Show #2770 - Friday, September 20, 1996


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John Baker, a graphic artist from Vineland, New Jersey

Trish Little-Taylor, a librarian from West Long Branch, New Jersey

Doug Zang, an environmental consultant from Saint Paul, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
Transcendentalist philosopher & teacher Bronson Alcott was this author's father
    $100 2
The Royal Ann variety of this fruit is usually the type used to make maraschinos
    $100 6
Lawrence Olivier was an early choice to play Don Vito Corleone in this 1972 film
    $100 14
In 1949 this city became the capital of the Nationalist Chinese government
    $100 13
Waterproof boots, worn over the shoes, that zip, snap or buckle up
    $100 1
At over 84,000 square miles, it's Europe's largest island
    $200 22
In Chinese this influential philosopher is called K'ung Fu-Tzu
    $200 3
Fruit you're most likely to find in a pandowdy
    $200 7
In June 1995 this Val Kilmer film had the biggest 3-day opening to that date— $52.8 million
    $200 15
A Finnish statesman gave his name to the Mannerheim Line in Finland's 1939 war against this country
    $200 27
Held up by suspenders, these boots & pants combos are used by fishermen
    $200 4
Lewis & Clark National Forest is headquartered in this west central Montana city
    $300 23
In 1604 philosopher Francis Bacon advocated union between England & this part of the U.K.
    $300 8
Don't cry, but when its skin is "thick and tough, coming winter cold and rough"
    $300 20
Timothy Hutton won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his debut in this 1980 Robert Redford film
    $300 16
In 1599 Richard & Cuthbert Burbage built this famous theatre
    $300 28
Traditional color for 1960s go-go boots
    $300 5
This depression in Africa & the Middle East is the largest fault system on Earth
    $400 24
Philosopher Brunetto Latini influenced this poet, who made him a character in "The Divine Comedy"
    $400 9
The English, a hothouse variety of this vegetable, can be 2 feet long & has few seeds
    $400 21
This 1939 John Wayne film was based on a Collier's magazine short story, "Stage to Lordsburg"
    $400 18
In the 16th century Peru was called New Castile & Mexico was called this
    $400 29
These calf-high Eskimo boots are usually made of walrus or seal skin
    $400 10
1 of 2 Australian deserts that fit the category
    $500 25
Jeremy Bentham founded this doctrine whose name comes from utilis, Latin for "useful"
    $500 12
This red-leafed Italian chicory is used as a salad green
    $500 26
1980 film in which Jack Nicholson yells maniacally "Heeeeere's Johnny"
    $500 19
This future president led the 1952 military coup that forced Farouk's abdication
    $500 30
These leather boots that cover the knee were named for a 19th century British general
    DD: $800 11
Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica & Puerto Rico

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Doug Trish John
$2,100 $100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Trish John
$4,500 $1,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
First name of England's queen mother
    $200 3
At supersaturation, this relative measurement is above 100%
    $200 13
The Bundesbank is this country's central bank
    $200 6
As you might guess, an oliphant was a horn made from the tusk of one of these
    $200 1
Name shared by the largest fort in Maine & the home of the U.S. gold depository in Kentucky
    $200 25
It begins, "Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank"
    $400 19
His mother is the Empress Dowager Nagako
    $400 4
In most people these third molars erupt between the ages of 17 & 21
    $400 14
It's the U.S. government agency that clears imports & collects duties & taxes on them
    $400 7
Anyone can play a hurdy-gurdy; just do this & press the keys
    $400 2
Built in 1828, the Arcade in this Rhode Island capital is the USA's oldest indoor shopping mall
    $400 26
One day before Ashley Wilkes marries Melanie Hamilton, she marries Melanie's brother Charles
    $600 20
He's the firstborn son of Dona Maria de las Mercedes de Borbon y Orleans
    $600 8
The sun's energy is produced in this central region
    $600 15
Among taxes VAT is short for this
    $600 22
Grelots are these bells; "Are you listening?"
    $600 5
The Rock of Ages quarry in Vermont is the world's largest pit for this rock
    $600 28
Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer" tells the story of an American writer in this European capital
    $800 21
Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was the mother of this country's King Carl XVI Gustaf
    $800 9
In humans this organ produces the female gametes by a process called gametogenesis
    $800 16
CITES, a convention which the U.S. has signed, controls trade in these, the "ES"
    DD: $1,500 23
Now belonging to the Smithsonian, the instrument seen here belonged to this jazz musician
    $800 10
Kalakaua, Hawaii's last king, built this royal palace
    DD: $500 29
In this 1863 story, Philip Nolan is court-martialed for aiding Aaron Burr's treasonous plot
    $1000 27
This ruler is the first child of Queen Juliana
    $1000 11
This type of upward "action" occurs when a fine tube is placed vertically with one end in water
    $1000 17
In shipping it's the captain's "destiny" to sign this list of all items in the cargo
    $1000 24
The Appalachian this is a 3-stringed zither that's played in the lap
    $1000 12
Known for its Long Room, this tavern near Wall Street is named for the West Indian who owned it 1762-1785
    $1000 30
This companion of Gertrude Stein published her memoir "What is Remembered" in 1963

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Trish John
$11,700 $4,300 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Former man in space & future man in space both elected to the Senate in 1974

Final scores:

Doug Trish John
$8,999 $8,599 $1
2-day champion: $16,398 2nd place: Lane table & chairs + University games 3rd place: Magnavox camcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Trish John
$11,200 $4,300 $7,200
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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Game tape date: 1996-08-12
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