Show #3331 - Monday, February 15, 1999

1999 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Juliet Wiley, a stay-at-home mom from Plano, Texas

Lance Johnson, a warehouse associate from Champaign, Illinois

Andrew Maly, an environmental engineer from Bel Air, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of Presidents' Day.)
    $100 6
On December 26, 1799 Washington was eulogized in Congress by this man known as "Lighthorse Harry"
    $100 11
    $100 26
This son of a Jewish mother & a Greek father is also called Timotheus
    $100 16
En Garde! Women have competed in this Olympic sport since 1924
    $100 1
Malta's currency shares its name with this monetary unit of Italy
    $100 21
Color of your face when you've done something irredeemable
    $200 7
On May 28, 1754, Washington & his men fired the first shots of this 9-year war near Fort Duquesne
    $200 12
"Forever Your Girl"
    $200 27
In a letter to Corinth, Paul ranked this quality over faith & hope
    $200 17
U.S. soccer star Mia Hamm led her team to Olympic gold despite straining this the same day Kerri Strug did
    $200 2
In 1946 the Communist government of Vietnam began issuing coins with a depiction of this man
    $200 22
Carry something luminescent when you go down into one of these
    $300 8
On December 23,1776 Washington wrote that "Our attempt on" this city was fixed for "Christmas Day or night"
    $300 13
"Hell Freezes Over"
    $300 28
In Gethsemane, this apostle drew a sword & cut off Malchus' ear
    $300 18
Of fire-eating, live pigeon-shooting or water buffalo polo, the one that was a 1900 Olympic event
    $300 3
The name of this currency is from the Sanskrit for "coined silver"
    $300 23
A 1,496-pound one was unfortunate enough to get caught in 1979
    $400 9
In July 1749, at age 17 George was appointed to this position for the county of Culpeper, Virginia
    $400 14
"Glass Houses"
    $400 29
This apostle, the brother of James, is traditionally credited with writing a gospel
    $400 19
The name of this equestrian event is French for "training"; it doesn't refer to a garment
    $400 4
A Philippine one-peso coin of 1947 depicted this American, calling him "Defender and Liberator"
    $400 24
This capital city could be the climax of your world tour
    $500 10
Washington warned against "The insidious wiles of foreign influences" in this published declaration
    $500 15
"Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell"
    $500 30
In Revelation, it was the name of he who sat on a pale horse
    DD: $800 20
(Hi, I'm Mark McEwen.) I reported on the '92 W. Olympics in Albertville, France & the '94 W. Olympics hosted by this Scandinavian city
    $500 5
Its currency, the guarani, shares its name with one of its national languages & an expensive Asuncion hotel
    $500 25
Type of literature often produced by oversensitive youths

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Andrew Lance Juliet
$1,000 $1,200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Lance Juliet
$3,400 $2,300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This book begins, "When I wrote the following pages... I lived alone in the woods, a mile from any neighbor..."
    $200 3
The first wife of Henry VIII to get the axe
    $200 8
Once known as Burma, its official language Burmese was also renamed
    $200 26
Snake Eyes
    $200 7
Royal rapper seen on TV's "Living Single" & in the movie "Living Out Loud"
    $200 21
At the United Nations: WHO
    $400 2
Thoreau praised this man's actions at Harpers Ferry & eulogized him in 3 lectures
    $400 9
1980's "Death Of A Princess" dramatized the execution of a princess from this country & her lover's beheading
    $400 16
A map of this country bears many Kualas; Kuala Dungun, Kuala Lumpur...
    $400 27
Boxcars, or Hobo's Delight on a Rainy Night
    $400 10
Though her name means "wolf", this basketball star was another canine in college -- a U. Conn. Husky
    $400 22
For feminists: NOW
    $600 4
A dedicated abolitionist, Thoreau was a "conductor" on this
    $600 11
After Charles II was restored to England's throne, he had this lord protector's body dug up & beheaded
    $600 17
Railways link this country's capital of Ulaanbaatar to Moscow & Peking
    $600 28
    DD: $1,000 12
She occupies the California congressional seat once held by her late entertainer husband
    $600 23
In San Francisco: BART
    DD: $1,000 5
Work that says, "Under a gov't which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison"
    $800 14
This principal leader of the Reign of Terror faced the guillotine himself on July 28, 1794
    $800 18
The Baath party rules these 2 Mideast countries
    $800 29
Ada from Decatur, or Square Pair
    $800 13
Born in Monaco in 1965, she's 7 & 8 years younger than her siblings Caroline & Albert
    $800 24
To Neil Armstrong: NASA
    $1000 6
While in New York in the 1840s, Thoreau met this newspaper editor, who then acted as his literary agent
    $1000 15
The last wife of Henry VIII to get the axe
    $1000 19
The Druk Gyalpo, or Dragon King, rules this neighbor of India that has a dragon on its flag
    $1000 30
Texas Sunflowers
    $1000 20
In "Jerry Maguire", this actress told Tom Cruise, "You had me at hello"
    $1000 25
For cybergeeks: MS-DOS

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Lance Juliet
$5,800 $6,900 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In May 1998 this metropolis of 7 million voted to start electing its mayor for the first time

Final scores:

Andrew Lance Juliet
$0 $0 $13,950
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Lance Juliet
$5,500 $6,900 $6,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1999-01-06
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