Show #2943 - Wednesday, May 21, 1997

1997 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Eric Slack, a freshman from Purdue University

Mark Urciuolo, a sophomore from Marist College

Aaron Wenger, a junior from the University of Louisville

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
SWEET TREATS
DOCTORS
TELEVISION
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
GRAMMAR
    $100 6
The international date line bends around this state
    $100 19
This jiggly dessert brand was based on a patented recipe by locomotive inventor Peter Cooper
    $100 26
In 1996 Renat Akchurin performed a 7-hour heart bypass operation on this Russian president
    $100 12
This series features a fox & a wolf, Matthew Fox & Scott Wolf
    $100 11
Frederic Henry is wounded by a shell while eating cheese & macaroni in his "A Farewell to Arms"
    $100 5
18th c. bishop Robert Lowth laid down the often-ignored rule that 2 negatives make one of these
    $200 7
With over 15,000 lakes, its lowest point is naturally on a lake, Lake Superior
    $200 20
Made with sugar & crushed or chopped fruit, these preserves have a softer consistency than jellies
    $200 27
Dr. Audrey Manley is the acting holder of this post for which the Senate rejected Henry Foster in 1995
    $200 13
This actress who played Mallory on "Family Ties" now stars on "Men Behaving Badly"
    $200 1
Dr. Pangloss teaches this Voltaire title character metaphysico-theologo-cosmolonigology
    $200 17
It's the correct noun form of "to decline", meaning to list the forms of a noun
    $300 8
Its state mineral is gold, its state fish is the golden trout & its state flower is the golden poppy
    $300 21
Fannie Farmer says don't overbake these chocolate flavored cake squares; they should be moist & chewy
    $300 28
In 1996 David Kessler, known for battling against tobacco use, resigned as head of this agency
    $300 14
When they premiered in 1994, "ER" & this medical drama aired opposite each other
    $300 2
This R.L. Stevenson story follows Mr. Utterson as he discovers these 2 characters are the same man
    $300 18
When reading this clue, a dangling one of these is included
    $400 9
NCAA teams in this state include the La Salle Explorers, the Villanova Wildcats & the Drexel Dragons
    $400 24
It's a rich soft chocolate treat or a precocious 4-year-old created by Judy Blume
    $400 29
This radio host & author of "How Could You Do That?!" earned her doctorate in physiology
    $400 15
It's the first name shared by Frasier Crane's brother & the butler on "The Nanny"
    $400 3
The title of this 1987 Toni Morrison novel is what the ghost of Sethe's daughter calls herself
    $400 22
It's the correspondence in number of a subject & a verb, & it aren't found in this clue
    DD: $500 10
Cimarron County in this state touches 4 other states
    $500 25
From a Turkish term for a cool drink, it's French for sherbet
    $500 30
In the 1950s these 2 famed physicians each developed a polio vaccine
    $500 16
This comedian hosts TV's "Politically Incorrect"
    $500 4
Rabo Karabekian, a minor character in "Breakfast of Champions", is the focus of his 1987 novel "Bluebeard"
    $500 23
A verb's voice may be active or passive & this feature may be indicative, subjunctive or imperative

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Aaron Mark Eric
$400 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Mark Eric
$1,200 $2,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
GOVERNMENT
PLAYWRIGHTS
ISLANDS
CHEMISTRY
IT'S THE PITT'S
(Alex: A whole category about an actor named Brad Pitt.)
    $200 9
Clarissa was the original first name of this nurse known as the "Angel of the Battlefield"
    $200 3
In the U.S. this official is the leader of the executive branch of a state's government
    $200 30
"En Folkefiende" is the Norwegian title of his 1882 drama "An Enemy of the People"
    $200 27
Air Lanka is the government-owned airline of this Indian Ocean island nation
    $200 23
Boyle's Law says the volume of a gas increases as this decreases if its temperature stays constant
    $200 18
Brad sank his teeth into the role of Louis de Pointe du Lac in this horror film
    $400 10
In 1505 this Protestant reformer earned a master of arts degree from the University of Erfurt
    $400 4
In John Marshall's day, this highest judicial body met in the basement of the Capitol
    $400 29
His 1659 comedy "Les precieuses ridicules", or "The Affected Young Ladies", launched his career
    $400 17
This Ecuadorean island group is home to 6 species of giant tortoises found nowhere else on Earth
    $400 26
An electron is said to be in this "state" when it's at a higher energy level than its ground state
    DD: $800 19
Film seen here, it influenced People magazine to pick Brad as the "Sexiest Man Alive":
    $600 11
Spain's King Philip II was married 4 times; his second wife was this Tudor queen
    $600 6
Chicago's Richard M. Daley is the president of the U.S. Conference of people in this post
    $600 28
This "Waiting For Godot" playwright once taught French at Trinity College in his native Dublin
    $600 16
This U.S. Caribbean commonwealth has many smaller islands, including Culebra, Mona & Vieques
    $600 25
Penicillin, the first of these drugs, comes from a fungus
    $600 20
Brad was flying high in this 1992 fly fishing film
    DD: $1,200 12
This Egyptian for whom a lake is named was born in Alexandria in 1918
    $800 7
Term for a state's geographical area that sends a representative to the U.S. Congress
    $800 2
A course in playwriting at Smith College inspired this author of "The Heidi Chronicles"
    $800 15
Brunei & parts of 2 other countries occupy this, the world's third-largest island
    $800 24
This "factor" of the gastric juice in your stomach is about 1.5
    $800 21
In this 1991 film Brad played the hitchhiker who seduces Geena Davis
    $1000 5
Theodora & Zoe, the daughters of emperor Constantine VIII, became joint rulers of this empire in 1042
    $1000 8
In this type of primary election, party affiliations do not appear on the ballot
    $1000 1
This author of "The Piano Lesson" founded the Black Horizons Theatre Company in 1968
    $1000 14
A popular tourist site in this Australian state is Port Arthur, a former penal settlement
    $1000 13
This union of atoms may be covalent or ionic
    $1000 22
The 2 Brad Pitt films released in 1995 with numbers in their titles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Mark Eric
$7,800 $11,000 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
Many homes in this city are heated by near-boiling water pumped in from hot springs at Nesjavellir

Final scores:

Aaron Mark Eric
$15,600 $15,601 $7,199
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Aaron Mark Eric
$7,400 $11,100 $3,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,100

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