Show #4649 - Thursday, November 18, 2004

2004 College Championship semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Amory Jendrek, a freshman at Davidson College from Knoxville, Tennessee

Rachel McCool, a sophomore at Dickinson College from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Lily Wang, a junior at Columbia University from Plano, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

ROCKS & STUFF
I PLAYED 'EM ON TV
FAMOUS FRIENDSHIPS
NASA PRODUCTS
(Alex: And because Thanksgiving's coming...)
THINGS TO GIVE THANKS FOR
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 6
A rock called pridotite produces this hardest gem
    $200 26
Captian James T. Kirk, Boston lawyer Denny Crane
    $200 11
In 1883 he gave the eulogy at the funeral of his good friend & co-writer Karl Marx
    $200 21
Fans of computer flight simulations are ecstatic about this type of controller, developed for the lunar rover
    $200 16
This 10-item document ratified by New Jersey in 1789 & Connecticut in 1939
    $200 1
If you're really hungry, pig out on one of these, the Swedish equivalent of a buffet
    $400 7
This form of molten rock deep within the earth can reach a temperature of over 2100 degrees
    $400 27
Jeannie Bueller,
Rachel Green
    $400 12
In the Bible, Saul's son Jonathan becomes great friends with this future king after battling the Philistines
    $400 22
For NASA, Black & Decker developed this type of tool to let astronauts work on the moon without needing a wall socket
    $400 17
This process that begins with weathering, for giving us Bryce Canyon & Niagara Falls
    $400 2
We commonly use this 4-word French phrase to mean "the best of the best"
    $600 8
This agreeable-sounding metamorphic rock has alternating bands of dark- & light-colored minerals
    $600 28
Dr. John Becker,
Sam Malone
    $600 13
When Henry David Thoreau lived on the shores of Walden Pond, this friend of his was the landlord
    $600 23
NASA used this in Skylab back in 1973 to detect toxic vapors in the air
    $600 18
The central one of these, which pulls our hands away from fire, & the peripheral one, which lets us taste chocolate
    $600 3
It's what the Norwegians call a long, narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs
    $800 9
Most rocks are composed primarily of oxygen & this element
    $800 29
Stacey Colbert,
Dr. Sloan Parker,
Grace Adler
    DD: $2,000 14
This adventurous man was a close friend of George Bernard Shaw & changed his name to T.E. Shaw in 1927
    $800 24
Since NASA created strong translucent ceramics, it's tinsel teeth no more when you wear these
    $800 19
Melody, rhythm & this third main element, used as a synonym for "chord", making music beautiful
    $800 4
After some fierce flamencoing, you might hear cries of this, Spanish for "water"
    $1000 10
Soapstone, used as an electrical insulator, is a greenish-gray variety of this soft mineral
    $1000 30
Samantha Micelli,
Jennifer Mancini,
Phoebe Halliwell
    $1000 15
Neitzsche was a close friend of this "Parsifal" composer, but later things went sour between them
    $1000 25
NASA's technology to reduce signal noise from a spacecraft allows this product to receive clear images for your TV
    $1000 20
Give thanks for her
    $1000 5
If you're eager, enthusiastic, rarin' & read to go, you're this, from the Chinese meaning "work together"

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

Lily Rachel Amory
$3,000 $2,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lily Rachel Amory
$6,000 $6,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOUR DE FRANCE
CINEMA TRIVIA
EARLS GONE WILD
ART HISTORY CLASS
YOU GET AN "F"
FIND A JOB, KID
    $400 1
You can tour the cellars of Moet et Chandon in Epernay, fittingly on an avenue with this sparkling name
    $400 6
Harrison Ford famously shot a swordsman in this first Indiana Jones film because he was too ill to do a fight scene
    $400 7
Kenyan capital where the Earl of Erroll frolicked with randy, druggie friends--until he was murdered!
    $400 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an image of a painting on a screen.) You can see why John Constable said that in this type of work, the sky is the chief organ of sentiment
    $400 21
...in music if you can't remember that the piccolo is a member of this woodwind's family
    $400 26
Title occuptation of Figaro in a Rossini opera
    $800 2
A large armada crossed the English Channel to invade the beaches of this historic region on June 6, 1944
    $800 10
Battle scenes in this 1995 Mel Gibson epic had to be reshot; some extras were wearing watches & sunglasses
    $800 8
Henry Howard, a 16th century Earl of Surrey, liked breaking windows & writing early poems in this form adapted from Italy
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an image of a cave painting on a screen.) Temperature and moisture within the Lascaux cave preserved even the pigments from 15,000 B.C. in this age
    $800 22
...in biology if you actually pick up the poison dart species of this amphibian
    $800 27
From the old English for "House Guard", it's the old term for a male flight attendant
    $1200 3
This mountain range extends along France's border with Spain
    $1200 11
The voice of Princess Fiona in "Shrek", she broke her nose while surfing in Hawaii on her August 30, 2003 birthday
    DD: $1,600 14
Lord Chancellor of this country 1789-1802, the Earl of Clare fought against rights for Catholics there
    $1200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an image of a painting on a screen.) As painters began to portray domestic life, "The Merode Altarpiece" gave this humble character his due
    $1200 23
...in international studies if you can't recollect that the Eduskunta is this country's Parliament
    $1200 28
These two words, synonyms for insurers & morticians, both begin with "under"
    $1600 4
This city, "Capital of the French Riviera", likely got its name from the Greek word for "Victory"
    $1600 12
Local boys Ben Affleck & Matt Damon were Fenway Park extras in this 1989 Kevin Costner film
    $1600 15
This British peer & noted thinker was arrested after an anti-nuclear demonstration when he was 89
    $1600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an image of a painting on a screen.) The brushstroke works of this pop artist are parodies on abstract art technique
    $1600 24
...in German lit if you can't recall that this Goethe title character messes with Mephistopheles
    DD: $3,000 29
The name of this job comes from the Greek for "dance writing"
    $2000 5
This longest river in France is famous for its picturesque valley & chateaux
    $2000 13
The real Jim Garrison played Earl Warren in this 1991 film
    $2000 20
Imprisoned for quarelling at the court of James II, the Earl of Devonshire asked this successor to take the throne
    $2000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to an image of a painting on a screen.) In Monet's work, we see the impressionist's varied colors, known as "the rainbow" this
    $2000 25
...in chemistry if you fail to identify this radioactive element named for physicist Enrico
    $2000 30
Somebody whose job it is to control a fleet of vehicles like taxis by radio communication

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lily Rachel Amory
$13,000 $16,800 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN NOVELS
The image seen here is part of Faulkner's original text of this 1930 novel

Final scores:

Lily Rachel Amory
$21,201 $23,600 $21,200
2nd place: $10,000 Finalist 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lily Rachel Amory
$10,400 $16,400 $10,600
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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