Show #2298 - Wednesday, September 7, 1994

Steve Chernicoff game 5.
Alex explains a new eligibility requirement for the Tournament of Champions.

Contestants

Rose Buetikofer, a music teacher from Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Tom Epstein, a financial consultant originally from Toronto, Ontario

Steve Chernicoff, a technical writer from Berkeley, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $59,202)

Jeopardy! Round

ANDREW JACKSON
CLOTHING
MUSICAL TERMS
GEOLOGY
WOMEN'S FIRSTS
SPELL THAT NAME
(Alex: And yes, the dreaded spelling category!)
    $100 17
Jackson's heroic defense of this city came after the War of 1812 peace treaty had been signed
    $100 13
This state is home to the muumuu
    $100 4
In violin music martele means to accent the notes sharply, as if striking a nail with this tool
    $100 8
One of these is considered dormant if it has erupted in historic times & is likely to again
    $100 23
After her husband's murder in 1865, she became the 1st widow of a pres. to receive a yearly pension
    $100 1
"Nightline" night owl Ted
    $200 18
Jackson sat in the convention that framed this state's first constitution in 1796
    $200 14
They hold up your lederhosen
    $200 7
An instrumental composition that often features excerpts from ballets, like "The Nutcracker"
    $200 10
These masses of snow that move rapidly down mountain slopes can reach speeds of over 200 MPH
    $200 24
In 1932 Hattie Caraway from this "Land of Opportunity" became the 1st woman elected to the Senate
    $200 2
"Superman" Christopher
    $300 19
This party held its first national nominating convention in 1832 to name Jackson's running mate
    $300 28
A traditional sailor suit features trousers of this shape
    $300 9
A symphonic poem such as Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht" is also known as this kind of "poem"
    $300 11
This Rio de Janeiro landmark is an example of an inselberg or "island mountain"
    $300 25
Harriet Quimby was the 1st woman to fly over this body of water, long before Gertrude Ederle swam it
    $300 3
Mr. Trudeau, the daddy of "Doonesbury"
    $400 20
Jackson served in this war that began when he was 8 years old
    $400 29
One may be harem, hobble or hoop
    $400 16
It's the specific term for the person who writes the text of an opera
    $400 12
The landmass is the part of the continental crust above this level
    DD: $800 26
Antonia Novello became the 1st woman surgeon general when she succeeded this man in 1990
    $400 5
Willowy warbler Warwick
    $500 21
After his death in 1845, Jackson was buried in the garden of this plantation
    $500 30
Color of a priest's alb, the linen robe worn for mass
    $500 22
It's a fanciful or "humorous" French term for a composition; Dvorak wrote a famous one
    $500 15
The oldest & largest division of geological time is the Pre-this
    $500 27
Wounded during the Pearl Harbor attack, nurse Annie Fox was the 1st woman to receive this military medal
    $500 6
Movie mermaid Hannah

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Steve Tom Rose
$1,300 -$300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Tom Rose
$5,800 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
SONGS OF THE '60s
MYTHOLOGY
1946
WEATHER
THEATRE
    $200 2
Emi Koussi, an extinct volcano in Chad, is this desert's highest elevation
    $200 1
In 1967 Sopwith Camel hit No. 26 with "Hello Hello" & this group hit No. 1 with "Hello, Goodbye"
    $200 7
Geri & Freki are the 2 wolves who attend this greatest Norse god
    $200 12
This comedian known for his bulbous nose & penchant for liquor died on Dec. 25, 1946
    $200 17
The lowest recorded temperature in the U.S. was -79.8 degrees F. on Jan. 23, 1971, in this state
    $200 23
Nicol Williamson's onstage antics made headlines when he played this Barrymore's ghost in "I Hate Hamlet"
    $400 3
This country can be divided into 3 main regions: the Mountain Region, Tarai Region & Katmandu Valley
    $400 19
The name of the secretary R.B. Greaves asked to "Take a Letter"
    $400 8
In the legends of this country, a phoenix likes to roost in a woo-tung tree
    $400 13
This invention of Fred Schmidt debuted at an American Bowling Congress tournament in Buffalo
    $400 18
It's a measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
    $400 24
A 1927 play by Eugene O'Neill deals with the life of this man after he's resurrected by Jesus
    $600 4
The chief islands in this strategic gulf are Qishm & Bahrain
    $600 20
Color of the curtains in Cream's "White Room"
    $600 9
Ashur was the national god of this ancient Mesopotamian kingdom named for him
    DD: $3,000 14
In 1946 the Pope made Archbishop Spellman a cardinal & this American woman a saint
    $600 26
One type of this instrument measures wind speed by using sound signals
    $600 25
Tony Randall directed a 1992 revival of "The Master Builder" by this Scandinavian playwright
    $800 5
This country's 2 largest lakes, Vanern & Vattern, are linked by the Gota Canal
    $800 21
The colossal, colorful commercial character in the title of a 1965 Kingsmen hit
    $800 10
Like his sister Cassandra, Helenus possessed the gift of this
    $800 15
This German-turned-Swiss author of "Steppenwolf" picked up the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $800 27
Averaging 25,000 feet & above, it's the highest standard cloud form
    $800 29
This Italian form of improvised comedy featured tricks & stunts called lazzi
    $1000 6
Famed for its dancing & decorative arts, it's the most populous of Indonesia's Lesser Sunda Islands
    $1000 22
Featuring Reg Presley's ocarina playing, this was The Troggs' biggest U.S. hit
    $1000 11
This Roman goddess of wisdom wears a helmet because she's also the Roman goddess of war
    $1000 16
On Dec. 1, 1946 King Michael opened this country's new parliament
    DD: $5,000 28
This calm area near the equator is the meeting place for the northeast & southeast trade winds
    $1000 30
The first production of "The Sea Gull" failed, but it became a hit at this Russian theatre in 1898

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Tom Rose
$18,200 $2,600 $1,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
The novelist who wrote, "The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance"

Final scores:

Steve Tom Rose
$24,700 $100 $3,199
5-day champion: $83,902 3rd place: DeLonghi espresso/cappuccino maker 2nd place: Gibson 3-piece kitchen & Aristokraff movable island work center

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Tom Rose
$16,800 $2,600 $1,600
41 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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