Show #3486 - Monday, November 1, 1999

1999-B Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Gerrit Hall, a senior from Redmond, Washington

Marcia Hensley, a junior from Springtown, Texas

Brian Polk, a senior from Huntington Woods, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
For most of the 15th century this Indian empire ruled over what's now Mexico
    $100 16
In 1999 17-month-old Jessy Kraus was rescued from one of these "watering holes" in his backyard
    $100 26
By law, it's the fourth Thursday in November
    $100 1
You can hit the nail on this -- it's on the top of the shank
    $100 21
By population, it's the largest city of the state seen here
    $100 5
It's toymaker Bandai's "loveable egg", a virtual pet
    $200 12
No one really knows what this French girl, who saved Orleans, looked like; maybe like Leelee Sobieski or Milla Jovovich
    $200 17
In 1998 10-year-old Hikaru Nakamura became the USA's youngest master in this game
    $200 27
The first Monday in September, it honors working people in the U.S. & Canada
    $200 2
The husk, silks, kernels & cob make up this
    $200 22
An abundance of flowers gave this state its name when the Spanish arrived in 1513
    $200 6
Billy Blanks is the man behind this fitness system that includes elements of tae kwon do
    $300 13
In 71 B.C. Spartacus led a slave revolt against this empire
    $300 18
Violinist Sarah Chang's audition for Zubin Mehta at age 8 got her a gig with this NYC orchestra
    $300 28
The luck of the Irish might tell you this is the date St. Patrick's Day is celebrated
    $300 3
Its parts include the lintel, sill, sash & panes
    $300 23
He's the current governor of the state seen here
    $300 7
Chip the Cat, born January 26, 1996, is one of these Ty stuffed animals
    $400 14
Queen Victoria's prime minister 2nd Viscount Melbourne had a city in this country named for him in 1837
    DD: $700 19
At age 14, physics whiz Chris Hirata joined the rocket scientists when he enrolled at this Pasadena college
    $400 29
Make a date with your sweetie for February 14, this loving day
    $400 4
They have a ring handle, bow handle, pivot & blades & you shouldn't run with them in your hand
    $400 24
The name of this "Silver State" comes from the Spanish for "snow-covered"
    $400 8
Who can resist watching this MTV show whose combatants have included The 3 Tenors vs. The 3 Stooges?
    $500 15
Catherine of Aragon, a daughter of Ferdinand & Isabella, married this British king
    $500 20
In 1991 12-year-old Fu Mingxia won the platform event at the world championships of this sport
    $500 30
On November 11, we honor these
    $500 10
An aglet is found at the end of this item that holds your sneaker together
    $500 25
This state has 8 national parks totalling over 50 million acres
    $500 9
Despite his brief screen time in "The Empire Strikes Back" & "Return of the Jedi", this bounty hunter has a cult following

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

Brian Marcia Gerrit
$900 $1,300 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Marcia Gerrit
$3,800 $2,000 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Total number of stars on the U.S. flag in 1957
    $200 26
Although this 16th president rarely went to school, he learned reading, writing & some arithmetic
    $200 1
In 1999 Disney was in the swing of things with this tale of an orphan raised by apes
    $200 21
It's what a Robin Hood hat has in it, or what Yankee Doodle stuck in his cap
    $200 7
It's the product of the number of days in the week times itself
    $200 6
This nut is the fruit of the oak tree
    $400 17
It's the nation whose flag is seen here
(think maple leaf)
    $400 27
This author of "Little Women" received much of her education from her father, Bronson
    $400 2
This magical nanny liked to travel light, with only an umbrella & a carpetbag
    $400 22
This knightwear became impractically heavy when it had to be bulletproof
    $400 8
If 2x plus 4 equals 50, x equals this
    $400 12
A book of maps, or an African mountain range you can find in it
    $600 18
Israel's flag proudly bears this symbol
    $600 28
This "Scarlet Letter" author injured his foot at age 9 & missed about 2 years of school
    $600 3
See Spot, see lots of spots in this 1996 film with Glenn Close
    $600 23
The unhappy boy seen here is wearing the suit named for this profession
    DD: $3,000 9
The perimeter in inches of a square with 11-inch sides
    $600 13
It's a 9-letter term for your principal foe (we hope you don't have one)
    $800 19
The flag seen here is used all over the world by this organization
    $800 29
Known for his "Common Sense", this revolutionary left school at 13 after refusing to learn Latin
    $800 4
She's the Indian princess in Neverland who's rescued by Peter Pan
    $800 24
These skirts with a rounded, bell-like shape were popular in Civil War times
    $800 10
It's the square root of the square root of 16
    $800 14
It's the job of designing buildings, from schools to stadiums
    $1000 20
He's the current emperor of the nation whose flag is seen here
    DD: $1,200 30
Freed from slavery at age 9, this future educator worked in a coal mine while attending school
    $1000 5
In "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", this "G.I. Jane" actress provided the voice of the gypsy Esmeralda
    $1000 25
Beatniks stereotypically wore these tight-collared sweaters, often in black
    $1000 11
The number of years in a millennium divided by the number of years in a score
    $1000 15
It's the official language of Qatar & Kuwait

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Marcia Gerrit
$7,600 $7,200 $7,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

His "Fictional Memoir" about his last African safari was published in 1999, 38 years after his death

Final scores:

Brian Marcia Gerrit
$3,600 $4,400 $4,998
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Marcia Gerrit
$6,100 $7,200 $7,500
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
21 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 1999-09-13
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