Show #1655 - Friday, November 8, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Jim Scott, a legal assistant from Columbia, Maryland

Steve Robin, a marketing consultant from Scottsdale, Arizona

Mark Born, an investment analyst from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This city was founded near rapids on the Ohio River & named for Louis XVI of France
    $100 26
"The Other Log of Phileas Fogg" was a 1973 sci-fi retelling of this novel written a century earlier
    $100 6
Say hey! This Giants centerfielder appeared in a record-tying 24 All-Star games
    $100 8
In the 1930s Balenciaga moved to Paris after civil war broke out in this, his native country
    $100 12
The scientific name of this vegetable is Rheum rhabarbarum
    $100 17
Turkish word for a popular food made of milk curdled by bacteria
    $200 2
In 1989 voters in this town where Wild Bill Hickok died legalized gambling
    $200 27
Walter Tevis' first sci-fi novel was "The Man Who Fell To" this planet
    $200 7
This former Yankee home run hitter served as the Dodgers first base coach in 1938
    $200 13
He launched Safari, his new fragrance, in 1990; we don't know if he celebrated with a game of polo
    $200 18
Kelp, the largest seaweed known, is a brown form of this primitive plant
    $200 22
Abstinence from food, drink, sex & work is a part of the observance of this Jewish holiday
    $300 3
This city some 30 miles west of Dallas began as an army post on the Trinity River
    $300 28
The novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" inspired this Harrison Ford film
    $300 9
In 1990 this Royals third baseman became the 1st to win batting titles in 3 different decades
    $300 14
This couturier featured long, full skirts in his "New Look" of 1947
    $300 19
Shortly after formulating the principles of heredity, he became abbot of Brunn Monastery
    $300 23
A sycophant is this type of "man"
    $400 4
A cog railroad, the first built in the U.S., runs up this New Hampshire mountain
    $400 29
"Ballroom of the Skies" is a sci-fi novel by this creator of Travis McGee
    $400 10
"Number 1" was the autobiography of this 5-time Yankee manager
    $400 15
This Italian often marks his clothes with his signature V; how "sheik"
    $400 20
This fungal tree infection, Ceratocystis ulmi, was 1st identified in the Netherlands around 1919
    $400 24
In 1862 he introduced the dial combination lock
    $500 5
This state borders two Canadian provinces: Manitoba & Saskatchewan
    DD: $1,000 30
The sci-fi thriller, "Altered States" was this "Network" screenwriter's first novel
    $500 11
The 2 teams that won their divisions in 1991 after finishing last in 1990
    $500 16
She founded the Betsey, Bunky & Nini Boutique with her partners in 1969; she got first billing
    $500 21
This fragrant flower is named for the youth Apollo accidentally killed with his discus
    $500 25
The last name of the 4 brothers who rode with the Jesse James gang between 1866-1874

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

Mark Steve Jim
$900 $0 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Steve Jim
$2,600 $2,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
This British prime minister was called "The Grocer's Daughter"
    $200 17
His only Nobel Prize was for the discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, not relativity
    $200 2
Of "The Bride", "The Groom" or "The Best Man", the one that's a play by Gore Vidal
    $200 1
Established in 1944, it's a nonprofit fund-raising association of 41 educational institutions
    $200 26
In his "Advice to a Young Tradesman", he said, "Remember that time is money"
    $200 7
This opera set in Nagasaki was first performed in Italian in Milan in 1904
    $400 13
This Egyptian president was called "Nasser's Poodle" before succeeding him
    $400 18
Our main source of knowledge of Greek astronomy is his "Almagest", completed in the 2nd century
    $400 3
Pirandello play in which the father says, "We are here in search of an author"
    $400 21
He was killed in 1965, months after founding the Organization of Afro-American Unity
    $400 27
Addressing the parliament, Louis XIV reportedly said, "L'Etat c'est moi", which means this
    $400 8
Common translation of the Wagner title "Der Fliegende Hollander"
    $600 14
As a ferry operator, this future railroad magnate was dubbed "The Commodore"
    $600 19
The son of anthropologists Louis & Mary, he found an almost complete homo erectus skeleton in 1984
    $600 4
The ancient Roman playwright Terence based all his comedies on plays from this country
    $600 22
The bus boycott Martin L. King, Jr. began over the treatment of Rosa Parks lasted over a year in this city
    $600 28
Speaking before the Continental Congress, Patrick Henry said, "I am not a Virginian, but" this
    $600 9
In "La Boheme" Rodolfo lights her fire; they meet when she asks him to light her candle
    $800 15
General Joe Stilwell disdainfully called this generalissimo "Peanut"
    $800 20
A visit to the Keeling Islands led to his 1842 work "The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs"
    $800 5
Late southern playwright who co-wrote "You Touched Me!", a comedy based on a story by D.H. Lawrence
    $800 23
He's the first elected black governor in the U.S.
    $800 29
In "The Rights of Man" he wrote, "My country is the world and my religion is to do good"
    $800 10
He wrote the libretto for Dessau's "The Trial of Lucullus" & Weill's "The Threepenny Opera"
    $1000 16
This second lord protector of England was called "Queen Dick" for his timidity
    $1000 24
In 1848 this astronomer became the 1st woman member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    DD: $1,200 6
Spanish playwright who set his 1936 play in "The House of Bernarda Alba"
    $1000 25
A 1950 Ebony cover called this U.N. statesman "America's Most-Honored Negro"
    $1000 30
At the Battle of Copenhagen he said, "I have only one eye, I have a right to be blind sometimes"
    DD: $1,500 11
"The Mother Of Us All", by Virgil Thomson & Gertrude Stein, is about this American feminist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Steve Jim
$8,600 $8,300 $4,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

This American actress won a 1960 Tony & a 1962 Oscar for playing the same teacher

Final scores:

Mark Steve Jim
$16,601 $14,300 $9,550
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Steve Jim
$8,400 $7,300 $4,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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Game tape date: 1991-10-14
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