Show #2473 - Wednesday, May 10, 1995

1995 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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JL McHenry, a senior from Tufts University

Steve Smith, a senior from the University of Notre Dame

Todd Konkel, a sophomore from Rice University

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Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
BRITISH ROYALTY
COLORS
RECENT HISTORY
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
TELEVISION
    $100 26
These amphibians are distinguished from frogs by their warty skin
    $100 11
Among this current queen's titles are Head of the Commonwealth & Defender of the Faith
    $100 21
They're the 2 colors associated with Civil War soldiers
    $100 1
On Aug. 18, 1991 hard-liners detained this Soviet president in an attempted coup
    $100 16
This weekly newsmagazine was founded in 1933 by Thomas J.C. Martyn, a former editor of Time
    $100 6
D.J. Tanner is part of the "Full House" family & D.J. Conner is part of this sitcom's family
    $200 27
The male of this African mammal may be 17 feet tall with a 17-inch-long tongue
    $200 12
This royal wife's great-grandfather, Sir Geoffrey Boleyn, was the mayor of London in 1457
    $200 22
Proverbially speaking, it's the color of "silence"
    $200 2
In 1994 George Pataki defeated this New York governor by 4% of the vote
    $200 17
This general-interest magazine for black Americans shares its name with a kind of wood
    $200 7
He's the current host of "Late Night"
    $300 28
The male of this largest living bird digs a nest in which 3-5 hens lay their eggs
    $300 13
This queen's son Leopold, born in 1853, suffered from hemophilia
    $300 23
Eggshell, snow & cream are shades of this color
    $300 3
In 1995 President Clinton proposed raising this to $5.15 per hour
    $300 18
James M. Cox bought this southern city's daily The Constitution in 1950
    $300 8
In September 1994 "Saved by the Bell"'s Tiffani-Amber Thiessen moved into the Walsh house on this show
    $400 29
Some large parrots can take 2 months to go through this feather replacement process
    $400 14
This 18th century king's erratic behavior may have been caused by porphyria, a metabolic disorder
    $400 24
It's a common eye color ranging from light to yellowish brown
    $400 4
On Jan. 1, 1992 he succeeded Javier Perez de Cuellar
    $400 19
Star Tracks & Picks & Pans are features of this weekly
    $400 9
In 1994 Bruce Boxleitner took over as head of this title space station
    $500 30
Both sexes of this pinniped have tusks
    $500 15
He was the Duke of Windsor for 36 years, much longer than he reigned as king of England
    $500 25
Sharing its name with a coffee flavoring, it's a shade of chocolate brown
    DD: $800 5
Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel became president of this country in 1993
    $500 20
6 of this country's 10 daily newspapers are published in the city of Jiddah
    $500 10
According to TV Guide, this beach show is No. 1 on the planet; over 1 billion people tune in each week

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

Todd Steve JL
$1,200 $1,100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Steve JL
$2,200 $2,200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS & INVENTORS
GEOGRAPHY
OPERA
COLONIAL AMERICA
WORDS FROM THE DUTCH
POETS
    $200 13
Christiaan Huygens discovered its ring & one of its moons, Titan
    $200 1
Deserts found in this country include the Gibson, Great Victoria & Great Sandy
    $200 2
She's the subject of Thea Musgrave's opera "Harriet, the Woman Called Moses"
    $200 3
In 1692 people in this city hanged 19 & pressed one to death on the charge of witchcraft
    $200 22
It's an open sled pulled by one horse with passengers "laughing all the way"
    $200 21
A music lover, he once said, "But for opera, I could never have written 'Leaves of Grass"'
    $400 14
The ancient Greek Pytheas was the first to notice the relationship between the Moon & these on Earth
    $400 9
Japan's 3 volcano islands are Kita Iwo, Minami Iwo & this one
    $400 5
"The Oracle" is a lurid & violent opera set in this California city's Chinatown
    $400 4
By the 1630s the Virginia Company exported 1.5 million pounds of this crop a year
    $400 27
This term for one's supervisor at work goes back to a Dutch word for uncle
    $400 23
T.S. Eliot said this lord "is a, great poet... whatever he sets out to do, he succeeds in doing"
    $600 15
After this man's 1896 death, his relatives contested the will setting up his prize foundation
    $600 10
Antananarivo is the capital & largest city of this island country off Africa's coast
    $600 18
This "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" author co-wrote the libretto for the 1-act opera "Bartleby"
    $600 6
He established Georgia as a colony for English debtors
    $600 28
The Dutch gave us the word landscape & this wooden frame to support an artist's landscape painting
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1838 this poet & her family moved to 50 Wimpole Street
    $800 16
In 1831 Michael Faraday converted magnetism into this & "shocked" the scientific community
    $800 11
The town of Assisi is located on the slopes of Monte Subasio in this mountain range
    $800 19
Benjamin Britten's opera's "The Turn of the Screw" & "Owen Wingrave" are adapted from this author's works
    $800 7
In 1565 the Spanish destroyed the French Fort Caroline & built this settlement in what's now Florida
    $800 29
I love to go a-wandering along the mountain trail with one of these on my back
    $800 25
This author of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" began writing poetry as a child in Wales
    $1000 17
The Royal Society had no interest in publishing his 1798 paper on cowpox vaccinations
    $1000 12
The Isthmus of Perekop connects this peninsula to the mainland of Ukraine
    DD: $2,000 20
Part of this Verdi opera is set at the Temple of Vulcan in Memphis
    $1000 8
The colony of New Netherland was renamed for the duke of this
    $1000 30
Gurk is a Dutch word for this vegetable; hence, our word gherkin
    $1000 26
Born in Highgate in 1812, he was nicknamed "Poet Laureate of the Limerick"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Steve JL
$6,800 $7,400 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICS 1995
1 of 2 Republican senators who cast votes against the balanced budget amendment on March 2, 1995

Final scores:

Todd Steve JL
$6,100 $13,601 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Todd Steve JL
$7,800 $8,200 $2,500
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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