Show #2347 - Tuesday, November 15, 1994

1994 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Jeff Stewart, a College Tournament winner originally from The Dalles, Oregon

Fred Frank, a medical student from Palo Alto, California

Bill Pitassy, an attorney from Cranford, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 27
In Native American myth, Thunderbird's beating wings cause thunder & his flashing eyes create this
    $100 19
The Iron Man Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike race & this 26.2-mile run
    $100 30
Along with its famous 500 list of U.S. companies, this magazine also ranks the 50 largest U.S. banks
    $100 29
In the 1860s Alexis Millardet saved this French beverage industry from a plant lice plague
    $100 1
This Illinois city's lakefront on Lake Michigan is over 25 miles long
    $100 25
This populous country is Hindio or Barato in Esperanto
    $200 18
The legend of these one-eyed giants may have been inspired by miners who wore lamps on their foreheads
    $200 5
On August 6, 1994 Jeff Gordon won the Brickyard 400, the first stock car race on this track
    $200 23
From 1917 to 1929, Nikolai Bukharin was editor of this official Communist Party newspaper
    $200 24
William Aspinwall built a railroad across this isthmus in the 1850s
    $200 28
On August 11, 1683 William Penn issued a warrant to lay out this Delaware capital
    $200 26
To touch lightly in passing, or to feed on growing grasses
    $300 17
Also called lycanthropes, they revert to human form when they are wounded
    $300 4
In the 1920s & 1930s Helen Wills Moody was the top-ranked women's player in this sport a record 9 times
    $300 10
George Brown founded this Canadian city's Globe newspaper in 1844
    $300 8
In 1967, Adrian Kantrowitz became the first in the United States & the second in the world to perform this operation
    $300 15
The Museum of Flight, south of this major city, features the Red Barn, Boeing's first plant building
    $300 22
This word for a decorative sticker comes partly from calquer, meaning "to trace"
    $400 16
A mirage that may resemble castles in the air is called a Fata Morgana, Italian for this Arthurian sorceresses' name
    $400 3
In 1930 this golfer became the first recipient of the AAU's Sullivan Award, as the year's top male athlete
    $400 11
This insurance organization's List is one of London's oldest papers
    $400 12
Around 1512 Bartolome de las Casas became the first priest ordained in the New World on this island
    $400 7
A fountain at its Point State Park symbolizes the confluence of the Ohio, Monongahela & Allegheny Rivers
    $400 20
This large African antelope's name comes from the Dutch word for an elk
    $500 6
This gigantic white bird of Arabian myth carries off elephants to its nest & devours them
    $500 2
This jockey is the only man to ride 2 Triple Crown winners: Whirlaway & Citation
    $500 9
From 1925 to 1987 this magazine had just 2 editors: Harold Ross & William Shawn
    DD: $2,000 13
In 1951, this American biologist went to Cambridge, where his life became intwined with Francis Crick's
    $500 14
Before a new facility was built, Love Field was this Texas city's main airport
    $500 21
The books of the Bible accepted as holy scripture, or the works of an author considered authentic

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

Bill Fred Jeff
-$400 $5,800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Fred Jeff
$600 $6,100 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
In his will, he left a plot of land in Grandview, Missouri to his Masonic lodge
    $200 28
This language's mainland dialects are divided into 3 groups: Eastern, Western & Kyushu
    $200 30
The entries in her famous diary were addressed to an imaginary friend named Kitty
    $200 27
The Geminids is an important winter shower of these
    $200 29
Ted Schuler of Tennessee has 3,997 full bottles of this on his walls; take one down, pass it around & he has 3,996
    $200 25
Pierre de Beaumarchais wrote "The Marriage of" this wily valet of Count Almaviva of Andalusia
    $400 21
In 1902 he became the first layman chosen as president of Princeton
    $400 22
Written materials in this language date back to the Oaths of Strasbourg of 842
    $400 26
In 1942 she published "And Keep Your Powder Dry: An Anthropologist Looks at America"
    $400 20
The midday forecast for this planet is 750 degrees Fahrenheit & sunny
    $400 24
This Kentucky fort has a collection of World War II German vehicles & weapons worth its weight in gold
    $400 14
At the end of this Beckett play, Vladimir & Estragon consider hanging themselves, but have no rope
    DD: $1,000 6
Among the scandals of his administration were the Credit Mobilier & the Whiskey Ring
    $600 1
A variety of Malay called Bahasa Jakarta is spoken in the capital of this island nation
    DD: $4,000 17
Founder Candy Lightner partly funded this organization with insurance money from her daughter Cari's death
    $600 19
This Jovian feature is abbreviated GRS
    $600 15
This St. Petersburg museum has the largest collection of Scythian jewelry
    $600 13
In a Jean Giraudoux play, Countess Aurelia is known as the "Mad Woman of" this part of Paris
    $800 5
This president's nephew & the editor of the Washington Globe were part of his "Kitchen Cabinet"
    $800 3
The language of the Faroe Islands is Faroese, but this national language is taught in schools
    $800 10
In 1986 Kerr-McGee Corporation agreed to pay her estate $1.38 million while admitting no blame
    $800 18
One of these is annualar if a ring of the photosphere remains visible
    $800 2
Known for its Hebraica collection, Hebrew University of Jerusalem bought 3 of these, found in 1947
    $800 9
In this Peter Shaffer play, Martin Dysart tells the story of Alan Strang, a disturbed adolescent
    $1000 4
In 1897 he was hired as a mining engineer at Coolgardie, Australia
    $1000 7
This dialect is also called Northern Chinese
    $1000 11
Running under the slogan "Unbought and Unbossed", she became the first black woman in the U.S. Congress
    $1000 16
Voyager II discovered six more moons around this planet; one is bigger than the previously known Nereid
    $1000 12
This Oxford museum of art & archaeology opened in 1683 as Britain's first public museum
    $1000 8
This American playwright won the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes for 1920's "Beyond the Horizon"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Fred Jeff
$8,600 $7,500 $9,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

Discovered November 16, 1855, its Makalolo name, Mosioatunya, means "the smoke that thunders"

Final scores:

Bill Fred Jeff
$17,200 $4,000 $8,100
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Fred Jeff
$8,200 $6,000 $5,900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1994-10-11
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