Show #4870 - Friday, November 11, 2005

2005 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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Nico Martinez, a junior at Stanford University from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Colin Brown, a senior at the University of Rochester from Milwaukie, Oregon

Anna Allie, a junior at the University of Michigan at Dearborn from Dearborn, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This online community where you can find a sofa, apartment or companion is named for Mr. Newmark
    $200 11
Smash Mouth covered "I'm A Believer" in this "ogrish" 2001 film
    $200 1
Now "ear" this: Centeotl was the Aztec god of this grain
    $200 6
This Latin American country is named for a man born in Genoa in 1451
    $200 18
Sounds can cause discomfort above about 100 of these units
    $200 12
A finger joint
    $400 27
The creature seen here is a symbol of this employment website
    $400 17
Colorful name of Will Ferrell's anchorman who harmonizes to "Afternoon Delight"
    $400 2
Tefnut, a goddess of this civilization, was called "the spitter"; she sent rain
    $400 7
It's named for the man who "liberated" it from Spain in 1824 & was its first president
    $400 19
The lingual papillae are the main locale for this sense
    $400 13
To fold & stretch bread dough into a smooth, uniform mass
    $600 28
Created in 2003, this site where 27 million people have home pages passed Google in hits in 2005
    $600 23
The whole bus joins in to sing this Elton John song in "Almost Famous"
    $600 3
Thor had a "flash"y home called Bilskirnir, a Norse word for this phenomenon
    $600 8
It takes its name from the mythological Kambu, from whom its kings claimed descent
    $600 20
In the brain, the smell of perfume goes to this "bulb"
    $600 14
It's a British term for women's underwear
    $800 29
The family includes this source of information on over 150,000 films, founded by Col Needham
    $800 24
In a "South Park" film song, this male figure skater "fought the evil robot king"
    $800 4
Trying to get to Hades? Try this, the river of hate
    $800 9
The Tswana are its largest ethnic group, & the country is named after them
    $800 21
If yours is "absolute", you know your ABCs (& DEFGs) by ear
    $800 15
The sound of a bell rung ominously
    $1000 30
You can plan a trip using this site whose name combines words meaning "journey" & "speed"
    $1000 25
"Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies", croons Robert Shaw in this Spielberg splasher flick
    $1000 5
This fiery goddess makes her home in the firepit of Kilauea
    DD: $1,000 10
The name of this Mideast country comes from the name of the royal family that rules it
    $1000 22
Planning prudently, or hyperopic
    $1000 16
A backpack for a hiker

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

Anna Colin Nico
$1,800 $5,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Colin Nico
$3,200 $8,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The first syllable of each correct response will be the past tense of a verb. For instance, if the response was "haddock", "had" is the past tense.)
    $400 30
This "American Idol" singer from Raleigh lost to Ruben in 2003
    $400 12
John Wooden coached this basketball team to 88 consecutive victories
    $400 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) A man who was blind for 50 years can now see images thanks to a device that supplants damaged photo receptors in this part of the eye
    $400 1
Oscar Wilde said, "If this is the way" this queen "treats her convicts she doesn't deserve to have any"
    $400 6
Proverbially, if you "jump the gun", you "go off half-" this
    $400 24
A lycanthrope
    $800 19
This 2004 presidential hopeful got a degree from NC State & pushed papers at his own Raleigh law firm
    $800 11
In 1997 this Packers QB threw a then Super Bowl-record 81-yard touchdown pass
    $800 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) Exoskeleton garments with their own muscles are being developed to help victims of this injury caused by impaired brain blood supply
    $800 2
As Wilde's only novel opens, this handsome title character is afraid Lady Agatha is mad at him
    $800 7
Of the 7 continents, it's the one divided halfway up by the equator
    $800 25
This is the most abundant order of mammals, including beavers & porcupines
    $1200 13
This long-serving senator who switched parties in 1970 once worked as a Raleigh political reporter
    $1200 3
This Georgian's major league career batting average was .367--or maybe .366, still pretty good
    $1200 18
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) A cat born with a birth defect, whose model is seen here, is being fitted with this experimental device, from the Greek for "addition"
    $1200 21
Reese Witherspoon wigs out over Rupert Everett & Colin Firth & their use of this fake first name in a 2002 Wilde flick
    $1200 8
A juryo is halfway to becoming a yokozuna in this sport
    $1200 26
This root becomes a green paste that's a condiment for sashimi
    $1600 14
Thomas Dixon, a minister in Raleigh, penned "The Clansman"; this director filmed it as "The Birth of a Nation"
    $1600 4
Before retiring from the NFL in 2005, this man amassed 22,895 yards as a receiver
    DD: $2,000 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) Experiments are underway with North Carolina State University's rapid prototyper to create custom surgical bone plates using this strong metal, atomic number 22
    $1600 22
This red-headed gal who had 2 Oscar nominations in 2003 spiced up Wilde's "An Ideal Husband" as Mrs. Chevely
    $1600 9
Half of Sakhalin island, Russia's largest, once belonged to this other country
    $1600 27
In the classic "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport", Blue is asked to play this trumpet-like Aussie instrument
    $2000 15
She grew up in Raleigh & won a 1989 Pulitzer for penning "Breathing Lessons"
    $2000 5
In this key job, preparing horses, Ben Jones brought a record 6 horses to the Kentucky Derby winner's circle
    $2000 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) This device spreads an opening for surgical access; North Carolina State University developed a force-controlled one to reduce post-op pain in heart patients
    DD: $1,000 23
The discovery of this title woman's fan in Lord Darlington's residence causes some craziness in a Wilde play
    $2000 10
On a music score, a minim lasts half as long as one of these notes
    $2000 28
It's a building where metal or glass casting takes place

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Colin Nico
$3,600 $9,000 $16,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

His mother, Louise, said, "I do not want my son to be president... his is a judicial mind and he loves the law"

Final scores:

Anna Colin Nico
$1 $2,000 $14,399
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anna Colin Nico
$3,600 $10,000 $18,200
6 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2005-10-01
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