Show #5002 - Tuesday, May 16, 2006

2006 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Going from rags to riches is what sociologists call "social" this, specifically the "upward" type
    $200 4
In 1977 Chambliss, Randolph, Dent & Nettles took the field for this team
    $200 30
On Sept. 9, 1948 the DPRK, aka North Korea, was established with this man as its supreme leader
    $200 14
Nov. 15, 2001:
This pasta treat "discontinued as Franco-American relations break down"
    $200 27
This Brit coined "doublethink" & "Big Brother is watching you"
    $200 8
Carroll's slithy nonsense poem
    $400 18
Expecting my son to be a cop & my daughter to be a nurse is assigning these sex-based roles
    $400 6
From 1974 through 1981 the Dodgers fielded Garvey, Lopes, Russell & this third baseman, "The Penguin"
    $400 29
As the dictator of this city-state, Francesco Foscari ruined its army & economy by endlessly fighting Milan
    $400 15
Feb. 20, 2006:
This late "Feminine Mystique" writer "honored with second-class postage stamp"
    $400 28
In a 1605 prologue, this Spaniard tells the reader that he has written an "invective against books of chivalry"
    $400 9
Jettisoned goods
    $600 21
William H. Whyte put this word before "think" to mean conformity to consensus
    $600 7
The 1908 Chicago Cubs featured Harry Steinfeldt & these 3 guys of yore
    $600 13
By murdering all his brothers around 1413, Mehmed I took power as the fifth ruler of this empire
    $600 24
Aug. 9, 2000:
Popular names for these include Shopwood, Storemont & Indianburialgroundbrook
    $600 20
While at University College, Dublin, he wrote the essay "The Day of the Rabblement", attacking the Irish Literary Theatre
    $600 10
Riding breeches
    $800 22
A joint author on a paper, or someone who assists the power occupying his country
    $800 5
The 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers sent out Hodges, Gilliam, Reese & this groundbreaking infielder
    DD: $1,000 1
The pro-Soviet dictator Babrak Karmal came to power in this country after a 1979 invasion
    $800 25
From an issue in 2056: This island & commonwealth ceded to the U.S. in 1898... "Should it become our 63rd state?"
    $800 19
This literary whiz' name is sometimes transliterated from Bengali as Ravindranatha Thakura
    $800 11
A joyful celebration
    $1000 23
A plant, animal or object that's the symbol of a clan; it's often taboo & was paired with "Taboo" in a Freud title
    $1000 3
The 1975 Reds fielded Rose, Concepcion, Perez & this Hall of Fame second sacker, now a broadcaster
    $1000 2
A humble lawyer from Arras, in 1793 he became Head of the Committee of Public Safety & launched a bloodbath
    $1000 26
Sept. 12, 1928: This "It Girl" "to appear sleeveless in Oct. Collier's; 'Besleeve yourself, strumpet!' clergy urge"
    $1000 16
This French writer "steaked" a claim as "The Father of Romanticism" by writing such works as "Atala"
    $1000 12
Belligerent nationalist

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

David Bill Kevin
$2,800 $2,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Kevin
$3,400 $6,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
His business card bore the Golden Arches & the titles "Founder" & "Senior Chairman of the Board"
    $400 17
Instrument struck when a contestant failed on the "Original Amateur Hour"
    $400 27
It's the Italian name for the country's biggest island
    $400 22
Name this tragedy:
"Love you."
"Love you."
"Speak. ...Nothing will come of nothing!"
"Huh? I should go mad! Blbl-blbl-blbl-blbl-bl! Oh, no life! Oh!"
    $400 8
The USA's "E-Bomb" will disable grids & computers and reheat the enemies' lasagna by sending out these waves
    $400 9
One who steals by stealth: Thessalonians speaks of one "in the night"
    $800 4
In 1886 he started his first successful business, the Lancaster Caramel Co.; the chocolate came later
    $800 18
This word ends the title of a 1941 Bill of Rights tribute program heard by 60 million, "We hold these..."
    $800 29
Roman soldiers passed the time playing this game, the Italian version of lawn bowling
    $800 23
This time, a comedy:
"Beware my sting!"
"She will be my chattel. Ha ha ha!"
"I'm starved!"
"Giddy from lack of sleep. What is thy will, sir?"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
    $800 26
The "Storm Shadow" is a new British version of this type of low-altitude, radar-evading missile
    $800 10
A big fishing net, maybe in the river of the same name
    $1200 6
In the 1880s he built a town in Illinois to house employees of his sleeping car company
    $1200 19
Can't forget the sponsor--Jack Benny's opening line wasn't "Hello again" but this dessert "again"
    $1200 2
These thin tubes of pasta, Italian for "bridegrooms", are often baked
    $1200 24
"Rue the tears I shed!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Mad? Not!"
"Uh-huh! Emperor!"
    $1200 7
It's the Indian tribe in the name of the USA's AH-64D Longbow, the most advanced combat helicopter in the world
    DD: $3,000 12
It can mean "brief & forceful" or "resembling the inner core of a stem"
    $1600 15
Before founding his own corp., John K. Northrop was chief engineer for this company & designed its Vega airplane
    $1600 20
In 2005 NPR revived this 1950s program in which people state their credos
    $1600 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives us a sign linguistic demonstration.) An 1832 book on the gestures of this southern city includes "Mm-wah, perfecto!"--& many others we can't show you
    $1600 25
Here's the title king of this play:
"Plots have I laid. Wear this ring!"
"Oh, pretty!"
"King! Good-night."
"Marriage. Ah!"
"Thank you."
    $1600 11
The FA-18E/F is the "Super" version of this high-tech U.S. Navy fighter jet with a wasplike name
    $1600 13
Teddy Roosevelt said "The credit belongs to the man" in this, "whose face is marred by dust & sweat & blood"
    $2000 16
Since founding in 1994, he's tried to make it "The Earth's most customer-centric company"
    DD: $1,000 21
On April 3, 1936 a nation listened as Gabriel Heatter covered this man's execution
    $2000 5
This 15th century movement may have first been named in a 1550 book, using the Italian word rinascita
    $2000 30
Name this comedy:
"Your oaths."
"Not to see ladies."
[All] "Hup!"
[All] "Love."
"We'll mark no words that wooers say for 12 months in the day."
[All] "Hmm!"
[All] "Oh!"
"That's too long for a play."
    $2000 28
With advanced capabilities, this unmanned air vehicle seen here takes its name from the Latin for "to plunder"
    $2000 14
Greek for "word", it can mean the word of God

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Kevin
$4,600 $22,200 $10,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"American Prometheus" is a biography of this physicist who died in 1967

Final scores:

David Bill Kevin
$0 $23,199 $11,000
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Bill Kevin
$4,400 $21,400 $10,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2006-04-11
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