Show #6787 - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Battle of the Decades: The 1990s game 2.


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Pam Mueller, a graduate student in psychology from Princeton, New Jersey

Dan Melia, a retired professor from Berkeley, California

Fritz Holznagel, a writer from Somerville, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

LIKE IT'S 1998
    $200 18
In 1990 his "Bourne Ultimatum" was a bestseller
    $200 1
"One" &
"What I Did For Love"
    $200 9
The feat of using your arms to get your chin over a bar
    $200 13
This Nepalese capital's name means "wood temple" & refers to a 400-year-old temple built from a single tree
    $200 23
An overnight get-together for kids in which the participants wear pajamas & stay up most of the night talking
    $200 6
Kofi Annan made a deal with this Iraqi pres. to give access to weapons inspectors, & that was the end of that... right?
    $400 19
Novel in which Robert Kincaid says to Francesca, "This kind of certainty comes only once"
    $400 2
"Without You" &
"Seasons Of Love"
    $400 10
Male & female
    $400 14
About one third of Latvia's people live in this capital, the largest city in the Baltic states
    $400 24
This type of shindig with all-white garb was made popular by the film "Animal House"
    $400 8
On Oct. 29 he returned to space as a 77-year-old payload specialist aboard the Space Shuttle
    $600 20
This debut novel by Charles Frazier was a take on Homer's "Odyssey" set during the Civil War
    $600 3
"Born To Boogie" &
"He Could Be A Star"
    $600 28
It comes before "tube" in a term of which we disapprove
    $600 15
This capital's most-visited site is Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum on the edge of Ba Dinh Square
    $600 25
Close off both ends of the street & turn up the music; it's time for this kind of neighborhood party
    DD: $1,111 7
On July 17 this ruler & some of his family members were re-buried in St. Petersburg
    $800 21
In 1999 this novelist found the time to pick up a Pulitzer Prize for "The Hours"
    $800 4
"But, Mr. Adams" &
"The Lees Of Old Virginia"
    $800 29
An island city near Montreal, or French WWII traitor Pierre
    $800 16
Yaounde, capital of this former French territory in Africa, was founded by Germans involved in the ivory trade
    $800 26
Guess the girth is a popular game at this type of get-together
    $800 11
A site at Moton Field in Alabama was established to honor the heroic actions of this African-Amer. military group
    $1000 22
Roddy Doyle's bestseller about a young Irish lad growing up in the '60s is called this boy "Ha Ha Ha"
    $1000 5
"Hosanna" &
"I Don't Know How To Love Him"
    $1000 30
A small liquid measure equivalent to 1/60 of a dram
    $1000 17
Lonely Planet says this city 15 miles from the equator is the only world capital threatened by an active volcano
    $1000 27
From the French for "evening", this word for a party can also be followed by "dansante"
    $1000 12
This former Maine senator helped broker a peace deal in Northern Ireland

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

Fritz Dan Pam
$5,111 -$200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fritz Dan Pam
$7,711 $2,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AS "IF"!
    $400 1
In "On His Blindness", John Milton wrote, "They also serve who only stand and" do this
    $400 29
This sleep stage during which most dreams occur was discovered in 1953
    $400 23
In "Mulan", Mushu is one of these legendary creatures
    $400 6
It's about a 30-minute walk from the Rembrandt House Museum to the Amsterdam museum named for this artist
    $400 18
Don't miss the truck-mounted giant potato at the spud drive-in in this state's town of Driggs
    $400 11
A handmade object, like a shard of pottery, found at an archaeological dig
    $800 2
This Lake Poet's "Ecclesiastical Sonnets" is a history of the church in England
    $800 30
Sadly, in 2003 it was goodbye to this cloned sheep who was put to sleep due to a lung disease
    $800 24
Angus in "Brave" is Merida's horse, of course, one of these big ones
    $800 7
This Fauvist designed Vence's Rosaire Chapel, down to its vestments & stained-glass windows
    $800 19
This 320'-wide Howard Hughes creation from 1947 today nests at Oregon's Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
    $800 12
To render void, as a contract
    $1200 3
Some of this Maine-born poet's finest verse appears in her 1931 collection "Fatal Interview", a group of love sonnets
    $1200 16
Named for a Shakespearean couple, these 2 large moons of Uranus were discovered in 1787
    $1200 25
This sidekick of Captain Hook wishes to return to a simpler life of "scuttling ships... cutting throats"
    $1200 8
This Leonardo drawing of a man inside a circle & a square is named after a Roman architect
    $1200 20
John Milkovisch made the aluminum siding at his Houston home from 50,000 of these former cold ones
    $1200 13
White port is usually served as an aperitif, though most port is drunk as this opposite
    $1600 4
This sonnet form is named for the 14th century poet who perfected it
    DD: $777 17
In 1576 King Frederick II granted him title to the island of Ven to build an observatory
    $1600 27
In "Diamonds Are Forever", 007 was attacked by a bikini-clad woman who shared a name with this 1942 Disney sidekick
    DD: $2,500 9
His 1911 work "I and the Village" evokes the look of his Hasidic hometown
    $1600 21
Seen in many sci-fi movies, the VLA, this system, listens in from Socorro, New Mexico
    $1600 14
It's the portmanteau word for the piece of furniture that has both drawers & hanging space for clothes
    $2000 5
In 1922, 4 years before his death, this German-language poet produced the 55 "Sonnets to Orpheus"
    $2000 26
In 1643 this Italian inverted a 4-foot mercury-filled tube in a dish, creating the first barometer
    $2000 28
The song heard before the credits as fireworks explode over the castle was sung originally by this sidekick
    $2000 10
Female Impressionists included Mary Cassatt & this femme, Manet's sister-in-law
    $2000 22
The Lake Whitefish is often found in this lake where a 43-pounder was caught in 1918
    $2000 15
At 16,067 feet above sea level, it's the highest mountain in Antarctica

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fritz Dan Pam
$12,934 $5,700 $17,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Twice as long as Hadrian's Wall, Offa's Dyke was the traditional border between these 2 lands

Final scores:

Fritz Dan Pam
$11,603 $9,700 $17,000
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Quarterfinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fritz Dan Pam
$13,200 $8,200 $17,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2014-01-21
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