Show #1784 - Thursday, May 7, 1992

1992 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Hans Hornstein, a sophomore from Cal Tech

Kyle Graham, a freshman from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Katherine Bryant, a senior from Harvard University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Though it was mined as early as 500 B.C., it wasn't used in thermometers until the 18th century
    $100 14
I'm Dylan on "90210" & I have a pet pig named Jerry Lee
    $100 20
In 1979 advances in women's rights led to the issuing of this coin
    $100 11
Robert Louis Stevenson based this pirate on his friend, writer W.E. Henley
    $100 19
"Anatomical" term for the part of a shoe under the lacing
    $100 1
Uncounted, they may go to waist (8)
    $200 3
Because it combines readily with other elements, it's only found in compounds like salt & tincal
    $200 26
I wrote one question that appeared on the old Jeopardy! prior to becoming the Fonz
    $200 27
It's the type of wage increase given to a worker to help keep up with inflation
    $200 12
The 1933 book "Farmer Boy" describes the childhood of her husband, Almanzo Wilder
    $200 21
A woman's low-heeled shoe, or a British slang for an apartment
    $200 4
Rooster's hairdresser (4)
    $300 5
This element whose symbol is P can be black, violet or white, which is the most reactive
    $300 23
I'm booked to play the Palladium at age 100
    $300 28
Used to finance a home, it's a legal document pledging property as security for a debt
    DD: $900 13
This Hans Christian Andersen story is partly derived from the story of Melusine the water sprite
    $300 22
A classic low-cut shoe, or a device used to raise water
    $300 8
Apple seed site (4)
    $400 6
Malachite is a green ore of this reddish-brown metal
    $400 16
Because of my telling about sex, there are very many happy people walking around this world
    $400 29
This 2-word term found on paper money indicates that by law it must be accepted "for all debts"
    $400 17
In 1970 this Russian count's story "How Varinka Grew Up in a Single Night" was published as a children's book
    $400 24
Italian firm whose loafers display a distinctive horse bit buckle across the vamp
    $400 9
14, 13, 12, 11, 10 (9)
    $500 7
OVer 98% of the carbon on earth is this isotope
    $500 15
I wore a football suit for "Necessary Roughness" & a swimsuit for a Sports Illustrated cover
    $500 30
Stocks in a sound, high-quality co. are frequently referred to by this "colorful" term
    $500 18
This J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy for children is subtitled "There and Back Again"
    $500 25
Wellingtons are a style of these that sometimes have straps attached
    $500 10
Reindeer cleanser (5)

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

Katherine Kyle Hans
$1,500 $700 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katherine Kyle Hans
$3,500 $700 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
This Frenchman fitted out a ship at his own expense & sailed to aid the American cause in 1777
    $200 14
The Actors Theatre of Louisville in this state is a national historic landmark
    $200 30
This bridge which spans the East River was the 1st suspension bridge to use steel-wire cables
    $200 9
Located in Wolfsburg in lower Saxony, this automaker is Germany's largest
    $200 28
Tisane, a beverage often made from herbs or flowers, is also called "herb" this
    $200 6
In English, living things are classified as masculine or feminine & lifeless things as this gender
    $400 4
After Yorktown he said he'd abdicate if not supported in continuing the war
    $400 15
This Broadway play by Neil Simon has "Broadway" in its title
    $400 29
At 746 feet in height, the tallest bridge towers in the world belong to this California bridge
    $400 13
Europe's first national highway system, it was begun in the 1930s
    $400 27
Though this popular tomato has meat in its name, vegetarians can eat it
    $400 7
Independent or dependent, it's a group of words with a subject & a predicate
    DD: $2,500 3
From June 1780 he was commander of British forces in the southern colonies
    $600 18
In 1992 Debbie Gibson took over the role of Eponine in this musical about a French fugitive
    $600 23
Almost 650 years old, the Ponte Vecchio spans the Arno River in this Italian city
    $600 12
This theologian's tomb is in Wittenberg, where he was a professor of biblical theology
    $600 26
The "spaghetti" type of this vegetable can be served with sauce like pasta
    $600 8
This is the indefinite article used before words beginning with a silent H
    $800 2
This essayist's Pennsylvania Magazine helped bring about the Revolutionary war
    DD: $800 20
In 1990 this playwright won his second Pulitzer Prize, for "The Piano Lesson"
    $800 22
This Michigan bridge spans a strait that connects Lakes Michigan & Huron
    $800 11
The Ruhr Valley accounts for most of Germany's production of this fuel resource
    $800 25
This beverage, the liquid left over after churning butter, is now made commercially
    $800 16
This simple or base-form of a verb is often preceded by the word "to"
    $1000 1
The First & Second Battles of Freeman's Farm are also known as the Battles of this New York village
    $1000 19
This late producer founded the New York Shakespeare Festival in a church in 1954
    $1000 21
This country's April 25 Bridge which spans the Tagus River, opened in 1966 as the Salazar Bridge
    $1000 10
Every 10 years many residents of this German village perform in its famous passion play
    $1000 24
Grape-Nuts cereal is made from "natural wheat and" this grain...but no grapes or nuts
    $1000 17
While Latin has 6 of these, English nouns have only 2: common & possessive

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katherine Kyle Hans
$8,100 $7,000 $7,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

At about 1 million square miles, it's the world's largest peninsula

Final scores:

Katherine Kyle Hans
$4,100 $14,000 $5,600
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katherine Kyle Hans
$8,100 $5,100 $7,000
21 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1992-03-08
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