Show #2867 - Tuesday, February 4, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Brandon Frantz, a junior from Woodhaven, Michigan

Pooja Dhume, a junior from New Orleans, Louisiana

Chad Bell, a senior from Sarasota, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
The Helgafell, one of these dormant for thousands of years, erupted on the island of Heimaey in 1973
    $100 11
The name of this vegetable comes from the Latin words caulis -- "stalk" -- & flos -- "flower"
    $100 1
Carroll O'Connor, star of this classic sitcom, joined the cast of "Party of Five" in 1996
    $100 3
The predicate is the part of the sentence that contains this & its modifiers, objects & complements
    $100 21
Time called this 1963 choice the symbol of the Negro revolution
    $100 16
It's used to measure 3 feet
    $200 27
Iceland is one of the few countries that lack this form of transportation; freight is moved by trucks
    $200 12
This fruit is divided into wine & table groups
    $200 2
He played Tony on "Taxi", Tony on "Who's The Boss?" & Tony on "Hudson Street"
    $200 7
Nouns have 3 cases: nominative, objective & this, usually indicated by 's
    $200 22
This Soviet leader was Time's Man of the Year for 1987 & of the Decade in 1989
    $200 17
Computer or video game cursor mover
    $300 28
Icelandic people like to eat skyr, which is similar to this fermented dairy product
    $300 13
The acorn variety of this is often cut in half, deseeded & baked
    $300 4
It's a fact: "The Facts of Life" was a spinoff from this Gary Coleman series
    DD: $200 8
If your teacher uses the following symbol on your term paper, it indicates this:

    $300 23
The article on this Iranian, 1979's choice, was subtitled "The Mystic Who Lit The Fires of Hatred"
    $300 18
In your car's engine, it lets you know oil's well
    $400 29
The only land mammal native to Iceland is the Arctic type of this vulpine animal
    $400 14
The rutabaga is related to this root vegetable; it's sometimes called a "yellow" one
    $400 5
Alice Nelson was this family's housekeeper
    $400 9
The phrase "To take arms against a sea of troubles" is a "mixed" one of these figures of speech
    $400 24
6 foot 2, eyes of blue, this pilot was Time's Man of the Year for 1927
    $400 19
A device, ploy or angle to increase appeal or attention; you gotta have one
    $500 30
This capital city, the cultural center of Iceland, is the home of the country's national theatre
    $500 15
This tropical fruit is sometimes called a pawpaw though the true pawpaw is an entirely different fruit
    $500 6
"Silver Spoons" ' Strattons & the ghoulish family on this '60s sitcom lived on Mockingbird Lane
    $500 10
Latin for "thus", this 3-letter word is put in brackets to indicate an error in a quote
    $500 25
Time chose this Chinese leader for 1978 & 1985 & spelled his name differently each time
    $500 20
To criticize inconsequential details

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

Chad Pooja Brandon
$100 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chad Pooja Brandon
$500 $3,200 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This boy emperor of Egypt's 18th dynasty returned the capital to Thebes
    $200 1
"America! America! God shed his grace on thee, and crown thy good with" this
    $200 26
John Hunt, leader of the expedition that put Edmund Hillary atop this mountain, was made a baron
    $200 11
Now employed in welding, this gas, He, has been used to lift balloons & dirigibles
    $200 16
He originally called his "Peanuts" comic strip "Li'l Folks"
    $200 17
"Little Women" Jo & Meg March also appear in this author's "Little Men"
    $400 7
Roman girls wore this famous garment until they married & adopted the stola or matron's dress
    $400 2
"Memory" from this Andrew Lloyd Webber show begins, "Midnight, not a sound from the pavement"
    $400 27
Mount Fairweather contains the highest point in this westernmost Canadian province
    $400 12
The gas you exhale, it makes dry ice when solid
    $400 22
In 1844 he succeeded Joseph Smith as leader of the Mormon Church
    $400 18
Of William Golding's Piggy, George Orwell's Napoleon or E.B. White's Wilbur, the one that's not a pig
    $600 8
This 2-wheeled military vehicle was introduced to Egypt from Asia in the 2nd millennium B.C.
    $600 3
Bob Dylan wrote, "How does it feel to be without a home, like a complete unknown, like" one of these
    $600 28
It's said the name of this mountain near Pompeii comes from a word for smoke
    $600 13
A calorimeter measures the amount of this added to or removed from a process
    $600 23
Against Billie Jean King's advice, she gave up tennis & eventually became the first American woman in space
    DD: $2,000 19
In books by C.S. Lewis, Aslan, one of these animals, created the world of Narnia
    DD: $1,500 9
Knossos on this island was the center of a highly developed civilization in the 2nd millennium B.C.
    $800 4
Elvis sang, "You ain't nothin' but" one of these, "cryin' all the time"
    $800 29
Mountain range where the Donner party spent the winter of 1846-47
    $800 14
An acid gives up these subatomic particles; a base receives them
    $800 24
In 1947 this rear admiral was officer-in-charge of the largest Antarctic expedition by a single country
    $800 20
"A fella ain't no good alone", says Tom Joad in this Steinbeck novel
    $1000 10
In his teens he began helping Hasdrubal impose Carthaginian domination on the Iberian Peninsula
    $1000 5
Verse 1 of this Woody Guthrie song begins, "As I was walking that ribbon of highway"
    $1000 30
This New Hampshire range includes the Franconia Mountains & the Presidential Range
    $1000 15
Main branch of chemistry that deals with both plastics & proteins
    $1000 25
For his part in the Gulf War, this "Stormin" general received the Distinguished Order of Kuwait
    $1000 21
Family marooned by author Johann Wyss

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chad Pooja Brandon
$1,300 $7,600 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

This New York univ. is named for the family whose company was the first to sell toothpaste in a tube

Final scores:

Chad Pooja Brandon
$2,600 $8,600 $11,600
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chad Pooja Brandon
$1,300 $7,700 $7,500
9 R,
5 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1997-01-08
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