Show #2941 - Monday, May 19, 1997

1997 College Championship semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Joel Vaughan, a junior from Duke University

Steven Bevier, a senior from Michigan State University

Brian Chan, a freshman from Harvard University

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
DESSERTS
WHAT'S HOT
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
BESTSELLERS
RHYME TIME
    $100 9
A former Socialist, he formed the anti-Communist Fascist Party in 1919
    $100 14
This "frozen" fermented dairy product resembles soft-serve ice cream in texture
    $100 23
The most popular toy of the '96 Christmas season was this Sesame Street doll
    $100 18
Canadians observe it the second Monday in October; we celebrate it on a Thursday in November
    $100 6
In "In Retrospect" 1960s defense secretary Robert S. McNamara agonizes about this war
    $100 1
An oak or elm at no cost
    $200 10
On Aug. 27, 1789 this country's national assembly issued its declaration of the rights of man
    $200 15
This whipped egg white topping for lemon pies will "weep" or turn rubbery if you're not careful
    $200 24
This designer's cK be is "The New Fragrance for People", male or female
    $200 19
Mardi Gras comes at the end of the carnival season & the beginning of this 40-day period
    $200 7
First published in 1988, this Thomas Harris book featuring Hannibal Lecter was a paperback bestseller in 1991
    $200 2
A lunar eating utensil
    $300 11
Initially Emmeline Pankhurst secured the right to vote in England only for these women
    $300 28
These 3 flavors usually make up Neapolitan ice cream
    $300 25
This company created the Virtual Boy, a 3-D game system
    $300 20
It's the Jewish Day of Atonement
    $300 8
This late children's book author was back on the list in 1995 with "Daisy-Head Mayzie"
    $300 3
Amiable rodents
    $400 12
Prussia's King Wilhelm I assumed this title in 1871 when he was crowned emperor of Germany
    $400 29
These whole wheat crackers are often crushed to make a pie crust
    $400 26
After The Sugarcubes dissolved in 1992, this Icelandic lead singer went solo
    $400 21
This spring festival sounds like a ship's distress call
    $400 16
With his 10th anniversary book a bestseller, this comic strip's artist Bill Watterson quit the strip
    $400 4
Amply heated housing for students
    $500 13
The Dutch Cape Colony took its name from this cape
    $500 30
Fannie Farmer's recipe for old-fashioned gingersnaps calls for 1/2 cup of this liquid sweetener
    $500 27
The introduction of Dolly the Sheep to the world kicked off a debate on the ethics of this in February 1997
    DD: $600 22
This holiday was first suggested by J. Sterling Morton, a future Secretary of Agriculture
    $500 17
This retired general can give his "My American Journey" his own 4 stars
    $500 5
Any irritable New York baseball player

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

Brian Steven Joel
$1,600 $500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Steven Joel
$1,900 $2,100 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

GREEK MYTHOLOGY
BODIES OF WATER
SHAKESPEARE
U.S. PRESIDENTS
COMPOSERS
MUSEUMS
    $200 21
King Midas almost died of hunger because everything he touched turned to this
    $200 2
The mysterious Bermuda Triangle region lies within this ocean
    $200 8
She delivers the line "Goodnight, goodnight! Parting is such sweet sorrow"
    $200 1
In 1774 this Virginian wrote the pamphlet "A Summary View of the Rights of British America"
    $200 26
This Pole wrote a polonaise in G minor in 1817 at the age of 7
    $200 7
The World of Coca-Cola in this state capital has a 1930s vintage soda fountain
    $400 22
The Fates were the daughters of Themis & this supreme Greek god
    $400 11
Rome wasn't built in a day, but it was built on the banks of this river
    $400 9
Fairies in this play include Cobweb, Peaseblossom & Mustardseed
    $400 3
In 1943 this PT-109 skipper helped save the lives of his crew & won a Purple Heart
    $400 27
He wrote "The Well-Tempered Clavier" to teach his family musicianship & keyboard technique
    $400 17
A Kenly, North Carolina museum is devoted to the history & economic impact of this crop
    $600 23
This narrow strait is so named because Phrixus' sister Helle drowned in it
    $600 14
The Aleutian Islands separate the Pacific Ocean from this sea
    $600 10
In this play, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern almost always appear together
    $600 4
This future president graduated from Abilene High School in 1909
    $600 28
From 1761 to 1802 this composer nicknamed "Papa" worked under the patronage of the Esterhazy princes
    $600 18
This "Roots" author's childhood home in Henning, Tenn. has memorabilia relating to his work
    $800 24
The nymphs of Hermes taught Aristaeus to make this dairy product; perhaps it was feta
    $800 15
Fed by the Jordan River, it's the saltiest body of water on Earth
    $800 12
At Bosworth Field, he shouts, "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
    DD: $1,000 5
While at Princeton, he was a member of the American Whig Society debating club
    $800 29
After the failure of this man's "Tannhauser" in Paris, Gounod wrote, "God give me a failure like that"
    $800 19
A hall of fame devoted to this sport in Colorado Springs honors Brian Boitano, Katarina Witt & others
    $1000 25
This Greek goddess of the hunt turned herself into a white doe to escape the Aloeids
    $1000 16
Belgium's seacoast, about 40 miles long, is on this sea
    DD: $500 13
They're the 3 daughters of King Lear
    $1000 6
In 1820 this president ran unopposed for reelection
    $1000 30
He revised "Madama Butterfly" in the weeks following its less-than-successful La Scala premiere
    $1000 20
This NYC museum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was originally called The Museum of Non-Objective Painting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Steven Joel
$6,500 $6,500 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY AMERICANS
A military post & a Tennessee city are both named for this first U.S. Secretary of War

Tiebreaker Round

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
On Nov. 15, 1777 Congress adopted this constitution but it wasn't ratified by the states until March 1, 1781

Final scores:

Brian Steven Joel
$13,000 $13,000 $5,599
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Steven Joel
$6,500 $6,300 $3,900
19 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
10 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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