Show #2646 - Monday, February 19, 1996

1996 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Michael Musgrove, a senior from Georgia Tech University

Steffanie Brown, a junior from West Georgia College

Shane Whitlock, a junior from the University of Arkansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It was the source of Samson's strength, until Delilah had it cut off
    $100 13
Someone who asks you, "Parlez-vous Francais?", wants to know this
    $100 11
Defined as a break in a bone, it may be simple or compound
    $100 17
In 1994 she became the first woman to be stripped of her U.S. figure skating title
    $100 6
He stormed Kettle Hill with extra pairs of glasses sewn into his hat in case a few got shot off
    $100 26
Between 1948 & 1969, the Air Force investigated over 12,000 sightings of these
    $200 2
He was about 80 years old when he was cast into the lions' den
    $200 14
"Le silence est d'or" is the French version of this proverb
    $200 12
This- "degree" burn is characterized by blistering
    $200 22
This Bucks & Lakers center known for his "skyhook" shot played in the NBA a record 20 years
    $200 7
In 1860 this party split into northern & southern factions, each with its own candidate
    $200 27
Jay Ward's Rocky is a famous animated one
    $300 3
The first half of First Kings traces the life of this temple builder
    $300 18
It means "pen name" or pseudonym, & is used as such
    $300 15
A "maneuver" used on choking victims was popularized in the 1970s by this doctor
    $300 23
This team's pitcher Tom Glavine won 2 games & was named the MVP of the 1995 World Series
    $300 8
The sea island variety of this textile crop was introduced from the Bahamas in 1786
    $300 28
They help hold up Notre-Dame de Paris
    $400 4
For his faith & patience, God blessed him with twice as much as he'd lost
    $400 19
Le cerveau is the brain & this organ is le foie
    $400 16
The displacement at the end of a bone from its joint; it often happens to the shoulder
    $400 24
From 1977 to 1980, Tom Watson was named this sport's player of the year
    DD: $500 9
Rosa Parks was on a bus in this city December 1, 1955 when she refused to give up her seat
    $400 30
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" was based on the legend of this ghost ship
    $500 5
Attributed to Jeremiah, the name of this book refers to its sad poems
    $500 21
It's the French word for kitchen; we use it to mean a manner of preparing food or the food prepared
    $500 20
This device made from a strip of cloth & a stick should only be used as a last resort for very severe bleeding
    $500 25
The NBA's Coach of the Year Award is named for Red Auerbach, who led this team to 9 NBA championships
    $500 10
1803's Marbury v. Madison decision declaring a law unconstitutional was written by this chief justice
    $500 29
They play on the road to Mandalay

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

Shane Steffanie Michael
$1,200 $1,500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Steffanie Michael
$3,200 $3,100 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1820s
    $200 5
In 1825 John Nash turned a London house into this palace & current royal residence
    $200 26
Popular at Christmas, it's also known as the Mexican Flame Leaf
    $200 6
On a "kangaroo ticket", a candidate for this office has more appeal than the presidential candidate
    $200 17
Points of interest in this Canadian city include Ontario Place & Maple Leaf Gardens
    $200 12
The La Brea is a famous example of one of these, an accumulation of bitumen that traps animals
    $200 21
This current House speaker taught history at West Georgia College from 1970 to 1978
    $400 4
When Hans Christian Oersted announced he had isolated this metal, people may have told him to can it
    $400 27
Needle-leaved species of this tree include Atlas, Deodar & Lebanon
    $400 8
The limitations of the powers of the different branches of government are called "checks and" these
    $400 19
About 1 in 4 South Koreans live in this capital city
    $400 11
Term for the triangular deposit of sediments that forms where a river enters the sea
    $400 22
This 24-year-old teacher made headlines in 1925 when he was brought to trial for teaching evolution
    $600 3
In 1829 Romania broke away from this empire
    $600 28
This aquatic plant of the Middle East is also called the paper plant
    $600 14
The Containment Policy was Truman's plan to limit the expansion of this foreign political system
    DD: $2,000 18
This main seaport of France was established around 600 B.C. by Greek settlers from Phocaea
    $600 10
Of the 3 major types of rocks, slate belongs to this one
    $600 24
This University of Oklahoma law professor came to the forefront during the Clarence Thomas hearings
    $800 2
After voting to separate from Massachusetts, it became a state in 1820 under the Missouri Compromise
    $800 29
Asparagus & aloe are members of this family that includes the tiger & Easter varieties
    $800 15
William Safire traces "New World Order" back to this lord's "The Passing of Arthur"
    $800 13
This capital's Akershus Castle lies on a peninsula overlooking a fiord
    $800 9
Term for a thermal spring that ejects steam & boiling water
    $800 25
He taught biochemistry at Boston University while writing his sci-fi work "The Foundation Trilogy"
    DD: $1,400 1
Antonio Jose de Sucre became the first president of this new country in 1826
    $1000 30
Carob, red clover & string beans all belong to this family of plants
    $1000 16
"Every Man a King" was a slogan of this Louisiana governor
    $1000 20
Suburbs of this capital of New South Wales include Woolloomooloo, Paddington & Double Bay
    $1000 7
The lower part of the Earth's crust is called sima because it's rich in silicon & this element
    $1000 23
This former zoology teacher questioned the use of pesticides in "Silent Spring"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shane Steffanie Michael
$12,400 $7,700 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This first American writer to earn $1 million received only $2,000 for a 1903 novel set in the Klondike

Final scores:

Shane Steffanie Michael
$15,401 $15,400 $12,400
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shane Steffanie Michael
$11,000 $7,600 $5,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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Game tape date: 1996-01-10
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