Show #2807 - Tuesday, November 12, 1996

1996 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 2.


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Sandra Bernhard, a comedienne from Los Angeles

Isaac Mizrahi, a fashion designer from New York City

Melissa Gilbert, an actress from the movie Harvest of Lies

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And a little bit of everything in...)
    $100 1
He got all dolled up in Chanel & Dior in "To Wong Foo...", a far cry from his "Dirty Dancing" duds
    $100 12
When the eastern Roman Empire refused to pay his tribute demands, this Hun attacked
    $100 8
When a situation goes from bad to worse, it's the time "push comes to" this
    $100 4
She was 26 when she joined the faculty of the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1974
    $100 20
In 1996 the Winchell's chain began selling a cologne that smells like these breakfast goodies
    $200 2
She slunk across a piano in a slinky red dress in "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    $200 13
Gessler was the despotic governor of Uri, a Swiss canton, until this archer bested him
    $200 9
Go over something with a fine tooth comb & you'll "leave no stone" this way
    $200 7
This first lady born in 1768 was a real "cupcake" who liked to wear turbans & low-cut dresses
    $200 21
This early type of Ford was nicknamed the "Tin Lizzie"
    $300 3
She wore dozens of trendy costumes in "Clueless" but says she looks goofy offscreen -- as if!
    $300 17
In July 1881 Pat Garrett caught up with this young outlaw in Fort Sumner, New Mexico
    $300 10
Something on good authority is "straight from" this neigh sayer
    $300 14
"The World Almanac of First Ladies" says this "Silver Fox" loves mystery novels & tacos
    $400 5
Theodor Pistek won a Costume Design Oscar for this Tom Hulce film; Mozart was so well-dressed
    $400 18
This "Mad Monk" convinced Alexandra of Russia he had mystical powers
    $400 11
Number of the attempt that's "the charm"
    $400 16
Her sister Lee was maid of honor at her 1953 wedding in Newport, Rhode Island
    $500 6
Theadora Van Runkle designed the gun moll getups Faye Dunaway wore in this 1967 film
    $500 19
Mary Mallon was immune to this disease that she carried & spread from 1904 to 1915
    $500 15
The origin of this phrase is unknown, since chickens don't seem to get angry in the rain
    DD: $500 22
She did some modeling at Bullock's Wilshire in the 1930s while she was a student at USC

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

Melissa Isaac Sandra
$500 $1,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Isaac Sandra
$900 $2,100 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1914 Wrigley introduced this new chewing gum packaged in a green wrapper
    $200 23
Beaumarchais' plays included "The Barber of Seville" & "The Marriage of" this man
    $200 7
Sea World & the zoo are two highlights of this California city
    $200 2
His first important painting was of his niece, but his most famous is his 1871 portrait of his mother
    $200 14
This Russian beet soup can be spelled with or without a T at the end
    $200 1
"Chaos and Disorder" is a 1996 album by The Artist Formerly Known as this
    $400 19
In golf it's a score of 2 strokes over par on a hole
    $400 24
In 1713 Anne Finch, Lady Winchilsea, wrote a poem to this bird, 106 years before John Keats' ode
    $400 8
In St. Louis you can tour the headquarters of this Budweiser brewer
    $400 10
This "Mona Lisa" artist is noted for the sfumato, or smoky, quality of his paintings
    $400 15
The name of this pasta popular with clam sauce is Italian for "little tongues"
    $400 3
In late 1967 this group opened the Apple Clothes Boutique in London; it closed about 7 months later
    $600 20
This clause in an insurance policy provides for the payment of twice the face value in the event of accidental death
    $600 25
"It's Not Unusual" to just "Help Yourself" to this 1749 Henry Fielding classic
    $600 11
He slashed his ear before Christmas in 1888 & painted a "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear" soon after
    DD: $1,000 16
A fish called rascasse is essential to this celebrated seafood stew from Provence
    DD: $250 4
This singer-songwriter won a 1988 Oscar for the song heard here
    $800 21
An oboe is an example of this type of wind instrument
    $800 26
1720's "The Adventures of Captain Singleton" was his next novel after "Robinson Crusoe"
    $800 12
Appropriately, this grandmother of American folk art painted "Over the River to Grandma's House"
    $800 17
This Spanish dish literally means "rice with chicken"
    $800 5
This folk artist wrote "Lay Lady Lay" for his wife Sarah Lowndes
    $1000 22
It's the spiral arrangement of the 2 complementary strands of DNA
    $1000 27
He'd only been in America for 2 years when he published his "Common Sense" pamphlet in 1776
    $1000 13
This Englishman painted a "Girl with Pigs" as well as "The Blue Boy"
    $1000 18
A popular Thai dish, it's meat or chicken on a skewer served with a spicy peanut sauce
    $1000 6
This group's 1977 hit "Hotel California" spent 15 weeks in the Top 40, the longest of their singles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Isaac Sandra
$2,100 $8,900 $3,850
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Lincoln said it was "the central act of my administration & the greatest event of the 19th century"

Final scores:

Melissa Isaac Sandra
$4,200 $10,900 $6,350
3rd place: $10,000 to the March of Dimes Winner: $10,900 to the Pediatric AIDS Foundation 2nd place: $10,000 to Haven House and Vista del Mar

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Isaac Sandra
$2,100 $8,500 $4,700
8 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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Game tape date: 1996-09-29
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