Show #2580 - Friday, November 17, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Jim Morgan, a personnel manager from New Brunswick, New Jersey

Matt Zielenski, a Teen Tournament winner from Broadview Heights, Ohio

Len Krisak, an editor from Newton, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
The most famous "rough" type of this dog is undoubtedly Lassie--rough, rough!
    $100 17
On an outing to a baseball game, you'll usually see this number of innings
    $100 1
Percy Shelley wrote his lyrical drama "Hellas" in this city, known for its leaning tower
    $100 24
National Grandparents Day is celebrated in September on the first Sunday after this holiday
    $100 3
This British river flows through the Bard's birthplace
    $100 2
King John's failure to honor this document in 1215 led to a rebellion by the barons
    $200 10
One of the first of these cats in the United States was given to Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes by the consul in Bangkok
    $200 20
Winks in a catnap or days in Lent
    $200 13
In 1922 this Illinois poet published a collection called "Slabs of the Sunburnt West"
    $200 26
In 1995 it occurred on April 16th; in 1996 it will occur on April 7th
    $200 9
The land between these two rivers, now known in part as Al-Jazira, was once Mesopotamia
    $200 4
Her 63-year reign over England was the longest of any British monarch
    $300 12
This terrier with a vulpine name may be smooth-haired or wire-haired
    $300 21
Number of stars in the Big Dipper; it's two less than the number of stars that made up "The Hollywood Squares"
    $300 18
This lord's 1879 poem "The Defence of Lucknow" concerns the Sepoy Rebellion
    $300 27
In Canada & Great Britain it's usually the day following Christmas
    $300 11
The Chagres River supplies some of the water that operates this canal's locks
    $300 6
The title "Defender of the Faith" was first bestowed upon this king in 1521 by Pope Leo X
    $400 15
Most of these Myanmar cats are descended from a female named Wong Mau
    $400 22
A dodecahedron has this many faces, one for every letter in its name
    $400 19
William Wordsworth's poem about this Haitian begins "Toussaint, the most unhappy Man of Men!"
    $400 28
In 1789 it became the first U.S. holiday designated by presidential proclamation
    $400 14
In April of 1862, David Farragut ordered his fleet up this river
    $400 7
The Treaty of Bretigny in 1360 brought a brief period of peace during this war
    $500 16
The French call this dog la caniche
    $500 30
On a telephone, the letters GHI go with this number
    $500 23
She wrote "The Rhyme of the Duchess May" & her husband wrote "My Last Duchess"
    $500 29
This Jewish holiday is also known as the Feast of Lots
    $500 25
The ancient Roman Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, now Cologne, Germany, is on this river
    DD: $500 8
In the 1560s, Richard Davies, Bishop of St. David's, helped translate the New Testament into this language

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

Len Matt Jim
-$300 $700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Len Matt Jim
$500 $1,400 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
His "Maple Leaf Rag", the most famous instrumental rag, was composed in 1899
    $200 8
This Kansas City-based greeting card company began marketing Christmas ornaments in the 1970s
    $200 21
She's Jackie Joyner-Kersee's famous sister-in-law
    $200 9
It's putting off until tomorrow what you could have done three weeks ago
    $200 1
On August 9, 1974, he became the first U.S. president to resign
    $200 26
Sauterne is a sweet white wine named for a district in this country's Bordeaux region
    $400 3
This composer of "The Four Seasons" wrote 46 operas, but only 21 of the scores survive
    $400 14
Aluminum Company of America, popularly called this, was the first industrial user of power from Niagara Falls
    $400 22
In 1877 this orator was appointed marshal for the District of Columbia
    $400 10
A William Bradford Huie novel & a Julie Andrews movie told about "The" this "of Emily"
    $400 6
During the War of 1812 he became the first president to face enemy gunfire while in office
    $400 27
Probably the most famous Dutch cheese, it contains more fat than Edam
    $600 4
The Czech subtitle of this Dvorak symphony is "Z noveho sveta"
    $600 15
In 1983 this Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer opened Sam's Wholesale Club warehouse chain
    $600 23
In 1995 Ron Kirk was elected the first black mayor of this Texas city
    $600 11
A magician with nimble fingers
    $600 16
This 5th president was the 1st to serve previously as a U.S. senator
    $600 28
This soft cheese found in Greek salad is made from the milk of sheep or goats
    $800 5
This "Creation" composer's last 12 symphonies, nos. 93-104, are known as "The London Symphonies"
    $800 19
This company first marketed tires under the Allstate brand; insurance followed in 1931
    $800 24
This author of "Jazz" & "Tar Baby" was the first black American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature
    $800 12
It's any drug that makes veins or arteries narrow
    $800 17
In 1835 he became the first & only president to pay off the national debt
    $800 29
Liebfraumilch is a fine Rhine wine named for a church in this city, Martin Luther's "diet" site
    $1000 7
In 1809, Princes Kinsky & Lobkowitz & Archduke Rudolf guaranteed him an income if he'd remain in Vienna
    $1000 20
In April of 1995 this beverage company agreed to buy 80% of MCA, Inc. from Matsushita
    DD: $500 25
The "Voice of Harlem"; he served in the House of Representatives from 1945-67 & 1969-1970
    $1000 13
From German myth, it means "Twilight of the Gods"
    DD: $2,500 18
This 20th century president was the first to visit Europe while in office
    $1000 30
This pungent Italian cheese with blue-green veins goes well with a hearty red wine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Len Matt Jim
$1,100 $9,100 $5,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

DNA from Prince Philip helped prove that Anna Anderson-Manahan was not this woman, as she had claimed

Final scores:

Len Matt Jim
$2,199 $11,601 $6,800
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Len Matt Jim
$1,100 $7,600 $6,800
8 R,
6 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1995-10-10
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