Show #2291 - Monday, July 18, 1994

1994 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Carol Terry, a bookkeeper from Charlottesville, Virginia

Bart Thomas, a marine art dealer from Bridgewater, New Jersey

Alec MacKenzie, a producer and publisher from Chappaqua, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
This country's smallest land region, the St. Lawrence Lowlands, harbors over 1/2 its population
    $100 11
Mayfair is the most valuable property in the British version of this game
    $100 15
In 1943 these "suits" were worn with wide-brimmed hats & long chains
    $100 21
During the summer of 1988, about 1/3 of this national park's 2.2 million acres was burned
    $100 26
The oak tree that produces this bottle stopper material yields little of it for its first 20 years
    $100 1
The first book of Paul Scott's "The Raj Quartet" is called "The Jewel in" this
    $200 7
This country's westernmost mainland point lies in the region of Brittany
    $200 12
It's the only chess piece that always stays on squares of the same color
    $200 17
This Brazilian bombshell of the 1940s sent America tutti-frutti
    $200 22
In 1608 fire swept through this British colony in America
    $200 27
Pumpkin is probably the most famous "winter" variety of this vegetable
    $200 2
Nelson Algren wrote "The Man with the Golden Arm" & Ian Fleming wrote this book with a similar title
    $300 8
This Central American nation has been called the "Crossroads of the World"
    $300 13
Among the suspects in Clue, he's the military man
    $300 18
To be fashionable, F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice did it to her hair
    $300 23
A fire melted this London tourist attraction in 1925, but it later reopened
    $300 28
These large brown seaweeds were once burned to obtain potash for glassmaking
    $300 3
This "devilish" 1967 novel by Ira Levin inspired a "rebirth" of occult fiction
    $400 9
In its official language, this small Balkan country's name means "the land of the eagle"
    $400 14
In this game it's possible but very difficult to score 501 points in 9 throws
    DD: $1,000 19
A fad in the '50s was this style of music, an example of which is heard here:

"Down the way /
Where the nights are gay /
And the sun shines daily on the mountaintop /
I took a trip on a sailing ship /
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop /
But I'm sad to say /
I'm on my way /
Won't be back for many a day /
My heart is down..."
    $400 24
One in Los Angeles burned in 1986; one in Alexandria in 47 B.C.
    $400 29
Trifolium repens, a type of this plant is the original Irish shamrock
    $400 4
His unfinished novel "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" opens in an opium den
    $500 10
Cotton is the major cash crop of this largest country in Africa
    $500 16
In this card game a hand that has no card higher than a 9 is called a yarborough
    $500 20
In 1953 this fad clothing style for men hit 2 inches above the knee
    $500 25
A 1992 Academy Award nominee was the IMAX film on the "Fires of" this Persian Gulf country
    $500 30
The dried female flowers of this plant are used to flavor beer; the male flowers can be used in salads
    $500 5
He wrote "The Positive Power of Jesus Christ" as well as "The Power of Positive Thinking"

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

Alec Bart Carol
$500 $1,100 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alec Bart Carol
$1,800 $2,900 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S.
    $200 13
Most Libras love harmony & balance, but this Libra singer likes a "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"
    $200 12
The Lateran Treaty of 1929 established this as Italy's state religion
    $200 7
This natural satellite of the Earth once may have been part of the planet, or a separate planet itself
    $200 21
The prologue of this romantic tragedy tells us, "A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life"
    $200 1
Eastern, or pertaining to the countries of the East
    $400 3
This city is the seat of Dade County
    $400 14
Mark your calendar: Sept, 28, 1994 is the 60th birthday of this French "Sex Kitten"
    $400 17
In 1919, by a vote of 55 to 39, the U.S. Senate refused to ratify this treaty
    $400 8
Though round for the most part, the Earth is slightly flattened at these 2 extremes
    $400 22
Shylock's last words in this play are "I am not well; send the deed after me and I will sign it"
    $400 26
To mix or throw together objects, such as eggs
    $600 4
Pat Booth's novel "Palm Beach" is dedicated to this "Prize" socialite turned novelist
    $600 15
In Oct. 1820 this Swedish songbird was born under the sign of the scales, not the sign of the "Nightingale"
    $600 18
In Jan. 1993 President Bush & Boris Yeltsin signed START II, START standing for this
    $600 9
Some 200 million years ago, there was a single, giant one of these called Pangaea
    $600 23
In "The Merry Wives of Windsor", this rotund & ribald rogue has a page named Robin
    $600 27
The name of this gambling game is from the Latin for "wheel"
    $800 5
In 1513, in the area of what's now this city, Ponce de Leon took possession of the region for Spain
    $800 16
Libras are said to be quite passionate, like this Libra admiral who had his eye on Lady Hamilton
    DD: $3,000 19
The Montreux Convention of 1936 restored these 2 straits to full Turkish control
    $800 10
It's believed that the inner core of the Earth is as hot as 9,000ยบ F. & made up of iron & this metal
    DD: $2,000 24
In "Henry VIII" this cardinal's first line is "The Duke of Buckingham's surveyor, ha?"
    $800 28
Used in lamp filaments & high-temperature materials, it has the highest melting point of any metal
    $1000 6
They're the mythical creatures featured in shows at Weeki Wachee Spring
    $1000 30
Many Libras have musical talent, like this Libra composer known for his "Fascinating Rhythm"
    $1000 20
Negotiated by Ito Hirobumi & Li Hung-chang, the Treaty of Shimonoseki ended this 1894-95 war
    $1000 11
The 3 types of rock that make up the Earth's crust are igneous, sedimentary & this
    $1000 25
Much of "As You Like It" takes place in this forest
    $1000 29
Also called a pick, it's a small, flexible piece of material used to pluck guitar strings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alec Bart Carol
$12,200 $7,900 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Her stage name came from reading fellow performers' tea leaves

Final scores:

Alec Bart Carol
$8,599 $15,800 $3,000
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alec Bart Carol
$9,800 $7,900 $2,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1994-03-08
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