Show #7172 - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

2015 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Vaughn Winchell, a graduate student in mathematics from Columbia, Maryland

Brennan Bushee, a software developer from Malden, Massachusetts

Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: ...and "D-A", those two letters, will begin each correct response.)
    $200 17
It's the first book of the King James Bible whose name doesn't end with an "S"
    $200 9
"The band is out on the field!" in 1982 as California beat this rival with "The Play"
    $200 26
TTD is an abbreviation for the monetary unit of this island country
    $200 28
It means to move slowly, or waste time
    $200 29
The McIlhenny Company has been making this brand of hot sauce since 1868
    $200 30
After Goldilocks ate this boiled food of theirs, the 3 bears said, "Never again"
    DD: $1,600 8
The 2 lofty positions that lend their names to Old Testament books
    $400 10
In 2013 a 109-yard "Kick Six" kicked in a win for this school over rival Alabama
    $400 25
The Strait of Gibraltar separates this country from Spain by about 8 miles
    $400 27
The trumpet narcissus is a common variety of this flower
    $400 20
This Greek sauce is made with yogurt, cucumber & dill or mint
    $400 24
In "Ted" Mark Wahlberg & the title bear sing about how much they hate this loud natural phenomenon
    $600 2
It has 150 chapters
    $600 19
Who dat? It's this team, running "Ambush", an onside kick to start Super Bowl 44's 2nd half
    $600 6
In 1998 Hurricane Mitch ravaged this capital of Honduras
    $600 11
Charles X's eldest son, Louis-Antoine, was the last person to have this title
    $600 3
Also called rooster sauce, this hot sauce is named for a town on the Gulf of Thailand
    $600 13
Smokey Bear first said "No" to fire in 1944, when the Ad Council teamed up with this federal government service
    $800 1
The 2 Hebrew Bible books named for women
    $800 14
In 2000 the "Music City Miracle" kickoff return won a playoff game for this team
    $800 5
This highest European mountain is found in Russia & is an anagram of "rubles"
    $800 16
Originating in Africa, it's the colorful garment seen here
    $800 15
A steward for Louis XIV invented this one of the "mother sauces" by stirring milk into a roux
    $800 23
At the numerous Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts around the country named for this bear, feeding critters is a no-no
    $1000 4
In the Latin Vulgate Bible, it's Apocalypsis; in the King James, it's this
    $1000 22
Cris Collinsworth, on this Giants wide receiver's insane play in 2014: "That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen!"
    $1000 7
Afghanistan's 2 official languages are Dari & this one
    $1000 18
A tool used in knitting, or another name for a dragonfly
    $1000 12
This thick herb sauce, excellent with grilled meat, originated in Argentina
    $1000 21
Grumpy Bear, a member of this toy line and later animated group, says no to a lot; he's grumpy, after all

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

Alex Brennan Vaughn
$8,000 $0 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Brennan Vaughn
$11,600 $0 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: ...whose names will begin with the letter A.)
(Gillian Murphy: Jeopardy! asked us, the dancers of American Ballet Theatre) (James Whiteside: what we think are the toughest ballet moves.) (Both: And we're going to show you.)
    $400 26
As opposed to DC, it's AC
    $400 1
Written around 101 A.D., this author's "Parallel Lives" includes Pericles
    $400 19
To abandon the sweet treat at the end of the meal
    $400 25
This little woman served as a nurse in the Civil War
    $400 27
In 2014 he made himself ex-king of Spain
    $400 30
(I'm Cory Stearns.) "Theme and Variations" features an incredibly difficult series of turns in the air... each turn is separated by a one-footed spin, known by this French term
    $800 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Los Alamos National Laboratory.) Accelerators at Los Alamos create materials like strontium-82 & actinium-225 for industrial & medical use, all part of the job for the IPF, or this production facility
    $800 8
Around 101 A.D. an invasion began to drive the indigenous Ainu from this largest Japanese island
    $800 18
A false enemy
    $800 13
In 1939 he published his first sci-fi story, "Marooned Off Vesta"
    $800 28
Not-so-hot Hot Wheels made Bryan Stockton this company's ex-CEO in 2015
    $800 29
(I'm Sarah Lane.) Requiring great balance & strength, one of the most challenging moments for a ballerina dancing Aurora is the extended sequence en pointe from the "Rose Adagio" in this Tchaikovsky ballet based on a fairy tale
    $1200 9
A different kind of mapping was used in this project, HGP, completed in 2003
    $1200 5
Famous for his triumphal column, this emperor began an expansion of the Roman Empire in 101 A.D.
    $1200 14
Pate cover for a member of Fillmore's party
    $1200 3
"All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes" is one of the memoirs by this African-American woman who died in 2014
    DD: $3,000 24
He became the USA's ex-VP in 1981
    $1200 12
(I'm Blaine Hoven.) Male ballet dancers rarely are called upon to dance en pointe, except when playing the part of the donkey named Bottom in the ballet based on this Shakespeare fantasy
    $1600 10
Detouring around blocked vessels that provide blood to the heart, CABG is this type of "bypass grafting"
    $1600 6
Around 101 the Moche began a great civilization on the west coast of South America in this country
    $1600 16
A wretched medicine bottle
    $1600 2
"Fiddler on the Roof" was based on his stories about Tevye the dairyman
    $1600 20
Peter Gabriel is this group's ex-lead singer
    $1600 22
(I'm Gillian Murphy.) The role of Odette/Odile in this ballet classic requires a dancer to perform multiple consecutive fouette turns-- 32 of them, in fact
    $2000 11
In particle physics this theory, the G.U.T., attempts to merge the strong force with the electroweak force
    DD: $1,600 7
Berenice III, who became queen of Egypt in 101 B.C., was the daughter of the IX pharaoh of this name
    $2000 17
A nail or pin to hold up the RPM counter
    $2000 4
This film critic won a Pulitzer Prize in 1958 for his novel "A Death in the Family"
    $2000 21
Ghanaian-born ex-U.N. secretary-general
    $2000 23
(I'm Craig Salstein.) In a rare occurrence of crossover dance styles, ballet & tap fuse in Agnes de Mille's choreography for this cowboy ballet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Brennan Vaughn
$28,200 $11,600 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 6-letter rhyming countries both derive their names from rivers & were both once controlled by Great Britain

Final scores:

Alex Brennan Vaughn
$28,200 $5,600 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Brennan Vaughn
$26,400 $12,000 $9,600
32 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $48,000

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Game tape date: 2015-10-14
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