Show #2874 - Thursday, February 13, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament final game 1.


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Akiva Fox, a junior from Newton, Massachusetts

Josh Den Hartog, a junior from Otley, Iowa

Justin Powell, a junior from Charleston, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
On June 11 she was elected to a third & final term as British prime minister
    $100 18
Will Smith played a pilot fighting aliens in this 1996 summer movie
    $100 9
It's a creamy white color, or what white piano keys were once widely made of
    $100 6
This 4-letter word for a silent street performer once referred to a type of ancient farce
    $100 1
"Choosy Moms Choose" this brand of peanut butter
    $100 2
With a tongue over a foot long (& located about 16 feet above the ground), it can lick its own ear
    $200 19
"Staphylococci" was the word that won Stephanie Petit this national contest
    $200 23
As Annie, she steps in for a fallen bus driver in 1994's "Speed"
    $200 12
Appropriate shade of blue to wear at 12 A.M.
    $200 11
The space occupied by the musicians is called this "pit"
    $200 7
This company's new computer products include the Aptiva S & the Thinkpad 560
    $200 3
It's the muscle that makes you hiccup & makes your lungs work
    $300 20
She resigned as transportation secretary to work on her husband's presidential campaign, much as she did in 1996
    $300 24
Yoda teaches this rebel to be a Jedi in "The Empire Strikes Back"
    $300 16
This Indian name for corn also refers to the color of corn
    $300 13
These lights at the front of the stage floor are at about the same level as the actors' pedal extremities
    $300 10
This product claims it's "The Pain Reliever Hospitals Use Most"
    $300 4
These mammals almost never drink water; they get their moisture from eucalyptus leaves
    $400 27
Later chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, this African-American became National Security Advisor in 1987
    $400 25
In his first film, Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, searches for one of these marine mammals
    DD: $1,263 21
The 2 shades of red named for January's & July's birthstones
    $400 14
Often found in Shakespeare's plays, the stage direction "exeunt" means the actors do this
    $400 29
The Parker Duofold Red Jasper, one of these, features a nib split by hand
    $400 5
You better buckle up, as his second law of motion shows when your car stops suddenly, you don't
    $500 28
Following gall bladder surgery in February, this pop artist passed away
    $500 26
In "Jingle All the Way", Arnold Schwarzenegger competes to buy this toy superhero
    $500 22
This fruity shade of orange shares its name with the Chinese officials who wore robes of that color
    $500 15
Derived from the Greek words for "dance" & "write", it's the art of creating dances, perhaps for a play
    $500 30
In 1970 "Twister" inventor Reynolds Guyer created a 4" foam ball named this by Parker Bros.
    $500 8
Soap makes water wetter by weakening this, the water's "skin"

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

Justin Josh Akiva
$200 $2,100 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Josh Akiva
$2,200 $2,637 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Obviously, a series of clues that have to do with French, but all the responses will begin with the letter M.)
    $200 3
Wangfujing Street, this city's most famous shopping district, is located east of Tiananmen Square
    $200 1
This "Messiah" composer's "Rinaldo" was the first Italian opera written for the London stage
    $200 16
In older movie theaters this worker stood by to change reels every 20 minutes
    $200 11
From 1804 to 1806 this pair explored the area between the Mississippi River & the mouth of the Columbia River
    $200 23
Carl Sandburg called this city a "Player with railroads and the nation's freight handler"
    $200 21
Thank you very much; it's how you say "thank you very much" in French
    $400 7
This capital of the Czech Republic is known as the "City of 100 Spires"
    $400 2
After the death of his father in 1695, he went to live & study with his brother, Johann Christoph
    $400 17
One who loads & unloads gear for a rock band; Meat Loaf starred in a film of the same name
    $400 12
On March 10, 1977, this Cesar Chavez labor group signed an agreement with the Teamsters union
    $400 24
This Scottish poet wrote the songs "Comin' Thro' The Rye" & "The Banks O' Doon"
    $400 22
In Paris it's just the thing to get around underground
    $600 8
This Afghan city was capital of the Mogul Empire from 1504 to 1526
    $600 4
After his breakup with novelist George Sand in 1847, he composed no more works
    DD: $4,637 18
Willy Loman is called a drummer, a synonym for this occupation
    $600 13
In 1920 this president signed legislation returning the railroads to private ownership
    $600 25
She wrote "Some keep the sabbath going to church -- I keep it, staying at home --"
    $600 27
She was just 15 when she moved from Vienna to Versailles in 1770 for an arranged marriage
    DD: $1,000 9
The name of this largest African city is Arabic for "The Victorious"
    $800 5
"Clair de Lune", the 3rd movement of this French composer's' "Suite Bergamasque", is often played separately
    $800 19
William Brennan held this job 1956-1990
    $800 14
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 repealed this "compromise" of 1820
    $800 26
In 1590 the first 3 books of this proposed 24-book epic poem by Edmund Spenser were published
    $800 29
In 1991 he appointed Edith Cresson as the first woman prime minister of France
    $1000 10
1 of 2 capitals located on South America's Rio de la Plata estuary
    $1000 6
"My Musical Life" was the 1909 memoir of this "Scheherazade" composer
    $1000 20
On July 6, 1994 a sudden wind led to the deaths of 14 of these workers in Colorado
    $1000 15
The government leasing oil reserves to Mammoth Oil in 1922 caused this scandal the next year
    $1000 28
Longfellow wrote that this "wreck" "Sailed the wintry sea; and the skipper had taken his little daughter..."
    $1000 30
The Sacre-Coeur Basilica stands atop a hill in this area of Paris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Josh Akiva
$7,600 $10,274 $7,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

Just before its 1897 publication, its title was changed from "The Un-Dead" to this

Final scores:

Justin Josh Akiva
$11,700 $7,274 $5,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Josh Akiva
$7,600 $7,500 $7,500
17 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 1997-01-09
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