Show #6546 - Monday, February 18, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Dan McShane, a bartender from West Islip, New York

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama

Keith Whitener, a research chemist originally from Charlotte, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In this game played with marbles, the board is a 6-pointed star
    $200 4
By definition, an epistolary novel uses these to tell the story
    $200 27
With its lineup of mighty superheroes, this was the most searched movie
    $200 13
A small airship, colonel
    $200 1
The smallest one of these tables was etched on a hair that belonged to a chemistry professor
    $200 22
Last name of Arthur, who managed to get a 9,000-year lease on a brewery at St. James' gate, Dublin
    $400 3
In the movie "The Deer Hunter", the Vietcong force 3 American POWs to play this high-risk game
    $400 6
Self-revealing narration is the heart of the Japanese genre that fittingly goes by this single-letter name
    $400 30
The most searched musician after Justin Bieber was this late "How Will I Know" singer
    $400 14
Showing lack of favoritism
    $400 5
Ironically, the FBI's smallest field office, located in this state, covers the most territory of any office in the bureau
    $400 23
After he managed to circumnavigate the globe, he was personally knighted by Queen Elizabeth I
    $600 8
The original one of these had a blade, a reamer, a screwdriver & a can opener
    $600 12
A word meaning "ideal" derived from a 1516 work gets a new first syllable & becomes this adjective for an awful setting
    $600 16
Get on the dance floor & spell out for us this most searched charitable organization
    $600 15
The practice of one nation forcibly extending its territory into another
    $600 7
In a novelty song, these 4 words precede "yellow polka dot bikini"
    $600 24
He managed to manage the Philadelphia A's from 1901 until 1950, when he was 87
    $800 11
Despite its name, the heritage of this cake with coconut in its frosting isn't Bavarian
    $800 18
9-letter subgenre of sci-fi whose name includes a 19th century form of mechanical power
    $800 29
Not to judge but this competition was the most searched TV show of 2012
    $800 20
To pinch pie crust or put waves in hair
    $800 9
Smallest republic: this island "N"ation that's a whopping 8.2 square miles in the Pacific Ocean
    $800 25
Sir Edmund Hillary first managed to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest with this Sherpa guide
    $1000 17
The White Witch gives Edmund this sweet, the title of chapter 4 of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
    $1000 19
This long German word refers to a novel that deals with the formation of a young protagonist
    $1000 28
Among the top 5 celebrity events was the birth of Lorenzo Lavalle, her son
    $1000 21
It's what the young medieval woman seen here is wearing
    DD: $1,200 10
This field covers the control of bits of matter smaller than 1 /100th the thickness of a sheet of paper
    $1000 26
Rejected for military service, Ernest Hemingway managed to get into WWI by driving an ambulance for this group

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

Keith Kristin Dan
$2,800 $1,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Kristin Dan
$4,200 $5,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In "Through My Eyes", this quarterback talks about his life, faith & family values
    $400 14
Sam Malone,
Nick Miller
    $400 5
In 1859 Jules Leotard became the first daring young man to perform on this apparatus
    $400 4
Winding around 5,500 miles across deserts, mountains & plateaus, it was mostly built during the Ming dynasty
    $400 10
The name of this branch of math comes from words meaning "earth" & "measure"
    $400 6
Lucius Amerson wore a star as the Deep South's first black one of these in a century
    $800 2
This mountain climber & journalist's bestsellers include "Into the Wild" & "Into Thin Air"
    $800 15
Ally McBeal,
Denny Crane
    $800 7
In the 1700s Philip Astley standardized its diameter at 42 feet as the ideal size for a galloping horse
    $800 16
Even from space, these ancient edifices are pretty wonderful
    $800 30
Five-letter word for the puzzle seen here, consisting of pictures & letters
    $800 9
In 1969 black's opinion (Justice Hugo Black) was that this school practice should not "be tolerated another minute"
    $1200 3
In October 2012 Bill O'Reilly doubled up on the bestseller list with "Killing Lincoln" & this other murderous book
    $1200 13
Hayden Fox,
Eric Taylor
    $1200 8
David Smith Sr. once flew over 2 Ferris wheels, 201 feet up, as part of this act
    $1200 17
Jorn Utzon called this Australian landmark that he designed "a beautiful white shimmering thing"
    $1200 27
Switch genders & misandry becomes this
    DD: $2,500 11
In March 1964 he broke with the Nation of Islam
    $1600 29
Her "Unbroken" was hailed by Time magazine as the best nonfiction book of 2010
    $1600 25
Frank "Ponch" Poncherello,
Danny Reagan
    $1600 23
This type of performer is a circus "wild man" with a gruesome act
    DD: $5,000 18
Architect Guarino Guarini designed the Cappella Della Sacra Sindone to house this relic
    $1600 21
Just a few words apart: one is a city founded by the Phoenicians, the other a type of connective tissue
    $1600 12
This new cabinet department was headed by the first African-American cabinet member, Robert Weaver
    $2000 28
Classic by Studs Terkel in which "people talk about what they do all day & how they feel about what they do"
    $2000 26
Ted Mosby,
Mike Brady
    $2000 24
You'll enjoy the show less but learn more if you visit this organization's "How do circuses train animals?" FAQ
    $2000 19
This Viennese palace where Mozart played when he was 6 is home to an annual Mozart festival
    $2000 20
It's a 4-letter word for a small bouquet of flowers
    $2000 22
(Alex reports from the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center.) In 1966, the new Metropolitan Opera House opened here at Lincoln Center with a world premiere featuring this African-American diva as Cleopatra

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Kristin Dan
$16,000 $13,300 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Alphabetically, Zagreb is the last world capital; this capital of a former Soviet republic is second to last

Final scores:

Keith Kristin Dan
$26,601 $17,500 $20,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keith Kristin Dan
$12,600 $12,000 $12,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2013-01-15
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