Show #2945 - Friday, May 23, 1997

1997 College Championship final game 2.


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Craig Barker, a freshman from the University of Michigan (subtotal of $5,500)

Steven Bevier, a senior from Michigan State University (subtotal of $0)

Mark Urciuolo, a sophomore from Marist College (subtotal of $2,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Able to run up to 40 MPH, this largest flightless bird is the world's fastest bird on land
    $100 2
Alan Parker & Oliver Stone co-wrote the screenplay for this Madonna musical
    $100 1
He "discovered" the island of Saint-Barthelemy in 1493 & named it for his brother, Bartholomeo
    $100 16
Associated with Asian cooking, it's frying over high heat while moving the food about
    $100 11
Bad news for women -- they're more than twice as likely as men to develop one of these severe headaches
    $100 17
It's a synonym for a test
    $200 27
In areas with few trees, the redheaded species of this bird is known to damage telephone & telegraph poles
    $200 3
Tom Cruise played this sports agent whose only remaining client was football player Rod Tidwell
    $200 7
"Disney's Fantillusion!", a spectacular musical parade, debuted in this Asian city's Disneyland in 1995
    $200 22
In England, this breakfast dish of bread dipped in an egg-milk mixture & fried is called "Poor Knights of Windsor"
    $200 12
The American Cancer Society says two-thirds of all cancers are linked to dietary factors & this habit
    $200 18
To put out a fire
    $300 28
There are 2 families of this large bird: barn & typical
    $300 4
This Tim Burton science fiction film was based on a series of Topps trading cards
    $300 8
Bulgaria's is "Mila Rodino", which means "Dear Homeland"
    $300 23
One of the most common ways to serve this organ meat is sauteed, with sauteed onions
    $300 13
A blow to the nose may cause this partition to become deviated
    $300 19
To exclude someone from the sacraments of the church
    $400 29
In 1954 there were only 21 of these cranes in existence; the flock has since grown to about 200
    $400 5
He's the scruffy title angel played by John Travolta in a 1996 film
    $400 9
Peru is almost twice as big as this second-largest U.S. state
    $400 24
Apple, corn & crab are popular types of these small fried-batter cakes
    $400 14
Dr. David Ho, who's leading the fight against this disease, was named Time's Man of the Year for 1996
    $400 20
In the funnies, "!%?$" may take the place of a deleted one of these
    $500 30
The American kestrel is the most common North American species of this bird related to the hawk
    $500 6
Shirley MacLaine reprised her role as Aurora Greenway in this sequel to "Terms Of Endearment"
    DD: $700 10
Now in ruins, the temple complex of Angkor Thom in this country was built by Khmer ruler Jayavarman VII
    $500 25
Veal & this purple vegetable are the foods most often prepared alla parmigiana
    $500 15
This syndrome characterized by continual exhaustion is abbreviated CFS
    $500 21
These circumstances make a criminal offense seem less serious

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mark Steven Craig
$900 $2,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Steven Craig
$2,700 $2,900 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
President who called Watergate "A burden I shall bear for every day of the life that is left to me"
    $200 11
This South American predator is also called the cannibal fish
    $200 6
This escape artist who died in 1926 is called the "World's Handcuff King" in a new book by Kenneth Silverman
    $200 16
The romance languages all developed directly from this ancient tongue
    $200 17
Type of tailed object that hit Jupiter in 1994 & perhaps hit Earth in 65 million B.C., dooming the dinosaurs
    $200 26
Servants worked the Indian punkah, a ceiling type of this; modern bladed types use electricity
    $400 2
This dictionary compiler was descended from William Bradford, second governor of the Plymouth Colony
    $400 12
Kenneth Buell, who had worked on the Gemini space program, helped design Luvs, a type of these
    $400 7
Lee Daniels & Rachel Robinson's biography of this first black major leaguer features 301 photographs
    $400 22
A sign in a store window in Spain may say "Ici On Parle Francais" meaning this
    $400 18
In 1997 this planet, a morning star until May, will be an evening star for the rest of the year
    $400 27
The famed Persian types of these often feature floral designs & softly blended colors
    $600 3
This interpreter for Lewis & Clark was also called Boinaiv, meaning "Grass Maiden"
    $600 13
In 1978 Peter T. Coleman was sworn in as this "American" territory's first elected governor
    $600 8
Geoffrey Perret titled his biography of this WWII general "Old Soldiers Never Die"
    $600 23
It's the official language of South America's largest country
    $600 19
The light & radio energy emitted by quasars may come from gases being sucked into these
    $600 28
Since 1965 these illumination devices filled with glowing wax have given Americans a "volcanic" thrill
    DD: $1,900 4
In May 1857, 2 months after the Supreme Court ruled against him, this slave & his family were freed
    $800 14
When he died in England in 1703, he left his famous diary to a nephew
    DD: $2,500 9
Ekaterina Gordeeva wrote "A Love Story" about this skater, her late husband
    $800 24
Romance languages are rich in diphthongs, combinations of these sounds, as in "sounds"
    $800 20
Galactic light's "shift" toward this color of the visible spectrum shows that the universe is expanding
    $800 29
The old Boston Garden featured this flooring of patterned wooden strips
    $1000 5
In the 1870s a Nashville univ. was renamed for this shipping & railroad magnate who donated $1 million
    $1000 15
Women's Equality Day, August 26, celebrates the enactment of this number amendment in 1920
    $1000 10
In 1996 Peter Ackroyd pubilshed a biography of this poet who wrote "Songs of Innocence" in 1789
    $1000 25
Works like "Sad Turtledove" made Ienachita Vacarescu a major poet in this eastern European language
    $1000 21
In the stellar type of this celestial event, one star in a binary system obscures the other
    $1000 30
Juarez, Mexico is the world center of painting on this fabric, a symbol of kitsch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Steven Craig
$7,300 $3,700 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I don't think it's the music group!)
The final word in Genesis is the name of this country

Final scores:

Mark Steven Craig
$4,901 $0 $11,900

Cumulative scores:

Mark Steven Craig
$7,401 $0 $17,400
1st runner-up: $10,000 minimum 2nd runner-up: $7,500 minimum Tournament champion: $25,000 minimum & Volvo S70 automobile

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Steven Craig
$7,300 $3,500 $8,800
19 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 1997-02-26
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