Show #1788 - Wednesday, May 13, 1992

1992 College Championship semifinal game 3.

Contestants

Ken Kansa, a junior from George Washington University

Stephanie Leveene, a senior from the University of Delaware

Ernst Bell, a senior from the University of Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
CELEBRITY COUPLES
THE ENVIRONMENT
SHAKESPEARE
SPORTS
PARTY TIME
    $100 2
It was the eastern boundary of the land bought in the Louisiana purchase
    $100 17
Though his wife, Patti Scialfa, has sung backup for him, we don't know if she calls him "The Boss"
    $100 30
Officials from 35 African countries met in January 1992 to try to save the vanishing herds of these
    $100 5
"Hamlet" opens at Elsinore castle, where a sentinel notes not a creature is stirring, not even this one
    $100 1
She won a record 6 straight Wimbledon titles from 1982 through 1987
    $100 4
Alice went to a "mad" one
    $200 6
In 1856 this party's first presidential candidate, John C. Fremont carried all but 5 of the northern states
    $200 19
Her real-life romance isn't Gomez Addams but sculptor Robert Graham
    $200 29
It's predicted that global temperatures will rise 2º by 2025, mostly from accumulation of this gas
    $200 9
In "The Merchant of Venice", Portia says, "The quality of" this "is not strained"
    $200 3
This NFL team plays its home games at Arrowhead Stadium & has an arrowhead on its helmet
    $200 18
Uninvited guests who barge in on a party are said to do this, whether or not they wreck their cars
    $300 7
In the early 1800s this fur trader paid $25,000 for the area now known as Times Square
    $300 20
After canceling her 1991 wedding, Julia Roberts "rush"ed to Europe with this star of "Rush"
    $300 28
Of about 2%, 44% or 99%, the amount of an aerosol hairspray that stays on the hair
    $300 10
In the famous balcony scene, this is the part of Juliet's face Romeo wishes he "might touch"
    $300 8
It's the only class in professional boxing in which there's no upper weight limit
    $300 23
French for "good journey", or a type of party that's often held aboard ship
    $400 15
The War of 1812 ended in this year
    $400 21
Country singer Clint Black married this actress at his Texas ranch, not in Knots Landing
    $400 27
McDonald's replaced its burger containers made of this plastic with paper ones, which they recycle
    $400 11
In "Henry IV, Part 2", the hostess wants him arrested for eating her "out of house and home"
    $400 13
In women's gymnastics, this Romanian won 5 Olympic gold medals, as well as 3 silver & 1 bronze
    $400 24
Traditionally, these objects indicate where guests are to sit at a very formal dinner party
    $500 16
Boss Tweed offered this political cartoonist $500,000 to go to Europe & leave him alone
    $500 22
She was once engaged to Charlie Sheen, but she married John Travolta
    $500 26
U.S. government project to clean up toxic sites; since 1981 it has spent over $7.5 billion & cleaned up 65
    DD: $1,000 12
The dowry he got with Katharina was, after Baptista's death, half his lands & 20,000 crowns
    $500 14
The last of this Red Sox outfielder's 6 batting titles came in 1958 at age 40
    $500 25
The couple being feted at an anniversary party often stands in one of these lines to greet guests

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ernst Stephanie Ken
$700 $2,400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ernst Stephanie Ken
$2,300 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
MYTHOLOGY
SHORT STORIES
NUTS
PHILOSOPHERS
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 2
The Yucatan Channel connects the Caribbean Sea with this gulf
    $200 16
This great Greek god was Apollo's father
    $200 15
His macabre 1843 tale "The Black Cat" is one of his most gruesome
    $200 1
This state ranks as the world's chief producer of macadamia nuts
    $200 11
He called Hegel a "mighty thinker" in his afterword to the 2nd edition of "Das Kapital"
    $200 27
This primate is named for Rhesos, a mythical king of Thrace
    $400 3
More than 2/3 of this Danish island lies beneath an ice sheet within the Arctic Circle
    $400 17
This Norse thunder god was depicted as a middle-aged warrior with a red beard
    $400 14
In a Washington Irving story this equestrian spectre is also known as the galloping Hessian
    $400 7
About 1900 a fungus almost completely destroyed the American species of this "spreading" tree
    $400 12
First name shared by Kant & Swedenborg, though they spelled it differently
    $400 30
The Greek embruon gave us this word for the fertilized egg of a vertebrate
    $600 4
After flowing through the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River empties into this sea
    $600 18
Faunus, a satyr-like woodland deity, was part human & part this horned animal
    $600 10
The title of O. Henry's 1906 collection "The Four Million" refers to the population of this city
    $600 26
Used for furniture & gunstocks, this "color" walnut is the most valuable hardwood grown in the U.S.
    $600 13
One group of this early mathematician's followers was known as the Mathematikoi
    $600 29
A coverlet made of 2 layers of fabric with a layer of cotton between, from Latin culcita, "mattress"
    $800 5
This Polish city & port is also known as Danzig
    $800 24
Like the astrological sign Libra, Atropos, one of the Fates, was represented by a pair of these
    $800 8
You might enjoy reading this Russian playwright's "Motley Stories" in a "Cherry Orchard"
    $800 25
The tree of this brown, 3-cornered South American nut may reach heights of 150 feet
    $800 19
Speusippus accompanied this man on his journey to Sicily & later became head of his academy
    $800 28
A temporary platform used in the construction of buildings, it comes from Old North French escafaut
    $1000 6
The ancient land of Nubia was located mostly in what is now this country, not far from Khartoum
    DD: $1,500 22
Some sources say a Corinthian mob killed Jason's children, but most blame this sorceress, their mother
    DD: $2,000 9
This 19th century Frenchman's famous story "The Diamond Necklace" has an ironic twist ending
    $1000 23
Due to an irritating oil, touching the shell of this C-shaped nut can cause blisters
    $1000 20
This Jewish philosopher was born in Amsterdam in 1632 to Portuguese parents
    $1000 21
Named for a region of Norway a telemark is a type of stop or turn in this sport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ernst Stephanie Ken
$1,700 $13,100 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ZOOLOGY
The scientific name of this mammal is abbreviated H. amphibius

Final scores:

Ernst Stephanie Ken
$1 $8,500 $4,499
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ernst Stephanie Ken
$1,700 $11,100 $8,800
9 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
26 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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