Show #3387 - Tuesday, May 4, 1999

1999 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.
From the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois.

Contestants

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Aaron Johnson, a junior at Rowan University from Brick, New Jersey

Katie King, a junior at the University of Kentucky from Charleston, West Virginia

Paul Marchegiani, a senior at Northwestern University from Evanston, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS
SO YOU WANT TO BE A BALLET DANCER
IT'S A LEAP
IMPERSONATORS
CLIFFS NOTES
(Alex: About great works of literature.)
THEY'RE "OFF"
    $100 2
He was the first president born in a log cabin
    $100 11
When you belly up to this, you'll use it to steady yourself while you practice your moves
    $100 24
It's the next year that will be a leap year
    $100 3
Impersonator El Vez puts a Mexican spin on this singer
    $100 1
Poor family makes big move from Oklahoma to California; it doesn't work out
    $100 23
Event that immediately follows the countdown at Cape Canaveral
    $200 10
He's the war hero seen here
    $200 12
Learn to do your shopping early; Decembers will be spent rehearsing this ballet that premiered in December 1892
    $200 6
Some of these largest marsupials can travel up to 16 feet in one leap
    $200 13
When she appeared at the 1999 Oscars dressed as Elizabeth, she said, "I am the African queen"
    $200 7
Massachusetts man spends 2 years living alone in a cabin in the woods; writes book
    $200 22
A football game begins with one
    $300 26
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was published during his term in office
    $300 17
When class ends, remember to do reverence, one or a series of these, to your teacher
    $300 9
In 1958 this country predicted its Great Leap Forward would establish a Communist utopia
    $300 16
Lucille Ball was the mirror image of this Marx Brother when she impersonated him on "I Love Lucy"
    DD: $500 4
London physician creates new designer drug; has way too much fun; pays dearly
    $300 20
"Laverne & Shirley" to "Happy Days", for example
    $400 27
He was the first Democratic president elected after the Civil War
    $400 14
You'll feel full of "esprit de" this group, a ballet's main ensemble
    $400 15
In song Kenny Loggins & Bruce Springsteen are among artists who've taken a "leap of" this
    $400 29
(Hello, I am Jon Lovitz [coughs]) My "SNL" impersonation of this 1988 presidential candidate was not the reason he lost the election
    $400 5
English schoolboys crash-land on a deserted island; real bad things happen
    $400 19
When push comes to this, it means to leave shore
    $500 30
He was our shortest president
    $500 18
In addition to your positions, remember your port de bras, the set of movements of these
    $500 25
This "Leviathan" philosopher's last words concerned his "leap in the dark"
    $500 28
In 1995 the "Tonight Show" featured "dancing" men impersonating this California judge
    $500 8
German soldier goes to fight in World War I; gets killed; end of story
    $500 21
A round of golf begins with one

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

Paul Katie Aaron
$700 $0 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Katie Aaron
$1,500 $2,600 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WINNING SIDE
(Alex: You have to identify the nation or state.)
CINEMATIC CHICAGO
ROMANIA MANIA
MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY
ROCKET SCIENCE
10-LETTER WORDS
    $200 15
The Battle of Marathon,
490 B.C.
    $200 1
Maniacal musical mayhem of brothers Jake & Elwood punctuates this Chicago-set 1980 comedy
    $200 24
A replica of this city's Trajan's Column stands near Bucharest's treasury
    $200 7
A bumpy plane ride is usually caused by this irregular motion of air, sometimes "clear air"
    $400 16
The Battle of Chancellorsville,
1863
    $400 2
Chicago con men Newman & Redford stage an elaborate revenge on a gangster in this film that won 7 Oscars
    $400 5
Spit it out! One of Romania's main agricultural products is the seed of this flower, genus Helianthus
    $400 27
Now common, before 1400 this device was used only in a few applications like grindstones & hurdy-gurdys
    $400 28
The Atlas is an example of this first stage that lifts a multistage rocket off the ground
    $400 12
A passionate preacher who holds public services, or any one of the 4 Gospel writers
    $600 17
The Battle of San Jacinto,
1836
    $600 3
Tom Cruise played a North Shore teenager who goes a bit wild when his parents go out of town in this 1983 comedy
    $600 6
The happy cemetery seen here is in this 39,000-square-mile region of Romania associated with unnatural death
    $600 22
12th C. mathematician Bhaskara had an idea for this type of machine that hasn't been made yet
    $600 8
During the Gulf War, the U.S. used these "All-American" missiles to intercept Iraq's Scuds
    $600 13
This term for a competent but undistinguished craftsman sounds like a person who takes lots of trips
    DD: $1,200 18
The Battle of Quebec,
1759
    $800 4
An eerie fascination with fire fuels this 1991 Kurt Russell picture about heroic Chicago firefighters
    $800 25
Ilie Nastase, sometimes called "Nasty", led Romania to this sport's Davis Cup finals in 1969, 1971 & 1972
    DD: $1,000 20
Dante described Satan waving his arms like a "molin che il vento gira", one of these structures
    $800 9
The ICBM, which stands for this, can deliver a payload to a military target thousands of miles away
    $800 14
Title adjective for Anne Tyler's "Tourist"
    $1000 19
The Battle of Marengo, Italy,
1800
    $1000 10
Say the name of this Chicago-set 1992 horror movie 5 times into a mirror & a "sweet" killer will appear
    $1000 26
The Danube divides Romania from this Black Sea neighbor country to the south
    $1000 21
Ornamental hipposandals were used in ancient times; these didn't evolve until the Middle Ages
    $1000 11
In 1966 the U.S. government awarded his heirs $1 million for infringements on his rocket patents
    $1000 23
From the Latin for "to tear", it's a jagged tear or wound, Ouch!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Katie Aaron
$4,100 $5,400 $5,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GEOGRAPHY
Named for its shape, this region stretches NW from the Persian Gulf, W. to Syria, then S. through Palestine

Final scores:

Paul Katie Aaron
$600 $7,000 $100
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Katie Aaron
$4,100 $6,900 $5,100
12 R,
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,100

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