Show #1834 - Thursday, July 16, 1992

1992 Seniors Tournament final game 1.


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

Leonard Schmidt, an optometrist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hansford Epes, a German and humanities professor from Davidson, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Named for the Atlas Mountains, it's the second-largest body of water in the world
    $100 6
Sgt. Friday worked for the L.A.P.D. & Sgt. Preston worked for them, the N.W.M.P.
    $100 17
This animal that forms atolls doesn't have to be the color of the same name
    $100 1
A Texas city, county & national forest are named for this frontier hero who died at the Alamo
    $100 9
Miss Manners says you should eat every egg given to you on this holiday & not pass them on to someone else
    $100 22
Whether he's admirable or not, a mayor gets this title, abbreviated Hon., in front of his name
    $200 13
Situated between Quebec & Ontario, James Bay is the southern extension of this bay
    $200 7
"Mr. District Attorney" was sponsored by Ipana, this type of product
    $200 18
In heraldry, this color is known as purpure
    $200 2
Civil War soldiers were among the first to benefit from his invention of condensed milk
    $200 27
Miss Manners prefers to eat this "vegetarian" course after her entree, as many Europeans do
    $200 23
You don't have to have ESP to know that this adverb is abbreviated esp.
    $300 14
This sea's greatest depths, about 13,500 feet, occur at the western end of the Aleutian Islands
    $300 8
Radio "feuds" included Jack Benny & Fred Allen's & W.C. Fields' with this wooden star
    $300 19
Dove & slate are 2 shades of this
    $300 3
Only 200 sets of the 1st edition of his "Birds of America" were printed as each had 435 hand-colored pictures
    $300 28
It is "a firm tenet" of Miss Manners' life that these necklaces must have odd numbers of strands
    $300 24
Visc. is an abbreviation of this word for a nobleman who ranks above a baron
    $400 15
This sea separates the Scandinavian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe
    $400 10
1 of the 2 Arts who hosted "People Are Funny"
    $400 20
It's the color of the outer border around Time magazine's current covers
    DD: $500 4
On Dec. 4, 1991, after 2,450 days, he became the last American hostage released by Lebanese captors
    $400 29
Miss Manners thinks these look better in the refrigerator than they do on the chest or the wrist
    $400 25
This musical term can be abbreviated ff or fff
    $500 16
According to tradition, the Incas originated on an island in this lake, the world's highest navigable one
    $500 11
Among the regular characters on his show were Honey Chile, Vera Vague & Prof. Colonna
    $500 21
The Teutonic Knights of the Crusades wore crosses of this color on their cloaks
    $500 5
This man invented the carpet sweeper in 1876 to clean up dust in his China shop
    $500 30
When asked if it's proper to do this during social events, Miss Manners said, "Madame Defarge did"
    $500 26
The official U.S. Postal service abbreviation for this territory is GU

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

Hansford Leonard Carolyn
$600 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hansford Leonard Carolyn
$2,200 $4,100 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This heavy metal used in storage batteries is extracted from galena, a gray metallic ore
    $200 1
The only well-known poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, it describes a baseball defeat
    $200 11
In the 1940s politician Daniel Francois Malan instituted this policy of "separateness" in South Africa
    $200 18
This rock singer's birthplace in Tupelo, Miss. is preserved in a small park named for him
    $200 3
In March 1968, in the midst of the Vietnam War, he announced his decision not to seek reelection
    $200 12
This perfume was such a phenomenon it became the financial basis of Chanel's fashion empire
    $400 20
Also known as wolfram, this metal was first commercially used as lamp filament material
    $400 2
John Donne's "Song" begins, "Go and catch a falling" one of these
    $400 13
This symbol of the Reign of Terror was originally called the Louisette in its inventor's honor
    $400 19
To visit Daniel Boone's burial site, travel to this state capital
    $400 4
While an Illinois lawyer, he patented a boat-lifting device
    $400 27
"Attar of" these flowers is often made from the Damask variety
    DD: $2,000 21
Except for iron & steel, the world uses more of this metal than any other
    $600 6
Robert Herrick wrote a "Prayer to" this poet in which he called him "Saint Ben"
    $600 14
Maximilian I, Duke of Bavaria, played a major role on the Catholic side of this 3-decade war
    $600 24
A newly-issued U.S. adult passport is valid for this number of years
    $600 5
For six months in 1939, he served as secretary to his father, then U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
    $600 28
The word perfume comes from the Latin "per fumum", meaning "through" this
    $800 22
The name of this metal widely used to plate other metals is from a Greek word meaning "color"
    $800 7
Scotsman who wrote about his wife, "There's not a bonie bird that sings, but minds me o' my Jean"
    $800 15
He was imprisoned 9 times before he became prime minister of India in 1947
    $800 25
The only imported operating Dutch windmill in the U.S. is located in this Michigan city
    $800 9
He was nicknamed "Old Buck" & "The Bachelor President"
    $800 29
"Essential" ones of these obtained from plants such as jasmine are the foundation for perfumes
    $1000 23
This light, strong metal is used to whiten leather & to make jet engines
    $1000 8
Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a cycle of sonnets about this musician who journeyed to Hades
    $1000 16
She became Great Britain's queen 349 years after the death of Good Queen Bess
    DD: $1,000 26
This building complex in New Castile, Spain houses the tombs of Spanish monarchs since Charles V
    $1000 10
The Gadsden Purchase of 1853 was during this New Hampshirite's term in office
    $1000 30
It's by far the largest animal from which we get a common perfume

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hansford Leonard Carolyn
$8,200 $6,700 $1,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 1st lines in this William Holden film is "The poor dope. He always wanted a pool."

Final scores:

Hansford Leonard Carolyn
$10,200 $11,200 $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hansford Leonard Carolyn
$8,200 $9,600 $1,000
22 R,
3 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1992-02-25
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