Show #801 - Monday, February 15, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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David Javerbaum, a junior from Maplewood, New Jersey

Neil Gronowetter, a junior from Woodmere, New York

Sascha Dublin, a senior from Del Mar, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
These, sometimes called "white ants", think it's lunchtime if you yell "Timber!"
    $100 26
In 1936, a team from Universal Studios comprised nearly half of the U.S. basketball squad for these
    $100 25
He looks a lot younger, but this "Webster" star is 16 years old
    $100 20
Harper's Bible Dictionary says this queen probably visited Solomon to set up an alliance & trade zones
    $200 12
A crossbreeding experiment in Brazil resulted in accidental escape of these "homicidal" hive dwellers
    $200 15
In a "bonus situation", a fouled player shoots these
    $200 22
When this comedy series premiered in 1984, Denise was supposed to be 16 & Theo was 14
    $200 19
The famous tower was built at Babel, Hebrew for this famous city
    $200 2
A baby mallard
    $300 11
The banded anteater has some 50 of these, more than any other land mammal, but doesn't use them for eating
    $300 14
He led Indiana State U. to 1979 NCAA finals, losing to Michigan State, led by Magic Johnson
    $300 17
This nighttime soap features Tonya Crowe as Olivia Cunningham, Abby's troubled teenage daughter
    $300 18
Jesus was crucified along with 2 men guilty of this crime
    $300 21
Of Brownies, Juniors or Daisies, the youngest division of Girl Scouts
    DD: $300 1
Word in full title of the following that fits the category:
    $400 10
The dibitag, klipspringer & bongo are 3 types of these
    $400 13
Area under the basket next to the end line, or a rear entrance
    $400 16
The 2 sitcoms in which Jason Bateman & his sister Justine star, they share a word in their titles
    $400 9
He called himself "The Least of the Apostles" because he had persecuted the early Christians
    $400 23
The only Supreme Court justice who used to be a Girl Scout, as far as we know
    $400 3
British coin worth 12 pence or 5 new pence
    $500 7
Mollusks who have shells with 2 similar halves are classed as these
    $500 5
Teaching a rowdy P.E. class, he tried rugby, soccer & lacrosse, then in desperation invented basketball
    $500 8
Teenage actor Wil Wheaton plays Wesley Crusher, teenage son of the doctor aboard this huge ship
    $500 6
Moses taught the Israelites, "Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in" this land
    $500 4
A slight hint, even the faintest one

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Sascha Neil DJ
$300 $800 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sascha Neil DJ
$1,100 $2,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
In Verdi's opera about him, this Hun is stabbed to death by his fiancee Odabella
    $200 27
Country partly in Europe which also occupies the peninsula known as Asia Minor
    $200 24
In the 1780s, Ben Franklin invented these, & what a sight for sore eyes they were
    $200 26
Ship accessory pictured on flag of Wisconsin & Rhode Island, it's also found on Popeye's arm
    $200 29
She also played cousin Serena on "Bewitched"
    $200 25
1 of only 3 universities in the United States whose name starts with "Y"
    $400 15
"Les Huguenots", which deals which a 16th century massacre, is set in this country
    $400 28
These 2 Asian countries each have more people than any other continent outside Asia
    $400 23
He sent musical notes over the wire months before his famous message to Watson
    $400 20
This state's flag has the letters D-A-N-E-V-A around a star
    $400 30
She resigned from the Reagan cabinet in fall of 1987 to help her husband's presidential campaign
    $400 17
Of the 9 major planets in our solar system, only these are over 1 billion miles away from the sun
    $600 14
This "Terrible" tyrant is a major character in Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "The Maid of Pskov"
    DD: $3,000 12
1 of the Asian national capitals that have 2 words in their names
    $600 16
This scientific instrument's name is from the Greek for "small look"
    $600 18
Along with the North Star, this star group appears on the Alaska state flag
    $600 22
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, beloved widow of British king George VI, is best known by this title
    $600 10
If you were born in June, you'll know this is the only birthstone that comes from an animal
    $800 1
Rossini's 1829 masterpiece, set in Switzerland, is based on this hero
    $800 3
Country once known as the "Switzerland of the Middle East"; nearly 1/2 of its GNP was lost between 1975-77
    $800 5
Gutenberg's printing press was just a modified version of the device used to press these
    $800 13
One of the few flags to have a bird other than an eagle on it, this Southern state's has a pelican
    $800 7
Born E. Wallace, this First Lady from Mo. was the childhood sweetheart of the president she married
    $800 9
The only U.S. state with a 1-syllable name
    DD: $800 6
In (the) last scene of Donizetti's opera, this 2nd wife of Henry VIII waits to be beheaded
    $1000 2
The U.N. considers the deposed "Khmer Rouge" the legitimate government of this S.E. Asian country
    $1000 4
In 1960, the 1st working laser used a synthetic version of this gem as its amplifier
    $1000 11
It's the reason the flag of Ohio has 17 stars on it
    $1000 21
This London st. became famous because of the romance between Elizabeth Barrett & Robert Browning
    $1000 8
This novelist was the only one of the Bronte siblings to live past the age of 31

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sascha Neil DJ
$4,900 $3,600 $10,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

British Labor Party leader Neil Kinnock became well known in the U.S. after this man "quoted" him

Final scores:

Sascha Neil DJ
$9,750 $7,200 $10,400
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sascha Neil DJ
$5,400 $3,600 $8,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1988-01-05
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