Show #7474 - Thursday, February 23, 2017

2017 College Championship final game 1.


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

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

Lilly Chin, a senior at MIT from Decatur, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "B-A" and end with the letter E.)
    $200 27
I think you like ink: 3 in 10 Americans have one of these today, up from 2 in 10 less than 5 years ago
    $200 28
Eric Schlosser:
"____ Food Nation"
    $200 29
This company calls its Mustang "#1 sports car for over 45 years"
    $200 8
Palau, Micronesia & Vanuatu have all been exotic settings for this TV show
    $200 25
The name of this operatic voice is from the Greek for "deep-sounding"
    $400 26
You're not rushing to the plow, as the average age of this occupation is up from 51 in 1982 to near 60 today
    $400 20
Maira Kalman & Daniel Handler:
"____ Up and Wait"
    $400 21
A crown symbolizes this company that produces 10,000 new & redesigned greeting cards a year
    $400 10
If you've been "Keeping Up with the Kardashians", you'll know she's the oldest of the 3 sisters
    $400 13
Until the California Gold Rush in 1849, this largest North Carolina city was the center of the USA's gold production
    $400 24
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Ryan Murphy captured gold medals in the 100- & 200-meter this
    $600 5
Kelley Blue Book research shows that 97% of teens have or want this document that some millennials scorned
    $600 18
Stephen Hawking:
"A ____ History of Time"
    $600 7
This biotech biggie was founded in 1980 as Applied Molecular Genetics
    $600 11
On "Deadliest Catch", crews risk life & limb to catch these, like the snow or the king
    DD: $1,000 19
On January 8, 1863 ground was broken in Sacramento for this; ground was broken for it in Omaha 11 months later
    $600 1
It's a massive bombardment of missiles, as seen here, or of criticism
    $800 2
Oldsters don't love this political philosophy defined by Bernie Sanders in a Nov. 19, 2015 speech; kids like it more
    $800 3
Louis L'Amour:
"The ____ and the Dead"
    $800 4
This British billionaire gave a TED Talk entitled "Life at 30,000 Feet"
    $800 22
These 2 coaches on "The Voice" have been there for all 12 seasons of the show
    $800 14
In 1895 Secretary of State Richard Olney said this doctrine allowed us to intervene in intl. disputes in the W. Hemisphere
    $800 9
It's the longer, fancier name for a bachelor's degree
    $1000 16
Percentages of 2012 graduates carrying loans were 66 for public colleges & 88 for this type of private college
    $1000 17
Victor Appleton II:
"Tom ____ and His Thermo-Ion Jetpack"
    $1000 6
This 5-letter company began in 1903 as a wholesale cheese business
    $1000 23
"You are evicted" is the elimination catchphrase on this reality TV show
    $1000 15
This "stately" act of 1854 repealed the Missouri Compromise's restrictions on slavery
    $1000 12
Almost all aluminum comes from this ore

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

Lilly Gary Viraj
-$200 $3,200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$2,000 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
StubHub sells tickets to this "incendiary" Nevada festival that bills itself as "a city in the desert"
    $400 30
The exploration of the Bass Strait in 1798 proved that this island was not part of the Australian mainland
    $400 16
At the Burning Bush, God told him to take off his shoes, "for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground"
    $400 28 is the website for the fund to cure this dreadful disease
    $400 29
Vocation means a job; this word, 1 letter longer, means a hobby
    $400 27
The adult mouth has 12 of these large, flat teeth to grind food
    $800 17
Fans can grab tickets to "Toruk--The First Flight", Cirque du Soleil's show inspired by this James Cameron sci-fi epic
    $800 25
The shortest distance across this strait lies between Cap Gris Nez in France & Shakespeare Beach in Britain
    $800 13
This big guy told Saul's army, "Give me a man, that we may fight together"
    DD: $2,000 23
The Scopes trial was a famous test case for this group that champions free speech
    $800 6
The Latin arca, "chest", gives us this word meaning secret or mysterious
    $800 26
This photoreceptive area of sensitive nerve tissue covers 2/3 of the back of the eye
    $1200 9
At PAX East in 2017 you can watch play on the Fields of Justice in this alliterative arena game--book early!
    $1200 8
The Detroit River is actually a strait connecting Lake St. Clair with this Great Lake
    $1200 12
A 1640 painting is entitled "The Repentant" this once-bad woman who became devoted to Christ
    $1200 2
This organization traces its roots to Margaret Sanger's birth control movement
    $1200 4
Last name of actor Taylor, or the vulgar quality of projects he avoids
    $1200 18
The genioglossus muscle helps this other important muscle to protrude & pull back
    $1600 10
Sal, Murr, Joe & Q, aka these guys, do crazy pranks & have some crazier fans; see them on their national tour
    DD: $2,000 19
Amchitka Pass lies between the Rat Islands & the Andreanof Islands in this Alaskan archipelago
    $1600 1
For committing murder, he was exiled to "the Land of Nod, on the east of Eden"
    $1600 3
Peter Scott created the panda logo used by this group that protects endangered species
    $1600 5
It can mean a break from production for a TV show or a space within a body part
    $1600 22
The eyes are enclosed in eye sockets, also known as these, like the paths of satellites
    $2000 15
If you're just a juggalo, don't despair; StubHub has you covered for this band's 2017 Florida dates
    $2000 20
Iran & Oman share territorial rights over the waters of this strategic strait
    $2000 11
His jealous rivals should have seen the handwriting on the wall when the lions failed to eat him
    $2000 14
Barry Scheck co-founded this "Project" that uses DNA testing to exonerate the wrongfully convicted
    $2000 7
Business prof Clayton Christensen put it before "technology" as a buzzword for an innovation that shakes things up
    $2000 21
The thalamus relays messages to the cerebral this, the outer layer of gray matter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$16,400 $12,600 $11,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

About himself he says, "Since the heavens have shap'd my body so, let hell make crook'd my mind to answer it"

Final scores:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$20,400 $24,945 $8,482

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lilly Gary Viraj
$14,800 $12,600 $10,800
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2017-01-11
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