Show #7232 - Tuesday, February 9, 2016

2016 College Championship semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Hannah Norem, a sophomore from Augustana University from Houston, Texas

Sam Deutsch, a junior at the University of Southern California from Bethesda, Maryland

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

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LEGEND & TRUTH OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL ARE YOU?
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
STATE CAPITAL ATTRACTIONS
GEEK OUT
RECENT MUSIC
    $200 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sleepy Hollow, NY.) I'm in Sleepy Hollow, New York, where the 18th century wooden span that this literary character would've used to escape danger has long rotted away, but the local cemetery has another one
    $200 21
Fruit &
vampire
    $200 8
This type of surgeon does knee replacements
    $200 13
Fenway Park
    $200 16
Products from Livescribe transfer these directly to your device; most college students still take them with good old Bics
    $200 2
Some people thought her song "Roar" sounded an awful lot like "Brave" by Sara Bareilles
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sleepy Hollow, NY.) Sleepy Hollow's Old Dutch Church was founded around 1685; Washington Irving wrote that this character tethered his horse nightly among the graves in the churchyard
    $400 27
Spider &
rhesus
    $400 9
Sporadic, like some windshield wipers
    $400 15
The World of Coca-Cola, a multimedia experience
    $400 17
3D touch, already a feature of reality, is found on this 2015 model of the iPhone
    $400 3
(Hi, I'm Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family.) I got to appear in this man's video for "Tacky", a parody of Pharrell's song "Happy"
    $600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sleepy Hollow, NY.) The menacing trooper in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" became a supernatural being after some nameless battle during this war
    $600 30
Spectacled &
American black
    $600 10
This synonym for "choice" can precede "energy" & "medicine"
    $600 14
Abraham Lincoln's tomb
    $600 19
The character seen here represents this website
    $600 4
"Undertow" is a synonym for the title of this Vance Joy song that mentions Michelle Pfeiffer
    $800 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sleepy Hollow, NY.) As the exceedingly lank schoolmaster heads for the bridge near the story's end, he "casts a look behind to see if his pursuer should vanish... in a flash of fire and" this, but is disappointed
    $800 29
Anole &
frilled
    $800 11
It can be difficulty in staying asleep as well as falling asleep
    $800 1
The Roger Williams Park Zoo
    $800 18
Use your hyperspace drive to jump from star to star in the gaming app FTL, which stands for this
    $800 5
The name of this song by Drake & Future refers to the logo on Nike's Air Jordan shoes
    $1000 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sleepy Hollow, NY.) Irving used this word for a German mercenary to describe the trooper whose head had been carried away by a cannonball
    $1000 28
Eider &
Muscovy
    $1000 12
In math the product of any expression & its this is 1
    DD: $1,800 7
Blue Bayou Water Park &
Dixie Landin' Amusement Park
    $1000 20
Over 100,000 home computers are helping Stanford study protein assembly in the program called this@home
    $1000 6
Billy Joel's "She's Always A Woman" inspired John Legend to write this song for Chrissy Teigen

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

Emily Sam Hannah
$1,200 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Sam Hannah
$2,200 $3,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 2015 NOBEL PRIZES
RELIGION
IN THE "ZONE"
LEATHER
A HISTORY LESSON
EARLY 21st CENTURY CINEMA
    $400 15
The Chemistry prize went to a trio of scientists for figuring out how cells repair this genetic material
    $400 18
In the Roman Catholic Church, the first of the 7 sacraments you go through is this ceremony
    $400 23
A cheesy, meaty Italian turnover
    $400 21
This term for the pelt of a cow or horse used to make leather sounds like you're trying to conceal it
    $400 17
Continent where the kingdom of New Granada was founded in the 16th century
    $400 3
In the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth", he mentions the South Atlantic had its first hurricane in 2004
    $800 16
"Understanding Consumption" author Angus Deaton won this prize
    $800 1
The man seen here is the 14th person to be known by this title
    $800 26
Created by electrical discharges in the air, it causes that distinctive odor after a thunderstorm
    $800 20
Used on leather, this type of soap is named for an equestrian item
    $800 10
Under the Congress of this city, 1814-15, Denmark was forced to give Norway to Sweden
    $800 4
A boxer named Adonis follows in his dad's footsteps & has a Rocky road in this 2015 film
    DD: $3,500 14
The Physics prize was for the discovery that these subatomic particles oscillate & therefore actually have mass
    $1200 2
It's the common name for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
    $1200 19
Ironically, Seth Boyden never legally protected his process to make the high-gloss leather with this name
    $1200 11
He led the 6,000-mile Long March from 1934 to 1935 & had to abandon 2 of his kids along the way
    $1200 5
In 2005 moviegoers met Emma Thompson in the guise of this magical nanny
    $1600 24
The Peace prize went to the National Dialogue Quartet of this North African country
    $1600 6
In Judaism, this sacred scroll is handwritten & kept inside a special ark
    $1600 22
Cordovan leather, used in making shoes, is named for a city in this country where it was developed
    $1600 12
In 1934 Augusto Cesar Sandino was assassinated by this Central American country's National Guard
    $1600 8
(New York Times movie critic A.O. Scott gives the clue.) Julia Child could whip up a navarin of lamb for lunch but Meryl Streep eats young actresses for breakfast as she does in this 2009 film co-starring Amy Adams
    $2000 25
Works by 2015 Literature winner Svetlana Alexievich include "Voices from" this now-radioactive location
    DD: $3,500 7
"The Way" to spell this ancient Asian religion & philosophy?--with a "T" or a "D"
    $2000 28
Stephen King novel & movie title
    $2000 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a piece of leather.) This type of soft leather is named for a European mountain goat antelope whose skin was used in cleaning & shining
    $2000 13
No. 47 of these from 1517 reads, "Christians are to be taught that the buying of pardons is a matter of free will"
    $2000 9
Film in which Bruce Willis is sent back in time to be killed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, his younger self

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Sam Hannah
$5,100 $12,800 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
It was originally published in 1915 under the German title "Die Verwandlung", meaning "The Transformation"

Final scores:

Emily Sam Hannah
$9,101 $18,201 $18,200
3rd place: $10,000 Finalist 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Sam Hannah
$8,600 $12,800 $9,400
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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