Show #5462 - Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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


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James Grant, a junior from Georgetown University

Andrew Chung, a sophomore from Harvey Mudd College

Danny Devries, a junior from the University of Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
People of this nation AKA Nippon wrote with a brush, so painting became the preferred form of artistic expression
    $200 8
In 1869 this state's Rutgers beat Princeton in the first college game
    $200 6
2008 brought a season of "intolerably high, architectonic", even "misogynistic" these
    $200 1
The Cleveland Peninsula is about 40 miles northwest of Ketchikan in this state
    $200 13
Now Madam Speaker, she has represented California in Congress since 1987
    $200 7
"Barking up" this originated with hunting; a dog would sometimes make a mistake locating its prey
    $400 18
This Spaniard's contributions include pioneering Cubism & making collage an art technique
    $400 9
2007 Cotton Bowl champion Auburn is located in this state
    $400 27
An slide show has colorful remakes of the "classic voluminous" this coat of spies & reporters
    $400 2
This country is a broad peninsula on the west coast of the island of Great Britain
    $400 14
This ex-Speaker of the House left Congress in 2007
    $400 16
Said too much?
Revealed a secret that you didn't mean to?
You've had a "slip of" this
    $600 19
Bernini's work for St. Peter's exemplifies this style of sculpture that dominated from 1600 to 1750
    $600 10
The Mountaineers of this state had a fiesta at Oklahoma's expense in 2008
    $600 28
This French-named line of polo shirts is not just for tennis but "Palm Beach retirees, preppy college students"
    $600 3
This country's Chukchi Peninsula is the easternmost mainland part of Asia
    $600 15
As of 2008, the Daniels--Inouye & Akaka--have served a combined 63 years in the Senate for this state
    $600 24
An auto mechanic is popularly referred to as this kind of primate
    $800 20
Seen here, "The Dance", by this "wild man" of art, was painted during his Fauvist period
    $800 11
The 2008 BCS Championship Game was a big & easy win for the State University of this state
    $800 29 reported on the "terrifying schmaltz" of the Gucci show at this Italian city's fashion week
    $800 4
The town of Tarifa, on the southernmost point of this peninsula, dips into the Strait of Gibraltar
    $800 22
Chip Pickering, Gene Taylor & Trent Lott have repped this state in the 110th Congress
    $800 25
To be rowdy or make trouble is to do this, referring to Abel's brother
    $1000 21
Though his eyesight began to fail, he continued painting water lilies at his Giverny home
    $1000 12
In 2006-07, the only undefeated team in Division 1-A was from this capital city, the "Crossroads of the Oregon Trail"
    $1000 30
The "On the Runway" blog says of this house's 2008 collection,
"YSL: The Chic Is Real"
    $1000 5
In 1825 a flood created Limfjord Sound, separating the northern tip of this Danish peninsula from the mainland
    $1000 23
The 2 senators in the 110th Congress whose affiliation is Independent are Vermont's Bernie Sanders & him
    DD: $4,800 26
It describes a small, out-of-the-way place, or an aperture in Hadrian's famous structure

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

Danny Andrew James
$2,800 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Danny Andrew James
$0 $1,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
(Dr. Drew Pinsky reports.)
Drinking sodas may decrease the density of these, as calcium is drawn from them to balance the overall ratio with phosphorus
    $400 10
Even George Clooney looks goofy in 1920s football gear in this sports movie
    $400 13
A village milkmaid is the heroine of this 1881 operetta "Patience" by this duo
    $400 18
These 2 surveyors were escorted by Iroquois when they drew their "line"
    $400 7
    $400 1
From the Greek for "without a name", it's one way to make a charitable contribution
    $800 21
(Dr. Drew Pinsky reports.) If you're stressed out at school, try this, from the Latin for "keep busy"--your body & mind will thank you for it
    $800 11
Kevin Spacey teaches 6 of his M.I.T. students to count cards in this 2008 film
    $800 25
The letter "F", seen here stands for forte, meaning "to play loudly", but double "F" stands for this, meaning "very loudly"
    $800 19
The 4-letter name of this state comes from an Iroquois word for "Great River"
    $800 8
King Solomon
    $800 3
An institution for the care of the mentally ill, it's from the Greek for "sanctuary"
    $1200 22
(Dr. Drew Pinsky reports.) People 18 to 25 are vulnerable to mental illnesses like this, a term used in place of "manic depression" to describe those whose moods cycle between extremes
    $1200 12
The attempted assassination of the president is seen from 8 different perspectives in this 2008 film
    DD: $2,000 26
This large woodwind can play very low notes, & its name comes from the Italian for "very low"
    $1200 20
The Iroquois Nationals are a member nation in the International Federation for this sport
    DD: $1,200 9
Invention (proverbially)
    $1200 4
It's the optical instrument whose name is from the Greek for "small view"
    $1600 23
(Dr. Drew Pinsky reports.) That couple snuggling in your anthro class may be marking their turf; these displays known by a 3-letter abbreviation can be a way of showing ownership
    $1600 14
Martin Lawrence took this actress on a "College Road Trip"
    $1600 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the music studio.) On sheet music, dots above or below the notes indicate that the note should be played like this, separate & quickly, Italian for "detached"
    $1600 28
One of the 5 tribes in the Iroquois confederacy, it shares its name with a Roman statesman
    $1600 16
(anagram time)
    $1600 5
From the Greek for "acid former", this gas is the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    $2000 24
(Dr. Drew Pinsky reports.) If short winter days make your roommate sleep longer & eat all your potato chips, he may have SAD, short for this, & need light therapy
    $2000 15
Martin Scorcese decided to "Shine a Light" on this legendary rock group
    $2000 30
This composer's works include a somber "Funeral Ode in Memory of Lenin" & a scintillating "Sabre Dance"
    $2000 29
In 1710 this British queen met Iroquois chiefs who had been brought to London
    $2000 17
    $2000 6
From the Greek for "split mind", this mental illness often interferes with a person's ability to manage emotions

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Danny Andrew James
$6,000 $12,200 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Northerner whose sympathies exiled him to the Confederacy, Bermuda & Canada inspired this 1863 tale

Final scores:

Danny Andrew James
$6,000 $12,200 $4
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Danny Andrew James
$10,800 $11,400 $2,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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Game tape date: 2008-04-12
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