Show #2471 - Monday, May 8, 1995

1995 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Neal Vermillion, a senior from Illinois Wesleyan University

Rebekah Reeves, a freshman from Texas A&M University

Tamir Waser, a senior from the University of Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The jerboa, which resembles a kangaroo rat, belongs to this order of mammals
    $100 1
On March 21 this country remembers the birth of Benito Juarez, who led the revolt against France
    $100 26
This company brings you Starfox, Donkey Kong Country & Wario Land
    $100 11
A kona us a southwesterly wind that blows over this U.S. state
    $100 21
In 1971 & 1972 a total of 1,224 1/2 inches of this fell on part of Mt. Rainier in 12 months
    $100 2
Hillary Rodham graduated from this law school, where she met Bill Clinton
    $200 17
A hippopotamus has this many toes on each foot
    $200 3
The beheading of this forerunner of Jesus is commemorated on August 29
    $200 27
Thanks to Sony Imagesoft, you can play these 2 top game shows on your Sega CD
    $200 12
Tar Heels know its state motto is "Esse Quam Videri" — to be rather than to seem
    $200 22
Guinness credits this Iraqi with the worst single assault on the environment
    $200 7
John Adams' & Millard Fillmore's wives shared this first name
    $300 18
This 2-humped camel has shorter legs than the dromedary
    $300 4
Freedom Day, February 25 in the Philippines, celebrates the 1986 peaceful overthrow of this man
    $300 28
As the game's name tells you, he's the "Consulting Detective"
    $300 13
In 1609 Henry Hudson explored the area of Sandy Hook Bay in what is now this state
    $300 23
The oldest army is this one based in Vatican City
    $300 8
In 1961 she said, "I feel as though I have just become a piece of public property"
    $400 19
Grant's, Speke's & Cuvier's are 3 African species of this graceful antelope
    $400 5
These islands celebrate their transfer from Denmark to the United States on March 31
    $400 29
Doom is this type of program: it's distributed free, but you have to pay for continuing adventures
    $400 14
The Cherokee Advocate, the 1st newspaper in what is now this state, was printed in English & in Cherokee
    $400 24
The largest yacht to compete for this prize was the 1903 Defender Reliance at 144 feet in length
    $400 9
She sat in on cabinet sessions & participated in the Camp David meetings between Sadat & Begin
    $500 20
The colugo, a forest mammal that glides from tree to tree, is also called this kind of "lemur"
    $500 6
On April 6 this country marks the founding of its Chakri Dynasty by King Rama I
    $500 30
Tie Fighter from Lucas Arts is based on this film series
    DD: $500 15
Its official nickname is "The Bay State"
    $500 25
The world's largest swamp is the Gran Pantanal in this South American country's Mato Grosso state
    $500 10
She got angry if old friends treated her differently after she became first lady in 1945

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

Tamir Rebekah Neal
$500 $1,000 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tamir Rebekah Neal
$3,300 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The ancient Romans called the site of this Algerian capital Icosium
    $200 26
This instrument also known as a mouth organ can be traced back to the Chinese sheng of 1100 B.C.
    $200 21
As you might guess, cuprite is an important ore of this metal
    $200 12
When this conquistador first sighted the Pacific Ocean in 1513, he called it the South Sea
    $200 1
Claude Monet was the foremost exponent of this style of art
    $200 11
Antony says he comes "to bury Caesar, not to" do this
    $400 7
Omdurman, not Khartoum, is the largest city in this largest African country
    $400 27
This side-blown instrument is an octave higher than the concert flute
    $400 22
A 50-ton block of this rock from Colorado was used to create the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    $400 13
In 34 B.C. she was declared Queen of Queens; her son Ptolemy XV was proclaimed King of Kings
    $400 2
This Spanish surrealist lived in the U.S. 1940-1955
    $400 17
Iago tells him not to poison Desdemona but to strangle her instead
    $600 8
This French-Canadian city's stock exchange, which opened in 1874, is the oldest stock market in Canada
    $600 28
The B-flat is the most common type of this instrument sometimes called a "licorice stick"
    $600 23
With its softness & greasy feel, this form of carbon may be confused with molybdenite
    DD: $1,400 14
This general who died on June 13, 323 B.C. was later entombed in the Egyptian city named for him
    $600 3
In 1937 he completed "Dream and Lie of Franco", a series of etchings, as well as "Guernica"
    DD: $1,300 18
She says, "My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!"
    $800 9
Only about 4,700 people live in Vaduz, the capital of this small European principality
    $800 29
The base of this instrument has 7 foot pedals that control the pitch of the strings
    $800 24
Sandstone grains are made up of mainly feldspar & this mineral
    $800 15
On Jan. 1, 1946 this Japanese emperor renounced his divinity in an imperial decree
    $800 4
Millais & Rossetti were members of this brotherhood that sought to emulate painters before Raphael
    $800 19
At the start of this play a king asks his daughters, "Which of you shall we say doth love us most"
    $1000 10
Bolivia's presidential palace faces the Plaza Murillo in this city
    $1000 30
Among the bellows types of this instrument are the Irish union & the French musette
    $1000 25
It's the most abundant of the volcanic rocks & the main volcanic rock of the oceans
    $1000 16
In 1520 this navigator became the first European to sight what is now Chile
    $1000 5
Several photographs of this artist by her husband Alfred Stieglitz are in U.S. art museums
    $1000 20
Though she breaks a lute over Hortensio's head, Petruchio still wants to marry her

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tamir Rebekah Neal
$5,900 $8,500 $1,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1513 work concludes with "An Exhortation to Liberate Italy from the Barbarians"

Final scores:

Tamir Rebekah Neal
$900 $5,100 $3,000
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tamir Rebekah Neal
$5,900 $7,000 $1,500
18 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
6 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1995-04-02
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