Show #5461 - Monday, May 12, 2008

2008 College Championship semifinal game 1.
From the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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Gabrielle McMahan, a junior from Florida A&M University

Tara Franey, a senior from Michigan State University

Danielle Zsenak, a senior from Marquette University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
(Jimmy and Cheryl of the Clue Crew report from the Babcock Hall Dairy in Wisconsin; Jimmy reads the clue.) Cows store massive food in the first of four chambers of the stomach as a part of this process that also means "thinking over slowly"
    $200 7
The New York Times wondered if the death of this actor, who plays the Joker, will make "The Dark Knight" darker
    $200 1
Study this language at Bennington & you may take the class on "Svevo & Tozzi"--2 20th century authors
    $200 10
This novel by Pearl S. Buck tells the story of a Chinese farmer & his family
    $200 22
A farmer could tell you that this measurement of land is equal to 43,560 square feet
    $200 15
Pancho Villa State Park is in this state
    $400 8
(Cheryl reads the clue at the Babcock Hall Dairy in Wisconsin.) To simulate the sucking of a calf & prevent damage to the udder, the milk vacuum uses this type of regular rhythm from the Latin for "beat"
    $400 27 lauded Hamish Linklater, who plays Julia Louis-Dreyfus' brother Matthew on this sitcom
    $400 3
Major in this -ology at Colgate & you'll take "Human Condition" or "Learning and Cognition" before you're a senior
    $400 11
In 2004 Oprah picked "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter", the first novel by this Southern woman
    $400 23
One quire is 25 sheets of paper, or 1/20th of an ordinary one of these
    $400 16
Before winning an Oscar for "The Color of Money", he placed second in the 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race
    $600 9
(Jimmy and Cheryl report from the Babcock Hall Dairy; Cheryl gives the clue.) DMI, or dry matter intake, correlates with good milk production; cows especially need this component of plant cell walls sometimes called bulk or roughage
    $600 28
In 2008 this Moscow ballet company announced that Yuri Burlakau had been approved its artistic director
    $600 4
For some fun at Willamette University, you can take a course on this; foils, masks & protective jackets are provided
    $600 12
Oprah had an infectious love for Gabriel Garcia Marquez, choosing "One Hundred Years of Solitude" & this 1985 novel
    DD: $1,400 24
To correct medieval abuses in trade, this 1215 document standardized measurements for wine & grain
    $600 17
Read all about it:
It's the port city at the mouth of the James River in Virginia
    $800 20
(Jimmy reads the clue at the Babcock Hall Dairy.) For maximum milk yield, you want to keep your cows calm so they don't become excited & release this hormone also called epinephrine
    $800 29 blogged on the New York Philharmonic's Asian tour, which included a stop in this North Korean capital
    $800 5
It's a synonym for "avarice" & the name of a first-year economics seminar at Swarthmore
    $800 13
This beloved country is the setting of Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country"
    $800 25
Sizes of these range from 1 to 26 & types include milliners, sharps & tapestry
    $800 18
You might call this amphibian Diemictylus viridescens, but I call it this
    $1000 21
(Jimmy gives the clue at the Babcock Hall Dairy.) Centuries ago, a black breed & a white breed mingled to produce this type of cow named for a German region; today, it produces 90% of U.S. milk
    $1000 30
"Oil!", a 1927 novel by this muckraker, was on the New York Times Best Seller List in 2008
    $1000 6
Now ear this:
This famous school at Lincoln Center features courses on "ear training"
    $1000 14
James Frey acknowledged "embellishments" in this book after Oprah picked it for her book club
    $1000 26
This U.K. measure of 14 U.S. pounds has also been used for 16 pounds of cheese
    $1000 19
Asian capital of 300,000

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Danielle Tara Gabrielle
$2,200 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle Tara Gabrielle
$4,400 $5,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
May 1775: Yay! I'm president of the 2nd Continental Congress! I feel like writing my name in huge letters
    $400 4
Junoesque, meaning having imposing beauty, refers to Juno, the beautiful wife of this Roman God
    $400 12
It's the boiling point of water on the Celsius scale
    $400 23
King's College Chapel & the Fitzwilliam Museum are highlights of this English city
    $400 1
Punish your roommates by rising early each day & learning how to play this instrument
    $400 14
In January of 2007, this company started delivering movies electronically as well as by mail
    $800 20
1988: Am now a 4-star general! Awesome!
1991: Commencing Operation Desert Storm. Now I'm stormin'!
    $800 5
This constricting snake's name comes from the serpent killed by Apollo
    $800 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew squeezes lemon juice into a beaker of tea.) This type of acid in the lemon acts as a bleaching agent with the dye in the tea, causing the tea's color to fade
    DD: $1,000 27
Varanasi, home to Baranas Hindu University, is on the left bank of this river
    $800 2
It's the pavement-destroying tool heard here
    $800 16
The life of a teen named Bree, known by this screen name, was an online video phenomenon
    $1200 24
1931: Busted for tax evasion?! I'm going to end up in Alcatraz for that?! That ain't the Chicago way!
    $1200 6
This plant named for the goddess of love "eats" insects for the nitrogen that's lacking in the soil where it grows
    $1200 15
Rubbing alcohol is listed as 70% alcohol "by" this, meaning each 100 milliliters of the solution has 70 ml of alcohol
    $1200 28
Study in this city & you can always knock off for the day & catch some action at the International War Crimes Tribunal
    $1200 3
This country's national anthem is heard here
    $1200 17
Dylan, Danny & Debra are characters on this web series about young adults navigating a certain crisis
    $1600 25
1897: I'm totally bummed--I've been exiled to Siberia! But diary, I swear that in 1917, I'll lead the October Revolution
    $1600 9
This Roman goddess of grain lent her name to the word "cereal"
    $1600 21
Ionization energy, what's needed to remove 1 electron from 1 atom, is high for this non-reactive 6-element group
    $1600 29
Begun around 1088, the University of this "meaty" northern Italian city is considered the oldest in Europe
    $1600 7
The Canada variety of these are heard here
    $1600 18
On your cell phone screen, you can shrink down to size artists like Big Pun & this Latino rapper-- they're "Twinz"
    $2000 26
April 27, 1945: Ex-world leader now. Bummer! Today, I'll escape Italy & live like it's the 2nd-to-last day of my life
    DD: $2,000 10
The counselor of Odysseus' son Telemachus, his name is now used to mean an older adviser
    $2000 22
The process of coating an object with metal by putting it in, say, a CuSO4 bath through which current is run
    $2000 30
The University of Dar es Salaam in this country was once part of the University of East Africa
    $2000 8
Year of the inspiring speech heard here:

"Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country"
    $2000 19
On the reality show "InTurn", hot hopefuls vie for a role on this TV soap opera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Danielle Tara Gabrielle
$15,800 $12,200 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1894, in his West Orange lab, Thomas Edison shot this sport, the first sporting event ever filmed

Final scores:

Danielle Tara Gabrielle
$3,599 $2,799 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Danielle Tara Gabrielle
$15,600 $13,600 $10,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2008-04-12
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