Show #2576 - Monday, November 13, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Ben Lyon, a College Championship winner from Edmond, Oklahoma

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Bruce Borchardt, a metrologist from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

NEVADA
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
COLORFUL BOOKS
(Alex: You're going for the title of a work & each title will contain a color.)
TELEVISION HISTORY
GUINNESS RECORDS
MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
    $100 1
Built by the federal government, Boulder City is the only community in Nevada where this isn't legal
    $100 26
Originally a social satire magazine, it became a pictorial weekly when bought by Luce in 1936
    $100 7
It was Alice Walker's third novel
    $100 21
In 1992, 29 years after her last NBC show, she began "Lamb Chop's Play-Along" on PBS
    $100 13
This D.C. structure is the world's tallest obelisk
    $100 8
It's an untrained person pretending to have medical knowledge
    $200 6
The largest lake entirely within Nevada, or the shape of the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas
    $200 27
The United States' oldest continuously published newspaper is this city's Courant
    $200 5
In 1935 Hemingway wrote about these hills of Africa
    $200 22
This star, called "Mr. Television", hosted a prime-time bowling series for NBC in the 1960s
    $200 17
The largest land gorge is this one on the Colorado River
    $200 9
In 1912, a reticulated one of these animals was measured at 32' 9 1/2" long
    DD: $500 14
The state capital was named for this man
    $300 28
Modern Maturity is a bi-monthly publication of this organization for those over 50
    $300 4
In it, Billie Holiday said she didn't like singing the same song the same way two nights in a row
    $300 23
The FCC deleted this channel number from VHF allocations in 1948
    $300 18
The greatest tides occur in this Canadian bay
    $300 10
The first free-fall jump using one of these devices was from a damaged airplane in 1922
    $400 15
William Randolph Hearst's father George made a "lode" of money when he invested in this mining area
    $400 29
Columbia is the magazine of this fraternal order of Roman Catholic men
    $400 3
Conan Doyle's "The Sign of Four" & this Oscar Wilde novel were commissioned at the same time
    $400 24
This first host of "The Tonight Show" emceed "Meeting of Minds" for PBS in 1977
    $400 19
A Fender Stratocaster belonging to this man who died in 1970 sold for a record $338,580 in 1990
    $400 11
Today most of this medicine comes from cinchona trees in Java
    $500 16
Saloons in this city include the Bucket of Blood & the Ponderosa
    $500 30
His famous open letter "J'accuse" was published in the newspaper L'Aurore
    $500 2
In 1941 Walter Farley created this now-classic animal tale
    $500 25
In 1957 this duo created the musical "Cinderella" expressly for television
    $500 20
The highest price paid for one of these was $3.315 million for a Patek Philippe Calibre 89
    $500 12
Used in jellies & compotes, this fruit of the rose family puckers the mouth when tasted raw

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

Bruce Gordon Ben
$200 $800 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Gordon Ben
$1,900 $1,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY AMERICANS
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
MUSIC
FAMOUS WOMEN
ISLANDS
PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS
    $200 9
When caught as a spy in September of 1776, he was disguised as a Dutch schoolteacher
    $200 2
This university has campuses at Tuscaloosa, Huntsville & Birmingham
    $200 20
A composer's works are often numbered & appear with the abbreviation Op., which stands for this
    $200 14
This founder of the American Red Cross also founded one of New Jersey's first public schools
    $200 1
Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is located on this island
    $200 23
A defrocked minister-turned-tour guide is the leading character in his play "The Night of the Iguana"
    $400 10
During the last years of the revolution, he worked on his "Notes on the State of Virginia"
    $400 5
Churchill College is one of 31 residential colleges at this British university
    $400 22
Earlier composers used these large drums in pairs; modern composers may use 3 or more
    $400 15
A candidate for vice president in 1984, she ran for the Senate in 1992
    $400 3
What Argentina calls the Islas Malvinas, England calls this
    $400 25
He was a writer for "The Garry Moore Show" when he began his first play "Come Blow Your Horn"
    $600 11
He protested the Stamp Act through his widely circulated copper engravings
    $600 6
The oldest U.S. university west of the Alleghenies is Transylvania University, at Lexington, in this state
    $600 24
Styles of music in the titles of the JVC & Playboy festivals
    $600 16
Urged by Louis Leakey, she went to Africa to study mountain gorillas in 1966
    $600 4
The last pureblooded Aborigine on this Australian island died in 1876
    $600 30
"Plutus" is the latest extant play by this master of ancient Greek comedy who gave us "The Birds"
    $800 12
About 60% of the essays in "The Federalist" were written by him
    $800 17
The University of Cape Town is on the grounds of Groote Schuur, the estate of this 19th century diamond king
    $800 27
Sousa wrote "Semper Fidelis" during the 12 years he directed this group
    $800 18
In 1975 a New Jersey park was named for this swimmer of the English Channel
    $800 7
This unincorporated U.S. territory includes the islands of Olosega, Ofu & Tutuila
    $800 26
The women in his play "Three Tall Women" are known by the letters "A", "B" & "C", not by names
    DD: $1,200 13
In 1770, this future president defended the British soldiers accused in the Boston Massacre & won the case
    $1000 21
Established in 1881, this Atlanta college is America's oldest college for black women
    $1000 28
After his 1901 opera "Feuersnot" flopped, he found a wild story, "Salome"
    $1000 19
As well as MADD, she founded SADD, Students Against Driving Drunk
    DD: $2,000 8
Mount Fengari, the highest point in the Aegean, is on this island, famous for its "Winged Victory" statue
    $1000 29
"Master Harold...and the Boys" was the first of this South African's plays to premiere in the United States

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Gordon Ben
$7,100 $3,900 $6,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ELEMENTS
At its standard mass, it puts the red in red fireworks; its 90 isotope is found in nuclear fallout

Final scores:

Bruce Gordon Ben
$12,201 $7,750 $3,100
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Gordon Ben
$8,900 $3,900 $6,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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