Show #740 - Friday, November 20, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Bob Verini, a playwright/actor from New York, New York (subtotal of $3,800)

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois (subtotal of $6,800)

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey (subtotal of $7,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
They advise "Be all you can be"
    $100 4
In October of 1986, South Africa's Dutch Reformed Church denounced this
    $100 18
On most general reference maps, blue indicates this
    $100 30
This calendar oddity will occur on a Monday in 1988
    $100 1
In September of 1986, the first of the three remaining reactors at this Soviet plant was restarted
    $100 3
They can be Tupperware, bachelor, or Republican
    $200 17
The U.S. flag code says red, white, and blue bunting should always feature this color on top
    $200 15
The president of this Arab country must be a Maronite Christian
    $200 21
Distinction that makes a collection of maps an atlas
    $200 29
Number of House seats up for election in 1988
    $200 2
Nuclear energy is released when you split up nucleons in the nucleus: groups of protons, and these
    $200 8
Geometrically patterned flooring
    $300 19
When Connecticut's Lieutenant Governor presides over the state senate, he sits in a chair made of wood of this tree
    $300 14
English spellings of the names of all seven archangels of Judeo-Christian tradition end with these two letters
    $300 22
in 1884, astronomers and geographers set this line as the starting point for east-west measurements
    $300 28
Number of Senate seats up for election in 1988
    $300 5
A metal used in making control rods for nuclear reactors; its chemical symbol is Cd
    DD: $500 9
Despite the title of the following early hit, this artist is smart enough to be a star 20 years later:

"Just because I'm blonde /
Don't think I'm dumb /
'Cause this dumb blonde ain't nobody's fool!"
    $400 20
Signs urging tourists to stay in North Dakota say "Custer was healthy" when he left there bound for this state
    $400 13
At first, Jim Bakker claimed that this Louisiana-based Pentecostal preacher wanted to take over the PTL
    $400 23
Found on maps, it's technically called a representative fraction and more commonly this
    $400 27
In mid-March, Midway Island will be midway along the path of one of these
    $400 6
This sub-atomic particle is the anti-particle of the electron
    $400 10
The name of this herb comes from the Greek for "rock celery"; petrocelinon
    $500 26
John Scott Harrison, an Indiana farmer, was the only man in U.S. history who was this
    $500 12
On May 9, 1969, it was declared that 200 Catholic saints would lose these
    $500 24
On a topographic map, these lines indicate changes in elevation
    $500 25
Both Sunday, January 31st and Tuesday, March 8th have been dubbed with this five-letter adjective
    $500 7
Among particles in this family are the up, down, strange, and charmed
    $500 11
Descended from Iranian exiles, these Zoroastrians now live in India

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Dave Eugene Bob
$1,000 -$100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$2,200 $1,200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The African nation Zimbabwe was formerly named for this Englishman
    $200 20
"The curfew tolls the knell of parting day" is the first line of this Thomas Gray poem
    $200 28
This team's first jerseys were provided by the Indian Packing Co.
    $200 15
In Wagner's "Gotterdammerung", she dies by riding her horse onto Siegfried's funeral pyre
    $200 21
First labor union leader who went on to become U.S. president
    $200 11
J.C. Penney's middle name, or what you'd use to buy stuff in his store
    $400 8
Because of these law enforcement officers there, the Yukon gold rush was one of the most orderly in history
    $400 19
18th century playwright who penned the poem "When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly"
    DD: $600 30
The highest scorers in pro football history all played this position
    $400 5
Naval rank of Pinkerton in "Madame Butterfly"
    $400 23
"Shaky" nickname of the Industrial Workers of the World
    $400 13
Remarkably, it's the name shared by Erich Remarque and Klaus Brandauer
    $600 9
Sir Thomas Raffles founded this city on its island of the same name
    $600 18
Historically, and in Robert Browning's poem, it was the profession of Andrea Del Sarte
    $600 29
This coach has led teams to the Super Bowl the most times--7--the Colts twice & the Dolphins 5 times
    $600 3
Of "Benvenuto Cellini", "Boris Godunov", and "Eugene Onegin", the two who were historic figures
    $600 24
"New York Magazine" says one of the few things that's still free is a ruler from this union's Union Label department
    $600 4
This educator's famous middle initial stood for Taliaferro
    $800 10
In 1667, in exchange for New York, Britain gave this colony to the Dutch, which they kept until 1975
    $800 17
The poem in which Walt Whitman modestly mused, "I celebrate myself and sing myself"
    $800 27
73-0, the Redskins lost the most lopsided NFL championship game ever to this team
    $800 2
In Germany, this opera is sometimes called "Margarethe" to separate it from the Goethe drama
    $800 25
Aerospace workers are also members of this union headed by Owen Bieber
    DD: $3,700 6
He was the first U.S. president to have a middle name
    $1000 12
This late 18th- early 19th-century French diplomat served at least seven different regimes
    $1000 16
Sir Walter Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" was an answer to this Marlowe poem
    $1000 26
This great star of football's early era became the first commissioner of what was to become the NFL
    $1000 1
In this operetta, Prince Orlovsky calls champagne "the king of all wines"
    $1000 22
The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 is usually called this, after the New York senator who authored it
    $1000 14
The S. in Pearl S. Buck was for her maiden name; her middle name was this; the same as Louis Tiffany's

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,200 $2,400 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He said, "I am the last president of the United States"

Final scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$8,400 $4,800 $12,201

Cumulative scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$16,000 $11,600 $16,001
1st runner-up: $16,000 2nd runner-up: $11,600 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Eugene Bob
$4,200 $2,400 $8,500
15 R,
2 W
9 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1987-10-27
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