Show #2466 - Monday, May 1, 1995

1995 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

Neal Vermillion, a senior from Illinois Wesleyan University

JL McHenry, a senior from Tufts University

Andrea Mazza, a junior from University of Missouri

Jeopardy! Round

LINCOLN
MEMORIALS
MATH
STAND-UP SITCOMS
THE 1800s
"G" WHIZ!
    $100 11
Abe once said, "I have never had a thought politically that did not spring from" this 1776 document
    $100 22
This memorial consists of 4 sculpted heads, each 60 feet tall
    $100 26
This process will result in a quotient
    $100 1
Much of this sitcom takes place in Apt. 5A of a building on Manhattan's Upper West Side; Kramer lives in 5B
    $100 5
In December 1886 about 20 craft unions joined to form this organization that later joined with the CIO
    $100 9
Seneca said, "Fire is the test of" this metal; "adversity, of strong men"
    $200 13
Abe married her November 4, 1842
    $200 23
Mostly torn down after November 1989, a few segments of this divider remain as memorials
    $200 27
The diameter of a circle is twice the length of this
    $200 2
On this ABC sitcom, Brett Butler plays a single mom trying to raise several kids
    $200 6
In 1883 the U.S. railroads adopted these 4 time zones
    $200 14
The phrase "The moon is made of" this refers to a freshly made dairy product, not a colorful one
    $300 16
In 1837 Lincoln left New Salem, Illinois for this capital
    DD: $1,000 19
At its headquarters you can find Barbara Hepworth's Dag Hammarskjold Memorial
    $300 28
It's a plane figure with 10 straight sides
    $300 3
This comedian's fix-it character always wants "more power"
    $300 7
Designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, it was dedicated October 28, 1886
    $300 15
Its state bird is the brown thrasher
    $400 17
Abe's 7 joint debates with this man ran from August 21 to October 15, 1858
    $400 20
A national memorial to this pair is located in North Carolina's Kill Devil Hills
    $400 29
A circle with a line through it indicates this type of set
    $400 4
She's the Ellen of "Ellen"
    $400 8
Europe's first transcontinental train, it went into service in 1883
    $400 24
In 1824 Lord Byron died of a fever in Missolonghi, now in this country
    $500 18
Lincoln denounced this 1857 Supreme Court decision as part of a pro-slavery conspiracy
    $500 21
This D.C. performing arts center was built as a memorial, using materials donated by many countries
    $500 30
These 3 letters are used to designate the 3 axes in the Cartesian coordinate system
    $500 12
This stand-up comic became the "All-American Girl"
    $500 10
In 1888 this coil inventor designed the first practical system for transmitting AC power
    $500 25
The Kloss's species of this smallest of the apes is endangered

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

Andrea JL Neal
-$400 $1,400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea JL Neal
$700 $2,300 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TIMES
BALLET
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
SPACE EXPLORERS
PLANTS & TREES
NONFICTION
    $200 6
In classical antiquity, a biga was a 2-horse type of this vehicle
    $200 30
Serge Lifar's ballet "Icare" tells the story of this mythical figure who flew too close to the sun
    $200 1
This river reaches its widest point, 3 1/2 miles, just north of Clinton, Iowa
    $200 16
In 1983 Karol Bobko piloted the first flight of this ill-fated shuttle
    $200 21
Calendula & orange tulip are the national flowers of this country
    $200 7
In "Couplehood" this "Mad About You" star offers his humorous views on love & commitment
    $400 9
The first large tomb called this was built for King Mausolus at Halicarnassus in what is now Turkey
    $400 29
In Balanchine's ballet "Jewels", Patricia McBride & Edward Villella represented these red gems
    $400 2
One of the USA's largest cities in area, it's Florida's largest in population
    $400 17
She was the third woman to fly into space as well as the first American woman
    $400 22
This plant is the largest single source of vegetable oil in the U.S.
    $400 8
This Tibetan leader explains some of the concepts of Buddhism in "The Way to Freedom"
    $600 10
The city of Ashur, the first capital of Assyria, stood on the west bank of this river
    $600 27
Rasputin is a character in the 1971 ballet named for this mysterious grand duchess
    $600 3
This scenic valley in Arizona & Utah is characterized by tall, red sandstone buttes & mesas
    $600 18
Pavel Belyayev commanded the 1965 Voskhod 2 mission on which Alexi Leonov became the first to do this
    $600 23
This group of plants that includes peas & beans gets its name from the seed pods they bear
    $600 13
The first edition of his "Anatomy" book contained 750 pages; the 37th edition, issued in 1989, had nearly 1600
    DD: $1,000 11
Mut, a sky goddess of this ancient African civilization, is sometimes represented as a vulture
    $800 26
Varvara Nikitina played the enchanted princess when this Tchaikovsky ballet debuted in 1890
    DD: $900 4
Water from Lake Erie flows into Lake Ontario by way of this river
    $800 19
A statue of this first human in space stands in the Moscow square named for him
    $800 24
The coast species of this large tree ranges from California to Oregon's Chetco River
    $800 14
This bandmaster wrote instruction books for trumpet & drum, & a 1928 autobiography, "Marching Along"
    $1000 12
Nanna the moon-god was the patron deity of this 2-letter Sumerian city
    $1000 25
Born in Kiev in 1890, this legendary ballet star was the son of celebrated Polish dancers
    $1000 5
Springfield, MIssouri is the most populous city in these mountains
    $1000 20
This Apollo 11 command module pilot wrote "Flying to the Moon and Other Strange Places" for kids
    $1000 28
The roots of this largest cactus may reach over 50 feet in length
    $1000 15
This Scottish-born naturalist wrote "Our National Parks" & "My First Summer in the Sierra" in the early 1900s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea JL Neal
$400 $2,300 $10,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE HISTORY
In 1317 Pope John XXII called these people evil: "They present a false metal for gold and silver"

Final scores:

Andrea JL Neal
$0 $4,600 $5,200
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrea JL Neal
$1,300 $3,300 $9,500
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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