Show #2351 - Monday, November 21, 1994

1994 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Jean Grewe, a typesetter from Oak Park, Illinois

David Hillinck, a high school principal from Sacramento, California

Bill Pitassy, an attorney from Cranford, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

VICE PRESIDENTS
PEOPLE
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
HEMINGWAY BOOKS
COMMON BONDS
"A" IN GEOGRAPHY
    $100 30
Elbridge Gerry signed the Declaration of Independence but refused to sign this 1787 document
    $100 6
You could say Ellen Gordon's career is "on a roll"; she's president of this candy company
    $100 7
The name of this good luck symbol comes from an Irish word for "little clover"
    $100 9
At the end of this 1952 novella, Manolin promises to accompany Santiago on future fishing trips
    $100 28
Playing,
tarot,
greeting
    $100 1
Several English rivers bear this name; the one associated with Shakespeare rises in Northamptonshire
    $200 29
He was a protege of Hubert Humphrey & replaced Humphrey in the U.S. Senate
    $200 10
In 1983 he said, "We at Chrysler borrow money the old fashioned way: we pay it back"
    $200 8
This symbol of fire prevention first appeared on a 1944 poster
    $200 11
Sport that's the subject of "The Dangerous Summer" as well as "Death in the Afternoon"
    $200 27
Sandwich,
stained,
Steuben
    $200 2
There's a Liberty cap on the coat of arms of this South American country
    $300 21
He was a boxing & football coach at Yale before attending law school there
    $300 15
This director of "Seven Samurai" is descended from the great 11th century samurai Abe Sadato
    $300 16
Among metric prefix symbols are m for milli- & M, which stands for this
    $300 12
The title of this novel of the Spanish Civil War comes from John Donne's "Meditation XVII"
    $300 26
Love,
hot,
rumble
    $300 3
The Gulf of Oman is an arm of this sea
    $400 22
This vice president for whom an Alaskan city is named was involved in Canadian-Alaskan border negotiations
    $400 19
This late "60 Minutes" reporter & ABC anchorman wrote a 1946 novel titled "Tell Me About Women"
    $400 17
The sign for a doubled bond in chemistry resembles this sign in mathematics
    DD: $700 13
He drew on his World War II experience looking for German submarines for this novel published in 1970
    $400 25
Baseball,
cricket,
vampire
    $400 4
It was once known as Portuguese West Africa
    $500 23
He was Senate Majority Leader from 1937-1947 & vice president from 1949-1953
    $500 20
At the age of 58, he became the youngest man elected pope in the 20th century
    $500 18
The U-shaped line put over a vowel to indicate a short sound; its name is from Latin for "short"
    $500 14
Lt. Frederic Henry leaves the Italian army & flees to Switzerland with Catherine in this novel
    $500 24
Milk,
meter,
Marian
    $500 5
This capital of South Australia was named for the wife of King William IV

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

Bill David Jean
$300 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill David Jean
$900 $1,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 17th CENTURY
THE AMERICAN FLAG
MUSIC APPRECIATION
FINANCE
ART
(Alex: And finally, a whole category devoted to...)
BIBLES
    $200 2
In 1687, the Parthenon was badly damaged when the Venetians tried to conquer this city
    $200 16
On this holiday, the flag flies at half-staff from sunrise to noon, & at full-staff from noon to sunset
    $200 1
In 1948 Aaron Copland wrote a clarinet concerto for this swing band leader & clarinetist
    $200 7
A basic indicator of a nation's economic strength is the GNP, which stands for this
    $200 26
For his mural "The Last Supper", he used oils instead of the watercolors of normal frescoes
    $200 21
The Geneva Bible of 1560 was the first English Bible in which the chapters were divided into these
    $400 3
In 1610 Cosimo de Medici made this astronomer his court mathematician
    $400 17
The U.S. flag first flew on this continent in 1840 during the Charles Wilkes expedition
    $400 12
Based on the tune "O Mama Mia", Paganini's "Carnival of Venice" is written for piano & this instrument
    $400 8
It's the term for an often speculative security that typically sells for less than a dollar
    $400 27
The floor type of this art form originated with pebble floors laid in late-Neolithic Crete
    $400 22
London printers of a 1631 Bible were fined 300 pounds for leaving the word "not" out of this fidelity commandment
    $600 4
In 1610 this Dutch firm shipped tea from China to Europe for the first time
    $600 18
According to the Pledge of Allegiance, the American flag stands for this type of government
    $600 13
His great 1798 oratorio "The Creation" is known in German as "Die Schopfung"
    $600 9
In 1994 the maximum employees could contribute to this pension plan was $9,240
    $600 28
In 1892 this French artist portrayed dancer La Goulue entering the Moulin Rouge
    $600 23
The Septuagint is the oldest translation of the Old Testament from Hebrew to this language
    $800 5
This Jamaican city was founded around 1693 after an earthquake destroyed Port Royal across the harbor
    $800 19
Mary Pickersgill of Baltimore, Maryland made the flag that flew on this site in September of 1814
    $800 14
In 1992 this Finnish conductor became director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
    $800 10
According to Engel's Law, when the income of a household rises, the percentage spent on this decreases
    $800 29
This "American Gothic" painter operated the Stone City Art Colony to help younger artists
    DD: $1,000 24
The Cranmer Bible of 1540 featured a Holbein woodcut of this king watching copies being passed out
    $1000 6
The 1689 Treaty of Nerchinsk fixed China's border with this country along the Amur River valley
    DD: $2,000 20
By custom, the U.S. flag flies over his tomb in Paris
    $1000 15
Born in 1903, this Spaniard was the first flamenco guitarist to perform as a soloist without dancers
    $1000 11
This 1968 act gave consumers the right to know the total costs & conditions before borrowing money
    $1000 30
In 1543 this Venetian traveled to Bologna to paint the portrait "Pope Paul III Without Cap"
    $1000 25
It's the name given to the Latin version of the Bible authorized by the Roman Catholic Church

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill David Jean
$3,500 $6,000 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
In 1936 he wrote his last play, "The Boy David"; an actress played the title role

Final scores:

Bill David Jean
$3,500 $5,000 $2,800
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill David Jean
$4,200 $6,000 $6,800
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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