Show #2815 - Friday, November 22, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Bob Scarpone, an attorney from Flanders, New Jersey

Barbara Walker, an elementary school principal from Westminster, Maryland

Michael Daunt, an accountant from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
In 1781 this traitor's troops massacred the American militia at Fort Griswold in CT
    $100 22
The cones in the eye allow us to see colors and these light-sensitive cells allow us to see shades of gray
    $100 17
This No. 1 U.S. bleach company was originally known as The Electro-Alkaline Company
    $100 1
The Ishikari Plain is the largest lowland on this country's Hokkaido island
    $100 6
Mash & bake these vegetables, add eggs & butter & they're duchesse
    $100 7
He was a London publisher who loved a Russian girl in "The Russia House" & a Russian sub captain in this
    $200 13
To punish Quisling & 24 other traitors, this country reinstated the death penalty
    $200 23
2 muscles, the brachialis & this one, allow you to bend your arm at the elbow
    $200 27
When this soda company jokingly offered a Harrier jet for 7 million points, John Leonard tried to claim it
    $200 2
Point Tarifa, in Andalusia in this country, is Europe's southernmost point
    $200 18
Gravlax is this red-fleshed fish with mustard sauce
    $200 8
Connery caught the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for this 1987 film
    $300 14
To this Scottish hero, executed as a traitor, August 23, 1305, we raise not our martinis but our Gibsons
    $300 24
The hip is a ball-and-socket joint consisting of the acetabulum & the head of this bone
    $300 28
In 1993 Louis V. Gerstner became the first outsider to head this computer giant
    $300 3
This European country's 14,000' mountains include Weisshorn, Taschhorn & Finsteraarhorn
    $300 19
The Indonesian gado-gado is vegetables in this legume sauce
    $300 9
In this 1992 film, Connery finds & loses a cancer cure in a rainforest
    $400 15
Epialtes, a Greek traitor, allowed Xerxes I of this empire to capture Thermopylae
    $400 25
This section of the respiratory tract is also known as the windpipe
    $400 29
Delta Airlines moved its headquarters from Monroe, La. to this city in 1941
    DD: $500 4
This country's Kemijoki River rises near the Russian border and empties into the Gulf of Bothnia
    $400 20
Devils on Horseback are stuffed prunes, & Angels on Horseback are oysters wrapped in this
    $400 10
As Danny to Michael Caine's Peachy, Connery was this title character in a 1975 John Huston film
    $500 16
This head of Vichy France died in 1951 on Ile de Re off the coast of Brittany
    $500 26
Among the hormones secreted by these glands are hydrocortisone & aldosterone
    $500 30
This 825,000 acre Texas ranch introduced the Santa Cruz, a new breed of beef cattle, in 1995
    $500 5
This capital of Queensland in Australia was founded as a station for British convicts in 1824
    $500 21
Sauce you put on the ice cream & peaches of a Peach Melba
    $500 11
Although he's Scottish, the luck of the Irish got Connery cast in this 1959 Disney film about the wee folk

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

Michael Barbara Bob
-$200 $700 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Barbara Bob
$2,400 $2,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1890 this German emperor forced Otto Von Bismarck to resign as chancellor
    $200 30
Mighty Casey, Pecos Bill, John Henry & this lumberjack appeared on 1996 stamps honoring folk heroes
    $200 6
"Husbands are like fires; they go out when unattended" quipped this blonde from Budapest, dahlink
    $200 17
This telegraph pioneer introduced Mathew Brady to photography in the 1840s
    $200 16
The section of Hwy. 422 that passes through this town is known as Chocolate Avenue
    $200 9
Irving Wallace wrote 1959's "The Fabulous Showman" about this "Prince of Humbugs"
    $400 2
This Babylonian king's code of laws is said to have been inspired by the sun god, Shamash
    $400 29
This female gymnast was featured on a 1976 stamp celebrating Romania's Olympic medalists
    $400 7
Fran Leibowitz said, "Never allow your child to call you by this name; he hasn't known you long enough"
    $400 18
It's another name for a movie's director of photography
    $400 22
In 1931 this ruffed game bird became the state bird
    $400 12
In 1831 this artist & naturalist began to write "The Ornithological Biography"
    $600 3
This Portuguese sailor was known as "The Admiral of the Indian Seas"
    $600 26
A 1982 Cuban stamp commemorated the 15th anniversary of this revolutionary's death
    $600 8
"America is not old enough yet to get young again", remarked this expatriate who lived in Paris
    $600 19
This author excelled as a photographer of children & Alice Liddell was one of his subjects
    $600 23
Although called a state, Pennsylvania is actually this, as are Kentucky, Massachusetts & Virginia
    $600 13
Both he & the publisher of his "Madame Bovary" were acquited on charges of immorality
    $800 4
In 1994 the NAACP awarded this poetess its Spingarn Medal for highest achievement by a black American
    $800 27
A U.S. stamp from 1965 commemorated the 700th anniversary of the birth of this Italian poet
    $800 10
Round Table wit who noted, "Scratch a lover & find a foe"
    DD: $1,500 20
Minor White succeeded this man as director of photography at the California School of Fine Arts in 1947
    $800 24
These 2 rivers form the Ohio River in western Pennsylvania
    $800 14
Allen Drury won a 1960 Pulitzer Prize for this novel about the seamy underside of Congress
    $1000 5
On January 6, 1066, one day after Edward the Confessor died, he became king of England
    DD: $900 28
A recent stamp honoring this artist featured the work seen here:
    $1000 11
This member of Parliament reportedly said, "I married beneath me, all women do"
    $1000 21
This German camera changed photojournalism in the 1920s with its small size & brief exposure times
    $1000 25
1 of Pennsylvania's 2 U.S. senators
    $1000 15
Sally Bowles, a minimally talented nightclub singer, is the heroine of his "Goodbye To Berlin" stories

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Barbara Bob
$7,900 $3,400 $6,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

Set in the 1870s, it ran from 1955 to 1975

Final scores:

Michael Barbara Bob
$10,300 $0 $7,901
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Barbara Bob
$9,300 $3,400 $8,400
21 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
1 W
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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Game tape date: 1996-10-08
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