Show #5850 - Friday, February 5, 2010

2010-A College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Prashant Raghavendran, a sophomore from the University of Texas, Dallas

Leah Anthony Libresco, a junior from Yale University

Lindsay Eanet, a senior from the University of Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in flowing water in Israel.) The book of Mark recounts how believers, including Jesus, were baptized in the Jordan River by this man
    $200 1
Katy Perry:
"Waking Up In ____"
    $200 6
This second-most populous country celebrates Buddha Purnima & Diwali, a festival of light
    $200 16
In jolly old England:
    $200 7
Seeking an elixir for immortality, the 9th c. Chinese accidentally invented this using saltpeter, sulfur & charcoal
    $200 21
Iapetus orbits it
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Israel.) This boat from the early Christian era is the type that Peter & Andrew may have been in when Jesus said, "Follow me and I will make you" these
    $400 2
Green Day:
"____ Guns"
    $400 10
This country officially closes public schools on both St. Patrick's Day & St. Stephen's Day
    $400 17
A Latter-Day institution:
    $400 8
The Vikings developed written law & this type of trial that's specified in the 7th Amendment
    $400 22
Launched in 1962, Telstar was the first commercial one of these
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Israel.) The Church of the Beatitudes is on the hilltop long considered the site where Jesus delivered this, which contained the Beatitudes
    $600 3
Cobra Starship featuring Leighton Meester:
"Good Girls ____ ____"
    $600 11
This country has Bataan Day & People Power Day, commemorating the 1986 revolt
    $600 18
60% Texan enrollment:
    $600 9
Around 1000 A.D. the caliphate of Cordoba controlled much of this European peninsula
    $600 23
Starting with Gaius Lucilius, it's considered the only literary form the Romans invented
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Israel.) Here in the garden of Gethsemane, this disciple, accompanied by a group of armed men, approached Jesus & said, "Hail, master", then kissed him
    $800 4
Tim McGraw:
"It's A Business Doing ____ ____ ____"
    DD: $800 12
This country has a Coptic Christmas, an Islamic new year & a Sinai Liberation Day
    $800 19
I'll be D.C.'in ya!:
    $800 14
Around 800 this Holy Roman Emperor established a school at his palace at Aachen
    $800 24
Served with peanut sauce, it's Asian barbecue served on skewers
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Israel.) The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is believed to be built over this hill, site of the crucifixion
    $1000 5
Whitney Houston:
"____ Dollar Bill"
    $1000 13
October 3 is a day of unity celebration in this reunified European country
    $1000 20
Founded in 1769:
    $1000 15
In 1167 northern Italian cities formed the Lombard League as protection against this red-bearded invader
    $1000 25
Adjective for any liquid that has all the solute it can handle

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

Lindsay Leah Prashant
$1,600 $400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Leah Prashant
$3,400 $4,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Words that are the same comin' and goin'.)
    $400 10
Rosa Parks' 1955 arrest led to a yearlong bus boycott in this Alabama city
    $400 1
Born in Vancouver, he's brought his curly hair & rubber face to "Funny People" as well as to "Superbad"
    $400 8
Texas declares its independence as a republic
    $400 3
In 1944 the world's first plutonium production reactor went online at Hanford in this Northwest state
    $400 25
In 2009 Jon Stewart nicknamed this man, now an inmate, "Arthur Ponzarelli"
    $400 27
Slang for soda or Dad
    $800 11
In February 1960 4 young black men staged a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter at a N.C. branch of this 5 & dime
    $800 2
She won a 2009 Emmy for her impression of a certain Vice Presidential candidate
    DD: $2,000 20
The Normans conquer England
    $800 4
Metal control rods prevent chain reactions by absorbing neutrons & are often made of this, symbol Cd
    $800 26
Andrew Fastow, who cooked the books for this Houston-based power company, got 6 years
    $800 23
Short for a certain sibling
    $1200 14
Martin Luther King's purpose in traveling to this city in March 1968 was to support striking sanitation workers
    $1200 9
In 2002 she was friends with "The Hot Chick"; in 2008 she was "The House Bunny"
    $1200 21
Marie Antoinette lives & dies
    DD: $2,000 5
2-word term for the amount of fuel required to maintain a chain reaction; it varies according to the reactor
    $1200 30
After his conversion on the road to Damascus, he was sent to prison for taking a Gentile into temple precincts
    $1200 17
This term for midday comes from the Latin for "ninth hour"
    $1600 15
James Meredith, the first black student at the University of this state, was shot & wounded there in June 1966
    $1600 12
This "Report"er tried without success to get on the ballot for South Carolina's 2008 Presidential Primary
    $1600 22
Virginia Dare is the first white child of English parents born in America
    $1600 6
Of the world's countries, this one in Europe gets the highest percentage of its power from nuclear energy
    $1600 28
After Sam Waksal, CEO of Imclone, got busted in 2002, this celeb gal pal of his also went to the big house
    $1600 18
Proverbially, water seeks its own
    $2000 16
He was the lawyer who won the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case
    $2000 13
Jimmy Kimmel's real-life on & off girlfriend, she played a grumpy girlfriend in "School Of Rock"
    $2000 24
The Manchu Dynasty is overthrown in China
    $2000 7
This rare isotope of hydrogen is sometimes called H-3
    $2000 29
This Dublin-born man was released from prison bankrupt in 1897; "The Ballad Of Reading Gaol" was released in 1898
    $2000 19
Multiple epics of Iceland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Leah Prashant
$14,600 $12,000 $9,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a lecture called "Storia Senza Storia" (Story Without History), an Italian cardinal rebutted claims in this 2003 novel

Final scores:

Lindsay Leah Prashant
$22,100 $21,000 $5,400
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lindsay Leah Prashant
$14,600 $11,200 $9,000
19 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2010-01-05
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