Show #4413 - Wednesday, November 12, 2003

2003 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From Yale University.


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Joyce Yuan, a freshman at UC Berkeley from San Francisco, California

Keith Williams, a freshman at Middlebury College from Manchester, Vermont

Lee Tucker, a sophomore at Carleton College from Lansing, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
On May 30, 1998 a library devoted to this Confederate President opened at Beauvoir, his Mississippi home
    $200 11
You can download "Wheel of Fortune" onto the Nokia 3650, one of these devices
    $200 1
This city has the ruins of forums of 5 rulers still standing, including Trajan & Nerva
    $200 26
Russian thistle is one type of this large weed that breaks off & drifts along with the wind
    $200 6
Yale graduate Garry Trudeau began to syndicate this comic strip nationally in 1970
    $200 16
Find the "happy" one between extremes
    $400 22
The public library in Salinas, Calif. is named for this Nobel Prize-winning author born in Salinas in 1902
    $400 12
X-2 isn't a Marvel super hero game, it's the sequel to the 10th game in this long-running Japanese RPG series
    $400 2
This capital is home to Jawaharlal Nehru University
    $400 27
This great African-American botanist quipped that "A weed is a flower growing in the wrong place"
    $400 7
This 1985 Yale graduate won her second Oscar for her role in "The Silence of the Lambs"
    $400 17
It can be done to a book, a joke or a smile
    DD: $1,000 23
The James Madison, Thomas Jefferson & John Adams buildings provide about 65 acres of floor space for this library
    $600 13
This 1982 cult film set in a computer was updated in 2003 with gameplay that includes the following
    $600 3
This capital lies at the northernmost extremity of a 60-mile fjord
    $600 28
This member of the parsley family that grows wild in Europe & the U.S. is a main flavoring agent in pickles
    $600 8
Among the many prominent Yale Law School graduates is this African-American Supreme Court Justice
    $600 18
Bad news can "set you back on" these
    $800 24
The Family History Library at 35 N. West Temple St. in this state capital has archival info on more than 3 billion names
    $800 14
A bright red Ford Torino & voice-overs by Antonio Fargas (aka Huggy Bear) are in the game of this '70s cop show
    $800 4
Said to be 5,000 years old, this capital city lies between the Anti-Lebanon Mountains & the Syrian Desert
    $800 29
Of the Genus Digitaria, this common weed with a "crustacean" name originally came from Europe
    $800 9
This Asian-American woman famous for her architectural memorials graduated with a B.A. from Yale in 1981
    $800 19
Don't get trapped in one of these, illustrated here by Charlie Brown
    $1000 25
Andrew himself dedicated this city's Carnegie Library in 1895
    $1000 15
For 2004, EA has brought this game, popular in Europe, to American PCs and PlayStations
    $1000 5
This capital lies near the junction of the Pilcomayo & Paraguay Rivers
    $1000 30
Orange hawkweed is also called the "Devil's" type of this artistic tool
    $1000 10
This "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" orator was only 17 when he graduated from Yale in 1720
    $1000 20
To "follow" this comes from card games such as bridge

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

Lee Keith Joyce
-$2,000 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lee Keith Joyce
$1,200 $3,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Little bit of everything.)
    $400 11
Johnson State College & the University of Wisconsin
    $400 22
He says Pepe Le Pew & Keith Richards inspired him as Capt. Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean"
    $400 16
In Japanese myth, Inari, not Uncle Ben, is the god of this
    $400 21
(Sofia gives the clue from a football field in New Haven, Connecticut.) Yale fans first sang "Boola Boola" at a football game in 1900, when Yale beat this team 28-0
    $400 1
At the start of the Civil War, this crop accounted for 2/3 of U.S. exports
    $400 6
(Sarah gives the clue from Barcelona, Spain.) In Spain, this word isn't used to hail Vinny or Guido. It means "I", as in the title of a Picasso self-portrait
    $800 12
Michigan State & Case Western Reserve University
    $800 27
This tart-tongued Brit from "American Idol" is an executive producer of the dating show "Cupid"
    $800 17
In Egyptian myth the first men & women were fashioned out of this, on a potter's wheel
    $800 23
Excluding the state quarter, they're the 2 current pieces of money with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln
    $800 2
Ben Franklin changed Jefferson's "We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable" to this
    $800 7
The words seen here mean "yes" & "no" in this language
    $1200 13
Princeton University & Louisiana State
    $1200 28
Your goal is to name this U.K. soccer star, who married Victoria Adams (aka Posh Spice) in 1999
    $1200 18
(Jimmy gives the clue from Rockefeller Center in New York.) Paul Manship's sculpture depicts this figure from Greek mythology, stealing fire from the gods as a gift for mankind
    $1200 24
In 1947, to go along with its motorcycles, this company introduced its classic black leather jacket
    $1200 3
Criticized by colleagues in 1839 he said, "I had rather be right than be President"
    $1200 8
(Sarah gives the clue from Munich, Germany.) In an English-German dictionary, this word can become quadrat or platz, as in Marienplatz, below us
    $1600 14
Washington State & the University of Houston
    $1600 30
The master prankster behind MTV's "Punk'd", he's also an investor in the L.A. restaurant Dolce
    DD: $2,000 19
The riddle of the Sphinx was so "complex" that only he could solve it
    $1600 26
Elizabeth Bennet in this novel was reportedly Jane Austen's favorite of all her heroines
    DD: $1,600 4
This senator who died in 2003 came in third in the 1948 presidential race
    $1600 9
In Portuguese this common English questioning word is onde (1 letter shorter than in Spanish)
    $2000 15
The Florida Institute of Technology & the University of Pittsburgh
    $2000 29
He's the anchor of "NewsNight"
    $2000 20
This most famous of the snake-haired gorgons wound up with her head cut off & placed on the shield of Athena
    $2000 25
The Sultanate of Brunei occupies the northern coast of this island
    $2000 5
Andrew Jackson had this captured leader & namesake of an 1830s war put on tour in the East as a trophy
    $2000 10
Many words derived from this language begin with al-, like alcove, alchemy & Alhambra

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lee Keith Joyce
$0 $19,400 $5,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 British astronomers were sent to America in 1763 to settle a land dispute

Final scores:

Lee Keith Joyce
$0 $22,222 $0
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lee Keith Joyce
$0 $19,400 $7,000
8 R,
7 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2003-10-03
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