Show #2061 - Monday, July 19, 1993

1993 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Marty Wiley, a registered nurse from Chula Vista, California

Hugh Murphy, a bank officer from Hockessin, Delaware

Leon Jackson, a court clerk from Elmhurst, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FACTS
VAUDEVILLE
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
ANIMALS
IN THE KITCHEN
ABBREVIATIONS
    $100 1
The earliest Ancient Egyptian boats were propelled by these; paddles & oars came later
    $100 2
Jerry, Helen, Josephine & George M. were billed as the 4 these
    $100 4
This building on the Rue des Ecoles in Paris is sometimes used as a synonym for the University Of Paris
    $100 18
An orb weaver, which is this kind of animal, is known for spinning beautiful, intricate webs
    $100 13
This process of working bread dough into a pliable mass can be done by hand or by machine
    $100 8
It's what your sweetheart wants if he or she asks for a little TLC
    $200 14
If you're driving in Mexico & see the word "alto" on a sign, don't sing; do this
    $200 3
He was the father of the Seven Little Foys
    $200 23
The University of Salonika is this country's largest college
    $200 19
Of a boomslang, a banded krait or a boa constrictor, the snake that's non-venomous
    $200 27
Soaking fruit in a flavored liquid is called macerating; soaking meat in a similar way is called this
    $200 9
In music, ob. stands for oboe; in medicine, it's short for this type of doctor
    $300 15
The passamezzo, a dance from this country, is similar to the pavane but faster
    $300 5
Those who played this role in comedy teams included Ed Gallagher, Paul McCullough & Bud Abbott
    $300 24
It's athletic teams are nicknamed the Hurricanes
    $300 20
The Sumatran subspecies of this striped feline is almost extinct
    $300 28
One of the most popular macaroni shapes, it's also a body part
    $300 10
Those who do transactions at an ATM should know that ATM stands for this
    $400 16
The city of Osaka is located on this island
    $400 6
This partner of Clayton & Jackson went solo
    $400 25
This Pasadena, Calif. college maintains an astrophysical observatory on Mount Palomar
    $400 21
This state bird of North Carolina is also called the redbird
    $400 29
A trussing one of these utensils helps sew up poultry to keep it shape compact
    $400 11
On a clothing label, the 2 measurements that are abbreviated XL
    $500 17
These people for whom a war was named now call themselves Afrikaners
    $500 7
Ziegfeld had his "Follies" & this man had his "Vanities"
    DD: $1,000 26
In 1783 this Ivy League school's Nassau Hall briefly served as the nation's capital
    $500 22
There are about 60 species of this long-legged wading bird, including egrets
    $500 30
Old-fashioned hand-cranked ice cream machines use crystals of this to lower the ice's temperature
    $500 12
Especially when referring to winds, swly. stands for this

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

Leon Hugh Marty
$300 $500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leon Hugh Marty
$1,100 $3,500 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
DIPLOMACY
MIDDLE NAMES
LITERARY BIOGRAPHIES
JAMES K. POLK
-NYMS
    $200 1
In terms of size this planet is considered the Earth's twin
    $200 21
In 1875 17 countries signed a treaty to promote the use & refinement of this measurement system
    $200 6
Middle name shared by Thoreau & Eisenhower
    $200 26
You can read about the life & works of this author in a book subtitled "The Man Behind Winnie-the-Pooh"
    $200 12
Polk's was the first inauguration reported via this communications device; Morse was at the key
    $200 11
Words with similar meanings, they're listed in a thesaurus
    $400 2
The ancient Chinese thought these dark areas on the Sun looked like flying birds
    $400 22
In 1867 Baron de Stoeckl & this Secretary of State drew the treaty that ceded Alaska to the U.S.
    $400 7
This dome designer's middle name was Buckminster; his first name was Richard
    $400 27
This author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was the subject of a 1941 biography "Crusader in Crinoline"
    $400 13
In 1845 Polk reaffirmed this president's "Doctrine" against European colonization of America
    $400 17
It describes pairs of words like hot & cold, long & short, & easy & hard
    $600 3
The peak brightness of this type of star usually occurs within 2 to 50 hours of its explosion
    $600 23
Concluded with England in 1901, the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty enabled the U.S. to build this waterway
    $600 8
Her father was still Duke of York when she was given the middle names Alexandra & Mary in 1926
    $600 28
He's been the subject of several bios, including "The Big Swingers" & "The Man Who Created Tarzan"
    $600 14
Polk was the only president who had previously held this high office in the House of Representatives
    $600 18
Words with the same sound & spelling but different meanings
    $800 4
The Northern Cross is part of this constellation which is said to look like a swan
    $800 24
In 1913 the Treaty of Bucharest ended the second of these peninsular wars
    $800 9
Middle name of the man who wrote the lyrics for "Camelot"
    DD: $700 29
Max Brod was responsible for the publication of this author's "The Trial" & also wrote a biography of him
    $800 15
Polk was present when the cornerstone of this D.C. monument was laid on July 4, 1848
    $800 19
Meaning "false name", it's a pen name used by an author
    $1000 5
Scheduled for launch in 1997, the Cassini spacecraft should reach this planet in 2004
    $1000 25
Under the 1809 Treaty of Schonbrunn, this country lost 32,000 square miles to Napoleon
    $1000 10
This absurdist playwright's middle name was Barclay, not Godot
    $1000 30
Quentin Bell wasn't "afraid of" this author, his aunt; he published a biography of her in 1972
    DD: $600 16
In 1833 Polk helped this president destroy the Bank of the United States
    $1000 20
A word formed by the initial letters of a set group of words, like NOW for National Organization of Women

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leon Hugh Marty
$4,400 $7,500 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
This is the largest island in Europe

Final scores:

Leon Hugh Marty
$8,400 $11,700 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leon Hugh Marty
$4,500 $7,000 $6,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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