Show #7470 - Friday, February 17, 2017

2017 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Gary Tse, a freshman at the United States Naval Academy from Ellicott City, Maryland

Julia Marsan, a senior at Georgetown University from Brookfield, Wisconsin

Zach Atwell, a senior from the University of Kentucky from Lexington, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you're gonna love this one...)
    $200 15
You ascend the corporate one metaphorically & the extension type literally
    $200 28
The "local" variety is used on a limited area of the body; the "general" type involves the loss of consciousness
    $200 1
Tom Hiddleston won in 2013 for fighting the Avengers as this villain
    $200 25
The permanent Bureau of this, which enumerates the population, was established in 1902
    $200 6
The "Great Dismal" & the "Big Cypress" are both examples of this low-lying type of wetland with a 5-letter name
    $200 19
Mutual attraction or rapport between 2 people
    $400 24
You can use this type of adjustable wrench, seen here, under the light of the moon
    $400 12
(I'm Dr. Jen Arnold.) In 2015 the U.N. reported the good news that improvements in care over the last 25 years have led to a nearly 50% worldwide drop in this type of mortality, from Latin for "new born"
    $400 2
Tom Felton won back-to-back for playing this bad seed in Harry Potter films
    $400 26
It's the "E" in FEMA, an agency that's there when we need it
    $400 7
The Ganges River has the world's largest of these wide plains created by diverging branches of a river's mouth
    $400 11
Making one drink last a long time
    $600 23
The "L" you don't say in this iron you use to join metal objects together
    $600 13
From the Latin for "slide back", it's the return of a disease after an apparent recovery
    $600 3
He won for playing emo-villain Kylo Ren
    $600 27
It says it's "connecting America through coins"
    $600 8
These structures of accumulated skeletal deposits have been called Earth's most complex aquatic ecosystems
    $600 18
Spin on the cue ball
    $800 16
No need to be on the firing range to use this gun, heard in action here
    $800 14
In 1900 Karl Landsteiner developed a system for classifying blood into these 3 major letter groups
    $800 4
Playing the Joker in "The Dark Knight" won him an Oscar too
    DD: $2,000 29
This service goes back to 1862, when we needed a way to fund the Civil War
    $800 9
Intermontane means between mountains, like the Great Basin between the Rockies and this range
    $800 20
Before the time of actor Jude
    $1000 17
A computer tool used to connect networks, or a hardware tool that cuts below the main surface
    $1000 22
In 1753 Naval surgeon James Lind published a study showing that citrus fruit prevented this disease
    $1000 5
Playing a rogue cop in "Training Day" won him an Oscar too
    $1000 30
This Cabinet department runs a meat & poultry hotline
    $1000 10
Larger bodies of land are connected by this narrow strip of land, like Panama's
    $1000 21
Great books, like a series published by Penguin

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

Zach Julia Gary
$1,200 $5,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Julia Gary
$2,400 $3,800 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A Romanian prince known as Vlad the Impaler gave his family name to this title literary count
    $400 10
Alice Walker won the 1983 Pulitzer for Fiction for this novel
    $400 6
1700 is often given as the birthdate of this instrument that can play louder or softer by pressure on the keys
    $400 16
Error's partner in an experimental method
    $400 21
Of a third, half or two-thirds, the approximate fraction of American adults with at least a bachelor's degree
    $400 26
Hail, hail, since 1917 it's (they've?) been "all here"
    $800 2
From 1948 until 1989, Romania was under the rule of this political party
    $800 11
If you're only going to publish one novel in your lifetime, make it worth it, like this man did with "Invisible Man"
    $800 7
This English king approved the Act of Union in 1800, creating the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland
    $800 17
This serious fever is caused by salmonella bacteria
    $800 22
Also known as Generation Y, this group of young adults was born between 1982 & 2000
    $800 27
Making a comeback in 2016, this group Called Quest
    $1200 3
Romania has rivers, lakes, and coastline along this body of water
    DD: $2,000 12
The 1845 "Narrative of the Life of" this man was published just 7 years after he escaped slavery
    $1200 5
In 2000 Al Gore picked this Connecticut senator as the first Jew ever on a major party ticket
    $1200 18
It can mean showing little interest, or moderately warm
    $1200 23
Response rates for these, a vital research tool of sociologists, have fallen from about 30% to 10% in recent years
    $1200 30
Synonym for "pair" in a current Grammy category
    $1600 4
Revolution Square is a beautiful spot in this capital city
    $1600 13
This bestseller by Ta-Nehisi Coates is in the form of a letter to his son on race & life
    $1600 8
The subject of numerous songs, he was an engineer for the Illinois Central when he had his famous April 1900 crash
    $1600 19
Meaning perceptible by the senses, it's from the Latin for "touch"
    $1600 24
Sociologists now consider America more of a "salad bowl" than these 2 words for many cultures becoming one
    $1600 28
It follows "Zac Brown"
    $2000 15
This late, great author of the Holocaust-set "Night" was born in Romania
    $2000 14
This author of "The Bluest Eye" was made an officer of the French Legion of Honor in 2010
    $2000 9
On Christmas Day 800 A.D., he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor
    $2000 20
This windblown plant, a symbol of the Old West, was brought to the U.S. in the 19th century from Russia
    DD: $1,845 25
Karl Marx said a capitalist system has 2 classes: the bourgeoisie, which controls resources, & this laboring class
    $2000 29
I'm Kimbra & "I don't want to be, be in your" this group, "girl"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Julia Gary
$6,400 $15,400 $22,845

Final Jeopardy! Round

Completed in 1884, the Washington Monument became the tallest manmade structure but 4 years later was surpassed by this

Final scores:

Zach Julia Gary
$12,800 $24,400 $22,845
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zach Julia Gary
$6,400 $14,600 $21,800
10 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2017-01-10
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