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    $800 19
An oncogene is a gene that can can cause this disease in its host
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Show #1738 - Wednesday, March 4, 1992

1992 Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

April McManus, a senior from Woodbury, Minnesota

Rob Marus, a junior from Little Rock, Arkansas

Pat Gavin, a sophomore from Kingston, Massachusetts

Jeopardy! Round

THE CONSTITUTION
RAPPERS
HINTS FROM HELOISE
WOMEN AUTHORS
RIVERS
"T" TIME
(Alex: Notice "T" in quotation marks.)
    $100 26
The building in which the signing took place Sept. 17, 1787 is now known as this
    $100 11
With his latest album, "Too Legit to Quit", this rapper dropped the "M.C." from his name
    $100 9
Diets can chill unopened cans of soup in the fridge, then skim this off the top before heating
    $100 16
Her 1967 novel "The Outsiders" is the best-selling children's paperback of all time
    $100 10
The Ottawa River drains Grand Lake Victoria & the river drains Lake Victoria
    $100 21
Queens sit on regular chairs too; these special seats are for ceremonial occasions
    $200 27
Because some states refused to approve it as is, this section was submitted in September 1789
    $200 12
This white rapper's real name is Robert Van Winkle
    $200 8
Hot peppers can irritate your skin, so Heloise says to wear these when you handle them
    $200 17
Her 1974 book "Blubber" told of the persecution of an overweight fifth grader by her classmates
    $200 7
It's been called the chief waterway of the Soviet Union
    $200 22
Because the color blue was associated with constancy, this phrase describes a very loyal person
    $300 30
The original constitution is on display at this national building in Washington, D.C.
    $300 13
In 1990 this group's "As Nasty as They Wanna Be" LP was judged obscene by a Florida judge
    $300 4
The rubbing type of this can remove hair spray haze from your bathroom mirror
    $300 18
Nadine Gordimer of this African country won the 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $300 6
In 1896 gold was discovered along the Klondike, a tributary of this nearly 2,000-mile-long river
    $300 23
Frugality, or the type of shop that sells used goods to benefit a charitable organization
    $400 29
Along with basic freedoms, the 1st amendment guarantees the right to "peaceably" do this
    $400 14
This NBC series was the first prime-time network TV program to star a rap artist
    $400 3
Heloise says you can use a cup of this brew made from leaves to clean varnished furniture.
    $400 19
Her character Hercule Poirot retired from the Belgian police in 1904 & became an amateur sleuth
    DD: $500 5
Until 1990 the Elbe River formed part of the border between these 2 countries
    $400 24
A quisling isn't a little quiz show, it's a synonym for this
    $500 28
Article III defines this crime as levying war against the U.S. or giving aid and comfort to its enemies
    $500 15
A combination of rap and guitar rock took his "Wild Thing" single to No. 2 on the Billboard pop chart
    $500 2
Heloise wraps a tennis ball in a dust rag & tosses it when these arachnoid structures are hard to reach
    $500 20
This "Wise Blood" author's first name was Mary; Flannery was her middle name
    $500 1
Punjab means "Land of the 5 Rivers", referring to the 5 rivers that empty into this one
    $500 25
It's a team of 3 horses that pulls a Russian vehicle of the same name

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

Pat Rob April
$1,000 $400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Rob April
$1,900 $1,200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
THE CIVIL WAR
RELIGION
THE ORCHESTRA
COLLEGE DEGREES
GENGHIS KHAN
    $200 30
This colorless, odorless liquid makes up over 60% of the human body's weight
    $200 6
The federal garrison in this fort surrendered April 13, 1861 after one day of fighting
    $200 1
He received his first revelation from Allah on Mount Hira around 610
    $200 27
This percussion instrument named for its shape is usually played with a thin metal beater
    $200 11
What the "M" stands for in M.D. or D.M.D.
    $200 17
Genghis was a member of this tribe
    $400 29
Flowers secrete this sugar-containing liquid to attract insect pollinators
    $400 10
Winning the battle of this city November 25, 1863 gave the Union control over all its choo-choos
    $400 2
This symbol of Judaism is often referred to as the Mogen David
    $400 26
The concertmaster is the first player of the first section of this instrument
    $400 22
One of the most common master's degrees is this, abbreviated M.A.
    $400 16
For Genghis Khan it was Temujin
    $600 28
This vitamin is produced in the skin when it's produced by ultraviolet light from the sun
    $600 9
After this major battle July 21, 1861, the North believed the war had begun in earnest
    $600 3
Many early Englanders including Roger Williams were members of this extreme Protestant group
    $600 25
This composer invented a half tuba/half horn instrument especially for use in his "Ring" cycle
    $600 23
An M.S. in C.E. is a Master of Science in Civil Engineering; an M.S. in Ch.E. is this
    $600 15
This grandson of Genghis' founded the Yuan Dynasty
    $800 19
An oncogene is a gene that can can cause this disease in its host
    $800 8
Of the men on "his" July 3, 1863 charge at Gettysburg, fewer than 25% returned
    $800 4
Central to Buddhist & Hindu thought is this concept of a soul being reborn in a new body after death
    DD: $100 21
This double-reed instrument sounds the A to which the rest of the orchestra tunes itself
    $800 20
A B.D. is a Bachelor of this; an M.Div. is a Master of it--let us pray
    $800 12
In 1889 Russians found the ruins of Karakorum, which Genghis chose as this in 1220
    DD: $3,500 18
This is the bending of parts of a plant in response to directional light stimulus
    $1000 7
Attending church in this city April 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis got a message to evacuate
    $1000 5
It's the collective term for the blessings listed by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount
    $1000 24
This type of "woodwind" has no reed & is commonly made of metal
    $1000 14
If you're a financial wizard, you know a D.B.A. is this
    $1000 13
Genghis' Pax Mongolica reopened this trade route that Marco Polo later used to get to China

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Rob April
$2,400 $4,000 $11,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
2 of only 3 U.S. states which have all straight-line boundaries

Final scores:

Pat Rob April
$4,800 $8,000 $11,300
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Pat Rob April
$5,900 $3,900 $12,000
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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