Show #7234 - Thursday, February 11, 2016

2016 College Championship final game 1.


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Sam Deutsch, a junior at the University of Southern California from Bethesda, Maryland

Niki Peters, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Boise, Idaho

Sarah Dubnik, a senior at the University of Pittsburgh from Jamison, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
This hyphenated term refers to individual sheets held in a binder
    $200 21
According to this rapper, Yeezus is his "God name"
    $200 13
Over 1,300 miles from Oahu, Kure Atoll is the farthest west part of this archipelago
    $200 1
Japanese for "wearing thing", this garment dates from the 7th century
    $400 9
This object reached its closest point to Earth in April 1986, its second visit to our skies in the 20th century
    $400 20
A type of strong, durable paper is called this, like a famous fictional spy
    $400 26
A good detective might deduce that this "Elementary" co-star has exhibited her artwork under the name Yu Ling
    $400 14
In 1849 this Canadian island was made a British colony; 17 years later, it became part of British Columbia
    $400 2
This U.S. state's name is from an Aleut word meaning "mainland"
    $600 6
With no prime-time programming yet, this fourth U.S. TV network was launched
    $600 10
You hear this 3-letter term for a single layer when people are talking about bathroom tissue
    $600 25
It's not just gossip, girl--this actor really is Tony Romo's brother-in-law
    $600 15
Good morning! This U.S. territory sits at the south end of the Marianas
    $600 18
NPC stands for this, an avatar not controlled by a human
    $600 3
On an invitation R.S.V.P. means "please answer" & stands for repondez this French phrase
    $800 7
A "People Power" revolution in this country forced longtime leader Ferdinand Marcos into exile
    $800 11
This term for a large sheet of paper is used in the name of the first complete Shakespeare play collection
    $800 23
Back in school, he was voted the cutest, the sweetest & most likely to succeed
    $800 16
This Mexican port 50 miles south of San Diego has been called the "Cinderella of the Pacific"
    $800 19
Some games have LFG, "looking for group"; in "Lord of the Rings Online", it's LFF, "looking for" this
    DD: $1,000 4
A boring class can seem to go on & on, like this 2-word Latin phrase meaning "to the point of sickness"
    $1000 8
In January NASA's Stephen Nesbitt sadly reported "a major malfunction" with this Space Shuttle
    $1000 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew throws a paper airplane at you.) The light weight of this old-fashioned paper makes it good paper airplane material; if you know your produce, you can see why it has this 9-letter name
    $1000 22
This star of "Orphan Black" is of Ukrainian, Polish, German, Austrian & Romanian ancestry
    $1000 17
Between 1946 & 1958, 23 nuclear tests were conducted in this tiny atoll in the Marshall Islands
    $1000 24
To defeat an enemy with overwhelming numbers is to do this, a term from "StarCraft"
    $1000 5
Literally German for "time ghost", it's the prevailing spirit or mood of a period in history

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

Sarah Niki Sam
$2,200 $1,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Niki Sam
$2,800 $400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "M-I-D" is gonna come up in each correct response.)
    $400 11
Norm Buckley, anesthesia chair at Canada's McMaster U., studies this sensation, both acute & chronic
    $400 10
More than halfway through, Mike Myers decided to give the title character of this 2001 film a Scottish accent
    $400 6
"Cambridge was a desert", begins Chapter 1 of Andre Aciman's this "Square"
    $400 16
One of the 3 "B"s, he was appointed director of music for the Protestant churches in Leipzig in 1723
    $400 28
Pro boxing division with a top limit of 160 pounds
    $800 12
In 1871 John Maynard Woodworth became the first man appointed to this top U.S. medical post
    $800 8
Ed Asner voiced Carl, a retired balloon salesman, in this 2009 animated feature
    $800 5
This author of "Lolita" also wrote "Pnin", about a Russian prof at a U.S. college, like himself
    $800 29
The same company that makes the Roomba also made Ariel, a robot that detected & disposed of these buried munitions
    $800 17
This "Carmen" composer's "Symphony in C" was written in 1855 but only discovered & performed in 1935
    $800 27
As a verb it means to assist in the birth of a baby or a new idea
    $1200 13
In prisons in Azerbaijan, Rafail Mehdiyev fights this lung disease caused by a bacillus
    $1200 3
This 2015 drama shows how the Boston Globe uncovered abuse claims against the Catholic Church
    $1200 2
An errant throw by a Westish College baseball star plays a major role in Chad Harbach's "The Art of" this
    $1200 26
From the Greek for "manlike", it's a robot that closely resembles a human in form & function
    $1200 18
This French title of a beloved Debussy work means "moonlight"
    $1200 23
The world of mortals in Norse mythology
    $1600 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a picture of a plane and a map of Australia on the monitor.) In Australia's remote areas, the Royal Flying Doctor Service has dozens of bases providing airborne care; the Alice Springs base serves nearly half a million square miles of this territory
    $1600 7
Catherine Hardwicke directed this tale of vampire love but not any of its sequels
    $1600 1
This author known for his white suits set the novel "I Am Charlotte Simmons" at Dupont (don't call it Duke!) University
    $1600 25
With names like Pookie & Snickle-Fritz, these robotic toy hamster pets have snuggled their way into our hearts
    DD: $3,600 19
PBS' "Capitol Fourth" often features this Russian piece written almost 70 years after its title year
    $1600 22
A sub-oceanic ridge between Iceland & Antarctica; its peaks are islands like the Azores
    DD: $4,000 15
In South Sudan Abdinasir Abubakar battles this water-borne infection that's caused 7 pandemics since 1800
    $2000 9
Joaquin Phoenix played Commodus in this sword-&-sandals epic from 2000
    $2000 4
Murder breaks the peace of Hampden College in this novel by Donna Tartt
    $2000 24
In 2015 a robot that had traveled 6,000 miles by this method was damaged beyond repair in Philadelphia
    $2000 20
The music heard here appears in an Edvard Grieg suite when this title character is chased by trolls
    $2000 21
Sir Walter Scott titled a novel "The Heart of" this, after an Edinburgh prison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Niki Sam
$18,000 $13,600 $11,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

When this man joined Twitter in September 2015, his first follow was the National Security Agency's account

Final scores:

Sarah Niki Sam
$22,001 $18,600 $22,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Niki Sam
$13,800 $13,600 $11,000
18 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
1 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2016-01-06
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