Show #1428 - Wednesday, November 14, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Andrew Bernknopf, a writer originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia

Jeff Bandman, an attorney from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The full title of the play includes his title, "Prince of Denmark"
    $100 12
In 1926 England opened its first official racetrack for these dogs
    $100 14
USDA meat grade between prime & good
    $100 26
In this 1990 film, a couple dies of spider bites while watching "Wheel of Fortune"
    $100 16
Former German scientist who became director of the Geo. C. Marshall Space Flight Center in 1960
    $100 15
Perhaps from a nickname for Louise, it's a slang word for an object or idea that is remarkable
    $200 3
In "The Taming of the Shrew", this character actually says "Kiss me, Kate"
    $200 27
This royal breed of Japan is commonly used there as a police & guard dog
    $200 21
In 1919 this company absorbed the Marconi Wireless Co. & got David Sarnoff with it
    $200 25
Sigourney Weaver's baby got pushed around by poltergeists in this 1989 sequel
    $200 17
This chemist was born Marie Sklodowska in 1867 in Warsaw, Poland
    $200 4
This confection has a creamy center with fruit or nuts & is usually covered with chocolate
    $300 6
This character answers to "Gloucester", because he begins the play as duke of Gloucester, not king
    $300 28
Of the three breeds of this dog, the Gordon is the darkest & heaviest
    $300 22
After WWII he founded the French Navy's Undersea Research Group
    $300 5
Diane Lane & T. Bernard found "A Little Romance" under the Bridge of Sighs in this city
    $300 18
A device used to detect radiation is named for this German physicist
    $300 11
Descriptive song title Cher used to show how "My baby shot me down"
    DD: $700 7
Cleopatra speaks of these days, "when I was green in judgment"
    $400 29
Named for a British river, this dog is dubbed the king of terriers
    $400 23
Of the 7 deadly sins, the one that's also the name of an animal
    $400 8
Michael Douglas & Andy Garcia got into big trouble at the Osaka airport in this 1989 film
    $400 19
Casimir Funk named these substances, which are essential for normal metabolism
    $400 13
This African antelope was named for the sound it makes when alarmed
    $500 10
This king has a fool, said to represent truth, who speaks in rhymes & songs
    $500 30
The Keeshond, or barge dog, is considered the national dog of this country
    $500 24
"To Anacreon In Heaven" is the original title of the music to which this is set
    $500 9
In 1949's "Beyond the Forest", B. Davis uttered this famous line about the condition of her home
    $500 20
In 1609 & 1619 this German astronomer published his 3 laws of planetary motion
    $500 1
In June 1990 this Las Vegas-based co. opened the world's largest resort hotel, the 4,000-room Excalibur

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

Jeff Bob Andrew
$100 $1,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Bob Andrew
$200 $2,400 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The ancestors of the Texas longhorn were brought to the Americas in 1493 by this explorer
    $200 18
"Millie's Book...", published in September 1990, is by the presidential dog, as dictated to her
    $200 17
A male singing voice artificially producing tones above its normal range
    $200 2
The number of degrees in any one angle in a rectangle
    $200 3
This city's royal palace was built for Philip V on the site of an ancient Moorish fortress
    $200 26
If a spy's taken a pill containing this poison, his breath will smell like bitter almonds
    $400 23
Country in which Scottish explorer Sir Alexander MacKenzie left his name on a big river
    $400 19
His fourth & he says final Rabbit Angstrom novel is "Rabbit at Rest"
    $400 16
In Italian this instrument is the corno inglese
    $400 7
If a pyramid is also a tetrahedron it means its base is in this shape
    $400 4
From 1822 to 1960 this city served as Brazil's capital
    $400 29
Gas masks were first used in this war to counter the effectiveness of poison gas
    $600 24
This explorer was about 60 when he died in Cuba in 1521, not too youthful
    $600 20
Published by the Naval Institute Press in 1984, it became a best seller & a 1990 film
    $600 15
Beethoven set this F. von Schiller work to music for the Ninth Symphony's choral movement
    $600 5
A cube has 6 faces & this number of vertices or corners
    $600 6
Belmopan takes its name from this Central American country & a Mayan Indian tribe
    $600 30
It's used in making transistorized circuits or deadly dinner wine
    $800 25
The 2 Frenchman, a Jesuit priest & a former Jesuit seminarian, who explored the Great Lakes & Upper Mississippi
    $800 10
Robert Rimmer added a new epilogue to the 25th anniversary edition of his novel about this "Experiment"
    DD: $1,500 12
His operas include "Goya", "Help, Help, the Globolinks!" & "The Saint of Bleecker Street"
    $800 13
In a Fibonacci sequence like:
1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8,
each number from the third on is this
    DD: $1,000 8
The National Museum in this Northern European capital was co-designed by E. Saarinen
    $800 28
The seeds of the Nux vomica tree of Asia & Australia yield this, used as a rat poison for centuries
    $1000 22
After exploring Arizona & New Mexico, this Spaniard became the first European in Kansas
    $1000 9
Author of 1987's "The Black Dahlia", he calls himself "the demon dog of American literature"
    $1000 11
At 17 this Russian was an enfant terrible; in 1929 he composed the ballet "L'Enfant Prodigue"
    $1000 14
A spiral-shaped curve; the threads on a tapered screw form a conical one
    $1000 1
This Caribbean capital lies near the foothills of the Blue Mountains
    $1000 27
This poison producing paralysis in its victims was used on South American Indian arrows

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Bob Andrew
$200 $8,900 $10,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

After Virginia, more Civil War battles were fought in this state than in any other

Final scores:

Jeff Bob Andrew
$5 $10,900 $3,199
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Bob Andrew
$0 $8,900 $10,500
6 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1990-10-23
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