Show #3725 - Friday, November 10, 2000

2000-B College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From the University of Washington in Seattle.


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John Williams, a junior at George Washington University from Bowling Green, Ohio

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

Jonah Knobler, a sophomore at Harvard University from Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

"the ONION"
(Alex: That's the satirical newspaper.)
(Alex: No political commentaries, please!)
    $100 1
The 2 slaves Michelangelo sculpted for the unfinished tomb of Pope Julius II are in this Parisian museum
    $100 16
"The Onion" reported that 450,000 unsold copies of "TIME"'s special issue on this April "day" went to a landfill
    $100 21
These 2 "stately" rivers are the longest in the U.S.
    $100 26
"I will not encourage others to fly" & "I will not skateboard in the halls" are 2 of his chalkboard scribblings
    $100 3
An almost black hammerhead
    $100 11
In June 2000 this group boosted production by 3% but said high U.S. gas prices aren't its fault
    $200 2
The Sapporo Snow Festival in this country features stunning snow sculptures like the one seen here:
    $200 17
In a headline from history, "War Rationing Boards Restricts Nylon Use to Armed Forces" & this FBI director
    $200 22
Mespotamia, where many early civilizations developed, was located between these 2 rivers
    $200 27
These devices on the undersides of boards hold the wheels & share their name with large transport vehicles
    $200 5
A baked confection for a rattler
    $200 12
Geologists use this earthquake measuring instrument to figure out where to drill for oil
    $300 4
Tutu much! A bronze ballerina by this artist was auctioned off for $11.9 million in 1996
    $300 18
In entertainment news, Anatoly Ivaskevich hosts this country's hit game show "Who Wants to Eat a Meal?"
    $300 23
This large lake is the chief source of the Nile River
    $300 28
Of Cruiser, Thrasher, or Grinder, the magazine that's the bible of rad skateboard culture
    $300 8
A stinky barn-dwelling bird of prey
    $300 13
Workers on a drilling crew are said to be "rough" in this body part
    $400 6
The colossal figures seen here are found in this country:
    $400 19
Most coverage of this territory's return to China left out its desperate plea to Jackie Chan for help
    $400 24
Less than half the size of the Pacific, it's the third-largest ocean
    $400 29
Stan Laurel could tell you the name of this trick where the board is propelled into the air by tapping the tail hard
    $400 9
A vixen storage container
    DD: $500 14
This company now better known for motor oil takes its name from the state where petroleum was found in 1859
    $500 7
This Frenchman sculpted Victor Hugo in 1886 & Pope Benedict XV in 1915
    $500 20
It was a sad day when an employee of this computer company was fired for "thinking a little too different"
    $500 25
The Sea of Crete is the southernmost part of this sea, an arm of the Mediterranean
    $500 30
Last name of skateboarding legend Tony, who's never "dove-ish" when bombing or carving
    $500 10
A beardless bird who quoth "Nevermore"
    $500 15
The oilfields that led to a 1920s scandal are named for this feature seen here (note the spout?):

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jonah Pam John
$2,100 $1,500 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonah Pam John
$4,500 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Argentina cried for her when this former actress & first lady died of cancer in 1952
    $200 26
This band's last U.S. concert was at Seattle's Center Arena on January 8, 1994
    $200 1
A real 19th century whale named Mocha Dick may have inspired this 1851 novel
    $200 11
About 2 million in Northwestern Spain speak Galician, a dialect of this language spoken by its neighbor
    $200 16
Animals of the genus Rangifer that provide the Lapps with meat, milk, clothing & transportation
    $200 6
It precedes Dutchman, fish & saucer
    $400 22
Her findings on pesticides in the book "Silent Spring" sparked the environmental protection movement
    $400 27
Born in Washington in 1942, he's the musician heard here:
    $400 2
In 2000 this creator of Augie March & Mr. Sammler gave us "Ravelstein", who resembles scholar Allan Bloom
    $400 12
Cornish, the language of this county of England, became extinct in 1777
    $400 17
Classical Mythology:
Oddly, these "heavenly" twins had the same mother, Leda, but different fathers
    $400 7
A chambermaid does it to your pillow; forgetful actors do it to their lines
    DD: $1,000 23
This 19th century woman boasted, "I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger"
    $600 28
An official Pearl Jam website informs us this singer likes card tricks & the Chicago Bulls
    $600 3
It's said that Doc in his novel "Cannery Row" is based on a marine biologist with whom he'd written a book
    DD: $2,500 13
With nearly 50 million speakers, this Bantu language is the most widely spoken in Africa
    $600 18
20th Century Literature:
First name of Jack London's sea captain Larson of the Ghost
    $600 8
This 3-letter name of an illness sounds like part of a chimney
    $800 24
King Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, was the daughter of this famous queen
    $800 29
This '90s band named themselves after the Seattle art installation seen here:
    $800 4
Edward Driffield, a novelist in Maugham's "Cakes and Ale", is said to be based on this "Jude the Obscure" author
    $800 14
In 1928 this president of Turkey outlawed Ottoman Turkish & switched alphabets from Arabic to Roman
    $800 19
Math Year 1:
As a rule every fraction can be expressed as a terminating decimal or this kind
    $800 9
Provided for a horse's dining pleasure, it's also called a nose bag
    $1000 25
Seen here, this woman did quite a "smashing" job during her crusade against liquor:
    $1000 30
Robyn Miller composed the music for Myst & this 1997 CD-ROM sequel
    $1000 5
"The Financier" by this author of "Sister Carrie" was inspired by real financier Charles T. Yerkes
    $1000 15
About 3/4 of Sri Lankans speak Sinhala & about 1/4 speak this as their native language
    $1000 20
Religion 1400-1600:
This queen had Protestant Thomas Cranmer burned for heresy
    $1000 10
It's the kind of sycophantic favor-seeking you'd expect from someone named Bambi

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonah Pam John
$7,800 $4,800 $5,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

This annual event was co-created in 1993 by Marie C. Wilson, mother of 5 & president of the National Ms. Foundation

Final scores:

Jonah Pam John
$10,001 $7,801 $4,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonah Pam John
$11,300 $4,800 $5,500
24 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
1 W
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 2000-09-15
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