Show #2934 - Thursday, May 8, 1997

1997 International Tournament final game 1.
From Stockholm, Sweden.


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Boris Levit, a film technician and audio editor from Israel

Per Gunnar Hillesoy, an assistant dean of students from Norway

Michael Daunt, an accountant from Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
According to tradition, Zeus' home was on this mountain on the Thessaly/Macedonia border
    $100 14
The name of this religion of Haiti is derived from a Dahomean word for "spirit"
    $100 6
D'Artagnan is the swashbuckling hero of this author's "The Three Musketeers"
    $100 23
The device for doing this to flour is basically a cup with a mesh screen
    $100 18
It's "clear" he's the perfect choice to host the Oscars; since 1990, he's done it 5 times
    $100 26
    $200 3
One account had her opening a jar, not a box, but she still shuts it before hope escapes
    $200 10
Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, lies on this "Beautiful Blue" river
    $200 7
He's scared readers with such popular novels as "It", "Carrie" & "The Stand"
    $200 24
The soup of these split vegetables is popular in the Middle East as well as in colder areas
    $200 19
This superstar & Cuba Gooding, Jr. were both nominated for "Jerry Maguire"; Cuba won
    $200 27
    $300 4
Asterius was the real name of this bull-headed creature
    $300 15
The concept of Tapu---sacredness---is sacred to these indigenous people of New Zealand
    $300 11
This British author wrote "The War in the Air" as well as "The War of the Worlds"
    $300 8
If you don't want to break this dish used to make aspic or pudding, use one of metal, not ceramic
    $300 20
Best actress Frances McDormand played a pregnant cop in this film named for a North Dakota city
    $300 28
SVO, also known as Sheremetyevo
    $400 5
After Zeus mated with Leda, disguised as this bird, Castor & Pollux were born in an egg
    $400 16
It's the seductive ballroom dance most associated with Buenos Aires
    $400 12
He died in 1924 without completing "The Trial" & "The Castle"
    $400 9
The name of these tiny dumplings served as a side dish means "little sparrow" in German
    $400 21
This Frenchwoman was surprised to win for "The English Patient"; she thought Lauren Bacall deserved it
    $400 29
DUS, in the FRG
    $500 2
She & Athena had a weaving contest
    $500 17
Kiunguja, which is spoken in Zanzibar, is a dialect of this African Bantu language
    $500 13
1943's "Magister Ludi", or "The Glass Bead Game", was the last novel by this German author
    $500 25
The name of this consomme flavored with tomato juice comes from "Madrid"
    $500 22
This pianist made a surprise appearance on the show, & Geoffrey Rush won for playing him in "Shine"
    DD: $600 30
MAN, 160 miles from LHR

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Michael Per Gunnar Boris
$700 $1,000 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Per Gunnar Boris
$2,300 $3,500 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Opera composer Renzo Rossellini was the brother of this film director
    $200 6
It's the smaller of the 2 countries on the Iberian Peninsula
    $200 2
Astronomers divide the sky into 88 of these star groups
    $200 11
"Slow and steady wins the race" is a well-known moral from one of his fables
    $200 16
Through his writings, this Venetian gives us a description of Kublai Khan & his palace at Shang-Tu
    $200 26
The Pied Piper led these 2 groups out of Hamelin
    $400 24
This beautiful figure skater was once called "The Brooke Shields of East Germany"
    $400 7
Prince Albert I founded this tiny principality's Musee Oceanographique in 1910
    $400 3
In 1705 he announced that the comets of 1531, 1607, & 1682 were the same comet
    $400 12
He wrote, "My name is Sherlock Holmes, it is my business to know what other people don't know"
    $400 17
While scaling Mount Everest in April 1953, Tenzing Norgay rescued this man who had fallen into a crevasse
    $400 28
In 1910 Georges Claude created these lights, now popular in Las Vegas & Piccadilly Circus
    DD: $2,000 23
U.S. president seen here
    $600 8
This small country in the Pyrenees uses the money of its neighbors, France & Spain
    $600 4
At about 600 miles in diameter, Ceres is the largest first discovered of these minor planets
    $600 13
This ancient Chinese philosopher said, "When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them"
    DD: $3,500 18
In 1769 he & the crew of the Endeavour built Fort Venus on Matavai Bay in Tahiti
    $600 27
The Holland type of this liquor first made in Holland is usually drunk straight
    $800 22
Once a star of the Kirov Ballet, this man, nicknamed Misha, now tours with the White Oak Dance Project
    $800 9
This country's supreme court is in Sucre, not in La Paz
    $800 5
A galactic cloud of dust & gas, its name comes from the Latin for "cloud"
    $800 14
Among his last words at the battle of Trafalgar were "Thank God, I have done my duty"
    $800 19
The Gjoa, this 20th C. Norwegian's ship, was exhibited in San Francisco 1906-1972, when it was returned to Oslo
    $800 29
In 1930 he officially changed the name of Constantinople to Istanbul
    $1000 21
Some of this U.S. pop artist's silkscreens are in a museum in Slovakia, near his parents' birthplace
    $1000 10
Founded as an Egyptian army camp in the 1820s, Khartoum is now the capital of this country
    $1000 1
In the "Almagest", this 2nd century Greek astronomer suggested the Earth was the center of the universe
    $1000 15
In "The Social Contract" he wrote, "Man was born free and he is everywhere in chains"
    $1000 20
In 1642 this Dutchman was commissioned to find the Great Southern Continent
    $1000 30
This northern Tanzania national park is twice the size of Yellowstone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Per Gunnar Boris
$15,100 $12,000 $2,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

Princess Sophia of Greece gave up her right of succession to Greece's throne before marrying him in 1962

Final scores:

Michael Per Gunnar Boris
$20,200 $22,000 $0

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Per Gunnar Boris
$13,700 $9,000 $2,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $25,100

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Game tape date: 1997-04-19
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