Show #8403 - Wednesday, May 19, 2021

2021 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Ryan Hemmel, a legal technology professional from Los Angeles, California

Paul Trifiletti, an attorney from Athens, Georgia

Jennifer Quail, a wine tasting consultant from Dowagiac, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
HERBS
UNDER THE USA
NFL TEAMS IN SPANISH
BETWEEN HELL & HIGH...
(Buzzy: Each correct response is gonna be between those two words in the dictionary.)
WATER
    $200 30
All hail this type of penguin seen here throwing its weight around; one can tip the scales at 100 pounds
    $200 8
While southern Europe embraced this bulb, a late 17th c. British discourse on salads spoke of its "intolerable rankness"
    $200 24
One of America's earliest subways was this city's Tremont Street subway; it's still used to get to Boylston
    $200 16
Los Gigantes
    $200 29
This feeling of being utterly forlorn has 2 sets of double "S"
    $200 1
Hydrolysis uses water to destroy these that hold a compound together
    $400 20
Go south from Concepción, Paraguay or Rehoboth, Namibia & you're crossing this tropic line
    $400 9
Washington State's Yakima Valley is the USA's center of producing these, which give beer its distinctive taste
    $400 3
It's the 5-letter name of the bar seen here, also what the space was 100 years ago under a Cleveland bank
    $400 15
Los Osos
    $400 26
A medieval soldier's head covering, or a steering wheel on a ship
    $400 7
In 2020 NASA announced that its Sofia Observatory detected water in this heavenly body's Clavius crater
    $600 19
Madagascar is the biggest island in this ocean
    $600 10
Oil of peppermint is almost half this chemical that flavors cigarettes but can also aid digestion & ease cramps
    $600 23
The Aerojet-Dade Facility in this state was once used for testing fuel; left behind was a part of a rocket in an underground silo
    $600 14
Los Cuarenta y Nueve
    $600 6
Like pell-mell, it's a hyphenated rhyming term for confusion
    DD: $1,500 12
In ROWPU, a system that purifies any water source, the "R" stands for "reverse" & the "O" stands for this process
    $800 11
These are a tradition on Tahiti; after months there, Fletcher Christian appeared before Captain Bligh covered in them
    $800 13
It's an "F"-festival: the Florence type of this herb that tastes like licorice is also called finocchio
    $800 22
Monks in Washington, D.C. created these underground crypts, trying to emulate those found in Rome
    $800 5
Los Águilas
    $800 27
From the Japanese, it's a small grill
    $800 18
Sometimes water molecules contain deuterium or tritium, isotopes of this element
    $1000 2
This fault running down East Africa divides in Zambia, the western arm becoming the Luangwa Valley
    $1000 25
Eating one seed from the castor bean can be fatal due to the presence of this blood-clumping toxin
    $1000 21
Once a government relocation site, West Virginia's Greenbrier this was designed as a Cold War fallout shelter
    $1000 4
Los Cuervos
    $1000 28
This 11-letter word refers to Greek culture or language
    $1000 17
Water has low this "V" property, meaning it's quick to flow or change shape

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

Jennifer Paul Ryan
$5,300 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Paul Ryan
$5,100 $2,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NAMES OF WORLD WAR II
ETYMOLOGY
LITERARY ANTAGONISTS
-OLA
AWARDS & HONORS
MANE'S THE SAME
(Buzzy: You'll name the type of animal.)
    $400 22
The Forces Françaises Libres were led with panache by this man seen here
    $400 24
This type of pre-dinner drink is from Latin for "to open"
    $400 13
In this dystopian tale, the title narrator plays Scrabble with a commander whose name we can assume is Fred
    $400 23
The "Dynamic Ribbon Device" is a trademark of this beverage company
    $400 29
Created in 1930, the Order of him went to "Heroes of the Soviet Union" as the nation's highest civilian award
    $400 30
Hidalgo &
Mine That Bird
    $800 21
This politician who met with Hitler in 1939 earned the nickname "The Betrayer of Norway"
    $800 17
The pope delivers blessings from this type of projecting platform, from Italian for "scaffold"
    $800 12
The human in this 1964 Shel Silverstein book takes & takes until the title object has nothing left to offer
    $800 28
This oil-rich African country gained independence from Portugal in 1975
    $800 16
An award named for this scientist honors "those who accidentally remove themselves from (the human genome) in a spectacular manner"
    $800 11
Eeyore
& Puzzle
    $1200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is outside the Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.) Throughout Budapest, there are monuments & memorials, including this park, that honor the heroic deeds of this Swedish diplomat who helped save the lives of about 100,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II
    $1200 18
Latin for "change" gives us this word for an organism that has arisen from a change in genetic material
    $1200 5
Seen here is one of the classic meanies in all of lit, this villain of a Dickens novel
    $1200 25
George Catlin sketched this Seminole war leader after he'd been captured by U.S. soldiers who had violated a truce
    $1200 7
The player who best shows sportsmanship & gentlemanly conduct while also playing well wins the Lady Byng Trophy in this league
    $1200 8
Ranger
& Francis
(who talked)
    DD: $4,800 2
In 1942 he combined 2 loves of his life--physics & New Mexico--in endorsing Los Alamos to be home of the Manhattan Project
    $1600 19
This word for a spooky warning spirit of folklore comes from old Irish meaning "woman of the fairies"
    DD: $3,000 3
The blind monk Jorge of Buroos is the antagonist in this novel set in a Benedictine monastery
    $1600 26
This French author went to school with Paul Cezanne, who introduced him to the Impressionist painters
    $1600 14
India's 2005 Crossword Book Award for Fiction went to this novelist for "Shalimar the Clown"
    $1600 9
Marty
& the San Diego Zoo's
Robert
    $2000 6
This American officer led an air raid on Tokyo in April 1942
    $2000 20
Greek for "deep" & "ball" gave us this word for an early deep-sea observation vessel
    $2000 4
This first novel to feature Hannibal Lecter involves a killer making a "colorful" transformation
    $2000 27
In the 1490s, this religious reformer led a puritanical regime in Florence that burned books & art
    $2000 15
In France, the Croix de Guerre is automatically awarded to those who receive this 3-word decoration for war services
    $2000 10
Lippy &
Kovu

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Paul Ryan
$17,900 $5,800 $10,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

MIDDLE EASTERN GEOGRAPHY
Of the 6 countries that border the Red Sea, it's last alphabetically

Final scores:

Jennifer Paul Ryan
$20,650 $100 $11,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Paul Ryan
$17,000 $5,800 $10,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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