Show #1256 - Monday, February 5, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Kate Veksler, a senior from Lower Merion High School

Andrew McGeorge, a senior from Topeka, Kansas

Jennifer Dikes, a junior from Eleanor Roosevelt High School

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Country that occupies about 85% of the Iberian Peninsula
    $100 2
A cooking device equipped with a rotating spit on which meat is roasted
    $100 8
On "Star Trek" one of Mr. Spock's parents was from Earth, the other from this planet
    $100 26
Book in which "Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash & a long-handled brush"
    $100 21
Victims of this condition caused by extreme cold should never be treated with excessive heat
    $100 13
Sometimes Brian acts like he doesn't have one of these in his head
    $200 4
This island, the world's fourth largest, is separated from Africa by the Mozambique Channel
    $200 3
If you don't have the energy to "pull" this type of candy, you can buy a candy hook
    DD: $1,000 12
Planet on which the alien in the following was born:
    $200 27
Harriet Beecher Stowe classic subtitles "Life Among the Lowly"
    $200 22
Chemical burns should be treated by doing this for at least 5 minutes before bandaging
    $200 14
Teresa was born on this holiday
    $300 5
An arbitrary separation between these 2 oceans has been placed at the longitude of Tasmania--147°E
    $300 9
Please pronounce the final "Z" sound when you give us the name of this potato & leek soup
    $300 18
"Goodbye" in the native language of this planet is "nanu nanu"
    $300 28
In "Alice in Wonderland", it was described as "beautiful soup so rich & green, waiting in a hot tureen"
    $300 23
A seriously injured person usually suffers from this condition of very low blood pressure
    $300 15
Miles looked disgusting when he was covered with it
    $400 6
Major city that's divided by the Amstel River
    $400 10
From Japanese for "fire bowl", it's a portable charcoal-burning brazier with a grill
    $400 19
In this show's second season in 1989, a second wave of aliens, from Mor-Tax, invaded the earth
    $400 29
This sailor is the narrator of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick"
    $400 24
A substance that counteracts a particular poison is called this
    $400 16
Rosa doesn't have both of these in the water
    $500 7
1 of the 2 South American countries that don't border Brazil
    $500 11
A traditional New England seafood picnic where bivalves are cooked over hot stones & under seaweed
    $500 20
On "Dr. Who", the Doctor is part of a race of these from the planet Gallifrey
    $500 30
In a sequel to his best-known novel, Thomas Hughes wrote about this school boy's days at Oxford
    $500 25
A paste made with this cooking ingredient, NaHCO3, is effective on some insect bites
    $500 17
This popular guest host may not know that his name is an anagram of "Joy Lane"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jennifer Andrew Kate
$500 $3,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Andrew Kate
$2,200 $4,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Several U.S. entrepreneurs are selling pieces of this wall that began to crumble in 1989
    $200 8
Your body has 23 pairs of these, & if you're a girl, one pair is XX
    $200 16
On Jan. 23, 1845 Congress said from now on this will be held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in Nov.
    $200 21
Followers of Islam & Judaism believe in the existence of these heavenly beings, as do Christians
    $200 1
This author of "Evangeline" was the American honored in Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey
    $200 26
Collier's Encyclopedia says the name of this one-man canoe rhymes with "sly yak"
    $400 7
Pilots & flight attendants ended their 8-month strike against this airline in November 1989
    $400 9
This form of an element has the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons
    $400 17
Robert E. Lee graduated from here second in his class & later served as its superintendent
    $400 22
St. John Lateran Cathedral is his seat as Bishop of Rome
    $400 2
This American poet began the 1st poem in his 1st collection with the line "I celebrate myself"
    $400 27
These homes of Alaskan Eskimos can be made of wood, sod or stone as well as snow
    $600 11
Responding to protests in Wenceslas Square, Miles Jakes resigned as pres. of this country
    $600 10
English chemist Sir Walter Haworth coined this acid name for vitamin C
    $600 18
These for "The Star-Spangled Banner" & "America the Beautiful" were taken from other sources
    $600 23
The formal name of the Quaker Church is the "Religious Society of" these
    $600 3
On the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this Illinois poet addressed a joint session of Congress
    $600 28
In its entry on this subject, Encyclopedia Americana brings up the nose rubbing business
    DD: $2,000 12
Teri Smith became the first living donor of this organ when her daughter Alyssa received part of hers
    $800 14
Alloys containing this metal, symbol Hg, are called amalgams
    $800 19
He got the Missouri Compromise thru the House & helped arrange the Compromise of 1850
    $800 24
He was born to a noble family circa 563 B.C. in the region of the Indian-Nepalese border
    $800 5
This poet's "MS. Found in a Bottle" won a Baltimore short story contest in 1833
    $800 29
Meaning "people", it's the Eskimo name for themselves
    $1000 13
Rene Moawad was assassinated just 17 days after he became president of this country
    $1000 15
The idea that maggots could develop from decaying meat is one example of this now discarded theory
    $1000 20
Though Eugene Debs had this lawyer defending him in 1894, he still got 6 months
    $1000 25
This feast day commemorates the adoration of Jesus by the 3 Wise Men
    $1000 6
In 1786 this poet was toasted as "Caledonia's Bard" by the Masonic Grand Lodge of Scotland
    DD: $2,000 30
The first time Eskimos met Europeans was back around 1000 A.D. on this island

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Andrew Kate
$6,000 $10,000 $5,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the most famous questions in history, it was asked in 1871 in the village of Ujiji

Final scores:

Jennifer Andrew Kate
$4,000 $10,002 $1
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Andrew Kate
$8,000 $8,000 $5,000
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1990-01-06
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