Show #2811 - Monday, November 18, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Shane Whitlock, a college student from Benton, Arkansas

Mary Hirschfeld, an economics professor from Los Angeles, California

Brad Plovan, an attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Although these smallest birds are known for drinking nectar, they eat insects as well
    $100 20
Co-starring Phylicia Rashad, his new series is based on the British series "One Foot in the Grave"
    $100 13
No doubt, John 20:24 notes this disciple was absent when Jesus appeared to the others after his resurrection
    $100 3
Any bird brain knows it's the highest rank a Boy Scout can attain
    $100 6
Nickname given the WWII backyard vegetable patches
    $100 26
Joy of Cooking says the most popular garnish for clear soups is this citrus fruit
    $200 2
This cotton pest first reached the U.S. at Brownsville, Texas around 1892
    $200 22
After her appearance on "Friends" NBC decided to star her in a sitcom & voila--she's "Suddenly Susan"
    $200 17
According to Mark 12:31 the second- greatest commandment is "Thou shalt" do this "as thyself"
    $200 12
From the 12th-19th centuries a person with this title governed Japan; the emperor's rule was nominal
    $200 8
In May 1780 Gen. Benjamin Lincoln was forced to surrender this South Carolina port to the British
    $200 27
This "heavenly" herb whose name reminds us of Ms. Huston is candied before it decorates desserts
    $300 4
White, bristlecone & pinon are groups of the soft kind of this tree
    $300 23
Based on the 1995 film, this series stars Annie Potts as an inner-city schoolteacher
    $300 18
Jesus said the wicked will be cast "into a furnace of fire" where there "shall be wailing" & this
    $300 14
Title for the president of a yacht club, or the rank just below a navy's rear admiral
    $300 9
More than 200 U.S. Marines were killed in 1983 by a truck bomb at their barracks in this Mideast capital
    $300 28
Pointes d'asperge is the French name for these tips that make a lovely garnish
    $400 5
Bell peppers, tobacco & henbane are members of this sometimes deadly plant family
    $400 24
Husband & wife pair inked to play divorcees in "Ink"
    $400 19
In a letter he wrote, "I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also"
    DD: $1,100 15
2 of the titles in the Random House Unabridged Dictionary that begin with the letters "kh"
    $400 10
He related the story of Pocahontas in his "Generall Historie of Virginia" in 1624
    $400 29
When meat is served a la Chatelaine, it's garnished with hearts of this thistlelike vegetable
    $500 7
This "Rocky Mountain" flower is the state flower of Colorado
    $500 25
Aliens invade Earth in this NBC series starring Eric Close & Megan Ward
    $500 21
Jesus said while on the Mount, "Seek, and ye shall find;" do this "and it shall be opened unto you"
    $500 16
A count in Germany; Zeppelin was one
    $500 11
The Battle of Palo Alto, fought May 8, 1846, was the first battle of this war
    $500 30
Hors d'oeuvres may be garnished with thin slices of these expensive fungi that grow underground

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

Brad Mary Shane
$1,000 $1,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mary Shane
$1,700 $3,700 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...not LOITERING.)
    $200 1
Aeneas was the son of a Trojan prince & this goddess of love
    $200 16
"After Many a Summer Dies the Swan" is a 1939 novel by this author of "Brave New World"
    $200 11
In 1950 Haifa & this Israeli city were incorporated as a single municipality
    $200 4
"The Holy Family" is the only surviving panel painting by this "Pieta" artist
    $200 21
Mike Nichols directed the original Broadway production of this playwright's "Plaza Suite"
    $200 26
She married John Lloyd in 1979 & went by his name when she won Wimbledon in 1981
    $400 2
Since Helen was under a spell, this Trojan persuaded her to elope with him
    $400 17
"Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth", wrote this playwright in "The Little Foxes"
    $400 12
A large international airport at Tullamarine serves this second-largest Australian city
    $400 6
Hugo van der Goes painted "The Adoration of the Shepherds" & "The Adoration of" this trio
    $400 22
An updated 1996 version of this playwright's "Tartuffe" starred John Glover as a TV evangelist
    $400 27
He defeated George Bush for a Senate seat long before becoming Secretary of the Treasury in 1993
    $600 3
Shakespeare based this play on the legend of a pair of Trojan lovers
    $600 18
A collector of his novels would own copies of "The French Lieutenant's Woman" & "The Collector"
    $600 13
The Church of the Holy Family dominates the skyline of this port in northeastern Spain
    $600 8
In 1810 Jacques Louis David painted this emperor distributing eagle-topped standards
    $600 23
Originally, critics panned his play "The Birthday Party" & its London run lasted only a week
    $600 28
This silent screen comedian came out of retirement to act in a 1947 film, "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock"
    $800 5
Ancient Greek dramatist who wrote the antiwar play "The Trojan Women"
    $800 19
She was only 19 when she published her first novel, "The Outsiders", in 1967
    $800 14
Pernis, a suburb of this second-largest Dutch city, has the largest oil refinery in NW Europe
    $800 9
17th century Dutch painter Samuel van Hoogstraten was proficient in this "fool the eye" style
    $800 24
There are 5 basic types of plays in this form of drama; the third is the katsura mono, or "wig play"
    $800 29
After succeeding Herbert Asquith as P.M., he reduced the number of policy-making Cabinet members to 5
    $1000 7
Considered the greatest Trojan warrior, he killed Achilles' best friend, Patroclus, which angered Achilles
    $1000 20
He set his novel "The Tin Drum" in & around Danzig, his hometown
    DD: $1,500 15
In 1787 British abolitionists founded this capital of Sierra Leone as a home for liberated slaves
    DD: $1,200 10
After a nervous breakdown in 1908, he became more positive & painted lovely murals for the Univ. of Oslo
    $1000 25
The Irish Literary Theatre's first production was this poet's 1892 play "The Countess Cathleen"
    $1000 30
This abolitionist founder of the "Liberator" was once jailed for libeling a slave trader

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Mary Shane
$5,900 $11,200 $8,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Very appropriate this month.)
He was the first Republican vice president

Final scores:

Brad Mary Shane
$1,800 $17,000 $10,100
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brad Mary Shane
$5,700 $10,700 $7,700
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,100

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Game tape date: 1996-10-08
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