Show #3166 - Monday, May 11, 1998

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

Contestants

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Kristen Page, a junior at Mary Washington College from Vienna, Virginia

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

Adia Benton, a junior at Brown University from Columbia, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
POTPOURRI
TV FRIENDS ON FILM
(Alex: The stars of the TV series.)
CHOCOLATE
MAN'S BEST FRIEND
(Alex: I thought chocolate was!)
LET'S ROCK!
    $100 5
From the Latin for "brother" comes this term for some mendicant monks; Tuck was one
    $100 11
On maps, this rodent's name precedes creek, falls, island, &, of course, dam
    $100 15
"Scream",
"Ace Ventura: Pet Detective"
    $100 18
These "lip-smacking" treats were introduced by Hershey's in 1907
    $100 26
It's the breed of dog seen here
(just 1, not 101)
    $100 1
Her father is Fred; her mother, Wilma
    $200 6
In Zoroastrianism, water & a liquid called haoma are sacrificed in the presence of this substance
    $200 12
Belomancy is a form of divination in which these are drawn at random from a quiver or other container
    $200 16
"Clockwatchers",
"Romy and Michele's High School Reunion"
    $200 19
This original Herman Munster on TV wrote the children's book "A Chocolate Moose for Dinner"
    $200 27
This breed might want to change its name to Beijingese
    $200 2
Keith, Brian, Mick, Bill & Charlie on drums
    $300 7
Between February 11 & July 16, 1858, the Virgin Mary made a reported 18 appearances at this site
    $300 13
Some foreign X-ray scanners may ruin rolls of this, so keep them in a special lead-lined bag
    $300 17
"Kissing A Fool",
"The Pallbearer"
    $300 20
Chocolate for eating is divided into 3 tastes: sweet, semisweet & this, which has little sugar
    $300 28
The dog seen here is the English, not the pit type, of this terrier
    $300 3
"Large rock" city northwest of Denver
    $400 8
The Theravada school considers itself the closest to the original form of this religion
    $400 23
The Kennedy Center's grand foyer is lit with 18 of these crystal items; they each weigh a ton
    $400 25
"Leprechaun",
"Picture Perfect"
    $400 21
Introduced in 1896, these chewy chocolates were the first wrapped penny candy
    $400 29
Everyone "nose" this is the breed of the mug seen here
    $400 4
He's the principal anchor of "Dateline NBC"
    $500 9
The Hindu trinity is Brahma, Vishnu & this god
    $500 24
Dedicated in 1910, the capitol building in this Kentucky city was designed to resemble the U.S. capitol
    DD: $700 14
"Ed"
    $500 22
This British company makes about 300 million creme eggs a year, exporting about 1/3 of them
    $500 30
This breed used to guard monasteries
    $500 10
From 760 feet up on this crater, you get a great view of Honolulu

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

Adia Alex Kristen
$0 $1,400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adia Alex Kristen
$900 $2,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS
FIRST DATES
THE 1998 GRAMMYS
(Alex: I hope you'll remember them!)
WORD ORIGINS
SPELL CHECK
(Alex: And you will have to spell.)
ROCKS FOR JOCKS
    $200 12
In 1998 Washington National Airport was renamed in honor of this president on his 87th birthday
    $200 7
The U.S. signed its first international treaty Feb. 6, 1778 with this country
    $200 6
This man who's Jakob's father & is old enough to be your grandfather won for the album "Time Out of Mind"
    $200 1
From the Hindi word jagannath, it's an advancing force crushing all in its path
    $200 15
Think back and spell...
    $200 22
Geologists dig up & study these organic remains, whose name is from the Latin for "dug up"
    $400 18
His assassination in 1865 came only 5 days after the surrender at Appomattox
    $400 13
The first joint American-Russian spacewalk was April 29, 1997 outside this space station
    $400 8
Singer heard here with her Record & Song of the Year
("Sunny Came Home")
    $400 2
French for "stroke of mercy", in reality it's a death blow
    $400 25
Feel no pain as you spell...
    $400 23
Slate is this type of rock, the result of alterations to existing rocks
    $600 19
Between his 2 nonconsecutive terms as president, he practiced law in New York City
    $600 14
On Dec. 28, 1832 Andrew Jackson said John C. ya later to this man, the first vice president to resign
    $600 9
"I Believe" this R. Kelly hit was named Best R&B Song
    DD: $700 3
Literally "god from a machine", this term refers to a god introduced to resolve a plot
    $600 27
Don't lose your way as you spell...
    $600 24
A speleologist studies caves; this is another name for a caver who explores caves as a hobby
    $800 20
Many Americans blamed the Great Depression on this man who was president when it began in 1929
    $800 16
On Oct. 10, 1920 Bill Wambsganss caught a line drive & tagged 2 players for the first of these in a World Series
    $800 10
Following Ellen DeGeneres & Paul Reiser in previous years, this sitcom star hosted the show
    $800 4
French for "famous case", it's any celebrated controversy that attracts great public attention
    DD: $2,100 28
Overflow with knowledge & spell...
    $800 26
Until it's cooled, the object seen here was this substance
    $1000 21
Good looks & support of compromise got this New Hampshirite elected in 1852 at age 47
    $1000 17
This model seen here became the first commercially available modern car of its type, Dec. 5, 1996
    $1000 11
This band from Oxford got their diploma, a Grammy for the album "OK Computer"
    $1000 5
This noun from the Italian for "skilled" is often applied to top musicians
    $1000 29
It'll be peculiar if you can't spell...
    $1000 30
2-word term for the branch of geology that studies the phenomenon of continental drift

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adia Alex Kristen
$4,000 $6,000 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
Phoenix lies on a river named for this substance found in the name of another state capital

Final scores:

Adia Alex Kristen
$1,999 $10,801 $1
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adia Alex Kristen
$4,600 $4,700 $5,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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