Show #1426 - Monday, November 12, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Jamie Weiss, a high school senior and winner of last year's Teen Tournament from Fairfax, Virginia

Steve Berman, a film executive originally from Toms River, New Jersey

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
A partial or total loss of memory
    $100 1
The Arditi, a group of nationalists & WWI vets, were 1st to wear the black shirts of this Italian party
    $100 30
The feline in footwear popularized in Charles Perrault's tale
    $100 2
This capital of El Salvador was ruined by earthquakes in 1854, 1873 & 1917
    $100 9
A collection of fluid beneath the outer layer of skin that can be caused by sunburn or a tight shoe
    $100 24
For the Bradys it was Tiger, for the Bundys it's Buck
    $200 13
Term for a list of items to be dealt with at a meeting
    $200 5
Kuwait & Iraq were original members of this organization formed in 1960
    $200 29
"It vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin"
    $200 3
The sister city of Beverly Hills is this French city known for its film festival
    $200 20
"Needle" is one type of this procedure in which tissue is taken from the body for a microscopic exam
    DD: $1,700 23
Heard here, the theme to this 1990 series has an air of mystery
    $300 15
In 1981 this country acted as go-between to secure the release of the 52 Americans held by Iran
    $300 6
The first Asian country to detonate a nuclear bomb
    $300 21
Brick Pollitt's wife, who is the "cat" in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
    $300 4
Like the rest of Cyprus, this capital city is divided into 2 sectors
    $300 14
Someone who's febrile has one of these, & someone who's afebrile doesn't
    $300 25
Last name of the character Marlo Thomas played on "That Girl"
    $400 16
The Cajuns of Louisiana are descended from French settlers of this Canadian region
    $400 7
The climax of Ireland's long revolutionary struggles occurred in Dublin in 1916 on this holiday
    $400 22
In this play, when the 1st witch cries, "I come, Graymalkin!", she's calling to her cat
    $400 10
Spain controls the cities of Ceuta & Melilla in this North African country
    $400 18
This hormone, which helps the body adjust to sudden stress, is also called epinephrine
    $400 26
Patrick Duffy was Mark Harris, "The Man from" this mythical place
    $500 17
She was put to death by order of her son, Nero
    $500 8
He succeeded his mother on the British throne in 1901 when he was almost 60
    $500 28
He wrote "The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat"
    $500 11
The Canadian & U.S. cities connected by the Rainbow Bridge share this name
    $500 19
It's defined as rapid deep breathing, which causes an excess of oxygen & a shortage of CO2 in the body
    $500 27
On "Silver Spoons" he played Edward Stratton II

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Eric Steve Jamie
$1,200 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Steve Jamie
$1,700 $5,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
By the late 1530s the Spaniards had completely conquered this Indian empire
    $200 14
In 1979 Dianne Wiest played Agnes in the first staged reading of this play
    $200 1
In 1985 a hole was discovered in the ozone layer over this continent
    $200 15
At her execution in 1587, this Scottish queen stripped down to a bodice & a petticoat of crimson velvet
    $200 26
It's the instrument on which you'd perform a drag, flam or roll
    $200 16
In his 1659 "Proverbs", James Howell wrote, "All work and no play makes Jack" this
    $400 23
On Apr. 26, 1990 Carlos Pizarro became this country's third presidential candidate killed within 9 months
    $400 7
Scene 1 of this play takes place in Sir Thomas More's house at Chelsea
    $400 6
Just using flour & water gives you unleavened bread; add this fungus to leaven it
    $400 9
This Southeast Asian country's kings from 1782 to the present are all called Rama
    $400 30
One of the simplest instruments in an orchestra, it's named for its geometric shape
    $400 29
Spinoza is credited with being the first to conclude "Nature abhors" one
    $600 20
Shortly before this country gained independence in 1975, many citizens moved to Holland
    DD: $2,600 8
In this Arthur Miller play, Abigail claims that she danced for the devil
    $600 25
Meaning "without water", it's one type of barometer
    DD: $3,900 10
As a result of Henry II's marriage to her, his empire stretched from Scotland to the Pyrenees
    $600 2
Among the oldest instruments known, it's featured on Ireland's coat of arms
    $600 3
"As no man is born an artist, so no man is born an angler", he wrote in "The Compleat Angler"
    $800 19
Abdicating in 1889, this Brazilian emperor was the last monarch in the Americas
    $800 28
"To Be Young, Gifted and Black" is a portrait of this playwright who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun"
    $800 24
Miranda, a moon of this planet, was the 1st not named after a god or spirit
    $800 27
In addition to the famous tomb for his wife, he also built the Khass Mahal, a place of rest in his palace
    $800 4
Ravi Shankar is one of the most famous players of this instrument
    $800 18
"You shall now give place to better man", he told the Rump Parliament in 1654
    $1000 13
In 1818 this Argentine general refused the governorship of Chile in favor of B. O'Higgins
    $1000 21
Ibsen title character who says, "I'm not going to make any more noise" before she shoots herself
    $1000 12
Heisenberg's uncertainty principle says you can figure out a particle's momentum or this, not both
    $1000 11
From 1887-1946 this triple-named family associated with Britain ruled Bulgaria
    $1000 5
In Latin America, this large xylophone can accommodate 3 or 4 musicians at a time
    $1000 17
"To ridicule philosophy is really to philosophize", wrote this mathematician in his "Pensees"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Steve Jamie
$3,400 $14,200 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only permanent Common Market member whose official language doesn't use the Latin alphabet

Final scores:

Eric Steve Jamie
$6,800 $14,201 $1,991
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Steve Jamie
$7,300 $10,700 $1,400
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1990-10-23
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