Show #2940 - Friday, May 16, 1997

1997 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Joel Vaughan, a junior from Duke University

Andrea Pinyan, a junior from Alfred University

Craig Barker, a freshman from the University of Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Every spring the Alaska Folk Festival attracts lots of folks to this state capital
    $100 20
"You Oughta Know" that her "Jagged Little Pill" is the best-selling debut solo album by a female in the U.S.
    $100 7
An unattractive person is sometimes said to have a "face that only" this person could love
    $100 12
This English lord dedicated an 1880 volume of poetry to his grandson, who was also named Alfred
    $100 23
Mesopotamian brewers made at least 16 different types of this potent potable
    $100 1
Like the governor of Illinois, the Simpsons live in a city named this
    $200 8
The origins of this Idaho city date back to a fort built in 1863 to protect gold miners
    $200 21
Yes Sir! In January 1997 this former Beatle & former leader of Wings was made a knight
    $200 15
This word meaning "not reciprocated" is found with "love" in many dictionaries
    $200 13
His famous story "The Tell-Tale Heart" tells us, "It was not the old man who vexed me, but his evil eye"
    $200 27
The earliest cultural level discussed by anthropologists is the hunter-this
    $200 2
Second-grader Lisa Simpson is a prodigy on this jazz instrument
    $300 9
You'll find this capital of Montana in Prickly Pear Valley
    DD: $300 24
Clyde Tombaugh, the man who discovered this planet in 1930, passed away in 1997; he was 90
    $300 18
Psychologist Robert Sternberg's 3 parts of love are passion, intimacy & this step that men allegedly fear
    $300 14
18-year-old Carrie Meeber leaves her Wisconsin home & moves to Chicago in this Theodore Dreiser novel
    $300 28
Khayyam, as in Omar Khayyam, means this, a maker of yurts, pups & big tops
    $300 4
Famous Simpsons expressions include Bart's "Don't Have A Cow" & this Homeric syllable of frustration
    $400 10
In Sept. & Oct. you may watch salmon swim up the fish ladders in this Washington city's Capitol Lake
    $400 25
Dana Owens is the real name of this actress & "royal" rap star
    $400 19
An ancient Greek philosophy of the ideal gave us this term for love without desire
    $400 16
In this Orwell novel, the Ministry of Peace, also known as Minipax, concerns itself with war
    $400 29
Before becoming a disciple & an apostle, Peter had this occupation
    $400 5
Pronounced correctly, the name of this Simpsons creator rhymes with "caning"
    $500 11
This city's zoo is only 2 blocks away from a museum devoted to Father Damien
    $500 26
This retired cartoonist was recently quoted as saying, "I couldn't conceive of ever going back to 'The Far Side'"
    $500 22
Chaucer, Shakespeare & Blake are among the poets who have written that love has this disability
    $500 17
In the last years of his life, he devoted many of his working hours to "Finnegans Wake"
    $500 30
Ahmes, one of these copyists, made an ancient Egyptian math table papyrus that is still in existence
    $500 6
Simpson kids' favorite TV fare includes Krusty the Clown & this insanely violent cartoon

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

Craig Andrea Joel
$600 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Andrea Joel
$2,000 $2,600 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In April 1796 this French officer defeated the Sardinians at Mondovi, gaining Savoy & Nice for France
    $200 17
In 1996 this "Doonesbury" creator received the Reuben Award as Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year
    $200 2
Though a teacher & not divine, temples in China have been erected to this man also called K'ung Fu-Tzu
    $200 16
You'll find the word "infinite" within the calculus term for infinitely small, but not quite zero
    $200 1
In 1918 this automaker was nominated for a U.S. Senate seat from Michigan but narrowly lost the election
    $200 26
It's a room where a scientist carries out his experiments
    $400 10
In 1517 Cordova became the first Spaniard to reach Mexico when he landed on this east coast peninsula
    $400 18
The Daily News on St. Thomas in this U.S. territory won a 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service
    $400 3
A shrine of the Bab, a forerunner of the Baha'i, is in Haifa in this country
    $400 20
A perfect number is the sum of all of these except itself; for example, 28 is the sum of 1, 2, 4, 7 & 14
    $400 5
On January 22, 1997 the U.S. Senate confirmed this former Maine senator as Secretary of Defense
    $400 28
A group of people with common interests, or a Greek letter society for men
    $600 11
In a 1797 Canary Islands battle, this British naval hero's right arm was wounded & later amputated
    $600 19
In 1997 this "Fahrenheit 451" author received the Silver Award from the U.S. Nat'l Commission on Libraries
    $600 4
In 1533 Thomas Cranmer became the first nonpapist archbishop of this see
    $600 21
It describes the shortest line between 2 points on a surface, or a dome made with the least possible material
    $600 6
In December 1996 former Tennessee senator Howard Baker married this state's senator Nancy Kassebaum
    DD: $1,200 27
From the Latin for "hand written", it's the original text of an author's work
    DD: $1,400 12
On July 22, 1969 he designated Juan Carlos as his successor in Spain
    $800 22
This country's Bharat Ratna is awarded for exceptional work in art, literature, science or public service
    $800 14
One of the precepts of this nirvana-seeking group is to avoid intoxicating drinks, as they may cause stupidity
    $800 24
This term for complex shapes or the geometry that deals with them comes from the word "fractional"
    $800 7
In 1996 this state's Jay Rockefeller won re-election as senator with over 75% of the vote
    $800 29
It describes food such as fruits & vegetables that are subject to spoilage
    $1000 13
In 490 B.C. this Persian king sent an army into Greece but it was defeated at the Battle of Marathon
    $1000 23
In 1918 this German received the Nobel Physics Prize for his quantum theory of radiation
    $1000 15
The Ramayana is one of the great epics of this religion
    $1000 25
Represented by an arrow, it's a quantity, like velocity, with both direction & magnitude
    $1000 8
In 1996 Arcata, California became the first city in which this Ralph Nader party won a majority in the city council
    $1000 30
South Africa first issued this 1-ounce gold coin in 1967

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Andrea Joel
$12,200 $5,000 $5,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

From Latin for "under penalty", you're under penalty if you don't obey one

Final scores:

Craig Andrea Joel
$12,500 $9,000 $10,001
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Craig Andrea Joel
$11,600 $4,400 $5,300
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1997-02-25
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