Show #1323 - Wednesday, May 9, 1990

1990 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Noah Smith, a freshman from Northwestern University

Matthew Miller, a junior from the University of Michigan

Julie Gross, a sophomore from Rice University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
With "Ev'ry breath you take, every move you make...," Sting said he'd be doing this
    $100 19
Weighing over 400,000 pounds, the Czar Kolokol in this capital is the world's largest bell
    $100 28
It was made by cutting the pith of a plant into strips & beating them together into sheets
    $100 8
In British politics an M.P. is a member of Parliament & the P.M. is this
    $100 16
In computerese, a "vaccine" is a program that seeks out & destroys these
    $100 1
One was bought at the market & brought "home again, home again, jiggety-jig!"
    DD: $300 4
Though "Fame" won the 1980 Oscar, this song beat it on the pop charts:
    $200 20
Im, a black rat snake in a Knoxville, Tn. university lab, fights itself for food since it has 2 of these
    $200 29
Excerpts from this book were often inscribed on the outside of a coffin lid
    $200 14
Chas. is short for Charles; Jas., for this
    $200 23
A compass points toward this north pole
    $200 2
Jack jumped over a measly candelstick; one of these jumped over the Moon
    $300 5
In a 1984 Cyndi Lauper hit, it follows "If you're lost, you can look & you will find me..."
    $300 21
It's the colorful middle name of Cher's son
    $300 11
Capital during the old kingdom, almost none of it has survived
    $300 15
An antonym of "caps.", "lc" stands for this
    $300 13
Varieties of these simple plants include red, brown, green & blue-green
    $300 9
Simple Simon went a-fishing in a pail for to catch one
    $400 6
Eddy Grant sang, "We're gonna rock down to" this "Avenue, and then we'll take it higher"
    $400 22
Their emblem is a 3-leaf clover representing the 3 parts of their promise
    $400 27
Deir El-Medina was the company town for workers building tombs here
    $400 17
"atm", you won't find it in a vacuum or in a restaurant on the moon
    $400 24
Behaviorists & dogs drool over the work of this Russian physiologist
    $400 10
1 of 2 animals mentioned in "Hush, Little Baby"
    $500 7
Duran Duran hit that begins "Darken the city, night is a wire, steam in the subway, Earth is afire"
    $500 26
This Republican was the last president who had no sons--but he did have daughters
    $500 30
When Alexander died, this man, one of his generals, gained control of Egypt
    $500 18
Technically speaking No. doesn't stand for "number" but for this Latin word
    $500 25
The most abundant metal on Earth, when it was discovered in 1820 it was worth more than gold
    $500 12
Someone fleeced them good, their tails were found "all hung on a tree to dry"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Julie Matthew Noah
-$100 $1,300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Matthew Noah
$700 $2,900 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The tomb of this civil rights leader lies next to the Ebenezer Baptist churchyard on Auburn Ave.
    $200 13
2 of the more than 800 languages spoken on this continent are Kimbundu & Kikuyu
    $200 1
The 2 "Hamlet" characters with the longest names are Rosencrantz & this friend
    $200 29
Uzbekistan & Tadzhikistan are predominantly Muslim republics of this country
    $200 26
Major Robert Anderson was in command of this S.C. fort when it was attacked in April 1861
    $200 30
In French the name of this ballet with a biblical theme is "Le Fils prodigue"
    $400 3
This telegraph pioneer was also an artist who served as the first president of the Nat'l Academy of Design
    $400 7
The words "ersatz" & "hinterland" come directly from this language
    $400 9
His mother died of grief after he was banished from Verona
    $400 12
Until 1939 this was Thailand's official name
    $400 18
Congress revived the rank of lieutenant general & made him the first one in March 1864
    $400 22
A classical production of "Les Sylphides" features tutus of this color
    DD: $1,300 4
After college, this future U.S. president taught debating & public speaking at Sam Houston High School
    $600 6
Classical languages include ancient Greek, Latin & this language of ancient India
    $600 10
Of Othello, Iago or Cassio, the one whose first name is Michael
    $600 15
The world's largest mountain glaciers are in these mountains between Assam & Kashmir
    $600 19
On Nov. 9, 1863 Lincoln went to the theater & saw "The Marble Heart" starring this man
    $600 23
The ballet based on his "Unfinished Symphony" is a romantic pas de deux
    $800 5
In 1954 this chief justice wrote the opinion in the Brown v. Board of Education case
    $800 8
Languages derived from French that are spoken in Haiti & Louisiana are both called this
    $800 11
This title king says, "I am a man more sinn'd against than sinning"
    DD: $1,200 16
On July 2, 1976 this country's national assembly proclaimed its own reunification
    $800 20
In this 1863 battle the Union forces were on Cemetery Ridge
    $800 27
The title character of this Stravinsky ballet is part musical bird & part beautiful woman
    $1000 24
New Englander who concluded an 1830 Senate speech, "Liberty & union, now & forever, one & inseparable"
    $1000 14
Some of the aboriginal people of the northernmost islands of this country speak Ainu
    $1000 25
In "Macbeth", Malcolm & Donalbain are sons of this king of Scotland
    $1000 17
In "Mandalay" Kipling called this country a "cleaner, greener land"
    $1000 21
After this general took his own sweet time to cross the Potomac, Lincoln replaced him with Burnside
    $1000 28
A roper & a wrangler compete for the love of a cowgirl in this Agnes de Mille ballet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Matthew Noah
$3,700 $6,400 $9,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country's national anthem was written on the night of April 24, 1792

Final scores:

Julie Matthew Noah
$100 $9,800 $10,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Matthew Noah
$3,700 $5,600 $9,400
19 R,
7 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1990-04-21
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