Show #2241 - Monday, May 9, 1994

1994 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Keri Ellis, a senior from Michigan Technological University

Martin Poteralski, a senior from Georgia Tech

Sarah Jane Whitten, a senior from University of Texas at Dallas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
This "Tonight Show" host has compiled several books of "Real but Ridiculous" newspaper headlines
    $100 30
Sega released its third version of this video game February 2, 1994, Groundhog Day
    $100 19
About 1/3 of the world's sugar comes from a type of this vegetable
    $100 7
Pike is short for this kind of highway
    $100 6
If you're dieting, this chain's Double Whopper with Cheese is a no-no: it has 935 calories
    $100 1
"Moby Dick" or a similar story
    $200 20
Julia Sweeney co-wrote a book about this "SNL" character she plays whose gender is a mystery
    $200 29
In crazy eights, the player who lays down an eight names the next one of these to be played
    $200 25
In general gastropods with a shell are called snails & those without are called these
    $200 11
The edge of the road; it may be "soft"
    $200 8
This roast beef sandwich chain takes its name from the initials of its founders, the Raffel Brothers
    $200 2
A large timepiece made of stone
    $300 23
His novel "WLT: A Radio Romance" is set in Minneapolis, not in Lake Wobegon
    $300 22
This letter has the most tiles in Scrabble—12
    $300 10
Widespread in Central & South America, Panama disease affects the leaves & shoots of this fruit plant
    $300 14
Pattern formed where 2 highways intersect, featuring exits that circle into connecting roads
    $300 9
In 1990 & 1991 this pizza delivery chain tested some eat-in restaurants called Pizzazz!
    $300 3
Talk in Homer's tongue
    $400 24
"Are You Hungry Tonight?" is a cookbook devoted to this late singer's favorite recipes
    $400 28
Acey-deucey is a variation of this ancient board game of points & stones
    DD: $800 12
These sea creatures make up the animal class Asteroidea
    $400 15
It's a sharp turn resembling an item that holds a woman's coifure in place
    $400 17
"Cross the Border" to this chain, America's top Mexican style fast food restaurant
    $400 4
An engagement to go to the roller rink
    $500 26
This classic anatomical textbook was first published in Great Britain, in 1858
    $500 27
This game of flipping opposing discs to your color shares its name with a one-word Shakespeare title
    $500 13
In nature & in "The Guinness Book", the Rafflesia is the world's largest of these
    $500 21
In this type of traffic jam, vehicles are blocked by others that fail to clear an intersection
    $500 18
A "reigning" name in soft serve ice milk since 1940, it now serves hot dogs & hamburgers as well
    $500 5
A saloon set inside a large cave

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

Sarah Jane Martin Keri
$700 $1,700 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jane Martin Keri
$1,100 $3,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Between 1960 & 1990 per capita consumption of this grain decreased by over a third
    $200 13
It's the sport Hayden Fox coaches at Minnesota State on "Coach"
    $200 30
It was the most populous U.S. city for the entire century
    $200 24
In "Song of Myself", he called grass "the handkerchief of the Lord"
    $200 14
In 1811 the New Orleans became the first steamboat to sail on this river
    $200 17
This former Parisian Palace includes depts. of Oriental, Egyptian & Greek & Roman antiquities
    $400 28
The former name of this capital city was Edo, which means "estuary"
    $400 12
The only time the face of Norm's wife, Vera, was seen on this sitcom, it was covered with pie
    $400 27
Last name of the Michigan doctor who created Corn Flakes
    $400 23
In 1950 he left his native Wales for his first American tour
    $400 18
According to the initials, it's what an ATV is
    $400 16
When visiting this Italian city, be sure to see the Glass Museum on the island of Murano
    $600 4
This religion was introduced to Japan from Korea in the 6th century
    $600 11
In the fall of 1993, Sarah Chalke replaced Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner on this sitcom
    $600 20
"Honest John" Kelly succeeded this man as chief of Tammany Hall
    $600 19
This poet moved to Chicago in 1912 & later joined the staff of the Chicago Daily News
    $600 9
This wheeled cot or streetcar is used to transport hospital patients
    $600 10
The Octagon House on Curacao was once the home of this South American liberator's family
    $800 7
Nihon Koku, a name for Japan, means "the hand of" this
    $800 6
On this sitcom Jesse married Rebecca Donaldson in 1991 & the couple later had twins
    DD: $2,100 2
The last confrontation of the 19th century Indian Wars took place at this South Dakota site
    DD: $1,500 21
On July 28, 1814 this British poet eloped with Mary Godwin
    $800 25
When railroads finally crossed the Appalachians in the 1850s, this covered "Dutch wagon" became obsolete
    $800 15
The home of this author of "Crime and Punishment" is now a museum in St. Petersburg, Russia
    $1000 8
This party, the LDP, lost power in 1993 after 38 consecutive years of rule
    $1000 5
Charles Kimbrough plays this stuffy "F.Y.I." news anchorman on "Murphy Brown"
    $1000 1
Thomas Jefferson considered this 1820 arrangement on states & slavery the death knell of the Union
    $1000 22
In this poem Keats wrote, "Away! Away! For I will fly to thee"
    $1000 26
These sailing ships used during the War of 1812 were about 200' long & could carry over 45 guns
    $1000 3
Roald Amundsen's polar ship, Gjoa, is on display in a maritime museum in this capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Jane Martin Keri
$9,100 $8,600 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While Chief Justice, he was made special envoy to England, where he made a very unpopular treaty

Final scores:

Sarah Jane Martin Keri
$17,202 $13,100 $21,200
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Jane Martin Keri
$7,100 $8,200 $11,200
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
26 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,500

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Game tape date: 1994-02-28
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