Show #5221 - Monday, April 30, 2007

2007 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From the University of Southern California.

Contestants

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Haritha Sudanagunta, a junior from University of California-San Diego

Dean Malec, a junior from Northwestern University

Alice Luo, a junior from Georgia Institute of Technology

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Jeopardy! Round

WORKING FOR DADDY
TRAVELING ABROAD
FLIPPIN' BURGERS
HOW ABOUT MED SCHOOL?
OR "LAW" SCHOOL?
I'M GOING TO DISNEYLAND
    $200 21
Charles Walgreen Jr. grew up working for his dad in this type of store
    $200 1
You can rest up at the Churchill, Claridge's or the Ivanhoe Suites, hotels in this city
    $200 16
Warren Burger retired from this job in 1986
    $200 11
This branch of medicine is devoted to the care of children & the treatment of their diseases
    $200 3
Specific type of nail-knocker seen here
    $200 26
That spooky woman's head in a crystal ball always freaks me out on this scary ride
    $400 22
With his dad, Robert Stephenson built an engine for these in 1829 that did an amazing 36 mph
    $400 2
Life is a carnival when you travel to this country
    $400 17
Rodin's classic group "The Burghers of" this city is seen here
    DD: $2,000 12
In 1984 the FDA approved this drug for over-the-counter sales; popular brands include Advil & Motrin
    $400 5
It's from the Dutch for "cabbage salad"
    $400 27
I'll feel like a kid again on this flying elephant ride, a fixture at Disneyland since 1955
    $600 23
Robert McCormick invented a hempbrake, but it was his son Cyrus who came up with this machine
    $600 4
Go sail into this port city, "Kaapstad" in Afrikaans, founded in 1652 by a Dutch official
    $600 18
A burger is a German townsman; a burgermeister is this local authority in a town
    $600 13
In 1893 this Baltimore university became the first major medical school to admit women as well as men
    $600 6
An adjective meaning without imperfection
    $600 28
I love the theme of global unity on the ride in which international dolls sing this interminable tune
    $800 24
In the 1880s he turned his dad's floundering San Francisco Examiner newspaper into a profitmaker
    $800 7
You can go visit this "glorious" nation seen here
    $800 19
Hans Berger developed this brain-wave-analyzing device, EEG for short
    $800 14
Using this insect, geneticist Thomas Morgan proved that some traits pass on to only one sex or the other
    $800 9
This river flows 800 miles between the U.S. & Canada
    $800 29
Aaargh! I can't wait to go on this classic ride now that Captain Jack Sparrow is part of the fun
    $1000 25
In the 1500s Andrea Amati & his 2 sons started a dynasty making these musical instruments
    $1000 8
Take firth things firth; the Antonine Wall was built across Scotland from the Firth of Clyde to this firth
    $1000 20
Berger sings "Donna" in Act 1 of this musical; later, he explains that Claude has to go before the draft board
    $1000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on a monitor.) In the spinal cord & the brain, these specialized cells consist of an axon, one or more dendrites & a nucleus
    $1000 10
Chewa & Ngonde are among the main ethnic groups in this African country
    $1000 30
Well, zip-a-dee-doo-dah! I can't wait to get soaked on this ride that has a 5-story plunge near the end

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

Alice Dean Haritha
$4,000 $6,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Dean Haritha
$5,800 $10,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL FICTION
THE ROLES OF A LIFETIME
(Alex: You people have to identify the actor.)
OPERA 101
21st CENTURY QUOTATIONS
"E"COLLEGEY
INTRA-MURALS
    $400 1
In James Michener's "Journey", it's 1897 & 5 men are in a rush to find this in the Klondike
    $400 2
Ichabod Crane,
Gilbert Grape,
Willy Wonka
    $400 28
From the French for "opening", it's the music played before the opera begins
    $400 12
In 2005 on the "Today" show, this actor told Matt Lauer, "You don't know the history of psychiatry. I do"
    $400 22
Some of these "activities" you won't be graded on are intramural sports & student government
    $400 23
The three guys seen here are part of a mural painted by this man
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Bloomsbury Square, London.) His "Barnaby Rudge", a novel of the 1780 anti-Catholic riots, describes the rioters' actions, & later their hanging, here--in Bloomsbury Square
    $800 3
Siddhartha,
Johnny Mnemonic,
Neo
    $800 27
The "di sortita" type of this solo is sung by a character about to make an exit--sometimes not a moment too soon
    $800 13
On the Aug. 6, 2003 "Tonight Show", he announced "Say hasta la vista to Gray Davis"
    $800 21
You probably wrote this short literary composition as part of your college application
    $800 30
The fresco seen here shows monks practicing martial arts in this country
    $1200 11
This Dumas hero is incarcerated for allegedly carrying letters from Elba to Paris
    $1200 5
Memphis Raines,
Sailor Ripley,
Johnny Blaze (aka Ghost Rider)
    $1200 26
"I got plenty o' nuttin'"--I'm not complaining, I'm quoting a song from this American opera
    $1200 14
Of campaigning with her husband, she said in 2007, "I'm absolutely ready for this... I don't look sickly, I don't feel sickly"
    $1200 20
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has majors in 14 types of this, including aeronautical
    $1200 29
The two men seen here have similar last names & share this grand title
    $1600 10
Brother William, the hero of this Umberto Eco novel, is a buddy of William of Occam
    $1600 7
Papa Klump,
Mama Klump,
Ernie Klump,
Prof. Sherman Klump
    $1600 25
Darn! Bullwinkle isn't in this opera we're studying today; it's not "Boris Badenov", it's this 1874 Mussorgsky opera
    $1600 16
In 2001 this Vt. senator left the GOP, saying, "I have changed my party label, but I have not changed my beliefs"
    $1600 19
This type of exam, like the SAT, is part of the college admissions requirement
    $1600 24
Sari! The two gals seen here don't clash with the image of this edifice behind them
    DD: $3,000 9
Her 1956 novel "Imperial Woman" is about China's Dowager Empress Tz'u-Hsi
    $2000 6
James Joyce,
Rodney Copperbottom,
Obi-Wan Kenobi
    $2000 8
If a big buxom blonde is belting out "rhue, rhue, du Gott!", your're watching this opera that ends the "Ring" cycle
    DD: $4,000 15
In June 2006 this mayor said, "This is the Big Easy, and sometimes we lay back a little too much. Get off your duffs"
    $2000 18
Someday you might give your university this type of fund in which the income earned is used for programs
    $2000 17
The bug seen here above Anubis' head is one of these beetles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Dean Haritha
$19,200 $17,200 $12,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATES OF MEXICO
It's Mexico's northernmost state, but part of its name means "low"

Final scores:

Alice Dean Haritha
$16,400 $25,000 $14,000
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alice Dean Haritha
$16,600 $17,200 $10,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
24 R,
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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