Show #3343 - Wednesday, March 3, 1999

1999-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Joan Williams, a senior from Chicago, Illinois

Lina Ghosh, a senior from Evansville, Indiana

Elizabeth Nyman, a sophomore from Jacksonville, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All about the series.)
    $100 1
Cape Prince of Wales on the Seward Peninsula is this state's westernmost mainland point
    $100 21
When keeping score in this sport, "forget" to add your opponent's next pin score to his spare
    $100 2
Mass production of these in the U.S. can be traced back to Donald F. Duncan in the 1920s
    $100 7
Shortly after taking power, he nationalized millions of dollars of American-owned property in Cuba
    $100 28
From the Old Germanic for "legs", it's Dr. McCoy's nickname
    $100 12
Nasty or stingy; or the average
    $200 3
Among its nicknames are "The Prairie State" & "The Land of Lincoln"
    $200 25
If you're playing midfield in this sport & the center is dribbling the ball towards you, kick at his shins
    $200 17
Joseph McVicker invented this after seeing the trouble kids had with modeling clay
    $200 8
On December 1, 1959, 12 nations signed a treaty setting aside this continent as a preserve for scientific research
    $200 13
Just one Boston baked veggie
    $300 4
In 1845, after nearly 10 years of independence, it became the 28th state
    $300 27
Get a leg up in this sport by stepping on your opponent's ball in the fairway
    $300 18
In 1930 General Mills introduced this mix to make biscuits quickly
    $300 9
In 1917 he called for a declaration of war against Germany saying that "The world must be made safe for democracy"
    $300 14
Jack Sprat's wife couldn't eat any
    $400 5
The atomic age began with a blast on July 16, 1945 in this state
    $400 24
If your opponent asks for the "3s" you really do have in your hand, tell him this, the name of the game
    $400 19
This cereal's name used to end in "oats" & its "I" is dotted with a piece of the product
    $400 10
In January 1926 in London, John L. Baird demonstrated this new invention which used a cathode ray tube
    $400 23
Suave Ricardo Montalban played this sultry superhuman on the TV series & on the big screen
    $400 15
"Lois & Clark" actor Cain
    $500 6
2 of the 4 states officially called commonwealths
    $500 26
If you're cornered in Kamchatka, end this board game by bumping your opponent's armies off the board
    DD: $500 20
This VCR brand's name came from the Latin for "great voice"
    $500 11
In 1992 this former Panamanian dictator was found guilty of drug trafficking by a Miami jury
    $500 22
Captain Kirk shares this name, his middle name, with a first century Roman emperor
    $500 16
Noor, to her Jordanian subjects

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

Elizabeth Lina Joan
$1,200 -$400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Lina Joan
$2,100 -$1,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This method of preserving food by killing bacteria was developed by a French chemist in the 1860s
    $200 23
This Dallas bowl game has been played at the same site consecutively longer than any other major bowl game
    $200 9
In the 1870s this teenage outlaw was sometimes referred to as Kid Antrim
    $200 11
Choreographer Frederick Ashton played one of the ugly stepsisters when this ballet debuted in 1948
    $200 12
"Voyage of the Beagle"
    $200 17
A diver bends in midair to touch the toes before entering the water in this dive
    $400 3
In 1906 she succeeded her husband as professor of physics at the Sorbonne
    $400 24
In the 1999 Fiesta Bowl, quarterback Tee Martin led this school to the national title by defeating Florida State, 23-16
    $400 8
She was a teenager when she married Ferdinand in 1469
    $400 15
Though a tenor now, Placido Domingo began singing in this vocal range below tenor
    $400 13
"This Side of Paradise"
    $400 18
Blushing crow for crushing blow, for example
    $600 4
The "master plan of all life", it consists of thymine, adenine, guanine, cytosine, phosphate & deoxyribose
    $600 25
This Utah school's Ty Detmer holds the NCAA career record for yards passing with 15,031
    $600 7
In his teens in the 1860s this "bright light" of inventors worked as a roving telegraph operator
    $600 26
This composer of "The Nutcracker" said, "The music of a ballet is not invariably bad"
    $600 14
"The Mayor of Casterbridge"
    $600 19
It's a truck with a pronged platform at the front that raises & moves loads
    DD: $800 5
Of the noble gases, it's first, alphabetically, was the first discovered & is the most abundant in air
    DD: $200 6
"At 15 I set my heart on learning", wrote this great Asian sage in his "Analects"
    $800 27
A governess fears that her charges are communicating with ghosts in an opera based on this Henry James novella
    $800 21
"The Day of the Locust"
    $800 16
In the 1998 movie "Pleasantville", she played a '90s teen transported into a 1950s sitcom
    $1000 1
This tiny planet's thin atmosphere is mostly composed of helium & sodium thought to come from the solar wind
    $1000 10
As a teenager this "Great" guy ruled Russia jointly with his sickly half-brother Ivan
    $1000 28
The ballet "Les Sylphides" is danced to music by this Polish-French composer
    $1000 22
"Northanger Abbey"
    $1000 20
Its nest is a platform of sticks in a low bush or tree

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Lina Joan
$6,100 $400 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1998, the highest-ranking person in the line of presidential succession who could not legally be president

Final scores:

Elizabeth Lina Joan
$12,100 $250 $10,599
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Lina Joan
$6,600 $1,000 $6,000
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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