Show #2475 - Friday, May 12, 1995

1995 College Championship final game 2.

Contestants

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Rebekah Reeves, a freshman from Texas A&M University (subtotal of $6,000)

Ben Lyon, a freshman from the University of Oklahoma (subtotal of $5,500)

Steve Smith, a senior from the University of Notre Dame (subtotal of $8,000)

Jeopardy! Round

THE INSECT WORLD
THE OLYMPICS
TRAVEL U.S.A.
FAMOUS WOMEN
RELIGION
"P"s & "Q"s
    $100 11
In locusts the tympanic organs for this sense are found on the abdomen
    $100 1
Olympic competitors in this sport use a recurve bow that can propel arrows at more than 150 MPH
    $100 6
Appropriately, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum is located on Music Square in this Tenn. city
    $100 16
In her 21-year career, this Czech-born tennis player won a record 55 grand slam titles
    $100 21
City in which the first Christian church was formed; it was set up 7 weeks after Christ's death
    $100 30
They're the large, stiff feathers of a bird, or the stiff spines of a porcupine
    $200 12
Bees produce this only when it's needed to build a honeycomb
    $200 2
In 1992 this Communist Caribbean country won the first gold medal ever awarded in baseball
    $200 7
Surprisingly, the Hilton Hawaiian Village in this state capital has an outdoor penguin pond
    $200 17
In 1986 she was sworn in as the seventh president of the Philippines
    $200 22
Though found elsewhere in the Caribbean, it's most associated with Haiti
    $200 29
It's a place where stone such as slate is excavated
    $300 13
Though the velvet ant is a type of wasp, the female lacks these features common to many wasps
    $300 3
This American won his first diving medal at the 1976 games when he was only 16
    $300 8
Annual events in this state include the Threshing Show in Makoti & the Folkfest in Bismarck
    $300 18
In 1678 a procession was instituted in her honor as part of Coventry Fair
    $300 23
This religion goes back to an enlightened man named Siddhartha
    DD: $1,300 28
This prefix meaning "of the mind" can also describe one who's out of his mind
    $400 14
The click type of this insect has a springlike device between its thorax & abdomen that makes it jump
    $400 4
The first modern Olympic Games held in this city in 1896, had only 311 competitors, all men
    $400 9
The Other Half tour of this restored Colonial capital of Va. focuses on African-American life
    $400 19
In 1990 this woman who sparked the civil rights movement was honored in Washington on her 77th birthday
    $400 24
A crescent with this figure is a symbol of Islam
    $400 27
It can mean something pointed, as a mountain peak, or the height of success
    $500 15
Greenbottles & bluebottles, which have colorful iridescent bodies, are types of these
    $500 5
In 1912 Gosta Lilliehook won this "modern" event, though placing no better than 3rd in any of the 5 sports
    $500 10
You can take a tour of this city's Lafayette Cemetery, featured in Anne Rice's vampire novels
    $500 20
The first woman to serve as White House press secretary, she resigned the post in 1994
    $500 25
Tenrikyo is a faith-healing sect of this Asian religion
    $500 26
They're the 4 large muscles of the thigh that straighten the knee

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Steve Ben Rebekah
$0 $2,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Ben Rebekah
$800 $1,900 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
AWARDS
WORLD CAPITALS
ARCHITECTURAL TERMS
SCULPTURE
ENGLISH LITERATURE
    $200 1
His nicknames include "Dutch" & "The Great Communicator"
    $200 21
The Order of the Rising Sun is a decoration given by this country
    $200 2
This city's Kremlin stands on Borovitsky Hill
    $200 22
A minbar is the high pulpit in one of these Islamic houses of worship
    $200 11
French sculptor Francois Girardon's most famous work is the marble tomb of this French cardinal
    $200 16
She & her sisters attended a clergy daughters' school which became Lowood in her "Jane Eyre"
    $400 6
In March 1807 he signed a bill making the importation of slaves illegal
    $400 23
In 1991 the NAACP awarded this general the Spingarn Medal for highest achievement by black American
    $400 3
It's the only German city with a population exceeding 3 million
    $400 27
The sarcophagal chamber was deep beneath a mastaba, a tomb of this ancient civilization
    $400 12
Iberian sculpture was a strong influence on this "geometric" art movement that was named in 1908
    $400 17
This "Lord Jim" author collaborated with Ford Madox Ford on the novel "The Inheritors"
    $600 7
The first book written by this president was "crusade in Europe" in 1948
    $600 24
In 1962 Congress gave this "Mending Wall" poet a gold medal in recognition of his poetry
    $600 4
This city's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was built in honor of Bulgaria's liberation from Turkish rule
    $600 28
Vermiculation is the decoration of masonry with channels like the tracks of these wriggly creatures
    $600 13
In 1978 Leonard Baskin created a sculpture of this biblical woman & her mother-in-law Naomi
    $600 18
He based Squire Allworthy in "Tom Jones" in part on Ralph Allen, a wealthy benefactor
    DD: $1,000 8
In 1844 this "Dark Horse" candidate won the presidency over Henry Clay by only 40,000 votes
    $800 25
Both Aaron Copland & Charles Ives won Pulitzer Prizes in this category
    $800 5
A major port for centuries, this Latvian capital was once part of the Hanseatic League
    $800 29
A cupola is one of these, especially a small one crowning a roof or turret
    $800 14
Praxiteles' statue of this Greek messenger-god with the infant Dionysus is at a museum in Olympia, Greece
    $800 19
As a teenager this "Ode on a Grecian Urn" poet was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon
    $1000 9
When named Chief Justice of the U.S. in 1921, this former president was a professor of law at Yale
    $1000 26
In 1945 this scientist received the Rumford Medal for new applications in polarized light
    $1000 10
This capital is the home of Kim Il Sung University
    DD: $1,200 30
The arrangement of these in a building is called fenestration
    $1000 15
This quintessential mobile sculptor was the son & grandson of sculptors
    $1000 20
This author of "A Clockwork Orange" wrote a series of comic novels about a poet named Enderby

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Ben Rebekah
$2,200 $9,500 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
In 1790 this cabinet officer wrote his "Report on the Public Credit"

Final scores:

Steve Ben Rebekah
$4,400 $11,500 $7,800

Cumulative scores:

Steve Ben Rebekah
$12,400 $17,000 $13,800
2nd runner-up: $12,400 Tournament champion: $25,000 + a Volvo 850 GLT + a trophy 1st runner-up: $13,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Ben Rebekah
$2,000 $10,800 $5,300
8 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
31 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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