Show #4874 - Thursday, November 17, 2005

2005 College Championship final game 1.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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Adam Pinson, a senior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from Pinson, Alabama

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And each correct response in that last category will be made up of letters you can find in the word "college". Hence, IN COLLEGE.)
    $200 8
The White Tower in Thessaloniki in this country has evolved from place of execution to museum
    $200 1
I made the very long trip to the library to borrow this epic, Homer's sequel to the "Iliad"
    $200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from St. Petersburg, Russia.) Shopping in a Russian marketplace, you can buy a traditional nesting doll for 3,000 of these
    $200 26
This veteran of ABC News is the anchor & managing editor of "Nightline"
    $200 13
As presidents, Truman & Wilson were members of this political party
    $200 6
One of the 3 main divisions of the mind in Freudian psychology
    $400 9
The White Pagoda in Lanzhou, China was originally built in memory of a monk of this religion
    $400 2
This Dostoyevsky novel about Alyosha, Dmitri & Ivan clocks in at about 900 pages, so I had to renew my copy
    $400 16
If your grandma in Argentina wanted to send you money, she'd convert these into dollars
    $400 27
This late-night host seen here was born in Brooklyn & raised in Las Vegas
    DD: $1,000 14
Between 1841 & 1853, 4 U.S. presidents were from this political party that no longer exists
    $400 7
A heavy wooden shoe, or an obstruction in the pipes of the sink
    $600 11
Chew on this name of the building seen here, a landmark on Chicago's skyline
    $600 3
I checked out his "Tropic of Cancer" and "Tropic of Capricorn", but they weren't the travel books I thought they'd be
    $600 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a park bench.) Take the first three letters of the country's name to identify this currency used in Riga
    $600 28
This "Tonight Show" segment features Leno asking simple questions of people out on the street
    $600 20
Ralph Nader was this political party's candidate for President in 1996 & 2000
    $600 23
At Yale University, the Whiffenpoofs are this type of "club"
    $800 12
A centuries-old fortress in Monmouthshire, Wales, or a decades-old burger chain based in Ohio
    $800 4
I borrowed a volume of his works that includes "Elmer Gantry" & "Dodsworth"
    $800 18
In South Africa 100 cents equals R1, R standing for this
    $800 29
He's been David Letterman's musical director & late-night sidekick for more than 20 years
    $800 21
Pres. John Adams was a member of this former political party that advocated a strong centralized govt.
    $800 24
To do this is to stare at someone desirously
    $1000 10
In 1078 this king built the Tower of London's White Tower out of stone from his home region of Normandy
    $1000 5
The library copy of his "Finnegans Wake" seems to be missing some text; the last sentence ends, "a long the"
    $1000 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Gdansk, Poland.) King Vladislav, who joined Poland to Lithuania & ruled for almost 50 years, is on the note worth 100 of these
    $1000 30
This Scottish comic took over as host of "The Late Late Show" in 2005
    $1000 22
For the 1864 Presidental election, the Republican Party changed its name to this
    $1000 25
In a theater or arena, it's the area at the front of a balcony or upper level

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jayanth Nico Adam
$1,000 $4,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$200 $10,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you some consonants; you have to give us the word we are going for.)
    $400 4
It survived the Merrimack in March 1862 only to sink in a gale in December
    $400 21
He bid adieu to fans in July 2005 saying "Vive le Tour, forever"
    $400 15
Photography's Sabatier effect can involve prematurely peeling apart a picture from this company's camera
    $400 1
As in a neighbor nation, Austria's head of govt., Wolfgang Scheussel, holds this official position & title
    $400 16
Helen Free helped invent the strips that those with this disease first used to check glucose levels
    $400 26
A Zodiac sign:
    $800 11
Even though the mortally wounded James Lawrence on the Chesapeake cried, "Don't" do this, his crew finally had to
    $800 6
Red Sox fans will never forget his bloody sock in a 2004 postseason game
    $800 22
A series of events resulting from one act or event is called this effect, after a type of watery undulation
    $800 7
These are what power the Fiakers, the traditional cabs in Salzburg's Residenzplatz
    $800 20
Gertrude Elion created drugs that aided kidney transplants & a drug that fights this cancer of the blood & marrow
    $800 27
A prop for an artist:
    $1200 12
On Aug. 2, 1917, E.H. Dunning became the first man to do this on a moving ship, HMS Furious
    $1200 5
This Belgian won the 2005 U.S. Open women's singles title
    $1200 23
In the Barkhausen effect, a metal gains this property in minute steps rather than continuously
    $1200 8
King George's War in North America was known in Europe as the war of the Austrian this
    $1200 19
Rachel Brown & Elizabeth Hazen invented nystatin, an antibiotic used on people & on this "Dutch" tree disease
    $1200 28
A flowering shrub:
    $1600 13
Just 1 torpedo from the German sub U-20 sank this liner May 7, 1915
    $1600 3
Born in Stockholm, she completed the LPGA career grand slam in 2003
    $1600 24
If your painful symptoms lessen even though the doc gave you a sugar pill, you're experiencing this effect
    $1600 9
In 1901 when this Austrian physicist left teaching, 3 schools could have speedily retired his "number"
    $1600 18
Police officers salute Stephanie Kwolek for inventing this vest material that's 5 times stronger than steel
    $1600 29
A receptacle with a touch of glass:
    $2000 14
In October 1944, this admiral nicknamed "Bull" sank 4 Japanese carriers off Luzon's Cape Engano
    $2000 2
Seen here, she rode into history in 2005
    DD: $3,000 25
This 19th century Frenchman gave his name to an effect by which oxygen inhibits fermentation
    DD: $2,400 10
Austria-Hungary declared war on this country on July 28, 1914
    $2000 17
Kate Holloway & Chen Zhao developed one of the most powerful types of anti-HIV drugs, this "inhibitor"
    $2000 30
A small stringed instrument:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$200 $26,000 $10,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1812 he became a disciple & friend of social philosopher William Godwin, later his father-in-law

Final scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$399 $29,000 $14,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
-$400 $25,600 $13,800
8 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
31 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2005-10-02
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