Show #3559 - Thursday, February 10, 2000

2000-A College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Kurt Medland, a sophomore at Albion College from Lapeer, Michigan

Anita Brkic, a junior at UCLA from Agoura Hills, California

Peter Breeze, a junior at Ithaca College from Bolton, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the colleges.)
    $100 3
This country's Saud dynasty dates back to the mid-1400s
    $100 15
Term for the type of moon used as a symbol by the Ottoman Turks
    $100 13
Paper giant Weyerhaeuser can beat you to this, producing 2.5 million tons a year at 9 mills
    $100 5
19-year-old Laura Benanti played Maria to Richard Chamberlain's Capt. Von Trapp in the recent revival of this musical
    $100 2
Max Planck Institute for Computer Science,
Braunschweig Tech,
The University of Augsburg
    $100 1
Spiders catch them in their webs
    $200 27
In 1934 he & his followers began a 6,000-mile march from Jiangxi province to the village of Yan'an in northern China
    $200 19
The cross seen here is used as a symbol in the battle against this disease abbreviated TB:
    $200 14
Salespeople at this athletic shoe retailer are known as "stripers" & dress accordingly
    $200 6
Set in part in a Brooklyn disco, this musical is based on a film that your mom probably swooned over in 1977
    $200 10
St. Petersburg State,
Rostov State,
Novosibirsk State
    $200 4
What a catcher might eat his dinner on
    $300 28
In 1992 rebels overthrew its government; one faction, the Taliban, now controls most of the country
    $300 20
There are this many rings in the symbol of the Olympics
    $300 18
A leading Italian restaurant chain, it's increasing its expertise by opening the Culinary Institute of Tuscany
    $300 7
Susan Lucci spent her 1999 Christmas vacation making her Broadway debut as Annie Oakley in this musical
    $300 17
Menoufia University,
Zagazig University,
Alexandria University
    $300 11
A highly prized form of carbon
    $400 29
This country was officially reunified July 2, 1976, 2 days before the U.S. Bicentennial
    $400 25
All we are saying is, it began as an anti-nuclear emblem at a 1958 British demonstration
    $400 21
Going back to 1906, this all-"American" company predates its rival, Hallmark
    $400 8
Andrea McArdle's daughter Alexis made her Broadway debut in 1996 as young Cosette in this musical
    $400 23
McGill University,
University College of the Cariboo,
Alberta College of Art & Design
    $400 12
People who used peroxide on their hair
    $500 30
In 1192 Japan's emperor gave military leader Yoritomo this title which means "great general"
    DD: $400 26
The original form of the ampersand comes from a combination of these 2 letters in the Latin for "and"
    $500 22
Dynegy, whose name comes from "dynamic energy", operates 17,000 miles of these to move oil & gas
    $500 9
Christopher Walken starred in "The Dead", a musical adaptation of a story in this Irishman's 1914 book "Dubliners"
    $500 24
Potchefstroom University,
Technikon Natal,
Rand Afrikaans University
    $500 16
It's material from which flags are made, or decorations in the colors of a flag

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

Peter Anita Kurt
$200 $1,000 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Anita Kurt
$1,100 $1,700 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Animals of this class that includes frogs & salamanders were the ancestors of reptiles
    $200 5
In "Sleepy Hollow", Depp played this crime-solving constable; the character was a teacher in the original story
    $200 13
Old dimes, teapots & the Lone Ranger's bullets (which could have killed werewolves) are made of this metal
    $200 3
Copying your term paper directly out of an encyclopedia
    $200 1
Mark Twain was a pen name; this was his real name
    $200 11
The Mississippi flows about 2,340 miles & empties into this body of water
    $400 26
The multiple-toed feet of Eohippus, this domestic animal's ancestor, evolved into 1 toe covered by a hoof
    $400 6
This Depp title character was created by a mad scientist played by Vincent Price
    $400 20
Thallium is said to look like this element, so get the thallium out & give us your question
    $400 9
One of these can be "of fire" or by immersion in water during a religious rite
    $400 2
Twain wrote that in "The Deerslayer", this author "scored 114 offenses against literary art out of a possible 115"
    $400 12
The clear waters of the upper river are home to this member of the salmon family that spawns upriver
    DD: $1,000 27
Ursavus elmensis, the "down" version of this carnivore, was small enough to hunt in treetops
    $600 7
"What's Eating" this character is probably having to live in a small town with his very dysfunctional family
    $600 21
Alphabetically, the noble gases run from Ar, argon to Xe, this
    $600 17
Ye gods! It's defined as the belief in more than one god
    DD: $800 4
This 1889 novel contrasts American homespun ingenuity with the Dark Ages' superstition & ineptitude
    $600 24
The muddy waters of the lower Mississippi are home to bullhead & other types of these barbeled bottom feeders
    $800 29
Moeritherium, with an elongated snout & front teeth, was the ancestor of this present-day animal
    $800 8
In a 1995 film co-starring Marlon Brando, Depp believes he is this legendary lover
    $800 22
The element with this atomic number was created by bombarding bismuth (83) with nickel (28)
    $800 18
Manorialism was the economic basis of this system of political & military obligation in the Middle Ages
    $800 15
In the 1850s Twain was an apprentice one of these under Horace Bixby; he became a licensed one in 1859
    $800 25
He first sighted the Mississippi in May 1541; fittingly, his men buried him in the river after he died May 21, 1542
    $1000 30
Arthropods, including shrimps & spiders, are descended from aquatic segmented ones of these
    $1000 10
Cross-dressing, angora-sweater-wearing director portrayed by Depp in a 1994 film
    $1000 23
Lawrencium, named for Ernest Lawrence, was discovered in one of these -- the linear type, not a cyclotron
    $1000 19
From a word meaning "dot", it's the style exemplified by the painting seen here:
    $1000 16
Twain said, "There is no distinctly Native American criminal class except" this body
    $1000 28
The mighty Mississippi River begins as a stream out of this lake in northwestern Minnesota

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Anita Kurt
$3,500 $1,100 $8,500
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Title hero whose boarding school's motto is "Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus", "Never Tickle A Sleeping Dragon"

Final scores:

Peter Anita Kurt
$0 $1,000 $7,500
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Anita Kurt
$5,300 $1,500 $8,500
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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Game tape date: 2000-01-15
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