Show #3487 - Tuesday, November 2, 1999

1999-B Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Chacko George, a junior from Slidell, Louisiana

Chrissy Ijams, a sophomore from Modesto, California

Adam Trabka, a sophomore from Shelton, Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Stanford students know the name of this California city means "tall tree", referring to redwoods
    $100 11
Harry Shearer talks to himself a lot playing Mr. Burns & Smithers on this series
    $100 18
The first 2 disciples Jesus called were Andrew & this man, his brother
    $100 26
If you like 3-D action, you'll love the amazing adventures of this webslinger
    $100 1
On May 13, 1981 a Turkish assailant made an assassination attempt on this man in the Vatican
    $100 16
Don't judge a book...
    $200 3
Solomon Juneau was the first mayor of this largest Wisconsin city
    $200 12
As this porcine character in a 1995 film, Christine Cavanaugh spoke English, not Pig Latin
    $200 19
The Philistine king gave David this protection job for life; hey, Kevin Costner could play him in the movie
    $200 27
Sam-I-Am knows Universal has a cafe named for this "colorful" title breakfast
    $200 7
In this 1985 movie Michael J. Fox time-traveled from the 1980s to the 1950s to the 1980s
    $200 17
Don't cross your eyes or...
    $300 4
After the Twin Cities & Bloomington, Duluth is this state's next most populous city
    $300 13
(Hi, I'm Michael McKean) I worked with this "Seinfeld" actor in the animated series "Duckman" & co-starred with him on Broadway in "Accomplice"
    $300 23
One given on taking leave is mentioned in Genesis 31; one of betrayal in Matthew 26
    $300 28
A T-rex attacks just before you take an 85-foot plunge on the ride named for this 1993 film
    $300 8
Many books offered step-by-step solutions to this 6-sided plastic puzzle
    $300 20
You can't make a silk purse...
    $400 5
Found on Absecon Island, it's famous for its Boardwalk (& Park Place)
    $400 14
She played Azteca in "Antz"
    $400 24
These structures mentioned included those of Penuel, Eder, Hananel & of course, of Babel
    $400 29
Seuss Landing is home to a rollicking ride named for this famous feline
    $400 9
This 1997 movie starring Jodie Foster was based on Carl Sagan's bestselling 1985 book
    $400 21
Once bitten...
    DD: $300 6
About 25 miles north of Miami, it was named for a structure built during the 2nd Seminole War
    $500 15
Heard as Ruth P. McDougal on "Hey Arnold!", she's seen as Claudia Salinger on "Party of Five"
    $500 25
Some say this object was actually a conjunction of Jupiter & Saturn in the constellation of Pisces
    $500 30
On Marvel's Superhero Island you may turn green when you ride the roller coaster named for him
    $500 10
In 1986 Chris Van Allsburg won the Caldecott Medal with his book about this "Express"
    $500 22
Hope for the best...

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Adam Chrissy Chacko
$700 $1,500 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Chrissy Chacko
$600 $3,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
4,000 years ago, the first needles used in this Chinese medical procedure were made out of stone, not metal
    $200 1
This "Speed" star, a cheerleader at her Arlington, VA. high school, also "Net"ted the title "Class Clown"
    $200 19
This "sugar" tree is the state tree of New York, Vermont, West Virginia & Wisconsin
    $200 22
Po Bronson's 1999 book tells of "The Nudist on the Late Shift and Other True Tales" of this hi-tech "Valley"
    $200 7
Wayne State College is in Wayne, Nebraska; Wayne State University is in this largest Michigan city
    $200 11
Before you ever "walked the dog" in the U.S., this toy was a Filipino hunting weapon
    $400 8
The Chinese signed legal documents by affixing one of these, something criminals leave as a clue
    $400 2
She was 16 when she was cast to play Beverly Hills teenager Donna Martin
    $400 26
Species of this plant include the jumping cholla, barrel & organ pipe
    $400 23
This executive has written of "Business at the Speed of Thought" & "The Road Ahead"
    $400 9
David Byrne of the Talking Heads attended this Providence art school
    $400 13
In popular names it precedes "Bean" & "Cool J"
    $600 12
Ancient Persian courts would unravel this material from China & reweave it into their own designs
    $600 3
This "Good Will Hunting" star was a teen when he made his feature film debut in a bit role in "Mystic Pizza"
    $600 30
The largest seeds are the nuts of the coco-de-mer, a type of this tree that grows in the Seychelles
    $600 24
This psychotic computer is repaired in Arthur C. Clarke's "2010: Odyssey Two"
    $600 10
"Pax et Lux" ("Peace and Light") is the motto of this university located in Medford, Massachusetts
    $600 14
If you're a swan in "Swan Lake", you're probably wearing one of these
    $800 20
The Chinese believed these occured when a dragon in the sky tried to swallow the sun
    $800 5
She was the teen star of the 1969 film "A Walk with Love and Death", directed by her dad, John Huston
    $800 29
The Egyptian lotus is actually a member of these "water" plants that grow on the surface of rivers & streams
    $800 25
A computer commits suicide after talking to Marvin the Robot in this first Douglas Adams novel
    $800 17
3 Baptist missionaries helped found this Waco school, Texas' oldest in continuing operation
    $800 15
Said of something neither very good nor very bad; passable
    $1000 21
Originally, Chinese mathematicians rounded off pi to this whole number
    $1000 6
While a student at Hot Springs High, he played tenor sax in a jazz combo called Three Blind Mice
    $1000 27
The stigma is the sticky area at the top of this female part of a flower
    $1000 28
This computer-driven sci-fi subgenre includes works by William Gibson & Bruce Sterling
    DD: $600 18
This Ivy League college in upstate New York was founded by a man who built telegraph systems
    DD: $1,000 16
It's the once scandalous 19th century dance performed to the music heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Chrissy Chacko
$4,800 $6,400 $5,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1672 Christiaan Huygens sketched its southern ice cap

Final scores:

Adam Chrissy Chacko
$0 $4,995 $10,000
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Chrissy Chacko
$4,800 $7,000 $5,900
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1999-09-13
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