Show #3392 - Tuesday, May 11, 1999

1999 College Championship semifinal game 2.
From the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois.


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

Carolyn Cracraft, a junior at the University of Chicago from San Jose, California

Jason McClellan, a freshman at Texas A&M from Houston, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Named for an emperor, this capital of the Byzantine Empire was looted by Crusaders in April 1204
    $100 2
This "Big Bad" swing band performed for sports fans at the 1999 Super Bowl
    $100 1
This city is home to St. Basil's Cathedral & Red Square
    $100 30
Honey bee society is divided by humans into 3 classes: queens, workers & these studly bees
    $100 13
One of the world's wealthiest women, her great income is from the Privy Purse, the Civil List & her personal holdings
    $100 29
Roger Maris hit his 61st home run in 1961 in this stadium
    $200 9
This Mongol died in 1227 after a fall from his horse
    $200 14
Kids in khakis Lindy Hop to Louis Prima on TV ads for this clothing chain
    $200 3
Novosibirsk & Omsk are the 2 main cities in this large, cold Russian region
    $200 18
Most of this crucial agricultural process is done by bees
    $200 15
The Wonowidjojos & former president Suharto are among this country's wealthiest citizens
    $200 23
After this, the world's first national park, was created in 1872, hunting was still legal there
    $300 8
In 1282 friars in Palermo on this island were killed if they couldn't say "Ciciri" correctly in the local dialect
    $300 26
This guitar slinger got the idea for his "orchestra" at a neighbor's jam session
    $300 7
In 1712 the capital of Russia was moved to this city later named Leningrad
    $300 4
Of the genus Bombus, it's the bee variety seen here
    $300 17
Considered the world's wealthiest man when he died in 1976, this oil man's family is now buying Irish passports
    $300 20
First name used by the leader seen here back in 1969
    $400 6
Celestine V abdicated from this post after just V months in 1294
    $400 28
These North Carolina swingers take their name from a peanut-flavored candy
    $400 11
The ancestral mother city of the Russian people is this capital of neighboring Ukraine
    $400 25
Of 2, 5 or 10, the number of eyes on a bee
    $400 21
This flat pack furniture store chain has made Swede Ingvar Kamprad a very wealthy man
    $400 19
This 3-letter "Y" word begins the title of over 125 Billboard Top 40 hits
    $500 5
Turan Shah, this African country's sultan, demanded 1 million bezants & the city of Damietta to ransom Louis IX
    DD: $200 27
This "Contender" band has fought with a cola company to keep its name
    $500 12
Grozny is the capital city of this region that has waged a struggle for independence since the mid-1990s
    $500 24
From the Latin for "farmer", it's the term for a community of hives, which can reach up to 60,000 individuals in size
    $500 22
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal is the biggest individual shareholder in Apple Computer & this amusement park near Paris
    $500 16
These monocots are cultivated for their edible tubers

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

Jason Carolyn Meg
$1,300 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,000 $1,700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are books that have been summarized by the noted author who is now the editor of "News from the Republic of Letters.")
    $200 5
Mr. Bellow calls this "Pip" of a Dickens novel "the story of a mild young man on the make"
    $200 21
Julia Salinger
    $200 7
"Moi" is a perfume inspired by this Muppet star
    $200 11
Depicted here in bas-relief, she was actually the 7th queen to bear this name
    $200 23
A tine usually refers to an individual prong found on this dining utensil
    $400 3
"An unimaginative sea captain sees his ship through a deadly storm" in this Joseph Conrad work with a stormy title
    $400 18
Phoebe Buffay
    $400 8
It's a 2-word term for a government project or appropriation that yields rich patronage benefits
    $400 12
Meaning "superior ones", it's the Tibetan Buddhist term for monks, like the ones seen here
    $400 22
This term for the disconnect button on a telephone shares its name with a plumber's tool
    DD: $600 1
"A dead-broke Russian student sews a loop in his coat from which he hands an axe" early in this 1866 work
    $600 6
Dr. Mark Greene
    DD: $1,000 28
Massachusetts-born merchant William Marsh, who made a fortune in Houston
    $600 16
The futility of final stages of the Korean War was symbolized by the 1953 battle for this hill, also known as Hill 234
    $600 13
The giant variety of this aquatic mammal is seen here
    $600 17
Anatomically, a lunula is the half-moon-shaped white area on the base of this
    $800 2
Bellow's favorite of his own novels, "Henderson the Rain King", tells of an American's adventures on this continent
    $800 19
Detective Danny Sorenson
    $800 27
Universalist Charles, who wanted to put "a light on the hill" in Medford, Massachusetts
    $800 10
This Steelers linebacker was inducted into football's Hall of Fame in 1988
    $800 14
These whales can reach 60 feet & have the largest brain that's ever existed in the history of life on Earth
    $800 24
A flan can be a dessert or a flat one of these that has not yet been stamped
    $1000 4
"A man tells the truth about himself, to himself" in Tolstoy's "The Death of" this man
    $1000 20
Assistant District Attorney Helen Gamble
    $1000 26
Omaha brothers & entrepreneurs Edward & John & their wives, sisters Mary Lucretia & Sarah Emily
    $1000 9
1620's "Novum Organum" is considered the greatest work by this British philosopher
    $1000 15
The Troll, seen here, is one of the world's largest examples of this kind of structure
    $1000 25
Serifs are the tiny cross strokes at the tops & bottoms of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,600 $5,300 $600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first of a series of 50 new U.S. quarters, released in January 1999, honored this state

Final scores:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$5,200 $5,300 $700
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Carolyn Meg
$2,600 $4,900 $1,400
9 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $8,900

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