Show #2706 - Monday, May 13, 1996

1996 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

Geoff Hatchard, a senior from Reese, Michigan

Joe Gurski, a junior from Roselle, New Jersey

Linda Alila, a sophomore from The Woodlands, Texas

Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN FLAG
VIDEO GAMES
BOOKS & AUTHORS
TRANSPORTATION
PEOPLE & PLACES
THINGS
    $100 3
This pledge to the flag first appeared in print in 1892, but the words "under God" weren't added until 1954
    $100 2
A secret character in the Genesis version of NBA Jam is this current Prince of Wales
    $100 1
Soon after arriving in Key West in 1928, he completed "A Farewell to Arms"
    $100 13
These Scandinavian seafarers adorned the prows of their ships with dragon heads
    $100 18
This country is named for the Polanie, a Slavic people who lived in the area centuries ago
    $100 26
You throw down a gauntlet to issue a challenge & throw this in to concede defeat
    $200 9
The flag made its first crossing of the continent during this pair's 1804-06 expedition
    $200 5
"Harbinger" features Sisko, Dax, Kira & other characters from this TV series
    $200 4
Lucy Westenra becomes a vampire in this 1897 Bram Stoker novel
    $200 14
The most popular types of these used on the road are pickups, panels & tractor-semitrailers
    $200 19
The people of this state call residents of the continental U.S. Mainlanders
    $200 27
After Eddie George won this football trophy in 1995, one of its fingers broke in an airport x-ray machine
    $300 10
By law, each of the stripes must be this fraction of the flag's total height
    $300 6
It's commonly referred to as just MK3
    $300 23
Her mysteries include "Murder in Mesopotamia", "Murder at Hazelmoor" & "Murder on the Orient Express"
    $300 15
Clipper ships had as many as 6 tiers of these to a mast
    $300 20
The Greeks once called this Italian city Neapolis, & its people are still called Neapolitans
    $300 28
The Omega Speedmaster Professional, a type of this, was the preferred choice by men to wear on the moon
    $400 11
Within a fan of flags, the U.S. flag should be here
    $400 7
Sega's Ecco is this type of animal
    DD: $500 24
His son Christopher edited his "The Silmarillion", a history of Middle-Earth before Hobbits
    $400 16
This vehicle was once officially called the Space Transportation System or STS
    $400 21
These Londoners are known for their rhyming slang, such as calling a word a "dickey-bird"
    $400 29
This company's ThinkPad features a "butterfly" keyboard
    $500 12
This 2-word nickname for the flag is credited to Captain William Driver
    $500 8
"The 11th Hour" is the sequel to this interactive classic
    $500 25
The 1st American Book Award for General Nonfiction Hardcover went to him for "The Right Stuff"
    $500 17
Older examples of these have a ripping panel to deflate the bag for landing
    $500 22
The name of these Indian people of Mexico was derived from their capital, Tollan
    $500 30
A.T. Cross makes these & they come with a lifetime mechanical guarantee

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

Linda Joe Geoff
$600 $1,100 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Joe Geoff
$1,500 $2,300 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPREME COURT
DESERTS
THE NEW TESTAMENT
HEALTH & MEDICINE
THE 17th CENTURY
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
    $200 19
Justices might take 2 of these on joining the court, a "judicial" one & a "constitutional" one
    $200 6
Dakhla is one of these fertile spots within the Libyan Desert
    $200 11
Jesus told the parable of the fig tree while on this mount
    $200 4
Dentists recommend that you use this thread to clean between your teeth at least once a day
    $200 24
In 1637 hundreds of businessmen were ruined when the market for these Dutch flowers collapsed
    $200 16
This star of "Nell" & "The Silence of the Lambs" has a degree in literature from Yale
    $400 20
In 1995 the court upheld a board interpretation of this 1973 act used to protect the northern spotted owl
    $400 7
Only 5% of this Mongolian desert consists of sand dunes
    $400 12
"O thou of little faith" was said to him after he tried to walk across the water & failed
    $400 5
Regular exercise may lower the "bad" type of this fatty substance in the blood
    $400 25
James I thought this practice brought from the New World "harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs"
    $400 17
In 1995 this actress formerly of "Beverly Hills 90210", became a movie "Mallrat"
    $600 21
This Bush appointee was once Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education
    $600 8
These salt flats cover about 100 square miles of the Great Salt Lake Desert
    $600 13
When Elizabeth head this cousin's salutation, her baby leaped in her womb
    $600 1
This ancient Chinese practice that employs needles is sometimes used a method of anesthesia
    $600 26
Reportedly, in an English orchard in Woolsthorpe in 1666, he saw an apple fall & got ideas
    $600 18
He had a role on TV's "Dallas" before starring in films like "Seven" & "A River Runs Through It"
    $800 22
He was appointed Chief Justice in 1801, 2 months before the end of Federalist rule
    $800 9
Today only a small number of San or Bushmen, follow their traditional ways in this southern African desert
    $800 14
Jesus said, "We have" this group "with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good"
    $800 2
James Herrick was the first to identify this blood disorder that afflicts many black Americans
    $800 27
In 1648 Shah Jahan completed this mosque & mausoleum for his wife, who had died some 17 years earlier
    $800 29
He parodied his own role as "The Godfather" in the movie "The Freshman" with Matthew Broderick
    $1000 23
This 1994 appointee served as a Justice Department assistant special prosecutor during Watergate
    $1000 10
Much of this desert that occupies the southern half of Israel is covered with fertile soil
    $1000 15
Jesus' last words in the New Testament are in this last book
    DD: $500 3
It's the medical term for German measles
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1623 this empire's Mad Sultan Mustafa I was forced to abdicate & was confined in the Seraglio
    $1000 30
This British star of the 1995 film "Sense and Sensibility" also wrote the screenplay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Joe Geoff
$8,600 $7,300 $6,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CEREMONIES
At the coronation of a British monarch, this person presides over the ceremony

Final scores:

Linda Joe Geoff
$7,100 $14,600 $12,200
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Joe Geoff
$9,000 $7,300 $6,100
18 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
17 R,
0 W
16 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,400

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