Show #3345 - Friday, March 5, 1999

1999-A Teen Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Melissa Sexstone, a senior from East Syracuse, New York (subtotal of $8,600)

Trish Ranney, a senior from San Jose, California (subtotal of $11,000)

Elizabeth Nyman, a sophomore from Jacksonville, Florida (subtotal of $7,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WAY BACK IN 1995
TV THE KIDS LOVE
POLITICIANS
LAKES & RIVERS
THE SECOND
COMMON BONDS
    $100 1
Tokyo was hit by a terrorist nerve gas attack & Kobe was hit by a major one of these, measuring 7.2
    $100 6
Keri Russell plays a 17-year-old who's a college freshman on this WB drama
    $100 26
This state's senator Alfonse D'Amato was defeated in 1998 by Democratic congressman Chuck Schumer
    $100 16
This Great Lake has the same name as a Canadian province
    $100 11
Bobby Leach was the 2nd person to go over this in a barrel & survive
    $100 21
Cotton candy,
a spider web,
a top
    $200 2
On February 7, 1995 Pres. Clinton announced he "struck out" in trying to end this controversial strike
    $200 7
James Van Der Beek & Katie Holmes play residents of Capeside on this drama filled with teen angst
    $200 27
This House Judiciary chairman has represented his district near Chicago for 24 years
    $200 17
Regular steamship service is available on this river from Cairo to Aswan
    $200 12
It's the country with the 2nd-largest Jewish population
    $200 22
Key,
circus,
wedding
    $300 3
Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of Medgar Evers, was sworn in as its chairwoman in 1995
    $300 8
Glenn Close was the voice of Marge's long-lost mother-in-law on this show
    $300 28
This Senate majority leader was a Democrat until filing for the GOP primary in a Mississippi House race in 1972
    $300 18
It's the river mentioned in the title of the following
    $300 13
Santa knows the 2nd tallest one of these in the world was built for a nickel co. in Sudbury, my home town
    $300 23
Ideas,
tents,
horseshoes
    $400 4
After 18 games he defeated Viswanathan Anand 10 1/2 to 7 1/2 to keep his world chess title
    $400 9
David Boreanaz plays this sensitive & tormented vampire who's in love with a vampire slayer
    $400 29
Current biography calls this Missouri congressman "well-groomed with razor-cut red hair"
    $400 19
Hindus believe that dying in this most sacred of rivers ensures passage to paradise
    DD: $400 14
The 2nd most-used letter in written English, it begins the most-written word
    $400 24
Icebergs,
torpedoes,
loose lips
    $500 5
In February the U.N. voted to send 7,000 peacekeepers to this southern African nation
    $500 10
As Cory Matthews, Ben Savage is smitten with Topanga Lawrence on this show
    $500 30
This new California governor is one of the USA's highest paid, with a yearly salary of $156,075
    $500 20
Fed by the Kissimmee River, it's the largest freshwater lake in the southern United States
    $500 15
It's the 2nd most common element in the moon's, as well as the Earth's crust
    $500 25
An accordion,
a tube of toothpaste,
someone's hand

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

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$400 $300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$1,700 $1,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE U.N.
HIGH SCHOOLS
HIT TUNES
STATE LICENSE PLATES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
"CHAR"MED WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 26
Composed of all member nations, this organ of the U.N. has been called the "Town Meeting of the World"
    $200 6
The movie "Hoosiers" is based on tiny Milan High's 1954 victory over Muncie Central in this sport
    $200 21
"Wannabe"
    $200 16
XXX 0000
(with the Rockies outlined)
    $200 11
In the U.S., one of these units is equal to 3.785 liters, so fill'er up
    $200 1
Sticks of this used by artists for sketching are often made from willow wood
    $400 27
This foreword to the U.N.charter is similar to the one in our Constitution; it begins, "We the peoples"
    $400 7
In 1989 students at a Cambridge, Mass. school boycotted Coca-Cola to protest its ties to this formerly racist country
    $400 22
"Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?"
    $400 17
SAMPLE
Vacationland
    $400 12
The lowest possible temperature is designated by zero K, or by this phrase
    $400 2
Second century playwright Terence wrote the Latin equivalent of the phrase this "begins at home"
    $600 28
The elimination of malaria is one of the projects sponsored by this Geneva-based arm of the U.N.
    $600 8
In 1998 a San Antonio, Texas school was named in honor of this first woman on the Supreme Court
    $600 23
"I Believe I Can Fly"
    $600 18
0 0000
(with a drawing of a cowboy)
    DD: $500 13
This common measure was originally the area a yoke of oxen could plow in a day
    $600 3
It's said this term for a cramp of an arm or leg muscle originated in baseball in the 1880s
    $800 29
The U.N. flag features a map of the world surrounded by a wreath of these
    $800 9
Students at a real high school, Aviation High in Queens, fix planes at this "presidential" airport
    $800 24
"Take a Bow",
"The Power of Good-Bye"
    $800 19
301-JRJ
Evergreen State
    $800 14
Run this metric distance & it's the same as 6.214 miles
    $800 4
This largest city in the 2 Carolinas is one of the nation's leading textile production centers
    DD: $100 30
Vatican City, Moldova & this country are the only European states which do not belong to the U.N.
    $1000 10
You can join junior ROTC at Kemper, the oldest school of this type west of the Mississippi
    $1000 25
"Time of Your Life (Good Riddance)"
    $1000 20
EPL 024
Sportsman's Paradise
    $1000 15
This unit of radiation is named for the physicist who discovered X-rays
    $1000 5
It's a clear light green color with a yellowish tinge

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$2,900 $5,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
In June 1998 a museum dedicated to this author opened in Salinas, California

Final scores:

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$1,000 $6,600 $13,601

Cumulative scores:

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$8,000 $17,600 $22,201
2nd runner-up: $10,000 1st runner-up: $17,600 Tournament champion: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Trish Melissa
$2,900 $5,600 $7,800
10 R,
2 W
17 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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