Show #1430 - Friday, November 16, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia (subtotal of $13,200)

Larry McKnight, a computer analyst from Ventura, California (subtotal of $2,100)

Steve Berman, a film executive originally from Toms River, New Jersey (subtotal of $2,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
This D.C. paper led all others in pursuing the story of the Watergate break-in
    $100 8
The primate order is characterized by having these instead of claws
    $100 1
It was named after a nickname of Detroit
    $100 26
This late artist was also a jewelry designer; you might expect his watches to be limp
    $100 16
This word that follows golden, silver & gin in cocktail names refers to the addition of soda water
    $100 17
A bequest or gift, especially to a university
    $200 7
In 1988 Rupert Murdoch sold this NYC tabloid to Peter Kalikow, who's now trying to keep it alive
    $200 10
To reach really high foliage the gerenuk, an antelope, does this
    $200 3
You'll also find the name of this British label, begun by Richard Branson in 1973, on an airline
    $200 27
The "Thinker" guards the entrance to the Philadelphia museum devoted to this sculptor
    $200 18
The flowers of this plant give beer its bitter taste
    $200 22
This salad vegetable looks a lot like lettuce except its leaves are curlier
    $300 9
Both the Cleveland Plain Dealer & this St. Louis paper are owned by the Newhouse family
    $300 11
The horn of the rhino is made of these packed together
    $300 4
This ex-Beatle does his own releases on his own label--Dark Horse
    $300 28
An artist dedicated to reviving early Renaissance style & methods is described as "pre-" this
    $300 19
This brandy made from hard cider was called Jersey lightning in Colonial times
    $300 23
It's the brand of dentistry that deals with the tooth pulp & tissues
    $400 14
This paper is noted for its historic rivalry with the Rocky Mountain News
    DD: $1,100 12
Name given to both the smallest rabbit & the smallest shrew on the North American continent
    $400 5
In 1948 this label introduced the first LP
    $400 29
Egypt's temple of Abu Simbel features 4 figures of this pharaoh carved out of the rock
    $400 20
This juice makes a Cape Codder cocktail red
    $400 24
Completes the title of the Walt Whitman poem "Out of the Cradle..."
    $500 15
Seattle's leading morning paper has this unusual name
    $500 13
The largest & fastest members of the dolphin family, they're also known as orcas
    $500 6
Folk label whose name means "forefront"; it had its 1st new release in 8 yrs. with "Different World" in 1990
    $500 30
His paintings of flags & targets at a one-man show in 1958 unleashed a storm of controversy
    $500 21
The name of this California co. means a wooden seat built into a wall near an open fireplace
    $500 25
In Greek myth, the moon goddess Selene was in love with this shepherd

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

Steve Larry Bob
$0 -$200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Larry Bob
$1,500 $2,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...refers to cities in the state of New York. I'm sure you feel that's obvious.)
    $200 25
If run in reverse an electric motor becomes one of these devices that produces electric current
    $200 17
Johann was his actual first name; Wolfgang was 1 of his middle names
    $200 11
In the first Punic War, the troops of his father, Hamilcar Barca, were defeated by the Romans in Sicily
    $200 19
In a song from "42nd Street" people "shuffled off to" this New York city
    $200 30
A British crew sailed a replica of this ship from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Mass. in 1957
    $200 12
He used incidents from his captivity as a pirates' slave for "Don Quixote"
    $400 24
It's the branch of biology dealing with heredity; everybody into the pool!
    $400 20
As a teenager, this Israeli violinist made his American debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1958
    DD: $500 10
Abdicating the imperial throne on August 6, 1806, Francis II was its last ruler
    $400 18
You can visit Thomas Paine's home there, but not Rob Petrie's
    $400 29
Because many rulers of these Nordic people were buried in their ships, some vessels have survived
    $400 13
This author describes "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" at a Stalinist labor camp
    $600 4
It's found in layered beds or as nodules in chalk; early man chipped it to form tools
    $600 21
This Spanish cellist gave White House recitals for Teddy Roosevelt in 1904 & JFK in 1961
    $600 9
Union with this Baltic country in 1386 made Poland Europe's largest country
    $600 1
It's home to Kodak & Xerox
    $600 28
Of the bow, the forecastle & the poop, the one situated at the stern of a ship
    $600 14
To escape debtor's prison, John Cleland wrote this bawdy book about "A Woman of Pleasure" in 1748
    $800 3
Tube that forms the basis of an oscilloscope
    $800 22
He produced over 30 operas in London from "Rinaldo" in 1711 to "Deidamia" in 1741
    $800 8
In ancient Greece, Athens had its Delian League of city-states while Sparta had this league
    DD: $2,100 5
Odysseus might call this city home as it shares its name with the island he was from
    $800 27
These sailing ships were the largest in the Spanish Armada
    $800 15
In "Midnight Express", Billy Hayes gave his account of time spent in prison in this country
    $1000 2
This propulsion proposed for interstellar trips uses a flow of electrons & has been tested in Earth orbit
    $1000 23
After this Russian died, his "Prince Igor" opera was completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov
    $1000 7
Called greatest Catholic missionary of modern times, he introduced Christianity into Japan in 1549
    $1000 6
At a congress in this city in 1754 Ben Franklin put forth a plan for unity of the colonies
    $1000 26
It has surpassed Liberia as the country with the most merchant ships under its flag
    $1000 16
Though his "Cell 2455, Death Row" became a best seller, it didn't save him from execution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Larry Bob
$1,000 $8,800 $7,900
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only inhabited U.S. territory south of the equator

Final scores:

Steve Larry Bob
$2,000 $2,200 $7,901

Cumulative scores:

Steve Larry Bob
$4,200 $4,300 $21,101
2nd runner-up: $7,500 1st runner-up: $10,000 Tournament champion: $100,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Larry Bob
$4,200 $8,800 $7,800
17 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 1990-10-23
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