Show #3333 - Wednesday, February 17, 1999

1999 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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J.J. Todor, an attorney from Pataskala, Ohio

John Skelton, an attorney and real estate appraiser from Seattle, Washington

David Bagley, an attorney from San Diego, California

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S.A.
PEOPLE IN ENTERTAINMENT
AMERICAN POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS
(Alex: You have to identify the place, of course)
STATUES
SPORTS SUPERSTARS
IN OTHER WORDS THAT'S NIFTY!
    $100 8
If you live in this city that was founded in 1718, you're an Orleanian
    $100 21
Educated at L.A.'s Lycee Francais & on film sets, this star of "Taxi Driver" graduated from Yale in 1985
    $100 2
MO
    $100 1
A 31-foot-high statue of this mythical lumberjack stands on Bangor, Maine's main street; alas, no Babe the Ox
    $100 3
1 of only 2 jockeys to ride to over 8,000 wins
    $100 22
Simply "mallardlike", darling!
    $200 9
Peter Demens, who built a railroad to this Florida city, named it for his hometown in Russia
    $200 27
TV's Ally McBeal, she had viewers concerned about her weight in '98
    $200 17
MN
    $200 13
In March 1885 Joseph Pulitzer launched a campaign to raise funds for the completion of its pedestal
    $200 4
Entering the 1998 season, this 49ers receiver had a record 155 TD catches, 55 more than his nearest rival
    $200 23
They're the "apian leg joints", sweetie!
    $300 10
Stand atop the state capital steps in this city & you'll be exactly 5,280 feet above sea level
    $300 28
This country singer of "Shut Up And Kiss Me" & "Passionate Kisses" has kissed off the hyphen in her 1st name
    $300 18
AR
    $300 14
Around 650 A.D. the bronze remains of this huge statue of Helios were sold for scrap
    $300 5
In 1993, 1995 & 1996 this German star won 3 of the 4 major women's tennis titles
    $300 24
It's the "feline utterance", daddy-o!
    $400 11
This California city's name anagrams to "No Serf", though "No Surf" would be more appropriate
    $400 29
In 1995 Edgar Bronfman Jr., president of this Canadian distiller, took over Universal Studios
    $400 19
VI
    $400 15
Character depicted in Eatonton, Georgia, the hometown of author Joel Chandler Harris
    DD: $500 6
On May 6, 1954 he broke Gunder Hagg's mile record of 4 minutes, 1.4 seconds by 2 seconds
    $400 25
That's "channeled like a record", baby!
    $500 12
The Fifth Avenue art museum named for this man opened a Soho branch in 1992
    $500 30
This director left a party at the American embassy in Paris in 1998 after being reminded that he could be arrested
    $500 20
GU
    $500 16
Statues of Kamehameha I & of this Belgian priest represent Hawaii in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall
    $500 7
She's the only woman named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year in 2 sports: track & golf
    $500 26
It's "not liquid or gaseous", bro!

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David John J.J.
-$200 $1,900 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David John J.J.
$2,300 $4,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THEY USED TO BE IN CHARGE
(Alex: You have to identify the country)
TECHNOLOGY
SHAKESPEARE
WILLIAM HURT FILMS
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
VOCABULARY
    $200 23
Clement Attlee
    $200 6
These devices advocated by firemen can work by detecting either ions or changes in light
    $200 5
This comedy's last line, "Strike up, pipers!", is spoken by Benedick
    $200 30
In this 1986 film William Hurt picked up on all the signs Marlee Matlin was giving him
    $200 11
To those on Earth, 8 of the planets appear in the band of constellations known as this
    $200 16
This word for a permanent design made on the skin is of Polynesian origin
    $400 24
Syngman Rhee
    $400 7
Far less powerful than today's PC, this 1950s machine was the U.S.A.'s first commercial computer
    $400 4
Though Juliet married Romeo & Romeo married Juliet, he married both of them
    $400 29
It was anchorman Bill in this 1987 James L. Brooks film
    $400 12
It's the only planet you can't see using ordinary binoculars; you need a telescope
    $400 19
Musty appears to be related to this word that means damp
    $600 17
Sir John A. Macdonald
    $600 8
It can be a mix of gas & tiny particles, or a spray can that expels that mix
    $600 1
This play is set partly in Corioli, as you may surmise
    $600 26
Her first film was "Body Heat" with Bill & she was with him again in "The Accidental Tourist"
    $600 13
Degas & Bronte are 2 of these on Mercury, a planet whose topography is like our moons
    DD: $1,300 20
This antonym of pacifistic often precedes arts & law
    $800 18
Venustiano Carranza
    $800 9
Introduced in 1976, this "regal" brand of tennis racket with an oversized head revolutionized the game
    $800 2
In Venice you may find the answer to the "Merchant Of Venice" question "What news on?" this bridge
    $800 27
In this 1996 film William Hurt was a reporter winging his way across the country on an angel hunt
    $800 14
Ganymede is one of its 4 Galilean moons
    $800 21
The Latin word for juice gave us this term describing something juicy or delectable
    $1000 25
Morarji Desai
    $1000 10
These pre-Edison "lamps" worked by forcing current across the gap between conductors
    DD: $1,400 3
In "Macbeth", it's the 5-word phrase that precedes "Fire burn and cauldron bubble"
    $1000 28
Hurt could have used a cell phone in this 1985 film set in a South American prison
    $1000 15
This famous Martian volcano is about 375 miles wide at the base & over 16 miles high
    $1000 22
Though from old Norse for "to search a house", pillage or plunder would be more accurate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David John J.J.
$3,100 $6,900 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
In 1745 he bequeathed his estate to be used for the founding of a hospital for the mentally ill in Dublin

Final scores:

David John J.J.
$4,900 $7,599 $13,911
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David John J.J.
$4,500 $6,100 $7,000
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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