Show #571 - Monday, February 16, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.
Inaugural Teen Tournament game.


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Curt King, a junior at Eleanor McMain Magnet High School from New Orleans, Louisiana

Dawn Marie Nolan, a senior at Fletcher Senior High School from Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Paul Egendorf, a senior at Tustin High School from Tustin, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
The bat parrot probably got its name from sleeping in this position
    $100 10
Defacing books or shouting or throwing spitballs at the other readers
    $100 1
    $100 4
To compete with "G.I. Joe", Coleco has created a line of soldiers inspired by this Stallone film
    $100 9
Hamilton, Ohio recently added this punctuation mark to its name, like our show's always had
    $100 21
If you "boil the hides", it means your rear tires are producing this at the start of a drag race
    $200 24
Too "lei"zy to migrate, the geese in this tropical state stay year-round
    $200 11
On most reference books in your local library, you'll find this letter above the call number
    $200 2
The Police
    $200 5
In 1977, Kenner sold gift certificates for toys based on this sci-fi film since the toys didn't exist yet
    $200 15
"Hands Across America" raised money for the hungry & homeless in this country
    $200 22
When fixing cars, "R & R" means remove & do this to an auto part
    $300 27
A bird waterproofs its feathers with oil from its "preen gland", located at the base of this
    $300 12
When a book has been checked out it's said to be "in" this
    $300 3
    $300 6
Christmas stockings in 1986 were filled with this Hungarian inventor's "Magic", as well as Santa's
    $300 16
In October 1986, Reagan & Gorbachev went face to face in this cold capital
    $300 25
When your car is "on the hook", it's traveling this way
    $400 13
In this classification system, WWII, 940.54, comes before the Civil War, 973.7
    $400 18
    $400 7
Since 1949, this game manufacturer has sold about 1 million Candyland sets a year
    DD: $200 17
Father Lawrence Jenco, the Reverend Benjamin Weir, & David Jacobsen
    $400 26
When a car has been "chopped", this part of it has been lowered
    $500 14
Shirley Jones played this part by the book in "The Music Man"
    $500 20
Talking Heads
    $500 8
A battle of the bands is ensuing between Barbie & The Rockers & this doll & The Holograms
    $500 19
In 1986, for the 1st time ever, 2 women ran against each other for gov. in this plains state

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Paul Dawn Curt
-$100 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Dawn Curt
$1,700 $500 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And something we all enjoy...)
    $200 1
Death of his son led him to write a "History of Spiritualism" before his last Sherlock Holmes book
    $200 15
On the 1st day of spring or fall, the Sun is directly over this imaginary line
    $200 8
This teenage Egyptian ruler gave birth to a son she claimed was Julius Caesar's
    $200 20
Ben Franklin said, "There was never a good war or a bad" 1 of these
    $200 2
Since 1941, Thanksgiving is observed on this Thursday in November
    $200 5
Sacher Torte originated in this Austrian capital
    $400 4
"A Christmas Carol" character who tells Scrooge, "I wear the chain I forged in life"
    $400 16
Of about 10, 30, or 50%, percentage of Earth's surface covered by land
    $400 9
Teen-aged Mary, Queen of Scots, also became queen of this country, because she'd married the Dauphin
    $400 21
It was way back in 1696 that Mary Manley wrote there's "no time like" this
    $400 3
"Shrove Tuesday", the day before Lent starts, is commonly called this in New Orleans
    $400 6
Like lemon pie, "Baked Alaska" is covered with this, then put in an oven to brown
    DD: $500 7
Narrator of classic tales translated by Sir Richard Burton, or title of this "suite" music
    $600 17
All of the peoples of the world belong to this single species
    $600 10
At 15, she became the future Louis XVI's bride; at 18, she became queen
    DD: $1,000 24
Penguin's Modern Quotes lists "Supercalifragilistic- expialidocious" under his name
    $600 11
Supposedly a union president suggested date of this holiday to fill gap between July 4th & Thanksgiving
    $600 22
It's thought Saladin offered this fruity dessert, cousin to ice cream, to Richard I during Crusades
    $800 13
19th c. feminist Catharine Beecher wrote "The American Woman's Home" with this more famous sister
    $800 18
Guinness says more people emigrate from this Latin country than any other in the world
    $800 25
British monarch crowned in 1837, when she was barely 18
    $800 28
17th century English diarist known for the phrase "and so to bed"
    $800 12
Until June 1, 1954, this was officially called "Armistice Day"
    $800 23
A dessert that might be appropriate while repairing shoes
    $1000 14
Subtitled "A Tale of Acadie", this Longfellow poem describes the tragic romance of an Acadian woman
    $1000 19
The term "second world" refers to this nation & its nearby allies
    $1000 26
Many claim that before Bloody Mary grabbed the throne, this "Lady" was Queen of England for 9 days
    $1000 29
Bartlett's says she "coined" the phrase "equal pay for equal work" on March 18, 1869
    $1000 27
This memorialized president's birthday, April 13, was a legal holiday in Virginia from 1943 to 1967

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Dawn Curt
$10,900 $3,800 $1,900
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Bordering on Mich. & N.Y., these 2 Great Lakes are the only ones to border on 1 state each

Final scores:

Paul Dawn Curt
$10,800 $300 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Dawn Curt
$10,700 $4,300 $1,900
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1986-12-28
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