Show #2752 - Tuesday, July 16, 1996

1996 Olympic Games Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Soren Wedderkopp, a creative director from Copenhagen, Denmark

Tom Kinne, a translator from Frankfurt, Germany

Mandi Hale, a pharmaceutical dispenser from Ruddingham, Nottingham England

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
While in exile on the island of St. Helena from 1815-1821, he dictated his memoirs to friends
    $100 16
He scored 12 career goals in World Cup competition; now he's Brazil's special minister for sports
    $100 6
Waikiki is probably the most famous beach in this U.S. state
    $100 1
The phrase "fugit ireparabile tempus" has been shortened to just "tempus fugit" - this "flies"
    $100 11
Broken Hill, this country's largest company, took its name from a small town in New South Wales
    $100 26
Leo I asserted that papal power was granted by Christ only to this man & his successors
    $200 21
This grand duchy was founded in 963 when Siegfried, Count of Ardennes, gained control of the area
    $200 17
From 1987-1995, this German tennis star won 18 womens' singles Grand Slam tournaments
    $200 7
Fans of Davy Crockett remember the Alamo is in San Antonio in this western state
    $200 2
Latin title of the Christmas hymn "O Come All Ye Faithful"
    $200 12
This largest European tire maker is headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France
    $200 27
During Leo IX's reign, they became important papal counselors; soon, they formed a sacred college
    $300 22
The treaties ending the Seven Years', Crimean & Spanish-American Wars were signed in this city
    $300 18
Other than the Olympics, this Romanian's only World Gymnastics Championship came in 1978 on the balance beam
    $300 8
The French Quarter of this Louisiana city is world-famous for its nightlife
    $300 3
It literally means "in glass" & is where some fertilizations occur
    $300 13
Comau, a subsidiary of this Italian company, makes the robots that build its cars
    $400 23
Except for a brief time, this birthplace of Christopher Columbus was ruled by a doge from 1339-1797
    $400 19
In the 1980s, this Spaniard became the youngest golfer to win the Masters & helped Europe win 3 Ryder Cups
    $400 9
When visiting this California city, take a cable car to Fisherman's Wharf
    $400 4
It's the opposite of "malafide"
    $400 14
Johnson & Johnson owns Acuvue, the world's leading disposable brand of these
    DD: $800 24
From 930-1262, this country's Althing served as both court & legislature
    $500 20
Jacky Ickx has won this 24-hour French auto race a record 6 times
    $500 10
The Cherry Blossom Parade is a highlight of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in this city
    $500 5
The period before this event is called ante-partum
    $500 15
Phil Knight, founder of this Oregon-based athletic shoe company, owns about 35% of its stock

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

Mandi Tom Soren
$900 $1,500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mandi Tom Soren
$1,500 $1,600 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Polonius tells Hamlet he once played this role in a play, and Brutus killed him
    $200 8
Any point on the Earth's equator moves at a thousand miles per hour; any point on this largest planet's, at 22,000 miles per hour
    $200 2
He's three years younger than his sister, Shirley McLaine
    $200 19
This South American country is over 10 times as long as it is wide
    $200 1
In "The Descent of Man", this naturalist wrote, "I would have soon been descended from that heroic little monkey"
    $200 26
After a 5-year tenure, this Polish president was defeated for re-election in 1995
    $400 15
Her dying words are "O Antony, nay I will take thee to; what, should I stay?"
    $400 10
The Maxwell Montes region contains the highest point on this planet, the third brightest object in the sky
    $400 3
He danced around in his underwear to "That Old Time Rock n' Roll" in the 1983 hit "Risky Business"
    DD: $3,000 21
The Judeo-Galilean Highlands are one of four major land divisions of this country
    $400 7
This boxer's slogan, "I Am The Greatest", was inspired by wrestler Gorgeous George
    $400 27
He was recently voted in as president of the new self-rule Palestinian government
    $600 16
He tells his daughter Cordelia "I fear I am not in my perfect mind"
    $600 13
During a total eclipse of the sun, this outermost layer of the sun remains visible
    $600 4
She married Paul Newman in 1958, the year they starred in their first film together, "The Long Hot Summer"
    $600 22
Khartoum is the capital of this largest African nation
    $600 9
James Joyce called this country, his homeland, "The Old Sow that Eats Her Farrow"
    $600 28
Once sentenced to life imprisonment, he was elected South Africa's first black leader in 1994
    $800 17
The 2 titled ladies in the cast of "Macbeth" are Lady Macbeth & her
    $800 20
This British observatory was completed in 1676 from plans prepared by Christopher Wren
    $800 5
This star of "East of Eden" & "Rebel Without A Cause" was only 24 when he died in a 1955 car crash
    $800 23
The largest ethnic groups living in this island country are the Sinhalese & the Tamils
    $800 12
By Article II of this U.S. document, treaties are made with the advice & consent of the Senate
    $800 29
After 18 years in exile, he returned to Argentina in 1973
    $1000 18
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Theseus, Duke of Athens, is engaged to this queen of the Amazons
    $1000 25
This constellation, "The Hunter", is found between Taurus, the bull, & Monoceros, the unicorn
    $1000 6
Norma Jean Baker's name was changed to this, after she signed a contract with 20th Century Fox in 1946
    $1000 24
Timor is the largest of this country's Lesser Sunda Islands; Bali is one of the smaller ones
    $1000 14
In "Paradise Lost", he wrote of "things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme"
    DD: $1,100 30
In failing health, he resigned as Greek premier in January of 1996

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mandi Tom Soren
$6,500 $5,400 $0

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Catalonian city, once the capital of the Visigoths, may be named for a Carthaginian family

Final scores:

Mandi Tom Soren
$10,900 $10,800 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mandi Tom Soren
$9,500 $6,200 $1,100
25 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1996-04-10
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