Show #6311 - Monday, February 13, 2012

2012 College Championship final game 1.

Contestants

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Zack Terrill, a senior at Vanderbilt University from Winter Springs, Florida

Monica Thieu, a sophomore at the University of North Texas from Dallas, Texas

Sarah Bart, a senior at Goucher College from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

NORTH AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
COLLEGE COURSES
VIRAL VIDEOS
CONSTELLATION NAMES
FACTS & FIGURES
NICE "INK"
(Alex: Those three letters will either end or begin each correct response.)
    $200 1
Here's the view from the 7,200-foot Harney Peak in the Black Hills of this state
    $200 21
Not surprisingly, at Gettysburg College, the History 340 courses include the Civil War & one on this president
    $200 8
Don't be a hater; teary-eyed fan Chris Crocker pleaded, leave this troubled singer alone
    $200 16
Carina is the keel, Puppis is the stern & Vela is the sails of this mythological ship captained by Jason
    $200 26
In a single week in October 2008, this indicator fell by 1,874 points, its biggest weekly drop ever
    $200 9
This building houses a surface used for skating
    $400 2
Cabo wabo! This port-of-call is where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific
    $400 22
At the U. of Iowa, electives for this major include "Introduction to Clinical" & "Introduction to Cognitive" this
    $400 3
Oh my God! Paul Vasquez' excitement over this weather phenomenon has passed 30 million hits
    $400 17
Equuleus is a little one of these
    $400 27
In 2011 this "vision"ary company had $400 million in sales in 24 hours of its new "Call of Duty" game
    $400 10
This animal in the weasel family has lovely fur
    $600 4
If you're enjoying Rascal Flats at the landmark seen here, you're in this city y'all
    $600 23
A Wisconsin course on this in lit & cinema includes viewing "Nosferatu" & reading "The Historian"
    $600 5
A video of this woman singing "I Dreamed A Dream" on "Britain's Got Talent" crossed the Atlantic
    $600 18
Lyra represents the lyre played by this Greek hero
    $600 28
The French consume the most of this per capita, 17 pounds a year--salted, unsalted, ca ne fait rien
    $600 13
You'll find this pattern in a Rorschach test
    $800 11
Check out Yellowtail Dam, part of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in this state
    DD: $3,600 24
At Princeton, English 311, "The Medieval Period", is followed by English 312, the works of this poet
    $800 6
In a video that has stood the test of time, this little boy "bit my finger--again!"
    $800 19
Lepus, which lies under Orion's feet, is this 4-letter critter
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a furry-tailed animal on the monitor.) Not classified in its own family, the red panda has flummoxed scientists, who previously placed it in the bear family and in the family named for this animal with a very similar tail
    $800 14
A slight hint or indication
    $1000 12
Quebec's Chateau Frontenac Hotel overlooks this 800-mile river
    $1000 25
In the Oregon State course ENT 300, "Plagues, Pests & Politics", ENT stands for this field of study
    $1000 7
Gary Brolsma's first viral video sensation has this double-talk name
    $1000 20
Both Centaurus & this constellation depict centaurs
    $1000 30
Medal counts at the 2008 Summer Olympics were 110 for the U.S., 100 for China & 72 for this nation
    $1000 15
Once meaning "to blindfold", it now means "to deceive"

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

Sarah Monica Zack
$1,400 $4,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Monica Zack
$8,000 $7,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRY CONFUSION
MOVIE LINES
THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE?
SHORT STORY FILL-IN
VOCABULARY
HISTORY IS STRANGE
    $400 10
Togo is in Africa; Tobago is just off the coast of this continent
    $400 5
"Why if he's supposed to be like this super-advanced robot does he (convert) back into this piece of crap Camaro?"
    $400 11
This gaseous element means "very bright" when it describes the green & yellow colors popular in the '80s
    $400 24
Twain:
"The ____ Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
    $400 29
This 8-letter word means the right to vote, not to endure pain; the 19th Amendment gave it to American women
    $400 23
In the great fire of this capital city in 1666, as much as 80% of the city burned down but fewer than a dozen people perished
    $800 9
Slovakia was once part of Czechoslovakia; Slovenia was part of this country until 1991
    $800 4
"You stay classy, San Diego; I'm Ron Burgundy?" "...who typed a question mark on the teleprompter?"
    $800 12
If blue or black aren't scientific enough for you, you can get jeans in the color of this element, C
    $800 25
Ambrose Bierce:
"An Occurrence at ____ Creek Bridge"
    $800 30
It can mean timber sawed into boards, or to walk heavily
    $800 22
This soft drink was advertised in the 1890s as a "brain & nerve drink"
    $1200 6
Mauritania is in northwest Africa; this island nation lies 500 miles east of Madagascar
    $1200 1
"My master made me this collar; he is a good & smart master & he made me this collar so that I may talk--squirrel!"
    $1200 13
You'll look like a king in the Elvis Grand Heritage lame suit from Rubie's Costume Company; it's this color
    $1200 26
Annie Proulx:
"____ Mountain"
    $1200 16
Monologue comes from the Greek for "speaking alone"; this synonym comes from the Latin for "speaking alone"
    $1200 19
He endowed some big prizes after reading his own mistakenly printed & harshly critical obituary in 1888
    $1600 7
In Africa, there is Guinea & Guinea-this, a neighbor of Guinea
    $1600 2
"When I woke up on the roof, I happened to find $80,000 worth of Bellagio chips in my pocket"
    $1600 14
Element No. 88, it was once widely used on glow-in-the-dark watch dials--a curie-ously stylish but bad idea!
    $1600 27
Faulkner:
"A Rose for ____"
    $1600 17
The OED dates a version of this blended word for one who is both a pal & a foe back to the 1950s
    $1600 20
These Roman priestesses to a hearth goddess could be punished for unchastity by being buried alive
    $2000 8
The Dominican Republic is part of Hispaniola; Dominica is part of these "Lesser" islands
    $2000 3
"Ray, when someone asks you if you're a god, you say, 'Yes!"'
    $2000 15
I'll be most Ag-reeable if you slip into a Frederick's of Hollywood sequin skirt temptress dress in this color
    $2000 28
Flannery O'Connor:
"A Good Man is ____ ____ ____"
    DD: $4,000 18
Carl Jung coined this word for a coincidence in time from the Greek for "with time"
    DD: $3,000 21
Our word for a captive worker originated when medieval German eastern expansion captured many of these people

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Monica Zack
$17,400 $14,000 $12,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANNIVERSARIES
In 2011 Elizabeth II marked the 400th anniversary of this, assembled by 47 translators in Oxford, London & Cambridge

Final scores:

Sarah Monica Zack
$9,800 $18,000 $8,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Monica Zack
$17,600 $14,000 $12,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
4 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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