Show #580 - Friday, February 27, 1987

1987 Teen Tournament final game 2.


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Mitch Epner, a senior at Half Hollow Hills West High School from Dix Hills, New York (subtotal of $7,200)

Dana Venator, a junior at Briarcliff High School from Decatur, Georgia (subtotal of $4,600)

Michael Galvin, a senior at Shaker Heights High School from Shaker Heights, Ohio (subtotal of $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
    $100 1
People bought red-&-blue glasses in convenience stores to watch this '50s movie fad's debut on TV
    $100 4
In a famous folk tale, this trio safely crossed a "troll bridge"
    $100 13
In the frozen food section, it's a tiny type of tater
    $100 15
They said their name combined Roxy Music's song "Pyjamarama" with "The Banana Splits"
    $100 22
Of 3, 5, or 7, # of times park ranger Roy Sullivan was struck by lightning & survived
    $200 11
"Fonda: My Life"
    $200 2
When Bashir Gemayel, resident-elect of Lebanon was killed, this country invaded West Beirut
    $200 5
The hare who appeared in the original "Bambi" was replaced by Disney with this cuddly bunny
    $200 23
Christmas, New Year's or Adam's
    $200 16
In June, 1984 they kicked into Billboard's #1 spot with "The Reflex"
    $200 24
R. & C. Cummins parented the only 5 different-aged siblings who all share this same calendar statistic
    $300 14
"Here's Ed"
    $300 3
In 1982, a Wash. D.C. memorial, designed by a female Yale student, was dedicated to these
    $300 6
Garfield the cat craves this Italian dish
    $300 26
You can take a little look with this word, Tom
    $300 17
After they signed with Motown, The Primettes changed their name to this
    $300 25
In 1973, Walter Watts balanced his way 4550 miles across Canada riding this vehicle
    $400 20
    $400 8
Newsweek said this '82 strike forced husbands to talk to their wives for 8 consecutive Sundays
    $400 7
Ferdinand the bull liked to sit under a cork tree and do this
    $400 27
It's a young dog, from head to tail or vice versa
    DD: $400 18
This group got their name from a movie magazine article on Sinatra's trip to California
    $400 29
Errol Bird did this for 10 hours & 15 minutes, and he isn't even Swiss
    $500 21
"The Raw Pearl"
    $500 9
When he died, his replacement, Yuri Andropov, was one of the pallbearers at his funeral
    $500 12
Bull's-eye is the "red-eyed" dog as mean as his master Bill Sikes in this Dickens' classic
    $500 28
More & more scarlet
    $500 19
This group's 1st XV albums were titled with Roman numerals, their latest, 16, 17 & 18 are not
    $500 30
In 1978, Billy Nichols waterskied this way for 2 hours & 42 minutes

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

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

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dana Mitch
$4,700 $1,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
This odd egg-laying Australian mammal is said to have been "put together by a committee"
    $200 6
Water freezes at this temperature centigrade
    $200 24
Among the 1st surviving war photos are Fenton's of the Crimean War & Mathew Brady's of this war
    $200 2
After college, this All-Pro center went to the Milwaukee Bucks before coming to the Lakers
    $200 16
Depending on the locality, these courts handle claims for up to $5000
    $200 1
Director George Romero gave us their "Night" in 1968, their "Dawn" in '79, & their "Day" in '85
    $400 13
Of 43, 57 or 82%, percentage of convicts among European settlers during 1st 45 years of settlement
    $400 7
Copernicus taught that this was at the center of the universe, too
    $400 25
Type of pictures produced by color reversal film; too many of your trip might send friends fleeing
    $400 3
As a radio announcer, Ronald Reagan did baseball play-by-play of this Chicago team
    $400 17
Legal term for smuggled goods, it sounds like a Nicaraguan "freedom fighters" rock group
    DD: $400 5
Kind of animal you'd expect to meet after hearing this:
    $600 15
Species of this aromatic Australian tree are the tallest hardwood in the world
    $600 9
He won 2 Nobel Prizes, 1 for Chemistry, in '54 & 1 for Peace in '62, trying to stop nuclear testing
    $600 26
In 1935, Eastman Kodak introduced this film to the world; in 1973 Paul Simon sang about it
    $600 4
Degrees of difficulty in this water sport range from 1.1 to 3.5
    $600 18
Because of over 11,500 asbestos-related lawsuits, the Manville Corporation filed for this
    $600 19
Shot in two days in 1960, it was recently remade as a multimillion dollar musical
    $800 20
Though just over 1% of the population, they hold title to at least 10% of the land
    DD: $400 11
Continent which contains most of the world's fresh H2O
    $800 27
On the standard scale of shutter speeds, the number 500 stands for this length of time
    $800 8
Hartford, Conn. is represented in the major pro league of this sport
    $800 22
She's the only woman on the U.S. Supreme Court
    $800 23
Number of "Friday the 13th" movies that have come out after "The Final Chapter" far
    $1000 21
Australia is not only a member of ANZUS, but also this Asian alliance
    $1000 14
Man-made "missing link" which fooled scientists for almost 40 years
    $1000 28
This photographer who died in 1984 was famed for black & white landscapes of the west
    $1000 10
Often the biggest, the last player on a tug-of-war team is aptly called this
    $1000 29
A court order stopping a person or group from doing something
    $1000 30
It's Freddy's last name in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" & its sequel, "A Nightmare on Elm Street 2"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dana Mitch
$14,900 $4,100 $4,100
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The presidential message delivered to Congress December 2, 1823 is better known as this

Final scores:

Michael Dana Mitch
$12,900 $100 $6,600

Cumulative scores:

Michael Dana Mitch
$23,800 $4,700 $13,800
Tournament champion: $25,000 2nd runner-up: $5,000 1st runner-up: $13,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Dana Mitch
$15,300 $4,100 $4,100
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
0 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,500

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Game tape date: 1986-12-29
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