Show #1831 - Monday, July 13, 1992

1992 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 1. Missing first three clues.


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Martha Thompson, a stockbroker from San Marino, California

Leonard Schmidt, an optometrist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hugh Mulvaney, a technical writer from Plainfield, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
    $100 6
Bert Lahr's son wrote a book about him called "Notes on a Cowardly" one of these
    $100 22
Dating from 1776, the oldest known stars & stripes belonged to N. Fillmore, grandfather of this president
    $100 21
The 2 basic methods of applying insecticides & fungicides to plants are dusting & this
    $100 16
Donna de Varona was elected to this sport's International Hall of Fame in 1965
    $100 11
Huey P. Long,
George Washington,
Golden Gate
    $200 2
    $200 7
Donald Spoto called his book about her "Falling in Love Again"
    $200 23
The original Star-Spangled Banner from this Baltimore fort is preserved at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.
    $200 27
The Green Giant could tell you this tillage tool is a thin, flat blade set almost 90° from the handle
    $200 17
Bertha Tickey, also known as "Blazing Bertha", pitched 757 winning games in this sport
    $200 12
    $300 3
    $300 8
"A Leap Into Madness" is Peter Ostwald's biography of this late Russian ballet star
    $300 24
It was sea captain William Driver who gave the flag this nickname
    $300 28
5-10-5 on a bag of this means it's 5% nitrogen, 10% phosphate & 5% potash
    $300 18
From 1949-1951 this woman who mastered many sports was the leading money winner among female golfers
    $300 13
    DD: $500 4
The Senate gave Octavian this title, which means "exalted" or "sacred", in January 27 B.C.
    $400 9
One biography of this silent film comedian is subtitled "The Man on the Clock"
    $400 25
In 1778 the flag flew over foreign soil for the first time when Fort Nassau in these islands was captured
    $400 29
It's best to do this to the elm or maple while it's dormant or "bleeding" will occur
    $400 19
This tennis star of Aboriginal descent won the French Open in 1971
    $400 14
    $500 5
Around 1450 B.C. the Mycenaeans conquered this civilization on the island of Crete
    $500 10
Silent film idol whose 2nd wife, Natasha Rambova, published her book about him in 1926, the year he died
    $500 26
In 1909 he sent the message "Stars and Stripes nailed to the Pole"
    $500 20
A few weeks after winning an Olympic gold medal in 1976, she won the women's world figure skating title
    $500 15

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

Hugh Leonard Martha
$2,000 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hugh Leonard Martha
$3,700 $2,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
His play "The Comedy of Errors" was inspired by the ancient Roman comedy "Menaechmi"
    $200 11
The building housing this hall of fame in Canton, Ohio has a "pigskin"-shaped dome
    $200 21
The name of this Asian mountain range is from the Sanskrit for "abode of snow"
    $200 24
The only truly venomous lizards are the beaded lizard of Mexico & this "monster"
    $200 1
The name of this religion which began in the 2nd century A.D. is Chinese for "the way"
    $200 16
The title character of this Danish fairy tale is a cygnet who doesn't know his true identity
    $400 7
Frenchman whose 1943 play "The Flies" is an existentialist retelling of the legend of Orestes
    $400 12
Maryland has a maritime museum named for this bay featuring ships & a saltwater aquarium
    $400 30
Its summit was 1st conquered from the Swiss side July 14, 1865 & from the Italian side 3 days later
    $400 26
In a honeybee hive, there are 3 kinds of bees: the queen, the drones & these
    $400 2
Traditional Rastafarian belief is that Haile Selassie is a god & that this country is heaven
    $400 17
Female writer whose brief disappearance in 1926 was blamed on amnesia—what a "mystery"
    $600 8
This "Waiting for Godot" author later married a woman he met after he was stabbed in a 1938 attack
    $600 13
Works by this Sat. Evening Post illustrator can be found at a museum devoted to him in Stockbridge, Mass.
    $600 29
In 1899 Halford Mackinder became the 1st to climb this 17,058-foot African peak on the equator
    $600 27
The male of the great gray species of this Australian animal is often called the "boomer" or "old man"
    $600 3
Singer George Beverly Shea has been associated with this evangelist since the late 1940s
    $600 18
In France, this prisoner whose identity was a secret is known as "L'homme au masque de fer"
    $800 9
This author of "Miss Julie" wrote an autobiographical novel, "Son of a Servant", in 1886
    $800 14
Woodrow Wilson's boyhood home is preserved as a museum in this South Carolina capital
    DD: $3,000 28
Due to Spain's isolation from the rest of Europe, its said that Africa begins with these mountains
    $800 25
According to Guinness, the longest horns of any animal belong to this "aquatic" ox of Asia
    $800 4
From the Hebrew for "a sitting", it's a school for Talmudic studies, or a seminary for Orthodox rabbis
    $800 19
Claiming to be this grand duchess was more popular than claiming to be her sisters Olga, Tatiana & Marie
    $1000 10
He collaborated on the 1955 musical "Silk Stogkings" with Leueen MacGrath & Abe Burrows, not Moss Hart
    $1000 15
Antique timepieces are displayed at the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol in this state
    $1000 22
This state's highest point is Mount Cheaha in the Talladega Mountains
    $1000 23
Standing about 5 feet at the shoulder, the okapi is this African animal's closest relative
    DD: $1,000 5
Since the 6th century B.C., Jainism has been practiced in this country
    $1000 20
Virginia Tighe's "Memories" of a past life as this Irishwoman were actually inspired by a neighbor's life

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hugh Leonard Martha
$9,700 $9,000 $600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Operas by Rossini, Bizet & Beethoven are set in or near this city

Final scores:

Hugh Leonard Martha
$700 $18,000 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hugh Leonard Martha
$7,400 $9,000 $600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1992-02-25
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