Show #7466 - Monday, February 13, 2017

2017 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Netanel Paley, a senior at Yeshiva University from Teaneck, New Jersey

Esteban Fernandez, a freshman at San Francisco State University from Coronado, California

Lilly Chin, a senior at MIT from Decatur, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
This 8-letter baby isn't ugly in the least
    $200 28
Dominant athletes Venus & Serena
    $200 21
Before 100 A.D.: manuscripts are stored in caves, to later be called these scrolls named for a body of water
    $200 23
A set of words complete in itself, or a criminal's punishment
    $200 4
This language has 2 main written forms: modern standard & classical, the language of the Koran
    $200 29
It's the precious variety of corundum seen here
    $400 22
Here's a not-so-giant panda at a giant panda base in this country
    $400 27
Liam, Chris & the lesser-known Luke
    $400 17
Around 840: Norse invaders establish this city they call Dyfflin on the banks of the River Liffey
    $400 20
To shape into a form, or a fungus that grows on food
    $400 7
This language is spoken by about 11 million in Europe & about 200 million in South America
    $400 14
This red shade precedes "letter" & "fever"
    $600 8
A wildlife rescue center in France is a bon place for a basket of these
    $600 24
L.A. girls Zooey & Emily
    $600 1
5th century B.C.: Athenians carry out an ambitious building program on this hill with a name meaning "upper city"
    $600 12
Sensible & not easily upset, or a house for thoroughbreds
    $600 9
Almost extinct, the Coeur d'Alene language is spoken by a few Native Americans on a reservation in this U.S. state
    $600 3
It's what gives "The Red Badge of Courage" its redness
    $800 5
Look closely at the feet & you should be able to name this species of the flower aficionado seen here
    $800 26
Kelly, Jack & the seldom-seen Aimee
    DD: $1,200 11
This year: Harold II becomes king of England for 9 months before getting conquered by another guy
    $800 13
A machine for moving heavy objects, or a long-necked, long-legged avian
    $800 2
Standard Chinese is based primarily on this form of Chinese spoken by the educated in Beijing
    $800 19
An intense, bright red named for an emergency vehicle
    $1000 15
Despite the name, a cat with this color pattern is not a member of the turtle family
    $1000 25
Donnie & Mark, the pride of Dorchester
    $1000 6
Around 313: this Roman emperor starts championing Christianity
    $1000 18
To hit with a fist or bat, or a terrestrial gastropod
    $1000 10
Before 2009 Greenland had 2 official languages: Greenlandic & this
    $1000 16
A Brunswick bowling ball & a Stratocaster guitar have both come in this red, named for a sugar-coated fruit

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

Lilly Esteban Netanel
$6,600 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Esteban Netanel
$7,200 $4,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It wasn't that long ago.)
    $400 30
A baby has a 1-in-1,461 chance of being this & having his 20th birthday also be his 5th
    $400 2
The Yucatan Channel connects the Gulf of Mexico & this sea
    $400 19
Team rope-pulling contest that becomes a Tolstoy novel
    $400 28
Seen here, they can sometimes be in black & white too
    $400 29
Other characters in this smash Broadway show include Lafayette & Peggy Schuyler
    $400 1
A Japanese company made the world's last one of these TV playback machines
    $800 16
Name of the Punxsutawney groundhog traditionally at the heart of the action on February 2
    $800 6
The river locally called Song Sai Gon runs mainly through the south of this country
    $800 20
A novel about a dog named Buck that can vary its value from 2 through ace
    $800 26
A hole for a fox, or what it does as it digs it
    $800 27
In 2016 Leona Lewis earned her whiskers playing Grizabella in the revival of this musical
    $800 13
On August 17th, she was named Donald Trump's campaign manager
    $1200 5
The last month of the Roman year, February became our second month when this calendar was proclaimed in 1582
    DD: $3,000 12
The "thumb" of Michigan's "mitten" juts north into this Great Lake
    $1200 21
Tony Stark creation who becomes Don Quixote in a musical
    $1200 3
Term for a chance onlooker, perhaps an innocent one
    $1200 8
This superhero spun his magic on Broadway in a musical subtitled "Turn Off the Dark"
    $1200 10
Protests began as the Standing Rock Sioux moved to block this pipeline that bears the name of a Sioux people
    $1600 25
We'll lead you down this path named for a February birth flower & early spring bloomer
    $1600 11
This river rises in the Alps & flows through France to the Mediterranean, the most important river to do so
    $1600 4
Instead of ending so the ballgame can start, the national anthem leads into a 1932 novel of the future
    $1600 7
These prevent a horse from being distracted by that cute filly off to the side
    $1600 18
From Trey Parker & Matt Stone, it's described as "hilarious and irreverent"
    $1600 14
Aung San Suu Kyi's friend Htin Kyaw was inaugurated as this country's first freely elected president in decades
    $2000 24
These hyphenated Germanic people of Britain called February "Solmonath", meaning "mud month"
    $2000 9
In 1992 North Korea & South Korea proposed that this sea off their east coasts be called the East Sea
    $2000 22
9th century English king who lived in West Egg, New York in a 1920s novel
    DD: $2,000 17
An ancient empire lends its name to this term meaning "intricate" or "complex"
    $2000 23
Neil Patrick Harris won a 2014 Tony for his role in this musical about a transgender punk rocker from East Berlin
    $2000 15
This Silicon Valley entrepreneur revealed he had bankrolled the lawsuit that took down Gawker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Esteban Netanel
$20,000 $7,400 $15,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

It begins with God saying, "Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel"

Final scores:

Lilly Esteban Netanel
$24,399 $0 $18,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lilly Esteban Netanel
$19,600 $7,400 $13,800
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2017-01-10
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