Show #1423 - Wednesday, November 7, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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George Soule, a teacher from Northfield, Minnesota

Elaine Zollner, a physician from Los Angeles, California

Eric Terzuolo, a foreign service officer from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
After losing her own baby, Kala the ape adopted & raised this human infant
    $100 18
Song in which a gal does in a man who "done her wrong"
    $100 1
This gemlike carving material was obtained from walruses as well as elephants
    $100 19
It's hollow, has a mouthpiece, shoots poison darts & can be 25 feet in length
    $100 6
The head varieties of this vegetable are divided into butterhead & crisphead
    $100 16
The lowest part of a column or the lowest singing voice in a vocal composition
    $200 11
This first sister of Peter Rabbit married Benjamin Bunny
    $200 27
The Dust Bowl balladeer who wailed, "You won't find it so hot, if you ain't got the do re mi"
    $200 2
This diminutive poster artist broke his legs in childhood falls, inhibiting their growth
    $200 20
From the Latin for "fly", this shoulder gun let fly with ammo throughout the 17th & 18th centuries
    $200 7
Santa Claus, casaba & Crenshaw are types of this fruit
    $200 24
A segment of a curve or a chest for 10 Commandments
    $300 12
Reynard, the hero of a popular Medieval epic, was this type of animal
    $300 28
"Whenever we go out, the people always shout" this long name
    DD: $500 3
The animal featured both in Rousseau's "The Sleeping Gypsy" & "The Dream"
    $300 21
Built in the 16th century, the Czar Pushka is the world's largest one of these & is now in the Kremlin
    $300 8
This root vegetable looks like, sounds like & is related to parsley
    $300 17
Peel the skin of 2 identical pieces of fruit
    $400 13
In Goethe's version of the story, this character first appears to Faust as a dog
    $400 29
In 1990 this "Queen of Protest Pop" came to a "Crossroads" with her 2nd album of inner city angst
    $400 4
New & unknown in Paris, at 22 he painted "The Old Guitarist" in shades of blue that reflected his mood
    $400 22
Guy Fawkes was part of the conspiracy known as this
    $400 9
It's both a type of gourd & a small immature cucumber
    $400 25
To fly high above the clouds or something painful to the touch
    $500 14
In "Out of Africa", she wrote of raising a gazelle named lulu
    $500 30
Legend says this song's about a train whose light shining on a prisoner's cell could set him free
    $500 5
The most famous "Sunday Afternoon" this pointillist painted was on the "Grand Jatte"
    $500 23
Also called onagers, the largest one could throw a missile weighing 60 lbs. a distance of 500 yards
    $500 10
Ponderosa, Big Boy hybrid & Sunray are popular varieties of this
    $500 26
The vertical part of a doorframe or the current fashion

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

Eric Elaine George
$2,700 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Elaine George
$4,000 $1,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
An authority on card & board games, his last name completes the expression, "According to..."
    $200 1
This Colorado resort city was named for a type of poplar tree growing in the area
    $200 10
This granddaughter of George III became queen of England in 1837
    $200 21
As can be seen thru a telescope, the sizes of this red planet's polar ice caps change with the seasons
    $200 11
This sensuous Hawaiian dance evolved from a religious form to a hip story-telling device
    $200 28
The Phoenician city of Berytus is known known by this name
    $400 18
In 1850 he left the Chicago police force, having started his own national detective agency
    $400 2
This South Dakota capital was named for a French fur trader
    $400 9
Hefty king whose sister Mary was the grandmother of Lady Jane Grey
    $400 30
17 days after this planet was discovered in 1846, William Lassell found one of its satellites, Triton
    $400 12
Formerly called Ballet Society, it changed its name in 1948 when it gave its 1st performance at City Center
    $400 27
The ancient city of Byblos was known for its production of this material, hence bible, meaning book
    $600 17
After setting up shop in Hollywood, he developed the first make-up for films
    $600 3
In population it's the second-largest city on the Pacific Coast
    $600 7
This castle, where the Royal family goes for Grouse shooting, was built in the Scottish Baronial style
    $600 22
Streaming out of coronal holes, it causes comet tails to point away from the sun
    $600 13
Irene & Vernon "strolled" their way to fame with this dance
    DD: $1,000 25
Seaport city known for its very expensive purple dye
    $800 19
In 1817 he founded America's first free school for the deaf in Hartford, Conn.
    $800 4
Oliver H. Perry's flagship, the Niagara, can be seen on the lakefront of this Pennsylvania city
    $800 5
After she was born in March 1990 a hotline was set up offering the Palace's pronunciation of her name
    $800 23
Its twisting back & forth as it orbits Jupiter generates heat & drives its volcanoes
    $800 15
This dance associated with sailors was named for the instrument accompanying it
    $800 26
The Phoenicians were known for this skill; even the Greeks called the North Star the Phoenician Star
    $1000 20
She served as president of the Girl Scouts until 1920, when she was given the title of founder
    $1000 8
Michigan City is not in Michigan but in this state to the south
    DD: $1,000 6
He had at least 13 illegitimate children--a "Merry Monarch" indeed
    $1000 24
When he found Venus had phases like the moon, he cautiously announced it in the form of an anagram
    $1000 16
This founder of an American ballet troupe was born Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan
    $1000 29
Zeno, a Phoenician, founded this "Greek" school of philosophy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Elaine George
$8,800 $3,200 $4,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 3-word title of this play begins & ends with the same 7-letter word

Final scores:

Eric Elaine George
$9,601 $0 $0
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Elaine George
$8,200 $3,200 $4,800
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1990-10-22
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