Show #3956 - Monday, November 12, 2001

2001 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.
From the campus at UCLA.


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Matt Schnippert, a sophomore at Florida State University from Jacksonville, Florida

Brittany Rogers, a sophomore at Saddleback College from Lake Forest, California

Tony Nagatani, a junior at Ithaca College from Honolulu, Hawaii

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) All apes, including the siamang, are, unfortunately, now on this list
    $100 2
Introduced in 1886, a classic 6-prong setting for engagement rings is named for this Manhattan jewelry store
    $100 26
Dude! There are 30-footers breakin' at Waimea Bay on the North Shore in this state
    $100 1
Guy Ritchie directed the controversial video for her "What It Feels Like For A Girl"
    $100 12
In the '60s Katharine Graham took over as publisher of this newspaper & hired Ben Bradlee as managing editor
    $100 17
A noisy ghost
    $200 8
Hermit crabs have 2 pairs of antennae & 4 pairs of these
    $200 22
It's said that pins weren't worn on kilts until this 19th c. queen offered one to a Highland soldier on a windy day
    $200 27
Bummer! In 2001 a pro event on the southern tip of East Java in this country was scrubbed due to civil unrest
    $200 4
Destiny's Child sings in a lagoon in this jungle-set video
    $200 13
In 2001 McCall's magazine was relaunched with this TV talk show host at the helm & renamed for her
    $200 18
Bogus or fake, like some money
    $300 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from SeaWorld.) The otter is the most aquatically adapted of this animal family
    $300 23
Most folks think of this January birthstone as reddish, but lovely orange ones are found in Namibia & Nigeria
    $300 28
It's surfin' among the future sushi where you hit the waves at Chiba's Torami Beach in this country
    $300 5
This actor dances his way through the Fatboy Slim video "Weapon Of Choice"
    $300 14
This alternative music magazine founded by Bob Guccione Jr. celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2000
    $300 19
"Magic Kingdom" city
    $400 10
Strains of the Norway species of this animal are the ones used in labs
    $400 24
Often green or white, nephrite is a type of this gemstone closely associated with Asia
    $400 29
Whoa! I took a donut (wiped out) at Burleigh during the Billabong Pro on this country's Gold Coast
    $400 6
Lingerie-clad Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil' Kim & Pink all appear in this video
    $400 15
Roger Ebert writes movie reviews for this Midwestern paper
    $400 20
A valuable family possession handed down from one generation to the next
    $500 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) Unlike humans, sheep don't have these front cutting teeth on their upper jaw, but they do have eight on their lower jaw
    $500 25
"Jurassic Park" made this fossilized resin really popular; maybe you'll find some dinosaur DNA in yours
    $500 30
Head to Jeffreys Bay & pull off a sick floater in this country, whose administrative capital is Pretoria
    $500 7
5 of this woman's 6 MTV Video Music Award nominations were courtesy of her work with Eminem on "Stan"
    $500 16
After the demise of Sassy, founding editor Ms. Pratt launched this magazine that bears her first name
    DD: $1,700 21
The only U.S. President whose last name fits the category

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

Tony Brittany Matt
-$200 $1,600 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tony Brittany Matt
$200 $2,700 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you [*], you name the war in which they occurred.)
    $200 6
Completes the title of Edward Gibbon's masterpiece "The History of the Decline and Fall of..."
    $200 21
This Cherokee Indian gave his name to both a giant tree & the California nat'l park where you'll find it
    $200 10
You don't need any super powers to know that Kr is the chemical symbol for this noble gas
    $200 1
In this film Christina Ricci loses her head over Johnny Depp who's chasing a headless murderer
    $200 24
Bunker Hill,
    $200 16
Hannibal Lecter could tell you it's an equal exchange; its Latin meaning is "something for something"
    $400 7
The heroine of his novel "Roxana" leads almost as saucy a life as his more famous Moll Flanders
    $400 22
She once whisked Eleanor Roosevelt away for an airplane ride over Washington, both still in evening gowns
    $400 11
The temperature of this smokeless laboratory heating device is controlled by the amount of air in the tube
    $400 2
Film in which Jennings loses his head over a little boy named Damien with a devil-may-care attitude
    $400 30
    $400 17
From the Old French for "man", it's a special honor expressed publicly for a person
    $600 8
E.M. Forster & Virginia Woolf were part of a floral-sounding literary "Group" named for this London district
    $600 23
It's the last name of famed anthropologists Louis, Mary, Richard & Meave
    $600 12
It's a substance that reacts with an acid to decrease or neutralize its acidic properties; lye, for example
    $600 3
In this 1998 film Michael Myers loses his head over Jamie Lee Curtis 20 years after their first date
    $600 29
The Bulge,
Iwo Jima
    DD: $1,000 18
The name of this sea may come from the Lithuanian word for "white"
    $800 9
One of his most famous works, "A child's Christmas in Wales", wasn't published until 2 years after his death
    $800 28
"Father of the Supercomputer" who once said, "I was one of those nerds before the name was popular"
    $800 13
(Hi, I'm Doctor Alan Heger, Nobel Prize-winner in Chemistry.) These large molecules are formed by the chemical linking of smaller molecules; nylon is a synthetic one
    $800 4
Brad Pitt uncovers the deadly sin, as wife Gwyneth Paltrow loses her head over Kevin Spacey in this movie
    $800 27
Khe Sanh,
the Tet Offensive,
Con Thien
    $800 19
Representative of the world in miniature, it's from the Greek for "small world"
    DD: $600 15
An African safari is the setting for his famous story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
    $1000 26
In 1850 this "colorful" Scotsman founded one of the first detective agencies in the U.S.
    $1000 14
In this type of bond, 2 bonded atoms each contribute 1 electron to a pair, which the atoms then share
    $1000 5
In this film David Gale loses his head over Jeffrey Combs; in the sequel grafted bat wings give him new life
    $1000 25
The Chosin Reservoir,
    $1000 20
Meaning empty boasting, it comes from the name of a loud-mouthed braggart in Spenser's "The Faerie Queene"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tony Brittany Matt
$4,200 $5,900 $3,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1904 issue of Popular Science Monthly reported their success in North Carolina the previous year

Final scores:

Tony Brittany Matt
$2,000 $7,100 $7,593
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tony Brittany Matt
$4,600 $5,500 $5,500
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 2001-10-06
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