Show #3723 - Wednesday, November 8, 2000

2000-B College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From the University of Washington in Seattle.

Contestants

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Lisa Thimjon, a sophomore at Luther College from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Dave Sabath, a senior at Wisconsin-Madison from Western Springs, Illinois

Suzanne Rivoire, a senior at the University of Texas from Spring, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

LIT-POURRI
ROAD TRIP
WHAT'S ON CABLE?
(Alex: We'll give you the series; you identify the cable network.)
(Alex: A whole category about...)
NEARLY USELESS INFORMATION
CROSSWORD CLUES "R"
HIS STORY
    $100 7
Daniel Defoe claimed that this shipwreck classic was an allegory of his own life
    $100 11
A 100-foot-tall Coke bottle adorns a mall in front of the MGM Grand Hotel in this city
    $100 16
"Behind the Music"
    $100 21
It has the shortest name of the 7 continents
    $100 2
He spun straw into gold
(15)
    $100 23
This man's story begins in Genesis 1:26
    $200 1
This 1961 novel by Joseph Heller takes place on the island of Pianosa
    $200 12
Bodie, California, this type of abandoned "town", features 170 buildings in a state of "arrested decay"
    $200 17
"South Park"
    $200 22
The number of eyes visible on the back of the U.S. $1 bill
    $200 3
Midnight rider
(6)
    $200 24
"Come Together" is one of many biographies about this late rock legend
    $300 8
If you're from Narnia, you may know this author wrote some poetry under the pen name Clive Hamilton
    $300 13
A long, lit-up "M" marks the Hernando de Soto Bridge that crosses this river at Memphis
    $300 18
"Sex and the City"
    $300 28
Currently, the only 2 countries in the world that begin with the letter Z
    $300 4
Movie boxer Balboa
(5)
    $300 25
"The Last Lion" is William Manchester's bestselling bio of this WWII British prime minister
    $400 9
This lyrical drama by Percy Shelley takes license with Aeschylus' "Prometheus Bound"
    DD: $400 14
In 1946 a chain of convenience stores in Texas adopted this name to reflect the hours they were open
    $400 19
"Larry King Live"
    $400 29
They're the 2 of Snow White's 7 dwarves whose names don't end in "Y"
    $400 5
Precedes nose & numerals
(5)
    $400 26
Smile! "Historian with a Camera" is a 1955 biography of this famous Civil War photographer
    $500 10
This "Wilde" guy gives his soul to remain young while his picture reflects his descent into debauchery
    $500 15
See experts at the Smithsonian work on the conservation of the Star-Spangled Banner from this fort
    $500 20
"True Hollywood Story"
    $500 30
By last name, he's alphabetically last on a list of U.S. presidents
    $500 6
Enrollment record keeper at a university
(9)
    $500 27
"The World at His Fingertips" tells the story of this handicapped Frenchman

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

Suzanne Dave Lisa
$1,600 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Dave Lisa
$3,600 $1,300 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WEST INDIES
FEATURE FILM DEBUTS
CIVIL ENGINEERING
WILD THINGS
NEW WORDS & PHRASES
HISTORY
(Alex: The one we're more familiar with.)
    $200 13
The trident on Barbados' flag stands for this Roman god of the sea
    $200 8
Before "The Matrix" he debuted as a goalie in the hockey film "Youngblood"
    $200 18
John Smeaton, the first to call himself a civil engineer, built one of these ship-guiding structures near Plymouth
    $200 27
This nosy, long-tailed critter is the only marsupial found in the U.S.
    $200 1
A variation of couch potato, a mouse potato is someone who spends a lot of time with this
    $200 3
She plotted against the French Revolution & gave military secrets to her brother Leopold II of Austria
    $400 14
This nation's area consists of about 44% of all the land area in the West Indies
    $400 9
He was just 14 (& not yet married to Uma Thurman) when he debuted in "Explorers" in 1985
    $400 22
Name shared by a tunnel-digging machine & a mammal with poor eyesight
    $400 26
While true buffaloes have 13 pairs of ribs, this American counterpart has 14
    $400 2
Like Carson Daly of MTV, a TV host who plays musical clips or images is known by this "initial" term
    $400 4
On November 15, 1920 the League of Nations held its first meeting in this city
    $600 15
Duarte Peak, the highest point in the West Indies, rises 10,417 feet in this nation that occupies 2/3 of Hispaniola
    $600 10
She debuted as a lovesick teen in 1991's "The Man in the Moon"; in 1999 she was up for "Election"
    $600 23
Malaria killed many workers on the Rideau one of these, though it's in Canada, not Panama
    $600 28
The basilisk, which can run short distances over water, is a type of this creature
    $600 19
Also a term in census taking, it's borrowing an old piece of music & using it in a new song; try it!
    $600 5
In 1968 Soviet troops invaded this country & abducted Communist Party leader Alexander Dubcek
    $800 16
The College of the Bahamas, that nation's only school of higher learning, is located in this capital city
    $800 11
This talk show host was a student at Ithaca College when she won the lead in "Hairspray"
    $800 24
The 40-mile-long Old Croton one of these was completed in 1842 -- but that's all water over the bridge
    $800 29
The 2 African species of the mammal seen here have these contrasting names
    DD: $400 20
From the title of a 1990 Martin Scorsese film, it's a popular term for mobsters
    $800 6
In the 4th century Greece became a part of the Byzantine Empire; about 1,100 years later it became part of this empire
    $1000 17
Once known as St. Christopher and Nevis, it's now known by this slightly shorter name
    $1000 12
"Purple People Eater" introduced this young star who played Kevin Spacey's daughter in "American Beauty"
    DD: $1,000 25
Beginning in 1824 Congress allowed this military group to take on civilian projects
    $1000 30
The rough skin of these fish that make up the order Selachii was once made into a type of sandpaper called shagreen
    $1000 21
For politicians this medical-sounding spokesperson makes the bad news all better
    $1000 7
In the 1200s this western Italian city-state ruled the central Mediterranean, including Sardinia & Corsica

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Dave Lisa
$11,000 $3,700 -$100
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRO BASKETBALL
The first NBA playoff game outside the United States was played in this city

Final scores:

Suzanne Dave Lisa
$10,999 $7,200 -$100
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzanne Dave Lisa
$11,800 $3,700 -$100
30 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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