Show #3266 - Monday, November 16, 1998

1998 Teen Reunion Tournament preliminary game 1.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Creswell Formey, an actor and bookstore manager from New Haven, Connecticut

Dana Venator, a Ph.D. candidate from Chicago, Illinois

Peter Morris, a graduate student from Oxford, England

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
La Nina is the name given to the weather pattern that produces many effects opposite to this one
    $100 8
Leo Gerstenzang thought up this product when he saw his wife twirl cotton on a toothpick & use it as a swab
    $100 18
Amid 1994 GOP gains, Democrat Zell Miller won his second goober-natorial election in this state
    $100 1
He plays Jack, who runs things at the Gate magazine, on "Suddenly Susan"
    $100 13
It's the one-word name for the exams you take at the end of school terms
    $100 4
Scholarly last name of "Waltons" actress Michael
    $200 21
On the average, the Earth is about 93 million miles or one astronomical unit away from this
    $200 9
One of its former slogans called it "The Candy Mint With The Hole"
    $200 19
Action by Nebraska gov. Charles Thone kept order when these "breezed" through Grand Island in June 1980
    $200 2
He hung up his hockey skates to direct himself & his dad in "The War At Home"
    $200 14
From the Latin for "larger", it's your academic specialty
    $200 5
As CONTROL agent Maxwell could tell you, sharp blows do it
    $300 25
The high or spring tides on Earth occur during these 2 phases of the Moon
    $300 22
In 1907 he developed his first corn pad, probably right after he developed his first corn
    $300 3
One of the youngest of the Brat Pack, he's formed a band called Hall of Mirrors
    $300 15
You "pull" one of these by staying awake until dawn over a project or paper
    $300 6
This synonym for wise is often mixed with onion to make poultry stuffing
    $400 26
The Grand Erg Oriental, covering parts of North Africa, includes some of these that are 1,000 feet high
    $400 23
This tissue-shrinking compound is said to be one of the top 5 items stolen from drugstores
    $400 11
He returned from a "Weekend at Bernie's" to star in the 1998 TV movie "A Father for Brittany"
    $400 16
Perhaps referring to the "fleecing" of your parents' bank account, it's the animal nickname for your diploma
    $400 7
The last name of this former "Melrose Place" actor
    $500 24
Vince Staten's book "Do Pharmacists Sell Farms?" calls this product "The WD-40 of the Drugstore"
    $500 12
After TV's "Townies", she was in off-Broadway's "How I Learned To Drive" in 1998
    $500 17
Of magna cum laude, summa cum laude, or cum laude, it's the one that's the highest honor
    $500 10
In 1998 this software chain closed its stores & went strictly online

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Peter Dana Creswell
-$200 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Dana Creswell
$500 $2,500 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
14th century hero in the title of the following
    $200 6
TV's Hawkeye Pierce, this male feminist was a member of Men for ERA
    $200 15
This nation was created in 1971 out of the former Pakistani province of East Pakistan
    $200 7
These Styron "confessions" take us into the mind of a black revolutionary
    $200 20
1967 James Bond film starring Sean Connery
    DD: $1,000 2
Rioting broke out when this Stravinsky work was first performed in Paris
    $400 11
Perhaps inspired by Shirley Muldowney, in 1990 Saudi Arabian women protested their exclusion from this activity
    $400 16
This African nation is the largest island in the Indian Ocean
    $400 8
This Russian count's "confession" of 1882 is among his most revealing works
    $400 21
It's the title reason the Beatles say "You know you should be glad"
    $600 3
It's the Roman god & planet that Gustav Holst featured here
    $600 12
This 2-word term popularized by Anita Hill's testimony may have originated in a 1975 gathering at Cornell
    $600 17
In April 1992 this reconfigured republic was declared by Serbia & Montenegro
    $600 9
The "confessions" of this deeply religious church father began the genre
    $600 24
It's the first line of the first verse in the song, "As Time Goes By", sweetheart
    $800 4
You'll journey to this "hall" in the Grieg work heard here
    $800 13
A widely read 1977 novel by Marilyn French wasn't called "The Ladies' Room" but this
    DD: $2,000 19
This grand duchy is actually smaller than the same-named Belgian province it borders
    $800 10
Thomas De Quincey's feverish "confessions" were about an "eater" of this
    $800 23
This Kaufman & Hart comedy portrays the antics of the wacky Sycamore family
    $1000 5
This Handel work heard here was composed while he was living in London
    $1000 14
Title of the Judy Chicago art work seen here
    $1000 25
From the early 1500s to 1975 this country on Africa's southeast coast was at least partly occupied by Portugal
    $1000 18
Honest self-analysis distinguished the "confessions" of this Swiss-French author who died in 1778
    $1000 22
Published posthumously in 1940, this Thomas Wolfe novel is a sequel to "The Web and the Rock"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Dana Creswell
$3,500 $8,900 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not those!)
This body meets on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December, but only once every 4 years

Final scores:

Peter Dana Creswell
$7,000 $10,799 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Winner: finalist, if one of 3 top-scoring winners; $7,500 for 4th place 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Dana Creswell
$2,900 $7,700 $3,300
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1998-09-19
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