Show #2942 - Tuesday, May 20, 1997

1997 College Championship semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Lisa Talley, a senior from Loyola University (New Orleans)

Bill McKinley, a sophomore from Wittenberg University

Craig Barker, a freshman from the University of Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
COLLEGE FILMS
1988
FASHION
SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
"UP" & "DOWN"
    $100 7
New Haven & this city were twin capitals of Connecticut from 1701 to 1875, when it became the sole capital
    $100 1
Robert Carradine & Anthony Edwards played Lewis & Gilbert in the 1984 film "Revenge Of" these geeks
    $100 17
One of these genetically engineered white laboratory animals became the first animal patented
    $100 3
Aviator, wraparound & John Lennon are styles of these
    $100 16
The clinical type of this is used to measure body temperatures; the magnetic type, temperatures under
-450 degrees F.
    $100 24
It's the type of comedy Jerry Seinfeld performs on stage
    $200 9
In 1904 a fire in this largest Maryland city nearly destroyed the entire downtown section
    $200 2
She played Darby Shaw, a Tulane University law student, in 1993's "The Pelican Brief"
    $200 18
Barred from the U.S., this PLO leader had to address the U.N. General Assembly in Geneva
    $200 14
'80s & '90s designers shrank this common hiking bag & adapted it as a purse
    $200 22
Used by Isaac Newton to study light, this multi-sided object is found in modern spectrometers
    $200 23
This traditional term for ending a phone call doesn't apply literally to cellular phones
    $300 10
New Bern, one of North Carolina's oldest cities, is named for this country's capital
    $300 4
In "Horse Feathers", this Marx brother played Quincy Wagstaff, president of Huxley College
    $300 19
In August this Indiana senator was chosen as the Republican vice-presidential nominee
    $300 8
An intense shade of this color, known as French, cornflower or cobalt, is popular for shirts
    $300 28
This term for a large glass laboratory container can also mean a drinking cup
    $300 25
According to the can, it has no caffeine, no artificial colors or flavors, & no protein
    $400 11
In late June to early July you can attend Civil War Heritage Days in this Pennsylvania town
    $400 5
Kid goes to college in the 1991 sequel to this Kid 'N Play film
    $400 20
On November 22, 1988 the press received a restricted view of this secret military plane
    $400 12
In the swinging '60s Carnaby Street in this city became a center for the "mod" look
    $400 29
A vessel made to hold high-temperature material, or a Winona Ryder & Daniel Day-Lewis film
    $400 26
It's the reason you should be nice to people on your way up
    $500 13
Surveyors in Ohio named a Cleveland suburb for this Greek "Father of Geometry"
    $500 6
When kicked out of school in this film, John Belushi sighs, "Seven years of college down the drain"
    DD: $1,500 21
When Panama president Delvalle tried to dismiss this general, the general had Delvalle replaced
    $500 15
Though it sounds like a surplus store, it's the lower-priced sister chain of The Gap
    $500 30
Microtechnique, which includes sectioning & staining, is the preparation of objects for this instrument
    $500 27
Corporate process that may include closing plants & firing workers

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

Craig Bill Lisa
$2,500 $900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Bill Lisa
$3,700 $3,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
FAMOUS PROFESSORS
MOUNTAINS
IN THE DICTIONARY
NOVELS & NOVELISTS
OBSCURE OPERA & BALLET
(Alex: That'll frighten you, I'm sure!)
    $200 5
After the surrender at Yorktown, this traitor sailed to England with General Cornwallis
    $200 4
He taught at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts while developing his bacteria-killing process for drinks like milk
    $200 26
Until Japan's Meiji restoration in the 19th century, women were forbidden to climb this mountain
    $200 21
A hodad is a dude who "hangs" around beaches, pretending he's skilled in this sport
    $200 1
Victor Hugo's working title for this novel was "Miseres"
    $200 2
In 1926 the Chicago Opera Co. presented Charles Cadman's "The Witch Of" this Massachusetts town
    $400 7
Congress granted his Green Mountain Boys the same pay as continental soldiers
    $400 14
C.S. Lewis hosted the Inklings, a discussion group, in his rooms at this university's Magdalen College
    $400 27
It's the only mountain in North America whose height exceeds 20,000 feet
    $400 22
It can mean small, or a small case that holds face powder
    $400 11
Part V of this Willa Cather novel is entitled "Alexandra"
    $400 3
In Alban Berg's unfinished opera "Lulu", Lulu is slain by this notorious London killer
    $600 8
The Continental Navy won its first victory under Commodore Esek Hopkins at Nassau in these islands
    $600 16
Before he began teaching, this behavorist invented his namesake "box" that conditioned animals
    DD: $600 28
The Turks call this, their highest mountain, Agri Dagi
    $600 23
Damascene, a term for ornamental work that features wavy patterns, comes from this city's name
    $600 15
"St. Mawr" is a short novel by this creator of the less than saintly Lady Chatterley
    $600 6
He presented his operas "Alcina", "Ariodante" & "Atalanta" at the Covent Garden Theater, as well as his "Messiah"
    $800 12
In the Battle of Monmouth, Mary McCauley earned this nickname by bringing water to the soldiers
    $800 17
This former U.N. Secretary General taught international law at Cairo University from 1949 to 1977
    $800 29
The name of this California mountain system is Spanish for "snowy range"
    $800 24
Maharishi, a term for a mystical teacher, is derived from this classical language
    DD: $1,800 19
Originally, this "Omoo" author's name was spelled without an "E" on the end
    $800 9
"Pineapple Poll" is a ballet with music from works by this "Pinafore" pair
    $1000 13
This Prussian falsely claimed to be an aide-de-camp to Frederick the Great
    $1000 18
The University of the Arts in Philadelphia is home to this author of "Sexual Personae"
    $1000 30
A 7.2 mile auto tunnel through this Alpine peak connects Courmayeur, Italy with Chamonix, France
    $1000 25
From the Greek for "single letter", it's a design composed of one or more initials
    $1000 20
Undine Spragg is the heroine of "The Custom of the Country" by this author of "The Age Of Innocence"
    $1000 10
Not to "J'Accuse" Alfred Bruneau, but he got opera stories like "Le Reve" from this author friend

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Bill Lisa
$11,500 $4,200 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1963 letter from this city's jail is a historic document in the civil rights movement

Final scores:

Craig Bill Lisa
$11,000 $8,400 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Craig Bill Lisa
$12,100 $5,000 $2,200
30 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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