Show #2240 - Friday, May 6, 1994

1994 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.


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Matthew Stone, a junior from the University of Illinois

Jeff Stewart, a senior from Brigham Young University

Keri Ellis, a senior from Michigan Technological University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
When Montezuma II came to power in 1502, this empire was at its height
    $100 21
Among these animals to have their own 1994 calendars are Felix & Garfield
    $100 11
KLAX, the top-rated radio station in Los Angeles for the 4th quarter of 1993, broadcasts in this language
    $100 1
The Libyan Desert is actually the northeastern portion of this desert
    $100 26
When you bake these in their jackets, puncture them with a fork when they're half done
    $100 2
A light rain
    $200 19
Rulers of this Italian dynasty included Cosimo, Duke of Florence, & Lorenzo, the Magnificent
    $200 22
This Southern Baptist evangelist & friend of presidents has a 1994 day-by-day desk calendar
    $200 12
You may catch a smokey report on your CB, which stands for this
    $200 3
Harbors dotting this country's coastline include Port Pirie, Port Darwin & Port Adelaide
    $200 27
This, which the French call moutarde, is a popular ingredient in sauces
    $200 7
Many scavenger birds, especially certain hawks & vultures, are referred to by this name
    $300 13
Peter II, the last king of this country, was dethroned when Tito came to power in 1945
    $300 23
This pair has a "thumbs up, thumbs down” calendar of movie reviews
    $300 15
This former Tennessee senator is the administration's main promoter of the "Information Superhighway"
    $300 4
This largest island of Greece is the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean
    $300 28
Lemon curd is a mixture of lemon juice, butter, sugar & these breakfast items
    $300 8
In most states a public officer who diverts public funds for his own use can be convicted of this crime
    $400 14
An enscribed gold scarab found in 1986 suggests that this wife of Akhenaton briefly ruled in her own right
    $400 24
Your days are numbered with this "Mistress of the Dark"
    $400 16
CNN's Gulf War coverage won a Cable Ace Award & this channel won a Golden Ace for its coverage of Hurricane Hugo
    $400 5
Gebel Katherina, this country's highest mountain, stands on the Sinai Peninsula
    $400 29
In general the giblets of a fowl are the heart, liver & this organ
    $400 9
Poetically speaking, he's a bear with no hair
    $500 18
In 1940, after he'd abdicated the British throne, he became governor of the Bahamas
    DD: $500 25
After years of being part of the group in the Sports Illustrated calendars, she now has her own:
    $500 17
Until the 1980s it took these devices, first patented in 1843, about 4 minutes to send 1 page
    $500 6
The Loire River of France flows 634 miles before emptying into this bay
    $500 30
One recipe for this pie filling calls for 4 pounds of beef, 2 pounds of suet & 3 pounds of dark brown sugar
    $500 10
An instrumental piece in the middle of an opera, or a brief entertainment between 2 acts of a play

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

Keri Jeff Matthew
$1,600 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keri Jeff Matthew
$2,300 $2,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
The war contributed to the passage of the 26th Amendment giving this to 18-year-olds
    $200 3
Speechwriter Peggy Noonan coined this president's famous phrase "A thousand points of light"
    $200 13
To help prevent heart attacks & strokes, many people take one of these over-the-counter pills daily
    $200 19
About 10% of the people in Tonga practice this religion that's most associated with Utah
    $200 27
Memphites lived in this city—the one in Egypt, not the one in Tennessee
    $200 1
This Steinbeck novel was based on articles on migrant workers he had written for the San Francisco News
    $400 12
This defoliant widely used in the war consisted of 2 weed killers—2,4-D & 2,4.5-T
    $400 5
This current senator's maiden name was Dianne Goldman
    $400 14
Hypertension is the medical term for this
    $400 20
This preacher's brother Charles Wesley wrote thousands of hymns, including, "Hark, The Herald Angels Sing"
    $400 28
Mounegue is the Provencal name for this principality, so its people are called Monegasques
    $400 7
Booth Tarkington's story about this "Magnificent" family won a Pulitzer Prize in 1919
    $600 2
The route by which the North supplied the Viet Cong was nicknamed this, after North Vietnam's leader
    $600 9
Midori, who's a virtuoso on this instrument, gave her first public recital at the age of 6
    $600 15
Used mainly for cosmetic reasons, it's any of various chemical creams or pastes that remove hair
    $600 23
Tishah Be-Av, or the ninth of Av, is an important fast day in this religion
    $600 30
These wanderers who speak a language called Romany refer to themselves as the Rom
    $600 8
In "The Scarlet Letter", Arthur Dimmesdale is her fellow sinner & fellow sufferer
    $800 4
In 1968 Robert S. McNamara left this cabinet post because of doubts about the war
    $800 10
A concert hall in this theatre complex is named for Katharine Hepburn's second cousin Alice Tully
    $800 16
It's what the M stands for in the diagnostic technique called MRI
    DD: $500 24
It's the fifth book of the Old Testament
    DD: $300 25
The city of Liege in this country is considered the center of Walloon culture
    $800 21
In this tale Washington Irving wrote, "There was every hill and dale precisely as it had always been"
    $1000 6
Near the end of 1967 this U.S. general said we were "winning a war of attrition"
    $1000 11
This British-born editor of the New Yorker is also an award-winning playwright
    $1000 17
Called the yuppie disease, chronic fatigue syndrome may be linked to this virus that causes mononucleosis
    $1000 26
Guru Nanak, the founder of this religion was originally a Hindu
    $1000 29
It's believed that the word Norwegian influenced this term for a person from Glasgow
    $1000 22
This Jack London wolf dog's masters include Gray Beaver & Beauty Smith

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keri Jeff Matthew
$5,300 $6,800 $4,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Red Vineyard" was one of the few of his paintings sold during his lifetime

Final scores:

Keri Jeff Matthew
$10,300 $10,800 $8,798
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keri Jeff Matthew
$5,300 $8,300 $4,400
15 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,000

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Game tape date: 1994-02-27
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