Show #2872 - Tuesday, February 11, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Faith Hillis, a junior from Fairfax, Virginia

Akiva Fox, a junior from Newton, Massachusetts

Pooja Dhume, a junior from New Orleans, Louisiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
This Texas capital has been called "The Live Music Capital of the World"
    $100 30
If pressure doesn't stop one of these, pack sterile gauze into the nostril, leaving one end outside
    $100 9
Ross Perot is often described as one of these, meaning he's worth 1,000 millionaires
    $100 16
Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon was born to this woman October 14, 1996
    $100 1
Christmas, a holiday stolen by this Dr. Seuss character
    $100 12
It's the least populous state, though you may ask WY
    $200 5
Among the sobriquets used for this city are "Witchcraft City" & the "Paradise of New England"
    $200 29
Never massage or rub fingers & toes affected by this "freezing" injury; you'll cause tissue damage
    $200 22
In the 1980s Craig McCaw bet on the future of these mobile telephones & won
    $200 17
This future king has become a pinup favorite for young girls all over Great Britain
    $200 2
Calaveras County, California, home to this jubilee each May
    $200 13
Of the 33 cars in this race, May 26, 1996, Johnny Unser's came in last, as he didn't complete one lap
    $300 6
Because of the 22 lakes within its city limits, this twin city of St. Paul is called "City of Lakes"
    $300 28
It's a rigid support, often made of wood, used to immobilize a body part, such as a broken bone
    $300 23
In his early 20s, programmer Marc Andreessen developed this company's internet "Navigator"
    $300 18
In October 1996 spectator Jeffrey Maier deflected a ball which was ruled a home run for this team
    $300 3
Circe, who turned this seafarer's men into swine
    $300 14
In 1999 it will pass Neptune to become the last planet in our solar system
    $400 7
The nearly 40 insurance firms based in this Connecticut city make it the "Insurance Capital of the World"
    $400 27
Mouth-to-mouth & mouth-to-nose resuscitation are types of the technique known as this
    $400 24
The Getty & Koch families have made millions in this field, or should we say, in these fields
    DD: $800 19
The painting seen here by 11-year-old Alexandra Nechita is in the style of this Spanish painter:
    $400 10
Corinth Canal, completed in 1893, which was cut 4 miles through solid rock in this country
    $400 15
This island was Napoleon's last place of exile
    $500 8
This home of the Wright Brothers claims the title "Cradle of Aviation"
    $500 26
If a poison control center advises you to induce this, syrup of ipecac may do the trick
    $500 25
Seen in TV ads, this restaurateur has children named Pam, Ken, Molly & Lori as well as the famous Wendy
    $500 20
Teenage motivator Ayinde Jean-Baptiste spoke at this October 1995 march in Washington
    $500 11
Coin, & this is the term for the collecting of coins
    $500 21
According to the song, these musicians are the present for the 12th & last day of Christmas

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

Pooja Akiva Faith
$200 $1,500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pooja Akiva Faith
$700 $3,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Term for one form of a gene that masks a recessive form, or for the leader of a group of animals
    $200 12
In 999 Sylvester II became the first Frenchman elected to this high holy office
    $200 11
The value of pi is closest to this whole number
    $200 29
Reports of this Scottish lake being inhabited by a monster date back to the 6th century
    $200 24
He took the title of his "For Whom The Bell Tolls" from a work by John Donne
    $200 2
When Pharaoh's daughter found this baby, she unknowingly chose his real mother as his nurse
    $400 7
Bacteria in cattle intestines produce this gas implicated in global warming
    $400 13
As a teenager in the 1460s, she was recognized as the rightful heir to the throne of Castile
    $400 17
To reach directory assistance in another city, dial the area code & this phone number
    $400 30
One of the world's largest artificial lakes is Lake Nasser, a reservoir on this river
    $400 27
Union soldier Henry Fleming is the hero of this 1895 Civil War novel
    $400 3
Prior to bringing down their temple, Samson killed 1,000 of them with a jawbone
    $600 8
Some of these pituitary chemicals, like thyrotropin, affect other endocrine glands
    $600 14
This great beauty, the wife of Akhenaton, had 6 daughters; 2 of them became queens of Egypt, like their mom
    $600 18
This magazine's November 1996 issue included info on "Tomboy Troubles" & on megacutie Brad Renfro
    $600 26
Named for a French statesman, this Louisiana lake is about half the size of Rhode Island
    $600 23
This Amy Tan novel tells the stories of 4 Chinese-born women & their American daughters
    DD: $1,500 4
Some have deduced it took 120 years to build this & when it was completed only 8 people used it
    $800 9
Organisms that can be cut into 2 mirror images along only one plane have the bilateral type of this property
    DD: $700 15
In the 1590s this circumnavigator & his kinsman, the sea dog Sir John Hawkins, perished on the same voyage
    $800 19
Fahrenheit put this many degrees between water's freezing & boiling points; Celsius changed it to 100
    $800 25
The Spanish Armada sailed through this bay immediately before reaching the English Channel
    $800 21
"I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" is a 1970 autobiography by this African-American poet
    $800 5
When faced with Sodom's destruction, he asked God if he & his family could escape to Zoar, a nearby city
    $1000 10
This term for tissue that takes nutrients through a plant also refers to human blood vessels
    $1000 16
This Scotsman known for his "brave heart" defeated an English army near Stirling Castle in 1297
    $1000 20
As of January 7, 1997, it's the number of U.S. Congresses that have convened
    $1000 28
This longest river of southeast Asia flows through China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, & Vietnam
    $1000 22
"Rappaccini's Daughter" is one of the short stories featured in his "Mosses From An Old Manse"
    $1000 6
The first time Samuel met this young shepherd, Samuel poured oil on the boy's head to anoint him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pooja Akiva Faith
$1,300 $7,800 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this country derives from an Iroquoian term meaning "village" or "community"

Final scores:

Pooja Akiva Faith
$100 $9,663 $9,600
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pooja Akiva Faith
$1,300 $9,600 $4,800
8 R,
3 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1997-01-09
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