Show #3104 - Thursday, February 12, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

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

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California

Bob Harris, a political humorist originally from Cleveland, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE
LITERARY POTENT POTABLES
MOVIE DEBUTS
BODIES OF WATER
PEOPLE OF THE MONTH
WORD ORIGINS
    $100 18
To an architect, it's a supporting strut; to a cowboy, it's a metal device worn on a boot
    $100 7
Robinson Crusoe wanted to brew this drink, but he had no hops, yeast or barrels to put it in
    $100 26
"A Nightmare on Elm Street" introduced him on film before he jumped to "21 Jump Street" on TV
    $100 15
It's the second-largest body of water in the world
    $100 16
She was the "She-Wolf of London" on film before starring in TV's "Lassie" & "Lost in Space"
    $100 2
The Middle French word for this freshwater crustacean was "crevice", which evolved into our English word
    $200 19
Name shared by a famous Gothic church in Paris & a Gothic revival church in Montreal
    $200 8
Bootlegging may have paid for the bubbly that this title Fitzgerald character served at his parties
    $200 27
She danced in the chorus of the film "Li'l Abner" long before she starred as TV's "Rhoda"
    $200 1
Vacation on the French Riviera & you'll spend time on this sea
    $200 17
This Spaniard's 1984 duet with Willie Nelson, "To All The Girls I've Loved Before", was a Top 10 hit
    $200 3
This 19th century vehicle seen here was named for its designer, not its good looks
    $300 20
Arata Isozaki's first U.S. design was this city's Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as MOCA
    $300 9
There is no "Cask" of this sherry at the end of the Poe story, only bricks & fresh mortar
    $300 28
She had a bit role in "My Bodyguard", but "Flashdance" was the flashpoint of her career
    $300 10
Sittwe, Burma & Calcutta, India are major ports on this bay
    $300 23
Mike Nichols' former comedy partner, she co-wrote the "Tootsie" screenplay but was uncredited
    $300 4
This primrose's name comes from the Old English for "cow slime" & sounds pretty similar
    $400 21
This ornate 18th century style noted for its ornamental shellwork evolved from the Baroque
    $400 13
Pap took this Mark Twain character's last dollar to buy whiskey & was seen drunk the next day
    $400 29
In his first film, "Max Dugan Returns", he appeared with his father, Donald
    $400 11
The Kagera River is the longest & most important tributary of this African lake
    $400 24
In the 1980s this golfer was the leading money winner 3 times on the Senior PGA circuit
    $400 5
This game in which players pick up sticks or straws is named for a leader of Wat Tyler's Rebellion
    $500 22
This Swiss man who used a pseudonym was known for houses on stilts like the Savoye house in Poissy
    $500 14
Ray Bradbury named this 1957 novel after a potent potable made from a weed
    $500 30
Stacy Keach & Sondra Locke debuted in this 1968 film based on a Carson McCullers novel
    DD: $500 12
Named for an explorer, it's Canada's longest river
    $500 25
This Swedish playwright represented himself as "The Stranger" in his trilogy "To Damascus"
    $500 6
Whether it's "English" or not, the name of this nut comes from Old English for "foreign nut"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bob Dan Kim
$1,500 $1,500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Kim
$3,500 $3,300 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

WANDERERS
VIVE LA DIFFERENCE!
EXCHANGES
NAME THE MUSICAL
AN "I"
FOREIGN EYE
    $200 6
The Romany (who aren't Italian) are more commonly called this (though they're not Egyptian)
    $200 11
Female elks can only imagine what it's like for bulls to grow & shed a new set of these each year
    $200 21
Abbreviated TSE, it's Canada's largest stock exchange
    $200 26
"Ol' man river, that ol' man river..."
    $200 16
Tiger has woods & these in his golf bag
    $200 1
"The Adventure of the Lion's Mane" is 1 of 2 stories he narrates; Watson relates the rest
    $400 7
A proverb says "A fool wanders, a wise man" does this... maybe with Charley
    $400 12
Only the female of this spider species has the red hourglass figure on her abdomen
    $400 22
The Parquet is the main trading area of this city's Bourse, founded in 1141
    $400 27
"When you're a Jet..."
    $400 17
Stemming from the Latin for "journey", it lists all the stopping points on your journey
    $400 2
He created jockey-turned-private eye Sid Halley
    $600 8
Bedouins make their tents out of vegetable fibers & hair of goats, sheep or these animals
    $600 13
On most ants, the male has wings & the female doesn't, unless the female has this title
    $600 23
London stock prices are tracked by the FTSE 100 Index, FT standing for this newspaper
    $600 29
[audio clue]
    $600 18
It's a Kansas City suburb that's home to a presidential library
    $600 3
The New York Times gave a front-page obituary to this fictional Belgian detective
    $800 9
This Edward Everett Hale work tells the story of Philip Nolan, condemned to a life at sea
    $800 14
This crab is named for the male's large claw; perhaps the female isn't musically inclined
    $800 24
The nation's grain futures are at stake in the "pit" of this Chicago institution founded in 1848
    $800 28
"I can feel my heart becoming a diamond and..."
    $800 19
A wild goat often found in the Himalayas & in crossword puzzles
    $800 4
This G.K. Chesterton cleric solved his first case in "The Blue Cross"
    DD: $600 10
The Maeander, a river in Phrygia, is said to be the inspiration for this mythological structure
    DD: $1,400 15
Males of the pipefish & this relative have a pouch for incubating the female's eggs
    $1000 25
This continental city's exchange began in 1611, dealing in securities of companies in East India trade
    $1000 30
[audio clue]
    $1000 20
Latin for "swaddling clothes", they're books printed before 1501, in the infancy of typography
    $1000 5
Inspector Charles Parker of Scotland Yard is the police contact of this Dorothy Sayers lord

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Kim
$7,700 $8,300 $3,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATESMEN
Between 1803 & 1848, he served as a U.S. senator, Sec. of State, president & congressman, in that order

Final scores:

Bob Dan Kim
$0 $10,300 $6,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Dan Kim
$9,500 $8,300 $3,100
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,900

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