Show #1260 - Friday, February 9, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Avi Stadler, a senior from Atlanta, Georgia

Richard Morris, a senior from Auburn, Alabama

Sharon Kristal, a senior from Rockville, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
This trade union outlawed in Poland in 1982 was restored to legal status in 1989
    $100 27
Ariel, the lead character in a 1989 animated film, is one of these creatures
    $100 28
This day of prayer & celebration was first decreed by Gov. William Bradford in 1621
    $100 7
In Norse mythology the Norns were 3 sisters who controlled the past, the present & this
    $100 29
The one punctuation mark necessary to every declarative sentence
    $100 30
During peacetime the gov't isn't allowed to quarter one of these in your house without your OK
    $200 17
An estimated half of the 1.4 million illegal aliens who applied for amnesty in 1988 lived in this state
    $200 23
The characters known as "Jim Dear" & "Darling" owned this pedigreed cocker spaniel
    $200 22
The old English belief that birds select their mates on a certain day may have given rise to this holiday
    $200 14
She was the only one of the Gorgons who was mortal
    $200 10
You'd find the numbers 7, 8 & 9 written entries in an encyclopedia in this order
    $200 25
Congress can pick a national dance or flower, but can't by the 1st Amendment, pick a national one of these
    $300 11
In Feb. 1988 this Central American leader was indicted by a U.S. grand jury on drug trafficking charges
    DD: $1,000 24
Current series of TV movies starring the trio seen here; Hayley Mills plays their stepmom & aunt:
    $300 8
This Christian holiday is also called the Feast of the Resurrection
    $300 15
Atalanta lost a footrace because she couldn't resist these golden fruits
    $300 4
The science of matter & energy, it involves optics, acoustics & thermodynamics
    $300 26
The 6th Amendment mentions your right to a speedy & public one
    $400 6
In September 1989 Vietnam completed its withdrawal of military forces from this country
    $400 13
Dumbo's magic feather came from the tail of this type of bird
    $400 21
This Jewish holiday marks the end of the 10 days of penitence that begins with Rosh Hashanah
    $400 9
Echidna, who was half woman & half serpent, was the mother of this Nemean beast
    $400 19
She won 3 golds in swimming at the '88 Olympics & was chosen homecoming queen of her school
    $400 3
Of Wheel, Jeopardy or Concentration, the one mentioned in the 5th Amendment
    $500 5
On May 4, 1989 he was found guilty of accepting an illegal gratuity, a home security system
    $500 1
In "Mickey's Christmas Carol", Mickey played Bob Cratchit & he played Cratchit's boss
    $500 20
This holiday was first celebrated in the U.S. in 1792, the 300th anniversary of a historic event
    $500 12
In Egyptian mythology, she was the mother of Horus, the sky god
    $500 18
She lived her last 45 years in Chicago's Hull House
    $500 16
This future president led the fight for the Bill of Rights

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

Sharon Richard Avi
$1,900 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Richard Avi
$3,500 $3,100 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
He completed vols. 2 & 3 of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital"
    $200 24
To have "one foot in" this means to be hovering on the brink of death
    $200 30
Swans often do this in a "V" formation
    $200 1
This Dickens novel begins "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...."
    $200 29
Favorite Southern ones include pecan, chess, sweet potato, black bottom & peach
    $200 25
Bell came up with the photophone, a device that transmits sound via this
    $400 12
After being expelled as editor of the Socialist "Avanti" in 1914, he founded his own fascist paper
    $400 11
To "Go whole" this means to stop at nothing, you animal, you
    $400 19
Scientists say this relative of the squid has the most highly developed brain among invertebrates
    $400 9
In a John Hersey work, U.S. Major Victor Joppolo obtains one of these for the Italian town of Adano
    $400 20
Lalaurie House in this section of New Orleans is said to be haunted by the screams of slaves
    $400 4
When Bell made the first transcontinental call, this man was once again on the receiving end
    $600 3
When this conquistador arrived in Mexico in 1519, Aztecs believed he was the god Quetzalcoatl
    $600 26
If you did this to someone's "goose", you spoiled his plans
    $600 23
The glass snake isn't really a snake, it's a limbless variety of this reptile
    $600 8
In this novel Winston Smith's job at the Ministry of Truth is to rewrite the public records
    $600 13
The First Flight Inn is in this state, as you might expect
    $600 28
In 1847 Edison was born in the U.S. & Bell was born in this country
    $800 21
This radical "club" led by Robespierre came to power in 1793 & began the Reign of Terror
    DD: $1,500 2
This cliche referring to callousness in the face of calamity was inspired by the emperor Nero
    $800 10
The indri is the largest of these mammals, but the ring-tailed is probably the best-known
    $800 7
Frontiersman Natty Bumppo was the title character in this James Fenimore Cooper novel
    $800 14
America's Young Woman of the Year, a.k.a. Junior Miss, is chosen every summer in this Alabama city
    DD: $1,200 5
In 1872 he opened a school in Boston to train teachers of these people
    $1000 17
Most of the fighting during this war in the 1850s took place near the Russian port of Sevastopol
    $1000 18
This phrase comes from the old custom of making the sign of the cross with a coin on someone's palm
    $1000 22
Weighing up to 110 lbs. or more, the capybara is the largest member of this order of mammals
    $1000 6
Arthur Koestler's criticism of the Soviet Union in which the party leader is referred to only as No. 1
    $1000 15
Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee & "Stonewall" Jackson are depicted on horseback on this GA. monument
    $1000 16
Most reference sources report that on March 10, 1876 Bell spilled this on his pants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Richard Avi
$11,600 $9,500 $4,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

Tho Shakespeare wrote many plays about kings, she is the only title character who is a queen

Final scores:

Sharon Richard Avi
$4,199 $11,601 $9,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sharon Richard Avi
$10,200 $9,100 $4,500
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1990-01-06
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