Show #802 - Tuesday, February 16, 1988

1988 Teen Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Jason Albert, a senior from Lynchburg, Virginia

Mark Wong, a senior from Los Angeles, California

Michael Block, a senior from Staten Island, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses in that category will have 5 letters and begin with the letter "I".)
    $100 29
The tongue of a hummingbird, like that of a snake, takes this shape at the end
    $100 6
Will Scarlet was among this outlawed leader's "Merry Men"
    $100 3
This dancing diver has said that he may trade in the board for the boards after the '88 games
    $100 13
A full time student usually graduates from a junior college in this number of years
    $100 30
The Ocean Spray Company offers apple, grape or raspberry juice mixed with this juice
    $100 27
    $200 28
Tropical countries value guppies because they eat the larvae of these malaria spreaders
    $200 15
World Almanac says this country leads the world in successful space launches since 1957
    $200 10
This '84 gold medal winner became the 1st female to grace the front of a Wheaties box
    $200 12
At Villanova, class attendance is a school requirement only during this year of study
    $200 25
The Magic Mountain Co. recommends that when you make this iced, you prepare it double strength
    $200 26
"White" house an Eskimo president might use
    $300 23
A moose's might grow to a width of 6' & weigh 50 pounds
    $300 7
He's "the leader of the club that's made for you & me"
    $300 19
In this sport in 1980, Eric Heiden became 1st ever to win 5 individual golds at 1 Olympics
    $300 11
The women's "eating houses" at Davidson take the place of these social groups found at other colleges
    $300 24
1986 NFL team noted for dumping the Gatorade bucket over coach Parcells' head
    $300 20
Tusk material
    $400 22
The entry "duckbill" in the Funk & Wagnalls just tells you to see this
    $400 5
Maxmilien Francois Marie Isidore de Robespierre was among the best-known leaders of this
    $400 1
He ran races for money against cars & horses when his 4 gold medals in 1936 brought no wealth
    $400 9
A land-grant college must, by the Morrill Act of 1862, offer courses in the mechanical arts & this
    $400 16
Legend says goatherds found this when they noticed their flocks stayed awake all night
    $400 18
Toy company whose name refers to absolute perfection
    $500 21
Order of mammals whose name means "gnawing"
    DD: $300 4
Title of the following, it was Dan Fogelberg's tribute to his father, a conductor:
    $500 2
In the 400 meter hurdles, his 1984 gold medal time was only .11 of a second slower than in 1976
    $500 8
This state-supported school for men is often just called VMI
    $500 14
If your milk's turned sour, this acid has formed
    $500 17
In chemistry, it means totally unreactive

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Michael Mark Jason
$1,200 $1,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Mark Jason
$2,800 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
On May 2, 1987 their faces were painted off a billboard near Heritage U.S.A.
    $200 16
The 1st place in the Old Testament in which the 10 Commandments appear is this book
    $200 13
This Italian city was founded by the Greeks as "Neapolis", "New City"
    $200 26
Tchaikovsky's Prince Florimund wakens Sleeping Beauty with 1 of these, not an alarm clock
    $200 28
The correct plural of "commander in chief"
    $200 30
Shape magazine says, careful -- 65-75% of the calories in most cheeses are from this saturated substance
    $400 4
Andrew Jackson opposed the Bank of the U.S., originally created in 1791 by this treasury sec'y
    $400 17
In one commandment, we're told to "Remember" this "to keep it holy"
    $400 12
Home of France's oldest botanical garden, Vermont's capital was named for this city
    $400 25
Ballets such as "Swan Lake" are known as ballet "ballets blanc" because of costumes in this color
    DD: $2,000 29
It's the most commonly used punctuation mark
    $400 27
Americans discard an estimated 250 million of these a year, some bald, some flat
    $600 1
When this American raided the British coast in 1778, the English press called him a pirate
    DD: $800 24
The 2 shortest commandments command against these 2 sins
    $600 10
It's the only city in Alberta, Canada whose name ends in "Hat"
    $600 11
Marie Taglioni's diaphanous skirt in "La Sylphide" in 1832 was the prototype of this garment for dancers
    $600 14
Verbs whose past tense forms don't use the "ed", like swam for swim, are called this
    $600 22
Amateur astronomer Wm. Bradfield holds our country's record of discovering 13 of these
    $800 2
At 20, this future anticommunist Wisc. senator finished 4 years of high school in just 9 months
    $800 23
1 of 2 farm animals mentioned in the 10th Commandment
    $800 7
Found in an area colonized by the Norse in the 8th century, this city was home to John, Paul, George & Olaf
    $800 20
Even though guys who don't dance like this ballet in which Pat Garrett shoots the title character
    $800 15
As higher is the comparative of high, highest is this form
    $800 8
In November 1987, this country was offering $8.2. million for the solution to prime minister Palme's murder
    $1000 3
In 1938, this businessman/aviator set a record flying around the world in 3 days, 19 hrs., 14.28 mins.
    $1000 18
From Greek meaning "ten words", the 10 Commandments are also called by this name
    $1000 6
When Burma became independent in 1948, this city was its capital, & it still is
    $1000 21
Before she was First Lady, Betty Ford danced in a ballet company founded by this modern dancer now in her 90s
    $1000 19
The 3 case forms for a pronoun are subjective, objective & this
    $1000 9
Nessie's in the 2nd largest loch in Scotland; this is the largest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Mark Jason
$12,800 $6,200 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Uh-oh, Michael did a double take on that one!)
Hamlet called him "A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy"

Final scores:

Michael Mark Jason
$13,201 $0 $0
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Mark Jason
$11,000 $6,200 $6,800
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 1988-01-05
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