Show #1200 - Friday, November 17, 1989

1989 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Rich Lerner, a lawyer from Pago Pago, American Samoa (subtotal of $4,100)

Brian Wangsgard, a senior marketing representative originally from Ogden, Utah (subtotal of $3,000)

Tom Cubbage, a law student and winner of last year's College Tournament from Bartlesville, Oklahoma (subtotal of $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Joyce Hall began this Kansas City company selling postcards
    $100 11
Dates & coconuts both grow on this type of tree
    $100 26
A sincere cavalier, he fooled around with Guinevere
    $100 1
He's had the most Top 40 & Top 10 albums during the rock era -- not bad for a man who's been singing since 1933
    $100 17
In 1861 by imperial decree, Alexander II liberated 40 million serfs in this country
    $100 16
A shackled group of prisoners, they were formerly used to build roads in the southern U.S.
    $200 7
G.E. was instrumental in starting this communications giant which it bought in 1986
    $200 12
This relative of the onion is rarely grown from seed; it's grown from parts of its bulbs called cloves
    $200 28
His 9th hurdle -- Hippolyta's girdle
    $200 2
"You Belong to the City" was part of this television show's No. 1 album
    $200 20
This large Middle Eastern country did not abolish slavery until 1962
    $200 18
Knights wore this flexible armor of interlinked metal rings
    $300 8
This company's founder invented condensed milk
    $300 13
Also known as plant lice, these garden pests secrete a "honeydew" that ants eat
    $300 27
Thru many a metaphysical joust he tried to win the soul of Faust
    $300 3
"Blue Bayou" & "It's So Easy" are both on her "Simple Dreams" album
    $300 23
In 1865 this amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery in the U.S.
    $300 19
In the U.S. Army it would be a general to lt. general to major general to brigadier general
    $400 9
Dole is the best-known brand name of this company founded by missionaries in Hawaii
    $400 14
Azaleas are a member of this plant genus whose name means "rose tree"
    DD: $300 29
A disembodied head or pumpkin was thrown at this poor country bumpkin
    $400 4
This group's name was also the name of its 1st No. 1 album; the 2nd was "Rumours"
    $400 24
The Compromise of 1850 banned the slave trade in Washington, D.C. & admitted this state as a free state
    $400 21
The constellation Andromeda is sometimes given this nickname
    $500 10
This company that sells Kleenex & Huggies was founded in Neenah, Wisc. in 1872 & is still there
    $500 15
Prairie Sunset & Sable are 2 of the bearded varieties of this spring flower
    $500 30
While Ulysses was fighting the war she kept a lock on her bedroom door
    $500 5
"Heart of Glass" was cut for this group's album "Parallel Lines"
    $500 25
11-letter word meaning the formal emancipation of a slave by his owner
    $500 22
Completes the line from "The Communist Manifesto" "The proletarians...."

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

Tom Brian Rich
$0 $1,600 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rich
$1,800 $2,300 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The Anti-Masons were the 1st U.S. political party to hold one of these to choose its candidates
    $200 1
He collaborated with ex-wife Margaret Bourke White on documentaries but not on "God's Little Acre"
    $200 3
He was one of the finest American portrait artists, but he's best remembered for his "code"
    $200 27
These very fine blood vessels give oxygenated blood to the tissues & remove deoxygenated blood from them
    $200 17
Every month Reader's Digest reminds us it's "the best medicine"
    $200 16
"The Rock" has been called the grande dame of local hotels on this small peninsula
    $400 30
In 1874 cigar makers, not the ladies garment workers, became the 1st union to have this on their products
    $400 2
His novels "Ragtime" & "World's Fair" were both set in NYC before WWII
    $400 4
Jan Vermeer lived his entire life in this city known for its pottery
    $400 25
Rejection of organ transplants is caused by the reaction of this defense system
    $400 18
Samuel Johnson said, "When a man is tired of" this city, "he is tired of life"
    $400 15
The kind of currency you'd need to play the slot machines in the casino at Monte Carlo
    $600 29
In 1793 the 1st U.S. ship canal was built near Springfield, in this state
    $600 8
The title of this novel by Charles Jackson has become a catch phrase for a major drinking binge
    $600 5
Sir Joshua Reynolds was knighted by this king in 1769
    $600 22
2 of the 3 bones that meet at the shoulder
    $600 19
Over 400 years B.C. Thucydides wrote history tends to do this
    $600 14
There are 137 of them in all & they lead up from Rome's Piazza Dispagna
    $800 28
A veteran of the last Mercury flight & Gemini 5, he was the 1st man to make 2 orbital flights
    $800 9
Some of the stories & poems in "We Are Still Married" reflect on this author's life in Minnesota
    $800 6
Norwegian whose painting "The Cry", or "The Scream", has been called "an icon of existential anguish"
    $800 23
Muscles used to move a limb away from the central line of the body
    $800 20
Jesus taught, "Greater love hath no man than" this
    $800 13
African country in which you can visit Aberdare National Park & Mombasa Beach
    $1000 26
The 1st woman to win a Pulitzer for fiction was this author of "The Age of Innocence" in 1921
    $1000 10
We wonder what his grandfather, the adding machine inventor, would have thought of "Naked Lunch"
    DD: $700 7
English illustrator whose work is seen here; he was a leader of the Art Nouveau movement:
    $1000 24
A tricuspid insufficiency has nothing to do with the teeth, but refers to a valve failure here
    DD: $2,000 21
"In the country of the blind," this "man is king"
    $1000 12
Brazilian airline whose name is an abbreviation of "Empresa de Viacao Aerea Rio Grandense"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rich
$9,100 $2,900 $5,700
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The states admitted to the Union in the 20th century were Alaska, Hawaii & these 3

Final scores:

Tom Brian Rich
$9,100 $2 $11,400

Cumulative scores:

Tom Brian Rich
$17,200 $3,002 $15,500
Tournament champion: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $7,500 1st runner-up: $15,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Brian Rich
$9,500 $4,900 $5,700
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1989-10-17
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