Show #3167 - Tuesday, May 12, 1998

1998 College Championship semifinal game 2.
From Zellerbach Auditorium at the University of California-Berkeley.

Contestants

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Claire Ogilvie, a sophomore at Yale University from Branford, Connecticut

Andrew Hutchings, a senior at Harvey Mudd College from Tucson, Arizona

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

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Jeopardy! Round

HIGH PLACES
ASTROLOGY
OH, THE HUMANITIES!
COLLEGE MASCOTS
(Alex: We'll show you the mascot, you identify the school.)
HERCULES & XENA
DOESN'T RHYME WITH DIRT
    $100 12
In 1707 & 1708 this volcano showered Tokyo with ash & oh-oh, it's rumbling again
    $100 7
The name of this sign is Latin for "twins"
    $100 26
The humanities are part of this, a 2-word term used to describe some colleges
    $100 9
[the Golden Gophers]
    $100 18
Pre-Xena in "Hercules and the Amazon Women", she played the Amazon woman Lysia
    $100 1
This Muppet shares an apartment on "Sesame Street"
    $200 17
Zermatt, Switzerland's Alpine Museum has several exhibits devoted to this adjacent peak
    $200 6
Aries is ruled by this warlike planet named for the Roman god of war
    $200 27
The humanities' origins include this ancient civilization's training of boys for citizenship in the polis
    $200 13
[the Jayhawks]
    $200 19
Xena came, saw & conquered this historic Roman general, but it didn't work out
    $200 2
2-word phrase that appears on restaurant signs along with "No Service"
    $300 22
In 1947 renewed activity of this Sicilian volcano formed 2 new craters
    $300 8
It may be the sexiest sign, but watch out: its symbol is an animal with a poisonous sting
    $300 28
The humanities sometimes includes the social types of this subject, but not the physical ones
    $300 14
[the Boilermakers]
    $300 20
This actor who plays Hercules has become one of TV's leading heartthrobs
    $300 3
This Chicago film critic was an original co-host of PBS' "Sneak Previews"
    DD: $700 23
Mount Hikurangi, sacred to the Maoris, is the first place in this country to see the light of day
    $400 10
This water sign is symbolized by 2 fish swimming in opposite directions
    $400 29
This member of the Eagles won a National Humanities Medal for his work with the Walden Woods Project
    $400 15
[the Cornhuskers]
    $400 21
You just can't keep a bad girl dead, as proved by this Hudson Leick character seen here
    $400 4
He's partly responsible for creating "H.M.S. Pinafore"
    $500 24
Nanga Parbat in Jammu & Kashmir is considered the most dangerous peak for climbers in this range
    $500 11
People born under this sign like to weigh all sides of an argument, as if they had a pair of scales
    $500 30
Humanities Magazine is published by this government unit headed by William Ferris
    $500 16
[the Blue Devils]
    $500 25
The full show titles are "Xena: Warrior Princess" & "Hercules:" this
    $500 5
Bacteria helps turn milk into this food

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Grace Andrew Claire
$1,900 $1,500 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Andrew Claire
$3,400 $1,700 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THAT'S ANCIENT HISTORY, MAN
SHOW ME THE MONKEY!
POET-POURRI
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
HE'S MY VICE PRESIDENT!
WORD PROCESSING
    $200 1
Until introducing coinage around 570 B.C., Athens used this trading method, from French for "exchange"
    $200 2
Members of this monkey group seen here don't have thumbs, nor do they have eight legs
    $200 24
In 1827 he enlisted in the Army under the pseudonym Edgar A. Perry
    $200 11
The style called techno evolved in this U.S. city about 20 years after Motown was born there
    $200 15
Spiro T. Agnew
    $200 18
In a car, do it at the speed of freeway traffic; in word processing, use it with form letters & labels
    $400 6
In 1204 the Crusaders took this Byzantine city; in 1453 the Turks did
    $400 3
This type of monkey is a loudmouth
    $400 25
He wrote the poetic line "Then he climbed to the tower of the Old North Church"
    $400 12
Electronic music master Moby is a descendant of this creator of Moby Dick
    $400 16
Harry Truman
    $400 19
Times Roman is a typeface, Italic is a style, 12-point is a size & Times Roman Italic 12-point is this
    $600 7
After Judah refused to pay taxes in 602 B.C., this Babylonian king took over the kingdom
    $600 4
This monkey is named after an order of hooded Catholic monks
    $600 26
This "Mending Wall" poet & his wife, Elinor, were co-valedictorians at Lawrence High School in Massachusetts
    $600 13
Ace remixers Tom Rowlands & Ed Simons were the Dust Brothers before becoming these "Brothers"
    $600 21
Henry A. Wallace
    $600 20
From Latin for "to run", it runs blinking around the screen to show where the next character goes
    $800 8
The city of Palenque flourished from 600 to 900 during this North American civilization's classic era
    $800 5
The coast is clear for this ape that's really a monkey
    $800 28
This Percy Shelley work begins with the title character bound to a precipice
    $800 14
"Firestarter" & "Breathe" are hit singles by this band that emerged from the British rave scene
    $800 22
John Nance Garner
    $800 29
Term for the printer or margins your computer is set for unless you tell it otherwise
    DD: $1,700 9
In 1480 Ivan III announced Russia's independence from these peoples
    $1000 10
Pick up the pieces with this research species
    $1000 27
In 1809 he took his seat in the House of Lords & began 2 years of travel in Portugal, Spain & Greece
    $1000 17
In the '90s, this British band heard here got into the "head" of U.S. audiences
    DD: $4,000 23
Alben W. Barkley
    $1000 30
5-letter term for any single keystroke that carries out a series of commands

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Andrew Claire
$4,600 $10,400 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLACES IN CANADA
Renamed in the 1830s, this city of 28,000 & its river were both originally called Little Thames

Final scores:

Grace Andrew Claire
$1 $4,399 $1
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace Andrew Claire
$4,600 $9,700 $4,900
16 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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