Show #1198 - Wednesday, November 15, 1989

1989 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Ouida Rellstab, a teacher and Seniors Tournament winner from Metairie, Louisiana

Mark McDermott, a freelance writer originally from Schaller, Iowa

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The public may subscribe to this paper which features a daily transcript of the activities of Congress
    $100 9
"The Big Apple"
    $100 1
Every year Australia moves 2 in. away from this nearest U.S. state & Japan moves 3 in. closer
    $100 17
Century in which the most states, 29, were admitted to the Union
    $100 19
When he got his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, this Welshman tossed garters to his fans
    $100 16
From the Greek for "fire" & "craft", it's a fancy word for a fireworks display
    $200 7
This CBS newsman once petitioned Churchill to let him broadcast outdoors so people could hear the Blitz
    $200 12
"The Cradle of Texas Liberty"
    $200 2
France derives a higher percentage of its electricity from this energy source than any other country
    $200 18
John Q. Adams & Henry Clay were among those who negotiated the Treaty of Ghent that ended this war
    $200 21
Katey Sagal of "Married... with Children" used to be one of the Harlettes, who sang back-up for this star
    $200 20
Stereophonic times 2
    $300 8
Sime Silverman, editor of this weekly trade paper, coined the headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"
    $300 13
"The Crescent City"
    $300 3
Carbohydrates, such as sugars & starch, contain these 3 elements
    $300 25
The 1st English settlement in Maine occured in this same year as the settlement of Jamestown
    $300 22
He played a sleazy TV evangelist in the James Bond film "Licence to Kill"
    $300 28
In other words this exclamation can be "violin bows!"
    DD: $500 10
Born in Hungary, he ran the St. Louis Post-Dispatch before buying the New York World
    $400 14
"Kodak City"
    $400 4
-273.15 degrees C.
    $400 26
This disease transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquto was brought to America on slave ships
    $400 23
Emmy-winning TV hostess whose hometown, Winchester, Tenn., renamed its main street in her honor
    $400 29
Kids could tell the post office the dinosaur called this on a stamp is actually an Apatosaurus
    $500 11
UPI journalist who's the senior member of the White House press corps
    $500 15
"The Athens of the South"
    $500 5
A space telescope to be launched by the space shuttle in 1990 is named for this 20th century astronomer
    $500 27
In 1954 he was elected to the senate from South Carolina by a write-in vote
    $500 24
This Aussie singer was once a commissioner of parks & recreation for the state of California
    $500 30
Literary term for words like hiss, fizz, kerflop, kerplunk & kerflooey

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Brian Mark Ouida
$1,700 $900 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Mark Ouida
$3,300 $1,300 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Abbreviated hdbk., a Boy Scout might consult one
    $200 3
This term for the extended family comes from the Gaelic for "children"
    $200 30
Tamara Karsavina was the 1st to dance the role of this Stravinsky bird, in 1910
    $200 8
Dramamine or Phenergan taken about 1/2 hour before traveling will help prevent this
    $200 1
5-line humorous verse named for an Irish county
    $200 10
In 1978 this future baseball commissioner became the youngest pres. of Yale in 2 centuries
    $400 4
Artistic field in which you'd find abbreviations such as "sfz", "pp" & 'ff"
    $400 17
The Scots word for "twilight"; Sir Harry Lauder used to sing about "roamin' in" it
    $400 29
This dame, born Margaret Hookham, has been called "The greatest British ballerina of all time"
    $400 21
Miles Laboratories has been selling this analgesic antacid tablet since 1931
    $400 9
His poem "Mending Wall" 1st appeared in "North of Boston", a collection of poems he wrote in England
    $400 14
In 1925 this Dayton, Tenn. biology teacher was arrested for teaching evolution in his class
    $600 5
The abbreviation for manager is mgr. whereas msgr. stands for this
    $600 18
Silly-sounding name for the estuary of the river Forth
    DD: $2,000 28
Tchaikovsky's favorite of his own ballets, it features a wedding & the following:
    $600 22
On March 20, 1987 this drug became the 1st approved by the FDA for use in combating the AIDS virus
    $600 11
Not only did he write "Don Juan", he proved it was possible to swim the Hellespont by doing it himself
    $600 15
Both John R. Gregg & Sir Isaac Pitman are famous for developing & teaching systems of this
    $800 6
If you reverse this month's 3-letter abbrev., you get the symbol of 1 of its astrological signs
    DD: $1,500 19
Scotland's national flag displays the cross of this man, its patron saint
    $800 27
Mental illness ended his career after he choreographed his last ballet, "Till Eulenspiegel"
    $800 23
In 1988 this prescription acne cream was found to reverse the effects of sun-induced wrinkles
    $800 12
He wrote, "I hope to see my pilot face to face when I have crost the bar"
    $800 16
This Swiss child psychologist was a professor at the University of Geneva from 1929 until his death in 1980
    $1000 7
Of the 4 main compass points these 3 are also symbols of elements
    $1000 20
Range of hills that was home to Sir Walter Scott's "Bride" & Donizetti's "Lucia"
    $1000 26
Balanchine's ballet "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" is based on a 17th c. play by this Frenchman
    $1000 24
1st used for high blood pressure, this drug, the key ingredient in Rogaine, can stimulate hair growth
    $1000 13
In "The Baite" he wrote "Come live with mee, & bee my love"
    $1000 25
Though it caused much indignation in the South, Teddy Roosevelt invited this educator to the White House

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Mark Ouida
$5,700 $1,200 $2,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At 39 he was the youngest man to take the office of vice president

Final scores:

Brian Mark Ouida
$5,697 $25 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Mark Ouida
$5,700 $4,600 $2,700
18 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $13,000

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Game tape date: 1989-10-17
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