Show #8090 - Friday, November 8, 2019

2019 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Francois Barcomb, an 11th grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York

Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Ryan Fenster, a graduate student from SeaTac, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're not dealing with old stuff.)
(Alex: So you can identify the play.)
    $200 30
The ABA for short, it has a standing committee on legal aid & indigent defendants
    $200 23
Portmanteau word for a close friendship between men; the movie "I Love You, Man" portrayed one
    $200 29
This is the primate with the longest gestation period
    $200 7
Act IV, scene i:
"A cavern and in the midst a boiling cauldron"
    $200 11
Radical students stormed the U.S. embassy in this city November 4, 1979, leading to an international crisis
    $200 12
She's been caught in Peter Parker's web playing MJ in Marvel's Spider-Man flicks
    $400 15
Representing more than 6,000 schools, this organization had "Entrance Examination" in its name when it started in 1900
    $400 22
This phrase comes from the color used on TV maps to show the areas Al Gore won in the 2000 presidential election
    $400 25
In the U.S., if the level of purity is below 10 of these units, you cannot call it gold
    $400 6
Act III, scene i: "Before the Senate house; senators in session seen through open doors"
    $400 28
A brand of Scotch is named for this last surviving tea clipper ship, launched 150 years ago November 22
    $400 27
In 2010, back when she still spelled her name with a dollar sign, she had a No. 1 hit with "We R Who We R"
    $600 9
At, read about the union of these workers, pushing for aviation safety as well as bargaining
    $600 21
Having a dish of zoodles? That's strips of this, cut to resemble pasta
    $600 24
In Egypt falafel is commonly made with fava beans rather than with this legume traditional in the United States
    $600 3
Act I, scene ii:
"The island. The entrance of a cave"
    $600 19
She succeeded her sister Mary on Nov. 17, 1558 & then reigned for almost 45 years
    $600 26
Bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, he's acted in films like "Baby Driver" & "The Big Lebowski"
    $800 8
Mark Cuban & Subway Sandwiches founder Fred DeLuca are among alumni of this org. formed to teach business savvy to the "Junior" set
    $800 16
This phrase refers to a statement cautioning students that class material may be disturbing or upsetting
    $800 1
Parts of London have detachable fence sections that were originally used as these emergency medical items during World War II
    $800 4
Act II, scene i:
"Portia's house at Belmont"
    $800 13
This Polish labor leader was released from arrest on Nov. 14, 1982 & was hailed upon his arrival in his home city
    $800 17
This British model almost had a date with Elwood in "The Blues Brothers", but it didn't "stick"
    $1000 10
The Georgia Warm Springs Foundation eventually became this organization in 1938
    $1000 20
This phrase refers to the tendency to seek out information that supports your existing beliefs while avoiding facts that contradict them
    $1000 2
The modified Mercalli scale measures the intensity of these
    $1000 5
A tragedy, act I, scene ii: "The Earl of Gloucester's castle"
    DD: $2,500 14
On Nov. 9, 1908 a tradition began as hotel guest Archie Bailey ordered 25 of these to put in the rooms
    $1000 18
This Mogadishu-born supermodel was smokin' on the big screen opposite James Kirk in "Star Trek VI"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Ryan Steven Francois
-$600 $4,200 $5,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Steven Francois
$1,000 $8,400 $7,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Shortly after burning it up at Monterey Pop in '67, he opened for The Mamas & The Papas at the Hollywood Bowl
    $400 27
The coastline of the state of Western Australia is mainly on this ocean
    $400 28
5 phrases from this song are represented on a set of stamps; one shows a double rainbow over Kansas for "spacious skies"
    $400 30
Like a lion
    $400 25
A supermassive black hole is at the center of almost every large one of these, like NGC 4450
    $400 24
After cops closed a 2017 exhibit in Genoa, 20 of 21 of these attributed to Amedeo Modigliani & Moïse Kisling were revealed to be fakes
    $800 18
Robby Krieger said, "Not having a bass player" in this band "made me play more bass notes to fill out the bottom"
    DD: $8,000 20
This sea is fairly straight on Italy's shores, but dented by coves & islands on the Balkan side
    $800 26
"3 Days of Peace and Music" & a dove are on the 2019 stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of this
    $800 22
Female friend, in French
    $800 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents by a display monitor.) Measuring from a black hole's event horizon, where not even light can escape its gravitational pull, to its center is known as the Schwarzschild this
    $800 23
Documents declassified in 2017 reveal Dallas' FBI office got a death threat against this man Nov. 23, 1963; he died on the 24th
    $1200 13
Rock royalty since the 1970s, this guitarist wrote "We Will Rock You"
    $1200 7
From the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River flows into this body of water that's about 300 square miles & shrinking
    $1200 19
These black grapes with a 2-word French name make a nice red wine as well as a pretty 5-cent stamp
    $1200 3
Muse of love poetry
    $1200 17
A type of radiation emitted from just outside a black hole is named for this physicist who theorized its existence in 1974
    $1200 8
In 2015 it was revealed that this automaker had programmed 11 million cars to cheat on emissions tests
    $1600 2
It was a busy 1983 for this late, great blues-rock god, debuting his "Texas Flood" album & playing on Bowie's "Let's Dance"
    $1600 6
Kiev is on this river that rhymes with "deeper"
    $1600 5
That's the spotted type of this eel on the coral reef postcard stamp
    $1600 15
Mortise's projecting partner
    $1600 4
After its fuel is spent, any star with a mass more than 1.44 times that of this becomes a neutron star or a black hole
    DD: $5,400 9
A bestselling 1836 "Autobiography" by this frontiersman who died that year was revealed as a hoax in the 1880s
    $2000 14
Money, it's a hit! In 2019 this Pink Floyd man got $21 million for his guitars at auction & donated the money to fight climate change
    $2000 1
The Loire & the Garonne rivers flow into this large bay that's noted for its rough waves & heavy storms
    $2000 12
The stamp honoring this Hindu holiday features a traditional oil lamp called a diya
    $2000 11
Gaelic or Scots Gaelic
    $2000 16
The world didn't end Sept. 10, 2008, when this was switched on near Geneva; though it may create tiny black holes, they're no threat
    $2000 10
The 2014 revelation of kickbacks from the Petrobras Oil Company helped lead to the ouster of her as Brazil's president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Steven Francois
$4,000 $9,200 $34,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

From an 1894 work, his name literally translates to "tiger king"

Final scores:

Ryan Steven Francois
$8,000 $18,400 $34,300
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Steven Francois
$9,400 $9,200 $25,600
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2019-09-17
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