Show #2408 - Wednesday, February 8, 1995

1995 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Chuck Truesdell, a senior from Tollesboro, Kentucky

Jim Steichen, a senior from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Erika Brown, a junior from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
As a youngster, Geronimo lived in the state of Chihuahua in this country
    $100 12
In January 1995 this school's team was voted No. 1 after defeating Miami in the Orange Bowl
    $100 7
The word city is a common noun, while Yazoo City is this kind of noun
    $100 1
Santiago, Chile lies between the Coastal Ranges to the west & this range to the east
    $100 6
Bert Lahr, who played the Cowardly Lion, was born under this sign of the lion
    $100 21
To swindle someone out of of everything he has, or what you do with dirty clothes
    $200 23
Squanto is famous for befriending these colonists & teaching them how to plant corn
    $200 13
In 1962 Marine Corps Corporal John Uelses became the first man to exceed 16 feet in this event
    $200 14
A dependent clause may begin with a relative one of these, such as who or which
    $200 2
Among this state's Transverse Ranges are the San Gabriels & the Santa Monicas
    $200 8
Taurus is ruled by this planet named for the Roman goddess of love
    $200 27
Cliche first words of a Martian on Earth
    $300 24
The name of these Florida Indians means "runaways"
    $300 15
This Kentucky Derby racetrack has the largest seating capacity of the Triple Crown sites
    $300 17
From the Latin for "neither", it's the gender of a word that's neither masculine nor feminine
    $300 3
This Turkish peak has 2 extinct volcanoes, a glacier & perhaps an ark
    $300 9
If you were born under this "maidenly" sign, you may be shy & modest
    $300 28
It refers to what's left of your paycheck after the payroll deductions have been made
    $400 25
This ceremonial object, also called a calumet, was sometimes decorated with feathers
    $400 16
On Oct. 23, 1993 this Canadian team's Paul Molitor was named MVP of the World Series
    $400 18
In the phrase, "To boldly go where no one has gone before", "To boldly go" is a "split" one of these
    $400 4
An Austrian & Italian portion of this system is called the Tyrol
    $400 10
It's the sign of symmetry, & it's symbolized by a pair of scales
    $400 29
A fair exchange of repartee
    $500 26
Traditionally, these Navajo dwellings are built with the doorways facing east
    $500 19
In 1985 Mario Lemieux of this Pittsburgh team was named the NHL's rookie of the year
    $500 20
In & on are 2 of the most common of these words used at the beginnings of phrases
    DD: $500 5
Major rivers that flow from this European range include the Ebro & Adour
    $500 11
Some say this sign represents a winged golden ram that was sacrificed to Zeus
    $500 30
A declaration of the minimum requirement to perform an Argentine dance

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Erika Jim Chuck
$100 $300 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erika Jim Chuck
$1,000 $1,100 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
A political scandal forced this country's premier, Noboru Takeshita, to resign in 1989
    $200 26
He was created Prince of Wales at age 9 but wasn't invested officially until age 20
    $200 1
It's the term for a polygon that has 3 sides
    $200 21
Over 30 million items are housed in this city's Russian state library
    $200 11
To assist him in the Battle of New Orleans, this general recruited 2 battalions of free blacks
    $200 3
Tom Sawyer drew her as "an hour-glass with a full moon and straw limbs to it"
    $400 17
The 19 counties of this Scandinavian country include Hedmark, Finnmark & Oslo
    $400 27
In 1991 this red-haired duchess was installed as Chancellor of Salford University
    $400 2
Merak & Dubhe are the 2 pointer stars that point to this star
    $400 22
The Bibliotheque nationale in this European capital has about 400,000 coins among its collections
    $400 12
On July 4, 1845 this republic voted to give up its independence & become a U.S. state
    $400 4
In Kipling's , "The Spring Running", this boy reaches manhood & goes to live with humans
    $600 18
This country leads Europe in the production of automobiles with almost 5 million a year
    $600 28
This prince served as a helicopter pilot during the Falklands War in 1982
    $600 6
This digestive juice contains hydrochloric acid
    $600 23
This Canadian province's first subscription library opened in 1800 at Niagara-on-the-Lake
    $600 13
In 1795 this "Mad" general made a treaty with the Indians in which they gave up half of what became Ohio
    $600 5
Century in which "The Scarlet Letter" is set
    $800 19
This country's senate is called the Seanad Eireann
    $800 29
This 12-year-old is second in the line of succession to the British throne
    $800 7
Symbolized Sr, its radioactive 90 isotope is found in fallout
    $800 24
This New Orleans university is the home of the Amistad collection of materials on black culture
    $800 14
This 1854 act was named for 2 territories, which were allowed to decide the slavery issue for themselves
    DD: $2,100 9
A volcano in Iceland provides the entryway in this Jules Verne classic
    $1000 20
This South American country is named for its liberator
    $1000 30
This princess was 13 when her youngest brother, Prince Edward, was born in 1964
    $1000 8
Found at the top of a plant's pistil, it has a sticky surface to hold pollen grains
    $1000 25
Baker Library at this Hanover, N.N. school is noted for its Stefansson Polar Exploration Collection
    DD: $1,000 15
In October 1780 this British general was defeated by patriot troops at Kings Mountain, South Carolina
    $1000 10
"Of Time and the River" was Thomas Wolfe's sequel to this book

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erika Jim Chuck
$1,400 $7,600 $11,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

When Jim Bridger discovered this body of water in 1824, he mistook it for an arm of the Pacific

Final scores:

Erika Jim Chuck
$58 $6,600 $8,399
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erika Jim Chuck
$2,900 $6,300 $11,800
13 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
28 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1995-01-03
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