Show #6307 - Tuesday, February 7, 2012

2012 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Monica Thieu, a sophomore at the University of North Texas from Dallas, Texas

Matt Olson, a sophomore at Stanford University from Berkeley, California

Zach McDonnell, a freshman at the College of William and Mary from Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Aaron, who was denied entrance into Canaan, was the biblical brother of Miriam & this man
    $200 21
A pack of playing cards for a Pasadena school with a Jet Propulsion Lab
    $200 11
This term for a small program that runs within an application sounds like a baby Granny Smith
    $200 1
A Caribbean island:
"Rich Port"
    $200 5
Shawn Johnson &
Deng Linlin
    $200 16
If "more people go with" this credit card, then why shouldn't mom & dad give you one with an unlimited line of credit?
    $400 27
Before becoming vice president, he was a Lt. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War
    $400 22
A ballroom dress for a Washington, D.C. university function
    $400 12
Baud, an old unit of signaling speed, is now measured as bps, short for this
    $400 2
A big country:
"Southern Land"
    $400 6
Irina Slutskaya &
Sasha Cohen
    $400 17
The folks can make you a road hog on a 2011 Road King Classic from this motorcycle company
    $600 28
A reality show focused on this TV mogul's widow, Candy, selling their 56,500-square-foot manor
    $600 23
Precipitation falling on a New Orleans college
    $600 13
Look to the sky for this type of computing that stores your info online, not on your hard drive
    $600 3
A North African city:
"Three Towns"
    $600 7
Lisa Leslie &
Tina Thompson
    $600 18
Sending you & 20 of your pals to Atlantis on Nassau's Paradise Island in this nation? How nice!
    $800 29
His screenplay for "The Social Network" got us to care deeply about intellectual property law
    $800 24
A stroke of unexpected good luck for a Durham college
    $800 14
Bjarne Stroustrup gets this grade "++" for creating a new computer language
    $800 4
A South African city:
"Fountain of Flowers"
    $800 8
Shannon Boxx &
Hope Solo
    $800 19
Into handbags? The Sukey tote with detachable interlocking G charm from this Italian company is only $1,515
    $1000 30
This American composer for ballet also won an Oscar for his work on the 1949 film "The Heiress"
    $1000 25
A tennis court divider at a university for the hearing impaired
    $1000 15
Seen here is an example of this 2-letter type of code that can be read by a smartphone
    DD: $1,600 10
A country in the Balkans:
"Black Mountain"
    $1000 9
Paula Creamer &
Cristie Kerr
    $1000 20
"Boy With a Pipe" by this alliteratively named Spaniard, which sold for $104 mil. in 2004, would look great on your wall

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

Zach Matt Monica
$200 $6,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Matt Monica
$4,200 $10,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
Prep school problems; a few days in New York City; a narrator barely Holden on to sanity
    $400 5
To multiply 2.57 & 5.72, take the product of 257 & 572 & move the decimal point this many places to the left
    $400 6
13-14 pounds:
The cairn this, developed to hunt vermin in cairns, or rock piles
    $400 23
Nearly 4 years after the end of the Civil War, he became the first veteran of that war elected president
    $400 17
In Disney's "Cinderella", a dog is transformed into this liveried servant who attends the carriage
    $400 18
He starred in "Men in Black" & rapped the title song on the soundtrack
    $800 9
A case of Great Depression; nobody wants to play in the Dust Bowl; on the Joad again
    $800 1
The ancient altar at Delos was this geometric shape, so the "Delian Problem" is how to exactly double it in volume
    $800 7
75-120 pounds:
This Japanese working breed that shares its name with a Japanese prefecture
    $800 24
She married the future president on November 17, 1934 in San Antonio
    $800 10
The TSA specifically bans this item from carry on luggage; I wonder why!
    $800 19
He co-wrote, directed & starred in "The Ides of March"
    $1200 14
Life in one day; I'm Dublin down; love in Bloom
    DD: $7,000 2
On the left is the decimal equivalent of three-fifths; on the right is the decimal equivalent of this fraction
    $1200 28
1-6 pounds:
The AKC says this "should not be underestimated even though small in size"
    $1200 25
The daughter of a stage actress, she began her film career in 1949 with a role in "The Doctor and the Girl"
    $1200 11
Cannellini is an Italian white type of this legume
    $1200 20
She played Elinor Dashwood in 1995's "Sense and Sensibility", for which she adapted the screenplay
    $1600 15
An unjust 14-year imprisonment; vengeance served cold; listen up, Dumas!
    $1600 3
This arrangement of a group is often paired with "combination"; for 3 items, there are 3 x 2 x 1 or 6 possible ones
    $1600 29
55-80 pounds:
The English this, not usually red-brown like the breed from a nearby island
    $1600 26
He served as minister to the Netherlands from 1794 to 1797, while his father was vice president
    $1600 12
This painful condition of the front of the lower leg can be the result of running on a non-resilient surface
    $1600 21
He got writing credits on "Superbad", "Pineapple Express" & "The Green Hornet", & acted in all 3
    DD: $4,000 16
Workin' on the transcontinental railroad; Galt-ernate reality; from the Rand non-corporation
    $2000 4
By rule, x-n equals 1 over this
    $2000 30
30-55 pounds:
The Australian this, aka the Queensland heeler for its habit of nipping at heels while herding
    $2000 27
Born Elizabeth Wallace, she was 97 when she died in 1982, the longest-living First Lady
    $2000 13
There are 2 body parts in the name of this steak from between the short loin & the chuck
    $2000 22
He wrote and starred in "Swingers"; he also directed "Cowboys & Aliens"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Matt Monica
$5,800 $32,600 $7,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Nicolas Paulescu isolated a substance he called pancrein, now known as this

Final scores:

Zach Matt Monica
$11,600 $40,000 $15,599
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Matt Monica
$5,800 $24,200 $7,800
12 R,
2 W
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2012-01-05
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