Show #7235 - Friday, February 12, 2016

2016 College Championship final game 2.


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Sam Deutsch, a junior at the University of Southern California from Bethesda, Maryland (subtotal of $22,000)

Niki Peters, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Boise, Idaho (subtotal of $18,600)

Sarah Dubnik, a senior at the University of Pittsburgh from Jamison, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the spelling of "whirled" there. We're dealing with anagrams here.)
    $200 7
"An offensive ____ is illegal contact, committed by an offensive player, after the ball is live"
    $200 29
Country near Australia:
    $200 17
When regular Oreos aren't enough, reach for this variety that has a bigger filling
    $200 1
Cory Doctorow's "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" is a futuristic tale about attempts to make this Orlando park virtual
    $200 23
Another's good fortune might make you this color "with envy"
    $400 28
According to legend, this name originated when the spotted insects ate up pests after farmers prayed to the virgin
    $400 6
"The ____ shall not... expectorate on the ball, either hand or his glove"
    $400 27
North American national symbol:
    $400 16
For something fruity, grab a handful of Craisins, which are dried these
    $400 2
Connie Willis' "Blackout" tells of time-traveling historians visiting this world capital during the Blitz
    $400 12
Not exactly legal, not exactly illegal is this color "area"
    $600 20
Coleoptera, this order of insects, contains the most known species, like the scarab
    $600 3
"Any forward pass (legal or illegal) is ____ and the ball is dead immediately if the pass strikes the ground"
    $600 26
Flowing through Asia:
    $600 13
Grab a spoon & clap your hands for this brand of peanut butter that's named for a literary character
    $600 8
Plural title of a John Scalzi novel inspired not by idle freshman athletes but by doomed crewmen on "Star Trek"
    $600 11
A detailed outline of a course of action; it's not just for architects
    DD: $1,200 19
The queen of this destructive insect of the order Isoptera can lay 30,000 eggs a day for years on end
    $800 4
"The second game of a ____ shall start twenty minutes after the first game is completed"
    $800 25
Mountain in Tanzania:
    $800 14
This brand's crunchy granola bars come in such flavors as oats 'n honey & maple brown sugar
    $800 22
To win a big prize, the hero of "Ready Player One" must play virtual arcade games, like this one with rideable ostriches
    $800 10
If you're greatly pleased, you're said to be this phrase, even if no one has made you laugh by touching you
    $1000 18
Bombus is the genus of this hairy insect
    $1000 5
"A team must attempt a field goal within ____ seconds after gaining possession of the ball"
    $1000 24
In Central America:
    $1000 15
Use your noodle & name this brand of ramen whose logo is seen here
    $1000 21
An anthology edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer is titled this genre that takes sci-fi back to Victorian times
    $1000 9
If you're "born to" this color, you're of royal lineage

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

Sarah Niki Sam
$1,000 $3,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Niki Sam
$3,400 $6,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Hermes is identified with this Roman messenger of the gods who also lorded over wealth & commerce
    $400 14
In Genesis 4 this man replies to God with the question "Am I my brother's keeper?"
    $400 1
This Italian island looks like it's getting the boot
    $400 19
Roger Way tasted 200 of these a day, helping him develop the Empire & Jonagold types
    $400 18
SCOTUS is this ultimate arbiter of justice
    $800 27
He said Jon Stewart was "our political dad" who left "& now it feels like the family has a new stepdad, & he's black"
    $800 10
Online FAQs for this D.C. landmark include "Can I go inside?" (Yes) & "Does" it "sway in the wind?" (No)
    $800 2
It precedes "clad" describing one wearing little to no clothing
    $800 28
Submariners don't call their sub a ship or vessel; they usually just say "come on aboard" this
    $800 9
It's the word that gives laser its "L"
    $1200 17
The name of this Egyptian goddess said to cure the sick & revive the dead isn't so popular these days
    $1200 26
Games of this comic "on the Street" included "Would Drew Barrymore Like That?" & "It's Spock! Do You Care?"
    $1200 11
This "Pygmalion" playwright wrote, "You see things; & you say, 'Why?' but I dream things that never were; & I say, 'Why not?"'
    $1200 3
A meal on platters so all can serve themselves in this "style"
    $1200 25
Not to be confused with the Hurricanes, these teams take the field for Iowa State
    $1200 8
In partnership with police, parents & schools, DARE is this 2-word Resistance Education
    $1600 16
The work seen here is called this very Dionysian god "and Ariadne", whom he falls for at first sight
    $1600 23
On issues with the Hooli phone on this HBO comedy--"How bad is this?... Is this Windows Vista bad?"; "It's Apple Maps bad"
    DD: $7,400 12
When asked in 1779 about being ready to surrender, John Paul Jones replied with this line
    DD: $3,000 4
This Shakespearean adverb doth mean "in truth"
    $1600 24
To compete in the Deaflympics, athletes must have lost at least 55 of these units in the better ear
    $1600 7
Established during World War II, WAC is short for this unit
    $2000 15
People on islands need good relations with this Greek god; on Tinos he's beloved for sending storks to get rid of snakes
    $2000 22
"No shirt, no shoes, no service" has no meaning to Will Forte due to the title of this Fox sitcom
    $2000 13
Month & year that JFK invited us to "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country"
    $2000 5
A sermon, often on a biblical topic
    $2000 20
Sun spiders are among the few members of this taxonomic class that make noise
    $2000 6
European countries plagued by debt were given the acronym "PIIGS": Portugal, Ireland, Italy & these other 2

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Niki Sam
$4,800 $16,400 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

During his Senate service, which lasted from 1973 to January 2009, this man cast 12,810 votes

Final scores:

Sarah Niki Sam
$0 $13,050 $17,200

Cumulative scores:

Sarah Niki Sam
$22,001 $31,650 $39,200
2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Niki Sam
$11,800 $15,000 $8,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2016-01-06
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