Show #2785 - Friday, October 11, 1996


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Sally White, a foreign language teacher from Rancho Murieta, California

John Sirk, an artist originally from Norfolk, Virginia

Kathy Robbins, a bed-and-breakfast owner from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
Aesop knew these speak louder than words
    $100 16
It's sometimes called the tube or underground
    $100 11
Jeremy Brett, who played this British detective on 41 TV episodes, passed away in 1995
    $100 1
The U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis is within the metropolitan area of this city
    $100 26
These chewy Nabisco sookies come in apple & strawberry flavors as well as the ever-popular fig
    $100 6
Cartographer's creation
    $200 22
An Aesop tale says Hermes gave the goose that did this to a man who killed it to look inside
    $200 17
The largest airport in this state is Logan International Airport in Billings
    $200 12
Yasmine Bleeth played Ryan Fenelli on "Ryan's Hope" before becoming a rookie lifeguard on this series
    $200 2
in 1985 Xavier Suarez became this Florida city's first Cuban-born mayor
    $200 27
This dessert may be cabinet, nesselrode or tapioca
    $200 7
In school it's a synonym for P.E.
    $300 23
When this animal freed a mouse, the mouse later saved its life by gnawing through a rope
    $300 19
About 80% of the motorcycles bought in the U.S. are produced by this country
    $300 13
This talk show host of Puerto Rican descent wrote the book "Puerto Rico: Island of Contrasts"
    $300 3
The name of this second-largest Arizona city is from a Papago Indian term for "spring at foot of black hill"
    $300 28
These chewy cakes named for a type of elf may be butterscotch instead of chocolate
    $300 8
It's a small, pointed tool for making holes in leather
    $400 24
When the wolf wore one of these as a disguise, he was slaughtered for a man's supper
    $400 20
It's a system in which a vehicle runs along a single, elevated beam; Expo 67 had 3
    $400 14
She was one of "Charlie's Angels" when she had a 1978 hit with the song "Think it Over"
    $400 4
Around 1720 this Mississippi port became the capital of France's Louisiana territory
    $400 29
Name shared by Hershey's milk chocolate & crunchy peanut butter bar & a chic Manhattan street
    $400 9
In tennis it's a shot hit high and intended to land behind an opponent
    $500 25
This animal who couldn't reach the grapes comforted himself by saying they probably weren't ripe
    $500 21
This highway system extends from Alaska to the southern part of South America
    $500 15
He hosted several game shows, including "Who Pays?" & "Guess Again", long before "60 Minutes"
    DD: $500 5
This Pennsylvania city was founded in 1741 & named on Christmas Eve of that year
    $500 30
Popular in the Middle East, Rahat Loukoum, or "rest for the throat", is better known as this "delight"
    $500 10
Spelled one way, it's the side of a ship away from the wind; spelled another, it's a meadow

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Kathy John Sally
$400 $1,700 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy John Sally
$900 $3,700 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
During the reign of Callistus III, this Frenchwoman's trial was revised & she was declared innocent
    $200 10
In January 1996 special ceremonies marked the 10-year anniversary of the explosion of this space shuttle
    $200 5
Each of the 1st 8 lines of "The Impossible Dream" begins with this word
    $200 9
In 1975 he became the 1st president to attend a performance at Ford's Theatre since Lincoln's assassination
    $200 1
Dialects of this Romance language include Bourbonnais & Bourguignon
    $200 13
In a Patricia Highsmith novel, it's the crime the "Strangers on a Train" propose to exchange
    $400 7
Adrian IV crowned Frederick I emperor of this after Frederick delivered foe Arnold of Brescia to him
    $400 24
Astronomers say they've found 2 new planets, one in the Big Dipper & one in this "chaste" constellation
    $400 11
The "her" in "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" refers to this character
    $400 12
The 1st president who'd been a justice of the peace, he served in Fairfax County in 1770
    $400 2
Bikol is the Austronesian language of the Bikol people on this country's island of Luzon
    $400 14
This spinster detective solved all the mysteries presented at the Tuesday club in St. Mary Mead
    DD: $1,000 21
Alexander VI, a member of this notorious family, used bribery to secure his election
    $600 25
Latin term for the moon's "seas"; the largest is about 750 miles wide
    $600 20
While singing "A Little More Mascara", Albin tranforms himself into Zaza in this musical
    $600 18
The first president who was a graduate of Harvard
    $600 4
Medieval plays known as juegos de escarnio were performed in this European language
    $600 15
In Sue Grafton's alphabet series, her first was "A is for" this
    $800 22
In 1540 Paul III confirmed this order founded by Ignatius of Loyola in 1534
    $800 26
The name of these Russian spacecraft means "union"
    $800 29
Show in which you'd hear, "Hey, big spender, spend a little time with me"
    $800 19
The 1st & only president born in Illinois
    $800 6
The Kordofanian languages are spoken in the Kordofan region of this country, south of Khartoum
    $800 16
Jonathan Gash's lovejoy is a dealer in these & can tell legitimate ones from reproductions
    $1000 23
In 1309 Clement V decided to reside in this French city; the papacy remained there until 1377
    $1000 27
In 1992, aboard the Endeavour, she became the 1st African-American woman in space
    DD: $2,500 30
This 1996 musical revival starring Nathan Lane includes the following:
    $1000 28
He was the 1st veteran of the U.S. Navy to serve as president
    $1000 8
The 3 major Ugric languages are Khanty, Mansi & this Central European language also known as Magyar
    $1000 17
Last name of husband & wife mystery writers Faye & Jonathan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy John Sally
$4,300 $7,500 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He said he painted one of his masterpieces with his "beard turned up to heaven"

Final scores:

Kathy John Sally
$7,500 $6,399 $5,900
2-day champion: $17,500 + Jeopardy! Crossword Companion Roll-a-Puzzle system 2nd place: a stay at Carmel Valley Ranch Resort in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, and an RCA camcorder + Jeopardy! Crossword Companion Roll-a-Puzzle system 3rd place: a trip over Southern California on the Goodyear airship Eagle + Jeopardy! Crossword Companion Roll-a-Puzzle system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathy John Sally
$4,300 $7,600 $5,500
14 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1996-08-21
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