Show #2468 - Wednesday, May 3, 1995

1995 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Pat Toft, a sophomore from the University of Minnesota

Steve Smith, a senior from the University of Notre Dame

Rebekah Reeves, a freshman from Texas A&M University

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOLOGY
CELEBRITY ASTROLOGY
NOTORIOUS
WORD ORIGINS
1990
HODGEPODGE
    $100 26
A cascade is a series of these, closely spaced & descending over a steer rocky surface
    $100 14
Like many other Leos, this "Material Girl" loves to be the center of attention
    $100 9
In 1994, after over 4 years in prison, this televangelist moved to an Asheville, N.C. halfway house
    $100 6
The name of this spider comes from the Italian city of Taranto
    $100 1
In January 1990 this political party lost its monopoly on power in Bulgaria
    $100 21
Genesis 7:12 tells us, "and the rain was upon the earth" this many "days and" this many "nights"
    $200 27
This earthquake measurement scale is open-ended though none has been recorded above 8.9
    $200 15
People born under this sign of the crab, like Sylvester Stallone, are supposed to be deeply sensitive
    $200 10
This term for the nation's worst criminal was coined to describe John Dillinger
    $200 7
The name of this style of Jamaican music comes from "rag"
    $200 2
In February voters in Aspen, Colorado rejected a ban on the sale of this clothing material
    $200 22
"Campus Hero" & "Dreamboat" were 2 of the original outfits this company made for its Ken doll
    DD: $1,000 28
The Mohorovicic & Gutenberg discontinuities mark the boundaries of
this layer found below the crust
    $300 16
This passionate Scorpio made an "indecent proposal" to Michael Douglas in "Disclosure"
    $300 11
Criminal George Moran earned this nickname for his strange behavior
    $300 8
This word for a permanent body decoration is Polynesian in origin
    $300 3
It was deployed in April & in June NASA announced there was a flaw in its main mirror
    $300 23
1 of a sentence's 2 main parts, it's made up of a noun, or another word used as a noun, & its modifiers
    $400 29
The meltwater from these is often grayish-white because of the powdered rock they contain
    $400 17
Oliver Stone was born under this sign associated with innocence & purity
    $400 12
In May 1994, after 14 years on death row, this serial killer was executed in Illinois
    $400 19
This term for a danger may come from az-zahr, Arabic for a gaming die
    $400 4
On November 28 his new home address became 10 Downing Street
    $400 24
"Meaty" name shared by a begonia, a mushroom & a tomato
    $500 30
Larger than a cobble, the largest rock fragment recognized by sedimentologists is called this
    $500 18
If you've ever seen David Letterman look "sheepish", you may know this is his sign
    $500 13
In 1993 a 51-day standoff at this cult's headquarters near Waco ended with about 80 dead
    $500 20
Old Norse raptr, meaning "beam", gave us the name of this flat, floating craft
    $500 5
1 of the 5 senators who were known as the "Keating Five"
    $500 25
This square near Times Square is named for a priest who was a WWI hero, not for "Dallas" actor Patrick

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

Rebekah Steve Pat
$300 $2,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebekah Steve Pat
$1,300 $2,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
JOHNs IN HISTORY
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
MYTHOLOGY
ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN AUTHORS
    $200 1
Machu Picchu in this country is known as the "Lost City of the Incas"
    $200 6
Despite the discovery of gold at his mill, he was bankrupt by 1852
    $200 21
In Louisiana land is sometimes measured in arpents, which are slightly smaller than these
    $200 24
After offending Apollo, this king with the golden touch became the king with donkey ears
    $200 11
An organization promoting the preservation of these publishes the quarterly Merry-Go-Roundup
    $200 16
She never finished the Jazz Age novel she started writing before "Gone with the Wind"
    $400 2
Lake Chapala, which covers 417 square miles, is the largest lake in this North American country
    $400 7
Tired of the business, he sold all of his fur interests in 1834
    $400 22
Cloth is often rolled & measured in this unit "from the blue"
    $400 25
Among this trio of sisters, only Stheno & Euryale were immortal; Medusa was not
    $400 12
With a membership of over 10 million it's the world's largest scientific & educational society
    $400 17
Vonda N. McIntyre, whose books include "Superluminal" & "Starfarers", specializes in this genre
    $600 3
This grand duchy's national anthem is "Ons Hemecht", which means "our homeland"
    $600 8
At his death in 1687, he was the last surviving signer of the Mayflower Compact
    $600 23
A cubic yard has this many cubic feet
    $600 26
This ship on which Jason & his men sailed was fitted with a magic beam that enabled it to speak
    $600 13
The United Hellenic American Congress is dedicated to helping Americans of this descent
    $600 18
This "Lonesome Dove" author's 1978 novel "Somebody's Darling" is about a female film director
    $800 4
Ujung Pandang is, the chief seaport of Sulawesi, a K-shaped island in this country
    $800 9
The Huguenots were followers of this French Protestant leader who later headed the Reformed Church in Geneva
    $800 29
Making up 1/20 of a ream, it's 24 or 25 sheets of paper of the same size & stock
    $800 27
Mount Olympus was home to the gods & Mount Helicon was the haunt of these patronesses of the arts
    $800 14
In 1950 this org. founded by Juliette Gordon Low was chartered by a special act of Congress
    $800 19
She was only 22 when she wrote "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
    $1000 5
The people of this small, isolated Balkan country call it Shqiperi, which means "eagles' land"
    $1000 10
In 1856 this explorer & politician was the first Republican candidate for U.S. president
    DD: $1,000 30
This unit of apothecaries' weight is equal to 1/8 of an ounce
    DD: $800 28
While Homer said that he died in battle, Sophocles placed his death as Colonus
    $1000 15
This fraternal organization of rural families is technically called the order of patrons of husbandry
    $1000 20
His "Spoon River Anthology" was considered scandalous, which helped make it a bestseller

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebekah Steve Pat
$4,500 $7,300 $2,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CENSUS
In 1994 this state surpassed New York to become the second most populous state

Final scores:

Rebekah Steve Pat
$8,500 $9,001 $4,800
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rebekah Steve Pat
$5,700 $8,300 $2,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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