Show #1139 - Thursday, July 13, 1989

1989 Senior Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Bob Drez, a teacher from Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Elsie Taulman, a registered nurse from Stockton, California

Ruth Boyd, a librarian originally from New York City

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Your nails are made up of cells from this, the top layer of skin
    $100 12
A Portuguese word for "silly" or "stupid" inspired the name of this extinct flightless bird
    $100 14
In the names of cocktails, this color precedes "squirrel" & "lady"
    $100 7
In 1948 the Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra was renamed this
    $100 1
One of the N.C. colony's 1st products, this sticky stuff helped give the state its nickname
    $100 4
Having him write home in "Dear Dad" worked well; 6 episodes later we had "Dear Dad... Again"
    $200 13
You have 2 of these, but a toothed whale only has 1, its blowhole
    $200 15
It's defined as "a massive floating body of ice broken away from a glacier"
    $200 19
A creme de menthe cocktail, or the insect who might drink it
    $200 8
This ensemble is the Boston Symphony minus its principal players
    $200 2
The governor not only has no line-item power to do this, he has no power to do it at all
    $200 5
This teddy bear toter left the series at the start of Season 8
    $300 23
A bone that vibrates when it hears "go horsey", or a place for your foot on a saddle
    $300 16
From the Latin "abscondere", to hide away, it's a wall bracket for lights or candles
    $300 20
This liquor is 1 of the main ingredients in a bullshot, & that's no bull
    $300 9
Music hall Gracie who sang about "the biggest aspidistra-in the world"
    $300 3
2 of 3 universities that combined resources to create N.C. Research Triangle Park
    $300 6
The peg o' his heart was his wife Peg, back in California
    $400 24
When you toss a drink down the hatch, it goes down this tube to the stomach
    $400 17
The word that can precede trip, mouse or hockey
    $400 21
Champagne cocktails traditionally include a dash of this
    DD: $500 10
This composer's wind bands helped introduce the saxophone to the U.S. in the 1890s
    $400 28
This cape on the Atlantic is the site of a Nat'l Seashore & the tallest lighthouse in the U.S.
    $400 27
Character from whom Margaret borrowed a dress for her wedding
    $500 25
Bowman's capsules are found in these filtering organs in your body
    $500 18
It's the width of a scythe stroke; when you make a grand entrance, you "cut" one
    $500 26
Kir cocktails contain this liqueur made from black currants
    $500 11
One of the musicals by Leonard Bernstein with "Town" in the title
    $500 29
The only trace of this ever found was the word "Croatoan", the name of a local tribe, carved in a tree
    $500 30
An occasional visitor, Major Sidney Freedman was this type of doctor

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

Ruth Elsie Bob
$1,700 $100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Elsie Bob
$2,800 $2,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
    $200 16
Strangely, in 1971 Dame Judith Anderson played this Danish prince on stage
    $200 1
On February 7,1943 these went on the ration list, limiting civilians to 3 pairs a year
    $200 30
"Paris, Texas" isn't on the Riviera, but it won a Palme d'Or in this Riviera city's film festival
    $200 6
Nationality of Lope de Vega, who wrote over 1,500 plays & may be the most prolific author in Western lit.
    $200 11
Regardless of its birthdate, a racehorse in the northern hemisphere becomes a year older on this day
    $200 27
Siddhartha Gautama, better known as this, had a horse described as having "breath like dragons"
    $400 24
Role played by Mickey Rooney in the 1935 all-star version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $400 2
Due to manpower shortage, the St. Louis Browns hired Pete Gray to play outfield though he had only 1 of these
    DD: $4,000 26
This city on the Italian Riviera is famous, among other things, as the birthplace of Columbus
    $400 7
This Italian seducer was in his 60s when he began writing his 12 volume sexual memoirs
    $400 12
When U.S.horses put on the feedbag, this grain is the most widely eaten
    $400 17
During the Civil War, he was often seen riding "Cincinnati", a gift from the people in the Ohio city
    $600 25
In a rare TV appearance, Olivier played this foolish, fond old king
    $600 3
Completes WWII Navy pilot David F. Mason's 4-word sibilant message "sighted sub,..."
    $600 21
An 1890s song tells the story of "the man who broke the bank" at this resort
    $600 8
He worked as a menial laborer & a cotton picker before he wrote "Tobacco Road"
    $600 13
The small Welsh pony was bred to work in the cramped spaces of these
    $600 18
A flop-eared mule named Bruin was his favorite mount when he was pres. of Texas
    $800 28
The 15-year-old actress who played Juliet in Zeffirelli's 1968 version of "Romeo & Juliet"
    DD: $2,200 4
This play opened on Broadway in '49 with Cameron Mitchell as Happy & Arthur Kennedy as Biff
    $800 22
Throngs of celebrants line the promenade Des Anglais during this city's annual carnival
    $800 9
His last novel was "The Reivers"
    $800 14
8 out of 10 horses of this breed descend from the 18th century champion, Eclipse
    $800 19
His horse, Tarzan, used to nudge this '20s & '30s movie cowboy into the arms of the leading lady
    $1000 29
1 of 2 films in which Orson Welles directed himself in a Shakespearean play
    $1000 5
He kept his promise to resign as CIO president when FDR was re-elected
    $1000 23
The Italians call it the Riviera, but in France it's known by this name
    $1000 10
Author of "Notes from the Underground" a.k.a. "Letters from the Underworld"
    $1000 15
These gray or white Austrian show horses were originally bred near Trieste in the 16th century
    $1000 20
In an 11th century French epic poem, this knight's horse, Veillantif, was killed under him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Elsie Bob
$7,400 $9,600 $6,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The European Community's target year for lifting all economic barriers among its 12 members

Final scores:

Ruth Elsie Bob
$4,800 $8,100 $13,100
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ruth Elsie Bob
$7,300 $8,200 $6,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,100

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Game tape date: 1989-02-27
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