Show #3724 - Thursday, November 9, 2000

2000-B College Championship quarterfinal game 2.
From the University of Washington in Seattle.

Contestants

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Jordan Kovnot, a freshman at Dartmouth College from Holland, Pennsylvania

Genevieve Romeo, a junior at Ursinus College from Yonkers, New York

Jim Giesen, a junior at the University of Washington from Spokane, Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

AD PEOPLE
STATE CAPITALS
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
DEBT
WHAT'S THE FREQUENCY?
(Alex: Literally, how often does something happen.)
RHYMES WITH RAIN
    $100 16
Charles Stone III's short film "True" was the inspiration for the series of Bud spots with this catchphrase
    $100 1
In 1977 this Florida city replaced its old capitol building with a new high-rise capitol
    $100 11
Computer hard drives are usually measured in GBs, which are these
    $100 26
Repo, as in "They can't repo my car because I owe ten lousy payments!", is short for this
    $100 4
Leap Day
(usually)
    $100 6
Hamlet, or Hans Christian Andersen
    $200 17
Cartoon Network enlisted Bob Dole for this rabbit's campaign for the presidency
    $200 2
The name of this Southwestern capital is Spanish for "holy faith"
    $200 12
This metric unit is equivalent to 1.056 quarts
    $200 27
Insert 1 letter in "debt" to get this, a bookkeeping entry for money you owe
    $200 5
Twelfth night
    $200 7
State where you'll find the lighthouse seen here
    $300 18
This "Spin City" & "Family Ties" star sold fishing reels in Japanese ads
    $300 3
Abraham Lincoln moved to this capital city in 1837
    $300 13
The symbol for this unit of electrical resistance is the Greek letter omega
    $300 28
These popular student loans are named for a Vermont senator
    $300 23
The Venice Biennale Art Exhibit
    $300 8
Whoop-ee! The tallest bird native to North America is a species of this
    $400 19
In 1999 this character came out of retirement to peddle a new Charmin
    $400 21
America's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum, is in this city whose name contains the word "art"
    $400 14
Subtract an "E" from 1,760 yards & you get this measurement for one-thousandth of an inch
    DD: $1,000 29
A time during which late payments aren't penalized, or the years 1956-1982 in Monaco
    $400 24
Mr. Spock of "Star Trek" feels the urge to mate
    $400 9
It's the opposite of wax, when referring to phases of the moon
    $500 20
Barnes & Noble
--Bam!--
sent this chef out
--Bam!--
into people's
houses--Bam!--
to push his book
    $500 22
In 1957 this city's Central High was at the center of a desegregation battle
    $500 15
The name of this system of weights & measures comes from the Old French for "goods of weight"
    $500 30
This partner of "forget" is what Bono wants Western nations to do with Third World debt
    $500 25
An ordinary jubilee year in the Roman Catholic Church
    $500 10
It means to fabricate or imitate, or to pretend, as ignorance

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

Jim Genevieve Jordan
$400 $2,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Genevieve Jordan
$1,700 $1,700 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

B.C. PEOPLE
COLLEGE MOVIES
SHORT FICTION
A PASSION FOR FASHION
MUSIC APPRECIATION
OXFORD CHITCHAT
    $200 16
Born in 69 B.C., she was the daughter of the ruler known as Ptolemy the Flute Player
    $200 1
In "Scream 2" this actress' character, Sidney Prescott, is a student at Windsor College
    $200 11
"Life These Days" finds Garrison Keillor telling "Stories From" this title place
    $200 26
Worn today by both men & women, the coat variety seen here is known by this "military" name
    $200 5
PBS fans know that "Evening at Pops" refers to this city's Pops
    $200 21
If you're a professor, reader or lecturer, you're also a "Jolly Good" one of these scholars
    $400 17
Before he went into politics, Cicero used his oratorical skills in this profession
    $400 2
This singer played a college professor in love with portly prof. Sherman Klump in "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"
    $400 12
His novellas include "Hearts in Atlantis", "The Body" & "Apt Pupil"
    $400 27
He's the clothing designer who gave us Tommy Girl cologne
    $400 7
Schubert & Gounod both wrote works called this, Latin for "Hail Mary"
    $400 22
It's an Oxford academic, as well as the title of that infamous Mr. Corleone
    $600 18
The Second Punic War ended in 201 B.C when this Carthaginian general made peace with Rome
    $600 3
"Rudy" tells the true story of Rudy Ruettiger, who realized his dream of playing football for this university
    DD: $500 13
This Brad Pitt film was based on Norman MacLean's fly-fishing novella of the same name
    $600 28
Seen here, these trousers bear the name of the island where they first became popular
    $600 8
This Italian term for the deepest range of male voice often precedes "profondo" or "profundo"
    $600 23
The rivalry between students & city dwellers is rhymingly known as "Town &" this
    $800 19
Of Samos, Davos or Junior, the island on which Pythagoras was born
    $800 4
This "Ferris Bueller" star meets up with Marlon Brando & a komodo dragon in "The Freshman"
    $800 14
His complete short stories were published in 1998 in the Finca Vigia edition
    $800 29
Trading on its century-old name, this Ohio company abbreviated A&F sells casual clothes & accessories
    $800 9
Andre Previn composed a cello sonata for this noted musician seen here
    $800 24
You may do this in polite company; it means to register or enroll at a college
    $1000 20
Ashurbanipal turned this capital city of Assyria into a cultural mecca
    $1000 6
This "American Beauty" seen here is enamored of her professor, Greg Kinnear, in the 2000 flick "Loser"
    $1000 15
"The Angel on the Roof" compiles 37 years of stories by this man who wrote "Affliction" & "The Sweet Hereafter"
    $1000 30
Lycra is a brand of this, the sturdy, non-rubber elastic fabric in use here
    $1000 10
Rossini's "Otello" debuted 71 years before this composer's more famous "Otello" opera
    DD: $500 25
3-letter Yank slang for one's physique; at Oxford it's short for a centuries old library

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Genevieve Jordan
$2,500 $6,400 $4,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL PETS
As a warning to Congress, president James Garfield named his dog this

Final scores:

Jim Genevieve Jordan
$4,500 $8,001 $1,000
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Genevieve Jordan
$2,500 $7,900 $4,100
10 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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