Show #3105 - Friday, February 13, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Kim Worth, a freelance writer and stand-up comedian from Venice, California (subtotal of $6,100)

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California (subtotal of $10,300)

Bob Harris, a political humorist originally from Cleveland, Ohio (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the name of the individual who's talking; you have to identify the work of literature that that's from.)
    $100 27
In 1945 he became the oldest veep to succeed to the presidency upon the death of a president
    $100 21
Jim Hawkins
    $100 6
He later went back to Mellencamp, but under this name his album "American Fool" was No. 1 in 1982
    $100 11
Benjamin Franklin encouraged this pamphleteer's 1774 move from England to America
    $100 1
This cylindrical kitchen tool is useful for making pie crusts, or for keeping wayward husbands in line
    $100 16
One can be "tetched" in this body part
    $200 28
In November 1910 he was elected governor of New Jersey; 2 years later he was elected president
    $200 22
Jake Barnes
    $200 7
It's the name of King John's crusading older brother
    $200 13
On June 14, 1777, he was given command of the Sloop Ranger
    $200 2
Their exploits included a quest for the "Kurwood Derby" & the discovery of upsadaisium, a new mineral
    $200 17
A "bombilation" is this type of sound often heard near beehives
    $300 24
After a 19% showing in 1992, this presidential candidate could only muster 8 1/2% of the vote in 1996
    $300 23
Jing-Mei Woo, Rose Hsu Jordan, Waverly Jong, Lena St. Clair & their mothers
    $300 8
Role shared by Eartha Kitt on TV & Michelle Pfeiffer on the big screen
    $300 12
It's been said that about 1/3 of all British troops in the colonies were these German mercenaries
    $300 3
For an incredible 50 years, 1926-76, he illustrated the official Boy Scout calendar
    $300 18
An "avuncular" person behaves in a way that reminds one of this relative
    $400 29
This Texan served a record 17 years as Speaker of the House between 1940 & 1961
    $400 25
Humbert Humbert
    $400 9
Amanda Blake played this saloon owner on "Gunsmoke" for 19 seasons
    $400 14
The Boston Port Act was one of these laws passed by England to retaliate for the Boston Tea Party
    DD: $500 4
In 1986, Austrian-born Falco topped the charts with this song about another Austrian:
    $400 19
A "monoglot" only knows one of these
    $500 30
Known as "Battling Bob", he represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate from 1906 to 1925
    $500 26
Sal Paradise
    $500 10
This character describes herself as the title animal in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
    $500 15
On Dec. 10, 1778 this New York attorney was chosen president of the Continental Congress
    $500 5
George Carlin's feature debut & Doris Day's last starring role were in the 1968 film "With Six You Get" this
    $500 20
When a joke causes people to "cachinnate", they're doing this too loudly

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bob Dan Kim
$300 $900 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Kim
$1,500 $4,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Found in Central & South American forests, the spider monkey hangs from trees by this type of tail
    $200 3
This "Pieta" artist was born in Caprese, a village in Tuscany, in 1475
    $200 29
In 1962, his pop version of "I Can't Stop Loving You" was the No. 1 single of the year
    $200 1
Few were surprised when Julia Roberts split from this singer after 21 months of marriage
    $200 18
Jesus was still dripping from this event when a voice from heaven called him "my beloved Son"
    $200 21
In 1997, as her daughter left for Stanford, she wondered "why I ever agreed to let her skip third grade"
    $400 12
These smallest apes spend most of their lives, including mating & giving birth, in trees
    $400 7
This Dutchman's 1660s painting of "The Jewish Bride" is in the Rijksmuseum
    $400 30
Hit in which Sinatra sang, "Love was just a glance away, a warm embracing dance away" ...dooby dooby do
    $400 2
Unhappy in his marriage, he loved his wife's sister & memorialized her in "Oliver Twist"
    $400 19
After his name was changed to Israel, God still called him this, to tell him to go down to Egypt
    $400 22
Ironically, Marianne Moore began a poem about this literary form, "I, Too, Dislike It"
    $600 13
This banded mammal can be seen in the Southern U.S. & in The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" video
    $600 9
He painted the scandalous picture seen here:
    DD: $3,100 26
Henry Mancini topped the pop charts just once, with this movie theme heard here:
    $600 4
One of the things she asked Tom to return in their ugly divorce was her Emmy award
    $600 16
In Eden the Lord told Adam he would return to this & told the serpent he would eat it
    $600 23
In 1776 she wrote to husband John, "Remember the ladies, and be more generous... to them than your ancestors"
    $800 14
The wild horned aoudad, or Barbary sheep, lives in the Aures & these northern African mountains
    $800 10
The name of his 1896 painting "No Te Aha Oe Riri" means "Why Are You Angry"?
    $800 28
In 1986 Whitney Houston found this title lyric is "easy to achieve"
    $800 5
In 1762 after Peter III threatened divorce, this wife deposed him & became empress of Russia
    $800 17
God told Joshua, "Make thee sharp knives" & do this to the male Israelites "A second time"
    $800 24
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one", this Frenchwoman wrote in "The Second Sex"
    $1000 15
Resembling the antelope, this animal named for its forked horns is the fastest in the Western Hemisphere
    $1000 11
This Belgian surrealist painted a 1957 mural called "La Fee Ignorante" -- "The Ignorant Elf"
    $1000 27
They're "an institute you can't disparage. Ask the local gentry, and they will say it's element'ry"
    $1000 6
To end his marriage in 1877, this Russian composer tried to catch a lethal case of pneumonia
    DD: $4,700 20
In 1 Kings 19 God tells him "Anoint Hazael", but he doesn't tell him to visit homes during the Seder
    $1000 25
This British novelist & essayist thought human character changed "on or about December 1910"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Kim
$200 $10,000 $1,200
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

City where Goethe & Nietzsche died, & a republic & a breed of dog were born

Final scores:

Bob Dan Kim
$1 $10,000 $1,700

Cumulative scores:

Bob Dan Kim
$1 $20,300 $7,800
2nd runner-up: $10,000 Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $15,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Dan Kim
$3,300 $10,000 $6,400
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
1 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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