Show #2757 - Tuesday, September 3, 1996

Bernie Cullen game 2.


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Ted Curtis, a teacher from Syracuse, New York

Deb Taub, a college professor from Lafayette, Indiana

Bernie Cullen, a biology graduate student originally from Dublin, Ireland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Handwritten lyrics on display include Chuck Berry's "School Days" & his "Purple Haze"
    $100 11
In 1785 this future French emperor graduated from military school in Paris, 42nd in his class of 58
    $100 1
Lumberjack shirts & kilts feature these designs
    $100 20
He's the first person in the Bible to build a ship
    $100 16
He was an employee of the Texas School Book Depository when he shot JFK from its 6th floor
    $100 12
Ire (5)
    $200 4
Jann Wenner, editor & publisher of this magazine, is 1 of 26 on the Hall's board of trustees
    $200 23
Barons & churchmen drew up this 1215 document to reduce the power of England's King John
    $200 2
What's considered the finest cotton in the world is grown in & named for this country
    $200 24
God's first instructions to human beings were "be fruitful and" do this
    $200 17
He established a commune for his "family" on the Spahn Ranch outside Los Angeles
    $200 13
Type of turf for the Jetson's dog (5)
    $300 5
Known for playing Ziggy Stardust, he donated a plaster cast of his face for the mannequins representing him
    $300 28
In 1519 he & his men landed at Tabasco & began the Spanish conquest of Mexico
    $300 8
Worn by South American Indians for centuries, it's square, has a hole in the middle & doubles as a blanket
    $300 25
This strongman told the first riddle; it concerned a honey-filled lion
    $300 19
Alvin "Creepy" Karpis holds the record for time served on this "rock" — 28 years
    $300 14
Magician's mantra (11)
    $400 6
He said, "In designing this building, it was my intention to echo the energy of rock and roll"
    $400 29
In 1936 Italy conquered this Ethiopian capital & Haile Selassie fled to Great Britain
    $400 9
Men's tails are also known by this longer, avian name
    DD: $800 26
Rachel is the first shepherdess mentioned & he's the first shepherd
    $400 21
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre broke the power of this Chicago gangster nicknamed "Bugs"
    $400 15
Time "of a faun" (9)
    $500 7
Equipment used by Sam Phillips to record Elvis Presley is on exhibit in a tribute to this record company
    $500 30
In this mid-1930s this U.S. naval officer chartered the Edsel Ford mountains in Antarctica
    $500 10
Famous for their seeksucker suits, these New York brothers made the frock coat Lincoln wore to Ford's Theatre
    $500 27
This disguised man was the first person to kiss someone in the Bible; he kissed his father
    $500 22
Ramon Mercader, who killed this Russian in Mexico in 1940, died in Havana in 1978
    $500 18
"The Night Visitors'" visitee (5)

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

Bernie Deb Ted
$2,600 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bernie Deb Ted
$3,100 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
About 5 years after writing his first Sherlock Holmes novel, he quit medicine to write full time
    $200 16
This largest Greek island separates the Aegean Sea from the Mediterranean
    $200 1
The gemstone known as Brazilian emerald is actually a tourmaline of this color
    $200 26
The 1988 "Aria" was the first film for this member of the Fonda family
    $200 2
On March 4, 1885 this president took the oath of office for the first of his 2 nonconsecutive terms
    $200 21
This sexy star of the '30s & '40s said, "It's not the men in my life that counts—it's the life in my men"
    $400 12
The first to break the 4-minute mile, he quit athletic competition in late 1954 to practice medicine
    $400 17
These "Inner" islands of Scotland include Skye & Mull
    $400 5
Sri Lanka is an important source of this purple quartz gem
    $400 27
William Shatner debuted onscreen as one of Yul Brynner's siblings in a 1958 film of this Dostoyevsky novel
    $400 3
Of the first 5 presidents, he was the only non-Virginian
    $400 22
In 1917 this Russian said "We shall proceed to construct the socialist order"
    $600 13
This degenerative disease of the brain is named for the German neuropathologist who described it in 1906
    DD: $4,000 18
In Spanish it's known as Isla de Pascua
    $600 6
For centuries the world's finest rubies have come from the Mogok area, NE of Mandalay in this country
    $600 28
My cousin Vinny could tell you she made her debut in "The Flamingo Kid" with Matt Dillon
    $600 4
The sluggish pace of the Senate was one reason this Tennessean resigned from it in 1798
    $600 23
In 1932 this defender of Scopes wrote, "The truth is, no one really believes in immortality"
    $800 14
His 2 essays "On the Circulation of Blood" were written to Jean Riolan, professor of anatomy in Paris
    $800 19
Odense & Svendborg are major ports of Fyn, an island of this country
    $800 7
It was once believed that this sea-colored variety of beryl could cure laziness
    $800 29
The 1981 horror film "The Burning" marked the screen debut of this "Broadcast News" actress
    DD: $2,000 9
President heard here:

"The principles for which we stand are the principles of fair play and a square deal for every man and every woman in the United States."
    $800 24
This Girl Scouts founder wrote "To put yourself in another's place requires real imagination"
    $1000 15
In 1798 he wrote on "The Causes and Effects of... a Disease Known by the Name of Cow Pox"
    $1000 20
Guam & Saipan are the most heavily populated of these islands near the Pacific Ocean's deepest point
    $1000 8
The name of this gem may come from the Sanskrit sanipriya, meaning "dear to the planet Saturn"
    $1000 30
"Hot Rod Hullaballoo" revved up her screen career in 1966; "The Goodbye Girl" came in 1977
    $1000 10
In 1852 this New Hampshirite ran against Winfield Scott, his former commander in the Mexican War
    $1000 25
In her "Diary", this "French-born woman wrote, "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bernie Deb Ted
$11,900 $3,800 $3,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1879 the children of Cambridge, Massachusetts gave him an armchair made of chestnut wood

Final scores:

Bernie Deb Ted
$16,199 $7,001 $3,000
2-day champion: $30,599 2nd place: a Fisher home entertainment center + an O'Sullivan home theater 3rd place: Le Roncato Ciak 101 luggage

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bernie Deb Ted
$10,500 $4,600 $3,500
29 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1996-08-06
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