Show #1884 - Thursday, November 12, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Robert Slaven, an office automation specialist from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Richard Kaplan, a retired attorney from Los Angeles, California

John Kelly, a retired military Air Force officer from Austin, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Like its giant relative, the lesser variety of this is also a bamboo eater
    $100 26
To make up a men's lacrosse team, you need this many people, one more than a baseball team
    $100 11
Mac Davis had to learn how to twirl a rope before he took over the role of this cowboy humorist in 1992
    $100 6
In the last week of July 1992, 3 books about this woman were on "The New York Times" best-seller list
    $100 16
In 1991 this Soviet leader won the Martin Luther King, Jr. Non-Violent Peace Prize
    $100 13
This personality conflict between husbands & wives is grounds for divorce in some states
    $200 2
The Macropus rufus, it can lean back on its tail to free its hind feet for use as weapons
    $200 27
Lacrosse was played for medals just twice in these games, in 1904 & 1908
    $200 12
Lots of people took taxis to see this "Taxi" star in "Conversations with My Father"
    $200 7
She had never held public office before she was elected governor of Alabama in 1966
    $200 17
"The Best Intentions" was the 1992 winner of the Golden Palm, the top prize at this film festival
    $200 14
It's the process of removing radioactive material from a body
    $300 3
A few of these large bovines still exist in the wild in Tibet at elevations over 14,000 feet
    $300 28
Each half each team is allowed 2 2-minute ones of these
    $300 21
"Six Degrees of Separation" was inspired by a man who passed himself off as this actor's son
    $300 8
Famed for his coverage of the Gulf War, this CNN correspondent was born in New Zealand in 1934
    $300 18
Gavel Awards & Pro-Bono Publico Awards are given annually by this legal organization
    $300 15
This adjective describes conduct not appropriate for a good ballplayer
    $400 4
An elephant has 5 toes on a front foot & a camel has this many
    $400 29
As in hockey, each period begins with one of these
    $400 22
In 1991 Cyd Charisse made her Broadway debut as the ballerina in this musical set in Germany
    $400 9
This showbiz agent is famous for throwing star-studded parties at Spago on Oscar night—think
    $400 19
Though the Patty Berg Award was established in this sport in 1979, Patty Berg didn't win it until 1989
    $400 24
This type of rumor lacks a basis in fact
    $500 5
They're the tallest North American birds
    $500 30
The sport was named & developed in what's now this country, where it's a national game
    $500 23
She not only hosted the Tony Awards in 1992, she won one for "Death and the Maiden"
    DD: $500 10
Dian Fossey was murdered in this country in 1985
    $500 20
In 1947 this university was given a special citation for its high standards in governing the Pulitzer Prizes
    $500 25
It's concern for the welfare of others, frequently shown through philanthropy

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

John Richard Robert
$1,500 $1,500 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Richard Robert
$1,700 $3,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Pytheas, an ancient Greek geographer, was perhaps the first to associate tidal motion with this body
    $200 13
Most of his profits from "The Birth of a Nation" were lost when he made "Intolerance"
    $200 12
This arched brick or stone ceiling can be of the barrel, groin or ribbed style
    $200 19
"Sister Carrie" was Theodore Dreiser's first novel & "Carrie" was this author's
    $200 4
When Columbus reached this future U.S. commonwealth in 1493, he named it San Juan Bautista
    $200 9
Most of England's Hanoverian monarchs had this first name
    $400 2
This proposer of the absolute temperature scale was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1866
    $400 14
He directed his last film, "A Countess from Hong Kong", in 1967, over 50 years after his first film
    $400 27
From the Latin for "porch", it's a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns
    $400 21
She sometimes joked that she was writing a sequel to her famous novel, to be titled "Back With the Breeze"
    $400 5
Argentina's claim to this British South Atlantic colony dates back to 1820
    $400 16
This prominent Monegasque family is descended from wealthy Genoese merchants & politicians
    $600 3
Hugo de Vries, who rediscovered Mendel's laws of heredity, also proposed this theory of altered genes
    $600 15
Although best known for his sound films, William Wellman directed this first "Best Picture" winner
    $600 28
Bernini's bronze canopy over the main altar at St. Peter's is a masterpiece of this style of architecture
    $600 22
He wrote about Jews in "Exodus", Muslims in "The Haj" & Protestants & Catholics in "Trinity"
    $600 6
Quebec's Anticosti Island at the mouth of this river is the site of a provincial park
    $600 20
The third Swedish king to bear this name was shot at a masquerade & died a few days later
    $800 10
This German astronomer born in 1571 was the first to explain how the planets move around the Sun
    $800 17
As an actor, this Vienna-born director was billed as "the man you love to hate"
    $800 29
Mesopotamians built these temples to look like miniature mountains
    $800 23
Sebastian Melmoth was the name used by this Irish playwright while in exile
    $800 7
This island off the coast of Southern California was named in honor of St. Catherine of Alexandria
    $800 25
This 4-time British prime minister tried to abolish income taxes but failed
    $1000 11
It was American physicist Arthur Compton who came up with this name for a quantum of light
    $1000 18
He remade his first Hollywood film, "The Squaw Man", twice
    $1000 30
This architect, born in 1573, founded the English school of classical architecture
    DD: $1,000 24
Scientific American was one of the magazines that reviewed his novel "Gravity's Rainbow"
    DD: $1,300 8
This Caribbean island in the Leeward group has both French & Dutch sections
    $1000 26
The name of this political faction in Medieval Italy was derived from the Welfs, a German family

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Richard Robert
$6,600 $5,700 $5,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

Laid to rest temporarily at Arlington in 1941, his remains were returned to Poland in 1992

Final scores:

John Richard Robert
$1,799 $10,700 $11,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! home or computerized game + The Jeopardy! Challenge book 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated + Jeopardy! home or computerized game + The Jeopardy! Challenge book Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Richard Robert
$6,300 $6,700 $5,500
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1992-10-18
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