Show #8404 - Thursday, May 20, 2021

2021 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Ben Henri, a choral music director from Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Kevin Walsh, a story analyst originally from Williamstown, New Jersey

MacKenzie Jones, a STEM programming coordinator from Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
In all legal cases with a state as one party, this body "shall have original jurisdiction"
    $200 30
If you're part of a ladder company, you're one of these
    $200 2
Olsen of "WandaVision" & "Big" actress Perkins
    $200 1
Some say we should move to base 12, with 6 factors, & away from base this, with 4 factors
    $200 10
It's been called Fordtown as well as the Motor City
    $200 27
An expression peculiar to a language or culture, like "a different kettle of fish"
    $400 21
The Constitution omits this 4-letter word, instead politely saying the president "shall return" a bill "with his objections"
    $400 29
If your job involves a great deal of bureaucracy, you're one of these, colloquially
    $400 9
Composer Stravinsky & aircraft designer Sikorsky
    $400 15
Bronsted-Lowry theory is also called proton theory of these & bases
    $400 11
This city on the Rio Grande is the sister city of Juarez, Mexico
    $400 25
An assumed persona, perhaps when undercover
    $600 22
Article I, Sections 9 & 10 say "no title of" this shall be granted by the United States or by any state
    $600 3
This agent got you sprung from jail prior to trial; you were a no-show, so he got a bounty hunter to chase you down
    $600 8
Photographer Arbus & fashion designer von Furstenberg
    $600 24
A video game called "Zero Wing" gave us the meme "All your base are" these 3 words, a poor translation from Japanese
    $600 12
The Florida Museum of Natural History is located in this university city, right on the campus
    $600 16
Quotient is a synonym for this, a proportional relationship between 2 quantities
    $800 23
The 20th Amendment specifies this day for the Congress to be sworn in, giving it 17 days to choose a president if that becomes necessary
    $800 4
This final gatekeeper at a stadium or movie theater may tear off a stub for the patron
    $800 5
Race car driver Hamilton & singer Capaldi
    $800 19
Synonyms for base include support & this word, which you put a person on proverbially when you think they have no flaws
    $800 13
Nevada's second-most populous city & one of the country's fastest growing is this community just southeast of Las Vegas
    $800 17
A brown pigment associated with old photos
    DD: $2,800 26
The president has no pardon power in cases of this congressional proceeding
    $1000 7
On 1970s sitcoms Schneider & Bookman were building superintendents, also known as these
    $1000 6
"Baby Driver" director Wright & rocker Winter
    $1000 20
In 1981 the Shuttle Columbia completed NASA's first flight with a wheeled landing at this California Air Force base
    $1000 14
Once a hat-making center, today this Connecticut city is known for its federal low-security facility housing female inmates
    $1000 18
The central administration of the Catholic church in Rome

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

MacKenzie Kevin Ben
$3,600 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Kevin Ben
$5,000 $7,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
From 1782 until his death in 1832, this "Faust" author lived & worked in the grand Weimar residence seen here
    $400 10
In "West Side Story" Maria's brother is in this gang, the rivals of her new boyfriend's
    $400 30
Engagements during this conflict included the Battles of Old Baldy & Heartbreak Ridge
    $400 11
Flight 007 now landing in Boscobel, Jamaica at the airport named for this British author
    $400 27
Meat-eater, by definition (9 letters)
    $400 29
Led by MVP Corey Seager, this team won the 2020 World Series
    $800 25
He made his last public appearance in March 2015 at the premiere of a German stage production of his "The Tin Drum"
    $800 9
In "Wicked" on Broadway, Kristin Chenoweth originated the role of this Oz dweller
    DD: $3,000 26
The Battle of Zama, a defeat for Hannibal, ended the second of these wars
    $800 12
The airport in Lukla, Nepal is on the side of a mountain & is named for Edmund Hillary & this climbing partner
    $800 13
Knight-time code of conduct
(8 letters)
    $800 21
A 2020 report said 3/4 of U.S. kids age 9-12 regularly play this online platform that's like Minecraft but with more interaction
    $1200 7
Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen lived through this 1618-1648 war & wrote about it in "Simplicissimus"
    $1200 2
The Vietnam War casts a long shadow on a group of young people in this "tribal love-rock musical"
    $1200 20
Mexico had much to celebrate after defeating French forces at the Battle of Puebla, fought on this date in 1862
    DD: $7,000 14
This Dallas airport is named for a lieutenant killed in a plane crash while practicing for a military aviator test
    $1200 4
Styx ferryman
(6 letters)
    $1200 22
In fall 2020 the 1st blood test became available for this top-10 U.S. cause of death; diagnosis by symptoms is tricky & brain scans costly
    $1600 8
In the 1930s the Nazis burned the books of this "All Quiet on the Western Front" author & took away his citizenship
    $1600 1
In "Grease", Frenchy is a dropout from this kind of educational facility
    $1600 19
Also called the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, this battle in Tennessee was one of the Civil War's bloodiest
    $1600 15
Lot Polish Airlines has its hub at the Warsaw airport named for this composer
    $1600 5
A psychic
(11 letters)
    $1600 23
The first-ever papal visit to Iraq included a sit-down with this grand Ayatollah, spiritual leader to millions of Shiite Muslims
    $2000 17
Hermann Hesse's last novel, "Das Glasperlenspiel" translates to this title in English
    $2000 3
The Senate Finance Committee is part of this 1936 Cole Porter musical whose title plays on the colors of the flag
    $2000 18
Kamikaze attacks were first used during the October 1944 battle of this gulf in the Central Philippines
    $2000 16
Prague's airport is named for this Czech playwright & former president
    $2000 6
Shakespeare king of ancient Britain
(9 letters)
    $2000 24
In a needed upgrade to Penn Station, a $1.60 billion train hall named for this longtime New York senator, opened in 2021; take a look

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

MacKenzie Kevin Ben
$9,000 $16,000 $2,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Milestones along the eastern end of the Mason-Dixon line were marked on either side with the crests of these 2 men

Final scores:

MacKenzie Kevin Ben
$9,000 $16,000 $0
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

MacKenzie Kevin Ben
$9,000 $12,000 $9,800
17 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2021-04-13
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