Show #1657 - Tuesday, November 12, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Lou Pryor, a lawyer and Seniors Tournament winner from New Canaan, Connecticut

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mark Born, an investment analyst from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Its hydrogen bonds help keep its double helix structure firm
    $100 16
In grammar, the case of the "we" in "We drove to the city"
    $100 1
When chosen by God to lead the Israelites, he said "But I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue"
    $100 4
He invented the "Rope-A-Dope" technique to tire his opponents
    $100 9
Popular varieties on the West Coast include the Dungeness & Alaska king
    $100 26
"Thoroughbreds Don't Cry" was the first of many films to team Judy with this "Andy Hardy" star
    $200 13
The mandible is not the only moveable bone in the head; the incus in the middle part of this moves too
    $200 17
It was formerly known as South West Africa
    $200 2
To escape from Damascus, this "Apostle to the Gentiles" was lowered over the city walls in a basket
    $200 5
Meaning to strike rapidly, it's the term used for practice fighting
    $200 10
Their age & size determine whether they're called littlenecks, cherrystones or quahogs
    $200 27
The year after "Meet Me in St. Louis" was released Judy married this man who directed it
    $300 14
You have 4 pairs of these air-filled passages, 2 in the forehead, 2 in the cheekbones
    $300 18
You can reserve a tomb with a view in one of these "cities of the dead"
    $300 3
According to the Psalm, "The days of our years are threescore years and" this
    $300 6
He held the heavyweight title from 1937 to 1949, the longest reign
    $300 11
There's an old saying that this shellfish should be eaten only in months that have "R" in their names
    $300 28
Her stage name "Garland" was given to her by this entertainer nicknamed the "Toastmaster General"
    $400 15
Of the approximately 33 bones called vertebrae, 12 of them in the upper back are classified as this
    $400 19
In philosophy it's a doctrine that nothing exists & there is no objective truth
    DD: $1,000 24
He wrestled with an angel "until the breaking of the day"
    $400 7
In 1915 Jess Willard took the heavyweight title from this first black man to hold it
    $400 22
While some consider its meaty pincers to be the best part, others prefer the tail
    $400 29
In "For Me and My Gal" bells rang for Judy & this actor who was making his film debut
    $500 21
The esophagus is your food pipe & this is your windpipe
    $500 20
Completes the line from a Thomas Hood poem, "No fruit, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, ____"
    $500 25
Although elderly & barren, this cousin of Mary gave birth to John the Baptist
    $500 8
At 260 lbs., the heaviest heavyweight champ was this "Ambling Alp" from Italy
    $500 23
A recipe for moules mariniere would call for these mollusks
    $500 30
The eulogy at her funeral was given by this actor who played her husband in "A Star is Born"

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

Mark Jonathan Lou
$500 $1,600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jonathan Lou
$800 $3,700 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This prince was hospitalized in June 1990 after he broke his arm playing polo
    $200 12
The title of his play "Arms and the Man" comes from the first line of Virgil's "Aeneid"
    $200 3
New Zealand leads the world in the production of this fruit also known as the Chinese gooseberry
    $200 16
The 1815 Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's traditional neutrality
    $200 9
His "Great" & "Unfinished" symphonies premiered years after his death in 1828
    $200 22
"After three days men grow weary of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy", he said in his almanac
    $400 27
Because 2 provinces opposed ratification of this country's "Meech Lake Accord", it was blocked
    $400 13
He hated school & left after striking the headmaster but we don't know if he looks back in anger
    $400 4
New Zealand's flag contains a Union Jack & 4 stars representing this constellation
    $400 17
After a 20-year siege, the Turks took control of this Greek island in 1669 & held it for over 200 years
    $400 20
In 1943 American composer William Schuman became the first composer to win one of these prizes
    $400 23
Asked what he did during France's Reign of Terror, Abbe Sieyes replied with these 2 words
    $600 28
The June 4, 1990 cover of U.S. News called him "The Most Dangerous Man in the World"
    $600 14
Tennessee Williams helped this "Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright get his first play produced
    $600 10
The government building in this city is one of the world's largest wooden buildings
    $600 18
This country got its bill of rights 100 years before our constitution was adopted
    $600 21
Shostakovich's seventh symphony is named for this Soviet city where he began it during the Nazi siege
    $600 24
This great Prussian king told his troops at Prague "No firing till you see the whites of their eyes"
    $800 29
In June 1990 Alberto Fujimori was elected president of this South American country
    $800 15
The Belgian king raised this author of "The Blue Bird" to the rank of count on his 70th birthday
    $800 11
In 1985 a Swedish anti-war organization nominated this prime minister for the Nobel Peace Prize
    $800 19
La Scala was built by order of this Austrian empress in 1776 when Milan was ruled by Austria
    $800 2
Ravel orchestrated Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition", first written for this instrument
    $800 25
This great English lexicographer called Dryden "The father of English criticism"
    $1000 30
On June 11, 1990 he became the first defendant in the Iran-Contra case to be sentenced to prison
    DD: $2,000 8
"Bound East For Cardiff", the first of his sea plays, premiered in Provincetown, Massachusetts in 1916
    DD: $2,200 5
Auckland is the largest city on North Island; this the largest on South Island
    $1000 6
The name of this 19th century movement for Italian unification means "rising again"
    $1000 1
20th-century Italian composer of "The Pines of Rome", "The Fountains of Rome" & "Roman Festivals"
    $1000 7
"What dire offense from amourous causes springs" begins his "The Rape of the Lock"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jonathan Lou
$9,200 $3,900 $8,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The University of Cape Town is on the grounds of Groote Schuur, the former home of this statesman

Final scores:

Mark Jonathan Lou
$1,799 $45 $7,399
2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version 3rd place: $5,000+ Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Jonathan Lou
$7,000 $3,300 $8,300
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1991-10-15
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