Show #1889 - Thursday, November 19, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions final game 1.


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Bruce Simmons, a graduate student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Leszek Pawlowicz, a materials scientist from Phoenix, Arizona

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
In 1991, New York ranked 2nd to Washington in the production of this crop, its leading fruit
    $100 16
"Photograph" and "You're Sixteen" made him the only ex-Beatle to have two consecutive songs reach #1 in the U.S.
    $100 2
"Mama Mia!"; since purchasing Ronzoni, this #1 U.S. chocolate maker has become #2 in pasta
    $100 1
The folding type of this cooling device became accepted in China during the Ming dynasty
    $100 7
The name of this small metal fingercap is derived from an Old English word for thumb
    $100 26
"The Peanut President"
    $200 22
Slide Mountain is the highest peak in this range known for its resort hotels
    $200 17
This Stones hit begins "It is the evening of the day, I sit and watch the children play"
    $200 8
"Like a good neighbor", this company has been selling folks insurance since 1922
    $200 3
Its use as a defensive barrier fell with the fall of the Ming dynasty, and it fell into disrepair
    $200 9
The name of this military horn comes from the Latin for "young ox" since the first ones were ox horns
    $200 27
"No-Hit Nolan"
    $300 23
The longest river wholly within the state; it's been called "The Rhine of America"
    $300 18
"But don't forget who's takin' you home and in whose arms you're gonna be, so darlin', save" this
    $300 10
In 1990, to boost U.S. sales, this Korean auto company introduced its sporty Scoupe
    $300 4
In 1421, the emperor Yung-Lo got gung-ho and moved the capital to this city where he built an imperial palace
    $300 13
From Arabic for "old man", it's the leader of an Arab family, tribe, or village
    $300 28
"First Lady of the American Stage"
    $400 24
This Republican governor served 14 years; longer than any man since statehood
    $400 19
This rock star of the '50s & '60s hit the charts again in the '70s with the Stone Canyon Band
    DD: $700 11
A leading maker of athletic shoes, this company was named for a swift antelope
    $400 5
A housepet during the Ming dynasty was this Lhasa Apso relative, whose name is Chinese for "lion"
    $400 14
This mammal's name comes from the corruption of a French phrase which meant "phony pig"
    $400 29
"The Steel King"
    $500 25
New York State is bordered by these two Great Lakes
    $500 20
This 1961 Lawrence Welk pop hit takes its title from the name of a city in India & features a harpsichord
    $500 12
In July 1992 this last U.S. consumer typewriter co. announced it's moving its factory to Mexico
    $500 6
In 1368 the Ming dynasty replaced this one founded by Kublai Khan
    $500 15
This term for a person who bowls is derived from the German word for "bowling pin"
    $500 30
"Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"

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

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$1,500 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$3,500 $3,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The triple point is the temperature and pressure at which these three phases of a substance co-exist
    $200 15
John Speke was the first European to reach this lake and identify it as the source of the Nile
    $200 21
This country's highest mountain is Rysy peak, about 60 miles south of Krakow
    $200 28
This "Fahrenheit 451" author is descended from a woman who was tried for witchcraft in Salem
    $200 1
The great "Dionysia" was this ancient civilization's most important drama festival
    $200 6
Gregory I's name lives on in this musical form
    $400 8
This is the chemical formula for dry ice
    $400 17
A year after his death, one of his ships completed the first around-the-world voyage
    $400 26
Not only does Alaska have this, the highest U.S. peak, it has the next 15 tallest, too
    $400 29
Literary sisters whose elder sisters, Maria & Elizabeth, died at ages 11 & 10 respectively
    $400 2
Strindberg set "Miss Julie" in the kitchen of a manor house in this, his native country
    $400 12
Gregory XIII is famous for his revision of this in 1582
    $600 9
Neoprene, a synthetic form of this material, is more resistant to oil than the natural type
    $600 18
U.S. explorer Charles Wilkes was the first to designate this a continent, & has a land there named for him
    $600 27
In 1980, two Japanese climbers became the first to scale it from the north
    $600 30
His first book, "Betty Zane", was a historical novel about one of his ancestors
    $600 3
This acting teacher was the artistic director of New York City's Actors Studio from 1948 until 1982, the year he died
    $600 13
Not even a member of the priesthood, Gregory X was on one of these with Edward I when elected
    $800 10
This acid is the electrolyte in a lead-acid battery
    $800 19
In 1768 he led an expedition to Tahiti, where astronomers studied the transit of Venus across the sun
    $800 22
Lord Byron called this peak on the French-Italian border "The Monarch of Mountains"
    $800 24
Lawrence Housman, who wrote the play "Victoria Regina", was this poet's brother
    DD: $1,600 4
"Six Characters in Search of an Author" was written in this language
    $800 14
In September 1376, Gregory XI moved the papacy from this city back to Rome
    $1000 11
It's the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages
    $1000 20
In 1542 after searching for the seven golden cities of Cibola, he returned to Mexico disappointed
    $1000 23
Among the ranges in this Central American country are the Tabasalu, San Blas, & Darien mountains
    DD: $1,500 25
This "Joseph Andrews" author wrote a preface to his sister Sarah's novel, "The Adventures of David Simple"
    $1000 5
The William Inge play in which Lola dreams that her little white puppy is never coming back
    $1000 16
Gregory XV canonized Teresa of Avila and this man of Loyola, among others

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$6,900 $10,300 $8,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

William Blake called them "The Two Contrary States of the Human Soul" and wrote songs of them

Final scores:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$700 $4,000 $0

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerome Leszek Bruce
$6,900 $9,500 $7,400
18 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1992-10-19
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