Show #2643 - Wednesday, February 14, 1996

1996 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Shane Whitlock, a junior from the University of Arkansas

Mark Schmidt, a freshman from Baldwin Wallace College

Vandana Madhavan, a sophomore from Harvard University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Zurich is this country's most populous city
    $100 22
Worf was the first member of this race to serve in Starfleet
    $100 7
His novels "East of Eden" & "Of Mice and Men" open with descriptions of the Salinas Valley
    $100 1
The lolli in the name of this confection may come from a word meaning "tongue"
    $100 12
79% of callers supported retaining this beauty pageant's controversial swimsuit competition
    $100 17
It's a bed cover made at a bee
    $200 3
Despite its lack of mineral wealth, the name of this Central American country means "rich coast"
    $200 24
Aliens played by Mark Lenard include Spock's father, Sarek, an ambassador from this planet
    $200 8
Emily Bronte's only novel, it was first published in 1847, a year before she died
    $200 23
Spun sugar is another term for this treat that's often twirled onto a stick
    $200 13
In 1995 voters in this Canadian province rejected independence by about 1%
    $200 18
He's the only U.S. vice president filed under "Q"
    $300 4
The Knesset is this country's legislative body
    $300 25
Armin Shimerman plays this Ferengi who runs a bar on Deep Space Nine
    $300 9
The title of this "Time Machine" author's 1909 novel "Tono-Bungay" refers to a quack medicine
    $300 28
This confection toasted over an open fire was originally made from the roots of the Althaea officinalis plant
    $300 14
Pictures taken by this orbiting telescope showed new moons orbiting Saturn
    $300 19
Name given to the standard layout of a typewriter keyboard
    $400 5
Port Said is one of this country's principal seaports
    $400 26
She played the hundreds-of-years-old Guinan, named for Prohibition-era hostess Texas Guinan
    $400 10
Much of his novel "Far From the Madding Crowd" is set in the village of Weatherbury
    $400 29
Joy of Cooking's recipe for Hawaiian candy calls for 1/2 cup of this fruit, drained & crushed
    $400 15
This physicist used a voice synthesizer to recite his vows at his 1995 wedding to Elaine Mason
    $400 20
Any four-footed friend
    DD: $600 6
Bratislava is the capital of this republic
    $500 27
You can tell Ensign Ro & Major Kira are Bajoran from this distinctive facial feature
    $500 11
This "Ivanhoe" author's novel "Anne of Geierstein" takes place during the Wars of the Roses
    $500 30
The name of this chewy kind of candy comes from nux, Latin for "nut"
    $500 16
Citing stress from her long legal battle, this first female cadet dropped out of The Citadel
    $500 21
Name shared by the Philippines' first president & its second-largest city

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

Vandana Mark Shane
$300 $300 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vandana Mark Shane
$3,000 $500 $4,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Although it takes a long time, this element, symbol Fe, can actually dissolve in water
    $200 18
Probably from Old French for a little falcon or blackbird, it's actor Brando's first name
    $200 11
At 3 1/2 million square miles, this desert is about as big as the United States
    $200 1
In 1934 this president published a book, "On Our Way", reviewing the progress made by his New Deal
    $200 16
This Cambridge, Mass. school runs a center for Italian Renaissance studies in Florence
    $200 26
On Sept. 22, 1776 he said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
    $400 5
The atomic weight of carbon is 12.011; the atomic weight of this element is 1.008
    $400 22
Mattea is a feminine form of this male name, & that's the "gospel" truth
    $400 12
The Sonoran & Colorado Deserts border this large one east of Los Angeles
    $400 2
After defeating the Indians at Fallen Timbers, this "Mad" general built a fort on the Maumee River
    $400 17
Athletic teams at the University of Alabama have this nickname
    $400 27
In a 1936 speech, Dolores Ibarruri said, "Better to die on your feet than to live on" these body parts
    $600 6
The ancients thought lead & this, Sn, were different forms of the same metal
    $600 23
From Hebrew for "without glory", it's the first name of Brom Bones' rival in a Washington Irving story
    $600 13
This continent's Gibson Desert was named for explorer Ernest Giles' companion who died looking for water
    $600 4
In 1803, before getting its famous nickname, it was the flagship of Commodore Edward Preble
    $600 19
This Ann Arbor school has a number of ships used for research in the Great Lakes
    $600 28
In "The Crisis", he wrote, "Let them call me rebel, and welcome, I feel no concern from it"
    $800 9
It was discovered in 1868 during an eclipse & was named for the sun
    $800 24
A girl born in February might be given the name of this purple gem, February's birthstone
    DD: $1,500 14
Boer trekkers who crossed this desert in the 19th century called it the Thirstland
    $800 7
On Feb. 17, 1815 the Senate approved this treaty ending the War of 1812
    $800 20
The engineering library of this West Lafayette, ind. school has a historical collection that covers railroads
    DD: $800 29
In "The Descent of Man", he wrote of "a hairy quadruped furnished with a tail and pointed ears"
    $1000 10
A series on the periodic table is named after this element symbolized Ac
    $1000 25
Vassily is a Russian variant of this "herbal" name that comes from the Greek for "kingly"
    $1000 15
The Loa, Chile's longest river at 275 miles, flows through this desert
    $1000 8
Under the terms of the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901, England gave up its rights to build & manage this
    $1000 21
The main building at this Poughkeepsie college was based on the Tuileries
    $1000 30
Newton wrote to Robert Hooke, "If I have seen further it is by standing upon the shoulders of" these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vandana Mark Shane
$10,200 $3,100 $12,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

After Lake Michigan, it's the largest natural lake entirely within the U.S.

Final scores:

Vandana Mark Shane
$10,400 $6,200 $12,600
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vandana Mark Shane
$10,200 $3,100 $11,800
22 R,
1 W
8 R,
0 W
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $25,100

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Game tape date: 1996-01-09
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