Show #576 - Monday, February 23, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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

Brian Kalt, a freshman at Southfield Lathrup High School from Southfield, Michigan

Paul Egendorf, a senior at Tustin High School from Tustin, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
A "red giant" isn't a big communist wrestler but a type of this
    $100 6
2 of their most important gods were Ra, the sun god & Osiris, the river god
    $100 2
Of an aardvark, an angel, or Hulk Hogan, the 1 most likely to have a seraphic countenance
    $100 21
Laurie Cabot is the official one in Salem, Massachusetts, not just on Halloween, but all year round
    $100 1
Feature of Snow White that was "black as ebony"
    $100 20
In some jewelry departments, you can now buy a single one of these instead of a pair
    $200 4
By current estimate, there are 100 billion of these star groups in the observable universe
    $200 7
When Achilles' mother dipped him into the River Styx, she held him by this
    $200 8
Of relaxed, sickly, or lazy, what you are if you're indolent
    $200 24
You're unlikely to be a professional truffle-sniffer because these animals are preferred over humans
    $200 10
This ticking creature ticked off Captain Hook whenever it was near
    $200 22
Going for the soft drink crowd, researchers have come up with a way to do this to milk
    $300 5
Louis the Pious is said to be the only emperor to die of fright due to this solar phenomenon
    $300 9
Jove was the other name for this Roman god, by Jove
    $300 17
Of Sophistic, soporific or sophmoric, the 1 describing a soprano whose singing puts you to sleep
    $300 25
This queen's current employees include "The Raven Master" & "The Keeper of Swans"
    $300 11
Chee-Chee the monkey brought this 2-headed creature to Dr. Dolittle
    $300 23
Seventeen says a new fad is to wear sweatshirts on these limbs
    $400 13
Also known as the minor planets, the 1st & largest of these rocky bodies discovered was Ceres
    $400 14
He encountered the monstrous Scylla & Charybdis on his long journey home from the Trojan War
    $400 19
Of epitome, nadir or pinnacle, the 1 that's an antonym of zenith
    $400 27
Shepherds in France's Boggy Landes District walk using these tall objects to keep up with their flocks
    $400 12
The emperor of China received both a real & mechanical bird of this type
    $400 29
After downing a 6-pack of soda, fold this so it looks like one circle, & wear it as a bracelet
    $500 16
The sun's mass is about 3/4 this gas
    $500 15
These warrior maidens took dead heroes to Valhalla & served them feasts
    DD: $600 26
Of mishap, mistake or mischance, the 1 that doesn't have a synonym in this answer
    $500 28
It's said London workers once paid Mary Ann Smith to shoot peas at their windows for this reason
    $500 18
"In the beginning...he had only 1 hat"; the other 499 came with time
    $500 30
On "10 Classics in 10 Minutes", a new cassette, this novel is summed up by "Everybody dies but fish & Ish"

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

Paul Brian Mitch
$1,400 $100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $2,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The world's largest river is on this continent
    $200 15
When a cowboy "grabs the apple" to stay on his horse, he's holding on to this
    $200 3
Some examples are gallic, malic, & lactic
    $200 7
On this sitcom, Alex's brother Andrew aged 3 years over the summer of '86
    $200 1
Teddy Roosevelt recommended doing this, adding, though, "carry a big stick"
    $200 22
This name originally was a shortened form of Adelaide, but the White Rabbit didn't know that
    $400 9
Officially Iceland belongs to this continent
    $400 19
This panhandle state, the "Land of the Red Man", boasts the Indian Hall of Fame
    $400 16
Photochemistry studies the effect of this on substances
    $400 11
According to 1986 prime time performer Q ratings, 4 of the top 6 TV personalities are on this NBC show
    $400 4
The "hotline" between Washington & Moscow was first set up during his presidency
    $400 25
Though we call girls with this name Ginny, we never call the state that
    $600 10
Beside English, the other 2 official languages on mainland North America
    $600 20
In 1758, the colony of New Jersey established the 1st of these for Indians
    DD: $600 21
Type of gas I just inhaled that makes me talk like this:
    $600 12
On "Newhart" this character always introduces himself, then his brother Darryl & his other brother Darryl
    $600 5
He's the only president whose name is on a plaque on the moon
    $600 28
Gaelic for "man from South Munster", 1 man with this first name is an archbishop from South Africa
    $800 17
Parts of this many continents form the Middle East
    $800 26
In the 16th cent., Manteo & Wanchese became 1st American Indians to visit this country
    $800 23
Like radium, calcium is classed as this type of element
    $800 13
This early '60s show starred an architect & a palomino
    $800 6
He was assassinated during his first year in office
    $800 29
This German name means "advancing wolf", though it sounds like a pack of them
    $1000 18
The world's 2 highest active volcanos are both on this continent
    DD: $300 27
Though only the steer gets billing, a cowboy needs a steer & a horse for these 2 rodeo events
    $1000 24
In the past, this common gas has been called "gas sylvestre" & "fixed air"
    $1000 14
Mork landed near & settled in this mountain city
    $1000 8
1 of 2 presidents to live past their 90th birthdays
    $1000 30
While Yvonne means "archer", this male form of the name means "little archer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $5,400 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only mathematical formula in the current Bartlett's "Familiar Quotations"

Final scores:

Paul Brian Mitch
$4,999 $9,700 $10,801
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Brian Mitch
$2,500 $6,000 $6,000
15 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1986-12-29
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