Show #1827 - Tuesday, July 7, 1992

1992 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 2.


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Hugh Mulvaney, a technical writer from Plainfield, New Jersey

Carolyn Meek, a high school English teacher from Houston, Texas

Jim Baehler, a negotiations consultant from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
Over 300 castings have been made of his 1895 "Bronco Buster"
    $100 1
Marilyn Monroe sang that this "belongs to daddy, so I simply couldn't be bad"
    $100 6
Collective term for the edible leaves of the turnip, beet and collard
    $100 22
Pond scum & most seaweed are forms of this simple plant
    $100 11
Howard Helmer made 427 2-egg ones of these in 30 minutes, & we're not yolking
    $100 12
The material used by a Pueblo Indian to build an abode
    $200 18
The Detroit Institute of Arts, founded in 1885, features murals by this Mexican artist
    $200 2
Song that opens with the lyric "Look at me, I'm as helpless as a kitten up a tree"
    $200 7
It puts the brown in brown sugar
    $200 23
When mature, the yellow flower on this lawn weed turns to fluff & is blown away by the wind
    $200 27
The tallest castle made of this using hands, buckets & shovels was 17'6" high
    $200 13
Pancakes should be served with an ample amount of this syrup
    $300 19
Kandinsky's "Improvisations" & "Compositions" are considered the 1st pure example of this type of painting
    DD: $500 3
The George M. Cohan song that ends with "I'll be there, ere long"
    $300 8
Cajun fish isn't burnt, it's this
    $300 24
Night-blooming cereus, a type of this spiny plant, usually flowers once a year & lasts one night
    $300 28
Robert Turcot of Quebec created one of these comprising 82,951 squares — how puzzling
    $300 14
Stan drove his sedan in these mountains
    $400 20
This whimsical 20th century Swiss artist is known for works like "The Twittering Machine"
    $400 4
The first 2 adjectives used to describe "The Girl From Ipanema"
    $400 9
This "color" of chocolate is a mix of sugar, cocoa milk solids, lecithin & vanilla
    $400 25
In most invertebrates & young plants, this outer layer of skin is only 1 cell thick
    $400 29
The highest price paid at auction for one of these toys was £90,200 for a 1909 bisque one
    $400 15
I wish I could float on one
    $500 21
His "Olympia" was accepted for the Salon of 1865, where it caused an uproar
    $500 5
"I'm a lonely little" one of these "in an onion patch, and all I do is cry all day"
    $500 10
This small Atlantic oyster's name comes from a Long Island site where it's said they were first found
    $500 26
The majority of the world's cork comes from an evergreen species of this stately tree
    $500 30
In the Bible, the shortest one of these is the 117th; it has only 2 verses
    $500 16
There are two of these in the word "wolves"

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

Jim Carolyn Hugh
$600 $900 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Carolyn Hugh
$1,200 $3,400 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $200 17
It's the collective term for the 8 bones of the skull which house the brain
    $200 7
This film in which Edmund Gwenn played Kris Kringle was released in 1947 in June
    $200 2
Poe once edited a magazine in this Virginia city & a statue of him still broods over the Capitol grounds there
    $200 22
FDR turned on the lights in Crosley Field 5/24/35 to allow the 1st Major League one of these in the U.S.
    $200 1
This company urges you to use its service "when it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight"
    $200 18
The National Palace in this capital is located near the former site of Montezuma's palace
    $400 27
The root of each tooth is up to three times as long as this upper, visible part
    $400 8
Jane Wyman won an Oscar for playing Belinda McDonald in this 1948 film
    $400 3
He was from Manhattan, Kansas, not New York, & Damon was his middle name, not his first name
    $400 24
Built to relieve crowding in the Holland tunnel, this one opened under the Hudson in 1937
    $400 12
Founded in 1968, it's America's second-largest long-distance telephone company
    $400 26
This Swiss capital ranks as a leading producer of cheese & milk chocolate
    $600 28
It's the substance which gives red blood cells their color & enables them to carry oxygen
    $600 9
Rex Harrison played the ghost of sea captain Daniel Gregg in this 1947 film
    $600 4
This ex-corset maker published his celebrated "Rights of Man" in 1791
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1936 Drew Pearson & Robert Allen coined this term to describe the Supreme Court's makeup
    $600 13
One of the top accounting firms, it's handled the Academy Awards balloting since 1935
    $600 16
Spanish colonists named this South American capital for the "good winds" which brought them there
    $800 29
Located behind the stomach, & prone to rupturing, it's the body's largest lymphatic organ
    $800 10
His role as Raven in "This Gun for Hire" made this actor a star
    $800 5
Among the Indians he wrote about were Susquesus, Chingachgook & Uncas
    $800 21
In March 1933 Engelbert Dollfuss dissolved this country's parliament & banned parades
    $800 14
In 1987 this co. added the optima card to its green, gold & platinum cards for more flexible payments
    $800 19
The present Indonesia Sheraton, 14 stories high, was this capital city's 1st high-rise building
    $1000 30
Goiters may develop when this gland is either too active, or not active enough
    DD: $2,000 11
In "The Jolson Story" Scotty Beckett played Jolson as a boy & this actor played him as an adult
    $1000 6
Female expatriate who wrote, "Chicken, alas a dirty word, alas a dirty third... alas a dirty bird"
    $1000 23
Gandhi was arrested after a 1930 march to break up the government's monopoly on this
    $1000 15
In the early 1980s it surpassed BankAmerica in assets to become the largest banking corp. in the U.S.
    $1000 20
A museum honoring artist Edvard Munch can be found in the ostkant or east side of this capital city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Carolyn Hugh
$9,600 $5,800 $8,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

Time's 1991 Man of the Year, he made viewers around the world "instant witnesses to history"

Final scores:

Jim Carolyn Hugh
$10,600 $10,800 $11,100
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Carolyn Hugh
$8,200 $5,800 $7,900
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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Game tape date: 1992-02-24
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