Show #2129 - Thursday, December 2, 1993

1993 10th Anniversary Tournament final game 1.


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Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California

Tom Nosek, an engineer from Torrance, California

Frank Spangenberg, a transit cop from Douglaston, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
This liquid metal is used to make a red paint pigment called vermilion
    $100 26
Mud Island, a Memphis tourist attraction, & its monorail are featured in this 1993 Tom Cruise film
    $100 6
The Old Tom type of this liquor differs from the London dry type in that it is sweetened
    $100 1
This lawman's nickname "Bat" was a shortening of his given name, Bartholomew
    $100 21
In 1979 this Arkansas attorney general became the youngest governor in the U.S.
    $100 16
It's Yellowstone National Park's most popular attraction
    $200 12
The name of this metal comes from molybdos, the Greek word for lead
    $200 27
Sela Ward of "Sisters" plays Helen Kimble in this 1993 film
    $200 7
This fortified wine from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain is always a blend
    $200 2
Mo. gov. Thomas Crittenden's career faded after he paid a huge reward for the killing of this gang leader
    $200 22
Now Treasury Secretary, he was a U.S. senator from Texas for 22 years
    $200 17
A silly story or superstitious belief is popularly referred to as this type of tale
    $300 13
There are 11 known isotopes of this reddish metal whose symbol is Cu; 9 are radioactive
    $300 28
"I Have a Rendezvous with Death", one of JFK's favorite poems, is mentioned in this C. Eastwood film
    $300 8
In the 1740s the Royal Navy began issuing its seamen a daily ration of this spirit
    $300 3
This judge staged an illegal heavyweight championship fight on a sandbar in the Rio Grande
    $300 23
Raymond J. Donovan served as this president's first Secretary of Labor
    $300 18
It's a nickname for the Mississippi
    $400 14
Symbolized K, this metal is so soft it can be cut with a knife
    $400 29
This comedienne & Celebrity Jeopardy! alumna posed as Richard Dreyfuss' wife in "Another Stakeout"
    $400 9
Pertsovka is a variety of this spirit flavored with red & black peppers
    $400 4
This woman who dressed like a man may have served as a scout for Custer
    $400 24
In 1992 this co-host of CNN's "Crossfire" took 37% of the vote in New Hampshire's GOP primary
    $400 19
"Published every year since 1792", it's the oldest surviving almanac in the U.S.
    $500 15
Some breeder reactors produce neptunium along with this radioactive metal whose atomic number is 94
    $500 30
Part of this unusual epic based on a Virginia Woolf novel was shot in Uzbekistan
    $500 10
In this U.S. state, Zinfandel is the red wine grape with the most producing acres
    $500 5
Edward Zane Carroll Judson was the real name of this man who immortalized the Wild West in his dime novels
    DD: $500 25
This son-in-law of LBJ was the governor of Virginia 1982-86
    $500 20
The Eddas, 2 collections of Scandinavian mythology, were written in this language

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

Frank Tom Leslie
$1,500 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Tom Leslie
$4,400 $800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This commonwealth's anthem is "La Boringuena"
    $200 10
In 1951 Roosevelt Field, from which he made his famous 1927 flight, closed after 40 years in use
    $200 21
Act I of this Tchaikovsky ballet is called "The Spell"
    $200 23
St. Mary's Academy, a sister school to this South Bend, Indiana college, was founded in 1844
    $200 16
Theodore Kirchhoff's lyric poems about this city made him "The Poet of the Golden Gate"
    $200 11
The playwright Aeschylus fought in this battle about 25 miles from Athens
    $400 2
This island chain's eastern section has been ours since 1900; the western part won independence from New Zealand
    $400 9
In the 1950s this Akron-based co. developed the Inflatoplane, a rubber-coated inflatable airplane
    $400 22
"Slaughter on" this "Avenue" by Balanchine went from Broadway to the NYC Ballet repertory
    $400 25
This university in Tempe has a Center for Meteorite Studies
    $400 17
Becky Sharp's husband Rawdon Crawley becomes the governor of Coventry Island in this Thackeray novel
    $400 12
Carneades, a skeptic who said knowledge is impossible, was a head of this school founded by Plato
    $600 3
2 of the 3 "saintly" islands of the U.S. Virgin Islands
    $600 7
By one account, it was Canadian Captain A. Roy Brown who downed this German flying ace
    $600 24
J. Robbins played Benvolio when Antony Tudor's version of this Shakespearean love story premiered in 1943
    $600 28
During World War II, this Cambridge, Mass. school was the center of the USA's radar research
    $600 18
Reader's Ency. says her favorite of her own novels was "The Song of the Lark", not "O Pioneers!"
    $600 13
In 431 B.C. Thucydides began writing the history of this war while he was fighting in it
    $800 4
When Spain ceded this Pacific island to the U.S., it sold the other Marianas to Germany
    $800 6
In 1988 the Air Force unveiled this high-tech bomber described as a "flying wing"
    $800 26
In a recent work 1 ballerina plays this Russian Grand Duchess & a woman who thinks she is the Grand Duchess
    $800 29
State university campuses in this state include Bemidji, Moorhead & St. Cloud
    $800 19
He originally published his Spoon River poems under the pen name Webster Ford
    DD: $3,000 14
This man whose law code replaced Draco's was called one of the Seven Wise Men of Greece
    $1000 8
Part of this U.S. area is located on the Anacostia River
    $1000 5
Named the Aviatrix of the Decade in 1950, in 1953 she became the 1st woman to break the sound barrier
    $1000 27
In a famous Stravinsky ballet, this title character is in love with a ballerina puppet
    DD: $1,000 30
In 1930 the William Jennings Bryan University opened in this Tennessee city
    $1000 20
This Betty Smith novel opens in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in the summer of 1912
    $1000 15
He said, "Bad men live to eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink in order to live"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Tom Leslie
$7,600 $6,800 $6,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

The capital of Albania is named for this other world capital

Final scores:

Frank Tom Leslie
$600 $13,600 $100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Tom Leslie
$5,400 $6,800 $7,800
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
1 W
23 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1993-10-18
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