Show #3170 - Friday, May 15, 1998

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

Contestants

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Andrew Hutchings, a senior at Harvey Mudd College from Tucson, Arizona (subtotal of $8,000)

Shane Underwood, a junior at the University of Alabama from Summerdale, Alabama (subtotal of $2,500)

Alex Weathers, a sophomore at MIT from Greenville, South Carolina (subtotal of $13,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
HELOISE'S COLLEGE HINTS
WILD THINGS
MOMMY DEAREST
SINGERS ON FILM
MATH VOCABULARY
    $100 6
With no "Time to Kill", he recently turned out another legal thriller, "The Street Lawyer"
    $100 15
After dabbing this behind your ears, put some on your light bulb to make your room smell nice
    $100 1
This striped mammal can fire numerous jets of its foul-smelling liquid before it has to "reload"
    $100 20
This comedian has daughter Melissa by her side when she critiques clothes at the Oscars
    $100 9
Singer heard here, who also starred in the film
("Viva Las Vegas")
    $100 8
Raise a number to the third power, or a common form for ice & sugar
    $200 7
This author is famous for giving readers "Goosebumps" & leading them down "Fear Street"
    $200 19
It may make you look "Hefty", but Heloise says a plastic one of these is a great substitute for a raincoat
    DD: $500 2
This type of rattlesnake seen here is named for the way it moves
    $200 21
Hunter Tylo won $5 million after she was dropped from this drama while pregnant with daughter Izabella
    $200 10
Once Miss America, she's gone from hosting "The Soul of VH1" to starring in "Soul Food"
    $200 11
The average value of a set of numbers, or cruel
    $300 16
In this Stephen King novel, author Paul Sheldon is held hostage by his No. 1 fan
    $300 28
Many students make these out of concrete blocks & wood; to dress them up, cover the blocks with cloth
    $300 3
Some smaller species of this largest marsupial live in the trees of New Guinea
    $300 25
This TV personality rises early, even for a mother of 2
    $300 22
Dr. Frankenstein, played by this "Police" man, gave Jennifer Beals every breath she took as "The Bride"
    $300 12
The operation of combining numbers, or a wing appended to a building
    $400 17
Sinclair Lewis dedicated this book about a real estate broker to Edith Wharton
    $400 29
If the eraser on your pencil smudges, rub it a few times with this manicure utensil
    $400 4
Creature seen here in one of its more familiar "colors"
    $400 26
Afeni Shakur, a member of the Black Panthers, named her son this, for an Inca chief
    $400 23
The Lemonheads' Evan Dando & this former Blondie singer were in 1995's "Heavy"
    $400 13
An angle greater than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees, or lacking sharpness of intellect
    $500 18
This author of "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten" is an ordained Unitarian minister
    $500 30
Wrap some wide rubber bands around bottles of this & they won't slip out of your hands in the shower
    $500 5
Bred in captivity, dozens of these rare "masked" weasels were introduced into the Wyoming wilderness in 1991
    $500 27
On a plane showing "One Fine Day", this star wouldn't let her daughter see mommy kiss George Clooney
    $500 24
Gangsta rapper Ice Cube played Doughboy, an ex-con living in south central L.A., in this 1991 film
    $500 14
A trigonometric function that equals sine/cosine, or a conversational digression

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

Alex Shane Andrew
$600 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Shane Andrew
$1,900 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
BIBLICAL PROPHETS
IN THE CREDITS
CARBON
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
CROSSWORD CLUES "F"
    $200 1
2 years after exploring the Northwest with William Clark, he was named gov. of the Louisiana territory
    $200 11
This prophet's accomplishments include being "vomited out" of a great fish
    $200 21
There may be a second & a second second one of these people, called "A.D."s, who keep things moving
    $200 16
This carbon compound found in auto exhaust can prevent body tissues from getting oxygen
    $200 26
Ancient city seen here (the Colosseum is in the middle) in a National Geographic illustration
    $200 6
The big "wheel" of ride inventors
(6)
    $400 2
This group of volunteers, created on Mar. 1, 1961, works to improve living conditions in other nations
    $400 12
Reclusive Ezekiel trimmed this with a sword & wove the trimmings into his robe
    $400 22
Piece of machinery run by a genny operator
    $400 17
This mineral is the most stable form of carbon, though not when you sharpen your pencil too fine
    $400 27
The Vogalonga, an annual regatta seen here, takes place in this city
    $400 7
Jetsam's partner
(7)
    $600 3
On April 24, 1980 an attempt to rescue 53 hostages in this capital city was called off
    $600 13
Nathan's grim story about a slaughtered lamb made this king feel bad for the death of Uriah
    $600 23
A "dresser" helps actors with costumes; this type of "dresser" gives the film its props
    $600 18
This isotope with a half-life of about 5,730 years is used to date organisms that didn't last quite so long
    $600 28
Mayor Yuri Luzhkov led the recent effort to restore this city's cathedral, seen here
    $600 8
Vulpine dance
(3,4)
    $800 4
'Ullo, Gouverneur! This signer of the Constitution gave the document its final wording
    DD: $1,500 14
Elijah told Ahab that this wicked woman, Ahab's wife, would be eaten by dogs...& she was
    $800 24
The credits of "The Flintstones" report none of these "were harmed in the making of" the movie
    $800 19
The structures of compounds like this one, C6H6, have a certain "ring" to them
    DD: $1,500 29
Caribbean island seen here (with a volcanic eruption) in a recent photo
    $800 9
Boston hall of fame
(7)
    $1000 5
On Dec. 9, 1992, the first group of U.S. Marines arrived in this African nation to restore order
    $1000 15
Elisha cured a general of this skin disease, then gave it to a servant
    $1000 25
"The Naked Gun 2 1/2" credits a "loaded filmer" right after this person who works with the camera
    $1000 20
Plant products called alkaloids contain carbon & this element, the next one up on the periodic table
    $1000 30
This German university city is seen here behind the fossil named for it
    $1000 10
It's spoken in Hameenlinna & Hyvinkaa
(7)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Shane Andrew
$7,500 $1,000 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POWER PEOPLE
Under current succession laws, this former university head is the last woman in line for the U.S. presidency

Final scores:

Alex Shane Andrew
$2,799 $2,000 $9,100

Cumulative scores:

Alex Shane Andrew
$16,199 $4,500 $17,100
1st runner-up: $16,199 2nd runner-up: $10,000 Tournament champion: $25,000 minimum + 1998 Volvo S70 automobile + a trophy

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Shane Andrew
$7,200 $1,000 $9,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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