Show #1881 - Monday, November 9, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Leonard Schmidt, an optometrist and 1992 Seniors Tournament champion from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dave Willis, a medical lab manager from Ventura, California

India Cooper, an actor and copy editor originally from Denver, Colorado

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1890s
(Alex: Obviously, a geography category in which each correct response will begin with the letter T.)
    $100 14
In February 1898, this battleship sent to protect U.S. citizens & property in Cuba mysteriously blew up
    $100 8
Popeye might like epinards au beurre, which is this vegetable with butter
    $100 7
Annette Bening's pregnancy kept her from playing this "feline" role in "Batman Returns"
    $100 1
He didn't dream of Genie, but of Badrul-Bodor, the Sultan of China's daughter
    $100 24
"Jim Smiley and His Frog" was the original title of "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of" this place
    $100 2
This is the largest & most important French island in the south Pacific
    $200 15
It was in the late 1890s that he first described the Oedipus Complex
    $200 9
You can use the instant type of this beverage to make a souffle au cafe
    $200 10
In 1991 Bruce Willis rented Six Flags Magic Mountain for this actress's 29th birthday party
    $200 20
Legend has it Diogenes carried a lighted lamp in daylight searching for one of these
    $200 26
The adventures of Rat, Mole, Toad & Badger are told in this 1908 British book
    $200 3
Bay Street is the heart of this Canadian city's financial district
    $300 16
As an indoor alternative to other sports, James Naismith invented this game in 1891
    $300 17
Adventurous chefs can use these fungi to make an ice cream called glace au truffe
    $300 11
At age 82, she reunited with Sid Caesar for a 1991 stage show called "Together Again"
    $300 21
Sir Humphrey Davy won the Rumford gold & silver medals for the safety lamp he made for these workers
    $300 28
In this work, James M. Barrie based Nana partly upon his wife's St. Bernard, Porthos
    $300 4
This lake on the California-Nevada border drains into Pyramid Lake via the Truckee River
    $400 18
The world's first Ferris wheel began cranking in 1893 at the Columbian Exposition in this city
    $400 25
If you want to order this ever-popular dessert in France, ask for gateau au chocolat
    $400 12
Timothy Bottoms fell in love with her while making "The Last Picture Show"; so did Peter Bogdanovich
    $400 22
She wrote the 1883 poem that ends "I lift my lamp beside the golden door"
    $400 29
In "Rumplestiltskin", it's the trade of the man whose daughter must spin straw into gold
    $400 5
This city became the seat of the Nationalist Chinese government in 1949
    DD: $900 19
In an effort to curb monopolies, Congress passed this act in 1890
    $500 27
After you stuff this vegetable, you can call it chou-farsi
    $500 13
One of this late actress's last films, "Dying Young", starred her son, Campbell Scott
    $500 23
During the Crimean War, she used a lamp to light her way on rounds in the Scutari Hospital wards
    $500 30
In an interview, Dr. Seuss said he modeled this domineering reptile on Adolf Hitler
    $500 6
This North African city was officially international until integrated into Morocco in 1956

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

India Dave Leonard
$1,300 $200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

India Dave Leonard
$5,300 $300 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Using this form of electromagnetic radiation, you can cook an entire chicken in 15 minutes
    $200 6
18-year-old Manuel II became king of this country after his father was assassinated in Lisbon in 1908
    $200 22
As you might expect, you'll find Golden Gate University in this city
    $200 11
While living in Paris in 1829, he wrote his last opera, "William Tell"
    $200 14
Around 1898 Frederic Remington asked Kicking Bear, a veteran of this battle, to create a painting of it
    $200 17
He died on July 23, 1885 just 4 days after completing his Civil War memoirs
    $400 2
The mineral argentite is an important ore of this metal
    $400 7
Maximillian & Carlotta landed in this country on May 28, 1864
    $400 23
This university's origins go back to 1794 when it was founded in Knoxville as Blount College
    $400 12
Beethoven originally dedicated his 1804 "Eroica" symphony to this world leader
    $400 25
Southwestern Indian children learned about their mythical ancestors from these dolls that represented them
    $400 18
In his 2nd inaugural address, he called for peace "with malice toward none; with charity for all"
    $600 3
Marble, which is formed from limestone, is an example of this type of changing rock
    $600 8
Atahualpa, the last emperor of these Indians, tried to buy his freedom with a roomful of gold
    $600 24
Paul Tulane gave a substantial endowment to a school in this city, and it was renamed in his honor
    $600 13
He was born in 1756; the son of the assistant concertmaster to the Prince of Salzburg
    $600 26
According to William Brandon, this Chiricahua leader's name was spelled & pronounced with an "H"
    $600 19
In 1791 he wrote that "Science is my passion, and politics, my duty"
    DD: $1,000 4
Callisto is the outermost of this planet's four Galilean moons
    $800 9
One of the last things he said was "Take care of my dear Lady Hamilton, Hardy"
    $800 29
It used to be Tempe State Teachers' College
    $800 15
This French composer's 1894 work, "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun", illustrated a Mallarme poem
    $800 27
Though the Chickasaw & Choctaw were enemies, they were part of this group of tribes
    $800 20
They're the 2 presidents who were awarded Nobel Peace Prizes
    $1000 5
With 2 neutrons & 2 protons, an alpha particle is identical to the nucleus of an atom of this gas
    $1000 10
His nickname was "Bertie", but he used this name & number when he became king of England in 1901
    $1000 30
Appropriately, Australia's oldest university is located here in Australia's oldest city
    $1000 16
This Russian's popular Polovitzian dances are from his 1890 opera "Prince Igor"
    $1000 28
Lt. Charles Wood recorded this leader's "I Will Fight No More Forever" speech
    DD: $2,000 21
His autobiography is "A Time to Heal"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

India Dave Leonard
$9,700 $6,300 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, this is the largest country in area in the world

Final scores:

India Dave Leonard
$9,100 $1,300 $7,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

India Dave Leonard
$9,300 $6,100 $6,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1992-10-18
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