Show #964 - Thursday, November 10, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Michael Block, a student and winner of the 1988 Teen Tournament from Staten Island, New York

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 27
You don't have to know it was Pulitzer's first name to win a Pulitzer prize
    $100 28
The largest U.S. naval base is at Norfolk in this state
    $100 6
Georgia poet Sidney Lanier spent several months in a Maryland prison during this war
    $100 25
These smallest blood-carrying tubes in the body link arteries to veins
    $100 30
Acronym used to refer to the treaty signed by Brezhnev & Carter in Vienna in June
    $100 3
Larry Hagman's famous mom who's famous for playing a boy
    $200 15
The dynamite first name of the founder of the Nobel prizes
    $200 1
The two U.S. states that begin with "N" that are neither "North" nor "New"
    $200 2
In one of his cute couplets he quipped, "A bit of talcum is always walcum"
    $200 4
To prevent rejection of transplanted organs, doctors suppress these blood cells
    $200 29
This Boston outfielder became the first American League player to get both 3,000 hits and 400 home runs
    $200 17
"Dr. Zhivago" wasn't this actress' first film; as a child she appeared in her father's film "Limelight"
    $300 23
Were he alive, you would call him by this first name to thank him for a Rhodes scholarship
    $300 5
Among its 77 counties are Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole & Osage
    $300 7
Ralph Waldo Emerson spent much of his life in this New England state where he was born
    $300 8
Though associated with ill temper, this organ actually produces antibodies
    DD: $500 26
Group heard here singing the first No. 1 hit of the year:

"Nobody gets too much heaven no more, it's as high..."
    $300 18
Mariska Hargitay of "Falcon Crest" is the daughter of this late sex symbol
    $400 16
Colonel Sanders of "finger lickin'" fame
    $400 10
Its state song is "Home On The Range", not "Over The Rainbow"
    $400 21
This nineteenth-century poet laureate was the most famous poet born in the Lake District of England
    $400 9
The integumentary system is another term for this, the body's largest organ
    $400 13
Amity Island was the setting for this 1975 film that topped 1979's TV ratings
    $400 19
This former brother-in-law of Angela Lansbury co-starred with her in "Death on the Nile" as Hercule Poirot
    $500 24
According to Hoyle, it was his first name
    $500 11
Named for John Jacob Astor, Astoria, first American settlement west of the Rockies, is in this state
    $500 22
This Maine poetess sometimes wrote under the shorter pen name Nancy Boyd
    $500 12
The scientific name for the shinbone
    $500 14
This general resigned as Supreme Commander of NATO and also retired from the U.S. Army
    $500 20
Singer whose ex-son-in-law, Sidney Lumet, directed her in "The Wiz", in the role of a witch

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

Bruce Sandra Michael
$1,000 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Sandra Michael
$1,700 $2,900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
He built Babylon's Ishtar Gate as well as the Hanging Gardens
    $200 30
In the 1940s the University of Chicago came to be recognized as the birthplace of this type of energy
    $200 11
The written notes for all the instruments and voices of a particular work, or Tigers 5 Yankees 3
    $200 29
Due to the number of climbers, the Park Service may put an outhouse at the 17,000' level of this Alaskan peak
    $200 18
President Mitterand is this country's head of state
    $200 2
Shaw character who thinks she's descended from a sacred cat and that her blood is made with Nile water
    $400 1
The place in Egypt where Jacob settled was known to the Hebrews as the Land o' ...this
    $400 27
In 1779 this Virginia institution became the first U.S. college to establish a law department
    $400 12
A concertino is a short concerto, and a concertina is a simple one of these instruments
    $400 17
The third highest peak in North America is in this third largest country in North America
    $400 28
Prime Minister Mulroney
    $400 3
The first line of this Strindberg play tells us that the title "miss" is "absolutely wild!"
    $600 4
Byzantine emperor who built the Hagia Sophia Church and collected Roman laws into one code
    $600 6
It ends its cheer, "Cosine, secant, tangent, sine, 3.14159; integral, radical, u dv; slipstick, slide rule..."
    $600 13
Before he composed the "London" Symphony in 1795, he had written the six Paris symphonies
    $600 19
Mountain ranges on this continent include the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Alexandra, and Queen Maud
    $600 26
President Mubarak
    $600 8
In Euripides' tragedy, Jason's new wife is burned alive by a wedding gift from this woman
    $800 5
With the defeat of this man at Actium in 31 B.C., Octavian had full control of the Roman Empire
    $800 7
This Ivy League school is the land grant college of New York State
    $800 14
Name shared by the operatic heroines of "Fidelio" and "Il Trovatore"
    DD: $2,000 20
This Englishman was the first to survey K2's peak
    $800 23
Queen Margrethe II
    $800 9
Violet Venable's son, who never appears in the play "Suddenly Last Summer" because he's been eaten
    $1000 16
The ancient Persian holy book, called the "Avesta", contains the writings of this man and his followers
    DD: $1,000 25
The University of Dublin, which has its own representative in the Irish Parliament , is also called this
    $1000 15
The famous "Sabre Dance" is from this Soviet-Armenian composer's ballet "Gayane"
    $1000 21
Today climbers can make it from the Chamonix city hall to the top of this mountain and back in less than 5 1/2 hours
    $1000 22
Prime Minister Mugabe
    $1000 10
At the end of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" he realizes that George and Martha's son is imaginary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Sandra Michael
$7,700 $9,300 $2,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

Husband and wife who won Oscars almost 30 years apart, she in 1958, he in 1987

Final scores:

Bruce Sandra Michael
$6,500 $8,600 $1
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Sandra Michael
$9,700 $9,100 $2,900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1988-10-24
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