Show #6603 - Wednesday, May 8, 2013

2013 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Trevor Walker, a sophomore at MIT from Miami Shores, Florida

Taylor Roth, a junior at Baylor University from Plano, Texas

Paige Radtke, a sophomore from the University of Colorado at Boulder from Fort Collins, Colorado

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You want to avoid these.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with those three letters of the alphabet.)
(Alex: That's the degree.)
    $200 14
"Special skills?" Icandrink5Doubleshot
    $200 9
Yahoo!'s Sketchy Players sang of the grayer set with "We're Not Young", a parody of this band
    $200 19
This royal's will provided for her sons William & Harry & 50,000 pounds for former servant Paul Burrell
    $200 2
Synonym for unattached
    $200 1
Not baddest but this word is the proper superlative degree of "bad"
    $200 26
In early 2013 there were about 900,000 discouraged workers among us, those who've stopped doing this
    $400 15
"Would you relocate?" Only to this Vermont capital, as I'm uncomfortable in any capital city over 8,000 people
    $400 10
"Is this the frat life?" begins College Humor's "Brohemian Rhapsody", a take on this band's tune
    $400 20
In his 1788 will this Philadelphian called himself a printer & president of the state of Pennsylvania
    $400 3
Synonym for heartfelt
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) If you're in the Northern Hemisphere, point one arm at the North Star & the other at the horizon--the angle between the two will give you roughly where you are on the earth in degrees of this
    $400 27
In fiscal 2011 Uncle Sam paid $230 billion in this, quite a bit of it on loans from Asia
    $600 16
"Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Replacing Kirk Hammett as lead guitarist of this "Unforgiven" band
    $600 11
"Keep it secret, keep it safe, I got a long grey beard", says this magic man in a Psy spoof
    $600 21
This actress who died in 1962 left her personal effects to her mentor Lee Strasberg
    $600 4
Synonym for scorch
    $600 8
Under California law, killing someone while you're carjacking him is this crime
    $600 28
Moral hazard refers to people taking risks with their health because they know they have this
    $800 17
"Any questions?" What's your sick leave policy? I'm prone to this most common but least deadly type of plague
    $800 12
Billy Joel is parodied in "We Didn't Start" this type of war in which insults are hurled online
    DD: $800 24
His 1821 will, written on St. Helena, stipulated that his ashes be scattered "on the banks of the Seine"
    $800 5
Synonym for menacing
    $800 22
212 degrees Fahrenheit equals this many degrees Celsius
    $800 29
Oddly, "The Economist" defines this, MFN for short, as at least equal treatment in trade
    $1000 18
"What do you bring to the company?" My pet, a naked this... I have him with me today
    $1000 13
A YouTube cover of this Lana Del Rey song features Princess Peach & the Mario brothers in a love triangle
    $1000 25
This 19th c. British novelist asked to be buried on Mount Vaea in Samoa "under the wide and starry sky"
    $1000 6
Synonym for Sri Lankan
    $1000 23
With shared great-grandparents, the children of Caroline Kennedy & RFK Jr. are this degree of cousin
    $1000 30
George Akerlof won a Nobel for his theory of this "lopsided" type of info, meaning one party knows more than the other

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

Paige Taylor Trevor
$1,800 -$400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paige Taylor Trevor
$1,800 $3,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Five-letter words that all begin with the letter "J.")
    $400 16
In 532 a riot broke out during races of these vehicles at the Hippodrome in Constantinople & much of the city was destroyed
    $400 17
    $400 6
The Baltimore & Ohio's first train service in 1830 consisted of cars drawn by these
    $400 11
In a Margaret Truman novel, a lost diary of one of Columbus' men is linked to a "Murder at" this D.C. library
    $400 1
In 1906 Britain transferred the territory of Papua on this island to the jurisdiction of Australia
    $400 26
Combat involving horses & blunted lances
    DD: $2,000 22
Pliny the Younger wrote that fumes from its eruption probably killed his uncle "by blocking his windpipe"
    $800 18
"Anna Karenina"
    $800 7
This man's company Virgin Galactic is now offering 2-hour trips to space for a cool $200,000
    $800 12
In a Robert Barnard mystery, Scotland Yard det. Trethowan seeks a lost book ms. by one of these sisters
    $800 2
Greece's Ionian Islands, which include Corfu, are sometimes called the Heptanesos because there are this many islands
    $800 27
Some have a "beef" with this word meaning characterized by sudden starts
    $1200 23
In 452 Pope Leo I met this warrior known as the "Scourge of God" & persuaded him not to sack Rome
    $1200 19
"Captain America: The First Avenger"
    DD: $800 8
You can see Mount Fuji in the background as one of these, with a ballistic name, speeds by
    $1200 13
5 women & 1 man form a title "Book Club" that reads the novels of this 19th century woman
    $1200 3
Inagua in this nation just east of Miami is home to more than 80,000 flamingos, the national bird
    $1200 28
Worn out by overindulgence; yawn... been there, done that
    $1600 24
In 759 this "diminutive" father of Charlemagne extended his rule to the Pyrenees
    $1600 20
"The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"
    $1600 9
These have 3 types of brakes--wheel, track & emergency--so no fear of runaway carnage at Fisherman's Wharf
    $1600 14
The Necronomicon, an ancient evil Book of the Dead, wreaks havoc in several stories by this author who died in 1937
    $1600 4
Founded by Bounty mutineers, it's now encouraging immigration because its small population of about 50 is aging
    $1600 29
An instant or flash, as in, "I'll be there in a" this
    $2000 25
In 430 St. Augustine died in this North African port after 34 years as its bishop
    $2000 21
"Snow White & the Huntsman" (both, please)
    $2000 10
Each Labor Day weekend, the Hudson River is the site of a race for these vessels that push & pull
    $2000 15
A hidden book by this ancient Greek is at the heart of the Umberto Eco thriller "The Name of the Rose"
    $2000 5
Immortalized by Alexandre Dumas, this isle in the Tuscan archipelago has been infested with black rats in recent years
    $2000 30
It's a small group ruling a country after a coup

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paige Taylor Trevor
$3,800 $6,000 $13,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

On the eve of his 200th birthday in 2009, the Church of England offered him "an apology for misunderstanding you"

Final scores:

Paige Taylor Trevor
$1,599 $1 $12,001
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paige Taylor Trevor
$4,200 $6,000 $12,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 2013-04-08
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