Show #2778 - Wednesday, October 2, 1996


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Tim McGann, an attorney from Chepachet, Rhode Island

Barbara Delisle, a homemaker from Westwood, Massachusetts

Bill Cute, a social studies teacher from Rehoboth, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
"Every time it rains, it rains" these
    $100 1
In 1968 the Kansas City A's moved to this city
    $100 12
This general was known in the South as "Uncle Robert"
    $100 21
It's the principle natural resource of Oman
    $100 22
Running from Cape Horn almost to Panama, it splits into 3 ranges in Colombia
    $100 6
According to Forbes Magazine, this talk show host is on her way to becoming America's first black billionaire
    $200 13
Madonna's 1990 music video for "Justify" this went multi-platinum
    $200 2
This pitcher hurled the first of his record 7 no-hitters in 1973 & his last 18 years later
    $200 17
On Nov. 6 1861 he was elected to a 6-year term as President of the Confederacy
    $200 27
Oman waspart of the international force that defeated this country in the 1991 Persian Gulf War
    $200 23
9 of the world's 14 tallest peaks are in Nepal as part of this mountain system
    $200 7
In March 1996 a Johannesburg judge pronounced their 38-year marriage officially over
    $300 14
Johnny Cash's 1963 hit "Ring of Fire" was co-written by this woman, his future wife
    $300 3
In 1941 this outfielder had a 56-game hitting streak, a Major League record
    $300 18
On the night of April 14, 1865, he met co-conspirator David Herold in Maryland
    $300 28
A section of Oman, separated from the rest of the country by the UAE, juts into this important strait
    $300 24
Isolated range of the Rockies that shares its name with a sheep
    $300 8
In 1995 Jordan's King Hussein eulogized this slain Israeli PM as "a brother, a colleague and a friend"
    $400 15
The title song in an Elvis film, it was written for the 1937 Bing Crosby film "Waikiki Wedding"
    $400 4
Inn 1993 this player "Mr. October", was elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility
    $400 19
17 years before his famous "Charge" at Gettysburg, he graduated last in his class at West Point
    $400 29
With no constitution or legislature, Oman is governed by a ruler with this title
    DD: $1,000 25
Continent on which youd find the Mesabi Range
    $400 9
1995 DNA tests confirmed that a body exhumed in Missouri probably was this notorious outlaw
    $500 16
In 1992 Mariah Carey took a cover version of this biggest Jackson 5 hit to No. 1 on the charts
    $500 5
This Boston Red Sox player won back-to-back titles 3 times:
1941 & '42, 1947 & '48, & 1957 & '58
    $500 20
James Buchanan's Vice President, he became a Confederate general in 1861
    $500 30
This, the capital city, was formerly paired with Oman in the country's name
    $500 26
3000' above sea level, a famous "Parkway" extends 450 miles in this Virginia-
North Carolina range
    $500 10
Anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" 1970-1982, he passed away in 1996

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

Bill Barbara Tim
$1,800 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Barbara Tim
$4,300 $1,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1953 this "Nightline" host moved with his family from England to the U.S.
    $200 2
Several structures called London Bridge have spanned this river, the latest completed in 1972
    $200 12
Saint Ephraem the Syrian was deeply devoted to this woman, the mother of Jesus
    $200 21
In printing a kern is part of a letter that extends beyond its body; it can turn an O into this letter
    $200 7
The Office of Space Flight is a division of this U.S. agency
    $200 27
In 1972 he founded the Kinte Foundation, a clearing house for black genealogy
    $400 17
Mother Cabrini came to the U.S. to work among immigrants from this country
    $400 3
Kentucky's lowest point, 257', is in Fulton County on this river in the west of the state
    $400 13
He's the Patron of Aragon & Portugal as well as of England
    $400 22
Pavonine means of or resembling this "proud" bird
    $400 8
Postage stamps are printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing, a division of this cabinet dept.
    $400 26
In 1991 the U. of Alabama awarded this "To Kill A Mockingbird" author an honorary Doctor of Letters degree
    $600 18
Jean Lafitte immigrated to this city around 1806; he defended it from the British in the War of 1812
    $600 4
Sumatra & the Malay Peninsula are 2 of the land areas dividing the Pacific Ocean from this ocean
    $600 14
Saint Cunegund is the Patroness of this European Grand Duchy of which she was a princess
    $600 23
It means to open or spread out, as a flag
    $600 9
In January 1949 this Secretary of State known for his post-WWII "Plan" resigned for health reasons
    $600 28
This creator of Father Brown converted to Roman Catholicism in 1922
    $800 19
A pupil of Antoine Lavoisier, his gunpowder mill was the largest in the U.S. at the time of his death
    $800 5
Shallow, saline Lake Eyre is this continent's lowest point
    $800 15
This saint is the subject of the play & movie "A Man For All Seasons"
    DD: $1,000 24
From the Latin word for blood, it means blood-colored or cheerfully optimistic
    $800 10
Some regulations of this agency, OSHA, deal with fire prevention & safe levels of exposure to asbestos
    $800 30
In addition to writing, this "Tom Jones" author was also a justice of the peace
    $1000 20
This man who organized NBC was born in Minsk in what's now Belarus
    $1000 6
Nizhneangarsk & Listvyanka are ports on this Siberian lake
    $1000 16
At age 40 this saint of Avila has a transforming vision of heaven & hell
    $1000 25
An adit is a passageway into one of these & a winze is a shaft from one level to another
    DD: $2,000 11
This 1996 presidential candidate was Tennessee Gov. 1979-1987, longer than any other Republican
    $1000 29
This author of "Acceptable Risk" has been dubbed "The Master of the Medical Thriller"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Barbara Tim
$10,900 $5,000 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1990 winner is the most recent to win the Best Director Oscar for his directorial debut

Final scores:

Bill Barbara Tim
$10,800 $1,999 $1,000
2-day champion: $19,601 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Barbara Tim
$9,300 $4,800 $4,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1996-08-20
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