Show #4186 - Monday, November 11, 2002

2002 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From the Schottenstein Center at the Ohio State University in Columbus.

Contestants

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Katie Orphan, a freshman at Whitworth College from Reno, Nevada

Adam Kay, a sophomore at Salt Lake Community College from West Jordan, Utah

Jara Dorsey, a senior at Carnegie Mellon University from Steubenville, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

CLIFFS NOTES
(Alex: You have to identify the work, of course.)
AWARDS & HONORS
FIRST LADIES
NURSERY RHYME RAP
THE OLD WEST
IN THE DICTIONARY
    $200 5
Depressed prince can't decide whether to kill nasty uncle until the end of Act V (should have done it sooner)
    $200 1
The Palme d'Or is presented at this French film festival
    $200 16
Born in Massachusetts, she was descended from the Quincy family on her mother's side
    $200 27
The lady on the white horse shows her bling-bling, bros, waving rings on her fingers & these on her toes
    $200 2
Gold-plated pistols used by this female sharpshooter are at L.A.'s Autry Museum of Western Heritage
    $200 14
This word for a time of day comes from the Latin for "ninth hour"
    $400 6
Lady arrives in New Orleans for an extended visit with her sister; her brother-in-law throws a real hissy fit
    $400 4
Past winners of the Pritzker Prize for this include I.M. Pei & Frank Gehry
    $400 17
Seen here, she was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia in 1757
    $400 20
My homeboy Humpty ain't into crack, 'cept when he falls from this right on his back
    $400 3
Seen here, this "beastly" one-time Army scout & Pony Express rider later ran his own Wild West Show
    $400 15
This 7-letter verb can mean to close a meeting, or to meet in another place
    $600 7
Spoiler warning! We're about to give away the ending! She throws herself under a train! In Russia!
    $600 8
This organization awards the Spingarn Medal, its highest honor for achievement among African-Americans
    $600 24
Her uncle lived in the White House when this future first lady got married in 1905
    $600 21
This trio I don't know from Adam can't see the lady with a knife comin' at 'em
    $600 9
Wyatt Earp's brother Morgan survived this 1881 gunfight but was murdered 5 months later
    $600 28
This "animal" verb's synonyms include endure, stand, abide, suffer & support
    $800 11
Swordsman makes guys pay through the (ahem) nose if they dare to mention his incredibly long honker
    DD: $1,000 18
The Mystery Writers of America named an award for this American, the creator of the detective story
    $800 25
Marvin Pierce, the father of this first lady, was the publisher of McCall's magazine
    $800 22
The best horn player you'll ever see is this hit-the-hay boy, Master LBB
    $800 10
It's the last name shared by brothers Ed, Jim & Bat, all of whom were Old West lawmen
    $800 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports) This branch of mathematics deals specifically with the figure seen here
    $1000 12
American college professor goes to Spain & blows up a bridge
    $1000 19
This foundation, the AFB, gives an award for the narration of talking books
    $1000 26
She was a hostess at the White House for the widowed Thomas Jefferson before becoming first lady in 1809
    $1000 23
He's the cat who's gone to sea, silver buckles on his knee (shut your mouth) but, I'm talking about...
    $1000 13
This lawman tracked down & shot dead the outlaw Billy the Kid
    $1000 30
This Italian musical term tells you that you are "obliged" to play a particular part of a piece

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jara Adam Katie
$1,600 $3,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jara Adam Katie
$5,200 $3,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HUMAN BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
OHIO ENTERTAINERS
GETTING KNOTTY
FESTIVALS
THERE'S A WHOLE WORLD OUT THERE
COMMENCEMENT CLICHES
    $400 9
This tendon enables muscles at the back of the lower leg to lift the heel when walking or running
    $400 4
Born in Cadiz, he's the sex symbol seen here in the '30s
    $400 2
An incorrectly tied square knot, perhaps tied by your mom's mom
    $400 1
On this day of the month of Shawwal, Muslims begin the festival of breaking the fast
    $400 20
This river is 250 miles longer than the Amazon
    $400 25
Senator Christopher Dodd told UConn grads that the only constant is this
    $800 10
Also called the master gland, it's the most important of the endocrine glands
    $800 5
This "Saturday Night Live" cast member would say yes, she's one of the Shaker Heights Shannons
    $800 3
Guinness reports that in one hour a man tied 833 stems of this fruit into knots with his tongue
    $800 14
Festivals this Scottish city is famous for include a jazz one, a film one & of course, a fringe one
    $800 21
Cape Farewell on this country's South Island is north of Wellington on its North Island
    $800 26
Do this if you're hurrying through life, or if you're passing a florist's aromatic shop
    $1200 11
If you've "mapped" out the body, you know it's the topmost cervical vertebra of the neck
    $1200 6
This singer of "I Try" & "Why Didn't You Call Me?" originally moved from Ohio to L.A. to learn screenwriting
    $1200 16
From the Latin suere, "to sew", it's the thread used to tie knots & stitches during surgery
    DD: $5,000 15
In January in Michigan people set up shanties on Houghton Lake for a festival devoted to this sport
    $1200 22
www.unibo.it is the web address of Europe's oldest university, in this northern Italian city
    $1200 28
Speakers compare themselves to the body at this Irish event -- people need you there, but don't expect you to say much
    $1600 12
The metatarsal bones are in the foot; these 5 bones lie between the wrist & the fingers
    DD: $2,000 7
This Cincinnati gal's professional name comes from characters in a film based on a Bizet opera & in a Greek myth
    $1600 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports) This non-slipping knot takes its name from the line attached to the front part of a boat
    $1600 18
Each September the city of Lafayette in this southern state is home to Festivals Acadiens
    $1600 23
In a deli, "Hold" this Irish county that features wild coastline & the country's largest bog
    $1600 29
This oft-quoted Robert Frost poem says the 2 paths were actually about equally worn
    $2000 13
The lowest part of the brain stem, it sits above the spinal cord
    $2000 8
In "My City was Gone", this Pretenders singer mourned the Akron of her youth
    $2000 27
According to legend, Alexander the Great was unable to untie this knot, so he cut it instead
    $2000 19
This Catholic feast on December 8 honors the Virgin Mary
    $2000 24
This Asian country with a nomadic tradition has the highest number of horses per capita in the world
    $2000 30
You'll be reminded that "Commencement is not" this 3-letter antonym of "commencement"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jara Adam Katie
$18,000 $400 $11,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

THEORIES OF SCIENCE
Physicist John Wheeler compared possible passages through space & time to the work of this creature

Final scores:

Jara Adam Katie
$16,000 $800 $22,000
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jara Adam Katie
$17,400 $5,400 $11,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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