Show #6937 - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Rani Peffer, a corporate finance manager from Crittenden, Kentucky

Andrew Moore, a test prep instructor from Dacula, Georgia

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst, voiceover artist, and blogger from Broadview Heights, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
New Mexico:
"Atomic City"
    $200 30
As a rule of thumb, a full one of these should have a minimum of 300 coils; a king should have 450
    $200 29
This award for science fiction or fantasy is named for Mr. Gernsback, the founder of Amazing Stories magazine
    $200 21
Before Tussaud or Bovary
    $200 28
To be superior is to be this shampoo brand "above the rest"
    $200 25
Before she was an independent woman, Beyoncé was part of this group that hit with "Independent Women Part 1"
    $400 7
"Live Music Capital of the World"
    $400 22
A variable size of paper, often 23" or 30", or an adjective referring to the British system of weights & measures
    $400 23
This French writer was just 44 when he got the Nobel Prize for Literature for works like "The Myth of Sisyphus"
    $400 20
Nobleman below a duke & above an earl
    $400 26
Rumors led Caesar to divorce his wife, who we now proverbially say "must be above" this
    $400 18
In an "SNL" skit, Justin Timberlake & Andy Samberg, in leotards & heels, replaced Bey's female dancers in this video
    $600 3
"Track Town USA"
    $600 19
18-karat gold is this percentage pure
    $600 2
A Swedish award for adolescent & children's literature is named for this "Pippi Longstocking" author
    $600 1
GranTurismo maker
    $600 24
In film budgeting, writers, producers & talent are idiomatically considered this
    $600 6
Beyoncé's daughter sounds like a colorful plant with this first & middle name
    $800 14
"Steel City"
    $800 8
In the metric system the prefix "deca" means 10; this means 1 trillion
    $800 9
The Man Group administers this prize now open to any novel written in English, not just by Brits
    $800 4
Teeny tiny bacteria & protozoans
    $800 5
Wordsworth wrote lines composed a few miles above this place
    $800 17
In the movie "Cadillac Records", Beyoncé played this R&B legend & sang "At Last" on the soundtrack
    $1000 13
New York:
"Snapshot City"
    $1000 12
Your lumber company can tell you that one of these is 12 inches by 12 inches by 1 inch
    DD: $1,000 15
Though dead almost 20 years, she won a 1982 Pulitzer for her "Collected Poems"
    $1000 10
Judas' apostle replacement
    $1000 11
In the original language, these first 4 words of the anthem written in 1841 put 1 country "above all"
    $1000 16
Jay Z is featured on this Beyoncé song that mentions "that liquor get into me"

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

Arthur Andrew Rani
$2,600 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$4,400 $4,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be six letters long. Each correct response begins with a vowel, ends with a consonant.)
    $400 26
This Wagnerian dude tells Wotan he's forged the sword, killed the dragon & taken the gold
    $400 29
His baby Ruth was born in 1891, in between his two terms
    $400 27
Beer steins up for this 2-week-long festival in Munich that's attended by more than 6 million people annually
    $400 1
A departure, Biblically speaking
    $400 28
The Caspian is historically the chief source of the Beluga type of this food from sturgeon
    $400 30
Margot Kidder
    $800 22
In a Benjamin Britten opera, Claggart uses Corporal Squeak to spy on this title sailor
    $800 24
This teen's given first name is Natasha
    $800 23
The Palme d'Or is the top prize at this festival held on the French Riviera
    $800 2
Aroused to mirth; the queen may not be, but we are
    $800 21
This Russian river provides more than 75% of the Caspian Sea's inflow
    $800 25
Amy Adams
    $1200 11
In "Die Fledermaus" Frosch the jailer comically has problems keeping Alfred from doing this in his cell
    DD: $3,000 20
In 1999 People magazine said his "death left unbearable pain, unfulfilled promise"
    $1200 15
This Japanese city & onetime Winter Olympic host, also a beer name, has a festival featuring snow sculptures
    $1200 5
    $1200 16
Native to the Caspian, this mussel, named for its striped pattern, was found invading the Great Lakes region in the 1980s
    $1200 19
Teri Hatcher
(1990s TV)
    $1600 4
Given names Benjamin Franklin, he arranges for a marriage with a geisha in a 1904 opera
    $1600 6
His son Elliott wrote a series of mystery novels featuring his mother, including "The White House Pantry Murder"
    $1600 9
In July 2014 this resort town on Lake Geneva jazzed things up hosting its 48th annual jazz festival
    $1600 10
A public speaker of great eloquence; it was once a legal term for a plaintiff
    DD: $2,000 7
The Caspian's southern shoreline borders this country at the foot of the Elburz Mountains
    $1600 3
Noel Neill
(1950s TV)
    $2000 18
When she disguises herself as a man, Leonore takes this name; now she & hubby Florestan have matching monograms
    $2000 17
When this daughter of Ronald Reagan died in 2001, she was recalled as a "glorious powerhouse of a woman"
    $2000 14
The name of this major Hindu festival is derived from Sanskrit for "row of lights"
    $2000 13
It's Latin for "womb"
    $2000 8
Large-scale oil production began in this Azerbaijani capital in 1872, making it a global center of the industry by 1900
    $2000 12
Kate Bosworth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$21,000 $5,200 $3,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

As of 2013 this 3-letter verb common in sports, theater & politics has the largest entry in the online OED

Final scores:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$21,000 $1 $7,599
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Andrew Rani
$19,200 $7,200 $3,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2014-09-30
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