Show #5854 - Thursday, February 11, 2010

2010-A College Championship final game 1.

Contestants

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Surya Sabhapathy, a senior from the University of Michigan

Nick Yozamp, a junior from Washington University in St. Louis

Ryan Stoffers, a sophomore from UCLA

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Jeopardy! Round

POWER TO THE STUDENTS!
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
CAN I GET A WITNESS?
COUNTRIES BY NEWSPAPER
CYCLE OF LIFE
DIRTY WORDS
    $200 18
Trinchera was an organization formed at the University of Havana in 1959 in opposition to this new leader
    $200 26
She sunk her teeth into the role of Jane in 2009's "New Moon"
    $200 11
Ideally, witness to this document shouldn't be named in its bequests
    $200 3
Kabul Weekly
    $200 16
In 2009 New York City leaders gathered to paint the last bit of 200 new miles of these for cyclists
    $200 1
A slanderous or defamatory remark, or to spread with a dirty substance
    $400 19
In Great Britain the youth movement known as the CND is the "Campaign for Nuclear" this
    $400 27
This "The Hangover" actor has been linked romantically with Renee Zellweger
    $400 12
A target witness is one the government calls before this jury & really wants to indict
    $400 4
Nassau Guardian
    $400 17
Unlike a hybrid car, a hybrid bicycle uses no electricity; it combines features of a road bike & this type
    $400 2
From Old Dutch, it's the term for the fine black particles in your chimney
    $600 20
Led by Hans & Sophie Scholl, the White Rose was a group of student rebels fighting against fascism here in 1943
    $600 28
Appropriately, this martial arts master's voice is heard in "Kung Fu Panda", as the monkey
    $600 13
In olden law, compurgators were these witnesses who swore to faith in the accused, not to knowing the facts
    $600 5
Tabasco Hoy
    $600 23
The Kasai station on this Tokyo transport system has a garage for 9,400 bikes
    $600 8
On contact with sulfur, silver develops this discoloration, from the Middle French for "to dull"
    $800 21
A Beijing University student, Wu'er Kaixi was one of the main leaders during the bloody suppression at this location in 1989
    $800 29
In 2009's "Jennifer's Body", she played the title cheerleader with an eating disorder--she's a man-eating demon
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a courtroom.) A witness doesn't have to swear to tell the truth; some, for reasons of religion or lack of religion, prefer this word, also an option in the presidential oath of office
    $800 6
Magyar Nemzet
    $800 24
The USA's highest rate of bike use, 2 in 5 calling it their main mode of transport, is in Davis, a college town in this state
    $800 9
Leviticus 11 warns against eating swine: "Though he divide the hoof...yet he cheweth not the cud; he is" this
    $1000 22
This fabric-named 1989 revolution in Czechoslovakia began after police attacked a student demonstration
    $1000 30
She did most of her own rollerskating as Bliss (aka Babe Ruthless) in "Whip It"
    $1000 15
It's in plain sight that the U.S. law enforcement service is responsible for witness security
    $1000 7
Nhan Dan
    DD: $1,500 25
In addition to a cardio workout, cycling gives strength to muscles like this 4-part one at the front of the thigh
    $1000 10
It can be a dirt particle, a parasitic fungal disease...or pornography

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

Ryan Nick Surya
$1,200 $4,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Surya
$3,300 $6,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR GENERALS
IT'S GAME TIME
WE'VE GOT CHEMISTRY
THE FICTION FILE
THE NEW YORK TIMES FRUGAL TRAVELER
"UO" ME!
    $400 8
In 1863 he was made a brigadier general at age 23 (yay!); 13 years later Little Bighorn (oops)
    $400 18
station.sony.com has online "Jeopardy!" & this game where you must avoid those bankrupt & lose a turn wedges
    $400 2
In general chemistry, the 3 fundamental atomic particles are the electron, the proton & this, discovered in 1932
    $400 1
This genre of novel is traced back to 1902's "The Virginian", set mainly in Wyoming
    $400 30
The subtitle for the frugal traveler blog is "seeing the world on" one of these, from the Latin for "money bag"
    $400 13
This compound is added to water supplies to promote dental health
    $800 9
After basically setting Georgia on fire, he was the commanding general of the U.S. army from 1869 to 1884
    $800 19
In casual game lingo, PSP stands for this platform that you can hold in your hand
    $800 3
The field of inorganic chemistry studies substances that contain little or none of this element
    $800 7
In a 19th century Russian novel, Oblomov is the epitome of sloth, always in a robe & this footwear
    $800 29
To the frugal traveler, staying overnight with friends is known as this kind of furniture "surfing"
    $800 14
Tendency to rise or float
    $1200 10
In the Shenandoah Valley in 1862, this "granite-like" Virginian's 17,000 men defeated 60,000 Union troops
    $1200 20
"The Mines of Moria" & "The Siege of Mirkwood" were expansions for the online version of this turbine game
    $1200 4
A 19th century German chemist noted that a nation's wealth can be gauged by the amount it uses of this, H2SO4
    DD: $2,000 24
In "The Tin Roof Blowdown", Iberia parish sheriff Dave Robicheaux deals with the aftermath of this 2005 event
    $1200 23
The F.T.'s new year's resolutions include "learn to like" these accommodations that often house youth
    $1200 15
Minimum number of senators needed to do official business while in session
    $1600 11
In 1862 Lincoln fired this general; adding insult to career injury, Lincoln then beat him in the 1864 pres. election
    $1600 21
You are ODST, an orbital drop shock trooper, in the latest version of this series that finds the Covenant in New Mombasa
    DD: $2,000 5
Cellulose & nylon are examples of these large molecules made up of many smaller molecules called monomers
    $1600 25
In 2009 this reclusive "Gravity's Rainbow" author came out with "Inherent Vice"
    $1600 27
Rather than simple postcards, the frugal traveler says to collect these as mementos (perhaps the kyat or the baht?)
    $1600 16
Touching or adjoining, like the lower 48
    $2000 12
The "eyes" of Lee's army, this cavalry man completely circled the federal army in 1862, returning with 1,200 enemy horses
    $2000 22
"Rome: Total War--Barbarian Invasion" allows you to control this Carthaginian's elephants
    $2000 6
The fundamental unit of substance used in chemistry, it's 6.02 x 1023 atoms, not a garden pest
    $2000 26
The hero of "Nausea" by this French existentialist thinker is made queasy by the emptiness of life
    $2000 28
The frugal traveler suggests saving in this city by getting around on its metro or its Velib bike rental system
    $2000 17
Do not deny him or refuse his name, it's John Bartlett's "familiar" specialty

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Nick Surya
$9,300 $15,600 $17,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE HISTORY
The Pittsburgh university named for Andrew Carnegie is the USA's first to offer a degree in this musical instrument

Final scores:

Ryan Nick Surya
$14,800 $20,000 $12,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Nick Surya
$10,800 $15,600 $16,200
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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