Show #1882 - Tuesday, November 10, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Bruce Simmons, a graduate student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Steve Newman, a computer consultant from Rockville, Maryland

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California

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Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
QUOTES
INVENTIONS
OPERA
THE AMAZON
FILE UNDER "X"
    $100 19
In 1870 the first ocean boardwalk in the United States was completed in this city
    $100 2
George Washington said, "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving" this
    $100 23
The first one of these electric devices was marketed by Schick in 1931
    $100 1
Giulio Rospigliosi, who held this office as Clement IX, wrote the libretto for the first comic opera
    $100 30
Marajo, one of these in the delta, is about as large as the country of Denmark
    $100 8
This maker of photocopiers was founded in 1906 as The Haloid Company
    $200 20
On May 1, 1898 Commodore George Dewey sailed into this bay
    $200 15
Alexander Pope described this personal anniversary as "the funeral of the former year"
    $200 28
In addition to the revolver, he invented an electrically controlled naval mine
    $200 3
Both Stravinsky's "The Nightingale" & Puccini's "Turandot" are set in this country
    $200 29
The Amazon type of this cetacean has a much longer snout than marine types like the bottlenose
    $200 9
It's the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet
    $300 5
Julius Sterling Morton, who helped found Arbor Day, later held this cabinet post
    $300 16
This Indian leader said "Nonviolence is the first article of my faith and the last article of my creed"
    $300 27
This American engineer patented 214 inventions in the rocketry field
    $300 4
This nation opened its first opera house on the banks of the Amstel River in 1986
    $300 26
The headstreams form in this country's Andes, less than 100 miles from the Pacific Ocean
    $300 10
The name of this gas is from the Greek for "foreign" or "strange"
    DD: $600 6
On April 10, 1841 he began publishing the New York Tribune
    $400 17
Jean de la Bruyere said "Time, which strengthens friendship, weakens" this emotion
    $400 21
In the 1880s John McTammany, Jr. received several patents for this type of piano
    $400 13
This Verdi jester is considered one of the most challenging baritone roles ever written
    $400 25
This Inca capital lies between the Urubamba & Apurimac, two Amazon tributaries
    $400 11
In 486 B.C. he succeeded his father, Darius the Great, as king of Persia
    $500 7
He designed & constructed the Demologus, the first steam-powered warship; it was launched in 1814
    $500 18
On accepting a seat in the British parliament she said, "I am a Virginian, so naturally I am a politician"
    $500 22
In 1876 he introduced a carbon transmitter for Bell's telephone
    $500 14
"Boris Godunov" is the only opera completed by this composer
    $500 24
Manaus, Brazil became fabulously wealthy during the 19th century boom in this material
    $500 12
The name of this wife of Socrates has become proverbial for any nagging wife

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

Jerome Steve Bruce
$2,200 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Steve Bruce
$5,400 $800 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CITIES
THE U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT
ART
ENGLISH LITERATURE
FRENCH ACTRESSES
PLINY THE ELDER
    $200 24
The Yasukuni Shrine in this Asian capital honors the war dead
    $200 29
This first Treasury secretary had only 5 employees
    $200 8
This artist's mother could have told you he was greatly influenced by French painter Gustave Courbet
    $200 27
It was a prelude to J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy "The Lord of the Rings"
    $200 14
In the '50s & '60s she was so famous she was known simply as "B.B."
    $200 2
People got the "point" from his how-to book on how to hurl one of these
    $400 28
The aquarium in Stanley Park in this British Columbia city has the largest collection of fish in Canada
    $400 30
The Treasury Department ranks second to this department in the president's cabinet
    $400 12
This kind of painting on plaster was a speciality of 15th c. artist Piero della Francesca
    $400 26
This Conan Doyle novel's title character is a large dog which has a phosphorus preparation put in its eyes
    $400 20
This actress who was born Simone Kaminker was diabolical in "Diabolique"
    $400 3
Pliny said "when these tingle, some do talk of us in our absence"
    $600 25
Europe's first stock exchange was established in this Belgian port in 1460
    $600 19
This agency protects the White House & the Treasury vaults
    $600 13
This Spaniard's brother-in-law, court painter Francisco Bayeu, helped him get commissions in the 1770s
    $600 1
He based many of his children's stories on his son Christopher Robin & the boy's stuffed toys
    $600 21
This dancer won British Film Academy awards for "Lili" & "The L-Shaped Room"
    $600 4
Pliny went to inspect the unusual cloud made by its eruption, and was overcome by its fumes
    $800 15
This capital of Australia's Victoria state was founded in 1835 & named for England's prime minister
    DD: $1,200 17
This service is the largest of all Treasury bureaus
    $800 7
This Flemish artist painted a unique triple portrait of England's King Charles I around 1637
    $800 5
After the public outcry over his "Jude The Obscure", this author never wrote another novel
    $800 22
Isabelle Adjani played the obsessive daughter of this author in "The Story of Adele H."
    $800 10
Pliny got much of his biological data from this 4th c. B.C. Greek philosopher
    $1000 16
It's the world capital located on the island of Java
    $1000 18
In 1971 President Nixon appointed this former Texas governor Secretary of the Treasury
    $1000 9
"Strolling Actresses Dressing In a Barn" is a 1738 engraving by this English satirist
    DD: $2,000 6
In 1977, this author of "My Cousin Rachel" published her autobiography, "Myself, When Young"
    $1000 23
In 1976 this star of Truffaut's "The Bride Wore Black" directed her first film, "Lumiere"
    $1000 11
He became a procurator in Spain under this emperor who reigned from 54-68 A.D.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Steve Bruce
$12,400 $3,000 $6,100
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHS & LEGENDS
What the ancient Greek writer Theseus called a "monokeros", we call this

Final scores:

Jerome Steve Bruce
$12,500 $0 $12,200
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerome Steve Bruce
$12,200 $4,600 $6,100
29 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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