Show #1887 - Tuesday, November 17, 1992

1992 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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Leonard Schmidt, an optometrist and 1992 Seniors Tournament champion from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
On Sept. 9, 1087, this English king died at Rouen in Normandy after falling from his horse
    $100 26
Mary Higgins Clark called her 1980 bestseller "The Cradle Will" do this
    $100 6
Their 1991 NBA championship was the first in the club's 25-year history
    $100 11
On January 8, 1918, he outlined his "Fourteen Points" to the U.S. Congress
    $100 21
In 1871 U.S. telegraphers honored him with a bronze statue in NYC's Central Park
    $100 16
From the name of its U.S. developer, it's a screwdriver with a cross-shaped tip
    $200 2
The first 18 years of this French king's reign were managed by Cardinal Mazarin
    $200 27
It's the last name of Tom, the psychopath Patricia Highsmith created in 1955: believe it or not!
    $200 7
In 1992 he became the first American to win the men's title at Wimbledon since McEnroe in 1984
    $200 12
Jacobites supported the cause of this royal house after the abdication of James II
    $200 22
This playwright starred with girlfriend Jessica Lange in the movies "Country" & "Frances"
    $200 17
An inflatable lifejacket introduced during World War II was named for this shapely actress
    $300 3
As a child, Roman emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus was nicknamed this, meaning "little boot"
    $300 28
Her book, "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd", was inspired partly by a suggestion from Lord Mountbatten
    $300 8
This Triple Crown-winning steed holds the record times for the Kentucky Derby & the Belmont Stakes
    $300 13
France calls its capability to use this type of weapon its "Force de Frappe"
    $300 23
He wrote "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" for a book of poetry co-written with William Wordsworth
    $300 18
Named & fit for a Babylonian king, it's a wine bottle that holds about 20 quarts
    $400 4
In 1524 this Florentine navigator became the first European to visit the New York area
    DD: $1,000 29
This Dickens title character disappears after breaking off his engagement with Rosa Budd
    $400 9
This current world chess champion is scheduled to defend his crown again in 1993
    $400 14
This term for a member of the British Conservative party comes from Irish for "pursuer"
    $400 24
The main goal of Paul Revere's ride was to warn John Hancock & this patriot that the British were out to capture them
    $400 19
George Joseph Camel, a Moravian Jesuit missionary, gave his name to this flowery shrub
    $500 5
This territory, known for its coal mines, voted to become part of Germany in 1935
    $500 30
"Your Royal Hostage" is a mystery novel by this noted biographer who's married to Harold Pinter
    $500 10
Yokozuna, or Grand Champion, is the highest rank in this sport
    $500 15
This numerical term for secret enemy sympathizers comes from the Spanish Civil War
    $500 25
He's Georgia's senior senator
    $500 20
The term "bobby", for a British policeman, is from the name of this Bobby who reorganized London's force

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

Jerome Robert Leonard
$1,700 $1,800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Robert Leonard
$2,700 $3,100 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Bought by the Dutch in 1626, this island is named for the Indian tribe who lived there
    $200 1
Crawford W. Long is credited with being the first to use this for surgical anesthesia
    $200 6
Although in a predominantly Flemish region, most of this city's inhabitants speak French
    $200 14
America's first public high school was opened in 1821 in this New England capital
    $200 11
This 1973 Peter Schaeffer play became a ballet in 1980; a horse opera would have made more sense
    $200 18
Alexander II was called "Czar Liberator" for freeing these Russian peasants in 1861
    $400 27
New Haven Colony merged with this colony in 1664
    $400 2
The EPA has called for a 94% reduction of this mineral fiber, a cause of lung disease, by 1997
    $400 7
This South American capital lies only 7 miles inland from the Caribbean Sea
    $400 15
The oldest of these 2-year colleges opened in 1901 in Joliet, Illinois
    $400 12
The Antrobuses of Excelsior, New Jersey are an "ice age" family in his "The Skin of Our Teeth"
    $400 19
The empress Elizabeth founded Russia's first university in this city in the 18th century
    $600 28
The 1649 Toleration Act gave religious freedom to Catholics as well as to Protestants in this colony
    DD: $1,500 3
Due to successful vaccines, this viral disease was finally declared extinct in 1980
    $600 8
In ancient times this Libyan capital was known as Oea
    $600 23
In 5th century B.C. India, only the people of this caste were able to get a complete education
    $600 13
The Crown Guide to Plays says this Lawrence & Lee play was known in Norway as "Min Fantastika Tante"
    $600 20
Czar from 1613-1645, Michael founded this dynasty that ruled until 1917
    $800 29
As Pennsylvania had no coast, William Penn was given land in 1682 that later became this small state
    $800 4
In 1851 Hermann von Helmholtz invented this instrument for examining the eye's interior
    $800 9
It controls the main approaches thru the Khyber Pass to Pakistan & India
    $800 25
In 1922 she became a government inspector of schools in Italy
    $800 16
The name of this 1933 Eugene O'Neill comedy ends in an exclamation point, & it isn't a musical
    $800 21
In Russian she is called "Ekaterina Velikaya"
    $1000 30
Between 1631 & 1648, he was chosen governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony twelve times
    $1000 5
Used especially in diagnosing brain disorders, CAT, as in CAT scan, stands for "computerized" this
    $1000 10
The name of this capital is probably from Sinhalese for "port" or "ferry"
    $1000 26
Kids are taught to play musical instruments at an early age in this method named for a Japanese violinist
    DD: $2,000 17
To end a war, this Aristophanes title character gets the women to stop sleeping with the men
    $1000 22
Alexander I entered this foreign capital city in triumph in March, 1814

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Robert Leonard
$13,200 $8,500 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was first published between 1861 and 1865; it was revived in 1918; stopped in 1919, and revived again in 1942

Final scores:

Jerome Robert Leonard
$17,001 $17,000 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book 3rd place: $5,000 + Jeopardy!/Wheel of Fortune video games for Super NES/Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! Challenge book

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerome Robert Leonard
$11,300 $8,500 $4,500
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,300

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Game tape date: 1992-10-19
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