Show #961 - Monday, November 7, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Richard Perez-Pena, a journalist originally from Cuba

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York

Bruce Naegeli, a librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
The only president who died in the eighteenth century
    $100 30
John Houseman said this title character was based partly on W.R. Hearst & partly on Orson Welles
    $100 28
Of all U.S. states beginning with "New", this one is alphabetically 1st
    $100 27
This "feline" South Carolinian starred on Broadway in "Timbuktu", a black version of "Kismet"
    $100 19
Lots of people throw it away, but if it's in mint condition it may double the value of your doll
    $100 29
Living animal that has the largest ears
    $200 6
1 of the 2 presidents' widows who remarried
    $200 11
According to the title of an Errol Flynn film, "They" did this "with their Boots On"
    $200 16
A Canadian province, or the New Jersey home of Rutgers University
    $200 17
Nightmarish singer who recorded "Welcome to My Nightmare"
    $200 26
The 1976 "Baby Brother" Tender Love doll was controversial for this reason
    $200 22
Nickname of the V-shaped indoor TV antenna
    $300 5
The 1st time this group played for an inauguration was at James Monroe's in 1821
    $300 7
Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper & Buster Keaton all played themselves in this Gloria Swanson classic
    $300 15
In 1977 voters elected Ernest N. "Dutch" Morial the 1st black mayor of this city
    $300 8
Even though Meryl Streep rejected him in the movie "Plenty", he didn't call the police
    $300 23
In the mid-1800s China factories in this European country supplied nearly all dolls' heads &bodies worldwide
    $300 18
Made up of fat, it's the loosely hanging lower part of the auricle
    $400 2
Acording to the Constitution, 1 of 4 things a king can't give a president without consent of Congress
    $400 4
In "Gentleman's Agreement", he played a writer posing as a Jew to expose anti-semitism
    DD: $600 14
This country, far from Holland, is named for a Dutch province
    $400 9
Oscar winner who led the singing of "God Bless America" at the end of 1988's Republican Convention
    $400 24
These five Canadian sisters, born in 1934, inspired dolls that are now collectors' items
    $400 20
Murine is the official brand of eardrops of this U.S. sports team
    $500 1
While we all remember Amy, this is the name of 1 of Jimmy Carter's other 3 kids
    $500 3
This duo co-starred in eight films, including "Blossoms in the Dust", "Mrs. Miniver", & "Madame Curie"
    $500 13
This French territory in the South Seas is named for Scotland
    $500 10
Gilles Thibault wrote the original French lyrics to "My Way", & this man wrote the ones in English
    $500 25
Barbie has had a friend named Francie, a boyfriend named Ken, & a sister with this nautical name
    $500 21
Of the 5 standard U.S. coins, the one on which you can see the right ear of a president

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bruce Kate Richard
$900 $2,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Kate Richard
$1,900 $3,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
His play, "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial", was based on his own novel, "The Caine Mutiny"
    $200 6
Before taking power, he was editor of the Socialist paper Avanti!
    $200 11
A projecting support, whether or not it's "flying"
    $200 23
In his 80th year, the Paris street where he lived was renamed for this "Hunchback of Notre Dame" author
    $200 18
German physicist who 1st used mercury in thermometers & invented a temperature scale
    $200 29
In mathematics they can be classified as real, irrational, or imaginary
    $400 27
In 1978 Vincent Price starred in a 1-man show as this "Earnest" playwright
    $400 5
Of about 200, 700 or 1,200 years, length of time Ireland was ruled by England
    $400 10
In architecture, it can be suspended over a statue; in furniture, it hangs above your bed
    $400 22
English tale of Mrs. Wickett & her boarder, an old schoolmaster from Brookfield Boys School
    $400 17
Son of a baron, he led teams that developed the V-2 rocket & launched the 1st U.S. satellite
    $400 28
It's also been called scrivener's palsy
    DD: $2,400 26
This play about Henry II & the Archbishop of Canterbury is subtitled "The Honor of God"
    DD: $3,900 4
He issued the October Manifesto during the 1905 revolution, but its promises went unfulfilled
    $600 9
Found in classical architecture, a caryatid is a column shaped like this
    $600 21
Dickens' unfinished last novel, he carried its solution to his grave
    $600 16
This Persian poet wrote an algebra book & reformed the Muslim calendar
    $600 25
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, this newspaper for schoolkids put out a retrospective book
    $800 19
Susan Strasberg played the leading role in the original 1955 production of this play set in Amsterdam
    $800 2
When England's Queen Anne died, this German became king because he was a great grandson of James I
    $800 8
Legend says the architect of this church on Red Square was blinded so he couldn't create another one
    $800 20
The military & the clergy are represented by the 2 colors in the title of this book by Stendhal
    $800 14
The "clicking" device that detects energetic subatomic particles is named for him
    $800 24
Printing with this style of letters began in Venice about 1500
    $1000 3
The title character of this "maternal" Bertolt Brecht drama has a son named Swiss Cheese
    $1000 1
At the height of this war in 1870, some Frenchmen were so hungry they ate animals from the Paris Zoo
    $1000 7
The oldest of the Greek classical orders, it featured the simplest capitals on the columns
    $1000 12
At the end of this Steinbeck novel, Danny's friends burn his house as a tribute to him
    $1000 13
This Englishman is considered the most original & influential thinker in the history of science
    $1000 15
The subtitle of this 1955 book by Rudolf Flesch is "& What You Can Do About It"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Kate Richard
$13,600 $5,200 $6,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

This major North American city is built around the mountain it's named for

Final scores:

Bruce Kate Richard
$13,801 $10,400 $13,800
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Kate Richard
$10,300 $3,400 $6,700
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1988-10-24
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