Show #1263 - Wednesday, February 14, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Beth Mullins, a senior from Mendenhall, Mississippi

Peji Ghanouni, a senior from Marietta, Georgia

Andrew McGeorge, a senior from Topeka, Kansas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
John Billington, the first person executed for a murder in the colonies, came over on this ship
    $100 16
A niche in the wall, or a pause between classes at grade school
    $100 10
The sea horse has a prominent pair of these which can move independently of each other
    $100 21
In most sets of checkers, half the men are red or white & half are this color
    $100 5
A traditional string quartet is made up of 2 violins, 1 viola & 1 of these instruments
    $100 1
84% of 4-year colleges use this most common standardized test in determining admissions
    $200 6
1732 saw the birth of Washington & this almanack's first issue
    $200 17
A sand trap for Edith or Archie
    $200 22
An object of the game Early Birds is to catch the orange ones & avoid the green ones
    DD: $500 11
Composer of the 18th c. work that includes the following:
    $200 2
Under certain conditions, a Yale law grad making less than $28,000 in a year can have this paid for him
    $300 7
When the British parliament passed this March 22, 1765, the colonists put their foot down
    $300 18
3 miles, or a group of bowling teams
    $300 12
Sullivan, of Gilbert & Sullivan, wrote an opera based on this Walter Scott character
    $300 3
This university opened in 1868 on a hill overlooking Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, N.Y.
    $400 13
In 1699 Virginia's capital was moved from Jamestown to this town
    $400 19
This word often preceding "aforethought" can mean ill will or a desire to inflict harm on another
    $400 27
Benthic animals are the ones which live in this part of the ocean, the benthos
    $400 24
Other stanzas of this kids' singing game are "Build it up with iron bars" & "Get a man to watch all night"
    $400 15
This Sibelius work was banned by Russia because it inspired patriotism among Finns
    $400 8
Balliol College & Merton College are part of this university
    $500 14
In September 1664 he surrendered New Netherland to the British without a shot
    $500 20
It's the oldest alloy known to humans
    $500 26
These animals are the only pinnipeds with tusks
    $500 23
Madame Alexander is famous for making this type of toy
    $500 25
The English translation of this Debussy work's title is "Moonlight"
    $500 9
This religious order runs 28 colleges in the U.S. including St. Louis U., Holy Cross & Georgetown U.

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

Andrew Peji Beth
$200 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Peji Beth
$1,300 $1,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Grip, Barnaby Rudge's pet, was this type of bird; Poe would have approved
    $200 19
"Ancien Regime" refers to the government of France prior to this 1789 event
    $200 7
The first White House of the Confederacy stands on Washington St. in this Alabama city
    $200 1
The pharaoh's daughter found him in an ark made of bulrushes
    $200 6
Class of crime more serious than a misdemeanor, with a penalty of more than a year in prison or death
    $200 28
She was a 19-year-old kindergarten teacher when she became world famous in 1981
    $400 21
In a 19th century novel, this stranded family built a house in a tree
    $400 20
In French, a cuckoo clock is a "coucou" & this kind of clock is a "reveil"
    $400 8
This capital lies on an isthmus between Lakes Monona & Mendota 76 miles west of Milwaukee
    $400 2
One account says this disciple of Jesus hanged himself in remorse
    $400 13
Minimum age at which most states allow marriage without parental consent
    $400 30
Prince Edward is his youngest child
    $600 22
This "Wuthering Heights" character forces Catherine's daughter to marry his son
    $600 23
Most favorable season in which to make a "bonhomme de neige"
    $600 9
Patrick Henry gave his "Liberty or Death" oration at St. John's Church in this city
    $600 3
The story of this Biblical structure begins, "And the whole Earth was of one language & of one speech."
    $600 14
A person is guilty of this crime if he willfully makes a false statement under oath
    $600 29
In 1985 he became the first heir to the British throne to begin his schooling outside the palace
    $800 16
The pilgrims in this poetic work include a knight, a cook, a squire, a miller & a merchant
    $800 27
This household appliance is known as an "aspirateur", which literally means "inhaler"
    $800 10
State whose capital was named after the village of Lansing, N.Y.
    DD: $1,000 4
This parable begins "A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves..."
    $800 17
A judgment or decision of a court cited as an example or analogy to justify a similar decision
    $800 24
Prince Henry Charles Albert David, who was born in 1984, is known by this nickname
    $1000 15
This fictional animal, who was found in a London station, celebrated his 30th anniversary in 1988
    $1000 26
Trying to describe an indescribable thing, the French will say "Je ne sais quoi", meaning this
    DD: $2,300 12
Three Mile Island is located 10 miles south of this state capital
    $1000 5
He was David's best friend & the son of David's worst enemy, King Saul
    $1000 18
Law that derives authority from custom & usage, especially the ancient unwritten law of England
    $1000 25
The January 9, 1989 cover of People showed her in her helicopter pilot's helmet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Peji Beth
$7,200 $5,800 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1910 it could be seen with the naked eye; in 1911 a telescope was necessary; by 1912 it was gone

Final scores:

Andrew Peji Beth
$12,401 $11,600 $12,301
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Peji Beth
$5,900 $5,800 $5,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
5 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1990-01-07
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