Show #3100 - Friday, February 6, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois

Bob Harris, a political humorist originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Wes Ulm, a medical student from Boston, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 29
About 200,000 black soldiers served in the Civil War on this side
    $100 27
The people of Columbia, Tenn. persuade these stubborn farm animals to parade through town each spring
    $100 5
Over 30 movies have been made from my works, including "Maximum Overdrive"
    $100 9
Grumari has been called "The Most Beautiful" of these in Rio, & Ipanema, "The Most Chic"
    $100 19
The smallest of the hounds, this popular pet is active & inquisitive, you might even say snoopy
    $100 20
Tongues & tails do it
    $200 30
This Harlem-born singer-dancer-actor was a member of the 1960s "Rat Pack" with Frank & Dino
    $200 28
A Christmas Eve festival in Provence celebrates these workers who visited Jesus in the manger
    $200 14
The bass player on "The Partridge Family", I went on to be voted the most dangerous former child star
    $200 17
You'll find this famous statue just a few hundred feet southeast of the Great Pyramid
    $200 3
If your fish gets spots of this color on his skin, he's probably suffering from a disease called ich
    $200 21
Next in sequence:
One, two, six,...
    DD: $500 1
(Hi, I'm Jesse Jackson, Jr.) About 2/3 of the people that I represent in Congress live in this city
    $300 11
The Welsh Eisteddfod originally honored these medieval poets, but not Shakespeare
    $300 24
I've been referred to as "America's Home Improvement Guru" & "America's Handyman"
    $300 18
The Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz is a good start for a tour of these South American islands
    $300 10
Provide shallow water that your snake can soak in to aid this process
    $300 2
When it precedes "off", it means to fall asleep
    $400 4
In the 1950s this man sued the Topeka Board of Education over which school his daughter might attend
    $400 12
Culbertson, Montana holds a bee each September for this activity of separating grain
    $400 25
I never drew my gun during my 6 years as Ponch on "CHiPs"
    $400 22
Watch your head when entering the Blue Grotto on this Italian island; the opening is about 3 feet high
    $400 15
The Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition reports humans who own pets have lower systolic levels of this
    $400 7
It describes a bomb that falls down & doesn't go boom
    $500 6
"Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" is a famous work by this jazz bassist & bandleader
    $500 13
Eje is a west African festival giving thanks for this potato-like staple food
    $500 26
Tallest of the Nerds, I'm now operating on "ER"
    $500 23
Zebras & leopards are among the wildlife found at Kruger National Park in this country
    $500 16
These rodents from Mongolia are slightly smaller & newer to the U.S. than hamsters
    $500 8
It's the only zodiac sign that fits the category

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Wes Bob Grace
-$200 $800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Bob Grace
$1,300 $2,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
After the Burmans sacked Ayutthaya, Siam's government was moved to this city
    $200 24
Central America's east coast forms this sea's western boundary
    $200 21
Biographer Donald Spoto says that as a schoolboy, this "Vertigo" director was nicknamed "Cocky"
    $200 12
Once Lance sees from the gatehouse that you're not hostile, he might lower this method of entry
    $200 8
This "Rising Sun" author took to the skies with "Airframe", a suspense novel
    $200 1
The "Quick & Easy" one sponsored by Pillsbury offers a $1,000,000 grand prize
    $400 13
This "Great" Prussian, king from 1740 to 1786, hated German & spoke French at court
    $400 27
This sea formed millions of years ago when the Arabian Peninsula & Africa "parted"
    $400 20
In his late teens this director, seen here, taught English in Saigon
    $400 22
Since Lance's castle dates from before the Gothic period, it lacks the "flying" type of these supports
    $400 9
"Caesar", published in 1997, is the fifth volume in this Aussie author's Masters Of Rome series
    $400 2
He guards the jurors & maintains order in a courtroom
    $600 14
In 1789 General Nguyen Hue led an attack on Chinese forces during this holiday
    $600 28
If you row the entire length of the Po, eventually you'll flow into this sea
    $600 17
Elia Kazan directed both this 1947 play, that made Marlon Brando a star, & the 1951 film
    $600 23
The ever-cautious Lance might refuse to raise this iron grating, named from French for "sliding door"
    $600 7
"The Third Twin" is a 1996 thriller by this "Eye Of The Needle" author
    $600 3
This Welsh capital was once the world's greatest coal-exporting port, a veritable "giant"
    $800 15
The French encyclopedists inspired this publication which first appeared across the Channel in 1768
    $800 29
The Strait of Dover & the rest of the English Channel connect it with the Atlantic Ocean
    $800 18
The 1985 action film "Runaway Train" was based on a screenplay by this great Japanese director
    $800 25
Lance uses this structure, named from Old Norse for "small hut", for the castle's domesticated pigeons
    $800 10
In this author's "Deadlock", V.I. Warshawski investigates the death of her cousin, a former hockey star
    DD: $1,500 4
Title of the man seen here that fits the category: (Pope John Paul II)
    $1000 16
As a navigator, this future Pacific explorer helped capture Quebec in 1759
    $1000 30
St. Lawrence Island & the Pribilof Islands lie in this sea
    DD: $1,000 19
This Englishman won a 1957 Oscar for directing the epic film seen here: ("The Bridge On The River Kwai")
    $1000 26
With taxes rising, Lance hopes he'll be able to "hold onto" this central tower, his real home
    $1000 11
Det. Alex Cross is featured in this author's "Kiss The Girls", "Jack & Jill" & "Cat & Mouse"
    $1000 5
It's a tax placed by a government on exports or imports

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Bob Grace
$5,700 $1,600 $9,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

This historic city was named for the Bishop of Hippo on whose feast day the area was first sighted

Final scores:

Wes Bob Grace
$600 $3,200 $10,500
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Wes Bob Grace
$6,200 $1,600 $8,800
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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