Show #6772 - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2014 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Cameron Kim, a senior at Duke University from Riverview, Florida

Ben Juster, a senior at UCLA from Woodland Hills, California

Laurie Beckoff, a sophomore from the University of Chicago from Hollis Hills, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

HARD TO DEFINE
RECENT TV
SOLVE FOR x
JUST A WORD BEFORE GOING
MINI
HA HA
    $200 26
In March 2014 NYC's 92nd Street Y will use a 7-day program to define this (our try: a creatively brilliant person)
    $200 17
Despite the inconvenience of being killed in a movie, Phil Coulson made it to the small screen as an "Agent of" this
    $200 16
500 - X + 1 = 381
    $200 1
In 1886 this poet said, "I must go in, for the fog is rising"--then death stopped for her
    $200 6
Released in 2012, this Apple product weighs just 0.68 pounds & is only 7.87 inches tall
    $200 11
This kind of laugh is one letter off from the word for a group of geese
    $400 27
stopTHIS.gov defines it as "unwanted, aggressive behavior among... children that involves a... power imbalance"
    $400 22
Phil Dunphy, on this sitcom:
"I'm the cool dad... I'm hip, I surf the web, I text... LOL... OMG... WTF, why the face?"
    $400 18
82 + X2 = 100
    $400 2
At Trafalgar he reportedly said, "Thank God I have done my duty" & then expired
    $400 7
When Gulliver travels, he meets people from this place who are 1/12 his size
    $400 12
Idiomatically, a good laugh is said to split one's these
    $600 28
The elusive concept of fairness, or an official "of the peace"
    $600 23
Ichabod Crane napped for 2 centuries, but at least he awoke with his head still atop his shoulders on this drama
    $600 19
√25 + 3X = 29
    DD: $1,000 3
A final manifesto attributed to him in 1883 was "Last words are for fools who haven't said enough"
    $600 8
4-letter word for a speck of dust, perhaps in your eye
    $600 13
As opposed to "LOL", "LQTM" stands for laughing this way
    $800 29
AKA po-mo, it's a rejection of theory in favor of a mix of styles & values--or something like that
    $800 24
Spoiler alert! In 2013, via a governor's veto, Hershel lost another important body part on this AMC show
    $800 20
(X - 5)2 = 81; X can be 14 or this number
    $800 4
This Spanish artist passed away in 1973 but not before asking friends to "Drink to me"
    $800 9
This disease was so-named in the 16th century to distinguish it from syphilis, which was "the great" one
    $800 14
An audience convulsed in laughter is "rolling in" these
    $1000 30
Clara Bow starred in a 1927 film whose title was this pronoun--hard to define, but basically sex appeal
    $1000 25
"American Horror Story" turned its attention to witches in its 2013 season, titled this
    $1000 21
5/8 - X/4 = 3/8
    $1000 5
Concerned about his mistress Nell Gwynn, this restoration king requested, "Let not poor Nelly starve"
    $1000 10
A very small or lowercase letter; it's now acceptable to spell the word with either a "U" or an "I" in the 4th spot
    $1000 15
Type of laugh that's the name of the ringtone heard here

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

Laurie Ben Cameron
$2,200 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laurie Ben Cameron
$4,000 $5,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

KING ME
RHYME TIME
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
"S"PORTS TALK
19th CENTURY BOOKS & AUTHORS
OCCUPATIONS
    $400 12
Greece's George I supported a movement to revive this sporting event abolished in 393 A.D.
    $400 26
Rose-colored substance used to write a letter
    $400 4
This Arkansas capital is in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains
    $400 1
Also a term for an Old West gunfight, it's a way to break a tie at the end of overtime in soccer
    $400 2
He noted, "I had sent my heroine... down a rabbit-hole... without the least idea what was to happen afterwards"
    $400 17
The full name of the Teamsters' Union once included this French word for a driver
    DD: $1,000 18
In 1922 King Victor Emmanuel III refused to proclaim martial law to stop this man's march on Rome
    $800 27
A hex put on a handbag
    $800 5
Baltimore lies on the Patapsco River, which flows into this bay
    $800 3
2-word term for the device being used by the competitors seen here
    $800 13
In 1893 this British man published his "initial" book, a "text-book of biology"; many sci-fi novels followed
    $800 22
This is a real job as well as the name of Purdue's mascot
    $1200 19
In 1643 at age 4, he became king of France; he'd hang around for 7 more decades
    $1200 28
It's the chilly ride pictured here
    $1200 9
Although "Montana" is Spanish for "mountain", 2/3 of the state is on the "Great" these
    $1200 6
This football position shares its name with one of the ways to score in a football game
    $1200 14
In 1863 he put out a book originally titled "Voyage au Centre de la Terre"
    $1200 23
Profession of the fictional Howard Roark & the real Christopher Wren
    $1600 20
An attack by Frederick the Great, king of this Germanic nation, led to the war of the Austrian succession
    $1600 29
Mathematically 3 pigs or hogs, squared
    $1600 10
Many rivers flow into this large lake in the Sierra Nevada, but only the Truckee flows out
    $1600 7
To take a tennis match 6-1, 6-2 is to "win in" these
    $1600 15
Before "Downton Abbey", there was this, the shortest of Jane Austen's 6 major novels
    $1600 24
A deaccelerator is a piece of equipment for this film & TV "man" or "woman"
    $2000 21
Charles III, Philip V & Alfonso XII all ruled this country
    $2000 30
Fun, little-known facts about a landlocked country in South America
    $2000 11
The Swenson family operates this state's largest granite quarry on Rattlesnake Hill
    $2000 8
Broadcaster Eddie Doucette coined this term for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's trademark arcing shot
    DD: $800 16
Between 1872 & 1882 she wrote 6 volumes of "Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag"
    $2000 25
A business degree might help you become an analyst for M&A, mergers & these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laurie Ben Cameron
$8,200 $16,400 $5,400
(lock-tie game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

SOCIAL MEDIA
The most retweeted tweet of all time happened on November 6, 2012 & started with "four" & ended with these 2 words

Final scores:

Laurie Ben Cameron
$13,400 $16,400 $10,800
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laurie Ben Cameron
$8,000 $16,400 $5,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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