Show #2577 - Tuesday, November 14, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Jim Vercolen, a part-time teacher from Rochester, New York

Isaac Segal, an advertising creative director from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Paul Thompson, a personnel manager from Cheverly, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Prince Boris Golitzen invented an electromagnetic one of these, & was probably paid "Richter" scale
    $100 11
It's a marsupial receptacle, a chipmunk cheek or the sac under a pelican's bill
    $100 18
On May 22, 1995 USA Today reported she "weighs anchor, no longer eye-to-eye with CBS News"
    $100 26
This Oriental sauce is made by fermenting boiled legumes & roasted wheat
    $100 1
Psalm 122 says "Pray for the peace of" this city; "they shall prosper that love thee"
    $100 12
A swinging couch suspended from a vertical frame or a light aircraft with no engine
    $200 7
In 1711, trumpeter John Shore invented this two-pronged pitch setter
    $200 17
A caruncle is a fleshy outgrowth, like this on the top of a rooster
    $200 19
ABC's comedy "Hudson Street" stars Lori Loughlin & this former "Who's the Boss?" housekeeper
    $200 27
Larousse calls for brandy & a half-liter of Chambertin to make this classic chicken & wine dish
    $200 2
The feast of Passover is first mentioned in this book
    $200 13
This shade of red has the same name as a birthstone
    $300 8
In July of 1995, leptin was in the news; it's a protein that caused some mice to do this
    $300 23
Collective term for all the feathers of a bird
    $300 20
This company had a "Television Theater" in 1947; its "Music Hall" didn't premiere until 1958
    $300 28
The original type of this almond flavored liquor comes from Saronno, Italy
    $300 3
After Abel's murder, Cain settled in this land east of Eden
    $300 14
Artist Charles Dana's "Girl", or her martini with an onion
    $400 9
In 1910 this Swiss company produced its first wrist chronometer
    $400 24
Also called the ventriculus, it's the part of a bird that grinds food using stones or grit
    $400 21
Both "Happy Days" & "Laverne & Shirley" were set in this city
    $400 29
This salad green, also called rucola, has a bitter taste many find too assertive
    $400 4
Oddly, this tribe for whom the third book is named, is mentioned in only one passage there
    $400 15
This Italian family ruled Mantua for almost four centuries
    DD: $500 10
Discovered in 1797 by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, this element was named for the Greek for "color"
    $500 25
The carina is a keel-like ridge on this bone that helps support muscles used in flying
    $500 22
Among her TV roles were Jill Danko, Sabrina Duncan & Amanda King
    $500 30
This tuna has the lightest flesh & is the only one that legally can be called white
    $500 5
In 1 Samuel 4, these people captured the Ark of the Covenant after defeating Israel in battle
    $500 16
This German composer of the opera "Alceste" taught singing to Marie Antoinette

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

Paul Isaac Jim
$900 $700 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Isaac Jim
$2,200 $3,500 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And a whole category devoted to...)
    $200 9
Ange-Jacques Gabriel designed the classically elegant Petit Trianon at this palace
    $200 23
In 1953 the U.N. coordinated the first worldwide one of these; the U.S. takes one every ten years
    $200 18
In an annual tribute, seven boys & seven girls were fed to this monster of the Labyrinth
    $200 1
This Spaniard rides a bony old nag named Rocinante on his quests
    $200 12
As requested, she was buried at Mark Antony's side in 30 B.C.
    $200 2
"The Gondoliers" opens on the Piazzetta in this city
    $400 11
Though this Maine city's state house has been remodeled, it retains its original Charles Bulfinch facade
    $400 27
Under U.N. guidelines, this military operation began January 16, 1991
    $400 19
The Pierides were turned into magpies when they challenged these nine sisters to a singing match, & lost
    $400 3
Longfellow based his tales of this inn on the Red Horse Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts
    $400 13
In 1947 Francisco Franco honored this Argentine first lady with The Cross of Isabel the Catholic
    $400 7
"In short, in matters vegetable, animal and mineral, I am the very model of a modern" one of these
    $600 17
This architect of Welsh descent named his homes in Wisconsin & Arizona for the Welsh poet Taliesin
    $600 28
The presidency of this body rotates alphabetically every month among its 15 member nations
    $600 24
Ilus was an early king of this city that was also called Ilium in his honor
    $600 4
This 1902 Joseph Conrad novella is set in the Belgian Congo
    $600 14
Speusippus, a nephew & disciple of this philosopher, succeeded him as the head of the Academy
    $600 8
The pair's first smash hit; it was staged on a facsimile of the HMS Victory's quarterdeck
    $800 21
From Latin for "little tub", it's a dome-like structure often found atop a roof
    $800 29
Zaire & Zambia joined in the '60s & this country, the last member alphabetically, joined in 1980
    $800 25
His lyre playing was so moving it brought the ghosts of Hades to tears
    $800 5
In "Great Expectations", Pip falls in love with Estella, a ward of this spinster
    $800 15
This general & premier who led Japan into war in 1941 was hanged as a war criminal in 1948
    $800 10
"It was", as the program put it, "an entirely new and original Japanese opera in two acts"
    $1000 22
This renowned Brazilian architect designed the President's Palace in Brasilia
    DD: $300 30
Man who served the shortest time as Secretary-General
    DD: $1,000 26
When Oedipus exiled himself from Thebes, this daughter accompanied him
    $1000 6
In 1904 this short story author's first book, "Cabbages and Kings", was published
    $1000 16
Later named a saint, this Spanish missionary died en route to China in 1552
    $1000 20
Sergeant Meryll, who works at the Tower of London, is part of this title group

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Isaac Jim
$6,000 $5,500 $5,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

She said she healed from a near-fatal fall after reading a passage from the Bible in 1866

Final scores:

Paul Isaac Jim
$11,001 $11,000 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Isaac Jim
$6,000 $5,500 $6,300
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
1 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1995-10-10
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