Show #1890 - Friday, November 20, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions final game 2.


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Bruce Simmons, a graduate student from Minneapolis, Minnesota (subtotal of $0)

Leszek Pawlowicz, a materials scientist from Phoenix, Arizona (subtotal of $4,000)

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California (subtotal of $700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Hollywood Rd. area in this Crown colony is the place to go for antiques and art
    $100 12
Slang for food, it preceded box, house, and wagon
    $100 21
On April 14, 1865 General Robert Anderson raised the same flag he'd lowered over this fort four years before
    $100 25
It's waved to indicate a truce or surrender
    $100 10
Yul Brynner played the monarch in this musical 4,625 times
    $100 2
Spike sport
    $200 3
Called Wei-Ch'i in China and this in Japan, it's a strategy game of lining up black & white pieces
    $200 13
Joseph Glidden wasn't the first to make this fencing material, but by 1885, his design was the top seller
    $200 30
On April 9, 1865, he told his troops, "I have done my best for you; my heart is too full to say more"
    $200 26
In this game, a tug on the ear means "sounds like" & a touch on the nose, "you're right"
    $200 14
The working title of this musical was "Welcome to Berlin"
    $200 4
A Mature actor
    $300 8
Tourists visiting Ulantoke in this Chinese "inner" region can rent a yurt with attached bath for the night
    $300 18
In Old West slang, someone "in" these with another was in partnership with him
    $300 22
On November 7, 1862 Ambrose Burnside replaced him as commander of the Army of the Potomac
    $300 27
These noisy insects are a sign of good luck in China
    $300 15
This musical opens with the song "There Is a Sucker Born Every Minute"
    $300 5
The Lord said it was his
    $400 9
In this Buddhist country April 6 is Chakri Day, a holiday honoring the ruling family
    $400 19
This dentist was one of Virgil Earp's deputies in Tombstone, Arizona
    $400 23
In December 1864 the rank of Vice Admiral was created for this hero of Mobile Bay
    $400 28
The two types of these home-signaling devices are photoelectric & ionization
    $400 16
This musical about married life is an adaptation of "The Fourposter"
    $400 6
One had his hand in McCarthy
    $500 11
In Singapore a statue of this Briton marks the spot where it's thought he came ashore in 1819
    $500 20
In 1858, Sam Houston told the U.S. Senate he didn't want regular troops; 1,000 of these men would do
    DD: $900 24
In 1861 this social reformer was appointed Union Superintendent of Nurses at age 59
    $500 29
The ringing of the church bells on this holiday in 1572 was the signal to massacre Huguenots
    $500 17
Fairy tales by the Grimms & others were adapted for this Stephen Sondheim musical
    $500 7
Cellar item seller

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

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$0 $200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$2,300 $600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In October 1922 he became the youngest prime minister in Italy's history
    $200 25
He's the title character in "Death of a Salesman"
    $200 1
Almost all U.S. nuclear reactors use this liquid as a coolant
    $200 11
This HUD secretary was president of the AFL Players Association from 1965 to 1970
    $200 6
When they've grown attached to an oyster or mussel shell, these gems are called blisters
    $200 27
This queen was the Anne in Anderson's 1948 "Anne of the Thousand Days"
    $400 18
In 1949 Italy became a founding member of this Western military alliance
    $400 24
Bromden, a half-Indian who has shut out society by pretending to be deaf & mute, narrates this Ken Kesey novel
    $400 2
In 1957 the U.N. set up the International Atomic Energy Agency in this Austrian capital
    $400 12
From 1955 to 1961 this Texan was the Senate majority leader
    $400 7
After emerald, this blue-green gem is the most highly prized of the beryls
    $400 28
His 1935 play "Winterset" was inspired by these 2 anarchists tried for robbery & murder in the 1920s
    $600 19
In the early 1850s this military hero worked as a candlemaker on Staten Island
    $600 23
In a novel by Muriel Spark, she devotes her "prime" years to teaching at a girls' school
    $600 3
The first underwater atomic explosion took place on July 25, 1946 off this Pacific atoll
    $600 13
In 1984 this Democrat won election to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee, succeeding Howard Baker
    $600 8
The harlequin type of this gem is characterized by angular patches of fire
    $600 29
It completes the title of his first success, an anti-war drama, "What Price..."
    $800 21
In the 1860 Treaty of Turin, this king granted the city of Nice to France
    $800 17
This eccentric old lady in "Great Expectations" dies after her wedding gown catches fire
    $800 4
This isotope of uranium is the one used as fuel by almost all nuclear reactors
    $800 14
This senator from Wisconsin who founded the Progressive movement was nicknamed "Battling Bob"
    $800 9
A Matura diamond is actually a variety of this mineral that's used as a diamond substitute
    $800 30
Anderson dramatized this William March novel about a grotesquely evil little girl
    $1000 22
In 1720 the Duke of Savoy ceded Sicily to Austria & received this island in exchange
    $1000 20
This 1906 Upton Sinclair novel centers on Jurgis Rudkus, a worker in the Chicago stockyards
    $1000 5
Fusion reactions occur in this superhot gas made up of free electrons & free nuclei
    DD: $2,500 15
1 of 3 women elected governor in 1990
    $1000 10
Resembling topaz, this quartz gem derives it's name from its lemon-yellow color
    DD: $1,000 26
"Lost in the Stars" is a musical version of Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country", set here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$4,000 $6,200 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The exterior of the governor's mansion in Florida is modeled after the home of this president

Final scores:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$0 $11,400 $4,701

Cumulative scores:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$700 $15,400 $4,701
2nd runner-up: $7,500 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book Tournament champion: $100,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 1st runner-up: $10,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$6,500 $7,100 $7,600
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1992-10-19
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