Show #3036 - Monday, November 10, 1997

1997-B Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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James Sumner, a senior from Jackson, Mississippi

Kathy Thompson, a senior from Gaithersburg, Maryland

Sahir Islam, a senior from Somers, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Can you hear me? This rock opera by The Who was a big hit at the Kennedy Center in 1994
    $100 14
George Custer's men are buried in a cemetery in the national monument named for this river
    $100 11
Trainers shout, "Tail Up!" when they want these performers to follow each other trunk to tail
    $100 1
Radio abbreviation that precedes the name of rap figures Quik, Pooh & Jazzy Jeff
    $100 15
On March 2, 1977 he made his first "Tonight Show" appearance; on May 25, 1992 he took over as host
    $100 25
    $200 27
In 1995 Luigi Bonino starred in a ballet about this "Little Tramp" of silent films
    $200 7
Scotts Bluff National Monument lies in western Nebraska on this pioneer trail
    $200 10
It's the familiar term for a circus' largest tent, where the main show appears
    $200 2
Robin Quivers is the radio consort of this self-proclaimed "King of All Media"
    DD: $1,500 17
(Hi, I'm Bob Eubanks.) Tea Leoni ran into this "X-Files" star at the Golden Globes & soon they were newlyweds
    $200 24
Inner tubes,
the ozone layer
    $300 28
This president's 1972 visit to China inspired an opera that played at the Kennedy Center in 1988
    $300 8
Seminole Indian leader Osceola is buried at this fort where the Civil War began
    $300 6
Pink is the most popular color of this fluffy confection made from spun sugar
    $300 3
Call letters east of the Mississippi generally start with W; in the west, most start with this
    $300 18
People Magazine called his 1997 solo album "Destination Anywhere", "Tres Bon"
    $300 23
Peeling onions,
watching Mel Gibson's film "Forever Young",
missing Final Jeopardy!
    $400 30
Every December, the Kennedy Center invites the public to a free sing-along of this composer's "Messiah"
    $400 9
This Wyoming monument contains an 865-foot-high fluted column of igneous rock
    $400 12
Antoinette Concello's triple somersault helped make her the "Queen of" this "flying" apparatus
    $400 4
Detroit-born broadcaster who created "American Top 40" & now has his own weekly "Countdown"
    $400 19
In a 1997 issue of "George", he said his cousins Michael & Joseph were "poster boys for bad behavior"
    $400 22
    $500 29
A 1994 festival honoring this country featured the Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Company
    $500 13
Castillo de San Marcos in this Florida city is the oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S.
    $500 16
This steam whistle organ draws crowds to circus parades because it can be heard from miles away:
[audio clue]
    $500 5
The AAA format, featuring artists like The Cranberries & Tom Petty, stands for adult album this
    $500 20
Her 1988 major label debut album was "Y Kant Tori Read"
    $500 21

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

Sahir Kathy James
$1,600 $1,000 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sahir Kathy James
$4,900 $2,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will show you the mascot, you identify the school for us, please.)
    $200 2
The one word quothed by Edgar Allan Poe's raven
    $200 1
You can't make a genuine tempera painting without breaking these
    $200 10
On Sept. 5, 1781, 24 of this country's ships engaged British ships in Cheaspeake Bay & turned them back
    $200 21
Chuck Taylor, from whom Converse named a line of these shoes, was a basketball star of the 1910s
    $200 17
It's the go-ahead in a kid's game & for a car at an intersection
    $200 20
[video clue]
    $400 3
It follows "Poems are made by fools like me..."
    $400 5
Surrealists used odd juxtapositions in this form whose name is French for "gluing"
    $400 9
During the war, this first signer of the Declaration of Independence commanded the Mass. Militia
    $400 26
The L.A. Dodgers & the U. of Louisville basketball team pioneered this gesture in the late '70s
    $400 18
A baker who never uses packaged mixes always "starts from" here
    $400 27
[video clue]
    $600 4
In preparing to write this poem, Longfellow used "An historical and statistical account of Nova Scotia"
    $600 6
Edward Steichen led the movement to recognize as art these images, whose name means "drawn with light"
    $600 7
In it, Thomas Paine wrote, "The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind"
    DD: $2,000 8
Coastal waters beyond national jurisdiction, or the tops of some sopranos' ranges
    $600 19
It's a ship at home in the Arctic, or a remark that starts a conversation
    $600 28
[video clue]
    $800 12
In a poem titled for the date when Germany invaded Poland, W.H. Auden called this "A low dishonest decade"
    DD: $1,800 13
17th century Flemish master known for painting women like the one seen here:
    $800 11
The Battle of Long Island was fought in what is now this New York City borough
    $800 22
The HD in the new digital format HDTV stands for this
    $800 24
It begins a football game or a special event like a political campaign
    $1000 15
Observing pilgrims traveling to the shrine of Thomas Becket inspired him to write his greatest work
    $1000 14
In 1920 this impressionist, known for his water lilies, painted another plant, "Wisteria"
    $1000 16
The British ferried 2,200 troops across this river to battle the Americans at Bunker Hill
    $1000 23
Acolytes, a subdeacon & a choir take part in this Catholic service
    $1000 25
In a business project, it's the level investors try to "get in on"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sahir Kathy James
$10,500 $3,600 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate, since we are in Constitution Hall.)
Word completing the line "Nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in" this

Final scores:

Sahir Kathy James
$13,700 $0 $13,598
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sahir Kathy James
$7,800 $3,600 $5,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1997-11-02
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