Show #3332 - Tuesday, February 16, 1999

1999 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Dave Abbott, a musician and contract manager from Cincinnati, Ohio

Dan Girard, an artist from Altadena, California

Pat Healy, an index editor from Vallejo, California

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Jeopardy! Round

"A" & "E"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with either an "A" or an "E", but if we said "A" OR "E", we couldn't have tied in the BIOGRAPHY category and gotten in a plug for that network.)
    $100 16
The scrolls are written in Hebrew, Aramaic & this, just like the Bible
    $100 21
This industrialist from Michigan ran for the Senate in 1918, & lost
    $100 26
    $100 1
Genevieve Bujold starred in this shaky disaster pic originally released in Sensurround
    $100 7
In a famous title, Irving Stone paired it with "Agony"
    $100 6
Born an Air Force brat in Germany in 1959, he won his first Wimbledon in 1981 & married Tatum O'Neal in 1986
    $200 17
A shepherd found the scrolls after he threw a rock into a cave & heard it break one of these
    $200 22
This N.Y. radio host dropped out of the governor's race in 1994, refusing to disclose his finances
    $200 27
    $200 2
The survivors climb higher & higher to the bottom of the ship in this Irwin Allen spectacular
    $200 12
The part of an atom that orbits around the nucleus
    $200 8
Born Garri Weinstein in Azerbaijan in 1963, he was a Soviet chess champ at 13 & world champ at 22
    $300 18
In 1954 a Syrian Orthodox bishop sold 4 scrolls through an ad in this financial daily paper
    $300 23
This author of "The Jungle" ran for governor of California in 1934
    $300 28
Gallipoli Peninsula
    $300 3
This Pierce Brosnan vehicle preceded the similar disaster film "Volcano" in 1997
    $300 13
Elands are grouped among these hoofed animals
    $300 9
Born in Liverpool, he sang a bit, produced Monty Python movies & later became a Wilbury
    $400 19
The scrolls tell of life in the Holy Land during the time of the Second of these, destroyed in 70 A.D.
    $400 24
When Norman Mailer ran for NYC mayor in '69, his running mate was this "Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" author
    DD: $700 29
    $400 4
Rene Russo fights to stop a deadly virus from spreading in this 1995 thriller
    $400 14
Ocean in which you'd find Ellesmere Island
    $400 10
Born near Ancona in 1870, she was Italy's first woman to get a medical degree & taught kids in a new way
    $500 20
Arabic name of the area on the shore of the Dead Sea where the first scrolls were found
    $500 25
It was wait, loss, wait, loss, when this comedian failed at tries to be mayor of Chicago & U.S. president
    $500 30
Exuma Cays
    $500 5
In 1935 one of the earliest disaster movies told the story of the "Last Days" of this city
    $500 15
City & country in which the dynasty of the Ptolemies was founded
    $500 11
This 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner was born near Stavropol & in 1970 became that city's Communist Party secretary

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

Pat Dan Dave
$700 $1,100 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Dan Dave
$900 $3,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We've had a lot of fun with this category...)
    $200 7
This soft-stemmed swamp plant is named for its skunk-like odor
    $200 16
It's not unusual that this hipster had his first hit with "It's Not Unusual" in 1965
    $200 6
This author of the poem "Daddy" committed suicide in 1963, before she could work out her parental issues
    $200 15
Barbara Cook won a Tony for playing Marian the Librarian in the original production of this musical
    $200 10
In March of 1957, this rock star sold the home seen here at 1034 Audubon Drive in Memphis & moved into bigger digs
    $200 5
Morgan Freeman film where he drives his web-footed boss to her boyfriend Donald's house
    $400 8
Chickweed & soapwort, as well as carnations, are members of this "colorful" family
    $400 25
He's the "animal" seen here
    $400 11
He read almost as well as he wrote

"Do not go gentle into that good night / Old age should burn and rave..."
    $400 17
Gwen Verdon kicked up her heels as Claudine in this classic Cole Porter musical named for a dance
    $400 21
Scout's Rest Ranch in North Platte, Nebraska was the home of this great Western showman
    $400 4
One of the quartet of fighting terrapins uses it to give his shell a brilliant shine
    $600 9
Cloth-of-gold & saffron are species of this hardy perennial in the iris family
    $600 26
She's Mrs. Marty Ingels
    DD: $1,000 12
In 1917, at age 52, this Irishman got married & published his book "The Wild Swans at Coole"
    $600 20
Adelaide & the chorus girls at the Hot Box Club sing "Take Back Your Mink" in Act II of this musical
    $600 22
This American author's estate outside Havana was called Finca Vigia, or Lookout Farm
    $600 3
Dick Clark's dance show featuring U.S. citizens who misbehave abroad
    $800 30
In the 1700s Linnaeus standardized this system of giving each species a genus & a species name
    $800 27
This "large" 3-time All-Pro Dallas Cowboy took time off from football to box in 1979
    $800 13
In 1998 this young pop star published her poems in the book "A Night Without Armor"
    $800 18
Mary Tyler Moore stepped lightly as Holly Golightly in a short-lived musical based on this short novel
    DD: $1,500 23
Now a memorial to him, his Arlington House was inherited by his wife, Mary Randolph Custis
    $800 2
The end of his Rico character comes when he's marooned on an island
    $1000 29
The pollen of a perfect flower is contained in this enlarged tip of the stamen
    $1000 28
A left-wing American magazine bears the name of this labor union official born in Cork, Ireland in 1830
    $1000 14
Author heard here reading an entire poem

"So much depends upon a red wheelbarrow glazed with rainwater beside the white chickens"
    $1000 19
Tom Thumb, The Ringmaster, & Jenny Lind are all characters in this musical
    $1000 24
The ceiling of the great hall in this Cornelius Vanderbilt home in Rhode Island is painted as a cloud-swept sky
    $1000 1
Opera diva who was Nazi Germany's last major counteroffensive in December 1944

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Dan Dave
$6,900 $3,900 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

To defeat some of his enemies, this son of Zeus turned them into stone

Final scores:

Pat Dan Dave
$999 $3,900 $12,800
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pat Dan Dave
$6,500 $3,600 $5,700
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1999-01-06
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