Show #6306 - Monday, February 6, 2012

2012 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Marie McGraw, a senior at MIT from Cleveland, Ohio

Greer Mackebee, a senior at Duke University from Knoxville, Tennessee

Sarah Bauer, a junior at Indiana University from Carmel, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Also an after-school penalty, it's the holding of a suspect in custody to await charges or trial
    $200 21
(Kelly & Jimmy of the Clue Crew present the clue.) Grab your string; it's time to play this kid's game with the beastly name
    $200 16
The Butler Longhorn Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
    $200 26
"Jeopardy!" champ Thomas Horn plays the kid in "Extremely Loud and" this
    $200 6
The Battle of Waterloo
    $200 11
Desired wrongfully, violating a commandment
    $400 2
Dactyloscopy is a forensic method of studying these to establish identification
    $400 22
The strings on the pedal type of this instrument heard here correspond to the white keys on a piano
    $400 17
Habitat for Humanity's Global Village & Discovery Center and the world's largest peanut
    $400 27
The sequel named for this detective is subtitled "A Game of Shadows"
    $400 7
The second Battle of Fallujah
    $400 12
Called up or brought into existence via magical means
    $600 3
It's a legal document empowering the police to look through a premises for evidence of illegal activity
    $600 23
This string of beads used while praying has a crucifix hanging from it
    $600 18
Elko Railroad Park and Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat
    $600 28
Joey is the title equine of this drama based on a play & a children's novel
    $600 8
The Battle of Hastings
    $600 13
Connected; also a term for Siamese twins
    $800 4
Abbreviated FRS, this system is an advanced computerized method for identifying suspects
    DD: $2,000 24
The national day for this item is celebrated on June 6, the birthday of Donald Duncan
    $800 19
The Mummers Museum and the Tom Ridge Environmental Center
    $800 29
In a biopic, she starred as "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher
    $800 9
The Battle of the Java Sea
    $800 14
Tainted the morals of
    $1000 5
The NYPD calls its stations these; the 17th one is headquartered on East 51st
    $1000 25
This material that's stronger than steel is used to make tennis racket strings as well as bulletproof vests
    $1000 20
The Theodore Roosevelt birthplace and the Fraunces Tavern Museum
    $1000 30
In "Immortals" Henry Cavill plays this Greek hero who fights King Hyperion
    $1000 10
The Battle of Long Island
    $1000 15
Squinty, or physically or logically abnormal

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

Sarah Greer Marie
$1,200 $1,000 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Greer Marie
$2,000 $3,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Written in Farsi, the "Shah-Nameh", or "book of kings", is a medieval epic of this nation
    $400 1
Tech blog Boing Boing made its site look like an old Mac computer to pay tribute to this late Apple visionary
    $400 8
Built & flew the first practical airplane
    $400 9
You'll get belly laughs when you strike the water chest first in a belly this
    $400 14
Treble, bass & C are types of this symbol at the beginning of a score
    $400 23
Country with Pampas & circumstance:
    $800 7
The Pali canon is a collection of the oldest & most sacred texts of the Theravada branch of this religion
    $800 2
Justin Timberlake proposed to this "New Year's Eve" actress in December 2011--she must have been in "7th Heaven"
    $800 18
In Roman mythology, the king & queen of the gods
    $800 10
This bursting projectile can be positive if "you're the" this but negative if "the play was a" this
    DD: $1,500 15
His "Linz" symphony was first played on Nov. 4, 1783 at the Ballhaus in, yes, Linz
    $800 24
A northern European capital city:
    $1200 28
Derenik Demirjyan & Hrant Matevosyan are 20th century writers from this former Soviet republic
    $1200 3
Holy Cornholio! In 2011 this animated duo returned to MTV
    DD: $3,000 19
Title Trojan lovers in a Shakespeare play
    $1200 11
A computer message that something's wrong; a classic one in DOS said, "Abort, Retry, Fail?"
    $1200 16
Wanda Landowska helped spark a 20th c. revival of this piano-like keyboard instrument
    $1200 25
Victoria Falls is on it:
    $1600 29
The ancient "I Ching" of China is also known as the "Book of" these
    $1600 4
ESPN found this country singer too rowdy, dropping his theme from "Monday Night Football" in 2011
    $1600 20
Business partners whose circus was purchased by the Ringling Brothers in 1907
    $1600 12
To reduce to a lower army rank
    $1600 17
In a classic American song he's told to "Mind the music & the step, & with the girls be handy"
    $1600 26
Region that'll never be Hungary's again:
    $2000 30
Books by this popular Japanese novelist include "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" & " 1Q84"
    $2000 5
Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem; this "Black Swan" co-star was born in what is now Ukraine
    $2000 21
Founded a sporting goods & apparel store in 1892 that today focuses on casual wear
    $2000 13
A flatfish, or to falter or waver
    $2000 22
The 1918 orchestral suite "The Planets" is his best-known work
    $2000 27
Island sharer:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Greer Marie
$12,400 $10,400 $12,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1763 letter said that these 2 men were equipped with "instruments... to look at the posts in the line for ten or twelve miles"

Final scores:

Sarah Greer Marie
$8,800 $18,000 $10,900
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Greer Marie
$14,400 $13,400 $12,200
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2012-01-05
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