Show #1781 - Monday, May 4, 1992

1992 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
First ever Tiebreaker Round in a tournament game.


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Chris Montplaisir, a senior from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Ken Kansa, a junior from George Washington University

Margaret Bickers, a freshman from Agnes Scott College

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
A tourist attraction in this capital is the Seagull Monument in Temple Square
    $100 5
During the 20th anniversary celebration, he gave out his "Points of Light" awards
    $100 1
This saint, the Bishop of Myra, is the origin of Father Christmas
    $100 22
The "French" one of these is descended from a hunting one
    $100 15
Products made by this company are "M'm! M'm! Good!"
    $100 13
This word can precede "fly a kite", "for broke" & "to pieces"
    $200 10
Suburbs of this southern capital include Marietta, Smyrna & Norcross
    $200 6
Since the Dixie Landings Resort opened in 1992, Disney has over 17,000 of these on the property
    $200 2
St. Barnabas persuaded the Christians of Jerusalem to accept among them this apostle from Tarsus
    $200 20
This stick used to play the cello is heavier than the one used to play the violin
    $200 16
"I Love What You Do for Me"
    $200 14
The manufacturing cities of Turin, Milan & Brescia lie in this Italian river's valley
    $300 11
The tallest office building in Pennsylvania, the 64-story USX Tower, is in this city
    $300 7
This "hare with the flair" is the presiding spirit of the park's "Bi-Tencennial"
    $300 4
St. Ulric of Augsburg's Feast Day falls on this U.S. patriotic holiday
    $300 21
The cithara was an ancient instrument that had several of these which were plucked with a plectrum
    $300 17
"All You Need to Reach Out"
    $300 23
This interjection is used as an expression of surprise when it precedes "and behold"
    DD: $500 12
In 1825 this Ohio city was chosen as the Great Lakes terminus of the Ohio & Erie Canal
    $400 8
Walt Disney saw it as his answer to Sir Thomas More's Utopia
    $400 29
His emblem of 2 crossed keys is featured on the Vatican flag
    $400 27
Not all of these instruments are Scottish; the zampogna is an Italian version
    $400 18
"Give Us a Week, We'll Take Off the Weight"
    $400 24
In 1970 Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Atlantic in a papyrus boat named for this Egyptian sun god
    $500 26
The largest annual exposition in the U.S. is the state fair held in this second largest Texas city
    $500 9
This Hollywood movie theatre known for its footprints, is recreated at the Disney-MGM Studios
    $500 30
St. Francis Xavier's body was enshrined at Goa in this country
    $500 28
The number of black keys on a standard piano; there are 52 white ones
    $500 19
"Nothing Beats a Great Pair of" these
    $500 25
3 of the 4 Greek letters that are 2-letter words

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Margaret Ken Chris
$100 $1,700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Ken Chris
$1,200 $2,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1275 this Venetian & his father & uncle reached Shang-tu, the summer capital of Kublai Khan
    $200 7
Figures show that for women today who are service workers or managers, it's less than 75% of male peers'
    $200 19
It's subtitled "The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind"
    $200 18
57 years after Lindbergh, Joe Kittinger made the first solo crossing of this ocean in a balloon
    $200 1
Some cats might "envy" the Russian blue's beautiful eyes, which are this color
    $200 13
From its resemblance to cell splitting in biology, the splitting of an atom is called this
    $400 9
On Hispaniola in December 1492 he built a fort, La Navidad, from the timber of one of his ships
    $400 8
To fight discrimination, founders of this magazine set up the Foundation for Women in 1972
    $400 20
This Mario Puzo saga of the Corleones was one of the best-selling novels of the 1970s
    $400 22
With an estimated 60,000, Mexico City has more of these cars for hire than any other city
    $400 2
Some cats are called tabbies, but these African cats are called Abys
    $400 14
In 1896 Antoine Becquerel first noticed radiation from this element
    DD: $600 10
Nathaniel Palmer in 1820 is believed to be the 1st explorer to sight this continent
    $600 28
In 1893 this country became the first to give women full voting rights after a vote in Wellington
    $600 21
James Michener's "The Eagle and the "Raven" is a novel about Santa Anna's clash with this Texas statesman
    $600 25
Known by this nickname, Japan's express trains can travel at over 130 mph
    $600 3
A color combination seen on some cats, or a substance that comes from a turtle's carapace
    $600 15
The antiparticle of the electron, it has the same mass but an opposite charge
    $800 11
This British sea captain named Australia's east coast New South Wales
    $800 29
Elizabeth Cady Stanton rewrote this holy book to lose its male bias, publishing parts in 1895 & 1898
    DD: $600 23
It's the pen name under which Stephen King wrote the 1984 novel "Thinner"
    $800 26
The prairie schooner was a variant of this covered wagon developed by Pennsylvania farmers
    $800 4
The Birman originated in this country, which you might guess from its name
    $800 16
Used in some nuclear reactors, deuterium oxide, D2O, is commonly called this
    $1000 12
Ships used by this explorer included the Hopewell, the Discovery & the Half Moon
    $1000 30
His 1804 code said under law women were dependents of their fathers or husbands & had no rights
    $1000 24
Upton Sinclair's novel "Oil!" was based on this scandal of the 1920s
    $1000 27
When DELAG, the 1st German commercial airline, was founded in 1919 it flew only this type of craft
    $1000 5
The Manx cat was named for the Isle of Man in this sea
    $1000 17
2 new ones of these particles were postulated in the late 1970s & named top & bottom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Ken Chris
$7,800 $10,000 $6,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
These documents revealed the Truman admin. gave military aid to France in its war against the Viet Minh

Tiebreaker Round

His first novel was "The Torrents of Spring", but most know his next, "The Sun Also Rises"

Final scores:

Margaret Ken Chris
$5,800 $11,000 $11,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Ken Chris
$7,800 $10,100 $6,000
14 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,900

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Game tape date: 1992-03-08
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