Show #2125 - Friday, November 26, 1993

1993 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer from Torrance, California (subtotal of $19,200)

Bev Schwartzberg, a teacher originally from Amherst, Massachusetts (subtotal of $15,400)

Marilyn Kneeland, a retired teacher and Seniors Tournament winner from San Diego, California (subtotal of $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yesterday, we had NATIONAL PARKS of the U.S. Today, we have...)
(Alex: You have to spell the correct response.)
    $100 2
In September 1993 Amtrak's Sunset Limited crashed in this state
    $100 1
His screenplays have received 10 Oscar nominations; he's won for "Annie Hall" & "Hannah and Her Sisters"
    $100 16
The Ukranians use a batik process to decorate these fragile holiday items
    $100 11
For contributions to forest fire prevention, the Dept. of Agric. awards statuettes of this famous critter
    $100 21
These "heavenly" falls are a centerpiece of Canaima National Park in Venezuela
    $100 26
Some Hindus believed this monkey was sacred long before the Rh factor was named for it
    $200 7
"The Last Brother", Joe McGinniss' book about this man, caused a controversy
    $200 3
"The Empire Strikes Back" was the only one of the 3 "Star Wars" films not written by this creator
    $200 17
"I paid 50 cents to see the elephant jump the fence; he jumped so high, he touched the sky and didn't come back til'" then
    $200 12
It's the novel for which Leon Uris received a 1959 National Jewish Book Award
    $200 22
Royal Chitwan National Park in this Himalayan kingdom is a sanctuary for the rhinoceros
    $200 27
The plant whose name is pronounced "liken" is spelled this way
    $300 8
In August 1993 Louis J. Freeh was confirmed to replace William Sessions as director of this
    $300 4
"The Maltese Falcon" was the first film that he both directed & wrote
    $300 18
In Bulgaria, the week before this 40-day period is Cheese Week; during it, you finish all your cheese
    $300 13
Presented by the Nat'l Cartoonists Society, the Reuben Award was designed by & named for this cartoonist
    $300 23
Abel Tasman National Park, along Tasman Bay, is the smallest of this country's national parks
    $300 28
A small amount, or an English sponge cake dessert
    $400 9
President Clinton appointed Jane Alexander chairman of the NEA, which stands for this
    $400 5
All the "Pink Panther" films were written or co-written by this husband of Julie Andrews
    $400 19
Celebration during which you might view the Mystic Krewe of Comos
    $400 14
While Ambassador to the U.N. in 1984, she received the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award
    DD: $1,000 24
Lakes in this Alberta park include Bow Lake, Moraine Lake & Lake Louise
    $400 29
This word can refer to indigenous people of any country, not just Australia
    $500 10
This Persian Gulf country merged 2 major state-owned oil companies: Aramco & Samarec
    $500 6
He wrote the screenplay of "Mo' Better Blues" & his father, Bill, wrote the musical score
    $500 20
Lost this saint of Padua's feast day? It can be found on June 13
    $500 15
Film scores such as the one for "Superman" earned this composer Grammys 6 years in a row
    $500 25
Turkey's Uludag National Park lies on the southern coast of this sea between the Dardanelles & the Bosporus
    $500 30
Japanese words for "port" & "wave" gave us this name for a huge, potentially devastating wave

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

Marilyn Bev Tom
$900 $2,700 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Bev Tom
$3,300 $4,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
State legislator general Joseph Foose suggested that Ohio's capital be named this
    $200 11
In this event, bouts begin after the opponents assume the en garde position
    $200 21
Benjamin Rush was one of four physicians who signed this 1776 document
    $200 26
The first product sold door-to-door by this firm was its Little Dot perfume set
    $200 16
1719 novel about a mariner who lived 8 & 20 years all alone in an uninhabited island
    $200 1
Ukraine was fully absorbed into the Russian Empire during the 1762-1796 reign of this empress
    $400 7
This capital's harbor is connected to San Francisco Bay by a deepwater channel
    $400 12
At the 1992 summer games, twins Karen & Sarah Josephson won a gold medal for this event
    $400 22
In the 1700s, Jacques Daviel performed surgery on these clouded lenses in the eye
    $400 27
In the mid-1950s, this company's ads read, "Hair color so natural, only her hairdresser knows for sure"
    $400 17
Cervantes' Alonso Quijano changes his name to this, after reading romances of chivalry
    $400 2
He gained control over Empress Alexandra by using hypnotism to stop the tsarivich's bleeding
    $600 8
In 1876 this North Dakota capital served as a supply point for Custer's Montana expedition
    $600 13
He was the last American to win the decathlon
    $600 23
In 1928 he discovered penicillin in a culture of staphylococcus bacteria
    $600 28
This New York City's department store's red star logo may have been adapted from a tattoo worn by its founder
    $600 18
This author introduced detective Mike Hammer in "I, The Jury"
    $600 3
His brother Alexander Ilyich Ulanov made bombs intended for the assassination of Alexander III
    $800 9
"The Bluegrass Capital" refers to both Lexington & this capital city
    $800 14
In 1988 she became the first figure skater since Sonja Henie to defend successfully the women's title
    $800 24
This South African heart transplant pioneer is the son of a Dutch Reformed minister
    $800 29
Among the brand names owned by this firm are Meow Mix, Hostess Twinkies & Rye-Krisp Crackers
    $800 19
Although married to Alexei, she falls in love with the handsome Count Vronsky
    $800 4
In 1605 his son, Fyodor Godunov, was deposed & murdered by followers of the False Dmitri
    $1000 10
This capital in the west is the site of Willamette University
    DD: $2,000 15
1 of 3 new medal sports added to the 1992 Summer Olympics
    $1000 25
John Charnley invented a procedure for replacing this joint with an artificial one
    $1000 30
This Iowa-based company developed the agitating washing machine in 1922 & a dryer 31 years later
    DD: $2,200 20
Meursault is the rather cold, effectless narrator of this Camus novel
    $1000 5
Built between 1891 & 1916, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs from Chelyabinsk to this Pacific city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Bev Tom
$7,100 $8,000 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1970s he held more cabinet posts than anyone in U.S. history—4, including Attorney General

Final scores:

Marilyn Bev Tom
$3,100 $3,700 $8,400

Cumulative scores:

Marilyn Bev Tom
$11,500 $19,100 $27,600
2nd runner-up: $11,500 1st runner-up: $19,100 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marilyn Bev Tom
$6,500 $12,200 $4,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
30 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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Game tape date: 1993-10-12
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