Show #3392 - Tuesday, May 11, 1999

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

Contestants

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Meg Audette, a junior at Wofford College from Ocala, Florida

Carolyn Cracraft, a junior at the University of Chicago from San Jose, California

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

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Jeopardy! Round

THE UNLUCKY 13th CENTURY
SWING TIME!
RUSSIAN CITIES
BEE HEALTHY
WEALTHY
"Y"s
    $100 10
Named for an emperor, this capital of the Byzantine Empire was looted by Crusaders in April 1204
    $100 2
This "Big Bad" swing band performed for sports fans at the 1999 Super Bowl
    $100 1
This city is home to St. Basil's Cathedral & Red Square
    $100 30
Honey bee society is divided by humans into 3 classes: queens, workers & these studly bees
    $100 13
One of the world's wealthiest women, her great income is from the Privy Purse, the Civil List & her personal holdings
    $100 29
Roger Maris hit his 61st home run in 1961 in this stadium
    $200 9
This Mongol died in 1227 after a fall from his horse
    $200 14
Kids in khakis Lindy Hop to Louis Prima on TV ads for this clothing chain
    $200 3
Novosibirsk & Omsk are the 2 main cities in this large, cold Russian region
    $200 18
Most of this crucial agricultural process is done by bees
    $200 15
The Wonowidjojos & former president Suharto are among this country's wealthiest citizens
    $200 23
After this, the world's first national park, was created in 1872, hunting was still legal there
    $300 8
In 1282 friars in Palermo on this island were killed if they couldn't say "Ciciri" correctly in the local dialect
    $300 26
This guitar slinger got the idea for his "orchestra" at a neighbor's jam session
    $300 7
In 1712 the capital of Russia was moved to this city later named Leningrad
    $300 4
Of the genus Bombus, it's the bee variety seen here
    $300 17
Considered the world's wealthiest man when he died in 1976, this oil man's family is now buying Irish passports
    $300 20
First name used by the leader seen here back in 1969
    $400 6
Celestine V abdicated from this post after just V months in 1294
    $400 28
These North Carolina swingers take their name from a peanut-flavored candy
    $400 11
The ancestral mother city of the Russian people is this capital of neighboring Ukraine
    $400 25
Of 2, 5 or 10, the number of eyes on a bee
    $400 21
This flat pack furniture store chain has made Swede Ingvar Kamprad a very wealthy man
    $400 19
This 3-letter "Y" word begins the title of over 125 Billboard Top 40 hits
    $500 5
Turan Shah, this African country's sultan, demanded 1 million bezants & the city of Damietta to ransom Louis IX
    DD: $200 27
This "Contender" band has fought with a cola company to keep its name
    $500 12
Grozny is the capital city of this region that has waged a struggle for independence since the mid-1990s
    $500 24
From the Latin for "farmer", it's the term for a community of hives, which can reach up to 60,000 individuals in size
    $500 22
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal is the biggest individual shareholder in Apple Computer & this amusement park near Paris
    $500 16
These monocots are cultivated for their edible tubers

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

Jason Carolyn Meg
$1,300 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,000 $1,700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SAUL BELLOW'S LIBRARY
(Alex: These are books that have been summarized by the noted author who is now the editor of "News from the Republic of Letters.")
WHO PLAYS 'EM?
COLLEGE FOUNDERS
PORK PRODUCTS?
THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL
IT ACTUALLY HAS A NAME
    $200 5
Mr. Bellow calls this "Pip" of a Dickens novel "the story of a mild young man on the make"
    $200 21
Julia Salinger
    $200 7
"Moi" is a perfume inspired by this Muppet star
    $200 11
Depicted here in bas-relief, she was actually the 7th queen to bear this name
    $200 23
A tine usually refers to an individual prong found on this dining utensil
    $400 3
"An unimaginative sea captain sees his ship through a deadly storm" in this Joseph Conrad work with a stormy title
    $400 18
Phoebe Buffay
    $400 8
It's a 2-word term for a government project or appropriation that yields rich patronage benefits
    $400 12
Meaning "superior ones", it's the Tibetan Buddhist term for monks, like the ones seen here
    $400 22
This term for the disconnect button on a telephone shares its name with a plumber's tool
    DD: $600 1
"A dead-broke Russian student sews a loop in his coat from which he hands an axe" early in this 1866 work
    $600 6
Dr. Mark Greene
    DD: $1,000 28
Massachusetts-born merchant William Marsh, who made a fortune in Houston
    $600 16
The futility of final stages of the Korean War was symbolized by the 1953 battle for this hill, also known as Hill 234
    $600 13
The giant variety of this aquatic mammal is seen here
    $600 17
Anatomically, a lunula is the half-moon-shaped white area on the base of this
    $800 2
Bellow's favorite of his own novels, "Henderson the Rain King", tells of an American's adventures on this continent
    $800 19
Detective Danny Sorenson
    $800 27
Universalist Charles, who wanted to put "a light on the hill" in Medford, Massachusetts
    $800 10
This Steelers linebacker was inducted into football's Hall of Fame in 1988
    $800 14
These whales can reach 60 feet & have the largest brain that's ever existed in the history of life on Earth
    $800 24
A flan can be a dessert or a flat one of these that has not yet been stamped
    $1000 4
"A man tells the truth about himself, to himself" in Tolstoy's "The Death of" this man
    $1000 20
Assistant District Attorney Helen Gamble
    $1000 26
Omaha brothers & entrepreneurs Edward & John & their wives, sisters Mary Lucretia & Sarah Emily
    $1000 9
1620's "Novum Organum" is considered the greatest work by this British philosopher
    $1000 15
The Troll, seen here, is one of the world's largest examples of this kind of structure
    $1000 25
Serifs are the tiny cross strokes at the tops & bottoms of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,600 $5,300 $600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONEY
The first of a series of 50 new U.S. quarters, released in January 1999, honored this state

Final scores:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$5,200 $5,300 $700
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,600 $4,900 $1,400
9 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $8,900

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