Show #7631 - Monday, November 13, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Lilly Chin, a robotics Ph.D. student at MIT from Decatur, Georgia

Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York

Andrew Pau, an associate professor from Amherst, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
It's a public school offering special instruction that's designed to "attract" a diverse student body
    $200 18
Repetitious bass sounds made by brass instruments
    $200 7
The nuts of this state tree resemble certain parts of a deer
    $200 17
Queen Maria II of this country was born in Brazil in 1819
    $200 5
"We'll keep on fighting 'til the end" of this 1977 Queen smash
    $200 26
Pre-embargo 1950s Romeo y Julietas from this country sell for as much as $400 apiece
    $400 9
From a word for "seed", it's a college that prepares students to be priests, ministers or rabbis
    $400 19
Creepily out of the ordinary
    $400 6
This NHL team's name celebrates Ohio's contribution to the winning side in the Civil War
    $400 16
The second Spanish queen of the name, she had a troubled reign, ending in her overthrow in 1868
    $400 27
Brownish-red cigars are classed as "C", standing for this Spanish word, also a U.S. state
    $600 10
Influenced by Friedrich Froebel, in 1873 Susan Blow founded America's first public one of these for little kids in St. Louis
    $600 21
To exude moisture slowly
    $600 1
Elected to the Senate in 1974, this Ohio native was even more famous for something he did 12 years before
    $600 13
As queen of Egypt in the 1300s B.C., she played a prominent role in the cult of the sun god Aton
    $600 25
Did you sing this late diva's 1988 hit "One Moment In Time" as you qualified for the tournament?
    $600 3
A valet wrote of this Brit, "In two days his cigar consumption was the equivalent of my weekly salary"
    $800 11
In France, ecole is "school" & this is the word for a secondary school
    $800 22
Ant & termite eater
    $800 2
This Ohio city was named for a Revolutionary War veterans society that was named for a Roman general
    DD: $2,600 14
The 18th century war of this "Succession" helped keep Maria Theresa as ruler but cost her Silesia
    $800 29
In a 2013 hit that recalls a No. 1 from the '70s, Imagine Dragons was "On Top Of" it
    $800 20
Cigars keep best when stored in one of these, from a word meaning "moist"
    $1000 12
In the painting "The School of Athens", these two great teachers are the center of attention
    $1000 23
An amber Chinese tea
    $1000 4
To track the receipts of his Dayton bar, James Ritty invented this in 1879
    $1000 15
Queen of the Iceni tribe, she led a British revolt vs. the Romans that saw her defeated in 60 A.D.
    $1000 28
"Victory" is the final track on this Dave Mustaine band's 1994 platinum-selling album "Youthanasia"
    $1000 24
A popular cigar size shares its name with this outermost solar region

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

Andrew Austin Lilly
$5,200 $3,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Austin Lilly
$6,000 $6,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not Etruscans.)
'90s TV
    $400 29
In their efforts to convert local tribes, the Franciscans built 21 of these in California
    $400 30
An estimated 50 million people watched his final "Tonight Show" appearance on May 22, 1992
    $400 23
The comet-shaped magnetosphere that surrounds the Earth is shaped by the stream of plasma known as this
    $400 28
A type of transport flies in a letter to become this huge heavenly body
    $400 27
Places on the map named for her include a land in Antarctica & a state in Australia
    $400 26
As a 1904 play, "Peter Pan"
    $800 15
13th c. Italians in Mongol lands included Marco Polo & John of Monte Corvino, first archbishop of this capital
    $800 12
One meme about this actor who was "Walker, Texas Ranger":
"Death once had a near-" him "experience"
    $800 22
This property of seawater is usually 3.5% but in parts of the Baltic Sea, it can be under 1%, due to melting ice
    $800 24
Russian cash adds a letter to become this, demolition remains
    $800 13
These two islands get their names from their sizes relative to each other
    $800 25
The 1927 novel "Steppenwolf"
    $1200 7
Hey, Bobby--from the habits they once wore, a Franciscan order of Britain & Ireland is known as this color friars
    $1200 9
This sitcom aired the office politics & interpersonal relationships at Station WNYX
    DD: $3,000 19
Millennia ago Eratosthenes calculated this at 252,000 stadia, thought to equal about 25,000 miles
    $1200 16
A metric measure of liquid pours in a letter to do this, to linger aimlessly
    $1200 4
Under the name Batavia, this world capital was once the capital of the Dutch East Indies
    $1200 1
The diary entry "That big, dark, hunky boy...came over and was looking hard in my eyes and it was Ted Hughes"
    $1600 8
St. Anthony of Padua eventually got back his book of Psalms, making him the patron saint of these
    $1600 10
The romance of Dr. Joel Fleischman & local pilot Maggie O'Connell was sometimes hot but often chilly on this show
    $1600 20
Lamina is the thinnest layer of strata in this type of rock such as shale
    $1600 17
Insert a letter into a 4-letter synonym for "prevalent" to get this firearm
    $1600 5
Perhaps from an explorer named Fernandes, this Canadian Atlantic region means "farm worker" in Spanish
    $1600 2
"Downton Abbey", every episode
    $2000 14
Like Dominicans, Franciscans are this type of order known for poverty
    $2000 11
Originally from Northern Ireland, this actress played Monica on "Touched by an Angel"
    $2000 21
The inner of these 2 radiation belts is centered less than 6,000 miles above the Earth; the outer may extend to 36,000 miles
    $2000 18
Add a letter to a device that warms a room & you get this, noted for its small pinkish-purple flowers
    DD: $8,000 6
This African capital is said to take its name from the mammal seen here
    $2000 3
The German poem "Archaic Torso of Apollo", which ends, "You must change your life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Austin Lilly
$7,200 $9,200 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A biography of this 19th century VP traces his family to a German town made famous in a folk tale about children

Final scores:

Andrew Austin Lilly
$10,399 $14,500 $800
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Austin Lilly
$13,400 $9,200 $9,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2017-09-19
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