Show #1259 - Thursday, February 8, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Stacey White, a senior from Fullerton, California

Jamie Weiss, a junior from Fairfax, Virginia

Peji Ghanouni, a senior from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
You have to be at least 17 to be in this annual competition held in Atlantic City
    $100 17
Contrary to popular belief, not all boomerangs do this
    $100 6
Males of this Australian marsupial are called boomers
    $100 1
With over 39 mil. copies sold, his "Baby & Child Care" is the top U.S. paperback of all time
    $100 16
Washington institution where you'd find the 45.5 carat Hope Diamond on display
    $100 26
Braille is meant to be "read" by this sense
    $200 12
If your teen years seem tough, relax: you're only a teenager for this many years
    $200 18
Guinness won't print any new records for swallowing these: "Count Desmond" is the champ
    $200 7
2 of 3 continents on which no wild bears live
    $200 2
Her 1984 memoirs were entitled "First Lady from Plains"
    DD: $1,200 22
Some of the finest of these gems are taken from the Persian Gulf between Oman & Qatar
    $200 27
It's the location of these that allow the brain to determine the direction of a sound source
    $300 13
The punctuation mark found in the name of Teen Magazine in front of the letter T
    $300 19
According to legend, you can destroy a vampire by driving one of these thru his heart
    $300 8
A male sheep is a ram; a female is this
    $300 3
This 1848 book closes with the words "Workers of the world, unite!"
    $300 23
The Ancient Chinese not only carved it into jewelry, they buried it with their dead
    $300 28
The 2 senses you're supposed to activate at railroad crossings
    $400 14
People Magazine said this group's second album, "Hangin' Tough", "ignited a coast-to-coast teen frenzy"
    $400 20
A weapon for Galahad's dad; it's a diminutive of his name
    $400 9
The U.S. Navy has trained these whales, Orcinus orca, to recover objects from great depths
    $400 4
Ernest Hemingway's 1932 book "Death in the Afternoon" is about this sport
    $400 24
Copper gives the bluish green color to this stone which is found in Iran & the South-Western U.S.
    $400 29
Sense receptors include the retina in the eye & these on the tongue
    $500 15
As a teen he played J.R., a teenage murderer, in "Heathers"
    $500 21
"Fishy" name for a spear used by infantry during the renaissance
    $500 10
Skins of this goat antelope are prized for polishing, but most cloths sold under its name are sheepskin
    $500 5
It was Linda Ellerbee's sign-off phrase on NBC News Overnight & the title of her 1986 book
    $500 25
Those born on Valentine's Day don't have a red ruby for a birthstone but this purple quartz
    $500 30
Closing off this sense affects the taste sense, too

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Peji Jamie Stacey
$900 $800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peji Jamie Stacey
$3,200 $1,800 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
NYC's borough of Brooklyn & Queens are on this large island
    $200 17
This model & wife of Billy Joel says she was a chubby & self-conscious teenager
    $200 6
She's called Joan la Pucelle in Shakespeare's "King Henry VI, Part I"
    $200 16
New Jersey greenhouses surpass all others on the mainland in growing these corsage flowers
    $200 2
The reign of the Guptas, when Sanskrit lit. flowered, has been called the classical age of this country
    $200 1
When a triumvirate rules, this many people are in charge
    $400 26
This Texas city & island is named for a viceroy of Mexico, Bernardo de Galvez
    $400 19
In 1984 she became the first woman nominated by a major party for Vice President of the U.S.
    $400 7
This was the only published work by Jonathan Swift for which he received payment -- £200
    $400 18
To grow this fruit in California, at least 1 male palm is planted in each acre of 49 female palms
    $400 3
Eamon de Valera, who was born in New York City, was prime minister & president of this country
    $400 9
Number of miles in the annual race held on Memorial Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
    $600 24
The 3 largest islands in this sea are Sicily, Sardinia & Cyprus
    $600 20
Lynne Cheney chairs the Nat'l Endowment for the Humanities, & her husband, Richard, holds this cabinet post
    $600 8
This author was knighted in 1908 for his work in the Boer War, not for Sherlock Holmes
    $600 28
When a seed sprouts, the first thing to break out of the coat is this part of the plant
    $600 4
He was killed in the Philippines, but his ship went on to circumnavigate the earth
    $600 10
A sonnet is a poem of this many lines, usually written in iambic pentameter
    DD: $5,000 23
The island on which this 1945 event took place:
    $800 21
She was the Ghostbusters' receptionist on film & plays cute little Mary Jo on TV's "Designing Women"
    DD: $2,000 14
He also wrote "The Charge of the Heavy Brigade"
    $800 29
In 1960 this green plant pigment was produced in the laboratory for the first time
    $800 5
It was only after the Yalta Conference in 1945 that this country agreed to enter the war against Japan
    $800 12
Boccaccio wrote "The Decameron", which literally means this many days' work
    $1000 22
Now part of Papua New Guinea, this archipelago was named for the chancellor of Germany in 1884
    $1000 27
Appointed by Ronald Reagan, she was the first woman to head the U.S. delegation to the U.N.
    $1000 15
Charlotte Cradock, this novelist's wife, was the inspiration for "Amelia" & Sophia in "Tom Jones"
    $1000 30
A 4,600-year-old bristlecone variety of this tree is thought o be the world's oldest living thing
    $1000 11
After killing the defenders of the pass at Thermopylae, the Persians destroyed this city in 480 B.C.
    $1000 13
If you know the First Congress met in 1789, you can figure out this is the number of the current one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peji Jamie Stacey
$10,600 $10,800 $5,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only U.S. president who served previously as U.S. representative to the U.N.

Final scores:

Peji Jamie Stacey
$9,200 $11,000 $2,000
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peji Jamie Stacey
$8,400 $6,600 $5,100
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1990-01-06
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