Show #1422 - Tuesday, November 6, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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

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

Larry McKnight, a computer analyst from Ventura, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
1st published in "The Youth's Companion" in 1892, since then, millions of kids have recited it
    $100 11
It was Edward Francis Albee who first said "Never give a sucker" one of these
    $100 20
Turkey is situated on these two continents
    $100 25
After his 1960 Army discharge, this rock star was back in uniform playing a G.I. in "G.I. Blues"
    $100 28
The layered needlework made at bees in early America
    $100 1
One can be used to step up or step down an alternating current
    $200 7
The American flag flies 24 hours a day over his grave in Paris' Pictus Cemetery
    $200 15
Nicholas Murray Butler called an expert "One who knows more and more about" this
    $200 19
It's the official flower of Turkey, not the Netherlands
    $200 24
This actor made his film debut in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service", his only outing as James Bond
    $200 29
The Japanese excel at this art of folding paper into decorative objects
    $200 2
The inventors of this tiny device won the 1956 Nobel Prize for Physics
    $300 8
Old Glory first flew at the North Pole when this Navy explorer planted it there
    DD: $500 12
An 1855 book subtitled "The Economical Relations of Slavery" was titled this "Is King"
    $300 18
Nearly all of its people are Muslims, and these two symbols are on its national flag
    $300 23
This former NFL lineman first appeared onscreen as Mongo in "Blazing Saddles"
    $300 30
When the blowpipe was invented about 30 B.C., it ushered in the first golden age of this craft
    $300 3
It describes objects through which light can pass, but through which you can't see clearly
    $400 9
On June 24, 1912, an executive order by this president established the flag's design specifications
    $400 14
In 1898 William Randolph Hearst cabled Frederic Remington, "You furnish the pictures & I'll furnish" this
    $400 17
The highest point in Turkey; Noah is said to have landed there
    $400 22
Frank Capra's favorite actress; she appeared in his "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" & "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
    $400 27
The first workers who used this device to rotate wood & shape it with a fixed blade were called turners
    $400 4
Some botanists believe this process in plants is equivalent to sweating in humans
    $500 10
An editorial in this Hartford paper June 14, 1861 led to the first Flag Day observance in Connecticut that same day
    $500 13
Leo Rosten said of him, "Anyone who hates babies & dogs can't be all bad"
    $500 16
Regarding themselves as rulers of the Muslim world, Turkish sultans held this title until 1924
    $500 21
Susan Hayward was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of this Broadway star in "I'll Cry Tomorrow"
    $500 26
From the French for "to cut out", it's the art of decorating furniture with varnished paper cutouts
    $500 5
Any device that turns one kind of energy into another; a microphone is an example of one

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

Larry Jeff Jamie
$2,500 $900 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Jeff Jamie
$3,700 $3,300 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
This animal that raised Romulus & Remus was the subject of one of the finest Etruscan sculptures
    $200 10
John C. Calhoun was the first vice president to resign; he was the second
    $200 25
In Eugene O'Neill's play "Marco Millions", he marries a fat, commonplace Venetian
    $200 11
9 of the 10 highest peaks in the world are in this mountain range
    $200 1
"The House of the Seven Gables" is set in this New England town, about 150 years after the Witch Trials
    $200 16
Scottish doctor James Lind cured this vitamin deficiency disease among sailors by giving them citrus juice
    $400 29
The innermost of his 3 coffins discovered by Howard Carter is solid gold & painted in his likeness
    $400 9
Originally, to become vice president, you had to do this in the general election
    $400 24
Edward Albee play in which George & Martha appear
    $400 12
Ancient Greeks believed this mountain to be the center of the Earth
    $400 2
"The Mystery of Marie Roget" followed this Poe story, both featuring detective C. Auguste Dupin
    $400 20
Prior to his fame as a seer of the future, he treated plague victims in 16th C. France
    $600 28
This art form of setting stones or glass into mortar was the main decorative art of the Byzantine Empire
    $600 8
After serving as Buchanan's vice president, John Breckinridge went on to be this president's Secretary of War
    $600 23
In an Oscar Wilde comedy, this title character runs off with Lord Darlington
    $600 13
The American Indian name for this peak is Denali
    $600 3
This first "Mike Hammer" novel is Mickey Spillane's top-selling paperback book
    DD: $400 19
Though little is known of his life, he did teach medicine at the school of Kos, the island on which he was born
    $800 27
"Winged Victory" is the common name of a statue of this Greek goddess whose name means "victory"
    $800 7
Until this man was sworn in with F.D.R. in 1933, the vice president took the oath of office in the Senate
    $800 22
This contemporary comedy by Tom Eyen is set in a womens' house of detention
    $800 14
At 7,310 feet, Mount Kosciusko is the highest peak on this continent
    DD: $1,000 4
This 1920 Sinclair Lewis novel told the story of Carol Milford & Dr. Will Kennicott
    $800 18
Van Leeuwenhoek figured out capillaries were the missing element in this man's theory of circulation
    $1000 26
A religious work consisting of 3 hinged or folded panels often used as an altarpiece
    $1000 6
Co-winner of the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for his plan re-scheduling German reparations
    $1000 21
This recent play by Neil Simon is considered to be his first out-and-out farce
    $1000 15
Few know that Mount Elbert in this state is the second-tallest in the lower 48 states
    $1000 5
Many consider his 1952 book "Invisible Man" the greatest post-war novel about black life in the U.S.
    $1000 17
Physician at the court of Marcus Aurelius; his writings were used throughout the Middle Ages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Jeff Jamie
$8,700 $9,900 $4,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

This Old Testament book opens "The words of the preacher, the son of David, King in Jerusalem"

Final scores:

Larry Jeff Jamie
$7,400 $8,002 $4,600
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Larry Jeff Jamie
$8,500 $9,700 $5,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 1990-10-22
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