Show #1883 - Wednesday, November 11, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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April McManus, a bookstore clerk and 1992 Teen Tournament champion originally from Woodbury, Minnesota

Kirk Ditzler, a doctoral student from Houston, Texas

Phil Yellman, a word processor from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
2 angles are complementary if they add up to 90 degrees & are supplementary if they add up to this
    $100 11
An owl stood for the phonogram "M" in this ancient Egyptian writing system
    $100 2
"The Human Zero" is a collection of this author's sci-fi stories, as Della Street could tell you
    $100 22
The ANC suspended talks with this country's government after the 1992 Boipatong Massacre
    $100 16
Gordon Carruth reports that in 1811 a Mrs. Andrews in New York City gave instructions on painting on this plush fabric
    $100 1
Ann Sheridan & Hedy Lamarr were considered for the role of Ilsa in this 1942 classic
    $200 29
Take any circle, divide the circumference by the diameter, and you'll get this
    $200 12
In 1973 this environmentalist got his own comic book
    $200 3
Philip Wylie & Edwin Balmer called their 1933 novel "When Worlds" do this
    $200 30
In the 1970s, as many as 18,000 troops from this Caribbean country fought in Angola's civil war
    $200 17
In a standard set of dominoes, the tiles range from double blank to this double number
    $200 4
The ad line for this Greta Garbo & Robert Taylor film could have been "Garbo Coughs"
    $300 28
10 to the zero power equals this
    $300 13
In this TV town (population 51,201), the owls are not what they seem
    $300 8
Appropriately this sci-fi author called his 1984 collection of short stories "Pohlstars"
    $300 25
The ruins of this city destroyed by Rome in 146 B.C. are a 20-minute drive from Tunis, Tunisia
    $300 19
On his death in 1976 he left his museum $725 million dollars
    $300 5
Billy Crystal said he stopped eating veal after performing with a calf in this film about a cattle drive
    $400 27
It's the lowest common denominator for the fractions 1/2, 1/3, & 1/4
    $400 14
Venezuela's Caligo memnon species of this insect has owl-like eyes on its wings to scare enemies
    $400 9
This priest wrote a sci-fi novel called "The God Game", but he's better known for his "Cardinal Sins"
    $400 23
Sadiq Al-Mahdi, great-grandson of the Mahdi, led this largest African country from 1986-1989
    $400 20
Steve Brodie leaped onto the front pages when he leaped from this into the East River, July 23, 1886
    $400 6
Leonard Maltin called this Daryl Hannah film "the world's first feminist caveman movie"
    $500 26
A diagonal cuts a square into 2 congruent triangles of this type
    $500 15
The title of this 1973 novel by Margaret Craven concerns an Indian myth about death
    $500 10
"The War With the Newts" is a satirical novel by this Czech dramatist who coined the word "robot"
    DD: $700 24
In 1963 Ahmed Ben Bella became the first president of this north African country
    $500 21
The 2 styles most commonly used by high-jumpers are the forward, or straddle, & the backward, called this
    $500 7
This comedy-western was Nat King Cole's last film; Jane Fonda, not Nat, played the title role

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Phil Kirk April
$1,000 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Kirk April
$3,600 $2,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
"Equal Justice" is an aptly-titled biography of this first woman to sit on the Supreme Court
    $200 8
His cousin's Old Kentucky Home, Federal Hill, is said to have inspired his famous song
    $200 16
A tincture of this halogen is used as an antiseptic on cuts & scratches
    $200 17
In 1989 Barbara Harris became the first woman in the history of the Episcopal Church to be made this
    $200 1
Brutus tells him, "You shall not in your funeral speech blame us, but speak all good you can devise"
    $200 26
Squash & these 2 succotash ingredients were the "Three Sisters" of Iroquois agriculture
    $400 3
He's the subject of Edvard Radzinsky's best seller "The Last Czar"
    $400 9
The oldest brick house in the town of Amherst was built by this poet's grandfather in 1813
    $400 18
It's added to swimming pools & is a part of laundry bleaches
    $400 20
It's the name under which Judith Martin writes her famous etiquette column
    $400 4
This "Merchant of Venice" heiress has many suitors, including the Duke of Saxony's nephew
    $400 27
An Iroquois woman could do this to her husband simply by putting his belongings outdoors
    $600 5
"Beauty and the Traitor" suggests that this general's wife ignited the spark of treason in him
    $600 10
This frontier hero's reconstructed log cabin now stands on the grounds of a Tennessee high school
    $600 21
Astatine is the only halogen whose isotopes are all this, which is why they have half-lives
    $600 23
After she was beaten up by the woman owner of a Montana bar, this crusader never used her hatchet again
    DD: $1,000 12
In Scene I of this play, the title monarch announces, "Know that we have divided in three our kingdom"
    $600 28
Traditionally, the Iroquois League was founded by Dekanawidah & this chief whose name Longfellow borrowed
    $800 6
Kenneth Silverman won a 1985 Pulitzer Prize for his "Life and Times of" this Puritan preacher
    DD: $100 11
Her home in Rochester, New York is now a museum filled with memorabilia of the fight for equal rights
    $800 24
As its name suggests, a halogen reacts with metals to make these
    $800 22
When she became transportation secretary in 1983, she was only the seventh woman to head a cabinet department
    $800 13
At the end of "Hamlet", this Norwegian prince arrives to claim the Danish throne
    $800 29
The Tuscarora joined the Iroquois League in 1722, increasing the number of members to this
    $1000 7
"Bitter Fame", a controversial 1989 biography, deals with this poet, her suffering & breakdown
    $1000 15
Chesterwood, a Stockbridge, MA estate, includes the home & studio of this "Minuteman" sculptor
    $1000 25
It takes about 15,000 tons of seawater to get one ton of this reddish-brown liquid used in sedatives
    $1000 19
In 1973 this Impressionist painter was named to the National Women's Hall of Fame
    $1000 14
Helicanus & Escanes are two lords of this city; Pericles is prince of it
    $1000 30
The Iroquois' name for themselves, Haudenosaunee, refers to these, their famous dwellings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Kirk April
$7,600 $5,200 $5,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

He served as vice president for the shortest length of time: one month

Final scores:

Phil Kirk April
$4,799 $10,200 $9,997
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book Automatic semifinalist 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:

Phil Kirk April
$7,400 $5,200 $6,700
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1992-10-18
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