Show #4872 - Tuesday, November 15, 2005

2005 College Championship semifinal game 2.
From the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

(Sarah: Hey shredders! I'm dropping in. We'll translate English into Snowboarding, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Alison Jenik, a junior at the University of Maryland from New York, New York

Ben Goldman, a sophomore at New York University from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Nico Martinez, a junior at Stanford University from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

DUKES BEDEVILED
ALL THE RAVE
DEAD SCIENTISTS SOCIETY
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
STEP INTO THE STUDY
NEW SUPERHEROES & VILLAINS
    $200 6
Duke Leto bites the dust early on in this classic Frank Herbert sci-fi work
    $200 11
You can camp overnight at the Global Gathering Weekend Rave near Stratford-upon-Avon in this country
    $200 1
This Tuskegee scientist increased yields by alternating the planting of cotton & peanuts
    $200 15
On Sept. 29, 2005 John Roberts was sworn in as this
    $200 22
Myology is the study of these, like biceps
    $200 17
So strong an NBA Award is named for him, in a time of crisis, he's the first reserve off the bench; make way for the...
    $400 7
Cardinal Wolsey has the Duke of Buckingham arrested & offed in this Shakespeare history play
    $400 27
This Black Rock Desert event hasn't had an official rave since 1996, but nuzzle a speaker & feel the fire's glow
    $400 2
When this Russian made his periodic table, he left room for the still-undiscovered gallium
    $400 16
This Cabinet department is nicknamed "Foggy Bottom"
    $400 23
I'm into proxemics, as people are always invading my personal this
    $400 18
Called "Head Case" until his friends' laughter made him mad, he changed it to this, from the Greek for "skull"; beware the...
    $600 8
"The Duke" & "The King" commandeer this title character's raft in an 1884 novel
    $600 28
In 1999 the Love Parade drew 1.5 million ravers to this once-divided European capital
    DD: $1,000 3
In 1867 this British surgeon published "On the Antiseptic Principle in the Practice of Surgery"
    $600 12
The states with more than 30 electoral votes are California, New York & this
    $600 24
If you study petrology, you might have these in your head
    $600 19
11 letters of trouble, he introduces after-dinner speakers; raise a glass in fear to...
    $800 9
John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, bought the farm with Richard III at Bosworth Field, ending this conflict
    $800 29
Harvest is a faith-bass'd rave off the Andrew Johnson Highway in this state
    $800 4
The "motion" of particles in a still liquid was named for this Scottish botanist
    $800 13
The Justice Department was created in 1870, but this top job there had existed since 1789
    $800 25
Lose a syllable from statistics to study this, when forces combine to form an equilibrium
    $800 20
From the Latin for "judged", she's empowered to decide an issue; sitting mightily at the bargaining table, it's...
    $1000 10
Later known as the Duke of Windsor, this king had to abdicate the throne in 1936
    $1000 30
Find a mate in Victoria at the Earthcore Global Carnival in this country
    $1000 5
The galvanometer, which measured electric currents, is named from a scientist from what's now this country
    $1000 14
This House Democrat is the first woman to lead a major party in the U.S. Congress
    $1000 26
A phycologist needs no cough to study these aquatic organisms, which include seaweeds like kelp
    $1000 21
Uh oh! He just sold you a lemon of a car! "Let the buyer beware" this 2-word Latin phrase, it's...

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

Nico Ben Alison
$3,800 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nico Ben Alison
$6,600 $2,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

COMPOSERS
AN ENGLISH-SNOWBOARDING DICTIONARY
STATE THE GEOGRAPHIC CENTER
(Alex: You name the state for us.)
FAMOUS PAIRS
(Alex: For each famous message, give us the original...)
MEANS OF TRANSMISSION
NUMBER PLEASE
    $400 1
"La Clemenza di Tito", this Austrian's last opera, premiered just 3 months before his untimely death
    $400 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew translates from the slopes of Park City, UT.) English--losing at blackjack by going over 21; Snowboarding--throwing down a mad trick
    $400 8
Sanpete County, center for the Mormon Miracle Pageant
    $400 29
Spaces for butter in English muffins:
Nooks & ___
    $400 30
"Mr. Watson, come here, I want you"
    $400 24
In a 1976 book, '60s activist Jerry Rubin quoted that era's slogan "Don't trust anyone over" this age
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Majestic Theatre in New York: "I'm on the Broadway set of The Phantom of the Opera.") This man, who wanted to make "The Phantom of the Opera" his great romantic musical, also cowrote the show's libretto
    $800 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew translates from the slopes of Park City, UT.) English--a type of shotgun; Snowboarding--two rails fused together
    $800 10
Richland County, now the center of state government after replacing Charleston
    $800 19
In the comics:
Calvin & ___
    $800 28
"The British nation is stirred and moved as it has never been... in its long, eventful, famous history"
    DD: $3,000 23
The standard measure of visual acuity is based on standing this many feet from an eye chart
    DD: $3,000 3
Rikard Nordraak, who composed this country's national anthem, was a friend of Edvard Grieg
    $1200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew translates from the slopes of Park City, UT.) English--to bend; Snowboarding--the degree of a board's softness or stiffness, affecting the way you turn
    $1200 9
Yavapai County, which includes Prescott National Forest
    $1200 11
Retail partners:
___ & Fitch
    $1200 27
In the book of Daniel, "Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin"
    $1200 22
A common Biblical number of days; Jesus spent this many on Earth after the Resurrection
    $1600 4
His "Goldberg Variations" were named in honor of harpsichordist Johann Goldberg
    $1600 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew translates from the slopes of Park City, UT.) English--a small compartment in a theater; Snowboarding--a rail with an extra-wide surface
    $1600 6
The north part of the city of Worcester, once a center of abolitionism
    $1600 12
Best buddies in Greek legend:
Damon & ___
    $1600 26
"Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind"
    $1600 20
If some wacky Canadian tells you it's 10 degrees Celsius, it's this round number Fahrenheit
    $2000 5
He was born in the Old World but found fame with his 1893 symphony "From the New World"
    $2000 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew translates from the slopes of Park City, UT.) English--the hour a TV show is broadcast; Snowboarding--the number of seconds you stay aloft
    $2000 7
Mercer County, which became the center for a Martian invasion in 1938
    $2000 13
In the Gulf of Guinea:
Sao Tome & ___
    $2000 25
1939:
"It may become possible to set up a nuclear chain reaction in a large mass of uranium"
    $2000 21
This rounded-off number of days in the Kennedy administration is in the title of a 1965 book about it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nico Ben Alison
$22,400 $13,200 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2005 COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES
Speaking at his alma mater, he urged graduates to be voracious readers, donate to worthy causes & stay in Maine

Final scores:

Nico Ben Alison
$26,401 $1 $5
Finalist 3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nico Ben Alison
$20,200 $11,400 $200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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