Show #2816 - Monday, November 25, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Bob Scarpone, an attorney from Flanders, New Jersey

Amanda Goad, a Teen Tournament winner from Richmond, Virginia

Bill Dickenson, a college instructor from Richardson, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
She dedicated her 1816 novel "Emma" to his royal highness, the Prince Regent
    $100 1
The 1st of these crystalline carbon gems discovered in South Africa was found in 1867
    $100 6
Local or general, this medical term comes from Greek meaning "insensibility"
    $100 2
He said, "I swear I have never held one before" when he accepted his Best Director Oscar for "Schindler's List"
    $100 13
At Flamingo in this Florida national park, moorings are available for those who bring their own boats
    $100 26
Married for the 3rd time in 1995, his 1st marriage to Miss Vicki was performed on "The Tonight Show" in 1969
    $200 19
In "Uncle Tom's Cabin", Evangeline St. Clair is better known by this nickname
    $200 3
These green beryls have been obtained from Cleopatra's mines rediscovered around 1816
    $200 7
The name of this type of popular music combines "hillbilly" & "rock & roll"
    $200 5
The 1939 Oscar she won for playing Scarlett O'Hara was auctioned off in 1993 for $563,500
    $200 14
The centerpiece of this Oregon park was once called Lake Majesty
    $200 27
This pair's "Human Sexual Response" asserted that women had at least the same amount of sexual energy as men
    $300 20
A notorious 1820s murder inspired this author of "All The King's Men" to write "World Enough and Time"
    $300 4
This type of sapphire contains needles of the mineral rutile, that reflect light in 6 rays
    $300 10
This word is derived from "self-contained underwater breathing apparatus"
    $300 8
This winner of the Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Award said "The salad dressing is outgrossing my films"
    $300 15
This California park is surrounded by 4 national forests: Sierra, Inyo, Tehachapi & Stanislaus
    $300 28
Appearing in the news in 1963, his name was usually followed by "a Dallas nightclub owner"
    DD: $2,000 21
It's the city in Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City"
    $400 9
This sanguine March birthstone is dark green chalcedony spotted with red jasper
    $400 22
This term for a chance spectator innocently came into our language by 1620
    $400 11
1993's Best Actress for "The Piano"; she was also a 1993 nominee for her supporting role in "The Firm"
    $400 23
The area of this alphabetically last park was set aside in 1909 as Mukuntuweap National Monument
    $400 29
This U.S. pilot's wife Barbara attended his Moscow trial in 1960
    $500 17
A degenerate bootlegger named Popeye abducts college coed Temple Drake in his 1931 novel "Sanctuary"
    $500 16
Nephrite is the less prized of the 2 minerals that form this gemstone valued in Asia
    $500 25
This word for any of the 10 Arabic number symbols comes from the Latin word for "finger"
    $500 12
A 6-time Best Actress nominee for such films as "The King And I"; she received a honorary Oscar in 1994
    $500 24
You can see the mountains of Mexico from Emory Peak in this Texas park
    $500 30
In 1964, Grand Duchess Charlotte abdicated rule of this country to her son, Jean

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

Bill Amanda Bob
$0 $1,300 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Amanda Bob
$300 $4,700 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
August 23 is the feast of St. Rose of this capital city; she's credited with starting social services in Peru
    $200 18
In the 1970s, its ads called it "The Great American Shoe Store"
    $200 13
These objects with comas & tails can be named for up to 3 independent co-discoverers
    $200 3
On April 21, 1967, Col. Georgios Papadopolous engineered a military takeover of this Balkan nation
    $200 24
In 1971, Pearl Hall's Pecan Surprise Bars won the grand prize in this biennial contest
    $200 1
"Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer" was purchased in 1961 by the friends of this New York City museum
    $400 12
St. Helena reportedly found this Christian relic buried on or near Calvary
    $400 19
In 1984 this American company introduced its first minivan
    $400 14
Of the 9 planets, only Mars & Venus can appear brighter in the sky than this largest one
    $400 4
Surrounded by Italy, this small country on Mt. Titano was once under the protection of the papacy
    $400 27
This first American in Earth orbit was given the National Geographic Society's Hubbard Medal in 1962
    $400 2
This large painting with a "nocturnal" name lost some of its left side when cut down in 1715
    $600 23
The symbol of St. Margaret; it's also associated with St. George
    $600 20
Intuit's Checkbook program; it was first worked out in a dorm at Stanford in 1983
    $600 15
This famous nebula is the remnant of a supernova observed in 1054
    $600 5
In 1571 this Spanish king's forces helped defeat the Turks at Lepanto
    $600 30
This international music competition began in Moscow in 1958 with prizes for piano & violin
    $600 8
"The Jewish Bride" & "The Cyndics" are in this Amsterdam museum
    $800 25
Originally called The Poor Ladies, they are now called this, after their founder from Assisi
    $800 21
These brothers, William & Andrew, became known as "Trade" & "Mark", the words under their pictures on the box
    $800 16
This is defined as the position in a satellite's orbit when it's most distant from the Earth
    DD: $2,000 6
In 1969 this country's Communist Party replaced leader Alexander Dubcek because of his liberal reforms
    $800 28
David Broder & George Will have won Pulitzer Prizes for Commentary while with this newspaper
    $800 9
In Rembrandt's time, his reputation for this type of art was greater than for painting
    $1000 26
She saw her 1st vision February 11, 1858 on the bank of the river Gave
    $1000 22
This man whose company built the Flamingo & Sahara hotels in Las Vegas opened his first Sun City in 1960
    $1000 17
This 16th C. Flemish cartographer also made a star globe showing the constellations
    $1000 7
In 1980, striking workers at this Gdansk shipyard demanded the right to form a trade union
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1976, this Connecticut governor was named "Woman of the Year" by Ladies' Home Journal
    $1000 10
In 1632-33, Rembrandt painted 2 Passion scenes for Prince Frederick Henrik of this ruling house

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Amanda Bob
-$300 $8,900 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A corrections museum in Trenton, New Jersey contains the chair in which he was executed in 1936

Final scores:

Bill Amanda Bob
-$300 $17,799 $17,801
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Amanda Bob
$700 $6,100 $9,200
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
24 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1996-10-09
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