Show #6610 - Friday, May 17, 2013

2013 College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Kristen Jolley, a senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology from Alpharetta, Georgia (subtotal of $10,000)

Trevor Walker, a sophomore at MIT from Miami Shores, Florida (subtotal of $11,000)

Jim Coury, a sophomore from Georgetown University from Olmsted Falls, Ohio (subtotal of $8,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS FIRSTS
OLD JOBS
METROPOLITAN PARTNERS
YOU GOT AN "F" PLUS!
POEMS IN VIDEO GAMES
THE WORK OF THE CLINTON FOUNDATION
    $200 16
He was not only the first president to die in office but also served the shortest term, a mere month
    $200 11
A tanner was someone who turned animal skins into this material
    $200 25
This city- Long Beach- Santa Ana
    $200 1
An animal story to teach a moral lesson
    $200 6
In the game called this company "Ultimate Alliance 2", Hulk works on his rage with poems, creating some Hulk-ku
    $200 26
(Bill Clinton delivers the clue from his office.) Many African families still don't have bed nets or medicines to cure this disease, the killer of half a million African children every year; we're subsidizing the cost of some of those treatments to fight the disease
    $400 17
In 1977 P.D. (pre-Danica), Janet Guthrie became the first woman to compete in this race, finishing 29th
    $400 12
A webster operated this 4-letter machine
    $400 24
This city- Arlington- Alexandria
    $400 2
That's the fax, Jack! (Fax, short for this, Jack)
    $400 7
"The Book Of The Blind" gives rhyming tips on how to survive a level in this game, Spanish for "devil"
    $400 30
(Bill Clinton delivers the clue from his office)
A healthy lifestyle & the prevention of childhood obesity have been my focus since my quadruple bypass in 2004 so we partnered with this organization to form The Alliance For A Healthier Generation
    $600 18
The first U.S. law school at a college was established at this Virginia school in 1779
    $600 13
A servant in a royal or noble home, hence the expression this kind of reliable "service"
    $600 23
This city- Tacoma- Bellevue
    $600 3
A royal decree, or an Italian car company
    $600 8
In "The Legend Of Zelda", a poem called the Sun's Song inspires you to play a tune on this egg-like instrument
    DD: $5,400 29
(Bill Clinton delivers the clue from his office)
We've supplied affordable fertilizer & better quality seeds to local farmers, improving crop yields & crop prices to help this country emerge from the civil war & genocide of the 1990s
    $800 20
In 1951 the Univac I became the USA's first commercially available one of these
    $800 14
Every village once had this craftsman sometimes called a vulcan
    $800 19
This city- Mesa- Glendale
    $800 4
Shakespeare was the first to put this word before "conclusion" to mean an inevitability
    $800 9
This game uses "Because I Could Not Stop For Death" --but with the ending, "the cube had food ...and immortality"
    $800 27
(Bill Clinton delivers the clue from his office)
We're working on climate change in Latin America by testing hybrid buses, which will emit about 30% fewer greenhouse gases & were first rolled out in this Brazilian port city
    $1000 21
In 1789 he was appointed the first Chief Justice of the United States
    $1000 15
A bygone job at least in most of the U.S., it's a tenant farmer who pays part of what he grows as rent
    $1000 22
This city- Metairie- Kenner
    $1000 5
8-letter word that's a measure of how faithfully sound has been reproduced
    $1000 10
A plug-in in the "Lord Of The Rings" online game lets you recite a poem that ends, "in" this place "where the shadows are"
    $1000 28
(Bill Clinton delivers the clue from his office)
Impoverished people in Peru can't afford treatment for this condition, the leading cause of blindness in the world; we're working to help provide 50,000 surgeries for it by 2013

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

Jim Trevor Kristen
$1,800 $2,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$10,800 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLICAL GEOGRAPHY
WILL FERRELL MOVIES BY QUOTE
SCIENCE FICTION
DORM DEBATES
INVERTEBRATES
FORGET U
(Alex: We need two responses for each clue--one will be minus the letter "U".)
    $400 25
Jesus was born in Bethlehem & raised in this city of lower Galilee
    $400 10
In 1979 this creator of "Star Trek" wrote a novelization of "Star Trek: The Motion Picture"
    $400 20
Forget Coke vs. Pepsi; now it's Red Bull vs. this energy drink that makes Super Sours
    $400 12
The lion's mane, the largest type of this invertebrate, may have a bell 8 feet in diameter & tentacles 120 feet long
    $400 1
Forget the "U" in this synonym for "abode" & you get this stocking
    $800 19
In Genesis, Pison, Euphrates, Gihon & Hiddekel are the 4 rivers that begin in this Idyllic spot
    $800 26
"I love seeing some French guy break my track record while I got my arm wrapped up like a frickin' Gordita"
    $800 11
Frank Herbert's Desert Planet Arrakis is known to its natives by this title name
    $800 21
Edward vs. Jacob, so over; now it's Marnie vs. this "Girls" character, her sometime best friend
    $800 6
This coastal creature might bring you good luck
    $800 2
Drop the "U" from this float used to mark a navigational channel to get this male word
    DD: $3,000 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) When conquered in 586 B.C., the Jewish people were resettled on the Kibar River, hundreds of miles from their home; hence the verse "by the rivers of" this place, "we wept when we remembered Zion"
    $1200 27
"You are a smelly pirate hooker"
    $1200 13
In 2010's "Blackout", people with this academic job are sent back from 2060 to do fieldwork in World War II
    $1200 22
This activity AKA bussing--eyes open or closed? We need more research
    $1200 7
As they may need silk that's stronger, stickier, etc., 7 types of silk glands can be found in these arthropods
    $1200 3
Dropping the "U" from this synonym for "leap" gives you this uniting force
    $1600 16
God told this prophet to camp by the Cherith Stream & there he would get food deliveries from ravens
    DD: $5,000 14
This 1954 Richard Matheson novel has inspired such films as "The Last Man on Earth" & a 2007 Will Smith movie
    $1600 23
Inches & pounds vs. this 200-year-old system; Jacques, Helmut & Bao-Yu, we know what you think
    $1600 8
A common species of this, lumbricus terrestris, invaded the U.S. from Europe in potted plants
    $1600 4
This verb meaning "to recommend" becomes this word for a small child when it loses its "U"
    $2000 18
Jonah finally made it to this capital of Assyria & preached there
    $2000 15
This author of "Johnny Mnemonic" has been called the "noir prophet" of cyberpunk
    $2000 24
A classic clash--determinism vs. this 2-word term for our supposed power of choice in behavior
    $2000 9
We pray that you know the name of this family of insects is from the Greek for "prophet"
    $2000 5
This, the worth or merit of something, loses its "U" to become this mortal life, like the one "of tears"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$14,200 $8,200 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR
The last of the 11 Southern states to secede from the Union, it borders 6 of them

Final scores:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$25,989 $4,599 $4,401

Cumulative scores:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$34,589 $15,599 $14,401
Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy 1st runner-up: $50,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Trevor Kristen
$14,400 $8,200 $11,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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