Show #1141 - Monday, July 17, 1989

1989 Senior Tournament semifinal game 1.


Markee Bourget, a housewife from West Saint Paul, Minnesota

Gil Hennegar, an accountant from Baltimore, Maryland

Bob Drez, a teacher from Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
"Little Women" was based on her own "poor but happy" family of mom, dad, 3 sisters & herself
    $100 23
About 90% of the world's seismic energy is released in a belt girdling this ocean
    $100 1
Hawaiian wine is made from grapes or this other fruit
    $100 11
Appropriately, this James Bond villain's first name is Auric
    $100 18
The Library Awareness program is an effort by this bureau to flush out Soviet spies
    $100 6
It commonly precedes lashing, tied & -in-cheek
    $200 14
In 1869 Philadelphia's John Wanamaker founded one of the 1st of these in the U.S.
    $200 24
Of 300, 3.000 or 11,000, the No. of quakes recorded in southern Calif. by Caltech in an average year
    $200 2
Wine that's soured has turned to this, from the French for "sour wine"
    $200 12
Parts of "Rambo: First Blood Part III" were actually filmed in Sodom in this country
    $200 19
Jean Valjean was sentenced to prison for stealing a loaf of bread in this Victor Hugo novel
    $200 7
A seesaw
    $300 15
An educator & writer of 19th century "Readers", he began teaching at age 13
    $300 25
In 1935 this seismologist devised a system of measuring the magnitude of earthquakes
    $300 3
A Magnum holds the equivalent of this many standard bottles of wine
    $300 28
Paul Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty & Elaine May all wrote songs for this 1987 comedy
    $300 20
It's what the "con" in con man stands for
    $300 8
An 8-letter word for a forum of justice, like the dreaded Spanish Inquisition
    $400 16
His water colors are set almost entirely in the Brandywine Valley & Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
    $400 26
The Jan. 1989 quake in Tadzhikistan was the 2nd major one in this country within 2 months
    $400 4
The name of this white German table wine means "holy mother's milk"
    $400 29
In "Casablanca", after Ingrid Bergman's plane takes off, he & Bogey walk into the misty night
    $400 21
This author of "The Gift of the Magi" served over 3 years in prison for embezzlement
    $400 9
An "insignificant" sponge cake & custard dessert
    $500 17
Surnames of the philanthropists who founded 2 Pittsburgh institutes which merged into 1 univ. in 1967
    $500 27
It's the part of the Earth's surface directly above the origin of an earthquake
    $500 5
Young red wine whose name can be followed by "nouveau", "superior" or "villages"
    $500 22
In '77 this French singer was given a 30-day sentence for accidentally shooting her ski instructor/lover to death
    DD: $800 10
In America, it's overly sweet sentiment; in England, it's molasses

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bob Gil Markee
$1,800 -$100 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Gil Markee
$3,600 $1,600 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Open your readers & see this famous pair. See their baby sister, Sally, & their dog, Spot.
    $200 4
Although a Rep. president, Abraham Lincoln earlier served in Congress as a member of this party
    $200 14
In 1974 the Knight brothers merged their newspapers with those of this family
    $200 9
The people of this Scottish city are known as Glaswegians
    $200 16
Experts are not sure who numbered the 154 of these but they're pretty sure they're in the wrong order
    $400 2
Country singers Naomi & Wynonna, who look more like sisters than the mother & daughter they are
    $400 5
Because of his work on the Mo. Compromise, this Kentuckian became known as "The Great Pacificator"
    $400 15
Adolph Ochs passed the reins of this paper to his son-in-law, who passed it to his son-in-law
    $400 10
La Scala, one of the leading opera houses in Europe, is located in this Italian city
    DD: $3,000 17
This title character of a tragedy appears in 3 scenes & is killed off before the play is half over
    $600 3
He his partner, Siegfried, made an elephant disappear in their popular Las Vegas act
    $600 6
On Dec. 2, 1859 Stonewall Jackson commanded the VMI cadets at the hanging of this abolitionist
    $600 21
Title of W. A. Swanberg's 1961 biography of a publisher of the San Francisco Examiner
    $600 11
It's said Columbus announced his discovery of the New World in this largest Spanish port city
    $600 18
Queen Elizabeth reportedly requested a play about Sir John Falstaff in love, & the bard wrote this
    DD: $2,000 24
"Virtuous" sisters heard here, singing this 1956 song, their only Top 10 hit:

"I know (I know) / You belong to somebody new / But tonight you belong to me"
    $800 7
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo officially ended this war
    $800 22
Grandson & namesake of the department store founder, he founded the Chicago Sun
    $800 12
From 1980-86 Soviet physicist Andrei Sakharov was exiled to this city, off limits to foreigners
    $800 19
About the time Shakespeare was plotting King Lear, this man was arrested in a plot to kill James I
    $1000 8
FDR dumped this vice president from his ticket in 1944 but made him Commerce Secretary in 1945
    $1000 23
He used his paper "Negro World" to promote his "Back to Africa" movement around 1920
    $1000 13
Nearly all the French kings were crowned in this city's cathedral
    $1000 20
The 3 plays of Henry VI are set during this conflict

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Gil Markee
$4,200 $2,600 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Based on a French novel by Henri Murger, its title refers to the carefree life artists lead

Final scores:

Bob Gil Markee
$6,200 $5,100 $1,800
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Gil Markee
$7,200 $2,600 $2,600
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1989-02-28
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