Show #4868 - Wednesday, November 9, 2005

2005 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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Amanda Walker, a junior at Gonzaga University from East Wenatchee, Washington

Ben Goldman, a sophomore at New York University from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Peter Ellis, a senior at North Carolina State University from Cary, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
54-68 A.D.:
Presided during a big barbecue
    $200 3
Sabbath, Sanguinary Sabbath
    $200 9
In American slang, to get rid of something by throwing it overboard is to give it this kind of six
    $200 12
A "College" for these silly circus performers opened in 1968 (& no, I am not a graduate)
    $200 22
This company's first podcast talked about its new Cadillacs at the Chicago Auto Show
    $200 15
Pluma can be either a pen or one of these, as from a swan
    $400 2
117-138 A.D.:
Had his own "wall" of fame
    $400 7
Dizziness, Hitchcock style
    $400 27
His Sixth Symphony was termed the "Pastoral"
    $400 13
Located in Saskatoon, the University of this Canadian province is set for its centennial in 2007
    $400 23
A morning stock report is podcast by this Dow Jones-owned national newspaper
    $400 16
4-letter English translation of the Spanish un laberinto
    $600 4
37-41 A.D.:
Nutty guy who once "declared war" against the ocean
    $600 8
How a Brit & a Yank might each try to spell labor, humor, valor...
    $600 28
This group was originally made up of 6 members; in 1869 Congress changed its total to 9
    $600 14
On an alphabetical list of the colleges known as the Seven Sisters, this Manhattan school comes first
    $600 24
We aren't sure if the podcasts for this Sci Fi Channel show are created by humans or Cylons
    $600 17
To a Spaniard or a Spanish-speaking Eskimo, this creature is an oso blanco
    $800 5
306-337 A.D.:
Converted to a non-Roman religion & moved the capital city
    $800 10
It describes the location seen here
    $800 29
It's the horticultural name for the sixth Sunday in Lent
    $800 20
This Vermont school chartered in 1925 boasts that its graduates have resumes as well as diplomas
    $800 25
The podcast by this company discussed the promise of "on demand" with its new mainframes
    $800 18
From the Spanish for "village", it's a collective name for Indian tribes like the Hopi & Zuni
    $1000 6
27 B.C.-14 A.D.:
His sister married Mark Antony & he defeated Mark Antony
    $1000 11
Rosh Hashanah, for one; cheers!
    $1000 30
Any solid figure having 6 faces; a cube, for example
    DD: $1,800 21
The second "S" in LSUS stands for this city
    $1000 26
No joke, this satellite radio company signed former MTV-VJ Adam Curry as its exclusive PJ
    $1000 19
The name of this line dance comes from Spanish & refers to a country in Africa

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

Peter Ben Amanda
$2,800 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Ben Amanda
$3,600 $200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In 1603 Sir Walter Raleigh was tried & convicted of this for plotting to dethrone the king
    $400 12
Owen Wilson & Vince Vaughn are divorce mediators in this film
    $400 1
Scout Finch lives with dad Atticus & brother Jem in Maycomb, Alabama in this classic novel
    $400 22
Wolf Blitzer was born in this New York city that's home to some Bills, Sabres & Wings
    $400 21
Mercury flights had 1 astronaut, Apollo had 3; this intermediate program had 2-man flights
    $400 6
A common type of pet turtle, or the type of structure you might keep it in
    $800 8
Raleigh introduced this tuber into Ireland; seemed like a good idea at the time
    $800 13
It's Jessica Biel's occupation in "Stealth"
    $800 2
His 5 "Leather-Stocking Tales" include "The Deerslayer" & "The Pathfinder"
    $800 23
Prior to the 2000 elections, Wolf hosted a town hall meeting with this First Lady & Senate hopeful
    $800 27
William Hale's 1844 military rocket, using curved vanes, stayed stable by doing this in flight
    $800 17
At Parris Island, Marines learn techniques for using this rifle blade
    $1200 9
In 1569 Raleigh fought in France on the side of these French Protestants
    $1200 14
This 2004 film is about photographer Julia Roberts & bedmates
    DD: $1,200 3
The title of this novel refers to "a small log building, close adjoining to 'The House'... his master's dwelling"
    $1200 24
Blitzer started his career in 1972 with this huge news service named for the German who started it in 1851
    $1200 28
In Dec. 1972 Gene Cernan became the last man to command one of these vehicles known as the LM
    $1200 18
A ring-shaped cake pan with fluted sides
    $1600 10
A poet himself, Raleigh encouraged this man to publish "The Faerie Queene"
    $1600 15
At the end of "Collateral", Tom Cruise says, "I do this for a living"
    $1600 4
Oprah's Book Club read Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying", "The Sound & the Fury" & this aptly titled one in summer 2005
    $1600 25
In 2003 Wolf won an award named for this reporter slain in Pakistan by terrorists in 2002
    $1600 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew releases a balloon.) Thrust comes from the sudden inequality of this, sometimes measured in atmospheres, inside & outside a rocket
    $1600 19
A strong, coarsely woven cloth made from jute or hemp
    $2000 11
In 1600 Raleigh was appointed governor of Jersey, part of this island group
    $2000 16
Nicole Kidman speaks fluent Ku as this 2005 title character
    $2000 5
This Chicago-set Richard Wright novel centers on Bigger Thomas, who ends up killing his own sweetheart
    DD: $2,000 26
In 1991 Wolf returned to Moscow to cover this new Russian president
    $2000 30
To leave Earth's orbit, a rocket must accelerate to 25,000 mph to achieve this, EV for short
    $2000 20
This Slovak capital was also known by the German name of Pressburg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Ben Amanda
$9,200 $14,600 $11,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

5 state capitals, all of them on or west of the Mississippi, begin with these 2 letters

Final scores:

Peter Ben Amanda
$15,200 $10,000 $14,800
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Ben Amanda
$9,200 $16,400 $13,000
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2005-10-01
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