Show #3962 - Tuesday, November 20, 2001

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

Contestants

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Matt Schnippert, a sophomore at Florida State University from Jacksonville, Florida (subtotal of $11,000)

Thomas Zamora, a junior at the University of Southern California from Cypress, California (subtotal of $2,500)

Vinita Kailasanath, a sophomore at Stanford University from Laurel, Maryland (subtotal of $12,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
ONE-WORD FILM TITLES
CHANGE ONE LETTER...
I REPRESENT
(Alex: You'll have to name the state each person represents in Congress.)
AMERICAN PIE
THIS ONE TIME AT BAND CAMP
    $100 4
It's what the "L" stands for in laser
    $100 8
If Keanu Reeves' bus went under 50 mph in this flick, it'd like, totally explode
    $100 6
...in pink, a color, to get this serving size for, say, pink lemonade
    $100 9
Rep. Dick Gephardt
    $100 18
It's been a Thanksgiving favorite since the pilgrims ate it at the second Thanksgiving in 1623
    $100 23
A drum major had to pay for a broken window when he lost control of this while twirling it
    $200 5
What we call table salt is the most common compound of this element
    $200 14
Sly Stallone knocks the stufhng out of a slab of beef & Apollo Creed in this movie
    $200 7
...in fume, smoke, to get this alternative to a circuit breaker
    $200 10
Sen. Joseph Biden
    $200 19
You can top your chocolate cream pie with whipped cream or this mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites & sugar
    $200 24
To prank our instructor on this brass instrument, we stole his picture of J.J. Johnson & glued his slide in place
    $300 3
On a weather map isotherms join places of equal temperature & these lines join places of equal air pressure
    $300 15
John Hurt got something off his chest in this '79 horror flick also starring Sigourney Weaver
    $300 28
...in grope, to fondle, to get this site full of squeezable oranges
    $300 11
Rep. Barney Frank
    DD: $500 20
This custard pie is made from the Florida citrus which has a yellow skin, not the typical green
    $300 25
The brothers seen here came and showed us a few tricks on this double-reed instrument
    $400 1
Lepidoptera is the order of insects that includes skippers & these 2 familiar groups
    $400 16
They call Samuel L. Jackson "Mr. Glass" in this 2000 drama that co-starred Bruce Willis
    $400 29
...in squire, a personage of big importance, to get this, a person of little stature
    $400 12
Sen. Evan Bayh
    $400 21
At about 70% fat, this American nut, Carya illinoensis, makes a mighty rich pie
    $400 26
We only had a day to learn the "Aggie War Hymn", which is, appropriately, one of these college "songs"
    $500 2
One of the earliest devices for storing electricity was this jar, named for a Dutch city
    $500 17
In this 2000 film Ben Affleck comforts widow Gwyneth Paltrow--but he has a terrible secret
    $500 30
...in kudus, antelopes with horns, to get this, praise to toot your horn about
    $500 13
Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy
    $500 22
One story has it this Pennsylvania Dutch molasses & sugar pie was created to attract flies away from other food
    $500 27
Nobody could stop whistling the march named for this military man

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

Vinita Thomas Matt
$2,100 $0 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$1,900 $2,800 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

CliffsNotes
(Alex: ...and all of these notes have to do with Shakespeare plays.)
COMMERCIAL SUCCESS
HAND GESTURES
CAMPUS ARCHITECTURE
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARIES
BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 2
Gullible Moor accuses wife of sleeping around, then kills her... (whoops)
    $200 6
In 2001 Super Bowl ads, Pepsi went old with Bob Dole & Budweiser went young with this "Pop" group
    $200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew drives a bumper car with her left up in the air, the elbow bent at a right angle.) I'm signaling that I'm about to do this... if these other creeps on the road will let me
    $200 9
The building seen here has two key features of old Eastern colleges--red brick & this plant
    $200 14
This silversmith helped plan & carry out the Boston Tea Party
    $200 26
Large London timepiece that had zipper problems in "There's Something About Mary"
    $400 3
Girl who has grown up alone on an island with her dad grabs the first guy who comes along
    $400 7
Snack food munched on to the following

"I came to get down /
I came to get down /
So get out your seats and jump around /
Jump around..."
    $400 22
It's the kind of establishment you're probably in if you're pretending to sign your palm
    $400 10
A converted one of these farm structures serves as a theater at UC Santa Cruz
    $400 15
This spy who was hanged on September 22, 1776 may have been betrayed by a Loyalist cousin
    $400 29
A Canadian Major League Baseball player who currently hosts "The Tonight Show"
    DD: $1,800 1
Brand-new king comes up with lame excuse for invading France, then gets all jingoistic on us
    $600 8
The slow beat of her "Tom's Diner" accompanies a speedy Nissan Maxima, not an old Chevy
    $600 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew puts up her pinky and index finger, the other fingers held down by her thumb.) The gesture seen here says "hook 'em" this college football team
    $600 11
UNC's Playmakers Theater, seen here, was patterned after one of these ancient Greek structures
    $600 16
Last name of famed cavalry leader "Light Horse Harry"
    $600 30
"Lucille"-strumming blues guitarist who reigned as a boy king of Egypt
    $800 4
Shipwrecked young woman decides to try cross-dressing; much confusion & hilarity ensue
    $800 20
This retail chain used Devo's "Beautiful World" to push its blue products & Petula Clark's "Sign Of The Times" for red
    $800 24
At the 1968 Democratic Convention, Mayor Daley made this gesture meaning "cut it off!"
    $800 12
The one "of St. John the Divine" is in New York; the one "of Learning" is the heart of the Pitt campus
    $800 17
This brewer headed the demonstrations that led to the Boston Massacre
    $800 28
Former "Seinfeld" sidekick who also invented the telephone
    $1000 5
Banished young woman wanders Arden Forest & decides to try cross-dressing; much confusion & hilarity ensue
    $1000 21
A Coca-Cola ad features this group's "Letters From The Wasteland"
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew pumps his palms skyward.) The name of this gesture--it's also the title of a single by Luke of 2 Live Crew
    $1000 13
Pfeiffer Chapel, seen here, is at Florida Southern, the only college designed by this great American architect
    DD: $2,000 18
In September 1776 Congress named Arthur Lee, Silas Deane & this man as commissioners to the court of France
    $1000 27
A rehabilitation center to ease prisoners back into society used as a novel setting by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$8,500 $5,800 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CITY NAME ORIGINS
In 1517 the Portuguese modified the name of a port ctiy of western Ceylon in honor of this man

Final scores:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$9,501 $11,600 $8,801

Cumulative scores:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$22,401 $14,100 $19,801
Tournament champion: $50,000 + a Volvo V40 + a trophy 2nd runner-up: $14,100 1st runner-up: $19,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vinita Thomas Matt
$9,300 $5,800 $5,500
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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