Show #5460 - Friday, May 9, 2008

2008 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.
From the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contestants

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Than Hedman, a freshman from University of Colorado-Boulder

Jonathan Hawley, a sophomore from Harvard University

Tara Franey, a senior from Michigan State University

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN IDOL
(Alex: And you can give us the first or last name as a response.)
COLLEGE-PODGE
GET A JOB!
MOTHER'S DAY
(Alex: Hey, this Sunday is [*], so remember to call Mom.)
GOVERNMENT
LET'S SPEAK FRENCH
    $200 26
He judges Britain's "The X Factor" as well--& he's just as snippy
    $200 21
A tree tour at this university's Seattle campus honors the memory of tree-loving Professor C. Frank Brockman
    $200 16
Day job of Michael Bloomberg & Antonio Villaraigosa
    $200 1
This type of "mom" drives her kids around in an SUV to their sporting activities--one sport in particular
    $200 6
These old soldiers don't just fade away--there's a U.S. House standing committee on their affairs
    $200 11
A pop song might say, "Hit Me Baby Encore Une Fois"--the last 3 words meaning this
    $400 27
In 2007 she made her mark on the music charts with "Tattoo" from her debut album
    $400 22
This U.S. university's Manoa campus is renowned for is Asian Theatre program
    $400 17
For a ballet or a Broadway show, this person creates & arranges the dances
    $400 2
Mom's traditional warning, about getting these if you swim right after eating, only applies to a big meal & long swim
    $400 7
This Cabinet department was created in 1977, 4 years after the Arab oil embargo
    $400 12
If you're having problems with a response, you could say "Je ne sais pas", which means this
    $600 28
Celebrity mentors on the show have included Diana Ross & this new mom of twins who helped with a Latin theme night
    $600 23
What was once called the Univ. of the Orange Free State is now the University of the Free State in this country
    DD: $1,000 18
Lord, it's the occupation mentioned in the first line of the 23rd psalm
    $600 3
Dictionaries don't have a word for the study of mothers, but mariology is the study of his mother
    $600 8
There's a person called the "Architect of" this structure; he also maintains the Library of Congress building
    $600 13
Il est le père de ma cousine
    $800 29
Gladys Knight nicknamed this Season 2 winner "The Velvet Teddy Bear" for his smooth crooning
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Sather Gate at the University of California-Berkeley.) The motto of UC Berkeley is "Fiat Lux", Latin for this command that's also found in Genesis
    $800 19
From the Greek for "to steer", it's a female employed in a home to teach children
    $800 4
A mom who pushes her child into the performing arts is called this type of mother, a synonym for "theater"
    $800 9
This program takes up more than half of the HHS budget--& the Baby Boomers aren't getting younger
    $800 14
An English translation of "D'accord" could be these 2 letters
    $1000 30
On Season 6, his 15 minutes of fame included a host of hairdos, & he even inspired an "SNL" sketch
    $1000 25
The University of this island state boasts one of the southernmost college campuses in Australia
    $1000 20
A chandler is someone who makes these illuminating items
    $1000 5
This 19th century woman was mom to Clara, William & Percy--&, metaphorically, to a monster
    $1000 10
In 2008 this body jumped into the credit crisis with a $200 billion lending program for investment banks
    $1000 15
Someone who asks you "Parlez-vous Allemand?" wants to know if you speak this language

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

Tara Jonathan Than
$1,000 $1,200 $5,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tara Jonathan Than
$3,800 $3,200 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN ISLE
SCIENCE
COLLEGE STADIUMS & ARENAS
POETS & POETRY
McLOVIN'
WORDS IN UNIVERSITY
(Alex: All responses will be composed of letters in the word "university", so if you come up with an 11-letter response, you're wrong.)
    $400 23
This one-time reception center for immigrants is less than 1/2 mile north of the Statue of Liberty
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates a science experiment.) When the glass is pushed into the water, molecules of this don't escape, but are pressed together and act as a shield between the water and the paper, keeping it dry
    $400 16
This school's Nittany Lions play home football games at Beaver Stadium
    $400 6
In the poem about him, "Out of the houses the rats came tumbling. Great rats, small rats..."
    $400 1
This author of the novel "No Country for Old Men" got some lovin' at the Oscars in 2008
    $400 11
The smallest member of a litter
    $800 24
This island whose name means "faraway land" is not too far, 30 miles, from Cape Cod
    $800 18
The 2nd law of this covers equal distribution of resources; thus cream in coffee blends evenly even when not stirred
    $800 22
The largest football stadiums using turf are those of the Wolverines & Buckeyes from these 2 schools
    $800 7
This epic poem by Virgil begins when a Trojan hero & his followers are shipwrecked near Carthage
    $800 2
The gal seen here is sweet on this presidential candidate
    $800 12
Leather strips that help a rider control a horse
    $1200 28
The memorial seen here recalls the victims of the deadly hurricane that hit this Texas island in 1900
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates a science experiment.) The iron wire heats up as electricity flows through it; if you shorten the wire, it melts a result of this electrical condition, an excess flow of charge
    $1200 25
In Feb. 2008 USC agreed to lease this stadium for its home football games for another 25 years
    $1200 8
His 1946 poem "Fern Hill" describes the joys of visiting a family farm in Wales as a child
    $1200 3
The tagline for this Emma Thompson film is "You'll learn to love her. Warts and all"
    $1200 13
It can be a type of shark or a medical professional
    $1600 29
In 1915 this island off South Carolina was designated a Marine Corps recruit depot
    $1600 20
Part of a corkscrew is this type of simple machine reworked into a spiral form
    $1600 26
The UNC basketball center is named for this coach who had 879 wins
    DD: $3,000 9
"The Holy Grail" & "Guinevere" are among the poems contained in this Tennyson work
    DD: $1,600 4
After she died in 2003, Joan Kroc left $60 million to this charitable "house"
    $1600 14
These alphabetic characters are seen here
    $2000 30
The southernmost city in the continental United States is located here, on this coral island about 100 miles from the mainland
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates a science experiment.) Using a centuries-old experiment, pour water into a cup, to specifically illustrate this Newtonian law
    $2000 27
In 2003 the floor of this UCLA basketball arena was named the Nell & John Wooden Court
    $2000 10
One of 2 brothers of novelist & poet Laura Benet who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
    $2000 5
This military man married Mary Ellen Marcy, the daughter of his former commanding officer, in 1860
    $2000 15
The room in a church where sacred vessels & vestments are kept

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tara Jonathan Than
$15,600 $6,000 $18,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TIMES
Plutarch's chapter on Romulus quotes this much later man as saying, "I love treason but hate a traitor"

Final scores:

Tara Jonathan Than
$25,600 $2 $5,199
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tara Jonathan Than
$15,200 $6,000 $18,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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