Show #8742 - Tuesday, November 15, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Sam Buttrey, an associate professor of operations research at the Naval Postgraduate School from Pacific Grove, California

Andrew He, a software developer from San Francisco, California

Amy Schneider, a writer from Oakland, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: Based on TSA rules.)
(Ken: Each response will be two words combined to make one new one.)
    $200 20
Sir Walter Raleigh, nice photo of you with this woman--must be from before you impregnated her lady-in-waiting Bess Throckmorton
    $200 8
The Pabst Theater is at the heart of this city's downtown theater district
    $200 21
Each year, about 252 million pounds of this meat are used on pizzas; September 20 is that pizza's special day
    $200 1
After wishing his coffee "had a little shot of Jack", Walker Hayes sang he was just trying to "stay out of" this 2-letter group
    $200 30
Whether from a deer or a moose, these appendages are a go
    $200 29
Confused state of tumult
hilarious Harvard magazine
    $400 19
Not surprisingly, Thomas Jefferson's setup at this home is in front of a lot of books; he estimated he had 9,000+ in 1814
    $400 9
In 2021, Las Vegas renamed McCarran International Airport in honor of this long-time Nevada senator
    $400 28
The framework of this statue weighs 125 tons; its 31 tons of copper are 3/32 of an inch thick
    $400 2
"As It Was", a solo song by this Brit, took one direction to the top spot on the Hot 100
    $400 27
This electric device to direct cows gets a noooo
    $400 26
Rowdy U.K. soccer fan
clusters of nerve cells
    $600 18
Ponce de Leon has a very elegant map of this peninsula on which he landed April 2, 1513; too bad it shows it as an island
    $600 10
This 1,450-foot-tall building is a real high point of the ZIP code 60606
    $600 23
This U.S. coin has a smooth edge, a diameter of 0.835 inches & a thickness of 1.95 mm
    $600 4
This "feline" not only got "Freaky Deaky" with Tyga, she also told us to "Get Into It (Yuh)", so we did (yuh)
    $600 25
This eggplant spread with a name meaning "pampered daddy"? 3.4 ounces or less
    $600 15
Area in which law is enforced
a reference book
    $800 11
Looks like this composer has pictures of his kids: Catharina, Wilhelm, Carl, Leopold, Elisabeth, Gottfried, Regina...
    $800 16
Most of this large swamp in southeastern Georgia has been designated a National Wildlife Refuge
    DD: $3,800 22
50% of our genes--10,000 of 20,000--are regulated by this rhythm, from Latin for "about" & "day"
    $800 6
After being on soundtrack hits from the "Descendants" franchise, she had a hit with "Boyfriend"
    $800 24
These English holiday items are on the TSA's "naughty" list
    $800 5
Artificially induced trance state
rock roller of myth
    $1000 12
OK Einstein, we see your Nobel Prize specifically for studying this effect, direct conversion of light energy into current
    $1000 17
The northernmost point in the lower 48 is this 130-square-mile area on Minnesota's Lake of the Woods
    $1000 13
Methane is cooled to -260 degrees Fahrenheit to be suitable for shipping as LNG, short for this
    $1000 7
A groove from 1981's "Genius Of Love" by this Talking Heads side project found its way into Latto's "Big Energy"
    $1000 14
These weapons of ninjas also called shuriken have to go in checked luggage
    $1000 3
The art of using language to persuade
random bullet bounce

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

Amy Andrew Sam
$2,800 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$4,600 $9,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: In over 38 years of Jeopardy! these have never been responses on the program.)
(Ken: Sadly, streaming only in our imaginations.)
(Ken: All responses are made up of the letters in the word "champion".)
    $400 1
The occupation seen at work on the left, or the pro football retiree on the right
    $400 24
Not a game show prize, the San Francisco Treaty of 1951 says in Article 1 the state of war between this country & the Allies is over
    $400 30
You can binge "Man Against Crime", one of the first shows about someone in this job, preceding Mannix & Veronica Mars
    $400 29
Nick Hornby's "Fever Pitch" isn't set in the world of baseball but rather this other sport
    $400 28
The equation S = I says that in a closed economy with no trade, savings equals this
    $400 2
Cheeta, co-star of several Tarzan films, was a famous one
    $800 6
The first woman to represent Arizona in the Senate, this Democrat is known for her retro fashion
    $800 23
As part of the 1994 peace process between Israel & this neighbor, King Hussein was allowed to fly over Jerusalem
    $800 25
In 1954 DuMont had a sitcom with this title starring Gertrude Berg as Molly, not Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly
    $800 26
Haruki Murakami borrowed from the Beatles for the bestseller "Noruwei no Mori", this in English
    $800 27
Milton Friedman was one of the leading figures of the economic "school" named for this city where he really did teach
    $800 3
These seeds can make a healthy pudding & grow a "pet"
    $1200 7
This type of cymbal keeps steady rhythm rather than providing the occasional crash; we've done that cymbal to death
    DD: $10,000 12
The 2006 Greentree Agreement, settling a fight by shifting a peninsula from Nigeria to Cameroon, was brokered by this African
    $1200 10
Watch "Cavalcade of Stars", on which Jackie Gleason introduced this bus driver character, with Pert Kelton as his wife Alice
    $1200 16
Robert Pirsig's 1974 tale of a trip involving father & son bonding is titled "Zen and the Art of" this
    DD: $4,000 5
The birth of economics as its own discipline is often traced to a 1776 work by this man
    $1200 21
We're serving poke with this as the main protein
    $1600 8
We've gone for Fort Lauderdale but not for this Florida "Fort" city where Edison & Henry Ford had winter homes
    $1600 22
On March 27, 1802 Britain & France signed a treaty at this city whose name begins with "Ami"; they stayed friends for 14 months
    $1600 11
Don't miss "The Morey Amsterdam Show" with this future "Valley of the Dolls" novelist as Lola the Cigarette Girl
    $1600 13
This 1997 novel finds Inman exiting from the Civil War & sojourning across a ravaged land back to his love
    $1600 4
This adjective describes the influential economics theory set forth by a 3-named Englishman in the 1930s
    $1600 20
This adjective means relating to speech sounds
    $2000 9
An Old French word gives us this term for a cut gem that's rounded & polished but not faceted
    $2000 18
This late U.S. diplomat was the architect of the Dayton Accords that brought peace to the Balkans
    $2000 17
We've got the Feb. 21, 1953 "Life is Worth Living" where Bishop Sheen predicts death for this Communist; 12 days later, bingo
    $2000 14
The title of this Don DeLillo novel refers to sirens & various sounds from TVs & other appliances
    $2000 15
From Greek for "few", this "-opoly" is a market controlled by only a few suppliers, who often won't compete on prices
    $2000 19
This symbol of Judaism is Hebrew for "life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$22,200 $23,200 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Name shared by a Victorian novelist & an 1805 flagship captain whose name is heard in a famous phrase

Final scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$21,100 $1,999 $9,400
Winner: 1 match point 3rd place: 1 match point 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$19,400 $11,400 $9,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2022-09-21
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