Show #2769 - Thursday, September 19, 1996

Lucien Schmit game 5.


Laurie Suter, a dental assistant from Street, Maryland

Doug Zang, an environmental consultant from Saint Paul, Minnesota

Lucien Schmit, a lawyer from Sherman Oaks, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $36,982)

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Jeopardy! Round

____ THE ____
    $100 3
Leaves change color in autumn due to a breakdown of this green pigment
    $100 20
Most people in Taiwan speak a Min dialect of this language
    $100 5
The credits to this July 1996 movie claimed "No animal or alien was harmed in the making of this film"
    $100 1
As a result of this 1861-65 conflict, over 600,000 died and 375,000 were wounded
    $100 22
It's a series of connecting rooms in a hotel; the "bridal" one is perfect for honeymooners
    $100 15
Children's game in which a line of people mimic the person at the head of the line
    $200 4
This flightless bird of New Zealand shares its name with a fruit
    $200 21
Ionic was a historic division of this European language
    $200 7
This 1981-87 police series is the only show to win Emmys for Best Drama 4 straight years
    $200 2
In 1666 Puritan families founded a village that later became this largest New Jersey city
    $200 23
This kind of room named for the beverage served in it became popular in the late 18th century
    $200 16
Hank Ketcham's comic strip creation
    $300 6
Silica derived from this giant grass is used in making an Oriental medicine called tabasheer
    $300 24
It's the language in which the Koran was written
    $300 13
In 1992 she became the only Miss America ever to top the Billboard charts
    $300 8
On Sept. 10, 1813 he sailed from South Bass Island off Ohio's shore to battle the British
    $300 28
Sometimes it's a small private room for prayer & meditation, but more often it's a place to hang your clothes
    $300 18
Set out on a journey, or a command to beat it, Jack
    $400 11
The potato is an example of this swollen part of a stem that grows underground
    $400 26
The dialect of Bucharest is the standard form of this language
    $400 14
In 1976 this American became the first woman tennis player to reach $1 million in career prize money
    $400 9
In 1869 the U.S. attempted to annex this nation on eastern Hispaniola
    $400 29
The name of this kind of waiting room, actually means "before room"
    $400 19
Out of public view, like at the theater
    $500 12
Apis Mellifera is the scientific name for this insect
    DD: $400 27
"Bogurodzica", the oldest text in this language, has been ascribed to Wojciech in the 10th century
    $500 17
This Susan Sarandon baseball film was directed by Ron Shelton, a former minor league player
    $500 10
This third party of the 1890s called for free silver & government ownership of railroads
    $500 30
It can be a room used for telephone solicitations of the steamiest room on a ship
    $500 25
A 1964 Arthur Miller play or, as Adam & Eve learned the hard way, when winter comes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lucien Doug Laurie
$1,700 $300 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucien Doug Laurie
$4,100 $1,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This judge in the O.J. Simpson trial also presided over the Charles Keating trial
    $200 16
It's the highly ornamented seat of a sovereign
    $200 1
"The Red Fox of Kinderhook", he was also called "The Little Magician"
    $200 28
Deuteronomy 13 reminds thee that God took thee out of the house of bondage in this country
    $200 5
This capital of Alaska is located in the panhandle region of the state
    $200 20
His 1863 work "Kazaki" or "The Cossacks" secured this count's reputation as a novelist
    $400 12
She was World Figure Skating champion in 1991 & '92
    $400 17
Louix XIV owned 413 of these; we don't know how many were four-posters
    $400 2
"The Tennessee Tailor" was a nickname of this president who was a tailor in Tennessee
    $400 29
The letter of James is addressed to these scattered groups of Israel
    $400 6
It's where you'd find Sutter's Fort Historic Park
    $400 21
In a Dickens book, Bill Sikes kills Nancy for helping this title character
    $600 13
Entrepreneur Rocky Aoki founded this Japanese steakhouse chain famous for its hibachi tables
    $600 18
In Japan a byobu is a folding one of these that usually has 6 panels
    $600 3
This successor of Garfield was called "The Gentleman Boss"
    $600 30
He was a righteous man, blameless in his generation" so God saved him and his family
    $600 7
Assassinated in this city in 1935, Huey P. Long is buried on the Capitol grounds
    $600 23
Casper Gutman & his gunsel Wilmer are characters in this Dashiell Hammett novel
    $800 14
He's the only Hawaiian politician to hold elected office every year since Hawaii became a state
    $800 19
Authors Ralph & Terry Kovel say these were numerous due to the large number of elderly Shakers
    $800 4
This president who dies in 1901 was nicknamed "The idol of Ohio"
    $800 26
Angry at the Philistines, he caught 300 foxes, set their tails on fire & turned them loose in the fields
    $800 8
This city founded in 1836 was originally inhabited by Winnebago indians
    $800 24
This American's first novel "Player Piano", was reissued as "Utopia 14" in 1954
    DD: $1,100 15
This musician won his first Grammy in 1985 for "Bach: The Unaccompanied Cello Suites"
    $1000 22
In 1946 this New York museum gave furniture designer Charles Eames a one-man show
    $1000 10
The first to take office on the death of a president, he was called "The Accidental President"
    DD: $500 27
The king's eunuch gave Daniel's companions Hananiah, Mishael & Azariah these Babylonian names
    $1000 9
North Carolina's "Research Triangle" is bounded by Durham, Chapel Hill & this capital city
    $1000 25
His "One Hundred Years of Solitude" covers several generations of the Buendia family

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucien Doug Laurie
$8,600 $6,700 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This actor-writer-director born in 1963 was named for a Burt Reynolds TV character

Final scores:

Lucien Doug Laurie
$3,700 $7,399 $5,000
3rd place: Gibson washer & drier New champion: $7,399 2nd place: Perry Ellis men's clothing + Zodiac watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lucien Doug Laurie
$9,200 $6,600 $3,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1996-08-12
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