Show #6305 - Friday, February 3, 2012

2012 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Zack Terrill, a senior at Vanderbilt University from Winter Springs, Florida

Tyler Benedict, a junior at Columbia University from Dayton, Ohio

Sarah Bart, a senior at Goucher College from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be something you could find in a donut shop.)
    $200 26
On becoming House Speaker in 2007, she said, "Today we have broken the marble ceiling"
    $200 6
Since 1923 it's been played at its self-named stadium in Pasadena, California
    $200 11
Chopping an onion releases a compound that causes these glands to produce tears
    $200 21
This soft, murmuring sound of a dove rhymes with a bovine sound
    $200 1
It's the southernmost country on the Balkan Peninsula
    $200 13
Having a fixed or lifeless expression
    $400 27
Jane Colden, who died in 1766, was the first female one of these plant scientists in the colonies
    $400 7
Now at Sun Life Stadium, it was played at its self-named stadium in Miami until 1996
    $400 12
The best result in this lakeside game also called "ducks & drakes" is with a flat projectile thrown at a 20-degree angle
    $400 22
The cry of an owl; it's also an extremely funny person like moi
    $400 2
It left the Union--of Soviet Socialist Republics--April 9, 1991
    $400 14
A light drizzle
    $600 28
In 2008 she beat Helio Castroneves by 5.9 seconds to become the first woman to win an Indy car race
    $600 8
Sweet! This New Orleans Bowl game celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2009
    $600 18
As we humans get older, less & less of this pigment is added to beginning hair cells, leading to gradual graying
    $600 23
Despite its name, the mute swan, when angry, makes this noise, like a snake
    $600 3
There's a British colony on this southern Spanish peninsula
    $600 15
Someone intimidating is said to "reduce you to" this
    $800 29
Among her many firsts was the first transcontinental nonstop airplane flight by a woman
    $800 9
Party on, amigo, & name this Bowl game held in Arizona since 1971
    $800 19
This type of "burn" happens when water molecules escape from food preserved there & begin to migrate
    $800 24
It's the harsh, 3-letter call of a crow or raven
    $800 4
In this area of Lower Manhattan, independent spirits like Eugene O'Neill & Margaret Sanger found a "Voice"
    $800 16
No longer in vogue
    $1000 30
In 1976 she began giving her "view" as the first woman co-anchor on a nightly network news show
    $1000 10
It's played annually in San Antonio, not too far from the site of an 1836 battle
    $1000 20
The world's smallest flowers, Wolffia globosa, each consist of 1 pistil & 1 this, the pistil's male counterpart
    $1000 25
A shrill laugh, or the shrill cry of a hen, especially after she lays an egg
    DD: $800 5
This major seaport sits at the center of the Italian Riviera
    $1000 17
Edible name of the band heard here

"He's going the distance /
He's going for speed..."

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

Sarah Tyler Zack
$400 $2,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Tyler Zack
$5,600 $6,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
A representative or operative; one can be "free" or "secret"
    $400 6
A selfless citizen-soldier lent his name to this city in Southern Ohio
    $400 1
A museum in Mountain View, Calif. devoted to the history of this has a 1964 IBM mainframe & an Apple II
    $400 9
Henry David Thoreau:
This school just east of his Concord hometown
    $400 21
A driver who's rear-ended may suffer this type of neck injury that jerks the head rapidly backward or forward
    $400 26
In 1999 a feature film & a TV movie both had this 3-character title, a reference to the millennium bug
    $800 13
Peyton Manning is a master of these plays called at the line of scrimmage
    $800 7
This legendary co-founder of Rome was killed by his brother
    $800 2
The Syracuse, N.Y. museum devoted to this 19th century waterway is in a building once used to weigh boats
    $800 10
John Milton:
This university where fellow students mocked his fair complexion, calling him the "Lady of Christ's College"
    $800 22
Like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever is transmitted by one of these arachnids
    $800 27
The show hosted by this CNN anchor is sometimes shortened to AC360
    $1200 14
They're the structures seen here
    $1200 8
In his "Odes" Horace opined that one must "carpe diem"--this
    $1200 3
Founded as the Columbian Museum of Chicago in 1893, it was renamed 12 years later to honor a major benefactor
    $1200 17
Toni Morrison:
This Washington, D.C. university founded in 1867
    $1200 23
To raise awareness about a chronic viral liver disease, July 28, 2011 was observed as the first World this Day
    $1200 28
This humanoid robot calls Chewbacca "You flea-bitten furball"
    $1600 15
Acid that gives vinegar its taste & smell
    DD: $2,000 11
In 313 A.D. he legalized Christianity throughout the Empire
    $1600 4
One of the oldest vehicles in this Stuttgart automaker's museum is a 1907 Milnes-Daimler double-decker bus
    DD: $2,000 19
Eudora Welty:
This state's state college for women
    $1600 24
An M.I.T. study found that adults with this reading disability also have a harder time recognizing voices
    $1600 29
The robot dog on "Dr. Who" goes by this name
    $2000 16
6-letter term for discrimination against the elderly
    $2000 18
Poet who noted in "The Art of Love" that a triumphal procession was a great place to pick up a girl
    $2000 5
This Madrid art museum houses its treasures in the Villanueva Building & the Cason del Buen Retiro
    $2000 20
Nathaniel Hawthorne:
This oldest Maine college
    $2000 25
Some people are head over heels, relieving back pain by stretching their spine in this type of upside-down therapy
    $2000 30
Surname of the musical artist whose debut album was entitled "2Pacalypse Now"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Tyler Zack
$11,600 $20,600 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

A biosphere reserve, this Southern national park is the largest in the lower 48 completely within one state

Final scores:

Sarah Tyler Zack
$18,600 $20,100 $19,200
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Tyler Zack
$11,600 $22,400 $9,600
16 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2012-01-05
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