Show #2936 - Monday, May 12, 1997

1997 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Aaron Wenger, a junior from the University of Louisville

James Tong, a junior from Yale University

Brigid Laurie, a sophomore from Bryn Mawr College

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
(Alex: In this case, we need a letter from you as your response)
    $100 3
The Second Vatican Council of 1962-65 addressed this church's role in the modern world
    $100 1
Tom Selleck won an athletic scholarship to this "Trojan" school & played on its basketball team
    $100 11
During the 1800s, this Louisiana city was known as the "Paris of America"
    $100 9
This comedian's Olympics parody "Redneck Games" was nominated for CMA Video of the Year
    $100 2
The level of this is seasonal, rising in June when students look for work
    $100 27
On report cards, it's the opposite of P
    $200 4
This now-defunct nation joined the U.S. in a 1963 nuclear test ban, damaging its relations with China
    $200 17
Emma Thompson staged an innovative all-female revue while studying at this British university
    $200 12
The Dock Street Theatre, one of America's oldest, was built in this South Carolina seaport in 1736
    $200 22
The Foo Fighters' "Big Me" is a spoof of this "Freshmaker" candy's commercials
    $200 8
In 1996 Bob Dole said he'd cut this tax by 15% & still balance the budget
    $200 26
It makes Mary or Bill very possessive
    $300 5
By mid-decade the black-clad beatniks evolved into these long-haired, love-happy rebels
    $300 28
Katie Couric was an associate editor of The Cavalier Daily while at this Charlottesville school
    $300 14
"Freedom And Unity" is the motto of this "Green Mountain State"
    $300 23
The cast of TV's "Friends" appeared in this Rembrandts video, the show's theme song
    $300 10
It represents one-seventh of the U.S. economy; President Clinton tried to reform it in his first term
    $300 19
In 1919 about half the cars in the world were this model
    $400 6
On his third birthday, November 25, 1963, he was photographed saluting his father's casket
    $400 29
This supermodel from Somalia was discovered when she was a student at the University of Nairobi
    $400 15
It's the third largest of the Great Lakes; it's the third smallest, too
    $400 24
Billy Corgan of this band that won seven 1996 MTV Video Awards was quoted, "Videos kind of ruin the song"
    $400 13
Less depressing than a depression, this downturn comes after the peak of a classic business cycle
    DD: $1,300 20
First initial shared by author Rider Haggard & General Norman Schwarzkopf
    $500 7
2-word term for South Vietnamese Communists allied with the North against the U.S.
    $500 30
This secretary of state majored in political science at Wellesley, graduating with honors in 1959
    $500 16
He was the founder of Savannah as well as the founder of Georgia
    $500 25
This band is seen on stage in "Drain You", from the 1996 compilation "From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah"
    $500 18
It's a government takeover of a private industry, like steel in postwar Britain
    $500 21
It's the seventh tone in a C-major scale

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Brigid James Aaron
$100 $200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brigid James Aaron
$1,700 $1,300 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1690s
    $200 1
In 1690 she governed England while her husband William III campaigned in Ireland
    $200 18
1979's "H.R.H.: The Man Who Will Be King" tells of this heir to the British throne
    $200 16
Mamma mia! This Italian salami is the most popular pizza topping
    $200 9
Sadly, the technique he invented to paint "The Last Supper" led to its rapid deterioration
    $200 23
Like a Kipling poem, a hypothetical proposition begins with this 2-letter word
    $200 6
Otology is the medical branch that deals with these organs
    $400 4
In 1698 this noted English astronomer went to sea for 2 years to study magnetic declination
    $400 19
In "The Same River Twice" Alice Walker talks about the making of this film, based on her novel
    $400 17
Chocolate & this confection provide the filling in a S'more
    $400 12
It's the 4-syllable term for a satirical portrait that exaggerates or distorts a person's features
    $400 27
In this type of argument, as opposed to an inductive one, premises lead to a necessary conclusion
    $400 7
It's the study of God & religion
    $600 2
In 1697 Spain ceded just one-third of this Caribbean island to France
    $600 20
"Black Boy" is a 1945 autobiography by this "Native Son" author
    $600 24
Served in Jewish chicken soup, knaidel is another name for this
    DD: $1,000 13
Gouache is a type of this painting technique; its name comes from guazzo, Italian for "puddle"
    $600 28
A lemma is one proposition used to prove another; this is a choice between 2 propositions
    $600 8
Minerology & petrology are branches of this earth science
    $800 3
"Cendrillon", the French name for this fairy tale, was part of 1697's "Tales of Mother Goose" by Charles Perrault
    $800 21
A new illustrated edition of this scientist's "A Brief History of Time" was published in 1996
    $800 25
The edible seeds from this holiday gourd are often referred to as pepitas
    $800 14
Now in the British Museum, the sculptures known as these marbles once adorned the Parthenon
    $800 29
This ancient Greek originated logic by extending the methods of Plato's dialogues
    $800 10
It's concerned with diseases & disorders of the skin
    DD: $1,000 5
In 1690s England Thomas Shadwell & Nahum Tate held this post currently held by Ted Hughes
    $1000 22
This Sarajevo teen's "Diary" was a 1994 bestseller
    $1000 26
A popular health food, this soybean curd is used to make a variety of dishes & an ice cream substitute
    $1000 15
This great French sculptor sculpted "The Kiss" in 1886
    $1000 30
An example of this type of argument is:
All dogs bark.
George is a dog.
Therefore George barks.
    $1000 11
Abnormal, clinical & comparative are major fields of this discipline

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brigid James Aaron
$4,300 $4,300 $14,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

The stars of this 1977 film appeared on the February 10, 1997 cover of Time

Final scores:

Brigid James Aaron
$6,600 $8,600 $18,200
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brigid James Aaron
$4,300 $3,900 $13,300
9 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
32 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,500

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Game tape date: 1997-02-25
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