Show #1194 - Thursday, November 9, 1989

1989 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Tom Cubbage, a law student and winner of last year's College Tournament from Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Yael Sofaer, a programmer and analyst originally from Israel

Brian Wangsgard, a senior marketing representative originally from Ogden, Utah

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
According to USGA rules, 1 of 2 types of golf course hazards
    $100 18
Philip Nolan, who died on board the U.S. Corvette Levant, was called this by Edward Everett Hale
    $100 11
Colcannon, a dish of potatoes, leeks, cabbage & cream, is associated with this country's cuisine
    $100 24
In 1924 Mexican anthropologists found the bones of Cuauhtemoc, the last ruler of this Indian tribe
    $100 1
This organ, which is also a gland, secretes a hormone called gastrin
    $100 16
A design made from tiny pieces of colored material, or anything pertaining to the prophet Moses
    $200 7
In 1987 Jim Abbott became the 1st in this sport to win the Sullivan Award for amateur athletes
    $200 20
In 1981 John Kennedy Toole was awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for this novel
    $200 12
The 3 ingredients needed to make this sweet treat are concord grape juice, sugar & pectin
    $200 25
This city on the Pacific coast is Mexico's No. 1 resort for foreigners & Mexicans too
    $200 2
These glands secrete an oily substance which lubricates your hair & keeps it soft
    $200 17
Harvard professor who's hosted "Ethics in America" on PBS, or the author of "A View From the Bridge"
    $300 8
In women's Olympic fencing, only this weapon is used
    $300 21
"Other Voices, Other Rooms" was this author's 1st published novel
    $300 13
Craig Claiborne says you can substitute this type of cheese for the ricotta when making lasagna
    $300 26
These people of mixed Spanish & Indian ancestry comprise the majority of Mexico's population
    $300 3
This gland which regulates growth is also called the hypophysis
    $300 19
The CEO of General Motors, or the actor who costarred with Efrem Zimbalist Jr. on "77 Sunset Strip"
    $400 9
1 of 2 National Hockey League teams to retire Gordie Howe's uniform number
    $400 22
She based Little Lord Fauntleroy's costume on one Oscar Wilde wore when he visited her
    $400 14
If you order Coquilles St. Jacques in a restaurant, this is what you will be served
    $400 27
Established in 1929, this political party has won every presidential election since
    $400 4
Your pineal gland is inside this organ
    DD: $5 29
John Dos Passos work, or the group heard here:

"Ooh wah ooh wah cool cool kitty /
Asks about the boy from New York City..."
    $500 10
The 3 cities that the National Football League Cardinals have represented
    $500 23
Best known for "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight", he published at least a dozen volumes of poems
    $500 15
The method you would use to cook shirred eggs
    $500 28
This general was elected president in 1877 & ruled as a dictator for 30 of the next 34 years
    $500 5
This gland that controls cell metabolism has 2 lobes, 1 on each side of your trachea

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

Brian Yael Tom
$3,400 -$600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Yael Tom
$3,700 $695 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Contrary to their name, they didn't wreck Rome's art treasures while taking the city in 455
    $200 18
In 1891 this Russian composer conducted his own "Marche Solennelle" opening week at Carnegie Hall
    $200 7
Completes the title of the Eugene O'Neill play "A Moon for the..."
    $200 1
This language was originally based on a form of Dutch called Hollands, but has words from Khoi & Zulu
    $200 13
Harper's Bible Dictionary says he was born in 5 or 6 B.C. in Judea & died in 28 or 29 Jerusalem
    $400 12
China's wall wasn't so great; by 1208 this conqueror had a foothold inside it
    $400 19
Maria Theresa kissed him when he played for her court, but in France, Mme. de Pompadour refused to do so
    $400 8
Schiller's play about this man has the line "By Heavens! The apple's cleft right through the core"
    $400 2
This modern language has its roots in the vernacular of Tuscany
    $400 14
She was born at 280 Main Street in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1830 & died there in 1886
    $600 25
After conquering this African country around 1650 B.C. the Hyksos introduced horses & chariots
    $600 20
In 1802 he wrote his famous "Heiligenstadt Testament" to his brothers
    $600 9
Produced by John Rich, this John Gay musical play was said to have "made Gay rich & Rich gay"
    $600 3
This is the only European language where adjectives don't change to agree with the nouns they modify
    $600 15
He was born in U.S. Indian Territory in 1879 & died near Point Barrow, Alaska in 1935
    $800 24
Known as the liberator of this country, Bernardo O' Higgins lived his last years exiled from it
    $800 21
The process of changing from one key or tonality to another is called this
    $800 27
The apparent change in the pitch of the whistle from a moving train is due to this effect
    $800 10
The title of Karel Capek's play "R.U.R." stands for this
    DD: $1,500 4
2 of 3 independent South American countries where Spanish is not an official language
    DD: $2,000 16
Author who was born in Edinburgh in 1850 & died in Samoa in 1894
    $1000 23
The last stronghold of the Moors in Spain, it was conquered by Ferdinand & Isabella in 1492
    $1000 22
This Viennese emigre created a new method of atonal composition & later taught at UCLA & USC
    $1000 26
Carnot's theory that heat is interchangeable with work formed the basis for this branch of physics
    $1000 11
Hamm sees the world decaying while his parents live in trash cans in this S. Beckett play
    $1000 5
The official languages of the east African country of Djibouti are Arabic & this
    $1000 17
Artist who was born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1834 & died in London in 1903

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Yael Tom
$4,900 $5,395 $4,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

The "T" in TASS, an agency founded in the Soviet Union in 1925, stands for this

Final scores:

Brian Yael Tom
$9,800 $989 $8,199
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Yael Tom
$6,900 $4,700 $4,100
19 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1989-10-16
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