Show #6771 - Monday, February 10, 2014

2014 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Whitney Thompson, a junior at the University of Oklahoma from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Sarah Stevens, a sophomore from the University of Delaware from Dover, Delaware

James Fulwiler, a junior from Temple University from Baltimore, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

NOVELS BY QUOTE
BACKING BANDS
NAMES IN NATURE
CAL TECH
OTHER COLLEGES
"ACA"DEMIA
    $200 6
A classic:
"On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth... appeared the letter A"
    $200 1
Bob Marley & the ____
    $200 16
Use caution when trying to extinguish these ants that are named for their painful, burning stings
    $200 26
Established in Mountain View in 1956, Shockley Semiconductor helped put this element in the name of a "Valley"
    $200 21
Founded in 1961, Hamburger University is this chain's training center
    $200 11
Kraft first boxed it up with cheese in 1937
    $400 7
So goth:
"I beheld the wretch--the miserable monster whom I had created"
    $400 2
Ziggy Marley & the ____ Makers
    $400 17
Not surprisingly, this mammal's name is from Algonquian for "one who squirts"
    $400 27
Despite the name, the San Jose headquarters of this maker of the creative cloud isn't built of clay bricks
    $400 22
It was proposed during the Constitutional Convention to provide a system to choose the VP & the president
    $400 12
She guided Meriwether, William & the corps
    $600 8
A modern classic:
"My guess was that Richard Parker was on the floor of the lifeboat"
    $600 3
Florence + the ____
    $600 18
You'll notice that something is missing on this critter named for a British isle
    $600 28
Tony Hawk owns a Huntington Beach company that makes these pieces of sporting equipment
    $600 23
Though there is no fixed campus, you can still apply to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's college for these performers
    $600 13
This word follows "Danse" in the type of grisly artwork seen here
    $800 9
From 1982:
"Dear God, he beat me today because he say I winked at a boy in church"
    $800 4
Fitz & the ____
    DD: $600 19
They have only one cell each but can take pride in their name. from the Greek for "first animals"
    $800 29
Los Gatos is home to this 40-million member movie & TV streaming business
    $800 24
The official heraldic authority for England is the college of these, which also grants coats of these
    $800 14
Percussion gourds filled with beads or beans
    $1000 10
Retells a biblical story:
"First Aron prayed silently for Cal"
    $1000 5
Edward Sharpe and the ____ ____
    $1000 20
Its name can also mean someone who nags or scolds
    $1000 30
Carlsbad's Callaway makes hi-tech these, like the FT Optiforce
    $1000 25
Formed in 1150, this group chooses the pope
    $1000 15
A large sign posted or carried in a public place

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

James Sarah Whitney
$3,000 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Sarah Whitney
$3,400 -$200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT HISTORY
POP CULTURE
FAMOUS HOMES
CLASSICAL MUSIC
"D" PLUS
THERE'S ALWAYS NEXT TERM
    $400 6
Under this Babylonian king's code, receiving stolen property was punishable by death
    $400 1
Chloe Grace Moretz was the title telekinetic teen in a 2013 remake of this horror movie
    $400 11
The "Witch House" in this New England city is where witch trial judge Jonathan Corwin lived in the 1690s
    $400 21
The 4-note opening motif of this Beethoven symphony is said to be fate knocking at the door
    $400 16
Ambition, or the way Phil Mickelson starts a round
    $400 26
In taxonomy:
Kingdom, phylum...
    $800 7
This escaped gladiator took refuge on Mount Vesuvius, where he built a large army
    $800 2
Keep up--this "momager" & husband Bruce have separated
    DD: $1,000 12
Peacefield in Quincy, Massachusetts was the mansion of this man who purchased it in 1787
    $800 22
At age 37, Rossini wrote his last opera--this one about an archer
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew inflates a large black bag.) The black plastic of the solar bag allows for rapid absorption of the sun's rays speeding up the heated air molecules, which become less this than the cool air outside, causing the bag to float
    $800 27
In the Greek alphabet:
Rho, sigma...
    $1200 8
The last prophecy of this Greek Oracle was a prediction that it would be the last one
    $1200 3
This comic actress brought "The Heat" to movie theaters
    $1200 13
Biltmore Estate, one of the largest homes in the U.S., is an attraction in Asheville in this state
    $1200 23
Hallelujah! He composed the "Messiah" oratorio
    $1200 18
Traditionally, money & goods given by a bride's family to a groom
    $1200 28
In U.S. House GOP leadership:
Speaker, Majority Leader...
    $1600 9
Mayan hieroglyphics often used this type of symbolic puzzle in which drawn objects represented words
    $1600 4
Back in 2008 Chris Hardwick started this website & podcast devoted to all things geeky
    $1600 14
Miramare Castle was the project of this man who soon met a sad end as ruler of Mexico
    $1600 24
This composer of "Bolero" said it was "a piece for orchestra without music"
    $1600 19
Today something you all aspire to, in ancient Rome it was a document folded double acting as a sort of passport
    $1600 29
In geologic time:
Eon, era...
    DD: $600 10
In 439 A.D. Genseric the Vandal captured this North African city, which became the Vandal capital
    $2000 5
4-letter name of the band heard here

"Lessons in life /
Your life is a lie /
Now there's no time..."
    $2000 15
As of January 2014 Gracie Mansion at East End Ave. & 88th Street is this man's official residence
    $2000 25
Aram Khachaturian composed this "Dance" for his ballet "Gayane"
    $2000 20
From the Hindi, it's another name for blue denim jeans
    $2000 30
In the Chinese calendar:
Dragon, snake...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Sarah Whitney
$9,200 $6,200 $10,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
In a satellite photo, volcanic activity can be seen on this 10,000-square-mile island

Final scores:

James Sarah Whitney
$0 $1,400 $10,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Sarah Whitney
$9,000 $6,200 $11,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
9 R,
3 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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