Show #5693 - Wednesday, May 13, 2009

2009 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Mark Petterson, a senior from the University of Kansas

Erica Greil, a junior from Princeton University

Patrick Tucker, a senior from the University of Notre Dame

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Jeopardy! Round

STAYING AT HOME
THE WORLD COMES TO YOU
WHAT'S ON TV?
CHECK THE NEWSPAPER
TAKE OUT THE TRASH
TIME FOR A "NAP"
    $200 21
The British royal residence & castle known as Balmoral is found in this U.K. country
    $200 6
This geographic extreme has no sunshine for 182 days a year
    $200 1
The fifth season of this show is finding itself: Jin isn't dead after all; like others he's sort of displaced in time
    $200 30
Though based in McLean, Virginia, this top-selling daily serves the entire nation
    $200 16
I obeyed this item's "Squeeze... from the bottom & flatten as you go up" until I couldn't squeeze or flatten anymore
    $200 7
A quickly taken informal photo
    $400 22
Treat yourself like royalty by lounging at Iolani Palace, the old home of Hawaii's monarchs on this isle
    $400 12
The towering statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooks this South American metropolis
    $400 2
Joshua Jackson plays the son of a mad scientist on this "X-Files"-esque Fox show
    DD: $1,400 29
In 1889 Dow Jones changed the name of its daily business newsletter to this
    $400 17
Time to recycle my latest 24 cans of this lemon-lime soft drink that sponsors the NBA Slam Dunk Contest
    $400 8
You may not have ever seen it, but it's the back of your neck
    $600 23
Keep a low profile if you visit Hatchet Hall, home of this female anti-alcohol campaigner
    $600 13
Ommmmmmm...
This Tibetan city is known as the "Forbidden City"
    $600 3
We were just getting into Michael Imperioli & Harvey Keitel on this "planetary" cop show, then it got canceled
    $600 26
This Detroit paper has a 2-word name, a guarantee of the First Amendment
    $600 18
I've worn my INSPI(RED) T-shirt from this company so many times, even Goodwill won't want it
    $600 9
I love the smell of this incendiary jelly-like substance in the morning!
    $800 24
Chill out in this D.C. residence like Harry Truman did in the 1950s when the White House was being renovated
    $800 14
Da, this mountain range separates Siberia from European Russia
    $800 4
Hey, Simon Baker plays this title crime solver on CBS; sure, he was a fraud in the past, but he gets the job done
    $800 27
A San Diego paper is the Union-this; Chicago has the (just) this
    $800 19
Wow, an old photo labeled "Grandma and Grandpa at" this Arizona natural wonder, "1947"--gee, too bad I don't know these people
    $800 10
Unsuitable
    $1000 25
Get lost in the 250-room North Carolina mansion known as Biltmore that was once home to members of this family
    $1000 15
Tierra del Fuego lies just south of this blustery strait
    $1000 5
They always call in science-loving biophysicist Jacob Hood at the last possible moment on this show
    $1000 28
In April 2009 this daily from the First Church of Christ, Scientist replaced its daily print edition with its website
    $1000 20
Last week's sandwich has to go; it's now ham, cheese & Rhizopus stolonifer, better known as this
    $1000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a micrographic animation on the monitor.) In the nervous system, when an impulse gets to the end of a nerve, cell neurotransmitters shoot across one of these spaces

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

Patrick Erica Mark
$1,400 $3,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Erica Mark
$5,000 $6,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS
WOMEN ON MY INFINITE PLAYLIST
KINGS OF LEON
LITERARY SETTINGS
WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT
OOO, 3 "O"s
    $400 11
The farad, a unit used to measure electrical capacitance, is named for this 19th century physicist
    $400 2
Her hit "...Baby One More Time" was also recorded by Fountains of Wayne & Bowling for Soup
    $400 17
Leon is in western Spain, & its kings also ruled much of this country that wasn't independent until around 1140
    $400 1
Toni Morrison's "Jazz" is set primarily in this Manhattan neighborhood in the 1920s
    $400 3
In February 2009 she traveled to Asia in her first trip abroad as Secretary of State
    $400 18
It's a beautiful day in this, a district or locality, often with reference to its inhabitants
    $800 26
This great physicist is buried at Copenhagen's Assistens Kirkegaard
    $800 7
Formerly on "Kids Incorporated", this "Glamorous" woman can tell you that "Big Girls Don't Cry"
    $800 23
Kings included Alfonso IX El Baboso, "The Drooler", & Alfonso VI El Bravo, meaning this
    $800 13
"To Kill a Mockingbird" takes place in a small town in this southern state
    $800 4
1 of the 2 female senators from California
    $800 19
An exclusive privilege to carry on a business, granted by a government; respond & collect $800
    DD: $1,000 27
This Russian physiologist published his first book, "Work of the Digestive Glands", in 1897
    $1200 8
Her single "So What" was on the Billboard charts even before the release of her 2008 album "Funhouse"
    $1200 24
In 1081 Alfonso VI banished from Leon this most famous medieval Spanish warrior
    $1200 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew walks a walled street of Pamplona, Spain.) A passage reads, "Suddenly, a crowd came down the street. They were all running, and then the bulls galloping, tossing their heads up and down..." vividly capturing Pamplona in this 1926 novel
    $1200 5
At 42, she became Alaska's youngest governor; recently, at 44, she became a grandmother
    $1200 20
I got one of these for ya, Mac; they're also on ballots for Californians to vote on
    $1600 28
In 1885 he left Edison because he was refused a raise to $25 a week; 6 years later, he invented his coil
    $1600 9
Breaking with her Christian music roots, she created some controversy with the song heard here

"I kissed a girl and I liked it /
The taste of her cherry chapstick..."
    $1600 25
The kings of Leon (the dead Spaniards, not the band) lie in the city of Leon in this "all the gods" structure
    $1600 15
The "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series is set in this country that includes much of the Kalahari desert
    $1600 6
In 1967 Ann Uccello was elected the first woman mayor of a capital city--this capital of Connecticut
    $1600 21
Check out the "bark" of this tree of the genus Cornus
    $2000 29
2008 Nobelist Osamu Shimomura isolated a glowing green fluorescent protein in this aquatic creature
    $2000 10
She made a name for herself on the second stage at Lilith Fair in 1998

"These eyes never saw you leaving /
This heart..."
    $2000 30
Like the daughter of a future Spanish king, the daughter of Leon's Ferdinand III was married to a king of this nation
    $2000 16
Thomas Hardy set many of his novels in this fictional place also in the title of his first volume of verse
    DD: $3,000 12
After heading up 2 Cabinet departments, she represented North Carolina in the Senate from 2003 to 2009
    $2000 22
This B.I.G. term means widely & unfavorably known

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Erica Mark
$13,400 $9,000 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE HISTORY OF FLIGHT
In 1784 these 2 future presidents saw an early manned balloon flight in Paris &, in 1793, America's 1st, in Philadelphia

Final scores:

Patrick Erica Mark
$23,201 $3,647 $1,502
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Erica Mark
$12,600 $9,000 $10,600
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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