Show #8402 - Tuesday, May 18, 2021

2021 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Steve Moulds, a playwright from Louisville, Kentucky

Nibir Sarma, a junior at the University of Minnesota from Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Chesapeake, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

SOMETHING'S LOOMING OVER ME
PLAYING TODAY'S HITS
IN THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
I'M ON A BOAT!
SOCIOLOGY
HOMONYM-BLENESS
    $200 29
In the state of Querétaro, this country's largest monolith looms over the town of Bernal
    $200 23
In 2020 Drake & Lil Durk decided to do this "Now Cry Later"
    $200 30
Honored in 2001, this actress, whom we all love
    $200 27
Larboard, or the loading side, was once starboard's opposite, but to avoid confusion, sailors opted for this term instead
    $200 20
A 2015 book found 1 1/2 million families living on "$2.00 a" this length of time per person--it's not an hour
    $200 28
To communicate directly regarding a situation, or 1201 S. Main Street
    $400 24
In Norwich, England it's Norwich Castle, which for 500 years was repurposed as this type of institution, for sure using its keep
    $400 22
"Adore You" was a post-boy band hit for this Brit
    $400 25
Shannon Lucid, who made history in 1996 by spending 188 consecutive days in space, mostly on this Russian space station
    $400 21
The 20th novel in Patrick O'Brian's seafaring saga is called "Blue at the Mizzen", referring to a flag hoisted upon this
    $400 19
Charles Barkley declared that he was not one of these people to imitate; Tim Tebow thinks an athlete should be one
    $400 26
A Chinese ship, or worthless rubbish
    $600 11
Historic cog railway line & all, in Manitou Springs, Colorado it's this peak that looms
    $600 8
This word preceded "Swings" in a 2020 hit by Pop Smoke; just this word was the title of a No. 1 hit by 24kGoldn
    $600 12
This anthropologist who spent time living among the people of Samoa & New Guinea
    $600 3
You're in a big argument with someone when you're "at" these, also posts found on 19th century whaling boats
    $600 18
Marx identified 4 types of this, a term now used for a sensation of isolation & estrangement from the rest of society
    $600 15
Prey, or an open cavity for digging out limestone
    $800 10
Looming over San Francisco, this landmark that opened in 1972 was sold in 2020 for the first time
    $800 7
Olivia Rodrigo's first hit single is this breakup song that debuted at No. 1 in 2021
    DD: $1,000 13
This first lady who turned 93 in 2020
    $800 1
There's a long & an alternate shortened spelling of this ship area, seen here
    $800 5
From the Latin for "turning aside", it's departing from usual or accepted societal norms
    $800 16
A liqueur, or polite & genial
    $1000 9
The cliffs of the Dodecanese Islands, a popular place for rock climbers, loom over this sea
    $1000 6
This country superstar, seen here, added to his hit parade in 2020 with "Happy Does"
    $1000 14
This Swiss-born American psychiatrist who identified the 5 stages of grief
    $1000 2
There's a long & an alternate shortened spelling of this petty officer whose pipe is heard here
    $1000 4
In 1837 Harriet Martineau wrote of Americans' this uninterested quality "in citizenship", saying some don't even vote!
    $1000 17
A cabdriver, a type of cough or a bad writer

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

Karen Nibir Steve
$5,000 $4,200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Nibir Steve
$5,400 $5,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WELL VERSED IN POETRY
4 OF THE SAME LETTER
I WAS HIS VICE PRESIDENT
THE DAILY QUINTUPLE
STAND-UP COMEDIANS
"A" MATERIAL
    $400 21
"Antique" title of a poem about a warship that mentions "her deck, once red with heroes' blood"
    $400 30
It's someone who reveals secrets or informs on others
    $400 23
Al Gore
    $400 25
This term for a geometric figure is from the Greek for "five-cornered"
    $400 29
On the cover of this great African-American comic's 1968 debut album, his mustache is a shadow of what it would become
    $400 26
Reynolds Wrap is a brand of this stuff
    $800 20
"The Waste Land" begins with the declaration that this "is the cruellest month"
    $800 27
Why, you little one of these! a young cheeky & presumptuous person
    $800 22
Spiro Agnew
    $800 24
Alphabetically, it's the first of the 5 Great Lakes
    $800 28
Drew Carey was the subject of the first Comedy Central Roast, a televised version of a tradition by this showbiz club
    $800 19
In 2020 a town in Quebec voted to no longer be named for this dangerous stuff once mined there
    $1200 12
This poem begins, "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood"
    $1200 9
From old words for "one & all", today it means disreputable or undesirable people
    $1200 3
John Nance Garner
    $1200 15
Easy as 1-2-3, "ABC" was a No. 1 hit in 1970 for this group
    $1200 16
This Pakistani-American comic says spell-check wants to change his first name to "Camel"
    $1200 8
Seen here, it's found on menus before "smoked bacon"
    $1600 5
A poem by Wordsworth begins, "I wandered lonely as" this "that floats on high o'er vales and hills"
    $1600 10
Adjective meaning lacking all moral principles
    $1600 2
Charles Dawes, a man with a plan
    DD: $1,000 13
This cabinet secretary is 5th in the line of presidential succession, between the Secretaries of State & Defense
    $1600 17
Seen here is this comedian, not the robot version of her that joined her on a 2019 Netflix special
    DD: $2,000 7
The cavity filling alloy called dental this is half mercury & half other metals such as silver
    $2000 4
This Kipling poem ends, "You'll be a man, my son!"
    $2000 11
Collective name for strategic measures taken by a nation to discourage hostile action by another
    $2000 1
Charles Curtis, the first person of Native American descent to be elected vice president
    $2000 14
Zakat, an alms tax to benefit the needy, is one of the 5 these, "Arkan al-Islam" in Arabic
    $2000 18
The 2020 documentary "The Comedy Store" has interviews with Letterman, Damon Wayans & of course him, the son of the club's owner
    $2000 6
This 2-word compound with the formula NH4NO3 is one of the world's most popular fertilizers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Nibir Steve
$14,200 $13,200 $2,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
German settlers in Texas called this animal "Panzerschwein"

Final scores:

Karen Nibir Steve
$16,200 $12,199 $4,800
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Karen Nibir Steve
$14,200 $13,400 $3,400
16 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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