Show #6303 - Wednesday, February 1, 2012

2012 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Carrie Tian, a freshman at Harvard from Greenville, South Carolina

Charlie Rooney, a sophomore at Loyola University Chicago from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Weston Mangin, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo from Arroyo Grande, California

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Jeopardy! Round

J.J. ABRAMS, BUSY MAN
ALSO A GAME
"F" IN SCIENCE
NAME THAT CARMAKER
FAMILIAR EXPRESSIONS
CHILDREN'S BOOKS
    $200 19
In 2009 J.J. Abrams went where Leonard Nimoy had gone before & directed this film
    $200 20
Slang for a tornado
    $200 1
The name of this bone is Latin for "thigh"
    $200 3
Let's agree it makes the Accord Coupe
    $200 30
Teddy Roosevelt used the expression "speak softly and" do this
    $200 2
She also wrote "Little Town on the Prairie"
    $400 18
J.J. didn't write or direct, but produced 2011's "Mission: Impossible", subtitled this
    $400 21
A war vessel such as the Potemkin or the Graf Spee
    $400 4
This simple sugar is found in honey
    $400 12
The 4Runner runs off its assembly line
    $400 14
The saying "If anything can go wrong it will" is known as his "law"
    $400 5
What a good daughter! She dedicated "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret." to her mother
    $600 15
J.J. co-created this ABC drama that was so intriguing, a man simply opening a hatch became a major event
    $600 22
The Moor of Venice
    $600 9
Equal to one cycle per second, the hertz is the international unit of this, as for sound waves
    $600 13
Zoom-zoom around in its CX-9
    $600 27
This title of a self-help book & a film with Drew Barrymore means forget the guy, he isn't interested
    DD: $1,000 6
Rejected by 26 publishers, this beloved classic by Madeleine L'Engle is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012
    $800 16
J.J. said he created this Jennifer Garner series by thinking, "What if Felicity was a spy?"
    $800 23
Part of the skull where the brain is
    $800 10
This technology uses hair-thin transparent filaments to transmit light or infrared signals
    $800 25
You can't pass up its Passat
    $800 28
It's popularly said that "the opera isn't over till" this person sings
    $800 7
Chris Van Allsburg won a Caldecott Medal for this modern classic about a Christmas train
    $1000 17
Say you write a script about a '70s train crash; if you're J.J., you call it this, direct it & have Spielberg produce
    $1000 24
A command indicating how an HTML file is to be formatted
    $1000 11
When dissolved in a solution of water & methanol, this gas with a strong odor is used to preserve biological samples
    $1000 26
This company makes the Fiesta
    $1000 29
It was John Donne who coined the phrase "No man is" this "entire of itself"
    $1000 8
In Chapter VIII of this favorite, our heroes take a trip through the deadly poppy field

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Weston Charlie Carrie
$4,200 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Weston Charlie Carrie
$7,400 $7,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FOOD FIGHT!
I MARRIED A SINGER
IT'S A WATERY WORLD
AFRICAN AMERICANS
MYTHOLOGY
12-LETTER WORDS
    $400 1
As part of a tariff war with this nation, George W. Bush imposed a 300% import duty on Roquefort cheese
    $400 3
Singer Gavin Rossdale:
No doubt, this singer & designer
    $400 4
In area, this body of water is the smallest of its quintet
    $400 23
In 2009 Charles Bolden, who'd commanded 2 shuttle missions, became administrator of this agency
    $400 9
This fire stealer was Pandora's brother-in-law
    $400 21
A cop's constant observation of a suspect
    $800 2
National Geographic reported that ancient pandas fought with 10-foot apes over this food--& won
    $800 27
MTV VJ Vanessa Minnillo:
This former "Newlywed" & host of "The Sing-Off"
    $800 5
Major divisions of the Eastern Mediterranean include the Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea, & this sea that borders six nations
    $800 17
This businessman with a "9-9-9" tax plan made news in 2011 as a candidate for president
    $800 10
One myth says Thetis, the mom of this Trojan War hero, held him in fire to destroy his mortal elements
    $800 22
Cetaphil is this kind of cream for treating cracked skin
    $1200 14
In 2008 Lebanon threatened to sue this nation for violating its "food copyright" on hummus & tabbouleh
    $1200 28
Country singer Tim McGraw:
This country superstar
    $1200 6
The headstreams of this longest river in Indochina begin at elevations higher than 16,000 feet
    $1200 18
In 2011 this director & star of the "Madea" movies topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid men in entertainment
    DD: $2,000 11
Hippocrene (horse spring) sprung up from where this creature's hoof struck Mount Helicon
    $1200 26
It's when family & friends gather to tell an addict about his problem & firmly ask him to get help
    DD: $4,800 15
A 1977 protocol added to these humane agreements prohibits combatants from attacking civilian food supplies
    $1600 29
Actress Kimberly Williams:
This country cutie
    $1600 7
Named for a Dutch explorer, this sea exceeds three miles in depth and is known for its unpredictable storms
    $1600 19
This author of "Invisible Man" was named for another literary great, Emerson
    $1600 12
This Greek goddess of wisdom was wicked smart--she helped build the Trojan Horse
    $1600 24
In the Marines this rating for a rifleman is below expert but above marksman
    $2000 16
This term for a wartime policy of utterly destroying an enemy's food & supplies is thought to be a translation from the Chinese
    $2000 30
Actor Eddie Cibrian:
This country sweetheart
    $2000 8
This channel is named for the country on its western edge
    $2000 20
His 1912 autobiography "A Negro Explorer at the North Pole" includes a foreword by Robert Peary
    $2000 13
Hercules' 11th labor was to fetch the golden apples guarded by the sisters known by this collective name
    $2000 25
Ditch & hedge-jumping horses compete in this type of race

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Weston Charlie Carrie
$29,400 $10,800 $4,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
From the Arabic for "storehouse", in 1731 it was first used to refer to a monthly storehouse of information

Final scores:

Weston Charlie Carrie
$28,800 $1 $1
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Weston Charlie Carrie
$25,400 $10,800 $4,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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