National College Championship game #6 - Thursday, February 10, 2022

2022 National College Championship quarterfinal game 6.


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Elijah Odunade, a junior at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Matt Downing, a senior at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana

Lauren Rodriguez, a senior at Pomona College in Claremont, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
(Mayim: Those two letters, "P-U", begin each response.)
    $200 29
The 2 main kinds of call numbers are Library of Congress & this alliterative type formulated by a college librarian
    $200 27
Beatrix Potter, known for 1902's "The Tale of" this long-eared fellow, was also a noted conservationist
    $200 28
She inspired a popular hairstyle called "The Rachel", named after her TV character
    $200 10
For her musical question "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"
    $200 24
It's the piece of golf equipment seen here
    $200 30
Sorry, it's my dog, this breed, who got a little wet
    $400 21
This process of registering books to make them findable produced its first electronic record at Ohio University in 1971
    DD: $1,500 14
Joining Thalia & Urania, the ancient Greek poet Sappho was dubbed "the tenth" one of these goddesses
    $400 25
Though authorized in 1977, this telescope wasn't placed into orbit until 1990
    $400 8
"24k Magic" conjured a Grammy for him
    $400 9
Cinnamon, nutmeg & ginger go into the blend called this "pie spice"
    $400 26
It's eau de this frightened member of the family Mephitidae who just sprayed its musk
    $600 16
Newspapers, magazines & journals are all these, an information source published at regular intervals
    $600 13
This Zora was a Zeta--one of the first sorors of Zeta Phi Beta--when she attended Howard in the 1920s
    $600 17
In the late '90s civil war broke out between the Serbs & ethnic Albanians in what is now this self-declared independent nation
    $600 4
This band won for "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
    $600 1
In certain legal cases, for a serious wrong, these "damages" may be awarded in excess of compensation
    $600 22
It's this Ice Age fossil site in the heart of Los Angeles
    $800 15
I.L.L. is short for this service; your library can even get materials from the Library of Congress, but you can't take those home
    $800 12
In this long-awaited 2019 sequel, Margaret Atwood brings more news from Gilead
    $800 11
In 1993 a 51-day standoff between Branch Davidians & federal agents near this Texas city ended tragically with over 75 deaths
    $800 7
"Golden Hour" was golden for this country-crossover singer
    $800 2
In Dante's "Divine Comedy", this section comes between "Inferno" & "Paradiso"
    $800 19
It's this 5-letter type of fertilizer made from bat droppings, but it's not too bad
    $1000 20
This name of the UCSD library honors Dr. Seuss, who gave many their first love of reading & whose creations it sort of resembles
    $1000 23
"Laura's Memories", an annual pageant in Mansfield, Missouri, celebrates this woman who wrote her books there
    $1000 5
In 1994, "Three Tall Women" earned this playwright his third Pulitzer Prize
    $1000 6
Soy this guy... he's a winner, baby--("Morning Phase")--so why don't you name him?
    $1000 3
This adjective means pertaining to or affecting the lungs
    $1000 18
It's this tropical fruit from Asia with a mild, sweet flavor, but said to smell like stinky feet

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

Lauren :) Matt Elijah
$2,500 $1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren :) Matt Elijah
$7,300 $1,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
It's one of these groovy alliterative items that'll look great in your dorm room
    $400 1
This South American capital was originally named for "Our Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds" or "Good Air"
    $400 29
Grant Wood's sister & dentist posed as the Midwestern farmer & daughter in this iconic painting
    $400 16
Awkwafina's time growing up in this Big Apple borough inspired her character Nora in a Comedy Central series
    $400 15
Medieval Brits mainly dressed in this animal fabric; by God's bones, itchy my tunic be!
    $400 9
It's a light greenish-blue
    $800 25
A symbol of sovereignty, it's a ceremonial staff or baton like the one seen here
    $800 2
The Tigris River cuts through the center of this capital
    $800 19
Edvard Munch's diary entry describing "flaming clouds" & "shivering with anxiety" inspired this iconic 1893 work
    $800 11
In a 2018 film Kevin Hart attends the title "Night School" & this female comic is his teacher
    $800 17
A major part of medieval Japanese art was portraits of these men, hung in temples--the portraits were--& venerated
    $800 8
It's a woodwind instrument with a double reed
    $1200 22
Here's a vintage one of these instant-print cameras whose pictures people really did shake
    DD: $1,400 3
Get your Gangnam style on in the upscale Gangnam district of this city
    $1200 20
News coverage of the horrific bombing of a Spanish Basque city by the Germans in 1937 led Picasso to create this huge anti-war painting
    $1200 10
Tig Notaro got some laughs playing a feisty helicopter pilot in this Zack Snyder zombie flick
    $1200 18
This part of a castle's defenses often also functioned as the sewer
    $1200 7
"In" this means instead
    $1600 23
It's a cute little kitty inside this type of earthenware planter whose name is partly from the Italian for "earth"
    $1600 4
This capital of Malta was named for a Grand Master of the Knights of St. John
    DD: $1,000 21
"A restaurant on Greenwich Avenue (in New York City) where two streets meet" inspired this Edward Hopper painting
    $1600 12
"B" is for this frank comedian who plays Frank Murphy on the animated hit "F Is for Family"
    $1600 28
The University of this city between Florence & Milan attracted students from around Europe & built a college for the Spaniards
    $1600 6
This synonym for boyfriend comes from French
    $2000 24
It's this type of conical flask named for a German organic chemist
    $2000 14
The Vardar River divides this capital of North Macedonia into old & new sections
    $2000 26
This American exhibited her "Children Playing on the Beach" at the Final Impressionist Exhibition in 1886
    $2000 13
This comedian nicknamed "Fluffy" was the voice of Speedy Gonzales in "Space Jam: A New Legacy"
    $2000 27
This medical practice generated a vacuum above the skin that was supposed to draw out "vicious humors"
    $2000 5
On a ship, "put the helm" this way means to turn away from the wind

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren :) Matt Elijah
$20,300 -$1,200 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It contains the line "whereat In either hand the hastening Angel caught Our lingering parents, & to the eastern gate Led them direct"

Final scores:

Lauren :) Matt Elijah
$20,300 -$1,200 $3,800
Winner: semifinalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lauren :) Matt Elijah
$22,800 $200 $3,800
27 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
5 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2021-11-21
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