Show #1094 - Thursday, May 11, 1989

1989 College Championship quarterfinal game 4.


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Anna Siomopoulos, a sophomore from Cornell University

Kyle Bostian, a senior from University of Massachusetts

Alex Yang, a senior from Tulane University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
The Pony Express ran from St. Joseph, Missouri as far west as this state
    $100 1
Created by Brennan's Restaurant in New Orleans, Bananas Foster is served for this course
    $100 3
Telly Savalas 1st played this role in a blockbuster 1973 TV movie, "The Marcus-Nelson Murders"
    $100 22
Kurt Thomas, Jim Hartung & Mitch Gaylord were all-around NCAA champions in this sport
    $100 21
If you accidentally splash acid in your eye, immediately flush it with this
    $100 13
The truce of God in the early 11th century prohibited fighting on this day of the week
    $200 9
This, the "Mountain State", has the highest average altitude of any state east of the Mississippi
    $200 2
This name for clear soup comes from the French for "to boil"
    $200 4
In 1987 Donna Rice appeared on this Florida-based series as the wife of a murdered cop
    $200 27
Johns Hopkins has won 42 nat'l championships in this Amer Indian game whose name means "hooked stick"
    $200 23
If a person has fainted, leave him lying down but raise these slightly
    $200 14
Knights used this heavy club with a spiked or flanged metal head to crush opponents' armor
    $300 10
This state, not Mississippi or Connecticut, has the longest 1-word name
    $300 18
The red flannel variety of this is made from corned beef & beets
    $300 5
Of Shadrach, Meshach or Abednego, the one who plays Anthony on "Designing Women"
    $300 28
From 1964-75 this John Wooden-coached team won a record 10 NCAA basketball championships
    $300 24
Term for a break in a bone, whether simple or compound
    $300 15
The era of knights is often called this, after a French word meaning "horse soldiery"
    $400 11
Burlington, the largest city in this state, has fewer than 50,000 people
    DD: $300 19
Snack food title of the following tune; you can picture it cooking if you close your eyes: "instrumental music plays"
    $400 6
John Goodman has become a new kind of sex symbol playing her hefty husband on TV
    $400 29
Major Leaguers Hubie Brooks, Bob Horner & Reggie Jackson played college baseball at this school an Tempe
    $400 25
Applying an ice bag to a sprain in the 1st half hour may reduce the pain & retard this
    $400 16
Knights sometimes used this heavy beam to smash down castle walls & gates
    $500 12
George Mitchell, the Senate Majority Leader, represents this state
    $500 20
The ingredient that puts the crunch in a Baby Ruth candy bar
    $500 7
Adrian Zmed played Officer Vince Romano on this Wm. Shatner series before hosting "Dance Fever"
    $500 30
School that has won 5 of the last 11 Orange Bowl games
    $500 26
The "R" in CPR stands for this
    $500 17
Sancho Panza was one of these, a knight's personal valet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Alex Kyle Anna
$1,400 $900 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Kyle Anna
$2,100 $2,900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

[NOTE: The "th" was in uppercase letters.]
    $200 16
A month after U.S. delegates signed this organization's charter on 6/26/45, the Senate ratified it
    $200 2
At the end of Verdi's opera, this Ethiopian slave girl is buried alive
    $200 26
These timber eaters can't digest wood by themselves: organisms in their intestines do it for them
    $200 11
This annual Bavarian festival actually begins in September
    $200 1
The 1st line of "Gone With the Wind" says that this character "was not beautiful"
    $200 19
It's known as the sexiest sign of the zodiac, but beware its sting
    $400 17
Pilots Mathias Rust & Francis Gary Powers both spent over a year in prison in this country
    $400 3
It was Georges Bizet's last & most famous opera
    $400 27
Ants use these appendages to touch taste & smell
    $400 12
Italy's "boot" looks like it's about to kick this island
    $400 7
Part I of this Robert Louis Stevenson novel is entitled "The Old Buccaneer"
    $400 20
1 of the 3 signs of the zodiac whose symbols have horns
    DD: $700 18
By 1981 this Eastern European union led by an an electrician had around 10 million members
    $600 4
It was Engelbert Humperdinck's 1st & most successful opera
    $600 28
Because it feeds by using its long snout, this cotton destroyer is also called a snout beetle
    $600 13
Formerly a province, Provence is a region in this country
    $600 8
The hero of this J.D. Salinger novel has a precocious little sister named Phoebe
    $600 21
It's the 3rd sign of the zodiac, but it's symbolized by 2 figures
    $800 24
In 1976 Mao, who ran China since 1949, & this man, who ran Chicago since 1955, both died
    DD: $1,000 5
After the famous overture is over, this 1829 Rossini opera goes on & on for nearly 6 hours
    $800 29
This substance oozes from a bee's pores & forms tiny flakes on the outside of its abdomen
    $800 14
In June 1988 M. Thatcher held an emergency meeting to find ways to curb fan violence in this sport
    $800 9
His 1925 novel "An American Tragedy" was based on a real life murder case
    $800 22
People born under the sign of Cancer are ruled by this heavenly body & are known as its "children"
    $1000 25
The top secret study of U.S. involvement in Vietnam published by the New York Times in 1971
    $1000 6
The words that complete the title of the opera cycle "The Ring of..."
    $1000 30
Painted lady, great purple hairstreak & zebra aren't rock bands but types of these
    $1000 15
The Azores were a group of deserted islands when discovered & claimed by this country in the 15th century
    $1000 10
It's Turgenev's greatest novel--"relative"ly speaking
    $1000 23
The most widely read astrologer of the Renaissance, his prophecies are still read today

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Kyle Anna
$10,200 $6,700 $3,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

"In God we trust" & this word appear on the front of every current U.S. coin

Final scores:

Alex Kyle Anna
$10,000 $12,700 $199
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Kyle Anna
$9,900 $6,700 $3,900
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
2 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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Game tape date: 1989-04-08
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