Show #2781 - Monday, October 7, 1996


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Craig Schneider, a health policy analyst from Boston, Massachusetts

Al Davis, an environmental analyst from West Hartford, Connecticut

Ellen Goodman, a math teacher from East Meadow, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
10 servings a week of foods with this base, like spaghetti sauce, may protect against prostate cancer
    $100 8
His teaming with Dean Martin lasted 10 years - 1946 to 1956
    $100 18
The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto is an important shrine of the zen form of this religion
    $100 1
In 1953, this island's first year as a U.S. commonwealth, 75,000 residents moved to the mainland
    $100 27
In Luxembourg they're only 4 digits long; in Brazil, 8
    $100 14
An uncommonly generous person will "give you" this "off his back"
    $200 4
In 1995 Dr. Robert Lefkowitz discovered sperm uses this sense to track down the egg
    $200 10
This host of :The Tonight Show" made his first appearance on that show in 1977
    $200 20
Artists depict Shiva, a major deity of this religion, wearing a garland of skulls around his neck
    $200 3
This president collapsed September 25, 1919 & one week later suffered a stroke
    $200 28
In New Zealand a private bag is one of these for a person or company receiving a high volume of mail
    $200 15
It sounds somewhat sexist, but a dominant partner is said to "wear" these "in the family"
    DD: $500 5
Device that took the photo seen here:
    $300 11
An earthquake flattened her sitcom bookstore at the beginning of the 1995-96 season
    $300 21
It's the religion of about 85% of the people of Bangladesh
    $300 9
In 1609 Champlain reached the lake now named for him on the border of New York & this state
    $300 19
A warrior once earned one by killing an enemy, so an honor is one of these "in your cap"
    $400 6
In the future doctors may use spider web silk thread as a new material for these
    $400 16
Her book "The Life and Hard Times of Heidi Abromowitz" sold more than 500,000 copies
    $400 24
Followers of this religion believe Moroni was the last of the Nephite prophet-
    $400 12
In 1903 this "Badger State" became the first to adopt direct primary elections
    $400 22
If you subsist on a small amount of money, you're "living on" this footwear fastener
    $500 7
In 1995 UCLA scientists found a spouse is almost as good a source as a twin for this organ transplant
    $500 17
Nathan Thurn, superstar Jackie Rogers, Jr. & Ed Grimley are some of this man's alter egos
    $500 25
2 curved swords, a dagger & a circle make up the symbol of this religion founded in India
    $500 13
On December 2, 1863, ground was broken in Omaha for the construction of this railroad
    $500 26
In the Danish address Platinvej 8, 2.,
the 2 refers to this part of the building at Platinvej 8
    $500 23
Figuratively speaking, it's the piece of knightwear you throw down as a challenge

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ellen Al Craig
$900 $600 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Al Craig
$1,900 $600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Many of August Wilson's plays have been produced by this college's Repertory Theatre in New Haven
    $200 13
He was assassinated in 44 B.C. by a group known as the liberators
    $200 18
The Encyclopedia of Mammals says the calls of this African scavenger included whoops, yells & a demented cackle
    $200 1
This Danish city was named the 1996 Cultural Capital of Europe
    $200 2
A petition to place a candidate on a ballot includes a collection of these from voters
    $200 11
1971 film that contains the line, "You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?'"
    $400 26
"Angels in America" was premiered by this northern California city's Eureka Theatre Company
    $400 14
Profession of an advocatus, who originally was not allowed to set fees
    $400 19
The western tarsier can hardly move these within their orbits, but it can rotate its head 360°
    $400 5
Port Moresby is the capital of Papua New Guinea & Port-Au-Prince is the capital of this island nation
    $400 3
This delaying device can be defeated by the use of cloture
    $400 12
He played an "L.A. Law"yer named Michael Kuzak
    $600 27
The forum in which "Children of a Lessr God" was 1st presented was the Mark Taper Forum in this city
    $600 21
Tiberius was almost killed by a falling rock while dining in Spelunca, a decorated one of these
    $600 23
These South American camelids live in the Andes at up to 16,000', higher than guanacos, alpacas & llamas
    $600 8
The once-numerous canals of this Thai city earned it the nickname "Venice of the East"
    $600 4
According to the Pledge of Allegiance, our flag stands for this form of government
    $600 15
This singer and jazz pianist acted in "Little Man Tate", the 1st film directed by Jodie Foster
    $800 28
The Seattle Rep first put on Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father" & "I'm Not" this man
    DD: $1,500 22
The noble class in Roma, its name may be from the Latin for father
    $800 24
This seal's name came from the U-shaped marking on its back, not from its musical ability
    $800 9
In 1962 Kampala succeeded Entebbe as the capital of this country
    $800 6
Considered America's first political party, it was succeeded by the Whigs
    $800 16
As a child this trumpeter & big band leader was a contortionist
    $1000 29
The Actor's Theatre of Louisville opened this female playwright's "Crimes of the Heart"
    $1000 30
A prefect led this elite group of the emperor's guards
    DD: $1,300 25
The leopard that exhibits melanism is commonly known as this
    $1000 10
It was formerly the capital of East Bengal and East Pakistan
    $1000 7
House Democrats call their party conferences these
    $1000 17
Yes, Kemo Sabe, Art Carney won an Oscar for this 1974 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Al Craig
$3,500 $6,300 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was written in 1924 in the fortress of Landsberg am Lech

Final scores:

Ellen Al Craig
$6,500 $7,001 $12,601
3rd place: Cazal sunglasses 2nd place: a Carribean cruise from Costa Cruises New champion: $12,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Al Craig
$3,500 $5,400 $9,500
13 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1996-08-21
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