Show #6242 - Tuesday, November 8, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Christopher Short, a pub trivia editor from Crawfordsville, Indiana

Justin Sausville, a urologist from Baltimore, Maryland

Mark Runsvold, a student and waiter from Moscow, Idaho

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It's not November...)
    $200 26
On Nov. 20, 1789 New Jersey became the first state to ratify this, all 10 parts
    $200 1
In 1963 Johnny Cash sang, "And it" this, this, this, "the ring of fire, the ring of fire"
    $200 11
    $200 2
October 18:
This third evangelist
    $200 21
M.P. is short for member of this British body
    $200 16
Well, it winds from I-N-D to A-L-A / Ending at this city that has its own bay
    $400 27
The Maastricht Treaty came into effect on November 1, 1993, providing for the currency now called this
    $400 4
No "Dumb Blonde" (the name of her first hit in 1967), this buxom beauty was Country Music Entertainer of the Year in 1978
    $400 12
Atticus Finch
    $400 3
October 4:
This birdman of Assisi
    $400 22
A C.S.W. is a certified one of these, who helps improve the welfare of a community
    $400 17
Well, it goes through Indianapolis / Down to Columbus / This largest Kentucky city is oh so pretty
    $600 28
Philipp Scheidemann said "yes" to this new republic on Nov. 9, 1918 from the balcony of the Reichstag
    $600 5
In 1953 "Your Cheatin' Heart" was a big hit for this country singer who lived fast & died young that same year
    $600 13
Phoebe Caulfield
    $600 8
December 29:
This man for whom it was a bad day in the cathedral
    $600 23
D.O. can stand for doctor of this, using manipulative therapy as well as conventional medicine
    $600 18
Say a lot worse than "heck" / In the lousy bottleneck / Where I-40 meets 65 / In this country music hive
    $800 29
In November 1957 the USSR said yes, we have a second Sputnik; this passenger was unavailable for comment
    $800 6
In a 1975 crossover hit, Freddy Fender put this word before his "Days" & "Nights"
    $800 14
    $800 9
June 24:
This man who had a good head on his shoulders before he met Salome
    $800 24
C.J. is short for this title held by Roger Taney & William Howard Taft
    $800 19
You'll see Merrillville, Indiana & don't forget / This university in West Lafayette
    DD: $1,500 30
In 1848 ladies said "Yes!" when the USA's first medical school for women opened in this state capital
    $1000 7
This country music legend didn't weigh "Sixteen Tons", but he was known as "The Ol' Pea Picker"
    $1000 15
Pierre Bezukhov
    $1000 10
June 22:
This all-seasonable Sir
    $1000 25
C.P., short for this, is a military unit's headquarters
    $1000 20
Won't you get hip to this timely jive / & just south of this Great Lake arrive / At the north end of I-65

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

Mark Justin Christopher
$3,800 $2,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Justin Christopher
$6,200 $5,600 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the episodes.)
    $400 23
You've got "men" in Armenia & a "gent" in this nation
    $400 30
"Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" &
"Blowing Smoke"
    $400 9
Did you say "Phineas Fogg"? No, the hero of "Around the World in Eighty Days" is named this
    $400 1
Marie Antoinette
    $400 29
As the sea turtle's kidneys can't handle all of this it absorbs from its environment, a gland has evolved to excrete it
    $400 24
The +
a king of Phrygia with a golden touch +
the bottom number in a fraction
    $800 22
You can "ham" it up in the middle of this commonwealth in the Atlantic
    $800 18
"Sing for Your Life--Top 24" &
"Hollywood Week--Final Solos"
    $800 10
You're 20 years late--Lagos was replaced in 1991 as the capital of this country
    $800 2
Isabella I
    $800 14
Chelydra serpentina osceola is the snapping turtle subspecies named for this state
    $800 25
The +
the zodiac sign covering June 1 +
an autograph on a legal document
    $1200 21
You can find "Mali" spelled out in the name of this other African country
    $1200 17
"Fizbo" &
"Manny Get Your Gun"
    $1200 11
Not hockey but this summer sport was "the de facto national sport for many decades" per the Canadian Encyclopedia
    $1200 3
    $1200 8
(Alex kneels next to a tortoise on the beach in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.) On lush islands, dome-shaped tortoises slowly plow through the brush; but where there's less vegetation & they have to reach higher to obtain food, some tortoises can do this because their shells are shaped like this equine accessory
    $1200 26
The +
an island prison in San Francisco Bay +
a straight line that touches a circle at only one point
    $1600 20
Mind the "gap" here, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula
    $1600 16
"In Sickness" &
"Closing Arguments"
    $1600 12
I'm afraid the Canary Islands weren't named for birds but for these
    DD: $2,200 4
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, formerly Duchess of York
    DD: $1,400 7
The genus Kinixys includes the only turtles with a hinge on this, the upper shell
    $1600 27
The +
any one of Jason's sailors in Greek myth +
any line of geographic longitude
    $2000 19
We can have a "ton" of fun in this northernmost Baltic state
    $2000 15
"Mac's Mom Burns her House Down" &
"Frank Sets Sweet Dee on Fire"
    $2000 13
Alexander Pope didn't write "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing" but "a little" this "is a dang'rous thing"
    $2000 5
Sofia of Greece, born 1938
    $2000 6
This third "T" word refers to turtles of brackish water, especially one in genus Malaclemys in the Eastern United States
    $2000 28
The +
a German "land" remilitarized in 1936 +
what Brando's Terry Malloy "coulda been"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Justin Christopher
$12,200 $15,200 $5,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a poem he named himself Cadenus, an anagram of Decanus, or "Dean"

Final scores:

Mark Justin Christopher
$24,000 $18,599 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Justin Christopher
$12,200 $17,600 $7,400
19 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2011-09-26
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