Show #2933 - Wednesday, May 7, 1997

1997 International Tournament semifinal game 3.
From Stockholm, Sweden.

Contestants

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Anatoly Belkine, a scientific associate from Russia

Per Gunnar Hillesoy, an assistant dean of students from Norway

Gay Mollette, a procurement manager from Bronx, New York, USA

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Jeopardy! Round

FORMER NAMES OF COUNTRIES
(F D NAMN PA LANDER)
THE LIVING EARTH
(DEN LEVANDE JORDEN)
ATHLETES
(IDROTTARE)
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
(LITTERAR PYTTIPANNA)
COMMUNICATION
(KOMMUNIKATIONER)
FILE UNDER "T"
(SORTERA UNDER "T")
    $100 10
Persia
    $100 26
Earth's tides are affected primarily by these 2 heavenly bodies
    $100 21
This boxer had his first professional fight in 1960 under his given name, Cassius Clay
    $100 1
This American's 1940 novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls" takes place near Segovia, Spain
    $100 12
The telephone company named for this man was founded in 1877, a year after his invention
    $100 16
On the night of April 14-15, 1912 this ship sank in the north Atlantic
    $200 9
Ceylon
    $200 27
On some trees & shrubs, this protective covering slowly peels off & is replaced
    $200 24
Flamboyant Italian slalom skier rhymingly dubbed "La Bamba"
    $200 2
In her native Denmark, her book "Out of Africa" is called "Den Afrikanske Farm"
    $200 13
American Indians sent signals using this vaporous substance
    $200 17
Paris didn't take Helen to Paris; he took her to this city & instigated a war
    $300 8
Helvetia
    $300 28
From "calm" to "hurricane", the Beaufort scale measures the strength of this
    $300 25
She shot out of Sweden to win the world championship of women's golf in 1995 & 1996
    $300 3
"A Child's Christmas in Wales" by this Welsh poet was published in 1955, 2 years after his death
    $300 14
Shakespeare's Bassanio says Portia uses these facial features to send him "fair speechless messages"
    $300 18
In 1802 this madame inherited her uncle's wax museum & went to London to set up an exhibition
    $400 7
The United Republic of Tanganyika & Zanzibar
    $400 30
The only poisonous snake in Great Britain, the common adder belongs to this snake family
    $400 23
This man who led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup soccer title played for Italy's Napoli from 1984 to 1991
    $400 4
Belgian author Georges Simenon wrote dozens of novels about this pipe-smoking police inspector
    $400 15
These largest pachyderms communicate with infrasonic signals below the range of human hearing
    $400 19
He was sent to bring Isolde to Cornwall to marry his uncle, King Mark
    $500 6
The Malagasy Republic
    $500 29
These "laughing" scavengers will eat almost anything & will steal food even from lions
    $500 22
14-year-old Tara Lipinski upset this world champion at the 1997 U.S. Figure Skating Championship
    $500 5
Stung by the hostile reaction to his 1862 novel "Fathers and Sons", this Russian moved to Baden-Baden
    $500 11
In 1982 France Telecom introduced this system of home terminals linked by phone lines
    DD: $1,000 20
After the monarchy fell in 1792, this French statesman fled to England, then to the U.S.

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

Gay Per Gunnar Anatoly
$1,100 $1,100 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Per Gunnar Anatoly
$1,900 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NOBEL PRIZE
(NOBEL-PRISET)
FAMOUS AMERICANS
(BEROMDA AMERIKANER)
FILM DIRECTORS
(FILM-REGISSORS)
RELIGION
THE MIDDLE AGES
(MEDELTIDEN)
OPERA
    $200 11
This current vice president served as an Army reporter during the Vietnam War
    $200 1
He hasn't directed a feature film since 1977's "Star Wars"
    $200 17
In 1759 Portugal banned the Jesuit order of this Christian church
    $200 18
In the 930s Wang Kon unified this peninsula; it was divided again in the 1940s
    $200 6
Traditionally, a female singer plays the role of Hansel in this Humperdinck opera
    $400 29
In selecting her for the 1979 Peace Prize, the committee cited her work with refugees & children
    $400 12
As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, he was the first man to set foot on the moon
    $400 2
His 1983 film "Fanny and Alexander" was edited from a larger television miniseries
    $400 16
The son of a copper miner, he initiated the Protestant Reformation
    $400 19
Crusader Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen king of this holy city but was left in the soup by his allies
    $400 7
Jules Massenet composed an opera based on this famous novel by Miguel de Cervantes
    $600 27
This Italian won the 1938 Physics Award for discovering radioactive elements beyond uranium
    DD: $2,500 21
He painted the portrait seen here:
[Arrangement in Grey and Black]
    $600 3
He directed John Wayne in many westerns, including "The Searchers" & "Fort Apache"
    $600 15
2 of the forms of this Eastern religion are Theravada & Mahayana
    $600 20
The town-dwellers known by this French term evolved into the Capitalist class of Marxist thought
    $600 8
This hefty superstar tenor from Modena, Italy is often compared to Caruso
    $800 26
This Russian physiologist's 1904 Nobel Prize was for his work on the physiology of digestion
    $800 22
In 1916 this architect moved to Japan where he designed the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo
    $800 4
This director's "Scream" pokes fun at horror films of the '80s, including his own Freddy Krueger movies
    $800 14
This religion's chief god, the Jade Emperor, was officially sanctioned around 1000 A.D.
    $800 24
Philosopher Albertus Magnus popularized the "Physics" & other works of this ancient Greek
    $800 9
Originally, this composer's opera "Rigoletto" was titled "La Maledizione" ("The Curse")
    DD: $2,400 28
In 1969 Ragnar Frisch & Jan Tinbergen became the first to win in this newly established category
    $1000 23
This sharpshooter is the subject of the musical "Annie Get Your Gun"
    $1000 5
This French director appears as a passerby who points out Belmondo to the police in his 1959 film "Breathless"
    $1000 13
The main religion on the island of Bali is a mixture of local religious rites & this major religion
    $1000 25
Frankish king Charles Martel & the Schlegerbund, a group of Swabian knights, took their names from this tool
    $1000 10
Originally, this Czech composer's opera "The Bartered Bride" contained some spoken dialogue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Per Gunnar Anatoly
$8,500 $4,700 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT PLAYWRIGHTS
This playwright born in Colonus around 496 B.C. wrote one of his finest plays when he was 90

Final scores:

Gay Per Gunnar Anatoly
$7,399 $9,400 $1
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gay Per Gunnar Anatoly
$8,500 $6,700 $3,400
22 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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