Show #2186 - Monday, February 21, 1994

1994 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Jeremy Manta, a junior from Boca Raton, Florida

Dorothy Thompson, a senior from Manchester, Connecticut

Peter Steffen, a senior from New Hampton, Iowa

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Jeopardy! Round

NEWS OF THE '90s
POP MUSIC
GUINNESS RECORDS
SPEAK OF THE DICKENS
ARCHITECTURE
HOMOPHONES
    $100 1
In 1991 he became the first popularly elected national leader in Russian history
    $100 3
Her 1993 album "janet." reached No. 1 partly due to the success of the single "That's The Way Love Goes"
    $100 9
In 1990 a Pringle's plant in Tennessee produced the largest of these, 23" by 14 1/2"
    $100 21
Dickens was 25 when he began this tale that features Fagin & Bill Sikes
    $100 26
Medieval castles are often encircled by these deep ditches
    $100 16
A group of two, or a type of fruit
    $200 2
In 1990 George Bush took a firm stand against eating this vegetable
    $200 4
Groups from this country have included INXS & Men at Work
    $200 12
A colonel in Africa kept one of these journals the longest—91 years, 1896-1987
    $200 22
It's the last word spoken in "A Christmas Carol"; it has only 3 letters
    $200 27
In Elizabethan mansions, people climbed the dog-legged style of these to get from floor to floor
    $200 17
A piece of jewelry, or to twist water from a cloth
    $300 5
Common name of the U.N. conference on environment & development held in Rio in 1992
    $300 6
In October 1993 this group's "Vs." album debuted at No. 1 with sales of 950,000 copies
    $300 13
The longest of these fasteners measured 9,353' & had 2,565,900 teeth
    $300 23
Chapter 16 in this binational novel is called "Still Knitting"
    $300 28
This beautiful mausoleum found in Agra is a masterpiece of Mogul architecture
    $300 18
A large vase, or a synonym for the verb merit
    $400 10
On Jan. 17, 1991 Allied air forces began bombing this country in order to liberate it
    $400 7
This "Funky Divas" quartet consists of Dawn Robinson, Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron & Maxine Jones
    $400 14
Roy Dean set a world record in 1970, completing one of these in the London Times in 3 min. 45 sec.
    $400 24
Dickens' first major work concerns these "Papers" of a London club
    $400 29
Great English architect who designed the majestic west towers of Westminster Abbey
    $400 19
A European nobleman, or a theatre overhang that displays the name of the show
    $500 11
After her election as governor in 1990, she said, "In Texas, politics is a contact sport"
    $500 8
This group's "Janie's Got A Gun" single won a 1990 Grammy for Best Rock Vocal by a Duo or Group
    $500 15
The oldest man ever to take this U.S. office was Alben Barkley, who was 71 at the time
    DD: $500 25
In its preface Dickens wrote, "I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child, and his name is" this
    $500 30
This architect's initials stand for Ieoh Ming, which means "to inscribe brightly"
    $500 20
Way or direction, or unrefined

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

Peter Dorothy Jeremy
$1,400 $1,500 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Dorothy Jeremy
$2,300 $2,000 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHEMISTRY
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
POLITICIANS
MYTHOLOGY
TRAVEL & TOURISM
PULITZER PRIZE PLAYWRIGHTS
    $200 26
This unit of energy is abbreviated cal.
    $200 21
This carmaker introduced its first truck, the one-ton Model TT, on July 2, 1917
    $200 6
In 1990 & 1991 this Arkansas governor headed the Democratic Leadership Council
    $200 1
Her abduction by Paris led to the Trojan War
    $200 16
The Tuileries Gardens & the Palais de Chaillot lie on the right bank of this Paris river
    $200 11
He picked up the $3,000 prize for 1991 with "Lost in Yonkers"
    $400 27
In the 1960s it was found that this noble gas symbolized Kr can form compounds
    $400 25
Shoebox Greetings & Ambassador are lines marketed by this Kansas City-based greeting card company
    $400 12
On July 16, 1984 this New York governor gave the keynote address at the Democratic Nat'l Convention
    $400 2
This hero is often depicted wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, which he killed as one of his labors
    $400 17
Jackson Park, along Lake Michigan on this city's South Side, is popular for family outings
    $400 10
In 1956 Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett won for a play based on this girl's diary
    $600 28
It's the process of boiling a liquid & condensing the vapor
    $600 24
MTV Networks owns VH-1 & this children's cable TV network
    $600 13
After his 1973 death, this president's birthday, August 27, was made a holiday by the Texas legistlature
    $600 3
In Greek myth this food of the gods was delivered to Zeus by doves
    $600 18
This New York City complex contains the GE Building & Radio City Music Hall
    $600 7
Thornton Wilder won in 1943 for "The Skin of Our Teeth" & in 1938 for this Play
    DD: $3,000 29
2 atoms of this element, atomic No. 6, can join to form single, double or triple bonds
    $800 23
This pocket-sized magazine's condensed book sales exceed 19 million copies worldwide a year
    $800 14
In January 1994 Dixie Lee Ray, the only woman ever to govern this state, passed away
    $800 4
Prometheus stole this for man from heaven; Maui took it from the underworld
    $800 19
El Yunque in this commonwealth is the only tropical rain forest within the U.S. Forest Service
    $800 8
A famous line in one of his award-winning works is "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers"
    $1000 30
The processes of oxidation, a loss of electrons, & this, a gain of electrons, usually occur together
    $1000 22
Brand names marketed by this toy company include My Little Pony, G.I. Joe & Mr. Potato Head
    DD: $2,000 15
When first elected in 1958, this state's Dan Rostenkowski was the youngest member of Congress at 31
    $1000 5
This group of sisters who represent the arts taught the Sphinx its riddle
    $1000 20
There's an international park named for this 20th century U.S. president on Canada's Campobello Island
    $1000 9
1 of the 2 unrelated Millers who won the award 24 years apart

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Dorothy Jeremy
$8,700 $3,600 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. LANDMARKS
This building has the world's biggest switchboard with about 1 million calls per day on 34,500 lines

Final scores:

Peter Dorothy Jeremy
$3,999 $3,600 $34
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Dorothy Jeremy
$7,700 $6,600 $7,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,500

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