Show #805 - Friday, February 19, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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David Javerbaum, a junior from Maplewood, New Jersey (subtotal of $8,000)

David Graham, a senior from Avon, Connecticut (subtotal of $3,500)

Michael Block, a senior from Staten Island, New York (subtotal of $6,500)

Jeopardy! Round

BOTANY
ODD JOBS
'87 CINEMA
HISTORY
SPELLING
(Alex: And in this category, you'll have to spell out the responses.)
HODGEPODGE
    $100 29
The new white "Little Boo" pumpkins were bred to be carved into these & shouldn't be eaten
    $100 23
A spy who lures another into a trap, or just a wooden duck
    $100 8
In 1987 titles, this word preceded "Attraction" & "Beauty"
    $100 7
In 1867, Alexander II of Russia sold it to the United States
    $100 20
This adjective meaning strange is an anagram of "wired"
    $100 4
Rachmaninoff, Bismarck & Edmond Rostand were all born on this day, no "fool"ing
    $200 28
Amer. Heritage Dictionary says he's the one "who leads a marching band, often prancing before it"
    $200 9
The 3rd installment in this horror series was subtitled "Dream Warriors"
    $200 15
Country which gained its independence August 14, 1947, 1 day before its neighbor India
    $200 19
Tip O'Neill's home state
    $200 27
RR engineer John Luther Jones got this nickname from his Kentucky hometown
    $300 26
Despite its name, this plant usually blooms after 10 to 15 years, not 100
    $300 22
Carriage crafters or boys on Bonanza
    $300 14
This city was RoboCop's beat
    $300 1
Lucrezia & Cesare Borgia are 2 of the few people in history whose father held this position
    $300 18
The adjective form of "mischief"
    $300 13
Of Italy's president, a style of pasta, or a brand of motor scooter, what tagliatelle is
    $400 25
It's the milky sap of the rubber tree
    $400 21
This job title can be preceded by lens or organ
    $400 17
Emmanuelle Beart wore 5 sets of wings for this film, each performing a different effect
    $400 2
1794 skirmishes caused by the imposition of Alexander Hamilton's liquor excise tax
    DD: $500 6
The herb that's a homophone for what you read on a clock
    $400 12
If a corundum gem is red, it's a ruby; if it's any other color -- especially blue -- it's this
    $500 24
2 products of the flax plant are linen & this oil produced from the seeds & used in art class
    $500 16
Doug Jamieson, whose job is this, would prefer to keep cameras out of the courtroom
    $500 11
In the hit 1987 comedy, last name of the baby "raised" by Nicholas Cage & Holly Hunter
    $500 3
WWII ended when Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945 in a ceremony presided over by this general
    $500 5
From Latin for "middle ages", it refers to the Middle Ages
    $500 10
Your hair gets oily when these glands secrete too much oil

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Michael David DJ
$1,800 $600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David DJ
$3,800 $1,100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
MONA LISA
"NEW" ON THE MAP
INDIANS
AUTHORS
AMERICAN MUSIC
    $200 17
Henry Deringer's invention, the 19th century got a bang out of it
    $200 21
Stephen Crane denied using Mathew Brady photos of this war to help him write "The Red Badge of Courage"
    $200 23
Reportedly, J. Bland wrote "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" one sleepless night while plucking on this
    $400 4
Jouffroy d'Abbans built & traveled upstream in 1 of these some 24 years before Robert Fulton
    $400 25
2 species of bats are the only land mammals native to this isolated British commonwealth country
    $400 26
After the coming of Europeans, some Creek Indians migrated to Florida & helped found this tribe
    $400 13
Though he left school at age 13, he learned enough to write "Typee" & "Billy Budd"
    $400 24
In this famous speech on August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King quoted the song "America"
    $600 11
In 1907, J.M. Spangler, not Wm. H. Hoover, invented the forerunner of this machine
    $600 14
Encyclopedia Britannica says there exist at least a dozen of these
    DD: $2,200 18
It's the 2nd-largest island in the world
    $600 22
Home to the Sioux, these hills were taken by force for gold & now have 4 pale faces carved on Mt. Rushmore
    $600 12
In a fictional letter addressed to Henry Thoreau, E.B. White described his own experiences at this pond
    DD: $1,100 1
[audio -- music]
It's said the following, his song, played by a street musician was last music this composer heard
    $800 10
In 1941, the son of this inventor became governor of New Jersey
    $800 19
After Leonardo worked on it for 4 years, the painting went, unfinished, to this country's king
    $800 8
This Illinois village where Abraham Lincoln lived has been rebuilt & is now a state park
    $800 16
It's the longest U.S. mountain range named for an Indian tribe
    $800 7
He wrote "Rootabaga Stories" for children & "Chicago Poems" for adults
    $800 2
"The Red Back Book", circa 1915, was a collection of band pieces in this American piano form
    $1000 9
The induction coil that bears his name is used today in TV sets
    $1000 20
His name was Francesco del Giocondo
    $1000 6
Australia's oldest state is this "new" one
    $1000 15
Their final migration from Georgia in 1838 came to be called the "Trail of Tears"
    $1000 5
Part of this autobiographical Mark Twain book was expanded & became a chapter in "Huck Finn"
    $1000 3
While an English professor at Wellesley, Katherine L. Bates wrote the words for this patriotic song

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David DJ
$8,600 $5,400 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

VICE PRESIDENTS
2 of 3 men in the 20th century who became president within a year of becoming vice president

Final scores:

Michael David DJ
$14,901 $10,800 $13,400

Cumulative scores:

Michael David DJ
$21,401 $14,300 $21,400
Tournament champion: $25,000 2nd runner-up: $14,300 1st runner-up: $21,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael David DJ
$8,500 $4,900 $6,700
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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