Show #2818 - Wednesday, November 27, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Shane Whitlock, a college student from Benton, Arkansas

Beverly Spurs, a podiatrist from Concord, California

Mike Dupée, an attorney from Gainesville, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIA
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
BIOGRAPHIES
BUSINESS
CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
PROVERBS
    $100 14
In the July 3, 1996 runoff, he defeated Gennadi Zyuganov
    $100 6
This "Alien" actress starred in her long-time pal Christopher Durang's 1996 play "Sex and Longing"
    $100 9
"Rare Air" is a photo biography of this basketball star
    $100 26
The tires on Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" were made by this former competitor of Goodyear
    $100 1
This "Messiah" composer's first job was as a church organist in Halle, Germany, at age 17
    $100 21
"You can't make a silk purse" out of this
    $200 15
In 1996 this Russian newspaper stopped publishing after 84 years
    $200 7
Don't blink--or you'll miss Richard Dreyfuss in this 1967 film based on a Jacqueline Susann novel
    $200 12
This actor-director is the subject of David Thomson's biography "Rosebud"
    $200 27
In 1866, William A. Breyer started the company that's now the oldest national producer of this
    $200 2
"Variations on a Theme by Haydn" was this "lullaby" composer's first major work for full orchestra
    $200 22
"Imitation is the sincerest form of" it, but beware, it "corrupts both the receiver and the giver"
    $300 16
In April of 1996, Russian rockets killed Dzhokhar Dudayev, this breakaway republic's leader
    $300 8
This "Seinfeld" co-star became a Broadway star at age 23 in Stephen Sondheim's musical "Merrily we Roll Along"
    $300 13
"Shalom, Friend" tells of "The Life and Legacy" of this slain Israeli leader
    $300 28
This San Francisco-based clothing company's full name includes "De Corps"
    $300 3
In 1977, his "Immortal Beloved" was identified as Antonie Brentano, wife of a merchant
    $300 23
It's where you should "never tell tales"
    $400 17
Abbreviated CIS, it replaced the USSR
    $400 10
John Mahoney, who plays Martin Crane on this sitcom, was born in England; he moved to the U.S. when he was 19
    $400 19
"The Education of a Woman" by Carolyn G. Heilbrun tells of this feminist and famous Ms
    $400 29
From 1875 to 1989, this New York company's name included "Glassworks"
    $400 4
This father-in-law of Richard Wagner died July 31, 1886, during the Wagner festival at Bayreuth
    $400 24
The saying "Strike while the iron is hot" originally alluded to this profession
    $500 18
They're the colors of the three stripes on the Russian flag
    DD: $1,000 11
Professional name used by the actress seen here during her film career; it's different from her married name (clip from "Hellcats of the Navy")
    $500 20
Known for his "Compleat Angler", he also wrote a biography of his friend, writer John Donne
    $500 30
This Warner-Lambert product contains retsyn, a finely homogenized vegetable oil
    $500 5
He composed his "Leningrad Symphony" during the World War II siege of Leningrad
    $500 25
These two things "wait for no man"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mike Beverly Shane
$700 $2,400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Beverly Shane
$1,700 $4,300 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPREME COURT
LANGUAGES
SCIENTISTS
THE CIVIL WAR
POETRY
ODDS & ENDS
    $200 17
Justices Butler, Van DeVanter, Sutherland, and McReynolds opposed this president's "New Deal"
    $200 22
This Scandinavian language changed "aa" to a circle-topped "a", making it closer to Swedish and Norwegian
    $200 6
In 1633 this astronomer was found guilty of "vehement suspicion of heresy"
    $200 11
Union pay department officers wore the M1840, one of these weapons that featured a straight 31" all-gilt blade
    $200 1
In stanza three of "The Star Spangled Banner", he mocks "The hireling and slave" who doubt America's victory
    $200 16
This city's Hartsfield International overtook O'Hare as the world's busiest airport even before the Summer Olympics
    $400 18
This president called his 1953 appointment of Earl Warren "the biggest damn' fool mistake I ever made"
    $400 23
All of the Romance languages have their roots in this language
    $400 7
This botanist was hailed as "The Wizard of Tuskegee"
    $400 12
On May 29, 1865, he issued a general amnesty for most rebels; the rich and those with high ranks weren't included
    $400 2
Poe said this maiden "lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me"
    $400 27
For about $200 a whack, you can spend the night at the Fall River MA home of this alleged murderess
    $600 19
In 1995 two justices rejected The Citadel's appeal of an order to admit her
    $600 24
Balinese is spoken on several islands of this country
    $600 8
The symbol "J" as a unit of energy honors this physicist
    $600 13
In June of 1861, Dorothea Dix was appointed to supervise the female ones of these
    $600 3
Originally, he didn't want his "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" published
    $600 28
They're the two main ingredients in a Cape Codder cocktail
    $800 20
He served as Chief Justice the longest; 34 years from 1801-1835
    $800 25
Hungarians call their official language this
    $800 9
In 1791 this Italian published the results of his experiments in "animal electricity"
    $800 14
In the Gettysburg campaign, Lee's forces were along Seminary Ridge and the federal forces along this ridge
    $800 4
His series "Bells and Pomegranates" included "Pippa Passes" and "My Last Duchess"
    $800 29
Muhammad received the first of the Koran's revelations during this holy month
    DD: $1,500 21
After the 1987 rejection of this man's nomination to the court, Anthony Kennedy filled Powell's seat
    $1000 26
Punjabi is spoken by about half of all households in this country
    DD: $2,500 10
His 1637 "Discours de la methode" prefaced a series of essays on optics, meteorology, and geometry
    $1000 15
Hero of the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, he resigned November 1, 1861, as head of the Union army
    $1000 5
This poet to whom T.S. Eliot dedicated "The Wasteland" ended up in a mental institution
    $1000 30
It's the smaller of the two bones in the lower leg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Beverly Shane
$11,100 $5,500 $11,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RIVERS
It was once believed that this river "originated in the Mountains of the Moon"

Final scores:

Mike Beverly Shane
$11,100 $5,500 $500
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Beverly Shane
$11,100 $5,000 $9,500
24 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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