Show #3953 - Wednesday, November 7, 2001

2001 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From the campus at UCLA.


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Andrew Nerlinger, a senior at the University of Notre Dame from Wilmington, Delaware

Vinita Kailasanath, a sophomore at Stanford University from Laurel, Maryland

Jaime Green, a sophomore at Brown University from Nanuet, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
"You can go to hell! I'm going to Texas", said this coonskin cap man after losing an 1835 Tennessee election
    $100 16
"December 7, 1941:
A day that shall live in infamy"
    $100 1
Left my pot of this square, stuffed pasta baking in the oven; BRB
    $100 22
Number of humps on a Bactrian camel
    $100 7
Premier is an alternate title for this head of a parliamentary government
    $100 2
In Portugal, Italy or Romania, you'll find the basic word for water starts with this letter
    $200 13
In 2001 this Dallas Cowboy quarterback retired after 3 Super Bowl wins & 10 concussions
    $200 17
"His love is real, but he is not"
    $200 8
My trial's in an hour for this type of illegal entry onto private land; CUL8R (I hope)
    $200 23
According to Genesis, the number of women on Noah's ark
    $200 30
Honorary title of the man seen here
    $200 3
In Germany, frau is used for married women & this term of address for unmarried ones
    $300 15
Despite a Texas saying, this burrowing, bony-plated animal isn't "born dead by the side of the road"
    $300 19
"There's nothing more determined than poultry with a plan"
    $300 9
Mom's yelling from downstairs; since Junior was born she's had this type of depression--TTYL
    $300 24
Number of locks in the Suez canal
    $300 29
As of 1962 these high-ranking counselors to the pope must also be bishops
    $300 4
In Israel, this day of the week is Yom Rishon, literally "first day"
    $400 14
Karla Faye Tucker, the first woman "Tex-ecuted" since 1863, was put to death by this process in 1998
    DD: $600 20
"After a night they can't remember, comes a day they'll never forget"
    $400 10
SOT; My paper on the decline of this Turkish empire in the 1900s is due tomorrow
    $400 25
Number of moonless planets in our solar system
    $400 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the U.N.) As chief administrator of the U.N., this is Kofi Annan's title
    $400 5
If you hear the following sentence, you're in this country:

(Sofia delivers the clue in a tongue foreign to us but familiar to her.)
    $500 18
Members of this group that formally began in the 1830s were hired as protection from Indian attacks
    $500 21
"He will rise again"
    $500 11
Sup? Got 2 tickets to this German composer's 1729 "St. Matthew Passion" tonite; W/B ASAP
    $500 26
Number of oxygen atoms in a molecule of ozone
    $500 28
A male heir apparent to a throne commonly uses this 2-word title, as Naruhito does
    $500 6
If you're offered a nice bowl of sopa tarascan, you're probably in Michoacan in this country

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jaime Vinita Andrew
-$200 $1,600 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jaime Vinita Andrew
$200 $2,300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now we know who this place is named for.) [Laughter]
[Applause from UCLA fans] (Alex: Hey, we don't want to start anything bad here.)
    $200 20
These 2 prefixes divide sociology as well as economics into broader & narrower focuses
    $200 11
You can learn the history of the microprocessor & how it's made at this computer chip maker's Santa Clara, Ca. museum
    $200 6
It's what the VC stands for in VCR
    $200 5
Minute finger-like projections called villi line the walls of this "small" digestive organ
    $200 30
Like David Letterman, Jane was born in this state & began her TV career there
    $200 28
Using timber from Mount Ida, Epeius built this object that won the Trojan War for the Greeks
    $400 19
Of the basic class divisions, it's the one the most Americans say they're in
    $400 12
The National Atomic Museum in Albuquerque has an exhibit on this Polish radiation pioneer & her husband Pierre
    $400 7
A 300th anniversary
    $400 2
All of your blood cells are produced in this soft substance that fills the bones
    $400 21
He's her old "Today" co-host & Jane sometimes subs for him on the "NBC Nightly News"
    $400 23
This greatest Greek hero sprang into action after his friend Patroclus was killed
    DD: $600 18
2-word term for a person whom others try to emulate; Charles Barkley said he wasn't one
    $600 13
Boneshakers, velocipedes & Schwinns abound in the Ohio museum honoring this mode of transport
    $600 10
It's a drug that minimizes symptoms of allergies; Benadryl is an over-the-counter one
    $600 1
A tib-fib fracture is one of these 2 bones
    $600 22
Jane currently is the principal anchor of this primetime newsmagazine
    DD: $1,000 24
This Virgil work focuses on one of the few surviving Trojans
    $800 16
Americans' need to conform was analyzed by the 1950 bestseller "The Lonely" this
    $800 14
Cartoon boy Sherman might get his questions answered at this museum of natural history at Yale
    $800 9
To exclude from the sacraments of the church by ecclesiastical sentence
    $800 4
More common in men than women, they're usually made of calcium oxalate & cause renal colic when they pass
    $800 29
Jane covered this royal pair's wedding in 1986 for "Today"; she had covered an earlier big one in 1981
    $800 25
The greatest Trojan warrior, he ended up taking a spear in the neck & getting dragged behind a chariot
    $1000 17
A nation expanding its power over other lands is this -ism; selling Coca-cola abroad is "cultural" this -ism
    $1000 15
Saturday Evening Post covers are on display at the Rutland, Vermont museum devoted to this illustrator
    $1000 8
It's the flowering vine seen here
    $1000 3
From the Greek for "throat" it's the passage that connects the back of the mouth & nose to the esophagus
    $1000 27
To Jane, Rachel and Ross are more than friends, they're the twins she had with this man
    $1000 26
When Troy fell, Helen had to talk this peeved Greek husband of hers into letting her live

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jaime Vinita Andrew
$1,800 $7,700 $6,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Led by Nicholas, a German boy, the Children's Crusade of 1212 may have been the inspiration for this character

Final scores:

Jaime Vinita Andrew
$3,595 $10,300 $3,999
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jaime Vinita Andrew
$1,800 $7,700 $6,200
10 R,
6 W
21 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 2001-10-06
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