Show #7227 - Tuesday, February 2, 2016

2016 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kate Laubscher, a sophomore at Northeastern University from Woodside, California

Kevin Brown, a senior at Louisiana State University from Boise, Idaho

Emily Bingham, a senior at Wright State University from Dayton, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1800s
GEOGRAPHIC ABBREV.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
THE MISSPELLED WORD
(Alex: You identify it in each clue.)
NON-POTENT POTABLES
I NEED THE STRONG STUFF
    $200 16
1826:
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce takes the earliest-known surviving one, seen here
    $200 17
It's the SF in the airport code SFO
    $200 30
Breaking Herschel Walker's SEC rushing record helped Derrick Henry of this univ. win the 2015 Heisman trophy
    $200 6
At the begining of February, Elroy found it was feasible to maneuver his automobile in the rugged terrain
    $200 26
In 1916 this soft drink introduced its iconic contoured bottle
    $200 18
Following the 2013 marathon bombing, this 2-word motto became a rallying cry for Beantown
    $400 15
1843:
Contrary to William Miller's prediction influenced by the book of Daniel, this does not happen
    $400 3
AS:
This U.S. Pacific territory
    $400 27
In 2015 this state U. of N.J. was down 7 & spiked the ball to stop the clock with 3 ticks left; problem was, it was already 4th down
    $400 8
The atheist believed his existence would conclude with his final excursion to the cemetary
    $400 7
"Oh, yeahhh!" Artificially fruit-flavored & made from powder, it's the state soft drink of Nebraska
    $400 19
This event's motto is "Citius, altius, fortius", which translates to "Faster, higher, stronger"
    DD: $1,000 10
1898:
Marie & Pierre Curie discover these 2 elements
    $600 2
SL:
This West African nation
    $600 5
In 2011 this man III ran & passed for nearly 5,000 yards for Baylor
    $600 9
I can't guarantee that I'll be of much assistance but I'll be sincerely grateful if you get that rasberry off the ceiling
    $600 21
Italian name of the machine seen here, or the strong beverage it's used to make
    $600 20
Danny Strong wrote the movie starring Forest Whitaker as a man with this title White House job
    $800 11
1882:
Charles Guiteau, this man's assassin, meets the hangman
    $800 1
MB:
This Canadian province
    $800 28
The SEC has 2 teams called the Bulldogs, Mississippi State & this school
    $800 13
"Intelligence is indispensable; overcoming ignorence requires perseverance", said the sergeant
    $800 23
A Shirley Temple is traditionally made with ginger ale & a splash of this sweet pomegranate syrup
    $800 22
These 2 types of particles in an atom's nucleus are bound together by the "strong force"
    $1000 12
1859:
This NYC location with Frederick Law Olmstead as chief designer opens to the public
    $1000 4
BH:
This nation, a former Yugoslav republic
    $1000 29
This ol' ball coach at Florida & South Carolina said, "You know what FSU stands for... Free Shoes University"
    $1000 14
The medieval memento was miniature but as a man of leisure, I was priveliged to have it in my possession
    $1000 24
Lassi is a popular chilled drink from India usually made with this dairy product
    $1000 25
9th century nobleman Robert the Strong was an ancestor of this nation's Capetian kings

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

Emily Kevin Kate
$1,400 -$600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Kevin Kate
$3,400 $1,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHO SAID THAT?
BAND AID
ENGLISH LIT
MATH TEST
TRANSPORTATION
LET'S "GO"
    $400 19
Before fleeing a theatre: "Sic semper tyrannis! The South is avenged!"
    $400 30
When Ms. Welch, better known as this, needs help, she runs fast for the Machine
    $400 6
This epic poem by Milton is the story of Adam & Eve's fall from grace
    $400 7
The sine of an angle is the ratio of its opposite side to this triangle side
    $400 1
A Venetian might know this term for the basket at the bottom of a hot air balloon
    $400 20
These were created around 1900 in Cuba
    $800 16
A 19th century painter: "Ah, if only all artists had enough to live on"
    $800 26
Back in the '50s the Jordanaires backed this "King" on hits like "All Shook Up"
    $800 9
Written in a kind of dreamspeak, this James Joyce novel about the Earwicker family is a difficult read
    $800 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) Divide the change in a line's vertical "y" component by the change in its horizontal "x" component to get this measure of its inclination
    $800 2
These vehicles are typically equipped with 2 rotors, one main one & one on the tail to counteract torque
    $800 21
The life stages of an insect: larva, pupa & then this adult one
    $1200 17
In the preface to one of his works: "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem"
    $1200 27
In 2015 Miley Cyrus toured with these indie darlings who sound like their mouths are on fire
    DD: $3,000 5
This character says, "How said it is! I shall grow old... but this picture will remain always young"
    $1200 13
a + b = b + a is this law of addition
    $1200 3
For most of the 21st century, this Toyota model has been the USA's bestselling passenger car
    $1200 22
In Australia, it's also known as a warrigal
    DD: $2,000 18
In a late-in-life lecture: "Where id was, there ego shall be"
    $1600 28
On such reggae classics as "No Woman No Cry", the Wailers wailed in support of this man
    $1600 4
In one translation of "Beowulf", he's described as "a fiend out of hell" & a "grim demon"
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) To find the area under a curve between points "a" & "b", calculate the definite this of the curve, denoted by an elongated "S" symbol
    $1600 11
On a submarine, the "screw" is this important device that provides thrust through the water
    $1600 23
A novel by Sandra Cisneros is called "The House on" this "Street"
    $2000 25
To Martin van Buren: "The bank, Mr. van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it"
    $2000 29
The Violates assist this "Pretty Pimpin'" rocker in his foul work
    $2000 10
Set partly in the West Indies, this Jean Rhys novel tells of Antoinette Cosway, the mad Mrs. Rochester from "Jane Eyre"
    $2000 15
If y = 3x & y + 2x = 20, x equals this
    $2000 12
This company founded in 1866 operated more than 100 stagecoaches between St. Louis & the West Coast
    $2000 24
This Chinese herb is used to improve memory--now if only I could remember to take it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Kevin Kate
$17,600 $12,600 $7,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

ETYMOLOGY
This word referring to someone who is not an expert is from the Latin for "love"

Final scores:

Emily Kevin Kate
$17,600 $14,000 $14,400
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Kevin Kate
$15,400 $13,600 $7,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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