Show #733 - Wednesday, November 11, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.

Contestants

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Jonathan Fellows, a legislative assistant originally from Bellevue, Washington

Keith Bell, a personnel specialist from Alexandria, Virginia

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
SCANDALS
GIRLS IN SONG
PALINDROMES
PARKS
RECREATION
    $100 8
It's referred to in the New Testament as the Scriptures
    $100 1
She's doing commercials for No Excuses sportswear following her fling with Gary Hart
    $100 17
In various songs, she was a hit for Jimmy Clanton, Shocking Blue, Bananarama, and Frankie Avalon
    $100 19
Possibly from cuckoo, it's an eccentric or zany person
    $100 2
This country's Kruger National Park is its most popular tourist attraction
    $100 10
"Wiping out" her opposition, Joyce Hoffman of the U.S. became the first person to win two world titles in this sport
    $200 9
God said this man, childless at the time, would have as many descendants as the number of stars in heaven
    $200 4
The office of Baseball Commisioner was established in 1920 due to this 1919 event
    $200 18
Two of four girls' names mentioned in titles of Elton John top 10 hits
    $200 24
Words that complete the palindromic phrase "Niagara o' roar"
    $200 3
This city's Forest Park was the site of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase exposition
    $200 11
It's the only martial art that's an Olympic event
    $300 12
Joseph was sold to the Ishmaelites for this price: two-thirds of what Judas got for betraying Jesus
    $300 5
This fugitive financier said, "I want my own !#^%* country!"
    $300 25
The only specific time of day that's a palindrome as a word
    $300 14
Administered by the National Park System, Wilson's Creek; Kennesaw Mountain; and Petersburg are these
    $300 13
Bones in this joint are the most likely to get broken in a fall while roller-skating
    $400 15
It takes 13 verses in Exodus 26 to tell how to make the curtains for this tent that held the Holy Ark
    $400 6
His private secretary was linked to the Whiskey Ring, one of many scandals during his administration
    $400 26
It's usually classified into two general types: pulse and continuous wave
    $400 20
The Channel Islands, a famed breeding place for sea lions, are this state's only offshore national park
    $400 22
Though pool tables may vary in size, all have length in this proportion
to width
    $500 16
Greek for "hidden books", Lutherans view these as non-canonical, but useful works
    $500 7
Though the financial scheme known as the "Mississippi Bubble"
burst in 1720, it led to
the settlement of this
city
    $500 27
It's generally held to be true and is often referred to as a basic
    $500 21
One of two large parks on the edge of Paris; each a bois with its own zoo & horse-racing track
    $500 23
Soccer was forbidden in 14th century England for taking practice time away from this military skill

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Eugene Keith Jonathan
$900 $100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Keith Jonathan
$1,900 $700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

18TH CENTURY AMERICA
CHEMISTRY
LITERATURE
HIGHER EDUCATION
THE SOVIET UNION
PROVERBS
    $200 1
It revealed a population of almost four million when first taken in 1790
    $200 16
You can get wheels for your MG made of this element with the symbol Mg
    $200 6
In titles, animal associated with both Volpone and Reynard
    $200 20
It's claimed over $100 million worth of these currently go unclaimed
    $200 11
Only one-half of the Soviet people are of this nationality
    $200 28
Though your dentist might have it on in the background, "it helps not the toothache"
    $400 2
This act of 1765 taxed legal documents, almanacs, newspapers, dice, and playing cards
    $400 22
Term for charcoal turned on to trap gases
    $400 7
Malcolm Lowery's "Under the Volcano" is set mainly in this country
    $400 21
These two New England schools have competed in football since 1875 and in boat races since 1852
    $400 12
This lake contains one-fifth of the Earth's non-frozen fresh water and about four-fifths of the USSR's
    $400 29
Line in Matthew 7:7 which follows "Ask and it shall be given you"
    $600 3
By its intended opening day, May 14, 1787, only the delegations from Virginia and Pennsylvania had arrived in full
    $600 23
Natural color of chlorine gas
    $600 8
Granddaughter of the author of "Trilby", she wrote "Rebecca"
    $600 27
US military service academy located in Connecticut
    $600 13
The Soviet Union's most important holiday, Revolution Day, is observed on the seventh of this month
    $600 30
Type of "grease that gives the best polish"
    $800 4
The threat of Spain led to the charter of this colony, the last of the thirteen to be organized
    $800 24
Smog is produced from the action of this on chemicals in the air
    $800 9
One contributor to "Knickerbocker" magazine was this author, who used Knickerbocker as a pseudonym
    $800 26
In 1923, the University of Delaware became the first to institute this junior year program
    DD: $2,500 14
It's said Stalin induced Norway to expel this man in 1936 by buying its entire herring catch
    DD: $2,300 25
"He that has many of these" finds that some of them will cool
    $1000 5
On November 20, 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify this
    $1000 17
The ideal gas law combines Charles's law with the law of this 17th century Anglo-Irish scientist
    $1000 10
English poet who wrote "Endymion",
"Hyperion", and its unfinished revision, "The Fall of Hyperion"
    $1000 18
Texas city whose junior college is famed for its Rangerette drill and dance team
    $1000 15
While Gorbachev is head of the Communist Party, this man, the President, is considered head of state
    $1000 19
"As evidence of skill, a good archer is not known by his arrows" but by this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Keith Jonathan
$5,900 $1,200 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS
This consonant begins the last names of five presidents, more than any other letter

Final scores:

Eugene Keith Jonathan
$3,900 $0 $3,399
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eugene Keith Jonathan
$5,900 $3,500 $5,900
16 R,
3 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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