Show #6606 - Monday, May 13, 2013

2013 College Championship semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Trevor Walker, a sophomore at MIT from Miami Shores, Florida

Daniel Donohue, a junior at Northwestern University from Arlington Heights, Illinois

Hannah Shoenhard, a junior at Scripps College originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Jeopardy! Round

PACK 12
SAME VOWEL WORDS
TALES OF HIGH ADVENTURE
ALL THE SINGLE LADIES
THE 2012 TEAM MVP
YOU DID BAD
    $200 10
I packed a dozen of these, American beauties, for the GF, because I'm the man
    $200 3
(2 U's) The pivot around which a lever moves
    $200 1
In Clive Cussler's "Inca Gold", adventurer Dirk Pitt seeks an ancient fortune in these mountains
    $200 16
Austria's archduke & Sweden's king were among many vying for this 16th c. English queen's hand; no dice, boys
    $200 26
Linebacker Manti Te'o, who had a very eventful year
    $200 21
Robert Frost got this punishment, ending his college career, after giving another student a disfiguring haircut
    $400 11
I packed the badminton rackets & a dozen of these, aka birdies
    $400 4
(4 I's) Type of returns in an economic "law"
    $400 2
In Jules Verne's "Adventures of Captain Hatteras", a group braves sub-zero temperatures to reach this place
    $400 17
She was the first woman to be given the British Order of Merit; she healed men but didn't marry 'em
    $400 27
Infielder Miguel Cabrera; all he did was win the Triple Crown!
    $400 22
Someone freed after serving out his prison sentence is often said to have paid his debt to this
    $600 12
For eats, I packed 12 pounds of these crustaceans the locals call mudbugs
    $600 5
(3 A's) Tomorrow, to someone in Tijuana
    $600 6
"Kavik" is the story of an animal in the wilds of Alaska that is half dog, half this
    $600 20
Gee, how'd this woman accused of double homicide in 1893 stay single all her life?
    $600 28
Running back Adrian Peterson, as if there was a doubt
    $600 23
Shame on me! this 5-letter word for self-reproach often follows "Jewish" or "Catholic"
    $800 13
I solved our power problem by packing a dozen AAA Coppertop batteries from this brand
    $800 7
(4 E's) To persist in spite of difficult obstacles
    $800 9
After the death of his parents, John Clayton is raised by primates in the 1914 novel that began this series
    $800 19
Born in 1820, this suffragist voted against marriage for all of her 86 years
    $800 29
2nd baseman Dustin "Muddy Chicken" Pedroia
    DD: $1,000 24
This term for exclusion from a group goes back to temporary banishment in ancient Greece
    $1000 15
Taking 11 kids skiing, I packed 12 of these head-covering items named for a Crimean War battle
    $1000 8
(3 O's) Describes eyes that are red due to dilated vessels
    $1000 14
2 British adventurers become central Asian monarchs in this Rudyard Kipling tale
    $1000 18
She tried to make her writing resemble
the cubist experiments of Picasso. They were just friends
    $1000 30
Goalie "King Henrik" Lundqvist (& it's not the L.A. Kings!)
    $1000 25
The opposite of a state of sanctity, this 8-letter word is the title of a prize-winning J.M. Coetzee novel

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

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$2,200 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$2,400 $6,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CNN TOURISM
ALL UP IN YOUR BUSINESS
SIDEKICKS
THE 17th CENTURY
2 ANIMALS IN ONE
YOU DID GOOD
    $400 17
(Here is CNN correspondent
Ivan Watson.
) Tradition holds an architect misheard a request for towers made of gold, or "altin", as "alti", or 6--so Istanbul's Blue Mosque was built with 6 of these
    $400 22
The five model of this Toyota gets about 50 mpg, so the 700 miles between Dallas & Des Moines? only 14 gallons!
    $400 6
The dog Krypto is a faithful companion to this superhero
    $400 1
Between June & September 1692, 19 people were hanged as witches in this New England town
    $400 11
Saddle up and name this
livestock pest seen here
    $400 16
It describes a certain barrier reef or blue heron
    $800 18
(Here's Anna Coren.) Beiiing's Palace Museum was the imperial headquarters during the Ming & Qing Dynasties when it got this name because it was off-limits to most citizens
    $800 23
Copy that (at 4 A.M.)! In 2004 FedEx acquired this company for $2.4 billion
    $800 7
He's the Lone Ranger's faithful Native American companion
    $800 2
It was fought from 1618 to 1648, ending with the Peace of Westphalia
    $800 12
This bottom dweller is named for the barbels around its mouth that resemble feline whiskers
    $800 30
Your writing is really this; I mean it's good, not that it's done in small, delicate strokes
    $1200 19
(Here's Jim Bitterman.) In 1940 German troops marched down this Paris avenue with a name in French that means "Elysian fields"; 4 years later, Allied troops paraded down it to mark the city's liberation
    $1200 24
Founded in 1986, this supplies chain has a "center" of attention in Los Angeles
    $1200 8
He's the Green Hornet's driver & sidekick
    $1200 3
Archbishop of Canterbury Richard Bancroft supervised & oversaw the 1611 publication of this
    $1200 13
This largest pinniped is named for its size & for the trunklike, inflatable snout of the male
    $1200 29
3, 1,031 and 7,919 are all this kind of number
    $1600 20
(Here's Alex Zolbert.) In 1612 Japan established a silver mint in this area, today Tokyo's most glamorous shopping district; in Japanese the name means "silver guild"
    $1600 25
In 2013 these 2 airlines with homegrown names announced they would merge
    $1600 9
Krusty's ex-sidekick, he said, "no children have ever meddled with the Republican party and lived to tell about it"
    $1600 4
After abdicating this country's throne in 1654, Queen Christina declared herself a Catholic & moved to Rome
    DD: $2,000 14
This little rodent hops on its hind legs, just like its namesake marsupial
    $1600 28
Radical! Totally this 7-letter word urbandictionary.com says "Americans use to describe everything"
    $2000 21
(Nick Robertson reads the clue.) More than 3 million people a year take in the view from Europe's largest Ferris wheel, now called the London Eye; when it opened to commemorate the year 2000, it was appropriately called this "Wheel"
    $2000 26
This electronics firm was named for a certain quality of a mechanical pencil invented by its founder
    $2000 10
Evil-Lyn is by the side of this skull-faced nemesis of He-Man
    DD: $2,000 5
In the painting seen here, this Dutch artist portrayed another girl with a pearl earring--possibly his daughter
    $2000 15
This predator of the deep includes the name of an Asian predator
    $2000 27
If "we had" this type of "time", it means good; in "the fierce lion gave out" this type of "roar", it means frightening

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$5,200 $11,000 $19,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS IN THE NEWS
When Curiosity touched down on Mars in 2012, its landing site was named in honor of this author who died weeks before

Final scores:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$5,200 $2 $17,199
2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hannah Daniel Trevor
$6,200 $11,000 $19,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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