Responses for National College Championship game #15 - Friday, February 18, 2022

2022 National College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Emmey Harris, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Liz Feltner, a senior at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts

Kristin Donegan, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round responses

A MINOR IN HISTORY
ABBREV.
A LOFTY CATEGORY
BETWEEN 10 & 20
DON'T BE SO THIRSTY
ESPN
(Richard Jefferson: We're here to serve sports fans anytime, anywhere, and today, with clues from the National College Championship.)
    $200 2
the Alamo

Liz
    $200 15
(Kristin: What is the North Atlantic Trade Organization?)
(Emmey: What is the North American Trade Organization?)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

KristinEmmey
Triple Stumper
    $200 20
a steeple

Kristin
    $200 6
11

Kristin
    $200 13
(Mayim: Yes, can't imagine why they changed the name.)

7 Up

Kristin
    $200 26
Monday Night Football

Triple Stumper
    $400 3
King Tut (Tutankhamun)

Kristin
    $400 16
Mountain Standard Time

Liz
    $400 21
Mecca

Kristin
    $400 7
(Kristin: What is 16?)

19 (XIX)

Kristin
Triple Stumper
    $400 12
coffee

Emmey
    $400 27
(Jeremy) Lin

Liz
    $600 1
(Kristin: [Selecting the first clue] I have a minor in history, so let's go for that, for $600.)

Joan of Arc

Emmey
    $600 17
International Olympic Committee

Liz
    $600 22
obelisk

Kristin
    $600 8
(Emmey: What is 19?)
(Kristin: [Whispering to herself] Fourteen plus five... No... [Shakes head] What... What...)
(Mayim: That's time.)

17 (5, 7, 5)

KristinLizEmmey
    $600 11
chocolate milk

Liz
    $600 28
Commissioners of Baseball

Triple Stumper
    $800 4
Little Rock

Emmey
    $800 18
uniform resource locator

Triple Stumper
    $800 23
the Space Needle

Emmey
    $800 9
the Thirteenth Amendment

Emmey
    $1,000 14
(Kristin: What is a pear?)

an orange

Kristin
    $800 29
(Liz: What is Kentucky?)

the University of Arizona

Liz
Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Pascal

Emmey
    $1000 19
licensed practical nurse

Triple Stumper
    $1000 24
a pyramid

Emmey
    $1000 10
(Emmey: What is carbon dating?)
(Mayim: More specific?)
(Emmey: Um... carbon-9 dating?)

carbon-14 dating

LizEmmey
    $1000 25
horchata

Kristin
    $1000 30
(Mayim: I'm doing it right now. It's [*].)

the stare-down

Triple Stumper

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

Kristin Liz Emmey
-$1,400 $2,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Liz Emmey
$800 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

GEOGRAPHIC NAME CHANGES
ONE-WORD MOVIE TITLES
20th CENTURY BOOKS
CHEMISTRY GLOSSARY
RELIGION
"TIC" TALK
(Mayim: Responses end in "T-I-C".)
    $400 14
(Liz: What is Sydney?)

Melbourne

KristinLiz
    $400 30
Joker

Kristin
    $400 20
a wardrobe

Kristin
    $400 7
electrons

Kristin
    $400 4
Yom Kippur

Emmey
    $400 29
static

Liz
    $800 13
(Emmey: What is Dover?)

Wilmington

KristinEmmey
    $800 18
Cruella

Emmey
    $3,000 21
(Kristin: What is... um, a grape?)

the pearl

Kristin
    $800 6
a calorie

Kristin
    $800 5
Ramadan

Kristin
    $800 28
(Mayim: For the lead, yes.)

an antibiotic

Emmey
    $1200 11
Zambia & Zimbabwe

Triple Stumper
    $1200 15
(Mayim: Yes, a terrifying movie.)

Us

Kristin
    $1200 22
To the Lighthouse

Liz
    $1200 3
reduction & oxidation

Emmey
    $1200 9
hallowed be thy name

Liz
    $1200 27
cosmetic

Emmey
    $1600 8
Ceylon

Emmey
    $1600 16
Parasite

Kristin
    $1600 23
Foucault's Pendulum

Triple Stumper
    $2,800 2
rare earth metals

Kristin
    $1600 10
Zoroastrianism

Kristin
    $1600 26
eclectic

Liz
    $2000 12
(Mayim: It was called [*], but Germany was not very popular during World War I, hence the renaming.)

Berlin

Triple Stumper
    $2000 17
Split

Liz
    $2000 24
The Poisonwood Bible

Emmey
    $2000 1
entropy

Kristin
    $2000 19
Devi

Triple Stumper
    $2000 25
(Mayim: Correct, and that puts you in second place.)

a heretic

Liz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Liz Emmey
$11,000 $11,000 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC STRUCTURES
(Mayim: [To Emmey] He escaped using a rope smuggled to him in a gallon of wine.)
...
(Mayim: We have a tie for first place. Kristin and Liz, we are going to play a tiebreaker. Now, here's how it's going to work. The first one of you to ring in and respond correctly will win this game and you will advance to the finals based on your scores. The category for the tiebreaker is...)
EmmeyWhat is the Tower of London?
$10,800
LizWhat is the Tower of London?
$11,000
KristinWhat is the tower of London
$11,000
the Tower of London

Tiebreaker Round responses

THE FINE ARTS
(Mayim: Congratulations, Liz, you are going to the finals!)

(George) Gershwin

Liz

Final scores:

Kristin Liz Emmey
$22,000 $22,000 $21,600
2nd place: $20,000 Winner: finalist, if one of 3 top-scoring winners; $35,000 for 4th place 3rd place: $20,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Kristin Liz Emmey
$13,800 $11,000 $10,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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