Show #6944 - Thursday, November 20, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Julia Collins, a 20-time Jeopardy! champion from Kenilworth, Illinois

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

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the state.)
    $200 30
Recognize the voice of this country star?
    $200 26
You can read about "the state of RGIII" on the website the this sport
    $200 25
A young minister, Arthur Dimmesdale fathers Hester Prynne's daughter Pearl in this novel
    $200 27
An underage gold digger
    $200 14
    $200 21
J. Crew & Lands' End allow you to add this type of personalization to some items
    $400 29
After announcing that the "Dog Days Are Over", this British band urged us to "Shake It Out, Shake It Out"
    $400 23
Providing resources for entrepreneurial gals is the job of ladieswho this (not "lunch") .com
    $400 7
Published in 1927, "The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place" was the last of his Sherlock Holmes stories
    $400 28
A Merlot complaint
    $400 16
Amazonas & Bolivar
    $400 22
A witty expression; Oscar Wilde had a flair for them
    $600 9
Not surprisingly, he serenaded his bride at their 2013 wedding with the song heard here
    $600 2
A Gawker offshoot., this wicked commentary site shares its name with Ahab's wife
    $600 6
In kids' books by Marc Brown, Arthur is one of these animals
    $600 20
An army or Marine Corps acting ensemble
    $600 1
    $600 24
A 3D image made using a laser but not a lens
    $800 8
In 2007 her song "No One" hit No. 1 on Billboard's pop & R&B charts
    $800 3
Making good economic choices is at the heart of Ginger Dean's girlsjustwannahave these .com
    DD: $2,400 11
Chapter 1 of this 1889 novel begins "'Camelot--Camelot...I don't seem to remember hearing of it before.'"
    $800 10
Remorse over a golden object
    $800 4
    $800 19
The main cause of false-negative results with this type of imaging is breast tissue that is highly dense
    $1000 15
With his 2014 album "Paula" & tracks like "Get Her Back", he hoped to get back estranged wife Paula Patton
    $1000 18
The site called xo this girl's name says it's an "entirely devoted community of women (and some token males)"
    $1000 17
His 1973 "Rendezvous with Rama", about an encounter with an alien spaceship, won both nebula & Hugo awards
    $1000 12
A timely, up-to-date small dried fruit
    $1000 5
    $1000 13
In 2013 this image-sharing app said its 90 million users were posting 40 million photos per day

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

Ben Arthur Julia
$4,600 $4,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Arthur Julia
$6,400 $8,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now, a bit of an explanation. The players all, obviously, know what that category's all about. I'll give you an example. If we said, "French bag maker", that would be Louis Vuitton. We take the letters LV, and that translates to what number? 55.)
    $400 15
Picasso's "Woman Ironing" exemplifies this colorful "period" of his career
    $400 26
W particles transmit this force that, despite its name, is stronger than gravity
    $400 30
Sudoku-ed? Jigsaw-ed? Either way, catch 2 Zs in this word meaning confused
    $400 28
On a Sept. 22, 1949 episode of this series, a character wonders, "Who's the masked man?"
    $400 1
For the U.K.'s current prime minister
    $400 29
In 1916 he made Russian bigwigs nervous, so they poisoned him.
& shot him. twice. then drowned him
    $800 8
Caravaggio anticipates the Baroque era in "the conversion of" this man
    $800 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Theoretical particles known as gluons--sort of the universe's original adhesive--bind quarks into these two types of subatomic particles
    $800 25
In a song title, it follows "Bewitched, Bothered and..."
    $800 27
In 1948 this freckle-faced, plaid-shirted puppet had "plastic" surgery to improve his looks
    $800 5
For the "Bowling for Columbine" documentary filmmaker
    $800 23
This mobster developed Vegas gambling (yay!); skimmed funds in building the Flamingo (oops); killed in '47 (eesh)
    $1200 12
He plays with light in "The Milkmaid"
    $1200 3
In a 1905 paper Einstein was the first to theorize about these, also called light quanta
    $1200 2
"Confuse" is synonymous with this "con-" word, that also means to associate by mistake
    $1200 24
Boxing was big on the small screen, like on the "Cavalcade of Sports" Friday night fights from this NYC venue
    $1200 4
For the professional name of the supermodel married to David Bowie
    $1200 22
In 1535 Henry VIII said, please sir, I want some of this man who refused to help annul my marriage--"some" being his head
    DD: $5,000 13
Shortly after his arrival in Spain, this foreign-born man paints his "Assumption of the Virgin"
    $1600 9
Named for a physicist, it's the "god particle" that endows subatomic particles with mass
    $1600 19
To jumble; when you achieve success despite a lack of skill, you do this "through"
    $1600 21
TV's first telethon was 1949's "Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer Fund" hosted by this man, "Mr. Television"
    DD: $4,400 6
For the judge best known for the 1994 O.J. Simpson case
    $1600 11
The first words of an article called "John Brown's Day of Reckoning" are this place in the Blue Ridge Mountains
    $2000 14
Benjamin West shakes things up by depicting contemporary history in "The Death of General" him
    $2000 10
From the Greek for "swift", these theoretical particles are said to exist only at speeds faster than light
    $2000 18
This 10-letter word meaning confused is from the Latin for "not more"
    $2000 16
On Aug. 10, 1948 he brought his radio hit "Candid Microphone" to television
    $2000 7
For the American who in 1964 founded Muslim Mosque, Inc.
    $2000 17
This emperor got the boot at the 41 A.D. Palatine games; Cassius Chaerea killed him, but many wanted to

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Arthur Julia
$12,800 $25,600 $18,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

In this year, there were no pres's or VPs running, but 3 of the 4 men on the 2 major party ballots would become president

Final scores:

Ben Arthur Julia
$25,600 $15,600 $6,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Arthur Julia
$12,800 $24,000 $12,000
16 R,
1 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,800

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Game tape date: 2014-10-01
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