Show #5458 - Wednesday, May 7, 2008

2008 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contestants

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Dara Lind, a junior from Yale University

Andrew Chung, a sophomore from Harvey Mudd College

Joey Beachum, a senior from Mississippi State University

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
COLLEGE SPORTS FILMS
FACTS FROM ALMANACS
I LIKE TO DECORATE
ANIMAL HOUSE
GOT "LK"
    $200 8
In a Defoe novel, this companion is described as "a comely handsome fellow"
    $200 9
"Rudy" featured Jason Miller as this university's coach Ara Parseghian
    $200 1
This is the official religion of Libya
    $200 14
For warmth & a folksy effect, I use a 19th century hooked one of these, which were often made from old feed bags
    $200 26
These semi-aquatic rodents plaster their lodges with mud
    $200 6
This Atlantic City promenade was built in 1870 as a temporary structure
    $400 15
"Jo's Boys" was the second sequel to this 19th century novel
    $400 10
Bear Bryant puts this speedy title character of a 1994 movie on the Crimson Tide
    $400 2
The geographic center of this state is Kent, 11 miles south of Dover
    $400 22
My parties on the theme of this traditional feast are historically authentic, with ti leaves & lauhala mats
    $400 27
The army species of this insect has no permanent home; workers link legs to protect their queen
    $400 7
A benevolent & protective order was named in 1868 for this animal
    DD: $500 16
Chapter 48 of this English novel deals with "The Flight of Sikes"--Bill Sikes
    $600 11
Shot at University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Back to School" features Rodney Dangerfield competing in this aquatic sport
    $600 3
The endangered species list includes this spotted African cat plus a fish & a frog named for it
    $600 23
Hope you like my towels with traditional block printing from Jaipur in this country
    $600 28
The swiftlets of Asia are in trouble because these structures are snatched to make soup
    $600 19
This president snagged Oregon for the United States
    $800 17
Richard Middlemas gets crushed by an elephant in "The Surgeon's Daughter", an 1827 tale by this Edinburgher
    $800 12
The premiere for this 2006 film featured a green carpet, to honor the Thundering Herd
    $800 4
William Driver is said to have given this nickname to the American flag in 1824
    $800 24
Originally, sequins were worn to show off one's wealth; the word "sequin" comes from the Arabic for this object
    $800 29
This "solitary" crustacean sometimes defends its shell home via sea anemones that hitch a ride
    $800 20
These maidens bring the souls of slain warriors to Valhalla
    $1000 18
The NYC murder of Mary Rogers inspired Poe, who changed the setting to Paris & created "The Mystery of" her
    $1000 13
In "Glory Road", Jon Voight played this school's legendary coach Adolph Rupp
    $1000 5
The Supreme Court rejected absolute executive privilege in the 1974 case United States v. this man
    $1000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue.)
Making ordinary furniture look like an antique is called this, a synonym for "troubling"--the fun part is the hitting
    $1000 30
Insert a hyphen in this 4-letter poultry dwelling & you get a human dwelling
    $1000 21
Seen here are the shells of this type of marine snail

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

Joey Andrew Dara
$2,600 $1,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Andrew Dara
$4,200 $5,800 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

OFF TO COLLEGE
THE FRENCHMAN CLASS
HOW SOPHOMORIC!
I'M GOING TO BE A JUNIOR
SENIOR YEAR
G"RAD" SCHOOL
    $400 11
This "colorful" Ivy League college was founded in 1764
    $400 26
Last name of the pere who wrote "The Three Musketeers" & the fils who wrote "Francillon"
    $400 21
In February 2008, someone edited Hillary Clinton's entry on this website, replacing her picture with one of a walrus
    $400 16
Known for his streak of consecutive games played, he made baseball's Hall of Fame in 2007 with 98.5% of the vote
    $400 2
Golda Meir began serving as this country's prime minister at age 70
    $400 1
It's a 7-letter word for a fellow Communist Party member, Tovarich
    $800 12
This Wisconsin school was the first Catholic university to admit women
    $800 27
He's the title Antoine de Saint-Exupery character seen here
    $800 22
For April Fool's Day 1998, Burger King announced a new left-handed one of these, with the toppings rotated 180o
    $800 17
Hey hey hey! He's the junior seen here
    DD: $2,000 3
Once featured on a U.S. coin, she was past 80 when she founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance
    $800 7
Dude! This totally means favoring extreme political reforms...whoa! It's also a math term? Righteous!
    $1200 13
This D.C. school adopted the colors gray & blue to symbolize the reunification of the nation after the Civil War
    $1200 28
His 1843 play "The Burgraves" failed miserably, but his 1862 novel "Les Miserables" was a smash
    $1200 23
Seen here are Washington Huskies fans, victims of the old flip-card switcheroo, at this bowl game in 1961
    $1200 18
We'll show you the money if you know this star's TD dance in "Jerry Maguire" was choreographed by Paula Abdul
    $1200 4
This English physicist was working as Master of the Mint at his death at age 84 in 1727
    $1200 8
It means to give up a fugitive to another nation
    $1600 14
In the 1890s Marshall Field donated land for this city-named university
    $1600 29
To speak "Candide"-ly, in 1717 this author was imprisoned in the Bastille
    $1600 24
In 1933 Harvard hooligans fishnapped the "Sacred" this, a carving in the Massachusetts State House
    $1600 19
This country star sang the Monday Night Football theme song for ABC from 1989 to 2005
    $1600 5
When his son Robert E. Lee was born, this Revolutionary War hero was more than 50 years old
    $1600 9
To sit with one leg on each side, as on a horse
    $2000 15
After a millionaire was murdered by his valet, this Houston univ. that he endowed got to open its doors sooner
    $2000 30
Get an "F" in literature & name this author who penned "Madame Bovary"
    DD: $2,000 25
In 1805 this frontier novelist was kicked out of Yale, possibly for seating a donkey in a professor's chair
    $2000 20
This junior is an excellent driver--he won the 2004 Daytona 500
    $2000 6
This Italian composer wrote his opera "Falstaff" when he was 79 years old
    $2000 10
To destroy a disease utterly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Andrew Dara
$19,000 $13,000 $11,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
Only 50 years old when he left office, he was our nation's youngest ex-president

Final scores:

Joey Andrew Dara
$27,000 $19,002 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joey Andrew Dara
$19,000 $11,800 $12,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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