Show #2121 - Monday, November 22, 1993

1993 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer from Torrance, California

Phoebe Juel, a College Tournament winner from Sylva, North Carolina

Dennis Donohue, an administrative services officer from Litchfield Park, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
After their second glider crashed at Kitty Hawk, it was back to the drawing board
    $100 17
Four years before "Laugh-In", Jo Anne Worley understudied Carol Channing in this smash hit musical
    $100 10
The first mile of concrete paving was laid in 1909 along this "Motor City"'s Woodward Avenue
    $100 1
Most of Copenhagen is on the island of Sjaelland, this country's most densely populated area
    $100 20
It's said that a Kansas City madam gave Charles Floyd this nickname, & he hated it
    $100 16
They're paired with aches
    $200 12
On December 10, the king of Sweden awarded the first of these prizes
    $200 18
Lainie Kazan not only played a showgirl in this show, she understudied Barbra Streisand
    $200 9
He's in the record books for making the shortest manned space flight
    $200 2
It's known as "The Land of the Apennines"
    $200 21
In September 1992, Gregory Kingsley, a 12-year-old Florida boy, was granted one of these from his parents
    $200 27
A head rest
    $300 13
The Spindletop gusher in this state gave Standard Oil a competitor in the new Gulf Oil Company
    $300 19
John Cullum of "Northern Exposure" understudied Richard Burton in this 1960 musical
    $300 8
The battle in which this ship was nicknamed "Old Ironsides" lasted just 25 minutes
    $300 3
Politically, this country is divided into 7 provinces & Nairobi
    $300 22
Sounds of dental drills failed to budge this Branch Davidian leader from his compound
    $300 28
Where floats are flaunted
    $400 14
Known by this name, Cornelius McGillicuddy became manager of the Philadelphia Athletics baseball team
    $400 25
Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward understudied in the original 1953 production of this William Inge play
    $400 7
The penny-farthing was an old-fashioned one of these
    $400 4
In October 1956 the international city of Tangier became part of this country
    $400 23
In July 1993 the Israeli Supreme Court said John Demyanyuk might not be this infamous guard
    $400 29
Election before the election
    $500 15
Andrew Carnegie sold his steel business to this new company
    $500 26
Richard Gere was an understudy in this musical set at Rydell High before he starred in it in London
    $500 6
It can be a bus for tourists or a private carriage for state occasions
    DD: $600 5
The Bay of Ancon de Sardinas is shared by Colombia & this neighbor to the south
    $500 24
Collective name given to the group defended by William Kunstler & Leonard Weinglass in 1969 & 1970
    $500 30
A dog's descent

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

Dennis Phoebe Tom
$400 $1,300 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Phoebe Tom
$2,100 $3,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
After serving in Vietnam, he worked as a reporter for the Tennesseean newspaper
    $200 11
Listen to her marriage advice; this "dear" columnist has been married to Morton Phillips for over 50 years
    $200 6
This J.D. Salinger novel covers two days in the life of Holden Caufield
    $200 23
Beriberi was once a major problem in Asia because this grain was polished, removing vitamin B1
    $200 20
Louis XIII hunted little birds with falcons in what is now this Paris museum
    $200 26
Born in 1894, he grew up in Waukegan, Illinois, where he took violin lessons as a child
    $400 4
He was the first vice president who didn't go on to become president
    $400 12
The New Yorker called her "the premiere household hints columnist of all time"
    $400 7
At the end of "Moby Dick", this ship sinks & Ishmael is the lone survivor
    $400 25
Though this mineral is needed for building bones & teeth, megadoses can cause extreme lethargy
    $400 19
This country had rulers named Boleslaw the Bold, Boleslaw the Brave & Boleslaw the Wrymouthed
    $400 27
In the 1740s this Italian lover & adventurer was a violinist at the San Samueli Theater in Venice
    $600 3
In 1993 this vice president under Carter was appointed ambassador to Japan
    $600 13
She & husband Tom bought 5 Iowa papers & locals can write to her new advice column
    $600 8
In a 1947 novelette, he told of a great pearl, how it was found & how it was lost again
    $600 21
Half a cup of cottage cheese has as much of this element linked to hypertension as 32 potato chips
    $600 18
In 1960 this Belgian king married Fabiola de Mora y Aragon, a Spanish noblewoman
    $600 28
The first U.S. president we know was a violinist
    $800 2
Alaska's second most populous city is named for this man who was vice president from 1905-1909
    $800 14
Omar Sharif & Tannah Hirsch advise readers who play this game
    $800 9
Part of this poet's autobiography was reprinted in 1955 as "Prairie-Town Boy"
    $800 22
Sweet acidophilus milk contains bacteria that help break down this milk sugar
    $800 17
Queen Mary, consort of this 20th century British king, had been his late brother's fiance
    $800 29
This violinist, stricken with polio at age 4, was discovered in Israel by Ed Sullivan
    $1000 1
This man who served under Lincoln was also the second Republican governor of Maine
    $1000 15
This "street" is Dan Dorfman's beat in USA Today
    DD: $2,000 10
His story, "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber", was first published in Cosmopolitan magazine in 1936
    $1000 24
This mineral has an important role in the formation of myoglobin in muscles
    DD: $3,000 16
She was the last queen of the Netherlands who was the daughter of a king
    $1000 30
A documentary, "From Mao to Mozart", was made of his 1979 tour of China

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Phoebe Tom
$2,900 $3,600 $8,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: One of you is going to earn a lot of it, maybe!)
On July 27, 1971 Richard Nixon gave her the first of the new U.S. dollar coins

Final scores:

Dennis Phoebe Tom
$0 $7,200 $8,600
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Phoebe Tom
$2,900 $5,600 $7,200
15 R,
5 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1993-10-12
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