Show #572 - Tuesday, February 17, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Mitch Epner, a senior at Half Hollow Hills West High School from Dix Hills, New York

Amy Wilson, a junior at McGuinness High School from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Michael Galvin, a senior at Shaker Heights High School from Shaker Heights, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Named for its large amounts of soft yellow earth China's Huang Ho River means this in English
    $100 11
In European legends even classy dragons spit this
    $100 3
The crew & passengers of the Battlestar Galactica were searching for this planet
    $100 2
In the 'Odyssey", Homer hit the bullseye describing competition in this sport
    $100 20
Of Mickey, Donald, or Goofy, the Disney character who usually doesn't wear a hat
    $100 24
He's big wheel on "Wheel of Fortune"
    $200 16
In 1986, Russell Lake was formed when one of these closed off Alaska's Russell Fjord
    $200 12
Mermaids entice men to follow them here, even though their lack of gills may kill them
    $200 4
The opening narration called him a "strange visitor from another planet"
    $200 5
In 1974, Ruth Hangen tossed a woman's record of 42 straight ringers in a single game of this
    $200 21
Of the 7 deadly sins, one which also means a group of lions
    $200 25
He played "One Day at a Time"s super super
    DD: $300 17
Title of the following is a nickname for this river:

"Ol' man river / Dat ol' man river / He mus' know sumpin' / But don't say nuthin' / He jes' keeps rollin'..."
    $300 13
Some folks used to say this lumberjack started earthquakes by dropping biscuits
    $300 8
Show on which an alien race gave teacher Ralph Hinkley a super suit
    $300 6
In 1981, this Dodger rookie's 13 wins included 8 shutouts
    $300 22
Of the 50, it's the state with the highest zip code numbers
    $300 26
Former place kicker for the N.Y. Giants who's found "True Value" in hardware
    $400 18
In August 1986, this, emerging from Lake Nios in Cameron, killed about 2000 people
    $400 14
This legendary outlaw was said to be an early name Robert Fitz-ooth, born in Nottinghamshire
    $400 10
His real name is Gordon, but the Earth family who adopted him nicknamed him this
    $400 7
An orchestra conductor or a relay runner had better keep this firmly in hand
    $400 23
The only 1 of Elvis Presley's 107 Billboard Top 40 Hits whose title is an article of clothing
    $400 28
She's the only First Lady who fits this category
    $500 19
With some 20% of world's fresh unfrozen water, this country's Lake Baikal is deepest in world
    $500 15
He was never seen again after a headless horseman chased him thru Sleepy Hollow
    $500 30
His alter ego is Prince Adam of Eternia
    $500 9
In 1978, this teenager rode Affirmed to a triple crown title
    $500 27
Among the numbered days in a calendar year, this 2-digit number appears the least often
    $500 29
Born Patricia Andrzejewski, this hard-rocker knows that "Love is a Battlefield"

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

Michael Amy Mitch
$1,300 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Amy Mitch
$4,500 $1,500 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Said to be inspired by the "Ten Best Dressed Women" list, it was started by the F.B.I. in 1950
    $200 14
With 18" to a cubit, it was by biblical stats, the longest wood ship ever built
    $200 19
Type of dog on which you can legally place a bet at Florida's dog tracks
    $200 1
"A" precedes "lemon" as this article precedes "orange"
    $200 9
The term laryngitis specifically refers to the inflammation of this body part
    $200 12
They make Holdens in Australia, Vauxhalls in Britain & Opels in Germany
    $400 5
"I want more elbow room!" is a famous remark by this famous explorer of Kentucky
    $400 15
Only Gilbert & Sullivan operetta whose title is the name of a ship
    $400 24
"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" was "badder than old King Kong & meaner than" one of these
    $400 2
Of between he & I, between you & I, or between you & me, the 1 that's grammatically correct
    $400 20
American Health advises using this technique for all choking victims older than a year
    $400 13
This #2 cereal maker was once also #1 toymaker in the U.S.
    $600 6
Patrick Henry opposed the Constitution & in 1795 turned down an appointment to this key legal post
    $600 16
They "committed themselves to the will of God" wrote William Bradford of this ship's voyage
    $600 25
With some adults weighing less than 2 lbs., it's the smallest breed of dog
    $600 3
In "She sells seashells by the seashore", this word is the object of the preposition
    $600 21
Since 1924, a compound containing this has been added to table salt to prevent goiters
    $600 28
Once America's biggest maker of tennis balls, they still insist, "Sooner or later, you'll own Generals"
    $800 10
He was so popular just 1 elector of 232 didn't vote to re-elect this 5th President
    $800 17
Scuttled Union frigate the Confederates raised, clad with iron, & renamed the "Virginia"
    $800 26
What the Shetland pony is to the horse in size, the Shetland sheep-dog or Sheltie is to this breed
    DD: $800 7
2 of the 3 parts of speech an adverb can modify
    DD: $900 22
This childhood disease's common name is always plural even though it may appear on just 1 side
    $800 29
NBC, the network organized by General Sarnoff, is now owned by this General
    $1000 11
Number of Vice Presidents who served under FDR
    $1000 18
In 1831, Charles Darwin signed on as unpaid naturalist for this ship's scientific voyage
    $1000 27
1st bred in Siberia, he's often called "the white dog with the smiling face"
    $1000 8
A complex sentence consists of a main clause & at least 1 of these clauses
    $1000 23
In 1915, Elmer McCollum invented the alphabet system for naming these
    $1000 30
Largest of all defense contractors, it charged gov't $155 to board an executive's pet at a kennel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Amy Mitch
$11,300 $2,900 $3,800
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

He has starred in 5 of the top 10 grossing films of all time

Final scores:

Michael Amy Mitch
$11,300 $4,900 $5,801
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Amy Mitch
$11,300 $3,700 $4,700
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1986-12-28
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