Show #1030 - Friday, February 10, 1989

1989 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Matt Pearson, a senior from Utica, Michigan

Kristen Brimus, a junior from Rocky River, Ohio

David Dodson, a senior from Colusa, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In 1669 Nicolaus Steno found that the oldest layers of rock are always in this location in sediment
    $100 16
He used to play Derek on "Silver Spoons", but now he's David on "The Hogan Family"
    $100 26
The platen holds this in your typewriter
    $100 11
A more accurate name for this conflict would have been the 116 Years War
    $100 21
Mary wants to join this branch of the military
    $100 1
He teamed up with master showman P.T. Barnum in 1881
    $200 7
By transpiration, some trees may lose a ton of this through their leaves in a single day
    $200 17
His older brother Rob Lowe is a heartthrob, too
    $200 27
If your typing class uses Selectric typewriters, you should know this company makes them
    $200 12
During the Middle Ages Istanbul was known by this name, in honor of Constantine the Great
    $200 22
Eric is so extravagant he bought a ton of it for his wedding
    $200 2
Jim the former running back & James the soul singer have this same last name
    $300 8
A tungsten filament in a light bulb doesn't burn up because this has been removed from the bulb
    DD: $1,000 18
This heartthrob made hearts throb with the following, the 1st No. 1 Hit of 1988: "Well, I guess it would be nice if I could touch your body / I know not everybody..."
    $300 28
The name of that long horizontal piece at the bottom of the keyboard
    $300 13
This adjective referring to the Middle Ages is from the Latin words "medium" & "aevum", which mean middle age
    $300 23
If you give May a big one, she'll candy it & serve it to you
    $300 3
This American artist painted a famous picture of his mom that now hangs in the Louvre in Paris
    $400 9
Different ways this group of animals can move include concertina, undulation & sidewinding
    $400 19
Michael J. Fox was born in Alberta but grew up in this western Canadian province
    $400 29
If you engage the "lock" on your keyboard, you lock these in
    $400 14
In the 1300s this dread disease killed 1/4 of all the people in Europe
    $400 24
It's how Rose felt after she sat on a tack
    $400 4
If this 1950s "Rebel Without a Cause" were around today, chances are he'd be older than your dad
    $500 10
Known for its longed ringed tail, it's kept as a house pet in Madagascar
    $500 20
The 2 Patricks who've played Johnny in "Dirty Dancing", 1 in the film & 1 on the TV series
    $500 30
Typing classes teach you to type the letters Q, A & Z with this finger
    $500 15
Musicians know Gregorian chant was named for Gregory I, who was elected to this office in the year 590
    $500 25
Kate bought a table made out of this wood
    $500 5
The 2 presidents named James who served successive terms

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

David Kristen Matt
$900 $1,000 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Kristen Matt
$1,800 $2,300 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
She arose out of the "aphros", or white foam of the sea, & not only walked in beauty, she was beauty
    $200 1
During Taft's administration over 3,000 of these were imported from Japan to plant in Washington, D.C.
    $200 11
The name of this Irish capital is Gaelic for "black pool"
    $200 21
The ch'in, an ancient type of zither, has been played in this country for over 3,000 years
    $200 26
A "marine parking lot", providing mooring for boats & facilities for supplies & repairs
    $200 2
    $400 17
Father of the Fates, the Graces & the Muses
    $400 3
He was the last man with Junior in his name to be elected president
    $400 12
England now rules this island discovered by Spanish explorer Juan Bermúdez
    $400 22
The oliphant was a ceremonial horn made from this part of an elephant
    $400 27
It's an open, flat-bottomed boat with squared ends, or a kick in football
    $400 7
    DD: $1,100 18
It's where Narcissus 1st saw the person he fell in love with
    $600 4
In 1869 he became the 1st graduate of West Point to become president
    DD: $2,000 13
The 2 vowels that each begin the names of 4 states
    $600 23
This small 1-piece transverse flute has been played with drums since the time of the Crusades
    $600 28
This vessel has wings called foils that allow it to rise out of the water at high speeds
    $600 8
    $800 19
This happened to anyone who locked eyes with Medusa
    $800 5
He was in his early teens when he found out he was adopted
    $800 14
The name of this Honduran capital, founded as a silver mining town, means "silver hill"
    $800 24
In an orchestra, it's the chief bass member of the woodwind section
    $800 29
Safe-water routes into & out of harbors are marked by buoys of these 2 colors
    $800 9
    $1000 20
1 of the 2 foods fed to baby Apollo that made a man out of him almost immediately
    $1000 6
He beat his opponent by only 9,464 votes, was inaugurated March 4, 1881 & was killed the same year
    $1000 15
Alphabetically last of all the countries in the world, it was named for an ancient stone city
    $1000 25
This Indian lute has a pear-shaped body & an long fretted neck
    $1000 30
This keelless Oriental boat having up to 5 masts is used for commerce & sometimes as a home
    $1000 10

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Kristen Matt
$7,200 $5,600 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

Holiday on which the U.S. flag is to be flown at half staff until noon

Final scores:

David Kristen Matt
$3,000 $9,000 $8,600
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Kristen Matt
$6,500 $5,100 $11,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
25 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 1989-01-04
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