Show #6778 - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

2014 College Championship semifinal game 3.


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Julia Clark, a senior at Harvard University from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Erika Sloan, a sophomore from Middlebury College from Simsbury, Connecticut

Kevin Shen, a junior from the University of California, Berkeley from Cupertino, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
To enjoy TV or music without disturbing your roommate, bring along a pair of noise-canceling these
    $200 1
You'll need an exclamation point to spell this website, America's largest e-mail provider
    $200 21
A North Carolina county board made this 1952 Ralph Ellison classic disappear, saying it didn't have "any literary value"
    $200 11
Stephen Foster:
"I've come from ____ with my banjo on my knee"
    $200 26
In a movie, it's the narrative that supplies a character's past
    $200 16
kneels before Zod... momentarily
    $400 7
For your dining pleasure, this tool will come in quite handy
    $400 2
Watch "Glee" or "Nashville" on this rhyming online video service that has a "Plus" subscription
    $400 22
A Florida county pulled this 2011 E.L. James book from libraries, but it came back "in response to public demand"
    $400 12
"I am from ____. You have got to show me"
    $400 27
One could be "rainy with a chance of hail"
    $400 17
married Elastigirl & entered the superhero protection program
    $600 8
Mom will loan you a broom, but you can't take her Dyson one of these cleaning appliances
    $600 3
Troopers & Jake & Amir are original features on this "college" website
    $600 23
This 1985 Margaret Atwood novel was challenged in N.C. as "sexually explicit, violently graphic and morally corrupt"
    $600 13
Woody Guthrie:
"From California to the ____ ____ Island"
    $600 28
What's called Obamacare is formally the Patient Protection & this type of Care Act
    $600 18
advises local cop John Blake, "If you're working alone, wear a mask"
    $800 9
Don't forget raingear--umbrella, boots & this blanketlike cloak with a hole in the middle
    $800 4
The web radio site with this mythic name asks you to "enter artist, genre or composer to create a station"
    $800 24
A beef with his "Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" on a Penn. reading list: "sexual content &... there is nothing good about it"
    DD: $1,000 14
From the pen of screenwriter Noel Langley:
"I've a feeling we're ____ ____ ____ ____"
    $800 29
Type of workplace
seen here
    $800 19
is asked, "You've been called the da Vinci of our time. What do you say to that?" "Ridiculous. I don't paint"
    $1000 10
Your first aid kit should include an antibiotic ointment like this popular brand from Johnson & Johnson
    $1000 5
Need a ride? Go to the site called this to schedule your pickup & look for the pink carstache
    $1000 25
A Katy, Texas school district didn't have a Jane Smiley face after complaints about this numerically titled book
    $1000 15
"So we sang the chorus from Atlanta to the sea, while we were marching ____ ____"
    $1000 30
A screen behind the catcher in baseball, or a term for the catcher himself
    $1000 20
got his powers from a ring in 2011

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

Kevin Erika Julia
$5,400 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Erika Julia
$7,000 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
We can see this 3-named Supreme Court justice, a Cornell AEPhi, just trashing a frat house at a kegger
    $400 13
A brand of water named for this Pacific island nation is bottled at the source, the Yaqara Valley on Viti Levu
    $400 1
If cirrostratus ones are replaced by lower altostratus ones, rethink the picnic
    $400 18
"Otherside" was an early hit for the team of Macklemore & him
    $400 6
A hunting lodge begun by Louis XIII in 1624 eventually became this elaborate royal residence
    $400 11
From the Latin for "life", vittles meant this
    $800 27
FSU Tri Delt Sara Blakely became a billionaire by inventing this tight-fitting undergarment line
    $800 14
A big tourist activity in Tonga is whale watching, & since the whales are mainly this singing species, whale listening too
    $800 2
If you're doing this colorful cooking action to meat, you're making use of the Maillard reaction of sugars & amino acids
    $800 19
"Apologize" if you get this Ryan Tedder band mixed up with One Direction
    DD: $1,600 7
At Castillon in 1453, French troops defeated the English in the final great battle of this war
    $800 12
A picket was someone on this duty
    $1200 28
Margaret Brewer, this service's first woman general, was "always faithful" to the Michigan ZTA Alpha Gammas
    $1200 15
Called by some the most beautiful place on Earth, Moorea is just 12 miles from this largest island in French Polynesia
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a javelin on the monitor.) In 1984, for safety reasons, after one was thrown a staggering 343 feet, the javelin was redesigned to underperform by moving this point, "CM" for short, by 4 centimeters, which keeps the nose down
    $1200 20
2012's "Blunderbuss" is the first official solo album by this "Jack" of many trades
    $1200 8
In the 2012 election for president, Francois Hollande defeated this incumbent
    $1200 23
A Confederate soldier could be called by this first name whether he was "marching home" or not
    DD: $1,200 29
This George W. Bush Cabinet member was Alpha Chi Omega, a sorority with musical origins, at the University of Denver
    $1600 16
Anthropologists study the island of Yap for its use of 12-foot stone wheels not for transport but as this
    $1600 4
An eco-issue is protection of creatures that act as these for plants--honeybees of course, but also beetles & birds
    $1600 21
"Love Don't Live Here" was a hit by this country group of 2 guys & Hillary Scott
    $1600 9
In Feb. of this year France hosted the Grenoble Winter Olympics; in May protests nearly led to a leftist revolution
    $1600 24
A Union soldier could be called this, now found before "Trade Commission"
    $2000 30
Chi O! & Roll Tide! This author won a Pulitzer for fiction in 1961
    $2000 17
Thor Heyerdahl believed this island was once colonized by a redheaded race from South America, possibly Peru
    $2000 5
An example of this "meta"term from information science is phone call times & recipients without the content
    $2000 22
Pleading, "fathers, be good to" them earned John Mayer a Song of the Year Grammy
    $2000 10
To grant religious freedom to Protestants, in 1598 King Henry IV issued the Edict of this city
    $2000 25
Now it's slang for any bad situation; back then it was a foraging soldier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Erika Julia
$13,000 $11,600 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He has the most speeches of any character with 471 in 3 plays, of which 2 are histories & 1 is a comedy

Final scores:

Kevin Erika Julia
$23,201 $21,300 $13,002
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Erika Julia
$12,800 $11,200 $10,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2014-01-08
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