Show #5228 - Wednesday, May 9, 2007

2007 College Championship semifinal game 3.
From the University of Southern California.


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Craig Boge, a senior from Stanford University

Pete Troyan, a senior from the University of Michigan

Dean Malec, a junior from Northwestern University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
On April 24, 1970 this country launched its first satellite, Mao 1
    $200 21
Condenser, crisper, butter compartment
    $200 6
On the flag of this largest island, white represents the ice that covers about 80% of it
    $200 1
Puppy appendage
    $200 11
In 2007 this team beat Ohio State 84-75 to repeat as NCAA basketball champs
    $200 16
Napoleon abdicated for the second time 4 days after this battle
    $400 27
In 2011 MESSENGER is scheduled to orbit this planet named for a messenger god
    $400 22
Push-button, cartridge, spring, ballbearing tip
    $400 7
Her personal flag consists of a wreath of golden roses & a crown atop the letter "E", all on a blue field
    $400 2
Hatchets & hacksaws
    $400 12
He won golf's Vardon Trophy, for the lowest adjusted scoring average, from 1999 to 2003 & again in 2005
    $400 20
This country's soldiers are seen here rehearsing for May 7, 2004, the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu
    DD: $1,400 28
This spacecraft whose name is from Greek for "origin" collected solar wind particles & then returned to Earth
    $600 23
Transept, nave, aisle, chancel
    $600 8
This Australian state's flag features a red lion, just like the coat of arms of its capital, Hobart
    $600 3
Vampire vicinity
    $600 13
(I'm Pete Carroll, head football coach at USC.) Our 2 national titles at USC are still 4 short of this "animal" of an Alabama head coach, but we're working on that
    $600 19
The Treaty of Ghent had already been signed when Andrew Jackson decisively won this Jan. 1815 battle
    $800 29
In 1998 a craft named for him photographed volcanic plumes on Io, a Jovian moon he discovered in 1610
    $800 24
Title, key or legend, compass rose
    $800 9
The flag of the United Nations shows the world from the perspective of this spot
    $800 4
Light you "carry" for an old flame
    $800 14
This team won the World Series every year from 1949 to 1953
    $800 17
300 Spartans led by Leonidas held off Persian troops for 3 days, until a traitor betrayed them, in this 480 B.C. battle
    $1000 30
Launched in 1977, this spacecraft is the most distant manmade object at more than 9.5 billion miles from Earth
    $1000 25
Safety pin, pressurized canister, hose, foam
    $1000 10
The flag of this nation seen here has flown since 1882; the flag of its neighbor to the north, since 1948
    $1000 5
Writer Rabindranath
    $1000 15
(I'm USC athletic director Mike Garrett.) I won the 1965 Heisman as a USC RB; I'll let you off easy & have you name just one of 3 USC players who won it in the 21st century
    $1000 18
Norman cavalry are preparing to attack for a reenactment of this battle that took place in 1066

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

Dean Pete Craig
$2,400 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dean Pete Craig
$3,800 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
A traditional Ugandan cloth is made from this part of the mutuba tree, softened by pounding
    $400 29
The walls of Avila, with 88 towers, were built in the 11th C. by Christians fighting these people
    $400 2
Armenia is the hub for speakers of Armenian; this country has the most speakers of Rundi
    $400 21
Though Greek by ethnicity, the 2nd century physician was born in Anatolia in what's today this country
    $400 11
Former Guns N' Roses members Duff, Slash & Matt Sorum reunited to form this pistol of a band
    $400 16
This word, Hawaiian for "quick", is technology that allows for open access to add & change a page
    $800 8
All Peace Corps volunteers in Africa are trained to instruct locals on stopping this retroviral epidemic
    $800 28
Arundel Castle has been the seat of these noblemen of Norfolk for hundreds of years; the 18th one lives there now
    $800 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands next to a monitor.) Kufic, named for the city of Kufa & often used for religious texts, is an ancient style of writing this most widely spoken Semitic language
    $800 30
Galen studied medicine at Pergamum, Smyrna & this Egyptian city famous for a library & a lighthouse
    $800 12
This New Mexico indie band named for leg parts is all the rage, & their "New Slang" was a hit in "Garden State"
    $800 17
An O.S. can be an operating system as well as this type of software like Firefox, GIMP & Thunderbird
    $1200 1
When friends in Gabon meet, they give each other a series of 4 of these
    $1200 27
The numerically designed Castel del Monte in Italy has 8 towers around a courtyard of this shape
    $1200 4
Vi vill ha en smorgas och jordnotter--sorry, slipped into this language for a second
    $1200 22
One of Galen's medical breakthroughs was proving arteries carried blood & not this, as was believed
    $1200 13
This Brit's first name is a flower; her Myspace page & her "Smile" helped to launch her fame
    $1200 18
This phrase was used of an appliance that connected to an electrical outlet; now it's an add-on for a browser
    $1600 9
In 1990 Namibia became independent from this country that had controlled it for 75 years
    DD: $4,000 25
A castle was built at Vallandraut, France for the man who in 1309 moved this office to France for an extended stay
    $1600 5
It's the term used for Dutch as spoken in Belgium; in it, Antwerp is Antwerpen
    DD: $2,500 23
Galen might have sworn an oath to this 5th century B.C. Greek man he considered the beginning of all medical learning
    $1600 14
Chris Daughtry turned down the offer to sing for this band even after he covered their song "Hemorrhage"
    $1600 19
If you want to build a new you, create a toned, buff one of these online facsimiles in "Virtual Hills"
    $2000 10
A Senegalese cape shares the name of these islands that form an independent country to the west
    $2000 26
Even the peaceful Swiss needed their castles, like Chillon on this lake seen here
    $2000 6
"Battle" was "gefeoht" in this, the language spoken in London until about 1100
    $2000 24
Galen believed that blood was produced in this largest internal organ & that it ebbed & flowed like the tide
    $2000 15
YouTube helped this Arizona band's cover of OutKast's "Hey Ya!" surge in popularity
    $2000 20
You can get the New York Times or blogs in this type of XML format that's known as "really simple"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dean Pete Craig
$11,100 $9,200 $14,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In an Ibsen play, Nora tells her husband that she's been like one of these to him, just as she was to her father

Final scores:

Dean Pete Craig
$0 $200 $22,222
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dean Pete Craig
$10,200 $6,800 $15,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2007-04-22
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