Show #2812 - Tuesday, November 19, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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David Cuneo, a Seniors Tournament winner from Reisterstown, Maryland

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California

Bernie Cullen, a graduate student from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
In 1935 Lincoln Ellsworth became the first man to fly across this continent
    $100 14
A favorite spot for hikers, Pinnacle Mountain is 20 minutes from this Arkansas capital's downtown area
    $100 26
The Wicked Witch had a nitwit son, Bulbo, in one of the scripts for this 1939 film; he was later written out
    $100 8
Early studies show that nose drops with lidocaine may relieve these excruciating headaches
    $100 17
The largest of the seals is named for this largest land animal
    $100 1
The feathery leaves of this pickle herb add a pleasant flavor to vegetables or fish
    $200 4
In 1728 this Dane discovered St. Lawrence Island, now part of Alaska
    $200 15
Now a social center, Lion House in Salt Lake City was the home of several of this man's wives
    $200 27
Shirley Temple danced with this future TV hillbilly in the 1936 film "Captain January"
    $200 9
To prevent pregnancy, a woman may have these tubes surgically tied
    $200 18
1 of 2 egg-laying mammals of Australia
    $200 2
This French mustard often made with white wine is a popular ingredient in sauces
    $300 5
His ship the Endeavor was a coal ship refitted to explore the South Pacific 1768-1771
    $300 16
The District of Columbia's flag is based on this man's coat of arms
    $300 28
1941 classic in which Bogart tells Peter Lorre, "When you're slapped, you'll take it and like it!"
    $300 10
Dental work has been less painful since the 1905 introduction of this anesthetic
    $300 19
The hide of this wild Tibetan ox is used for leather & its flesh is used for food
    $300 11
The name of this heavy pot used for stews may be derived from a certain ethnic group in Pennsylvania
    $400 6
In the 1680s this French explorer of the Mississippi River founded a colony on the Texas coast
    $400 21
This Nevada mining city's camel races began as a fictitious newspaper story, then became an annual event
    DD: $1,000 29
Like "Evita", this 1946 film seen here is set in Buenos Aires:

"There's never been anybody but you and me."
"Not anybody?"
"Not anybody."
"What about your husband?"
    $400 12
In the U.S., alcohol is the most common cause of this deadly liver disease
    $400 20
With its single twisted horn, it's known as the unicorn of the whale family
    $400 24
Seafoam candy is a variation of this fluffy "heavenly" sweet
    $500 7
He explored Puget Sound in 1792 & named it for one of his officers, Peter Puget
    $500 22
Grace Coolidge was the 1st first lady born in this state; her husband was the 2nd president born there
    $500 30
Susan Strasberg played Kim Novak's little sister in this 1955 film based on a William Inge play
    $500 13
In 1996 the FDA approved a new vaccine for this respiratory disease also known as pertussis
    $500 23
This fish named for its ability to breathe out of water can drown if held underwater
    $500 25
It means to lightly coat food with flour, crumbs, etc., often before you fry it

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

Bernie Beverly David
$1,100 $1,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bernie Beverly David
$2,200 $4,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Watch out for that one!)
    $200 1
This state's longest river is Kaukonahua Stream on Oahu
    $200 6
This 12th king of the 18th Dynasty died in his 18th year
    $200 9
1968's "Switched On Bach" popularized the Moog type of this instrument
    $200 26
Process of making something smaller
    $200 13
This precocious pickpocket introduces Oliver Twist to Fagin
    $200 10
Tulips are classified by their size, flower characteristics, & when they do this
    $400 2
This river forms part of the boundary between Israel & Syria
    $400 7
Pepy I waged war in this peninsula 4,200 years before Egypt took possession of it
    $400 18
In musical notation this sign cancels a previous sharp or flat
    $400 27
It's the ceremony that starts a construction project
    $400 14
Agatha Christie wrote, "I believe a speck of dust would have caused him more pain than a bullet wound"
    $400 20
This plant, the silent preacher, changes sex during its life, perhaps going from a Jack to a Jill
    $600 3
This state's largest lake, Lake Hopatcong, lies about 25 miles west of Passaic
    $600 8
The solar funeral ship of this Great Pyramid builder was discovered in 1954
    $600 19
Probably derived from refrain, this 4-letter term is a constantly repeated musical phrase in jazz
    $600 29
Go around the world, like Sir Francis Drake
    $600 15
Prophetically, she first meets Count Vronsky at a train station shortly before a man is run down by a train
    $600 21
Though they contain this flower's name, the cape, corn, marsh & pot types aren't related to it
    DD: $1,500 4
Numerous islands lie within this lake, Scotland's largest
    $800 11
Seti I's tomb is the finest in this western Theban valley
    $800 24
His 75th birthday was celebrated posthumously in 1993 with video releases of his "Young People's Concerts"
    $800 30
Term for the activities performed outside the space capsule
    $800 16
The Empress of Blandings is a prize-winning pig who appears in stories by this creator of Jeeves
    $800 22
Try to remember, it's also called scorpion grass since its coiled stalk resembles a scorpion's tail
    $1000 5
Smolensk, Mogilev & Kiev are major ports lying on this, Europe's third-largest river
    $1000 12
His principal wife, Nefertiti, may have exercised the priestly office normally reserved for kings
    $1000 25
Among the albums by this New Age pianist are "December", "Autumn" & "Winter Into Spring"
    $1000 28
Need to know the age of a tree? Give this guy a ring
    DD: $1,400 17
John Oakhurst is a professional gambler who's cast out of Poker Flat in a famous story by this author
    $1000 23
Every year the Dykes Medal goes to the best example of this bearded flower

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bernie Beverly David
$5,800 $6,600 $5,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the patron saint of the home town of Shakespeare's shrew

Final scores:

Bernie Beverly David
$799 $11,700 $0
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bernie Beverly David
$5,800 $6,000 $6,500
14 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1996-10-08
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