Show #797 - Tuesday, February 9, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Stefanie Wulfestieg, a senior from Tacoma, Washington

Michael Block, a senior from Staten Island, New York

Julie Robichaux, a junior from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Some say she never lived in the Philadelphia house bearing her name or made the flag she's known for
    $100 16
It's the main form of transportation used to get the Ringling Bros. Circus from city to city
    $100 28
In this sport, medal play counts strokes, & match play adds up holes to see who won
    $100 1
"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" were perpetrated in this city -- by a big ape
    $100 11
His real dad, Martin, played his father in "Wall Street"
    $100 22
Dirty, like Santa after he comes down the chimney
    $200 5
Former airmail pilot who made all the papers when he left New York May 20, 1927
    $200 17
Hannibal built special rafts to carry these animals over the Rhone River
    $200 13
Olympic event divided into singles, pairs & dancing
    $200 9
In 1987, a bust of Poe vanished from a museum & turned up in a bar named for this bird
    $200 18
Last name of acting brothers River & Leaf
    $200 23
This word can precede editor, hall or slicker
    $300 6
On July 27, 1777 this French nobleman arrived in Philadelphia & volunteered to join the U.S. Army
    $300 29
These 2-wheel vehicles 1st appeared about 2000 B.C., centuries before Ben-Hur raced in one
    DD: $800 12
Sport the following song is about:
    $300 10
Poe wrote of these poetic objects, "How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, in the icy air of night!"
    $300 19
Missy on "Benson" & Tracey on "Growing Pains" share this last name because they are sisters
    $300 24
Though its symbol resembles a figure 8 lying down, it's beyond any number
    $400 7
The battling boats in "The Battle of the Ironclads"
    $400 30
Without these, a sedan chair wouldn't move an inch
    $400 3
This breed of horse got its name from its ability to run a 1320' race quickly
    $400 14
Poe story set during the Inquisition in a dungeon in Toledo, Spain
    $400 20
A bully in "Stand by Me", a vampire in "The Lost Boys", son of actor Donald in real life
    $400 25
When your folks say "Grow up", they want you to reach this state of being fully grown
    $500 8
Pulitzer & Hearst's "Jingo Journalism" fanned the fires of our 19th C. war against this country
    $500 27
British almanacs say he invented the passenger lift; ours say the passenger elevator
    $500 2
Among styles participants use in this sport are the straddle & the Fosbury Flop
    $500 15
The 1st name of Poe's teenage wife, it's also the name of 1 of the states in which he lived
    $500 21
"Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey is the daughter of this "Cabaret" dancer
    $500 26
As an adverb it means moderately, but as an adjective it means more than moderately attractive

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

Julie Michael Stefanie
$1,000 $2,500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Michael Stefanie
$2,000 $3,700 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Until Alaska joined the union, this South American country was larger than the U.S.
    $200 1
If you know that this keyboard instrument can have the largest range of any, pipe up
    $200 30
Tiny magnets may someday be used in place of these elastic accessories on braces
    $200 13
It was 300 cubits in length, pitched inside & out, made of gopher wood, & smelled like a barn
    $200 20
In 1659, James Howell explained that this is what "makes Jack a dull boy"
    $200 15
This study's not for the birds but of the birds
    $400 4
Of due south, southeast or southwest, direction a boat travels thru the Panama Canal to the Pacific
    $400 2
World Book says it's often been called the only art form to originate in the United States
    $400 29
By one estimate, 60 million people died in the 18th century of this disease, now eliminated thru vaccination
    DD: $1,000 9
Their names can be translated as "man" & "living one"
    $400 21
He wrote of the American Revolution, "These are the times that try men's souls"
    $400 16
The French naturalist Baron Cuvier founded this science, the study of fossils
    $600 5
Ency. Americana says 1 capital of this country is Bengazi; our other sources say its only capital is Tripoli
    $600 10
At the climax of his 9th Symphony, the chorus proclaims all men in the world are brothers
    $600 28
Using a concave lens corrects this common visual defect
    $600 8
When his wife Sarah was barren, he used Hagar, her maid, as a surrogate mother
    $600 22
William Marcy said "They see nothing wrong in the rule that to the victor belong" these "of the enemy"
    $600 17
Lipstick is stuck in this "ology", the art of make-up
    $800 6
Some of the buildings in this 120-island city are deteriorating due to water pollution
    $800 11
His operas don't have typical arias but "song speeches", which he invented to reflect the German language
    $800 27
It's the Latin term a coroner would use for "after death"
    $800 14
When asked where his brother was, he replied: "Am I my brother's keeper?"
    $800 23
Completes Will Rogers' line, "I joked about every prominent man of my time, but..."
    DD: $900 18
Sinology is the study of this Asian country & its inhabitants
    $1000 7
Though Cuba is less than 100 miles from Florida, this island nation is even closer
    $1000 12
The chant named for this pope is considered one of the foundations of Western music
    $1000 26
Tinnitus is the medical term for this condition, like the noise you might hear after a rock concert
    $1000 25
Genesis ends with the death of this son of Jacob
    $1000 24
Harper Lee wrote, "Shoot all the bluejays you want...but remember it's a sin to..." do this
    $1000 19
It's a strict study of strychnine, or any other poison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Michael Stefanie
$2,200 $11,200 $5,600
(lock-tie game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only individual in U.S. history to receive a cabinet appointment from his brother

Final scores:

Julie Michael Stefanie
$600 $11,201 $10,600
3rd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julie Michael Stefanie
$2,200 $10,000 $5,600
10 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1988-01-04
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