Show #4414 - Thursday, November 13, 2003

2003 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.
From Yale University.


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Josh Perkins, a sophomore at Rice University from Houston, Texas

Jim Fitzpatrick, a senior at Wake Forest University from Colts Neck, New Jersey

Ellen Auer, a senior at St. Olaf College from Savannah, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents) Bartholomew Gosnold named this New England island in 1602 for its grapes; the woman's identity is unclear
    $200 26
He boldly went where no man had gone before playing the role of heroic Captain James T. Kirk
    $200 16
Naomi & Meir Eshel designed a series of shekel notes this country put into circulation in 1999
    $200 3
Be a scooper for this company that based its flavor count on the number of days in a month
    $200 1
A lizard of this type seems to have changed its mind; at first it hated GEICO insurance, now it works for them
    $200 8
When this piece of clothing is followed by down or up, it means to eat voraciously
    $400 22
This large and historic family began vacationing on Cape Cod in the 1920s
    $400 27
Several attempts were made to get these prosthetics just right for Leonard Nimoy's character, Mr. Spock
    $400 17
The name of this monetary unit used in India comes from the Sanskrit for "stamped silver coin"
    $400 4
The Red Cross website lists people trained for this summertime job who've become heroes as a result
    $400 2
The Solomon Islands skink, like the chameleon, has a prehensile one of these
    $400 9
You can call it a quay or a pier -- same thing
    $600 23
Bellows Falls, Vermont was the site of America's first of these, later superceded by railroads
    $600 28
George Takei, who played this navigator on the show, spent part of World War II in an internment camp
    $600 18
The Bank of England naturally selected this scientist for the 10-pound note (plus his beard is tough on forgers)
    $600 5
One summer in this place as a knocker, who stuns animals & sends them on to a sticker, will probably suffice
    $600 13
The largest living lizard got its name from its home on this Indonesian island
    $600 10
He wrote some of the lyrics on his "Everything Waits to be Noticed" CD; we wonder if Paul Simon noticed
    DD: $1,000 24
The Revolutionary War British victory at Fort Griswold, Conn. was led by this General who'd grown up nearby
    $800 29
Role played by the actor seen here on the original series
    $800 19
Algeria, Jordan & Iraq all use this unit of currency
    $800 6
One-word name of the workplace seen here, it's in the title of a Steinbeck novel
    $800 14
In South America the basilisk is sometimes called the Jesus Christ lizard from its ability to do this
    $800 11
It's the mouthwatering dessert seen here
    $1000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from Providence, Rhode Island) This rare Bible is the one John Elliot translated in the 1660s into this language, spoken by the Indians of Massachusetts
    $1000 30
On the show, the planet Troyius is among the few places rich in these crystals needed to power warp drives
    $1000 20
In Poland this basic unit of currency equals 100 groszy
    $1000 7
Drink lots of water in your summer job at Furnace Creek Resort, in this national park
    $1000 15
Of the 2 types of iguanas in the Galapagos Islands, one only eats land plants, the other mainly eats this
    $1000 12
From the Yiddish, it's a noodle dough in small granules

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

Ellen Jim Josh
$800 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jim Josh
$1,400 $400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
On Jan. 20, 1977 he decided to walk from the Capitol to the White House after his inauguration
    $400 3
Yes, the opera "Curlew River" is based on a Noh play from this country
    $400 21
In 1935, during the Depression, this reached an all-time high of 20.3 %, representing over 10 million Americans
    $400 26
He once described his "Leaves of Grass" as a "language experiment"
    $400 13
Sam's Club, a members-only warehouse, is a division of this retail giant
    $400 8
Please be so kind as to tell me this word for the knightly code of qualities like courtesy & valor
    $800 2
The President during WWI, his last words to his wife were "Edith, I'm a broken machine, but I'm ready"
    $800 4
"The Tempest" inspired a 1-act opera about this savage character enslaved by Prospero
    $800 22
Of the 37 breeds recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association, this long-haired breed is the most registered
    $800 27
While living in Italy, she wrote & sent to the U.S. "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim Point", published in 1848
    $800 14
Business Week Magazine says this, registered as a trademark in 1887, is the world's most valuable brand
    $800 9
The name of these grotesque figures often used as waterspouts comes from the Old French for "throat"
    $1200 15
A 1924 Republican campaign slogan urged the country to "Keep cool with" him
    $1200 5
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents from Neuschwanstein Castle) Many paintings at Neuschwanstein Castle depict characters from this composer's operas, including "Tannhauser"
    $1200 23
This country has a population of under 1,000 & a birth rate of zero
    $1200 28
How sad for this poet that she "felt a funeral in my brain, and mourners to and fro"
    $1200 18
"Think different" is the motto of this computer company
    $1200 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Cape Cod) The softshell clam's neck is also called this, meaning "to draw liquid," which is what it's used for
    DD: $1,200 16
This President's books include "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail" in 1888 & "African Game Trails" in 1910
    $1600 6
In Act I of a Mozart opera, the Queen of the Night gives Tamino this title gift
    $1600 24
Located in Arlington, Virginia it covers 29 acres, has 17.5 miles of corridors & 290 bathrooms
    $1600 29
John Keats' "Ode on" this includes the line "Beauty is truth, truth beauty"
    $1600 19
You might say this telecommunications co.'s 1-letter New York Stock Exchange symbol fits it to a "T"
    DD: $3,200 11
This synonym of "stolen" is found in the title of a Poe story
    $2000 17
The interstate highway system is officially named for this President who signed the bill creating it
    $2000 7
L'Assassinio nella Cattedrale" is based on the T.S. Eliot play known in English by this title
    $2000 25
It's estimated that worldwide, 1 in every 200 men is descended from this Mongol warrior
    $2000 30
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" was the first published poem by this man called the "Poet Laureate of Harlem"
    $2000 20
It may be more upscale & it has a different logo, but the Acura is made by this auto company
    $2000 12
This process of collecting data at remote points comes from the Greek for "distance" & "measure"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Jim Josh
$12,200 $10,000 $6,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1898 the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment did most of its fighting on this island

Final scores:

Ellen Jim Josh
$16,200 $19,000 $11,111
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ellen Jim Josh
$12,600 $10,000 $10,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2003-10-03
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