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    $200 27
It's the value of the playing card just below a knave
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Show #3097 - Tuesday, February 3, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

Josh Den Hartog, a Teen Tournament winner from Otley, Iowa

Claudia Perry, a pop music critic from Jersey City, New Jersey

Paul Gutowski, a counselor from Rockford, Illinois

Jeopardy! Round

AT HOME ON THE STAGE
BIERCE'S DEVIL'S DICTIONARY
CHAMPIONS OF TOURNAMENTS
THE 3 Bs
DOUBLE "B"s
THE BEE
    $100 6
The title of this Ibsen play describes the home of Torvald & Nora Helmer
    $100 30
Ambrose Bierce was known for his short stories & defined this longer form as " A short story padded"
    $100 1
Howard Staunton organized this board game's 1st international tournament in 1851 & Adolf Anderssen won
    $100 20
Beethoven tried all the latest scientific methods including sulphur vapors to cure this
    $100 14
Talk "turkey", or wolf down a lot of turkey
    $100 21
Bees gather this flower secretion to make honey
    $200 18
"Important" Oscar Wilde play that begins in a London flat & ends in a country manor house
    $200 12
Wife Mollie may have agreed with Bierce that this emotion is "A temporary insanity curable by marriage"
    $200 2
In 1989 Arantxa Sanchez won the French Open & began using this, her mother's name
    $200 5
Of the three B's, he's the one who composed the following:
    $200 17
Don't wolf down your turkey, but take these small quick bites
    $200 22
Bees are found on every continent but this one
    $300 19
Part of this Thornton Wilder play is set at the Gibbs' house, but it takes imagination to see it
    $300 16
Bierce defined this event as "The first and direst of all disasters"; his occured on June 24, 1842
    $300 3
In 1996 the Cornhuskers of this school, better known as a football power, won basketball's NIT
    $300 7
Bach's 1721 "Concerts a Plusieurs Instruments" are popularly known as these "Concertos"
    $300 8
A crusty old bootmaker, or a crusty old fruit dessert
    $300 11
Young bees are fed beebread, made from honey & this plant product
    $400 25
Y'all can find Jeeter Lester's shack on this street in the play based on an Erskine Caldwell novel
    $400 28
Bierce saw this, "An abrupt change in the form of misgovernment" in Mexico while following Villa's army
    $400 4
In 1996, Sri Lanka, a 66-1 underdog, batted down Australia in the World Cup of this sport
    $400 15
The 2 who called Vienna home
    $400 10
A "rouser" may rouse this low class of people
    $400 23
On their heads bees have 5 of these -- 2 compound & 3 simple
    $500 26
The Youngers move out of their cramped apartment as this Lorraine Hansberry play ends
    $500 29
Some Greek philosophers, or men like Bierce "Whose faulty vision sees things as they are"
    $500 9
A Polish team's victory over 4 Americans in a 1987 tournament in this game was "trump"eted as historic
    $500 27
Beethoven's only opera, based on J.N. Bouilly's "Leonore", it premiered in 1805
    DD: $800 13
How ya gonna keep 'em down on this farm after they've seen Tel Aviv
    $500 24
Karl von Frisch won a Nobel Prize for deciphering the circling & wagging types of this form of bee communication

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Paul Claudia Josh
$700 $300 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Claudia Josh
$800 $1,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HIGH PLACES
EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES
DEATH IN POP
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
HE ASKED GOD
DEPT. OF REDUNDANCY DEPT.
    $200 10
The snows of this African peak cover it year-round, although it's just 3 degrees south of the equator
    $200 27
It's the value of the playing card just below a knave
    $200 1
In 1997 Elton John reworked this Marilyn Monroe tribute as a farewell to Princess Diana
    $200 29
8 members of this team threw the 1919 World Series
    $200 2
"Am I my brother's keeper?"
    $200 14
Superfluous 3 words sometimes heard after the phrase "10 A.M."
    $400 22
Also known as Mount Tacoma, this peak in Washington state last erupted about 150 years ago
    $400 16
Term for the time between the laying of an egg & its hatching, or for an infection & the showing of symptoms
    DD: $800 4
Title of the 1964 hit heard here:

"Whether he heard, I'll never know... Look out! Look out! Look out! Look out!"
    $400 30
In 1997 Autumn Jackson was convicted of shaking down this comedian she claims is her father
    $400 3
"Who am I that I should go unto Pharaoh?"
    $400 15
Putting this word before "handed" isn't redundant; putting it before "naked" is
    $600 23
This European mountain chain is populated by Catalans, Bearnais & Andorrans
    $600 28
Of a haiku, a sonnet, or an ode, the one without a set length
    $600 5
Mark Dinning sang about a "Teen" one; Peter Stampfel, about a "Surfer" one
    $600 12
With Michael Caine, he played the other con man in 1988's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
    $600 6
"Shall I go and smite these Philistines?"
    $600 18
People talk about this type of "proximity"; it's not very different from regular proximity
    DD: $1,000 24
This mountain system forms a 750-mile arc from the Gulf of Genoa to the Danube River
    $800 20
O gauge is a term in the hobby dealing with these
    $800 7
In 1976 Blue Oyster Cult advised us, "Don't Fear" him
    $800 13
Not only did he kill Washington's treasury secretary, he plotted to start his own country in the west
    $800 9
"What wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless?"
    $800 19
Redundant 2-word phrase for a present offered to entice customers to a product or service
    $1000 26
Mount Vesuvius belongs to this chain that runs the length of Italy
    $1000 25
A quindecagon is a polygon with this many sides
    $1000 8
"Hang the D.J." is the refrain of "Panic" by this defunct English band led by Morrissey
    $1000 17
In 1837 Gen. Jesup promised this Seminole leader a truce, then locked him up when he came to negotiate
    $1000 11
"Who is able to judge... thy so great a people?"
    $1000 21
From Latin for "to turn back", this word meaning to regress needn't be followed by "back"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Claudia Josh
$1,800 $8,000 $6,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN NATIONS
In population, it's the largest country that's not a member of the United Nations

Final scores:

Paul Claudia Josh
$2 $7,500 $14
3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Paul Claudia Josh
$1,800 $7,400 $7,200
11 R,
7 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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