Show #1261 - Monday, February 12, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Mike Grant, a senior from Kansas City, Missouri

Scott Hoffman, a junior from Holmdel, New Jersey

Richard Morris, a senior from Auburn, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
"Jo's Boys" was her last novel in the saga of Jo March
    $100 12
Many Roman emperors lived on the Palatine Hill, hence this word for a stately mansion
    $100 20
In 1929 Clint Benedict of the Montreal Maroons became the first hockey goalie to wear 1 of these
    $100 2
You need the white seedless variety of this fruit to make sole Véronique
    $100 24
Except for the cheetah, all cats can completely retract these
    $100 7
Prince stars in 3 music videos inspired by this blockbuster 1989 film
    $200 21
Author of "Space", "Chesapeake" & "Hawaii"
    $200 13
A skydiver who's prepared to fall might know the name of this apparatus means "to protect from a fall"
    DD: $900 29
Head coach of the team whose helmet is seen here:
    $200 3
If your sauce verte isn't this color, you used the wrong recipe
    $200 25
The number of bones cats have is variable due to different lengths of this
    $200 8
Her "Cold-Hearted" video is a tribute to a number in "All That Jazz"
    $300 1
"Gone with the Wind" was her only published novel
    $300 14
The "berg" in "iceberg" is the German & Dutch word for this
    $300 26
In 1985 pro basketball's Kansas City Kings moved to this city
    $300 4
"Insect" term for splitting open & spreading apart shrimp or steak
    $300 27
This ancient civilization tamed the Kaffir cat & trained it to act as a retriever in hunting
    $300 9
The 2-hour video of their "Invisible Touch Tour" was made at London's Wembley Stadium
    $400 17
He wrote the novel "The Enormous Room" & many poems such as "anyone lived in a pretty how town"
    $400 15
Meaning idealistic & impractical, this word comes from the name of Cervante's idealistic hero
    $400 19
Each team in soccer, field hockey & cricket is allowed this many players on the field
    $400 5
Crullers are cooked this way
    $400 23
White cats with this color eyes are usually deaf
    $400 10
This group uses rap music on their "Paul's Boutique" video, called a pop music equivalent of a maelstrom
    $500 16
In a Stephen Vincent Benét short story this New Englander saves Jabez Stone from "Mr. Scratch"
    $500 18
From the French for "bundle", it's the bride's clothing & linens that she brings to her new household
    $500 30
1 of 2 Major League Baseball teams whose home stadium has a retractable roof
    $500 6
A chorizo is one of these which you might throw into your paellero when making paella
    $500 28
When a Burmese mates with one of this breed a Tonkinese results
    $500 11
People Magazine says they "approach the Beach Boys at their best" on their "Cosmic Thing" video

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

Richard Scott Mike
$100 $2,200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Scott Mike
$1,500 $2,800 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Isabella II, queen of this Iberian country, survived an assassination attempt in 1847 when she was 16
    $200 27
Lake Xochimilco, a swamplike lake in this capital city, is noted for its "floating gardens"
    $200 12
The underworld was named after this brother of Zeus who ruled there
    $200 1
One type of this uses a ruby crystal whose atoms are excited into giving off pulses of light
    $200 26
He was the first President to authorize the use of an atomic bomb in war
    $200 25
Kathryn D. Sullivan, Margaret Rhea Seddon & Sally K. Ride
    $400 16
He didn't meet his father until he was 15 or 16, but when he was 17 they left for China
    $400 28
The Shatt al Arab is a channel formed by the confluence of these 2 rivers in southern Iraq
    $400 10
Hera urged Eurystheus to take this stepchild of hers to task, 12 of them as a matter of fact
    $400 2
Inert gases discovered in 1898 were krypton, meaning "hidden", xenon, "strange" & this, meaning "new"
    $400 8
Though not elected to the job, he was sworn in as U.S. President April 15, 1865
    $400 24
Malcolm Wilson, Hugh Carey & Mario Cuomo
    $600 15
He was already an immensely wealthy nobleman when he joined Washington's army at age 19
    $600 29
The brine shrimp, artemia, is abundant in this Utah lake
    DD: $1,100 4
Total number of arms & legs on a centaur
    $600 11
Foam rubber is only 10-15% rubber; the rest is this
    $600 5
Remember the Maine? It was blown up during his administration
    $600 23
John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White & Harry A. Blackmun
    $800 14
From age 13-16 he studied with Aristotle; at 20 he was King of Macedon
    $800 30
German-speaking Swiss call crescent-shaped lake the "Genfersee"
    $800 3
Aphrodite lost this handsome love when he was killed by a boar
    DD: $2,600 18
Foucault's pendulum offered the first direct evidence of this
    $800 6
When elected in 1920, he became the 6th Ohio resident to become President
    $800 22
Mother Teresa, Lech Walesa & Desmond Tutu
    $1000 13
15-year-old "Lady" whose incredibly short reign in England lasted only 9 days
    $1000 20
South America's largest lake is the one in Venezuela, known for it underwater oil deposits
    $1000 9
It's what made the ram that Mercury gave Nephele unique
    $1000 19
The cyclotron Ernest Lawrence invented in 1932 was designed to accelerate these particles
    $1000 7
His father died before he was born, so he was raised by his uncle Sardis Birchard
    $1000 21
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Daniel J. Boorstin & Barbara Tuchman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Scott Mike
$8,400 $200 $300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Name of the structure seen on the back of the currently minted nickel

Final scores:

Richard Scott Mike
$9,000 $1 $1
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Scott Mike
$7,200 $2,800 $300
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $10,300

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Game tape date: 1990-01-07
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