Show #7473 - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2017 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Mari Hanley, a junior at Stetson University from Lighthouse Point, Florida

Netanel Paley, a senior at Yeshiva University from Teaneck, New Jersey

Gary Tse, a freshman at the United States Naval Academy from Ellicott City, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

ESSAY TEST
FINANCIAL LITERACY
WHAT'S THAT SONG?
MIDDLE I
(Alex: The letter I will come in exactly the middle of each correct response.)
ON TO GRAD SCHOOL
I'M WITH HER
    $200 1
"Two essays written in 1842 and 1844" by this man laid "the foundations of the origin of species"
    $200 11
Your credit card's APR tells what the money you're borrowing costs each year, including any fees but mainly this
    $200 6
Picture it: Ed Sheeran wrote this hit about a memento of love while building a Lego X-Wing fighter in a hotel room
    $200 15
To tell a trivial lie
    $200 24
Probe the mind with a UCLA Ph.D. after getting trained in clinical, cognitive or social this field
    $200 19
I'm the lyre-playing hero who went to rescue my wife Eurydice from Hades
    $400 2
In this essay, Virginia Woolf said that a woman must have money & the title place "if she is to write fiction"
    $400 12
If your health insurance carries a $500 this, you're out 5 bills to the doctor before the insurer pays a dime
    $400 7
Meghan Trainor's title advice for how to respond to a boy who "ain't giving up"? this word
    $400 30
A type of broom, or an egg beater
    $400 25
Initially, the 2017 U.S. News grad school rankings put this "Bay State" school at the top for engineering
    $400 20
I'm the prince of a guy who accepted my first cousin Victoria's marriage proposal on October 15, 1839
    $600 3
In the 12th of these essays, Alexander Hamilton argued for "The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue"
    $600 13
Since the 1600s this word has meant a situation where stock values are inflated beyond their actual worth
    $600 8
Nurse! Shawn Mendes needs the "needle & the thread" in this Top 10 hit
    $600 16
Preaching often accompanies this evangelical assembly
    $600 26
The MBA, it's fantastic! In 1970 this biz school at Penn offered the first MBA program in health care management
    $600 21
I'm the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall who loves Isolde
    $800 4
This transcendentalist preached the ethics of "Self-Reliance" in an essay with that title
    $800 14
After a certain time with an employer, you're fully this, entitled to the benefits of your pension plan
    $800 9
In a Top 10 hit by Walk the Moon, it's the woman's title response to an overly garrulous singer
    $800 17
Instinctive knowledge or belief; "woman's" is said to be keen
    $800 27
You'll learn how to use "Big Red" if you get an MFA at this Ivy League school founded in 1865
    $800 22
I married my second wife, Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela, during my trial for treason
    $1000 5
Camus wrote the philosophical essay "The Myth of" him, punished to roll a stone uphill only to have it roll down again
    DD: $5 29
The two guys seen here, or the 2010 law named for them, meant to reduce the risk of bank failures
    $1000 10
Omi was rah rah for this title gal who was "always right there when I need her"
    $1000 18
This official rebuke or censure is often quite severe
    $1000 28
The National Endowment for these helped create Marshall's grad program in these, uniting lit, history & culture
    $1000 23
I'm the Virginia planter who married Pocahontas

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

Gary Netanel Mari
$2,800 $2,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Netanel Mari
$5,395 $2,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"S.A." TEST
LEONARDO DiCAPRIO MOVIES
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
ELEMENT-IUM
POETS & POETRY
ALL ABOOT CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY
    $400 20
Fire departments say when you reset your clock for daylight saving time, also change the batteries in these
    $400 30
Last name of Leo's title role in "J. Edgar"
    $400 15
A 1952 bill designated September 17 as Citizenship Day to coincide with the 1787 signing of this
    $400 28
On the periodic table, it's the first element to have a 2-letter symbol
    $400 10
He penned the lines "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep"
    $400 4
Ontario's area is 400,000-plus square miles but 1/5 of its population lives in this city
    $800 29
This period of modern history is said to have begun on October 4, 1957, when the soviets launched Sputnik I
    $800 19
This 1820s-set tale won Leo his first Oscar
    $800 14
On this day in 1996 Taco Bell announced it had bought the Liberty Bell & was going to rename it the Taco Liberty Bell
    $800 27
In nature, it occurs in 3 isotopes: 234, 235 & 238
    $800 9
"That is no country for old men", begins this Irishman's poem "Sailing to Byzantium"
    $800 3
The southern border of this westernmost province touches Idaho & Montana
    $1200 23
This Hebrew greeting means "peace be with you"
    $1200 18
This 2013 movie had Margot Robbie keeping businessman Leo at foot's length
    $1200 11
Taking place about 6 weeks before Easter, this day begins a season of fasting & prayer
    DD: $6,000 24
Got milk? Yes? Then also got atomic No. 20, this
    $1200 6
The City College of New York hosts an annual festival celebrating the legacy of this poet laureate of Harlem
    $1200 2
Take the combined area of the Great Lakes, multiply that by 3, & you're still short of this bay named for an English explorer
    $1600 21
It looks like a flower, but it's actually an aquatic invertebrate
    $1600 16
Leo & Matt Damon have competing squad goals as Boston cops in this drama
    $1600 12
President Harding honored this British woman by endorsing her birthday, May 12, to be Natl. Hospital Day
    $1600 25
It's used for rechargeable batteries; in a Nirvana song, its lyrics include "I love you, I'm not gonna crack"
    $1600 7
In a poem by William Carlos Williams, it's easy to visualize this title object "glazed with rain water beside the white chickens"
    $1600 1
On the Canadian-U.S. border, this seaway serving Thunder Bay & Hamilton, among others, took 5 years to build
    $2000 22
In 2011 the body of this first socialist president of Chile was exhumed; an autopsy confirmed he'd committed suicide
    $2000 17
This 1998 adaptation had Porthos wanting to replace French king Leo with non-french king Leo
    DD: $5,000 13
Technically, June 17 in Massachusetts should be called Breed's Hill Day instead of this
    $2000 26
The 40 isotope of this element is radioactive; isn't that bananas?
    $2000 8
In the 1650s he wrote a very personal sonnet, "On His Blindness"
    $2000 5
X-Man Wolverine knows this Yukon mount is almost 20,000' high & has the largest base circumference of any mountain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Netanel Mari
$22,995 $15,000 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN YEARS
Year the New York World lamented, "The age of statesmen is gone... The age of rail-splitters and tailors... has succeeded"

Final scores:

Gary Netanel Mari
$15,989 $0 $5,000
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gary Netanel Mari
$23,000 $10,200 $12,000
24 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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