Show #3959 - Thursday, November 15, 2001

2001 College Championship semifinal game 2.
From the campus at UCLA.

Contestants

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Marques Redd, a sophomore at Harvard University from Macon, Georgia

Brittany Rogers, a sophomore at Saddleback College from Lake Forest, California

Thomas Zamora, a junior at the University of Southern California from Cypress, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HISTORY CHANNEL
(Alex: A category about the American Classics series.)
TURNING PRO
COLLEGE WORLD
MAMMALS
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?
TO "L" AND BACK
(Alex: And in that last category, each correct response will begin and end with the letter "L".)
    $100 16
It's the classic entertainment venue described here

[Dick Clark:] "Only costs a couple of bucks. There's popcorn, hot dogs, and privacy. And..."
    $100 26
Then known as Cassius Clay, he won his pro debut on Oct. 29, 1960 against one Tunney Hunsaker
    $100 21
There's a Transylvania university in Kentucky & also one in this country
    $100 1
It's the more common term for a marsupial's marsupium
    $100 11
If you've got musophobia, the fear of these, we suggest avoiding Minnie & Mickey
    $100 6
Defame a liberal with a bad label in an article & you may be sued for this
    $200 17
Jay Leno says of this mode of transport that in a complex world, "you get on it, you kick it & it goes"
    $200 27
Generations of Olympic skaters have turned pro to join this show launched in 1940
    $200 22
You'll find John Cabot University & Bologna University in this nation
    $200 2
You don't know jack if you think a jack rabbit is a rabbit; it's actually one of these relatives
    $200 12
The longer they survive, the more snowmen must suffer from thermophobia, the fear of this
    $200 7
Over half of the garbage produced in the U.S. will wind up in one of these
    $300 18
Here the series describes how Gerry Thomas developed this culinary marvel

[Dick Clark:] "He added compartments so the different foods wouldn't run together. Now, the next step was what to call it."
    $300 28
In 1996 Tiger Woods won this tournament for the third straight time, at Pumpkin Ridge, Oregon, then turned pro
    $300 23
The University of this Canadian city is the largest French-language college outside of France
    DD: $500 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego zoo.) Despite the length of the giraffe's neck, it contains only seven of these bones, same as humans
    $300 13
You probably won't do well on "Jeopardy!" if you suffer from bibliophobia, defined as the fear of these
    $300 8
(Sofia of the Clue Crew throws a football across to Jimmy as the both run the field.) It's the pass seen here
    $400 19
With this oats brand, "For the 1st time... a package served not just to protect its products but to sell them"
    $400 29
This All-Star seen here skipped college to become a 19-year-old NBA rookie in 1995
    $400 24
Colleges in this w. hemisphere nation include Escola Politecnica de Pernambuco & Universidade Gama Filho
    $400 4
About 6 inches long & weighing about 6 ounces, the pygmy marmoset is one of the smallest of these mammals
    $400 14
If I had ergophobia, which is fear of this, I'd never get anything done
    $400 9
The first wet dock in Britain was built in this city back in 1715
    $500 20
When the lady seen here first arrived in America, this was her official name
    $500 30
The L.A. Dodgers were sanctioned for signing Adrian Beltre from this Latin country before he turned 16
    $500 25
Slovak Technical University is found in this capital city
    $500 5
It's the type of golden show horse seen here
    $500 15
After a long night out, most vampires surely have eosophobia, the fear of this event
    $500 10
Last name of poet Amy & her astronomer brother Percival

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

Thomas Brittany Marques
$1,400 $1,000 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Thomas Brittany Marques
$1,700 $1,100 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR PEOPLE
SCIENCE CLASS
QUOTATIONS
CHESS NUTS
ISLANDS
COLLEGE RHYME TIME
    $200 21
He said, "War is cruelty... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over" before he marched to the sea
    $200 1
(Sofia of the Clue Crew writes an equation on the blackboard: ΔE = q - w.) A system's change in energy equals heat added to the system minus work done by the system in the first law of this
    $200 3
Robert Frost said it "consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer"
    $200 26
It's the only chess piece that can jump over others
    $200 8
New York owns the original 3.3 acres of this immigration site; New Jersey owns the 24.2 acres of landfill
    $200 15
A dull, unexciting place for conducting chemistry experiments
    $400 22
Southern-born Pauline Cushman used this show biz profession as a cover when she spied for the Union
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an equation on the blackboard: sec A = 1/cos A.) In trigonometry,this function, abbreviated "sec", equals the reciprocal of the cosine
    $400 4
This Asian leader called nonviolence "the first article of my faith" & "the last article of my creed"
    $400 9
This island's Cape Morris Jessup, the northernmost land in the world, lies just 440 miles from the North Pole
    $400 16
A student studying the basic unit of American currency
    $600 23
Alexander Gardner, his chief cameraman, left his employ in 1863 & started his own combat photo team
    $600 13
From the Latin for "to swing", it can be the swinging of a pendulum or variation between quantities
    $600 5
In a WWII address, he spoke of Russia's actions as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"
    $600 29
The 17th letter of the English alphabet, in chess notation it stands for the most powerful piece on the board
    $600 10
This Ecuadorian island group's animal life includes a rare flightless cormorant & 2 species of iguana
    $600 17
The university jester
    $800 24
She set her 1862 novel "The Pearl of Orr's Island" in New England, not in the South
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew underlines an equation on the chalkboard: C(n,r) = n!/r!(n - r)!) In probability theory, here's a common formula for these, often paired with permutations
    DD: $2,300 6
In 1897 she wrote, "There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws..."
    DD: $2,000 28
If you pawn your chess set, the shop will check to make sure there are this many pawns in it
    $800 11
This island & Labrador form Canada's easternmost province
    $800 18
That semester when all you did was study the same vermiform organism again & again & again
    $1000 25
Future presidents William McKinley & Rutherford B. Hayes both fought in this bloodiest 1-day battle of the war
    $1000 20
(Sofia of the Clue Crew writes an equation on the blackboard: f = 1/T.) In physics, it's what the "f" stands for in the wave equation f = 1/T
    $1000 7
In "Self-Reliance" Emerson said, "A foolish consistency is the" this "of little minds"
    $1000 27
In 1985 he became the youngest world chess champion when he defeated another Soviet player, Anatoly Karpov
    $1000 12
The inhabitants of Gomera in this Spanish group off northwest Africa communicate over distances using a whistled language
    $1000 19
One who evaluates your chosen academic field of study

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Thomas Brittany Marques
$10,200 $2,100 -$400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

YOUNG STARS
In the past 3 years she's played film roles based on Shakespeare's Katharina, Ophelia & Desdemona

Final scores:

Thomas Brittany Marques
$10,200 $4,199 -$400
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Thomas Brittany Marques
$8,700 $3,900 -$400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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