Show #3103 - Wednesday, February 11, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Sahir Islam, a Teen Tournament winner from Somers, New York

Kim Worth, a freelance writer and stand-up comedian from Venice, California

Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We all remember that!)
    $100 7
Mobutu got the boot, & so did the name Zaire; the country's now called the Democratic Republic of this
    $100 6
Calling itself "The Nation's Newspaper", this publication claims to be "first in daily readers"
    $100 1
The upper chamber of the British parliament
    $100 12
Rule 200 says if a man knocketh these out of an equal, his shall be knocked out, too
    $100 26
In this song, David Bowie instructs, "Put on your red shoes and dance the blues"
    $100 18
"Two" of these "don't make a right"
    $200 8
This country took its half of the name & went home to Bratislava, becoming a separate nation in 1993
    $200 13
A former foreign editor of Time magazine founded this rival of Time in 1933
    $200 2
Hardly idle, this poet wrote over 10,000 lines of "Idylls of the King"
    $200 14
This number is missing from the code's 282 rules; Babylonians thought it was evil & unlucky
    $200 27
ABBA sang of this girl, "young and sweet, only seventeen"
    $200 22
"That's the way the cookie" does this
    $300 9
Once part of Poland & Russia, this nation with Vilnius as its capital won independence in 1991
    $300 19
Julia Roberts posed as Susan B. Anthony for a 1997 issue of this JFK Jr. magazine
    $300 3
It's also called the Pater Noster
    $300 15
Rules 104-106 warn you to be sure to get one of these when dealing with a merchant
    $300 28
It's The Drifters' 1960 title request
    $300 23
"There's safety in" these
    $400 10
2 countries joined together in 1990 to form this neighbor of Oman
    $400 20
Tina Brown was editor-in-chief of this magazine from 1984 to 1992
    $400 4
As Steve McGarrett, he often finished off wrongdoers with the words "Book 'em, Dano"
    $400 16
If a man hires a substitute to serve for him as one of these & doesn't pay, he's killed & the sub gets his house
    DD: $1,800 29
Title that completes the Irving Berlin lyric heard here:

"Oh, I love to go out fishing, in a river or a creek / But I don't enjoy it half as much as dancing..."
    $400 24
"Everything comes to those who" do this
    $500 11
You go Slav no more when you go to this northernmost former Yugoslav republic between Croatia & Italy
    $500 21
In 1996 investors celebrated the 75th anniversary of this "National Business & Financial Weekly" from Dow Jones
    $500 5
Clive Barker's cinematic thriller about the evil resurrected magician Nix
    $500 17
If you hired one of these & broke a horn off or cut off its tail, you owe 1/4 of its value in money
    $500 30
In "A Chorus Line" it's Val's song about how her skills & her features are rated
    $500 25
This "only counts in horseshoes"

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

Grace Kim Sahir
$1,700 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Kim Sahir
$3,100 $4,000 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Reggie Mantle & this teenager vie for Veronica Lodge's attention
    $200 16
With more than $25 million in earnings, he's tennis' all-time leading money winner
    $200 9
This amusement area is Corky's turf; his dad fought in the 1942 naval battle of the same name
    $200 1
This Milan opera house has a secondary theater for chamber music
    $200 21
Basketball has the pick-&-this; curling has the wick-&-this, in which one stone knocks another aside
    $200 3
The account of Jesus turning water into wine appears only in this fourth gospel
    $400 27
To perform a veronica in this sport requires you to have a cape to wave
    $400 17
He recently collaborated on his first musical, "The Capeman"; maybe there's a part for Art
    $400 12
At Corky's carnival, this attraction uses the "human", not the "dog" type of its tiny performers
    $400 2
The text of this 1893 Engelbert Humperdinck opera was written by his sister, Adelheid Wette
    $400 22
A curling team, or the iced area on which they perform
    $400 4
The 10 Commandments are listed in Exodus & again in this book whose name is Greek for "second law"
    $600 30
Sister of "Lost in Space"'s Angela, she went into space herself in 1979's "Alien"
    $600 18
Now retired, this Colorado congresswoman served in the House longer than any other woman
    $600 13
As a veteran carny, Corky shortens this word for a free show outside an attraction to "Bally"
    $600 6
This Mozart opera is set in part in the Temple of Isis in Egypt
    $600 23
The captain of a curling team, or what you'd find hard to do across water with 40-lb. curling stones
    $600 5
In the last chapter of the book named for this widow, she's remarried to a man named Boaz
    $800 29
"Veronica wipes the face of Jesus" is one of the 14 stops in this devotion
    DD: $300 19
Comic seen here in a 1995 film:

"You guys, we're talking about a human being's life here! Hello? Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes--the whole thing!"
    $800 14
Corky loves the special turtle version of this ride seen here:
    $800 7
This Offenbach grand opera which premiered after his death in 1881 contains the popular "Barcarolle"
    $800 24
In a "sweeping" 1968 change, the Scotch Cup gave way to the Silver this as the world championship trophy
    DD: $2,100 10
This Old Testament book details the careers of Othniel, Gideon & Samson
    $1000 28
She played the TV public defender who liked to hang around Hill Street Station
    $1000 20
JFK's press secretary, he made news in 1997 when he claimed to have information regarding TWA 800
    $1000 15
"Hey" this! is Corky's traditional cry for help when he's in trouble with the locals
    $1000 8
In 1956 this black contralto published her autobiography, "My Lord, What A Morning"
    $1000 25
A player called the lead does this, implying that he's without sin
    $1000 11
It begins "Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Kim Sahir
$10,300 $8,100 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 Best Picture winners in the 1990s with one-word titles

Final scores:

Grace Kim Sahir
$4,300 $8,100 $1,156
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace Kim Sahir
$10,300 $5,400 $3,300
20 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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