Show #6312 - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

2012 College Championship final game 2.


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Zack Terrill, a senior at Vanderbilt University from Winter Springs, Florida (subtotal of $8,000)

Monica Thieu, a sophomore at the University of North Texas from Dallas, Texas (subtotal of $18,000)

Sarah Bart, a senior at Goucher College from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $9,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He was inaugurated as vice president on March 4 & as president just 42 days later
    $200 2
Actress Salma Hayek
    $200 15
For boys to win the top Presidential Physical Fitness award, they have to run this distance in 6:06
    $200 8
Neal Stephenson's "Reamde" is a file-encrypting one of these, released by ransom-seeking hackers
    $200 26
A greeting:
Guten Morgen!
    $200 19
Gassers of these tropical fruits of the genus Musa spray ethylene gas on them to ripen them so that they're yellow
    $400 7
This Tolstoy novel was published in separate parts from 1865 to 1869; it probably took that long just to print one copy
    $400 3
Actor Antonio Banderas
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew lays on her back on a mat as she demonstrates the motion described.) Focus on working out your abdominal muscles by doing these modified sit-ups, which use a smaller range of motion
    $400 9
Neil Gaiman's "American Gods", about ancient gods in modern day, finds this god using the name Mr. Wednesday
    $400 27
It calls for a painkiller:
    $400 20
Spelling is key with this high-altitude message making that uses special oil vaporized into dense white smoke
    DD: $1,400 11
William Booth formed this Christian service organization to help the working class & the poor
    $600 4
Soccer star Ronaldinho
    $600 17
The Schwinn A.C. performance is this type of gym equipment
    $600 10
Robert Jordan's death in 2007 didn't stop the series called "The Wheel of" this; Brandon Sanderson now pens them
    $600 28
A weather adjective:
    $600 22
Someone's got to clean dust & Gummi Bears off these huge movie screens that have been around since 1970
    $800 12
History can't "shroud" the fact that this city ceased serving as the capital of the kingdom of Italy in 1865
    $800 5
Model Bar Refaeli
    $800 18
The West Point candidate fitness assessment is a basketball throw, 2 runs & these 3 exercises with "up" in their names
    $800 14
Medicinal-sounding last name of Robert Lynn, whose fantasy works include "Thieves' World" & "Myth Adventures"
    $800 29
A camper's necessity:
    $800 23
Besides entertaining the crowds, these performers serve a vital purpose, protecting a bull rider from the bull
    $1000 13
This Alp was conquered: first from the Swiss side & 3 days later from the tougher Italian side
    $1000 6
Singer Feist
    $1000 21
Calculated by dividing weight by height squared, it's abbreviated BMI
    $1000 25
Lord Foul is a really bad, bad guy in Stephen R. Donaldson's "Chronicles of" this unbelieving man
    $1000 30
How about some seafood:
    $1000 24
Inspectors of these make sure they're the correct size & that all 21 pips are in the right place on the faces

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

Sarah Monica Zack
$3,000 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Monica Zack
$1,400 $600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Give us the book of the Bible.)
    $400 2
Alexander Island, one of this continent's largest, is connected to it by the George VI ice shelf
    $400 30
"Nice to Meet You, Walden Schmidt" was the "Two and a Half Men" episode that introduced him as Walden
    $400 29
"Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord" & there was much begat-ing
    $400 27
This scandal named for a hotel-office-apartment complex in Washington led to President Nixon's resignation
    $400 22
This 1741 work includes the "Hallelujah" chorus
    $400 4
Lao-tzu wrote, "To yield is to be preserved whole, to be bent is to become" this
    $800 3
Ownership of Hans Island between Greenland & Ellesmere Island is disputed between Canada & this nation
    $800 18
Garfield the cat was animated in a film punningly subtitled "A Tail of Two" these
    $800 28
The Lord gave a guy the business in a big way; his days "are spent without hope"
    $800 26
In August 2011 this Arizona congresswoman returned to the House floor to cast her first vote since being shot
    $800 9
A symphony generally has this many movements, with the first played moderately fast
    $800 5
This period of abnormally low rainfall can last for months or even years
    $1200 6
Cockburn Town on Grand Turk has been the seat of government in this British Caribbean island group since 1766
    $1200 14
On the original series with this number in the title, the family moved from Minnesota; on the reboot, from Kansas
    $1200 23
Seals, then trumpets, then "Babylon the great is fallen"
    $1200 19
In 1982 this amendment proposing that men & women be treated the same missed ratification by 3 states
    $1200 1
In 1825 Russia's Alexander I came to Warsaw to hear this 15-year-old piano prodigy play & then awarded him a diamond ring
    $1200 11
From the Dutch "aanslag", it's a violent attack or an overwhelming outpouring
    $1600 7
This South Pacific kingdom made news in 1999 when it appointed a court jester who then cheated the govt. out of $26 million
    $1600 15
Kat Dennings & Beth Behrs are the less-than-well-to-do title duo on this CBS sitcom
    $1600 24
A rough fishing trip, then "Nineveh shall be overthrown"
    DD: $2,000 20
Chaired by Daniel Inouye, this Senate committee writes the bills that allocate funds to government agencies
    DD: $1,000 10
"Play of the Waves" is a movement from this Claude Debussy work
    $1600 13
Outdoor furniture made from this low-carbon form of iron dates back to ancient Rome
    $2000 8
In 1986 this "Northern" Pacific island group that includes Saipan became a commonwealth of the United States
    $2000 16
Tommy Lee Jones & Aaron Eckhart played this duplicitous character in Batman movies
    $2000 25
"So Moses... died there in the land of Moab", then Joshua took over
    $2000 21
Andrew Jackson has been called the father of this system of awarding public offices to friends & supporters
    $2000 12
This popular title of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 might raise the dead
    $2000 17
A deteriorated or ill-conceived city area is an example of urban this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Monica Zack
$4,600 $5,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 14 countries that border China run alphabetically from this to Vietnam

Final scores:

Sarah Monica Zack
$9,200 $8,200 $0

Cumulative scores:

Sarah Monica Zack
$19,000 $26,200 $8,000
1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Monica Zack
$5,800 $6,200 $8,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 2012-01-06
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