Show #1092 - Tuesday, May 9, 1989

1989 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Linda Krisak, a sophomore from Case Western Reserve University

Chris Swensen, a senior from Towson State University

Jason Powderly, a senior from Florida State University

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: An important person in our history.)
    $100 4
Some say these islands got their name from the Spanish word for shallow waters, "bajamar"
    $100 10
Bobby McFerrin won "Song of the Year", "Record of the Year" & "Best Pop Vocal by a Male" Grammys with this song
    $100 8
God spent the 4th day of creation making these 2 heavenly bodies
    $100 3
Almost all of an atom's mass is contained within this
    $100 1
    $100 6
Built around 1670, Paul Revere's house is the oldest building in this city's downtown area
    $200 19
Fertile plains of Argentina whose name comes from an Indian word for "space" or "flat surface"
    $200 11
1 of 2 performers with whom Paul McCartney has had No. 1 singles in the 1980s
    $200 9
Joshua cursed the man who would rebuild this city
    $200 17
If present use rate continues, the 235 isotope of this element will become scarce during the 1990s
    $200 2
    $200 7
According to the famous poem, the time of Revere's ride
    $300 20
Of Melanesia, Micronesia or Polynesia, the one that means "black islands"
    $300 12
The title of a 1986 hit by Falco asked this composer to "Rock Me"
    $300 18
There are virtually identical accounts of her visit to Solomon in II Chronicles 9 & I Kings 10
    $300 24
Also called an atomic pile, it produces & controls nuclear energy at the power plant
    $300 5
Crimson Tide
    $300 27
In 1773 Paul dressed up as an Indian in order to participate in this
    $400 22
The name of this Canadian province is the same as that of its capital
    DD: $500 13
Group heard here, its 1st 3 Top 40 singles in the U.S. all went to No. 1
    $400 21
It's whom the pharaoh's daughter appointed to nurse the baby Moses
    $400 25
When an excited electron drops back down, it releases energy called this, like "Star Trek" torpedos
    $400 15
    $400 28
Paul Revere rode to call to arms the Massachusetts volunteer militia nicknamed this
    $500 23
The West Indies island called St. Christopher is also known by this shorter name
    $500 14
Deniece Williams' hit "Let's Hear It for the Boy" was featured on the soundtrack of this 1984 Kevin Bacon film
    $500 30
We 1st meet this 1st king of Israel when his father sends him out to find their asses
    $500 26
Country in which Hahn & Strassmann 1st split the atom
    $500 16
    $500 29
The signal Revere used to inform the patriots in Charlestown that the British were coming by sea

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

Jason Chris Linda
$1,200 $300 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chris Linda
$2,900 $2,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Its name is from the Old Irish "luchorpan", meaning little body
    $200 14
The Hawaiian name for a necklace made of flowers
    $200 1
The academy must have a "Fatal Attraction"; she's had 5 Oscar nominations for her last 8 films
    $200 24
The "rex", or king, of this dinosaur genus walked erect on its hind feet
    $200 3
In 1848 they wrote, "A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of Communism"
    $200 19
Some positions on a diagram of one of these may be marked "P", "SS", "2B" & "CF"
    $400 9
The Sphinx did this to poor travelers who couldn't answer her riddle
    $400 15
Of annuals, biennials or perennials, the ones that live the longest
    $400 2
Surprisingly, Bob Hoskins wasn't nominated for an Oscar for his work with this animated title character
    $400 28
What you regain when you wake up from a faint
    $400 4
This king's defeat of the Moors at Granada unified Spain in 1492
    $400 20
Total number of stars & stripes on the 1st "Stars & Stripes" flag approved by Congress June 14, 1777
    $600 10
A branch from a hawthorn bush will keep them in their coffins where they belong
    $600 16
This "black-eyed" flower is also called the yellow daisy
    $600 13
4 Ingrid Bergman films made in this, her native country, will be released on video in the U.S. in 1989
    $600 27
It's believed the Greek oracles used this art more recently employed by Shari Lewis
    $600 5
With about 1,000 of his "Red Shirts", he helped the Sicilians win their freedom in 1860
    $600 21
Popular children's song that includes the word "derry-o"
    DD: $1,200 11
Help from his nephew Iolaus made his labor of slaying the 9-headed hydra easier
    $800 25
Flowers produce this sugary liquid which bees use to make honey
    $800 17
This actress who played Buddy on "Family" now plays Barbara Weston on "Empty Nest"
    $800 29
It's twice the radius of a circle times 3.1415926
    $800 6
In 1488 Bartolomeu Dias became the 1st European to see this cape which he called Cape of Storms
    $800 22
The real life version of the Maxie doll, Brooke Theiss, plays Wendy, 1 of 8 kids on this ABC sitcom
    $1000 12
Each year 14 Athenian boys & girls were sacrificed by being imprisoned in a maze with him
    $1000 26
The "tea" varieties of this flower actually smell like tea
    $1000 18
Vincent Price announced in February 1989 that he would no longer host this PBS series
    DD: $1,200 30
It's advised that you try not to talk, swallow, cough, cry or sing for 1 week after this surgery
    $1000 7
In 1558 the Duke of Guise expelled this nation from Calais, its last possession in France
    $1000 23
Term for the sandbag a balloonist tosses out to lighten the load

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chris Linda
$6,900 $7,700 $11,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

This character, created about 1850, has an artificial leg made of white polished bone

Final scores:

Jason Chris Linda
$13,800 $5,300 $15,000
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Chris Linda
$6,900 $7,300 $10,700
16 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,900

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Game tape date: 1989-04-08
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