Show #3622 - Tuesday, May 9, 2000

2000 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.
From the Atlanta Civic Center.

Contestants

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Chacko George, a high school student from Slidell, Louisiana

Helen Petroff, a medical student from West Hills, California

Steve Fried, a technical support specialist from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. RIVERS
YOUNG STARS
SECRET SOCIETIES
IF I HAD A HAMMER
AIRPORT CODES
(Alex: We will give you the airport code, you have to identify the major city served by that airport)
YOU'RE AN "ANGEL"!
    $100 6
This river flows into the Pacific at Astoria, Oregon
    $100 25
By their show's title, Linda Cardellini & James Franco play "Freaks" & John Daley & Samm Levine are these
    $100 21
George Washington & Ben Franklin were members of this society that has Scottish & York Rite branches
    $100 20
This leavening agent has been sold in boxes bearing an arm & hammer logo since 1867
    $100 1
Near the Alps:
ZRH
    $100 15
This baked confection is made with beaten whites, but no yolks
    $200 7
Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma border was formed by damming this river
    $200 12
It doesn't take a Sherlock to know this "Dawson's Creek" star witnessed some "Disturbing Behavior" on film
    $200 24
To be brief, the Chinese secret society known as the Righteous & Harmonious Fists was commonly called this
    $200 22
The Soviet Union used a hammer to represent industry & this tool for agriculture
    $200 2
In Africa:
CAI
    $200 16
On Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1994 this heavenly CBS drama premiered
    $300 8
It begins as a creek near an old mining town called Lulu City in Rocky Mountain National Park
    $300 11
On this TGIF series Ben Savage & Danielle Fishel have tied the knot
    $300 26
This group was partly revealed with the publication of 1615's "Confessio Fraternitatis Rosae Crucis"
    $300 23
The comic book hero seen here goes by this metallic name:
    $300 3
In the Midwest:
MKE
    $300 17
They're 3,212 feet high & named for the American who discovered them
    $400 9
Nebraska's Platte River is a major tributary of this river, joining it at Plattsmouth
    $400 13
This "Genie In A Bottle" singer is recording a Spanish-language album
    $400 27
Rituals bind together members of this criminal group whose name is Japanese for "good for nothing"
    $400 28
Charlemagne's grandfather, his surname means "hammer"
    $400 4
On the Great Plains:
OMA
    $400 18
Thomas Wolfe published this autobiographical novel in 1929
    $500 10
This New York river has been called "America's Rhine" because its shores resemble Germany's Rhine River
    $500 14
He seduced Reese Witherspoon in "Cruel Intentions" & is the father of her child in real life
    $500 30
In 1973 Zbigniew Brzezinski became the first director of this commission some see as a secret society
    $500 29
In the "Iliad", Hephaestus hammers out a fancy shield for Thetis' son, this Greek hero
    DD: $700 5
A man's initials, CDG, stand for this city's airport
    $500 19
The "Halos" is one nickname of this pro sports team

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Steve Helen Chacko
$1,700 $100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Helen Chacko
$2,700 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUSTRALIAN STATES
WRITERS ON FILM
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
SCIENCE
BEFORE & AFTER
DAMN YANKEES
    $200 16
You'll find Newcastle in this "New" state
    $200 14
Ralph's younger brother, he played the title role in "Shakespeare In Love"
    $200 30
Dating from 1752, Connecticut Hall is this university's oldest building
    $200 1
In 1633 Descartes suppressed his book "The World" because it supported the ideas of this Italian
    $200 6
This rash-causing 3-leafed shrub is part of a collegiate group with Dartmouth & Harvard
    $200 15
This general captured Atlanta in September 1864; in November, he left it in flames -- you may now boo
    $400 18
Port Phillip got a sex change & became her
    $400 13
In 1994 Ferber & Fitzgerald also appeared when Jennifer Jason Leigh played this witty writer
    $400 29
It has campuses in Provo, Utah & on Oahu
    $400 2
Rust is a slow example of this process: combustion is defined as a "rapid" one
    $400 7
Bob Keeshan's TV persona is unfairly tried by this type of tribunal
    $400 17
At Yellow Tavern, this yellow-haired general led the brigade in the charge that killed Jeb Stuart
    $600 19
Queensland has this nickname, like Florida
    $600 8
The movie "Barfly" was based on the life & work of this California poet
    DD: $1,500 25
Despite its name, it's located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts & it's actually a university
    $600 3
Don't worry about exploding when using this heart medicine -- it's too diluted
    $600 10
This "White Christmas" songwriter divided a European city until 1989
    $600 23
Appropriate last name of the general whose HQ was called "A combination of barroom and brothel"
    DD: $500 20
A state & a sea are both named for this man
    $800 9
Radical journalist played by Warren Beatty in "Reds"
    $800 24
Oberlin College in this state was the 1st to go co-educational
    $800 4
This family of trees has 2 genera, populus & salix; we wonder to which one Alyson Hannigan belongs
    $800 11
Dickens character who asks for more gruel & sings "Shake It Up Baby"
    $800 27
The victor at Gettysburg, he was known to some of his men as a "goggle-eyed old snapping turtle"
    $1000 21
Northern Territory is directly above this state
    $1000 12
In the TV movie "RKO 281", John Malkovich was this man who co-wrote "Citizen Kane" with Orson Welles
    $1000 26
Founded as a medical college in 1834, it was later renamed for a New Orleans merchant
    $1000 5
Some protozoans' bodies can be divided into the fluid inner endoplasm & this more rigid outer part
    $1000 22
This painter of Maine seascapes says "D'oh!" when tormented by his son Bart
    $1000 28
Nicknamed "Little Phil", he's famous for burning the Shenandoah Valley

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Helen Chacko
$8,000 $2,400 $8,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS WOMEN
1 of the 2 women who've appeared the most on the cover of Time Magazine, they're separated by 2,000 years

Final scores:

Steve Helen Chacko
$7,499 $0 $10,000
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Helen Chacko
$9,300 $2,400 $9,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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