Show #5692 - Tuesday, May 12, 2009

2009 College Championship semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Andrew Ceppos, a senior from Tufts University

Laura Myers, a senior from the University of Missouri

Greg Lichtenstein, a freshman from Vassar College

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Jeopardy! Round

FUN WITH SCIENCE
TV GEOGRAPHY
KICKIN' IT OLD SCHOOL
WORLD COINS
CITIES' NEWER NAMES
YOU'RE A "Q____T"
    $200 26
If you make a house for these flying mammals, mount it at least 15 feet above the ground to attract them
    $200 4
"Medium" heats up in this Arizona city
    $200 11
This university 50 miles west of London dates back to the 12th century
    $200 1
In 2004 Somalia issued 6 coins in the shape of this instrument, including a Fender Stratocaster
    $200 13
Peking
    $200 21
To give up or resign
    $400 27
In an annual contest in Oatman, Arizona, folks try to fry these on the sidewalk with solar power
    $400 5
"Everybody Hates Chris", who lives in this borough
    $400 12
Attending the university founded in 1348 in this Czech capital might make you feel like a real Bohemian
    $400 2
A map of Europe on this country's 1997 1,000-lire coin had such errors as depicting Denmark as part of Germany
    $400 15
Leningrad
    $400 22
The coverlet for a bed
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some colored-changed objects.) When exposed to air, a cut apple turns brown & copper turns green because of a chemical process called this
    $600 8
Abby, Kovac & Neela played doctor in this city
    $600 18
Cairo's Al-Azhar University was founded in 970 around this type of religious building
    $600 3
A 2008 Cook Islands 5-dollar coin issued in this shape depicts Cupid, 2 roses & the words "my everlasting love"
    $600 16
New Amsterdam
    DD: $800 23
Having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm
    $800 29
Add 4 tbsp, vinegar & 3 tbsp. baking soda to a glass of water & this gas will make raisins bounce in it
    $800 9
The green spaces of "Parks and Recreation" can be found in fictional Pawnee in this real Midwestern state
    $800 19
This country's Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo was founded in 1538, 98 years before Harvard
    $800 6
In 2007 this late pope was honored with a coin in Nauru; his image pops up perpendicular to the coin
    $800 14
Danzig
    $800 24
An adventurous expedition
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a little veggie before & after.) Put celery in red-colored water, & after 24 hours, the leaves turn red because of this process by which plants absorb fluids, from the Greek for "push" or "thrust"
    $1000 10
Lilly Rush of this city's P.D. tries to find the killer of each "Cold Case"
    $1000 20
Bethlehem, Penn.'s St. Luke's Hospital School of this offers the oldest diploma program for it in the nation
    $1000 7
In 2006 Canada issued a 25-cent coin depicting a pink ribbon to raise awareness of this disease
    $1000 17
Salisbury, Rhodesia
    $1000 25
An arc of 90 degrees

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Greg Laura Andrew
$1,000 $1,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Laura Andrew
$2,200 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLE BOOK HIGHLIGHTS
RESCUE ME
(Alex: And that exciting series is now beginning its fifth season, airing Tuesdays on FX.)
DENIZENS OF THE UNDERGROUND
GET A JOB, KID!
VIVA MEXICO!
CROSSWORD CLUES "I"
    $400 26
Moses goes-es,
the Ark of the Covenant is made,
the tabernacle is tented
    $400 12
(Dennis Leary delivers the clue.) Firefighters have to deal with this dangerous phenomenon that can happen when super-heated gases are fed with oxygen
    $400 2
After a mating flight, male ants wander off & die; queen ants tear these off & search for a nesting site
    $400 15
A golf course worker who carries clubs & assists golfers
    $400 1
As a colony of that country, from 1521 to 1821 Mexico was known as New this
    $400 7
To contaminate, as with germs
(6)
    $800 27
In the beginning was the word,
resurrection,
gospel but not synoptic
    $800 13
(Hey, I'm Michael Lombardi.) On "Rescue Me" along with remembering our lines we often have to lug these heavy tanks around; know as SCBA's, they provide air in hostile environments
    $800 14
This largest of spiders spins a tripwire to signal when something approaches its burrow
    $800 16
Not as superfluous as it sounds, it's a person with a nonspeaking background part in a movie
    $800 3
President from 2000 to 2006, this "sly" guy had formerly been president of Coca Cola de Mexico
    $800 8
Free from stain, like a certain conception
(10)
    $1200 28
God & Satan debate about him,
has it super rough,
patience gets him "twice as much as he had before"
    $1200 20
(Hi, I'm Larenz Tate.) Wounded are dealt with on a case by case basis determined by medical priority, termed this, from the French for "sorting"; the term also applies to the order in which engulfed structures are fought
    $1200 23
This "pocket" rodent's name is from the French for "honeycomb", referring to its labyrinth of burrows
    $1200 17
11-letter word for one who acts for others in buying shares in a business or corporation
    $1200 4
They're the 3 colors of the vertical stripes on Mexico's flag
    $1200 9
"Fishy" science
(11)
    $1600 29
Has only 1 chapter,
deals with false teachers,
nanana na... hey this
    $1600 21
(Dennis Leary delivers the clue.) In the Crusades the knights of this Mediterranean island had to contend with fire-hurling Saracens; the FDNY later adopted their cross as a badge of honor
    $1600 24
Kalahari, one of these at a California wildlife center, was the model for Timon in "The Lion King"
    $1600 18
A Japanese woman who plays classical Japanese music & performs traditional dances at private parties
    DD: $1,500 5
Mexico celebrates Labor Day on the same date as many European nations & this holiday 4 days later
    $1600 10
Bliss, proverbially
(9)
    $2000 30
7 seals,
7 trumpets,
Satan gets his,
don't add "S" to the response
    $2000 22
(You may not know this. I know I didn't know it before Rescue Me, but...) The radioactive element americium-241 knocks off electrons from oxygen & nitrogen in this type of smoke detector named for the process
    DD: $1,000 25
Earthworms give off waste matter via organs called nephridia, the counterpart of these human organs
    $2000 19
From the Latin for "goddess", it's a distinguished female opera singer
    $2000 6
This archduke of Austria who became emperor of Mexico died before a firing squad in 1867
    $2000 11
Poetic foot
(4)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Laura Andrew
$12,300 $9,400 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORDS OF INSPIRATION
A professor's 2007 address at Carnegie Mellon on "really achieving your childhood dreams" inspired millions under this title

Final scores:

Greg Laura Andrew
$5,799 $18,401 $0
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Laura Andrew
$13,400 $9,200 $9,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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