Show #3161 - Monday, May 4, 1998

1998 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
From Zellerbach Auditorium at the University of California-Berkeley.

Contestants

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Grace Lansangan, a junior at Barton College from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Alex Weathers, a sophomore at MIT from Greenville, South Carolina

Cathy Landers, a senior at the University of California-Berkeley from Los Gatos, California

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Jeopardy! Round

RELATIVELY SIMPLE PHYSICS
GUINNESS RECORDS
IT FOLLOWED ME HOME
WHAT'S FOR BREAKFAST?
MTV
"S.F."
    $100 21
Guinness says the oldest living one of these animals is 25-year-old Wil Cwac Cwac, not Daffy
    $100 11
A popular pet of the '90s, the name of this type of pig comes from its anatomy
    $100 16
Some prefer this side dish as a patty, others like the link
    $100 6
In a 1985 video she was dressed like Marilyn Monroe; in a 1996 video, like Eva Peron
    $100 1
An oft-quoted cure for this is imagining your audience in their underwear
    $200 26
Over 86,535 feet long, the longest sculpture made out of this substance was created at Myrtle Beach
    $200 12
Don't be koi, it's the continent where these fish originated
    $200 17
A traditional Southern dish features these small quick breads smothered in redeye gravy
    $200 7
It's absolutely certain that this group seen here won a 1997 MTV Video Award
    $200 2
If you're showing no sign of emotion, you're keeping one of these
    $300 25
Since 1900, Johann Hurlinger has held the record for most miles walked on these body parts: 870 miles
    $300 13
Like his buddy the Siberian husky, this Alaskan dog breed was bred to pull sleds
    $300 18
For a few bucks at IHOP, you can get a plate full of these "coin-sized" pancakes
    $300 8
She plays 4 different women in one car in her "Ironic" video
    $300 3
This liquid's on tap, but only your doctor has backbone enough to get it
    DD: $900 27
This word, used with "theory" & "mechanics", is from the Latin for "how much"
    $400 24
At 1,290 feet below sea level, the world's lowest road lies along the shores of this sea
    $400 14
Yum! An Australian name for this pet bird is from an Aborigine word meaning "good eating"
    $400 19
For a healthy breakfast, add some granola to this fermented dairy product made by Dannon & Knudsen
    $400 9
The video of the song heard here won this group 4 MTV Video Awards in 1997:
("Virtual Insanity")
    $400 4
This songwriter wrote the original version of the following:
("O Susanna")
    $500 23
It's the tendency of a body to stay at rest unless acted on by an outside force
    $500 22
The largest cut one of these green gems is a whopping 86,136 carats -- too big for a class ring
    $500 15
Don't try to iron the coat of this Chinese dog breed; it's supposed to be wrinkled
    $500 20
It's the 2-word Spanish name for tortillas topped with fried eggs & a layer of salsa
    $500 10
Called the first video band, this group burst onto MTV with "Rio" & "Hungry Like the Wolf"
    $500 5
It's in the either of the following:
(people in a line, or a lone folder)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Cathy Alex Grace
$200 $1,500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Alex Grace
$2,800 $2,100 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
HONG KONG CINEMA
THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY
LANDMARKS
PUT 'EM IN ORDER
(Alex: Chronological order.)
HAIKU
    $200 5
This story of 2 devoted sisters earned Alice Walker the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    $200 1
This "Supercop" actor is notorious for performing his own death-defying stunts
    $200 6
"Das Rheingold", a one-act opera, serves as the prologue to this composer's "Ring" cycle
    $200 8
The traditional home address of the British prime minister
    $200 21
Spanish-American War,
French & Indian War,
U.S. Civil War
    $200 26
Haiku have only / 17, but the older / tanka, 31
    $400 10
"You Can't Go Home Again" until you name this author who wrote it
    $400 2
This "Face/Off" director started the craze for Hong Kong gangster films with 1986's "A Better Tomorrow"
    $400 7
Traditionally, a woman plays this mythological "heel" in Handel's opera "Deidamia"
    $400 14
The Avenue of the Animals will lead you to the tombs of the Chinese emperors of this dynasty, 1368-1644
    $400 22
Telephone,
telegraph,
telescope
    $400 27
Shiki wrote that this / "enlightened one" does not blink / "as the hailstones fall"
    $600 11
In 1991 Robert Pirsig published "Lila", a follow-up to his classic "Zen and the Art of" this
    $600 3
Wong Kar-wai's "Chungking Express" was imported to the U.S. by this "Jackie Brown" director
    $600 16
In a Russian opera, the city of Kitezh has this magical quality, like some ink & an H.G. Wells man
    $600 15
In Boston, the Prudential Tower is 52 stories & this insurance company's is 60
    DD: $1,400 23
Taft,
Tyler,
Taylor
    $600 28
In a Japanese / haiku, a "blossom" almost / always is this tree's
    $800 12
In titles of novels by John Updike, it precedes "Run", "is Rich" & "at Rest"
    $800 4
She's credited as Michelle Khan on her Hong Kong films, but used this name for "Tomorrow Never Dies"
    $800 17
You have to be a baritone to play Cortez in Roger Sessions' opera about this emperor of the Aztecs
    $800 18
Haakon's Hall in Bergen is a relic of this country's medieval past
    $800 24
da Vinci,
Rembrandt,
Van Gogh
    $800 29
Warrior class that / brought haiku into flower / 4 centuries back
    $1000 13
Published posthumously in 1977, "American Hunger" is a follow-up to his "Black Boy"
    $1000 9
A familiar face in Hong Kong, this actor made his U.S. debut in the film seen here
("The Replacement Killers")
    DD: $600 20
1935 American opera whose final scene features the following
    $1000 19
Paradise Bay, seen here, is on this continent that got its first ATM in 1997
    $1000 25
Richard the Lion-Hearted,
Alfred the Great,
Henry VIII
    $1000 30
In a great haiku / by Basho, a poor boy grinds / this grain by moonlight

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Alex Grace
$7,600 $6,100 $6,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

GREEK MYTHOLOGY
Pytho, the site of Apollo's oracle, was renamed this after Apollo appeared disguised as a sea creature

Final scores:

Cathy Alex Grace
$14,401 $10,600 $12,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cathy Alex Grace
$6,300 $6,100 $7,400
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R,
0 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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