Show #3557 - Tuesday, February 8, 2000

2000-A College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Michael LaMasse, a sophomore at Eastern Michigan from Canton, Michigan

Natalie Tindall, a senior at Florida A&M from Tallahassee, Florida

Adam Center, a senior at Georgetown University from Atlanta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Which is all about men on our money, American currency.)
(Alex: The magazine.)
    $100 4
Disguised as a lawyer, Portia foils Shylock's plan to collect a pound of flesh in this play
    $100 6
He played New York cop James Edwards who became MIB Agent J
    $100 28
Seen here, it's a helpful "feminine" predator of other bugs:
    $100 1
There's a pyramid on the back of his greenback
    $100 7
Having jumped in a lake during their Orlando photo shoot, these "Boys" sported the wet look on a 1998 cover
    $100 15
If I can never die, I'm this
    $200 8
This character who loved Cressida was a prince of Troy
    $200 20
According to the title of a 1984 movie musical, they "Take Manhattan"
    $200 29
In the U.S. these insects are divided into 3 main groups: damp-wood, dry-wood & subterranean
    $200 2
On the back of his bill is the front of his memorial
    $200 24
In 1998 Brandy & this teen country diva were among the "Hottest Stars Under 21"
    $200 16
On the football field, this line separates the Lions from the Bears
    $300 10
In Act I of this play, Cordelia says, "What shall Cordelia speak? Love, and be silent"
    $300 21
"Lost in New York" is the subtitle of the 1992 sequel to this film
    $300 5
This common pest is quite the leaper:
    $300 3
The only dueling fatality on the front of a current bill
    $300 25
This Yankees shortstop reveals he's "a big movie person"; "Seven" is his favorite
    $300 17
IDG books "For" these people include ones on "Bird Watching", "Opera" & "Windows 98"
    $400 18
Shakespeare laid the scene of this tragedy in "Fair Verona"
    $400 12
She played a New York photographer who's a stepmom-to-be in 1998's "Stepmom"
    $400 9
Unlike the grasshopper, the 17-year "locust" is really one of these winged insects noted for their loud buzzing
    $400 13
This president seen on a bill lost all his money to swindler Ferdinand Ward in 1884
    $400 26
For this Wallflower, when it comes to style & fashion, " like no other color"
    $400 11
"Tell me more" about this song from "Grease"
    $500 23
"'Tis incredible to believe how much she loves me. O the kindest Kate!" Petruchio says in this play
    $500 22
Tea Leoni & the Big Apple are destroyed by a tidal wave when a meteor hits the Earth in this 1998 disaster film
    $500 30
Imitations of this "monthly" flier are used as fishing lures:
    DD: $1,000 14
Of people on the front of current U.S. bills, he was born the earliest
    $500 27
Talk about most embarrassing moments, she said hers was on "Jeopardy!":
    $500 19
For 1/3 & 1/4, it's 12

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

Adam Natalie Michael
$2,200 $200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Natalie Michael
$3,900 $600 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Boy, violence here!)
    $200 1
Just 17 when he set sail for Kublai Khan's court, this Italian didn't return home for 24 years
    $200 24
The Union of Concerned Scientists says thermal expansion has raised this level 4-10 inches in the last century
    $200 8
Doggy Dogg's chicken houses
    $200 17
In 1921 former president William Howard Taft achieved his life's goal -- an appointment to this body
    $200 9
To keep a secret one might seal or button these body parts
    $200 25
The Mycenean form of this language was spoken in Knossos on Crete & in Pylos & Mycenae on the mainland
    $400 2
This Icelandic explorer whose statue is seen here visited America almost 500 years before Columbus
    $400 11
If the temperature is 90 degrees & this figure is 80 percent, the heat index rises to 113 degrees
    $400 7
Jagger's ballpoint pens
    $400 18
Seen here, Taft began this presidential tradition at the 1910 season opener:
    $400 22
In the phrase "on the Q.T.", Q.T. is short for this word
    $400 26
Before Latin spread, Oscan was the most widely spoken group of dialects on this country's Apennine Peninsula
    $600 3
He served in the Confederate army & the Union navy before hooking up with Livingstone
    $600 14
This innovation that makes summer bearable was named by engineer Stuart Cramer in 1906
    $600 6
Bono's band's ballet wear
    $600 19
Taft was the first civil governor of these islands, acquired from Spain in 1898 after the Spanish-American War
    $600 23
In a familiar phrase for becoming silent, "up" follows the name of this bivalve mollusk
    $600 12
It's Libya's official language
    $800 4
For his circumnavigation of the world, he was knighted aboard his Golden Hind in 1581
    $800 15
For this cliche to be true, the sidewalk must reach at least 130 degrees to permit coagulation
    $800 16
Hagar's nightclothes
    DD: $1,500 20
These 2 states were admitted to the Union during Taft's presidency
    $800 27
You won't get enough coconut cream or key lime if you keep this slang term for your mouth shut
    $800 10
This South African language has been called Cape Dutch
    $1000 5
This Portuguese explorer commanded the first fleet to reach India from Europe
    $1000 28
Sweating doesn't cool the body -- the perspiration has to leave the skin by this process
    $1000 30
Mr. Vicious' children
    $1000 21
After the presidency, Taft was a law professor at this Connecticut university, his alma mater
    $1000 29
You might be told to put one on; the real thing keeps a dog from biting
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1967 newly identified dialects of the language spoken by these people were found in Guatemala & Chiapas, Mexico

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Natalie Michael
$4,900 $4,600 $7,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Title hero who "silently rowed to the Charlestown shore, just as the moon rose over the bay"

Final scores:

Adam Natalie Michael
$9,201 $7,600 $8,812
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Natalie Michael
$4,400 $5,600 $9,300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 2000-01-15
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