Show #2819 - Thursday, November 28, 1996

1996 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

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Michael Daunt, an accountant from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Mike Dupée, an attorney from Gainesville, Florida

Bob Scarpone, an attorney from Flanders, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

FIRST YEAR OF THE CENTURY
ART
GEOGRAPHICAL WORDS & PHRASES
BLACK AMERICA
COINS
SINGERS
    $100 19
In 1901 this inventor received the first radio signal across the Atlantic
    $100 9
Utrillo's "White Period" lasted circa 1908-1914, longer than this artist's "Rose Period" from 1904-1906
    $100 1
A shade of grayish blue is named for this Danish capital
    $100 15
In 1996 People Magazine named this "Courage Under Fire" star "The Sexiest Man Alive"
    $100 26
The value of this Greek coin was originally equivalent to that of a handful of arrows
    $100 21
Keith Richards & this singer once used the pseudonyms Wanker, Phelge when composing songs
    $200 2
In 1301 Edward I applied this title to the heir to the British throne
    $200 10
In 1892 he painted "Vahine No Te Vi. Woman With Mango"
    $200 4
This nationality precedes onyx, hairless, and jumping bean
    $200 16
This Supreme Court justice was chairman of the Federal Equal Opportunity Commission from 1982 to 1990
    $200 27
This 1969 event was featured on the reverse of the Eisenhower dollar coin
    $200 22
While a "Tracey Ullman Show" choreographer, she had 4 No. 1 hits, including "Forever Your Girl"
    $300 12
In 1401 Tamerlane sacked this city that's now the capital of Iraq
    $300 11
It's the common English term for the type of painting the French call une nature morte
    $300 6
This nationality precedes uncle, treat, & elm disease
    $300 3
The Tony-winning musical "Raisin" was based on this play by Lorraine Hansberry
    $300 28
In 1959 the Vatican's 20-lire coin featured this pontiff
    $300 23
From age 17 to 20, this lead singer of Eurythmics studied at London's Royal Academy of Music
    $400 5
Spanish explorer Rodrigo de Bastidas discovered this isthmus in 1501
    $400 13
Dancer Louise Weber, one of his most famous subjects, was known as "La Goulue" -- The Glutton
    $400 7
This tuber with a city in its name is also called a sunchoke
    $400 17
He leaped to the occasion at the '96 Summer Olympics, winning his fourth consecutive gold in the long jump
    $400 29
The West Indies island of Guadeloupe uses this as its basic unit of currency
    $400 24
This "Vision of Love" singer's mother, Patricia, once sang with the New York City Opera
    $500 20
In an 1801 sea battle, he put a telescope in his blind eye to avoid seeing the signal to withdraw
    $500 14
Hats off to this Belgian whose 1926 painting "The Menaced Assassin" features men in bowler hats
    $500 8
This high quality black tea is named for a district in West Bengal
    DD: $1,000 18
In 1971 U Thant eulogized this U.N. undersecretary as "An international institution in his own right"
    $500 30
In 1961, this bronze coin, the lowest value in British currency at 1/4 of a penny, was withdrawn from circulation
    $500 25
After Led Zeppelin disbanded, Jimmy Page & this lead singer founded the Honeydrippers

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Bob Mike Michael
$1,100 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mike Michael
$2,000 $5,000 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
NONFICTION
GENERAL SCIENCE
FOOD & DRINK
LABOR UNIONS
EUGENE O'NEILL
    $200 6
This president's middle initial, "S", honored both of his grandfathers
    $200 1
John Feinstein called his 1995 bestseller about this sport "A Good Walk Spoiled"
    $200 12
Generally yellow or orange, it's transferred from flower to flower by wind, birds & insects
    $200 17
Powdered milk has had most of its moisture removed & this type of milk has had 60% of the water removed
    $200 26
This government agency that corrects unfair labor practices has its own union, the NLRBU
    $200 11
O'Neill disowned his daughter Oona before she married this silent screen comedian at age 18
    $400 7
This president from Kinderhook was the first who wasn't born a British subject
    $400 2
This newsman's "A Life on the Road" was a bestseller in 1990
    $400 13
The ratio of the speed of an object to the speed of sound is known as this type of number
    $400 19
Dubonnet is an aperitif flavored with herbs & a form of this malaria medicine
    $400 27
In December 1995 this Detroit-based union ended a 17-month strike at Caterpillar, Inc.
    $400 18
In this 1920 play, a black American convict has seized control of a small island & becomes its emperor
    $600 8
He was nicknamed "The Sage of Montpelier"
    $600 3
This senator & former basketball player reflects on his life in "Time Present, Time Past"
    $600 14
The Haber process is a method for manufacturing this toxic gas from nitrogen
    $600 20
Term for herrings that were split & cured by salting, drying & smoking
    $600 28
When their union struck in August 1994 these workers' average salary was $1.2 million
    $600 23
O'Neill won his second Pulitzer Prize for this work about a prostitute & her Swedish seaman father
    $800 9
Not only the first president to marry in the White House, he was also the first to have a child born there
    $800 4
She wrote about WWI in "The Guns of August" & about the American Revolution in "The First Salute"
    $800 15
A horse's hooves are made up of this protein, the same protein found in your fingernails
    $800 21
A Rusty Nail combines this potent potable & Drambuie
    $800 29
The United Rubber Workers is headquartered in this city
    DD: $500 24
This play about the Tyrone family was so painful personally, O'Neill wouldn't allow its release during his life
    DD: $2,500 10
When he took office in 1853 at age 48, this New Englander was the youngest president to that time
    $1000 5
This John Gray book about the differences between the sexes has been a bestseller for more than 3 years
    $1000 16
Quarks are bound together by hypothetical force particles called these
    $1000 22
In Russia these buckwheat pancakes may be topped with smoked oysters & melted butter
    $1000 30
He took over leadership of the Teamsters when JImmy Hoffa went to jail in 1967, & led them until 1981
    $1000 25
The alcoholics in "The Iceman Cometh" await the arrival of Theodore Hickman, better known as this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mike Michael
$7,500 $8,900 $4,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH ROYALTY
Since the Norman Conquest, this royal house has supplied the most rulers, beginning with Henry II

Final scores:

Bob Mike Michael
$11,000 $12,900 $8,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Mike Michael
$6,000 $8,700 $4,100
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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