Show #2122 - Tuesday, November 23, 1993

1993 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Leslie Miller, a business communications representative originally from Reston, Virginia

Marilyn Kneeland, a retired teacher and Seniors Tournament winner from San Diego, California

Ed Schiffer, a college lecturer from Santa Monica, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1480s
    $100 11
In 1484, Portugal rejected his "Enterprise of the Indies" plan, so he sought support in Spain
    $100 1
Zachary Powers,
Mr. Roarke
    $100 29
In 1993, on this day of the week, the Cowboys beat the Bills 52-17
    $100 30
In "All The President's Men", Woodward & Bernstein relate how they investigated this scandal
    $100 7
A Genovese is from Genoa, while a Genevese comes from this city
    $100 6
It precedes "Three, four, open the door"
    $200 15
Organized by King Henry VII in 1485, this unit of royal protectors now performs ceremonial duties
    $200 2
Charlie Townsend,
Bentley Gregg,
Blake Carrington
    $200 9
For Jews, the sabbath starts on the evening of this day
    $200 20
John Reed's "Ten Days That Shook the World" is an account of this country's 1917 revolution
    $200 8
Tradition says these Polynesians, who now live in New Zealand, came from a land called
    $200 10
This spacehero was created by Philip Francis Nowlan in the 1928 story "Armageddon 2419 A.D."
    $300 16
Published posthumously in 1485, this author's "Le Morte d'Arthur" was written mostly in prison
    $300 3
Dr. Vincent Markham,
John Bracken,
Detective Frank Drebin
    $300 28
Its abbreviation is a synonym for marry
    $300 21
The American edition of her "Dog Training My Way" was published in 1972
    $300 12
The people of this South American city are called Paulistas
    $300 23
Wild Bill Hickok's TV horse, or the large pellets contained in the shell of a 12 gauge gun
    $400 17
The death of Richard III in the 1485 battle of this field is said to have ended The Wars of the Roses
    $400 4
Toni "Feather" Danton,
April Dancer,
Jennifer Hart
    DD: $900 19
Day of the week in the title of the following:

"Something calls to me..."
    $400 22
This tennis great who passed away in 1993 left behind the memoir "Days Of Grace"
    $400 13
This ethnic group descended from Celts is predominant in southern Belgium
    $400 24
While at Yale, this conservative writer taught Spanish & was chairman of the Yale Daily News
    $500 18
In 1483, this Roman Catholic priest became Spain's first Grand Inquisitor
    $500 5
Ruth Martin,
Beverly Ann Stickle,
Phyllis Lindstrom
    $500 27
Black Thursday was the stock market crash on October 24, 1929; this was the one on October 19, 1987
    $500 26
"Reversal Of Fortune", this attorney's book about the von Bulow case, was the basis for a 1990 film
    $500 14
The two main ethnic groups in this mountainous country on the Adriatic are the Ghegs & the Tosks
    $500 25
This American architect designed the U.S. pavilion at Expo 67

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

Ed Marilyn Leslie
$1,500 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Marilyn Leslie
$2,600 $2,500 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: What do you bet we don't get to that category until the very end?)
    $200 6
He was first called "The Father of His Country" in a 1779 almanac published in Pennsylvania
    $200 27
Among this chief god's names were Bileygr, meaning "shifty-eyed" & Alfador, or "all-father"
    $200 22
Folk, punk & hard are three types of this musical style
    $200 17
In the U.S. there are 350,000 known cases of this disease of the nervous system abbreviated MS
    $200 1
"Of Human Bondage" author who based his play "The Letter" on one of his own short stories
    $200 7
This large country could say to tiny Lesotho, "Don't move, we've got you surrounded"
    $400 8
In 1867 the first railroad to cross this state was completed from the Mississippi to Council Bluffs
    $400 12
The she-goat Heidrun produced a never-ending flow of this brew, a mixture of water & honey
    $400 23
In traditional solmization, do is the first note of the scale & this is the fourth note
    $400 18
Lumbago is a general term for achiness in this part of the body
    $400 2
His first musical, "Little Me", premiered in 1962, the year after his first play, "Come Blow Your Horn"
    $400 13
Rwanda-Urundi split into Rwanda & this
    DD: $2,000 9
Founded in 1874, this political party advocated printing more money to help farmers
    $600 24
In a rare act of kindness, this mischief maker helped Thor retrieve his stolen hammer
    $600 30
Italian for "obligatory", it refers to an instrumental part that should not be omitted
    $600 19
A glucose tolerance test is commonly used to diagnose this insulin deficiency disorder
    DD: $2,000 3
Appropriately, this 1935 T.S. Eliot play is often performed in churches
    $600 14
Guinea is bordered by this country that also has Guinea in its name
    $800 10
In March 1814 this general defeated the Creeks at Horseshoe Bend, in what is now Alabama
    $800 25
After choosing which warriors should die, these maidens would carry them to Valhalla on horseback
    $800 29
Fortissimo's antonym
    $800 20
Developed before birth, a septal defect is a hole in this organ
    $800 4
His 1666 comedy, "Le Medecin malgre lui", is known in English as "The Doctor in Spite of Himself"
    $800 15
Ouagadougou is the capital of this "faso"nating landlocked country
    $1000 11
For leading a slave rebellion in August of 1831, he was tried, convicted & hanged that November
    $1000 26
A rainbow bridge called Bifrost linked Midgard, the Earth, with this home of the gods
    $1000 28
French for "fixed idea", it's a theme that reappears throughout a composition
    $1000 21
It's the removal of skin by sanding to remove tattoos or to improve skin scarred by acne
    $1000 5
He proposed to Helen Hayes the night "The Front Page" opened in 1928
    $1000 16
As its name reflects, this capital of Sierra Leone was founded as a haven for freed slaves

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Marilyn Leslie
$5,800 $8,700 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1704 he was commandant of Detroit; a few years later, he was made governor of Louisiana

Final scores:

Ed Marilyn Leslie
$0 $11,602 $10,800
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ed Marilyn Leslie
$7,800 $7,300 $4,900
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1993-10-12
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