Show #5690 - Friday, May 8, 2009

2009 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Patrick Tucker, a senior from the University of Notre Dame

Ariella Goldstein, a junior from Muhlenberg College

Andrew Ceppos, a senior from Tufts University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6 is a lifestyles website from this Oscar-winning actress; the g & p represent her initials
    $200 1
On March 19, 2009 he said, "I'm excited and honored to introduce my first guest... Barack Obama"
    $200 11
Stephen F. Austin,
    $200 16
Synonym for dignity that's the term for a group of lions
    $200 26
If you're a beginner, you might hippity-hop over to this smaller, gentler slope
    $200 21
If your mate from Marseilles says he's getting to LAX via "Sud-Ouest", pick him up at this carrier
    $400 7
In 2008 David Gregory became moderator of this NBC Sunday morning news show
    $400 2
Time magazine said this 2003 Pixar film was "the ultimate fish-out-of-water story"
    $400 12
Bowling Green,
Kent State
    $400 17
Like peas, whales & seals are in groups called these
    $400 27
Something you'd sprinkle on after a shower, it's also the term for soft, dry, freshly fallen snow
    $400 22
Duck, duck, l'oie; (l'oie of course referring to this other feathered friend)
    $600 8
Linus Torvalds is the father of this operating system used on cell phones & supercomputers
    $600 3
Of his dialogue, this Han Solo actor said, "You can type this (stuff), George, but you sure can't say it"
    $600 13
    $600 18
A crash is a group of these large horned mammals
    $600 28
In California, a premier spot for skiing is this resort area that shares its name with a prehistoric elephant
    $600 23
"Je ne sais pas" means this, but you still get credit if you phrase it in the form of a question
    $800 9
The district of conservative rep. Patrick McHenry in this state includes Mooresville, a home of NASCAR
    $800 4
Tim Robbins played a public TV newsman in "Anchorman: The Legend of" him
    $800 14
Wayne State,
Kalamazoo College, Madonna University (it's Franciscan Catholic, not Material Girl)
    $800 19
It can be a pack of dogs, or a place to board them
    DD: $1,200 29
In this type of race you have to zigzag between flags or other obstacles in proper order
    $800 24
When mom tells you to do something "Maintenant!", she means this
    $1000 10
Elon Musk is now making rockets & electric cars; before that he co-founded & sold this electronic payment system
    $1000 5
We were frakkin' sad when this sci fi show had its series finale on March 20, 2009
    $1000 15
McNeese State,
    $1000 20
A flock of these black birds is called a murder
    $1000 30
Bumps or mounds of snow that accumulate on a slope are called these, like some very wealthy & powerful people
    $1000 25
"Huitieme" is French for this ordinal number

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

Andrew Ariella Patrick
$1,800 $1,400 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Ariella Patrick
$3,400 $5,200 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Her home Orchard House was the model for where the March family lived in her most famous novel
    $400 1
    $400 14
This cord that connects a fetus to the placenta contains 2 arteries & 1 vein
    $400 26
Che Guevara probably knew the political-sounding term for the root symbol seen here
    $400 11
The World Wide Web gets its first page
    $400 18
This adjective meaning deceptive or sneaky is from the Latin de via, meaning "out of the way"
    $800 7
During the War Of 1812, this "Rip Van Winkle" author wrote biographies of Naval commanders
    $800 2
"American Idiot",
    $800 15
The human body has 3 types of these: skeletal, smooth & cardiac, a combination of skeletal & smooth
    $800 27
You should answer this one automatically:
It's the property that says
a = a
    $800 22
The first controlled nuclear chain reaction
    $800 19
This New York island's name may come from the Algonquian word for "island"
    $1200 8
Susan & Benjamin Cheever, children of this short story master, are both authors as well
    $1200 3
"Master of Puppets",
"Death Magnetic"
    $1200 16
The talus fits between the ends of these 2 bones forming the ankle joint
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an array of numbers enclosed in brackets on the monitor.) A set of numbers in rows & columns can be used in many ways--for example, to encrypt a code or create 3-D computer graphics; the set shares this name with a 1999 film
    $1200 23
Khruschev's "Secret Speech" denounces Stalin
    DD: $4,800 20
This compass direction may come from the Proto-Germanic for "to the left of the rising sun"
    $1600 9
He stood 5'3" & was the subject of movies that came out in 2005 & 2006
    $1600 4
"In Your Honor",
"The Color and the Shape"
    $1600 13
Humans have 33 vertebrae, 7 of them cervical, meaning they are in this part of the body
    $1600 29
The symbol i is used to represent the imaginary square root of this number
    DD: $1,800 12
George Orwell, 34 years dead, hits the bestseller list
    $1600 21
From the Latin for "much writing", it's another name for a lie detector test
    $2000 10
He reviewed films & TV for the New Republic before his first book, "Goodbye, Columbus", was published in 1959
    $2000 5
"Beggars Banquet",
"Steel Wheels"
    $2000 17
The pons connects the 2 hemispheres of this part of the brain that regulates balance
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagram on the monitor.) Half the base times the height gives the area of a triangle; for a cylinder, the area of the base times the height gives this measurement
    $2000 24
Man first reaches the South Pole
    $2000 25
A type of ear implant to help the deaf, it's from the Greek for "snail"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Ariella Patrick
$9,200 $12,000 $15,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

He filed for divorce citing Leviticus 20:21, "If a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing"

Final scores:

Andrew Ariella Patrick
$18,399 $18,401 $24,001
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Ariella Patrick
$13,800 $11,600 $15,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2009-04-14
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