Show #4652 - Tuesday, November 23, 2004

2004 College Championship final game 2.


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Ari Schoenholtz, a senior at Williams College from Bethesda, Maryland (subtotal of $2,600)

Rachel McCool, a sophomore at Dickinson College from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $2,000)

Kermin Fleming, a junior at Carnegie Mellon University from Lexington, Kentucky (subtotal of $13,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Bucephalus was the favorite horse of this ancient warrior, who built a city in its honor when it died
    $200 16
In France, this unforgettable Adam Sandler film became "Love & Amnesia"
    $200 1
In a 1719 sequel, he & his manservant revisit the island where he was shipwrecked
    $200 6
Check it out: in 2000, 17-year-old M.I.T. freshman Elina Groverman was the U.S. women's co-champ in this board game
    $200 9
The diameter of this largest planet in our solar system is more than 11 times that of the earth
    $200 21
Aristotle's teacher
    $400 20
This author first learned of his African ancestor Kunta Kinte while living with his grandparents in Tennessee
    $400 17
This Oscar-winning film set in Somalia became "Helicopter on Fire" in Poland
    $400 2
This Mary Shelley tale is told through the letters of an Arctic explorer named Walton
    $400 7
Many a college campus has an area called a quad, which is short for this
    $400 12
Taken recently, the ultraviolet image seen here shows this planet's most famous feature
    $400 22
At right angles
    $600 25
This French author penned the immortal line "All for one, and one for all"
    $600 18
In France, Billy Crystal learned all about "life, love and cows" in this film
    $600 3
This D.H. Lawrence work was not published in full in England until Penguin books did it in 1960
    $600 8
This adjective for a second-year student is defined as "intellectually pretentious", "conceited" & "immature"
    $600 13
It's the only planet that has yet to be visited by a spacecraft
    $600 23
Science of fossils
    $800 26
This scientist was knighted in 1944 for his discovery of penicillin
    $800 28
The censorship board in Malaysia damned this Ron Perlman film with the title "Super Sapiens"
    $800 4
The activities of a certain London club form the basis of this Dickens novel, his first
    $800 10
At Cambridge, this "Lord" of poetry became a lifelong friend of John Cam Hobhouse, who later went to Greece with him
    $800 14
They're the 2 planets whose astrological symbols also signify male & female
    $800 24
Argentinian region
    $1000 27
A major ocean current off of Peru is named for this man who charted it in 1802
    $1000 5
This tale published in 1932 is set in the year 632 AF (After Ford)
    $1000 11
(Hi. I'm Keith Olberman.) I started when I was 16 and I graduated at 20 with a B.S. in communications at this Ivy League school in Ithaca
    DD: $1,000 15
Named for a water nymph, Naiad is this planet's nearest known moon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Kermin Rachel Ari
$4,200 $200 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kermin Rachel Ari
$6,600 $2,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Clue Crew spent some time in Greece thanks to the National Geographic Expedition.)
    $400 18
In 1948 Dr. King was ordained a minister in this Christian denomination
    $400 11
Ending this man's 50-year reign atop the alphabetical list of MLBers, David Aardsma said, "I owe it all to my parents"
    $400 1
Sterling silver is not pure silver; it's actually an alloy consisting of 92.5% silver & 7.5% this metal
    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew speaks from Santorini in Greece.) Volcanic cliffs on Santorini are the remnants of an eruption that may be the source of the legend of this island
    $400 14 taught me "Your eyes shine like oysters" in this language--"I suoi occhi brillano come le ostriche"
    $400 21
A book by Lynne Truss warns against inserting this into the innocent panda description "eats shoots & leaves"
    $800 19
King donated the money he received for winning this international award in December 1964 to civil rights causes
    $800 12
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin gave their yummy morsel born April 14 this name
    $800 2
An oxide of this metal, symbol Ti, is used as a white pigment in paints
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from Delos in Greece.) Delos was sacred as the birthplace of this music-loving sun god whose temple this is
    $800 15 told me each Apache one of these can carry 16 Hellfire missiles--cool
    $800 23
The type of essay where you back up your opinion, or the type of person who always challenges others' opinions
    $1200 27
While at Crozer Theological Seminary, King studied the nonviolent philosophy of this Asian leader
    $1200 13
This fitness guru was accused of slapping a 255 lb. man (an actual cage wrestler!) who made fun of his exercise videos
    DD: $800 3
Poisoning from this metal is sometimes called plumbism or saturnism
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Athens, Greece.) In Greek cities, orient yourself using this, whose name comes from words meaning "highest" & "city"
    $1200 16
I learned about the obligations of my moving company at, the website of this Cabinet department
    DD: $8,200 30
You'll find the French word for "day" in this word that may be a daily assignment
    $1600 25
Tragically, Dr. King was assassinated in 1968 while visiting this Tennessee city
    $1600 20
Sadly, Shante Broadus got served with divizzle papers after a 7-year marriage to this rapper
    $1600 4
Cassiterite is the chief ore of this metal used to coat food containers
    $1600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in the Theater of Dionysus in Athens, Greece.) In 401 B.C. here at the Theater of Dionysus, this man won a posthumous first prize for his play "Oedipus at Colonus"
    $1600 17
At I learned that this famed skywatcher was Astronomer Royal from 1720 to his death in 1742
    $1600 28
This clue would get or receive a failing & inadequate grade for inordinate & excess use of this 10-letter problem
    $2000 26
At this Washington, D.C. landmark in 1963, King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech
    $2000 24
A 2004 comedy starred Jon Heder as high school geek Napoleon, with this explosive last name
    $2000 5
Named by British scientist Humphry Davy, it's now pronounced & spelled his way in the U.S.; others add an "I"
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece.) Built in the 400s B.C., the temple of Athena, known as the Parthenon, is the greatest example of this ancient architectural style
    $2000 22 tells me this condition, which can cause no symptoms until a stroke, is the "silent killer"
    $2000 29
From the Latin for "speak", in speaking, it's clarity of pronunciation; in writing, it's word choice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kermin Rachel Ari
$13,800 $4,800 $3,200
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state & its capital were named for 2 dukedoms held by the same British man

Final scores:

Kermin Rachel Ari
$13,353 $800 $2,199

Cumulative scores:

Kermin Rachel Ari
$27,153 $2,800 $4,799
Tournament champion: $100,000, a Volkswagen Beetle, and a trophy 2nd runner-up: $25,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kermin Rachel Ari
$14,200 $4,800 $11,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2004-10-10
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