Show #2709 - Thursday, May 16, 1996

1996 Teen Tournament final game 1.

Contestants

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Joe Gurski, a junior from Roselle, New Jersey

Amanda Goad, a junior from Richmond, Virginia

Derek Bridges, a junior from Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
A IS FOR...
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FLORIDA
WEATHER
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
COMMON BONDS
    $100 8
In March 1953 this Soviet leader was entombed next to Lenin in Red Square
    $100 6
Albertosaurus, a dinosaur that resembled this "king", its relative
    $100 21
You'll find Universal Studios Florida in this city, not too far from Disney World
    $100 1
This storm's name is derived from Spanish tronada, meaning "thunderstorm"
    $100 16
On this date Canadians sometimes substitute a bear for the groundhog used in the U.S.
    $100 22
Bulletin,
ironing,
skate
    $200 9
FDR spoke of a "date which will live in infamy" on this date in 1941, the day after the attack
    $200 7
Aaron, who began his career with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 & ended it with this Milwaukee team in 1976
    $200 23
Watch out for the green slime geyser when you visit this "Nick at Nite" network's studio on the lot
    $200 2
Atmospheric pressure reaches its lowest point in this less cloudy central region of a hurricane
    $200 17
On Waitangi Day this country celebrates the signing of a treaty between Europeans & the Maori
    $200 25
A stamp,
a lollipop,
one's chops
    $300 10
On July 25, 1952 it became a U.S. commonwealth
    $300 13
ABSCAM, which resulted in Michael Myers' expulsion from this body, the first since 1861
    $300 24
You'll careen through time & space on the thrill ride based on this trilogy of Michael J. Fox films
    $300 3
The most severe of these dry spells in the 20th century affected Africa's Sahel region
    $300 18
Texas remembers the birth of this 36th president on August 27
    $300 28
Blue,
John,
Leno
    DD: $700 11
This 4,200-foot-long California landmark was completed in 1937
    $400 14
Agnew, who was succeeded as vice president by this man
    $400 26
4 stories tall, this ape, star of his own ride, is the largest computer-animated figure ever built
    $400 4
The aneroid type of this instrument measures the effect of air pressure on a metal chamber
    $400 19
1963 was a rare instance of the Eastern & Western Christian observances of this movable feast coinciding
    $400 29
Cowboy,
bowler,
top
    $500 12
In 1929 the kingdom of the Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changed its name to this
    $500 15
Antipopes, who set up shop in this French city
    $500 27
The ride based on this 1975 film starts out as peaceful tour of Amity Harbor but something is "fishy"
    $500 5
A buran is the Russian equivalent of this North American storm characterized by blowing snow
    $500 20
The name of this African-American holiday comes from Swahili meaning "first fruits"
    $500 30
A glance,
a fishing line,
a vote

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

Derek Amanda Joe
$1,200 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Derek Amanda Joe
$1,900 $3,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ARTS
PEOPLE IN HISTORY
PARKS
ASTRONOMY
CONGRESS
AMERICA LITERATURE
    $200 14
This classic Christmas ballet contains the "Waltz Of The Flowers"
    $200 8
It took 8 years but by 51 B.C. this Roman had conquered all of Gaul
    $200 19
Rocky Mountain National Park in this state has more than 100 peaks above 11,000 feet
    $200 1
The Trojan asteroids lie in 2 groups moving 60º ahead & behind the orbit of this largest planet
    $200 2
In 1994 Fred Thompson won the Tennessee Senate seat once held by this current vice president
    $200 23
While walking, this Washington Irving character comes upon a party of odd-looking men playing ninepins
    $400 15
These annual theatre awards are named for Antoinette Perry
    $400 9
Her diary was first published in 1947 under the Dutch title "Het Achterhuis", "The House Behind"
    $400 22
You'll find the Metropolitan Museum of Art & the Wollman Skating Rink in this urban park
    $400 3
In 1950 Jan Oort proposed that these tailed bodies come from a cloud about 1 light year from the Sun
    $400 4
The name of this largely ceremonial Senate post means "president for a time"
    $400 25
In "Moby Dick" this captain dies when a harpoon line loops around his neck & pulls him overboard
    $600 16
In 1995 Jerome Robbins turned this musical about teen street gangs into a dance work
    $600 11
The Reformation is often dated from October 31, 1517, when he posted his 95 Theses
    $600 28
Emmons Glacier & the Paradise Ice Caves are tourist sites in this Washington park named for a mountain
    $600 6
The orbit of this smallest planet has the greatest eccentricity
    $600 5
In 1973 the Senate created a Select Committee on presidential campaign activities to probe this scandal
    $600 26
In this Steinbeck work, dimwitted Lennie Small has a vision of his Aunt Clara
    $800 20
"The Slave of Duty" is an alternate title for this Gilbert & Sullivan operetta about buccaneers
    $800 12
In addition to opening U.S. trade with Japan, he helped found Liberia as a haven for free blacks
    DD: $3,000 29
This state capital has 40 parks, including the 450-acre James River Park
    $800 7
A common form of these large groupings of stars is a disk with a central bulge
    $800 17
While a simple majority can censure a member, it takes this fraction of those voting to expel one
    $800 24
After Judge Pyncheon's death, this Hawthorne title home is left to Hepzibah & her brother Clifford
    $1000 21
In a Verdi opera this title slave turns out to be an Ethiopian princess
    $1000 13
He's often called the "Father of Geometry" & a main branch of geometry is named for him
    $1000 30
This lofty park in North Carolina & Tennessee has been designated a biosphere reserve
    DD: $1,500 10
Some calculations suggest at least 90% of the universe consists of nonluminous material called this
    $1000 18
Ranking after majority & minority leaders, these people try to keep their party members in line
    $1000 27
Tom Sawyer is ordered to whitewash a fence because this brother tells Aunt Polly Tom played hooky

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Derek Amanda Joe
$10,600 $9,400 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
On February 6, 1996 Binney & Smith produced its 100 billionth one of these

Final scores:

Derek Amanda Joe
$14,600 $11,000 $0

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Derek Amanda Joe
$7,900 $9,400 $8,300
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R,
0 W
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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