Show #2931 - Monday, May 5, 1997

1997 International Tournament semifinal game 1.
From Stockholm, Sweden.


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Tobias Herzig, a chemistry student from Germany

Dana Pernille Hansen, a business college student from Denmark

Boris Levit, a film technician and audio editor from Israel

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Some citizens in this Canadian capital get their news from the Citizen newspaper
    $100 4
In the 1500s the Portuguese transported Angolans as slaves to this South American colony
    $100 8
You saw thousands of spots before your eyes in the 2 Disney movies about this number of dalmatians
    $100 13
    $200 2
Xinhua, China's news agency, was founded by this political party
    $200 5
In 1969 General Siad Barre led a military coup in this country on the horn of Africa
    $200 18
In the Biblical flood, the rain lasted this many days; the water stayed 110 more
    $200 22
When bringing home the bacon, remember that this animal's meat is taboo to observant Muslims & Jews
    $200 11
On July 8, 1993 this British princess' stepmother, Raine Spencer, married a French count
    $200 9
    $300 3
It's the length of time between issues of Germany's news magazine Der Spiegel
    $300 6
Shaka increased the population of this tribe by absorbing his defeated enemies into it
    $300 19
On a square, it's the total number of degrees of the interior angles
    $300 23
A "maid" may have a special stool to sit on while attending to this bovine animal
    $300 12
She was sworn in as Pakistan's first female prime minister on December 2, 1988 in Islamabad
    $300 10
Backward short leg,
    $400 16
El Periodico de Catalunya is the second-largest newspaper serving this second-largest Spanish city
    $400 7
This west African country takes its name from a trading empire that once included Timbuktu
    $400 20
John Lennon & Paul McCartney were in their 20s when they wrote "When I'm" this old
    $400 14
    $500 17
Now available around the world, this paper grew out of the N.Y. Herald's Paris edition
    $500 21
From 1912 to 1959 there were this many states in the United States
    $500 15

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Boris Dana Tobias
$0 $600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Boris Dana Tobias
$1,200 $1,900 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
The running of these animals starts daily at 8 A.M. during the Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain
    $200 15
In 1504 Leonardo da Vinci was on the commission that decided the location for this man's "David"
    $200 29
At the National Museum in Dublin you can see a bell reportedly used by this patron saint
    $200 1
Around 3600 B.C. King Menes of Egypt set this precious metal's value at two-fifths that of gold
    $200 2
Many of these English Christmas songs are translations, like "Silent Night" from German
    $400 5
This second-largest Australian city's Moomba Festival features a world-class waterskiing tournament
    $400 17
The name of the Farnese bull comes from the Farnese Palace in this Italian capital where it was once kept
    $400 27
Not surprisingly, this Israeli national airline offers the most nonstop flights between Israel & the U.S.
    $400 3
By volume, this element makes up about 78% of our atmosphere
    $400 28
He was a U.S. senator when he married Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953
    $400 8
Gilbert Adair faithfully adapted Georges Perec's novel "A Void", written without this vowel
    $600 12
In 1996 Wayne Shorter & Dave Brubeck performed at Vienna's festival for this type of music
    $600 16
In 1881 this Cubist painter & sculptor was born in Malaga, Spain, the son of a professor of art
    $600 21
In Moscow's Teatralnaya Square, you can take in a show at this famous opera & ballet theater
    $600 6
Diamond, the hardest known substance, is made of crystallized atoms of this element
    $600 24
On June 15, 1775 he was unanimously elected Commander in Chief of the Continental Army
    $600 9
Translator Rosemary Edmonds leaves the final "A" off the last name of this Tolstoy title heroine
    $800 13
"Abduction from the Seraglio" is performed at Topkapi Palace at this city's annual music festival
    DD: $1,500 18
A Cellini masterpiece shows this Greek hero holding the head of Medusa
    $800 22
Verses from the Koran decorate the walls of this marble tomb in Agra built by Shah Jahan for his late wife
    DD: $1,500 7
This metal, the lightest solid element, was discovered here in Sweden by J.A. Arfvedson
    $800 26
A revolving book stand he adapted may be seen at his home, Monticello
    $800 10
2 translators of this man's "The Satanic Verses" were brutally attacked in July 1991
    $1000 14
Yearly this small southeast Asian island country celebrates the 9 Emperor Gods with a 9-day festival
    $1000 19
Toronto's City Hall has an outdoor work by this British sculptor known for using holes in his art
    $1000 23
Tourism is a growing industry in this pair of Caribbean islands known as T&T for short
    $1000 20
This synthetic radioactive element was named for the discoverers of radium
    $1000 25
In 1859, before he was president, he wrote, "He who would be no slave must consent to have no slave"
    $1000 11
Rabindranath Tagore translated his own poetry into English from this language spoken in Dhaka

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Boris Dana Tobias
$6,200 $3,300 -$1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On January 30, 1997, the 49th anniversary of his death, some of his ashes were scattered in the Ganges River

Final scores:

Boris Dana Tobias
$6,601 $6,500 -$1,800
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Boris Dana Tobias
$6,200 $6,300 -$1,800
18 R,
2 W
20 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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Game tape date: 1997-04-19
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