Show #969 - Thursday, November 17, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Mark Lowenthal, a State Department employee from Reston, Virginia

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Bruce Naegeli, a librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
The adjective "ruddy" comes from the Old English "rudig", meaning this color
    $100 21
Country singer Lacy J. Dalton was vice president of the ACM, which is this
    $100 26
An American, Theodore Maiman, built the first of these light-amplifying devices in 1960
    $100 14
An ex-football player who enters the ministry is the subject of this Sinclair Lewis novel
    $100 5
Legend says bats lived in a shed at its rum distillery & one of them is still on its labels
    $100 4
Business is no longer "hopping" in these clubs, now that the last one in the U.S., in Lansing, Michigan, has closed
    $200 15
It's a French word meaning "Dutch," and in English it usually refers to a sauce
    $200 22
Some stores refused to stock his "Lovesexy" album because he was nude on the cover
    $200 27
When burning, sulfur becomes this compound that's used to keep dried fruit from turning brown
    $200 16
James M. Cain's first novel; think letters & bells for a clue to its title
    $200 6
Almond-flavored liqueur whose name comes from the Italian for "bitter," not the Italian for "love"
    $200 7
Forbes magazine said this singer has overtaken Bill Cosby as the highest-paid entertainer in the world
    $300 3
From the Latin for shield, "scutum," it's a shield bearing a coat of arms
    $300 23
He made his first tour of the U.S. as a solo performer in 1988, & Wham!, he was a smash
    $300 28
It's defined as a form of an element with the same atomic number but different atomic weight
    $300 17
J.P. Marquand, who won a Pulitzer for "The Late George Apley," created this Japanese spy/detective
    $300 11
The recipe for Tia Maria came from this island & "has been closely guarded for generations"
    $300 8
This U.N. Secretary General negotiated a cease-fire between Iraq & Iran
    $400 2
An Arabic word for "poor" gave us this term for a Muslim or Hindu beggar said to have mystical powers
    $400 24
The 1968 song about "Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay" was a posthumous No. 1 hit for him
    $400 29
Named for an English scientist, it's a division of classical physics
    $400 19
Among his many books for boys are the Ragged Dick & Tattered Tom series
    $400 12
This hazelnut liqueur was named for the mysterious monk who made it 300 years ago
    $400 9
Canada's maple sugar industry is directly endangered by this pollution
    $500 1
Named for a town in France, this sheer net fabric is used to make bridal veils & tutus
    $500 25
Mrs. Andrew Lloyd Webber, she starred on Broadway in "Phantom of the Opera"
    $500 30
This era, the age of mammals, represents less than 1 percent of geologic time
    $500 20
Richard Henry Dana's 1840 classic based on a voyage he took around Cape Horn
    $500 13
Called "the world's oldest whiskey distillery", it's in County Antrim, Ireland
    DD: $1,100 10
A sharp decline in Cabbage Patch doll sales contributed to this toy company's filing Chapter 11

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

Bruce Sandra Mark
$0 $2,900 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Sandra Mark
$600 $5,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
According to legend, he was a swineherd before he conquered the Incas
    $200 29
In the female version of this Neil Simon play, the title characters are named Olive & Florence
    $200 17
The longest river in Europe, it's noted for its boatmen
    $200 2
Rancho del Cielo
    $200 3
Some evidence indicates Beethoven moved 79 times during his 35-year stay in this central European capital
    $200 30
In the Pledge of Allegiance, these four words follow "with liberty"
    $400 10
As a result of the Napoleonic Wars, this country lost Norway to Sweden in 1814
    $400 28
"The Fantasticks" opens with El Gallo singing this song
    $400 20
River that runs from Pittsburgh to Cairo--Illinois that is
    $400 6
La Casa Pacifica
    $400 7
"Troldhaugen" is the name of the house this Norwegian built a few miles outside Bergen
    DD: $2,500 24
The exit line which usually followed the music heard here:
    $600 11
"Great" King of Prussia whose last words were "I am tired of ruling over slaves"
    DD: $1,000 27
In this play, Audrey II is described as "a cross between a Venus fly trap and an avocado"
    $600 19
The German-speaking Swiss call it the Genfersee
    $600 5
The Hermitage
    $600 8
On a 1969 album cover, the Beatles are shown crossing this road outside the recording studio
    $600 23
Title of 1956 French film & its 1988 American remake, both directed by Roger Vadim
    $800 12
He had a wife named Cleopatra, a daughter named Cleopatra, & a famous son, Alexander the Great
    $800 26
She adapted the stage version of "The Member of the Wedding" from her own novel
    $800 18
Shreveport, Louisiana, and Hanoi, Vietnam, are both on rivers that have this colorful name
    $800 4
The Elms
    $800 13
For 10 years, his widow, Constanze, lived in Copenhagen with her second husband, Georg Nissen
    $800 22
Monty Python's Flying Circus borrowed this catch phrase from BBC announcers
    $1000 15
The Cuban missile crisis made this the tensest month of 1962
    $1000 25
His 1956 play "Look Back in Anger" was called "A landmark in the history of the theatre"
    $1000 16
Over 300 rivers flow into this largest freshwater lake in Asia, & only one flows out, the Angara
    $1000 1
Hickory Hill, which he later sold to his brother
    $1000 14
You'd have to go to this country to visit museums honoring composer Bedrich Smetana
    $1000 21
Pepys often ended his diary entries with these four words referring to the end of the day's affairs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Sandra Mark
$6,400 $10,500 $6,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Now independent, this island has been ruled by Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, French & British

Final scores:

Bruce Sandra Mark
$12,800 $13,000 $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Sandra Mark
$6,400 $7,800 $7,800
14 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1988-10-25
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