Show #3729 - Thursday, November 16, 2000

2000-B College Championship semifinal game 2.
From the University of Washington in Seattle.


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Pam Mueller, a junior at Loyola University, Chicago from Wilmette, Illinois

Mitali Banerjee, a freshman at Rice University from Houston, Texas

Suzanne Rivoire, a senior at the University of Texas from Spring, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
Jon Krakauer gave a personal account of the 1996 disaster on this mountain in the book "Into Thin Air"
    $100 9
Trojan Family is the alumni magazine of this university
    $100 19
Rebecca Gayheart plays one of these in Train's "Meet Virginia", but turns in her order pad at the end of the song
    $100 1
"Little Rhody"
    $100 4
A 1925 storm spelled disaster for the helium-filled Shenandoah, one of these transports
    $100 2
It can mean lasting 100 years, or a 100th anniversary celebration
    $200 30
Yosemite National Park is located in this California mountain range
    $200 11
In 1938 a Fredericksburg, VA. college was renamed to honor Mary Washington, this relative of George
    $200 20
LFO's "Girl on TV" is this girl who has the time of her life in Neutrogena ads
    $200 3
"The Sooner State"
    $200 17
The Allies had a "fixed" income after WWI, asking 132 billion marks in these German compensation payments
    $200 5
It's the longest side of a right triangle
    $300 29
This country's highest peak, Mount Elbrus, lies in the Caucasus Mountains on the Georgian border
    $300 14
(Hi, I'm Margaret Bickers, a contestant in the 1992 Jeopardy! college tournament, now a pilot in Iowa.) This government agency runs a center for aviation systems reliability at Iowa State
    $300 21
Appearing in "Real Love" by Slaughter, she's been leading a "Charmed" life since "90210"
    $300 6
"The Razorback State"
    $300 18
In 1924 Ramsay MacDonald, son of a servant girl, became Britain's first PM from this working man's party
    $300 7
This branch of medicine deals with the diseases & functions of the heart
    $400 28
This Philippine mountain hadn't erupted for more than 600 years when it became active in 1991
    $400 15
30% of Bryn Mawr students spend at least one semester abroad during this year of study
    $400 22
"Halo" by Depeche Mode has good karma with this TV Dharma
    $400 8
"The Badger State"
    $400 23
He's the bright light of '20s lit, seen here
    $400 12
In a children's song, this bird "sits in the old gum tree"
    DD: $1,000 27
The Athabascan name for this North American mountain means "The Great One"
    $500 16
Founded in 1861, this Poughkeepsie school became the first of the Seven Sisters to go co-ed, with 40 WWII veterans
    $500 26
You can see this actress, film's Wednesday Addams, any day in Moby's "Natural Blues"
    $500 10
"The Cowboy State"
    $500 24
In 1933 the League of Nations voted 42-1 to condemn the invasion of Manchuria, the 1 being this invader
    $500 13
From the Latin for "growing up", it's another term for a teen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Suzanne Mitali Pam
$2,900 -$100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Mitali Pam
$4,400 $200 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Carbon in this form has every atom linked tetrahedrally to 4 others, making it really hard
    $200 29
As Annie, the reluctant bus driver, Sandra Bullock ground through the gears in this 1994 action hit
    $200 7
The Koran begins, "In the name of" him, "most benevolent, ever-merciful"
    $200 2
This cabinet department leases offshore areas for oil & natural gas drilling
    $200 15
Like deer, male rats are called bucks & female rats are called these
    $200 1
Mr. Spock's home planet
    $400 28
Usually colorless, this liquid is the simplest oxygen hydride
    $400 30
Like Scotland in 1995, the American colonies are defended by Mel Gibson in this jingoistic 2000 epic
    $400 16
"Those who were arrogant...were seized by" this disaster & "lay overturned on the ground in their homes"
    $400 3
In 1998 2 men were elected governor who were not Republican or Democrat: Angus King & this man
    $400 17
Of 5 weeks, 5 months or 5 years, the earliest age at which a rat can begin breeding
    $400 11
From the French for "to see", it's a Peeping Tom
    $600 27
I got an F in chemistry, this F, a gas
    $600 26
Arnold Schwarzenegger has come back several times as one of these deadly title movie robots
    $600 10
The title given to chapter 47 is the name of this prophet
    DD: $800 4
Minimum number of electoral votes a state may have
    $600 18
Ratborne diseases include typhus, rabies & this type of plague AKA the "Black Death" of medieval times
    DD: $3,000 12
Meaning word-for-word, it's also a brand of computer disk
    $800 20
"Willie was a chemist, but Willie is no more, what Willie thought was H2O was" this
    $800 25
$20 million was "Gone" from producers' pockets to pay Nicolas Cage's salary in this 2000 actioner
    $800 9
"We sent Moses and" this brother "to Pharaoh and his nobles"
    $800 5
Created July 24, 1789, it's the main committee in the House that deals with tax bills
    $800 21
The highly adaptable brown rat also has the name of this Scandinavian country
    $800 13
Destructive animals or insects
    $1000 19
Colorful last name of the man famous for describing the motion of small particles in a gas or liquid
    $1000 23
This man directed the action hits "Just Heroes" & "The Killer" in Hong Kong before directing "M:I-2" in the U.S.
    $1000 8
"We enjoined upon Abraham and" this son "to keep our house immaculate"
    $1000 6
This South Dakota Democrat has been minority leader in the U.S. Senate since 1995
    $1000 22
Rats are members of this order of mammals whose name is from the Latin for "gnaw"
    $1000 14
In mathematics it's a quantity involving both direction & magnitude

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Mitali Pam
$10,400 $600 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1578, only 14 men have held this title, including a 1989 Nobel Prize winner

Final scores:

Suzanne Mitali Pam
$7,399 $0 $13,399
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzanne Mitali Pam
$10,200 $600 $9,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
5 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 2000-09-16
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