Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"Jeopardy!" 2/20

First Six Categories for this ToC Semifinal:
ETIQUETTE
ON THE MAP
WE'VE HIT BOTTOM
EVERYTHING FROM A TO C (each correct Q starts w/ A & ends w/ C)
BRITCOMS
LITERATURE: THE END OF THE LINE

Dave holds the DD on the $800 Literature clue & has $1,200, leading both Kristin & Jason Shore by $1K a head. Dave makes this a TDD:

"He bequeathed...property, both here and in England, to little Pearl, the daughter of..." her.

"Who is Hester Prynne?"...right for $2,400. The $4K mark's where he is at when they take a break; Kristin has $1,600 & Jason has $1,400.

LT (all unattempted): $2K

Scores After the Rd.:
Kristin: $7,600
Dave: $6,600
Jason S.: $1,400

(Note: Dave apparently likes to move & groove to the music they play in the studio.)

Now, in DJ!:
IT HAPPENED IN THE 1200s
TRIOS
WORDS IN THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS
INSECT EATERS
4-LETTER "K"ROSS WORLD CLUES
MOVIES: THE LINE OF THE END

Kristin's still in first place w/ $11,200 when she turns over a DD on the $1,600 1200s spot; she leads Dave by $2,200 & Jason by three grand. That lady risks her lead on this in the hopes that she'll go up to $16K:

This family gained sovereignty over Austria, beginning a dynasty that would last in Europe until 1918.

"Who are the Hapsburgs?"...were right! W/ three clues left in Movies: The Line of the End ($800, $1,600 & $2K)...it's Dave who chooses the DD in the $1,600 box w/ $13,600 & trails Kristin for the lead by $4,200; Jason's a solid third at $9,800. Dave goes for $4K more now:

"I hope to see my friend & shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope."

"What is 'The Shawshank Redemption'?"...as you could tell by that smile, he's closed within $200 of the lead w/ $17,800!

SOLE ATTEMPTED TS: $2K (It Happened in the 1200s)
UNATTEMPTED LT: $6,800
TOTAL DJ! LT: $8,800

Scores Heading Into Final:
Kristin: $18K
Dave: $17,800
Jason S.: $10,600

CORYAT SCORES:

Kristin: $15,800
Dave: $15K
Jason S.: $10,600

FJ! SUBJECT: Classic Jazz Songs.

The title of this 1959 instrumental is a synonym for "Time Out", the album on which it first appeared.

JASON S.: "What is 'Take Five'?" (by The Dave Brubeck Quartet)($10,022) = $20,622
DAVE: SAME AS JASON ($3,401) = $21,201
KRISTIN: SWEEP ($17,601) = $35,601

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