Show #4874 - Thursday, November 17, 2005

2005 College Championship final game 1.
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

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

Jayanth Iyengar, a junior at Washington University in St. Louis from Madison, Wisconsin

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Jeopardy! Round

THE IVORY TOWER
STUDENT LOANS
MONEY FROM HOME
STAYING UP LATE
PARTYING
IN COLLEGE
(Alex: And each correct response in that last category will be made up of letters you can find in the word "college". Hence, IN COLLEGE.)
    $200 8
The White Tower in Thessaloniki in this country has evolved from place of execution to museum
    $200 1
I made the very long trip to the library to borrow this epic, Homer's sequel to the "Iliad"
    $200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from St. Petersburg, Russia.) Shopping in a Russian marketplace, you can buy a traditional nesting doll for 3,000 of these
    $200 26
This veteran of ABC News is the anchor & managing editor of "Nightline"
    $200 13
As presidents, Truman & Wilson were members of this political party
    $200 6
One of the 3 main divisions of the mind in Freudian psychology
    $400 9
The White Pagoda in Lanzhou, China was originally built in memory of a monk of this religion
    $400 2
This Dostoyevsky novel about Alyosha, Dmitri & Ivan clocks in at about 900 pages, so I had to renew my copy
    $400 16
If your grandma in Argentina wanted to send you money, she'd convert these into dollars
    $400 27
This late-night host seen here was born in Brooklyn & raised in Las Vegas
    DD: $1,000 14
Between 1841 & 1853, 4 U.S. presidents were from this political party that no longer exists
    $400 7
A heavy wooden shoe, or an obstruction in the pipes of the sink
    $600 11
Chew on this name of the building seen here, a landmark on Chicago's skyline
    $600 3
I checked out his "Tropic of Cancer" and "Tropic of Capricorn", but they weren't the travel books I thought they'd be
    $600 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a park bench.) Take the first three letters of the country's name to identify this currency used in Riga
    $600 28
This "Tonight Show" segment features Leno asking simple questions of people out on the street
    $600 20
Ralph Nader was this political party's candidate for President in 1996 & 2000
    $600 23
At Yale University, the Whiffenpoofs are this type of "club"
    $800 12
A centuries-old fortress in Monmouthshire, Wales, or a decades-old burger chain based in Ohio
    $800 4
I borrowed a volume of his works that includes "Elmer Gantry" & "Dodsworth"
    $800 18
In South Africa 100 cents equals R1, R standing for this
    $800 29
He's been David Letterman's musical director & late-night sidekick for more than 20 years
    $800 21
Pres. John Adams was a member of this former political party that advocated a strong centralized govt.
    $800 24
To do this is to stare at someone desirously
    $1000 10
In 1078 this king built the Tower of London's White Tower out of stone from his home region of Normandy
    $1000 5
The library copy of his "Finnegans Wake" seems to be missing some text; the last sentence ends, "a long the"
    $1000 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Gdansk, Poland.) King Vladislav, who joined Poland to Lithuania and ruled for almost 50 years, is on the note worth 100 of these
    $1000 30
This Scottish comic took over as host of "The Late Late Show" in 2005
    $1000 22
For the 1864 Presidental election, the Republican Party changed its name to this
    $1000 25
In a theater or arena, it's the area at the front of a balcony or upper level

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jayanth Nico Adam
$1,000 $4,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$200 $10,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PIERCED NAVAL HISTORY
ATHLETES
EFFECTS
LOST IN AUSTRIA
SHE INVENTED WHAT?
MISSING VOWELS
(Alex: We will give you some consonants; you have to give us the word we are going for.)
    $400 4
It survived the Merrimack in March 1862 only to sink in a gale in December
    $400 21
He bid adieu to fans in July 2005 saying "Vive le Tour, forever"
    $400 15
Photography's Sabatier effect can involve prematurely peeling apart a picture from this company's camera
    $400 1
As in a neighbor nation, Austria's head of govt., Wolfgang Scheussel, holds this official position & title
    $400 16
Helen Free helped invent the strips that those with this disease first used to check glucose levels
    $400 26
A Zodiac sign:
R S
    $800 11
Even though the mortally wounded James Lawrence on the Chesapeake cried, "Don't" do this, his crew finally had to
    $800 6
Red Sox fans will never forget his bloody sock in a 2004 postseason game
    $800 22
A series of events resulting from one act or event is called this effect, after a type of watery undulation
    $800 7
These are what power the Fiakers, the traditional cabs in Salzburg's Residenzplatz
    $800 20
Gertrude Elion created drugs that aided kidney transplants & a drug that fights this cancer of the blood & marrow
    $800 27
A prop for an artist:
S L
    $1200 12
On Aug. 2, 1917, E.H. Dunning became the first man to do this on a moving ship, HMS Furious
    $1200 5
This Belgian won the 2005 U.S. Open women's singles title
    $1200 23
In the Barkhausen effect, a metal gains this property in minute steps rather than continuously
    $1200 8
King George's War in North America was known in Europe as the war of the Austrian this
    $1200 19
Rachel Brown & Elizabeth Hazen invented nystatin, an anitbiotic used on people & on this "Dutch" tree disease
    $1200 28
A flowering shrub:
Z L
    $1600 13
Just 1 torpedo from the German sub U-20 sank this liner May 7, 1915
    $1600 3
Born in Stockholm, she completed the LPGA career grand slam in 2003
    $1600 24
If your painful symptons lessen even though the doc gave you a sugar pill, you're experiencing this effect
    $1600 9
In 1901 when this Austrian physicist left teaching, 3 schools could have speedily retired his "number"
    $1600 18
Police officers salute Stephanie Kwolek for inventing this vest material that's 5 times stronger than steel
    $1600 29
A receptacle with a touch of glass:
Q R M
    $2000 14
In October 1944, this admiral nicknamed "Bull" sank 4 Japanese carriers off Luzon's Cape Engano
    $2000 2
Seen here, she rode into history in 2005
    DD: $3,000 25
This 19th century Frenchman gave his name to an effect by which oxygen inhibits fermentation
    DD: $2,400 10
Austria-Hungary declared war on this country on July 28, 1914
    $2000 17
Kate Holloway & Chen Zhao developed one of the most powerful types of anti-HIV drugs, this "inhibitor"
    $2000 30
A small stringed instrument:
K L L

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$200 $26,000 $10,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH POETS
In 1812 he became a disciple & friend of social philosopher William Godwin, later his father-in-law

Final scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
$399 $29,000 $14,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jayanth Nico Adam
-$400 $25,600 $13,800
8 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
31 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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