Show #1197 - Tuesday, November 14, 1989

1989 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Bruce Cox, a computer operations analyst from Lakeside, California

Eric Newhouse, a student and winner of last year's Teen Tournament from Sioux City, Iowa

Rich Lerner, a lawyer from Pago Pago, American Samoa

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Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
WOMEN IN SPORTS
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
TELEVISION
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
"C" IN GEOGRAPHY
    $100 25
"Saloon" came from this French word, which sounds more elegant
    $100 1
In 1989, 12-year-old Victoria Brucker became the 1st U.S. girl to play in this baseball event
    $100 26
Pu doesn't refer to the smell of a reactor but to this fuel in it
    $100 8
This $104 million sequel to "The Winds of War" had 358 speaking parts & used 41,720 extras
    $100 16
He was the first living president to appear on U.S. paper money--on a $10 demand note authorized in 1861
    $100 6
The name of 2 cities; one in England & one in the U.S., both famous for their universities
    $200 24
Shade of purple whose name comes from a word for mallow because it's the color of mallow petals
    $200 2
This runner, who married Richard Slaney in 1985, holds 6 U.S. records, from 800 meters to 10,000 meters
    $200 27
This element, assigned atomic mass unit of 12.000, is the standard from which all others are measured
    $200 10
Of "Rhoda", "Riptide", or "Remington Steele", the one that starred the daughter of a famous actor
    $200 18
In 1988 this Democrat was re-elected to the U.S. Senate from Texas
    $200 7
This city was founded by England's East India Trading Company in 1690
    $300 9
Derived from the Greek for "to sell alone"; if you have one, you alone sell a product
    $300 3
The 1st Olympic marathon for women was won by this American in 1984
    $300 28
In nuclear fission mass from the neutron and the bombarded nucleus become energy as per this equation
    $300 13
Sgt. John Bunnell & Officer Harry Jackson are 2 of the "stars" of this real-life police show on Fox
    $300 19
The Constitution originally held that untaxed members of this ethnic group were not to be counted in the census
    $300 11
American city that's served by the Kennedy, Eisenhower, Stevenson, and Dan Ryan expressways
    $400 15
The "chop" in "chopsticks" means this in Pidgin English, as in "chop-chop"
    $400 4
In 1979, Ann Meyers became the first woman to sign with a men's team in this pro sport
    $400 29
Term for the least amount of fuel needed to keep up a chain reaction in a reactor
    $400 17
The Robinsons, Don West, the Robot, & this cowardly doctor were "Lost in Space"
    $400 20
He was appointed to the Supreme Court by LBJ in 1965, but resigned in 1969
    $400 12
Dalmatia, for which a dog breed is named, is part of this republic of Yugoslavia
    DD: $1,000 21
This synonym for "gloomy" comes from a Medieval Latin term for "evil days"
    $500 5
The 1st American woman to win the world title in this sport was Tenley Albright
    $500 30
J.J. Thompson developed a cathode-ray tube with a screen to measure velocity of these particles
    $500 23
A year before "Matt Houston", he was Archie Goodwin on "Nero Wolfe"
    $500 22
As this president's treasury secretary, Henry Morgenthau supervised the spending of some $370 billion without scandal
    $500 14
Picturesque Ionian island that was the birthplace of Britain's Prince Philip

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

Rich Eric Bruce
$1,200 $1,500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Eric Bruce
$3,600 $1,400 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

RULERS
TIME
PLAYWRIGHTS
PACIFIC ISLANDS
BIBLICAL QUOTES
OXFORD UNIVERSITY
    $200 18
England's Alfred was the Great; Scotland's Robert I was this
    $200 24
It's how long "I've been working on the railroad"
    $200 23
Marsha Mason starred in his comedy "The Good Doctor", based on stories by Chekhov
    $200 9
The Paul Gauguin Museum on this island where he lived in the 1890s owns no original paintings
    $200 19
"There hath not come a razor upon mine head, for I have been a Nazarite unto God," he told Delilah
    $200 26
You might call this Oxford graduate the "colossus of scholarships"
    $400 4
Russia's Catherines I and II were married to men with this first name
    $400 13
The first month of the year with just 30 days in it
    $400 12
His first two produced plays were "The Zoo Story" and "The Death of Bessie Smith"
    $400 14
The eastern part of this island group is American; the western part an independent country
    $400 29
"To every thing there is" this, "and a time to every purpose under the heaven"
    $400 25
Some say Oxford was founded after this French university barred the English from attending
    $600 3
When Napoleon put him on Spain's throne, California also came under his rule
    $600 11
In the Queen's English, the phrase "Time, gentlemen, please!" refers to this
    $600 10
Francis Beaumont began his famous collaboration with this man around 1608
    $600 16
Associated with New Zealand, these South Sea islands named for an explorer are self-governing
    $600 30
"For what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose" this
    $600 21
He was a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, where he co-founded Methodism with his brother Charles
    $800 2
From 1644-1912 this group of people ran the Ch'ing Dynasty in China
    $800 8
By the end of this era, the last trilobite bit the dust & all we have are fossil memories
    DD: $1,400 6
In 1952 she told the HUAC, "I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions"
    $800 17
Belgian priest Father Damien ministered to lepers on this Hawaiian island
    $800 28
In the 23rd Psalm, David referred to these two items of God's, saying "they comfort me"
    $800 20
He was expelled from Oxford but nevertheless learned 25 languages & translated "The Arabian Nights"
    $1000 1
In the 15th century the Attendoli family came to rule Milan & changed its name to this, meaning "force"
    DD: $1,000 7
The Muslim calendar reckons time from this event
    $1000 5
After writing "The School for Scandal", he became an M.P. and an advisor to the future King George IV
    $1000 15
Following a 1987 military coup, this island country quit the British Commonwealth
    $1000 27
"Now" this "is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen"
    $1000 22
This cardinal, a dominant force during Henry VIII's reign, founded Oxford's Christ Church College

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Eric Bruce
$4,600 $5,800 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
Hired as a ship's cook, he led the mutiny aboard the Hispaniola

Final scores:

Rich Eric Bruce
$3,399 $2,199 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rich Eric Bruce
$4,600 $8,200 $4,700
15 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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