Show #2649 - Thursday, February 22, 1996

1996 College Championship final game 1.


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Vandana Madhavan, a sophomore from Harvard University

Bryan Fagan, a junior from Southwest Missouri State University

Shane Whitlock, a junior from the University of Arkansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
The British public & government exonerated this general for his Yorktown surrender
    $100 14
In "Little Women", Samantha Mathis played the grown-up Amy, sister of this Winona character
    $100 1
Mountain glaciers feed the Ucayali & Maranon Rivers, which merge to become this
    $100 7
Pianist & teacher Ellis Marsalis is the father of this esteemed trumpet player
    $100 15
In 1991 the Huntington Library allowed public access to these 2,000-year-old scrolls
    $100 6
It's a synonym for bashful
    $200 9
This "Green Mountain Boy" was captured in September 1775 & held by the British for over 2 1/2 years
    $200 25
In 1990's "Mermaids", this pop singer & star of "Moonstruck" played Winona's mother
    $200 2
South America's cinchona trees were depleted by the 19th century due to the need for this malaria medicine
    $200 23
Vladimir Horowitz made his U.S. debut in 1928 at this NYC auditorium
    $200 16
The LBJ Library & Museum in this state capital contains a 7/8 scale replica of the Oval Office
    $200 13
It's the plant associated with St. Patrick
    $300 10
The British opened the war in the south by seizing this Georgia port December 29, 1778
    $300 27
Johnny Depp, Winona's co-star in this Tim Burton fantasy film, got a "Winona Forever" tattoo
    $300 3
Its principal river, the Magdalena, flows into the Caribbean, not the Pacific
    $300 24
This pianist nicknamed "Jelly Roll" claimed to be the inventor of jazz
    $300 17
The Laurentian Library has a manuscript dating to the 5th century by this "Aeneid" poet
    $300 20
According to the expression, "When the going gets tough, the tough go" this
    $400 11
Under this treaty ending the war, Britain pledged to remove its forces with "all convenient speed"
    $400 29
Anne Bancroft co-starred with Winona in this 1995 film about the sewing of a wedding gift
    DD: $500 4
This archipelago is bordered by 2 oceans & is split between 2 countries
    $400 26
This pianist who had a hit with "Georgia on My Mind" began to lose his vision at 6 years old
    $400 18
The Russian State Library was formerly named for this Communist leader
    $400 21
This third-largest Louisiana city is home to one of the branches of LSU
    $500 12
The 2 Battles of Freeman's Farm in New York state are also known by the name of this nearby town
    $500 30
Shannen Doherty was one of the title girls in this 1989 Winona film that also starred Christian Slater
    $500 5
In 1947 he led a rafting expedition to prove early South Americans could colonize Pacific islands
    $500 28
Clara Wieck made her debut in 1828 & married this German composer in 1840
    $500 19
This D.C.-based Shakespeare library has 79 copies of the First Folio
    $500 22
Found in some Indian tribes, it's a medicine man with special healing powers

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Shane Bryan Vandana
$2,100 $100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Bryan Vandana
$4,900 $1,700 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Illustrated by his daughter Amy, "The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer" is this former president's 1st children's book
    $200 11
In his "General Historie", Capt. John Smith said he would have been killed if not for her
    $200 22
This company's blimps, like "The Spirit of Akron", are some of the best-known corporate symbols
    $200 17
To make gunpowder, early conquistadors used this yellow mineral from the crater of Popocatepetl
    $200 6
This current prime minister of Britain is also First Lord of the Treasury
    $200 12
Cartographers rely on data gathered by people in this profession, like George Washington
    $400 2
While it took him 2 years to write "The Firm", he wrote "The Pelican Brief" in under 4 months
    $400 13
She married Napoleon after her first husband was guillotined during France's Reign of Terror
    $400 24
In 1992 this Pittsburgh pickle maker established a factory in Cairo, Egypt
    $400 23
Anatomical term for the mineral-filled fissures or cracks in rocks
    $400 7
Heading the Czech Republic's government are Vaclav Klaus, the premier, & this Vaclav, the president
    $400 18
Type of map on which you'd find lines called isobars
    $600 3
"My Antonia" is often considered her greatest novel
    $600 14
This heroine of the Crimean War was the founder of modern nursing
    $600 25
In 1961 Coca-Cola introduced this, now the world's leading lemon-lime soft drink
    $600 27
It's the chemical formula of halite
    $600 8
This South African president shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with future president Nelson Mandela
    $600 19
This ancient Alexandrian's "Geography" was used by Renaissance mapmakers
    $800 4
When this Scotsman died in Samoa in 1894, he left behind the unfinished book "Weir of Hermiston"
    DD: $3,000 15
During the 1980s she headed 2 cabinet departments, Transportation & Labor
    $800 26
Vaughn L. Beals & other executives bought this motorcycle company from AMF in 1981
    $800 28
Often bright red in color , it's the chief ore of mercury
    $800 9
In 1995 he succeeded Francois Mitterrand as president of France
    $800 20
Maps may be marked with parallels of latitude & these of longitude
    DD: $3,100 5
This Plato dialogue in 10 books begins with a discussion on the nature of justice
    $1000 16
Of the 4 people hanged in connection with the Lincoln assassination, she was the only woman
    $1000 30
This computer maker whose stock symbol is CPQ reached $1 billion in annual sales in its first 5 years
    $1000 29
Pleasant-sounding coarse-grained rock first named by German miners
    $1000 10
Ion Iliescu became president of Romania following the 1989 trial & execution of this leader
    $1000 21
"Projected" sales were good for the new map devised by this Flemish cartographer c. 1568

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Bryan Vandana
$14,700 $1,000 $6,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1992 the Roman Catholic Church admitted that it had erred in condemning this man

Final scores:

Shane Bryan Vandana
$20,000 $1,999 $9,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shane Bryan Vandana
$12,400 $4,100 $6,100
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 1996-01-10
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