Show #3491 - Monday, November 8, 1999

1999-B Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.
From the Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.


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Gerrit Hall, a senior from Redmond, Washington

Erin Gell, a senior from Boca Raton, Florida

Kristi Jones, a junior from Warsaw, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the lake, you have to identify the country it's in.)
(Alex: For instance, the cheap dwarf is "Stingy".)
    $100 19
Based in Seattle, this site that began in 1995 has "Earth's Biggest Selection of Products", including books
    $100 4
He's the historic "Babe" seen here
    $100 1
"Hit So Hard" by this Courtney Love group was heard on the season 2 finale of "Dawson's Creek"
    $100 9
Loch Tay
    $100 24
Number of square feet in a square yard
    $100 14
This stout dwarf bulked up on the Campbell's line of the same name
    $200 20
"Do You" use this top web directory, also one of the oldest?
    $200 6
In 1893 this architect opened his own practice in Chicago; later he moved it to Oak Park
    $200 2
Side projects by members of this band have included Hovercraft, featuring Eddie Vedder
    $200 10
Lake of Lucerne
    $200 27
The first reliable mercury-in-glass thermometers used this temperature scale
    $200 15
His reddish hair makes his head look like it's covered with ferric oxide
    $300 21
The official site of this TV show includes the Bestiary, bios of evil characters like vampires Spike & Drusilla
    $300 8
Scientist seen here as a child with one of his special "relatives"
    $300 3
The name of this "Kiss Me" band means that man cannot give God any wealth that isn't God's already
    $300 11
Lake Bracciano
    $300 28
Generally, a double one of these should have over 300 coils, a kingsize one over 450
    $300 16
Though that canine skin disease caused by mites has cleared up, he still has this nickname
    $400 25
Find out about the musical group Sugar Ray & buy 550s & 517s online from this jeans maker
    DD: $700 22
She has written "The Chimpanzee Family Book" & "My Friends the Wild Chimpanzees"
    $400 5
This punky band brought some color to the charts in 1995 with "When I Come Around"
    $400 12
Lake Managua
    $400 29
The National Fire Protection Association Code says the 4 letters on this sign must be at least 6" tall
    $400 17
Inferences made by this peachy-skinned dwarf are known as the same type of "logic"
    $500 26
This site features a column called "Sites & Sounds", the Heatseekers Showcase & the Hot 100 chart
    $500 23
In 1960 Fidel Castro won a fishing tournament in Cuba that was named for this American author
    $500 7
Let's clear things up: that "Whoo-Hoo" song by this band became an anthem of the National Hockey League
    $500 13
Lake Itasca
    $500 30
In Old England, a sack was a unit of weight for this fiber covering 364 pounds; so 3 sacks full weighed 1092 lbs.
    $500 18
This name can mean "sticky to the touch", or refer to his flashy, unfashionable clothes

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

Kristi Erin Gerrit
$1,900 $800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristi Erin Gerrit
$4,900 $1,900 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Chronological order.)
    $200 25
In the 1996 movie "Kazaam", he played a genie with a 12-year-old master
    $200 1
Take a deep breath & name this product of human respiration seen here
    $200 5
He wrote, "Hear the loud alarum bells -- brazen bells! What a tale of terror, now their turbulency tells!"
    $200 19
"Melrose Place",
"Beverly Hills 90210"
    $200 9
While Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx is NYC's largest park, this 840-acre one in Manhattan is more famous
    $200 8
Yo-ho-ho, it's the number of men "on the dead man's chest" in a "Treasure Island" pirate song
    $400 26
This 19-year-old Swiss tennis star is the daughter of a top Czech tennis player & a tennis coach
    $400 2
Chemical name of the salt produced when sodium hydroxide, NaOH, meets hydrochloric acid, HCl
    $400 6
His "Ode on a Grecian Urn" gave us the line "Beauty is truth, truth beauty"
    $400 20
Warren G. Harding,
Jimmy Carter,
Herbert Hoover
    $400 10
This jewelry store has added sparkle & pizzazz to NYC since 1853; breakfast, anyone?
    $400 15
On July 1, 1971 this became the USA's minimum voting age
    $600 28
In a Nike ad, this Mariner saves the Earth by batting away a meteor
    $600 3
This term commonly describes the shape of the benzine molecule seen here
    $600 7
Robert Frost's poem that begins, "Something there is that doesn't love a wall"
    $600 21
Russian Revolution,
American Revolution,
French Revolution
    $600 12
The names of over 500,000 immigrants appear on a wall of honor at the Immigration Museum on this island
    $600 16
Number of the 1865 amendment to the Constitution that outlawed slavery in the U.S.
    $800 29
The '96 Olympic Gymnastics team reunited (as bridesmaids) when this balance beam champ got hitched in '99
    $800 4
A nitrogen molecule, N2, is held together by a triple chemical bond of this type
    $800 24
"Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt", he wrote in "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"
    $800 22
King George III,
Queen Mary I,
Queen Elizabeth II
    $800 13
Across the way from Columbia University, you'll find this famous college for women
    DD: $1,000 17
Number of Woodrow Wilson's "Points" outlining Allied aims in WWI
    $1000 30
Rena Mero, a former WWF women's champion, wrestled under this name
    $1000 11
In the boric acid molecule seen here, the yellow ball represents this element
    $1000 27
An ode by Shelley calls this "Thou breath of autumn's being"
    DD: $1,000 23
German Expressionism,
French Impressionism,
    $1000 14
While SoHo is south of Houston Street, this fashionable district occupies a "triangle below Canal" Street
    $1000 18
Number of guests who attended the Valhalla banquet at which Balder was slain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristi Erin Gerrit
$5,100 $5,100 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1999 only a few hundred Americans known as Zonians were left in this country

Final scores:

Kristi Erin Gerrit
$10,199 $100 $4,467
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristi Erin Gerrit
$7,100 $4,800 $4,800
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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Game tape date: 1999-10-09
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