Show #6606 - Monday, May 13, 2013

2013 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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

Daniel Donohue, a junior at Northwestern University from Arlington Heights, Illinois

Hannah Shoenhard, a junior at Scripps College originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
I packed a dozen of these, American beauties, for the GF, because I'm the man
    $200 3
(2 U's) The pivot around which a lever moves
    $200 1
In Clive Cussler's "Inca Gold", adventurer Dirk Pitt seeks an ancient fortune in these mountains
    $200 16
Austria's archduke & Sweden's king were among many vying for this 16th c. English queen's hand; no dice, boys
    $200 26
Linebacker Manti Te'o, who had a very eventful year
    $200 21
Robert Frost got this punishment, ending his college career, after giving another student a disfiguring haircut
    $400 11
I packed the badminton rackets & a dozen of these, aka birdies
    $400 4
(4 I's) Type of returns in an economic "law"
    $400 2
In Jules Verne's "Adventures of Captain Hatteras", a group braves sub-zero temperatures to reach this place
    $400 17
She was the first woman to be given the British Order of Merit; she healed men but didn't marry 'em
    $400 27
Infielder Miguel Cabrera; all he did was win the Triple Crown!
    $400 22
Someone freed after serving out his prison sentence is often said to have paid his debt to this
    $600 12
For eats, I packed 12 pounds of these crustaceans the locals call mudbugs
    $600 5
(3 A's) Tomorrow, to someone in Tijuana
    $600 6
"Kavik" is the story of an animal in the wilds of Alaska that is half dog, half this
    $600 20
Gee, how'd this woman accused of double homicide in 1893 stay single all her life?
    $600 28
Running back Adrian Peterson, as if there was a doubt
    $600 23
Shame on me! This 5-letter word for self-reproach often follows "Jewish" or "Catholic"
    $800 13
I solved our power problem by packing a dozen AAA Coppertop batteries from this brand
    $800 7
(4 E's) To persist in spite of difficult obstacles
    $800 9
After the death of his parents, John Clayton is raised by primates in the 1914 novel that began this series
    $800 19
Born in 1820, this suffragist voted against marriage for all of her 86 years
    $800 29
2nd baseman Dustin "Muddy Chicken" Pedroia
    DD: $1,000 24
This term for exclusion from a group goes back to temporary banishment in ancient Greece
    $1000 15
Taking 11 kids skiing, I packed 12 of these head-covering items named for a Crimean War battle
    $1000 8
(3 O's) Describes eyes that are red due to dilated vessels
    $1000 14
2 British adventurers become central Asian monarchs in this Rudyard Kipling tale
    $1000 18
She tried to make her writing resemble
the cubist experiments of Picasso; they were just friends
    $1000 30
Goalie "King Henrik" Lundqvist (& it's not the L.A. Kings!)
    $1000 25
The opposite of a state of sanctity, this 8-letter word is the title of a prize-winning J.M. Coetzee novel

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

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$2,200 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$2,400 $6,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
(Here is CNN correspondent
Ivan Watson.
) Tradition holds an architect misheard a request for towers made of gold, or "altin", as "alti", or 6--so Istanbul's Blue Mosque was built with 6 of these
    $400 22
The Five model of this Toyota gets about 50 mpg, so the 700 miles between Dallas & Des Moines? Only 14 gallons!
    $400 6
The dog Krypto is a faithful companion to this superhero
    $400 1
Between June & September 1692, 19 people were hanged as witches in this New England town
    $400 11
Saddle up & name this livestock pest seen here
    $400 16
It describes a certain barrier reef or blue heron
    $800 18
(Here's Anna Coren.) Beijing's Palace Museum was the imperial headquarters during the Ming & Qing Dynasties, when it got this name because it was off-limits to most citizens
    $800 23
Copy that (at 4 A.M.)! In 2004 FedEx acquired this company for $2.4 billion
    $800 7
He's the Lone Ranger's faithful Native American companion
    $800 2
It was fought from 1618 to 1648, ending with the Peace of Westphalia
    $800 12
This bottom dweller is named for the barbels around its mouth that resemble feline whiskers
    $800 30
Your writing is really this; I mean it's good, not that it's done in small, delicate strokes
    $1200 19
(Here's Jim Bittermann.) In 1940 German troops marched down this Paris avenue with a name in French that means "Elysian fields"; 4 years later, Allied troops paraded down it to mark the city's liberation
    $1200 24
Founded in 1986, this supplies chain has a "center" of attention in Los Angeles
    $1200 8
He's the Green Hornet's driver & sidekick
    $1200 3
Archbishop of Canterbury Richard Bancroft supervised & oversaw the 1611 publication of this
    $1200 13
This largest pinniped is named for its size & for the trunklike, inflatable snout of the male
    $1200 29
3, 1,031 and 7,919 are all this kind of number
    $1600 20
(Here's Alex Zolbert.) In 1612 Japan established a silver mint in this area, today Tokyo's most glamorous shopping district; in Japanese the name means "silver guild"
    $1600 25
In 2013 these 2 airlines with homegrown names announced they would merge
    $1600 9
Krusty's ex-sidekick, he said, "no children have ever meddled with the Republican Party and lived to tell about it"
    $1600 4
After abdicating this country's throne in 1654, Queen Christina declared herself a Catholic & moved to Rome
    DD: $2,000 14
This little rodent hops on its hind legs, just like its namesake marsupial
    $1600 28
Radical! Totally this 7-letter word says "Americans use to describe everything"
    $2000 21
(Nick Robertson reads the clue.) More than 3 million people a year take in the view from Europe's largest Ferris wheel, now called the London Eye; when it opened to commemorate the year 2000, it was appropriately called this "Wheel"
    $2000 26
This electronics firm was named for a certain quality of a mechanical pencil invented by its founder
    $2000 10
Evil-Lyn is by the side of this skull-faced nemesis of He-Man
    DD: $2,000 5
In the painting seen here, this Dutch artist portrayed another girl with a pearl earring--possibly his daughter
    $2000 15
This predator of the deep includes the name of an Asian predator
    $2000 27
If "we had" this type of "time", it means good; in "the fierce lion gave out" this type of "roar", it means frightening

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$5,200 $11,000 $19,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When Curiosity touched down on Mars in 2012, its landing site was named in honor of this author who died weeks before

Final scores:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$5,200 $2 $17,199
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$6,200 $11,000 $19,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2013-04-09
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