Show #3561 - Monday, February 14, 2000

2000-A College Championship semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Gina Bronsberg, a sophomore at the University of Illinois from Chicago, Illinois

Natalie Tindall, a senior at Florida A&M from Tallahassee, Florida

Greg Hodgin, a senior at Emory University from Columbia, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

FICTION
ENTERTAINING CATS
AROUND THE WORLD
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
CANDY
IT HAPPENED ON VALENTINE'S DAY
    $100 9
Kaye Gibbons' "Ellen Foster" & "A Virtuous Woman" have found their way into this TV host's book club
    $100 7
Jim Davis draws the line at this title cat
    $100 1
When remeasured in 1999, this highest mountain was found to have grown by 7 feet
    $100 26
An oversized oinker
    $100 14
Get the "Cool Sensation" of these mint candies made by Hershey
    $100 10
In 1929 Al Capone's men massacred rival gangsters on St. Valentine's Day in this city
    $200 11
Isabel Allende's 1999 novel "Daughter of Fortune" begins in Valparaiso in this country
    $200 8
Distinct phraser heard here reading "The Autobiography of Foudini M. Cat":
    $200 2
Most of this small British dependency on ths Spanish coast is dominated by a big "rock"
    $200 27
An appaloosa from Oslo
    $200 15
According to a jingle, "Almond Joy's Got Nuts", this candy bar "Don't"
    $200 18
TV's Mrs. Brady, she was born on Feb. 14, 1934
    $300 12
Chili Palmer returns in "Be Cool", a 1999 sequel to this Elmore Leonard novel
    $300 20
This colorful big cat has been bopping to a Henry Mancini theme since 1963
    $300 4
For safety reasons this landmark seen here was closed to the public in 1990:
    $300 28
A bird of prey allowed by law
    $300 16
The name of this candy bar, taffy with a peanut butter center, runs from A to Z to A
    $300 19
In 1995 Arthur Chaskalson, who defended Nelson Mandela in 1964, was sworn in as this country's chief justice
    $400 21
Say a little prayer for this title character of a 1989 John Irving novel, who speaks in capital letters
    $400 24
Beanie Baby fanatics know Blizzard is a white one of these
    DD: $600 5
Vatnajokull, the largest glacier in this country, covers some 3,200 square miles
    $400 29
Goldilocks sat on one (actually, on all three)
    $400 13
The character seen here represents this candy:
    $400 23
Americans fell in love with her when she gave a TV tour of the White House on Feb. 14, 1962
    $500 22
Newsweek calls this "Cryptonomicon" author "The Hacker Hemingway"
    $500 25
The cat seen here lives with the TV family with this last name:
(Salem the Cat: "I'll take 'World Domination' for $1000, Alex!")
    $500 6
Argentina, Bolivia & Brazil could say to this small country, "Halt, we've got you surrounded!"
    $500 30
The jargon of an Australian wild dog
    $500 17
The peaks & the triangular shape of this Swiss chocolate bar were inspired by the Matterhorn
    $500 3
On Feb. 14, 1989 the Ayatollah Khomeini called for the death of this Indian-born British author

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Greg Natalie Gina
-$100 $1,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Natalie Gina
$900 $2,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FRICTION
SCARY MOVIE SEQUELS
(Alex: Aren't they all!)
EDIBLE LINGO
CELEBRITY ALUMNI
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
LOVE POETRY WITH JOHNNY GILBERT
    $200 1
These fluid-filled swellings on the skin are most commonly caused by burns or friction
    $200 2
This 1997 movie opens with Jada Pinkett meeting her end at a screening of "Stab"
    $200 19
Life's not the pits when it's like "a bowl of" these
    $200 13
Though he's rather dim as Dick on "3rd Rock from the Sun", he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard
    $200 8
She ran the farm while the revolution kept her & future president John apart for most of 10 years
    $200 10
We hope she meant the following for husband Robert:
("I love thee to the level of every day's most quiet need, by sun and candlelight")
    $400 4
A violinist rubs this substance onto his bow to increase the friction between it & the strings
    $400 3
"Judgment Day" was the subtitle to this 1991 movie sequel
    $400 20
Some people can be "as nutty as" this holiday treat with a long shelf life
    $400 14
She was a freshman at the University of Miami when she joined the Miami Sound Machine in 1975
    $400 9
At Cornwallis' defeat, 1 of the 3 major American divisions was headed by this Frenchman
    $400 24
It's the object John Donne is addressing here:
("Why doest thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us; must to thy emotions lovers' seasons run")
    $600 5
The rolling element types of these friction-reducing machine parts come in 2 varieties, roller & ball
    DD: $1,400 15
"The Dream Child" was the subtitle to the fifth installment in this series
    $600 21
Hold on to your wallet if you're ever "packed in like" these small herring relatives
    $600 26
David Schwimmer's friends know he studied speech & drama at this Evanston, Illinois school
    DD: $900 11
For his dealings with this man, Major John Andre concocted codes & used secret inks
    $600 25
With words like the following, this poet's name could be read as a statement:
("Is fair art thou my bonnie lass...")
    $800 6
Friction gives a balloon rubbed on wool a static charge by transferring these subatomic particles
    $800 16
In this series Part 4 was "The Final Chapter", but Part 5 was "A New Beginning"
    $800 22
A score of zero in sports is also known by this bird term
    $800 27
This oldest of the Baldwin acting brothers was a poli sci major at George Washington University
    $800 12
This future treasury secretary was appointed Washington's aide-de-camp in 1777
    $800 29
It's the line that precedes the following:
("Thou art more lovely and more temperate; rough winds do shape the darling buds of May")
    $1000 7
Friction is what makes this type of machine impossible; all machines will eventually run down
    $1000 18
"The Evil Escapes" in the fourth installment of this normally housebound "Horror"
    $1000 23
Proverbs 9:17 wisely observes that "Stolen waters are sweet, and" this food "eaten in secret is pleasant"
    $1000 28
He wrote his 1st complete play, "Camel", while studying at Goddard College; "Glengarry Glen Ross" came later
    $1000 17
A staff officer for Frederick the Great, he came to fight after meeting Franklin in France
    $1000 30
She wasn't so "saint"ly when she wrote the following:
("What lips my lips have kissed and where and why I have forgotten and what arms have lain under my head til morning")

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Natalie Gina
$7,000 $9,600 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC QUOTATIONS
According to Suetonius it was inscribed on a parade wagon after the 5-day Pontic campaign of 47 B.C.

Final scores:

Greg Natalie Gina
$7,000 $5,100 $300
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Natalie Gina
$7,300 $8,800 $2,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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