Show #5463 - Wednesday, May 14, 2008

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

Contestants

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Vera Swain, a junior from the University of South Carolina

Suchita Shah, a senior from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joey Beachum, a senior from Mississippi State University

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Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE
POP'S MUSIC
AT THE THEME PARK
THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING
"OFF" CAMPUS
BREWERS, BUCKS & PACKERS
    $200 17
Desdemona's lady-in-waiting is Emilia, this man's wife
    $200 12
Dad refuses to see a Guy Ritchie film because he's always had a secret crush on this "Like A Virgin" singer
    $200 5
Ice cream bars shaped like this celebrity cetacean are a special treat at Sea World
    $200 22
This "great" Russian czar tricked his wayward son Alexis into coming home--bad move for Alex
    $200 2
Not connected to the Internet
    $200 1
A typical coffee berry contains 2 of these that are roasted, ground & brewed to make coffee
    $400 27
Much of Act V of this play is set at Dunsinane Castle
    $400 13
Dad slow dances by himself to this band's "Stairway to Heaven" becuase he's having school dance flashbacks
    $400 7
You could say that this theme park in Billund, Denmark was built block by (plastic) block
    $400 23
Playwright who introduced us to a title uncle & later to "Three Sisters"
    $400 3
An outrage to one's sensibilities or half the players on a football field
    $400 18
Get your butt in gear & know this anatomical term for a small zippered pouch suspended from a belt
    $600 28
A shipwreck separates twin siblings Viola & Sebastian in this comedy
    $600 14
Dad wears that dorky clock on a chain because he was into this Public Enemy before he became a VH1 reality star
    $600 8
A highlight of Silver Dollar City in Branson is a tour of Marvel Cave, the deepest cave in this state
    DD: $1,000 24
The only son of Nicholas II, Alexis was the last male heir born to this royal family while it ruled Russia
    $600 4
Non-tailored clothing bought as is
    $600 19
Heart attack survivor Kerry Packer gave $3 mil. for portable these, aka "Packer Whackers", to local ambulances
    $800 29
Most of "Hamlet" is set in this Danish seaport
    $800 15
Dad thinks he's an O.G. because he was into these white rappers long before their album "Ill Communication"
    $800 9
Uh-oh! Monsieur Cannibale wants you to ride in a cooking pot at Efteling theme park in this low country
    $800 25
On April 14, 1961 this cosmonaut was awarded the honor "Hero of the Soviet Union"
    $800 6
A colonel or a major, but not a sergeant
    $800 20
On June 28, 1919 the buck stopped for Bess Wallace when she married this young man, home from WWI
    $1000 30
He's described as "The triple pillar of the world transformed into a strumpet's fool"
    $1000 16
Dad needs help downloading "In Rainbows", but he always said this Thom Yorke band was ahead of its time
    $1000 10
Can-can girls have returned to N.C.: Ghost Town in the Sky has re-opened in these "Great" mountains
    $1000 26
This chemist developed the periodic table, & element 101 was later named for him
    $1000 11
An unaccented unit in music, or an adjective meaning "unusual"
    $1000 21
In 1861 a brewer with this last name gave $408,000 to the trustees at a Poughkeepsie women's college

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

Joey Suchita Vera
$600 $3,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Suchita Vera
$600 $7,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PLACE NAMES
FAMOUS COLLEGE DROPOUTS
HELLO KITTY
THE NEW YORK TIMES TECH BIZ
TAKE A LETTER
BREWERS, BUCKS & PACKERS
    $400 1
The name of this state capital & port city is French for "red stick"
    $400 14
This conservative radio talk show host dropped out of SE Missouri State after flunking ballroom dancing
    $400 19
The Turkish Angora is named for this Turkish city
    $400 22
The Times exposed memos from this company's execs who had trouble upgrading to its Vista operating system
    $400 6
Desmond Llewelyn played this gadget man in 17 James Bond films
    $400 11
On March 4, 2008 this Packer quarterback called it quits (probably)
    $800 2
One of the world's largest steel plants can be found in this Indiana city named for a chairman of U.S. Steel
    $800 15
This Russian novelist dropped out of college after 3 years & then wrote "Anna Karenina"
    $800 20
The "fold" in the name of the Scottish Fold refers to these folded-down features
    $800 23
Hoping to regain its luster, this Time Warner online service is buying the no. 3 social networking site, Bebo
    $800 7
In the English alphabet, it's the only polysyllabic letter
    $800 12
He hit 22 of his 755 career HRs as a Brewer; he hit 398 as a Milwaukee Brave
    $1200 3
Bartholomew Gosnold may have named this Mass. island for his daughter & for the plants he found there
    $1200 16
She dropped out of Columbia Univ. to sign with Columbia Records & later won a Grammy for "My Boo"
    $1200 21
This color follows "Russian" in the name of a cat breed; it actually refers to various shades of gray
    DD: $3,300 24
The Times cites an estimate that in 2007, its 3rd year, this site used as much bandwidth as the entire Internet in 2000
    $1200 8
Used with an apostrophe, this letter can be a contraction of had, would & did
    $1200 13
In 1970-71 this master of the skyhook averaged 31.7 ppg & led the Bucks to an NBA title
    $1600 4
Haakon County, South Dakota was named for a king of this country
    DD: $2,500 17
After dropping out of the Univ. of Maryland, he exposed the Watergate scandal with Bob Woodward
    $1600 29
Eugene Field's poem "The Duel" tells of a fight between a gingham dog & this cat, a tortoiseshell & white coat pattern
    $1600 25
The Times reported Best Buy is giving $50 gift cards to buyers of this format that is on the losing end of the video battle
    $1600 9
On a bowling scoresheet, a diagonal line represents a spare & this letter, a strike
    $1600 26
Guess winning was the only thing for him; he coached the Pack to 5 NFL titles
    $2000 5
He wrote the poem from which Pippa Passes, Kentucky took its name
    $2000 18
This inspirational TV pastor dropped out of Oral Roberts University before writing the bestseller "Your Best Life Now"
    $2000 30
The riddle of this cat breed seen here: Is it a pet, or is it art?
    $2000 27
The David Pogue blog says the iPhone with push email is gunning for this most popular smartphone
    $2000 10
All Japanese words end in a vowel or this consonant
    $2000 28
"Royal" first name of Mr. Fielder, who hit 50 HRs for the Brewers in 2007; his first name is this, & he is funky"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Suchita Vera
$15,600 $17,600 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
In the last week of the John Tyler administration, this republic was offered statehood

Final scores:

Joey Suchita Vera
$31,200 $3,900 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joey Suchita Vera
$12,200 $17,600 $4,400
16 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
22 R,
1 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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