Show #1498 - Wednesday, February 20, 1991

1991 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Andy Westney, a senior from Atlanta, Georgia

Joann Chan, a senior from Richmond, Virginia

Robert Fielding, a junior from Arcadia, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
Passages from the Koran decorate the outside of this marble tomb at Agra, India
    $100 2
Tracy Pollan played his girlfriend on "Family Ties" before marrying him in real life
    $100 15
It's believed that this red berry grown in bogs was served at the first Thanksgiving
    $100 8
"There was a farmer had a dog", and this "was his name"
    $100 1
Except in Louisiana, American law is based on this country's common law
    $100 26
This insect, whose name is Spanish for "little fly", carries malaria, encephalitis & yellow fever
    $200 19
By flooding the arena, this largest Roman amphitheater could be used for mock naval battles
    $200 3
Her "Rhythm Nation 1814" album helped her dance away with eight of the 1990 Billboard Music Awards
    $200 17
Mangel-wurzel, used for cattle feed, is a variety of this red root vegetable
    $200 11
"Cock a doodle doo! My dame has lost" one of these
    $200 7
Brown v. Board of Education was the Supreme Court decision that called for an end to this practice
    $200 27
Among bees, workers do all the work while their sole function is to mate with the queen
    $300 20
Some believe this megalithic monument near Salisbury, Eng. was an astronomical observatory
    $300 4
Her latest exercise video is called her "Lean Routine"--we don't know if Ted Turner uses it
    $300 23
The name of this fruit group comes from the Greek word for cedar, "kedros"
    $300 12
"A-tisket, a-tasket", they're the colors of my basket
    $300 9
Term for an indirect veto by the president, who holds a bill until Congress adjourns
    $300 28
Of a beetle, a spider or a grasshopper, the one that is not an insect
    $400 21
Industrial pollution threatens the remains of this temple built on the Acropolis to honor Athena
    $400 5
This "Peanuts" creator describes Linus as "the most well-rounded individual in the group"
    $400 24
Burpee ran a 1990 contest for the largest "prizewinner" variety of this; the deadline for entry was Oct. 31
    DD: $1,000 13
The only 1 of the 3 men in a tub who didn't work with food
    $400 10
Laws regarding prisoners of war were established by conventions held in this city in 1929 & 1949
    $400 29
An insect uses this appendage to smell & feel & in some instances to taste & hear
    $500 22
Stronghold in Baltimore Harbor named for a man who was Secretary of War while it was being built
    $500 6
Rumer, the daughter of Bruce Willis & this actress, is named for British author Rumer Godden
    $500 25
Except for grains, this tuber is the most widely consumed human food
    $500 14
"A Child's Garden of Verses" grew out of the fertile imagination of this "Treasure Island" author
    $500 16
He was New York's first chief justice before he became the first Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $500 30
These large bugs named for a monster are probably the fastest flying insects

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Robert Joann Andy
$200 $1,200 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Joann Andy
$800 $1,400 $5,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In "The Wizard of Oz" books, this dog has been depicted as a terrier
    $200 13
14 years before coming to America, this Quaker was imprisoned in the Tower of London for his beliefs
    $200 20
In 1257, Robert de Sorbon opened a college of theology in this European city
    $200 30
When cardiac muscle cells contract, they push blood out of this organ & into the arteries
    $200 5
In 1954, after 63 years, the immigrant station on this island in New York Harbor was closed
    $200 21
The Columbia was the first of these that could lift off like a rocket & land like a plane
    $400 7
In the "Uncle Remus" stories, Brer Fox is constantly being outfoxed by this character
    $400 15
In 1949 the U.S. joined this Western defense pact, our first ever peacetime alliance
    $400 19
Harvard's sister college was named for Lady A. Mowlson, whose maiden name was this
    $400 29
From constantly using a pencil, you can develop this hardening of the skin
    $400 4
Over 500 bison live in the Bison Refuge on Antelope Island in this Utah lake
    $400 22
The Japanese automaker that introduced the popular MX-5 Miata
    $600 8
In George Orwell's "Animal Farm" this boar becomes dictator of all the animals
    $600 14
It's now thought that an internal explosion, not a mine, caused this ship to sink in Havana Harbor in 1898
    $600 18
Rev. John Witherspoon was president of this N.J. university when he signed the Declaration of Independence
    $600 28
Skin grafts often involve the replacement of these two layers of skin
    $600 3
Qeshm & Bahrain are the largest inhabited islands in this gulf
    $600 23
This huge wooden plane was flown only 1 time -- for less than a mile by Howard Hughes
    DD: $3,000 9
This wild horse from Arabia made its first appearance in a 1941 book by Walter Farley
    $800 11
This settlement's economy grew after John Rolfe found that tobacco could be successfully grown there
    DD: $1,500 17
You'll find both campuses of Northwestern University on this Great Lake
    $800 27
The first part of the small intestine loops around this organ which produces insulin
    $800 2
Royale, Joseph & Devil's Islands make up the Safety Islands owned by this country
    $800 25
The term for jets like the Concorde that travel faster than the speed of sound
    $1000 10
Owned by Black sharecroppers, this Wm. H. Armstrong title dog was named for his loud, clear bark
    $1000 12
19th century term for the belief that U.S. expansion across North America was destined by God
    $1000 16
This town with a religious-sounding name is home to the main campus of the University of North Carolina
    $1000 24
Air enters the lungs through these two tubes which are extensions of the trachea
    $1000 1
Stewart Island, south of South Island, is this island country's third largest
    $1000 26
A golden spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Point, Utah when this was completed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Joann Andy
$800 $5,800 $13,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Tho not founded until 1791, this city has the most historic places listed in the National Register

Final scores:

Robert Joann Andy
$1,600 $11,599 $14,400
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Joann Andy
$3,800 $5,800 $11,900
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,500

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Game tape date: 1991-01-20
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