Show #3096 - Monday, February 2, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

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Lyn Payne, a librarian from Orlando, Florida

Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York City, New York

Kim Worth, a freelance writer and stand-up comedian from Venice, California

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S MY LINE?
COLLEGE BOWL
HIGH ROLLERS
BLOCKBUSTERS
AMERICAN GLADIATORS
PYRAMID
    $100 25
This 4-word phrase precedes "He will come" in the film "Field of Dreams"
    $100 26
The term "campus" began at Princeton to distinguish its grounds from this school's "yard"
    $100 11
After an 1891 roulette run, Charles Wells was known as "The man who broke the bank at" this place
    $100 6
For the 3rd film in this Mel Gibson series, Orlando, Florida let the crew blow up their old city hall
    $100 1
Before serving in the Gulf, he led the U.S. ground force that invaded Grenada
    $100 14
The 48-story pyramid-shaped Transamerica Building dominates this city's skyline
    $200 24
After eating quince "with a runcible spoon", the Owl & the Pussycat "danced by" this
    $200 27
The colors of Notre Dame's athletic teams are blue & this
    $200 12
Ethnicity of noted gambling figures Nick Dandolos & Jimmy Snyder, nee Synodinos
    $200 7
In a 1993 hit, Robin Williams played Daniel Hillard, who dressed up as this title character
    $200 2
Long before this "old soldier" faded away, he was an aide to President Theodore Roosevelt
    $200 15
A jacket with a pyramid on the back causes confusion for Madonna & Rosanna Arquette in this movie
    $300 22
This advice by General Nathan Bedford Forrest is often misquoted, using "fustest" & "mostest"
    $300 28
Sports teams from Grambling, Clemson & Auburn share this nickname
    $300 19
"Canada Bill" Jones was a 3-card monte wizard on these transports, where Iowans can now legally bet
    DD: $500 8
In 1997 this film "married" itself to the hit list

"You're not up for anything conventional, or anything that's assumed to be a female priority, including marriage, romance..."
    $300 3
He commanded members of 3 state militias & some pirates to victory at the Battle of New Orleans
    $300 16
The temple of Kukulcan sits atop a pyramid called El Castillo in this ruined Mayan city
    $400 13
In the Who song "My Generation", this line follows & rhymes with "Things they do look awful cold"
    $400 29
Following the Civil War, the University of Florida moved from Ocala to this city
    $400 20
This self-help group's first meeting was held in L.A. on Sept. 13, 1957, but we can't tell you who was there
    $400 9
John Grisham's 1st book to make it to the screen, it "cruised" its way into the top 10 films of 1993
    $400 4
During WWII, this tank commander led the 7th Army's assault on Sicily
    $400 17
From the Assyrian for "summit", it's a terraced pyramid of the ancient Babylonians
    $500 23
Nelson Algren advised, "Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called" this
    $500 30
College Station, home to this Texas school, got its name from the railroad station built to serve the college
    $500 21
In "A Day At the Races" he gives Groucho a tip on a horse; in real life he always had a bet down
    $500 10
It followed the "and" in the title of the last Indiana Jones feature
    $500 5
In 1917 this general was selected to organize & lead WWI's American Expeditionary Force
    $500 18
A type of pyramid scheme is named for this swindler who pulled it in the 1920s

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

Kim Fred Lyn
$600 $2,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Fred Lyn
$2,300 $3,700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

WELCOME TO THE 1950S
GOODBYE TO 1997
AROUND THE WORLD
ACCENT ON COMEDY
POPES NAMED CLEM
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
    $200 30
This center fielder tore up the minors in Trenton, but let's see what he does for the Giants
    $200 29
It was revealed this $2 billion bomber can be detected in the rain
    $200 7
Cotopaxi, this country's highest active volcano, is only 35 miles south of Quito
    $200 19
Golly! Shazam! He's Mayberry's misfit Marine
    $200 25
Clement I was the fourth bishop of this city; Saint Peter was the first
    $200 6
He traveled "Swift"ly
(8)
    $400 14
We're just cooling down from his "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" & now he's writing one on women
    $400 28
California offered death row inmate Thomas Thompson these because of the prison's smoking ban
    $400 18
Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a grilled steak dish, is a specialty of this Italian city
    $400 20
On "Taxi" Andy Kaufman played this befuddled immigrant
    $400 24
Clement VI, pope from 1342 to 1352, gave sanctuary to Jews accused of starting this "dark" plague
    $400 5
Oatmeal, for Oliver
(5)
    $600 11
Not to put down Flushing in this borough, but we're eager to see the U.N. in its new Manhattan HQ
    $600 15
Jesse Helms blocked William Weld's appointment as ambassador to this country
    $600 8
Suva is the chief port of this Pacific island country, as well as its capital
    $600 21
Things were always "Verrry Interesting" for this "Laugh-In" actor in German garb
    $600 2
Clement XIII praised this religious order, his successor Clement XIV was chosen to suppress it
    $600 1
Ibsen's "spookiest" play
(6)
    $800 12
Gandhi would be happy to see this demeaned caste he called Harijan has been abolished
    $800 26
This former Panamanian strongman published the memoir "America's Prisoner"
    $800 9
Crossair is this country's domestic airline; you might fly it into Lugano
    $800 22
"It's always something" about Roseanne Roseannadanna that reminds us of this actress who played her
    $800 16
In 1309 Clement V became the first pope to reside in this French town
    $800 3
Beowulf Behemoth
(7)
    DD: $2,000 13
I can't wait to see "The Big Lift", starring Monty Clift, set a couple of years ago in this city
    $1000 27
This MTV star got a journalism fellowship from Stanford to study "The Transformation of Storytelling"
    $1000 10
The Tortola Museum of these British Caribbean islands is in Road Town, the capital
    $1000 23
"What a Country" the U.S.A. is; it turned this "Commie" into a comic
    DD: $1,000 17
Clement VIII ordered revisions of the breviary, the missal & this standard Latin bible
    $1000 4
Rolvaag's were "in the Earth"
(6)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Fred Lyn
$4,100 $7,500 $8,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

LEGAL EAGLES
In 1931 he narrated "The Mystery of Life", a full-length film about evolution

Final scores:

Kim Fred Lyn
$8,200 $10,000 $15,001
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kim Fred Lyn
$4,100 $7,300 $10,700
11 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,100

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