Show #2469 - Thursday, May 4, 1995

1995 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Nancy Lishaa, a junior from Johns Hopkins University

Todd Konkel, a sophomore from Rice University

Sandra Cha, a junior from Harvard University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Fought on Jan. 8, 1815, the battle of this city made Andrew Jackson famous
    $100 26
A 1961 Disney film made this spotted dog even more popular
    $100 16
Ronald E. Evans was the last man to orbit this heavenly body alone
    $100 11
Vanna White, Nastassja Kinski & Naomi Campbell are among celebs sporting white moustaches in ads for this
    $100 2
Edwards v. Aguillard rejected a law that required the teaching of creationism along with this
    $100 21
When you're ad-libbing, you're speaking "off the top of" this body part
    $200 6
In his teens this future traitor ran away from home to fight in the French & Indian War
    $200 27
The Welsh Springer breed of this dog is smaller than the English Springer
    $200 17
In 1897 Ronald Ross proved this insect carried the malarial parasite
    $200 12
This charge card's slogan is "Don't leave home without it"
    $200 3
In 1972's Furman v. Georgia the court invalidated all existing state laws calling for this punishment
    $200 22
18th c. statesman Edmund Burke said ungrateful people will do this to "the hand that fed them"
    $300 8
This famous interpreter was one of the Indian wives of trapper Toussaint Charbonneau
    $300 28
In its native Tibet, this dog is known as the Apso Seng Kye — "barking lion sentinel dog"
    $300 18
In 1975 this former Faces guitarist joined the Rolling Stones
    $300 13
Whitney Houston is the voice behind this company's "True Voice" commercials
    $300 4
After earning her law degree in 1952, she began work as a deputy county attorney in California
    $300 23
The phrase "cool your heels" goes back to the time when this animal was the major means of transportation
    $400 9
When he was shot in a Virginia tobacco barn on April 26, 1865, he was 26 years old
    $400 29
Some authorities believe the Scottish deerhound is a descendant of this wolfhound
    $400 19
As secretary of this department, Ronald Brown might tell you to mind your own business
    $400 14
This company's ads show replies to the question "What's on your PowerBook?"
    $400 5
This landmark 1954 case was brought by Oliver Brown on behalf of his daughter Linda
    $400 24
To be "pleased as" this refers to the puppet, not the beverage
    $500 10
This first Chief Justice later served as president of the American Bible Society
    $500 30
The Earl of Malmesbury named these retrievers whose origins go back to Newfoundland
    $500 20
He was the founder of Scientology
    $500 15
Elizabeth Hurley has replaced Paulina Porizkova as the "face" for this cosmetics company
    DD: $900 7
His remains are interred at the University of Louisville Law School, not at the Mass. school named for him
    $500 25
M.O. is an abbreviation for this Latin phrase that means "manner of working"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Sandra Todd Nancy
$300 $1,100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Todd Nancy
$100 $4,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Because it grows so much wheat, Saskatchewan is called this country's "Breadbasket"
    $200 1
Arsenopyrite is the most abundant mineral from which this poisonous element is extracted
    $200 26
This 16th c. German reformer wrote, "It is neither safe nor prudent to do anything against conscience"
    $200 16
The first of these institutions that store corneas for transplantation was established in NYC in 1944
    $200 21
B'gosh! the public museum in this Wisconsin city has a large collection of meteorites
    $200 8
In this novel the father of Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy is an Army chaplain in the Civil War
    DD: $2,800 7
It's the religion of 62% of the people of Belize
    $400 2
After WWII, batteries using compounds of this liquid metal were adapted for hearing aids, etc.
    $400 27
This founder of Methodism's "rule" begins, "Do all the good you can by all the means you can"
    $400 17
In 1929 this Soviet dictator published figures on the success of his first five-year plan
    $400 22
The International Space Hall of Fame is part of the Space Center Museum in Alamogordo in this state
    $400 9
In this story a New Englander awakens to find himself at Camelot in 528 A.D.
    $600 13
Queen Beatrix lives in Huis Ten Bosch Palace in this city, the seat of her country's government
    $600 4
The Dead Sea is a major source of compounds of this element, symbol K
    $600 28
In "Science and Health" she wrote, "Today is big with blessings"
    $600 18
He took the oath of office on Jan. 20, 1953, becoming the 36th U.S. Vice President
    $600 23
This NYC museum publishes MoMA, a magazine for its members
    $600 10
After years of writing short stories, J.D. Salinger published this first novel
    $800 14
This country in northeastern Africa was once known as Abyssinia
    $800 5
Most living things cannot use this element as a gas though it makes up about 78% of the atmosphere
    $800 29
In "The Prophet" he wrote, "For life and death are one, even as the river and sea are one"
    $800 19
U.S. destroyers Maddox & C. Turner Joy were the ships involved in this 1964 gulf "incident"
    $800 24
Founded by a billionaire, this Malibu, Calif. museum is a major repository for Greek & Roman art
    $800 11
His "The Long Valley" contained the short stories "Saint Katy the Virgin" & "The Red Pony"
    $1000 15
In population, it's the largest city in the largest country in South America
    $1000 6
This metal, symbol Bi, is one of the few metals that expand on solidification
    $1000 30
This reputed founder of Taoism wrote, "He who is content can never be ruined"
    $1000 20
In 1978 General Pinochet lifted the state of siege instituted in this country in 1973
    $1000 25
New Hampshire's most extensive art collection is the Hood Museum of Art at this Hanover school
    DD: $1,000 12
This Emerson essay states, "Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Todd Nancy
-$500 $15,400 $6,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1906 speech Teddy Roosevelt said he agreed with their aims but their methods were sensational & irresponsible

Final scores:

Sandra Todd Nancy
-$500 $16,000 $0
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sandra Todd Nancy
-$500 $17,300 $3,800
6 R,
4 W
38 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1995-04-01
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