Show #1098 - Wednesday, May 17, 1989

1989 College Championship semifinal game 3.


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David Nieporent, a freshman from Princeton University

Jason Powderly, a senior from Florida State University

Tom Cubbage, a senior from Southern Methodist Univeristy

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct responses will begin with either "A.C." or "D.C.")
    $100 10
He left a farewell note on a stationery pad that said, Don't let the turkeys get you down"
    $100 1
This god of commerce, contrary to his name, wasn't a liquid at room temperature
    $100 6
Game in which you can score 3 points for a "ringer", 2 for a "leaner" & 1 for landing nearest the stake
    $100 18
The luminescent effect some minerals show was named this, after fluorite
    $100 12
A live 60 lb. boa constrictor was one of the props she posed with for her Playboy pictorial
    $100 21
Your city's collector of errant canines
    $200 13
At the inaugural gala, this actor introduced himself as "Conan the Republican"
    $200 2
He presided over the Roman games, sort of like the deal the Greeks had with Zeus for the Olympics
    $200 7
In tag, the one who's supposed to touch another player has this 2-letter title
    $200 19
Obsidian is a natural glass formed by rapidly cooling lava & is usually this color
    $200 15
In May 1984 the Jacksons announced the details of a U.S.-Canada tour called this
    $200 22
A stray feline, whether or not he's in the street
    $300 14
The parade included a replica of the Avenger, the plane which had this historical significance
    $300 3
Shamu could tell you he's the Roman god of the sea world
    $300 8
Card suit whose shape is based on the French trefoil symbol
    $300 20
To test for this property in a mineral, use a Geiger counter
    $300 28
This Motown star "Presents The Jackson 5" was the title of their 1st album
    $300 23
He played Atahualpa on Broadway in "The Royal Hunt of the Sun" before starring in "Kung Fu" on TV
    $400 16
When she administered the oath of office to Dan Quayle, she left out 6 words
    $400 4
One of the few gods whose name begins with "U", he's the father of the Titans
    $400 9
With a standard card, you can get a bingo with as few as this many numbers called
    $400 26
It's the only rock we could find that would fit in a "STARTS WITH "GN" category
    DD: $100 29
Singer of the following, this Jackson also achieved fame on "Fame": "What have you done for me lately? / Ooh ooh ooh yeah / What have you done for me lately? / Ooh ooh ooh yeah"
    $400 24
In November 1976 it was announced that this 9-year-old girl would attend a public school in Washington, D.C.
    $500 17
At the inaugural ceremony, this evangelist led the invocation
    $500 5
Roman underworld figure who was boss of all down under, & we don't mean Australia
    $500 11
Nolan Bushnell, who founded Atari, invented this 1st popular video game
    $500 27
Clay containing iron & manganese used to make a brown pigment sometimes described as burnt
    $500 25
Swimming stroke in which the swimmer kicks twice with 1 leg for each stroke of the opposite arm

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

Tom Jason David
$1,500 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jason David
$2,500 $1,400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
In 1887 she celebrated her golden jubilee, marking 50 years on the throne
    $200 23
Al Bundy is a salesman of these items on "Married... with Children"
    $200 20
The name of the Fujimicho District in the old town of Edo means "town from which" this "can be seen"
    $200 11
Some of his stories featured the McWilliamses, a family just as eccentric as Tom Sawyer's
    $200 1
The name of this order of mammals comes from the Latin verb "robere", meaning to gnaw
    $200 3
Oxford 1st admitted these people in the late 1800s, but they couldn't earn degrees until 1920
    $400 8
The quote "An army marches on its stomach" is generally attributed to this French ruler
    $400 25
Elyse Keaton on "Family Ties" earned a living at this job, showing she had the Frank Lloyd Wright stuff
    $400 22
Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of arranging these
    $400 15
An Inquisition prisoner escapes this Poe title torture by letting the rats eat through his ropes
    $400 2
Despite its name, this largest dolphin, Orcinus orca, normally doesn't attack humans
    $400 4
This late Welsh actor won a scholarship to Oxford before winning Liz's hand
    $600 12
The 1918 breakup of this dual monarchy ended the Hapsburg family's empire
    $600 26
Although "The Fall Guy"s Colt Seavers did this for a living, he chased bail jumpers for extra money
    $600 28
Bushido was the code of etiquette followed by this warrior class
    DD: $2,000 16
Some say it's the ghost of a Hessian trooper whose head had been carried away by a cannonball
    $600 6
The giant species of this "armor-plated" animal has more teeth than any other land mammal
    $600 5
This founder of Pennsylvania was expelled from Oxford in 1661, which must have made him "quake"
    $800 13
Baptized on his deathbed in 337 A.D., he was the 1st Roman emperor to become a Christian
    $800 24
Type of books written by Dick Loudon in "Newhart"
    DD: $1,400 29
Emperor Hirohito's funeral included rites of this Japanese religion
    $800 19
4 "Red Pony" stories are included in his 1938 work "The Long Valley"
    $800 17
The African & Sumatran species of this animal have 2 horns; the Indian & Javan species have 1
    $800 9
He went to Oxford on an organ scholarship long before he starred in "10"
    $1000 14
This Hohenzollern ruler was the last German emperor & last king of Prussia
    $1000 27
The reason given for Michael Hogan's frequent absences from "The Hogan Family" is this job
    $1000 30
As the Library of Congress is the largest U.S. library, this gov't
body's library is Japan's largest
    $1000 21
Kafka told this story's illustrator not to draw the insect
    $1000 18
Once abundant, now protected, it the heaviest land mammal native to North America
    $1000 10
This playwright knew "the importance of" going to Oxford: he graduated with honors in 1878

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jason David
$9,900 $5,600 $8,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Both volleyball & basketball were invented by Y.M.C.A. staff members in the 1890s in this state

Final scores:

Tom Jason David
$17,801 $0 $5,600
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Jason David
$9,300 $5,600 $7,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,500

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Game tape date: 1989-04-09
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