Show #2413 - Wednesday, February 15, 1995

1995 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Deborah Sager, a senior from Reston, Virginia

Sujit Raman, a junior from Houston, Texas

Mathew Sandler, a junior from Smithtown, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

"X"s & "O"s
(Alex: The correct response for each clue will begin with either an "X" or an "O".)
    $100 6
A 1993 Forest Summit discussed how to protect the northern spotted species of this bird
    $100 1
She made her U.S. film debut in "Days of Thunder" opposite future husband Tom Cruise
    $100 26
The amount of a product available on the market, it combines with demand in an economic "law"
    $100 20
These "cultured" gems can be damaged by the acids in hair sprays, perspiration or perfume
    $100 16
A popular item in many kitchens is this bowl-shaped Chinese pan used for stir-frying
    $100 9
A standing demonstration of acclaim with applause
    $200 7
In 1967 this city's Haight-Ashbury District celebrated a "Summer of Love"
    $200 2
Warren Beatty went "Bugsy" over her; they wed & had a "Love Affair"
    $200 27
There are currently 2 forms of these government instruments: Series EE & Series HH
    $200 21
The lovely green color of this May birthstone is said to soothe the eyes
    $200 17
It's the board inserted into a dining room table to make it larger
    $200 10
A stop sign is this shape
    $300 8
The 1918 Curtiss Jenny stamp was used for this new postal service
    $300 3
"Picket Fences" creator David Kelley is married to this "Married to the Mob" star
    $300 28
Preferred stock holders receive these payouts of corporate earnings before common stock holders
    $300 22
This blue-green stone found in the American Southwest is believed to bring good fortune
    $300 18
Familiar types of these include the standing, table & Tiffany
    $300 11
In higher plants water is moved through this woody tissue
    $400 14
This U.S. general called for North Korea's forces to surrender in October 1950; didn't work
    $400 4
The new Batman & the new Scarlett
    $400 29
Under this chapter of the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act, a company may keeps its assets while reorganizing
    $400 23
The British Coronation ring contains these red gems in the shape of St. George's Cross
    $400 19
It's the "soothing" name for an often quilted covering used in place of a bedspread
    $400 12
This noble gas is classified as atomic number 54 on the periodic table
    DD: $500 15
A professor at Harvard in the 1950s, he was a Secretary of State in the '70s
    $500 5
"General Hospital"'s Genie Francis is married to this man, the Enterprise's Will Riker
    $500 30
The president appoints the 5 board members of this regulatory body abbreviated SEC
    $500 24
This purple variety of quartz occurs in rock cavities in the Ural Mountains
    $500 25
This pair of metal supports is used in a fireplace to hold wood
    $500 13
This king of Persia was the grandson of Cyrus the Great

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

Mathew Sujit Deborah
$1,100 $800 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mathew Sujit Deborah
$2,100 $1,300 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1992 this former British prime minister became a baroness
    $200 1
This South African city may have been named for Surveyor-General Johannes Rissik
    $200 21
The official search for this missing aviatrix was called off July 19, 1937
    $200 26
These red or black bugs lay down a trail that others can follow from the hill to the food supply
    $200 16
Theodore White's 1975 book "Breach of Faith" tells of "The Fall of" this president
    $200 3
Another name for this type of degree is a baccalaureate
    $400 9
In 1976 this future Texas governor was elected a Travis County commissioner
    $400 13
On a list of Switzerland's major cities, this one is alphabetically last
    $400 22
It was Henry Morton Stanley's famous greeting on finding the subject of his quest in 1871
    $400 27
A ground-level nest of these "colorful" wasps may hold several thousand of them, so be careful
    $400 17
A 1947 book about their Northwest expedition is subtitled "Partners in Discovery"
    $400 4
Alcoholic beverage in the names of a 1794 rebellion & an 1875 ring
    $600 10
On March 12,1993 she was sworn in as the 78th U.S. Attorney General
    $600 14
One of this French-Canadian city's landmarks is Le Chateau Frontenac, a hotel built in the 1890s
    $600 23
According to tradition, this religious founder began his search for enlightenment when he was 29
    $600 28
Common name for a bug, like the harlequin bug, that emits a foul odor from glands in its thorax
    $600 18
This first American woman in space shared her experiences in a children's book, "To Space and Back"
    $600 5
Ship captains know they come in mooring, can, nun, sell, gong & lighted varieties
    DD: $2,000 11
Nadezhda Krupskaya briefly opposed Stalin's takeover after the death of this man, her husband
    $800 8
Mons, which the Flemish call Bergen, is the capital of this country's province of Hainaut
    $800 24
The discovery of this planet was the result of a 25-year search begun by Percival Lowell
    $800 29
The luminescent larvae of these bugs are called glowworms
    $800 19
He published "Treatises on Physiology and Phrenology" in 1838, but is better known for his thesaurus
    $800 6
This geometric shape is a pyramid whose base & 3 sides are equilateral triangles
    $1000 12
Working in Olduvai Gorge, she made many of the fossil discoveries credited to her husband Louis
    DD: $2,000 15
This capital city is home to the University of Liberia
    $1000 25
Like Sir Walter Raleigh, Francisco de Orellana sought this fabled land of gold but never found it
    $1000 30
Something ephemeral lasts for a very short time, like these insects of the order Ephemeroptera
    $1000 20
In 1994 this veterinarian's "Cat Stories" made the bestsellers list
    $1000 7
He became sultan of Turkey in 1520 & brought the Ottoman Empire to its peak

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mathew Sujit Deborah
$3,500 $700 $11,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Hans von Bulow said his favorite key was E-flat major because it had 1 flat for each of these composers

Final scores:

Mathew Sujit Deborah
$7,000 $200 $11,900
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mathew Sujit Deborah
$5,500 $700 $10,900
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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Game tape date: 1995-01-04
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