Show #1653 - Wednesday, November 6, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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Lois Kurowski, a doctoral fellow from Elkhart, Indiana

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bruce Ikawa, a college professor originally from Indianapolis, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Completed circa 143, the Romans' Antonine Wall ran from the Firth of Forth to the Clyde in this country
    $100 1
A game tied at 40-40 is called this
    $100 18
Records on the breeding of over 21 million dogs are kept by this U.S. organization
    $100 7
In July 1991 IBM & this rival announced a technology alliance
    $100 13
In this 1972 film, Loren played the role of Dulcinea
    $100 12
The Nepalese call it Sagarmatha
    $200 6
The remains of this city's walls Kathleen Kenyon found in the 1950s weren't the ones that fell before Joshua
    $200 2
She has won more prize money than any tennis player in history, man or woman
    $200 19
In 1871 Ambrose Burnside became the first president of this group that promotes firearm safety
    $200 8
Drawings discovered in 1967 showed this artist invented the chain drive around 1492
    $200 27
Loren married this producer in 1957, got an annulment in 1962 & remarried him in 1966
    $200 14
Cotopaxi, the world's highest active volcano, rises just south of Quito, Ecuador in these mountains
    $300 24
The term Chalcolithic Age refers to the transition time between the use of this & copper
    $300 3
Bjorn Borg & Stefan Edberg helped this country reach the Davis Cup finals 7 times in the 1980s
    $300 20
Founded in 1770, the Hasty Pudding Club is famed for its theatricals at this university
    $300 9
In 1960 Theodore Maiman used this gem in his laser
    $300 28
Loren's 1st Oscar came for this 1961 Italian film co-starring Jean-Paul Belmondo
    $300 15
This tallest Greek mountain is situated on the border between Thessaly & Macedonia
    $400 25
Found in the tomb of Fu Hao, a consort of Wu Ding, were 7,000 cowrie shells, used at the time as this
    $400 5
The annual All-England Championships are held in this London suburb
    $400 21
In 1985 its ship, the Rainbow Warrior, was sunk by French agents in New Zealand
    $400 10
Bell invented it in 1876; David Hughes gave it this name in 1878, & don't lean into it when you reply
    $400 29
Sophia Loren was raised near this large city that's 14 miles from Pompeii
    $400 16
Until Alaska became a state, this mountain was the U.S.A.'s tallest
    $500 26
A systematic excavation of this 1607 British settlement was done between 1935 & 1957
    $500 23
In the Astrodome in 1973, Billie Jean King beat this senior male player in a "Battle of the Sexes"
    DD: $1,000 22
This group sponsored both presidential debates between Walter Mondale & Ronald Reagan in 1984
    $500 11
Christiaan Huygens got into the swing of things in 1656 by adding this to the clock
    $500 30
Both Sophia & her mother were extras in this 1951 Robert Taylor film set during the reign of Nero
    $500 17
This range extends from Lassen Peak in California to the Fraser River in British Columbia

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

Bruce Jonathan Lois
$400 $1,700 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Jonathan Lois
$1,600 $4,200 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Major teams in this sport include the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, the Nankai Hawks & the Hankyu Braves
    $200 25
The Coinage Act of 1965 removed all of this metal from dimes & quarters
    $200 19
The author who wrote "Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink"
    $200 3
If you're on a kibbutz, you're on a collective farm in this country
    $200 2
His niece, Harriet Lane, acted as this
    $200 10
After high school this vocalist known as "The Velvet Fog" played drums in Chico Marx' band
    $400 9
Some 20-30% of these are still arranged by friends & relatives, or a go-between called a nakodo
    $400 27
Dies for all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this city
    DD: $1,000 22
Part of Albrecht Durer's etching, "Four Witches", appeared on the jacket of this John Updike novel
    $400 5
In the late 1830s John Deere introduced one of these made of steel
    $400 4
During his presidency this party collapsed & didn't regain the presidency for 24 years
    $400 12
In 1964 vocalist Astrud Gilberto & this tenor saxophonist had a No. 5 pop hit with "The Girl from Ipanema"
    $600 11
Once the Fleet Street of Tokyo, it's now the most famous shopping & entertainment district
    $600 28
The 2 denominations that don't have grooves or milling around the edge
    $600 23
His book, "Omoo", is subtitled "Adventures in the South Seas"
    $600 13
Agriculture comes from the Latin word for field, as does this unit of measurement for fields
    $600 6
As Secretary of State under Polk, he tried to buy this island from Spain for $120 million dollars
    $600 18
The 1966 biography of this jazz pianist was titled "Ain't Misbehavin'"
    $800 14
2 of the country's 4 main islands
    $800 29
"From Slave Cabin to Hall of Fame" appeared on a half-dollar memorial to this black educator
    $800 24
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who wrote the novel "The Human Comedy"
    $800 16
2-word term for products like tobacco or soybeans grown to be sold rather than used on the farm
    $800 7
Buchanan became the first president to have a state secede under him, when this one did in 1860
    $800 20
Among the eight wives of this clarinetist were Lana Turner, Evelyn Keyes & Ava Gardner
    $1000 15
Stylized singing called yokyoku is featured in this form of theater, Japan's oldest
    $1000 30
The first American coins were shillings made in 1652 with the imprint "N.E." which stood for this
    $1000 26
It's Richard Condon's 1959 suspense novel about Raymond Shaw, an ex-POW programmed to be an assassin
    DD: $1,900 17
The Book of Knowledge calls this tropical fruit the most commonly eaten fruit in the world
    $1000 8
As minister to this country from 1832-34, Buchanan helped create our first commercial treaty with it
    $1000 21
On April 29, 1986 the U.S. issued a stamp bearing the portrait of this "noble" jazz musician

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Jonathan Lois
$7,000 $8,800 $7,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Sounds kind of dry, doesn't it?)
The world's 14th largest airline is based in this 240-square-mile island nation

Final scores:

Bruce Jonathan Lois
$8,800 $10,001 $12,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Jonathan Lois
$7,000 $8,800 $7,800
16 R,
0 W
22 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 1991-10-14
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