Show #732 - Tuesday, November 10, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Michael Galvin, a student from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Frank Hughes, an account executive from Torrance, California

Richard Cordray, a judicial clerk from Grove City, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
"The Rome of the North" is how famed sculptor Rodin described this Czech capital
    $100 3
Some 1 million spectators surrounded this space center to watch the lift-off
    $100 20
"Call him" the narrator of "Moby Dick"
    $100 21
In 1962, "Mr. Hobbs Took" this
    $100 17
This cut is a pig's hind leg above the hock
    $100 16
Books about him were written by Plato & Xenophon, both students of his
    $200 7
Foreign embassies are located in Jiddah, some 500 miles from this country's capital, Riyadh
    $200 22
"Peaceful" site on the moon where the lunar module touched down
    $200 15
ABC radio commentator who tells "The Rest of the Story"
    $200 19
Though Diane Keaton never found the title character in this 1977 film, she found someone really nuts
    $200 30
A long-standing tradition in France, hippophagy is the consumption of this
    $200 13
This Hebrew king taxed his people into rebellion, which may not have been too wise
    $300 6
"From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli" refers to the capitals of these two countries
    $300 23
Astronomic name for the booster rocket used to power the launch
    $300 14
Some sources say it was Carnegie Hall; others say it was the '67 Newport Festival where he first sang "Alice's Restaurant"
    $300 18
Of James Cagney, Henry Fonda or Jack Lemmon, the one who won an Oscar for "Mr. Roberts"
    $300 29
These gastropods are sometimes fed aromatic herbs to give them a special savor
    $300 12
The period during which he ruled is often referred to as "The Golden Age of Athens"
    $400 5
Founded in 1496 by Columbus's brother, this Dominican capitol is the oldest European city in the new world
    DD: $300 24
The three crew members of Apollo 11
    $400 2
In addition to her "Fairie Tale Theatre", she now has "Tall Tales and Legends" playing on cable
    $400 9
Of this 1939 film, the "New York Times" said "More fun even than the Senate itself!"
    $400 28
One of the largest edible fish, these huge flatfish can measure over 5 X 10 feet and can exceed 700 pounds
    $400 11
Uncle of Caligula and stepfather of Nero, this Roman emperor was poisoned by his wife, Nero's mother
    $500 4
Construction of this planned Asian capital began in 1912; the government was moved there in 1931
    $500 25
While the lunar lander was code-named "Eagle", the command module was code-named this
    $500 1
He wrote two collections of modern fables, several fairytales, and "My World and Welcome to It"
    $500 8
"Mr. Pennypacker", "Mr. Scoutmaster", and "Mr. Belvedere" are some of his title characters
    $500 27
Used to cure many meats including bacon, it's the creosote & formaldehyde in this that help preserve things
    $500 10
In the 6th century B.C., he conquered Babylon and made Persia the greatest empire in the world

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Richard Frank Michael
$2,600 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Frank Michael
$3,400 $2,100 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A shotgun's powerful recoil is an example of his third law of motion
    $200 15
General whose Presidential campaign song was written by Irving Berlin
    $200 2
The word "pram" is short for this
    $200 20
The sonnet originated in this country with such poets as Guitoni D'Arretzo
    $200 26
It consists of two red triangles outlined in blue with white symbols of the sun and the moon
    $200 11
In 1952, she sprang her "Mousetrap"
    $400 7
The term horsepower came about when James Watt compared work done by a horse to work done by this
    $400 16
All elected Presidents who are members of this party died in office
    DD: $200 3
Movie that featured the following music:
    $400 19
These funny five-line verses often end with the name of a place; or, a place in Ireland
    $400 27
At Lumbini, you can visit the birthplace of this "Enlightened One"
    $400 12
She played "Hamlet" at the age of 73 and a Vulcan high priestess in "Star Trek III"
    $600 22
If it were not for the retarding influence of this, raindrops would attain bullet-like speeds
    $600 17
This Iowan was the first President born west of the Mississippi
    $600 4
This extinct early man is known from fossils found at Chukutien
    $600 10
A deliberate violation of the rules of rhyming or grammar, not a little piece of paper from the DMV
    $600 28
This Sherpa who went to the top of the world with Edmund Hillary died in 1986 at the age of 72
    $600 13
She helped her husband survive an attempted assassination & was Nureyev's partner for over fifteen years
    $800 23
Pulling the cloth off a table without disturbing the dishes is the principle of this
    DD: $1,200 18
The last President to sport a moustache or beard while in office
    $800 5
As being of great price purchased with all she had, Hester Prynne named her child this
    $800 9
16th century poet who perfected in "The Faerie Queene" the stanza named for him
    $800 29
"Wooden temple", the meaning of this city's name, refers to the 400-year old one in its central square
    $800 14
She starred as Cleopatra and Olivier's Juliet, long before booking "A Passage to India"
    $1000 24
Term for the speed of a body in a specified direction
    $1000 21
The "54ยบ40' or Fight" fever over Oregon helped elect this president, the only one ever to be speaker of the U.S. House
    $1000 6
The small cogwheel that engages a larger cogwheel
    $1000 8
It's an echoic term for words like "hiss" that imitate an actual sound
    $1000 30
Told to jump from 600 feet, these tough Nepalese soldiers, not knowing they'd get chutes, said 300 feet was easier
    $1000 25
This Maori diva from New Zealand sang with Nelson Riddle and at Prince Charles's wedding

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Frank Michael
$8,000 $4,900 $7,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first verse of this book says, "There was a man in the land of Uz that feared God and eschewed evil"

Final scores:

Richard Frank Michael
$9,900 $4,900 $8,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Frank Michael
$7,600 $5,100 $7,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1987-10-26
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