Show #3390 - Friday, May 7, 1999

1999 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.
From the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois.


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Tara Crabtree, a senior at the University of Washington from Seattle, Washington

Cameron Blakemore, a junior at Oklahoma State University from Shawnee, Oklahoma

Whitney Owens, a senior at Northwestern University from Overland Park, Kansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
She "went to the cupboard to fetch her poor dog a bone"
    $100 7
    $100 12
Before the 1912 Cadillac, we risked broken bones turning these to start the car...& we liked it!
    $100 21
The first edition of the "Air Jordan" product from this company came out in 1985
    $100 5
Henry VIII married 3 Catherines, 2 Annes & this many Janes
    $100 26
It's not me seen here coming out of the voting booth in 1962, but it is this woman who would later become first lady
    $200 2
Based on the number of commanders in chief born there, it's a nickname for the state of Virginia
    $200 8
    $200 13
If King Gillette hadn't started mass-producing these, we'd still be sharpening them constantly...& we'd like it!
    $200 22
Born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, N.Y. His Airness is this air sign of the Zodiac
    $200 17
King Pedro IV of Portugal was also emperor Pedro I of this South American country
    $200 27
It's not me in the 1968 photo seen here, but it is this victorious former Maryland governor & running mate
    $300 3
For miners, it's the main vein of ore in a region
    $300 9
    DD: $500 14
Until Roy Plunkett invented this material, we spent hours scraping food off cookware...& we liked it!
    $300 23
It's the alma mater that retired Michael's No. 23 jersey
    $300 18
Bohemond I was a great leader of the first of these expeditions, in the 1090s
    $300 28
It's not me in the 1981 photo seen here, but it is this famous Georgian
    $400 4
It's another name for your native language
    $400 10
    $400 15
Until the photocopier, we always had stained fingers from the paper named for this element...& we liked it!
    $400 24
MJ won Olympic gold in 1992 in Barcelona & in 1984 in this city
    $400 19
Catherine de Medicis was this Scottish queen's first mother-in-law
    $400 29
It's not me in the 1959 photo seen here, but it is this debatable Soviet leader
    $500 6
This courageous Nobel Prize-winning nun was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910
    $500 11
    $500 16
Before calculators were common, every student had this jutting from his pocket...& we liked it!
    $500 25
In 1993 Jordan joined this man as the only 2 players in NBA history to win 7 consecutive scoring titles
    $500 20
Prince Andrew's younger daughter shares this first name with the wife of emperor Napoleon III
    $500 30
It's not me in the 1959 photo seen here, but it is this famous political pet

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

Whitney Cameron Tara
$1,400 $900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Whitney Cameron Tara
$1,300 $1,500 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Jamie Lee Curtis
    $200 3
The defect called deuteranopia usually causes confusion of red & this color; a possible problem at traffic signals
    $200 13
From the Middle Greek for "small vessel", they're the famous canalcraft of Venice
    $200 8
Opened to the West in the 1850s, this nation learned fast & defeated China in war in the 1890s
    $200 1
Supremes superstar running as a third party option in 1992 & 1996
    $200 21
In his last "Tonight Show" monologue, on May 22, 1992 he took a parting shot at Dan Quayle
    $400 27
Carrie Fisher
    $400 4
2 colors called this aren't praising each other, they're directly opposite each other on a color wheel
    $400 14
First name given to Disney's "The Love Bug" who starred in 4 movies
    $400 9
These 2 comrades' first major joint work, 1845's "The German Ideology", went unpublished for decades
    $400 2
"City Slickers" funnyman who built Rev. Schuller's Orange County church
    $400 22
Viaticum, confession & anointing of the sick are part of this Roman Catholic procedure
    DD: $500 30
Natasha Gregson Wagner
    $600 18
A prism breaks sunlight into the visible part of this, containing the colors of the rainbow
    $600 15
The Speedwell was this famous ship's companion in August 1620
    $600 10
Industrialists said "Bessemer Mucho" in 1856 when Henry Bessemer announced a new process for making this
    $600 5
NYC museum on 53rd Street that was Paul Simon's singing partner
    $600 23
The last line of this Jack London tale is "...he sings a song of the younger world, which is the song of the pack"
    $800 29
Melanie Griffith
    $800 19
This 3-letter word for a basic color like blue is one element of the Munsell Classification System
    $800 16
It was Captain Nemo's deadly submarine in the Jules Verne classic "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"
    DD: $500 11
Charles Lyell's "Principles of" this science said processes that have changed the Earth continue to operate today
    $800 6
"Sling Blade" actor who chronicled "The Bridge of San Luis Rey"
    $800 24
This "Home Run King" played in his 3,298th & last game for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1976
    $1000 28
Kate Hudson
    $1000 20
In violet, this distance is a short 3,800 to 4,500 angstrom units
    $1000 17
Espionage was the charge when North Korea captured this 83-man U.S. vessel in January 1968
    $1000 12
The U.S. formally acquired it in 1821; it became a territory in 1822 & a state in 1845
    $1000 7
Grammy-winning ex-Menudo singing sensation who became the 8th U.S. president
    $1000 25
His "New World" symphony was his ninth & last

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Whitney Cameron Tara
$1,800 $2,600 $2,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

This recent hit film was based on the book "Gesundheit: Good Health is a Laughing Matter"

Final scores:

Whitney Cameron Tara
$2,800 $4,001 $500
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Whitney Cameron Tara
$2,100 $3,100 $2,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $7,200

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