Show #2937 - Tuesday, May 13, 1997

1997 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Bill McKinley, a sophomore from Wittenberg University

Leslie Campisi, a sophomore from Loyola University (New Orleans)

Oliver Baptiste, a senior from William Paterson College

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Laws of 1911 & 1949 left this upper house of Parliament with only delaying powers
    $100 2
In 1861 this New Haven, Connecticut school awarded America's first Ph.D.
    $100 18
This Spanish cubist said, "I am only a public entertainer who has understood his time"
    $100 11
Sadly, this "giant" bearlike mammal of China is on the endangered list
    $100 1
The snare & timpani are 2 of the most popular types of these
    $100 26
X marks the spot where he won a Best Actor Award for "The X-Files"
    $200 13
8th C. King Offa built a 170-mile north-south dike that still partly marks the border of England & this country
    $200 3
Benjamin Franklin was one of the founders of this school, the first in America designated a university
    $200 19
This "True Grit" star advised actors, "Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much"
    $200 17
Among the largest flying birds are the California & Andean species of these
    $200 4
This valveless instrument used for military calls was originally a hunting horn
    $200 27
X marks the spot where she won a Best Actress Award for "The X-Files"
    $300 14
He was 65 when he began his term as prime minister May 10, 1940
    DD: $500 6
The 2 Ivy League colleges located in New York state
    $300 20
This Swiss psychiatrist said the worst problems "can never be solved but only outgrown"
    $300 23
This domesticated pack animal & its relative the alpaca were referred to as Peruvian sheep by the Spanish
    $300 8
This instrument that's about half the size of a flute is the smallest woodwind in an orchestra
    $300 28
This "3rd Rock From The Sun" winner told the foreign press, "We aliens have to stick together"
    $400 15
This monarch on whom the Magna Carta was forced has been called "the worst king ever to rule England"
    $400 7
The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library is part of this university in Providence, Rhode Island
    $400 21
In 1875 this church founder wrote, "Jesus...was the most scientific man that ever trod the globe"
    $400 24
The AKC classifies the miniature schnauzer as a breed within this dog group
    $400 9
"Weird Al" Yankovic is noted for playing this instrument, as was Lawrence Welk
    $400 29
On winning her third Golden Globe, she graciously said half of it " Paul Reiser"
    $500 16
World condemnation made the 1956 British-French occupation of this canal a disaster
    $500 12
In a famous court case, Daniel Webster defended this college against government intervention
    $500 22
"I will make you shorter by a head" was one of this Tudor queen's favorite sayings
    $500 25
Related to corals, this sea creature has been described as "the best known of the so-called flower animals"
    $500 10
This lowest-pitched member of the violin family stands about 6 feet tall
    $500 30
Geoffrey Rush positively glowed when he won for playing pianist David Helfgott in this film

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

Oliver Leslie Bill
-$300 $900 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Leslie Bill
$200 $2,700 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Too distraught, she did not attend the 1865 funeral of her assassinated husband
    $200 23
Country that netted the men's & women's gold in basketball at the Atlanta games
    $200 14
This river flows from its source in Turkey to the Shatt al Arab, where it unites with the Tigris
    $200 19
Archaeologists measure the fluorine in these animal remains to determine their relative age
    $200 3
In 1996 this fast food chain introduced its "Deluxe Line" for grown-ups
    $200 4
He wrote an ode called "On The Morning Of Christ's Nativity" decades before "Paradise Lost"
    $400 2
Our second first lady, she was married to the future president by her father, a minister
    $400 27
The last summer games of the 20th century will be the 2000 games in this harbor city down under
    $400 15
Deposits of silt are causing this longest Italian river's delta to advance into the Adriatic several feet per year
    $400 22
Ideally, this, the apparent boundary between the sky & the Earth, is at 90 degrees from the zenith
    $400 7
This Internet provider's 1996 switch to flat-rate pricing generated more business than it could handle
    $400 5
"Unlike are we, unlike, o princely heart!" begins one of her "Sonnets From The Portuguese"
    $600 8
As first lady during World War II, she traveled abroad to visit American troops
    $600 28
In track & field the marathon is the longest run; the second longest is this many meters
    DD: $700 16
Near the German-Dutch border this river splits into 2 channels:
the Lek & the Vaal
    $600 24
Pumice is a variety of this type of rock formed when lava cools
    $600 11
In 1996 Michael Jordan starred in this shoe company's first live sports production, "Hoop Heroes" in Japan
    $600 6
British author who wrote, "'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things...'"
    $800 9
Her first date with the future president was for drinks at a Grand Rapids, Michigan bar in 1947
    $800 29
Gimme 5 & gimme the name of this "modern" event
    $800 17
Cities on this river include Louisville, Cincinnati & Wheeling, West Virginia
    $800 25
The neon in a sign produces light when electricity ionizes it into this fourth state of matter
    $800 20
This third-largest U.S. automaker owns Dollar & Thrifty Car Rental agencies
    $800 12
You might read this New Englander's blank verse play "A Masque of Reason" "On A Snowy Evening"
    $1000 10
In 1934 she graduated from the University of Texas
    $1000 30
One of the team members in this winter Olympic sport is called the driver
    $1000 18
A short channel connects this large lake with the Gulf of Venezuela
    $1000 26
This creator of the Periodic Table has an element named for him in the actinide series
    $1000 21
In 1993 Gold Bond-Good Humor merged with this "All Natural" ice cream company
    DD: $1,000 13
After she died in 1886, her sister Lavinia discovered hundreds of her poems in little handsewn booklets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Leslie Bill
$1,600 $7,000 $11,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It wasn't so long ago you were children--more recently than I, certainly.)
It's the first in a trilogy of books that also includes "In the Night Kitchen" & "Outside Over There"

Final scores:

Oliver Leslie Bill
$2,600 $5,500 $12,400
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Oliver Leslie Bill
$1,600 $7,700 $11,000
10 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1997-02-25
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