Show #2128 - Wednesday, December 1, 1993

1993 10th Anniversary Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Lionel Goldbart, a newsstand clerk from South Miami Beach, Florida

Frank Spangenberg, a transit cop from Douglaston, New York

Robert Slaven, a research officer from Yellowknife, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This nerve consisting of about a million fibers connects the eyeball to the brain
    $100 5
After World War II, Dorothea Lange produced photo essays such as "Three Mormon Towns" for this magazine
    $100 13
It's the name shared by a lamb owner & a gardener
    $100 11
In an 1846 opera, this Hun gets stabbed to death by his honey, Odabella
    $100 7
"Food Lover's Companion" calls this Belgian cheese "the stinkiest of the strong-smelling cheeses"
    $100 4
When speaking fondly of your former school, you might refer to it by this two-word term
    $200 2
The body's cell metabolism is controlled by hormones from this gland in the front of the neck
    $200 27
in 1980, Jimmy Carter awarded this landscape photographer the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $200 17
The old woman lived in a shoe and Peter Peter's wife lived in one of these
    $200 19
You need a mezzo to play this beautiful queen in Phillip Glass's opera "Akhenaton"
    $200 9
Because of its tartness, the reddish stalk of this pie plant is often cooked with sugar
    $200 6
Meaning "another self", it can refer to a close friend or one's secret identity
    $300 3
The brachii in the arm and the femorus in the thigh are examples of these two-headed muscles
    $300 28
This photographer known for her bizarre portraits was born Diane Nemerov in 1923
    $300 16
She suffered from arachnophobia
    $300 20
This Aztec is the title character in operas by Karl Heinrich Braun & Roger Sessions
    $300 21
It's a sweet, often syrupy drink to which medicine can be added, but many prefer bourbon & mint
    $300 8
This piece of advice telling us to "seize the day" is from Horace's "Odes"
    $400 18
If this organ secretes too much insulin, hypoglycemia can occur
    $400 29
Edward Steichen was director of this NYC museum's photography department from 1947 to 1962
    $400 15
Under Mrs. Sprat's dietary regimen, she could only eat this
    DD: $2,000 25
At the end of Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena", this woman is Henry VIII's new queen
    $400 22
It's the chemical-sounding name for an old fountain drink made with carbonated water & a syrup
    $400 10
On the title page of a book, the phrase "Edicio Princeps" would indicate this
    $500 24
Shaped like a bishop's hat, the valve between the heart's left ventricle & left atrium is called this
    $500 30
This U.S. born dadaist invented the technique for abstract photographs he called "ray-o-graphs"
    $500 14
She went to the tailors to buy her dog a coat, but when she came back, he was riding a goat
    $500 26
This Portuguese explorer falls in love with an African captive in Meyerbeer's opera, "L'Africaine"
    $500 23
Liver pates are sometimes called this, after the name of the dish in which they're cooked & served
    $500 12
In law, this three-word phrase is used to mean "not of sound mind" or "not legally competent"

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

Robert Frank Lionel
$1,400 $1,700 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Frank Lionel
$1,300 $6,500 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Although a pine tree is featured on the state flag, this is the state tree; how sweet it is!
    $200 2
This group's corporate bodies are the Watchtower Bible & Tract Societies of PA & NY
    $200 16
In 1979 this Michigan State basketball player was chosen first in the NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers
    $200 27
Don Ameche played a singing d'Artagnan in a 1939 movie musical inspired by this novel
    $200 1
In a Poe poem, it "was perched upon a bust of Pallas, just above my chamber door"
    $200 24
Thinking it was this chain's highest peak, he climbed what's now called Fremont Peak in 1842
    $400 15
The Unitarian Church in Burlington once had a bell cast by this patriot
    $400 3
This collection of Jewish religious & civil law has two parts: the mishna & the gammara
    $400 17
This black educator's autobiography, "Up From Slavery", was published in 1901
    $400 25
In this 1955 film, Tom Ewell's character had a name, but Marilyn Monroe's didn't
    $400 6
He wrote "Beat, Beat Drums" & "I Hear America Singing"
    $400 30
His wealth came from a deposit of this found on his Mariposa land; later, he lost it all in railroad deals
    $600 18
When visiting Stowe, many people stay at a lodge owned by this "Sound of Music" family
    $600 4
The beliefs of this Chinese religion appear in the books "Lao-Tzu" & "Chwang-Tzu"
    $600 19
This Texas congresswoman gave the keynote address at the 1976 Democratic National Convention
    $600 9
Appropriately, this Alan Alda film featured the music of Antonio Vivaldi
    $600 7
"I could not love thee dear so much loved I not" this "more"
    $600 29
In 1850 & '51, Fremont served as a U.S. senator from this newly admitted state
    $800 22
Popular for skiing, Nancy Hanks Peak in Vermont is named for the mother of this president
    $800 5
The goal of this form of Buddhism is to attain satori, a state of spiritual enlightenment
    $800 20
In 1983 she became the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction
    $800 11
Alan Ladd got shanghaied in this 1946 film based on Richard Henry Dana's seafaring saga
    $800 10
"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are" these
    $800 28
On many of his survey trips, he travelled with this Kentucky-born guide & Indian agent
    $1000 23
At 306', Vermont's tallest monument is one commemorating this 1777 battle
    $1000 8
Founded by a Persian prophet, its beliefs are contained in a sacred book called the Avesta
    $1000 21
Hired as Robert Peary's valet in 1887, he accompanied the explorer on 7 trips to the Arctic
    $1000 14
This Hitchcock film features Mr. Memory, who'd make a great "Jeopardy!" contestant
    DD: $3,500 12
He not only wrote "To Celia", he wrote "Come, My Celia" as well
    DD: $2,600 26
In 1856 he ran as the Republicans' first presidential candidate, but was defeated by this man

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Frank Lionel
$4,700 $15,200 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Frank Harris' 1908 novel "The Bomb" deals with this 1886 U.S. incident

Final scores:

Robert Frank Lionel
$0 $16,200 $101
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Frank Lionel
$4,700 $11,100 $6,400
20 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1993-10-18
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