Show #3164 - Thursday, May 7, 1998

1998 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.
From Zellerbach Auditorium at the University of California-Berkeley.


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Katy Sprinkel, a junior at DePauw University from Larkspur, Colorado

Andrew Hutchings, a senior at Harvey Mudd College from Tucson, Arizona

Chanel Lee, a junior at the University of Virginia from Bronx, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This shipwrecked surgeon helps the Lilliputians defeat Blefescu, a neighboring empire
    $100 4
It's not a croc, I heard it from a friend: these croc relatives are living in the New York City sewers
    $100 8
Nintendo's official mascot since 1985, he was named for the landlord of the firm's first U.S. warehouse
    $100 30
The Detroit, Huron & Grand Rivers flow into Lake Erie, & this river with a famous falls flows out of it
    $100 17
It's said when this game was outlawed in the 1840s, some players added a tenth pin to get around the laws
    $100 28
Proverbially, it's what the mice do "when the cat's away"
    $200 2
The first chapter of this novel is titled "The Old Sea-Dog at the 'Admiral Benbow'"
    $200 7
Because he's barefoot on the cover of "Abbey Road", I'm convinced this member of the Beatles is dead
    $200 9
Seen here, she's the star of one of the hottest video games ever
    $200 29
The Dee & Don Rivers are scenic features of Aberdeen, in this country
    $200 22
This term for a between-meal snack comes from Yiddish
    $200 24
In other words, "Similar to a flying mammal leaving Hades"
    $300 3
She rewrote "Elinor and Marianne" off & on for more than a decade before it became "Sense and Sensibility"
    $300 10
My cousin just told me that a man in a hotel room had this renal organ removed while he slept
    $300 13
"Toy Story" character who is now Burger King's spokespud
    $300 27
This river separates Cambridge from Boston
    $300 21
A province of ancient Egypt, or a city in modern Alaska
    $300 23
If these are "deserting the sinking ship", you might want to get off
    $400 5
This Kipling beggar boy becomes a chela, or disciple, of a Tibetan lama
    $400 11
Wow! A couple found this pirate prosthesis on their car door handle when they got home from a date
    $400 14
TV series set inside a computer that features the characters seen here
    DD: $1,200 26
The Platte River joins it near Omaha; the Kansas River joins it at Kansas City
    $400 19
Perhaps from a word for "lump", it's a small lump of gold, or of wisdom
    $400 18
In other words, "As comfy as an insect in a carpet"
    $500 6
In this novel of the future, Mustapha Mond "had been the first to reveal the... dangers of family life"
    $500 12
Did you hear? This man had a congressional page fired for making a "Love Boat" joke
    $500 15
1 of the 2 computer games that feature the clay man Klaymen seen here
    $500 25
In Arabic, it's Nahr Al-Urdunn
    $500 16
This shark may have earned its name because the male hangs on to the female's fin with his teeth
    $500 20
If you feel young, you feel like this kind of non-winter barnyard fowl

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

Chanel Andrew Katy
$2,000 $800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chanel Andrew Katy
$3,600 $1,300 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

HI, I "Q"
    $200 1
Points in the X & Y axes are called Cartesian coordinates in honor of this man
    $200 12
This Pennsylvania nuclear power plant's No. 2 reactor malfunctioned on March 28, 1979
    $200 7
Medieval Bic
    $200 6
Most of the time, this month is exactly 2 fortnights long
    $200 13
Most protozoans reproduce by this asexual method which President Clinton wants to ban for humans
    $200 30
NBC will pay Warner a record $13 million an episode to keep this series on the network
    $400 2
It's the century in which calculus was created
    $400 14
One of 1982's bestsellers was this author's "2010: Odyssey Two"
    $400 8
The sensitive area of flesh under your fingernails; you can be "cut to" it
    $400 22
This holiday always gives federal employees their first 3-day weekend of the year
    $400 18
Many think that a few hundred thousand years ago, Homo erectus evolved into this taxonomic group
    $400 29
In 1998 this comedienne took her talk show from New York to the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California
    $600 3
Calculus is featured in this Gilbert & Sullivan operetta, heard here
    $600 15
This song, heard here, was a No. 1 hit in 1979
    $600 9
In 1996 id Software developed this shoot-em-up top seller; in 1997, a sequel
    $600 23
It's the total number of seconds in a hour
    $600 19
The process of pasteurization kills harmful types of these in milk
    $600 28
This Michael Crichton novel was shaped into a 1998 Warner Bros. film by Barry Levinson
    $800 4
With Cambridge closed because of the plague, he developed calculus at his mother's farm in Woolsthorpe
    $800 16
In 1980 he was recognized as the leader of the Polish trade union Solidarity
    $800 10
Shapes seen here
    $800 24
It's the warning given twice in every NFL game
    DD: $1,500 20
Oswald Avery discovered it wasn't a protein but this acid that transfers genetic material
    $800 26
Warner Bros.' 1998 film "U.S. Marshals" is a follow-up to this 1993 hit
    $1000 5
Leibniz, an inventor of calculus, was an adviser to this "Great" Russian czar
    $1000 17
In 1981 this cranky American defeated Bjorn Borg at the U.S. Open
    $1000 11
It's a synonym for idiosyncrasy
    DD: $1,600 25
Germany was first to adopt the system known as this; they did it in 1915 to conserve energy during the war
    $1000 21
From the Latin for "frenzy", it's the regular period of ovulation in female mammals
    $1000 27
A Warner's album of his romantic best includes the following

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chanel Andrew Katy
$5,000 $7,300 $3,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 names shared by both a Major League Baseball team & an NFL team

Final scores:

Chanel Andrew Katy
$8,000 $10,001 $6,000
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chanel Andrew Katy
$5,000 $8,500 $3,900
19 R,
2 W
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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