Suggest correction - #8530 - 2021-12-10

Fill in your contact information if you would like to be notified when your correction has been reviewed.
On the left you see the clue as it is currently displayed. Enter your correction on the right by editing the text directly. The top left field is the clue's value, either as given on the board, or, if a Daily Double, the value of the contestant's wager. If the clue is a Daily Double, check the checkbox to the right of this field. The top right field is the clue order number representing the order of the clue's selection amongst other clues in the round. The large blue field is for the clue text, which should be entered as closely as possible to how it appears on the show, with the exception that the words should not be all caps. Links to media clue files should be entered with HTML-style hyperlinks. Next come the nicknames of the three contestants in the form of response toggles: single clicks on the name change its color from white (no response) to green (correct response) to red (incorrect response) and back. Below this should be typed the correct response (only the most essential part--it should not be entered in the form of a question). The bottom field on the right is the clue comments field, where dialog (including incorrect responses) can be entered. (Note that the correct response should never be typed in the comments field; rather, it should be denoted by [*].)
    $1200 18
Producing & secreting hormones, the hypothalamus is part of this organ
#
 
 

Show #8530 - Friday, December 10, 2021

2021 Professors Tournament quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

Deborah Steinberger, an associate professor of French literature from University of Delaware in Newark

Alisa Hove, a botany professor from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina

J.P. Allen, a professor of business and innovation from University of San Francisco

Jeopardy! Round

WINTER HOLIDAYS
TEXTING SHORTHAND
HEY SHAKESPEARE, WHO SAID THAT?
YACHT ROCK SAILS AGAIN
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
GET YOUR SOMETHINGS IN A ROW
(Mayim: You'll tell us what that something is.)
    $200 16
A February holiday commemorates the Buddha reaching the final state of this goal of the Buddhist path
    $200 27
Too funny!
LMSO,
I'm "laughing" these garments "off"
    $200 6
"Come I to speak in Caesar's funeral. He was my friend, faithful and just to me: but Brutus says he was ambitious"
    $200 20
This Philly duo--2 guys, 1 mustache--hit No. 1 in 1982 with "I Can't Go For That"
    $200 5
The Pecos River is a major tributary of this river that it empties into in Texas
    $200 25
East to west by birthplace:
Holliday,
Rivers,
Severinsen
    $400 13
Twelfth Night precedes the feast of this, also known as Three Kings' Day
    $400 8
DHYB, "don't" do this, meaning something is not likely to happen anytime soon
    $400 7
"Deny thy father and refuse thy name; or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love"
    $400 21
This ex-Commodore sailed to the top of the charts in 1983 with "All Night Long"
    $400 4
It's about 130 miles long & in July 2021, it reached about 130 degrees
    $400 26
By era of popularity: rolltop,
tanker,
standing
    $600 17
Celebrated Dec. 23, Festivus includes "the airing of" these; "I got a lot of problems with you people! Now, you're gonna hear about it"
    $600 9
.02,
this amount of opinion I'm sharing
    $600 11
"I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island"
    $600 22
M is for moonlight, as in "Moonlight Feels Right" by Starbuck, as well as this xylophone with an unexpected--& amazing!--solo
    $600 1
The Three Sisters in Oregon is a trio of volcanic peaks in this mountain range
    $600 28
Biggest to smallest:
Uno,
tarot,
pinochle
    $800 18
The Jewish festival of trees, Tu Bishvat includes eating fruit, like this one that according to tradition has 613 red seeds
    $800 10
Put down your phone & go outside! All this texting is CWOT, a "complete" this
    DD: $800 14
"'Tis not to make me jealous to say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company, is free of speech, sings, plays and dances well"
    $800 23
You can always right your ship with "Hey Nineteen" & "Deacon Blues" by this jazzy soft-rock band
    $800 2
In the 1800s this Michigan island was the headquarters for John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company
    $800 29
In royal succession: Cambridge,
Sussex,
York
    $1000 19
On December 13 Scandinavians celebrate this female saint; young girls wear white & wear lighted wreaths on their heads
    $1000 12
That was WTMI, meaning this, a lot more facts than I needed
    $1000 15
"I think there be six Richmonds in the field; five have I slain today instead of him"
    $1000 24
Grover Washington Jr. was so smooth with this title, "building castles in the sky", this title again, "you & I"
    $1000 3
This region of foothills between the Appalachians & the Atlantic coastal plain is named for a similar area in Italy
    $1000 30
In construction order: Afsluit,
NIeuwebildt,
Omring

