Show #3731 - Monday, November 20, 2000

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

Contestants

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Carl Gilbertsen, a junior at the University of Illinois from Chicago, Illinois

Pam Mueller, a junior at Loyola University, Chicago from Wilmette, Illinois

Jonah Knobler, a sophomore at Harvard University from Cincinnati, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

ROCK ME
2000 COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS
PRESIDENTIAL NICKNAMES
POETS & POETRY
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
MONEY TALKS
    $100 1
Michelangelo made "David", seen here, from this rock
    $100 30
This Jell-O pudding pitchman said the darnedest things to kids at Xavier University's commencement
    $100 11
His hunting rifle accessory made him "Telescope Teddy"
    $100 2
Most of this "Color Purple" author's first volume of poetry, "Once", was written in one week in 1964
    $100 16
Term for a player who isn't recruited, but just "ambles" onto the field to try out
    $100 21
One "saved is" one "earned"
    $200 7
It's molten rock below ground
    $200 29
Graduates of Middlebury College in Vermont listened to this former president -- of Poland
    $200 12
He was "Haberdasher Harry"
    $200 3
"Howl", his first book of poetry, was published by City Lights, a bookstore owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti
    $200 17
Mississippi State is represented by this persistent creature seen here
    $200 22
It's an old warning said on parting about not accepting false five-cent pieces
    $300 8
A basic copper aluminum phosphate, it's the type of stone used here in an ancient Aztec ornament
    $300 28
This author took "The Firm" stance of telling Arkansas State grads to "leave the country"
    $300 13
The "Father of the Declaration of Independence"
    $300 4
In "Endymion" he wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever"
    DD: $1,400 18
The university of this state was the fitting 1999-2000 champion of the Big Sky Conference
    $300 23
Term for the money used to "germinate" a new business, like maybe a flower shop
    $400 9
Stalactites & stalagmites are formed primarily in caves of this "stone"
    $400 27
Take a memo:
Stanford got a secretary to speak -- this Secretary-General
    $400 14
"The Hero of Fort Donelson" as well as "The Hero of Appomattox"
    $400 5
In 1945 this South American country's Gabriela Mistral won the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $400 19
This school's 1999 win over its archrival was overshadowed by the fatal collapse of a bonfire tower
    $400 24
It was an old translation of the Bible that turned "money obtained dishonestly" into "filthy" this
    $500 10
It's the earthy term for crystal lime nodules like the one seen here
    $500 26
In May 2000 Princeton got a queen, this Mideastern one, who's a Princeton alumna
    $500 15
The "Land Hero of 1812"
    $500 6
A poem by Poe purports to be the confession of this lame Asiatic conqueror, also a Christopher Marlowe subject
    $500 20
The Outland Trophy goes to the nation's outstanding interior one of these -- no, not decorator
    $500 25
To destroy someone's financial condition little by little is to do this to them "to death"

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

Jonah Pam Carl
$1,400 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonah Pam Carl
$2,700 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ROCK ME
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
OOH, A COMEDIAN
TRAVEL
RELIGION 101
I "PASS"ED!
    $200 1
In 1999 he hit the road with his E Street Band in their first major tour in over a decade
    $200 30
Both Continental Congresses met in this city; the first convened on September 5, 1774, the second on May 10, 1775
    $200 18
This comedian & sitcom star has written about "Couplehood"
    $200 6
This U.S. university performs its Hasty Pudding theatricals in Bermuda during "College Weeks" in March & April
    $200 8
Every 12 years, followers of Jainism travel to Mysore in this country to bathe a statue of Gomateshwara
    $200 13
A travel document for identification
    $400 2
She's the distinctive-voiced singer whose recent hits include "I Try" & "Do Something"
    $400 29
More than 1000 British soldiers were killed or wounded in this June 17, 1775 battle in Massachusetts
    $400 19
As this geeky bow-tie-clad character, Paul Reubens played a sold-out show at Carnegie Hall
    $400 7
The resort of Puerto Vallarta in this country lies on Banderas Bay, presumably not named for Antonio
    $400 9
This Jewish holy day follows Rosh Hashanah by 10 days
    $400 14
Perhaps a much-sought northwest one, it's a corridor or pathway enclosed on both sides
    $600 3
The secret's out -- this Rob Thomas group grew out of another band called Tabitha's Secret
    $600 24
To aid them in the war, the British hired about 30,000 of these German soldiers, so named for their home principality
    $600 20
After leaving "SNL", he joined the original cast of "Just Shoot Me"
    $600 23
A museum in Tahiti is devoted to this French artist's works & his life in Polynesia
    $600 10
The basis of this religion's caste system can be found in the Manu Smriti, or Code of Manu
    $600 15
It means "unresisting", but it often precedes "resistance"
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Nile Rodgers) 2 of the hit albums I produced during the '80s were "Like A Virgin" by Madonna & "Let's Dance" by this singer
    DD: $1,000 27
Guerrilla leader Francis Marion earned this nickname for his daring raids from the South Carolina marshes
    $800 25
I don't want to get off on a rant, but this comic was great when he started on "MNF" in July 2000
    $800 22
A haunted castle full of mummies is a new attraction at the West Edmonton Mall in this Canadian province
    $800 11
Followers of this Japanese religion believe that the sun goddess was the ancestor of the Imperial Family
    $800 16
This word borrowed from French means "outmoded"
    $1000 5
They're the rockers in the song heard here
("Can you take me higher...")
    $1000 28
The first of these 85 essays urging ratification of the Constitution appeared on October 27, 1787 in a NYC newspaper
    $1000 26
His 1997 comedy special was called "Bring The Pain!"
    $1000 21
The open-air Makola Market is a popular place to shop in Accra, the capital of this African country
    DD: $1,000 12
This religious leader was born around 563 B.C. in what is now Nepal
    $1000 17
A bunch, often "of brats"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonah Pam Carl
$10,100 $9,000 $3,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITAIN'S NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
(Alex: Think about the last time you were there!)
In April 2000 the portrait of this living woman was moved from the Contemporary section to History

Final scores:

Jonah Pam Carl
$6,600 $11,000 $1,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonah Pam Carl
$10,100 $9,800 $2,300
23 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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