Show #1656 - Monday, November 11, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
Clip of this game shown in the movie Groundhog Day.


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Jim Scott, a legal assistant from Columbia, Maryland

Mark Pestronk, a travel attorney from Washington, D.C.

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
During the Exodus God provided the Israelites with this food which tasted "like wafers made with honey"
    $100 1
This musical made its Paris debut in 1986 as "La Petite Boutique des Horreurs"
    $100 7
In 1982 Quayle and this Mass. senator co-sponsored the Job Training and Partnership Act
    $100 25
This golf feat is also called an ace
    $100 16
In December 1989 U.S. troops launched Operation Just Cause to capture this Panamanian gen.
    $100 6
An elated person is sometimes said to be "as happy as" this songbird
    $200 22
Job tells us that the behemoth "eateth grass as an ox" & "moveth his tail like" one of these Lebanese trees
    DD: $500 2
Lerner & Loewe musical that featured the following:

"If ever I would leave you / It wouldn't be in summer..."
    $200 8
In 1972 he married this woman, in 1974, they set up a law practice together
    $200 27
A fairway laid out at an angle is given this "canine" name
    $200 17
In November 1945 some 55 deputies unanimously declared him president of France
    $200 9
This bird isn't biologically distinct from the pigeon, it's just smaller
    $300 23
These 3 men were cast into a fiery furnace but "the fire had no power" over their bodies
    $300 3
Completes the title of the Leslie Bricusse-Anthony Newley musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint ____"
    $300 12
"Current Biography" claims Quayle's car once sported "AuH2O" plates, boosting this candidate
    $300 28
This beheaded queen was the first woman golfer
    $300 18
On July 27, 1953 the armistice to end this war was signed at Panmunjom
    $300 10
The rook is the most common member of this bird family found in Europe
    $400 24
Nebuchadnezzar offered the governorship of the province of Babylon to this prophet, but he refused it
    $400 4
He not only wrote & directed "Little Johnny Jones", he also played the title role
    $400 14
In 1986 Quayle voted to override Reagan's veto of sanctions against this country
    $400 29
The 3 most important types of these are baseball, interlocking & overlapping
    $400 19
In 1945 he declared Indonesia's independence & became its first president
    $400 11
Ancient Egyptians believed this bird to be a representative of the god Thoth
    $500 26
The oldest son of King Saul, he is best known for his friendship with David
    $500 5
Hajj, Caliph of Baghdad & Omar are among the characters in this musical
    $500 15
Through his father, Quayle is descended from this military leader of the Plymouth Colony
    $500 30
Willie Park won the first of these annual competitions at Prestwick, Scotland in 1860
    $500 20
From 1931-33 excavations in this country uncovered the palaces of Kings Darius & Xerxes
    $500 13
Species of this bird include the Caspian, South & Arctic

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Leslie Mark Jim
$3,300 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Mark Jim
$4,300 $1,900 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
No connection has been established between this 3rd-largest city & the 5-line poem of the same name
    $200 6
He was inspired to invent the telegraph after a chance conversation on the steamship Sully in 1832
    $200 9
In the early 1800s Juan Manuel de Rosas went from gaucho to head honcho of this country
    $200 13
If digestive enzymes build up in this insulin-producing organ, it can digest itself
    $200 1
This country's largest lake, Chapala, is located near the city of Guadalajara
    $200 22
This earth-shaking Greek sea god delays Odysseus' return home
    $400 25
The Irish play Gaelic, soccer & rugby versions of this game
    $400 7
Until his death in 1867, this inventor got royalties on every sewing machine sold in the U.S.
    $400 12
Volgograd used to be named after this dictator
    $400 18
It's the medical name for the knee cap
    $400 2
Seneca is the largest of these lakes in west-central New York
    $400 26
While looking for his father, Telemachus visits Spartan King Menelaus & this woman, his queen
    $600 27
Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker & John Millington Synge attended the University of Dublin, which is also called this
    $600 8
In 1893 this German engineer published "Theory and Design of a Rational Heat Engine"
    $600 14
Yuan Shih-K'ai was president of China from 1912-16, but really wanted to be this title
    $600 19
Blood enters the right atrium of the heart through these two veins, one superior, the other inferior
    $600 3
This South American lake drains into the smaller Lake Poopo in Bolivia
    $600 29
When Odysseus returns, she tests him on details of their bed to confirm his identity
    $800 30
The distillery that makes this "Old" Irish whiskey was first licensed in 1608
    $800 10
Scottish-born veternarian who invented the pneumatic tire in 1887 for his son's tricycle
    $800 15
As president of this S. American country 1908-35, Gen. Gomez granted oil concessions to foreign firms
    $800 21
The most common ulcers are those that affect the stomach, or this part of the small intestine
    $800 4
It's been estimated that this lake in Siberia contains as much water as the Baltic Sea
    $800 28
This Greek messenger of the gods gives Odysseus an herb that protects him from Circe's spell
    DD: $2,000 23
This 8th century illuminated copy of the Gospels is named for a monastery in county Meath
    $1000 11
This 19th century inventor's father authored "Visible" to help teach the hearing-impaired to speak
    $1000 16
She had her son Charles IX kill thousands of Huguenots on St. Bartholomew's Day
    $1000 20
It's the longest bone in the arm
    $1000 5
Milky-colored from glacial clay when entering Lake Geneva, this river is clear blue upon exiting
    DD: $2,600 24
After passing the Sirens, Odysseus loses 6 men sailing between these 2 monsters

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Mark Jim
$6,900 $5,300 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His father was a general under Napoleon & he took part in Garibaldi's liberation of Sicily in 1860

Final scores:

Leslie Mark Jim
$1,399 $1,500 $1,750
3rd place: $5,000+ Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version 2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Mark Jim
$6,600 $5,700 $6,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1991-10-15
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