Show #4875 - Friday, November 18, 2005

2005 College Championship final game 2.
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 (subtotal of $14,800)

Nico Martinez, a junior at Stanford University from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (subtotal of $29,000)

Jayanth Iyengar, a junior at Washington University in St. Louis from Madison, Wisconsin (subtotal of $399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 324 B.C. he was king of Persia & leader of Greece, as well as king of Macedonia
    $200 15
The Davey O'Brien Award goes to the top player at this position; Peyton Manning & Eric Crouch are recent winners
    $200 1
At Madison's request, Congress declared war on the U.K. on June 18 of this year
    $200 26
Eaten for breakfast or as a side dish, hominy grits are made from this
    $200 23
A newborn gnu is called one of these, like an elephant or a whale
    $200 16
Any pigment on the wall so faded you can barely see it
    $400 7
Personal difficulties led him to resign as Secretary of the Treasury in 1795
    $400 14
In January 2005 this Heisman-winning Trojan announced he'd return for a final year
    $400 2
Completed in 1825, this New York waterway cost more than $7 million to build
    $400 27
Developed in Louisiana, praline is a sweet traditionally made with brown sugar & these nuts
    $400 24
Term for a newborn cheetah, fox or panda
    $400 19
A manly tortilla chip smothered with melted cheese
    $600 13
Helen Keller's parents chose Anne Sullivan as her teacher on the advice of this inventor
    $600 10
This Provo, Utah school won 10 straight WAC football titles from 1976 to 1985
    $600 3
Denmark Vesey, brought to Charleston in 1783, planned one of the USA's first of these types of revolt in 1822
    $600 28
It's said that yapping dogs were fed these fried dumplings to keep quiet, hence their name
    $600 25
Young people should know this 3-letter name for a young ruminant
    $600 20
The way to the tub
    $800 12
His "Gulag Archipelago" led to his arrest & forced deportation
    $800 9
This Florida State coach entered 2005 with 351 victories, more than any other Division 1-A coach
    $800 4
In the Missouri Compromise, Massachusetts gave up its northern territory to form this state
    $800 29
This green pod, often a gumbo ingredient, is also called gumbo
    $800 17
It can mean a young equine, or be a verb meaning to give birth to one
    $800 21
Accept the loan of someone else's pain & sadness
    $1000 11
Georgia is represented in Washington D.C.'s Statuary Hall by this Confederate vice president
    $1000 8
Orlando Pace is the only 2-time winner of the Best Lineman award named for this legendary Packers coach
    $1000 5
Controversial "bank" led by Nicholas Biddle from 1823 to 1836
    $1000 30
This "colorful" Southern gravy is made from ham drippings, hot coffee & water
    $1000 18
In "Songs of Innocence", William Blake asked it, "Who made thee?"
    DD: $1,600 22
Mitral valve or ventricle

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

Jayanth Nico Adam
$5,400 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

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

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Robert Ballard discovered a new class of life forms on the sea floor & saw this "unsinkable" ship, too
    $400 26
This group uses "Blood Sugar Sex Magik" & cowbell when "Breaking The Girl"

"Twisting and turning you're feeling the burning you're breaking the girl..."
    $400 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points to some expressions on a monitor.) In a complex number of the form shown here, "i" is short for this type of unreal number, like the square root of negative one
    $400 11
It was followed by the Iron Age
    $400 21
We meet her tantalizing the Tarleton Twins at Tara
    $400 6
Numerically, it's the next word in the sequence ein, zwei...
    $800 2
After the Santa Maria was shipwrecked, Columbus joined Pinzon on this ship; Pinzon later explored Brazil
    $800 27
"That Don't Impress Me Much" that this country diva uses cowbell
    $800 14
The sum of a number & its additive inverse equals this
    $800 12
Thin-sheeted gilded lettering
    $800 22
Minnie Mouse is Mickey's girl & this is Hiawatha's
    $800 7
In Maori 101, you might learn this word for the type of carved images seen here
    $1200 3
Jean Nicolet expected to see Asians & wore Chinese robes after crossing this lake into Wisconsin
    $1200 28
I say a little less conversation, a little more cowbell by this remixed singer

"A little less conversation, a little more action, please..."
    $1200 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a triangle on a monitor.) With respect to angle ABC, the sides of the right triangle are commonly called hypotenuse, opposite & this
    $1200 18
The two biggest crowds at this Detroit-area stadium were for the Pope & Wrestlemania III
    $1200 23
He thought his 1838 tale of Ligeia, a dead beauty who haunts her husband, was his best story
    $1200 8
Japanese for "teacher" or "master", this one will teach you karate, not social studies
    DD: $2,500 4
Hernando de Alarcon sailed up this river a few months before Cardenas made his "Grand" discovery
    $1600 29
The cowbell on "Little Sister" is one of the "Lullabies to Paralyze" by this paleolithic group
    DD: $2,200 16
The per in miles per hour signifies this math process
    $1600 19
Your 25th annual remembrance of your wedding
    $1600 24
This author created Gilberte Swann, who entrances the young Marcel
    $1600 9
French for "little vine", it's a short literary sketch or a short scene
    $2000 5
Philip Amadas & Arthur Barlowe explored this island off North Carolina before its colony got lost
    $2000 30
Don't fear this band who turned cowbell from a cult into a religion

"Seasons don't fear the reaper /
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain /
(We can be like they are)..."
    $2000 17
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows you that all your base belong to him on the monitor.) 3 squared equals 9, so we pull the old switcheroo, & this of 9 to base 3 equals 2
    $2000 20
A lazy loafer, or someone who makes bullion
    $2000 25
Winston Smith has a doomed romance with this young woman in "1984"
    $2000 10
In music this Italian term tells you to pluck the strings instead of bowing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$8,300 $14,600 $10,200
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pizarro founded this city whose present name is from a Quechua word meaning "talker"

Final scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$16,600 $14,601 $16,700

Cumulative scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$16,999 $43,601 $31,500
2nd runner-up: $25,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$9,000 $14,000 $10,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2005-10-02
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