Show #3269 - Thursday, November 19, 1998

1998 Teen Reunion Tournament preliminary game 4.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Chris Capozzola, a graduate student from Washington, D.C.

Samantha Moeschler, a managed care underwriter from Phoenix, Arizona

Stan Wu, a writer-producer from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A celebration of 25 years of Nova programming.)
(Alex: Sounds like a category made for a Canadian!)
    $100 18
In 1959 he was president of the Screen Actors Guild; 10 years later he was governor of California
    $100 1
Born on a farm in Dearborn, Michigan in 1863, he repaired steam engines before building cars
    $100 6
Liv Tyler co-starred in "Armageddon", which featured this Boston band, her dad's, on the soundtrack
    $100 26
Footage from Iceland & Switzerland was used on "Nova"'s show about this title natural disaster
    $100 8
"Sponsor" is another term for this; Don Vito Corleone was Johnny Fontane's sponsor
    $100 13
Ecuador is the world's largest exporter of this fruit's Cavendish species
    $200 19
In 1910 there were 46 U.S. states; 10 years later there were this many
    $200 2
In 1998 "Profiles in History" offered for sale this Wild West doc's dental kit, seen here
    $200 7
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones gained mighty good exposure after appearing in this Alicia Silverstone film
    $200 27
This dinosaur's skeleton was discovered in Montana
    $200 9
Georgia & Alabama are among states recognizing this type of marriage without ceremony, based on cohabitation
    $200 14
"Hats Off" to this country's president Ernesto Perez Balladares
    $300 20
In the '82-'83 season, "60 Minutes" was the No. 1 rated TV show in the U.S.; 10 years later, this was No. 1
    $300 3
John C. Fremont, who hadn't heard of this scout before hiring him, later wrote tales of his exploits
    $300 23
The younger brother of New Kid Donnie, he had "Good Vibrations" with the Funky Bunch
    $300 28
In 1998 "Nova" trekked up this mountain to study the effects of oxygen deprivation
    $300 10
This married couple, seen here, became a symbol of the idealized family of the 1950s
    $300 15
From Spanish for hut, it's a little shelter that opens onto a swimming pool
    $400 21
In 1978 Bob Griese was the starting quarterback for the Dolphins; 10 years later it was this man
    DD: $500 4
He was called Armstrong, or "Offie", as a child
    $400 24
Peter Wolf was a DJ for Boston's WBCN before joining this "Freeze-Frame" band as its singer
    $400 29
Mission Control played the song "I Can See Clearly Now" for the astronauts who fixed this object
    $400 11
These kits were introduced for home use in the '70s; they didn't come with a rabbit
    $400 16
Among Cendant Corporation's hotel chains are Days Inn, Howard Johnson & this inn
    $500 22
In 1810 Napoleon was at the height of his power; 10 years later he was on this island
    $500 5
After the Civil War this vice president of the Confederacy served in the U.S. Congress
    $500 25
Aimee Mann of this "Voices Carry" band attended the Berklee School of Music
    $500 30
The actions of this type of ant show how it got its name
    $500 12
Samuel Johnson described this type of event as "The triumph of hope over experience"
    $500 17
Holy Land fortress seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Stan Samantha Chris
$500 $300 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stan Samantha Chris
$2,100 $0 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Didn't we all!)
(Alex: An example: "Announcer Johnny & variety show host Ed"--"Who are Gilbert & Sullivan?")
    $200 10
Gore Vidal's play about this president opened & closed a few weeks before the Watergate break-in
    $200 1
By 1965 this teenage Austrian was so muscular he was named Junior Mr. Europe
    $200 3
This former senator & conservative icon from Arizona passed away in 1998 at age 89
    $200 11
His theory of evolution is widely accepted; his son George's theory of the moon's origin isn't
    $200 25
Patricio Guzman chronicled Salvador Allende's overthrow in "The Battle of" this country
    $200 18
"Bullitt" star McQueen &
Uganda's Amin
    $400 13
He had a play on Broadway called "The Traitor" in 1949, 2 years before his novel "The Caine Mutiny" appeared
    $400 2
This star of "A Time To Kill" was voted the handsomest guy at Longview High; you might want to "Contact" him
    DD: $2,500 6
Alaska's second most populous city is named for this man who was vice president under Teddy Roosevelt
    $400 15
Karen Horney critiqued the biologically-based theory of this founder of psychoanalysis
    $400 19
Heavyweight champ Larry &
golfing champ Tom
    $600 14
In 1908 this "Of Human Bondage" author had 4 of his plays running in London at the same time
    $600 4
Meryl Streep played Laurey in her high school production of this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical
    $600 7
Between 1811 & 1852 this Kentuckian served in the House, the Senate & as Secretary of State
    $600 20
Jekyll's dark half &
a worshipper at the Golden Temple in the Punjab
    $800 16
His first play, "The Silver Box", premiered in 1906, the same year he published Book I of "The Forsyte Saga"
    $800 5
Seen here as a youth, this son of a senator was captain of the football team at St. Alban's in Washington, D.C.
    $800 8
In 1996 he published a very personal account of his daughter Terry's "Life and Death Struggle with Alcoholism"
    $800 24
Type of graveyard that's the subject of the documentary "Gates of Heaven" & of a Stephen King book
    $800 21
A WWII German defensive line &
Judge Bean
    $1000 17
This play by Agatha Christie that opened in 1952 is still running; they'll never build a better one
    $1000 12
In the '40s this Supreme Court justice was a cute cheerleader at her high school in Brooklyn
    $1000 9
This Texan served in the house for 25 consecutive terms & was Speaker of the House 3 times
    $1000 23
Jean Rouch's 1961 "Chronicle of a Summer" originated this style, French for "film truth"
    $1000 22
"The Magic Mountain" author &
a 1978 Christopher Reeve role

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stan Samantha Chris
$6,500 $1,600 $13,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Plans are for steel cables to temporarily replace the over 800 tons of lead that counterbalance it

Final scores:

Stan Samantha Chris
$0 $2,600 $13,500
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Winner: finalist, if one of 3 top-scoring winners; $7,500 for 4th place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stan Samantha Chris
$6,400 $1,600 $11,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1998-09-19
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