Show #7467 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

2017 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Hannah Whisnant, a junior at the United States Military Academy from Nokomis, Florida

Viraj Mehta, a junior at Stanford University from Austin, Texas

Jennifer Katz, a sophomore at Macalester College from Atlanta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Congratulations! You're a Rhodes Scholar! Now pack your bags because you'll be studying at this university
    $200 2
The "hard rain" in Neal Stephenson's "Seveneves" comes from this natural satellite that's broken up & falling to Earth bit by bit
    $200 30
Benedict or over easy
    $200 18
At Christmas, some people go nutty for this
    $200 25
The largest crowd for a hockey game came in 2010 when 104,173 fans filled Michigan's "Big House" in this city
    $200 19
A song by them says, "The story of my life, I take her home, I drive all night to keep her warm"
    $400 14
If you're interested in Asian culture, spend a semester abroad studying at Mahidol University in this Thai capital
    $400 3
This Max Brooks novel tells of the drug Phalanx, which failed to stop the Undead Hordes
    $400 28
Bourguignon or tartare
    $400 1
Among the crimes Bernie Madoff pled guilty to: securities this, mail this & wire this
    $400 10
Every seat at the play is taken; it's SRO, short for this
    $400 20
We'll be up for a while, so let's watch "Clubland" on this channel & then "Music Feed" into the wee hours
    $600 15
Your time in Greece would of course include a visit to this ancient temple
    DD: $1,000 4
Dubbed "wildly inaccurate", it "supplanted the great Encyclopedia Galactica as the... repository of all knowledge"
    $600 26
E fagioli or primavera
    $600 7
The one seen here appears on the wall of a basilica in Italy
    $600 11
If the airplane has too many fliers & you have low priority, you accept this status & hope a seat opens up
    $600 21
It's gonna be an all-out comic binge, starting with all the DC reboots in their "New" this number event
    $800 16
A program on Holocaust studies includes a visit to Birkenau, part of this largest concentration camp
    $800 5
Thomas in this James Dashner sci-fi book awakens being "jerked upward like an old lift in a mine shaft"
    $800 27
Kiev or a la King
    $800 8
Bono for U2 or Eddie Vedder for Pearl Jam
    $800 12
In 2016 El Pollo Loco introduced new quesadillas that were called this, something you might say about your fluffy sofa
    $800 23
Except for 1940 to 1948, this 24-hour endurance race has been run in France every year since 1923
    $1000 17
Students can work with leading physicists at this center near Geneva that studies subatomic particles
    $1000 6
Hiroshi Sakurazaka's "All You Need Is Kill" was "reborn" in 2014 as this Tom Cruise flick
    $1000 29
Louie or cakes
    $1000 9
It entered our vocabulary in 1953 when the Oil & Gas Journal called it "a new exploratory tool"
    $1000 22
It's any condition where things grind to a halt, specifically a traffic jam where cars don't clear an intersection
    $1000 24
This alliterative country singer went bonkers in 2014 playing 10 shows in 10 cities in 24 hours

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

Jennifer Viraj Hannah
$2,000 $5,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Viraj Hannah
$3,800 $8,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 29
The "Dr."-ate of this mustached talk show host is in clinical psychology
    $400 30
"Glory to God in the highest" is one of numerous Biblical verses used in the text of this Handel work
    $400 17
One's partner in crime
    $400 26
The 6 feet (OK, legs) under an insect are typically attached to this, the middle of its 3 body sections
    $400 1
In 1249 King Alfonso III eliminated the last Moorish stronghold in this neighbor of Spain
    $400 8
George Balanchine was a renowned one of these, a creator of dances
    $800 23
You'll find "Trisha's Southern Kitchen" on this network
    $800 5
"Gran Vals" by Francisco Tárrega would still be pretty obscure if it hadn't become one of these, courtesy of Nokia
    $800 13
Name shared by the decorative device & the bird seen here
    $800 3
For these biting pests of the family Culicidae, that annoying whine helps attract mates
    $800 2
Czar Alexander II signed the 1867 Treaty of Cession that gave this territory to the United States
    $800 9
You can use "person" instead of "boy" in this word for one who clears tables
    $1200 24
In 2017 Kaitlin Olson of this show set in a Pennsylvania bar got a new sitcom as "The Mick"
    $1200 18
Originally, his "A Little Night Music" contained an additional minuet, but it has been lost
    DD: $2,500 15
"Madam, I'm Adam" is a famous one
    $1200 4
That's no fun! The Indian walking this usually reproduces via parthenogenesis
    $1200 21
In 1513 Machiavelli was accused of conspiracy against this Florentine family & was tortured on the rack
    $1200 10
They get their name from where they might wait for the politicians whose votes they want to influence
    $1600 25
This CBS series about FBI profilers rolls on, Hotch or no Hotch
    $1600 19
One of Bartok's last works was a concerto for this instrument that often plays second fiddle to the fiddle
    $1600 14
It describes the circles seen here
    $1600 6
These social insects use the "waggle dance" to communicate the location of distant food sources
    $1600 22
In 1608 this captain & a few other colonists left Jamestown & explored the Chesapeake Bay & its tributaries
    $1600 11
Put in a little O.T. studying & you could be one of these health professionals, an O.T.
    $2000 28
MeTV has a pairing of Matlock & this other TV attorney, first name Perry
    $2000 20
As choir director for St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, he wrote 6 cantatas known as the "Christmas Oratorio"
    $2000 16
Background music for a movie, or a line drawn beneath a word
    $2000 7
Killing weak trees (good) but also healthy ones (not good), the pine engraver is this alliterative type of beetle
    DD: $3,000 27
In 1910 Louis Botha became this country's first prime minister, a post he held until 1919
    $2000 12
This profession takes its name from a Greek word meaning "chief builder"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Viraj Hannah
$6,100 $23,000 $7,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

A New Orleans literary festival in his honor includes various panels, a walking tour & a Stanley & Stella shouting contest

Final scores:

Jennifer Viraj Hannah
$12,100 $23,000 $1
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Viraj Hannah
$8,600 $22,600 $10,000
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2017-01-10
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