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

J.P. Alisa Deborah
$4,000 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J.P. Alisa Deborah
$4,200 $3,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GOING MEDIEVAL
FAMOUS PROFESSORS
BIG MOVIE ON CAMPUS
ORGAN RECITAL
WHERE TO GO ON SABBATICAL
"EX"AM TIME
(Mayim: Each response begins with "ex".)
    $400 9
Weapons made of this steel named for a Syrian city were highly prized by medieval knights
    $400 16
Teaching aerospace engineering at the University of Cincinnati, was one further step for this man
    $400 11
M.I.T.'s domed Maclaurin Building is where this actor works as a janitor in a 1997 film
    $400 21
The largest internal organ in humans, it destroys old red blood cells
    $400 1
Head to Kyoto, where you can visit this type of forest
    $400 30
5-letter verb meaning to put forth effort
    $800 8
In the 6th century Dionysius Exiguus began using this system with a 2-word Latin name to date things since Christ's birth
    $800 7
In 1979 Stephen Hawking was appointed Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at this university
    $800 25
This 1973 film follows a first-year student's clashes with his contracts prof at Harvard Law School
    $800 17
Each of these has a hilum, the point where the bronchi enter
    $800 2
Go to Nicaragua & help build a house through this global nonprofit founded in 1976
    $800 29
Archaeologists learn to do this, from Latin for "hollow out"
    $1200 6
Before he became a monk & she became a nun, these medieval lovers had a son named Astrolabe
    $1200 13
This man, who rose to fame in the 1950s, taught poetry at Brooklyn College from 1986 to 1997
    $1200 22
Set at a fictional Ivy League university, "Dear White People" was filmed at this school's Twin Cities campus
    $1200 18
Producing & secreting hormones, the hypothalamus is part of this organ
    $1200 3
Follow in Darwin's footsteps & study the wildlife on these islands also called the Archipiélago de Colón
    DD: $3,000 26
It's an unofficial name for Britain's treasury
    $1600 10
In the 14th century this Italian poet lost the love of his life, Laura, to the black death
    $1600 14
Math professor John Nash, who won a Nobel Prize for his work on game theory, was the subject of this Oscar-winning film
    $1600 23
Georgia's Emory University was one of the locations for this 2016 movie about NASA's female "human computers"
    DD: $3,000 19
The outer cortex of these paired organs contains follicles & oocytes
    $1600 4
Try this city, where the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Church can be seen for miles
    $1600 27
A Latin word, this old-timey stage direction means it's time for 2 or more characters to exit a scene
    $2000 12
In medieval times this order of monks translated medical texts in their library at Monte Cassino in Italy
    $2000 15
"Nine Nasty Words" is a 2021 book by this man, who teaches linguistics at Columbia & hosts the podcast "Lexicon Valley"
    $2000 24
2 films shot at Notre Dame were "Knute Rockne: All American" & this one starring Sean Astin as an unlikely football player
    $2000 20
The jejunum, part of this organ, gets its name from the Latin for "fasting" because it was often found empty after death
    $2000 5
To Canada to visit some of the national parks including Banff in Alberta & this larger, adjoining park to the north
    $2000 28
In physics this principle means no 2 particles in an atom can share the same set of quantum numbers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J.P. Alisa Deborah
$17,400 $16,400 $14,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY BRITISH AUTHORS
She called herself "the daughter of two persons of distinguished literary celebrity" in an introduction to one of her novels

Final scores:

J.P. Alisa Deborah
$14,799 $20,000 $9,800
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

J.P. Alisa Deborah
$17,400 $15,000 $13,000
22 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,400

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.