Show #2056 - Monday, July 12, 1993

1993 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 1.
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Contestants

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Noel Higgins, an editor and writer from Durham, Connecticut

Lee Gelber, a toy and game marketer from New York City, New York

Sandi Engquist, a college bookstore clerk from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
RADIO COMEDY
(Alex: Remember that?)
HERBS & SPICES
NOTABLE NAMES
RELIGION
"BIG"
    $100 1
Land regions in this state include the Hudson-Mohawk Lowland & the Adirondack Upland
    $100 24
One of this comedian's running gags was his "feud" with Fred Allen
    $100 6
Sweet basil is native to this country, where a type of it was sacred to Vishnu
    $100 9
This prince broke his right arm playing polo at Cirencester, England on June 28, 1990
    $100 14
This term refers to abstinence from food for a period of time, such as during Lent for Christians
    $100 16
It's also known as Sasquatch
    $200 2
The county governments of this "Garden State" are called boards of chosen freeholders
    $200 25
She created Baby Snooks for Vaudeville in 1912 & brought her to radio in the '30s
    $200 7
This classic pickling seasoning is sometimes given to babies to aid digestion
    $200 10
He was born at Pella, Macedonia in 356 B.C. & died in Babylon in 323 B.C.
    $200 15
While meditating in a cave on Mount Hira around 610, this prophet had the first of his many visions
    $200 17
IBM, or Big Blue, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which is nicknamed this
    $300 3
The state tree of this NW state is the western hemlock, an evergreen
    $300 26
"What a revoltin' development this is!" was a catch phrase of William Bendix on this show
    $300 8
For fresh breath, the Chinese used to suck this spice which resembles tiny nails
    $300 11
This president was born at Sinking Spring Farm in Kentucky on February 12, 1809
    $300 21
The dominant form of this religion in Burma is Theravada
    $300 18
It's prison slang for the prison itself
    $400 4
The roadrunner is its state bird
    $400 29
The 2 title characters of this series belonged to the Mystic Knights of the Sea Lodge
    $400 27
Turmeric, an important ingredient in curry powder, is also used to dye cloth this color
    $400 12
In 1936 this Spanish painter designed a sofa in the shape of Mae West's lips
    $400 22
Amaterasu Omikami, the sun goddess, is an important deity in this religion
    $400 19
Teddy Roosevelt said to do these 2 things & "you will go far"
    $500 5
This state's largest city is Manchester
    DD: $2,000 30
This comedy team known by their first names played Wally Ballou & Biff Burns
    $500 28
Long rolls of this baking spice are called quills; the smaller, broken pieces are called quillings
    $500 13
This U.S. oil tycoon was reportedly so cheap that he had a pay phone installed at his British mansion
    $500 23
During prayer Jewish men wear this fringed shawl
    $500 20
An important person in a relatively unimportant place

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

Sandi Lee Noel
$1,200 $200 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandi Lee Noel
$4,700 $1,300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
THE 20TH CENTURY
BALLET
AUTHORS
FAMOUS FIRSTS
"LITTLE"
    $200 26
Pinna can refer to the primary division of a leaf, a bird's wing or this part of a fish
    $200 7
This emperor known as the Lion of Judah was deposed in September 1974
    $200 6
The birds in this Tchaikovsky ballet are young women under the spell of a sorcerer
    $200 1
This James Bond's creator's father, Valentine, was a member of the British parliament
    $200 13
Dedicated on May 1, 1931, it was the first skyscraper to exceed 100 stories in height
    $200 10
She had to "tuffet" out with a spider beside her
    $400 27
Insects don't have lungs, but they do have several of these windpipes
    DD: $1,500 8
Former Air Force general Curtis LeMay was this man's running mate in 1968
    $400 19
In some versions of this famous ballet, a beggar woman turns out to be a fairy godmother
    $400 2
He married Zelda the week after "This Side of Paradise" was published in 1920
    $400 15
On Jan. 25, 1915 A.G. Bell placed the first transcontinental telephone call to this former assistant
    $400 14
It's where Bill Clinton made his home before Washington, D.C.
    $600 28
Sebum, an oily secretion from these glands, waterproofs the hair & skin
    $600 9
In 1950 she started the Missionaries of Charity
    $600 23
A glossary of ballet terms will tell you that this kind of step is called a tour
    $600 3
This author of "The Waste Land" also wrote under the pen name Helen B. Trundlett
    $600 17
In 1964 this state's Patsy Mink became the first Japanese-American woman elected to the House of Reps.
    $600 16
Nickname of Charles Spencer Chaplin
    $800 29
In vivo refers to biological processes within an organism & this refers to ones outside it, as in a test tube
    $800 11
On Sept. 14, 1923 he was knocked out of the ring by Luis Firpo & was pushed back in by some sportswriters
    $800 24
She choreographed her 1942 hit "Rodeo" for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
    $800 4
This author was born in Burlington, N.J. in 1789 & moved to Cooperstown, N.Y. as a child
    $800 18
Born Aug. 18, 1587 on Roanoke Island, she was the first English child born in America
    $800 20
It's the U.S. base on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica
    $1000 30
Deglutition is another term for this common, reflexive process in the throat
    $1000 12
Last name of the father & son who served as prime ministers of Greece
    DD: $4,300 25
Maria Tallchief danced the role of Eurydice in the premiere of Balanchine's ballet about this musician
    $1000 5
C.S. Forester introduced this naval hero in 1937's "The Happy Return"
    $1000 22
An 1811 census showed this city to be the first in history to exceed 1 million residents
    $1000 21
Erskine Caldwell tale in which Ty Ty Walden promises the church the gold he finds in 1 part of his claim

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandi Lee Noel
$10,800 $5,200 $9,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

PHILANTHROPY
At the time of his death in 1937, he had given over $500 million to charity

Final scores:

Sandi Lee Noel
$4,100 $10,400 $17,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandi Lee Noel
$6,000 $4,100 $9,000
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
22 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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