Show #5855 - Friday, February 12, 2010

2010-A College Championship final game 2.


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Surya Sabhapathy, a senior from the University of Michigan (subtotal of $12,800)

Nick Yozamp, a junior from Washington University in St. Louis (subtotal of $20,000)

Ryan Stoffers, a sophomore from UCLA (subtotal of $14,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In a Rossini opera this Swiss patriot is forced to shoot an apple placed on his son Jemmy's head
    $200 2
A blue horseshoe
    $200 22
In 1892 Dimitri Ivanovski showed there were agents smaller than bacteria causing disease; we know them as these
    $200 17
The biggest attraction at the Ronald Reagan library & museum is this presidential plane that you can walk through
    $200 7
This island nation is close in size to Pennsylvania & close in proximity to Florida
    $200 12
A competitor, like the 2 other contestants
    $400 30
This opera ends with the title madam committing hara-kiri
    $400 3
An orange letter "B" with black stripes
    $400 23
The government's "Centers for" these 2 words "& Prevention" dates back to 1946
    $400 18
Exhibits at this museum in 2009 included "Woodstock: the 40th anniversary" & a Michael Jackson memorial wall
    $400 8
This little Central American country is about the size of Massachusetts, but Belmopan, not Boston, is its capital
    $400 13
It's the branch of medicine that deals with pregnancy & childbirth
    $600 29
Don Jose is bewitched by this title gypsy girl
    $600 4
A gold lightning bolt outlined in blue
    $600 24
During WWII Ernst Chain & Howard Florey mass-produced this antibiotic only discovered a decade before
    $600 19
At the National Museum of Crime & Punishment in D.C. you can see the studio where John Walsh hosts this long-running show
    $600 9
Bhet you can name this country nestled in the Himalayas between India & China; it's about half the size of Indiana
    $600 14
A building that houses a telescope
    $800 28
This title slave & Pharaoh's daughter Amneris are both in love with Radames
    $800 5
A horse's head with an orange mane
    DD: $1,000 25
By 1980 a global vaccination effort led to the virtual eradication of this, the only time that's been done to a germ
    $800 20
At the Acropolis museum in Athens, you'll find a whole gallery devoted to this ancient temple of Athena
    $800 10
This Mediterranean island split between Greek & Turkish areas is a little more than half the size of Hawaii
    $800 15
An 8-piece musical group
    $1000 27
Count Almaviva attempts to thwart this opera's title marriage
    $1000 6
A letter "C" in orange with white trim
    $1000 26
Grinding his own lenses, this 17th century Dutchman discovered bacteria with a home-made microscope
    $1000 21
In China don't miss the Dingling Museum, which includes the tomb of the 13th emperor of this dynasty
    $1000 11
It's about the size of Maine, & it's right across the river from Israel
    $1000 16
Government by a wealthy elite

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

Ryan Nick Surya
-$1,000 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Surya
$2,600 $7,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ONE B & 2 D's
(Alex: Each correct response will have [*] in it.)
    $400 2
In 2008 a group known as MEND launched a war that cut Nigeria's exports of this by 40%
    $400 9
Made for $15,000, this tale of a young couple at home was a surprise hit in 2009
    $400 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some candy at the See's Candy Factory.) At the See's Factory, these types of candy are still hand-dipped; the candies are that good, as the name tells you twice
    $400 1
As prophesied, this king of Thebes killed his father & married his own mother
    $400 8
Before her tragic death in 1997, she remarked that "Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be"
    $400 18
Check your RPMs on this panel beneath a car's windshield
    $800 3
(I'm author and journalist Helene Cooper.) In 1847 a government based on that of the U.S. was established by free black men & former slaves in the West African nation they called this
    $800 10
A 7-film TCM block dedicated to "mad" these included "The Son Of Dr. Jekyll"
    $800 29
This flower gets its name from the way it closes at night and opens at dawn, like a human sense organ
    $800 4
These twin sons of Mars founded the city of Rome
    $800 14
This artist predicted, "In the future everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes"
    $800 19
"Always" this woman who attends the female geting married
    $1200 20
Work on a bridge over the Tsavo River was badly hampered in 1898 when 2 of these mammals ate 140 workers
    $1200 11
This tool & die franchise has released a movie in VI consecutive Octobers
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some candy at the See's Candy Factory.) A cookbook from the days of the Roman Empire has a recipe for "nucatum" which is the Latin root of this confection still popular today
    $1200 5
After slaying this monster, Theseus traced his way out of the labyrinth by following a thread
    $1200 15
In a 1968 speech Eldridge Cleaver said, "You're either part of the solution or you're part of" this
    DD: $3,000 21
It's the transmission capacity of an electronic communications device
    $1600 23
Aksum, centered in Ethiopia, became a great trading empire around 100 A.D. by controlling this sea
    $1600 12
Luke Wilson & Kate Beckinsale check into a motel AAA would not approve in this 2007 film
    $1600 27
The gardenia is a symbol of someone who loves you, but doesn't say so, called this two-word phrase
    $1600 6
Despite his dad's warnings, he flew too close to the sun; the wax on his wings melted & he plunged into the sea
    $1600 16
Following a Harpers Ferry raid, he said, "I am content to die for God's eternal truth"
    $1600 22
Prohibited; it precedes "City" in a walled section of Beijing
    DD: $1,000 24
A kingdom of West Central Africa founded around 1390 is called this, like 2 current countries, but spelled with a K
    $2000 13
This "Hostel" director also acts in Quentin Tarantino movies
    $2000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some candy at the See's Candy Factory.) This candy, whipped egg whites, vanilla cream & English walnuts in milk chocolate is a little slice of heaven, & not just because of its name
    $2000 7
Early on, this Queen of Carthage might have sung to Aeneas, "And I want to thank you, for giving me the best day of my life"
    $2000 17
"It is at the bottom of life we must begin, and not at the top", said this founder of Tuskegee
    $2000 25
10-letter word meaning reliable or worthy of trust

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Surya
$11,800 $14,600 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 men first meet in 1 Samuel 16 when one becomes aware of the musical talent of the other

Final scores:

Ryan Nick Surya
$12,800 $10,799 $13,800

Cumulative scores:

Ryan Nick Surya
$27,600 $30,799 $26,600
1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy 2nd runner-up: $26,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Nick Surya
$15,600 $14,600 $8,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R,
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2010-01-06
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