Show #3031 - Monday, November 3, 1997

1997-B Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Kira Whelan, a senior from Seal Beach, California

Justin Watkins, a senior from Martinsville, Virginia

Kristen Stuckey, a senior from Richardson, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S YOUR SIGN?
FAVORITE SINGERS
GRANDMA'S SECRET DIARY
ANIMALS
KEEP ON TRUCKIN'
RHYMES WITH PICKLE
    $100 1
If this is your sign, your friends might think you're "bullheaded", like the sign itself
    $100 9
750,000 fans were the "Friends In Low Places" who joined this country star in Central Park in 1997
    $100 14
November 16, 1939:
Mom almost forgot to buy a turkey yesterday, she forgot FDR moved this holiday up a week
    $100 2
When threatened, the crested one of these erects & rattles its quills
    $100 26
Term for a truck whose body tilts to discharge loads, like gravel, to the rear
    $100 17
It's worth 5 cents
    $200 5
Fittingly, it was the sign of Haile Selassie, who was known as the "Lion of Judah"
    $200 10
A singer born with the last name Nelson was known as & then "Formerly Known As" this
    $200 15
May 15, 1942:
Dad got a coupon book for this rationing; we only get 3 gal. a week! Subway, here I come!
    $200 3
Some Arabs believe the eggshells of these tallest birds are magical & use them to repel lightning
    $200 27
Moving a container from truck to train is called this, like riding on another person
    $200 18
Its blade is attached to a short handle & it's used to cut grass
    $300 6
If you were born under this sign, whose symbol is half-man & half-horse, you're probably an animal lover
    $300 11
Sarah McLachlan named a 1997 rock tour this "fair", after a woman in Hebrew legend
    $300 16
December 7, 1940:
Saw this new Disney film, it was weird! Hippos dancing ballet?
    $300 4
The honey possum, a tiny marsupial, feeds on this sweet liquid, a favorite of hummingbirds
    $300 28
This type of engine named for its 19th c. German inventor powers most large trucks
    $300 21
It's one way to get a laugh
    $400 7
If you were born under this sign of the water carrier, you may have weak ankles, so don't sprain them
    $400 12
Ben Stiller parodied this U2 singer in a "Lucky Clovers" breakfast cereal commercial
    $400 19
June 4, 1942:
Used an eyebrow pencil to draw a line up the back of my legs before my date because I ran out of these
    $400 24
The pocket gopher uses this almost hairless appendage as a sense organ to feel its way in the dark
    $400 29
5 brothers, one with the rhyming name Jack, started this company in the early 1900s
    $400 22
The flow from a faucet tapers down to this
    DD: $500 8
Quiet colors like soft brown are considered harmonious for people born under this "chaste" sign
    $500 13
Jill Cunniff sang "Naked Eye" with this band named for a '70s NBA star called Lucious
    $500 20
July 16, 1941:
Heard this joltin' Yankee hit in his 56th consecutive game! I'll be glued to the radio tomorrow!
    $500 25
As its name implies, the Geochelone elephantopus of the Galapagos is a really big one of these
    $500 30
In 1997 this company, known as Big Brown from the color of its trucks, was hit by a Teamsters strike
    $500 23
It describes someone who's capricious or unstable

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

Kristen Justin Kira
$2,200 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristen Justin Kira
$6,300 $700 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S YOUR SYMBOL?
(Alex: We'll show you a symbol, you identify what it means)
U.S. CITIES
FUN WITH OPERA
7
FILMS OF THE '90s
"CROSS"TALK
    $200 6
[video clue]
    $200 11
Percival Lowell's mausoleum is near his observatory in Flagstaff, in this state
    $200 26
In a comic opera by Menotti, Lucy is addicted to talking on this invention--does that ring a "bell"?
    $200 16
Tradition says this city was founded in 753 B.C. on one of a group of 7 hills
    $200 1
In a Disney film, Tim Allen filled in for this person, who fell off a roof
    $200 21
Placed under a skull, they signify danger or death
    $400 7
[video clue]
    $400 12
To promote this local product, Crystal City, Texas erected a statue of Popeye
    $400 27
Even Ebenezer would enjoy "Mr. Scrooge", an opera inspired by this famous story
    $400 17
In the Romanian language, this group includes Duminica, Luni & Vineri
    $400 2
In 1996 France's synchronized swim team planned a Holocaust-based Olympic routine to this Spielberg film's music
    $400 22
In school this event is usually run in the autumn over a distance of 1 1/2 to 3 miles
    $600 8
[video clue]
    $600 13
The largest Japanese garden in the U.S. is in this city with the largest arch
    $600 28
Numerous operas, including "The Little Match Girl", have been based on this Dane's fairy tales
    $600 18
Shivah in this religion is a 7-day period of mourning
    $600 3
In 1995 Dustin Hoffman as a doctor, not a hacker, fought an "outbreak" of a deadly one of these
    $600 23
When this CNN debate series debuted in 1982, Pat Buchanan & Tom Braden were its hosts
    DD: $1,200 9
The 3 methods seen here for showing the letter "A":
    $800 14
This state capital is home to the 4 1/2 acre Roger Williams National Memorial Park
    $800 29
Of all the operas we know, this 1893 work based on a Grimm role has the most gingerbread in it
    $800 19
Lust, sloth & gluttony are 3 of the 7 of these
    DD: $1,300 5
1996 film that features the love theme heard here:
    $800 24
Founded in 1843, it's the oldest Catholic college in New England
    $1000 10
[video clue]
    $1000 15
The St. Charles Streetcar clamors through the heart of this Southern Delta city
    $1000 30
Klingsor's magic garden is filled with flower maidens in this German composer's 1882 opera "Parsifal"
    $1000 20
Bryn Mawr, Vassar & Barnard are among this scholarly septet
    $1000 4
This sitcom actress, needing a "friend", invents a new beau in 1997's "Picture Perfect"
    $1000 25
The MX in BMX bicycles stands for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristen Justin Kira
$12,400 $700 $6,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
In 1900 he published his first collection of stories, "The Son of the Wolf"

Final scores:

Kristen Justin Kira
$13,601 $1,399 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristen Justin Kira
$13,100 $700 $6,800
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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