Show #3489 - Thursday, November 4, 1999

1999-B Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Jack Challis, a senior from Erlanger, Kentucky

Elizabeth Norton, a junior from Campton, New Hampshire

Brian Golden, a senior from Davenport, Iowa

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
THE FAMILY CAR
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
FROG STUFF
(Alex: This one's a little weird.)
I WAS A TEENAGE...
HOMOPHONES
(Alex: These are words that have different meanings but are pronounced the same.)
    $100 6
This Utah capital lies about 15 miles from the body of water for which it was named
    $100 16
Now owned by Ford, this Swedish company is loosening up with its C70 convertible
    $100 1
In 1971 the NBA's San Diego Rockets moved to this city
    $100 22
He's the handsome leading amphibian of the 1999 film "Muppets from Space"
    $100 11
In 1979 at the age of 18, this "Great One" began playing in the NHL
    $100 19
When Clem got arrested for stealing this bundle of hay, he had to make this to get out of jail
    $200 7
Iolani Palace in this capital city was once home to monarchs
    $200 17
If the car has a manual transmission, learn to do this to engage the lower gears on a hill
    $200 2
(Hi, I'm Keenan McCardell of the Jacksonville Jaguars) In 1994 the NFL adopted this scoring opportunity from the colleges
    $200 24
A person who's hoarse has a frog in this
    $200 12
As a teenager & president-yet-to-be this man met JFK in 1963
    $200 23
A shore area, or a hardwood tree growing near it
    $300 8
This city was laid out in the late 1840s on property once owned by John Sutter
    $300 18
Dashboard feature you'll wish you could turn back after taking an unauthorized spin
    $300 3
On August 2, 1999 he outdueled David Duval in a televised golf shootout billed as the "Showdown at Sherwood"
    $300 25
Also meaning "to die", a frog does this by closing off its nostrils & mouth & squeezing its lungs
    $300 13
In his late teens, this "Top Gun" star played a loony military cadet in "Taps"
    $300 28
Run away? This insect hops away
    DD: $600 9
What a discovery! Genoa, Italy is an appropriate sister city of this state capital
    $400 20
This part of the suspension comes in 3 types: coil, leaf & tension bar
    $400 4
Of the 2 Williams sisters currently starring on the pro tennis tour, she won the 1999 U.S. Open
    $400 26
In 1992 Mae Jemison did a frog egg fertilization experiment while aboard this
    $400 14
This unfortunate "Lady" was only 15 years old when she began her 9-day reign over England in 1553
    $400 29
It's what Lipton's could put in golf bags, or what's already there
    $500 10
You'll find this state capital near the eastern end of the Erie Canal
    $500 21
Name of the system that transmits to police in case of theft, introduced in Massachusetts in 1986
    $500 5
(Hi, I'm Shannon Sharpe of the Denver Broncos) In Super Bowl XXXII, this Denver running back, my teammate, ran for 157 yards, scored 3 TDs & was named MVP
    $500 27
Students can do this, from Latin for "to cut apart", to virtual frogs on David Robertson's website
    $500 15
As a teenager, this current British PM shone as an actor & an athlete at Fettes College in Scotland
    $500 30
Spell loot & liar this way to turn them into musical instruments

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

Brian Elizabeth Jack
$1,400 $1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Elizabeth Jack
$1,800 $2,700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THIS IS PLANET EARTH
19th CENTURY LITERATURE
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?
WOODSTOCK '99
PARTS OF SPEECH
    $200 5
About 60 members of the Sons of Liberty dressed as Indians for this December 16, 1773 incident
    $200 16
Term for the innermost part of the Earth, or the innermost part of an apple
    $200 23
Novel in which Ishmael, feeling "a damp, drizzly November" in his soul, goes to work on a whaler
    $200 11
Pick up a burger at this chain that Dave Thomas named for his freckle-faced, red-haired daughter
    $200 6
Thank you to this woman who sang her song "Thank U" despite temperatures in the mid-90s
    $200 17
2 of these kinds of words often combine to form a compound one, like "teapot" or "farmyard"
    $400 4
The Peace of Paris was signed in 1783 by Ben Franklin, John Adams & this future first chief justice
    $400 24
It's the sudden movement of the Earth's crust to release stress along fault lines
    $400 22
In this Mark Twain story, a mechanic is knocked unconscious in a fight & awakens in Camelot in 528 A.D.
    $400 12
Put tomato sauce, cheese & pepperoni on an English muffin & you've got a mini one of these
    $400 7
Elvis Costello feared a backstage encounter with this Alaskan -- she grabbed his nose at the Grammys
    $400 18
The phrases that these words, like "but" or "and", join together, let no man put asunder
    $600 3
Americans were ordered not to fire until "you see the whites of their eyes" to save ammunition in this battle
    $600 28
Surprisingly, the Earth is closest to the sun during this winter month
    $600 21
His 5 "Leatherstocking Tales" portray Natty Bumppo from his youth to his death over 60 years later
    $600 13
Making quiche? To test the freshness of this ingredient, put it in a bowl of water -- if it floats, it's rotten
    $600 8
Verne Troyer, who played this Austin Powers nemesis, was part of the crowd for Limp Bizkit's set
    DD: $1,800 25
It's the part of speech "wicked" is in the colloquial sentence "Alex is wicked smart."
    DD: $1,100 2
Patriots called colonists loyal to Great Britain this, after a British party which supported the king
    $800 29
Chilly name for historical periods when significant, extended cooling of the atmosphere & oceans takes place
    $800 20
Hawthorne wrote that these "Tales" had the "pale tint of flowers that blossomed in too retired a shade"
    $800 14
It's the type of spread that puts the "fluff" into a fluffernutter sandwich
    $800 9
Fans could crash into each other as this "Crash in to Me" band played
    $800 27
Dictionaries commonly describe "the" as this type of "article"
    $1000 1
In February 1778 this Prussian arrived at Valley Forge to help train the Continental Army
    $1000 30
Imaginary geographic lines around the Earth include the equator & these 2 "tropics"
    $1000 19
This Poe tale ends with the line "The Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies"
    $1000 15
This pasteurized process cheese food from Kraft got the AMA's seal of approval in 1931
    $1000 10
Check it out now! It's the nom de DJ of Norman Cook, who headed a rave in the wee hours of the festival's last day
    $1000 26
From Latin for "to throw between", this term includes exclamations like "Ouch!" & "Ugh!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Elizabeth Jack
$1,400 $9,300 $3,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

PUBLICATIONS
This humor publication, known for its website, put out its first book in 1999, a No. 1 bestseller

Final scores:

Brian Elizabeth Jack
$2,800 $7,700 $7,600
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Elizabeth Jack
$3,800 $9,300 $4,900
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
21 R,
0 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,000

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