Show #6942 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Rebecca Rider, an office supply sales assistant from Queens, New York

Mark Japinga, a graduate student in public affairs from Madison, Wisconsin

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Because "I" is the only vowel that will come up in each correct response.)
    $200 10
It was the first time hosting the Emmys for him--no, not Seth MacFarlane
    $200 28
California governors:
Pete Wilson, Gray Davis...
    $200 27
One major division:
    $200 17
Introduced in 2007, this Marc Jacobs fragrance might have women asking, "He loves me? He loves me not?"
    $200 24
An Old English poem records a 991 event in which a Saxon earl let a band of these warriors cross a stream--oops
    $200 18
To be brief, it's a 2-piece beach sensation
    $400 9
In a touching tribute, Billy Crystal remembered this friend, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy"
    $400 29
USDA beef grades:
prime, choice...
    $400 26
Neuron extension:
    $400 30
Mandarin & Patchouli are scents in this male soccer star's Instinct cologne
    $400 23
A tributary of the largest tributary of the Yellowstone, it became famous in 1876
    $400 19
A numeral, or a thumb
    $600 6
In a fitting farewell, this show took home awards for Drama Series & for its lead actor & supporting actor & actress
    $600 4
A Top 20 recording of "How Sweet It Is":
Marvin Gaye, Jr. Walker & the All Stars...
    $600 5
A sensory lobe:
    $600 21
A fruity fragrance, DKNY Be Delicious comes in a bottle shaped like one of these
    $600 2
Pittsburg Landing, Grant's base on the Tennessee River, is a less biblical name for this 1862 battle
    $600 22
Member of the weasel family with luxuriant fur
    $800 1
Jessica Lange & Kathy Bates took home awards for this third season of "American Horror Story"
    $800 20
Prime numbers:
29, 31...
    $800 12
A chemical neurotransmitter that affects mood:
    $800 8
In 2012 his Big Pony collection of fragrances for women was introduced
    DD: $1,000 11
Site of a Nov. 7, 1811 battle, this Indiana river got additional notoriety in an 1840 campaign of a different sort
    $800 3
A native of Espoo
    $1000 7
Best TV Movie went to this HBO drama starring Mark Ruffalo & Julia Roberts about the early fight against AIDS
    $1000 13
States in order of admission:
Utah, Oklahoma...
    $1000 16
A control center:
    $1000 14
Wrap yourself in this Estee Lauder fragrance whose name suggests a clean, crisp fabric
    $1000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a video & map on the monitor.) 600 taxis rushed troops to the front in the opening weeks of World War I to turn back a German drive on Paris, an event that came to be known as the Miracle of this battleground river
    $1000 15
Element whose compound is in use here

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

Arthur Mark Rebecca
$4,400 $1,400 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Mark Rebecca
$6,800 $2,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Forged by dwarfs, Draupnir was this precious piece of Odin's jewelry that could make gold
    $400 17
40 miles WSW of Edinburgh, population 600,000:
this city
    $400 18
In 2014 Michelle Williams made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in this musical
    $400 21
Film in which Mandy Patinkin tells Wallace Shawn, "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means"
    $400 30
In pre-Islamic Persia, most royal courts included a harem of wives & these, from the Latin for "lie together"
    $400 24
The youngest recipient, an 11-year-old Vermont boy, rescued 5 friends who fell through the ice on this lake
    $800 13
Hugin & Munin were a pair of these crow-like birds that Odin used to scout ahead & bring him news
    $800 16
Flowing from Bismarck to Omaha:
this river
    $800 19
If you know that this actress, who died in 2014 at 89, won a Tony for "Applause", just whistle!
    $800 22
This religious leader: "Inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion"
    $800 29
The sultan of this empire had August Wilhelmj play violin for his harem, allegedly the only non-castrated man ever invited in
    $800 25
These songwriting brothers were awarded a Congressional Gold Medal--it is necessarily so
    $1200 10
When Odin had his steed Sleipnir reshod, he had to shell out for this many shoes
    $1200 14
Bordering Colombia, Peru & the Pacific:
this country
    $1200 4
Lynn & Vanessa Redgrave starred in only one play together, a production of this playwright's "Three Sisters"
    $1200 9
Nancy Reagan:
"A woman is like" this beverage item--"only in hot water do you realize how strong she is"
    $1200 2
Paul Poiret was known for designing lively-colored "harem" these
    $1200 8
This writer "helped make the memory of the Holocaust eternal by preserving the story of 6 million Jews in his works"
    DD: $4,600 12
Odin's sons by Frigga were Hermod, Hodur & this beloved son who died in a tragic accident
    $1600 5
Home to Quezon City:
this island
    $1600 3
It's no rumor--this actress, currently seen on a TV drama, won a Tony in 1989 for "Rumors"
    DD: $1,000 7
Churchill said he couldn't forecast the action of Russia: "It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside" this
    $1600 11
In April 2014 U.S. authorities seized this polygamist leader's Yearning for Zion Ranch in Texas
    $1600 28
Congressman Leo Ryan was killed in this country, where he'd been investigating Jim Jones' Peoples Temple
    $2000 6
Odin is killed along with most other Norse gods in this final battle
    $2000 15
Looming over Zermatt:
this 14,692-foot peak
    $2000 20
Since starring as Evita in 1979, she's become one of Broadway's biggest stars
    $2000 23
Erich Fromm said, "The lust for" this "is not rooted in strength but in weakness"
    $2000 26
The Bible describes Solomon's harem, saying he loved "Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites... and" these -ites
    $2000 27
This longtime Speaker of the House called himself "a Democrat without prefix, without suffix, and without apology"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Mark Rebecca
$17,800 $8,000 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its first chapter recalls "the little scallop-shell of pastry, so richly sensual under its severe, religious folds"

Final scores:

Arthur Mark Rebecca
$25,601 $0 $5,800
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Mark Rebecca
$18,200 $8,000 $9,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
6 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2014-10-01
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