Show #6018 - Wednesday, November 10, 2010

2010-B College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Kyle Kahan, a senior from Texas A&M University from Houston, Texas

Ellen Eichner, a junior from the Ohio State University from Northbrook, Illinois

Folake Dosu, a senior from Stanford University from Bellwood, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This brother of Prometheus had the whole world on his shoulders
    $200 2
Will Smith married this actress in 1997
    $200 28
The earliest kites date back around 3,000 years, when the Chinese made them from silk & this tall grass
    $200 14
Barrow is the northernmost city in this state & thus the United States
    $200 21
Ladies wore this headgear that ties under the chin, like the tunnel vision-inducing "coal scuttle" type
    $200 11
This 4-syllable word can refer to a stage of youth or the youths themselves
    $400 7
Sound the alarm! It's the term for a nymph who lures sailors & ships onto the rocks
    $400 3
This CW series explores the world of collegiate cheerleading
    $400 29
Isaac Asimov's book "The Kite that Won the Revolution" told the story of this man & his kite experiments
    $400 15
A 2007 brawl forced some to be airlifted from the Amundsen-Scott Station on this continent
    $400 22
In 1848 Ellen Craft, a slave from Macon in this state, escaped north disguised as a top-hatted white man
    $400 12
A hiding place, or the moolah you might put there
    $600 8
The cyclopes gave headwear to Hades that rendered him not invincible, but this
    $600 4
The duo Gnarls Barkley is Danger Mouse & this singer
    $600 30
Cpl. William Eddy took the first aerial wartime surveillance photos from a kite during this 1898 conflict
    $600 16
Pico Bolivar is the highest mountain in the Venezuelan part of this chain & is covered in part by a glacier
    $600 23
Women knew how to salt; this animal was the main source of meat, with slaves getting about 3 pounds a week
    $600 13
This word can refer to a boat's large hooked pole or a social blunder
    $800 9
She pined away over Narcissus until only her voice was left
    $800 5
In 2010 this British star of "Get Him to the Greek" was cast in the title role in a remake of "Arthur"
    DD: $600 26
Samuel Cody crossed this waterway in 1903 in a dinghy pulled by kites, reaching Britain after a 13-hour trip
    $800 17
The limit of a cannonball's flight from shore once marked the beginning of this area that limited sovereignty
    $800 24
Edgeworth & Johnson were 2 schools called "female" these, more associated with training priests
    $800 19
Operated a small boat, or operated a horse
    $1000 10
He tamed the winged horse Pegasus with a bridle given to him by Athena
    $1000 6
The name of this WWE TV show is slang for a decisive defeat
    $1000 27
In 1893 Lawrence Hargrave flew the first of this type of kite, which he called a cellular kite
    $1000 18
About halfway between S. Africa & South America is the isolated Tristan da Cunha, this 11-letter type of island group
    $1000 25
Ladies learned this French square dance whose name hints that it's for 4 couples
    $1000 20
Shortcuts to webpages, or certain wildcats

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

Folake Ellen Kyle
$2,000 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Folake Ellen Kyle
$3,800 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
The U.S. combat mission in this country ended in August 2010
    $400 10
In "Charlie St. Cloud", he has trouble letting go of his little brother, who dies in a car accident
    $400 27
Per NASA, with 16 participating nations, it's the largest cooperative scientific project in history
    $400 1
The "Aeneid"
    $400 26
If someone intends to tan your hide, he's going to turn it into this fabric
    $400 11
The second oldest U.S. college breaks out the flying umbrella & disciplines the Banks kids
    $800 20
Originally a cavalry officer, he transferred to the German air service in 1915 & shot down 80 planes
    $800 9
She's the title character
who returns in a 2010 film
    $800 28
Launched by the Soviets in 1957, this first artificial satellite was less than 2 feet in diameter & weighed 164 lbs.
    $800 2
"Light in August"
    $800 25
This fabric that's on the tips of markers is also used in blackboard erasers
    $800 12
A Utah school stages a black & white Mel Brooks classic
    $1200 21
World Book says this 20th century so-called war that lasted decades was actually an "intense rivalry"
    $1200 6
In 2007 Johnny Depp did double time playing both Jack Sparrow & this "Demon Barber"
    DD: $1,200 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a film of the Space Shuttle in flight.) The speed needed for a rocket to break free of Earth's gravity--6.96 miles per second--is called this, E.V. for short
    $1200 3
"The Member of the Wedding"
    $1200 16
Cobweb is a type of this fabric known for its open, networked quality
    $1200 13
Paterno sends his "Happy Valley" boys to get some "neighbor"ly life insurance
    DD: $3,000 22
2 days before this war was declared, the British said they'd repealed the laws that were the chief reason for fighting us
    $1600 7
In this movie based on a classic novel, Jackie Chan plays Passepartout, Phileas Fogg's travel companion
    $1600 29
A giant elliptical one of these may contain more than 10 trillion stars
    $1600 4
"Miss Lonelyhearts" & "The Day of the Locust"
    $1600 17
Used with other fibers like nylon, this 5-letter fiber makes swimwear fabric stretchy
    $1600 14
Tulsa university named for a preacher who was very skilled in parliamentary procedure
    $2000 23
Meaning "lightning war", it's the method of warfare Germany pioneered in the 1939 invasion of Poland
    $2000 8
In 2001's "Moulin Rouge!", John Leguizamo portrayed this real-life artist
    $2000 30
A spectacular show of summer is this meteor shower that peaks annually around August 13
    $2000 5
"The Portrait of a Lady"
    $2000 18
Harris is a trademarked type of this rough fabric used in sport coats
    $2000 15
A Jesuit school in Worcester competes in running that's off-track

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Folake Ellen Kyle
$6,200 $10,000 $9,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

During his tenure, he never threw out an opening day first pitch, but before he was president, he did it for the Braves

Final scores:

Folake Ellen Kyle
$8,700 $19,601 $15,800
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Folake Ellen Kyle
$6,200 $11,200 $13,000
10 R,
2 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2010-10-18
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