Show #1257 - Tuesday, February 6, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Wen Shen, a senior from Hillsborough, California

Beth Mullins, a senior from Mendenhall, Mississippi

Mike Grant, a senior from Kansas City, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Index, long, ring & little
    $100 1
You might have left one of your deciduous canines under a pillow so this fairy would give you some money
    $100 18
In cloth measure, this is divided into 4 quarters, not 3 feet
    $100 12
George Washington received his surveyor's license in 1749 from this school named for a king & queen
    $100 7
FYI, for your information, FYC is this group that gave us the album "The Raw And The Cooked"
    $100 30
Driving the Confederates off Missionary Ridge near Chattanooga in Nov. 1863 made him a national hero
    $200 3
You're in fine fettle if you're as fit as one of these
    $200 14
The magical little people called Menehune are believed to work at night in this U.S. state
    $200 19
To find this, multiply the diameter by pi
    $200 13
580 sites were visited before Colorado Springs was selected for the campus of this service academy
    $200 8
"Wheel of Fortune" is mentioned in his 1989 hit "We Didn't Start The Fire"
    $200 29
He was originally named after the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, the William was added later
    $300 4
These include similes, metaphors & puns
    $300 15
Some gifts offend these "colorful" fairies; if you give them clothing, they may disappear
    $300 23
If Mom & Dad let you borrow one of these, you'll find it's probably 3 3/8" x 2 1/8" & has a limit
    $300 20
Since 1868 Wells College seniors have traveled to commencement exercises in these horse-drawn vehicles
    $300 9
Parts of her "Electric Youth" video were filmed on the stage next to ours
    $300 27
A few days after being made head of the Union's Potomac army, Gen. Geo. Meade had to run this Penn. battle
    $400 5
The little extra perks that go with the job
    $400 16
Legend says if you hear a banshee wail, this will happen
    $400 28
There are 1 million of these in a kilogram
    $400 24
Our first honorary degree was bestowed in 1692 when this college awarded a doctorate to Increase Mather
    DD: $900 10
In 1963 Eydie Gorme sang "Blame It On The Bossa Nova"; in 1989 this group sang the following:

"Blame it on the rain..."
    $400 26
In 1864 Geo. McClellan left his campaigns on the battlefield to campaign for this
    $500 6
Term for a single exposure on a reel of motion picture film
    $500 17
Fairies sometimes steal these & leave changelings in their place
    $500 22
The "Systeme International d'Unites" is commonly referred to as this
    $500 21
3 of the schools known as the 7 Sisters, a group considered the feminine version of the Ivy League
    $500 11
It's what the numbers in the title of Dino's hit "24/7" refer to
    $500 25
John Logan, a volunteer who rose to Union general, helped establish this observance to honor war dead

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mike Beth Wen
$900 $1,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Beth Wen
$3,000 $1,300 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Flora McDonald helped this "Bonnie Prince" escape from Scotland disguised as a woman
    $200 29
It was the first successful newsmagazine & it's still the best-selling
    $200 19
Materials from all over the world were used to build the assembly hall in this NYC complex
    $200 24
7 of this river's more than 1,000 known tributaries exceed 1,000 miles in length
    $200 11
Carl Sandburg called this city "Hog butcher for the world, tool maker, stacker of wheat"
    $200 1
The world's first antibiotic; it was discovered in 1929
    $400 18
Hatshepsut, who ruled this country 1503-1482 B.C., claimed to be the daughter of the god Amon
    DD: $1,000 15
It's the top-selling magazine written specifically for teens
    $400 23
The curved part of a ceiling, or a locked room in a building where valuables are kept
    $400 28
Only the Himalayas are higher than this South American mountain range
    $400 9
In 1776 he criticized "The Summer Soldier And The Sunshine Patriot" in his pamphlet "The Crisis, No. 1"
    DD: $800 2
When Lazzaro Spallanzani blinded them, they still flew; when he plugged their ears, they were disoriented
    $600 17
This Revolutionary War water-bearer was the daughter of German immigrants
    $600 13
Exhibitions by Peary & Byrd were partly financed by this D.C.-based society & its magazine
    $600 22
Part of a building on which you'd find a dormer or a cupola
    $600 27
The name of this city is Portuguese for "River of January"
    $600 8
Steinbeck novel containing the lines, "Okie use' ta mean you was from Oklahoma. Now, it means you're scum."
    $600 5
In this process 8 photons of light break down 2 H2O molecules to yield an O2 molecule
    $800 16
This Russian empress was shot to death in 1918
    $800 12
Weekly magazine whose features include "Picks & Pans", "Take One" & "Chatter"
    $800 21
Word for the moveable glass slats in Jalousie windows, or the often stationary wooden ones in shutters
    $800 26
This waterway separates the islands of Tierra Del Fuego from South America's mainland
    $800 7
Cassius says, "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in" these "but in ourselves, that we are underlings"
    $800 4
To figure out its structure, Watson & Crick used the scientific equivalent of Tinker Toys
    $1000 14
Her life inspired the historical novel "A Woman Called Moses"
    $1000 10
This monthly, started in 1922, now sells over 29 million copies a month worldwide
    $1000 20
A latticework pavilion or summerhouse usually built to take advantage of a view
    $1000 25
This country is the only one in South America to belong to the Commonwealth of Nations
    $1000 6
According to James Whitcomb Riley, "When the frost is on" this, "the fodder's in the shock"
    $1000 3
Similar species are grouped into genera; similar genera into these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Beth Wen
$3,400 $5,300 $3,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Slated for demolition, it held 2 madmen, 4 forgers & a nobleman when the mob came for its gunpowder

Final scores:

Mike Beth Wen
$5,400 $6,300 $6,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Beth Wen
$4,400 $5,300 $4,700
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
24 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1990-01-06
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