Show #967 - Tuesday, November 15, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Roy Holliday, a radiologist from Brooklyn, New York

Peggy Kennedy, a forensic toxicologist and winner of the 1988 Seniors Tournament from Menands, New York

Bruce Naegeli, a librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

REVOLUTIONS
INSECTS
SILENT MOVIES
HERBS & SPICES
SHORT STORIES
"LONG" SONGS
    $100 12
After the American Revolution, Tom Paine and Lafayette both took part in this revolution
    $100 17
To frighten predators, the owl butterfly has large spots on its wings that resemble these
    $100 30
This film could have been called "Little Lady Fauntleroy" since it starred her, "America's sweetheart"
    $100 5
Related to the banana, it's the spice featured in Vernor's soda
    $100 29
"Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut" was one of the "Nine Stories" he published after "Catcher in the Rye"
    $100 28
Phil Spector overdubbed this last number-one Beatles hit; John and Paul's original version is not for sale
    $200 4
It changed the Western world from a basically rural society to a primarily urban one
    $200 18
When filled with these, the queen termite can be over four inches long
    $200 27
This cowboy star's middle initial stood for Surrey
    $200 6
One type of dish in which fenugreek seed is used is this relish from India
    $200 26
Hemingway story in which an African mountain comes to represent purity and escape
    DD: $500 25
In 1974 Neil Diamond scored a # 5 hit with the following:

"Ride, c'mon baby ride..."
    $300 3
This country's revolution had two parts, the February revolution and the October revolution
    $300 21
The plasmodia aren't space invaders but parasites that mosquitos pass to man causing this disease
    $300 16
This 1903 Edwin S. Porter classic wasn't filmed in the Wild West but in the wilds of New Jersey
    $300 9
Kummel is one of these flavored with caraway seeds
    $300 7
Faulkner wrote short and long versions of this story about hunting an enormous animal called "Old Ben"
    $300 24
Title line that follows "Just kiss me once, then kiss me twice, then kiss me once again"
    $400 2
Using new strains of corn, rice, and wheat, it's the effort to increase food production in the Third World
    $400 20
For sundews and pitcher plants, insects serve this purpose
    $400 15
He was White Arm Joe in "The Birth of a Nation", but is better known as the screen's first "Tarzan"
    $400 10
You can call it laurel leaf or you can call it this, same thing
    $400 8
In this O. Henry story, the kidnappers pay the father $250 to take the kid back
    $400 23
In "Oliver!", Nancy, who's in love with Bill Sykes, sings this song of devotion
    $500 1
One-word adjective most commonly used to describe England's bloodless revolution of 1688
    $500 19
This type of wasp gets its name from the abnormal protruding plant growths it causes
    $500 14
In 1914 this actress silently suffered "The Perils of Pauline"
    $500 11
This herb comes in summer and winter varieties, and its name also means appetizing
    $500 13
Twain wrote of a stranger who brought a mysterious sack to this town in order to corrupt it--and succeeded
    $500 22
A 1979 hit by Supertramp gave you these directions for finding your way to your abode

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bruce Peggy Roy
$2,600 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Peggy Roy
$2,600 $3,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

20TH-CENTURY PERSONALITIES
TRANSPORTATION
DANCERS
SHAKESPEARE
ISLANDS
X, Y, Z
    $200 16
Born in Russian Poland in 1886, he became the first prime minister of Israel
    $200 21
Non-flyer John Madden travels on this, the "Maddencruiser," complete with bed and shower
    $200 24
She joined the Ballets Russes at 14 and was still a teenager when she married her ballet teacher, Nico Charisse
    $200 2
Canada's best-known theatrical event is the annual festival here featuring plays by Shakespeare
    $200 28
Some call it the island continent
    $200 7
The name of this lakeside Swiss city is believed to be from the Celtic word for "water"
    $400 23
Use of the term "psyche" for the whole personality was begun by this great Swiss psychiatrist
    DD: $4,000 20
Doing this comes from the Roman custom of offering a drink to the gods when launching a ship
    $400 10
This tiny star of "Good News" learned to dance by watching a Fred Astaire movie 17 times
    $400 3
The ghost of his wife, Anne, haunted him at Bosworth Field
    $400 29
A roofed Hawaiian porch, or the Hawaiian island called "The Pineapple Island"
    $400 25
Sergeant Preston's beat
    $600 22
Jackie Kennedy authorized him to write "The Death of a President", but later sued to stop publication
    $600 19
In addition to a rudder and oars, most keelboats were equipped with these to aid travel
    $600 9
This ballerina was born on an Indian reservation in Fairfax, Oklahoma, in 1925
    DD: $900 4
Not only was this king slain by Macbeth, but rumors said his horses ate each other
    $600 30
This island, called "The Rock," had the first lighthouse on the West Coast
    $600 13
Though Dobie Gillis didn't particularly care for it, she kept calling him "Poopsie"
    $800 15
Sun Yat-sen was trained as and practiced this profession before entering politics
    $800 18
Until 1937 the Lakehurst, New Jersey, naval air station was the U.S. transatlantic terminal for these craft
    $800 8
She was a modern dancer in New York long before playing Cinnamon on "Mission: Impossible"
    $800 5
Rejected lover whose last words are "If thou be merciful, open the tomb, lay me with Juliet"
    $800 27
There are islands with this name in Massachusetts, Washington state, Wisconsin, and Maine, but the biggest is in New York
    $800 12
This Michigan city was settled in 1825 and named for a nineteenth-century Greek patriot
    $1000 14
Like Churchill, this British prime minister, chosen in 1957, had an American mother
    $1000 17
Bells were rung across the U.S. as telegraphers relayed news of this event on May 10, 1869
    $1000 1
This ballerina wrote a biography of George Balanchine after taking off her "red shoes"
    $1000 6
The title character of this tragedy is governor of Cyprus, where much of the play is set
    $1000 26
Island group owned partly by Britain and partly by the U.S.
    $1000 11
After his forces were defeated by the Greeks, this Persian king was murdered by his own nobles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Peggy Roy
$8,400 $10,800 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NOBEL PRIZE
This country's authors have won more Nobel literature prizes than any other, including the U.S.

Final scores:

Bruce Peggy Roy
$16,700 $4,799 $2,300
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bruce Peggy Roy
$4,800 $10,500 $3,300
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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