Show #731 - Monday, November 9, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Eric Berman, a journalist originally from Crown Point, Indiana

John Podhoretz, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Palm Sunday occurs this number of days before Easter
    $100 6
Having saved early Mormon settlers from an invasion of katydids, it's now the state bird
    $100 12
The Davis Cup
    $100 23
Like whales, manatees have a layer of this fat under their skin
    $100 15
Principal body part covered by a busby, bernoose, or babushka
    $100 1
Life in this city was a "cabaret" for Liza Minnelli & Joel Grey
    $200 19
The Jewish 10 Days of Penitence begin & end on these two holy days
    $200 8
This river linking the Great Salt & Utah lakes is named for a river linking the Dead Sea & the Sea of Galillee
    $200 13
The Stanley Cup
    $200 24
Species of these include the mouse-eared, disk-winged, and fruit
    $200 16
In 1987, New York City imposed a dress code on the 39,000 licensed drivers of these
    $200 2
In a 1974 film, a melange of murderers took this famed train from Istanbul to Calais
    $300 20
United Nations Day
falls on the anniversary of its founding, the 24th of this month
    $300 9
The Mormons called the region of Utah this: the Book of Mormon's word for honeybee
    $300 14
The Breeders Cup
    $300 30
On giraffes, this prehensile muscle can be 20 inches long
    $300 17
In the military, it's clothing designed for work and field duty; you know, the stuff that tires you out
    $300 4
This 1959 film set in Amsterdam won Shelley Winters her
first Oscar as Mrs. Van Damme
    DD: $400 21
The two U.S. federal holidays in November on which there is no mail delivery
    $400 10
Brigham Young's famous 4-word quote uttered when he first saw the Great Salt Lake Valley
    $400 27
The Ryder Cup
    $400 29
If you spot a snipe, you've seen this type of creature
    $400 18
Worn by women in Rio, it's called "floss dental" or dental floss, cause
it's mainly a string
    $400 5
Country in which Hitchcock's "Jamaica Inn" was set
    $500 22
Mother's Day is in May; Father's Day is in June; and Grandparent's Day is in this month
    $500 11
It's the world's largest natural stone arch, though it sounds like it's made from light
    $500 26
The Grey Cup
    $500 28
Members of this, genus papio, are the largest of all monkeys
    $500 25
The uniform worn by male servants, its name is from the Old English for "something given"
    $500 7
Parts of this 1958 Kirk Douglas film about icy invaders were filmed on location in Norway

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Dave John Eric
$100 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave John Eric
$600 $800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It was long a mystery how Egyptians cut & erected these tapering monolithic pointed pillars
    $200 9
Thomas Nast's
caricatures of this corrupt New York City political organization led to its demise
    $200 30
For 1988, the "190" will be the only Mercedes-Benz sold in the U.S. with this type of engine
    $200 21
Tourists can view most of the annual puberty rites of the Mescalero branch of this tribe
    $200 22
The United States never ratified the Versailles treaty, though this President played a key role in drafting it
    DD: $400 5
Though the following wasn't one of his biggest hits, this artist used it as the theme for his TV show
    $400 2
In 55 and 54 B.C., his forces invaded Britain
    $400 10
When he turned 90, the Louvre hung eight of his works in the "Tribune of Honor", where the "Mona Lisa" has hung
    $400 29
U.S. automaker that owns Lamborghini and 15% of Maserati
    $400 23
The famed memorial to this Indian who fought and defeated Custer is near Custer, SD
    $400 20
Sunk by the Germans, the British ship Lusitania belonged to this passenger line
    $400 6
The 1959 to 1961 western, "The Rebel", was produced by this duo better known for game shows
    $600 3
The Minoan civilization, named for the mythological King Minos, was centered on this island
    DD: $1,000 12
Name of the artist and name of the famed statue 16th century Italians called "Il Gigante"
    $600 28
GM plans to build Saturn cars in Spring Hill while Nissan has a plant at nearby Smyrna in this state
    $600 24
Usually pulled by a dog, it could have been described as a "Plains Indians wagon without wheels"
    $600 15
Britain entered the war when Germany marched against France by way of this neutral country
    $600 7
Rob Petrie, Buddy Sorrell, and Sally Rogers wrote for this TV show
    $800 4
Ancient Greek
philosophy synonymous with hedonism
    $800 13
In "Lust for Life", Anthony Quinn won an Oscar for playing this painter, a close friend of Van Gogh's
    $800 27
While Toyotas are made by Toyota, this Japanese car is made by Fuji Heavy Industries
    $800 25
"Indian Napoleon" who led his band on a
1,000 mile retreat, but was caught 40 miles short of his goal, Canada
    $800 18
While the Triple Alliance evolved into the Central Powers, this triple group became the Allies
    $800 11
On "The Big Payoff", this, modeled by Bess Myerson, was the big payoff
    $1000 8
Many consider this Greek orator's "On The Crown" the most nearly-perfect speech in history
    $1000 14
Leader of the French Romantics; critics claimed he painted with a "drunken broom"
    $1000 17
Ransom Eli Olds should have felt at home driving these two cars; both were named for him
    $1000 26
American Indian Movement activist who came in 2nd for the 1988 Libertarian Party Presidential nomination
    $1000 19
One of the two British Prime Ministers during the war
    $1000 16
Original title of "The Phil Silvers Show"; it subsequently became its subtitle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave John Eric
$8,400 $800 $5,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

Both Detroit, her home now, and Montgomery, Alabama, her home in 1955, have streets named for her

Final scores:

Dave John Eric
$8,402 $1,599 $8,401
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave John Eric
$8,000 $800 $5,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
7 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1987-10-26
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