Show #5223 - Wednesday, May 2, 2007

2007 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From the University of Southern California.

Contestants

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Pete Troyan, a senior from the University of Michigan

Ashley Grand, a freshman from Harvard University

Cliff Galiher, a sophomore from UCLA

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Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS HALL OF FAME 2007
GOING DOWNTOWN
TERM PAPYRUS
COLLEGE HODGEPODGE
THE MOVIES
HOMOPHONES
    $200 29
Peter Goldmark rocked his way in for his invention of this type of record album, "LP" for short
    $200 6
I'll take the Loop & go to the Field Museum if it's not too windy in this city
    $200 24
Seen here is a marriage contract written in this language, the same one in which Jesus preached
    $200 11
Get out your binoculars: 121 species of these have been spotted on the campus of Bennington
    $200 1
"Grindhouse" is a double feature written by Robert Rodriguez & this director of "Pulp Fiction"
    $200 16
With an initial W, it's done to necks & wet rags; without one, it's done to bells
    $400 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands next to a monitor.) Biotech pioneer Leroy Hood mapped his place in the Hall with an automated technique for sequencing fragments of this molecule
    $400 7
I'll get some cash at the First Bank of the United States so I can buy a cheese steak in this city
    $400 25
Written on papyrus, 21 books of the New Testament were these formal instructive letters
    $400 12
Grab your camera & major in Documentary Studies at CSF, the College of this New Mexico City
    $400 2
This actor really sings the faux '80s song "Pop! Goes My Heart" on the "Music and Lyrics" soundtrack
    $400 20
Pirates' plunder, or an item of baby footwear
    $600 17
Allen Breed rode in with his invention of these quick-deploying car-safety devices he first thought of back in 1968
    $600 8
I'll hum through the Motown Historical Museum in this city
    $600 26
Seen here is a detail from this book of mortuary spells that helped the deceased get to the Field of Reeds
    $600 13
The devil you say! The logo seen here belongs to this university
    $600 3
Shia LaBeouf discovers that "every killer lives next door to someone" in this 2007 horror film
    $600 21
A pronoun, or a song like "Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?"
    $800 18
Emmet Chappelle brightened up the 2007 pool for studying this, the ability of living organisms to emit light
    $800 9
At Nordstrom's flagship store, I'll buy shoes so I can walk the Pacific Science Center in this city
    DD: $2,000 27
A papyrus copy of "Constitution of Athens" by this tutor of Alexander the Great was discovered in 1890
    $800 14
At Juilliard, not drama but this other "d"ivision requires students to take courses in anatomy & partnering
    $800 4
Rainn Wilson co-stars in this 2007 film about what happens after 2 siblings find a mysterious box of toys
    $800 22
Ending in -ue, it helps a detective find a killer; ending in -ew, it was thread that led the way out of a classic maze
    $1000 19
Arthur Nobile made the list for prednisone & prednisolone, 2 of these drugs used as anti-inflammatories
    $1000 10
I'll stroll in Centennial Olympic Park in this city
    $1000 28
The papyrus raft seen here, the "Ra II", was used by this Norwegian anthropologist and explorer
    $1000 15
Bryn Mawr is Welsh for "high hill", but Bryn Mawr isn't in Wales; it's in this U.S. state
    $1000 5
In its native Mexico, this Oscar-winning film was called "El Laberinto del Fauno"
    $1000 23
A participle for one who has reached adulthood, or a sound of misery on hearing a bad pun

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

Cliff Ashley Pete
$3,800 $1,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Ashley Pete
$8,600 $4,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HAIKU GOES COUNTRY!
(Alex: You have the identify the country for us.)
SHORT FICTION
BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT...
SURF'S UP
HISTORICAL TV
ENDS WITH "UM"
    $400 1
G'day! (You need more?!) / A Tasmanian devil / Is this too easy?
    $400 29
This macho author's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" tells of a couple on safari in Kenya
    $400 27
He accepted Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House
    $400 28
"Hanging ten" means riding at the front of your board with these off it
    $400 23
Historical characters on this HBO series include Calamity Jane & Wild Bill Hickok
    $400 30
Santa Rosa is a large, dark purple variety of this fruit
    $800 2
Hapsburgs' empire / Low-lying Neusiedler Lake / Hey, Schwarzenegger!
    $800 26
"The Dead" is the longest of the 15 short stories in this 1914 James Joyce collection
    $800 25
He was a movie star & president of the Screen Actors Guild
    $800 24
Opening soon is "Surf's Up", an animated movie starring these creatures that have Adelie, King & Emperor types
    $800 22
Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars as Henry VIII in this Showtime drama that details a royal family
    $800 21
Difficulty breathing through the nose may be a sign that this dividing wall of cartilage & bone is deviated
    $1200 3
Andes are dandy / I'm goin' back to Cali / Mmm, that's good coffee
    $1200 20
This 1937 Stephen Vincent Benet story was dramatized under the title "Scratch"
    DD: $5,000 10
He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan 13 straight times
    $1200 11
This English sea captain & his crew discovered the natives surfing in Hawaii in the 1770s
    $1200 6
A HIstory Channel show on this subject noted "baseball-sized black swellings on the neck" from the year 1347
    $1200 14
A synonym for an appendix to a book
    $1600 4
Gotland? Yes we do / Elected to the Riksdag / Sucker for a blonde
    DD: $2,500 18
In this Edgar Allan Poe story, "A...document of the last importance" was stolen from "the royal apartments"
    $1600 9
He was the "Father of the Constitution", drafting much of it himself
    $1600 12
If you're searching for your own name on the Web, you're doing this type of 3-letter Freudian "surfing"
    $1600 7
"Sometimes in April" details the 1994 genocide in this African country
    $1600 15
It was the huge white marble Wonder located at Halicarnassus
    $2000 5
Mount Elgon towers / Idi meanie mighty, whoa! / Into Africa
    $2000 19
This O. Henry Christmas tale begins, "One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all"
    $2000 17
He went to Stanford & became a mining engineer
    $2000 13
More famous for his Klondike animal epics, this U.S. writer wrote about surfing after trying it in Hawaii in 1907
    $2000 8
Part One of this military miniseries saw David Schwimmer treating his WWII paratroopers harshly
    $2000 16
The Latin name for ancient Troy; it's also one of the hipbones

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Ashley Pete
$21,200 $7,400 $25,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
This word for an action that could cause you to fail a class comes from the Latin for "kidnap"

Final scores:

Cliff Ashley Pete
$16,800 $5,000 $24,999
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cliff Ashley Pete
$16,200 $7,400 $24,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $48,200

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