Show #6304 - Thursday, February 2, 2012

2012 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Connie Shi, a junior at the University of Michigan from Okemos, Michigan

Anne Rozek, a junior at Eastern Illinois University from Perry, Illinois

Jaime Alayon, a sophomore at the George Washington University from Miami, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
After murdering his brother Bleda, he became the sole leader of the Huns
    $200 14
Adding this "Freshmaker" candy to Diet Coke never gets old--wait, yes it does
    $200 11
Frank Norris' 1903 novel about the Chicago board of trade is just called this--no "& the Pendulum"
    $200 20
To recline indolently, or a public sitting room in a hotel
    $200 19
Categorized as idiophones, bells are found in this section of the orchestra
    $200 1
They're from Maryland:
____ Charlotte
    $400 7
Excommunicated 4 months earlier, in April 1521 he was asked to recant his views at the Diet of Worms
    $400 15
Vanna's caught up in the Internet fad seen here that goes by this wooden name
    $400 12
In 1898's "A Yankee from the West", Chicago's Opie Read used the phrase "There's" one of these "born every minute"
    $400 25
To toss a ball, or to promote a product
    $400 21
This Disney pixie invented a "balloon carrier", a flying craft made from a cotton fluff, a gourd & a compass
    $400 2
Better music through science?:
My ____ Romance
    DD: $1,000 8
This explorer & courtier for whom a state capital is named actually spelled his last name without an "I"
    $600 16
"Mocap" is short for this recent film trend
    $600 13
Henry Fuller's 1893 novel "The Cliff-Dwellers" deals with "The Tribe" inhabiting a lofty Chicago one of these
    $600 26
A sovereign, or a straightedge
    $600 22
Colorful, thick-fleshed members of the genus Capsicum are called bell these
    $600 3
Seattle-based folk-rockin' dudes:
____ Foxes
    $800 9
Gian Gastone's death in 1737 brought an end to this dynasty that long ruled over Florence & Tuscany
    $800 17
The "J" in the versatile trendy leggings called jeggings comes from this apparel
    $800 30
This Richard Wright work about a racially charged murder trial was the first best-selling novel by an African American
    $800 27
One book of a series, or sound intensity
    $800 23
Bell Laboratories began as an R&D arm of this company
    $800 4
Had a hit with "I Like It Like That":
____ Chelle Rae
    $1000 10
For conspiring to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, she was the first woman executed by the U.S. government
    $1000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew "works out".) Dynamic inertia is part of this dumbbell-like workout technology
    $1000 29
A Hispanic girl grows up in cold Chicago in Sandra Cisneros' "The House on" this tropical-sounding street
    $1000 28
A cord used to ignite an explosive, or to blend by melting together
    $1000 24
Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir "Le scaphandre et le Papillon" has this title in English
    $1000 5
Metal band that wants to share the welt:
____ ____ Death Punch

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

Jaime Anne Connie
$3,000 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jaime Anne Connie
$9,600 $400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This entrance to a house is also a secret way of gaining access to a computer system
    $400 26
The FDA says when buying fresh these, make sure the eyes are clear & bulgy & the flesh springs back when pressed
    $400 5
Some felt this TV show about Texas football briefly lost its way in the season 2 hiding-the-dead-body arc
    $400 1
Australia's first university was the University of this city
    $400 12
The wind is blowing, so instead of class, "Let's Go" do this, also the title of a "Mary Poppins" song
    $400 17
The playoffs in professional sports are also called this
    DD: $2,000 25
The Anne Boleyn Gatehouse at Hampton court is in this historic architectural style
    $800 27
Biscuits made fresh from basic ingredients are "made from" this 7-letter word
    $800 7
In 2004 Bobby Crosby hit 22 HRs for this "Moneyball" team; 9 in 2005 didn't give much bang for the buck
    $800 2
Rio de Janeiro is rocking for this 4-day festival that ends 40 days before Easter
    $800 13
I got so caught up in reading this fourth book of the "Twilight" series that I missed my Byron seminar
    $800 18
Depression affecting mothers shortly after the birth of a child
    $1200 24
In 1921 C.G. Johnson invented a door that folds upward to use in this structure
    $1200 28
The 18th c. book "Art of Cookery" says a fresh one of these will sink in water & a rotten one will float
    $1200 8
This novelist made less of an impact with "The Almost Moon" than with "The Lovely Bones"
    $1200 3
Rabat is one of the 4 imperial cities of this country
    $1200 14
I was driving up PCH to take a class at Pepperdine in this city, but the waves looked so inviting that I went to the beach instead
    $1200 19
Meaning "after death", it's another name for an autopsy
    $1600 23
Lorenzo Ghiberti's doors for Florence's baptistery were called "The Gates of" this by Michelangelo
    $1600 29
Every Doubletree hotel bakes these fresh daily & gives one to each arriving guest
    $1600 9
This "Juno" screenwriter might have some devilish words for reviewers who disliked "Jennifer's Body"
    $1600 4
The Potala Palace is just splendid in this capital of Tibet, & such cute dogs
    $1600 15
My paper's not due 'til next week, so I blew off class to play this free MMORPG set in the fantasy world of Gielinor
    DD: $1,600 20
William Barry in 1829 was the first & Winton Blount in 1969 was the last to be this as a cabinet member
    $2000 22
An ancient Roman gateway, the Janus Geminus was closed only in times of this--so twice in 600 years
    $2000 30
Leave the pit in this south of the border dip to keep it fresh longer
    $2000 10
"Mine Is Yours", the 3rd album from these "Kids", was hailed as a rebound from their 2nd, "Loyalty to Loyalty"
    $2000 6
Johnny must buy all his jackets in the Silk Road city of Almaty, the largest city in this "Stan"
    $2000 16
Let's take a road trip to Freeport, Maine to see the flagship store of this outdoorsy retailer, on Main Street since 1912
    $2000 21
Cezanne & Toulouse-Lautrec were part of this art movement

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jaime Anne Connie
$18,800 $7,200 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of this author's greatest successes came after remarking, "I want to write about a fellow who was two fellows"

Final scores:

Jaime Anne Connie
$12,799 $11,500 $19,000
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jaime Anne Connie
$18,800 $9,200 $12,000
24 R,
2 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2012-01-05
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