Show #3565 - Friday, February 18, 2000

2000-A College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Greg Hodgin, a senior at Emory University from Columbia, South Carolina (subtotal of $0)

Adam Center, a senior at Georgetown University from Atlanta, Georgia (subtotal of $7,800)

Janet Wong, a senior at Drew University from Eatontown, New Jersey (subtotal of $3,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOMETRY
MEN ON FILM
(Alex: We want you to name the actor.)
SNAKES ALIVE!
WORLD CAPITALS
TOY STORY
BEFORE & AFTER
    $100 16
This type of triangle has sides that are all the same length
    $100 1
"The Man in the Iron Mask"
(1998)
    $100 26
This "monarch" of Southeast Asia is the longest venomous snake
    $100 6
This capital is linked to the North Sea via the Thames River
    $100 21
In 1999 this Hasbro action figure celebrated his 35th year in the service
    $100 11
Cotton gin inventor who needed a big screen "Bodyguard"
    $200 17
A dodecahedron is a solid figure that has this many faces
    $200 2
"Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo"
(1999)
    $200 27
Capable of speeds of 12 MPH, this aggressive "black" snake of tropical Africa is the world's fastest
    $200 7
Indira Gandhi International Airport lies just outside this capital
    $200 22
They're the conversation pieces seen here
    $200 12
Female "Party of Five" star who's "Mm! Mm! Good"
    $300 18
An X-axis & Y-axis divide a plane into 4 of these aptly-named areas
    $300 3
"Johnny Mnemonic"
(1995)
    $300 28
It's the "metallic" name for the American pit viper seen here:
    $300 8
As its name implies, this Middle Eastern capital was once known for its damascened steel sword blades
    $300 23
The snacktime version of these "Kids" went up for adoption in 1996, until they began snacking on kids' hair
    $300 13
"The Bone Collector" star who penned "Rip Van Winkle"
    $400 19
It has no height, weight or depth & can be located by an ordered pair
    $400 4
"Stuart Little"
(1999)
(Voice)
    $400 29
Eunectes notaeus, the "yellow" variety of this South American snake, is much smaller than its "giant" cousin
    DD: $1,500 9
1 of 2 capitals on South America's Rio de la Plata
    $400 24
In the late '60s Mattel took on Matchbox with this line of toy cars; today it owns both
    $400 14
"Gilligan" actor's football team that won back-to-back Super Bowls in '98 & '99
    $500 20
To find the volume of one of these solids, multiply the area of its circular base by its height
    $500 5
"Titus"
(1999)
    $500 30
One of these reticulated snakes shot in Indonesia in 1912 measured 32 feet 9 1/2 inches
    $500 10
In this capital on the Danube you can stroll the Nagy Korut (Great Boulevard) or the Kis Korut (Small Boulevard)
    $500 25
This classic seen here first "drew in" kids in the mid-'60s:
    $500 15
A Watchtower distributor's relocation service provided by U.S. marshals

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

Janet Adam Greg
$900 $3,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Adam Greg
$1,700 $4,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEE, I'M A TREE
PEN NAMES
POP GOES THE MUSIC
"Q" TIPS
BAD FOREIGN STUDY CHOICES
REALLY OLD NEWS
    $200 6
Species of this evergreen include the aleppo, limber & loblolly
    $200 26
This author of "Jurassic Park" put himself through Harvard medical school writing under the name John Lange
    $200 1
On this band's first album, Dave Grohl played all of the instruments
    $200 7
It's a spread for a bed
    $200 17
Largely because of high crime, no one will call you chicken if you avoid this Ukranian capital
    $200 12
The second of these military campaigns was proclaimed by Pope Eugene III in 1147
    $400 22
The name of this type of tree sounds like the name of a large Mediterranean island:
    $400 27
Under the name Richard Bachman, he wrote "Thinner", about a man with a wasting disease
    $400 2
Her CD "Mirrorball" includes live versions of her songs "Adia" & "I Will Remember You"
    $400 8
According to its name, a 10-gallon hat would hold 40 of these
    $400 18
Things are still unstable in this country that received over 440,000 Kosovar refugees in 1999
    $400 13
Spanish navigator Vincente Yanez Pinzon captained this vessel on a famous 1492 voyage
    $600 23
The Chinese & Siberian elms are resistant to this fungal disease, but the American elm isn't
    $600 28
Edith Van Dyne, who wrote a series of books about "Aunt Jane's Nieces", was actually this Oz author
    $600 3
With help from Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas, he topped the charts with the song "Smooth"
    $600 9
This archaic word for "said" is associated forevermore with a raven
    $600 19
This area, an Indonesian province since the 1975 invasion, got really scary in 1999
    $600 14
As a boy in 238 B.C, this general accompanied his father Hamilcar on an expedition to conquer Spain
    $800 24
Long, droopy branches give this tree, Salix babylonica, its weepiness
    $800 29
Newsweek columnist Joe Klein was "Anonymous", the author of this 1996 political novel
    $800 4
(Hey, how ya doing, I'm Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray) It's the title of my band's song that says, "Once again as predicted left my broken heart open and you ripped it out"
    $800 10
It can be the object of a hunt or a place to excavate stone
    $800 20
In border areas of Eritrea, avoid wandering into this country from which Eritrea broke away in 1993
    $800 15
This British general surrendered at Saratoga October 17, 1777, 4 years before Cornwallis did
    DD: $2,100 25
The name of this tree comes from a Native American word for a dish made from its nuts, pocohiquara
    $1000 30
Originally, his 1893 novel "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" appeared under the pseudonym Johnston Smith
    $1000 5
The group Len rides motor scooters in the video for this song that samples from "More, More, More"
    $1000 11
In 1981 the U.S. placed one on Japanese car imports
    DD: $1,200 21
To learn this European language, you'll be safer in Europe than in Angola or Mozambique, where it's official
    $1000 16
The name of these ancient invaders of India comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "aristocrat"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Adam Greg
$9,800 $7,500 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC EXTREMES
The city of Tromso in this country is home to the world's northernmost university & brewery

Final scores:

Janet Adam Greg
$18,500 $9,499 $0

Cumulative scores:

Janet Adam Greg
$22,300 $17,299 $0
Tournament champion: $50,000 + a Volvo V40 automobile 1st runner-up: $17,299 2nd runner-up: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Janet Adam Greg
$8,700 $6,400 $3,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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