Show #2771 - Monday, September 23, 1996


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Derek Rolstone, a human resources analyst from Winnipeg, Canada

Kyrie O'Connor, a newspaper editor from West Hartford

Doug Zang, an environmental consultant from Saint Paul, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,398)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
Your AC, air conditioning, probably runs on AC, this
    $100 2
This sovereign visited several Commonwealth nations including India, Pakistan & Ghana
    $100 7
His first album was released under the name Johnny Cougar
    $100 15
Consumed as a delicacy, this part of a bullfrog is longer than its body
    $100 1
This Danish island has the largest ice mass outside of Antarctica
    $100 17
"Take a load off"
    $200 19
Device that stealth aircraft technology is designed to trick
    $200 9
On April 17 about 1,500 exiles landed at this bay in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government
    $200 8
In 1996 his theme from Dead Man Walking was nominated for an Oscar
    $200 21
Found throughout the eastern U.S., the Virginia species of this marsupial is a southern delicacy
    $200 3
Material for the giant statues on this Chilean island was quarried from a crater called Rano Raraku
    $200 24
It's Corning's trademark for heat-resistant glassware
    $300 20
At the 1939 New York World's Fair, the robot Elektro was accompanied by Sparko, a robot one of these
    $300 13
On April 12 this Soviet air force major circled the globe in a record 1 hour, 48 minutes
    DD: $600 10
In 1981 the actress seen here married this rock guitarist:
    $300 22
These gastropods are often served a la Bourguignonne — bathed in a parsley, garlic & butter sauce
    $300 4
At 9,370 feet, Shishaldin on Unimak Island is the highest volcanic peak in this island group
    $300 25
This childhood disease is caused by the varicella zoster virus
    $400 26
The smallest units of information stored in a computer, they form bytes
    $400 14
In 1961 Angola began a guerrilla war with this country from which it gained independence 14 years later
    $400 11
He gave his name to the group whose biggest hit was "Black Magic Woman" in 1970
    $400 23
This delicacy is created by overfeeding geese & depriving them of excercise
    $400 5
The western coast of this largest island of British Columbia is indented by picturesque fjords
    $400 27
In grammer it's the relationship among the words, phrases & clauses of a sentence
    $500 30
In 1981 the Solar Challenger was a solar-powered plane & in 1977 the Gossamer Condor was powered by this
    $500 16
This playwright's first show, "Come Blow Your Horn", premiered on Broadway on February 22
    $500 12
He played lead guitar on such Led Zeppelin hits as "Stairway to Heaven"
    $500 28
The yolks of these Chinese treats, pi dan, turn greenish-brown during the preserving process
    $500 6
This island nation just south of Sicily has a population density of over 3,000 per square mile
    $500 29
After Achilles he was the bravest of the Greeks in the Trojan war

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

Doug Kyrie Derek
$700 $700 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Kyrie Derek
$1,100 $3,300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
He sold the film rights to "The Firm" before he sold the publishing rights
    $200 1
The value of an emerald is determined by size, freedom from flaws & shades of this color
    $200 2
Plutarch reported that this man believed Brutus, one of his assassins, was his son
    $200 3
The manuscript of "Beowulf" is among the holdings of the British Library in this city
    $200 13
Rembrandt painted 62 of these, revealing every wrinkle of his face as it aged
    $200 5
Kiefer's father, he was born in New Brunswick & became a disc jockey in Nova Scotia when he was just 14
    $400 23
Lady lawyer who wrote "It takes a Village"
    $400 8
They include St. Edward's Crown, the Scepter with the Dove & the Anointing Spoon
    $400 7
Lt. Khalid Al-Istanbuli was identified as the head of the conspiracy that killed this Egyptian leader
    $400 4
Jules Mazarin, this cardinal's successor, founded a Paris library in 1643
    $400 14
The Nat'l Gallery of Art has a Jean-Antoine Houdon bust of this "Candide" author sculpted the year he died
    $400 6
Born Nigel Neill in Northern Ireland, this star of "Jurassic Park" & "The Piano" was raised in New Zealand
    $600 25
You can't "Hyde" the fact this Scottish novelist qualified as a lawyer in 1875
    $600 28
Some highly prized rubies exhibit asterism, meaning that this shape can be seen when illuminated
    $600 9
Pedro Joaquin Chamorro, an outspoken foe of the Samozas, was gunned down in this capital in 1978
    $600 21
His presidential library is located in Simi Valley, California
    $600 15
He created a scandal by including the words "God does not exist" in a Mexico City mural
    $600 18
When this Belgian appeared as himself on "Friends", he dated Rachel & Monica
    $800 26
Admitted to the bar at age 21, he had a sideline writing Perry Mason novels
    $800 29
Pennsylvania anthracite coal is often used in place of this deep black variety of lignite
    $800 10
This murdered father of Alexander the Great was the 3rd Macedonian king in a row to die violently
    $800 22
While known for its Shakespeare collection, this D.C. library is rich in other Renaissance works as well
    DD: $1,200 16
Daniel Chester French used the pose of the Apollo Belvedere for this "timely" Concord, Mass. statue
    $800 19
This Spaniard was bitten by the acting bug long before he played Armand in "Interview with the Vampire"
    DD: $1,000 27
"In Contempt" by this Simpson trial lawyer was an April 1996 bestseller
    $1000 30
Alexandrite, named for Czar Alexander II, was originally found in this mountain range
    $1000 11
Maurice of Nassau succeeded this assassination victim, his father, as stadholder of the Netherlands
    $1000 24
This unincorporate Maryland community is home to the National Library of Medicine
    $1000 17
This L.A.-based British artist has produced photocollages like "Pearblossom Hwy., 11-18th April 1986"
    $1000 20
Born in China to Japanese parents in 1920, he became the most famous Japanese film actor in the world

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Kyrie Derek
$3,100 $7,100 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An estimated 925 million of these were exchanged in 1996; the No. 1 recipients by far were teachers

Final scores:

Doug Kyrie Derek
$4,301 $10,201 $9,100
3rd place: Amana refrigerator New champion: $10,201 2nd place: Bassett dining room set & Muirfield china

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Kyrie Derek
$3,100 $7,700 $4,800
17 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 1996-08-13
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