Show #6945 - Friday, November 21, 2014

2014 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Julia Collins, a 20-time Jeopardy! champion from Kenilworth, Illinois (subtotal of $6,400)

Arthur Chu, a compliance analyst, voiceover artist, and blogger from Broadview Heights, Ohio (subtotal of $15,600)

Ben Ingram, an IT consultant originally from Florence, South Carolina (subtotal of $25,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In Genesis 2 Adam gives names to the animals; in Genesis 6, this man rounds 'em up
    $200 6
Little Falls, Minnesota boasts a state park named for this aviator, though you'd think it would be in St. Louis
    $200 28
In 1979 this Midwest company popped up with Hubba Bubba bubble gum
    $200 27
In 2011 Antonin Scalia wrote, "like...books, plays and movies," these games "communicate ideas"
    $200 13
Add a letter to "wordplay" to get this activity prevalent in pirate movies
    $200 29
Cop Greg Jenko--this 2014 sequel
    $400 25
1 Corinthians says, "for as in Adam all die, even so in" him "shall all be made alive"
    $400 7
Tennessee parks include one named for this pioneer you may remember from the Alamo
    $400 26
At 10,000 feet water boils at 194 degrees, but at sea level it takes this many more degrees to boil
    $400 17
The 1727 discovery that light darkens silver salts was the basis of this medium that took another century to arrive
    $400 19
Add a letter to "aspirin" to get this ambitious word
    $400 14
Roofer by day, "enchanting" stripper by night
    $600 1
In Genesis 3 God makes Adam a coat of skins; in Genesis 37 Jacob makes this son a coat of many colors
    $600 8
Country roads, take me home to Hawks Nest or Pipestem Resort in this state
    $600 5
His "Ode To A Nightingale" mentions "beaded bubbles winking at the brim, and purple-stained mouth"
    $600 12
TV wasn't around for long before the joke started that it's a medium because it's neither rare nor this
    $600 20
Insert a letter in "confer" to get this type of shade giver
    $600 15
Soldier John Tyree, who falls in love while home on leave
    DD: $1,000 2
In Genesis 3:19 God tells Adam he'll return to dust; in Exodus 8:17, this brother's rod turns dust to lice
    $800 9
When it comes to this state's parks, call LeFleur's Bluff... or Tishomingo or Natchez, for that matter
    $800 16
A blood vessel gets blocked by an air bubble moving through the bloodstream in one type of this condition
    $800 4
Time said critics of the AT&T-DirectTV merger call it an example of "out-of-control media" this event
    $800 24
Put a letter in "defied" to get this word that's just divine
    $800 30
U.S. Capitol policeman John Cale
    $1000 21
Seth is Adam's son; Solomon is this king's son
    $1000 10
This Is The Place Heritage Park state park takes up a lot of signage space in this state
    $1000 22
Say "fresh" to begin the name of this Spanish sparkling wine around since 1861
    $1000 3
A written attack, a large sheet of paper, or when a ship fires all its port or starboard guns
    $1000 18
Drop 1 letter into "denture" to get this word meaning to alter chemical composition
    $1000 23
Leo Collins, a newlywed nursing his amnesiac wife back to health

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

Ben Arthur Julia
$3,200 $1,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Arthur Julia
$3,800 $4,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Highs and lows.)
(Alex: And we'll give you the performers, you give us the song title.)
    $400 30
She's the chronicler of women's lives seen here
    $400 21
In November 1621 the Fortune, the second ship to reach this Massachusetts colony, brought 35 more people
    $400 28
Since 1953 there have been about 7,000 successful ascents of this Himalayan peak
    $400 25
While "there's no place like home", some believe "the grass is always greener on the other side of" this
    $400 29
Hope was at the bottom of this mythic container
    $400 1
Katy Perry (2008) & Jill Sobule (1995)
    $800 27
Joe McGinniss' controversial books include "Fatal Vision", about this doctor & convicted murderer
    $800 13
Since Pennsylvania had no coastline, in 1682 William Penn was granted land that later became this state
    $800 26
The highest point on this mountain was named Uhuru, or "freedom", in 1961 to celebrate Tanzania's independence
    $800 24
Following "justice is", this adjective means "unbiased", rather than referring to a disability
    $800 23
This island just off Cape Cod was first visited by Europeans in 1602
    $800 2
John Cougar Mellencamp (1987) & The Runaways (1976)
    $1200 22
John McPhee has published for 50 years in this magazine, which ran his essay on writing in 2013
    $1200 4
In 1664 the British sailed into New Amsterdam & this governor surrendered the city
    $1200 14
Mount Teide, the highest mountain in the Atlantic, rises 12,198 feet on Tenerife in this Spanish island group
    $1200 5
"Dogs have owners, cats have" this 5-letter group
    $1200 6
Mia Farrow birthed it on film in 1968
    $1200 3
The Go-Go's (1984) & Tears for Fears (1985)
    DD: $7,000 8
In 1962 Marshall McLuhan wrote "Electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global" this
    $1600 20
His victory in the 1742 Battle of Bloody Marsh ended Spain's claim to Georgia
    DD: $2,800 15
The Barossa Valley just north of this capital of South Australia is known for its vineyards & great wines
    $1600 9
Proverbally, the 4-word line a wise man gave to a king who wanted a saying true in good & bad times
    $1600 7
Term for the 14 related species of birds from the Galapagos that helped spur evolutionary theory
    $1600 11
Alphaville (1984) & Rod Stewart (1988)
    $2000 18
(I'm Soledad O'Brien.) "Crash Diet" is a brilliant collection of stories by this Southern author; her novels include "Carolina Moon" & "Tending to Virginia"
    $2000 19
Born in Senegal around 1753, she wrote "Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral" after coming to America
    $2000 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Great Rift Valley reaches its northeasternmost extension, between the Lebanon & Anti-Lebanon mountains in this valley
    $2000 16
Be happy the rich are getting richer; as JFK often said, "A rising tide" does this
    $2000 10
This 1670s war named for a chief has been called "America's bloodiest": more than 10% of New Englanders died
    $2000 12
Dusty Springfield (1967) &
ABC (1982)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Arthur Julia
$6,600 $10,400 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 5 cities mentioned in Shakespeare play titles, it's the only one not found in Europe

Final scores:

Ben Arthur Julia
$2,399 $0 $5,600

Cumulative scores:

Ben Arthur Julia
$27,999 $15,600 $12,000
Tournament champion: $250,000 1st runner-up: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Arthur Julia
$6,600 $16,000 $7,600
11 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2014-10-01
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