Show #8732 - Tuesday, November 1, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Christine Whelchel, a graduate assistant from Spring Hill, Tennessee

Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

Jonathan Fisher, an actor originally from Coral Gables, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Vowelless Hawaiian.)
    $200 13
Diocletian's domestic program included these; iugatio was levied for property, & capitatio, for individuals
    $200 24
A slogan associated with the environmental movement urges, "think globally, act" this way
    $200 21
His song "Crocodile Rock" was a No. 1 hit in 1973
    $200 30
On a Middle East trip, Joe Biden greeted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with this gesture
    $200 16
Paula Vogel re-imagined this Shakespeare wife in a work named for her & subtitled "A Play about a Handkerchief"
    $200 28
The ocean, (also a movie title):
    DD: $1,000 12
Switzerland was formed in the 13th century after an alliance of these political divisions formed to combat the Habsburgs
    $400 22
The FBI's motto is "fidelity, bravery," this
    $400 20
A crocodile named Tick-Tock swallows an alarm clock & a hand in this animated Disney film
    $400 29
The February shutdown of an Abbott plant was part of a shortage of this product that alarmed many parents
    $400 15
Lynn Nottage won her second Pulitzer for this play, named for what comes off the brows of the factory workers it portrays
    $400 27
A garland:
    $600 11
King Frederick VIII gave way to Christian X, who brought things full circle to Frederick IX in this country
    $600 17
A flag of the American Revolution featured a coiled rattlesnake above this 4-word motto
    $600 19
The DC Comics supervillain Killer Croc is a menace to this hero, nearly drowning him at one point
    $600 25
USC & UCLA announced a move to this conference, whose teams they've often faced in the Rose Bowl
    $600 5
From the time he was born in New York City on July 4, 1927, this playwright was "Broadway Bound"
    $600 26
A porch or patio:
    $800 10
Created Jan. 28, 1918 after the Bolshevik Revolution, this fighting force suffered a purge some 20 years later
    $800 9
A Republican slogan of 1856 mentioned, among other things, free soil, free press & him
    $800 18
Crocubot is a half-crocodile, half-robot character on this cartoon about a mad scientist & his grandson
    $800 23
Research by an 8th grade civics class in Massachusetts got Elizabeth Johnson a pardon for her 1693 conviction for this crime
    $800 2
Her "A Raisin in the Sun" was the first play by an African-American woman to be produced on Broadway
    $800 14
Thank you:
    $1000 8
Sent to convert the Anglo-Saxons, St. Augustine became the first archbishop of this in the 6th century
    $1000 7
The United Negro College Fund began using this iconic slogan in 1972
    $1000 6
In a book series by Bernard Waber, a family finds this friendly croc whose name rhymes with crocodile living in their new home
    $1000 4
In a March address, this president declared, "We will not give up anything. & we will fight for every meter of our land"
    $1000 1
This playwright seen here has written several screenplays, including the most recent adaptation of "West Side Story"
    $1000 3
A woman:

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

Jonathan Andrew Christine
$4,600 $5,200 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Andrew Christine
$8,200 $7,600 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
Vasari stated that this famous portrait was commissioned by the subject's husband, silk merchant Francesco del Giocondo
    $400 22
A bog
(8 letters)
    $400 20
Anjelica's dad, he directed the screen adaptation of "Annie", one of his final films
    $400 27
Bridges can cross rivers, roads, or as in the London one seen here, these man-made waterways
    $400 28
In a 2019 charity sale in Geneva, a $31 million bid won a Patek Philippe one of these
    $400 30
Once an agricultural paradise, the "Valley of Heart's Delight" is now this tech-centric California valley
    $800 23
A man & a woman hold each other close in Dance in the Country by this French painter
    $800 21
Literary bell ringer
(9 letters)
    $800 19
Sylvester Stallone directed this ah, ha, ha, ha sequel to "Saturday Night Fever", featuring music by his brother Frank
    $800 26
In "The Merchant of Venice", Solanio asks, "Now, what news on" this bridge & shopping area
    DD: $10,000 14
In 2020, an unnamed bidder spent $4.2 million for the so-called EID MAR coin, minted by this assassin
    $800 1
This military decoration was first awarded for bravery in action but later came to honor those wounded or killed serving their nation
    $1200 8
This artist donated the proceeds from her portrait of Breonna Taylor to fund college scholarships
    $1200 16
Astringent pear-like fruit (6 letters)
    $1200 5
A far cry from Shakespeare, he directed 2011's "Thor" & 2015's "Cinderella"
    $1200 11
Opened in 1920, the bridge originally named for this avenue helped it become Chicago's famous shopping street
    $1200 12
In 2018 Vineyard Wind, based in this state, successfully bid $135 million for a lease on a wind power area off the coast
    $1200 2
He's the much-traveled medieval king seen here
    $1600 6
Here's a portrait of this provocative photographer who was also a great art subject
    $1600 7
Guatemala's national bird (7 letters)
    $1600 4
This actor who starred in "Bird" & "Lee Daniels' the Butler" took a breath & sat in the director's chair for "Waiting to Exhale"
    $1600 25
Magdalene Bridge, also called the Great Bridge, crosses this 3-letter river in a British university city
    $1600 13
At a 2020 documents auction, the winning bid was $45,000 for the 1947 title transfer of the Flamingo Hotel to this mobster
    $1600 9
In a novel by this man, Tolbooth Prison in Edinburgh is known as "The Heart of Midlothian"
    $2000 18
This contemporary Chinese artist & activist made the film "Human Flow", about displaced people & refugees
    $2000 15
Adjective meaning the most typical
(14 letters)
    $2000 3
Oscar-nominated for films like "12 Angry Men" & "Network", in the late '70s he was tapped to direct "The Wiz"
    $2000 24
It's the river flowing beneath Bangkok's Rama VI Bridge
    $2000 17
Bayer's acquisition of this U.S. seed giant was not without headaches, as the bid had to go up to $66 billion
    DD: $5,000 10
Here's this basilica that looms over Paris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Andrew Christine
$19,800 $13,800 $2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: I know you're good on plays, Jonathan.)
Inspired by stories from his grandfather, his "Battle of Lovell's Pond" appeared in the Portland Gazette in 1820 when he was 13

Final scores:

Jonathan Andrew Christine
$11,999 $12,001 $2,200
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Andrew Christine
$19,800 $20,800 $3,200
25 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2022-09-20
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