Show #7226 - Monday, February 1, 2016

2016 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Emily Sun, a freshman at Columbia University from San Diego, California

Carissa Pekny, a senior at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from West Lafayette, Indiana

Adam Antoszewski, a junior at the University of Virginia from Baltimore, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

IN WHICH MONTH
ELECTION TERMS
SHEER WILL
COUNTRIES' PROVINCES
POP SONGS OF 2015
"EX"s & "OH"s
    $200 30
Kwanzaa begins
    $200 22
In Arizona every elected official "is subject to" this type of removal "by the qualified electors"
    $200 1
In 1982 she gave birth to the royal lad known as Wills
    $200 17
KwaZulu-Natal & Western Cape
    $200 5
What do you mean, this Canadian singer's "What Do you Mean?" topped the Billboard Pop Chart
    $200 21
If you're "going to" these, you're heading to the farthest point from a center
    $400 29
The 1944 invasion of Normandy
    $400 9
It can be part of a political platform or part of a pile of lumber
    $400 2
You may know him as Ricky Bobby, but to "Family Guy", he's the voice of "Fat Greek Guy"
    $400 13
Granma & Guantanamo
    $400 6
Watch out, Radioactive Man! This band sang, "She wants to dance like Uma Thurman, bury me 'til I confess"
    $400 19
Oh yes, he won 8 medals at 3 Winter Olympics
    $600 28
The Indianapolis 500 roars to life
    $600 10
A wife who jogs with her husband, or that person who is going to be the vice president under you on the ticket
    $600 3
This 3-named man won the Democratic nomination for president when he was only 36
    $600 14
Carinthia & Salzburg
    $600 7
Time for a quick game of Pick the right Jonas Brother! He had a solo hit with "Levels"
    $600 18
Let's make one of these out of you, a pattern to be imitated
    $800 26
The Bastille Day Military Parade marches on
    DD: $700 11
By definition, these are taken right after someone votes & are used to forecast the outcome
    $800 24
In 1951 this "Naked Lunch" author accidentally shot & killed his second wife in a drunken prank
    $800 15
Kandahar & Baglan
    $800 4
"Zero" was big for this singer, but domestic violence issues resulted in denial of his visa for a trip to Australia
    $800 12
We'll lay down his law--E=I x R
    $1000 27
Guy Fawkes Day lights up
    $1000 23
It's a signature on the back of a check, or support from others for the candidate
    $1000 25
This newspaper magnate came within 3,500 votes of winning the 1905 election for mayor of New York City
    $1000 16
Colon & Darien
    $1000 8
"See You Again" stayed on the list again & again for this rapper & Charlie Puth
    $1000 20
To make a bad situation worse

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

Adam Carissa Emily
-$200 $4,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Carissa Emily
$2,000 $6,800 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
POP-POURRI
ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING
REQUIRED READING
5-LETTER WORDS
SEEING STARS
    $400 2
Segregation was ruled unconstitutional in the case Brown v. the Board of Education of this city in Kansas
    $400 15
"Black Ops III" is the subtitle of a game in this series
    $400 16
This architectural style of the High Middle Ages mostly seen in cathedrals developed from the Romanesque & Byzantine styles
    $400 1
For Shakespeare II at Notre Dame: This play in which Romans are asked to "Lend me your ears"
    $400 21
It's a fertile area in the middle of a desert
    $400 30
Blue stars are the hottest with temperatures exceeding 30,000 K; this color is the coolest at less than 3,500 K
    DD: $1,000 3
This institute founder was the first African American featured on a U.S. postage stamp
    $800 13
Melissa Benoist plays the charming title caped hero on this CBS series
    $800 17
A gambrel type of this has 2 pitches on each side, such as seen on a barn
    $800 7
For "Women and Fiction" at Tufts: This Austen novel with single sisters Elizabeth
& Jane
    $800 22
A native of Goteborg or Upsala
    $800 29
In 1995 the first extrasolar planet ever discovered orbiting a sun-like star was found in this "flying horse" constellation
    $1200 4
Joseph Cinque led a successful slave rebellion aboard this ship in 1839
    $1200 14
Here's the main star of this Netflix show
    $1200 18
Covering 8 Nevada acres, it's the not very ancient pyramid seen here
    DD: $2,000 8
For "Women and War" at the Univ. of Virginia: This Aristophanes play about women who refuse to take things lying down
    $1200 23
Poisonous or deadly, or a Britney Sears song
    $1200 28
A star in this "big dog" is one of the biggest we know of, about 1,500 times the size of the sun
    $1600 5
A prominent member of the Harlem Renaissance, she wrote the 1937 novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
    $1600 11
In 2015 on "SNL" Larry David played this presidential candidate
    $1600 19
Terrazzo floors usually feature chips of this stone embedded into a base
    $1600 9
For English 164C at UCLA: This Wilkie Collins detective novel about a stolen gem
    $1600 24
Of the 3 instruments in a standard string quartet, it's intermediate in size
    $1600 25
Full of stars, it's called "Silver River" by the Chinese
    $2000 6
Marian Anderson made history in 1954 by signing a contract with this New York performing arts organization
    $2000 12
Gwen Stefani had a 2014 holiday collection for this 3-letter brand of nail polish
    $2000 20
Harvard's Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts is the only North American building by this Swiss architect
    $2000 10
For "Feminism and Film" at Vanderbilt: "Backlash" by this Pulitzer winner
    $2000 27
There's only one consonant in this synonym for strange or frightening
    $2000 26
Soon after discovering Uranus, he became the first to suggest that nebulae are composed of stars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Carissa Emily
$6,400 $5,000 $10,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. NATURAL WONDERS
Teddy Roosevelt called it "the one great sight which every American should see"

Final scores:

Adam Carissa Emily
$0 $0 $8,999
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Carissa Emily
$8,400 $6,000 $11,600
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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