Show #804 - Thursday, February 18, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament final game 1.


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David Javerbaum, a junior from Maplewood, New Jersey

David Graham, a senior from Avon, Connecticut

Michael Block, a senior from Staten Island, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Aug. 16, 1987 marked the 10th anniversary of the death of this rock 'n' roll legend
    $100 23
This gland manufactures thyroxin, the hormone that helps control your metabolism
    $100 15
One's tested mental age divided by one's chronological age X 100 equals this
    $100 9
Housing the first dumbwaiter, this home took some 40 years for Jefferson to complete
    $200 7
On July 2, 1932, he pledged "A new deal for the American public"
    $200 28
A small side-blown flute, it traditionally accompanies drums in patriotic corps
    $200 26
Without the support of this surrounding it, the brain would distort & sag
    $200 27
"7 at one blow" referred to 7 of these killed by The Valiant Little Tailor
    $200 16
This measurement originally referred to a strip of land 66 feet wide & 660 feet long
    $200 14
Of Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, the most productive workday, according to a USA Today survey
    $300 11
While an Army captain, Alexander Haig worked at this service academy -- I wonder where he sat at the big game
    $300 25
Strings made of this come from the intestines of sheep or hogs, not felines
    $300 19
It's the arm's "funny" equivalent to the leg's femur bone
    $300 24
Mode of entry into the brick house that led to the wolf's demise in "The 3 Little Pigs"
    $300 17
Ironically, this system was declared the fundamental standard of measurement in the U.S. in 1893
    $300 13
The 2 major library classification systems in the U.S.
    $400 3
Canadian R. Brown, credited with downing von Richthofen, learned to fly at their school in Dayton
    $400 1
"Cello" is short for this, the instrument's actual name
    $400 18
If the diaphragm, stimulated by the phrenic nerve, contracts suddenly, your glottis closes & you do this
    $400 20
This man knighted the 2 swindlers & gave each the title of "Gentleman Weaver"
    $400 22
128 cubic feet of firewood is equal to this
    $400 12
Some 500 years before the Sermon on the Mount, Confucius stated a form of this benificient principle
    $500 5
This professor of political science was appointed U.N. ambassador in 1981
    DD: $500 2
The English horn is an alto version of the wind instrument heard here:
    $500 8
Without a body socket, the knee joint depends on muscles, tendons & these for its stability
    $500 10
Reason the 3 Billy Goats Gruff wanted to get to the other side of the bridge
    $500 21
Number of ounces in a 354ml can of soda pop
    $500 4
A flock of black-footed albatross, or a flock of kids from a 1985 Steven Spielberg production

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Michael David DJ
$1,000 $500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David DJ
$1,700 $2,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
The Roman Empire went as far east as the Tigris River, while this man's empire reached all the way to India
    $200 22
Cape Cod is the result of soil & rock pushed into the ocean by these
    $200 16
For the privilege of painting, Johnny Miller gave this boy a dead rat & a string to swing it on
    $200 19
Your aerobics instructor might tell you "No pain, no..." this
    $200 2
The natural crystalline allotropic form of carbon
    $400 14
At 16, Prince Siddhartha, later known as this, married his cousin
    $400 20
This state has a petrified forest located northeast of Vicksburg
    $400 15
In H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds", these invaders have inordinately huge brains
    $400 27
Saint Dominic is patron to "billions & billions" of these scientists
    $400 28
"If you want a thing well done", the proverb states, this is what you should do
    $400 4
Term for an electric current that only flows one way
    $600 3
The earliest boats on the Nile were made of bundles of this reed lashed together with rope
    $600 18
This French explorer never explained how a large New England lake came to be named after him
    $600 12
He published "The Bride of Lammermoor", "A Legend of Montrose" & "Ivanhoe" all in 1819
    $600 17
As far as we know, St. Clare never got an Emmy Award as patron saint of this
    $600 21
You can't tell a book by its cover, or judge a tree by this
    $600 7
In 1986, a rare celestial pair was discovered: a neutron star & 1 of these smaller "white" stars
    $800 5
From age 7 to 60, males in this Greek city-state ate in government barracks, not at home
    DD: $4,000 11
This Great Lake dips farther south than any other
    $800 6
Highly regarded as a poet as well as a novelist, Thomas Hardy was buried in "The Poet's Corner" here
    $800 25
St. Barbara watches over these workers, including Clementine's father
    DD: $2,000 23
According to Ben Franklin "We must all hang together or" this will happen
    $800 9
"Regolith" refers to this on the surface of the moon
    $1000 13
The Dardanelles, which separates Europe & Asia, was called this, after Hella, a legendary girl who fell into it
    $1000 8
These have been called the backbone of the continent
    $1000 1
Inventor of the word robot in his play "R.U.R.", Karel Capek wrote in this Slavic language
    $1000 26
St. Francis de Sales is not patron saint of salesmen but of these members of the 4th estate
    $1000 24
Proverbially, it's the right time to "make hay"
    $1000 10
1 example of this effect is a train whistle that rises in pitch as it approaches the listener

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael David DJ
$4,500 $4,500 $9,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Rhode Island was smallest state in size in the Union, while this was the smallest in the Confederacy

Final scores:

Michael David DJ
$6,500 $3,500 $8,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael David DJ
$5,000 $6,500 $5,800
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1988-01-05
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