Show #2814 - Thursday, November 21, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Lucien Schmit, a lawyer from Sherman Oaks, California

Bill Dickenson, a college instructor from Richardson, Texas

David Sampugnaro, a writer and consultant from Elmsford, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
This volunteer cavalry unit organized by Teddy Roosevelt included miners, cowboys & college athletes
    $100 23
This "Family Ties" star now has political ties as NYC's deputy mayor on "Spin City"
    $100 21
For a while, everything he touched turned to gold, including his daughter
    $100 1 doesn't get you into Sports Illustrated, but into this D.C. institution
    $100 2
It's part of a metropolitan area that includes Boulder
    $100 16
They're integral to New England & Manhattan-style chowder
    $200 12
Around 122 A.D. this emperor ordered a wall built to separate the Romans from the Barbarians
    $200 24
Showing his flair for both comedy & drama, he won Emmys for "All in the Family" & "In the Heat of the Night"
    $200 22
Jason died in his old age when the prow of this ship fell on him
    $200 8
Appropriately, web pages abound devoted to this female star of "The Net"
    $200 3
On an isthmus between lakes Mendota & Monona, it's Wisconsin's 2nd largest city
    $200 17
Some 350 species of this creature form the Great Barrier Reef
    $300 13
The Yi dynasty ruled this country from 1392 until its annexation by Japan in 1910
    $300 25
Once a P.I., in 1996 he cozied up with Courteney Cox on "Friends"
    $300 28
These three goddesses who controlled human destiny were called "Moirae" in Greek & "Parcae" in Latin
    $300 9
This entrepreneur's Taj Mahal & Castle have their own web pages
    $300 4
If you drove to this state capital, you'd find it's an anagram of one of the words in this answer
    $300 18
These tasty freshwater crustaceans resemble small lobsters
    $400 14
The Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended this numerical war
    $400 26
Norman Buntz on "Hill Street Blues"; now he's Andy Sipowicz on "NYPD Blue"
    $400 29
These attendants of Dionysus, part man & part animal, were famous for chasing nymphs
    $400 10
At the end of a domain name, .nl would mean this country
    $400 5
To see the grave of Daniel Boone, you have to blaze a trail to this capital
    $400 19
The eggs of this squid relative are stained dark brown by the female's sepia
    DD: $600 15
The Mau Mau Rebellion, which began in 1952, was an uprising against British rule in this African country
    $500 27
This actor, best known for playing Mr. Mooney on "The Lucy Show", passed away in 1995
    $500 30
For a fee of one obol, he ferried the souls of the dead across the river Styx into Hades
    $500 11
Broadway composer whose "web" site name is "reallyuseful"
    $500 6
There's an annual dogsled race in this capital of the 4th largest state in the U.S.
    $500 20
A collector's item, the shiny, often speckled shell of this mollusk was once used as money in Africa

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David Bill Lucien
$600 $2,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Lucien
$2,500 $4,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
An autopista, or superhighway, connects this Venezuelan capital with the port of La Guaira
    $200 9
Her 1990 "Blond Ambition" tour was chronicled in the documentary "Truth or Dare"
    $200 22
From Port Said to Al-Qantara, this canal passes through Lake Manzala, a lagoon
    $200 6
The Havasupai Tourist Enterprise supplies guides & mules to tourists at this Arizona natural wonder
    $200 28
Meaning "step for two", it's a dance duet that includes an entree, an adagio, 2 solos & a coda
    $200 7
Near the end of this novel Long John Silver steals some of the booty & is never heard from again
    $400 2
The Khitans, who founded the Liao dynasty in 907, called this capital city Nanking
    $400 10
Survivors of loved ones with AIDS took part in the documentary "Common Threads--Stories From" this
    $400 23
Operating since 1901, this country's Schwebebahn is the world's oldest existing monorail
    $400 17
The Sauk chief Keokuk is buried in the city of Keokuk in this state
    $400 29
Jerome Robbins' ballet "In the Night" is danced to several of this Polish-born composer's famous nocturnes
    $400 8
The title of this Victor Hugo novel could be translated as "The Wretches"
    DD: $1,500 3
Norway's 2nd-largest city; it was once known as Bjorgvin, or "hill pasture"
    $600 11
The first significant documentary was this 1922 classic about Eskimo life
    $600 20
During the Boer War, this Indian nationalist leader organized an ambulance corps for the British army
    $600 18
In 1959 at age 99 Jason Betzinez wrote "I Fought with" this Chiricahua Apache, his cousin
    $600 26
Swedish dancer Elsa Marianne von Rosen created the title role in this ballet based on a Strindberg play
    $600 14
Surely you know that "Shirley" was a later novel by this "Jane Eyre" author
    $800 4
It's the easternmost of Canada's three prairie provinces
    DD: $1,600 12
This highly acclaimed 1994 film followed two inner-city youths who hoped one day to play in the NBA
    $800 24
In the Olympics these vehicles race on oval tracks called velodromes
    $800 19
The name Apache is a word for "enemy" among these Arizona pueblo dwellers
    $800 27
He stunned Paris with his dazzling performance in the Ballets Russes' "Les Sylphides" in 1909
    $800 15
Isabel Archer is the heroine of this 1881 novel by Henry James
    $1000 5
In Ireland, Muckross Lake, Upper Lake & Lower Lake are collectively known as "The Lakes of" this
    $1000 13
This 1988 film that raised questions about the guilt of convicted killer Randall Adams led to his release
    $1000 25
In 1956 this Finnish-American architect designed the Trans World Airlines terminal at JFK Airport
    $1000 21
These Mexican Gulf Coast Indians were famous for carving giant heads from basalt
    $1000 30
This charismatic Tartar played Dr. Coppelius in "Coppelia" in 1990, 3 years before his untimely death
    $1000 16
Dostoyevsky wrote "The Brothers Karamazov" & this Russian wrote "Fathers and Sons"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Bill Lucien
$4,100 $9,600 $5,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Ooh, that sounds intimidating!)
Dr. Henry Van Dyke Carter provided 363 drawings for this work first published in 1858

Final scores:

David Bill Lucien
$0 $11,601 $1,800
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Bill Lucien
$4,100 $8,800 $7,200
15 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1996-10-08
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