Show #8734 - Thursday, November 3, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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John Focht, a software team lead originally from El Paso, Texas

Rowan Ward, a chart caller, writer, and editor from Chicago, Illinois

Courtney Shah, a community college instructor from Portland, Oregon

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to name the film the two actors are facing off in.)
    $200 16
Christopher Columbus lands on an island in the Caribbean & names it San Salvador
    $200 15
Slang term for what the U.S. Postal Service delivers
    $200 29
Charles H. Dow (as in Dow Jones) co-founded this business daily back in 1889
    $200 30
Before Shakira, American poet Lucille Clifton did an homage to these body parts of hers that "don't like to be held back"
    $200 26
The Starship Enterprise's 5-year mission included a famous split infinitive, with this word between "to" & "go"
    $200 22
Jared Leto
Ed Norton
    $400 9
The Manhattan Project begins
    $400 24
You just woke up & you've got this, mussed or tangled hair; some cultivate that look intentionally
    $400 28
This magazine's institute tests products & awards its vaunted seal of approval
    $400 27
From Pablo Neruda: "To survive I forged you like a weapon, like an arrow for my bow, or" one of these "for my sling"
    $400 25
In the first line of the novel "Jaws", it's how "The great fish moved... through the night water"
    $400 21
Adam Sandler
Bob Barker
    $600 8
After capturing New Orleans, David Farragut is given the new rank of rear admiral
    $600 23
A variety of ingredients are cooked in steaming broth in this communal Chinese dish
    $600 19
Walter Scott & Marilyn vos Savant contribute to this magazine found inside Sunday newspapers
    $600 20
Perhaps with a humidor nearby, Wallace Stevens made a call for "the roller of big" these in "The Emperor of Ice-Cream"
    $600 12
Meaning in a loyal manner, it's how the incoming U.S. president vows to "execute the office"
    $600 17
Gary Busey
Mel Gibson
    $800 3
Ulysses Grant is reelected president
    $800 18
A witch in "Macbeth" uses this rhyming term for tumult; it's also a David Rabe play title
    DD: $1,000 6
In 2003 this newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
    $800 13
Telling young women to enjoy their youth, Robert Herrick penned "Gather ye" these "while ye may"
    $800 11
From Latin for "against", it's the harmful way in which medications can sometimes affect you or interact with other drugs
    $800 2
Bruce Lee
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    $1000 7
More than a quarter of English colonists in Virginia are killed in a massacre; John Rolfe also dies
    $1000 4
George Carlin had a character named Al Sleet, this type of weatherman
    $1000 5
This fashion magazine originally focused on movie stars & its title included the words "of Hollywood"
    $1000 14
In "Chicago Poems" he got civic with poems like "Halsted Street Car" & "Clark Street Bridge"
    $1000 10
2 rhyming words:
One is how "We Roll Along" in a musical title; the other is old-timey for truly & certainly
    $1000 1
Sharon Stone
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Courtney rowan John
$1,400 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney rowan John
$2,400 $3,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: We're gonna play a round of...)
(Questlove: I'm Questlove, and bringing today's audiences the once-lost performances in my Oscar-winning documentary "Summer of Soul" is just a part of my journey through the creations of African-American musicians.)
    $400 27
Contained on a microprocessor, the heart of your computer goes by these 3 initials
    $400 17
Especially to Brits, it's the skin of a baked potato
    $400 28
This apostle got his famous nickname from refusing to believe in Jesus' resurrection without physical evidence
    $400 29
It calls itself "America's favorite bookstore"
    $400 20
Nicolae Ciuca, its prime minister, ministers from Bucharest
    $400 30
(Questlove presents the clue.) For the soundtrack album of my documentary, "Summer of Soul", I chose artists that are as relevant to our time as to 1969 when the concerts took place, including 2 songs by this singer and the Family Stone
    $800 26
Erbium, terbium, yttrium & ytterbium were all named for Ytterby, a village in this country
    $800 16
On TV's "Gaslit" Sean Penn played John Mitchell using prosthetic these
    $800 10
Zipporah was the daughter of Jethro the Midianite & the wife of him, a big name in the Book of Exodus
    $800 23
In 2018, Indra Nooyi, the first woman CEO of this soft drink co. stepped down from the role after 24 years with the company
    $800 19
Pristina is its capital, though Serbia disagrees
    $800 25
(Questlove presents the clue.) Names like Boyz II Men, Teddy Pendergrass & my dad's band Lee Andrews & The Hearts, are a part of this city's heritage of vocal music & are found on its Music Alliances Walk of Fame
    $1200 5
"A" is for this part of the flower in which pollen is produced for you, free of charge!
    $1200 2
To exculpate drivers, 1920s lobbying by the auto industry made this a crime
    $1200 9
The elder daughter of Laban, she bore Jacob 7 children, including Dinah
    DD: $3,000 14
A New York Times article headlined "When Mac & Cheese and Ketchup Don't Mix" concerned the 2015 merger of these 2 companies
    $1200 11
Lake Bled is in the scenic Julian Alps of this republic
    $1200 22
(Questlove presents the clue.) In 1975, Parliament released the album "Mothership Connection", an early example of what's called Afro-this-ism, blending Black pride with history & science fiction
    $1600 4
The name of this part of a cell is from the Latin for "empty"
    $1600 1
Julia Ward Howe hymned, "Be" this joyous word, "my feet!"
    $1600 8
A trio of good friends of Daniel in Babylon were Abednego, Shadrach & him
    $1600 7
One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.S., in 2021 it became the first to go public on NASDAQ
    $1600 12
Greece & Turkey are on its southern border
    $1600 21
(Questlove presents the clue.) Often compared to Billie Holliday, who's just one of her influences, this versatile singer helped the Roots earn our first Grammy with a collaboration on "You Got Me"
    $2000 6
The machine seen here is used to perform x-ray this, which helps create a 3-D molecular structure of a substance
    $2000 3
Josiah Wedgewood introduced this ceramicware, named for the stone it resembles
    $2000 15
In custody on a charge of murder, he was chosen by the crowd over Jesus & freed by Pontius Pilate
    $2000 18
AFLAC is the American Family Life Assurance Company of this Georgia "C"ity where it's headquartered
    DD: $8,000 13
To resolve a spat with Greece, in 2019 it added a direction to its name
    $2000 24
(Questlove presents the clue.) Working backward in an amazing career--played with Fab 5 Freddy, performed civil rights-themed music & pioneered bop with Bird & Diz, every drummer owes a debt to this man

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Courtney rowan John
$5,200 $10,800 $32,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This place from a 1933 novel lies in the Valley of Blue Moon, below a peak called Karakal

Final scores:

Courtney rowan John
$1,000 $10,401 $32,000
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Courtney rowan John
$5,200 $10,600 $24,200
9 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2022-09-20
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