Show #1496 - Monday, February 18, 1991

1991 Teen Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Maggie Large, a freshman from Vero Beach, Florida

Dana Bacon, a senior from Leader, Minnesota

Agatha Feltus, a junior from Lexington, Kentucky

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Rodents don't have these teeth, also called eyeteeth, but humans & dogs do
    $100 26
Nancy Reagan was the first to order a complete set of this since the Trumans
    $100 21
This story of a leonine hero & his lady love is rerunning on the Family Channel
    $100 9
Most of its land lies below ice & snow a mile thick
    $100 14
"Underwater" name for a po' boy, hero, grinder or hoagie sandwich
    $100 1
Boris Karloff' was wrapped up in his role when he played this title character in a 1932 classic
    $200 3
Thousands of ommatidia make 1 of the "compound" type of this sense organ
    $200 27
The treaty room is next to this famous bedroom named for a president
    $200 22
On film David Naughton was an American werewolf; on TV Kate Hodge is a she-wolf of this city
    $200 10
The world's largest tropical rain forest occupies about 2/5 of this continent
    $200 17
Food you're said to have on your face if you're embarrassed
    $200 7
The New Year's Day parade in Philadelphia named for the richly-dressed string bands that march in it
    $300 4
These threadlike structures in the nuclei of cells carry the genes
    $300 28
During the Civil War, Union troops were quartered in this room with a "directional" name
    $300 23
Though this FOX show based on a 1988 movie about refugees from another planet died, the comic book lives on
    $300 11
It's the oldest continent & the only one consisting of just one country
    $300 18
Garam masala, an East Indian blend of spices, is often called this in the Western world
    $300 8
It's also called parotitus, because it affects chiefly the parotid glands
    DD: $400 5
Geotropism is the directional growth movement of plants in response to this force
    $400 29
The bed in the Queen's Room reportedly came from this president's home, the Hermitage
    $400 24
In 1990 these 2 totally awesome teenage time travelers were transported into a CBS cartoon series
    $400 12
Scientists believe that the earliest humans lived about two million years ago on this continent
    $400 19
The thin slice of meat, often veal, called an escalope in French is called this in Italian
    $400 15
This game got its name because losers once had to pull a peg from the ground with their teeth
    $500 6
The rumen is the first compartment of this organ in a cow
    $500 30
This president established the committee for the preservation of the White House in 1964
    $500 25
The voice of Duke Nukem in "Captain Planet", he plays Al on "Quantum Leap"
    $500 13
The world's lowest point is on this continent
    $500 20
Most of these used in Chinese cooking are grown from mung beans
    $500 16
It's gibberish, from the Mandingo for "magician who makes the troubled spirits go away"

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

Agatha Dana Maggie
$700 $1,900 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Agatha Dana Maggie
$1,400 $2,800 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $200 6
Not long after the breakup of his marriage to Robin Givens, he lost his heavyweight title
    $200 26
Minute Man Historical Park in Massachusetts contains sites associated with this war
    $200 11
In 1977 Anwar el-Sadat became the first Arab leader to visit this country
    $200 16
This precious metal & platinum are among the heaviest minerals, which is why they settle well in streams
    $200 1
Jack Norworth wrote, "For it's one, two, three strikes you're out" here
    $200 21
This may sound "fishy", but people born under this fishy sign are known for their kindness
    $400 7
Born Malcolm Little, he changed his name to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz; he was killed in 1965
    $400 27
1/6 of the land in this U.S. national monument is below sea level
    $400 12
This man who had led the People's Republic of China since 1949 died in September 1976
    $400 17
Plumbers got their name from working with pipes made of plumbum, this soft heavy metal
    $400 2
This inventor called genius "one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"
    $400 22
People of this sign are loyal, sensitive & romantic, though the symbol is just plain crabby
    $600 8
He was senior cadet in his ROTC class in 1958 & is now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $600 28
Relics from Danish plantation days can be seen at the St. Croix Museum in this island group
    $600 13
In a board game based on this 1972-74 gov't scandal, the last person to stay out of jail is the winner
    $600 18
Metamorphism turns limestone into marble & shale into this
    $600 3
He wrote to Mark Hanna, "I'm as strong as a bull moose and you can use me to the limit"
    $600 23
Changeability & versatility are qualities found in people born under this sign of the twins
    DD: $1,600 9
Prior to the Civil War, he founded & edited a newspaper called the North Star
    $800 29
In Paris the Arc de Triomphe stands at the northwest end of this tree-lined avenue
    DD: $2,000 14
In 1976, for the 1st time in a decade, the U.S. issued money in this denomination
    $800 19
This mineral, especially when transparent, is called rock crystal
    $800 4
Samuel Adams called this country "a nation of shopkeepers"
    $800 24
This is sometimes called the sign of the bowman
    $1000 10
On a 1983 Challenger mission, he became the first Black American to travel in space
    $1000 30
The tombs of Michelangelo & Machiavelli can be found at the church of Santa Croce in this Italian city
    $1000 15
In 1974 Harvard & U. of Michigan scientists said these molecules in aerosols were destroying the ozone layer
    $1000 20
Name given to the hollow nodules that are lined with agate or other crystals
    $1000 5
FDR said, "I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good" one of these
    $1000 25
If you were born during a period when 2 signs of the zodiac overlap, you are said to be born on this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Agatha Dana Maggie
$4,600 $8,600 $5,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was built by Epeius, a master carpenter, & was supposedly an offering to the goddess Athena

Final scores:

Agatha Dana Maggie
$9,200 $10,601 $10,599
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Agatha Dana Maggie
$6,600 $7,800 $5,300
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1991-01-20
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