Show #2412 - Tuesday, February 14, 1995

1995 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Shannon Shelton, a senior from Detroit, Michigan

Chris Jacobs, a sophomore from Orefield, Pennsylvania

Matt Zielenski, a junior from Broadview Heights, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This saint was only 19 when she died at Rouen in 1431
    $100 26
A Saturday night series on Nickelodeon asks, "Are You Afraid of" this
    $100 7
In a fraction the number above the line is the numerator & the number below it is this
    $100 14
Some types of this cosmetic contain tiny fibers of rayon or nylon to make lashes look longer
    $100 2
In Brazil all of this river's 2,000 miles are navigable
    $100 19
It can mean tardy or deceased
    $200 3
As a teen he performed the first American bird banding experiment, on some baby phoebes in 1804
    DD: $500 27
Series hosted by the character seen here:
    $200 8
A right triangle may be scalene, with no equal sides, or this type, with 2 equal sides
    $200 17
Brooke Shields brushes these with a soft toothbrush & petroleum jelly to keep them "kissing-soft"
    $200 9
Pikes Peak is located in this U.S. mountain chain
    $200 21
It follows ship, soul & play
    $300 4
At 15 she was betrothed to Grand Duke Peter; she later became a "Great" empress
    $300 28
David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson are FBI special agents Mulder & Scully on this series
    $300 13
Because it can't be expressed as a simple fraction, pi is considered this type of number
    $300 18
It's one of the oldest types of makeup & its name is French for "red"
    $300 10
It's over 40 miles long, opened in 1914 & ships take about 8 hours to pass through it
    $300 22
Kismet or destiny
    $400 5
He was a student in what is now Albania when he learned that his great-uncle Julius Caesar had been killed
    $400 29
In a 1994 TV movie FOX continued this 1989-90 series about the Newcomers
    $400 15
An octant, or 1/8 of a circle, measures this many degrees
    $400 24
Encyclopedia Americana says Babylonians made eye shadow of this color from powdered Lapis lazuli
    $400 11
Colombia's No. 1 agricultural export goes into this drink
    $400 20
It can mean to gratify one's appetite or to fill to excess
    $500 6
James IV, a member of the Stuart dynasty, was 15 when he became king of this country in 1488
    $500 30
The new "Star Trek" starship captained by Kate Mulgrew as Kathryn Janeway
    $500 16
Square the number 6 & you get 36; cube it & you get this number
    $500 25
The alpha-hydroxy types of these are widely used in exfoliating products
    $500 12
In August 1993 Pope John Paul II visited Merida on this Mexican peninsula
    $500 23
It's another term for the head, especially the top portion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Matt Chris Shannon
$2,000 $1,700 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Chris Shannon
$4,000 $1,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Francis Bailey, who served at Valley Forge, is believed to have given George Washington this nickname
    $200 6
Species of this giant grass can reach 120 feet in height & 12 inches in diameter
    $200 8
This Caribbean nation's most populous province is Ciudad di la Habana
    $200 16
"Nobilissima Visione" is Leonide Massine's unusual stylized ballet about this saint of Assisi
    $200 18
Between 1980 & 1985, this doubled from $900 billion to $1.8 trillion; today it's over $4 trillion
    $200 21
Though she wrote 5 other novels, none approached the popularity of her first: "Frankenstein"
    $400 2
Ichabod, a descendant of this "speak for yourself" Pilgrim, was commander of a N.Y fort
    $400 7
This name for trees of the genus Cercis comes from the tradition that Mr. Iscariot hanged himself on one
    $400 12
Lhasa is the capital & largest city of this land often called the "Roof of the World"
    $400 17
In this Tchaikovsky ballet, it's traditional for the heroine to wear a cap of white feathers
    $400 19
It's the title of the person who heads the U.S. Department of Justice
    $400 22
In her 1975 novel "Curtain", detective Hercule Poirot, dies
    $600 3
Painter Charles Willson Peale crossed this river as a part of a battalion December 27, 1776
    $600 9
Hippocastanaceae is the family that contains these "equine" trees, including the buckeyes
    $600 13
The largest island in this waterway is the Isle of Wight
    $600 28
"Le Sacre du Printemps" is the French title of this Stravinsky ballet about pagan sacrifice
    $600 20
Among heads of cabinet departments, this person comes 1st in the line of presidential succession
    $600 25
Originally entitled "First Impressions", her "Pride and Prejudice" was rejected for publication
    $800 4
At 97 in 1832 he was the last surviving Revolutionary War general; a South Carolina fort was named for him
    $800 10
Used for containers, the bottle or calabash type of this plant is among the oldest cultivated
    $800 14
In ancient times, this Italian river was known as the Eridanus & the Padus
    $800 29
He began studying ballet at age 12 in his native Latvia & defected to the West in 1974, when he was 26
    DD: $2,500 23
Millard Fillmore was the last president to represent this political party
    $800 26
"Ethan Frome" was published 4 years after she settled permanently in France
    $1000 5
Under Horatio Gates, this Polish military leader planned the entrenchments at Saratoga
    DD: $1,400 11
Iceland moss is not really a moss but one of these, a fungus & an alga living symbiotically
    $1000 15
Over 20 glaciers cover Mount Elbrus, Russia's highest point in this range
    $1000 30
Russian-American choreographer who called his work "The Four Temperaments" "a dance ballet without plot"
    $1000 24
The first successful cloture vote in the Senate ended the lengthy debate over this treaty in 1919
    $1000 27
Before turning full time to writing, this "My Antonia" author was an editor at McClure's magazine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Chris Shannon
$12,000 $5,500 $4,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was completed in 1886 & until 1902 was administered by the Federal Lighthouse Board

Final scores:

Matt Chris Shannon
$11,900 $10,500 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Chris Shannon
$11,300 $3,800 $4,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1995-01-04
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