Responses for show #1096 - Monday, May 15, 1989

1989 College Championship semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Alex Yang, a senior from Tulane University

Kristine Zaleskas, a sophomore from Harvard College

Jason Moore, a freshman from USC

Jeopardy! Round responses

STARTS WITH "ME"
PATRIOTIC SONGS
TRANSPORTATION
POETRY
NORTH AMERICA
THE CIRCUS
    $100 18
meteor showers

Kristine
    $100 2
"Yankee Doodle"

Kristine
    $100 1
Japan

Kristine
    $100 5
a child

Triple Stumper
    $100 7
(2 of) English & Spanish (French)

Alex
    $100 17
the Ringling brothers

Kristine
    $200 19
a mealybug

Alex
    $500 3
[The music was not played going into the break.]

"Hail To The Chief"

Kristine
    $200 21
the area code

Alex
    $200 6
death

Triple Stumper
    $200 8
the Great Lakes

Kristine
    $200 25
[Alex Trebek announces a minute to go in the round prior to reading the clue]

clowns

Alex
    $300 20
the means

Jason
    $300 4
(Jason: What is "America The Beautiful"?)

Pikes Peak

JasonAlex
    $300 22
airbags

Jason
    $300 11
I will pledge with mine

Triple Stumper
    $300 14
Central America

Jason
    $300 28
bears

Kristine
    $400 26
the measles

Kristine
    $400 9
[NOTE: Kristine's response did not include "You're".]

"You're A Grand Old Flag"

Kristine
    $400 23
Pittsburgh

Triple Stumper
    $400 12
The Rubaiyat (of Omar Khayyam)

Alex
    $400 15
Idaho

Triple Stumper
    $400 29
Mary Hart

Kristine
    $500 27
meander

Kristine
    $500 10
(Alex Yang: What is "Columbia"?)
(Alex Trebek: Be more specific.)
(Alex Yang: "Gem Of The Sea"?)

"Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean"

Alex
Triple Stumper
    $500 24
the Soap Box races (Derby)

Jason
    $500 13
Chicago

Kristine
    $500 16
the Rocky Mountains

Jason
    $500 30
the high wire act

Jason

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

Jason Kristine Alex
-$300 $1,300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristine Alex
$2,100 $3,600 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BIOLOGY
MAGAZINES
ROYALTY
EDUCATION
ARCHITECTURE
ENDS WITH "U"
    $200 1
bats

Kristine
    $200 4
Newsweek

Kristine
    $200 2
Xerxes

Jason
    $200 10
bands

Alex
    $200 12
a cross

Alex
    $200 20
a luau

Alex
    $400 3
(Alex Yang: What is the axon?)
(Jason: What is the dendrite?)

the neuron

JasonAlex
Triple Stumper
    $400 16
Popular

Kristine
    $400 5
Prince Philip

Alex
    $400 11
(Alex Yang: What is reading?)
(Jason: What is multiplication?)

their homework

JasonAlex
Triple Stumper
    $400 13
buttresses

Kristine
    $400 28
(Alex Yang: What is Urdu?)

Hindu

Alex
Triple Stumper
    $600 6
shrews

Alex
    $600 17
the comic book industry

Kristine
    $600 9
Catherine the Great

Jason
    $600 25
Princeton

Alex
    $600 21
(Kristine: What's a cupola?)
(Jason: What is a basilica?)

a rotunda

JasonKristine
Triple Stumper
    $600 29
tofu

Kristine
    $1,500 7
the liver

Alex
    $800 18
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Kristine
    $800 14
Marie Antoinette

Kristine
    $800 26
parochial

Kristine
    $800 22
a monolith

Alex
    $800 30
a bureau

Jason
    $1000 8
mosses

Kristine
    $1000 19
Gloria Steinem

Kristine
    $1000 15
(Jason: Who is Emperor Hirohito's wife?)

the wife of Akihito (daughter-in-law of the late Emperor Hirohito)

Jason
Triple Stumper
    $1000 27
the University of Pennsylvania

Jason
    $4,000 23
Corinthian

Alex
    $1000 24
a gnu

Jason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristine Alex
$3,300 $9,800 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

WORLD POPULATIONS
JasonWhat is India?
$3,250
AlexWhat is India?
$8,200
Kristinewhat is the United States
$6,601
India

Final scores:

Jason Kristine Alex
$6,550 $3,199 $16,400
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jason Kristine Alex
$3,300 $9,500 $4,500
11 R,
5 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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