Show #6308 - Wednesday, February 8, 2012

2012 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Monica Thieu, a sophomore at the University of North Texas from Dallas, Texas

Tyler Benedict, a junior at Columbia University from Dayton, Ohio

Weston Mangin, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo from Arroyo Grande, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
"The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose" these "to this Constitution"
    $200 1
Also a bit of sand, it's the smallest unit of measure in the avoirdupois system, 7,000 to the pound
    $200 5
Bethany Cosentino fronts the L.A. band called not "West" but "Best" this--in your face, Eastern Seaboard!
    $200 15
"Is the Pope" this denomination?
    $200 29
"Kangaroo" by D.H. Lawrence:
This country
    $200 27
This university is in "The Buckeye State"; the university of this is in "The Sunshine State"
    $400 13
"Neither shall any person be eligible" to be president "who shall not have attained to the age of" this
    $400 2
In freezing temperatures at sea level, this travels at 1,087 feet per second
    $400 6
Put on your gas mask before completing the deadly name of the band heard here:
The Airborne...

"And it starts /
Sometime around midnight"
    $400 26
Asked by celebs with mustaches, "Got" this?
    $400 17
"Into Thin Air":
This mountain
    $400 28
"We are" this West Virginia university, home to the Byrd Biotechnology Science Center
    $600 9
The new prez says, "I will... preserve, protect and" this "the Constitution of the United States"'
    $600 3
Half a quarter is 12 1/2 cents; half a quart is this unit
    $600 8
The Belle Brigade is composed of grandkids of this composer of the music for the "Star Wars" series
    $600 20
"How do you like them" fruits, maybe honeycrisps
    $600 16
"Game of Thrones":
This imaginary land of "Seven Kingdoms"
    $600 23
Using the colors of its state flag, this ACC university made a bold 2-sided fashion choice for its football team in 2011
    $800 10
The president shall be removed from office on conviction of "high crimes and" these
    $800 4
Chicken eggs come in sizes including this largest one, in which a dozen weigh 30 ounces
    $800 11
Get out the tranquilizer gun! Time to round up the rampaging circus animal that's this band

"Oh, there ain't no rest for the wicked /
Money don't grow on trees..."
    $800 21
"Who has seen" this? "Neither you nor I: but when the trees bow down their heads" this "is passing by"
    $800 18
"Dover Beach":
Beside this "national" body of water
    $800 24
Emily Dickinson & Wendy Wasserstein were alums of this "Seven Sisters" school in South Hadley, Massachusetts
    $1000 12
The president, "with" these 2 types of input "of the Senate, shall appoint... judges"
    $1000 7
As in a poem, if we go this distance "onward", that's a mile & a half
    $1000 14
Despite the name, the members of this "Little Lion Man" band are all about the same age
    $1000 22
In a carol, it's the title question that follows "Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy"
    $1000 19
"Moby Dick":
Mostly aboard this whaling ship
    DD: $2,500 25
Founded in 1800, this liberal arts college has the Adirondacks to the west & the Green Mountains to the east

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

Weston Tyler Monica
$2,600 $4,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Weston Tyler Monica
$5,800 $5,700 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Chums, imperial citizens, compatriots, allow the borrowing of thy hearing organs
    $400 28
In 2009 C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger became a national hero after demonstrating his prowess at this job
    $400 12
Physics has been defined as "the science of matter, motion, and" this, the "E" in a 1905 equation
    $400 13
Who can resist this animated title guy & his friends from Bikini Bottom?
    $400 24
In 1934 this Spanish surrealist was "expelled" from the movement over his paintings & views
    $400 3
Horticulturists use trellises to train their flowers & vines to do this
    $800 9
A single enormous jump on behalf of all humanity
    $800 18
In 2010 Alaska's Lisa Murkowski became the first candidate since 1954 to win a Senate seat this way
    DD: $3,000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a flying toy.) The flying spaceman's twin rotors spin in opposite directions, keeping him from spinning out of control by canceling out the effects of this rotational force
    $800 14
Here's the situation--for Season 4 of this show, Snooki & the gang were in Italy
    $800 25
This artist wrote his sister that "putting little white dots on the blue-black is not enough to paint a starry sky"
    $800 4
Birds ate Hansel & Gretel's trail of these, so they weren't able to find their way home
    $1200 27
Bring forth ripened plant structures copiously, & also propagate
    $1200 19
In 2005 Israel gave up control of this coastal territory
    $1200 1
"Classical" this branch of physics deals with motion & forces; the "quantum" branch, with subatomic particles
    $1200 15
His popularity as a mentor on "Project Runway" led briefly to his own Bravo series "Guide to Style"
    $1200 20
Prior to gaining fame in Toledo, this Cretan-born artist studied with Titian in Venice
    $1200 5
It can be money owed, or an offense requiring forgiveness
    $1600 29
That nation populated by the liberated paired with that domicile where the courageous live
    DD: $1,500 23
Named for this San Franciscan, the USA's first public high school for gay students opened in 2003
    $1600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a book against the wall.) Abbreviated "N", it's the ordinary term for the perpendicular force I'm exerting on the book to keep it in contact with the wall
    $1600 16
Chris Matthews' game is to fire off tough questions on this MSNBC show that he's hosted since the 1990s
    $1600 21
The lad in this Thomas Gainsborough work is wearing clothes that were popular 140 years before the painting
    $1600 6
Distrust or uncertainty
    $2000 30
That man is able to move swiftly on foot, yet will not succeed in concealment
    $2000 26
In July 2005 the world danced to the anti-poverty concerts known by this numerical name
    $2000 10
James Clerk Maxwell formulated the 4 basic laws of this science of charge & the associated fields & forces
    $2000 17
This MTV comedy stars Ashley Rickards as high schooler Jenna Hamilton; can you say...
    $2000 22
Rembrandt's "Aristotle with a Bust of" this poet was one of his few paintings sent abroad during his lifetime
    $2000 7
So slight as to be difficult to detect

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Weston Tyler Monica
$17,000 $15,600 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An inspiration for this character introduced in 1929 was 15-year-old Palle Huld's 1928 44-day voyage around the world

Final scores:

Weston Tyler Monica
$11,000 $14,100 $24,200
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Weston Tyler Monica
$17,000 $18,200 $10,000
19 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2012-01-06
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