Show #3338 - Wednesday, February 24, 1999

1999-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Oliver Longwell, a junior from Sag Harbor, New York

Joan Williams, a senior from Chicago, Illinois

Brian Dunlap, a senior from Scotts Valley, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the element.)
(Alex: Like Jeopardy!)
(Alex: I'll give you the word; you have to spell it.)
    $100 7
The route to the summit of this 12,388-foot Japanese peak includes 10 stages called gome
    $100 17
At 16, this "Jerry Maguire" co-star was breakdancing on stage with Lionel Richie at the 1984 Olympics
    $100 1
    $100 22
In 1998 this game celebrated its 50th anniversary with a huge game using giant letter tiles at London's Wembley Stadium
    $100 14
Whether you're male or female, you're this kind of "man" as a first-year student
    $100 6
Make yourself useful & spell...
    $200 8
"El Cap" is what climbers call this over 3,000-foot wall of rock in Yosemite
    $200 18
As a teen he kept a diary detailing the minutiae of his life; later, as first director of the FBI
    $200 2
    $200 23
One of the world's most popular RPGs, role playing games, is D&D, this game
    $200 30
From the Latin for "sleep", it's a building at a college for housing students
    $200 12
Don't be conservative as you spell...
    $300 9
Some climbers call 27,800-foot Makalu the most beautiful peak in this Asian range
    $300 19
While playing basketball, this future Rolling Stone bit off the tip of his tongue & it changed his voice
    $300 3
    $300 24
Round the clock is a type of this game played in pubs & pizza parlors
    $300 29
This graduation ceremony is not the "beginning" of your college career, it's the end
    $300 13
Overcome your opponents & spell...
    $400 10
There was a cause celebre in 1786 when Jacques Balmat had the savoir faire to climb it
    $400 20
Called "Stinky" at school, he says his life was "Rocky" until he moved to Philadelphia at age 15
    $400 4
    $400 26
They're the 2 piles of cards from which players draw during a Monopoly game
    $400 28
From the Latin for "half-yearly", these divisions of a college's academic year can be 15 to 18 weeks long
    $400 15
We'll think of you as lustrous, colorful & brilliant when you spell...
    $500 11
These Wyoming peaks include the South, the Middle & the most imposing Grand
    $500 21
This South African Nobel Peace Prize winner was named Rolihlahla, which in colloquial usage means "troublemaker"
    $500 5
    DD: $800 25
You're on a roll if you know this dice game was invented by a wealthy couple to play on their luxury boat
    $500 27
For the college sports-minded, it's what NCAA stands for
    $500 16
Resolve yourself to spelling...

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

Brian Joan Oliver
$600 $1,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Joan Oliver
$1,300 $2,900 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Correctly spelled this time.)
    $200 26
In 1997 a severe example of these dry spells set the stage for devastating brush fires in Indonesia
    $200 8
    $200 1
Her recent hit songs include "Uninvited" from the "City of Angels" soundtrack & "Thank U"
    $200 13
His story "Yertle the Turtle" told of a tyrannical turtle king brought down by a lowly subject's burp
    $200 3
This American masterpiece has been widely satirized--the sign of a true classic
    $200 21
This film size is often used for making documentaries & low-budget features
    DD: $1,000 27
(Al Roker presents the clue.) The 3 warmest years ever recorded globally were in this decade
    $400 9
    $400 2
Name that completes the title of the debut solo album by the Fugees' singer, "The Miseducation of ..."
    $400 17
Her books for kids include "Blubber", "Freckle Juice" & "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"
    $400 4
A Philadelphia museum devoted to this "Thinker" sculptor has a bronze cast of his "Burghers of Calais"
    $400 22
One of these "wheelers" is a large tractor-trailer truck rig
    $600 28
Frequent cyclones give a wide belt from Texas to Ohio this nickname that sounds like a street name
    $600 10
    $600 14
This group's song "One Week" includes the lines "Hot like wasabi when I bust rhymes, big like LeAnn Rimes"
    $600 18
This author's "In the Night Kitchen" was based on his own memories of New York as a child
    $600 5
She painted flowers big like the one seen here so that even busy New Yorkers take time to see them
    $600 23
Like potassium-40, this radioactive isotope is used in archaeological dating
    $800 30
Emissions from the 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in this country cooled the planet for 2 years
    $800 11
    $800 15
Neneh Cherry's brother, he hit the charts in 1998 with "Save Tonight"
    DD: $600 19
A boy rides a magical train to visit Santa on Christmas Eve in this story by Chris Van Allsburg
    $800 6
His collections include "My Camera in Yosemite Valley" & "Portfolio Two: The National Parks"
    $800 24
The number of syllables used in the Japanese verse style known as haiku
    $1000 29
Nitrogen & oxygen are elements that have one of these circular environmental processes
    $1000 12
    $1000 16
This cat's orchestra swings with a 1998 version of "Jump Jive An' Wail"
    $1000 20
This literal-minded housekeeper dusts the furniture (with powder) & dresses the chicken (in clothes)
    $1000 7
The "impression" that this artist painted the work seen here is correct
    $1000 25
This French king accurately predicted "After me, the deluge!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Joan Oliver
$1,500 $7,100 $4,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This Final Jeopardy! is a video clue.)
In the 1879 Mathew Brady photo seen here, this structure was about 150 feet tall

Final scores:

Brian Joan Oliver
$3,000 $5,550 $9,600
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Joan Oliver
$2,300 $8,700 $4,800
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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