Show #2645 - Friday, February 16, 1996

1996 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Rachel Schifter, a junior from Colgate University

Alex Rucker, a sophomore from George Washington University

Bill Lee, a sophomore from the University of Washington

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Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
ODDS & ENDS
GENERAL SCIENCE
ALTERNATIVE ROCK
"L"
    $100 2
For this story James M. Barrie took the name Never Land from a district in Australia
    $100 7
Since this day is Florence Henderson's birthday, we bet she gets a lot of heart-shaped cards
    $100 24
Circus Vargas had this many rings until 1991; now it's a European-style one-ring circus
    $100 13
The distance around the earth is 24,902 miles when measured along this imaginary line
    $100 1
A No. 1 album in December 1994 was this group's "Vitalogy"
    $100 9
Webster's abbreviates this language "L"
    $200 8
Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem "Jabberwocky" appears in this sequel to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
    $200 18
Kathie Lee Gifford & this man, her husband, were both born on August 16, but in different years
    $200 27
This vice president's younger brother Winthrop Rockefeller served 2 terms as gov. of Arkansas
    $200 22
Most sunscreens work by absorbing these rays that are harmful to the skin even in the shade
    $200 3
In 1995 this group featuring Michael Stipe went on its first tour in 5 years
    $200 14
Directionally speaking, this "L" isn't right
    $300 10
An inventor, Commander Caractacus Pott, owns this magical car created by Ian Fleming
    $300 19
On Nov. 30, 1995, this TV host, America's "oldest teenager", celebrated his 66th birthday
    $300 28
The prehistoric dimetrodon was so named because some of these oral features were extremely large
    $300 23
Plasma has been called the fourth state of matter & in relativity theory this is the fourth dimension
    $300 4
It's the 5-year-old annual tour whose playbill is filled with alternative rock bands
    $300 15
It's the "L" of the NHL or NFL
    $400 11
Mary Mapes Dodge wrote a novel about this title character without ever visiting Holland
    $400 20
It's appropriate to wish Gerald Ford "happy Bastille Day" & "Happy birthday" on this day
    $400 29
This "Blue Boy" artist's portrait of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Andrews is notable for its use of landscape
    $400 25
On the typical pH scale, which runs from 0 to 14, 7 indicates this
    $400 5
Siouxsie's group
    $400 16
It's the metric system's "L"
    $500 12
This story, called "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" in French, was first published in English in 1729
    $500 21
Mickey Mouse turned 65 on November 18, 1993, the day this 1st U.S. astronaut in space turned 70
    $500 30
To make his arrows venomous, Hercules dipped them in the blood of this many-headed monster
    DD: $500 26
In 1995 scientists announced the discovery of the hypothetical particle dubbed the top one of these
    $500 6
This Chicago-based band's major label debut, "Siamese Dream", went platinum
    $500 17
"L" may stand for this unit of currency used in Livorno

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

Bill Alex Rachel
$2,300 $200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Alex Rachel
$4,800 $900 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

FLAGS
POLES
MOUNTAINS
HISTORY
TRANSPORTATION
VOCABULARY
    $200 7
Canada's flag has 2 red stripes & this item in red on a white background
    $200 3
Since his October 1978 election, he is infallible if he speaks ex cathedra
    $200 16
Lake Kawaguchi is famous for the inverted image of this mountain reflected in its waters
    $200 21
In 1770, during the first of his 3 Pacific voyages, he discovered a passage between Australia & New Guinea
    $200 26
This semipublic corporation operates intercity passenger trains in the U.S.
    $200 1
Of small, medium or large, the one that's a psychic
    $400 8
Missouri & this state have the only state flags with grizzly bears on them
    $400 4
In December 1981 he was under arrest by the government; in 1990 he was elected president
    $400 17
This chain that runs from Newfoundland to Alabama was formed about 250 million years ago
    $400 22
In 1014 Brian Boru defeated the Vikings at Clontarf in this country
    $400 27
The Everett Turnpike links this New Hampshire capital with Massachusetts
    $400 2
Easily accessible to drivers, "motel" derives its name from these 2 words
    $600 13
The flag of this country is contained within the flags of Fiji & New Zealand
    $600 5
This astronomer addressed the Fifth Lateran Council's commission on calendar reform
    $600 18
Uhuru Peak is the highest point of this dormant volcano, Africa's highest mountain
    DD: $400 23
After Lepidus was forced from the Triumvirate & Marc Antony was dead, he became the sole ruler of Rome
    $600 28
Every 90 seconds, the air is completely changed in this tunnel between New York City & Jersey City
    $600 6
The word language comes from lingua, Latin for this part of the body
    $800 14
This plant appears above the state seal on the flag of Kansas
    $800 9
Born in Bialystok in 1906, he came to the U.S., where he created an oral polio vaccine
    $800 19
W.A. Dickey, a prospector, named the highest peak in North America this
    $800 24
This North African city-state held Spain from about 500 B.C. to 201 B.C.
    $800 29
This bridge at Lake Havasu City, Arizona was reconstructed block by block 1969-1971
    $800 10
It's the type of day that might be described as nubilous
    $1000 15
Its flag combines colors from those of its neighbors France & Spain
    DD: $400 12
She was born Maria Sklodowska in Warsaw on November 7, 1867
    $1000 20
Orizaba is the highest peak in this Mexican "mother range"
    $1000 25
In 1990 she defeated Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's presidential election
    $1000 30
Arturo Merino Benitez Airport, Chile's busiest, lies near this capital city
    $1000 11
It's a lady's dressing table, or a synonym for conceit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Alex Rachel
$12,000 $3,900 $2,400
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTORS & ACTRESSES
This actor's first name is Hawaiian for "cool breeze over the mountains"

Final scores:

Bill Alex Rachel
$11,931 $900 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Alex Rachel
$12,600 $3,900 $2,400
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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