Show #1886 - Monday, November 16, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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April McManus, a bookstore clerk and 1992 Teen Tournament champion originally from Woodbury, Minnesota

Richard Kaplan, a retired attorney from Los Angeles, California

Leszek Pawlowicz, a materials scientist from Phoenix, Arizona

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Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
HITCHCOCK'S BLONDES
MUSIC
ETIQUETTE
STATE CAPITALS
ANAGRAMS
    $100 12
When his earthly labors were over, his immortal part ascended to Mount Olympus & married Hebe
    $100 11
She played the wife who knew too much in the remake of "The Man Who Knew Too Much"--que sera, sera
    $100 1
2-word "bread-spread" term for an impromptu performance by jazz musicians
    $100 26
Emily Post's "Etiquette" says you should try to put these tomatoes in your mouth, whole
    $100 6
The 40-story TCBY Towers office building in this city is Arkansas' tallest building
    $100 21
The last seasoning to put on a dish
    $200 17
After slaying the minotaur, Theseus found his way out of this maze by following a thread
    $200 13
This "regal" blonde stabs Anthony Dawson to death with a pair of scissors in "Dial M For Murder"
    $200 2
One common type of this Russian lute usually has its three strings tuned to E, E & A above middle C
    $200 27
At a funeral, a honorary one of these is not expected to help carry the coffin
    $200 7
It's the state capital in which Huey Long is buried
    $200 22
Cathy wants to sail on one
    $300 18
While gathering flowers, Persephone was abducted by this underworld god & became his queen
    $300 14
She was Mrs. Clark Gable when she starred in Hitchcock's comedy "Mr. And Mrs. Smith"
    $300 3
Josef Lanner was one of the first composers to write music for this dance that evolved from the landler
    $300 28
The custom of tapping a man on the shoulder when you want to dance with his partner is called this
    $300 8
Stapleton International Airport in this capital is one of the USA's busiest
    $300 23
Soon after I'd risen, I heard the wailing of this
    $400 19
Ironically, Jason was killed when a piece of this ship fell & struck him on the head
    $400 15
Glamour girl whose femme fatale role in "Vertigo" was no picnic
    $400 4
This 9-letter word can refer to any singer in a church, but in England it often means a choirboy
    $400 29
It's traditional to serve this expensive treat with toast, chopped hard-boiled egg & onion
    DD: $400 9
It's the eastern terminus of the Erie Canal
    $400 24
Bob taught himself this low country language
    $500 20
Adrastus was the only one of the seven against this city who survived the expedition
    $500 16
She stole her way into Sean Connery's heart as the title kleptomaniac in "Marnie"
    $500 5
Italian for "going"; it's a musical direction to play in a moderate walking tempo
    $500 30
Serving champagne in a tall glass with this floral shape helps preserve its fizz
    $500 10
The home of William Jennings Bryan is preserved in this state capital where he lived from 1887-1921
    $500 25
Bill bargained for a suit made of it

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Leszek Richard April
$1,200 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leszek Richard April
$3,700 $2,700 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

"B" IN LITERATURE
BALLET
FASHION HISTORY
SPORTS
ASTRONOMY
KINGS NAMED HAAKON
(Alex: Perhaps a narrow category, frightening the daylights out of April!)
    $200 8
Her book "All Men Are Brothers" is actually a translation of a Chinese classic
    $200 7
The 1934 ballet "Balle aux Follies Bergere" is based on one of these by Manet, not on a story
    $200 30
Originally, ancient Egyptian wigs were this color, a nice contrast to all those white clothes
    $200 1
In 1988 after 8 seasons as the NHL's MVP, this center was traded by Edmonton to the L.A. Kings
    $200 6
In a 1908 book, Percival Lowell proposed that the markings on this planet were irrigation canals
    $200 21
There have been 7 Haakons, & all have been kings of this country
    $400 9
Ivan tells his sibling Alyosha the legend of the grand inquisitor in this Dostoyevsky novel
    $400 17
The Royal Danish Ballet was founded in 1748 as part of the royal theatre of this city
    DD: $1,500 26
This medieval headdress that framed the face & covered the neck might still be worn by a nun
    $400 2
In 1991 Digger Phelps retired as coach of this school's basketball team with 393 career victories
    $400 11
As they approach the sun, some of these develop tails as long as 100 million miles
    $400 27
In 10th century England, Haakon I was raised in this religion which he tried to impose on his country
    $600 10
You'll find characters named Skimpole, Krook & Dedlock in this "dismal" Dickens novel
    $600 18
Stravinsky & this Russian-born American choreographer collaborated on several ballets including "Agon"
    $600 25
Had she kept her maiden name, these full trousers would have been called Jenkses
    $600 3
In 1988 pro football's Cardinals moved from St. Louis to this city
    $600 14
The Crab Nebula was formed by one of these massive exploding stars in 1054
    $600 28
Historians believe Haakon III, like the Roman Claudius, was murdered this way
    $800 12
The narrator of his 1845 poem "My Last Duchess" is a Renaissance duke of Ferrara
    $800 19
"Four Moons", an American Indian ballet, was created for the 60th anniversary of its statehood in 1967
    $800 24
The Louis heel is a medium-sized French heel & so was this mid-18th century king for whom it was probably named
    $800 4
This Japanese-American won her 1st world figure skating championship in 1991 at age 19
    $800 15
The Pup, the 1st white dwarf to be discovered, is the lesser component of this dog star
    $800 29
Prince Charles of Denmark became Haakon VII when he took the throne in this century
    $1000 13
His historical novels include "The Last of the Barons" & "The Last Days of Pompeii"
    $1000 20
Frederick Ashton's ballet "The Lady of Shalott" is based on this man's poem of the same name
    $1000 23
Ancient Greek men wore the knee-length style of this basic tunic; women wore the full-length
    $1000 5
On August 31, 1992 this team surprised the baseball world by trading Jose Canseco to Texas
    $1000 16
A large amount of methane in this 7th planet's atmosphere causes it to appear bluish-green
    DD: $1,500 22
Haakon IV is known for acquiring these two major islands in the North Atlantic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leszek Richard April
$10,500 $3,900 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Henry Moore's sculpture, "Nuclear Energy", can be seen on the campus of this university

Final scores:

Leszek Richard April
$13,401 $0 $400
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leszek Richard April
$11,500 $3,900 $6,700
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,100

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