Show #2777 - Tuesday, October 1, 1996


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Malcolm Callan, an actor from Austin, Texas

Bill Cute, a social studies teacher from Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Linda Dorney, an attorney from Laurel, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
The first act to appear on "Soul Train" was this woman & her Pips
    $100 1
In a 1908 book Percival Lowell proposed that its surface markings were irrigation canals
    $100 2
In a 1995 post-apocalyptic film, Sylvester Stallone played this judge who served as jury and executioner
    $100 26
Gauze is named for this Palestinian city where it's thought to have originated
    $100 8
This "Wizard of Menlo Park" said, "I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill"
    $100 21
Introduced during the Revolution, this execution device was last used in France in 1977
    $200 15
The U.S., the top maker of french fries, sends 48.5% of exports to this country; you want fries with that sushi?
    $200 3
In 1975 the Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 provided the first photo from its surface
    $200 9
Variety said audiences would "be taken for a thrilling ride in the wild blue yonder" by this Tom Cruise film
    $200 27
The name of this fabric with metallic threads comes from lamina, Latin for "thin piece of metal"
    $200 13
In 1970 he declared it time for the great silent majority of Americans to stand up and be counted"
    $200 22
Their last joint operetta, "The Grand Duke", premiered in 1896
    $300 16
Nicaragua was the first country to ratify this charter in 1945; the U.S. took another 3 weeks
    $300 4
On December 7, 1995, a probe from the Galileo spacecraft plunged into this planet's atmosphere
    $300 10
Clint Eastwood received his first Oscar for directing this 1992 western
    $300 14
In 1968 this mayor said, "The policeman isn't there to create disorder, (he) is there to preserve disorder"
    $300 23
In September 1957 this baseball team played its last game at Ebbets Field, beating the Pirates 2-0
    $400 19
This U.S. state is No. 1 in the number of marriages & Girl Scouts
    $400 5
Its moon Triton has a thin nitrogen atmosphere
    DD: $500 11
Recent film that featured the following scene of destruction:
    $400 17
In 1774 this orator told the first Continental Congress, "I am not a Virginian but an American"
    $400 24
At his death in 1832, Charles Carroll of Maryland was the last surviving signer of this document
    $500 20
Donovan Bailey is considered the fastest man on Earth for running this distance in 9.84 seconds
    $500 6
It's the only planet in our solar system discovered by an American, Clyde Tombaugh
    $500 12
In "My Darling Clementine" he played Wyatt Earp & Victore Mature played Doc Holliday
    $500 18
This Oliver Hazard Perry line precedes "Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop"
    $500 25
In 1947 Kenneth C. Royall became the last holder of this cabinet post once held by Edwin Stanton

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Linda Bill Malcolm
$200 $300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Bill Malcolm
$1,000 $2,300 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of the Country Music Awards this week:...)
    $200 16
This term refers to a society ruled by women or to a family with a mother at the head
    $200 24
This singer once known as "No Show Jones" tells all in his 1996 memoir "I Lived To Tell It All"
    $200 6
Bays in this state include Hingham, Dorchester & Quincy
    $200 19
In 34 B.C. she and her son Caesarion were declared joint rulers of Cyprus, Libya, Coelesyria & Egypt
    $200 11
On August 8, 1588, the English defeated this fleet of Philip II at the Battle of Gravelines
    $200 1
In this Poe tale Captain Kidd's treasure is found with the aid of a secret code & a scarab beetle
    $400 17
Decade in which the student counterculture movement popularized the "Do your own thing" way of life
    $400 25
This star whose new album is "Fresh Horses" signed autographs for 23 straight hours at 1996's Fan Fair
    $400 7
This tiny state's southernmost point lies on Block Island in the Atlantic, about 10 miles from the mainland
    $400 20
In 1854 she left England to work in the military hospital at Scutari, Turkey
    $400 12
This "Great" Russian czar's 43-year reign, 1682-1725, was the longest in the Romanov line
    $400 2
Published in 1961, "The Winter of" this was John Steinbeck's last novel
    $600 18
Late 19th C. invention that caused unemployment for blacksmiths & wagon & buggy whip producers
    $600 26
"Starting Over Again" is a hit single from this radiant redhead who once rode in the rodeo
    $600 8
Emmons & Nisqually are 2 of about 25 glaciers on this Washington state peak
    $600 21
This wife of Rutherford B. Hayes was the first First Lady to graduate from college
    $600 13
In 1292 this family of Venetian explorers escorted a Mongol princess to Persia
    $600 3
Carolyn Meeber is the title character of this Theodore Dreiser novel
    $800 28
A system of laws; Napoleon, Justinian & Hammurabi were known for theirs
    $800 27
Don't break his heart, his achy breaky heart: buy his new album "Trail of Tears"
    $800 9
The site of a leper colony, this Hawaiian island is nicknamed the "Friendly Island"
    $800 22
In 1984 this U.S. gymnast was named the Associated Press Woman Athlete of the Year
    $800 14
In the mid-1500s Akbar the Great, son of Humayun, ruler of Delhi, reigned over this empire in India
    $800 4
In this Truman Capote novella, the story of Holly Golightly is narrated by Fred, a struggling writer
    $1000 29
This word for a government's administration system has come to suggest inefficiency, waste & red tape
    DD: $2,400 10
This city is Pennsylvania's only port on the Great Lakes
    DD: $2,500 23
Half of the Secretaries of Health & Human Services have been women, including this Clinton appointee
    $1000 15
In October 1942 General Bernard Montgomery defeated the Germans at this Egyptian city
    $1000 5
This Kipling orphan's father was a sergeant in an Irish regiment in the Punjab

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Bill Malcolm
$4,400 $8,500 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only 2 consecutive U.S. presidents with the same first name

Final scores:

Linda Bill Malcolm
$8,800 $8,801 $0
2nd place: trip to the 30th Annual CMA Awards New champion: $8,801 3rd place: Washburn acoustic guitar

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Bill Malcolm
$4,400 $8,400 $4,600
10 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1996-08-20
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