Show #1495 - Friday, February 15, 1991

1991 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.
Game in which 63 correct responses were given (with 6 rebounds).


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Jim Paluszak, a senior from Spartanburg, South Carolina

Joann Chan, a senior from Richmond, Virginia

Dana Bacon, a senior from Leader, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 24
Of all the sponge cakes we know, this one has the most "heavenly" name
    $100 19
He's been the Terminator & Conan, but most recently "Kindergarten Cop"
    $100 1
To play games on your computer, you often need one of these "happy" handles
    $100 2
Minneapolis is larger but this Twin City is Minnesota's capital
    $100 12
In explaining the birds & bees, many say babies are brought by these birds
    $100 9
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in 1885 was the 1st book issued by this man's publishing co.
    $200 25
Some houses made of this sun-dried brick are covered with mud, others are covered with stucco
    DD: $700 20
The 1 of the "Three Men and a Baby" who was a member of the "Police Academy"
    $200 3
While the floppy ones can be removed from the drive, hard ones usually can't
    $200 5
A popular variety of grape is named for a Massachusetts town, not this New Hampshire capital
    $200 13
In legend a drop of Jesus' blood turned this bird's breast red
    $200 14
Tom Sawyer lived with this elderly relative
    $300 26
Lawyers belong to this organization known by its initials, ABA
    $300 21
In this late 1990 hit, Macaulay Culkin played Kevin
    $300 4
T. I. for short, this company designed "Speak & Spell", the popular learning aid for kids
    $300 8
From 1875-85 Wheeling replaced this city as capital of West Virginia
    $300 16
Despite its name, this North American bird has plenty of feathers, even on its head
    $300 15
1 of the 2 Joes in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'
    $400 27
Part of this city's ancient library was housed in the Serapeum, the temple of Serapis
    $400 22
TV "Doctor, Doctor" whose kids were shrunk in "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"
    $400 6
It's the device that enables one computer to communicate with another by telephone
    $400 10
It was originally called Michigan but was renamed for a village in New York
    $400 17
As the ancient Mariner could tell you, sailors believe that killing this bird brings bad luck
    $400 29
Tom would have rather brought water home from the town pump than do this on a bright Saturday
    $500 28
The Rat Islands & the Fox Islands are part of this chain of Alaskan islands
    $500 23
Geordi La Forge on "Star Trek: The Next Generation"; you may remember him as Kunta Kinte
    $500 7
An unauthorized person who breaks into a computer system is called this
    $500 11
Roger Williams purchased the site for this capital from the Narragansett Indians
    $500 18
Some believe the "eyes" on this bird's feathers will bring danger to those who possess them
    $500 30
After faking his own murder, Huck headed down the river, where he next joined up with this man

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Dana Joann Jim
$1,200 $100 $3,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Joann Jim
$2,900 $1,100 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Of Switzerland's 4 official languages, this one is spoken by the most Swiss people
    $200 2
His interest in gravity is said to have come from watching an apple fall
    $200 1
Danny, Donnie, Joe, Jordan & Jonathan
    $200 15
Polonius tells Hamlet he once played this role: "I was killed i' the capitol; Brutus killed me."
    $200 10
If you're an Oiler, Canuck, Flame or Nordique, you play this sport
    $200 26
This island borough voted to conduct a study on the possibility of seceding from New York City
    $400 22
Vietnamese borrowed nearly half of its vocabulary from this language
    $400 3
He developed some 300 products from peanuts, including dyes, soap & milk substitutes
    $400 7
Her debut album, "Forever Your Girl", generated 4 No. 1 hit singles
    $400 16
She says, "The raven himself is hoarse who croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan under my battlements."
    $400 11
This Maritime province was named for a German duchy which George III also ruled, not a bowling alley
    $400 27
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota elected Jesse Ventura, a professional one of these, part-time mayor
    $600 23
A native of Reykjavik could tell you this is his country's official language
    $600 4
A disease-carrying bug that bit him on the Beagle voyage left him a semi-invalid for life
    $600 8
Featured in the movie "Ghost", this 1965 Righteous Brothers hit recharted in 1990
    DD: $1,100 18
In "Romeo and Juliet", the prince of this city is the last to speak
    $600 12
Canada's third largest metropolis, it hosted the 1986 World's Fair
    $600 28
Though her opponent spent bigger bucks, she won the big governor's seat in the big state of Texas
    $800 24
It's the official language of Algeria, but many Algerians speak French, too
    DD: $2,000 5
He began studying fermentation to help save France's wine industry from "going sour"
    $800 9
Aaron Neville teamed with her to record "Don't Know Much" & "All My Life"
    $800 19
Othello says, "The worms were hallow'd that did breed the silk" that made her handkerchief
    $800 13
British & French Generals Wolfe & Montcalm were both killed in the Sept. 1759 battle at this city
    $800 29
Bob Martinez lost in his bid to be the first Republican reelected governor in this state's history
    $1000 25
Encyclopedia Americana says Manx, the native language of this place, is no longer spoken
    $1000 6
While living in Amsterdam, he introduced the first practical mercury thermometer
    $1000 14
In 1988 Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Geo. Harrison, Bob Dylan & Roy Orbison formed this group
    $1000 20
Act I, Scene II of this play is set in a room in Portia's house in Belmont
    $1000 17
This Frenchman, who arrived 70 years before Champlain, gave Montreal its name
    $1000 30
Winning again in 1990, this S.C. senator is the oldest & longest serving member of Congress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Joann Jim
$9,600 $8,900 $7,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

The inscription on this U.S. monument ends with the words "known but to God"

Final scores:

Dana Joann Jim
$10,600 $11,000 $10,000
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dana Joann Jim
$8,600 $7,700 $7,400
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,700

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Game tape date: 1991-01-19
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