando, Florida

John Krizel, a writer originally from Oceanside, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "bot".)
    $200 2
The votes are in: Thomas Hardy created Michael Henchard, this officeholder "of Casterbridge"
    $200 1
In "All the President's Men", Hal Holbrook played the secret informant dubbed this
    $200 26
In 1887 this lawyer "Scoped" out a move to Chicago & later repped Pullman Strike supporters
    $200 13
to Cain
    $200 21
Go to to file a Freedom of Information Act request with this organization
    $200 7
Turkey is the leading producer of this peachy fruit
    $400 3
Title Russian sawbones of 1957
    $400 8
In a 1996 movie it was "The People vs." this Hustler magazine publisher
    $400 27
He wrote that Chicago was proud to be a "player with railroads and freight handler to the nation"
    $400 17
to Rebekah
    $400 22 exposes frauds in these arts, such as ninjutsu & aikido
    $400 9
    DD: $1,000 4
It's the occupation mentioned in a 1916 James Joyce book title
    $600 14
This 1987 Bernardo Bertolucci film told the story of Chinese ruler Pu Yi
    $600 28
Benny Goodman learned to play his clarinet at this alliterative Chicago landmark co-founded by Jane Addams
    $600 18
to Noah
    $600 23
"Where you book matters", according to this travel website
    $600 10
The last arrow fired in an archery contest, today it means the final result
    $800 5
All paths lead to Dr. Charles Primrose, this title Oliver Goldsmith reverend
    $800 15
In "Moneyball" Brad Pitt played this Oakland A's general manager
    $800 29
This "Blue Demon" school in Chicago is the USA's largest Roman Catholic university
    $800 19
to Noah
    $800 24
This professional site whose name implies that it connects you became the USA's No. 2 social network in 2011
    $800 11
An overpowering destructive force, or an "X-Men" villain
    $1000 6
Conjuring up images of 19th century Poland, Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote of this title guy "of Lublin"
    $1000 16
Josephine Baker & Cole Porter are portrayed in this 2011 Woody Allen movie
    $1000 30
On Feb. 14, 1929 it was that's all folks for 7 members of this Chicago mobster's gang
    $1000 20
to Leah
    $1000 25
These 2 letters follow "Web" in the name of the 2010 Webby Award winner in the Health category
    $1000 12
The yellow-bellied type of this critter is sunbathing here

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

John Tom Joon
-$400 $0 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Joon
$1,600 $600 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $400 2
Get out the blue ink for this sea immediately north of Poland
    $400 19
"Need You Tonight/Meditate"
    $400 12
Maria Tallchief played the Sugarplum Fairy in a 1954 New York City ballet performance of this classic
    $400 16
16 short tons minus 13 short tons leaves you this many pounds
    $400 23
In 1949 Canada joined the United States & 10 other nations to form this military alliance
    $400 7
Proverbially, "he who" does this "is lost"
    DD: $2,000 3
However you draw the border between Nicaragua & this 2-named country, somebody gets mad, huh?
    $800 20
"Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
    $800 13
This wooden rail attached to the wall of a ballet studio is used by the dancers for support during exercises
    $800 17
Fahrenheit boiling point of water times Celsius freezing point of water
    $800 27
Between 1913 & 1932 Canada dug a new & deeper version of the Welland Canal that connects these 2 Great Lakes
    $800 8
A house of shelter for pilgrims, or a homelike facility that provides care for the terminally ill
    $1200 6
A study says it's the most misspelled city in the U.S., but you got it right, with the final "H"
    $1200 28
"You Might Think"
    $1200 1
Born Margaret Hookham in England, she made her professional debut in 1934 at the age of 15
    $1200 18
Number of quarts in 2 gallons divided by the number of pints in 2 quarts
    $1200 26
On July 3, 1608 this Frenchman landed at what would become the City of Quebec
    $1200 9
From 1823 to 1838 it was one of the 5 countries that made up the United Provinces of Central America
    $1600 5
Mark all of these--really more than 1,500--including Wolfe on the Canadian side of the river & Wells on the U.S. side
    $1600 29
"Hey Ya!"
    $1600 14
Onstage this late Soviet defector often partnered Maya Plisetskaya; offstage, Jacqueline Bisset
    $1600 21
Square inches in a square foot plus square feet in a square yard
    $1600 25
The 1947 discovery of oil in a field at Leduc in this prairie province launched a Canadian oil boom
    $1600 10
In Egyptian myth this deity & son of Osiris is usually depicted as having the head of a falcon
    $2000 4
Wite-Out please! Kinshasa hasn't been named this, after an abusive Belgian, since 1966
    $2000 30
    $2000 15
When "Le Pavillon d'Armide" premiered in 1907, Vaslav Nijinsky played the Slave & she played Armide
    $2000 22
Feet in a fathom plus feet in a mile
    $2000 24
The Dominion of Canada was formed in 1867; this transplanted Scot became the country's first prime minister
    DD: $4,000 11
Anglers & crafters, not just surgeons, use this instrument, whose name means "blood stop"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Joon
$2,000 $4,200 $20,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Harpo Marx was among this group when it met in NYC's Rose Room for its final time, in 1943, & found there was nothing left to say

Final scores:

John Tom Joon
$14 $0 $30,800
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Tom Joon
$2,000 $6,200 $18,400
10 R,
5 W
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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Game tape date: 2011-09-26
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