Show #800 - Friday, February 12, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Gene Hayes, a senior from Douglasville, Georgia

Sascha Dublin, a senior from Del Mar, California

David Graham, a senior from Avon, Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
Mulligatawny, minestrone & gazpacho are all these
    $100 7
The fortune-telling game known as the "Mystifying Oracle"
    $100 14
Legend says it's this winter sprite's job to make those icy designs on your windowpanes
    $100 2
Bird pictured on the current U.S. $10 gold piece
    $100 1
A 19th century saying, still popular, is that "An apple a day" does this
    $100 3
The photo of Fergie on the September 21, 1987 cover of People was taken by this man, Fergie's husband
    $200 10
An "Ecce Homo" is a picture of this religious figure wearing a crown of thorns
    $200 8
When playing checkers, each player starts out with this many checkers
    $200 15
He stole oysters to survive before he wrote "The Call of the Wild"
    $200 23
This New Zealand bird lays eggs, not fruit, that weigh up to 1/4 of its body weight
    $200 4
On her wedding day, Fergie became the Duchess of this
    DD: $500 20
It's the revealing of something discreditable, or the group singing the following:
    $300 13
"Go" originated in this country over 4000 years ago
    $300 11
Encyclopedia Americana calls this blond golfer "The dominant player of his generation"
    $300 29
This 7-letter word refers to all domesticated birds which are raised for their eggs or meaf
    $300 26
An old joke says this is worse than finding a worm in your apple
    $300 5
Fergie's first & maiden names
    $400 19
The adjective "pluvial" refers to this weather condition
    $400 22
Mille Bornes is a cross-country French auto race game played with these
    $400 16
Dallas nightclub owner who assassinated an assassin November 24, 1963
    $400 28
The 2 continents where, until recently, condors were found naturally
    $400 24
In the Greek city of Thebes, apples were offered to this demi-god who had fetched the golden apples
    $400 6
Fergie's father is polo manager for this famous player
    $500 18
To fold, press & stretch dough with the hands
    $500 21
The man who brought you bingo, Edwin S. Lowe, 1st marketed this 5-dice game of skill & chance
    $500 17
Various rumors said this 19th c. criminal was a doctor, a midwife, a professor & a Russian barber
    $500 27
Some of these large birds are "trumpeters", & some are "whistling", but others are "mute"
    $500 12
It's said the 1st grafted apple tree in colonial America was planted by this New Amsterdam governor
    $500 25
The London papers protested when Fergie & Di used these to poke people at Ascot

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

David Sascha Gene
$600 $1,900 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Sascha Gene
$1,100 $3,600 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 28
Tourists jaunt through this country's Killarney region in horse-drawn carts
    $200 1
A rating for the performance of gas in a car engine, it measures the freedom from knocking
    $200 11
Numerical name for the short comedy films of the '20s which lasted 20-30 minutes
    $200 12
Lo-Tsen lost her youth when she left Shangri-La in this novel
    $200 2
Among films the Soviet embassy asked to show during the summit was this Tom Cruise hit
    $200 14
1 of the 2 words that begin with "sh" in "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"
    $400 24
This country is bordered on the north by the North Sea & the Netherlands
    $400 3
Term for the time it takes 50% of the nuclei of a sample of radioactive material to decay
    $400 13
From the Greek for "time" & "measure", it's an extremely accurate timepiece
    $400 7
Of Meg, Jo, Beth or Amy, the one who dies in "Little Women"
    $400 26
Raisa Gorbachev called it "a museum", saying "A human being would rather live in a regular house"
    $600 23
Natives of this country are also called Monegasques
    $600 5
The only element with only one electron in its K shell
    $600 15
What you are asking for when you call the airlines for the ETA of, say, Flight #32
    $600 8
The heroine of this Willa Cather novel is a Bohemian immigrant named Antonia Shimerda
    $600 19
He kept stressing the Soviet maxim "Doveryai no proveryai", "Trust but verify"
    $600 16
The only track & field event that fits the category
    $800 25
In area, this tiny country between Austria & Switzerland is smaller than Washington, D.C.
    $800 4
Element that today makes up 80-90% of pewter
    DD: $1,000 22
We always see the same side of the moon because it does both of these things in 27 days, 7 hours & 43 mins.
    $800 9
First name of the orphan girl who finds "The Secret Garden"
    DD: $700 20
Full page newspaper ads were taken out to remind you this was a Parker
    $800 18
To avoid getting lost in the Himalayas, you might want to take along one of these guides
    $1000 27
This Adriatic country is the largest country in area on the Balkan Peninsula
    $1000 6
The symbol for this element comes from its Latin name "natrium"
    $1000 10
She was Roger Chillingworth's wife; you get an "A" if you get this one
    $1000 21
On Thursday, December 10, 1987, this high U.S. official had a private breakfast with Gorbachev
    $1000 17
From the German for "piece", it's what a comedian does for laughs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Sascha Gene
$4,900 $9,400 $1,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

This verb is the last word in Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

Final scores:

David Sascha Gene
$8,000 $12,600 $2,000
2nd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Sascha Gene
$4,700 $9,900 $1,700
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1988-01-04
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