Show #1654 - Thursday, November 7, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Scott Gillispie, a graduate student and College Tournament winner from Atlanta, Georgia

Sara Cox, a second grade teacher from Bangor, Maine

Tom Halpern, a researcher and writer from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

NEWS 1991
    $100 25
This ocean's deepest point, about 28,000 feet, is in the Puerto Rico Trench
    $100 18
In April 1991 The Washington Post pointed out that this chief of staff seemed to fly free a lot
    $100 16
In 1953 Tony Curtis portrayed this magician in a highly fictionalized account of his life
    $100 10
Her married name was Hedda Tesman
    $100 1
Eagle, Tiempo & Arriva are three tire brands from this rubber company
    $100 4
This Hebrew drinking toast literally means "To Life!"
    $200 26
The Navy shipyard at Bremerton in Washington state is on this inlet of the Pacific
    $200 22
In August 1991 Shannon Lucid became the first U.S. woman to spend more than 430 hours here
    $200 17
This composer was portrayed by Don Ameche in "Swanee River" & Bill Shirley in "I Dream of Jeannie"
    $200 11
A 1962 Solzhenitsyn work describes one day in the life of this prisoner
    $200 2
This Kansas City-based greeting card company also produces Springbok jigsaw puzzles
    $200 5
For bravery in action a French soldier might receive this decoration meaning "cross of war"
    $300 27
Qeshm, the largest island in the Persian Gulf, is located in this strait
    $300 23
A 6,000-pound segment of this was put on display at the Reagan Library
    $300 19
"I Aim at the Stars" told the story of this German rocket scientist & his adjustments to life in the U.S.
    $300 12
According to the title of a D.H. Lawrence novel, it's who Mellors is
    $300 3
Western Forge makes this brand of hand tools for Sears
    $300 6
This French term can describe a chicken, ham & cheese dish or the master chef who prepared it
    $400 28
Divided between Switzerland & France, it's the largest Alpine lake in Europe
    $400 24
On August 9, 1991, General Joseph Hoar replaced this man as chief of the U.S. Central Command
    $400 20
Herbert Marshall portrayed this writer in "The Moon and Sixpence" & "The Razor's Edge"
    $400 13
In this Ray Bradbury novel, fireman Guy Montag has the job of burning books
    $400 7
This company introduced Bartles & Jaymes wine coolers in 1985
    $400 8
Negus, Amharic for king, was the title formerly given to emperors of this African country
    $500 29
An underwater cable in this sea provides communication between Australia & New Zealand
    $500 30
"60 Minutes" spent 14 of its minutes in a tribute to this newsman, August 11, 1991
    $500 21
In 1929 George Arliss played this prime minister & won an Oscar
    $500 14
The murder of this perfumery girl "occurred about two years after the atrocity in the Rue Morgue"
    DD: $800 9
This chemical company makes Saran Wrap & Handi-Wrap
    $500 15
"Locos y niños dicen la verdad" is the Spanish way of saying fools & children do this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tom Sara Scott
$300 $700 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Sara Scott
$1,600 $1,000 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Ohio's state beverage is this, the juice that looks like V-8
    $200 16
Robert E. Lee's truce flag was delivered to this general in 1865; in 1876 he was killed at Little Bighorn
    $200 17
Usually, a prelude is an introduction to a fugue & this is one to an opera
    $200 26
With some helpful & some harmful to humans, they come in 3 shapes: rod-shaped, round & spiral
    $200 1
Henry's 2nd wife, she was the sister of one of his former mistresses
    $200 3
In 1838, she moved with her family to 50 Wimpole Street in London
    $400 12
The white-tailed species of this animal is the only large game mammal in the state today
    $400 19
This U.S. tank commander's diary, "War As I Knew It", was published posthumously in 1947
    $400 18
Détaché, ricochet & tremolo are ways to use this on a violin
    $400 27
To reproduce asexually a paramecium just does this
    $400 2
She was the younger sister of the tragic Spanish queen known as "Joan the Mad"
    $400 7
British poet who wrote, "If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you"
    $600 13
This U.S. senator is chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee
    $600 20
Nicknamed "Hap", he's the only man to hold the rank of General of the Army & General of the Air Force
    $600 23
From the Italian for broad, it's a direction indicating "play at a slow speed"
    $600 28
The Latin for "poison", it needs to be in a living cell to reproduce
    $600 4
She was the 3rd Catherine who married Henry, I kid you not
    $600 8
In his 30s, he supplemented his income by teaching at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire
    $800 14
A presidential library in Fremont houses the papers of this 19th president, & Lucy's, too
    $800 21
In May 1918 this French marshal became Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in World War I
    $800 24
This symbol is usually used to mark the end of a composition
    $800 29
Observations by this deft storekeeper in Delft began the science of microbiology
    $800 5
She was probably Henry's favorite wife because he was buried beside her at Windsor
    $800 9
As a wedding gift, this poet's father-in-law gave him Craigie House in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    $1000 15
The largest single employer of this city associated with aviation is Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
    $1000 22
Hannibal was defeated at Zama in north Africa by this Roman general, who was then called Africanus
    $1000 25
Term for the distance in pitch between two tones; C to E is a major third
    $1000 30
If an amoeba wanted to trip a passing protozoan, it would stick this out
    DD: $2,000 6
Henry's rude nickname for her was "The Flanders Mare"
    DD: $2,000 10
This black poetess won a Pulitzer for "Annie Allen" & became Illinois' poet laureate in 1969

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Sara Scott
$1,400 $7,200 $12,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

The English title of this book is a translation of the Greek word "arithmoi"

Final scores:

Tom Sara Scott
$2,800 $9,200 $14,500
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:

Tom Sara Scott
$1,400 $8,200 $12,600
11 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1991-10-14
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