Show #4648 - Wednesday, November 17, 2004

2004 College Championship semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Vicky Manos, a sophomore at St. John’s University from Levittown, New York

Ari Schoenholtz, a senior at Williams College from Bethesda, Maryland

Casey Retterer, a sophomore at the University of Maryland from Olney, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
WHEN THEY WERE IN COLLEGE
BESTSELLERS
LAST YEAR'S NEWS
PHYSICS
"MID" TERMS
    $200 15
The game properties in classic Monopoly were named for streets in this city
    $200 16
This handsome hunk played basketball at USC long before “Magnum, P.I.” made him a star
    $200 21
Oprah picked this Tolstoy tragedy about an unhappy family for her book club
    $200 19
This government department recommended duct tape & plastic sheets to seal a room against a chemical attack
    $200 5
It’s the point of maximum velocity in a pendulum’s swing
    $200 8
Cinderella's deadline
    $400 14
It’s easy to recognize this city’s skyline--see the Sears Tower?
    $400 17
This “Alien” star has been a close pal of playwright Christopher Durang ever since they were drama students at Yale
    $400 30
This weepie by Nicholas Sparks was made into a film starring Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams
    $400 26
Donald Rumsfeld called these 2 countries “Old Europe” after they opposed military action against Iraq
    $400 4
After trying to measure this with signals between himself & an assistant, Galileo decided it was infinite
    $400 9
A crop top is designed to leave this part of the body bare
    $600 13
This seat of Indiana University may have been named for its flowers or for an early settler
    $600 18
He was in college in ’74 when he became a weekend weatherman in Syracuse; today he’s on the “Today” show
    $600 25
The title of this series by Tim Lahaye & Jerry B. Jenkins refers to the people who remain on Earth after the rapture
    $600 27
Democratic house members fled this state in order to block republicans from redrawing congressional districts
    $600 3
(Jimmy and Sarah of the Clue Crew pull on cords of different thicknesses.) Seven letter word for the type of strength, based on the cohesion of molecules, that varies in different materials
    $600 10
This word completes the proverb “Don’t change horses in...”
    $800 12
The heart of French Louisiana & the unofficial capital of the Cajun country is this city named for a French patriot
    $800 20
Joan Cusack performed with an improv group while studying at this school in Madison
    $800 24
The narrator of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” has this developmental condition
    $800 28
The FDA said it would ban dietary supplements containing this after a baseball player's death was linked to it
    $800 2
The zeroth law of this says 2 bodies each in thermal equilibrium with a 3rd are in thermal equilibrium with each other
    $800 7
Even Rachel in the Bible had one of these women to help her deliver her baby
    DD: $4,200 11
On a “table” of Arizona’s most populous cities, this one would be listed third
    $1000 23
Meryl Streep starred in a campus production of “Miss Julie” as an undergrad at this Poughkeepsie college
    $1000 22
Azar Nafisi’s “Memoir in Books” is called “Reading” this Nabokov classic “in Tehran”
    $1000 29
The America’s Cup was won for the first time by a European country: ironically this landlocked nation
    $1000 1
This represents the direction and the magnitude, by the arrow’s length, of certain quantities
    $1000 6
It’s where your tympanic membrane is located

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

Casey Ari Vicky
$8,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Casey Ari Vicky
$9,200 $4,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

REMAINS TO BE SEEN
A QUICKIE WITH SUPERMAN
THIS MEANS WAR
COOKING
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
E BEFORE I
(Alex: But "E" immediately before "I".)
    $400 29
Excavations at this city destroyed by Vesuvius have revealed people trapped in time
    $400 15
In 2001 this "Clark Kent before he was Superman" series debuted on the WB
    $400 23
In 2001 Teddy Roosevelt received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his actions during this war
    $400 1
To make this basis of soup, simmer chicken parts for 3 hours, with frequent skimming, or drop a cube into water
    $400 17
Zwilling J. A. Henckels will sell the aspiring chef an 18-piece block set of these
    $400 11
Goods or cargo transported commercially
    $800 30
Today on display in an Italian museum, the body of a 5,300-year-old man was found in 1991 thawing out in these mountains
    $800 14
In 1996 in the comics, Superman finally married her
    $800 28
Legend has it that this war lasted for 10 years, ending in 1184 B.C.
    $800 2
If you put too much of this into a dish, drop in a peeled potato to absorb it
    $800 16
Firefighters' equipment includes axes and this modified "bar" that operates as a lever
    DD: $2,500 10
Chaing Kai-shek Memorial Hall is located in this capital
    $1200 26
The philosopher Jeremy Bentham, who died in 1832, is kept in a glass case at University College in this British city
    $1200 13
His cub reporter buddy at the Daily Planet newspaper
    $1200 27
It began in 1899 when the Orange Free State & South African Republic declared war on Britain
    $1200 5
An egg that spins merrily & easily on the counter tells you it's this
    $1200 20
Professional whose tool kit would most likely include a multimeter & a wire stripper
    $1200 9
The leader of an Arab tribe or village
    $1600 25
The body of this "Common Sense" author was taken to be put on display in England, but eventually his remains were lost
    $1600 12
Superman vows a never-ending fight for "truth, justice and" this
    $1600 24
The 7th Earl of Cardigan saw his famous light brigade decimated in the Battle of Balaklava in this war
    $1600 6
For vegetarians, instead of vitello alla parmigiana, veal parmesean, make malanzine alla parmigiana, this
    DD: $4,400 19
Tusa's visio, with a polycarbonate frame, is this piece of scuba equipment
    $1600 8
He's the missionary and humanitarian seen here
    $2000 21
This patron saint of Lourdes' body has remained unchanged in its glass display case since her death in 1879
    $2000 4
In the 1978 movie, Gene Hackman played this villain & perpetual thorn in Superman's side
    $2000 22
The second of these wars between ancient Rome & Carthage is also known as the Hannibalic war
    $2000 7
You'll want to remove the stem and possibly the gills before cooking with this jumbo-sized mushroom
    $2000 18
To achieve the surf style on one of these, use a whammy bar
    $2000 3
In November 1942 Montgomery's troops scored a major victory at this northern Egyptian town

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Casey Ari Vicky
$10,800 $13,300 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE NEWS
In June 2000 Bill Clinton described it as "the most wondrous map ever produced"

Final scores:

Casey Ari Vicky
$15,933 $21,601 $0
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Casey Ari Vicky
$12,000 $15,800 $7,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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