Show #2817 - Tuesday, November 26, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Bill Sloan, a real estate broker from Mission Viejo, California

Michael Daunt, an accountant from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Mary Hirschfeld, an economics professor from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In 1211, his force of over 50,000 soldiers broke through the Great Wall of China
    $100 16
The phrase "the sands of time" refers to this invention, common since the 14th century
    $100 1
He was born October 20, 1931 and named for Hall of Fame catcher Mickey Cochrane
    $100 17
This Florida city's 1565 founding is observed in September at the Mission of Nombre de Dios
    $100 27
In 1996 this 2-piece bathing suit celebrated its 50th anniversary
    $100 11
A constitutional addition proposed for women in the 1970s
    $200 7
Among his rules & theorems were "Don't eat beans" & the more famous one about the square of the hypotenuse
    $200 20
He held a 1794 patent for a device he invented in just 10 days, for cleaning greenseed cotton
    $200 2
On July 27, 1974 in the only game he ever pitched, Dodger Rex Hudson gave up this man's 726th home run
    $200 18
The Hatillo Festival of the Masks is a colorful December event in this U.S. commonwealth
    $200 28
This puckered & striped cotton suit for men can now be found in a variety of styles & colors
    $200 12
The 2 letters that designated a 33 1/3 RPM record
    $300 8
This city was almost 2000 years old when Nebuchadnezzar II developed it as an urban model
    $300 19
An 1890s bottle cap invented by William Painter was lined with this; plastic-lined ones appeared years later
    $300 3
When he slugged 61 home runs in 1961, his batting average was only .269
    $300 23
Traditionally, this African-American holiday begins December 26 & lasts for 7 days
    $300 29
Everything old is new again with this style of clothing reflecting the '70s & earlier decades
    $300 13
BLT is a sandwich & B. LIT. is this degree
    $400 9
It took him 9 years to write "An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations"
    $400 21
His 1861 cylindrical pin-tumbler lock was an adaptation of ancient Egyptian lock designs
    $400 4
In 1996, for the 4th time in history, 2 players hit 50 homers in a season: Brady Anderson & this Oakland player
    $400 24
The Antigonish Highland Games have been held in this Canadian province every year since 1861
    $400 30
Selleria by Carla Fendi is a new line of these accessories inspired by ones made by her mother
    $400 14
The cities that hosted the summer Olympics in 1968, 1972, 1976 & 1980 all begin with this letter
    $500 10
Salim The Grim was the father of this "magnificent" ruler
    $500 22
After a trip to Africa, Ann Moore created this pouch to carry your child on your chest, like women in Togo
    $500 5
This former Phillies 3rd baseman led the National League in home runs a record 8 times
    DD: $1,000 25
It dates back to an 1810 party celebrating the bethrothal of Princess Therese to the crown prince of Bavaria
    $500 26
Yves St. Laurent created a dress line named for this Dutch artist featuring blocks of color banded with black
    $500 15
It's probably Karel Capek's best known play

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

Mary Michael Bill
$1,100 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Bill
$2,700 $3,100 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(a good year!)
    $200 2
About 80% of Latin America belongs to this religious denomination
    $200 18
Ben Franklin sold this publication in 1757, but it continued until 1796
    $200 3
This "Ragtime" composer wrote the libretto for his own opera, "Trimonisha", and choreographed it too
    $200 1
On August 10, 1996 Bob Dole chose this former Buffalo Bills quarterback as his running mate
    $200 21
Today's pets can be treated with physiotherapy, herbal medicine & this Chinese method that uses needles
    $200 13
Producer Pandro S. Berman planned to star Katharine Hepburn as Velvet Brown in this equine film
    $400 5
In 1979 this leftist rebel group named for a guerrilla leader toppled Nicaragua's Somoza dynasty
    $400 4
On November 17 this Russian empress died in St. Petersburg at age 67
    $400 9
This French novelist, a pere without peer, penned the libretto for Monpou's "Le Piquillo"
    $400 15
In 1972 Bill Clinton directed the Texas campaign of this Democratic presidential nominee
    $400 22
The "round" type of this internal parasite often infects puppies through the mother's blood
    $400 14
Bette Davis wanted to play Martha in this 1966 film, but Elizabeth Taylor got the part and an Oscar
    $600 6
The name of this Mayan center of culture on the Yucatan means "mouth of the wells of the Itza"
    $600 19
In 1796 this future U.S. president helped draft Tennessee's new constitution
    $600 10
The childrens' opera "The Fisherman and His Wife" has a libretto by this author: "Rabbit, Run" to see it
    $600 23
Parainfluenza is often called this "cough" because it afflicts dogs kept in large groups
    DD: $1,500 12
Grace Kelly was supposed to play Maggie Politt in this film, based on a play, but moved to Monaco instead
    $800 7
This Guyanese capital once had the Dutch name Stabroek
    $800 11
Born in Massachusetts in 1796, this educator helped create the U.S.A.'s 1st state board of education
    $800 16
"J'Accuse" this "Nana" novelist of writing the libretto for Bruneau's opera "Messidor"
    $800 27
Born of Italian immigrant parents, this former New York governor could scarcely speak English when he began school
    $800 24
Sex hormones may be given to cats stricken with alopecia, loss of this
    $800 26
Director Josh Logan wanted Elizabeth Taylor to play Nellie Forbush in this movie musical
    $1000 8
On September 11, 1973, military forces seized power in Chile and this Marxist president perished
    $1000 20
In 1796 after almost 150 years of control by this country, Ceylon came under British administration
    $1000 17
"Ariane & Bluebeard" features a libretto by this Belgian who gave us "The Blue Bird"
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1987 this Maryland senator became the 1st Democratic woman to have served in both houses of Congress
    $1000 25
Fever is a sign of this disease caused by parvovirus in cats & by a paramixovirus in dogs
    $1000 28
Delays caused Stephen Boyd to quit this 1963 epic; Richard Burton replaced him & the rest is history

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Michael Bill
$8,100 $4,800 $100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Set on Christmas Eve, it begins "One dollar and 87 cents. That was all. And 60 cents of it was in pennies."

Final scores:

Mary Michael Bill
$6,599 $8,101 $200
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Michael Bill
$8,100 $6,300 $4,100
21 R,
0 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1996-10-09
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