Show #3961 - Monday, November 19, 2001

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

(Sarah: I'm Sarah of the Clue Crew: Today, I do something new. Next on Jeopardy! Hey! Which one's chocolate?)


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

Thomas Zamora, a junior at the University of Southern California from Cypress, California

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the major city each bridge serves. We'll give you the bridge.)
    $100 1
The "Feelin' Groovy" Queensboro Bridge
    $100 6
When the flag's condition makes it no longer fit for display, it should be destroyed, preferably this way
    $100 11
"A thing of ____ is a joy forever: its loveliness increases"
    $100 16
For starters, hail this dish made of romaine lettuce, grated cheese, croutons & anchovies
    $100 21
In a stunning 2001 Super Bowl triumph, this football team beat the Giants 34-7
    $100 26
You can use extreme heat or the newer method of extreme cold for this type of iron to mark your cattle
    $200 2
Seen here:
The Bay Bridge
    $200 7
Some say schoolteacher B.J. Cigrand began Flag Day on June 14, 1885 in this "Dairy State"
    $200 12
"In a kingdom by the sea, that a maiden there lived whom you may know by the name of ____ ____"
    $200 17
This purple-skinned vegetable (which is really a fruit) is popularly served parmigiana
    $200 22
New Winter Olympic sports in Salt Lake City in 2002 will include a women's version of this sport that uses a 2-man sled
    $200 27
If your cow has blisters, check for this virus which had a new outbreak in Great Britain in Feb. 2001
    $300 3
Pontchartrain Bridge (nearby)
    $300 8
By law the U.S. flag flies 24 hours a day over the village green in this town where the revolution began
    $300 13
"____ ____ comes on little cat feet"
    $300 18
Whether you like these nuts plain, chocolate-covered or in cookies, the Mauna Loa Co. sells it all
    $300 23
This Major League Baseball team's fans are famous for their "tomahawk chop"
    $300 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew milks a cow at the Orange County Fair.) Most of the milk we drink has been fortified, pasteurized, & this, to prevent the cream from separating
    $400 4
Pont Neuf
    $400 9
The U.S. flag first flew in a foreign port on Dec. 2, 1777 when he sailed the Ranger into Nantes, France
    $400 14
"Do I dare to eat a ____? I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach"
    DD: $1,000 19
The name of this fruit is from the Latin granatum, meaning "fruit of many seeds", & rightfully so!
    $400 24
Previous all-around NCAA champions in this sport include Mitch Gaylord & Kurt Thomas
    $400 29
A cow has 4 of these organs, each divided into 4 parts: the rumen, reticulum, omasum & abomasum
    $500 5
Bridge of Sighs
    $500 10
The stripes on the U.S. flag were probably adopted from this patriot group's flag which had 5 red & 4 white stripes
    $500 15
"Because I could not stop for Death, he kindly stopped for me--The carriage held but just Ourselves & ____"
    $500 20
On the West Coast if you have these, chances are they're Dungeness
    $500 25
In Olympic track & field running events, only the marathon is longer than this event
    $500 30
Improving the diet of cows can greatly reduce the emissions of this greenhouse gas

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

Vinita Thomas Matt
$100 $700 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$300 $2,300 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Molly Zahn & Emma Brunskill get to be big women on this campus as 2001 Rhodes Scholars
    $200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew lets out a yell from the street up to a balcony.) Stella! I'm rehearsing to play Stanley Kowalski, like Marlon Brando did in this film
    $200 2
This actor turns into a Klump, a Klump of burning love--Buddy Love--in "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"
    $200 27
Used for performances, this largest piano is about 9 feet long
    $200 29
In a car it's the key to starting your engine
    $400 3
In 1980, Andrea Hollen, seen here, became the first woman graduate of this institution
    $400 14
Commedia erudita was the written drama of Italy's Renaissance, in contrast to this improvised form
    $400 4
In "Circle of Friends", Minnie Driver & her pals attend Trinity College in this Irish city
    $400 28
The name of this wooden flute sounds like a device on which you'd tape your favorite music
    $400 22
Alanis Morissette says "It's like rain on your wedding day... a free ride when you've already paid", "Isn't it" this?
    $400 26
Reseal a bottle of this with the original cork & you may find by morning the carbonation has forced it out
    $600 8
In 2001 Gao Zhan of American University was convicted of this in China, but released
    $600 18
James Lipton, seen here, hosts the cable TV series that takes us inside this famed acting school
    $600 5
I would have gone to law school myself if it were anything like this Reese Witherspoon film
    $600 17
From the Greek for "wood voice", it's the instrument heard here
    $600 21
Until 1930 it was officially known as Constantinople
    $600 25
A proverb says "don't close" this "after the horse runs away"
    $800 9
Donna Shalala is president of this university not in her native Ohio but in Florida
    DD: $3,000 19
This absurdist who wrote "The Bald Soprano" said the 3 biggest influences on his work were Harpo, Chico & Groucho
    $800 6
Robin Williams played an absent-minded professor who invents a rubbery substance in this 1997 remake
    $800 15
While he didn't invent it, W.C. Handy is often considered "the father of" this moody music
    DD: $1,600 12
Something's fishy in this zoology branch that studies the life & habits of fishies
    $800 24
To properly turn off your computer running Microsoft Windows 95 or 98, first click "Start", then this
    $1000 10
Anatomist Florence Sabin was the first woman member of what's now this "wealthy" NYC university
    $1000 20
From the Latinized form of his name, it's the adjective for drama written during the reign of King James I
    $1000 7
In "Good Will Hunting", Matt Damon played a hunky math genius toiling as a janitor at this university
    $1000 16
By the time you graduate you should know that he composed the following
    $1000 13
It's the body's ability to fight off disease, or what "Survivor" contestants hope to win
    $1000 23
Give us this term for the stitch used to close a wound--or has the catgut your tongue?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$7,900 $7,500 $8,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

John Steinbeck originally called this 1937 short novel "Something That Happened"

Final scores:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$12,900 $2,500 $11,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$7,100 $5,300 $7,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 2001-10-07
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