Show #739 - Thursday, November 19, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Bob Verini, a playwright/actor from New York, New York

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

"OLD" & "NEW"
    $100 1
Talks were held during October of 1951 in Panmunjon to re-unify this country, but it didn't work
    $100 21
The Quechua language of Peru has about one thousand words for these tubers Peruvians have grown for eight thousand years
    $100 9
February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865
    $100 16
"Hooray for" this city, where you're terrific if you're even good
    $100 3
A semi-aquatic salamander
    $200 2
In 1972 this country returned control of Okinawa to Japan
    $200 22
Of yogurt, liver or tofu, the food Americans hate most according to "Harper's Index"
    $200 10
April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826
    $200 17
"If God didn't make little green apples, then it don't rain" here "in the summertime"
    $200 4
If a pregnant woman eats strawberries, her baby will have a strawberry-shaped birth mark, for example
    $300 5
Estimated death toll from the famous 1756 incident in this room in an Indian fort ranges from 15 to over 100
    $300 25
After about eight weeks, a human embryo develops into this
    $300 11
October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826
    $300 18
"Me and Mamie O'Rourke tripped the light fantastic on" these
    DD: $300 6
Title of the following which Tom Cruise sang in "Risky Business" & Ron Reagan sang on "Saturday Night Live":

"Just take those old records off the shelf..."
    $400 14
A former monk turned rebellious, then merciless, founded this Chinese dynasty in 1368
    $400 24
At about 63,000 ft. at normal body temperature, blood will do this
    $400 12
May 8, 1884 - December 26, 1972
    $400 19
Cole Porter wrote that this city "loves lovers, for lovers it's heaven above"
    $400 7
The only independent country in the world that fits this category
    $500 15
It was completed during World War I & linked eastern & western Siberia
    $500 23
Because they are never found in chemical compounds, the noble gases neon, argon & helium are called this
    $500 13
August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964
    $500 20
"Ragtime Cowboy Joe" was a "high-falutin' scootin', shootin' son-of-a-gun from" this state
    $500 8
Annual award given by the American Library Association for the outstanding American children's book

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

Dave Eugene Bob
$300 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$1,400 $1,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
On October 1, 1986, Northwest Airlines took this word out of its name
    $200 8
"Encyclopedia Americana" says this guide of Lewis and Clark lived to about one hundred while the "Britannica" says she died at twenty-six
    $200 1
It wasn't until the May 1864 Battle of the Wilderness that these two generals encountered each other
    $200 3
In Shaw's play about her, this Russian empress rhapsodizes about Voltaire, who historically was her pen pal
    $200 30
In alphabet radio code, "B" is Bravo and "F" shares its name with this dance
    $200 17
In October 1986, the U.S. Mint issued the first of these in more than fifty years
    $400 29
To serve as Air Force One, two of this model are currently on order from Boeing
    $400 13
Idaho's highest point, Borah Peak, is named for William E. Borah, who held this office for thirty-three years
    $400 2
In 1861, this Texas governor was deposed for refusing to support secession
    $400 7
Performances of "Mrs. Warren's Profession" were banned because this was Mrs. Warren's profession
    $400 28
Edible letters produced by Post
    $400 19
Iva D'Aquino, who in 1977 received a presidential pardon, was better known by this nickname
    DD: $1,000 26
One of the two biggest makers of commercial jet aircraft engines in the United States
    $600 14
It's where you'd go to see Idaho-born sculptor Gutzon Borglum's most famous work
    $600 4
Warship that was called "The Cheesebox on a Raft"
    $600 10
Heroine who says, "My voices have deceived me... but only a fool will walk into a fire"
    $600 27
In ASCII, this kind of computer code, A is 01000001
    $600 20
Guinness says the greatest number of people saved by one man from death were saved by him in 1944-45
    $800 25
Its acquisition of People Express, Frontier, Continental, and Eastern have made it the biggest U.S. air company
    $800 15
"The Poet's Poet", his writings were far more influential than his World War II broadcasts from fascist Italy
    $800 5
Julia Ward Howe wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" to be sung to the tune of this song
    $800 11
This play has characters named Snobby Price, Rummy Mitchens, and Barbara Undershaft
    DD: $2,000 24
In the sign-language alphabet, it's the first letter whose sign resembles it
    $800 21
He won a lifetime membership in the U.S. Duffers Association after missing the first golf ball he swung at on the Moon
    $1000 23
Some claim that the Wright Brothers made only a power glider & that this Brazillian really invented the airplane
    $1000 16
This former Bendix executive and his wife, Mary Cunningham, now run their own venture capital firm
    $1000 6
This abolitionist congressman from Pennsylvania insisted on being buried in an integrated cemetery
    $1000 12
Of all his characters, Captain Shotover of this title domicile may be the most like Shaw himself
    $1000 18
Representing the sound of the "A" in "about", a small "E" turned upside down is called this
    $1000 22
Once denied a driver's license, this General Secretary of the U.S. Communist Party is usually driven to work

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,600 $3,400 $5,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only name shared by four consecutive kings of England

Final scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$7,600 $6,800 $3,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,600 $6,400 $5,900
16 R,
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1987-10-27
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