Show #2007 - Tuesday, May 4, 1993

1993 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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John van DeWeert, a sophomore from Princeton University

Rhonda Rodriguez, a sophomore from Boston University

Sate Falley, a senior from Florida Atlantic University

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
COMPUTERS
IN THE NEWS-1987
CONNECTIONS
TREES
WORD ORIGINS
    $100 1
In the Netherlands this neighboring country is called Frankrijk
    $100 6
They can be single- or double-sided as well as double- or high-density
    $100 7
Ralph Waldo Taylor, the last American to fight at this hill with the Rough Riders, died at age 105
    $100 25
It's the term for the unknown evolutionary connection between man & apes
    $100 8
Species of this tree include crack, basket & weeping
    $100 16
The name of this raised platform where actors stand comes from the Latin meaning "to stand"
    $200 2
Feliciter is the official newsletter of this North American country's library association
    $200 9
A circuit to connect a peripheral to the CPU, it may be serial or parallel
    $200 18
A celebration was held September 17, 1987 in Philadelphia for this document's 200th anniversary
    $200 26
Before you were born, this cord connected you & your mommy for about 9 months
    $200 11
The aromatic oil from this Australian gum tree is used in expectorants & inhalers
    $200 17
Elly May Clampett might know that this word for an animal is an alteration of "creature"
    $300 3
As you can tell from its name, the Java sparrow is native to this country
    $300 10
The term "boot" came from this word, something the computer would "pull itself up by" when started
    $300 19
"LA. Law" star Harry Hamlin was named this by People magazine
    $300 27
The land bridge that connected Asia & North America is now covered by this strait
    $300 13
Caused by the fungus Certocystis ulmi, it has destroyed many trees in North America & Europe
    $300 20
The name of this Islamic month of fasting is from an Arabic word meaning "heat"
    $400 4
Shona is a major language in this country that's alphabetically last among U.N. members
    $400 12
Sim Wong Hoo of Creative Technology invented this board that lets your computer play music & talk
    $400 23
Tired of politics, he resigned as head of the Moral Majority to work full-time at his ministry
    $400 29
Its May 1937 opening provided a more direct connection between S.F. & Marin County
    $400 14
British Columbia's floral emblem, the Pacific species of this tree resembles the eastern "flowering" one
    DD: $400 21
The name of this bone extending from the elbow to the wrist is from Latin for "elbow"
    $500 5
San Pedro Sula is this country's 2nd-largest city; Tegucigalpa comes first
    $500 28
Microsoft created the program that makes the working environment on an IBM PC look like a Macintosh's
    $500 24
This Austrian president was barred from entering the U.S. due to claims about his WWII activities
    $500 30
They can be coordinate or subordinate, & connect words, phrases & clauses in a sentence
    $500 15
The bark of the cork species of this tree is used for insulation & bottle stoppers
    $500 22
This ballet term for a full turn of the body on tiptoe is from Middle French for "spinning top"

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

Sate Rhonda John
$900 -$400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sate Rhonda John
$900 $100 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHINESE HISTORY
SPORTS
COMPOSERS
U.S. GOVERNMENT
CONTEMPORARY WOMEN
ALPHABETS
    $200 25
In 1271 he went to China with his father Niccolo & uncle Maffeo, who'd made the trip before
    $200 14
This Chicago Bulls star has led the NBA in scoring for most of the past decade
    $200 6
He wrote an operetta called "El Capitan" in 1896, around the same time as "The Stars And Stripes Forever"
    $200 1
In 1982 this cabinet department established the USAF Space Command
    $200 15
In January 1989 this Supreme Court justice swore in Dan Quayle as vice president
    $200 16
The sign language symbol for this letter looks just like it: index & middle fingers up & apart
    $400 27
The Chou was China's longest-reigning one of these, lasting from 1122-256 B.C.
    $400 13
Oklahoma & Oklahoma State play basketball in this conference
    $400 7
He composed his "Second Rhapsody" in 1931; it didn't have a color in its title
    $400 2
It's the minimum age for a member of the House of Representatives
    $400 21
In 1977, with a small business loan, she opened her first "chocolate chippery"
    $400 17
Its letters include nun, sin & gimel
    $600 28
The first part of China's Grand Canal linked the Yellow River with this other major river
    $600 10
In 1992 he won this third straight Olympic gold medal in the long jump
    $600 11
The 19th century American who wrote "Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming" & "Beautiful Dreamer"
    DD: $1,000 3
President Reagan's 1st Sec. of State, he previously served as supreme commander of NATO
    $600 22
According to Forbes mag., this talk show host was the highest paid female entertainer of 1991 & 1992
    $600 18
The French add a cedilla to this letter, which gives it an "S" sound
    $800 9
The last American man to win this event in the Winter Olympics was Brian Boitano in 1988
    $800 12
At the age of 8 Haydn became a choirboy at St. Stephen's Cathedral in this Austrian city
    $800 4
While Congress is in session, a president has this many days, excluding Sundays, to act on a bill or it becomes law
    $800 23
For her care of children, she received the 1992 Leo Tolstoy Int'l Award at her mission in India
    $800 19
This Viking alphabet is called Futhark after its first 6 letters
    $1000 26
Up to 250,000 people died during the December 1937 "rape" of this Chinese city
    $1000 8
1 of 2 new Major League Baseball teams to begin play in 1993
    $1000 20
An 1898 opera by Rimsky-Korsakov fueled the unfounded rumor that this man had poisoned Mozart
    $1000 5
The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. falls under the jurisdiction of this cabinet department
    DD: $500 24
This alphabet, an example of which is seen here, was derived from the Greek alphabet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sate Rhonda John
$4,900 $1,700 $11,900
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
About 1250 miles long, it's the largest structure ever formed by creatures other than man

Final scores:

Sate Rhonda John
$9,800 $0 $12,400
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sate Rhonda John
$4,900 $1,700 $12,000
14 R,
4 W
8 R,
4 W
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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