Show #312 - Tuesday, November 19, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

Contestants

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Liz Caccese, a generating station operator from Van Nuys, California

John Hnat, a chemical lab technician from Cleveland, Ohio

Bruce Fauman, a university administrator and professor from Vancouver, British Columbia

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Jeopardy! Round

WILD WEST
WORD ORIGINS
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
GOLDEN OLDIES
BODIES OF WATER
FROGS
    $100 21
Name of the cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona & many other towns as well
    $100 3
Though an insect larva, its name comes from French for “hairy cat”
    $100 1
“Take My Wife...Please!”
    $100 8
Bill Haley hit that opens, “Get down to that kitchen & rattle those pots & pans”
    $100 16
Narrow Biblical sea between Saudi Arabia & Africa that's an intense blue-green in color
    $100 23
A baby frog is called either a tadpole or this
    $200 22
After Indian wars, Chief Rain-In-The-Face ended up selling autobiographies at this Brooklyn resort
    $200 4
Word “slavery” comes from these eastern Europeans who were often enslaved by conquerors
    $200 2
Though he claims never to have said it, he called his autobiography “Nice Guys Finish Last”
    $200 9
In song, battle where Johnny Horton put cannonballs in a gator's head “& powdered his behind”
    $200 17
China's Huang River carries large amounts of straw-colored earth into this sea
    $200 27
According to the Bible, thousands of frogs, perhaps millions, plagued this country
    DD: $500 24
He personally paid for many of the instruments & made this his soldiers' theme:
    $300 5
Term for noisy dance or party which originally meant a kick in the shins
    $300 13
“Sorry I Kept You Waiting, Madam” is this haridresser's story
    $300 10
According to the Everly Brothers, not only was Johnny a joker, he was also this
    $300 18
Name of this sea is said to allude not to its dark water but its storms
    $300 28
Probably best known to TV viewers as Valene Ewing, she had female lead in 1972 “Frogs”
    $400 25
A reporter for the Virginia City, Nev. Territorial Enterprise first used this byline Feb. 2, 1863
    $400 6
From same root as “senile”, to Romans this body's name meant a council of old men
    $400 14
“Every Secret Thing” contains her own account of her kidnapping
    $400 11
This girl was “as skinny as a stick of macaroni”
    $400 19
Icebreakers now keep Port of Archangel, on this appropriately-named sea, open in winter
    $400 29
Anatomical feature absorbed by its body when a tadpole becomes a frog
    $500 26
Nickname of judge Isaac Parker whose court was called “The Gates of Hell”
    $500 7
Though John Duns Scotus was considered a great philosopher, his followers were later called this
    $500 15
Former special counsel to president Nixon who's since been “Born Again”
    $500 12
Ernie K-Doe called her, “The worst person I know”
    $500 20
Dutch settlers named this longest river of South Africa not for its color but their royal family

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

Bruce John Liz
$1,100 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce John Liz
$1,400 $2,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

LANGUAGES
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
THE ‘60s
SPORTS NICKNAMES
QUOTES
AMERICANA
    $200 10
The original of Islam's sacred book, the Koran, was written in rhyme in this language
    $200 9
“Monopoly” inventor Charles Darrow named properties in the game for streets in this city
    $200 19
In 1964 his widow said “So now he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man”
    $200 2
Broadway Joe
    $200 1
Roman Quintas Ennius said a man of worth follows the rule “No sooner said” than this
    $200 17
In 1859, with his agent on his back, Charles Blondin walked a tightrope suspended over this
    $400 18
Language of the world's oldest republic, tiny San Marino
    $400 13
In crossing midtown Manhattan it's only “avenue” you hit that's named for a president
    $400 21
Boosting the space program, this rocket expert said, “Your tax dollars will go farther”
    $400 3
Saying he's “simply the best” Time Magazine agrees he's hockey's “Great One”
    $400 5
Saki advised “In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for” this
    $400 20
In 1857, William Kelly convinced U.S. Patent Office to give him, not Bessemer, rights to make it
    $600 24
Twi, Ga, Fang, & Bubi are languages spoken on this continent
    DD: $1,200 14
Peace, Hope & Friendship are streets in this state capital named in honor of God
    $600 22
In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Ceylon became 1st prime minister of any country who was also this
    $600 4
Though a woman, this black tennis star of the ’50s was known as “Big Al”
    $600 6
Poem that begins, “This is the forest primeval”
    $800 25
Unlike most European languages, Bulgarian doesn't use the Roman alphabet, but uses this one
    $800 15
There are 10 switch-backs in 1 block of this S.F. street often called “crookedest in the world”
    $800 23
Though Sinatra had the hit, it was this singer who wrote the lyrics of “My Way”
    $800 11
Anatomical nickname of pitcher Mordecai Brown
    $800 7
Philip Bailey said “Respect is what we owe;” this, “What we give”
    $1000 26
In 1821, he became only person to invent, unaided, an entire alphabet & numbering system
    $1000 16
Skyline Drive rides the crest of the mountains in this Virginia national park
    $1000 27
Unlikely site of 1967 meeting between pres. Johnson & Soviet premier Kosygin was this N.J. town
    $1000 12
9-man teams nearly always lose to softball pitcher Eddie Feigner & his 3-man team nicknamed this
    $1000 8
According to Aristophane's famous saying “Man is by nature” this type of animal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce John Liz
$4,400 $3,000 $1,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
1952 novel that begins off the coast of Cuba, & ends on shore 3 days later

Final scores:

Bruce John Liz
$6,000 $2,100 $3,800
Finalist 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce John Liz
$3,800 $3,000 $1,700
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $8,500

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