Show #6609 - Thursday, May 16, 2013

2013 College Championship final game 1.

Contestants

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Kristen Jolley, a senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology from Alpharetta, Georgia

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

Jim Coury, a sophomore from Georgetown University from Olmsted Falls, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

WHERE IS IT?
SYMBOLS
SHORT & TWEET
NONFICTION
TECH STUFF
YES "WAY"
    $200 21
The yellow oval room: in this building
    $200 11
Renaissance artists used an ear of this as a symbol of the harvest
    $200 6
@JLo
(a former TV show judge)
    $200 26
After killing this outlaw, Pat Garrett co-wrote the first biography of him
    $200 1
Wi-Fi technology uses these waves that brought us "The Chase & Sanborn Hour" in the 1930s
    $200 16
Eliminating static is one way to tame hair that's described as this 7-letter synonym for windblown
    $400 22
Lenin's tomb: in this 800,000-square-foot expanse
    $400 12
The 5 interlaced rings that symbolize it represent the 5 parts of the world brought together by it
    $400 7
@KingJames
(he's been known to dribble)
    $400 27
Alex Haley wrote much of "The Autobiography of" this 1960s African-American leader
    $400 2
Reddit is known for hosting online interviews where you can AMA, short for this
    $400 17
It's the nickname for the highway that encircles the Washington, D.C. area
    $600 23
Edo Castle: in this city
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Used for centuries, the astrological symbol for this planet depicts a head, a winged cap & a staff
    $600 8
@Pontifex
(he's new in the job)
    $600 28
"The Virtue of Selfishness", a 1964 collection of essays by this woman, is a favorite of young conservatives
    $600 3
This type of "net" developed by Xerox has helped local area networks communicate since the 1970s
    $600 18
The name of these iconic sunglasses from Ray-Ban means "traveler"
    $800 24
Saskatoon: in this province
    $800 14
When you're drawing a family medical history, circles stand for these
    $800 9
@aplusk
(a TV sitcom man)
    $800 29
Elaine Pagels explored "Lost" books of the New Testament in "The Gnostic" these
    $800 4
We're gonna go old school and use keyboard characters to translate my image into this computing code
    $800 19
Michigan congressman Dave Camp chairs this House committee
    $1000 25
Moldova: on this continent
    DD: $3,000 15
The phoenix rising from the ashes is the symbol of this southern capital that arose from the ashes
    $1000 10
@wilw
(he's boldly gone)
    $1000 30
"The Doors of Perception" were opened for this novelist in 1953 when he wrote a true account of his drug use
    $1000 5
It's a big smartphone, it's a small iPad, it's this 7-letter hybrid word
    $1000 20
The largest Gaelic-speaking population of Ireland is in this county

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

Jim Trevor Kristen
$1,600 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$6,000 $4,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW IN OXFORD
USING ALGEBRA AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
MUSIC OF TODAY
CLASSIC TOYS
THEATER
GETTING MEDIEVAL ON YOU
    $400 16
A meep is a type of this, perhaps made by a kitten or groundhog
    $400 11
5/4 = 30/x;
x = this
    $400 1
She co-wrote the Miley Cyrus hit "Party in the U.S.A." & co-wrote her own hit heard here
    $400 6
Originally the safety-bake oven, its name was changed when TV broadcasters weren't convinced of its safety
    $400 22
It's the musical in which Fantine sings "I Dreamed a Dream"
    $400 21
A trencher was a plate made of metal, wood or a (probably stale) slice of this
    $800 17
It's the 11-letter word for the elucidating picture seen here
    $800 12
Solve for x:
5x + 2x = 14
    $800 2
The singer of "Locked Out of Heaven" chose this stage name partly because "people say I'm out of this world"
    $800 7
This Wham-O product is made of compressed "zectron"; drop it from 10 feet & it'll bounce 9 feet high
    DD: $3,000 23
This Jonathan Larson musical was loosely based on the opera "La Boheme"
    $800 27
A medieval date might've included taking in a "mystery play" depicting stories like the Genesis 4:8 murder of this man
    $1200 18
A "savior sibling" is a child conceived in vitro in the hope that he or she may do this specific act
    $1200 13
Solve for x in the math problem seen here
    $1200 3
Modern rock band heard here
    $1200 8
In 1987 he lost his pipe & became the official spokespud for the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout
    $1200 24
In 2013 Scarlett Johansson starred on Broadway as Maggie in this playwright's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
    $1200 28
In clothing, a chaperon was a hood, as in the French title of this children's story, "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge"
    DD: $4,000 19
2-word alliterative movement that asks ISPs to allow access to all content equally
    $1600 14
The stadium holds 4,500 seats;
80%, this many, are filled
    $1600 4
The Black Keys "got a love that keeps me waiting" in this song
    $1600 9
The original name of this toy invented by Frenchman Andre Cassagnes was L'Ecran Magique, "magic screen"
    $1600 25
"The Laramie Project" is a docudrama-style play about the brutal 1998 murder of this gay college student
    $1600 30
Knights fought for fun in mock battles called this, now a term for the contest you're in
    $2000 20
It's someone who's basically a vegetarian but doesn't rule out the occasional burger
    $2000 15
3x - y = 8
2x + y = 7;
solve for
x & y
    $2000 5
She got to sing for the newlywed Duke & Duchess of Cambridge
    $2000 10
The creator of this toy was inspired by watching workers build the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, which was designed by his father
    $2000 26
Everyone on stage is a suspect in the musical based on Charles Dickens' unfinished tale "The Mystery of" this man
    $2000 29
The 12th C. "Song" of this vassal of Charlemagne tells of his heroic death in a saracen ambush

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$17,200 $11,800 $13,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
These 2 men followed each other consecutively as vice president & later, in reverse order, as president

Final scores:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$8,600 $11,000 $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$17,200 $12,400 $10,800
19 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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