Show #2631 - Monday, January 29, 1996

Bill Sloan game 1.


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Bill Sloan, a real estate broker from Mission Viejo, California

Rocky Feemster, an attorney from Dallas, Texas

David Bowen, a scientist originally from London, England (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Rattlesnakes belong to the pit group of this snake family
    $100 20
Meryl Streep as an Iowa farm wife finds a once-in-a-lifetime love with Clint Eastwood in this 1995 film
    $100 1
Art collected by Peggy Guggenheim is displayed in her palazzo on the Grand Canal in this city
    $100 5
These organizations called BBBs protect consumers from unethical business practices
    $100 26
The first of these buildings for publicly displaying fish was opened at Regent's Park in England
    $100 10
They're what a pompous person "puts on"
    $200 12
The silvery blue, the spring azure & the common oakblue are blue-winged types of this beautiful insect
    $200 21
This 1994 prison film with Tim Robbins & Morgan Freeman was based on a Stephen King tale
    $200 2
The Jacques Marchais Center of Tibetan Art isn't in Tibet but in this "island" borough of New York City
    $200 6
In 1906 this auto firm introduced its Silver Ghost model
    $200 27
This 1,932-foot-deep Oregon lake in the Cascades was discovered by a prospector in 1853
    $200 16
Formerly the sixth month, it was originally called Sextilis
    $300 13
This tall bird whose scientific name is Struthio camelus is nicknamed the camel bird
    $300 23
A call-in radio show brings Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan together in this romantic comedy
    $300 3
There's a London museum devoted to these objects formerly fluttered by flirtatious females
    $300 7
Before moving to Chicago in 1856, this department store owner clerked in a Pittsfield, Mass. dry goods store
    $300 28
2 of his best-known works debuted, "Il Trovatore" & "La Traviata"
    $300 17
Words that have opposite meanings are called these
    $400 14
The Patagonian cavy, which resembles a hare, belongs to this order of mammals
    $400 24
He played Elijah Wood's cruel & creepy cousin in 1993's "The Good Son"
    $400 4
Once a center for blockade runners, this British colony in the Atlantic has a Confederate museum
    $400 8
This stagecoach company owned the Pony Express during the last few months of its existence
    $400 29
On December 30 this American diplomat signed a treaty ceding Mexican land south of the Gila River to the U.S.
    $400 18
On a typewriter keyboard, this symbol usually appears above the number 8
    $500 15
Found in Africa, the colobus type of this mammal often has distinctive black & white fur
    $500 25
This 1994 Oliver Stone film featured Woody Harrelson & Juliette Lewis as murderers on the run
    $500 22
A statue of King Olav V on skis stands near the Holmenkollen Ski Museum in this capital
    $500 9
In 1962 he founded Electronic Data Systems after working for IBM for 5 years
    DD: $1,400 30
Born on July 5, 1853 in Hertfordshire, he later founded the De Beers mining company
    $500 19
From the Latin word for "tree", it's a place where many kinds of trees & plants are exhibited

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

David Rocky Bill
-$100 $800 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Rocky Bill
$200 $2,300 $5,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Horemheb, general to this boy pharaoh, fought the Hittites in Syria
    $200 16
"Some Day My Prince Will Come" is from this 1937 film
    $200 1
At about 2/3 of a square mile, Upper Lake is the smallest of this country's lakes of Killarney
    $200 26
In names of thin, crisp cookies, this word follows brandy & ginger
    $200 19
He first wrote about a woman doomed to wear the letter in his 1838 story "Endicott and the Red Cross"
    $200 5
Variations of this dance include the Boston & Viennese
    $400 9
This Israeli lost his left eye fighting with Allied forces in Lebanon during WWII
    $400 17
"Nothing could be finer than to be" here "in the morning"
    $400 2
Explorer Jacques Cartier called it the "River of Canada"
    $400 27
Yogurt Gone Crazy is a low-fat treat from this company famed for its 31 flavors
    $400 20
Henry March in his novel "The Deerslayer" is nicknamed Hurry Harry because he's always on the move
    $400 6
Often printed with flowers, this glazed fabric has been used to make drapes & slipcovers as well as dresses
    $600 10
In the early days of WWI, General Erich Ludendorff captured the fortress city of Liege in this country
    $600 18
"Pick yourself up, dust yourself off," do this
    $600 3
Cities on this Swiss lake include Montreux & Lausanne
    $600 28
This crystalized candy that looks like chunks of quartz may be used to sweeten coffee
    $600 21
The storytelling characters in his book "Tales of a Wayside Inn" are based on real people
    $600 7
Begun in 1967, it was the USSR's third man-in-space program
    DD: $1,500 11
Tomas Estrada Palma, a leader in this Caribbean island's indep. movement, became its first president in 1902
    $800 24
This Cole Porter tune's second line is "I've got you deep in the heart of me"
    $800 4
This lake in the Andes is divided into 2 bodies of water connected by the Tiquina Strait
    $800 29
Nesselrode pudding contains a puree of these nuts that the French call marrons
    $800 22
This "Sophie's Choice" author set his 1st novel, "Lie Down in Darkness", in his native Virginia
    $800 14
German for "replacement", this word describes something artificial & usually inferior
    $1000 12
At the outbreak of WWII, General Joseph Stilwell became chief of staff to this generalissimo
    $1000 25
This 5-word phrase follows "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"
    $1000 13
This river in west central Africa is also called the Zaire River
    $1000 30
Baklava is made from many layers of this paper-thin pastry whose name is Greek for "leaf"
    DD: $1,500 23
Book one of this Willa Cather novel is entitled "The Shimerdas"
    $1000 15
Court painter to King Philip IV, he was Spain's greatest Baroque artist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Rocky Bill
$800 $3,000 $10,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1962 she said, "Nineteen-fourteen was the birthday of us all"

Final scores:

David Rocky Bill
$1,000 $4,300 $6,600
3rd place: Rug Doctor carpet cleaner 2nd place: a sofa, loveseat & carpet New champion: $6,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Rocky Bill
$800 $4,500 $11,400
13 R,
5 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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