Show #2585 - Friday, November 24, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Isaac Segal, an advertising creative director from Cherry Hill, New Jersey (subtotal of $6,100)

Ryan Holznagel, a software writer from Forest Grove, Oregon (subtotal of $10,103)

David Siegel, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $5,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Now a state capital, it was the site of a surprise attack December 7, 1941
    $100 11
It's the last name shared by fashion designers Anne & Calvin
    $100 23
The U.S. Ranger spacecrafts were designed to crash-land on this heavenly body
    $100 16
This cop series was syndicated for a while under the title "Badge 714"
    $100 21
The red & golden apple varieties with this word in their names are the most widely grown in the U.S.
    $100 3
Charles Beard claimed the framers of this 1787 document were motivated by economic self-interests
    $200 2
Basketball's Utah Jazz play their home games in this capital city
    $200 12
This sportscaster who gained fame by "telling it like it is" passed away in 1995
    $200 26
All the nicknames of the Mercury capsules ended in this number, honoring the first group of astronauts
    $200 18
He's "NYPD Blue"'s detective Simone
    $200 22
Brabanconne is a garnish made with these miniature cabbages
    $200 4
Zbigniew Brzezinski was born in this capital city in 1928
    $300 8
For 2 months in 1784, it served as the temporary capital of the U.S.; it became New Jersey's capital in 1790
    $300 13
This South African president is the son of a Tembu tribal chief
    $300 24
The largest spacecraft to orbit the Earth was created when the shuttle Atlantis linked with this, June 29, 1995
    $300 17
Detectives on this comedy series included Dietrich, Yemana, Harris & Fish
    $300 28
Ogden Nash said of this vegetable, "When it's raw, it develops the jaw, but stewed, is more quietly chewed"
    $300 5
Before becoming U.N. Ambassador, she was a foreign policy advisor to the 1980 Reagan campaign
    $400 9
You can visit the Last Chance Mining Museum in this capital of "The Last Frontier"
    $400 14
In 1995 this late senator's daughter Kathleen was sworn in as Lt. Governor of Maryland
    $400 25
Launched May 4, 1989, the Magellan craft arrived at this planet August 10, 1990
    $400 19
This LAPD officer-turned-author came up with the concept for "Police Story"
    $400 29
What we usually call this in the United States is actually the netted or nutmeg melon
    $400 6
Raymond Aron was a contributor to this Paris daily from 1947-1977
    $500 10
Sugar plantations across the Mississippi from this capital form an area known as the "Sugar Bowl of America"
    $500 15
This physicist & author of "A Brief History of Time" was born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death
    DD: $1,100 27
They were the nicknames of Apollo 11's command module & its lunar module
    $500 20
She's detective chief inspector Jane Tennison in the "Prime Suspect" series on PBS
    $500 30
This bitter plum, the fruit of the blackthorne, is used to make jam & to flavor gin
    $500 7
Rexford G. Tugwell was part of this president's "Brain Trust"

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

David Ryan Isaac
$900 $1,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Ryan Isaac
$1,700 $3,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
His 1891 painting of a street in Tahiti is in the Toledo Museum of Art
    $200 16
In 1870 this country's Isabella II abdicated in favor of her son
    $200 20
He was the creator & behind-the-scenes master of the Muppets
    $200 28
This yellowing of the skin & eyes is caused by too much bilirubin in the blood
    $200 29
In the 500s & 600s it replaced Latin as the official language of the Byzantine Empire
    $200 6
Australian composer Arthur Benjamin's 1953 opera "A Tale of Two Cities" is based on a novel by this author
    $400 15
Thomas Solie's 1815 portrait of this orator is in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection
    $400 21
In 1975 Khalid succeeded this man, assassinated by a nephew, as king of Saudi Arabia
    $400 19
Pop Warner called him "The Greatest Football Player of All Time"
    $400 27
Premarin, a form of this hormone used to treat menopausal symptoms, is the most prescribed drug in America
    $400 30
Putonghua, the chief representative of this dialect, is based on the speech of Beijing
    $400 14
"The Tales of" this German inspired many an opera, including Busoni's "Die Brautwahl"
    $600 11
"The Madonna of the Magnificat" is one of many paintings of the Virgin & child by this "Birth of Venus" artist
    $600 1
After succeeding Tiberius, this emperor had Tiberius' grandson executed
    $600 18
The term horsepower owes its origins to an experiment by this steam engine inventor
    $600 26
It's the medical speciality concerned with such disorders as bunions, ingrown toenails & foot sprains
    $600 25
This language belongs to the Canaanite branch of the northwest Semitic languages
    $600 7
This lord never finished his poem "Don Juan", but Zden├Čk Fibich based an opera on it anyway
    $800 10
In 1930 she created a series of paintings of a jack-in-the-pulpit
    DD: $1,111 2
For his independence of Soviet influence, Imre Nagy was removed as this country's premier in 1955
    $800 17
In 1975 he left the Berlin Philharmonic, where he was principal flutist, to pursue a solo career
    DD: $4,000 23
Vitamin A deficiency may cause nyctalopia, more commonly called this
    $800 22
Although Arabic is Tunisia's official language, this has the status of a second national language
    $800 8
This Sir Walter Scott poem inspired Rossini's opera "La Dona Del Lago"
    $1000 5
In 1797 Goya painted this duchess, his mistress, pointing to the words "Solo Goya" ("Only Goya")
    $1000 3
In 1191, Berengaria married this king of England in Limassol, Cyprus
    $1000 4
During the 1970s he served as CIA director, Secretary of Defense & Secretary of Energy
    $1000 24
Usually given to a child at two months, a DPT vaccine protects against these 3 illnesses
    $1000 13
Geographically, it's the most widely-spoken Germanic language
    $1000 9
Swiss composer Heinrich Sutermeister wrote a 1967 opera based on this author's "Madame Bovary"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Ryan Isaac
$10,100 $7,911 $6,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 3 U.S. presidents in the 20th c. who never had a house of Congress controlled by his party

Final scores:

David Ryan Isaac
$19,100 $15,798 $10,500

Cumulative scores:

David Ryan Isaac
$24,600 $25,901 $16,600
1st runner-up: $24,600 Tournament champion: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $16,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Ryan Isaac
$6,900 $7,000 $6,500
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1995-10-11
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