Show #1032 - Tuesday, February 14, 1989

1989 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Stan Wu, a senior from Arlington, Virginia

Kristen Brimus, a junior from Rocky River, Ohio

Dan Chase, a junior from Fairfax, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Perhaps the most common name in Christian countries, variations include May & Marilyn
    $100 26
A number system using a base of 10, Dewey used one to catalogue library books
    $100 1
Only about 4,000 people lived in this Greek city when it was recaptured from the Turks in 1833
    $100 6
C. Latham Sholes invented this - - not Olivetti or Smith or even Corona
    $100 11
A shark may use over 20,000 of these in a lifetime since they're replaced when worn out
    $100 13
"Two Hearts" links his two careers: acting in the film "Buster", & singing with Genesis
    $200 16
Anglo-Saxon for "the rich, happy & prosperous", ask Mrs. Bunker
    $200 27
Proportionally, 3 is to 4 as 75 is to this number
    $200 2
This Asian city needed major rebuilding after the earthquake & fire of 1923, & again after WWII
    $200 7
Clarence Birdseye got the idea for frozen food after living among these people for 3 years
    $200 12
The paddlefish is found in this U.S. river famous for its paddleboats
    $200 18
This Marilyn Monroe "wanna-be" was once a dancer with the Alvin Ailey Troupe
    $300 17
Celtic for "dweller by the waterfall", it's a TV series about dwellers at Southfork
    $300 28
The study of 3-dimensional objects, it sounds like a substantial math course
    $300 3
Via del Corso, the main street of this capital, is named for the horse races once run there
    $300 8
Of Dunlop, Goodyear or Goodrich, the veterinarian who invented the pneumatic bike tire
    $300 14
The name of the game fish known as the pickerel is a diminutive of the name of this game fish
    $300 19
The New York Times called this headman of Talking Heads the "thinking man's rock star"
    $400 22
"Warrior" in Slavic, it could be a Badenov or a Karloff
    $400 29
If triangle ABC is equal in size & shape to triangle XYZ, they are said to be this
    $400 4
The golden stupa in the Shwe Dagon Pagoda is the most notable building in this city Burmese call Yangon
    $400 9
This, not corn, was used to make the Kellogg brothers' 1st flakes
    $400 24
Take one of these fish, split it, salt it & smoke it, & you'll have a kipper
    DD: $500 20
In the following duet, Michael Jackson blends so well with her, it's hard to tell them apart: "My life ain't worth living / If I can't be with you / I just can't stop loving you / I just can't stop loving you / And if I stop / Then tell me just what will I do..."
    $500 23
The face of this Greek "light" launched a thousand ships
    $500 30
If sales tax is 6.5%, you'd spend a total of this much for a $4 item
    $500 5
In this Arab capital Christians live mainly on the east side & Muslims mainly on the west side
    $500 10
The 1st lightweight one for home use consisted of a fan motor, a soap box, a broom handle & a pillowcase
    $500 25
Cave fish have either very minute ones or ones that are totally inoperative
    $500 21
Rolling Stone said Elvis Costello looks like this '50s rock star's "dorky younger brother"

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

Dan Kristen Stan
$1,200 $100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Kristen Stan
$2,600 -$200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All the correct responses will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 7
It's the world's tallest living animal
    $200 1
Last name of noted 13th century Venetian traders Nicolo & Maffeo
    $200 14
In this futuristic film, a motorcycle gang kills Mel Gibson's family--no wonder he's "mad"
    $200 2
Of "bateau", "gateau" & "chateau", the one you might sail on the Seine
    $200 26
"Turandot", Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess, is set in this imperial city
    $200 17
Pearl Buck story with Wang Lung, O-Lan & Lotus Blossom
    $400 10
Your relationship to your dad's uncle
    $400 3
After fleeing to Medina in 622, he became its temporal ruler
    $400 27
The titles of its 'sequels begin "Beneath...", "Escape from...", "Conquest of..." & "Battle for..."
    $400 8
A "pomme" is an apple; a "pomme de terre" is this vegetable
    $400 25
The Gypsy heroine of this opera is a hussy who works in a cigarette factory
    $400 22
Ma Joad, Jim Casy & Rose of Sharon Rivers
    $600 11
The groom may throw this after the wedding, but he 1st has to take it off the bride
    $600 4
D-Day was June 6th of this year
    $600 28
Woody Allen & Diane Keaton kidnap a nose in this, Allen's only sci-fi film
    $600 9
Meaning "to remember" you might buy one of these to remember your trip to France
    $600 24
"La bohème" is set in the Latin Quarter of this city
    $600 21
Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan & George Wilson
    $800 12
If you ever break your legs, you might find yourself on one of these hospital stretchers
    $800 5
When Rome fell in the West, the remaining Eastern Roman Empire came to be called this
    $800 29
Jeff Bridges earned an Oscar nomination for his 1984 role as this endearing guy from outer space
    $800 15
A "chaussure" is a shoe; a "chaussette" is this
    $800 23
Valhalla goes up in flames at the end of his opera "Gotter-dammerung"
    $800 20
Winston Smith, Julia & Mr. Charrington
    DD: $1,100 13
This verb can mean gathering grain or knowledge
    DD: $1,200 6
Nickname of Rodrigo Diaz who fought for both the Castilians & Moors in the 11th century
    $1000 30
Kyle MacLachlan plays a futuristic Messiah in this 1986 film based on the novel by Frank Herbert
    $1000 16
A "librairie" is not a library but one of these
    $1000 19
Italy's leading opera house, it was almost destroyed by bombs during WWII
    $1000 18
Caleb Trask, Aron Trask & Abra Bacon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Kristen Stan
$7,900 $4,200 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This South American country is named for an Italian city

Final scores:

Dan Kristen Stan
$2,199 $0 $13,600
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Kristen Stan
$8,800 $4,700 $6,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1989-01-05
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