Show #1556 - Monday, May 13, 1991

1991 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Andre DuVoisin, a senior from the University of New Orleans

Michael Cantor, a senior from Princeton University

Katie Czukas, a senior from the University of California at Berkeley

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
This comedian had 3 stunt divers performing his high dives in "Back to School"
    $100 1
Top Soviet officials enter this triangular fortress in Moscow via the Gate of the Savior
    $100 2
If you have musophobia, fear of these, we advise avoiding Disneyland
    $100 17
There really is a pasta-twirling game that comes with plastic meatballs & 4 fake strings of this pasta
    $100 28
Samuel Johnson wrote, "It matters not how a man dies, but how he" does this
    $100 3
On March 7, 1991 Indiana had a statewide drill to prepare people for this type of windstorm
    $200 10
The sequel to this 1984 film about geeky college freshmen was subtitled "Nerds in Paradise"
    $200 4
The top of this Paris landmark houses a French weather bureau station
    $200 8
Robin hood wasn't dendrophobic, as he didn't mind living among these
    $200 18
The suspects in this "Jr." version of this detective game include Peter Plum & Mortimer Mustard
    $200 29
In a poem about this man, Longfellow said, "The fate of a nation was riding that night"
    $200 22
The only store in NYC that catered exclusively to those with this VCR format closed in 1991
    $300 12
John Houseman won an Oscar as Prof. Kingsfield in this 1973 film set at Harvard Law School
    $300 5
The famous Rialto Bridge was the only bridge over this city's Grand Canal until modern times
    $300 11
If Noah suffered from antlophobia, fear of these disasters, he didn't show it
    $300 19
A Looney Tunes set for this board game features Daffy Duck & Elmer Fudd as the 2 queens
    $300 27
In 1852 F. Douglass said, "To the American slave" the celebration of this holiday "is a sham"
    $300 23
Signed with a "V", "Still Life with Flowers" is the 3rd unknown work of this artist found in 20 years
    $400 13
In "Everybody's All-American" he played a college football hero & Jessica Lange his homecoming queen
    $400 6
It stretches 1500 miles from the city of Shanhaiguan to near Jiayuguan
    $400 15
Iatrophobia, fear of going to these, could have you eating an apple a day
    $400 20
In Pressman's "One Bad Apple" game, you "pick an apple from the barrel, but don't let" this animal "pop up!"
    DD: $1,800 26
Herman Melville said this facial expression "is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities"
    $400 24
With the success of the new Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew books, this inventor & adventurer is back in print
    $500 14
Medical students experimented with life after death in this 1990 K. Sutherland film
    $500 7
This 13 1/2-ton London bell was first heard on radio on New Year's Eve, 1923
    $500 16
Andrew Lloyd Webber musical you'd avoid if you suffered from ailurophobia
    $500 21
A game by Milton Bradley in which clumsy "surgeons" set off an alarm
    $500 30
La Rochefoucauld said, "The mind is always the dupe of" this organ
    $500 25
A new Major League stadium for this city is being built in Babe Ruth's childhood neighborhood

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

Katie Michael André
$2,300 $600 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Michael André
$2,100 $1,700 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Samuel Butler's novel "The Way of All" this was published posthumously in 1903
    $200 26
El! Whitney's invention helped make this the leading crop of the South
    $200 1
In 1784 Henry Cavendish announced that water is made up of these two element
    $200 16
The charter King James gave sir William Alexander gave Nova Scotia its name, which is Latin for this
    $200 2
The female version of this Neil Simon play is about roommates Florence & Olive
    $200 21
In "Winnie-the-Pooh", Roo was this kind of stuffed animal
    $400 6
"The "Genius" is this "Sister Carrie" author's most autobiographical novel
    $400 28
The British use the word "corn" for grains such as oats & barley, & this American Indian word for corn itself
    $400 8
Francis Crick & James Watson were the first to demonstrate the double-helix structure of this
    $400 17
The 3rd largest city in Nova Scotia, or the largest city in Australia
    $400 12
This author of "Speed-the-Plow" has done translations of Chekhov's plays
    $400 22
On April 4, 1865 Lincoln visited this capital, the day after its capture
    $600 3
His first novel, "The Dark Arena", was published in 1955, 14 years before "The Godfather"
    $600 29
This organization founded in 1928 prepares high school students for careers in agriculture
    $600 9
Calculus was developed independently by Gottfried Leibniz & this British scientist
    $600 18
On the provincial seal this one-horned mythical beast signifies Nova Scotia's ties to England
    $600 13
Ancient Greek who wrote "The Clouds", "The Wasps" & "Lysistrata"
    $600 23
German for "noisy spirit", one encyclopedia says it commonly manifests near adolescent girls
    DD: $3,700 4
Sinclair Lewis novel about a bacteriologist who goes to the West Indies to fight bubonic plague
    DD: $100 27
This country is the world's biggest importer of wheat
    $800 10
In 1958 this physicist discovered the radiation belts that surround the Earth
    $800 19
From 1710 to 1749 the capital was Annapolis Royal; now it's this city
    $800 14
"Raisin" was the musical based on this Lorraine Hansberry play
    $800 24
He was elected president in 1868 without 3 Southern states voting & with the black vote putting him over
    $1000 5
In an Evelyn Waugh novel, Charles Ryder is billeted at this great country home during World War II
    $1000 30
It's the science or art of cultivating fruit, vegetables & flowers
    $1000 11
Element 101 on the periodic table is named for this chemist who developed the table
    $1000 20
A statue of this fictional heroine at Grand Pre commemorates the expulsion of the Acadians
    $1000 15
Completes the title of the Tony-winning Best Play of 1986, "I'm Not..."
    $1000 25
On the street sign for "Sesame Street", the 3 letters in the little space on top

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Michael André
$3,500 $5,700 $13,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1661, 2 1/2 years after his death, his body was exhumed & hanged at Tyburn

Final scores:

Katie Michael André
$6,998 $3,700 $13,900
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Michael André
$3,500 $5,700 $10,300
18 R,
4 W
13 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1991-04-07
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