Show #2866 - Monday, February 3, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Alex Rubalcava, a junior from Los Angeles, California

Tanis O'Connor, a senior from Clearwater, Florida

Josh Den Hartog, a junior from Otley, Iowa

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
This state's port of Duluth greatly increased ocean traffic when the St. Lawrence Seaway opened in 1959
    $100 1
With a 1996-97 salary of $30 million, he's the NBA's highest-paid player
    $100 17
Many businesses close early in honor of this observance that falls 2 days before Easter
    $100 15
Once a ball girl for the Oakland A's, in 1997 she opened her first chocolate chippery
    $100 2
17-year-old Holden Caulfield is the narrator of this acclaimed 1951 novel
    $100 22
This sitcom star dreams she's a contestant on "Jeopardy!" in "Ellen's Energy Adventure", new at Epcot
    $200 12
Joel Chandler Harris & Margaret Mitchell were authors native to this state
    $200 4
On November 9, 1996 he beat Mike Tyson to win the heavyweight boxing title for the third time
    $200 23
In Scotland its traditional to sing "Auld Lang Syne" on Hogmanay, this holiday eve
    $200 16
As U.S. Attorney General, she heads the Department of Justice
    $200 3
"Kholstomer" by this "War And Peace" author is a satire on human beings from a horse's point of view
    $200 25
When Buzz Aldrin narrated Epcot's '96 Candlelight Processional, he quoted this "Toy Story" character
    $300 13
Its name was first associated with a lord, then a river, a tribe & the first state
    $300 5
In the 1997 Sugar Bowl, this team won its 1st national football title by defeating Florida State, 52-20
    $300 24
New York City was the first to observe it October 12, 1792
    $300 18
She helped found the Nat'l Women's Political Caucus in 1971 & a year later launched "Ms." magazine
    $300 6
"Mercedes of Castile" is a lesser-known novel by this author of "The Leather-Stocking Tales"
    $300 27
In honor of the 25th anniversary, this heroine's castle was transformed into a giant pink cake
    DD: $700 14
From west to east, South Dakota's southern border is straight until it follows this river
    $400 9
In his first 2 months on the pro golf tour in 1996, this 20-year-old won almost $800,000
    $400 26
His July 24 birthday is observed in the countries he helped to free, including Peru & Venezuela
    $400 19
In 1984 she married fellow TV journalist Maury Povich
    $400 7
His third published novel, "Sartoris", was the first he set in Yoknapatawpha County
    $400 28
The Tower of Terror inspired by this TV series now drops you 13 stories twice; Rod Serling would approve
    $500 21
The first French settlers in this Pine Tree State brought their own wood to build houses
    $500 10
The last 5 NL Rookies of the Year have been members of this west coast team
    $500 29
A day of remembrance for the dead, All Souls' Day is observed on this date
    $500 20
Accused of corruption, this Pakistani prime minister was dismissed in 1990 & again in 1996
    $500 8
The Man of Law's Tale in this Chaucer work tells the story of Constance, an emperor's daughter
    $500 30
He reprises his role as Prof. Wayne Szalinski in the 3-D Epcot film "Honey, I Shrunk the Audience"

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

Josh Tanis Alex
$1,600 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Tanis Alex
$2,800 $4,100 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Under 1993's Maastricht Treaty, the EC became a policy arm of this organization, the EU
    $200 8
In 1911 this university founded a health sciences center in Memphis
    $200 10
This German "lullaby" composer gave his first public recital at 14
    $200 26
When made up of healthy foods, it's the most important meal of the day
    $200 1
Because of its triangular shape, the ancients called this island off Italy's southwestern coast Trinacria
    $200 2
The Lord provided a pillar of this at night to provide light for the Israelites' exodus
    $400 18
This totalitarian system which Mussolini brought to Italy also came to power in Hungary & Romania
    $400 9
This university's Santa Cruz campus is the headquarters of the Lick Observatory
    $400 11
It's a sign indicating the pitch of the notes on a musical staff; treble is one type
    $400 27
Broccoli has about the same amount of this mineral for healthy bones & teeth as milk
    $400 7
The Cagayan River is the longest river on Luzon in this Pacific island republic
    $400 3
When Queen Jezebel vowed to execute Elijah, he fled to this holy mountain
    $600 19
In 1981 this king thwarted a right-wing attempt to overthrow Spain's democratic government
    $600 15
This Milwaukee university is named for a 17th century French Jesuit missionary & explorer
    $600 12
Term for the high volume, high intensity style of rock groups like AC/DC & Def Leppard
    $600 28
This outdoor style of cooking meats like hamburger may add carcinogens to your diet
    $600 23
Saint Helier on Jersey is the largest town in this British island group
    $600 4
The brothers of this son of Jacob dipped his robe in goat's blood & brought it back to their father
    $800 20
The Great Northern War of 1700-1721 pitted Sweden's King Charles XII against this great czar
    $800 16
This New Jersey school's Nassau Hall originally housed the entire college
    DD: $1,500 13
This type of romantic composition for piano derives its name from the Latin word for "night"
    $800 29
The soluble type of this undigested part of food from plants helps reduce cholesterol
    $800 24
This Australian state has many islands, including King Island, Maria Island & The Kent Group
    $800 5
She laughed when told she was going to have a child, but Isaac was born a year later when she was about 91
    $1000 22
In 1864 Austria & this German state began a joint dominion over Schleswig-Holstein
    DD: $2,000 17
Leiden University in this country was founded by William of Orange in 1575
    $1000 21
In the late 1500s the Ruckers of Antwerp were the most prominent makers of this keyboard instrument
    $1000 30
Foods that offer a "complete" protein contain all 9 essential ones of these
    $1000 25
A 1956 act of Congress renamed New York's Bedloe's Island this
    $1000 6
This prophet interpreted Nebuchadnezzar's dream

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Tanis Alex
$7,800 $5,800 $2,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

Bill Clinton is the first Democrat since this man to be elected president twice

Final scores:

Josh Tanis Alex
$3,989 $10,900 $3,500
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Tanis Alex
$7,800 $7,000 $4,300
24 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1997-01-08
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