Show #3389 - Thursday, May 6, 1999

1999 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.
From the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois.

Contestants

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Veronica Lee, a junior at the University of Oregon from Eugene, Oregon

Jason McClellan, a freshman at Texas A&M from Houston, Texas

Nicole Thibodeau, a junior at the University of Illinois-Chicago from Elmwood Park, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

GENESIS
THE POLICE
BLONDIE
THE CARS
TALKING HEADS
STRAY "CAT"S
    $100 5
This man said, "She gave me of the tree, and I did eat"
    $100 11
SWAT, as in SWAT team, stands for "Special" these "and Tactics"
    $100 1
Teen actress Michelle Williams was the young alien in the film "Species" before co-starring in this WB TV series
    $100 15
An all-new model of this classic car was introduced in 1998
    $100 17
Her talk show features tips from the healthy-living Chub Club
    $100 8
The player behind home plate
    $200 6
After the flood, Noah released one of these birds twice; the second time it returned with an olive leaf
    $200 12
This police tool records breathing, blood pressure, perspiration & pulse to show if you're being truthful
    $200 2
One of the 2 blonde sitcom lead actresses who co-star in 1999's "EDtv"
    $200 16
Today, instead of a family car, many Americans are roughing it with an SUV, which stands for this
    $200 27
Dan Rather & Bob Simon are correspondents for the new Wednesday night version of this newsmagazine
    $200 10
This island once noted for its prison is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    $300 9
Before God changed his name, Abraham was known as this
    $300 14
Newfangled laser guns can detect speeding drivers more precisely than these traditional devices
    $300 3
The name "Blondie" was a natural choice for the band fronted by this blonde lead singer
    $300 18
The logo for this luxury automaker is one line away from a '60s peace sign
    DD: $1,200 28
(Hi, I'm Jodi Applegate) I was an anchor of the launch of this cable news network backed in part by a software company
    $300 24
A waterfall, or an opacity of the lens of the eye
    $400 13
Sleeping outdoors, this patriarch dreamed of a ladder that stretched up to heaven
    $400 20
Like taxi companies, police forces have these people whose job is to send help where it's needed
    $400 4
Accused by some of ruining girls' self-esteem, this bestselling toy of all time turned 40 in 1999
    $400 19
This GM car is named for a rocket, not a planet
    $400 29
This ESPN college basketball analyst is known for catchphrases like "Awesome Baby!"
    $400 25
It's a substance that accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected; enzymes, for example
    $500 21
Because she gave a drink of water to a servant, Rebekah was chosen to be this man's bride
    $500 22
James Gordon holds this post in Gotham City; Howard Safir holds it in Gotham, i.e. NYC
    $500 7
She got buff when she reprised the role of Sarah Connor for the sequel to "The Terminator"
    $500 23
Bad news for some Toyota owners: this model is the car that's stolen most often
    $500 30
This former lead singer for the Talking Heads is now the host of "Sessions at West 54th" on PBS
    $500 26
Eric Carle wrote & illustrated this classic children's book about a voracious insect

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

Nicole Jason Veronica
$500 $800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nicole Jason Veronica
-$800 $4,400 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC CHICAGO
(Alex: Alright!)
FOREVER 39
ASTEROIDS
FEATURE FILM DEBUTS
NAME THE PLAYWRIGHT
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
(Alex: What a wild mix of categories!)
    $200 2
A graduate of Chicago's De Paul University, he was mayor from 1955 to 1976
    $200 29
In 1998 this 39-year-old singer had a baby girl with wife Debbie Rowe
    $200 30
In December 1994 asteroid 1994 XM1 came within 65,000 miles of this planet -- too close for comfort
    $200 1
She debuted as a homicidal female in 1994's "Heavenly Creatures" (the big ship & the iceberg came later)
    $200 13
"The Glass Menagerie"
    $200 8
Literally "head to head", this French phrase means a private face-to-face meeting
    $400 3
In August 1968 clashes between demonstrators & police riveted the nation's attention at this political gathering
    $400 28
At age 39 in 1998 this former basketball star hosted a talk show, but not for long
    $400 27
Jupiter is a planet; this wife of his, just an asteroid
    $400 7
The comedic talent of this former model was unmasked in "The Mask" -- there's something about her...
    $400 14
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
    $400 11
Basketball star Olajuwon sure must be smart; this, his first name, is Arabic for "wise one"
    $600 4
On Dec. 2, 1942 the first nuclear reaction of this type was set off at the University of Chicago
    $600 19
In 1768 at age 39 this captain left England on his first voyage to the South Seas
    $600 24
Ceres, the largest & first minor planet discovered, orbits among the asteroids just beyond this planet
    $600 9
Funny how we knew that "Funny Girl" was her first film
    $600 15
"Long Day's Journey into Night"
    DD: $1,100 12
From the Norwegian for "sloping", this word is used to describe zigzag skiing
    DD: $800 5
The first Europeans to reach Chicago were probably Louis Joliet & this French missionary in 1673
    $800 20
In 1861 this 39-year-old began delivering supplies to the Civil War wounded
    $800 26
Ida, photographed by the Galileo probe in 1993, has its own little one of these, named Dactyl
    $800 10
This star of "The Practice" practiced his craft on Broadway before playing a sergeant in the 1987 film "Hamburger Hill"
    $800 16
"The Cherry Orchard"
    $800 21
The ancient Gaelic battle cry "Erin Go Bragh" means this
    $1000 6
7 policeman were killed in 1886 when police tried to break up a workers' meeting in this square
    $1000 23
This French existentialist found "No Exit" at age 39
    $1000 25
The fourth asteroid discovered was named for this Roman goddess of the hearth
    $1000 18
She was first seen on screen as a teen in "Lucas" in 1986; "Beetlejuice" appeared 2 years later
    $1000 17
"Pygmalion"
    $1000 22
Greek for "purge", it's used in English to mean the purging of pent-up emotions

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nicole Jason Veronica
$600 $10,100 $5,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. POLITICS
In 1952 this state became primary in politics by adding candidates' names to its primary ballots

Final scores:

Nicole Jason Veronica
$100 $10,202 $10,101
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nicole Jason Veronica
$600 $8,700 $5,100
12 R,
7 W
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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