Show #8743 - Wednesday, November 16, 2022

2022 Tournament of Champions final game 3.


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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

    $200 7
Sakura is the Japanese name for these flowers that bloom in spring
    $200 29
This fort, built to protect Charleston, South Carolina, saw the first fatality of the Civil War
    $200 27
Saul Bass provided storyboards & the intense opening credits for this 1960 Janet Leigh thriller
    $200 1
Showbiz royalty, she won a Grammy for "U.N.I.T.Y." & was nominated for an Oscar for "Chicago"
    $200 22
Feeding a small rodent a sweet baked good could probably lead to further & further requests
    $200 30
Assonance, or vowel rhyme, is found in this, which proverbially "gets the worm"
    $400 28
This fragrant flower "of the valley" is said to have sprung from Eve's tears as she left Eden
    $400 26
A 1965 civil rights march started in Selma & ended 54 miles & 4 days later in this city, where MLK spoke on the steps of its capitol
    $400 24
A heroic deliverance of Jabesh-Gilead helped Saul get called to be the first king of Israel in a book named for this prophet
    $400 2
In 1991 he had a rap hit with "O.G. Original Gangster"; 9 years later, he began playing a cop on NBC & he's been doing it ever since
    $400 21
An ambitious bird tries to fly free over the ocean rather than squabble over food scraps
    $400 19
It's the nostril atop a cetacean's head
    $600 9
Found from Mexico to Peru, these orchids bear the name of a horrific figure from Eastern European history & the movies
    $600 25
Named for a U.S. minister to Mexico, this 1850s purchase gave the U.S. an additional strip of land south of the Gila River
    $600 23
"Information Architect" Richard Saul Wurman felt the calling to help create these conferences in 1984
    $600 4
(TV) judge for yourself--born in Trinidad, she signed to Lil Wayne's label in 2009 & voiced Pinky in "Angry Birds 2"
    $600 20
A teen who is good with animals & numbers but bad at social situations tries to solve the killing of a neighborhood pet
    $600 18
Watch some spirited fingers fly as we show you this dance move
    $800 8
It's a symbol of Ukraine, where a woman told Russian troops to put seeds in their pockets, to bloom from their corpses
    $800 17
The work of this New Deal program, CCC for short, included planting trees--more than 3 billion in all
    $800 13
Saul Dushman's 1938 text about the "Elements of" these "Mechanics" offered initial footing in the world of physics
    $800 5
"I'm going back to Cali"; he's played a Southern Cali law enforcement agent on CBS since 2009
    $800 16
A secret U.S. Army unit uses paranormal powers in its missions
    $800 15
Gamers know it's replacing letters with similar-looking numbers, like when using 3 instead of "E"
    $1000 10
Wordsworth was inspired by these golden flowers "fluttering & dancing in the breeze"
    DD: $1,000 11
At this New York battle in the fall of 1777, nearly 6,000 British troops surrendered to Colonial forces
    $1000 14
In 1976 he was called on to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature
    $1000 6
A nice 2011 for this 1-name star: he joined Enrique Iglesias on "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" & played Tej in "Fast Five"
    $1000 3
An extended family of primitive humans adopts 5-year-old Ayla
    $1000 12
In a song title from the 1920s, these 2-word noisemakers for nuptials "are breaking up that old gang of mine"

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

Amy Andrew Sam
$1,800 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$3,800 $3,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: You'll have to say the word formed by the symbols of the chemical elements we list.)
    $400 28
She married Napoleon in a civil ceremony on March 9, 1796; the pair wed again with religious rites on December 1, 1804
    $400 29
Even after she dumps him for a matador, a soldier still loves this character & begs her to start a new life with him
    $400 27
This trademarked name for in-line skates is in the dictionary
    $400 30
With zero inches of annual precipitation, the McMurdo Dry Valleys on this continent rank as the driest area on Earth
    $400 26
As rendered by IMDb, spoken by Quint: "Aaaaaaaaaa-aaaaaaaaaaa-aaaaahhhh!"
    $400 25
Calcium +
    DD: $5,800 20
On Sept. 12, 1846 this pair of poets wed secretly at St. Marylebone Church; the bride lived with dad on Wimpole St. for another week
    $800 21
In a Bellini opera the heroine Amina suffers from this often nocturnal affliction
    $800 19
Get fired up for this type of home, seen here, popular in New Orleans
    $800 22
South of Fez is the town of Ifrane, dubbed the Switzerland of this country
    $800 23
"I mean, what kind of friggin' person bashes in their friend's knee? Who would do that?"
    $800 24
Lithium +
nitrogen +
    $1200 17
Mass hysteria ensued when this silent film star died at age 31; 100,000 mourners lined the streets outside his 1926 funeral
    $1200 18
In "Parsifal", the wounded King Amfortas is the keeper of this sacred object
    $1200 2
Inhalation of &/or massage with fragrant essential oils is part of this practice meant to enhance well-being
    $1200 13
In 2021 this capital of Saskatchewan broke a 137-year-old temperature record, dropping to -37.5 degrees
    $1200 14
"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in"
    $1200 11
Tungsten +
argon +
    $1600 8
The July 1, 1916 wedding of this future first couple was held at the home of John & Elivera Doud, the bride's parents
    $1600 3
Prince Yamadori's offer of marriage is turned down in this opera
    $1600 1
Popular in chowder, this East Coast variety of clam has the name of a fruit pit
    $1600 4
One of mountain climbing's Seven Summits, Jaya Peak is on the Indonesian part of this big island
    $1600 15
From the '80s:
"I want my 2 dollars"
    $1600 10
Silver +
nobelium +
sulfur +
titanium +
    $2000 9
Last name of Richard & Mildred, whose 1958 wedding led to a 1967 Supreme Court decision that struck down bans on interracial marriage
    $2000 7
A peasant girl named Marenka is the title betrothed in this Smetana opera
    DD: $5,000 6
A point of reference from which measurements are made, it was once an actual notch or line made on a permanent object
    $2000 5
It's permafrosty in this Russian place that's alphabetically last on the traditional Risk board
    $2000 16
"Fred C. Dobbs ain't a guy likes bein' taken advantage of--do the mug in, I say"
    $2000 12
Arsenic +
tellurium +

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Andrew Sam
$2,400 $13,200 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Paul's letter to them is the New Testament epistle with the most Old Testament quotations

Final scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$3,400 $9,999 $3,199
2nd place: 1 match point Winner: 2 match points 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Andrew Sam
$7,400 $8,200 $14,800
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2022-09-22
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