Show #1264 - Thursday, February 15, 1990

1990 Teen Tournament final game 1.

Contestants

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Richard Morris, a senior from Auburn, Alabama

Andrew McGeorge, a senior from Topeka, Kansas

Jamie Weiss, a junior from Fairfax, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

WORKS OF ART
TALK SHOW HOSTS
FLOWERS
MATH
RHYME TIME
AESOP'S FABLES
    $100 24
An 1871 painting of an old woman in a long black dress, sitting in a chair
    $100 1
TV Guide said, with an estimated worth of at least $250 million, she may be the richest woman on TV
    $100 18
Skunk cabbage is so named because of this feature which attracts the flies who pollinate it
    $100 9
Type of math divided into differential & integral
    $100 13
A person who finally arrives at midnight to take you to the prom
    $100 20
This "but sure wins the race"
    $200 2
A statue of the Madonna with the dead Christ in her arms
    $200 5
He recorded the album "Large and in Charge" as Chunky A, a 300-pound rapper
    $200 19
In names of flowers this word follows touch-me- & forget-me-
    $200 8
Word that describes an angle greater than a right angle, or a person who is a bit slow-witted
    $200 14
A porcelain platter used to present plaice, pickerel or piranha
    $200 27
According to Aesop, "The gods help them that" do this
    DD: $500 3
An 1880 statue of a naked man with his arm on his knee & his chin resting on his hand
    $300 11
In 1989 this "Can we talk" comedienne took another shot at a talk show
    $300 21
Surprisingly, these "violets" named for a continent don't belong to the violet family
    $300 7
Area of mathematical study concerned with the sines, cosines & tangents of angles
    $300 16
Your maternal uncles
    $300 28
To console himself for not being able to reach the grapes, he concluded they were sour
    $400 22
A 1920 painting of a grim-faced couple with a pitchfork, standing in front of a farmhouse
    $400 10
Before becoming talk show hosts, Pat Sajak & David Letterman did this on local newscasts
    $400 25
Many flowers whose names end in "-bane" are this; "bana" is an Old English word for murderer
    $400 4
Binary number systems use only these 2 digits
    $400 15
Tabasco for Bruce Springsteen
    $400 29
The impatient man killed this to get all the gold at once, & after cutting it open found none
    $500 23
An 1889 painting of a sky of blue & yellow swirling over a small village
    $500 12
Kathie Lee Gifford spends her weekday mornings with this man, her co-host
    $500 26
The name of this flower, also called the marsh marigold, sounds like a petticoat for a cud-chewer
    $500 6
Number of square inches in a square foot
    $500 17
A tasty treat for Chewbacca
    $500 30
Saying he might help him in the future, he talked the lion out of eating him

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Jamie Andrew Richard
$1,600 $1,700 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Andrew Richard
$2,400 $3,100 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LOVERS IN LITERATURE
EDUCATION
FAMOUS AMERICANS
EUROPE
COMMUNICATION
HOME EC
    $200 25
A fairy tale twosome; 1 gorgeous, 1 gruesome
    $200 27
This Mormon leader founded the school named for him in 1875
    $200 20
"Tamer of Lightning" was one of the many sobriquets given to this colonial statesman
    $200 1
Crete is the largest of this country's 1,400 islands
    $200 17
Bees don't need a choreographer, they do this naturally to tell others where a pollen source is
    $200 6
Newborn babies need to be burped because they swallow this while feeding
    $400 24
Partaking in incestuous kisses, she was Oedipus' mom & Mrs.
    $400 26
On diplomas, this 2-word phrase follows "magna" or "suma"
    $400 19
A contract for 10,000 muskets led this cotton gin inventor to create mass production of component parts
    $400 13
The official title of the UK is "The United Kingdom of Great Britain &" this place
    $400 18
The British call it "the blower"; Americans, "the horn"
    $400 7
These appliances add moisture to a room & prevent static electricity & dried out wood & fabric
    $600 23
Darcy, "pride" personified, took this Miss Bennet as his bride
    $600 8
Just signing your name & filling out the forms correctly on your SATs will get you this minimum score
    $600 3
This explorer was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for becoming the 1st to fly over the North Pole
    DD: $2,000 12
Prince Henry the Navigator held court at Sagres on this country's SW tip, overlooking the Atlantic
    $600 30
The 2 instruments on which a tattoo may be played a signal to soldiers
    $600 14
In table settings, these are the only utensils placed on the left side of the plate
    $800 22
Dickens fella who loved Estella
    $800 9
Term for a school for training the clergy, it once meant a secondary school for girls
    $800 2
A close advisor to Washington, he deplored political parties but became leader of the Federalists
    $800 11
This river that flows from the Alps to the North Sea was made an int'l waterway by the 1815 Treaty of Vienna
    $800 29
The John Peter Zenger case of 1734-35 was the first big victory for this freedom in the colonies
    $800 15
The overuse of this laundry product will cause towels to lose their absorbency
    $1000 21
Jane Eyre's guy so autocratic; kept his wife up in the attic
    DD: $2,200 10
The first secondary school in the 13 colonies was established in 1635 in this colony
    $1000 4
1 of 2 women who, in 1848, organized the first woman's rights convention, in Seneca Falls, N.Y.
    $1000 5
The Mont Blanc Tunnel, which runs 7 mi. under Europe's tallest peak, links these 2 Mediterranean countries
    $1000 28
As an example of "doublespeak", Prof. Wm. Lutz quotes the EPA calling this "poorly buffered precipitation"
    $1000 16
Sewing scissors that cut a zigzag edge which prevents fabric from fraying

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Andrew Richard
$6,000 $7,500 $5,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
In 1820 it became the last New England state admitted to the Union

Final scores:

Jamie Andrew Richard
$12,000 $11,500 $9,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jamie Andrew Richard
$4,800 $6,100 $5,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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