Show #1787 - Tuesday, May 12, 1992

1992 College Championship semifinal game 2.


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Nick Jungman, a sophomore from the University of Oklahoma

Glen Cotton, a senior from Louisiana State University

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
The longest pontoon one of these erected during the war was 2,200 feet long & crossed the James River
    $100 1
'When first published in 1968, this Garry Trudeau strip was titled "Bull Tales"
    $100 6
It's any flower worn in the buttonhole of a lapel, usually on formal occasions
    $100 11
This politician was named for James Danforth, a family friend who was killed during World War II
    $100 16
The Bibliotheque Royale Albert I in Brussels is this country's national library
    $100 26
Your mother may have told you that your room looked like one of these igpay ystays
    $200 22
Stonewall Jackson, a very religious man, preferred to die on this day of the week, & he did
    $200 2
This sister of Charlie Brown was introduced into the "Peanuts" comic strip in 1959
    $200 7
As implied by its name, the ornamental feather called an aigrette originally came from this bird
    $200 12
A NYC paper gratified this circus founder by printing his obituary 2 weeks before he died
    $200 17
Little girls in this country display special dolls during Doll Festival, or Hina-Matsuri
    $200 27
In Pig Latin, this pulchritudinous porker's name is Issmay Iggypay
    $300 23
Lincoln was shot just 5 days after this historic event
    $300 3
"Arf" – this dog belongs to Little Orphan Annie
    $300 8
It's a lightweight ornamental umbrella carried by women as a sunshade
    $300 13
Dictionary Day, October 16, is celebrated, appropriately, on the birthday of this man
    $300 18
The Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan near this capital city, is over 200 feet high
    $300 28
An ucklingsay igpay should never go near one of these uaulays
    $400 24
The Palmetto Armory, which made ammunition for the Confederacy, was located in this state
    $400 4
This strip was inspired by cartoonist Hank Ketcham's 4-year-old son
    $400 9
Type of pants popularly worn with baggy sweaters & boots, named for the straps around their instep
    $400 14
The Quill and Scroll, an honor society for high school journalists, was founded by this American pollster
    $400 19
Cristallo, a clear glass similar to crystal, was developed centuries ago in this Italian city
    $400 29
The pig provoker in the title of a popular porcine song, A.K.A. the Igbay Adbay Olfway
    $500 25
This guerrilla leader who wreaked havoc in Kansas used the alias "Charley Hart"
    $500 5
He's Dagwood Bumstead's irascible boss
    $500 10
Evening wear made of this fabric woven with metallic threads has been popular since the 1930s
    $500 15
When the father of this James Bond creator died in WWI, Winston Churchill wrote his obituary
    DD: $500 20
Maud Gonne, who inspired some of Yeats' poems, was a founder of this country's Sinn Fein movement

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

Chris Glen Nick
$1,900 -$100 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Glen Nick
$2,200 -$600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
His presidential program in the 1980s was called "A New Beginning"
    $200 30
Often found in whales & seals, this is a thick layer of fat deposited below the dermis
    $200 3
Thomas A. Edison State College was founded in 1972 in this New Jersey capital
    $200 15
In 1987, 24 nations agreed to restrict certain chemicals that are harming this atmospheric layer
    $200 2
It's whom Max Gail portrayed in a one-man show called "The Babe"
    $200 21
While a divorce terminates a legal marriage, this establishes that one never existed
    $400 11
Eleanor Roosevelt's uncle, he gave the bride away at her wedding to Franklin
    $400 29
Crocodiles & their relatives are unique among reptiles in having 4-chambered ones of these
    $400 7
In 1779 this Philadelphia school became the 1st in the U.S. to be officially designated a university
    $400 16
In 1969 he became chairman of the PLO
    $400 4
"Caesar and Cleopatra", first performed in 1901, is considered his first great play
    $400 22
While the crime of assault does not require an actual attack, this, often paired with it, does
    $600 12
In 1793 this future president, resigned as Sec'y of State over differences with George Washington
    DD: $1,500 28
The skeletons of skates & rays are made of this material rather than bone
    $600 8
The John F. Kennedy School of Government is located at this university, JFK's alma mater
    $600 17
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War increased in 1964 after an alleged attack on destroyers in this gulf
    DD: $1,500 5
More than once, Thornton Wilder portrayed the Stage Manager in this play which he also wrote
    $600 23
This can be one who sees a crime committed or one who subscribes his name to a will
    $800 13
In 1806 he killed Charles Dickinson in a duel for maligning the character of his wife, Rachel
    $800 27
Anadromous fish such as salmon migrate up rivers to do this
    $800 9
Students built the main campus building at this school, founded by Booker T. Washington
    $800 18
2 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis this Soviet leader was forced out of office
    $800 6
Mikhail Baryshnikov gave an "insectifying" performance as Gregor Samsa in an adaptation of this Kafka work
    $800 24
In an open shop, membership in one of these is not a condition of employment
    $1000 14
On August 2, 1923 this president died in room 8064 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco
    $1000 26
Their leaps of up to 35' in the air & glides of almost 1000' may be to escape undersea predators
    $1000 10
The world's largest radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico is run by this Ithaca, N.Y. school
    $1000 19
In 1947 Spain passed a law of succession calling for a new monarchy upon this leader's death
    $1000 20
Based on Greek tragedy, this Eugene O'Neill drama has 13 acts & takes about 6 hours to perform
    $1000 25
This provision of a life insurance contract requires twice the payment in the event of accidental death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Glen Nick
$9,400 $3,000 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Charles II's brother, the Duke of this, was put in charge of getting the Dutch out of New Amsterdam

Final scores:

Chris Glen Nick
$18,000 $0 $18,801
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Glen Nick
$7,600 $3,500 $9,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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Game tape date: 1992-03-09
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