Show #3335 - Friday, February 19, 1999

1999 Tournament of Champions final game 2.

Contestants

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Dave Abbott, a musician and contract manager from Cincinnati, Ohio (subtotal of $7,100)

J.J. Todor, an attorney from Pataskala, Ohio (subtotal of $9,000)

Juliet Wiley, a stay-at-home mom from Plano, Texas (subtotal of $7,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
TELEVISION
COMMON BONDS
TRAVEL & TOURISM
"MASTER"s
CERVANTES
    $100 6
In 1850 it became the first state on the Pacific coast admitted to the Union
    $100 1
The 2 "North And South" miniseries featured this "Dirty Dancing" star
    $100 12
Lake,
red-Light,
of Columbia
    $100 10
To see a wax George Strait, go straight to the Country Music Wax Museum in this state capital
    $100 21
Cervantes called this title character "El Ingenioso Hidalgo", the Ingenious Gentleman
    $200 7
The U.S. Marine Corps was first established to fight in this war
    $200 2
Like "Picket Fences", "Step By Step" was set in this state
    $200 13
18 for voting,
50 for A.A.R.P. membership,
35 for president
    $200 15
You may wander past wallabies when you bushwalk through this country's Blue Mountains
    $200 29
These sexperts were married in 1971 but later divorced
    $200 22
For a time, Cervantes supported himself by finding provisions for this Spanish fleet
    $300 8
On Oct. 2, 1967 he was sworn in as the first African-American Supreme Court justice
    $300 3
In 1981 she stepped out of "Three's Company"
    $300 14
Preston of the Mounties,
York,
Friday
    $300 16
You can ride the Jasper Tramway to over 7,500 feet up in this Canadian province
    $300 28
Tom Wolfe used the name of these toy characters to describe Wall Street hotshots
    $300 23
Cervantes relied on 2 financial supporters, the Count of Lemos & the archbishop of this city on the Tagus
    $400 9
Jonathan Edwards was among the leaders of this "great" religious movement of the 1700s
    $400 4
Belinda Montgomery was Patrick Duffy's Dr. on "The Man From Atlantis" & Neil Patrick Harris' mom on this show
    $400 19
Knee,
radiator,
Bic pen
    $400 17
Hotels in this city include the Holiday Inn On The Bay, The Pan Pacific Hotel & the Balboa Park Inn
    $400 27
Accoridng to World Book, the novel "Effi Briest" is Theodor Fontane's
    $400 24
As a young man, Cervantes lost the use of his left hand fighting against this empire at the battle of Lepanto
    $500 11
In 1893 3 men serving prison sentences for this riot were pardoned by the governor of Illinois
    DD: $500 5
(Hi, I'm Patrick Duffy.) In the fall 1986 "Dallas" opener, Pamela woke up & saw me doing this, making the last season a dream
    $500 20
Capistrano swallows,
undeliverable mail,
"Jeopardy!" champs
    $500 18
You'll find Gripsholm Castle on an island in Lake Malaren in this northern European country
    $500 26
He became a Kansas lawman after a killin' over a dance-hall girl in Texas
    $500 25
With "Novelas Ejemplares", Cervantes became the first to write short stories in this Spanish dialect

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Juliet J.J. Dave
$400 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet J.J. Dave
$1,700 $800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RENAISSANCE
I SWEAR
GREEK ISLANDS
CLOWN CINEMA
MELANCHOLIA
AUTHOR'S DICTIONARY
    $200 6
Thousands of pages of his notebooks survive; to read them you'll need a mirror because he wrote backwards
    $200 1
George Washington added these 4 words at the end of the presidential oath of office
    $200 22
One island is the supposed burial place of this reckless mythical flier, & is named for him
    $200 19
Jimmy Stewart played Buttons, the clown with a mysterious past, in this 1952 De Mille drama
    $200 16
He's Shakespeare's melancholy Dane
    $200 11
It's defined as the combination of 2 seemingly contradictory words, like "deafening silence"
    $400 7
In 1421 Filippo Brunelleschi designed the first Renaissance building, the Foundling Hospital in this city
    $400 2
Type of "oath" you might take to be a Mafioso in good standing, or what you might then be asked to spill
    $400 27
The town of Karistos on Euboea has been producing this white building material for millennia
    $400 23
Much to his humiliation, this title critter of a 1941 animated classic is forced to join the clown act
    $400 17
A 1912 Norton & Burnett tune pined, "Come to me my melancholy" this
    $400 12
When this is used objects or abstractions are endowed with human traits, as in "The clouds wept"
    $600 8
He designed the dome of St. Peter's Basilica, but it was Giacomo Della Porto who built it
    DD: $1,000 3
In the 1950s anti-European farmers in Kenya took an oath to join this secret group
    $600 28
Monemvasia, seen here, is known for its resemblance to this British possession
    $600 24
This 1991 Bobcat Goldthwait film was hailed as "the 'Citizen Kane' of alcoholic clown movies"
    $600 18
Group that released the punny 1995 album "Melon Collie And The Infinite Sadness"
    $600 13
It's a specific comparison using "like" or "as"; "cool as a cucumber", for example
    $800 9
In 1500 her husband, Alfonso of Aragon, was murdered on orders of her brother Cesare
    $800 4
A painting by Jacques-Louis David depicts "The Oath of" these Roman triplets
    $800 29
Fittingly, this crowded island shares its name with a many-headed monster, slain by Hercules
    $800 25
With the Italian documentary "The Clowns", this director explored his fascination with the circus
    $800 20
His book on the stuff Zarathustra Spake includes the chapter "The Sons Of Melancholy"
    $800 14
From the Greek for "orator", it's the art or study of using language effectively
    DD: $1,500 10
This sonneteer's "Canzoniere" consists of 366 poems, many of them love lyrics to a mystery lady named Laura
    $1000 5
In Norse myth, all plants except mistletoe swore not to harm this son of Odin & god of beauty
    $1000 30
Its name is an Italian corruption of the Greek coryphai, meaning "crests"
    $1000 26
In a segment of 1956's "Invitation to the Dance", this dancer plays a clown in love with a circus performer
    $1000 21
This French philosopher & author of "Confessions" was nicknamed "Melancholy Jacques"
    $1000 15
As in "all hands on deck", it's the figurative use of a part of something for the whole

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet J.J. Dave
$4,100 $5,800 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. INDUSTRIES
Around 1850 it used a fleet of over 700 ships; by 1930 this U.S. industry was practically defunct

Final scores:

Juliet J.J. Dave
$100 $11,600 $14,400

Cumulative scores:

Juliet J.J. Dave
$7,500 $20,600 $21,500
2nd runner-up: $10,000 1st runner-up: $20,600 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Juliet J.J. Dave
$4,100 $5,800 $8,800
10 R,
0 W
11 R,
2 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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