Show #6025 - Friday, November 19, 2010

2010-B College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Sam Spaulding, a sophomore from Yale University from Wilmington, North Carolina (subtotal of $4,400)

Hans von Walter, a junior from Southern Adventist University from Avon Park, Florida (subtotal of $0)

Erin McLean, a sophomore from Boston University from Danvers, Massachusetts (subtotal of $15,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

A NATION DIVIDED
GAME & REALITY SHOWS
MY DORM ROOM IS SO SMALL...
BIBLE GUYS
ACADEMIC DEGREES
"INTER" MURALS
    $200 30
From 1945 to 1990, it was gesplit into Osten & Westen
    $200 5
The tribe has spoken in Fiji & Nicaragua, among other places
    $200 1
This McDonald's burger with the shortest name is too large for the room
    $200 2
Zacharias ministers in the temple in this book that comes before John & after Mark
    $200 20
If you're into acting or photography, you may want a B.F.A., which stands for this
    $200 21
A junction of lines or streets
    $400 28
It was officially divided into North & South in 1953
    $400 15
14 questions stand between you & the cash; would you like to ask the audience?
    $400 4
I couldn't grow my nails out, so the best I could do with them was this national treatment
    $400 3
In I Samuel, he brings but 5 stones to a sword fight, wins anyway, then decapitates his opponent
    $400 19
A dentist may have a D.M.D., Doctor of Dental Medicine, or a D.D.S., Doctor of Dental this
    $400 22
The Bureau of Mines was a division of this Cabinet department
    $600 27
It was officially divided into North & South in 1954--& reunited 21 years later
    $600 18
Celebs can samba away with the money or fall flat on their face in front of host Tom Bergeron
    $600 12
I don't worry about infestation by the head type of this wingless insect; in here they get claustrophobia
    $600 6
He says, "I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt"
    $600 11
One who has an I.E. degree works in this type of engineering
    $600 23
When the defensive player makes the catch in football
    DD: $3,800 25
In 1971 it broke away from what's now Pakistan, which was 1,100 miles away anyhow
    $800 16
Married couples predict their partners' answers
    $800 13
I bring in no more than 1 volume at a time of this author's "Hunger Games" trilogy
    $800 7
In Genesis 7 we learn "The windows of heaven were opened" in the 600th year of this man's life
    $800 9
To earn this degree, M.Div., you'll have to study Greek, Hebrew & the Old & New Testaments
    $800 24
Oh, my heavens! It's a word or phrase used in exclamation
    $1000 26
"An act to provide for the better government of" this island divided it in 2 in 1920
    $1000 17
A CEO tries working in the lower echelons of his or her company
    $1000 14
It's hard to find space for my 2/3-inch-thick Adamo laptop from this company
    $1000 8
1 of the 3 fireproof companions in Daniel 3
    $1000 10
You can earn a J.D. degree online, preparing you to practice in this field
    $1000 29
From the Old English for "twisted thread", to twist 2 or more fibers together to form a single strand

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

Erin Hans Sam
$2,400 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Hans Sam
$4,000 $7,000 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

REAL MEN OF SCIENCE
POP & ROCK
FRENCH NOVELISTS
GARDENS
JOURNALISM
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 12
These small glass or plastic dishes used to culture microorganisms are named for a German bacteriologist
    $400 1
Deepak Chopra performed the 2010 wedding ceremony of Swizz Beatz & this R&B songstress
    $400 6
In 1845, the same year he began "Les Miserables", he was elected a peer of France
    $400 19
Built by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, Rikugien Garden in this capital reproduces scenes from famous poems
    $400 24
A full-length film, or a journalist's long, in-depth story
    $400 9
This dog, of which there are more than 20 breeds, takes its name from the Latin for "earth"
    $800 13
373.15 is the boiling point of water on the scale named for this Scottish scientist
    $800 2
"Bubbly" was a No. 1 single from "Coco", her debut album
    $800 27
Louise Colet's 1859 novel "Lui" was a scathing account of her relationship with this "Madame Bovary" author
    $800 22
Keukenhof Gardens near Amsterdam has over 4 million of these flowers on display showcasing the latest hybrids
    $800 25
A "lockout" is an identifier like "Joe Smith, WTI Radio, Schenectady," this state
    $800 10
The name of this ballroom dance with gliding turns comes from German for "roll" or "turn"
    $1200 16
Galileo used a supernova in 1604 to disprove this ancient Greek's theory that the universe never changes
    $1200 3
This indie rock group lit up the charts with its 2010 album "The Suburbs"
    $1200 8
This sci-fi writer's "An Antarctic Mystery" attempts to finish Poe's "Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"
    $1200 20
A mile-long canal winds through its gardens commissioned by Louis XIV & designed by Andre Le Notre
    $1200 28
Often a card, this alliterative item that gives journalists access is also the name of a Newseum annual membership
    $1200 11
This word for the art & science of good eating goes back to Greek for "belly"
    $1600 14
With his book & TV show named this, Carl Sagan popularized astronomy for bil--thousands, at least
    $1600 4
It's no "Nightmare"--MTV's 2006 Best New Artist was the metalcore band called Avenged this
    $1600 7
This Guy, a master of the short story, also wrote 6 novels, including "Bel-Ami" & "Pierre et Jean"
    DD: $2,800 21
In 1913 his wife Ellen planted the first actual rose garden in the White House's West Garden
    $1600 29
Reuters' 10 Rules include "always reveal" this, like if you owe money to the subject of a story
    $1600 17
This term for a novice or beginner is from Latin & Greek for "newly planted"
    $2000 15
Introduced in 1856, his process, using blasts of air to remove impurities, made the mass production of steel possible
    $2000 5
"Lisztomania" was a 2010 hit for this French band with the name of an American city
    $2000 26
Before her time with Chopin, she had an affair with Alfred de Musset, a basis for "Elle et Lui"
    $2000 23
Neptune's Fountain & The Abundance are statues found in the Boboli gardens behind this Florentine palace
    DD: $4,000 18
Murray Gell-Mann adopted this word for various hypothetical particles from "Finnegan's Wake"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin Hans Sam
$16,000 $13,800 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

OUR LIVING PLANET
Several species appear in the logo of the U.N.'s International Year of this 12-letter word, vital to the health of "life" on Earth

Final scores:

Erin Hans Sam
$13,998 $10,801 $23,201

Cumulative scores:

Erin Hans Sam
$29,997 $10,801 $27,601
Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy 2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin Hans Sam
$14,800 $8,800 $14,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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