Show #1888 - Wednesday, November 18, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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

Kirk Ditzler, a doctoral student from Houston, Texas

Bruce Simmons, a graduate student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
The Census Bureau bought its first electronic one of these in 1951, the UNIVAC
    $100 14
This nephew of Napoleon was nicknamed "Napoleon the Little"
    $100 17
The last eruption of this mountain covered Tokyo with a layer of ash in 1707
    $100 8
Small, harmless & varying in color from green to black, it's the most common North American snake
    $100 1
Its theme song tells us it's "the place to be, farm livin' is the life for me"
    $100 2
"Beware of false prophets which come to you in" this garment
    $200 25
This large, untaxed group was counted for the first time in the 1860 census
    $200 18
This third U.S. vice-president was nicknamed "The Napoleon of the West"
    $200 19
Shrines of this religion have two main parts: the haiden, open to visitors, & the honden, closed to laymen
    $200 9
Like some armadillos, the pangolin does this when attacked
    $200 3
Paul Lynde played Samantha's Uncle Arthur for 7 seasons on this ABC sitcom
    $200 4
"And they took" his "coat and killed a kid of the goats and dipped the coat in the blood"
    $300 26
The cost of the last major U.S. census held in this year was $10.40 a head
    $300 21
John C. Calhoun was so pro-this he was called "The Napoleon of" it
    $300 20
The Sentoraru Riigu is one of two associations of teams in this sport
    $300 10
These largest cacti don't develop their first branches until about age 75
    $300 5
In "Get Smart" the spies at CONTROL were dedicated to defeating this evil organization
    $300 12
"For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose" this
    $400 27
The Bureau of the Census is part of this cabinet department that also includes the Patent Office
    $400 22
The memory of his being "The Napoleon of Luzon" hasn't faded
    $400 29
These rice straw floor mats measure 71" X 35"
    $400 11
These plants, especially Sphagnum, are the main vegetation of boggy regions
    $400 6
On "The Beverly Hillbillies", her real name was Daisy Moses
    $400 15
To this disciple, Jesus said, "Get thee behind me, Satan"
    $500 28
200 years ago it was near Chestertown, Md.; today it's 9.7 miles SE of Steelville, Mo.
    $500 23
This king was "The Napoleon of the Pacific"
    $500 30
Naha is the capital of this island, returned to Japan by the U.S. in 1972
    $500 13
Lichens, plants that grow on rocks, are made up of two types of organisms: a fungus & this
    $500 7
It was the occupation of Jerry Helper, Rob & Laura Petrie's next door neighbor
    DD: $500 16
Samson took hold of two pillars and said "Let me die with" these people

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Bruce Kirk India
$1,600 $1,300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Kirk India
$4,100 $2,300 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Taste & this sense are the 2 that use chemoreceptors
    $200 26
A Kansas City radio announcer dubbed him "Count"
    $200 1
The same year his "The Last of the Mohicans" was published, he was named U.S. Consul at Lyon, France
    $200 11
For safekeeping during World War II, the Declaration was stored at this Kentucky military base
    $200 18
This African river enters the Mediterranean through two main branches: the Damietta & the Rosetta
    $200 6
A trip to Italy in 1875 inspired his sculpture "The Age of Bronze"
    $400 24
Impulses from some receptors of this sense have the longest path to the brain
    $400 27
Duke Ellington was a regular attraction at this famous Harlem nightclub from 1927-1932
    $400 2
This Thoreau work is sub-titled "Life in the Woods"
    $400 12
When the Declaration was read in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776, the Liberty Bell rang from this building
    $400 19
Entrances to this sea include the Yucatan Channel & the Panama Canal
    $400 9
In 1956 he deleted the words "Dios No Existe" from one of his murals after declaring he was a Catholic
    $600 25
The thalamus acts as a relay device between the senses & this cortex
    $600 28
This trumpeter's posthumous 1992 album "Doo-Bop" includes a rap number
    $600 3
His first novel, "Typee", in 1846, was based on his experiences when he deserted a whaler in the south Pacific
    $600 14
He is the man the Declaration says "has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts"
    $600 20
Venice is one of the chief ports on this sea, an arm of the Mediterranean
    $600 10
Before his death at 37, this Renaissance master painted over 300 pictures on the Madonna theme
    $800 16
This sense is found only among two major groups of animals: the arthropods & vertebrates
    $800 29
Lester Young gave Billie Holiday this two-word title
    $800 4
He wrote "A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus" & "A History of New York"
    $800 13
Brothers Richard Henry Lee & Francis Lightfoot Lee signed the Declaration as representatives from this state
    $800 21
A major source of hydroelectric power, it forms most of the border between Oregon & Washington
    $800 7
This Flemish artist's Whitehall ceiling panels honoring James I were completed in 1634
    DD: $1,000 17
The body's ability to do this is called the vestibular sense
    $1000 30
With Dizzy Gillespie, this "Bird" originated the bebop style of jazz
    $1000 5
In this 1915 Edgar Lee Masters work, the former residents of a Midwestern town speak from their graves
    DD: $2,500 15
Jefferson's draft was influenced by "Two Treatises of Government", a 1690 book by this English philosopher
    $1000 22
An inlet of the Beaufort Sea, this bay is the starting point of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
    $1000 8
In 1768 this portrait painter became the first president of London's Royal Academy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Kirk India
$10,800 $3,900 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sophocles, Euripides & Eugene O'Neill all wrote plays with this woman's name in their titles

Final scores:

Bruce Kirk India
$10,800 $7,000 $9,599
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Kirk India
$10,300 $3,900 $5,300
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1992-10-19
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