Show #3037 - Tuesday, November 11, 1997

1997-B Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Kira Whelan, a senior from Seal Beach, California

Enos Williams, a junior from Beaumont, Texas

Bea Vo, a senior from Reston, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And yes, you must spell the correct response)
    $100 21
A nature show on Animal Planet is co-hosted by this Sea World killer whale
    $100 1
This port city of over 5.5 million people is called Rio for short
    $100 16
Every day, over 14 million ballpoint pens are sold by this French manufacturer
    $100 6
It's the opposite of an optimist
    $100 9
Miss Manners wants you to put this, not the soup, in your lap as soon as you sit down at her dinner table
    $100 26
Type of bird seen here diving into the Ross Sea for the first time:
    $200 22
In 1993, for its 25th season, this children's show introduced a larger set & a disabled young cast member
    $200 2
On Sept. 16, 1620 the Mayflower pulled out of this English port city
    $200 17
In 1955, a transistor radio was one of the first products to carry this brand name founded by Akio Morita
    $200 7
This Mandarin orange was named for the city of Tangier
    $200 10
If you insist on wearing this kind of bracelet, wear it "on the beach, where it can do no harm to stockings"
    $200 27
Landmark bridge seen here from above on a foggy San Francisco day:
    $300 23
ABC has dealt with thorny kids' issues since 1972 in these occasional afternoon dramas
    $300 3
Capital of British India until 1912, it was where Mother Teresa ministered to the unfortunate
    $300 18
In 1979 this Black & Decker product became the first cordless, handheld vacuum cleaner
    DD: $500 8
It's the capital of Arizona
    $300 11
These cards should be mailed no later than December 25, so you'd better start addressing them now
    $300 28
This American city, not Egypt, is home to the world's fourth-largest pyramid, seen here:
    $400 24
PSA, meaning a commercial-length spot promoting a charity or other causes, stands for this
    $400 4
This German city was named for a stud farm that was formerly on the site
    $400 19
On Sept. 8, 1997 America Online bought, subject to approval, this second largest online service
    $400 14
When you eat in a deli, you should know "deli" is short for this word
    $400 12
Luckily, resting one of these joints on the table between courses "is no longer punishable by hanging"
    $400 29
Cameras traveled to the floor of this largest Great Lake to take the shipwreck picture seen here: (Edmund Fitzgerald)
    $500 25
This network features the Emmy-winning program "Great Performances"
    $500 5
To attend Kenya Polytechnic, you have to go to this capital city
    $500 20
This Vevey, Switzerland-based firm, known for its chocolate, is the world's largest food company
    $500 15
In dictionaries, this 8-letter word that means "no longer in general use" is often abbreviated obs
    $500 13
"At picnics", Miss Manners says, "one may kill" these, "but not complain of their presence"
    $500 30
Profession of the terra cotta men seen here who were buried with a Chinese emperor:

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

Bea Enos Kira
$1,400 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bea Enos Kira
$1,800 $5,900 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How rude!)
    $200 6
In 1995 Sally Jessy Raphael & Jerry Springer defended this type of show against attacks by politicians
    $200 11
Latin for "hairy star", recent ones have included Hyakutake & Shoemaker-Levy
    $200 16
Before a volcano belches it forth, it's called magma
    $200 19
Wilbur's brother, he had a long feud with the Smithsonian about who created the first flying machine
    $200 22
After this ex-Congressman was killed at the Alamo, his son John was elected to Congress
    $200 1
Charlie's or Martin's Levi's
    $400 7
In 1990 Bob Saget began amusing & embarrassing folks with "America's Funniest" these
    $400 12
Predicted as early as 1784, this body is so dense that light can't escape its gravitational pull
    $400 17
Tupperware uses this nicer synonym to describe the sound its products make
    $400 20
Now a treasured term, this nickname began as a put-down about its load of junk
    $400 23
Although known as the "March King", this Marine bandmaster wrote 10 comic operas
    $400 2
Kelsey's mallets
    $600 8
When these heroes need help, they summon robot vehicles called Zords
    DD: $2,000 13
Constellation seen here:
    $600 18
It's the stuff that makes belches from dragons, like Tolkien's Smaug, so dangerous
    $600 21
The main building is known as this; the first secretary Joseph Henry didn't want it so massive
    $600 24
After sighting the lofty Colorado peak now named for him, he built a fort on the Rio Grande
    $600 3
Locklear's plumes
    $800 9
By age 18 the average American sees 40,000 of these acts, not all of them solved by Angela Lansbury
    $800 14
The closest star to our solar system lies in this southern constellation
    DD: $1,000 29
First name of Homer Simpson's noisy friend, seen here:
    $800 28
This museum holds the Guinness world record for the most visitors in one day
    $800 25
This educator built the Tuskegee Institute from a student body of 40 in 1881 to 1500 by 1915
    $800 4
Mister Rogers' bunks
    $1000 10
C.D. Parker, a former Texas Ranger, owns a saloon frequented by this title character
    $1000 15
In 1979 Voyagers 1 & 2 transmitted detailed photos of Io, Ganymede, Europa & Callisto -- moons of this planet
    $1000 30
Novel in which Sam Spade tries to ditch a cop who says, "You belched for help and now you've got to take it"
    $1000 27
The Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in this city is a bureau of the Smithsonian
    $1000 26
He retired about 1896 but remained president of Standard Oil until it was dissolved in 1911
    $1000 5
Meryl's jetes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bea Enos Kira
$3,000 $7,900 $2,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Dec. 17, 1773 342 chests of this were in the news

Final scores:

Bea Enos Kira
$6,000 $9,400 $4,200
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bea Enos Kira
$2,800 $9,900 $1,900
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
31 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,600

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Game tape date: 1997-11-02
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