National College Championship game #14 - Thursday, February 17, 2022

2022 National College Championship semifinal game 2.


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Stephen Privat, a junior at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Isaac Applebaum, a junior at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
It begins, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion"
    $200 29
This state leads the U.S. in potato production
    $200 28
A passenger compartment attached to the frame of a motorcycle
    $200 27
The Occupy Wall Street movement used this term for the wealthiest part of the population
    $200 2
Let's go to the red planet!
Let's bring everyone home from said red planet! Hey... where's Matt Damon?
    $200 26
This expression for madly in love is 2 body parts & a preposition
    $400 13
Our favorite: this number, which says a person can't "be twice put in jeopardy" for the same offense
    $400 24
South Carolina politician James Hammond, who in 1858 said this crop "is king", was an awful man
    $400 23
Five-letter word for the type of one-horse carriage seen here
    $400 7
This soap claimed to be "99 and 44/100ths percent pure"
    $400 1
We're all living in a simulation! Only a bank teller can save us!; life is a video game
    $400 3
3-word way to wish a performer good luck
    DD: $800 11
The Fourth Amendment guards against unreasonable these 2 related things
    $600 18
The 1,100-mile Grand one was built to carry rice from southern China to the north
    $600 20
As its name hints, around 1900 the Lohner-Porsche Mixte was the first of these cars that gained popularity 100 years later
    $600 8
On this sitcom, Ron Swanson wisely said, "Give 100%. 110% is impossible. Only idiots recommend that"
    $600 10
Opening Pandora's box; Sigourney Weaver, dealing with different aliens; unobtanium? Really?
    $600 4
To deal with the consequences of your actions; hope the tune is at least catchy when you do
    $800 12
This number amendment says the right to vote cannot be denied on the basis of sex
    $800 19
Ancient Egyptians loved beer, so they grew this, as you see
    $800 21
The Freightliner M2 106 & the Tonka Mighty are different-sized these vehicles that put the dirt where it belongs
    $800 9
Often attributed to Thomas Edison is the saying that it is "one percent inspiration & 99 percent perspiration"
    $800 16
maternal instinct, lapsed;
liberty for Bell (& Hahn, & Kunis)
    $800 5
To be hit hard by something is to "take it on" this
    $1000 14
These 2 adjectives describe the trial guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment
    $1000 30
In the King James Bible, this daughter-in-law of Naomi gleans "corn", unknown in the ancient Middle East
    $1000 22
An open, 4-wheeled carriage, a Phaeton bears the name of a son of this Greek sun god
    $1000 15
The book & movie "The Seven Per-Cent Solution" featured this fictional hero collaborating with Sigmund Freud
    $1000 17
Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?
To war, so girls--play ball!
You're Dottie if you want to play catcher
    $1000 6
Isaac Newton said he had seen further by "standing on" these

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

Lauren :) Isaac Stephen
$400 $0 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren :) Isaac Stephen
$2,000 $2,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Andrew Dymburt: I'm Andrew Dymburt.) (Mona Kosar Abdi: And I'm Mona Kosar Abdi from ABC's World News Now.) (Andrew: A lot happens in the U.S. and around the world at night.) (Mona: We cover it all, and today, we have clues about nighttime news in history.)
    $400 20
He's second in line to the British throne
    $400 16
This video conferencing service was founded in 2011
    $400 15
"Into Thin Air" by Jon Krakauer explores a 1996 tragedy while summiting this mountain
    $400 28
In a 2018 finale, Shonda Rhimes's daughter looks at this woman's picture in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
    $400 29
Vatican City:
Say your prayers & name this city
    $400 30
(Mona Kosar Abdi delivers the clue.) After fleeing slavery in Maryland, she began returning to help others, planning escapes for Saturday nights because wanted notices could not be sent out on Sundays, giving her groups a one-day head start
    DD: $2,000 17
This actress born in 1982 shares her name with Mrs. Shakespeare, born circa 1556
    $800 7
It's a summer squash & a classic ratatouille ingredient
    $800 11
He covered stuff like how did the universe begin in "A Brief History of Time"
    $800 1
On the finale of the original "Gilmore Girls", this character met her heroine, CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour
    $800 4
This borough, with which it shares an expressway that does not always provide an express way
    $800 5
(Andrew Dymburt delivers the clue.) At a little before 2:00 AM on June 17, 1972, sharp-eyed security guard Frank Wills noticed tape across a door latch in this Washington, D.C. office complex, changing the course of American history
    $1200 18
He came to the forefront of social activism during the 2016 NFL season
    $1200 8
It's the personification of the west wind
    DD: $2,600 12
This book by Rachel Carson is called "the classic that launched the environmental movement"
    $1200 2
This actress was Madame President by the time "Madame Secretary" wound up with a White House wedding episode
    $1200 3
Kazakhstan & Iran:
This body of water
    $1200 6
(Mona Kosar Abdi delivers the clue.) Thousands of people with lights gathered at Le Bourget Aerodrome on the night of May 21, 1927, confusing this man, who expected pitch blackness & circled the field several times before landing at 10:24 PM
    $1600 19
Like everything else about him, this North Korean leader's birth year is somewhat of a mystery
    $1600 9
In Poland, 100 groszy make up one of this monetary unit
    $1600 13
This "Nation" is Elizabeth Wurtzel's account of being "Young & Depressed in America"
    $1600 25
As this show wrapped up in 2021, Sam, a young man on the autism spectrum, finally made it to see the penguins
    $1600 21
Northwest Territories:
This territory, "Our Land" in an Inuit language
    $1600 23
(Andrew Dymburt delivers the clue.) On the night of April 14, 1865, as John Wilkes Booth stalked Abraham Lincoln, would-be assassin Louis Powell entered the home of this Secretary of State & stabbed him repeatedly, but he survived
    $2000 27
"Black Ballerinas: My Journey to our Legacy" is the latest book by this principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre
    $2000 10
This Pueblo people of the Southwest celebrate the Shalako festival in winter
    $2000 14
"Outliers", "Blink" & "The Tipping Point" are all by this journalist
    $2000 26
When this show ended in 2021, seems Mr. Wednesday (an alias of Odin) wasnt so dead after all
    $2000 22
Algeria & this country, all enjoying Mediterranean views
    $2000 24
(Mona Kosar Abdi delivers the clue.) Vacationing on his family farm on an August night in 1923, this man was awakened with news that Warren Harding had died; by the light of a kerosene lamp, he was sworn in as president by his father, a justice of the peace

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren :) Isaac Stephen
$14,800 $13,000 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1525 textbook on anatomy says this, being "so different of colours", could also be called "rain bowys"

Final scores:

Lauren :) Isaac Stephen
$3,599 $18,801 $3,602
3rd place: $20,000 Winner: finalist, if one of 3 top-scoring winners; $35,000 for 4th place 2nd place: $20,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lauren :) Isaac Stephen
$13,600 $11,400 $9,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2021-11-23
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