Show #4416 - Monday, November 17, 2003

2003 College Championship semifinal game 1.
From Yale University.


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Grant Hutchinson, a freshman at the University of West Florida from Pensacola, Florida

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
First seen in 1995, Hale-Bopp, a famous one of these, should be back in another 2-3,000 years
    $200 4
This film could have been called "Dream Demon Meets the Hockey-Masked Serial Killer"
    $200 1
This country's envoy to Cuba learned to do the rumba
    $200 14
For 2 seasons this Revlon supermodel co-hosted "America's Funniest Home Videos"
    $200 13
Mexico City's nasty air is mainly due to the gases that come out of these
    $200 24
It's the "Keystone State"
    $400 5
In 2003 there will be 4 of these: 1 total solar, 1 annular & 2 total lunar
    $400 9
In a 2003 release this title "former child star" makes a desperate attempt to land a role in a new movie
    $400 3
During the summer this country gets very little rain
    $400 15
80-year-old Jessica Tandy won a 1989 Oscar for playing a cantankerous old southern woman in this film
    $400 19
These, such as malathion, lift crop yields, but Africa is stuck with tons & tons of obsolete stock
    $400 25
It's the African-American harvest festival that begins on December 26
    $600 6
The Crab Nebula is the remnants of a "super" one of these, observed & recorded in 1054
    $600 10
Writer-director Gary Ross had a bit role as a Pimlico Racetrack announcer in this acclaimed summer hit
    $600 21
If you fight against this country, you're the enemy
    $600 16
True daisies belong to the genus Bellis; most flowers called daisies are in this genus, mum for short
    $600 20
Eutrophication is the choking of these bodies of water, like Italy's Como, by phosphorous & nitrogen
    $600 26
A first-year player on a sports team, or any novice or beginner
    $800 7
This first American in space later became the fifth man on the moon
    $800 11
Paul Walker returned to star in this sequel to "The Fast and the Furious" but Vin Diesel opted out
    $800 22
Some of the computers in this southwest African country are analog
    $800 17
Daisy is the family dog of this comic strip character known for his huge multilayered sandwiches
    $800 27
Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica is the world's largest refuge for the green type of this
    DD: $1,000 30
This type of warrior wore 2 swords & lived by the code of Bushido
    $1000 8
The ISS for short, it's considered the largest cooperative scientific project in history
    $1000 12
WWF wrestler Chyna really wanted to play T-X in this movie; Kristanna Loken got the part
    $1000 23
If you head to this African country, be sure to bring plenty of regalia
    $1000 18
In "Requiescat", this flamboyant Irish-born wit wrote, "Speak gently, she can hear the daisies grow"
    $1000 28
Minimata Disease, named for a Japanese bay, is caused by eating fish loaded with this element
    $1000 29
Sound the trumpets! He succeeded Moses as the leader of the Israelites

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

Ellen Alex Grant
$2,800 $800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Alex Grant
$5,400 $2,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT.) This Yale grad has won countless awards playing another Yale grad, Niles Crane
    $400 7
This nuclear-powered submarine made the first trip under the Arctic Ocean & the North Pole
    $400 6
In both the House & the Senate, majority & minority parties select a floor leader & this assistant
    $400 21
Reporter Kent, President Herbert Hoover, Author Mary Higgins
    $400 1
Of Bedroomer, Bathroomer or Kitchener, the city in Ontario
    $400 19
"Gimme a break", sing eaters of this candy
    $800 17
"Some of my happiest memories as an actor" were at Yale, said Chris Noth, who plays "Mr. Big" on this HBO series
    $800 8
(I'm Jeff Probst in Panama.) A wreck found off the coast of Panama is thought to be the Vizcaina, a caravel in his 4th voyage, scuttled in 1503
    $800 12
A congressman must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the state from which he's seeking election & at least this age
    $800 22
Author Carroll, politician Wendell Wilkie, novelist Sinclair
    $800 2
The Tipitapa River connects the 2 big lakes in this largest Central American country
    $800 20
Webster's defines it as "a subculture ... whose amusements include rap music, graffiti & break dancing"
    $1200 18
This "Law and Order" star returned to his alma mater in 2003 to star in "The Black Monk" at Yale Rep
    $1200 9
This American explorer of the U.S. far west was also the first Republican candidate for President
    DD: $3,400 13
Begun in 1873, this publication is a printed account of what is done & said in the House & Senate each day
    $1200 23
Comic artist Chaykin, Watergate plumber E. Hunt, Stooge Moe
    DD: $2,000 3
When you're talkin' about Memphis, be clear if it's the one on the Mississippi or the one on this longer river
    $1200 26
It's to swindle or trick someone, like George C. Scott does in a 1967 film
    $1600 29
This Yale Drama grad copped an Oscar for playing a female cop in "Fargo"
    $1600 10
(Jeff Probst reads from Panama.) This English circumnavigator was buried at sea, off the town of Portobelo, Panama
    $1600 14
"The Apotheosis of George Washington", a fresco, decorates the ceiling of this center of the Capitol building
    $1600 24
Poet Ginsberg, actor Rodney Rippy, footballer Marcus
    $1600 4
Baden is in Germany; Gouda is in this country
    $1600 27
Nonsense, it's just a butter toffee popcorn treat from Lincoln Snacks
    $2000 30
This "Malcolm in the Middle" mom met her husband Bradley Whitford on a blind date set up by her Yale roommate
    $2000 11
Medieval Arab traveler Ibn Battuta covered some 75,000 miles, including visits to China & this city in Mali
    $2000 15
To halt a filibuster, the Senate needs 60 votes to effect this parliamentary procedure, that is, shut off debate
    $2000 25
Flutist Galway, birder John Audubon, Author P.D.
    $2000 5
Just plain Perth is in Australia; Perth this is in New Jersey
    $2000 28
Weak or indecisive; can't decide between desires or doing laundry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Alex Grant
$6,800 -$200 $21,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Officially added as a medal event in 1996, it's one of the few team events where shoes are not worn

Final scores:

Ellen Alex Grant
$5,600 -$200 $21,400
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ellen Alex Grant
$10,200 $1,800 $21,200
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2003-10-04
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