Show #4869 - Thursday, November 10, 2005

2005 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Contestants

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Adam Pinson, a senior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from Pinson, Alabama

Chelsea He, a sophomore at Duke University from Raleigh, North Carolina

Chris Breen, a sophomore at Princeton University from Springfield, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGE AKA
(Alex: Also known as.)
GEEK LOVE
THE 19th CENTURY
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER
THE DA VINCI CODE
THE ACC
    $200 1
In Alabama:
A reddish-brown colour
    $200 16
The Woz, Steve Wozniak, built the first computer for this company
    $200 6
In the 1840s he began reaping fame & fortune from the sale of his reaping machines
    $200 11
A rocket scientist in training, you interned at this lab, JPL for short
    $200 26
This Da Vinci masterpiece is a portrait of the second wife of a Florentine merchant
    $200 21
On July 1, 2005 this school, Doug Flutie's alma mater, became the ACC's 12th member
    $400 2
In New York:
A brand of toothpaste
    $400 17
Steve Ballmer has big geek shoes to fill for this Washington State software company
    $400 7
In June 1876 George Custer made his last stand at the Battle of this river
    $400 12
You worked with this group founded by Millard Fuller to help build homes for low-income families
    $400 27
This mural depicts the reaction to Jesus' declaration that "one of you shall betray me"
    $400 22
She's the ACC's all-time goals leader in women's soccer with 103
    $600 3
In Texas:
An edible grain of the Gramineae family
    $600 18
This director's geek cred was sealed when he sold his film co.'s computer division & it later became Pixar
    $600 8
It was the largest & most powerful state of the German Empire in the 1800s
    $600 13
You worked as a "blended beverage technician" at this chain that started as The Juice Club in 1990
    $600 28
Being left-handed made it easy for Leonardo to use what's called this type of writing named for a grooming aid
    $600 23
You'll be a hell of an engineer if you graduate from this school, a 1990 champ in football
    $800 4
In Massachusetts:
Small clumps of hairs, trees or grass
    $800 19
Sexy Linus Torvalds made us melt when he created this freely distributed UNIX clone in 1991
    DD: $1,000 9
Much of the fighting in this war, 1853 to 1856, took place on a peninsula in the Black Sea
    $800 14
You went to summer school to take this branch of science that deals specifically with compounds of carbon
    $800 29
Italy has issued euro coins with this Da Vinci "Man" on the reverse
    $800 24
In 1954, when you talked about Arnold, you meant this Wake Forest golfer & ACC champ
    $1000 5
In Iowa:
A male duck
    $1000 20
Hunky Marc Andreessen turned heads with this early web browser & company, later brought out by AOL
    $1000 10
In 1889 this South American country's last emperor, Pedro II, was forced to abdicate
    $1000 15
You slept til noon every day & read novels like "The Devil Wears Prada" & "Bergdorf" these
    $1000 30
Around 1485, Leonardo painted the young lady with this short-tailed weasel seen here
    $1000 25
The only ACC withdrawal came in 1971 when this university's Gamecocks resigned

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

Chris Chelsea Adam
$5,600 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Chelsea Adam
$5,800 $1,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WE'VE GOT MORE PEOPLE THAN YOU!
(Alex: You have to identify the most populous country of the ones we give you.)
CHARACTERS IN MUSICALS
TOUGH STUFF
SUPREME COURT REJECTS
PITHY QUOTES
THE "ACC"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "A-C-C".)
    $400 11
Iraq,
Iran,
Israel
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue accompanied by a puppet at the Golden Theatre in New York: "I'm on the Broadway set of Avenue Q.") This troubled character in "Avenue Q" has the same name as an Ivy League university in New Jersey--you do look preppy

"Why thank you!"
    $400 14
When beekeepers open an active hive, they blow this into it first
    $400 19
This president lost Haynsworth & Carswell but won with Harry Blackmun in 1970
    $400 6
Scrooge's 2-word response to "A merry Christmas, Uncle!"
    $400 1
Draw & push the bellows so that air passes over the reeds to play this instrument
    $800 12
Latvia,
Lithuania,
Estonia
    $800 27
Harvey Fierstein milked the role of Tevye in a revival of this classic musical
    $800 15
Siberia is a source for this golden gem, November's birthstone
    $800 20
When John Jay quit, John Rutledge failed to win confirmation as Chief Justice for this president
    $800 7
After recanting is belief that the Earth orbits the sun, he's said to have muttered, "But it does move"
    $800 2
Due in part to scandals at Enron & WorldCom, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 sought to reform this profession
    $1200 18
Nauru,
Tonga,
Fiji
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue suspended in a bubble in front of a giant clock in the Gershwin Theatre in New York.) In the hit musical "Wicked", this beautiful resident of Oz floats in high above the set
    $1200 16
The languages of Mauritania include Soninke, French & this official one
    DD: $2,000 21
This president not only got Bork-ed but also got smoked with Douglas Ginsburg
    $1200 8
It's said William Booth sent his troops in this charitable "Army" a 1-word telegram: "Others!"
    $1200 3
It's the capital of Ghana
    $1600 25
Poland,
France,
Germany
    $1600 29
Yes, "Sir": Robert Goulet played him in "Camelot" & Hank Azaria played him in "Spamalot"
    $1600 17
(Jeff Probst delivers the clue from Palau.) Palau celebrates its independence on October 1st because it signed a compact with this country on that date in 1994
    $1600 22
In 1881 Stanley Matthews failed under Hayes but was confirmed under this doomed president
    DD: $1,200 9
French title of Zola's 1898 letter to President Faure
    $1600 4
When used as a catalyst to spread fire, gasoline is considered this
    $2000 26
Pakistan,
Afghanistan,
Kazakhstan
    $2000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue from inside a giant tree in the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York.) I'm here in the tree of this character, who's a male baboon in the movie & played by a female here on Broadway
    $2000 24
From the Latin for "pouch", it's the scientific term for a possum's pouch
    $2000 23
William Hornblower & Wheeler Peckham gave this president back-to-back losses in 1894
    $2000 10
The King James Bible's shortest verse, "Jesus wept", refers to the death of this man
    $2000 5
Accumulated over time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Chelsea Adam
$10,200 $6,200 $16,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE
Launched in 2004, Billboard's first Top 20 chart for these included "My Boo", the "Halloween" theme & "Ice Ice Baby"

Final scores:

Chris Chelsea Adam
$6,900 $2,199 $11,500
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Chelsea Adam
$10,000 $6,600 $15,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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