Show #2939 - Thursday, May 15, 1997

1997 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Mark Urciuolo, a sophomore from Marist College

Lisa Talley, a senior from Loyola University (New Orleans)

Brian Chan, a freshman from Harvard University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The people who settled land in Oklahoma before it was open to them gave the state this nickname
    $100 4
Her hit song, "I Believe In You & Me" is featured on "The Preacher's Wife" soundtrack
    $100 11
Collectors shell out plenty for merchandise picturing this Planters Company symbol
    $100 13
Among the Ten Commandments are "Thou shalt not kill" & "Remember" this "day, to keep it holy"
    $100 17
The scenic route to this national park takes U.S. 89 from Flagstaff, then AZ 67 to the north rim
    $100 16
The Forty-Niners were part of this 19th century "stampede"
    $200 2
Boulder City, Nevada near Lake Mead was founded for workers building this, once known as Boulder Dam
    DD: $500 5
The Grammys' Best New Artist of 1993, she recently had the No. 1 song heard here:

"Unbreak my heart /
Say you'll love me again /
Undo this hurt you caused..."
    $200 12
When pressing these in a book, some people use wax paper to protect delicate ones like baby's breath
    $200 27
Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is found in its entirety only in this first gospel
    $200 18
Capitals on Interstate 80 include Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Cheyenne & this one in Iowa
    $200 22
You can't knock this card game, but you can knock in it
    $300 3
In the 1870s the National Grange pressed for laws to regulate this mode of transportation
    $300 6
"Because the Night" was a big hit from this Natalie Merchant group's "MTV Unplugged" album
    $300 14
The Linking Ring is the monthly publication of the International Brotherhood of these illusionists
    $300 28
When he refused to worship Darius the Mede instead of God, Darius had him thrown into a lion's den
    $300 19
The Mackinac Bridge that crosses the Straits of Mackinac in this state is a part of Interstate 75
    $300 23
Informal receptions in the White House are held in this "colorful" place
    $400 9
A Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington was saved from destruction by this First Lady
    $400 7
In 1995 he posed the question, "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"
    $400 15
Among the types of stamps philatelists collect are these that honor a person or event
    $400 29
Before the betrayal he served as treasurer for the disciples
    $400 20
The Garden State Parkway runs the entire length of this state
    $400 24
Now used as a guide dog for the blind, it was first bred to bring back game birds from frigid water
    $500 10
In 1872 Susan B. Anthony refused to pay the $100 fine imposed upon her for doing this in Rochester, N.Y.
    $500 8
1993's "Linger" was the first U.S. hit for this alternative band from Ireland
    $500 26
If you're building a cathedral, you might learn the "lead came" technique of making these
    $500 30
During a wedding feast in Cana, Jesus performed this miracle
    $500 21
Interstate 29 out of Fargo becomes Highway 75 when it crosses into this province on its way to Winnipeg
    $500 25
In 1996 he announced a 10-point bill of rights & responsibilities for his talk show to follow

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

Brian Lisa Mark
$800 $900 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Lisa Mark
$2,500 $1,700 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Princess Caroline of Monaco was 14 months old when this brother was born in 1958
    $200 21
Plans to expand Florida's Homestead Air Base may threaten the restoration of this national park
    $200 1
"Fisher King" director Terry Gilliam created this British comedy troupe's surreal animations
    $200 8
Somewhat paradoxically, it's the common term for the vast Australian interior
    $200 26
In 1984 this company revolutionized the computer world with the introduction of its Macintosh
    $200 20
"The True-Born Englishman" is a witty, satirical poem by this author of "Robinson Crusoe"
    $400 4
Frederick the Fair, who became Duke of Austria in 1308, was a member of this Austrian dynasty
    $400 22
By melting sea ice, global warming has reduced the number of the Adelie species of this bird
    $400 2
Before "Dead Man Walking" this actor made his directing debut with 1992's "Bob Roberts"
    $400 15
1788's first fleet of British settlers carried about 730 of these, including thieves & debtors
    $400 27
In February 1878 he received a patent for the first cylindrical phonograph
    $400 12
Esther Summerson narrates much of the tale of this dismal Dickens domicile
    $600 5
A jewel that fell out of his crown in 1761 was later said to be an omen for the loss of America
    $600 23
First released in Britain in 1876, the gray species of this arboreal rodent has overrun the native red
    $600 9
Last name of the brothers responsible for "Fargo", Ethan produces & Joel directs
    $600 16
In the 1980s the world followed the case of Lindy Chamberlain, who said one of these wild dogs killed her baby
    DD: $500 28
Dr. Christiaan Barnard of South Africa performed the first successful one of these surgeries in 1967
    $600 13
Mr. Flosky in Thomas Love Peacock's novel "Nightmare Abbey" is based on this "Kubla Khan" poet
    $800 6
Julius Caesar infuriated the Romans by placing a gold statue of her in the temple of Venus Genetrix
    $800 24
Court battles ended in 1996 in this country over Chisso Corp.'s 1950s dumping of mercury near Minamata
    $800 10
Before directing "It's a Wonderful Life", he wrote "Our Gang" comedies for Hal Roach
    $800 17
Australia is 1,000 miles from New Zealand but only 100 miles from this, the world's second-largest island
    $800 29
Though best known for his pendulum, he also developed the first gyroscope in 1852
    $800 14
His 1878 novel "The Return of the Native" was first published as a serial, in Belgravia Magazine
    $1000 7
Haile Selassie was the negus or "king" of this country before he was crowned its emperor in 1930
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1995 the French navy detained the Rainbow Warrior II to stop this group's protest of nuclear tests
    $1000 11
This Italian directed Liv Tyler in 1996's "Stealing Beauty" & John Lone in 1987's "The Last Emperor"
    $1000 18
Australians remember lost countrymen April 25, the date of this ill-fated WWI landing in Turkey
    $1000 30
The father of modern chemistry, this Frenchman published the first modern chemistry textbook in 1789
    $1000 19
The Archbishop of Canterbury told him a scary story that inspired him to write "The Turn of the Screw"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Lisa Mark
$7,100 $6,400 $6,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

Anchorman is an informal term used for the lowest-ranking graduating senior of this school

Final scores:

Brian Lisa Mark
$14,100 $10,000 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Lisa Mark
$7,100 $6,500 $6,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 1997-02-25
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