Show #1658 - Wednesday, November 13, 1991

1991 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Lois Kurowski, a doctoral fellow from Elkhart, Indiana

Steve Robin, a marketing consultant from Scottsdale, Arizona

Scott Gillispie, a graduate student and College Tournament winner from Atlanta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE
PRINCETON
THE FUNNIES
JUST DESSERTS
FAMOUS LLOYDS
BRIDGES
    $100 1
These lovers do "with their death bury their parents' strife"
    $100 11
One of its 1st presidents, John Witherspoon, was the only clergyman to sign this document
    $100 21
This Johnny Hart strip features such characters as Thor, Peter, Wiley & Clumsy Carp
    $100 6
Unlike sherbet, sorbet never contains this dairy product
    $100 26
This Texas Democrat has represented his state in the U.S. Senate since 1971
    $100 16
This bridge spanning NYC's East River was designated a national historic landmark in 1964
    $200 2
The play in which Emilia screams, "The moor hath kill'd my mistress! Murder! Murder!"
    $200 12
Princeton was given its name in 1896, the year this future Princeton student & Jazz Age author was born
    $200 22
In 1941 a daughter named Cookie was born to this comic strip couple
    $200 7
Perfect for dipping in wine or coffee, biscotti are twice-baked cookies from this country
    $200 27
In 1980 this "Evita" composer won a Tony for Best Score & a Grammy for Best Cast Show Album
    $200 17
This bridge in Venice connects the doge's palace with the old state prison
    $300 3
In Act I, Scene 1 of this play, a ghost appears to Barnardo, Marcellus & Horatio
    $300 13
Of 1769, 1869 or 1969, the year Princeton began to admit women as undergraduates
    $300 23
"The Flintstones" have a dinosaur named Dino; this strip has a dinosaur named Dinny
    $300 8
This thick liquid is the traditional sweetening in Indian pudding
    $300 28
This British prime minister helped draft the Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I
    $300 18
The 1st Roman bridge of which there is any record is the Pons Sublicius, built in 621 B.C. over this river
    $400 4
In "The Merchant of Venice" he tells his friend Tubal, "Meet me at our synagogue"
    $400 14
In 1783 Princeton's Nassau Hall doubled as this for the nation
    $400 24
Jon is this cat's master; Odie is his dog friend
    $400 9
A rich custard topped with caramelized sugar, its name means "burnt cream" in French
    $400 29
In 1832 this editor founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society
    $400 19
The Francis Scott Key Bridge crosses the Patapsco River in this city
    DD: $500 5
In "King Lear", she poisons her sister Regan, then stabs herself
    $500 15
In 1974 this Princeton grad & PBS host wrote "How to Make Money in Wall Street"
    $500 25
His Stars and Stripes cartoons featured the battle-weary GIs Willie & Joe
    $500 10
Chef Josef Dobos is famous for creating this type of cake named for him
    $500 30
In 1953 he originated the role of Captain Queeg in "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" on Broadway
    $500 20
This Colorado canyon has the world's highest suspension bridge – 1,053' above the Arkansas River

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

Scott Steve Lois
$500 $2,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Steve Lois
$1,400 $3,700 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 14th CENTURY
OPERA SINGERS
LITERATURE
POLITICS
ISLANDS
PHYSICS
    $200 7
The carol notwithstanding, a king with this "good" name had St. John of Nepomuk killed in 1393
    $200 3
This hefty ebullient tenor once taught elementary school in Modena, Italy, his birthplace
    $200 1
Ellen Glasgow, a native of this Virginia capital, set several novels there but called it "Queenborough"
    $200 2
In 1967 Richard Hatcher became the 1st elected black mayor of this steel-producing Indiana city
    $200 18
This largest island in the world also contains the northernmost land in the world
    $200 26
Sublimation is the direct change from solid to gas without passing through this stage
    $400 8
Name given to the split in the Catholic church when rival popes were elected in 1378
    $400 5
This Spaniard starred in Franco Zeffirelli's film "La Traviata"
    $400 14
Title character who says, "Why did you paint it? It will mock me some day — mock me horribly!"
    $400 4
At over 30 years, this West Virginian is currently the longest-serving Democrat in the U.S. Senate
    $400 19
Lewis with Harris is the most northerly of this "Outer" Scottish island group
    $400 27
Plano-convex, biconvex & concavo-convex are 3 of the types of this optical component
    $600 9
Claiming the French throne, England's Edward III invaded the continent in 1337, setting off this war
    $600 6
This Neapolitan tenor made his last public appearance on Christmas Eve, 1920 in "La Juive"
    $600 15
She wrote in "Emma", "One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other"
    $600 25
During his record 11 years as FDR's Sec'y of State, this Tennessean conceived the idea of the United Nations
    $600 20
This Indonesian island became world famous after giant lizards were discovered there in 1912
    $600 28
This field is the study of the properties & production of sound
    $800 10
Chaucer wrote a treatise on how to build one of these & use it to compute the position of a star
    DD: $2,000 12
In 1971 this part-Maori diva had her first Covent Garden triumph in "The Marriage of Figaro"
    $800 16
This "Madame Bovary" author visited Tunisia to research "Salammbo", his novel about Carthage
    $800 23
In December 1985 Congress passed this bill in an effort to end the federal deficit
    $800 21
Singapore seceded from this country in 1965
    $800 29
The farad, the unit of capacitance, is named for this scientist
    $1000 11
In the 1350s this Moorish palace was completed in Granada, Spain
    $1000 13
Late, great Russian who wrote the autobiographic books "Pages from My Life" & "Man and Mask"
    $1000 17
"Eugenie Grandet" is considered one of the finest novels in his series "La Comedie Humaine"
    DD: $3,100 24
When he ran for president in 1884, the Democrats called him the "Continental Liar From the State of Maine"
    $1000 22
The Court of Tynwald is the chief legislative body of this island in the Irish Sea
    $1000 30
Deuterium is a heavy isotope of this element

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Steve Lois
$8,400 $11,300 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN AMERICANS
In 1978 she became the first black woman honored on a U.S. postage stamp

Final scores:

Scott Steve Lois
$16,800 $16,801 $1
2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version Finalist 3rd place: $5,000+ Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Scott Steve Lois
$8,400 $10,100 $6,700
16 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,200

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