Show #313 - Wednesday, November 20, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Jerry Frankel, a musician and a composer originally from Buffalo, New York

Paul Boymel, an attorney from Potomac, Maryland

Ron Black, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '70s
    $100 25
Established in 1872, it's the oldest national park in U.S.
    $200 18
In 1977, Bishop John Neumann was 1st American man to be named this by Roman Catholic Church
    $200 2
Of amber, amethyst, or agate, the one that once came from a living thing
    $200 19
The real title of this 1979 hit by Rupert Holmes is “Escape”
    $200 21
Besides the breast, only part of chicken or turkey that is all white meat
    $200 14
Of historic value, recreational value, or natural features, reason most nat'l parks are preserved
    $200 23
The 2 South American countries whose names begin with “B”
    $300 15
Cellist Charlotte Moorman achieved fame by performing this way, but just “barely”
    $300 7
Intaglio & cameo are principal forms of doing this to gemstones
    $300 6
This & “wild women will drive you crazy, will drive you insane”
    $300 11
Candling is a technique to inspect these
    $300 1
California national park that's site of the world's tallest known tree
    $300 5
The only “B” word in the nursery rhyme, “Little Miss Muffet”
    $400 16
In March of 1979, Egypt was suspended from this organization for signing peace treaty with Israel
    $400 8
Gemologists call this stone found in abundance in Australia hydrated silica gel
    $400 20
According to The Limelighters, “It's ever so much nicer than beer... m'dear”
    $400 12
Some farmers specialize in raising pullets which are these
    $400 3
Kentucky's only national park, it's great for spelunkers
    $400 10
From Greek for “great hunger” beating this behavior syndrome is among Jane Fonda's causes
    $500 17
In 1978, he won a reverse discrimination lawsuit against the University of California
    $500 9
When chemically pure, without metallic oxides, most gems lack this characteristic property
    DD: $300 22
Title of this Ray Charles instrumental:
    $500 13
Called “fool hens” because their extreme curiosity makes these wild fowl easy prey for hunter
    $500 4
The state with the largest number of national parks
    $500 24
On the River Dee in Scotland, it's private residence of the British sovereign

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ron Paul Jerry
$200 $400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Paul Jerry
$900 $1,400 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Eons of wind & rain have worn away ancient mtns., making this smallest continent the flattest, too
    $200 5
The word “church” can be traced back to “kyros”, meaning “power” in this language
    $200 12
It's said he turned down Pulitzer for “Arrowsmith” because he felt he was due one sooner
    $200 16
Composer who had a celebrated love affair with novelist George Sand
    $400 19
Of 4, 12, or 20, the number of independent countries in Africa before WWII
    $400 4
A church is called a “cathedral” when this official's chair, a “cathedra” in Latin, is there
    $400 9
In 1895, this 67-year-old count learned to ride the bicycle he received from Moscow admirers
    $400 10
Peter Pan's flight plan to Never-Never Land
    $400 14
“La Traviata” is his operatic version of “Camille”
    $400 28
This hard yellowish tartar found on teeth sounds like a mathematical matter
    $600 13
Mountain range that's the accepted dividing line between Europe & Asia
    $600 3
Traditionally, the entrance of a cathedral faces this direction
    $600 6
From age 19 on, he had a platinum kneecap to replace one shattered in WWI
    $600 26
Name for a ship's “speedometer”, as well as for the record of its voyage
    $600 15
His “Love For 3 Oranges” is loved by opera folks
    $600 27
The first primary teeth to appear in a baby are usually of this variety
    DD: $2,100 20
Besides the Amazon, 1 of the other 4 river systems that drain South America
    $800 1
Where the altar & seats for the choir are located, it's a semicircular area at end of nave
    $800 8
Don't wait for the mini-series of “My Antonia”; this author's will forbids screen adaptations
    $800 25
This instrument measures the angular distance of a celestial body above the horizon
    $800 17
Nationality of the composers who comprised “The Five” in 1862
    $800 24
From Latin for “bad closing”, an overbite is a type of this
    $1000 21
The continental drift theory says that all the continents once formed a giant land mass called this
    $1000 2
Most famous feature of this Spanish city's cathedral is the Giralda Tower, which used to be a minaret
    $1000 11
It's said this author of “The Human Factor” wrote 200 words a day then stopped, even in mid sentence
    $1000 22
As stars are on a celestial navigators chart, so these are on charts for piloting
    DD: $2,000 18
The N. & S. European countries for which German F. Mendelssohn named his 3rd & 4th symphonies
    $1000 23
Of the 4 basic tissues, the one that makes up the bulk of a tooth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Paul Jerry
$3,000 $3,800 $8,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Winning Best Actress Oscars in 1964 & 65, these 2 British-born actresses share the same 1st name

Final scores:

Ron Paul Jerry
$1,772 $0 $9,000
2nd place 3rd place Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ron Paul Jerry
$1,700 $4,100 $7,900
14 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1985-10-29
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