Show #1500 - Friday, February 22, 1991

1991 Teen Tournament final game 2.


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Dana Bacon, a senior from Leader, Minnesota (subtotal of $3,000)

Andy Westney, a senior from Atlanta, Georgia (subtotal of $9,600)

Julie Knauer, a senior from Newtown, Connecticut (subtotal of $7,992)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
His first & middle names were James Butler, but he was known as "Wild Bill", not "Wild Jim"
    $100 16
These short dogs are known as Pekes for short
    $100 1
According to Mattel, 95% of girls aged 3 to 11 own at least one of these dolls
    $100 21
Oceangoing ships can travel 1,000 miles up this river to the Brazilian port of Manaus
    $100 22
At the end of the ceremony, this can be removed from the bride's head or thrown back over her hair
    $100 6
To make money, or a vase to stash ashes
    $200 12
In a conflict that raged for years, cattlemen killed thousands of these farm animals
    $200 17
Baby beavers are sometimes known by this feline term, & we're not being catty
    $200 2
The Japanese co. that makes "My First" stereo cassette player for tots, & Walkman for teens
    $200 30
Fed by the snows of Mt. Hermon, this river flows through the Sea of Galilee & into the Dead Sea
    $200 23
"Superlative" term for the principal groomsman at a wedding
    $200 7
Antagonistic & adverse, or a supervised shelter for young travelers
    $300 13
Missouri-born bank robbing gang leader whose mother & wife were both named Zerelda
    $300 18
For a warthog, it's only 12 to 15 years
    $300 3
It's what you have to ask "it" before you can take those baby & giants steps
    DD: $500 29
In Hindu myth this river springs from the foot of the god Vishnu
    $300 24
In some weddings a male child carries this on a satin or velvet cushion
    $300 8
Inscribed on paper, or a routine way of doing something
    $400 14
Virgil Earp was fired from his job as this town's marshal after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    $400 19
The collared type of this mammal known for feeding on insects is also called the tamandua
    $400 4
"Moonwalker" is the video game in which this rock legend outdances bad guys
    $400 28
The Shatt-al-Arab begins where the Tigris meets this river in Iraq
    $400 25
Years ago it was considered bad luck for the bride to participate in this & a stand-in was used
    $400 9
An ursine creature, or any naked creature for that matter
    $500 15
Some say M. J. Canary earned this nickname by her willingness to help those in trouble
    $500 20
Some of the largest & most beautiful of these insects belong to the swallowtail family
    $500 5
Tai Babilonia & Randy Gardner were the youngest pair to represent the U.S. in this sport
    $500 27
This Great Lake, the smallest, is almost as big as the state of New Jersey
    $500 26
At the reception the bridal party often forms one of these lines to greet the guests
    $500 10
To impose a tax, or an embankment built along a river

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

Julie Andy Dana
$900 $1,700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Andy Dana
$1,500 $1,500 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
He proposed that the mind is made up of three parts: the id, the ego & the superego
    $200 2
Joshua had the troops march around this city once a day for 6 days & 7 times on the seventh
    $200 21
The redwood & sequoia are its 2 state trees
    $200 30
In 1830, at his last performance in this polish capital, Chopin debuted his Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor
    $200 11
In Nov. 1990 this German currency hit an all-time high against the U.S. dollar
    $200 1
This author opened the Declaration of Independence with "When in the course of human events..."
    $400 14
The son of Increase Mather, he increased the population by fathering 15 children
    $400 3
In Genesis 37 he was stripped of his coat by his brethren & thrown into a pit
    $400 22
Surprisingly, this state designated the live oak, not the peach, as its official state tree
    $400 29
This term came from the Italian "musica da camera", "room music"
    $400 12
To determine your net worth, take your total assets & subtract these
    $400 7
He had the "Common Sense" to say, "These are the times that try men's souls"
    $600 15
When California gold miners wouldn't buy his canvas tents, he used the material to make jeans
    $600 4
Though Adonijah plotted to take the throne, it was this son who succeeded David
    $600 23
A horse chestnut, this state tree of Ohio has given the state its nickname
    $600 26
A direction of "largo" or "lento" on your score means you should play this way
    $600 18
It's defined as the interest rate commercial banks charge their most creditworthy customers
    $600 8
In Longfellow's poem, Paul Revere advises, "If the British march tonight, hang" one of these "in the belfry arch"
    $800 16
Pleased by his round-the-world voyage, Queen Elizabeth I dined on his ship, the Golden Hind
    $800 5
It was "more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made"
    $800 24
Texas' state tree is this one whose nut is used in pralines & pies
    DD: $4,000 27
Thomas Arne's 1740 masque "Alfred" included this song often played today:
    $800 19
Term for an income tax where the rate increases as one's taxable income increases
    $800 9
"Father of the American Navy" whose "I have not yet begun to fight" is 1 of the Navy's battle cries
    $1000 17
A D.C. medical center is named for this man who helped conquer yellow fever
    $1000 6
The Philistines stole this & took it to the idol Dagon's house & the next day found Dagon decapitated
    DD: $1,000 25
1 of 4 states whose state tree is the sugar maple
    $1000 28
In 1747 this composer visited the court of Frederick the Great, where his son was harpsichordist
    $1000 20
This French phrase refers to an economic philosophy in which gov't doesn't interfere with commerce
    $1000 10
Completes the quote "I know not what course others may take; but as for me..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Andy Dana
$3,500 $4,700 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This capital completely surrounds a separate, independent country

Final scores:

Julie Andy Dana
$6,000 $7,900 $14,400

Cumulative scores:

Julie Andy Dana
$13,992 $17,500 $17,400
2nd runner-up: $13,992 Tournament champion: $25,000 1st runner-up: $17,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julie Andy Dana
$4,000 $5,700 $11,200
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,900

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Game tape date: 1991-01-20
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