Show #1262 - Tuesday, February 13, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Wen Shen, a senior from Hillsborough, California

Avi Stadler, a senior from Atlanta, Georgia

Jamie Weiss, a junior from Fairfax, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Think back just a few years.)
(Alex: Each of you is expected to spell the important word in the response.)
    $100 21
This Dr. Seuss animal said, "'That is that.' And then he was gone with a tip of his hat."
    $100 6
The Bimini Islands of the Bahamas lie about 50 miles east of this state
    $100 11
This cereal isn't named after the Flintstones' daughter but for the little bitty stones it resembles
    $100 1
Tom Hanks & Carrie Fisher were "Jeopardy!" fans in this black comedy of life in suburbia
    $100 25
Magma that reaches the earth's surface is called this
    $100 26
A native of Tangier or a citrus fruit
    $200 20
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote "A Child's Garden of" these
    DD: $200 7
State that suffered the most severe damage from 1989's Hurricane Hugo
    $200 12
Though the "Silly Rabbit" hopes otherwise, he's constantly reminded this cereal is "for kids"
    $200 2
Cassandra Peterson co-wrote & starred in a 1988 film about this "Mistress of the Dark"
    $200 24
The word volcano comes from the name of this Roman god of fire
    $200 27
It's the continent that surrounds the South Pole
    $300 18
He's the author & illustrator of "If Beagles Could Fly"
    $300 8
This state has over 50 peaks above 14,000 feet but none over 14,500 feet
    $300 16
Since 1984 this animal's been depicted on the front of the Kellogg's Corn Flakes box
    $300 3
Kathleen Turner fainted after she was elected queen of her high school reunion in this 1986 film
    $300 23
Of the world's active volcanoes, about 60% are along the perimeter of this ocean
    $300 28
This muscular tube leads from the pharynx to the stomach
    $400 17
In "The Jungle Book" Shere Khan is one of these wild animals
    $400 9
Wyoming is nicknamed "The Equality State" because it was the first to do this
    $400 15
After you've finished all of this doll's cereal, she can use the box as a coffee table
    $400 4
According to the title of an animated 1989 film, "All Dogs" do this
    $400 22
57 people died when this volcano in the Cascade range erupted in 1980
    $400 29
This small Hawaiian guitar was derived from a Portuguese instument
    $500 13
Walter L. Farley wrote 20 novels about this dark horse
    $500 10
Classified as a Mid-Atlantic state, this state doesn't touch an ocean, but it does border Lake Erie
    $500 14
In addition to being teenage, mutant & ninja-trained, these animals have a cereal
    $500 5
She not only starred in "Nuts", she produced it & wrote some of the music
    $500 19
This island nation has more than 100 active volcanoes including Krakatoa
    $500 30
A pig-like animal whose name sounds like a slender candle

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

Jamie Avi Wen
$2,200 $700 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Avi Wen
$3,900 $800 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: What an instrument!)
    $200 29
In 1979 technicians at this company's Shibaura plant in Tokyo developed the Walkman
    $200 30
It's a curved, springy stick about 29 inches long with a flat ribbon of hair attached to it
    $200 6
In French, sentences placing "ne" before the verb & "pas" after it make it this
    $200 8
He overestimated the size of Asia & underestimated the Earth, so he thought he'd reached the Orient
    $200 9
Common name for monochromatism, which makes the world seem black, white & gray
    $200 1
An atoll in the south seas, or the 2-piece bathing suit named for it
    $400 27
He experimented with submarines before building the first commercially successful steamboat
    $400 28
The finest violins ever made, they bear the Latinized form of their maker's name
    $400 7
An official language of Kenya, its name means "coast people"
    $400 11
He was hoping the river named for him would lead him to the Pacific, but he only got to Albany
    $400 21
Of measles, mumps or chicken pox, the one for which no vaccine is generally available
    DD: $1,000 2
The current president of baseball's American League, or the singer heard here:
    $600 26
A noise reduction system for audio tapes is named for this man, its inventor
    $600 25
The rest for this part of the body was invented about 1820, probably by violinist Ludwig Spohr
    $600 22
Among languages spoken by more than 1 million people, it's the only one whose name begins with "V"
    DD: $700 12
He was standing on Darien Peak on the isthmus of Panama when he became the first European to see the Pacific
    $600 18
An exact copy of a cell, a gene or an organism is called this
    $600 3
The actor who played Jock Ewing on "Dallas", or the cartoonist who created "Garfield"
    $800 19
This invention was also called "The Pennsylvania Fireplace"
    $800 20
This Tel Aviv-born violinist overcame polio & first performed in public at age 9
    $800 23
You don't have to be crazy to know "meshugga" is from this language
    $800 13
This founder of Quebec also discovered the large lake named for him
    $800 17
Nightmares occur during REM sleep, which is defined as this
    $800 4
A D.C. daily newspaper, or the march John Philip Sousa wrote for it
    $1000 16
Edwin Herbert Land first demonstrated this invention in 1947
    $1000 15
Baroque composer whose most famous works are the violin concertos known as "The Four Seasons"
    $1000 24
This saint should be praised for coming up with the script for the Russian alphabet
    $1000 14
9 years before Da Gama, he led the first European expedition to round the Cape of Good Hope
    $1000 10
Leukemia is marked by an uncontrolled proliferation of these cells
    $1000 5
Roman goddess associated with the Greek Nike, or the capital of British Columbia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Avi Wen
$9,200 $7,000 $6,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The American Revolutionary War, I might add.)
In April 1775 Gen. J. Warren made him an official messenger of the Committee of Safety

Final scores:

Jamie Avi Wen
$14,000 $12,201 $12,200
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jamie Avi Wen
$9,100 $6,400 $6,100
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1990-01-07
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