Show #7471 - Monday, February 20, 2017

2017 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Alex Bourzutschky, a junior at Caltech from Potomac, Maryland

Lilly Chin, a senior at MIT from Decatur, Georgia

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Each correct response will contain a...)
(Alex Trebek: We want you to name the artist as we...)
    $200 30
First thing, this daily trip to the ol' salt mine, averaging about 30 minutes each way in the L.A. area
    $200 27
In 2015, after 10 years of study, a French scientist said he found a hidden portrait beneath this Leonardo portrait
    $200 3
It's what high octane gas is meant to prevent
    $200 4
It's the distance from a circle's center to its perimeter
    $200 29
Homer's "Iliad" takes its name from Ilium, Latin for this city
    $200 1
"Started from the bottom, now we're here, started from the bottom, now the whole team here"
    $400 28
Midmorning, a break for this beverage said to have been discovered by a 9th century goat herder
    $400 19
Look, no hands! It's this famed marble sculpture by Alexandros
    $400 24
A small hill, grassy or not
    $400 8
The three sides of this kind of triangle are all of different lengths
    DD: $1,400 26
Any place that attracts a lot of visitors can be called this, even if it's not in Saudi Arabia
    $400 25
"They mad they ain't famous, they mad they still nameless... but we still hood famous, yeah, we still hood famous"
    $600 23
Uh oh! A visit from HR, this department
    $600 13
This 1930 painting by Grant Wood portrays a fictitious farmer & his daughter
    $600 16
Bell sound to announce a passing
    $600 22
It's the "useful" term for a relation that pairs members of one set with unique members of another set
    $600 5
We're talking Turkey & this long-haired breed of rabbit
    $600 11
"Buy a chopper & have a doctor on speed dial, I guess, M.A.A.D. city"
    $800 20
Let's get out of here before the boss asks us to work this, exemptions from which are listed in the FLSA
    $800 6
The Henry Moore sundial seen here, "Man Enters the Cosmos", greets visitors to this city's Adler Planetarium
    $800 17
Type of pine paneling seen here
    $800 2
AKA Napier's constant, this lowercase vowel is used to represent the base of a natural logarithm
    $800 9
The word palace comes from the name of this hill where many Roman emperors resided
    $800 12
"6', 7', 8' bunch... young money militia & I am the commissioner, you don't want start Weezy, 'cause the F is for finisher"
    $1000 21
An 8-hour day & I made 40 buttons, so divide output by input to get this measure, 5 per hour
    $1000 7
Paris' Musee de l'Orangerie is home to a set of "Water Lilies" canvases by this Frenchman
    $1000 18
Anatomical adjective for an immediate & not carefully considered reaction
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a conic section on the monitor.) The intersection of two equal & opposite cones with a plane generates this 2-part curve, from Greek for "extravagance" or "excess"
    $1000 10
For contributions from Oak Ridge Lab & Vanderbilt Univ., element No. 117, a superheavy halogen, has been named this
    $1000 14
"Panda, panda... panda panda panda panda panda"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Julia Lilly Alex
$2,800 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Lilly Alex
$6,200 $5,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: You guys have to ID the president.)
    $400 24
November 6, 1984:
    $400 29
For 10 years she wrote for Entertainment Weekly; since she published "Gone Girl", EW covers her
    $400 1
8 little peaks including Izudake & Kengamme surround the crater of this Japanese mountain
    $400 27
April's birth month flower is this "sweet" climbing one, a member of the legume family
    $400 28
Slow down! What we call a yellow traffic light, the Brits call this color, like fossilized resin
    $400 30
This hit by Adele begins, "There's a fire starting in my heart, reaching a fever pitch, it's bringing me out the dark"
    $800 11
December 18, 1915:
    $800 25
Her book "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding & Other Stories" featured Miss Jane Marple & Hercule Poirot
    $800 23
Walt Disney was fascinated by this Alp, the location of the Disney film "Third Man on the Mountain"
    $800 26
Every May the city of Holland, Michigan has a weeklong festival devoted to these flowers
    $800 20
Fish entrails used to lure sharks in the U.S., or an old friend in Britain
    $800 22
Daisy Ridley played this scavenger on the planet Jakku
    $1200 7
October 13, 1959:
Flies to Kansas for the groundbreaking of his library
    $1200 8
In 1950 she published her first kids' book, "Henry Huggins"; in 2016 she celebrated her 100th birthday
    $1200 4
In 2016 dozens of earthquakes were recorded beneath the surface of Mount Saint Helens in this state
    $1200 2
Most roses at florist shops are the type that get their name from smelling like this beverage
    $1200 18
Varnish is this, for fingers & toes
    $1200 14
Justin Roiland co-created, writes for & voices the title duo of this Adult Swim cartoon
    $1600 5
February 18, 1909:
Convenes North American Conservation Conference
    DD: $2,000 12
In "Letter from Peking", she wrote of an American woman separated from her Chinese-American husband
    $1600 9
This Hawaiian peak on the southeast flank of Mauna Loa is one of the world's most active volcanoes
    $1600 21
The genus Tagetes is made up of this flower with "gold" in its name
    $1600 3
We end a sentence with a period; the Brits do it with this 2-word term
    $1600 16
Gucci Mane is featured on this duo's No. 1 hit "Black Beatles"
    $2000 6
July 8, 1850:
Predicts he will be dead in 2 days;
July 9, 1850:
It turns out he was overoptimistic
    $2000 13
According to tradition, Plato referred to this female poet from Lesbos as "the tenth Muse"
    $2000 10
Margherita Peak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Africa's 3rd-highest point, exceeded only by these 2 Mount "K"s
    DD: $2,000 15
The Greek goddess of the rainbow gave her name to this flower that comes in a rainbow of colors
    $2000 19
A baby's pacifier in the U.S. is called this in the U.K., a word also meaning a quilted bedspread
    $2000 17
She wrote the screenplay for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Lilly Alex
$18,200 $14,800 $12,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first recorded use of this word in print was when Nathan Hope posted an image of his busted lip online in 2002

Final scores:

Julia Lilly Alex
$10,000 $22,801 $0
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Lilly Alex
$16,800 $14,800 $12,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2017-01-11
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