Show #579 - Thursday, February 26, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament final game 1.


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

Dana Venator, a junior at Briarcliff High School from Decatur, Georgia

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
After carrying around the fertilized eggs, this sex of pipefish "gives birth" to the young
    $100 7
Roman p.e. programs were oriented toward health & preparation for this martial activity
    $100 1
1st "cards" were scrolls & clay tablets sent by Egyptians & Chinese early each year with these greetings
    $100 2
In 1890, a doctor developed this as an easily digested high protein food, with or without jelly
    $100 9
Though written for a mezzo-soprano, this villain in "Hansel & Gretel" is sometimes sung by a man
    $100 26
Though he's really 25, he still plays perennial teenager Alex P. Keaton
    $200 14
One scientist estimated this "sandwich" fish has, by age 15, traveled 1 million miles
    $200 8
Form of football popular with the Kennedy clan & high school gym teachers
    $200 16
Having no time to write letters, Sir Henry Cole began custom in late 1843 of sending these greetings
    $200 3
A St. Louis sign for shoes inspired the name of these little creme-filled sponge cakes
    $200 10
"Summertime" is a lullaby sung at the beginning of this Gershwin opera
    $200 27
Princess who gave Rob Lowe the "royal" treatment
    $300 18
During a 10-year period, a tiger shark may produce and lose 24,000 of these
    $300 21
Officially, a softball game is shorter than a baseball game since it has only this many innings
    $300 17
This card began as a Roman "love lottery" in which maidens put their names in an urn for men to pick
    $300 4
A Texas entrepreneur originally paid just $100 for the recipe for this popular corn meal snack
    $300 11
English translation of title of Berlioz's opera "Les Troyens"
    $300 28
Of Bruce Willis, Ted Danson, or John James, the 1 currently unavailable for marriage
    $400 19
A scallop has 30 to 40 of these sense organs around the edge of its shell
    $400 22
In basketball, the 3 legal ways to advance the ball
    $400 24
Worldwide growth of these government agencies in 19th c. greatly spurred the greeting card industry
    $400 5
At Hollywood's Spago restaurant, you can get this "pie" with duck sausage on it
    $400 12
Of Kawasaki, Suzuki, or Yamaha, name of Madame Butterfly's faithful servant
    DD: $500 29
Trio of heartthrobs heard in the following: [instrumental opening of "Take on Me" plays]
    $500 20
Primary reason flying fish "fly"
    $500 23
In 1860, the 1st college p.e. department was started at Amherst College in this state
    $500 25
In the 1960s, cards with characters from this comic strip had success unequaled in greeting card industry
    $500 6
Some types of these after school treats are "Louisiana", "Tahiti", "Brussels" & "Geneva"
    $500 15
Nearly 6 hours long, his opera "William Tell" was admired by Belini, Wagner, & the Lone Ranger

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

Michael Dana Mitch
$800 $500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dana Mitch
$2,100 $1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Not your bank's IRA but Ireland's IRA
    $200 16
With this gem, named from Latin for "red", the most desirable color is "pigeon's blood"
    $200 1
On Feb. 23, 1985, the Senate approved Edwin Meese for this cabinet post
    $200 26
To spell incorrectly
    $200 6
Singer who said "God had to create disco music so that I could be born & be successful"
    $200 21
In the numeral 1.1, it's what the period in the middle is called
    $400 12
Roughly triangular in shape, this stringed musical instrument has become a symbol for Ireland
    $400 17
Today, most fine natural pearls are found in this oil-rich Mideast Gulf
    $400 2
In April 1961, John F. Kennedy authorized the Bay of Pigs invasion of this country
    $400 27
Writing paper & envelopes, or the kind of store that sells them
    $400 7
You can make sparks fly when you chomp on this flavor of Life Savers in the dark
    $400 22
1/360th of a circle, used in geography to measure longitude & latitude
    $600 13
In 1845, this farming disaster started waves of emigration to U.S. & Australia
    $600 18
What emerald, marquise, & cabochon usually refer to
    $600 3
After her husband's death in 1865, this First Lady lived in Europe & in an Illinois sanitarium
    $600 28
The "Q" in "IQ"
    $600 8
It's what a young & tender fowl is called & what an older person "is not"
    $600 23
A 10-sided figure
    $800 14
The church opposed this, so in June 1986 Irish voters rejected attempts to legalize it
    $800 19
This world power is 2nd only to Africa in diamond production
    $800 4
The year Jamestown was settled
    DD: $100 29
What "E.T." stands for in the movie "E.T."
    DD: $300 9
Natural path of descent between 2 points on a ski slope, or designer's autumn collection
    $800 24
In geometry, a line that slants in an oblique direction
    $1000 15
Name of Ireland's & the British Isles' longest river & Ireland's major airport
    $1000 20
It's believed iron is the coloring agent of this familiar purple member of the quartz family
    $1000 5
Spanish-born major general who commanded the Union forces at Gettysburg
    $1000 30
From Latin "to be born again", it was European revival of classical art & literature from 14th -16th century
    $1000 10
Bakers know the special feature of this pan is its removable "sides"
    $1000 25
Frenchman generally credited with inventing analytic geometry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dana Mitch
$8,900 $3,800 $5,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only state entirely in the Pacific Time Zone that doesn't border on the Pacific

Final scores:

Michael Dana Mitch
$10,900 $4,600 $7,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Dana Mitch
$10,100 $3,800 $5,100
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1986-12-29
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