Show #5225 - Friday, May 4, 2007

2007 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.
From the University of Southern California.

Contestants

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Christine Kennedy, a freshman from the University of Notre Dame

Anna Han, a sophomore from Penn State University

Elise Burton, a freshman from the University of California-Berkeley

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Jeopardy! Round

LET YOUR GEEK FLAG FLY
REEF MADNESS
WHIRLED CAPITALS
(Alex: These are anagrams here.)
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
I NEED A SNACK
RHYME TIME
    $200 1
Have long online discussions of how this trilogy's Legolas would fare against Batman
    $200 21
This relative of the squid & cuttlefish is shy & can change its color to hide in the coral
    $200 16
In South America:
MAIL
    $200 26
Originally, it was the area that could be plowed by a team of oxen in a morning without tiring them
    $200 6
I crave a Krispy Kreme chicken sandwich: a fried chicken breast served between these
    $200 12
It's common slang for a huge 18-wheeler
    $400 2
The truth was out there, & the geeky "Lone Gunmen" (there were 3) tried to help Mulder find it on this '90s drama
    $400 22
Of the main types of coral reef, this one is miles offshore with a channel between it & the mainland
    $400 17
In Western Europe:
RUBS LESS
    $400 27
A unit of commerce, it's 42 gallons of crude oil
    $400 7
I think I'll dunk my Double Stuf version of this Nabisco cookie in milk
    $400 13
Dirt on a 10-cent piece
    $600 3
You may wonder if Yoda disappeared after dying, why didn't Vader after dying in this 1983 film
    $600 23
The largest known living bivalve is a giant one of these reef dwellers; its shell can weigh about 300 pounds
    $600 18
In Northeast Asia:
LOUSE
    DD: $1,000 28
2 fathoms, the minimum safe clearance for steamboats, inspired this 19th century pen name
    $600 8
I'll refresh myself with tzatziki, a Greek dish made from yogurt & this green gourd
    $600 14
Throw dental thread around
    $800 4
Be proud if you know "Resistance is futile" is the staple phrase of this "Star Trek" race
    $800 24
The skeletons of coral polyps are made of calcium carbonate, so coral reefs are mainly this sedimentary rock
    $800 19
In Northern Europe:
OPEN CHANGE
    $800 29
The Greek letter omega is the symbol for this unit of electrical resistance
    $800 9
I'm going to make Rice Krispies Treats; I've got butter, Rice Krispies & 4 cups of miniature these
    $800 11
A query about the process by which food is broken down, absorbed & assimilated by the body
    $1000 5
You could quote Princess Irulan's line "The planet is Arrakis, also known as" this title
    $1000 25
There's a fungus among us with this type of coral seen here
    $1000 20
A Mediterranean capital:
HASTEN
    $1000 30
This country once used a Cape foot, which was .314858 meters
    $1000 10
I'll have 2 of Chicken of the Sea's new Peel & Eat Cups: cajun tuna & skinless boneless pink this
    $1000 15
Debacle following the spilling of McIlhenny's famous hot sauce

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

Elise Anna Christine
$2,000 $2,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Anna Christine
$4,600 $6,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICS
(Alex: Ah, serious stuff, obviously.)
FIRST NAMES
(Alex: That's a little looser.)
AT THE MOVIES
YOU GET A D MINUS
(Alex: We're going to need two words in each correct response. Remember that.)
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS
FAMOUS TROJANS
    $400 26
"Energy is never created or destroyed" is one way of stating the law of this "of energy"
    $400 16
"Everybody Loves" this first name that means "mighty protector"
    $400 6
This director's films, like "North by Northwest", often have a wrongly accused hero
    $400 11
The rise & fall of ocean waters loses a D & transforms into neckwear
    $400 21
Strom Thurmond has a wellness & fitness center named for him at this school, the other USC
    $400 1
This strait entering the Aegean may be named for Troy's founder, Dardanus
    $800 27
In 1912 experiments by Max von Laue established that X-rays are not particles but these
    $800 17
Real first name of U.S. president Grover Cleveland; it was also that of Texas pioneer Austin
    $800 7
Even dead-broke students should avoid staying in this title establishment of a gory 2005 film
    $800 12
Mr. Roddick's first name thinks the D is passe, so out it goes & it becomes a word for "some"
    $800 22
As a midshipman, Ross Perot was elected president--not of the U.S., but of his class at this school
    $800 2
The greatest of the Trojan warriors, he's killed by the greatest of the Greek warriors
    DD: $2,500 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew performs an experiment.) I'll put a coin in the bowl, but you won't be able to see it until I pour in water, which causes this, from the Latin for "to break"
    DD: $4,000 18
First name of Britain's Commissioner of Works in 1856; a bell was named for him
    $1200 8
Several cardiectomies are performed in "Apocalypto", set in this civilization
    $1200 13
She's wearing her white dress, about to be married... Oh no! No D, & she's now a soft white cheese
    $1200 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a college campus.) Luckily, spelling the name of this school's Coach Krzyzewski isn't a requirement for admission
    $1200 3
Seen here is Achilles slaying Penthesilea, queen of these warriors who fought for the Trojans
    $1600 29
An "electric eye" alarm detects a break in the beam of light not with a simple "electric" cell but with this type of cell
    $1600 19
Henry VIII married 3 women with this first name
    $1600 9
In this Clive Owen movie, the human race has stopped having kids
    $1600 14
Another name for Satan, after losing a D, shows its true colors & gets truly wicked
    $1600 24
A 7-foot statue of this colonial statesman overlooks the campus of GMU, the university named for him
    $1600 4
This son of Priam was raised as a shepherd after his mom learned in a vision he would cause the fall of Troy
    $2000 30
Electromotive force, or EMF, is energy put out per unit of charge put in; this is its basic unit of measure
    $2000 20
First name of pollster Gallup & 19th century U.S. VP Clinton
    $2000 10
He won a 1990 Oscar not for acting but for directing "Dances with Wolves"
    $2000 15
A vertical blade that steers a ship sets one D adrift & acts more discourteous
    $2000 25
This Quebecois began teaching law at the University of Montreal in 1961 & became Canada's P.M. 7 years later
    $2000 5
The rose seen here shares its name with this Trojan woman, who deserted her lover for Diomedes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Anna Christine
$9,400 $6,300 $19,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

FRENCH ARTISTS
In 1887 this artist tried living in Panama & worked on the canal before the U.S. got involved

Final scores:

Elise Anna Christine
$3,900 $12,600 $18,900
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elise Anna Christine
$9,400 $8,400 $16,600
15 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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