Show #5853 - Wednesday, February 10, 2010

2010-A College Championship semifinal game 3.


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Dan D'Addario, a senior from Columbia University

Ryan Stoffers, a sophomore from UCLA

Lindsay Eanet, a senior from the University of Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The responses are two consecutive letters--two consecutive letters of the alphabet.)
    $200 7
Estado de Mato Grosso
    $200 1
In 2009 this supporting actor Oscar winner's award was accepted by his mother, father & sister
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animated diagram on the monitor.) The reason why astronauts are taller in space is due to a lessening of this force; the vertebrae separate slightly, allowing for a height increase of 2 inches or more
    $200 6
X marks the spot, man, when this guy opens his peeper
    $200 12
The benefactor for whom this West Lafayette, Indiana university is named is buried on the campus
    $200 18
For most people, it replaced the LP
    $400 8
The Filchner Ice Shelf
    $400 2
The title of this best screenplay winner refers to the pregnant lead character, not a mythic queen of the heavens
    $400 27
These cephalopods not only have 8 appendages, but 3 hearts
    $400 17
They're the crime-fighting duo seen here in a pair of pictures
    $400 13
In 2009 an anonymous alum gave $100 million to this Mass. college that runs the nearby Emily Dickinson museum
    $400 19
Sunscreen protects you from these harmful rays
    $600 9
Ayers Rock, or as the locals call it, Uluru
    $600 3
When Helen Mirren won in 2007 for playing "The Queen", he won best actor for "The Last King of Scotland"
    $600 30
The return stroke for this weather event takes about 100 microseconds & its temperature is around 50,000 degrees
    $600 21
Frodo wasn't the only one with a cool ring--this guy had one, too
    $600 14
This 1973 grad gave Harvard's 1989 commencement address shortly after beginning her first term as P.M. of Pakistan
    $600 20
In names of cities, this abbreviation precedes Paul & Louis
    $800 10
The Kamchatka Peninsula
    $800 4
Cate Blanchett won an Oscar for playing this 4-time Oscar-winning actress in "The Aviator"
    $800 29
Known for its ability to float, pumice is a porous type of this
    $800 24
Now you see this fantastic person; now you don't
    $800 15
Alum David Booth gave $300 million to this university's business school just off South Lake Shore Drive
    DD: $1,100 22
If you have this blood type, you're lucky; it's the "universal recipient"
    $1000 11
The Limpopo River
    $1000 5
He followed up his 2003 Oscar for "Mystic River" with a best actor win for 2008
    $1000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates a simple science experiment.) Oops--our salt & pepper got mixed together; if I take a plastic spoon & rub it on wool, it picks up electrons & gets this kind of electrostatic charge, attracting the lighter pepper flakes
    $1000 25
We take you to science class for a representation of this DC Comics hero
    $1000 16
In 1999 Sloan school alum Kenan Sahin made a surprise 9-figure donation to this institute
    $1000 23
It spells the name of a classic form of Japanese drama

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Lindsay Ryan Dan
$2,400 $4,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Ryan Dan
$6,700 $5,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Dashaun Young is now playing this hero who's destined to be "The Lion King"
    $400 3
This Madden Brothers band isn't named for a North Carolina city but for a kids' book written by Carol Beach York
    $400 1
She followed up "sTori Telling" with "Mommywood"
    $400 30
On February 11 happy 163rd birthday to this great American inventor
    $400 25
In high school Barack was known as "O'bomber", due to his skills in this sport
    $400 11
"The queen had only one way of settling all difficulties", 'Off with his h--"'
    $800 23
From the "Les Mis" team, 2007's "The Pirate Queen" was about a 16th C. Irishwoman & her rivalry with this real English queen
    $800 4
The soul of a deceased person, thankful to someone for arranging his burial
    $800 2
2009's "Last Lion" is subtitled "The Fall and Rise of" this political brother
    $800 29
This French writer knew the future included turning 182 on February 8
    $800 20
After winning this in 2009, he said, "This is not how I expected to wake up this morning"
    $800 12
"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Ka--"
    $1200 19
The king in "The King and I" rules this 4-letter land
    $1200 5
A Rolling Stone article titled "Kentucky's finest" said their name came from a coat that had "MMJ" on it
    $1200 8
This Rachel Carson book tells "the story of how the young planet Earth acquired an ocean"
    $1200 28
Send diamonds to this founder of a jewelry retailer--he'll be 198
    $1200 18
Obamamania was said to have started after his 2004 keynote address at this
    $1200 13
"Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do a--"
    $1600 21
David McCallum played Emperor Joseph II in the 1999 revival of this play about Mozart
    DD: $2,000 6
This band's name refers to what bassist Mike Kroeger said when giving a coin in change at Starbucks
    $1600 9
Christopher McDougall tells of training for a 50-mile race in this book that shares its title with a Springsteen song
    $1600 27
Felix-itations to this composer, 201 on Feb. 3
    $1600 17
For their first date, Barack took Michelle to see this director's film "Do the Right Thing"
    $1600 14
"That's one small step for a man, one giant l--"
    $2000 22
We wonder if Kelsey Grammer called this "the Scottish play" when he played the title role in 2000
    $2000 7
This group's name came from the younger sidekick of Radioactive Man on "The Simpsons"
    DD: $2,500 10
A 2009 biography of this builder of Grand Central Terminal calls him "the first tycoon"
    $2000 26
It mathers to us that this theologian is having his 347th
    $2000 15
As a youth Obama lived in this country whose capital is Jakarta
    $2000 16
"Apres moi le de--"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Ryan Dan
$18,700 $15,500 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He said, "I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way"

Final scores:

Lindsay Ryan Dan
$2,157 $24,500 $300
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lindsay Ryan Dan
$18,000 $15,000 $3,400
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2010-01-06
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