Show #3342 - Tuesday, March 2, 1999

1999-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Trish Ranney, a senior from San Jose, California

Katie Halliday, a junior from Raleigh, North Carolina

Jeff Cary, a senior from Leavenworth, Kansas

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You'll have to tell me what we're talking about.)
(Alex: Which will feature the cast of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch starring Melissa Joan Hart.) (Salem the cat: I saw Melissa play on Celebrity Jeopardy! I could have taken her if I had a thumb to work the buzzer!)
    $100 7
Over 10 interstate & U.S. highways funnel into this Indiana capital; thus its nickname, the "Crossroads of America"
    $100 16
This French-Canadian had only spoken English for about a year when she cut her 1990 English debut album "Unison"
    $100 1
    $100 21
Number of sides on a rhombus divided by the number of original TV Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    $100 30
A record from years ago that's still worth listening to is an oldie but this
    $100 3
(Hi, I'm Melissa Joan Hart) The traditional number of witches in this group is 13; a leader & 12 followers
    $200 9
Although Delaware's capital since 1777, it wasn't incorporated as a city until 1929
    $200 17
Whitney Houston & this pop diva joined voices on "When You Believe", a duet from "The Prince of Egypt"
    $200 2
Eau minerale
    $200 22
The number of U.S. states times the number of U.S. senators
    $200 29
A nervous laugh: 3 of its 6 letters are "G"s
    $200 8
(Hi, I'm Caroline Rhea) Like many modern witches, the Spellmans use an upright vacuum cleaner to do this, as well as to clean (not that we ever clean!)
    $300 11
Now a museum, the old Governor's Mansion in this capital was constructed by Huey P. Long in 1930
    $300 18
In 1998 she showed her "Spirit" singing "My hands are small, I know, but they're not yours they are my own"
    $300 4
    $300 23
Number of playing cards in a standard deck without jokers divided by the number of suits
    $300 28
Wooden box where a vampire "saws logs"
    $300 10
(Hi, I'm Nate Richert) On Halloween these lighted objects are intended to frighten away evil spirits
    DD: $400 12
In the 1860s, it became the last of 4 capitals to be named for a U.S. president
    $400 19
Her hits include "Miss You Much", "Escapade" & "The Pleasure Principle"
    $400 5
Soupe de poisson
    $400 24
The sum of all the whole numbers from 1 through 5
    $400 27
From the Latin for "lake", it's a shallow body of water near the sea; Brooke Shields lived by a blue one
    $400 14
(Salem here!) Well-known term for a low-ranking demon who aids a witch & assumes an original form, like a cat (Ohhh...I know this one!)
    $500 13
Its newspapers include the Globe, the Herald & the Christian Science Monitor
    $500 20
She took the name of her band "Nine Stories" from a J.D. Salinger work
    $500 6
    $500 25
In MLB, the number of bases (including home plate) times the number of innings in a standard game
    $500 26
You'll find caramel & this sweet filling inside a Milky Way candy bar
    $500 15
(Hi, I'm Beth Broderick) You leave your body as a spirit replica in this form of travel, and go anywhere

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jeff Katie Trish
$700 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Katie Trish
$1,900 $2,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category devoted to the...)
    $200 19
The 1999 version of this encyclopedia on CD-ROM includes the San Diego Zoo's Cyber Safari
    $200 1
It's still working at deepening the Grand Canyon
    $200 4
Ads for the 1998 remake of this 1960 film said, "Check in. Relax. Take a shower."
    $200 13
Bechti, a 1-year-old member of this ape species, poses here with her mommy
    $200 11
"You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'"
    $200 22
A French queen:
October 16, 1793
    $400 23
Internet surfers know www stands for this
    $400 2
This river featured on the state flag of Nebraska bears the name of another state
    $400 5
One reviewer was "bored to death" by this 1998 Brad Pitt epic, a remake of 1934's "Death Takes a Holiday"
    $400 15
Type of "derby" in progress here
    $400 12
"In a certain village in La Mancha, which I do not wish to name, there lived not long ago a gentleman"
    $400 30
A U.S. president:
April 22, 1994
    $600 24
Based in Washington, it commonly makes $100 million loans, but won't give you a second mortgage
    $600 3
Called the mother of Canada, it includes Lake St. Louis & Lac St.-Pierre
    $600 8
1940's "The Shop Around the Corner" was the basis for this 1998 Meg Ryan-Tom Hanks romantic comedy
    $600 16
It's the fish seen here in silhouette swimming with the humans
    $600 14
'When Mrs...Little's second son arrived, everybody noticed that he was not much bigger than a mouse"
    DD: $1,000 29
A peasant girl:
May 30, 1431
    $800 25
Louis Armstrong sang, "I see trees of green, red roses too...and I think to myself" this
    DD: $2,500 6
It falls in altitude over 16,000 feet over its first 600 miles & only another 800 feet over the last 3,600 miles
    $800 9
Lindsay Lohan pulled double duty as twins in the 1998 remake of this 1961 Hayley Mills comedy
    $800 17
Take a close look, but don't let this insect "bite"
    $800 20
"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed... into a gigantic insect"
    $800 28
A movie "rebel":
September 30, 1955
    $1000 26
The 2 current daytime TV network soaps that fit the category
    $1000 7
2 of the 3 rivers that surround the island of Manhattan
    $1000 10
Terry Moore, who starred in this 1949 gorilla film, has a cameo in the 1998 version
    $1000 18
The dry valleys offer some unusual views of this continent
    $1000 21
"Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith"
    $1000 27
A Russian royal family:
July 16, 1918

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Katie Trish
$8,600 $1,700 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Vermont food company's 1995 CEO search was an essay contest with the topic "Yo! I Want to be Your CEO"

Final scores:

Jeff Katie Trish
$6,599 $1,200 $9,000
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Katie Trish
$6,900 $1,700 $6,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
2 W
21 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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