Show #2875 - Friday, February 14, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament final game 2.


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Akiva Fox, a junior from Newton, Massachusetts (subtotal of $5,400)

Josh Den Hartog, a junior from Otley, Iowa (subtotal of $7,274)

Justin Powell, a junior from Charleston, South Carolina (subtotal of $11,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
A recent book by Edward Humes covers "A Year in the Life of" this court for young offenders
    $100 1
According to census data, the average time for this trip in metropolitan areas is 23.2 minutes
    $100 2
Skippy was the Keatons' neighbor on "Family Ties" & Urkel fills the role for the Winslows on this show
    $100 9
Taking 40 years to build, the Mormon Temple was dedicated in this capital in 1893
    $100 21
This intramural game is also called ping-pong
    $100 3
It's the value of r when 1/5 = 9/r
    $200 27
One of history's most famous diaries was written by this Jewish girl in hiding during WWII
    $200 13
The basket beneath a balloon is called this, like a Venetian boat
    $200 4
As Kramer, Michael Richards lives across the hall from him
    $200 14
The California gold rush helped put this state capital on the map
    $200 22
In this football variation, a play ends when a cloth is pulled from the back pocket of the ball carrier
    $200 5
The coefficient of the term n is understood to be this number
    $300 28
Mary Pipher's bestseller about troubled teen girls is called "Reviving" this Hamlet heroine
    $300 16
Term for a bus, elevator or NYC subway train that makes few stops
    $300 10
In 1996 Olivia d' Abo moved into the same building as Jonathan Silverman on this series
    DD: $500 15
It's located on the Kentucky River, about 50 miles east of Louisville
    $300 24
This fast-paced game can be played 3-on-3 on a half-court
    $300 6
It's the lowest positive number with prime factors of 2, 3 & 5
    $400 29
Margaret Mead changed the field of anthropology with 1928's "Coming of Age in" this place
    $400 19
In the 19th century Gustavus Swift developed this type of railway car to preserve his packed meat
    $400 11
David Leisure, famous as liar Joe Isuzu, played Richard Mulligan's neighbor on this sitcom
    $400 17
It's nicknamed "The Roger Williams City"
    $400 25
In this type of tournament all participants play each other at least once
    $400 7
The commutative property of addition tells us that x plus y is equal to this
    $500 30
"For Real" is "The Uncensored Truth" about teens from Jane Pratt, who edited this "backtalking" magazine
    $500 20
Some surfing techniques were adapted to concrete by devotees of this device
    $500 12
He also plays Sheneneh Jenkins, the loud mouthed lady who lives across the hall from him
    $500 18
In 1624 Dutch settlers founded Fort Orange on the site of this present-day capital
    $500 26
Played on a racquetball court, wallyball follows the rules of this net sport
    $500 8
On a graph this ordered pair represents the origin

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

Justin Josh Akiva
$1,600 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Josh Akiva
$3,300 $3,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
April Glaspie, ambassador to this nation, held a controversial meeting with Saddam Hussein July 25, 1990
    $200 2
Most people have 12 pairs of these bones, all attached to the spine
    $200 1
In a Verdi opera, Odabella saves this famous Hun from being poisoned so she can kill him herself
    $200 17
In 1792 this silversmith cast the first church bell made in Boston
    $200 26
Gustave Moreau's 19th century painting of this saint & the dragon is in London's National Gallery
    $200 16
A widely used book classification system is named for this major Washington, D.C. library
    $400 12
Bush sent 14,000 troops into Panama in 1989 & 4,500 into this U.S. city in 1992 to quell riots
    $400 3
It's the term for a narrow tube in the body, like the alimentary or haversian
    $400 4
This Austrian was just 14 when he composed his 1770 opera "Mitridate, Re Di Ponto"
    $400 20
In 1971 he took another giant leap, becoming professor of aerospace engineering at the Univ. of Cincinnati
    $400 27
His 1892 painting "Manao Tupapau" depicts a young Tahitian girl & a scary-looking spirit
    $400 18
Library photocopying that's "systematic" infringes on this legal protection
    $600 13
Bush's first major foreign policy move was a deal with Congress on aid to these Nicaraguan rebels
    $600 9
It's the shorter of the 2 bones of the forearm, or a term used in geometry
    $600 5
A buzzard flies overhead & inspires the cast of this Gershwin opera to sing "The Buzzard Song"
    $600 21
As a student this creator of the inkblot test was nicknamed Kleck, which means "inkblot"
    $600 28
The "Dying Slave", sculpted by this Italian master in the early 1500s, is in the Louvre
    $600 19
Novelist Nicholson Baker has criticized libraries for destroying these & replacing them with databases
    $800 14
In 1992 he quit as Secretary of State to run Bush's reelection campaign
    DD: $3,000 10
Sufferers of Graves' disease are often given radioactive iodine to destroy all or part of this gland
    $800 6
"The Witches", the 1st opera by this composer of "Madama Butterfly", may be based on the ballet "Giselle"
    DD: $2,000 22
As the sixth ruler of Babylon's first dynasty, he laid down the laws
    $800 29
Not surprisingly, his 1872 painting "Musicians of the Orchestra" shows ballet dancers in the background
    $800 24
Term for extensive arrangements of bookshelves; they may be opened or closed to the public
    $1000 15
The kinder, gentler Bush proposed increased funds for this HHS preschool program
    $1000 11
From the Latin for "hard mother", it's the toughest & outermost of the membranes that cover the brain
    $1000 7
This composer of the "New World Symphony" wrote the operas "The Cunning Peasant" & "The Pigheaded Peasants"
    $1000 23
After completing "The Prince" in 1513, he turned to "Discourses on the First 10 Books of Livy"
    $1000 30
Her 1936 painting "Summer Days" shows an animal skull & flowers floating above a desert landscape
    $1000 25
Unlike microfilm, these sheets used on machines let the reader start at any point in a printed record

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Josh Akiva
$9,500 $9,000 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the fourth Secretary of State, & the fourth Chief Justice

Final scores:

Justin Josh Akiva
$5,425 $13,928 $0

Cumulative scores:

Justin Josh Akiva
$17,125 $21,202 $5,400
1st runner-up: $17,125 Tournament champion: $25,000 2nd runner-up: $7,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Josh Akiva
$9,300 $6,800 $4,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1997-01-09
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