Show #2583 - Wednesday, November 22, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Jonathan Groff, a writer and actor from New York City, New York

Gordon Wean, a teacher from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Isaac Segal, an advertising creative director from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

"O" & "OS"
(Alex: The correct response will either begin with "O" or it will begin with "O-S".)
    $100 1
This author of "Around the World in Eighty Days" also wrote librettos for operettas
    $100 17
The rainbow variety of this fish is part of the same genus as the Atlantic salmon
    $100 18
Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument is located south of Hardin in this state
    $100 11
On July 9, 1922 this future movie Tarzan became the first to swim the 100-meter freestyle in under a minute
    $100 6
In May of 1873 the Post Office issued postcards with postage of this value
    $100 23
Synonym for antonym
    $200 2
Nikos Kazantzakis continued the adventures of this Homeric hero in a 33,333-line sequel
    $200 19
These snakelike fish constitute the order Anguilliformes
    $200 16
The USA's largest national monument, this state's Misty Fjords, consists of glaciers & long, deep fjords
    $200 12
Kim Zmeskal & Shannon Miller are the only U.S. women to win the all-around title at these world championships
    $200 7
In February of 1895 the U.S. reserves of this were down to a dangerously low $41 million dollars
    $200 24
Dog school
    $300 3
After his return to Russia in 1994, this former dissident was given his own TV talk show
    $300 20
Farming of the channel species of this fish is a rapidly growing business in the southern U.S.
    $300 25
In 1948 a replica of the log cabin in which this black educator was born was constructed at his memorial
    $300 13
Of the four Grand Slam golf tournaments, it's the only one played outside the U.S.
    $300 8
In 1804, this vice president ran for governor of New York, and lost
    $300 28
This Egyptian god's many burial places were considered sacred ground
    $400 4
Although he spent most of his life in Prague, Franz Kafka spoke & wrote in this language
    $400 21
These aggressive aquarium fish are native to Thailand's clear but weedy waters
    $400 26
This Wyoming formation has a base diameter of about 1,000 feet & a summit diameter of about 275 feet
    $400 14
With a capacity of 63,000, this San Francisco ballpark is the National League's largest
    DD: $500 9
Davy Crockett was in this city March 6, 1836
    $400 29
In 451 these Teutonic tribesmen joined with Attila in his expedition against Gaul
    $500 5
Most of Nadine Gordimer's novels including "July's People" are set in this country where she grew up
    $500 22
This fish is called a
muskie for short
    $500 27
Arizona's Canyon De Chelly National Monument lies within this Indian reservation
    $500 15
The first to win this Patriots' Day event was John McDermott in 1897
    $500 10
During an 1840 speaking tour in England, he persuaded thousands to emigrate to Nauvoo, Illinois
    $500 30
The two Greek letters that fit this category

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

Isaac Gordon Jonathan
$1,300 $900 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Gordon Jonathan
$3,000 $2,500 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This second wife of Ronald Reagan was born Anne Frances Robbins
    $200 13
The temperature & salinity of this smallest ocean vary as the ice cover freezes & melts
    $200 2
A Catholic woman & a Protestant man fall in love in "Remembrance", set in this Northern Ireland capital
    $200 11
Not surprisingly, there are more motor vehicles registered in this state than any other
    $200 21
Soon after his father's death in 1743, he went to live with half-brother Lawrence at Mount Vernon
    $200 26
The CD in your CD player doesn't contain this element, Cd, but the batteries running it might
    $400 3
In the 1940s she invested part of her inheritance in radio station KTBC in Austin
    $400 15
U.S. Naval personnel in Cuba call it "Gitmo" for short
    $400 5
This Norwegian wrote his 1866 play "Brand" in rhyming verse
    $400 12
The name of this form of transportation comes from a Latin word meaning "for all"
    $400 22
Michael Seeger, half-brother of this American folk singer, was a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers
    $400 27
Its atomic number is 28, but we think it would have made more sense if it was 5
    $600 4
In 1890 at age 5, she met her future husband in an Independence, Missouri Sunday school class
    $600 16
It separates Tierra del Fuego from the tip of the South American mainland
    $600 7
This Greek-American diva is the leading character in Terrence McNally's play "Master Class"
    $600 14
In 1910, it became the first type of aircraft to offer commercial passenger service
    $600 23
Cato the Younger was half-brother of Servilia, mother of this chief assassin of Julius Caesar
    $600 28
Compounds featuring this element are used to treat the most common type of anemia
    $800 6
While first lady, she arranged the White House wedding of her stepdaughter Alice in 1906
    $800 17
Site of a massive oil spill in 1989, it was named for the third son of King George III
    $800 9
"Edward II", his play about a murdered king, premiered around 1592; sadly, he was killed in 1593
    $800 19
Completed in 1916, this Russian railroad is the longest in the world
    DD: $1,000 24
She was involved in an amorous episode with Thomas Seymour during the reign of her half-brother Edward VI
    $800 29
Holmium was named by Per Teodor Cleve for this, his hometown
    $1000 8
This first lady died in 1944 & was buried in West Branch, Iowa
    DD: $1,000 18
Ciudad Bolivar & Ciudad Guayana are the major cities on this river
    $1000 10
A man named Berenger appears in several of his plays including "Rhinoceros" & "Exit the King"
    $1000 20
In 1994 this ill-fated Italian cruise ship sank off the coast of Somalia
    $1000 25
This third king of Israel succeeded to the throne after half-brother Adonijah tried to seize it
    $1000 30
Noble gas whose name is from the Greek word for "sun"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Isaac Gordon Jonathan
$8,000 $6,700 $5,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 5 actors before Tom Hanks to win 2 Best Actor Oscars

Final scores:

Isaac Gordon Jonathan
$14,000 $1,500 $5,900
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Isaac Gordon Jonathan
$8,000 $7,700 $5,800
22 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,500

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Game tape date: 1995-10-11
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