Responses for Show #2869 - Thursday, February 6, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.
Infestation of the tribbles.

Contestants

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Rita Hamad, a sophomore from Austin, Texas

Akiva Fox, a junior from Newton, Massachusetts

Sharon Druck, a junior from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round responses

SCIENCE
AWARDS
ANIMALS
STAR TREK
HODGEPODGE
"G"EOGRAPHY
    $100 10
Iron

Akiva
    $100 13
[Tribbles have now spread to all three podiums.]

the American Red Cross

Rita
    $100 6
Gorillas

Akiva
    $100 1
James T. Kirk

Akiva
    $100 8
Thor

Akiva
    $100 24
Ganges

Akiva
    $200 14
(Alex: Boy, those tribbles are reproducing like mad; let's take a break & then I'll deal with them!)

Cell

Rita
    $200 18
(A: What is Christian?)
(R: What is religious?)

Gospel

AkivaRita
Triple Stumper
    $200 7
[A tribble now appears on Rita's podium.]

marsupials

Sharon
    $500 2
(Alex: Now, I had one of the creatures here, but I had more of them here; supposed to be just one creature. Wait a minute, before we go on, there's another one - they seem to multiply quickly around here: take it easy, guys!)

Tribble

Akiva
    $200 22
(Akiva: What are reeds?)

brass

SharonAkiva
    $200 25
Gibraltar

Rita
    $300 15
[Tribbles now on all podiums, the floor, and the backdrop behind the players.]

steam

Rita
    $300 19
United Nations

Akiva
    $300 9
Bat

Rita
    $300 3
Warp drive

Akiva
    $300 23
Rubber

Rita
    $300 26
Gaza Strip

Rita
    $400 16
(S: What are platelets?)
(A: What is hemoglobin?)

Globulins

SharonAkiva
Triple Stumper
    $400 20
Shannon Lucid

Akiva
    $400 11
Sea Urchin

Akiva
    $400 4
Ferengi

Akiva
    $400 29
Beefeaters

Akiva
    $400 27
Gobi

Rita
    $500 17
Lever

Akiva
    $500 21
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Akiva
    $500 12
Jaguar

Akiva
    $500 5
(Alex: Way to go--you did well in that category!)

Odo

Akiva
    $500 30
[Alex flicks a tribble off his podium, and going into the break, tribbles have now spread across the stage and just below the game board.]

Helen Keller

Akiva
    $500 28
Galapagos Islands

Rita

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

Sharon Akiva Rita
$200 $3,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Akiva Rita
$0 $4,900 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

TEENS OF THE PAST
RELIGION
COOKING
DRAMA
NATIONAL PARKS
ETYMOLOGY
    $200 1
Mary, Queen of Scots

Rita
    $200 8
Allah

Akiva
    $200 17
Catfish

Akiva
    $200 3
The Panama Canal

Akiva
    $200 23
Yellowstone National Park

Akiva
    $200 2
Popular

Akiva
    $400 18
Mohandas Gandhi

Akiva
    $400 9
Bar Mitzvah

Akiva
    $400 22
Ketchup

Sharon
    $400 4
"The Odd Couple"

Akiva
    $400 24
(S: What is the Grand Canyon?)
(R: What is the Jordan River?)

Colorado River

SharonAkivaRita
    $400 13
Compound word

Akiva
    $600 19
Lord Byron

Sharon
    $600 10
Purgatory

Akiva
    $600 25
(A: What are meringues?)

Waffles

SharonAkiva
    $600 5
James Thurber

Akiva
    $600 29
Mount McKinley

Rita
    $600 14
-ology

Sharon
    $800 20
Sir Walter Raleigh

Akiva
    $1,300 11
Karma

Akiva
    $800 26
Croissant

Akiva
    $800 6
(Akiva: Who is Mark Twain?)
(Sharon: Who was Thornton Wilder?)

Eugene O'Neill

SharonAkiva
Triple Stumper
    $400 30
(R: What is Virginia?)

Florida

Rita
    $800 15
Prefixes

Rita
    $1000 21
Violin

Akiva
    $1000 12
Confucius

Rita
    $1000 27
Carob

Sharon
    $1000 7
Antigone

Akiva
    $1000 28
Yosemite

Akiva
    $1000 16
Borrowed/loaned word

Akiva

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Akiva Rita
$2,000 $14,600 $4,200
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

U.S. PRESIDENTS
(Alex: We'll have a clue for the players, you, and the tribbles right after this.)
(Alex: The last of our quarterfinal games tomorrow, without the tribbles, I promise--see you then!)
SharonWhat is Son?
$1,500
RitaWhat Har
$2,500
AkivaWhat is SON
$5,400
Son (Jefferson, Madison, Jackson, W.H. Harrison, A. Johnson, B. Harrison, Wilson & L. Johnson)

Final scores:

Sharon Akiva Rita
$3,500 $20,000 $1,700
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Sharon Akiva Rita
$2,000 $13,800 $4,600
7 R,
3 W
36 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1997-01-08
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