Show #2871 - Monday, February 10, 1997

1997-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Justin Powell, a junior from Charleston, South Carolina

Tanis O'Connor, a senior from Clearwater, Florida

Matthew Burgess, a freshman from Louisville, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

ZOOLOGY
VIDEO GAMES
TEACHERS
CINEMA SEQUELS
SPAIN
FAMILIAR PHRASES
    $100 16
The Burchell's species of this striped equine is found in many parts of eastern Africa
    $100 1
You can play "Donkey Kong Land" on the new smaller "Pocket" version of this portable device
    $100 7
Micki & David Colfax sent 3 sons to Harvard after teaching them exclusively in this place
    $100 2
In the 1992 sequel to this 1990 film, Macaulay Culkin was "Lost in New York"
    $100 17
Beginning as a Moorish fortress that guarded Toledo to the south, it's now the capital
    $100 19
A task that's nearly impossible is compared to "looking for a needle in" one of these
    $200 18
The "wolf" type of this arachnid pounces on its victims like a wolf
    $200 12
Bugs Bunny & Foghorn Leghorn are competitors in this basketball game for the Sony PlayStation
    $200 8
Mary McLeod Bethune was a friend of this WWII first lady & advised her husband on minority affairs
    $200 3
In a 1996 sequel to this film, 2 dogs & a cat are "Lost in San Francisco"
    $200 28
The trout stream in "The Sun Also Rises" is above the village of Burguete in this mountain range
    $200 20
A person who's "easy to read" is described as "an open" this
    $300 21
Both the chinchilla & the chinchilla rat belong to this order of mammals
    $300 13
"MK Trilogy" packages all 3 versions of this game on one cartridge
    $300 9
Like Plato, Corla Hawkins started a small, innovative school called this; hers is in Chicago's inner city
    $300 4
We'll be doggone if Charles Grodin didn't return for this 1993 sequel about a St. Bernard
    $300 29
In the Catedral de Burgos you'll find the tomb of this 11th century national hero
    $300 22
This adjective often precedes "as a hound's tooth" or "as a whistle"
    DD: $500 26
This shaggy wild ox of Tibet holds its head low like the American bison
    $400 14
In just 3 days in 1996, this company sold 350,000 new N64 systems featuring Super Mario 64
    $400 10
In the 1820s Josiah Holbrook pioneered this, also called continuing education
    $400 5
This 1993 Whoopi Goldberg sequel was subtitled "Back in the Habit"
    $400 30
After Franco's death, this city, host of the 1992 Olympics, changed its street signs from Castilian to Catalan
    $400 23
When you're up late studying, you're said to be "burning the midnight" this
    $500 27
Among the most primitive fish are the hagfish & this other scaleless fish that looks like an eel
    $500 15
"Battlemage" is a multi-player video game based on this collectible card game
    $500 11
In Sikhism Nanak was the first teacher called this, now a term for any spiritual guide
    $500 6
The 1993 sequel to this Charlie Sheen comedy was "Part Deux"
    $500 25
A branch of this dynasty, originally French, was restored to the throne in 1814 & again in 1874
    $500 24
When you settle a bill, you "pay" this person, whether or not he's "pied"

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

Matthew Tanis Justin
$300 $1,700 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Tanis Justin
$2,200 $2,300 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1996 ELECTION
ESSAYS
THE CIVIL WAR
SYMPHONIES
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
"V"OCABULARY
    $200 2
Voters of this "Granite State" elected Democrat Jeanne Shaheen as the state's first woman governor
    $200 20
Roger Ebert has recently edited a book of essays & other writings on this subject
    $200 1
Nicknamed "Cheese Box on a Raft", it battled the Merrimack March 9, 1862
    $200 14
In 1983 Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Symphony No. 1 made her the first woman to win this prize for music
    $200 8
America's chief mountain system, it forms the Continental Divide
    $200 19
Common term for the "bad guy" in a play or novel
    $400 7
Bob Dole received his highest vote margin over President Clinton, 21%, in this "Beehive State"
    $400 21
Many of H.L. Mencken's noted essays started as newspaper columns in this Maryland city's "Sun"
    $400 3
On Washington's birthday, 1862 he was inaugurated president of the Confederacy
    $400 15
Shostakovich's 7th portrays the WWII siege of this city, the once & future St. Petersburg
    $400 9
Laughing Whitefish is a well-known waterfall in this state's Upper Peninsula
    $400 23
This word is often used to designate a school's first-string sports team
    DD: $700 11
This 94-year-old South Carolina Republican won his eighth term to the U.S. Senate
    $600 27
He wrote his essay "Life Without Principle" after he returned from Walden Pond
    $600 4
At the Battle of Mobile Bay he reportedly said, "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"
    $600 16
For a choral symphony, Stravinsky wrote settings for the 39th, 40th & 150th of these Biblical songs
    $600 10
This second-largest Hawaiian island is located about 70 miles southeast of Oahu
    $600 24
"Discretion is the better part of" it
    $800 12
This Massachusetts senator defeated Governor William Weld to retain his U.S. Senate seat
    $800 28
This humorist's collection of essays "In Cyberspace" is formatted like a computer manual
    $800 5
Rewards offered for the capture of this Underground Railroad conductor once totaled $40,000
    $800 17
Schubert's 7th symphony is also incomplete, but it's his 8th that bears this title
    DD: $4,000 22
The Boston Mountains of Arkansas contain the highest peaks of these mountains
    $800 25
It can refer to a boat or a bowl
    $1000 13
Voter turnout was about 49%, the lowest since 1924, when this president defeated John W. Davis
    $1000 29
This English philosopher developed the formal style of essays in works like 1625's "Of Beauty"
    $1000 6
This September 17, 1862 Maryland battle ended with over 27,000 casualties & Lee's retreat
    $1000 18
Symphony No. 82 by this composer called "Papa" is nicknamed "The Bear"
    $1000 30
This 'bleak" swamp covers about 750 square miles in Virginia & North Carolina
    $1000 26
It's a synonym for wordy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matthew Tanis Justin
$4,000 $12,100 $10,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SOLAR SYSTEM
The 2 planets that have no moons

Final scores:

Matthew Tanis Justin
$8,000 $3,100 $20,998
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matthew Tanis Justin
$4,000 $8,900 $10,300
13 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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