Show #1199 - Thursday, November 16, 1989

1989 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Rich Lerner, a lawyer from Pago Pago, American Samoa

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

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
The plot for this early talkie paralleled the story of Al Jolson's own life
    $100 2
This capital city lies on the broad & shallow plain formed by the Moskva River & tributaries
    $100 12
In December a Peruvian named Javier Perez de Cuellar was named to this post
    $100 21
For a storm to be called this, it must have winds greater than 32 MPH & heavy snow
    $100 1
Contrary to legend, a rose of this color may not have been a symbol of the house of Lancaster
    $100 8
What a magician says to the audience as he pushes up his shirt cuffs
    $200 27
This "Jezebel" said she named the statue Oscar after her 1st husband, Harmon Oscar Nelson Jr.
    $200 3
You must remember this is the most populous city in Morocco, but Rabat is the capital
    $200 13
52 people leaving this country January 20, 1981 made world headlines
    $200 22
Silver iodide or dry ice is used to do this to a cloud
    $200 4
Skeletons found at this site may be those of the little princes, who vanished during the wars
    $200 17
Little, unimportant things that you'd whisper in your beloved's ear
    $300 28
This 1976 film was based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished novel inspired by Irving Thalberg
    $300 9
With less than 10% of the world's population, this continent creates more than 1/3 of its manufactures
    $300 14
He became president of Egypt after the assassination of Anwar Sadat
    $300 23
More tornadoes are recorded in the basin of this river than anywhere else in the world
    $300 5
Appropriate nickname of the Earl of Warwick, who was instrumental in making Edward IV ruler
    $300 18
Completes the line from "Macbeth", "... A tale told by an idiot, full of sound & fury..."
    $400 29
Pres. of the MPPDA from 1922-45, he initiated a moral blacklist & was an author of the production code
    $400 10
The Red Sea is considered an arm of this ocean
    $400 15
He introduced his stainless-steel gull-winged sports car
    $400 24
An old weather adage says "Red sky in the morning, sailors" do this
    DD: $250 6
Surprisingly, the king seen here, who died in battle during the wars, wasn't a bad-looking chap:
    $400 19
According to "Me & Bobby McGee", "Freedom's just another word for" this
    $500 30
Creator of Andy Panda, he held the longest contract in Hollywood -- 58 years with Universal
    $500 11
There used to be 2 countries with this name; now there's only 1 & its capital is Brazzaville
    $500 16
2 of the 3 standard rates in effect during the year for a U.S. first-class letter
    $500 25
Also called a vapor trail, it's a cloud-like streamer that forms behind jets in clear, cold, humid air
    $500 7
After the wars ended, Henry VII claimed the throne, founding this dynasty
    $500 20
In 1856 Millard Fillmore was its candidate for president

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tom Brian Rich
$550 $700 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rich
$850 $2,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
He developed the V-2 for Germany & while in Alabama, the Saturn V for the U.S.
    $200 14
In May 1787 this Virginian was chosen president of the Constitutional Convention unanimously
    $200 11
This leader, not boxer Cassius Clay, founded the modern Egyptian kingdom in the 1800s
    $200 1
In the 1840s Victor Hugo began writing this book using the title "Les Miseres"
    $200 2
Milwaukee native who met his British-born wife, Lynn Fontanne, in 1917 on Broadway
    $200 26
While its name means flesh colored, it's usually a white one that men wear on tuxedos
    $400 22
Published in 1897, "Work of the Digestive Glands" was the only book by this Russian physiologist
    $400 16
The convention was instructed by Congress to revise this existing document, not to write a new one
    $400 12
In his youth, the ruthless Roman emperor Gaius Caesar was nicknamed this, meaning "little boot"
    $400 7
Term for aesthetically elegant literature, it's French for "fine letters"
    $400 3
He was born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, attended Marquette Univ. & was elected to the Senate in 1946
    $400 27
Spruce, fir & hemlock are part of this, the largest & best-known conifer family
    $600 23
The idea of horsepower originated with this Scottish engineer, the "Father of the Industrial Rev."
    $600 19
Congress is authorized to "provide & maintain" this branch of the armed services
    $600 13
Pilgrim governor whose "History of Plimmoth Plantation" was 1st published 199 years after his death
    DD: $1,000 8
His most famous short stories include "Ball-of-Fat" & "The Necklace"
    $600 4
He was governor of Wisconsin & author of a series of books about a "bad boy"
    $600 28
It takes some 4,000 purple autumn crocuses to get 1 ounce of this yellow dye
    $800 24
Dutch optician Hans Lippershey invented this scientific device in 1608
    $800 20
To be adopted, an amendment must be ratified by this fraction of the states
    $800 17
English king born on Xmas eve 1167; he had no power or land as a youth & was nicknamed "Lackland"
    $800 9
In 1677 this dramatist's play "Phedre" was produced & he became Louis XIV's official historian
    $800 5
A native of Ripon, suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt founded this org. in 1920
    DD: $300 29
Varieties of this tree, noted for its wood, include the West Indian & Honduras
    $1000 25
For his invention of the electric battery, this Italian physicist was made a count in 1801
    $1000 21
The compromise which gave us a 2-house Congress was proposed by this state, hence its nickname
    $1000 18
In 1832 he said, "The bank, Mr. Van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it"
    $1000 10
This series by Balzac intertwines almost 100 works & over 2,000 characters
    $1000 6
Elected governor of Wisconsin in 1900, this "Battling Bob" founded a dynasty of politicians & social reformers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rich
$6,050 $4,200 $5,300

Final Jeopardy! Round

Originally this legendary place name referred to a ruler near Bogota who dusted his body with gold

Final scores:

Tom Brian Rich
$8,100 $3,000 $4,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Brian Rich
$5,800 $4,200 $5,800
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1989-10-17
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