Show #3563 - Wednesday, February 16, 2000

2000-A College Championship semifinal game 3.


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Julia Becker, a senior at Brandeis University from Cranford, New Jersey

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the work.)
    $100 1
She was less than a week old when she became queen of Scotland in 1542
    $100 21
With over 2,300 stations, this format featuring artists like Alan Jackson is the USA's most popular
    $100 2
Defending this Texas site in 1836, Davy Crockett learned no further reinforcements would be coming
    $100 22
In Biblical book titles in English, the only "song" is the "Song of" this wise king
    $100 6
Preppie runs away from school; spends memorable weekend in New York; gets even more depressed
    $100 14
A person lacking coordination is this; in other words, butterfingered
    $200 12
Hearing bad news from the Boer War, she stated, "We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat"
    $200 23
This romantic advice show hosted by Adam & Dr. Drew began on California's KROQ over 15 years ago
    $200 3
Residents of Montserrat were ordered to evacuate in 1997 when one of these began heating up
    $200 27
The word "bible" comes from the ancient Greek word for this
    $200 8
Man loses leg; loses mind; loses battle with large cetacean
    $200 15
In this 1999 film, Billy Crystal treated Robert De Niro well
    $300 13
Lucius Apuleius called this Egyptian goddess the queen of heaven
    $300 24
This word dating back to the 1940s refers to a program aired at the same time on radio & TV
    $300 4
Philip II learned that his 1588 invasion of England had failed when only half of this fleet returned home
    $300 28
Though much of Leviticus is ritual, chapter 19 has the sweeping "Thou shalt love" this person "as thyself"
    $300 9
Achilles goes into a snit when the king steals his babe; he doesn't get over it for several hundred pages
    $300 16
Kenan & Kel got their start on this Nick show
    $400 19
Boadicea led a 1st century revolt against these foreigners whose legions occupied Britain
    $400 25
Art Bell's show from Pahrump, Nevada often discusses these "objects", one of which Bell says he's seen
    $400 5
On Sept. 1, 1939 citizens of this nation discovered their country had been invaded by the Nazis, beginning WWII
    $400 29
In the New Testament, Jesus recruited apostles on the shore of this "sea" on which he later walked
    DD: $400 10
Boy grows up in Dublin; argues a lot, has an epiphany; leaves
    $400 17
Oh lord, he was made poet laureate of England in 1850
    $500 20
Peter III had been Russia's czar for about 6 months when this "Great" woman, his wife, grabbed the throne
    $500 26
Bruce DuMont's national political talk show is called "Beyond" this Washington-area road
    $500 7
On January 19, 1793 this man learned the French Revolutionary Convention had voted for his execution
    $500 30
In the King James Version, it finishes the line "Blessed are the meek: for..."
    $500 11
Wang Lung & O-Lan suffer through 34 chapters of war, pestilence, famine, floods, drought, disease & even locust swarms
    $500 18
In her novel "The Hundred Secret Senses", Kwan, a Chinese mystic, can talk with the dead

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

Adam Kurt Julia
-$800 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Kurt Julia
$1,000 $4,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
    $200 12
About 180,000 black soldiers served in the Union army; 23 won this highest military award
    $200 2
You can take classes in Thai-style massage at the temple compound of Wat Po in this Thai city
    $200 17
The secret art of this man is seen here:
(illustration of "The Cat in the Hat")
    $200 22
It's an itemized list of a firm's goods that have not yet been sold
    $200 1
Fitzgerald attended this New Jersey university but left for the Army in 1917 without a degree
    $200 7
It can be a fake doctor or a sound Daffy might make
    $400 18
Not one person was killed in the battle for this fort, the first battle of the Civil War
    $400 8
The Chateau Laurier, seen here, is an elegant hotel near the Parliament buildings in this Canadian city
    $400 27
Part of this artist's "Water Garden in Giverny" is seen here:
    $400 23
Formerly called the Cost-of-Living Index, it's abbreviated C.P.I.
    $400 3
Fitzgerald's wife; her view of their marriage inspired her 1932 novel "Save Me the Waltz"
    $400 13
A small cucumber preserved in vinegar
    $600 19
In addition to his march through Georgia, he also marched through the Carolinas in 1865
    $600 9
Visitors may feed giraffes at this Kenyan capital's Langata Giraffe Center
    $600 28
This surrealist was buried at the Theater-Museum in Figueres, Spain that contains most of his works
    $600 24
The right of a government to take private property for public use is called this "domain"
    DD: $500 4
In 1925 Fitzgerald first met Ernest Hemingway in a bar in this European city
    $600 14
It's the auto that leads the competitors at the start but doesn't compete in the race
    $800 20
On the first day of this battle, there was heavy fighting along Seminary Ridge
    $800 10
Neigh! The world-famous Spanish Riding School isn't in Madrid but in this other world capital
    DD: $1,400 29
His work, seen here, was influenced by his Jewish upbringing in Russia:
("The Fiddler")
    $800 25
Done by an expert, it's a formal valuation of property, or estimate of its market value
    $800 5
As an uncredited screenwriter, Fitzgerald contributed to this 1939 Civil War epic
    $800 15
In mathematics it's a second-degree polynomial equation where the highest power of the unknown variable is 2
    $1000 21
In May 1861 the Confederacy moved its capital to this city 100 miles south of Washington, D.C.
    $1000 11
Skirts called sulus make fine "Suva"nirs of Suva, the capital of this Pacific island country
    $1000 30
A typical work by this painter is seen here:
    $1000 26
From Latin for "beside", they're the assets a borrower "puts up" to ensure repayment
    $1000 6
In the title of a story Fitzgerald wrote for The Saturday Evening Post, "Bernice Bobs" this
    $1000 16
Guatemala's national currency was named for this bird

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Kurt Julia
$5,400 $9,400 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its final scene includes the line "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner"

Final scores:

Adam Kurt Julia
$10,800 $7,999 $7,400
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Kurt Julia
$5,400 $8,800 $4,200
12 R,
3 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 2000-01-16
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