Show #1955 - Friday, February 19, 1993

1993 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Fraser Woodford, a senior from Lexington, Kentucky

Suj Vijayan, a senior from Laurel, Maryland

Nancy Dickmann, a senior from St. Louis, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
This N. American country's 1st oil fields were discovered at the turn of the cent. near Tampico on the Gulf Coast
    $100 7
He became a teen heartthrob playing cute conservative Alex P. Keaton on "Family Ties"
    $100 12
An exclamatory sentence often expresses such strong feeling that it ends with this punctuation mark
    $100 29
With shorter strings, the upright type of this generally has a poorer tone than the grand
    $100 22
This company's "Golden Arches" are its trademark
    $100 1
These segmented worms once widely used in medicine feed by sucking the blood out of other creatures
    $200 5
This largest South American nation's name comes from local wood that resembled glowing embers
    $200 8
In 1992 17-year-old Becky caused a commotion on this sitcom by eloping with her boyfriend
    $200 13
These nouns that refer to specific people, places or things are almost always capitalized
    $200 28
The Scottish Highland & German Dudelsack are mouth-blown; other types of this instrument use bellows
    $200 30
A star inside a circle on a map indicates this
    $200 18
When this turns bad, it's a condition known as halitosis
    $300 4
The regions of Thrace, Macedonia & Epirus make up the northern tier of this country
    $300 9
Matthew & Gunnar Nelson are sons of this late singer, one of the top teen idols of the '50s
    $300 14
In the sentence "Johnny is amazingly talented", amazingly is this part of speech
    $300 27
The piccolo is a smaller version of this instrument & is pitched an octave higher
    DD: $900 24
2 common office machines that feature both of the following symbols:

* #
    $300 19
These gastropods were eaten in prehistoric times, long before the special tongs were invented
    $400 3
This county's 3 largest cities are Jiddah, Riyadh & Mecca
    $400 10
In the '70s this "Empty Nest" actress won 2 Emmys for playing teenaged Buddy on "Family"
    $400 15
It's the 1-syllable word that commonly precedes the verb in an infinitive phrase
    $400 25
After the double bass, it's the largest member of the violin family
    $400 23
In Latin America, "X" stands for kids' show host Xuxa; thanks to Spike Lee, it stands for this man in the U.S.
    $400 20
Till F. Redi proved them wrong, people thought these appeared in decaying meat by spontaneous generation
    $500 2
Christchurch is the capital of Canterbury Provincial District on this country's South Island
    $500 11
Lara Flynn Boyle played high school senior Donna Hayward, Laura Palmer's best friend on this series
    $500 16
A "Jeopardy" response should be phrased in the form of a question, which makes it this kind of sentence
    $500 26
You'll rarely "catch" a rock band without this drum, also called a side drum
    $500 17
In England, red & white varieties of these flowers have come to symbolize the Lancastrians & Yorkists
    $500 21
The Food Lover's Companion says to buy these when they're bright pinkish-white, plump & firm— no mention of IQ

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Nancy Suj Fraser
$1,000 $1,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Suj Fraser
$2,800 $3,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1981 this country's government recognized Rural Solidarity, a union of farmers
    $200 24
In fireflies the chemical luciferase acts on luciferin to produce this
    $200 11
Not surprisingly, you can read all about this "Peanuts" creator in a biography titled "Good Grief"
    $200 21
To pour down or rule over
    $200 1
This man defeated President Bush by about 5% of the popular vote
    $200 16
Hershey makes Reese's Peanut Butter Cups as well as these related candies with a rhyming name
    $400 3
In 1839 this British monarch proposed marriage to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
    $400 25
This fine-grained, tough quartz makes a spark when struck against steel
    $400 12
He's the subject of a 1992 biography subtitled "The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist"
    $400 22
Was acquainted with or freshly made
    $400 4
This first American to orbit the Earth was elected to a 4th term as senator from Ohio
    $400 17
These marionette features are often made of linen thread or fishline
    DD: $2,000 5
In 1963 Josip Broz Tito made himself president for life of this country
    $600 26
In human anatomy the lowest 2 pairs of these bones are "floating"
    $600 13
"An American Rhapsody" is a 1988 biography of this American composer
    $600 23
Blabbed or rang a bell
    $600 7
This third party presidential candidate got over 19 million votes but no electoral votes
    $600 18
This little English prince will celebrate his 18th birthday on June 21 in the year 2000
    $800 6
His 41-year reign, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D., was the longest of any emperor who ruled from Rome
    $800 29
A bloom of tiny marine dinoflagellates produces this colorful tide
    $800 14
"The Polio Man", a 1962 biography, tells of this doctor who developed the first polio vaccine
    $800 27
Stabbed by a bull's horn or a drinking vessel made out of a vegetable shell
    DD: $3,000 9
Carol Moseley Braun of this state became the first African-American woman elected to the Senate
    $800 19
This playwright who wrote "The Piano Lesson" was born in April but has another month in his name
    $1000 8
After helping capture the city of Ceuta, Morocco in 1415, this Portuguese prince was named its governor
    $1000 30
Colloquially called the kneecap, this flat, triangular bone is one of the sesamoid bones
    $1000 15
Merle Miller's book "Plain Speaking" is "an Oral Biography of" this 33rd president
    $1000 28
Take a quick look or the summit
    $1000 10
Ben Nighthorse Campbell, a Native American, won election to the Senate from this state
    $1000 20
If you want to visit the Brigham Young University Earth Science Museum, you have to go to this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Suj Fraser
$10,400 $6,200 $8,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

In Washington, D.C.'s Statuary Hall, the state of Vermont is represented by this patriot

Final scores:

Nancy Suj Fraser
$10,400 $12,399 $10,500
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Suj Fraser
$10,400 $5,600 $4,400
24 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1993-01-04
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