Show #6550 - Friday, February 22, 2013

2013 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Paul Nelson, a Senate staff aide originally from Iowa City, Iowa

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

Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not WHO'S WHO.)
    $200 2
His award in 1979 wasn't just for "The Birds" but for all those other great films he directed
    $200 30
This explorer's 3 ships are represented on Trinidad & Tobago's coat of arms
    $200 19
His "Little Acre"
    $200 7
Its spears can grow up to 10 inches in a 24-hour period
    $200 29
The Misfit Shine is a high-tech one of these that tracks how much you not only walk but bike or swim
    $200 1
A person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards
    $400 10
He was the recipient in 2009; his dad Kirk was honored in 1991
    $400 28
This city's name is from the German for "monk"; its coat of arms depicts a monk dressed in black holding a book
    $400 20
"Swann's" this
    $400 8
A Mafia monopoly on this "heart"y veggie once led Mayor La Guardia to ban it from New York City
    $400 25
This company's Galaxy Tab 2 is now available for a song
    $400 3
It's the ability to identify a musical tone by ear or to sing one after it has been named
    DD: $2,600 11
In 2006 Mike Meyers wore a kilt to honor this recipient
    $600 27
Quebec's coat of arms has 3 green maple leaves representing Canada & 3 of these symbols of France
    $600 21
His "Mandolin"
    $600 9
In 2011 these greens popular in soul food became the official vegetable of South Carolina
    $600 24
Sony president Kaz Hirai said this handheld Playstation console was named for the Latin word for "life"
    $600 4
Don Larsen pitched one of these in the 1956 World Series
    $800 12
This 2-time best actor Oscar winner of the '90s is the youngest honoree ever
    $800 26
On Chile's coat of arms, that's a guemul, a rare Andean deer, facing this bird
    $800 22
"Smiley's" these
    $800 14
This "Swiss" veggie has been found to contain a chemical that helps to regulate blood sugar
    $800 17
The solar bikini uses strips of this "light current" film to charge up your iPod while you tan; looks good on me, too
    $800 5
This word refers to the tense used in phrases like "she had departed"
    $1000 13
The first recipient, in 1973, was this director of "Rio Grande" & "Stagecoach"
    $1000 18
Among the items featured on this Scottish city's coat of arms is a salmon caught in the River Clyde
    $1000 23
"The Bone-setter's" this
    $1000 15
This vegetable is also called the cabbage turnip, & its name includes the German word for cabbage
    $1000 16
Despite its name, you don't throw this "box", you use it to watch TV anywhere on your laptop, phone or tablet
    $1000 6
The U.S. Constitution was established "in order to form" one of these

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

Jason Keith Paul
$800 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Keith Paul
$4,800 $2,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we'll give you [*], you identify the band.)
    $400 1
In 1888 the Paris institute named for him was established to research, prevent & treat rabies
    $400 30
Charlie Watts
    $400 29
Chile's Towers Of Paine are 3 granite monoliths shaped primarily by these during an ice age
    $400 23
A handmade doll was the first of the Marine Corps' "Toys For" them
    $400 11
At football games, fans hold it up with a picture of a fence
    $400 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Angkor Wat in Cambodia.) Approaching Angkor Wat from the west, we can clearly see its magnificent towers that represent the peaks of Mount Meru, the divine home of this Hindu preserver god to whom it was originally dedicated
    $800 10
This Italian-born physicist conducted nuclear fission experiments at Columbia Univ. before moving to Chicago in 1942
    $800 9
Tommy Lee
    $800 28
Sigiriya in this island nation off India is a 1,214-foot-high monolith once used as a mountain monastery
    $800 27
This "Industries" has more than 2,700 stores of donated items
    $800 26
Dim but well-connected Ivy Leaguers traditionally got a "Gentleman's" this grade
    $800 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Angkor Wat in Cambodia.) This enormous structure leads us into the inner enclosure; gates at either side are nicknamed for these creatures--the processional animals they were probably designed to accommodate
    $1200 2
Famous for an 1887 paper on super-sonic velocity, he also found a function of the inner ear that helps with balance
    $1200 8
Stewart Copeland
    $1200 24
Spectacular views of Copacabana & other beaches are offered at the top of this monolith AKA Pao de Acucar
    $1200 22
The U.S. fund for this larger fund was founded in 1947
    $1200 5
In the names of Greek letters, it's the only final consonant
    $1200 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Ta Prohm Temple in Cambodia.) Ta Prohm has a pediment of what's known as the Great Departure, when Buddha, still known by this name, begins the quest that will change him & history
    DD: $4,000 4
His "The Galvanic Circuit Investigated Mathematically" received so much "resistance", he resigned his post at Cologne
    $1600 7
In the 1980s Gina Schock, who had the beat
    DD: $10,000 14
19th century Down Under explorer Ernest Giles called it "the remarkable pebble"
    $1600 18
ACS for short, it's "the official sponsor of birthdays"
    $1600 19
English versions of John's Gospel begin with this letter
    $1600 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Cambodia.) In this Hindu creation myth, gods & demons alike pull back & forth on a sacred snake, turning the sea of this life-giving liquid--a symbol of immortality
    $2000 3
In the 1870s, while working with Robert Koch in Berlin, he created a container to culture bacteria
    $2000 6
Beginning in 1998, the heavily tattooed Travis Barker
    $2000 13
There's a naturally occurring face on Zuma Rock called "The Gateway to Abuja" in this country
    $2000 17
The H is silent, but many veterans are vocal about helping Laotians of this group who fought for the United States
    $2000 12
A 19th c. joking misspelling of "all correct" probably led to this single-letter online "fine"
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Benteay Srei Temple in Cambodia.) Banteay Srei, called the jewel of Khmer art, is not a royal temple but was built by a member of this highest of the four varnas, or castes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Keith Paul
$13,200 $34,200 $4,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Italian word for "shadow" is used as a local variation on the name of this region midway between Rome & Florence

Final scores:

Jason Keith Paul
$13,200 $34,200 $2,000
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Keith Paul
$10,800 $28,400 $4,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2013-01-16
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