Show #1421 - Monday, November 5, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

Michael Thayer, a physics student from Rutgers University

Dan Katz, an attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia

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Jeopardy! Round

BY THE NUMBERS
PETS
MONARCHS
METALS
LABOR
BOBs & ROBERTs
    $100 11
If you wish to avoid something this is the length of the pole you wouldn't touch it with
    $100 16
The poodle probably originated in Germany, though it's most associated with this country
    $100 6
Born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, she ruled Russia under this name
    $100 17
The fissionable 235 isotope makes up less than 1% of this metal in nature
    $100 26
The Mitsubishi Eclipse & Mazda 626 are 2 Japanese cars made in the U.S. by members of this union
    $100 1
Since 1960 this comedian's Desert Golf Classic has raised more than $20 million for charity
    $200 12
The last thing Old King Cole called for
    $200 22
The green-winged teal, a small one of these birds, is well suited for living in garden ponds
    $200 7
Of less than a year, 3 years or 4½ years, the length of time Julius Caesar ruled Rome alone
    $200 18
Photography accounts for almost half the industrial use of this metal in the U.S.
    $200 27
Fired in 1976, in 1980 striking workers got him reinstated at the Lenin shipyard in Gdansk
    $200 2
He's the national poet of Scotland
    $300 13
"It was love at first sight" Yossarian felt for the chaplain in this novel
    $300 23
Of figs, grapes or avocados, the one that's poisonous to parrots
    $300 8
He was sent to Mexico in 1864 to set up an empire for Napoleon III
    $300 19
Amalgams, which may be liquid or solid, are alloys of this metal
    $300 28
Term for the process by which unions & employers negotiate the terms of employment
    $300 3
In June he captured a Tony Award for his performance in "Tru"
    $400 14
Alan Alda & Carol Burnett starred in this comedy about a year in the lives of 3 couples
    $400 24
The Birman & the Balinese are long-haired breeds of these
    $400 9
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 brought this pair to the British throne
    $400 20
The U.S. nickel coin is actually 75% this metal
    $400 29
"Big Bill" Haywood helped organize this union whose members were called Wobblies
    $400 4
The original Clarabell on "Howdy Doody", he later became "Captain Kangaroo"
    $500 15
In Britain, the numerical name for a midmorning snack
    $500 25
The largest lizard found in the New World is the common, or green, species of this
    DD: $1,500 10
In 1974 Jigme Singye Wangchuk was crowned king in Thimphu, capital of this country between India & Tibet
    $500 21
An oxide of this light metal, discovered in 1791, is used extensively as a white pigment
    $500 30
Under David Dubinsky's leadership, this union grew from 34,000 members in 1932 to 404,000 in 1966
    $500 5
In 1986 he was elected Florida's first Hispanic governor

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Bob Dan Michael
$700 $300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Michael
$3,000 $500 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR I
BLACK AMERICA
AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
EUROPEAN RIVERS
MYTHOLOGICAL RELATIVES
    $200 21
The Sopwith Camel was one of this country's best fighter planes of the war
    $200 26
In 1962 this ex-Brooklyn Dodger became the first black elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
    $200 11
Andrew Paterson wrote this ballad that begins "Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong"
    $200 1
It was a symbol of good luck until the Nazi Party used it as its symbol
    $200 13
The Hungarian Parliament building lies on a bank of this river
    $200 6
This fire-stealer warned his son Deucalion of a great deluge, so he built an ark
    $400 22
This future president headed the Food Administration during the war
    $400 27
Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967, he's now its oldest member
    $400 12
A novel by Joan Lindsay was the basis for this Peter Weir film about the disappearance of a teacher & kids
    $400 2
In math a horizontal line with a dot above & below it represents this
    $400 14
The largest port on this river is Le Havre
    $400 7
Maia, the mother of this Greek messenger of the gods, was one of the Pleiades
    $600 23
The U.S. Army's 42nd division under Chief of Staff D. MacArthur had this colorful nickname
    $600 28
In 1968 this Baptist minister succeeded M.L. King Jr. as president of the S.C.L.C.
    $600 18
Morris West's 1963 bestseller about a Russian pope
    $600 3
In heraldry, a device shaped like an inverted V, or the name on the signs of a gas station chain
    $600 15
The name of this country's Guadalquivir is from the Arabic "Wadi al-Kabir" meaning Great River
    $600 8
Antigone's complex family tree included this woman, who was her mother & her grandmother
    $800 24
Known as "The Tiger", this Frenchman presided over the Paris Peace Conference
    $800 29
A former medical professor, he now heads the Department of Health & Human Services
    DD: $1,100 19
The latest tome from this author of "Tim" is "The First Man in Rome"
    $800 4
Annual reference book whose symbol, a globe sitting on an open book, is found on its spine
    $800 16
This German tributary of the Rhine has lent its name to a major industrial region
    DD: $2,000 9
Some legends say she killed her brother Absyrtus while others say Jason murdered him
    $1000 25
There were over 600,000 casualites in the 1916 battle for this French city
    $1000 30
Appointed FCC commissioner in 1972, he later resigned to become exec. director of the NAACP
    $1000 20
Miles Franklin's story of a headstrong, intelligent woman in turn-of-the-century Australia
    $1000 5
This symbol for a sign of the zodiac can be seen in the Treasury seal on a $1 bill
    $1000 17
In Dublin, 10 bridges span this river as it leisurely winds its way to the sea
    $1000 10
The Amazon queen Hippolyta was the daughter of this war god, the Greek equivalent of Mars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Dan Michael
$7,400 $4,200 $2,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
The name of this Iowa city commemorates the powwow Lewis & Clark held with area Indians in 1804

Final scores:

Bob Dan Michael
$6,399 $3,000 $1
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Dan Michael
$8,900 $5,300 $4,100
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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