Show #4873 - Wednesday, November 16, 2005

2005 College Championship semifinal game 3.
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

Peter Ellis, a senior at North Carolina State University from Cary, North Carolina

Beth Cimini, a junior at Boston University from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

QUICK MOBY-DICK
PEOPLE
STOCK UP
COMPUTER GAMING
(Alex: We'll name an intelligence service, you identify the country in...)
STATE INTELLIGENCE
HISTORY CROSSWORD CLUES "M"
    $200 7
Of the Monica, the Rachel or the Phoebe, the rescue ship at the tale's end
    $200 16
To mark his 18th birthday in 2002, this prince visited the sick & homeless to carry on the work of his late mother
    $200 23
KO the competition with this "Classic" soft drink company, symbol KO
    $200 14
Installments of this controversial crime-based game include "San Andreas" & "Vice City"
    $200 2
Office of Strategic Services
    $200 1
"Memorable" battleship of 1898
(5)
    $400 8
Melville's subtitle for the first American edition
    $400 17
In 1996 he was "Livin' La Vida Loca" on Broadway, playing Marius in "Les Miz"
    $400 24
For the ultimate in geek chic, get the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator from this company, TXN
    $400 15
In the '05 version of the EA title named for this ex-Raiders coach, Al Michaels does the play-by-play
    $400 3
Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti
    $400 10
Dash-ing code creator born in 1791
(5)
    $600 9
The harpooner from Kokovoko with the rad tats
    $600 18
The website of this tennis "goddess" told us that she's 6'2", loves to write poetry & wants to go to Croatia
    $600 25
Spokesman Jeff Gordon sprays the fastlane with Halston Z-14 from this company, RDEN
    $600 28
In "God of War", PlayStation 2 lets you play Kratos, a Greek warrior whose final fight is with this Greek god of war
    $600 4
MI6
    $600 11
Canada's fifth province
(8)
    $800 21
Salem, Massachusetts author to whom the 1851 novel is dedicated
    $800 19
Visitors to the Sundance Film Festival know that the Sundance Institute was founded by this man in 1981
    $800 26
Buy books at this company, BKS, which also goes under the B. Dalton name
    $800 29
It's Master Chief versus the Covenant in the first version of this Xbox game named for a ring-like space station
    $800 5
Mossad
    $800 12
"Swamp Fox" Francis
(6)
    DD: $1,200 22
The biblical prophet who's the subject of chapter 83
    $1000 20
He wore a kilt when he married Madonna in a Scottish castle
    $1000 27
Originally named Sound of Music, this company, BBY, still offers sound electronics & music
    $1000 30
This role-playing game out in 2004 returns to the "World" of Azeroth, where heroes like Leeroy Jenkins do battle
    $1000 6
Within the Oglaigh na h-Eireann:
G2
    $1000 13
A "Dolley" house (home to the Madisons)
(10)

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

Beth Peter Adam
$600 $1,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Peter Adam
$2,400 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE WORLD
FROM PAGE TO SCREEN
A VERY SPECIAL PULITZER PRIZE
STATE OBJECTS & SYMBOLS
TRAIN-ING DAY
12-LETTER WORDS
    $400 10
Oskar Schindler is buried on Mount Zion in this city
    $400 1
He's the funny man who played the title role in the movie version of "The Cat in the Hat"
    $400 6
1984:
To this "physician", for his books of playful rhymes, nonsense words & strange illustrations
    $400 26
This ditty about a pony-riding gentleman is Connecticut's state song
    $400 16
Catch an express train to the Algarve from the Barreiro Station in this Iberian capital
    $400 21
A cntrctd. form of a wd. or phrs., frm. the Ltn. for "shrtnd."
    $800 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from outside a black brick edifice in Lubeck, Germany.) The elaborate use of brick in Lubeck, Germany began early in the city's history, partially in response to this disaster in 1157
    $800 2
This innovative Polish director brought Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" to life in 2005
    $800 7
1960:
To Professor Garrett Mattingly, for his study of this 16th century Spanish fleet
    $800 27
How sweet it is that this is North Carolina's official state insect
    $800 17
President Harding drove the golden spike at Nenana for this state's RR & died on the way home
    $800 22
Class of a pro boxer topping out at 160 pounds
    $1200 12
This capital's Plaza Independencia has a statue of Jose Artigas, hero of Uruguayan independencia
    $1200 3
"Zathura" is from a book by Chris Van Allsburg, author of this "cool" story, later a Tom Hanks animated film
    $1200 8
1978:
To Richard Lee Strout, for his body of work for this "Christian" publication
    $1200 28
The state motto of Pennsylvania is "Virtue, liberty, and" this, quite a declaration
    $1200 18
Commuter maglevs are still being tested in this country, so take a ride on the slower Shinkansen bullet trains
    $1200 23
The walls at the U.S. one in Leavenworth are 40 feet high & 40 feet below ground
    DD: $2,000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from the Aswan High Dam in Egypt.) The Aswan High Dam gave Egyptians control over this annual event that dominated ancient agriculture
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the set of Zathura.) The heroes of "Zathura" meet up with one of these mechanical devices, not the helpful kind, but one with claw hands that smashes through walls
    $1600 9
1952:
To this Missouri city's Star newspaper, for its coverage of a series of natural disasters
    $1600 29
This arthropod seen here, Delaware's state marine animal, shares its name with quadruped footwear
    $1600 19
The Eurostar chunnels from London to Paris & this other nearby capital
    $1600 24
Luggage-based term for a war-profiteering Northerner in the Postbellum South
    $2000 14
Somalia is on the geographic projection usually called this "of Africa"
    $2000 5
In 2004 Reese Witherspoon starred in the big screen version of "Vanity Fair" by this author
    $2000 15
1938:
To this Alberta city's Journal newspaper, for its freedom of the press editorials
    $2000 30
This state gem of Washington was once a tree, or at least a piece of it
    $2000 20
This country's royal trains will take you from a Jain temple city to the Arabian Sea
    DD: $2,800 25
Term for the fear or hatred of Gallic culture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Peter Adam
$2,400 $11,400 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
This word meaning "complete range" comes from the 3rd Greek letter, which used to be the low end of the musical scale

Final scores:

Beth Peter Adam
$1 $17,400 $18,200
3rd place: $10,000 2nd place: $10,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Beth Peter Adam
$2,400 $11,200 $15,600
12 R,
6 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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