Show #5687 - Tuesday, May 5, 2009

2009 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Courtney Trezise, a senior from Michigan State University

Scott Menke, a senior from Johns Hopkins University

Kadeem Cooper, a junior from the University of Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...while the game's in progress.)
    $200 3
In 1996 Franck Goddio discovered her palace underwater in the harbor of Alexandria
    $200 16
    $200 21
Our drinking game: if someone on C-SPAN says, "Madam Speaker", take a sip of Darjeeling this
    $200 26
Yes, there really is a name for the fear of this number--it's triskaidekaphobia
    $200 1
A merchant's 1919 bequest for music education resulted in this NYC academy's graduate school
    $200 11
Showers, or leather straps that control a horse
    $400 4
Rano Raraku, a quarry on this South Pacific island, produced about 900 moai, or statues, some over 30' tall
    $400 17
Ice hockey
    $400 22
Around 11:00 P.M., we break out the card game "authors"; do you have any of this man seen here?
    $400 27
It's the country someone with sinophobia would be least apt to visit
    $400 2
This religious leader bought a building from the Univ. of Deseret, founded a school & named it for himself
    $400 12
A horse's harness, or pertaining to a wedding
    $600 5
In 1865 John Lubbock became the first to use this term referring to the "Old Stone Age"
    $600 18
Olympic synchronized platform diving
    $600 23
The karaoke machine is loaded with arias, like this composer's "Celeste Aida"
    $600 28
Sadly, with panphobia, you're afraid of this, & this, & this & this...
    $600 8
N.C.'s Trinity College changed its name to this after a tobacco family that gave the school millions
    $600 13
To acquire through merit, or a large decorative vase
    $800 6
The Clovis people, who date back 13,000 years, were named for the town in this state where artifacts were first found
    $800 19
    $800 24
We get wild with the Greek crowd when our friend Christos stuffs these leaves
    $800 29
If you're a tachophobe, you won't be feeling the need for this
    $800 9
It's no surprise that a New Hampshire university is named for this 14th president
    $800 14
A plant of the parsley family, or a unit to measure the fineness of gold
    DD: $1,000 7
Carved in 196 B.C., its text was written by priests to honor Ptolemy V
    $1000 20
Canadian football
    $1000 25
After too much Jolt, we call MIT's Alan Guth & argue about his inflation model, which modifies this cosmic theory
    $1000 30
Papyrophobia is the fear of this--touching it, seeing it, being cut by it
    $1000 10
James Bayley founded this N.J. university & named it for his aunt, the first American-born saint
    $1000 15
Transparently thin, or to cut wool

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

Kadeem Scott Courtney
$200 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kadeem Scott Courtney
$600 $5,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Kuala Lumpur is on this 5-letter peninsula
    $400 11
A mech war on the planet Cybertron over the Allspark spills out on Earth in this 2007 film
    $400 16
It's to free this land invaded by China in 1950
    $400 21
N is the symbol for the unit of force named for him
    $400 26
For your third-place finish in the Olympic 200m butterfly, just a bit behind Michael Phelps:
One of these medals
    $400 1
Tempus fugit (meaning this) when you're having fun
    $800 7
Venice, Italy is the "mistress of" this arm of the Mediterranean
    $800 12
Road & Track magazine reviewed the tech-laden Mach 5 of this film
    $800 17
We're against this--a '60s slogan says it's "not healthy for children & other living things"
    $800 22
It sounds like a pit crew, but it's the branch of physics concerned with motion & the action of forces on matter
    $800 27
For your expose of the cafeteria:
One of these Columbia University journalism awards
    $800 2
The name of this 100-member body comes from the Latin & means "council of elders"
    DD: $5,200 9
This desert's name is from the Mongolian
    $1200 13
Shia LaBeouf is tracked & controlled with technology of everyday life in this 2008 film
    $1200 18
Bring candles--it's for TBTN, "Take Back" this
    $1200 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animated diagram on the monitor.) The distance x that a runner will cover from a standing start is given by the equation x = 1/2 at2, where t is time & a stands for this
    $1200 28
For that term paper on the DNA of mice:
One of these in physiology or medicine, just like Sir Martin Evans
    $1200 3
We have grave concerns you'll know that requiescat in pace means "may he" do this
    $1600 10
In 1990 it was the seat of the German federal government
    $1600 14
In this Coen Brothers comedy, 2 gym employees find a disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent
    $1600 19
It's organized by this lefty dot-org, motto "Democracy in action"
    DD: $3,000 24
It's the branch of physics that deals with the relationship between heat, work, temperature & energy
    $1600 29
For your all-around fabness:
One of these scholarships that have been sending U.S. kids to Oxford since 1904
    $1600 4
This type of phone that you may have heard your parents talk of is from the Latin for "wheel"
    $2000 8
Bloemfontein is the judicial capital of this nation
    $2000 15
In "Swordfish" John Travolta enlists this Aussie actor to hack billions from the government
    $2000 20
It's to save equal Internet speed for all, aka "net" this
    $2000 25
In classical physics, laws of conservation cover mass, energy & this, equal to mass times velocity
    $2000 30
For your work in college radio:
One of these awards given for radio excellence since 1941; TV shows win them too, now
    $2000 5
Vox dei translates to this--I hear it speaking now

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kadeem Scott Courtney
$2,600 $27,600 $8,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the last word of the inscription on Apollo 11's plaque on the Moon & is also found in a related quotation

Final scores:

Kadeem Scott Courtney
$5,200 $25,199 $10,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kadeem Scott Courtney
$2,600 $23,200 $8,800
6 R,
3 W
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2009-04-14
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