Show #3388 - Wednesday, May 5, 1999

1999 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.
From the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois.


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Julie Ann Cohen, a sophomore at the University of Michigan from Marietta, Georgia

Stephen James, a senior at the University of North Texas from Lewisville, Texas

Meg Audette, a junior at Wofford College from Ocala, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the language.)
    $100 18
Under a 1977 treaty, this zone reverted to Panama in 1979
    $100 9
The school in the movie "High School High" is named for this ex-mayor of Washington, D.C.
    $100 4
It's the divisor or, less technically, the bottom part of a fraction
    $100 21
J'ai casse mes lunettes
    $100 25
When a beekeeper orders a new one of these, she comes in a small cage with a few worker attendants
    $100 1
It's no use doing this "over spilt milk"; just go get some paper towels
    $200 24
This ex-British PM announced in 1963 he wouldn't run again for Parliament, to which he was first elected in 1900
    $200 15
TV's Felicity doesn't attend New York University, but this fictional institution
    $200 6
In our number system, it's 10; in a triangle, it's the lowest side
    $200 5
Lassen sie meine schuhe putzen
    $200 14
4-letter word for a plant like quack grass or dandelion, which make gardeners use other 4-letter words
    $200 2
To bay or bark at this is an exercise in futility
    $300 19
TMI can stand for "too much information" or for this, the site of the USA's worst commercial nuclear accident
    $300 8
The PC in "PCU" stands for Port Chester & also for this attitude upheld by the film's "womyn"
    $300 20
An algorithm is a problem-solving procedure & this anagram is a number used as an exponent
    $300 10
No corte nada de arriba
    $300 26
This hobby gets its name from the knotting of areas of fabric during the process
    $300 13
To flog or beat one of these will get you nowhere; neither will riding one
    DD: $300 22
A 1978 secession from India's Congress Party formed the Congress (I), with the I standing for her
    $400 7
Tracey Gold & Kirk Cameron attended Dewey High on this sitcom of the '80s & '90s
    $400 11
Mi occorre una padella
    $400 27
Some hobbyists collect these office supply items, also a 2-word term for routine approval
    $400 16
If your dream is truly impossible, you're just beating this against the wall
    $500 23
In 1998 this former Chilean leader was arrested in London in connection with human rights abuses
    $500 3
This director based Mission College in "School Daze" on his alma mater, Morehouse College
    $500 12
Sleevnoy bachok eesportosa
    $500 28
Potters do it to make vases; ventriloquists do it to their voices
    $500 17
Any "birdbrain" knows this kind of chase is a futile quest

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

Meg Stephen Julie
$1,000 $2,300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Stephen Julie
$1,700 $3,600 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
The greenish color in ponds is often caused by organisms called euglena which contain this green pigment
    $200 1
They've proclaimed themselves the "Official Spokescandies of the New Millennium"
    $200 24
In the last scene of "Othello", this villain stabs his wife Emilia, who sings a little & then dies
    $400 11
For decades Mario Zacchini was a real "big shot" in the circus world with this type of act
    $400 3
Humans have 46 of these, bullfrogs have 26 & fruit flies have 8; how unique!
    $400 5
Don't let it slip, but this "Crispy Crunchety Peanut Butter Candy Bar" from Nestle is a favorite of the Simpsons
    $400 23
Baby Elvis Presley was still a resident when a tornado hit this Mississippi city in 1936
    $400 19
"Othello" opens in this Italian city that appears in the title of another Shakespeare play
    $600 21
Dick Fosbury of Oregon State University was the first to use the Fosbury Flop in this track & field event
    $600 9
Garth Brooks, Mr. T & John Goodman worked as these in clubs before becoming stars
    $600 4
Occuring in birds & reptiles as well as mammals, it's the fluid-filled sac that surrounds an embryo
    $600 15
Charlie says this licorice-flavored candy, around since 1893, is probably the oldest candy brand in the U.S.
    $600 16
In 1994 Alabama's Goshen Church was struck by a twister on this holy day 7 days before Easter
    $600 12
First name shared by Cassio's mistress in "Othello" & Mick Jagger's first wife
    $800 13
This film helped "David Helfgott Plays Rachmaninov" become the No. 1 classical album of 1997
    $800 20
Occupational names of senators in the 106th Congress include 2 Smiths & one of these pugilists
    DD: $800 8
The simplest multicellular animals, they make up the phylum Porifera, meaning "pore bearing"
    $800 7
In the 1990s this candy brand introduced crunchy cookie cups, sticks & bits for baking
    $800 17
This Texas city, the home of Baylor University, still remembers the tornado of 1953
    $800 10
Othello describes this, perhaps the play's most famous prop, as "an antique token my father gave my mother"
    $1000 22
This Tennessee quarterback was the No. 1 pick in the 1998 NFL Draft
    $1000 26
A LAN administrator is in charge of LANs, short for these
    $1000 25
From Greek for "born", it's any foreign substance or organism that causes the body to produce antibodies
    $1000 6
This brand debuted in 1976 in 8 different flavors including very cherry, cream soda, green apple & root beer
    $1000 18
In 1996 a tornado flattened 80 villages in this country that forms most of Bengal
    DD: $800 2
Othello tells how he delighted Desdemona with tales of the Anthropophagi -- people named for this dreaded habit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Stephen Julie
$2,700 $10,200 $2,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

A war described in this 1726 novel began over an argument about how to crack open an egg

Final scores:

Meg Stephen Julie
$5,400 $9,000 $900
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meg Stephen Julie
$2,700 $11,200 $2,500
12 R,
5 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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