Show #2415 - Friday, February 17, 1995

1995 Teen Tournament final game 2.

Contestants

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Deborah Sager, a senior from Reston, Virginia (subtotal of $7,200)

Matt Zielenski, a junior from Broadview Heights, Ohio (subtotal of $24,000)

Susannah Batko-Yovino, a junior from Altoona, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $12,800)

Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY & SPACE
GAMES
AMERICANA
BIOGRAPHIES
VOCABULARY
FOOD POTPOURRI
    $100 1
In 1850 astronomer William Bond discovered this planet's third ring
    $100 6
Hey dude--in 1990 this TV show inspired a "Don't Have a Cow" dice game
    $100 11
It became capital of the Colorado Territory in 1867 & capital of Colorado in 1876
    $100 12
"Last Train to Memphis" covers this late rock singer's life up to his Army service in Germany
    $100 20
If you're a fan of someone or something, be advised that fan is short for this
    $100 23
You can make pudding & cookies, as well as pie, from the flesh of this jack-o-lantern gourd
    $200 2
During its 1986 visit, a 20-million-pound chunk of this comet was blown away
    $200 7
In Monopoly a question mark appears in each of the 3 spaces marked this
    $200 13
In the late 1800s the Republicans became known as the G.O.P., which stands for this
    $200 15
Einhard's 9th century biography of this king was called "Vita Karoli Magni"
    $200 22
Term for a dog's snout, or a device that fits over it to prevent biting
    $200 25
This fast food chain officially introduced the Colonel's Rotisserie Gold in 1993
    $300 3
It was America's first, & so far only, space station
    $300 8
This milkcap game that's sweeping the world derives its name from a tropical juice drink
    $300 14
O. Henry called this autumn holiday "the one day that is purely American"
    $300 18
This "Silas Marner" author's first biographer was her husband, John Cross
    $300 24
A synonym for vagabond, it starts with the same 3 letters
    $300 28
The frosting for German chocolate cake contains this tropical ingredient, flaked & sweetened
    $400 4
Laika, the first canine cosmonaut, flew aboard the 2nd of these Russian satellites in 1957
    $400 9
This game in which you repeat the pattern of 4 colored lights is billed as "The Ultimate Brain Battle"
    $400 16
The nightly ghost tour of this 2nd colonial capital of Virginia visits popular local "haunts"
    $400 19
J.W.D. Trythall's "El Caudillo" was a political biography of this 20th century Spanish leader
    $400 26
It's the 9-letter term for an officeholder who's a candidate for reelection
    $400 29
The name of this popular dip comes from the Nahuatl words ahuacatl-- "Avocado"-- & molli "sauce"
    $500 5
In a national contest, students chose the name of this space shuttle that replaced the Challenger
    $500 10
A fantastic island shrouded in intrigue & betrayal is at the heart of this top-selling CD-ROM game
    $500 17
This first lady was vice president of her sophomore class at Georgia Southwestern College
    $500 21
John H. Davis' book about this American political family 1848-1984 is subtitled "Dynasty & Disaster"
    DD: $1,500 27
From the Latin for "earth", it's another word for patio
    $500 30
This basic gumbo ingredient consists of tapering green pods that become sticky when stewed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Susannah Matt Deborah
$200 $2,700 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susannah Matt Deborah
$1,900 $5,900 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1880s
ARCHITECTURE
ISLANDS
NOTABLE NAMES
TRANSPORTATION
DRAMA
    $200 4
In 1881 this ex-president published "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government"
    $200 9
Usually meaning a building used for gambling, it can also be an ornamental pavilion or small house
    $200 14
This Alaskan island chain lies at roughly the same latitude as England
    $200 16
This jeans maker who died in 1902 once served as director of the Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank
    $200 24
First used in Japan around 1870, this 2-wheeled cart was pulled by a runner
    $200 1
His first play, "The Trumpet Shall Sound", premiered in 1926, 12 years before "Our Town"
    $400 5
In 1885 this female sharpshooter joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    $400 12
This cast metal was used in building from the late 18th century until superseded by steel
    $400 15
3 of the world's 10 largest islands, Baffin, Victoria & Ellesmere belong to this country
    DD: $1,500 17
This labor leader who died in 1993 founded America's first successful union of farm workers
    $400 25
Usually drawn by 4-6 horses, this means of public transport got its name from resupply points along the route
    $400 2
He chose to premiere his play "Pygmalion" in Vienna in 1913
    $600 6
In 1888 he perfected his Kodak camera
    $600 13
All classical orders of these supports have a base except for the Greek doric
    $600 21
It's the largest island in Narrangansett Bay
    $600 18
This scientist was the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize, & the 1st person to win it twice
    $600 26
In 1796 this steamboat designer published a "Treatise on the Improvement of Canal Navigation"
    $600 3
Commedia Dell'arte is also called "comedy of" these, which most of the actors wore on their faces
    $800 7
The original site of this British observatory was established in 1884 as 0º longitude
    $800 27
Ribbed vaults & flying buttresses are features of this style that followed Romanesque
    DD: $2,000 22
The Iraklion Archaeological Museum on this Greek island features Minoan artifacts
    $800 19
A 1988 National Geographic article said this explorer may have missed the North Pole in 1909 by 30 to 60 miles
    $800 29
The Motor Carrier Act of 1935 gave this agency, the I.C.C., authority over motor vehicles
    $800 8
This southerner's 1964 play "The Eccentricities of a Nightingale" is a revision of his "Summer and Smoke"
    $1000 11
In 1886 this cartoonist left Harper's Weekly, where he had created the Republican elephant symbol
    $1000 28
Frederick Law Olmsted, co-designer of Central Park, planned the Palo Alto campus of this university
    $1000 23
The Moluccas, or Spice Islands, belong to this island nation
    $1000 20
In 1521 he wrote a pamphlet "On Monastic Vows" while hiding at Wartburg Castle
    $1000 30
On May 10, 1869 the Central Pacific & this railroad met at Promontory, Utah
    $1000 10
The last play he wrote was "Oedipus at Colonus"; his grandson produced it after his death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susannah Matt Deborah
$6,700 $12,900 $5,100
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
Set in Scandinavia, not in Britain, it's the longest surviving epic poem written in Old English

Final scores:

Susannah Matt Deborah
$13,400 $18,300 $10,100

Cumulative scores:

Susannah Matt Deborah
$26,200 $42,300 $17,300
1st runner-up: $26,200 Tournament champion: $42,300 2nd runner-up: $17,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susannah Matt Deborah
$5,500 $11,900 $4,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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