Show #4867 - Tuesday, November 8, 2005

2005 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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Alison Jenik, a junior at the University of Maryland from New York, New York

Jayanth Iyengar, a junior at Washington University in St. Louis from Madison, Wisconsin

Malisha Butts, a senior at North Carolina Central University from Durham, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
For the first 9 to 10 days of its life, a bobcat suffers from this ocular disability
    $200 17
Stranded FedEx employee Chuck Noland
    $200 2
This Texas port is the fourth-most populous city in the U.S.
    $200 7
Rav is Hebrew for "teacher" or "master"; an "I" sound to mean "my" was added to create this word we use in English
    $200 20
These spinning neutron stars were named for the bursts, or "pulses", of radio waves they emit
    $200 12
    $400 25
Taxonomists group cats into ones that roar & ones, including bobcats, that do this instead
    $400 18
Airport resident Viktor Navorski
    $400 3
Its capitol building stands 5,280 feet above sea level
    $400 8
The word leech comes from an Old English word for this modern occupation
    $400 21
The name of Rigel is from the Arabic for "foot"; it's the foot of this mighty hunter
    $400 13
    $600 27
When it's black instead of spotted, this cat is often called a panther; there are albino ones, too
    $600 19
Death row prison guard Paul Edgecomb
    $600 4
Believe it or not, Jerry Springer was once the mayor of this large Ohio city
    $600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows some Greek on the monitor.) The name of this typographical mark comes from the Greek words para, meaning "beside", & tithenai, "to put"
    $600 24
This measure of star brightness is symbolized with a small m if it's apparent, a big M if it's absolute
    $600 14
    DD: $800 28
Y acts as the only vowel in the name of this wildcat, a bobcat relative
    $800 22
Dying lawyer Andrew Beckett
    $800 5
Founded in 1769, this city near the Mexican border is often called "The Birthplace of California"
    $800 10
English words drawn from the Algonquian language include moose, terrapin & this other word for groundhog
    $800 26
In about 22,000 years, Thuban in the constellation Draco will hold this distinction now held by Polaris
    $800 15
    $1000 29
E.T. Seton referred to the "lithe & splended beasthood" of the New World panther with this 2-word name
    $1000 23
Mob enforcer & loving father Michael Sullivan
    $1000 6
A campus for the University of Alabama is here, nicknamed "Rocket City, U.S.A."
    $1000 11
The Latin mulsus, meaning "sweet", gave us the name of this chocolate dessert
    $1000 30
The 3 stars of the Alpha Centauri system are Alpha, Beta & this, whose name means "the nearest"
    $1000 16

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Malisha Jayanth Alison
-$600 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Malisha Jayanth Alison
$400 $4,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to tell us what each one means in...)
    $400 6
Willy: "I'm tired."
Howard: "Oh yeah? You're fired"
    $400 26
Kenneth Branagh & Anthony Hopkins once trod the boards at this city's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    $400 21
After Mississippi seceded, he resigned from the U.S. senate and soon led the Confederacy
    $400 11
Her name comes from the Greek for "gift"; Zeus gift-boxed her for the human race as punishment
    $400 16
as in an atom or a banana dessert
    $400 1
The College Board advises bringing 2 of the No. 2 types of these to the SAT
    DD: $800 7
Martha: "I'm drunk."
Nick: "I'm confused."
Honey: "I'm mousy."
George: "I'm going to bed"
    $800 27
This co-star of the film "Charlie's Angels" studied Asian languages & culture at the Univeristy of Michigan
    $800 22
"Pickett's Charge" up Cemetery Ridge was the Rebels' last chance in this battle
    $800 12
Cheating Zeus hung his jealous wife Hera by her wrists on this mountain
    $800 17
Glott- or lingua-;
there's a mother one
    $800 2
Tell great-grandpa to teach you the Lindy hop, one of these
    $1200 8
Laura: "You broke my unicorn!"
Gentleman caller: "Whoops"
    $1200 28
Regis Philbin knows that this co-host of his is a proud alumna of Camden County College
    $1200 23
In 1863 at Chancellorsville, Robert E. Lee famously sent this steadfast general to attack the Union flank
    $1200 13
Plato said this Greek love goddess was actually 2 individuals: Urania & Pandemos
    DD: $1,000 18
as in "of an artery"
    $1200 3
High school math may include these, a term first used by Descartes in 1637 & involving variables
    $1600 9
Act One, "Daily Life":
Stage manager: "My God, is this place boring"
    $1600 29
This actress who played Amidala studied psychology at Harvard
    $1600 24
His Raiders burned most of Lawrence, Kansas in 1863
    $1600 14
"Mourning becomes" this nymph who became one of the Pleiades
    $1600 19
as in tachycardia
    $1600 4
In the movie "Orange County", Lily Tomlin has this 2-word job & messes up Colin Hanks' transcripts
    $2000 10
Estragon: "Is he here yet?"
Vladimir: "Nope"
    $2000 30
This mystery novelist could tell us "E is for English"; that was her major at the University of Louisville
    $2000 25
Nicknamed "Old Jube", he brought his forces within sight of Washington, D.C. in 1864
    $2000 15
Zeus allowed this underworld goddess to spend part of her time in the world above
    $2000 20
as in a hue
    $2000 5
Before you turned 18, you were this, meaning you couldn't vote

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Malisha Jayanth Alison
$7,600 $7,400 $12,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

This continent has the lowest high point & the highest low point, less than a 7,500' difference

Final scores:

Malisha Jayanth Alison
$2,045 $13,000 $10,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Malisha Jayanth Alison
$7,600 $8,400 $12,400
10 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2005-10-01
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