Show #5457 - Tuesday, May 6, 2008

2008 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.
From the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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Danielle Zsenak, a senior from Marquette University

Vera Swain, a junior from the University of South Carolina

James Grant, a junior from Georgetown University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In 1648 Margaret Jones from Charlestown, Mass., not Salem, was one of the first executed for this in America
    $200 7
Awards for this art form include the Cesar, the Palme d'Or & the Golden Lion
    $200 22
On March 12, 2008 this governor announced his resignation
    $200 20
For a quick meal, crack open a can of these square, stuffed cases of pasta from Chef Boyardee
    $200 2
Bend that beard like him: Gillette gave this athlete a $50,000 diamond-encrusted razor for Father's Day
    $200 1
Erase, erase, erase, perhaps with the touch of a button
    $400 12
In 1757 Philadelphia had its first street lights, whale oil lamps designed by this man
    $400 8
A peace prize has the Gujarati word for "peace" inscribed on it & is named for this man who died in 1948
    $400 23
In 2008 he reiterated that if the majority of Tibetans resorted to violence, he'd resign as their spokesperson
    $400 21
Yee haw! Today's cafeteria special is chili pie with this brand of corn chips, either the Original or the Flamin' Hot
    $400 3
It's the last name of celebrity siblings Jake & Maggie
    $400 16
Major party nominees for president are decided by these representatives
    $600 13
In 1723 in Boston, construction began on this church, one of the first Georgian churches in the Northeast
    $600 9
Each year, the Kennedy Center gives a humor award named for this 19th century novelist
    $600 28
In 2008 the committee cited "profound impact" & "poetic power" in giving him the first Pulitzer for a rock musician
    $600 25
For St. Patrick's Day, featured a recipe for this dish, also a Dr. Seuss title
    $600 4
"Run It!" was a smash hit R&B single by this teenager
    $600 17
These false beliefs might be of grandeur or of persecution
    DD: $800 15
On March 3, 1513 this Spaniard left Puerto Rico, reaching the American mainland 30 days later
    $800 10
The Turing Award for contributions to this field was first given to Alan Perlis for his compiler construction
    $800 29
Lawyers took to the streets after the suspension Iftikhar Chaudhry, chief justice of this country
    $800 26
They're the geographic names for the 2 most popular styles of clam chowder
    $800 5
Travolta found a way into this actress' heart (with a giant needle!) in "Pulp Fiction"
    $800 18
It's another term for a flood, especially the biblical one
    $1000 14
Having learned the Narragansett language, this theologian served as a negotiator during the Pequot War in 1637
    $1000 24
The Fermat Prize in this field is awarded for contributions to "statements of variational principles"
    $1000 30
Erik Prince founded this co., a major presence in Iraq; it gets its name from the dark liquid at its N.C. headquarters
    $1000 27
How about some Cuban food? Garlic chicken, black beans & rice & fried slices of this starchy banana relative
    $1000 6
In 2007 Rowan Atkinson returned to the big screen in this bumbling man's "Holiday"
    $1000 19
This Ancient Greek town on Mount Parnassus was the site of a famous oracle

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

James Vera Danielle
$400 $2,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Vera Danielle
$2,600 $4,800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
The USDA reported that Wisconsin's dairy plants produced 205.8 million lbs. of this in Jan. 2008
    $400 3
In 2008 this actor returned, fedora & all, in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
    $400 16
Confederate general John Hood lost an arm at Gettysburg & one of these at Chickamauga
    $400 11
Lemuel is the first name of this doctor & adventurer who set off on his travels in 1699
    $400 20
When he was inaugurated as president, he had only one tooth left
    $400 1
The "Peace Garden State" hits the silver screen as a young actress in "Charlotte's Web"
    $800 23
In 1979 this U.S. govenuh got a degree in business & international economics from UW-Superior
    $800 7
This late actor, Joaquin's brother, played the young Indiana Jones
    $800 17
In the 1870s, Joseph Glidden received patents for this type of wire used to enclose livestock
    $800 12
This unhappy salesman has sons named Biff & Happy
    $800 21
In 1997 he lost part of an earlobe during his bout with Mike Tyson's teeth
    $800 2
A white, roly-poly tire co. mascot learns to dream "The Impossible Dream" as a stage musical
    $1200 30
This city, b'gosh, the seat of Winnebago County, is at the mouth of the Upper Fox River
    $1200 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Skywalker Ranch in San Francisco.) I'm at Skywalker Ranch with the Zeppelin on which Indiana Jones took a journey in this installment of his adventures
    $1200 18
George Akerlof shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in this for his analysis of markets with asymmetric information
    $1200 13
At the end of this Ibsen play, Nora Helmer claims her independence & walks out on her family
    $1200 22
If you're described as "long in the tooth", someone's calling you this
    $1200 4
A Tim Gunn catchphrase that has convicts laboring outside of prison while still serving their sentences
    $1600 26
Hazlewood, the house where the Wisconsin state constitution was drafted, is in this city; oh yeah, & Lambeau Field, too
    $1600 9
This man composed the music for all 4 Indiana Jones films
    $1600 19
Julia Morgan designed a castle for this publisher's San Simeon, California estate
    DD: $4,000 14
In "The Chronicles of Narnia", this nephew of the evil King Miraz is the rightful heir to the throne
    DD: $4,200 27
While vying for the Golden Fleece, this hero had to deal with some dragon's teeth that sprouted into warriors
    $1600 5
A British P.M. gives his blood, toil, tears & sweat as a Louisville horse race track
    $2000 24
On June 8, 1867 this architect began building a life for himself when he was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Skywalker Ranch in San Francisco.) In "The Temple of Doom", Indy Jones discovered that this Indian cult that worshiped Kali had stolen 3 of the magical stones
    $2000 25
Julian Huxley made the Oscar-winning 1934 film "The Private Life of the Gannets", which are these creatures
    $2000 15
He's the professor of symbology who is the protagonist of "The Da Vinci Code" & "Angels & Demons"
    $2000 28
It was once thought that this pinniped raked the ocean floor with its tusks to look for food
    $2000 6
An "Abbey Road" tune becomes China's Nationalist Party leader

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Vera Danielle
$5,800 $19,400 $22,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Philo of Byzantium called it a ploughed field "above the heads of those who walk between the columns below"

Final scores:

James Vera Danielle
$11,599 $11,101 $44,400
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Vera Danielle
$5,800 $14,400 $22,200
11 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2008-04-11
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