Show #5226 - Monday, May 7, 2007

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

Contestants

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Hayley Clatterbuck, a junior from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Alice Luo, a junior from Georgia Institute of Technology

Cliff Galiher, a sophomore from UCLA

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
YE GODS!
CHINESE GEOGRAPHY
WHAT A WAY TO GO
COLLEGE STADIUMS & ARENAS
BODY LANGUAGE
    $200 1
This Steinbeck novel begins, "To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came..."
    $200 11
Hilal, a pre-Islamic deity of Arabia, was god of one phase of this heavenly body
    $200 16
This colorful river emptied into the sea until 1853, when its course shifted to empty into the Gulf of Chihli
    $200 6
Franz Reichelt died after a 1912 jump from this tall Parisian structure testing his parachute-overcoat combo
    $200 19
Tulane's football team plays its home games off campus at this facility that has a 9.7-acre roof
    $200 22
Innocent & naive? You must be "wet behind" these
    $400 2
A savage named John has educated himself by reading Shakespeare in "Brave New World" by this man
    $400 12
The Hindu goddess Shatarupa was so beautiful, this creator god grew 4 heads so he could view her in all directions
    $400 17
The border formalized between Mongolia & China in 1962 includes a 900-mile stretch through this desert
    $400 7
Tradition holds that Aeschylus died when a bird dropped this reptile on his bald head to crack its shell
    $400 23
Built in 1914, Palmer Stadium at this New Jersey university was the home of its football team for 82 years
    $400 27
To pay or settle; it often precedes "the bill"
    $600 3
In "The Prince" he wrote, "It is far safer to be feared than loved"
    $600 13
A sabine god of war, Quirinus gave his name to one of the fabled hills of this city
    $600 18
The Turfan Depression is China's lowest point; in 1951 this peak became its highest point
    $600 8
Plutarch says that this king who lent his name to a type of costly victory died from being struck by a tile
    DD: $1,600 24
Fittingly, $57 million is what this food company is paying over 20 years to have its name on the Pittsburgh Panthers' field
    $600 28
It can be a dialect or a bell clapper
    $800 4
Perhaps the effort killed him--he died not long after completing his masterpiece "The Brothers Karamazov"
    $800 14
Invoked by seal hunters, Nerrivik is the mother of all sea creatures as a goddess of this North American people
    $800 20
China's Fertile Triangle lies between Nanjing, Hangzhou & this, the country's leading seaport
    $800 9
In an automated factory in 1979, Robert Williams became one of the first men killed by one of these (shades of Asimov)
    $800 25
This South Carolina school's Tigers play their home game in Memorial Stadium, aka "Death Valley"
    $800 29
Your messy room at home might be one of these "of contention" with your parents
    $1000 5
The stories that Kenneth Grahame told his son about a mole & a toad became this 1908 classic
    $1000 15
Covering a lot of ground, this Greek counterpart of Diana was the goddess of childbirth & chastity
    $1000 21
This gulf is bordered by Luichow Peninsula & Hainan Island on the east & Vietnam on the west
    $1000 10
This playwright choked to death in 1983 at NYC's hotel Elysee; a character of his exits a streetcar at "Elysian Fields"
    $1000 26
Rupp Arena is the home court to this school's Wildcats basketball team
    $1000 30
A rounded mass of radicchio, for example

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

Cliff Alice Hayley
$4,200 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Alice Hayley
$7,600 $4,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CUTTING-EDGE SCIENCE
BUSINESS PAIRINGS
DIRECTOR"S"
SILENT B
GAUL'S GONE WILD!
SPRING BREAK!
    $400 24
A hot biomedical topic is apoptosis, the programmed "suicide" of these biological units
    $400 1
They put on the "greatest show on earth" even before the Ringling brothers joined them
    $400 2
"War of the Worlds" & "Munich"
    $400 11
It can follow smoke, cherry & incendiary
    $400 28
Gaul had an area roughly including Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany w. of the Rhine & this tricolor flag-waving country
    $400 16
From Jeopmark Cards: on the 2nd Sunday in May, you're the one we're thinking of, enjoy this very special holiday
    $800 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew plays with cool lab equipment.) Infrasonics detects and interprets sounds we can't hear, like those produced by this kind of event; infrasonics would have helped the Pompeiians
    $800 4
A book-publishing duo, or country music's Tim & Faith
    $800 3
"Goodfellas" & "The Age of Innocence"
    $800 12
This fleshy growth atop a chicken's head comes in shapes such as buttercup & pea
    $800 29
In "Commentaries on the Gallic War" he described Gaul as being inhabited by the Belgae, the Aquitani & the Gauls
    $800 17
Hey, mon! You be jahmmin' on May 23, Labour Day in dis country
    $1200 22
In 2006 a pulse of this type of beam sent a message a record 15 million miles to the MESSENGER spacecraft
    $1200 5
Company that introduced the first magnum revolver, the .357 in 1935
    $1200 8
"JFK" & "World Trade Center"
    $1200 13
Completed in 1932, it bears the inscription "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God"
    DD: $4,000 21
In 222 B.C., Romans defeated the Gauls in Italy, capturing the city of Mediolanum, now this northen city
    $1200 18
Ceremonies at the grave of Theodor Herzl are part of this country's Independence Day observation
    $1600 30
Invasion biology studies species like the brown tree this reptile, which wiped out 9 of Guam's 11 native bird species
    $1600 6
You've probably used some of their products: Crest, Gleem, Scope, Ivory
    $1600 9
"Alien" & "Blade Runner"
    $1600 14
A prosthesis is an artificial one
    $1600 27
In the Second Punic War, this Carthaginian made alliance with the Gallic Cenomani against the Romans
    $1600 19
On April 26, this country's Union Day commemorates the 1964 union of Zanzibar & Tanganyika
    DD: $2,600 23
These particles studied by astroparticle physics are the only ones in the nuclei of hydrogen atoms
    $2000 7
You can clean up on this one if you know it's the maker of the product seen here
    $2000 10
A USC grad:
"Boyz n the Hood" & "2 Fast 2 Furious"
    $2000 15
Carpenters use this type of line with a weight on the end of it to determine a true vertical
    $2000 26
I, this Roman emperor, made Gallic nobility eligible for senate seats during my 41-54 A.D. reign
    $2000 20
On April 17 this state enjoys Verrazano Day

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Alice Hayley
$24,000 $9,000 $19,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
Of all the U.S. states named after European monarchs, it's the one that reaches the farthest west

Final scores:

Cliff Alice Hayley
$29,999 $6,000 $9,700
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cliff Alice Hayley
$21,200 $8,000 $18,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,800

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