Show #799 - Thursday, February 11, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Chris Capozzola, a junior from Worcester, New York

Sarah Fanning, a senior from Ames, Iowa

Jason Albert, a senior from Lynchburg, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Land Down Under
    $100 7
In 1987, the producers of this series picked singer Sheena Easton to be Sonny's new bride
    $100 26
Fish, shrimp, squid, sharks, octopuses, penguins & even other seals
    $100 6
This predicate feature has been called "The most important of all the parts of speech"
    $100 21
It's the science of correcting or straightening teeth
    $100 8
This group which includes brothers Eddie & Alex once parachuted into a stadium to start a show
    $200 2
The Land of the Rising Sun
    $200 11
If you want to hire Spenser, you have to go to this city
    $200 27
Female seals are properly referred to by this bovine term
    $200 14
The adverb we purposely used as an example in this clue
    $200 22
Periodontal disease attacks this part of the mouth
    $200 9
At his audition for this group, Simon Le Bon reportedly wore pink leopard-skin pants
    $300 3
The Land of Milk & Honey
    $300 12
Sable, the title character of a 1987 ABC series, first appeared in this medium
    $300 28
Seals close these slitlike features when they dive or swim under water
    $300 16
In French, these parts of speech include vous, il & je
    $300 23
Its speed is about 300,000-400,000 revolutions per minute
    $300 10
Group who'd "...Tumble 4 Ya"
    $400 4
The Roof of the World
    $400 13
On September 20, 1987, she picked up her 2nd Emmy in a row for her role as a TV crimefighter
    $400 29
The males of these seals threaten each other by bellowing & inflating their 18-inch trunks
    DD: $600 19
Name for an exclamation, such as "yipes!"
    $400 24
The hardest substance in the human body, it's the outside of your teeth
    $400 17
Timothy Hutton directed the video of this group's hit "Drive"
    $500 5
The Birthplace of Democracy
    $500 15
"Beverly Hills Buntz" is a spinoff from this late police show
    $500 30
The seal's greatest enemy
    $500 20
"And" & "but" & "because" & "as if"
    $500 25
Term for a permanent false tooth a dentist puts in to close a gap
    $500 18
Prince was born on June 7, 1958 in this midwest metropolis

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jason Sarah Chris
$1,500 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sarah Chris
$3,500 $400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses contain double letters.)
    $200 3
Congress originally granted them only $2500 to explore the Louisiana Territory
    $200 18
Joseph P. Lash won for his biography of this historical couple, based on Eleanor's private papers
    $200 26
At the start of this Puccini opera the Japanese heroine is 15, but 2 acts & 3 years later, she kills herself
    $200 1
Irritation of mucous membranes can result in this explosive involuntary expulsion of air
    $200 11
The European Witch Cult looks up to, or rather looks down to, this evil guy
    $200 16
Often found as nodules in chalk deposits, when struck by steel it produces a spark
    $400 7
This crime increased in the U.S. during wildcat period of 1800s when banks were able to design their own notes
    $400 21
He won a special citation in 1977 for "Roots"
    $400 27
Composed at 12, his 1st opera was "La finta semplice", not "The Marriage of Figaro"
    $400 2
1/26th of the alphabet
    $400 12
A look or stare from a witch that is believed to cause harm or bad luck
    $400 17
Siltstone, sandstone & shale are all rocks of this type
    $600 8
The need to conserve materials & manpower for this war helped pass (the) prohibition into law
    $600 23
TV astronomer who, in 1978, won a Pulitzer for "The Dragons of Eden"
    $600 28
In this Benjamin Britten opera inspired by Shakespeare, Oberon is sung by a countertenor or a contralto
    $600 4
This lunar term, title of a James Bond movie, actually means a silly or stupid person
    $600 13
The 4 major witches' sabbaths are Candlemas, May Day Eve, Lammas, & this
    $600 19
A type of glass is formed when magma does this very rapidly
    $800 9
A founder of Virginia, he visited the Massachusetts Region before the Pilgrims
    $800 24
Thornton Wilder's prize-winning play about life & death in a small "corner" of New Hampshire
    DD: $1,500 29
African country in which the opera containing the following is set:
    $800 5
The high-pitched electronic tone often used to delete some word on radio or TV
    DD: $500 14
In Homer's "Odyssey", the witch Circe was famous for her power to do this
    $800 20
Geologists define one as a large rounded piece of rock more than 256 mm in diameter
    $1000 10
After purchasing Manhattan for the Dutch, this man helped the Swedes buy land in what is now Delaware
    $1000 25
Theodore Roethke, Wallace Stevens & W.H. Auden all won the prize for this type of literature
    $1000 30
In 1832, at age 18, this great Italian composer was turned down by (the) Milan Conservatorium for lack of ability
    $1000 6
Name for mud found on bottom of the ocean in deep waters, or what any mud does between your toes
    $1000 15
Standing inside this 5-pointed star can protect you from witchcraft
    $1000 22
Granite & gneiss are composed mainly of feldspar & this common mineral

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sarah Chris
$10,000 $2,600 $7,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a rather broad subject, I know.)
President Nixon's words "This has been the greatest week... since the creation" referred to this event

Final scores:

Jason Sarah Chris
$10,000 $0 $10,002
2nd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if not wild card semifinalist Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Sarah Chris
$10,900 $2,600 $7,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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Game tape date: 1988-01-04
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