Show #1651 - Monday, November 4, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

Lou Pryor, a lawyer and Seniors Tournament winner from New Canaan, Connecticut

John LeDonne, a bookbuyer from Arlington, Massachusetts

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California

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Jeopardy! Round

LONDON LANDMARKS
6-LETTER WORDS
1991 FILMS
ROCKET SCIENCE
NEWSPAPERS
MISCELLANEOUS
    $100 16
If you stand inside this cathedral & look around, you'll see Christopher Wren's monument
    $100 1
From a Greek word for desolate, it's a crab or a person who's withdrawn from society
    $100 2
Comedy satire in which Sally Field played the star of a daytime drama, "The Sun Also Sets"
    $100 19
The first rockets were used in this country as early as 1232
    $100 4
This paper launched in 1982 is now America's second-largest
    $100 12
After Maurice Starr made stars out of New Edition, he put this new "New" group on the charts
    $200 20
The statue of Eros, in this circle, was a tribute to Lord Shaftesbury; the bow & arrow, a play on his name
    $200 3
This adjective refers to anything oxlike or cowlike
    $200 6
Ron Howard set the screen ablaze with this 1991 film about Chicago firefighters
    $200 22
Added thrust for takeoffs is provided by these extra rockets attached to the first stage
    $200 14
Noted for its investigative reporting, it was founded in 1877 as an organ of the Democratic party
    $200 13
This Theodore Roosevelt quote comes from an African proverb that ends "you will go far"
    $300 21
In case you want to "steal" a look at them, they're in a room in Wakefield Tower
    $300 5
The enclosure over a plane's cockpit or the layer of the tallest treetops in a forest
    $300 7
Harrison Ford played a lawyer who lost his identity after a gunshot wound in this film
    $300 28
After World War II, the U.S. used these captured German rockets as atmospheric probes
    $300 15
In 1951 the Peron government seized control of this paper whose name is Spanish for "the press"
    $300 25
This fashion item could have been an eschscholtz if the name of the atoll hadn't changed
    $400 23
It contains the Strangers Gallery
    $400 10
This frothy dessert is made of sweetened & flavored whipped cream & is frozen without stirring
    $400 8
"Once Around" re-teamed Holly Hunter & this actor, her co-star from "Always"
    $400 27
One of Goddard's early inventions was developed into this anti-tank rocket gun
    DD: $600 17
U.S. daily nicknamed "The Old Gray Lady"
    $500 24
The old part of this street with luxury shops was created around 1690; the new, about 30 years later
    $500 11
U.S. Navy petty officer who performs clerical duties, or Janice Rand's rank on "Star Trek"
    $500 9
Robert De Niro played a film director during the anti-Communist witch hunts in this 1991 drama
    $500 26
They're fired to slow down the movement of a space vehicle
    $500 18
Two Communist papers, the Morning Star of London & America's Daily World, formerly shared this name
    $500 29
Your average rhombus has this many sides

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

Leslie John Lou
$300 $2,200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie John Lou
$1,100 $3,600 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S . GOVERNMENT
AUTHORS FROM GEORGIA
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
RELIGIOUS LEADERS
THE 16th CENTURY
ZOOLOGY
    $200 2
Life forms created in the laboratory can be registered with this Commerce Department office
    $200 13
Poet Sidney Lanier was captured during this war & contracted tuberculosis in prison
    $200 1
This country's most famous bronze statue is the Great Buddha at Kamakura
    $200 26
It is said his descendants still live in Shantung province where he was born in 551 B.C.
    $200 12
In a 1588 sea battle, the English defeated this "invincible" fleet of ships
    $200 7
The cape buffalo uses its horns to defend itself, & a warthog uses these
    $400 22
Established in 1942, it's the worldwide broadcasting division of the U.S. government
    $400 18
Poet & novelist James Dickey was once poetry consultant to this national library
    $400 3
One thousand years ago, more than 1/3 of this European country's land was underwater
    $400 27
In 1881 she founded the Massachusetts Metaphysical College, a school for Christian Science
    $400 14
16th century Flemish scientist Andreas Vesalius is considered the father of this branch of biology
    $400 8
World Book calls this common tree dweller the smartest rodent
    $600 23
The packaging of atomic materials is under the jurisdiction of this agency
    $600 19
She left the Atlanta Journal in 1926 after injuring her ankle, & spent the next ten years writing a novel
    $600 4
This country's coat of arms features a two-tailed lion, the symbol of the historic Bohemian kingdom
    $600 28
Elijah Muhammad, formerly Elijah Poole, was the leader of this movement from 1934 to 1975
    $600 15
In 1522 he became the first captain-general of New Spain
    $600 9
The highly vascular fine-haired skin on a deer's antlers is called this
    $800 24
In July 1989 Richard H. Truly succeeded James C. Fletcher as administrator of this agency
    $800 20
This author of "God's Little Acre" was the son of a missionary who ministered to sharecroppers
    $800 5
This small country extends farther north than any other country in Africa
    $800 29
In Britain, the Methodists' formal break with the Church of England came after the death of this founder
    DD: $1,600 16
This cardinal's downfall began when he couldn't get an annulment for Henry VIII
    $800 10
The opposite of hibernate; lungfish & some snails do it
    $1000 25
The Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York is administered by this cabinet department
    $1000 21
The film of her novel, "Reflections in a Golden Eye", was released shortly after her death in 1967
    DD: $2,000 6
Panama is bordered by these two countries
    $1000 30
He was the founder & first general of The Salvation Army
    $1000 17
Michelangelo worked on the Sistine Chapel while this artist was painting the walls in the Pope's apartments
    $1000 11
Either of the smallest or largest types of monkey whose names both begin with the letter M

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie John Lou
$11,700 $3,000 $8,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT LITERATURE
More writings of this orator survive than of any other Latin author

Final scores:

Leslie John Lou
$13,000 $6,000 $10,001
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Leslie John Lou
$9,900 $3,000 $8,100
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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