Show #6780 - Friday, February 21, 2014

2014 College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Terry O'Shea, a sophomore at Princeton University from Bridgewater, New Jersey (subtotal of $19,800)

Tucker Pope, a junior from Texas A&M University from Lubbock, Texas (subtotal of $14,800)

Kevin Shen, a junior from the University of California, Berkeley from Cupertino, California (subtotal of $8,765)

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Jeopardy! Round

NO COOKING REQUIRED
GLOBAL STUDIES
"H"OMONYMS
MONEY TALKS
NOTABLE NAMES
JOHNNY GILBERT PERFORMS TODAY'S HITS
(Alex: You have to name the performer more closely associated with the tune.)
    $200 24
...to make this fermented cabbage dish with a German name that's popularly served with hot dogs
    $200 9
The largest delta in the world is the one of this river that reaches the sea in Bangladesh & India
    $200 19
To cut with an axe, or to cut through a computer's defenses
    $200 6
On a penny since 1909:
"E ____ ____"
    $200 14
This Pennsylvanian popularized chocolate candy bars under his last name, & luckily not his middle name, Snavely
    $200 1
"You're far from plastic, talk about gettin' blasted, I hate these blurred lines"
    $400 25
...for sashimi & fillets of this fish, though some prefer it from a can
    $400 10
This country's 250 million people spread out across a vast archipelago of more than 18,000 islands
    $400 20
Obscure from view, or an animal skin
    $400 7
The 2012 nickel:
The name of this building
    $400 15
He's the much loved (& much hated) Lord Protector seen here
    $400 2
"If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it, ohohoh, ohohoh, ohohoh, ohohoh"
    $600 26
...for a Waldorf salad, originally just this fruit, celery & mayo; the walnuts came later
    $600 11
Maghrib means "west" in this, the main language in the Maghrib
    DD: $1,200 21
A big basket, or to impede
    $600 8
A Canadian note:
"Dix ____ dollars"
    $600 16
The surname of this Russian mystic, a favorite at the court of Nicholas II, means "debauched one"
    $600 3
"I got the eye of the tiger... dancing through the fire, 'cause I am a champion & you're gonna hear me roar"
    $800 27
...to make festive skewers of tomato, basil & fresh chunks of this cheese
    $800 12
For 70 million travelers flying to more than 90 countries a year, this U.K. airport is one of the world's busiest
    $800 22
A command to a dog, or a low-down mean dog of a person
    $800 29
The $50 bill:
The last name of this president
    $800 17
Scholars think it was during the 66-year rule of this "great" pharaoh that Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt
    $800 4
"Ducks say quack & fish go blub, & the seal goes ow ow ow, but there's one sound that no one knows... what does the fox say?"
    $1000 28
...for this Spanish summertime soup containing pureed tomatoes, peppers, onions & garlic
    $1000 13
The Hermitage Museum in this city houses a collection of more than 3 million works of art & artifacts
    $1000 23
The fruit of a rose plant, or very au courant
    $1000 30
The $100 bill:
"This note is ____ ____ for all debts, public and private"
    $1000 18
One of Henry VIII's grandnieces was this lady who was the titular queen of England for 9 days
    $1000 5
"I'm beginning to feel like a rap god, rap god, all my people from the front to the back nod, back nod"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Kevin Tucker Terry
$1,200 $1,200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Tucker Terry
$3,400 $2,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
PUT IT THERE
WHAT'S YOUR MAJOR?
COUPLING ON TV
(Alex: You have to identify the show that features each romance we tell you about.)
"ONY" BALONEY
FIGURING OUT THE UNIVERSE
(Sarah: The Sanford Underground Research Facility In South Dakota is doing cutting-edge experiments almost a mile down.)
    $400 1
Bracton College in "That Hideous Strength" by C.S. Lewis is home to the tomb of this magician
    $400 4
The Winged Victory of Samothrace:
This museum, non?
    $400 2
Abner Doubleday, once thought to have invented baseball, became a major general during this war
    $400 3
Owen Hunt & Christina Yang, playing doctor
    $400 26
A statement made under oath in court
    $400 21
(Sarah gives the clue from the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.) The Sanford Underground Research Facility located deep in the Black Hills conducts experiments to detect this type of matter that makes up over one-fourth of the universe
    $800 5
Professor Chronotis teaches at St. Cedd's College in this author's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
    $800 7
Ryman Auditorium:
This southern city
    $800 11
Practice twirling that baton & you can perform with the marching band as one of these
    $800 12
Kurt Hummel & Blaine Anderson; sing out your response
    $800 27
I like those wedding invitations that say "cocktail reception to follow" this
    $800 22
(Sarah gives the clue from the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.) One of Sanford's most ambitious experiments Is an effort to tell why all things on the universe exist; the search is for rare radioactive decay, & this metal--atomic number 29--is being reformed to shield the equipment
    $1200 6
Camden College is the setting for "The Rules of Attraction" by this 3-named chronicler of amoral youth
    $1200 8
Ganymede:
Circling this planet
    $1200 16
Sirius & Adhara are the 2 brightest stars in this constellation
    $1200 13
Agent Booth & Dr. Brennan, who finally got married on a 2013 episode
    $1200 28
Don't try to ride a wild Chicoteague one
    $1200 23
(Sarah gives the clue from the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.) Despite being 4,850 feet deep, the Davis Campus is a modern lab with state-of-the-art clean rooms; a typical U.S. indoor cubic foot of air has millions of particles this size, 1/1,000th of a millimeter--but here, only 3
    $1600 19
Miskatonic University makes its "initial" appearance in this author's 1922 serial "Herbert West--Reanimator"
    DD: $2,000 9
TARP programs:
This Cabinet department
    $1600 17
In 1990 support by Margaret Thatcher helped John Major become leader of this party & prime minister of the United Kingdom
    $1600 14
Michael Westen & Fiona Glenanne were always in on the action
    $1600 29
Add "-ism" to this kind of friend & you get a political practice in which friends are favored
    $1600 24
(Sarah gives the clue from the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.) The double-walled titanium cylinder acts as a thermos, so this gas, the "X" in the LUX experiment, stays liquid; scientists hope that some elusive dark matter will bump into an atom of it
    $2000 20
A college called Salomon's House in Sir Francis Bacon's "New Atlantis" may have inspired the 1660 founding of this society
    $2000 10
The amygdala:
This organ
    $2000 18
In music a major one of these is defined as having a half step between the 3rd & 4th & between the 7th & 8th degrees
    $2000 15
On HBO, Thomas-John & Jessa Johansson
    $2000 30
The leadership or dominance of one nation over others
    DD: $7,000 25
(Sarah gives the clue from the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota.) Doing physics experiments deep in the Earth protects the results from being contaminated by these rays, from the Greek for "universe"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Tucker Terry
$0 $13,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BRITISH EMPIRE
1713's Treaty of Utrecht concluding the War of the Spanish Succession granted this small 2.3-square-mile area to Great Britain

Final scores:

Kevin Tucker Terry
$0 $0 $18,000

Cumulative scores:

Kevin Tucker Terry
$8,765 $14,800 $37,800
2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 + a trophy

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Tucker Terry
$9,000 $14,400 $13,000
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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