Show #5846 - Monday, February 1, 2010

2010-A College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Danny Vopava, a sophomore from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls

Ryan Stoffers, a sophomore from UCLA

Lyndsey Romick, a sophomore from Lewis & Clark College

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response.)
    $200 16
In 1848 the U.S. got 1/2 million square miles from Mexico, including land north of the Gila River & this Intl. border river
    $200 21
There's a 9.6 million-square-foot mall in Dongguan in this country
    $200 2
The grunt of a sow
    $200 27
The sting-happy European fire ant is polygynous, meaning it has lots of these royals per colony
    $200 7
In the 1960s for some reason it was great fun to smash these instruments to bits; perhaps a baby grand?
    $200 1
In the 1971-72 NBA season, this team won a record 33 games in a row (without Kobe!)
    $400 17
In 1864 this NYC politician set up a printing company, then assigned all city printing to it
    $400 22
Malls of South America include Cidade Jardim in this largest Brazilian city
    $400 3
The first word of the Lord's Prayer
    $400 28
There are some 1,400 known species of this arachnid that has pincers up front & a stinger in the tail
    $400 8
Ah, the 1950s...
time for panty raids & the stuffing of these small structures with as many people as possible
    $400 13
USC football's 34-game win streak from 2003 to 2006 set a record for this conference
    $600 18
On Oct. 18, 1867 General Lovell Rousseau formally received this territory purchased 7 months earlier
    $600 23
The West Edmonton Mall is this province's top tourist attraction
    $600 4
Without purpose, perhaps because you don't have your favorite instant messenger
    $600 10
The "killer" honey bee Apis mellifera scutellata is also known by this "continental" name
    $600 9
The campus lunacy of swallowing these members of the carp family peaked in the 1930s
    $600 14
This swimmer won at least 6 gold medals at each of the last 2 summer Olympics
    $800 19
This Ill. senator sponsored the Kansas-Nebraska Act, allowing each territory to decide the issue of slavery
    $800 24
Art & commerce do mix, as you'll find at the Paris Mall Carrousel du this
    DD: $1,000 5
It's the only state that fits the bill
    $800 29
Ecch! The wasp D. longicaudata oviposits in the larvae of the Caribbean fruit fly, meaning it does this there
    $800 11
In the 1980s groups of students started forming circles & kicking these little bags back & forth
    $800 15
He led the NHL in scoring for 7 straight years in the '80s with Edmonton
    $1000 20
In August 1812 this future president was put in charge of the Northwestern Army
    $1000 25
This rhyming London street runs between Regent & St. James' Streets
    $1000 6
This word referring to a Roman soothsayer has become a verb meaning "to predict"
    $1000 30
Xylocopa is this bee that chews holes in wood; it's named for a job that does more constructive wood work
    $1000 12
Originally worn by sailors, these flared jeans became popular on college campuses in the '60s & '70s
    $1000 26
After his 56-game hitting streak ended in 1941, this Yankee hit in 16 straight; that's 72 out of 73 games

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

Lyndsey Ryan Danny
$800 $2,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lyndsey Ryan Danny
$3,400 $4,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
The Granddaddy of all modern fraternities, this organization began accepting non-stoneworkers in the 1600s
    $400 6
Hindi actor Dev Patel cashed in as the title character in this 2008 Best Picture Oscar winner
    $400 16
Dill & bread-&-butter are types of these
    $400 11
Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky was lauded for his translation of "The Inferno of" this other poet
    $400 21
Just average 3.75 miles a day for a week & you'll have totaled about this marathon distance
    $400 1
"Mythical bird", whether you're in Arizona or not
    $800 30
Founded in 1888, the Loyal Order of this large deer once had Warren G. Harding & Charlie Chaplin as members
    $800 7
Sadly, in 2009, the bell tolled for 15-year-old Gigi, a dog of this breed, who gained fame starring in Taco Bell commercials
    $800 17
    $800 12
"The Twa Dogs" & "Scotch Drink" are among his "Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect"
    $800 22
Just average 101 & 297 to get this prime number
    $800 2
"False name"; that's it, really. A false name
    $1200 29
Key Club is a high school branch of the fraternal organization begun in 1915
    $1200 8
Popular magazines from Food Network chefs include "Cooking with Paula Deen" & "Every Day with" her
    $1200 20
All Terrain,
Mud Terrain,
    $1200 13
Robert Herrick gave us the line "Gather ye" these "while ye may"
    $1200 23
The average is also called the arithmetic this
    $1200 3
"A band of dancers & singers"; it's sung after some verses
    DD: $1,000 28
Founded in 1882, they were named for the discoverer of the Americas
    $1600 9
After a short stint on "Melrose Place", Ashlee Simpson-Wentz was Broadway bound as Roxie Hart in this musical
    $1600 19
Power "I",
    $1600 14
This American poet wrote, "Nature's first green is gold, her hardest hue to hold"
    $1600 24
Just average Joe & Josephine to get this average number of letters in their names
    DD: $2,000 4
"Going out"; it's a book in the Bible
    $2000 27
To be a member of A.O.H., the ancient order of these, you must be a Catholic & either Irish or of Irish descent
    $2000 10
This star of "The Nanny Diaries" has a twin brother named Hunter
    $2000 18
    $2000 15
This Boston-born poet was related to astronomer Percival & to fellow poets Amy & James Russell
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a baseball slugging average equation on the monitor.) Items get different importance when calculating slugging average; a single counts as one, a triple as three, making it this type of average that sounds heavy
    $2000 5
"relating to memory"; one is "every good boy does fine"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lyndsey Ryan Danny
$5,800 $19,800 $7,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

The genes of this organism were discovered to be 2 parts pig, 1 part human & 1 part bird

Final scores:

Lyndsey Ryan Danny
$5,700 $20,311 $0
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lyndsey Ryan Danny
$5,800 $19,200 $7,800
14 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2010-01-05
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