Show #4412 - Tuesday, November 11, 2003

2003 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.
From Yale University.


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Karli Kosman, a sophomore at Mt. San Jacinto College from Temecula, California

Lauren Henderson, a senior at Colby College from Oneida, New York

Alex Albrecht, a junior at Purdue University from Clinton, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
He moved to New Haven in 1822 & it was there in 1843 he would expire (verb; to breathe one's last breath: to die)
    $200 17
One of these (of 2 similar black cats, for instance) usually means a glitch in The Matrix
    $200 15
Land adjoining the Palo Alto Stock Farm became the campus of this private university in northern California
    $200 10
Wanted: Mass quantities of this hardest natural substance on Earth
    $200 5
In 33 B.C. Rome put Marcus Agrippa in charge of canals & these artificial channels to supply water
    $200 1
When someone's completely in your control, you've got him "wrapped around" this body part
    $400 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from New Haven.) The New Haven Green was designated this type of public area around the same time as the one in Boston
    $400 18
This underground haven for humans hosts an orgiastic dance in "Reloaded"
    $400 22
The University of Alabama opened in this city in 1831
    $400 11
Wanted: Any one of the remaining ones of this vintage toy in its original box from 1959
    $400 6
According to tradition, King Menes founded this country's first dynasty in the 31st century B.C.
    $400 2
You've ordered too many pizzas when "your eyes are bigger than" this
    $600 25
Built of bolts, wire & teapot lids, the 1st commercial one of these to connect phone callers opened in New Haven in 1878
    $600 19
In the first film this character turns out to be a friendly cookie-baking African-American lady
    $600 26
The world-famous Peabody Conservatory of Music is a division of this Baltimore University
    $600 12
Wanted: Any living specimens of the Schaus Swallowtail, one of the rarest species of this insect
    $600 7
In the late 400s B.C., this Chinese philosopher served as the Minister of Justice in the state of Lu
    $600 3
Something conspicuously out of place is said to "stick out like a sore" one of these
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven.) A.C. Gilbert invented this set, & his New Haven-based company sold it to millions of children
    $800 23
These 2 words, Keanu Reeves' character & the powerful figure he's supposed to be, are anagrams
    $800 28
Melvil Dewey (of Decimal System fame) graduated from this Massachusetts college named for a Lord Jeff
    $800 13
Wanted: Street maps of this lost continent first described by a priest to the philosopher Solon
    $800 8
Ancient Greek Hoplites fought in a formation of a large rectangle with 6 to 8 ranks known as this
    $800 4
To work diligently toward a desired aim is "to keep" this "to the wheel"
    $1000 29
This Connecticut poet & insurance exec wrote a 20-page poem called "An Ordinary Evening in New Haven"
    $1000 24
Choosing to stay in The Matrix & enjoy his servitude, Cypher quotes these 3 words from Thomas Gray
    $1000 30
(Hi, I'm Lauren Graham from the Gilmore Girls.) I was an English major at this women's college in New York City which was named after the president of Columbia--the school, not the country
    $1000 14
Wanted: Recent photos of this reclusive author & creator of Holden Caulfield
    DD: $200 9
This civilization of the Bronze Age developed on Crete around 3000 B.C.
    $1000 16
When you're spending too much time in pointless self-analysis, you're "contemplating" this body part

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

Alex Lauren Karli
$2,200 -$800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Lauren Karli
$2,400 -$400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
Quakers found a new haven in the new city of Philadelphia set up by this man
    $400 20
Yale has a chamberpot used by this "New Deal" President when he received an honorary degree at Yale
    $400 14
She's the Oscar-nominated singer/actress belting it out here in a song from a film

"Don't you know that this hand washes that one too..."
    $400 9
Appropriately, the sun is classified as a dwarf star of this color
    $400 1
To defend the accuracy of her blockbuster book, she wrote "A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1853
    $400 4
Psychologist Lewis Terman thought someone scoring over 140 on an IQ test could qualify as one of these
    $800 25
This country, founded as a haven for fleeing American slaves, found its President fleeing in 2003
    $800 21
Yale can't find the underpants removed from this future U.S. Pres. & Chief Justice during a Freshman rush
    $800 15
"Mr. S" is a 2003 memoir by the valet of this legendary blue-eyed singer
    $800 10
It's the "effect" by which radiation from the sun, trapped in our atmosphere, warms the Earth
    $800 2
Having no war experience of his own, he wrote "The Red Badge of Courage" based on information from reading Tolstoy
    $800 5
Another name for high-beam headlights
    $1200 26
King Gustav V of this country provided a haven for Danish Jews in WWII
    $1200 22
This leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux once sat around in the moccasins seen here, but Yale has them now
    $1200 16
"God bless" this man, whose compositions include the following
    $1200 11
At present, about 25% of the mass of the sun is helium, & the rest is mainly this element
    $1200 3
Yeats called this "Lenore" author "Always and for all lands a great lyric poet"
    $1200 6
Many scientists oppose the teaching of this type of "design", a rival of evolution theory
    $1600 27
He founded the colony of Rhode Island as a haven for those persecuted by the Puritans
    $1600 23
Yale is the proud possessor of this grooming item used by James Fenimore Cooper, & the strop that goes with it
    $1600 17
"The End" of this '60s band isn't yet in sight as the "21st Century" version toured in 2003
    $1600 12
The Maunder Minimum refers to the period from 1645 to 1715 when these dark areas on the sun were extremely rare
    $1600 29
This "American Scholar" author settled in Concord, Massachusetts in 1834
    DD: $600 7
Meaning "arising from sound judgment", it was a sound name for an insurance company to take in the 1870s
    $2000 28
Once a haven for smugglers, this tiny country in the Pyrenees is trying to become a haven for skiers
    $2000 24
An empty envelope that once contained a rose belonged to this expatriate American woman who lived in Paris
    $2000 18
This group that sings of "Stacy's Mom" is named for a New Jersey lawn ornament store
    DD: $1,000 13
Solar winds are believed to flow from "holes" in this layer of the sun's atmosphere, Latin for "crown"
    $2000 30
The "old manse" in the title of his 1846 short story collection "Mosses from an Old Manse" was his Salem home
    $2000 8
The Latin acuere, "to sharpen", gives us this word for sharp judgment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Lauren Karli
$7,400 $6,400 $9,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

This state is home to the USA's largest portrait busts

Final scores:

Alex Lauren Karli
$10,001 $4,400 $6,800
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Lauren Karli
$8,600 $6,400 $10,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2003-10-03
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