Show #6016 - Monday, November 8, 2010

2010-B College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Steve Greene, a senior from UCLA from Elk Grove, California

Olivia Colangelo, a junior from the University of Notre Dame from Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Sid Chandrasekhar, a senior from the University of Pennsylvania from Saratoga, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Before marching to the sea, he said that "War is cruelty... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over"
    $200 6
Cowboy Jake Gyllenhaal has a son with Anne Hathaway (but he can quit her) in this film
    $200 1
This Ernest Hemingway love story that takes place during WWI was one of Penguin Books' first 10 titles
    $200 11
Sheraton Moana Surfrider
    $200 21
Discover what happened to Mr. Boddy, the victim of foul play in this game
    $200 16
Some colleges run on a calendar of 3 10-week terms each called this
    $400 27
William Lloyd Garrison said, "In firing his gun", this abolitionist "has merely told what time of day it is. It is High Noon"
    $400 7
Anne is the assistant to Miranda Priestly, editor of Runway Magazine, in this fashionable film
    $400 2
The middle initial of this author of "The Good Earth" stood for Sydenstricker, her maiden name
    $400 12
Covent Garden Hotel,
The Dorchester
    $400 22
In the "Fleet Command" version of this game, use salvos or triple shots to blow your enemy out of the water
    $400 17
Texas' Buffalo Spring Lake was host to the 2010 collegiate championships in this multi-sport sport
    $600 28
About this speech, Lincoln said, "I failed, and that is about all that can be said about it"
    $600 8
Anne finds out she's Genovian royalty in this 2001 film
    $600 3
This Khaled Hosseini novel is about Amir, who flees Kabul for America
    $600 13
Hotel Romischer Kaiser,
Hotel am Schubertring
    $600 23
One description of this 4-letter game says the object is to "retire in style"
    $600 18
If you're double-majoring in Spanish & Mandinka, you're planning to become this
    DD: $2,000 29
In his Feb. 16, 1861 inaugural address, he said, "The time for compromise has now passed"
    $800 9
Anne engaged in "Bride Wars" with this blonde actress
    $800 4
The bestselling novel "Freedom" has put him back in Oprah's Book Club & good graces
    $800 14
Excelsior Copacabana Hotel,
Ipanema Plaza
    $800 24
Shake container with little lettered cubes; after they settle into the pockets, make more words than your opponent
    $800 19
Arizona State's mascot Sparky the Sun Devil carries one of these 3-pronged pitchforks
    $1000 30
Giving aid to Union Army surgeons, she said, "while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them"
    $1000 10
Anne got an Oscar nomination for this 2008 film in which she was the troubled sister of the bride
    $1000 5
This "Remembrance of Things Past" author was so deathly afraid of germs he wouldn't pick up a pen if he had dropped it
    $1000 15
Hotel Sherpa,
Yak & Yeti
    $1000 25
Don't be the person who topples the tower that starts with 54 wooden blocks
    $1000 20
The math department will gladly instruct you in plane & spherical this

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

Sid Olivia Steve
$3,200 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Olivia Steve
$7,000 $2,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: To the nearest foot.)
    $400 11
Ancient Persians called the region the "land of the Aryans", from which we get this country's name
    $400 1
In a spin-off from "Keeping up with the Kardashians", these 2 sisters "Take Miami"
    $400 26
The tail of your average male housecat
    $400 16
In "Idylls of the King" Tennyson calls this place "the mighty hall that Merlin built"
    $400 6
Like diamond & graphite, fullerene is a form of this element
    $400 21
Meaning "self-moving", this word often precedes pilot or transmission
    $800 12
The Persians wrote in this Northwest Semitic language related to Hebrew
    $800 2
This game's new "Warriors of Rock" features narration by Gene Simmons of KISS
    $800 27
A meterstick
    $800 17
"What troubles you, Yankee phantoms?" asked Whitman in a ballad of this New England city
    $800 7
This really light gas has the lowest boiling point of any element, -452 degrees Fahrenheit
    $800 22
Greek for "overseer" gives us this chess piece big on 45-degree angles
    $1200 13
The palace in the city of Susa was built from cedar timber from what's now this country
    $1200 3
This outfitter, whose logo is seen here, first took wing in 1977
    $1200 28
A Texas state flag that's 4 feet wide
    $1200 18
"Chalk-white arrows" lead to this title Shel Silverstein place that's located "before the street begins"
    $1200 8
To earn a B.A. in chemistry, you'd better know that Ba is the symbol for this
    DD: $4,200 23
4 horsemen could tell you this word is from the Greek for "Revelation"
    $1600 14
This "Great" king, dad of Xerxes I, standardized weights & measures & built highways
    $1600 4
"Dear John" & "The Last Song" are among his bestsellers that have been turned into films
    $1600 29
In MLB the baseline from home plate to first base
    $1600 19
Sections of the lengthy Eliot poem about this place include "The Fire Sermon" & "What the Thunder Said"
    DD: $3,200 9
Your daily diet should include ample amounts of this element, kalium in Latin
    $1600 24
An essay topic or a written work similar to a dissertation, it's from the Greek for "putting down"
    $2000 15
At its greatest extent, the Persian Empire stretched from Cyrenaica in Libya to this longest river in Pakistan
    $2000 5
"Miss Celie's Pants" & "Shug Avery Comin' To Town" are songs featured in this Broadway musical
    $2000 30
The length of the shelf of classic books compiled by Harvard's president in 1909
    $2000 20
This "stately pleasure-dome" was situated "where Alph, the sacred river ran"
    $2000 10
This element named for a moon goddess is used in photoelectric cells & solar batteries
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands by a map of the South Pacific.) The islands of the central & South Pacific are often divided into these three regions, whose names mean "little", "black" & "many islands"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Olivia Steve
$24,800 $8,800 $14,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

The mailing address for this company is P.O. Box 57, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15230

Final scores:

Sid Olivia Steve
$28,401 $15,000 $20,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sid Olivia Steve
$21,800 $7,200 $13,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2010-10-18
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