Show #7634 - Thursday, November 16, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York

Alan Lin, a software engineer from Riverside, California

Buzzy Cohen, a music executive from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, those beautiful creatures!)
    $200 15
Slug heads have 2 of this sensory organs similar to antennae, on the top for sight & on the bottom for smell & touch
    $200 20
"Strike while" this "is hot"
    $200 7
Wyoming's population temporarily doubled as skygazers headed for this event's zone of totality
    $200 26
In "The Soul of a Butterfly", he talked about his conversion to Islam & living with Parkinson's disease
    $200 4
You have to bid and take all 13 tricks to make a grand slam in this game
    $200 9
It's often made from ewe's milk:
from the Modern Greek for "slice"
    $400 16
A slug leaves behind a trail of this substance produced by a mucous gland
    $400 21
This "knocks but once"
    $400 6
An assembly elected in July in this S. American nation has moved to consolidate power and rewrite the constitution
    $400 30
In a memoir called "Wildflower", she thanks Steven Spielberg, calling the making of "E.T." magical
    $400 5
You don't have to be in Nebraska to play this Texas Hold 'Em variant in which you're dealt 4 cards down instead of 2
    $400 10
It's made from goat's milk:
French for "goat"
    $600 17
Like sharks, slugs routinely lose & replace these; unlike sharks, some slugs can have 27,000 active ones
    $600 23
"The opera ain't over till" this
    $600 8
A hack of this credit reporting agency potentially compromised the information of 143 mil. Americans
    $600 28
"The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss" is by Anderson Cooper & her
    $600 1
This game similar to Go Fish was originally played with special cards featuring pictures of famous writers
    $600 11
This yellow cheddar:
the Oregon county where it is produced
    $800 18
The mascot of UC Santa Cruz, this large slug with an edible name can reach 10 inches in length & live for 7 years
    $800 24
"Let him who is without sin" do this
    $800 13
A 31-year-old Prince Mohammed replaced a 57-year-old Prince Mohammed as heir to this country's throne
    $800 27
Chapters in her "My Life So Far" include "Vadim", "Leaving My Father's House" & "Coming Home"
    DD: $1,000 2
Chapter 9 of Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale" is called "The Game is" this
    $800 12
A soft, creamy cheese:
Italian for "beautiful country"
    $1000 19
Slugs eat plants & members of this kingdom of plantlike organisms lacking chlorophyll
    $1000 25
From the Brits:
"Life isn't all beer &" this game (not candy)
    $1000 14
A spike in overdoses has made this drug a common lifesaver as it reverses the effects of opiods
    $1000 29
It is the title of Loretta Lynn's 1976 autobiography & of her best known song
    $1000 3
Recently celebrating its 50th anniversary, Skip-Bo is a variation of the card game known as Spite & this
    $1000 22
This one similar to cheddar:
the town in Wisconsin where the Steinwand family created it

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

Buzzy Alan Austin
$1,600 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$3,000 $2,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the artist and artists who recorded the Top Ten song.)
(Alex: Never before requested in 34 seasons on Jeopardy! We can prove it.)
    $400 30
A duet: "To all the girls we've loved before, who traveled in & out our doors, we're glad they came along"
    $400 6
A sensitive but minor car accident
    $400 20
In "Henry IV, Part 2", this knight says if he had a thousand sons, he'd teach them "to addict themselves" to wine
    $400 13
This word for a bullfighter is also a town in northwest Texas
    $400 27
Died around 64 A.D.
    $400 2
This 11-letter word is the "T" in LGBTQ
    $800 17
"Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around & desert you"
    DD: $2,800 7
A happy 10K for women in habits
    $800 21
While interviewed, Louis tells the story of how this vampire slashed a rat's neck & drank the blood from a glass
    $800 11
This Bay Area hometown of Tom Brady was named for Spanish explorers for a Gospel writer
    $800 25
Was guilty of excommunicating the heretic Pelagius
    $800 1
With a masculine suffix, it's the male counterpart of bridesmaid
    $1200 14
"Hello, is it me you're looking for?... & you know just what to do, & I want to tell you so much, I love you"
    $1200 8
Mission: wed the Cubs' announcer seen here
    $1200 18
In "For Whom the Bell Tolls", Robert Jordan says of the taste of this liquor before gulping it, "That's the wormwood"
    $1200 12
John Sayles titled a movie about a violent labor dispute after this coal-mining town
    $1200 26
Was in the Hitler Youth
    $1200 3
The most viewed "qu"estions on this website include Is Bitcoin a good idea? & Why do some people hate Gandhi?
    $1600 15
"This tainted love you given, I give you all a boy could give you, take my tears & that's not nearly all... tainted love"
    $1600 9
A russet harlequin has collapsed
    $1600 22
Rex Pickett, author of this 2004 novel, really did once take a swig of wine from the spit bucket
    DD: $4,800 19
Olive you should know that this capital of the Greek department of Messenia is a major fruit market
    $1600 28
Worked in a factory to avoid arrest by the Nazis
    $1600 4
In Amish culture it's the time when teenagers may experiment with activities the culture normally frowns on
    $2000 16
"Making love out of nothing at all... out of nothing at all... out of nothing at all... out of nothing at all"
    $2000 10
Getting back your unholy cotton pests
    $2000 23
In a Rabelais work, this son of Gargantua & his posse drink 237 casks of wine in a sitting
    $2000 24
The name of this state of central Brazil is Portuguese for "thick forest"
    $2000 29
Died 230 A.D. in the "big city" of Rome
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "porridge", it's a soft, warm mass placed on an aching or injured body part

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$4,200 $14,400 $10,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

When Time magazine named it Invention of the Year in 2007, it was described as too slow, too big, pretty & touchy-feely

Final scores:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$0 $8,800 $6,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Buzzy Alan Austin
$4,000 $14,400 $12,800
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2017-09-19
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