Show #1786 - Monday, May 11, 1992

1992 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Billy Baxter, a senior from the College of William & Mary

Amy Cheek, a sophomore from Samford University

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
It's home to the world's largest tropical rain forest
    $100 25
The trio of "spokesmen" for Rice Krispies
    $100 10
Georgie Porgie did this & made the girls cry
    $100 16
On May 1, 1931 this, the tallest building in the world at that time, opened
    $100 26
This fruit is the main ingredient in sorbet a la peche
    $100 15
Someone who is just plain crazy is said to be "off" this piece of furniture
    $200 4
Because it has little or no precipitation, this continent is technically classified as a desert
    $200 24
The TV star who endorses the Thighmaster
    $200 9
"Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs in" this
    $200 17
On May 1, 1942 the war production board limited these to about 20 flavors, not 31
    $200 27
Poach these breakfast items in aspic & you'll have oeufs poches en gelee
    $200 14
I Corinthians 15:52 gave us the phrase "In the twinkling of" one of these
    $300 3
This continent leads the world in the production of gold, diamonds & cocoa beans
    $300 23
Hamilton, Citizen & Movado are big names in this product
    $300 8
She "dreamed she heard" her animals "bleating" but "they all were fleeting"
    $300 20
On May 1, 1967 he married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas
    $300 28
They sound fancy, but pommes de terre en robe des champs are just these boiled in their skins
    $300 13
A medieval punishment gave rise to the phrase "tarred and" this
    $400 2
The world's major religions, including Christianity & Judaism, originated on this continent
    $400 21
Domino's Tom Monaghan said his competition isn't Pizza Hut but this home appliance
    $400 6
When riding to Banbury Cross, you'll see a fine lady with rings on her fingers & these on her toes
    $400 19
On May 1, 1873 this explorer died in Old Chitambo of a fever, we presume
    $400 29
The kind of meat you need to make cotes de veau grillees
    $400 12
Something that provokes anger is said to "make this" fluid "boil"
    DD: $300 1
Boothia Peninsula is the northernmost portion of this continent's mainland
    $500 22
Founded in New York in 1877, this national bank was named after Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury
    $500 7
The Muffin Man lives there
    $500 18
On May 1, 1840 penny blacks, which are these, went on sale in England; today they're worth a fortune
    $500 30
Canard aux petits pois is this fowl cooked with peas
    $500 11
In times of hardship you economize by "tightening" this accessory

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

Kyle Amy Billy
$600 $400 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Amy Billy
$2,500 $1,100 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Most black & blue marks are a result of damage to these tiniest blood vessels
    $200 5
In 1851 this Herman Melville classic was first published in England as "The Whale"
    $200 22
It has regular bus service to the south rim from Flagstaff
    $200 24
You'll find this Washington, D.C. institution's information center in a building known as the Castle
    $200 30
You probably know the heroine of Verdi's opera "Giovanna d'Arco" better by this name
    $200 20
When you write an essay, you might use one of these books of synonyms; Roget compiled a famous one
    $400 13
Strenuous exercise can cause these muscles at the back of the thigh to become pulled or torn
    $400 4
"White Fang", about a dog who is tamed, was Jack London's follow-up to this novel
    $400 21
In the summer of 1988, wildfires swept through about half of this national park
    $400 9
A bronze she-goat is one of many Picasso works found at this New York museum abbreviated MOMA
    $400 27
In a Bizet opera, this fickle gypsy tells her own fortune & finds out she's going to die
    $400 23
This adjective describes a question to which no answer is expected; you won't see one on "Jeopardy!"
    $600 14
Made up of 2 hemispheres, it's the largest part of the brain
    $600 1
Huck Finn is first mentioned in this, Mark Twain's memoir of his riverboat days
    $600 18
Although called a "Forest", this Arizona park has few standing trees
    $600 8
This Spanish museum is known for its incomparable Velazquez collection
    $600 26
This heroine performs her famous "Liebestod", or "Love Death", song after Tristan's death
    $600 25
In the 16th century it was an Indian village; now it's the capital of Florida
    $800 15
The 2 bones found in your forearm are the radius & this
    DD: $800 2
In a short novel by John Steinbeck, a fisherman named Kino finds this title object
    $800 17
Badlands & Wind Cave are this state's 2 national parks
    $800 6
This museum's ethnographical collection is now displayed at the Museum of Mankind in Mayfair
    $800 19
This geisha decorates her house with cherry blossoms in act II of a Puccini opera
    $800 28
If you have a high I.Q., you know the "Q." in I.Q. stands for this
    $1000 16
Nutrient-rich blood enters this organ through a slit called the porta hepatis
    $1000 3
In 1922 Sinclair Lewis published this novel about an average American businessman
    $1000 11
During the War of 1812, saltpeter, used in making gunpowder, was mined from this Kentucky cave
    $1000 7
There's a Coptic museum in Misr al-Qadimah, the old section of this capital city
    DD: $2,900 10
He composed serious operas like "Idomeneo" & comic operas like "Cosi Fan Tutte"
    $1000 29
Richard Nixon's middle name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Amy Billy
$3,000 $4,100 $8,200
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Secretary of State's original first name was Heinz

Final scores:

Kyle Amy Billy
$0 $8,200 $8,201
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Amy Billy
$6,200 $4,100 $8,200
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
22 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1992-03-09
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