Show #6549 - Thursday, February 21, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Stephanie Jass, a history professor from Milan, Michigan

Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Dan McShane, a bartender from West Islip, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in that category you must take the clues in order from top to bottom.)
    $200 14
Relatives "haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to" do this
    $200 17
After her daughter was killed by an inebriated motorist, Candy Lightner founded this organization
    $200 1
He bedeviled us as the lead singer of Black Sabbath before his reality TV fame
    $200 9
Medically, it's the opposite of malignant
    $200 3
Born in New England in 1774, he planted his way to central Ohio & beyond
    $200 22
Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city in the U.S. to have this added to its water supply
    $400 25
In "A Woman of No Importance", Wilde wrote, "One should never trust a woman who tells one her real" this
    $400 18
The national association for this board game operates an online catalog at
    $400 2
With his work on songs like "Hot For Teacher", some rank him as the greatest heavy metal guitarist
    $400 10
Insurance entitlements, or things you might share with a really good friend
    $400 4
He said, "Before I'd let your steam drill beat me down, Lord, I'd die with this hammer in my hand"
    $400 23
In July dense fog caused a B-25 bomber to crash into this building's 78th & 79th floors
    $600 26
This handsome title guy likes scandals about others, "but scandals about myself...have not got the charm of novelty"
    DD: $600 19
The March of Dimes was established by FDR in 1938 to put an end to this disease
    $600 6
1980s heavy metal included this band that featured Izzy, Duff & Axl
    $600 11
A favor or gift, it's a homonym of a Colonial frontiersman's name
    $600 5
This Sioux leader surrendered at Fort Buford in 1881, 5 years after winning a "little" battle
    $600 24
Film releases included this classic with Joan Crawford (not Kate Winslet) as a restauranteur
    $800 27
This "is the name everyone gives to their mistakes"
    $800 20
We salute you if you know the woman seen here was the first female head of this organization
    $800 7
"We're not gonna take it" if you can't name this band fronted by Dee Snider
    $800 12
Robert Burns wrote that the men of Ayr were honest & the lasses were this
    $800 15
It was the nickname of high-living turn-of-the-20th century financier James Brady
    $800 29
On September 2, as supreme commander for the Allies, he accepted Japan's surrender
    $1000 28
"Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is always" this one "who writes the biography"
    $1000 21
The voice for youngsters who "cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves", the CDF is short for this
    $1000 8
This "Fistful of Metal" band named itself for a disease
    $1000 13
Officially, it's the "B" in B.P.O.E.
    $1000 16
Known as "The King of the Keelboatmen", he was a leading pilot on the Mississippi River
    $1000 30
This is the year that was

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

Dan Colby Stephanie
$3,800 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$7,800 $5,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: The Geneva facility where scientists are coming to understand the incredibly small building blocks of our world.)
    $400 6
This state's highest point is Britton Hill in the panhandle just south of the Alabama border
    $400 26
This musical vehicle "effect" is where people feel pressured to conform; hop on it!
    $400 16
"Indestructible" airplane recorder that spawned a 1900 Asian revolt vs. foreigners
    $400 1
Prince Philippe of this country wed Mathilde D'Udekem D'Acoz, who speaks Flemish & French, helping bridge a political divide
    $400 22
The epic "A Passage to India"
    $400 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) Visible matter accounts for only 4% of the universe; via the LHC scientists look for particles responsible for this type of matter & energy that make up the other 96%
    $800 7
Although 500 miles from the Pacific, Lewiston, Idaho is an ocean port thanks to this river's connection with the Columbia
    $800 27
The image, which is a kitten on a cloud obviously, is part of this test named for the man who introduced it in 1921
    $800 17
Fromage-topped potage served at the NFL's championship game
    $800 2
This 14-year-old married the 15-year-old dauphin Louis by proxy in Vienna on April 19, 1770
    $800 23
1990's "La Voce Della Luna"
    $800 12
The LHC tries to approximate the time when the universe was a hot, dense soup called a QGP, a quark-gluon this
    DD: $2,000 8
Dubuque, Iowa lies at the junction of 3 states: Iowa, Illinois & this one
    $1200 28
Accepting a task & then procrastinating is a classic sign of this oxymoronic disorder
    $1200 18
Capote's tale of jewelry window shopping starring a "Beverly Hills 90210" actress
    $1200 3
To marry Prince Albert of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock wore a gown with 40,000 Swarovski these
    $1200 24
A gangster saga, not a spaghetti western: "Once Upon a Time in America"
    $1200 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) In an accelerator, particles circulate in a vacuum tube kept in nearly circular orbits by many of the dipole type of these field-producing objects
    $1600 9
North Carolina's easternmost point lies on this island where you'll also find a famous cape
    $1600 29
This Latin word for "mask" refers to one's public image as distinguished from the inner self
    $1600 19
Legendary, perverse French nobleman who uses the surface of the ground to make his old-timey dwelling
    $1600 4
"As marriage must sooner or later come to pass", this king chose Princess Charlotte sight unseen & wed her Sept. 8, 1761
    DD: $2,600 21
His second & last talkie, 1931's "The Struggle"
    $1600 14
Trillions of these positively charged subatomic particles circle the LHC track at 11,245 times per second
    $2000 10
This Minnesota range is the chief deposit of iron ore in the United States
    $2000 30
A conflict between overt behavior & belief is known as cognitive this 10-letter word
    $2000 20
Satisfaction over the misfortune that came from someone revealing a truth through a verbal miscue
    $2000 5
In 2011 Jigme Wangchuk, the monarch of this Himalayan kingdom, married jetsun pema, a commoner
    $2000 25
Filmed in the '40s about a fellow Russian, "Ivan the Terrible: part two"
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from CERN in Switzerland.) On July 4, 2012, researchers said they detected a signal with a mass of 125 to 126 billion electron volts that was likely the elusive boson named for this British physicist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$19,200 $22,000 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Launched October 1, 1928, it was brought to a premature end in 1932 amid growing hunger

Final scores:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$16,399 $38,401 $600
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Colby Stephanie
$18,200 $21,200 $10,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $50,000

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Game tape date: 2013-01-16
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