Show #2751 - Monday, July 15, 1996

1996 Olympic Games Tournament semifinal game 1.


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Jan Mertens, a computer programmer from Antwerp, Belgium

Steinar Madsen, a senior medical officer from Valstad, Norway

Elena Kislenkova, an assistant lecturer from St. Petersburg, Russia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Carpacchio, an Italian dish of raw shavings of this meat, is often served with capers
    $100 1
When he won for directing the Scottish epic "Braveheart", he joked "What I really want to do is act"
    $100 11
This black-and-white flightless bird is the symbol of a British-American book company
    $100 16
The international airport that serves Venice is named for this explorer famous for his Asian travels
    $100 6
This drummer joined The Beatles in 1962, replacing Pete Best
    $200 22
Naan, an East Indian form of this, is usually baked in a tandoor
    $200 2
She had the "Sense and Sensibility" to win an Oscar for her screenplay adapted from Jane Austen's novel
    $200 12
McDonald's are "golden"
    $200 17
This spiritual & political leader of India ended his last fast just days before he was slain in 1948
    $200 7
"Yeah, Yeah, Yeah", this song was The Beatles' 2nd No. 1 hit in the U.S. after "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
    $300 3
His performance as a suicidal alcoholic in "Leaving Las Vegas" won him the Best Actor Oscar
    $300 13
The button fasteners on these jeans include the company name & S.F. Cal.
    $300 18
In 1817 the remains of Peter Abelard & this woman were entombed together in a Paris cemetery
    $300 8
This 1964 hit begins "Well she was just seventeen--you know what I mean?"
    $400 4
A "champion" among actors; this star of "Spartacus" earned a honorary Oscar & a standing ovation
    $400 14
Audi's symbol is these, one fewer than the Olympics uses
    $400 19
England's King Henry VIII had 3 wives named Catherine: Catherine Howard, Catherine of Aragon & this one
    $400 9
This 1964 film, The Beatles' first, received an Oscar nomination for its musical score
    $500 5
Winning for "Dead Man Walking", she told Tim Robbins, "This is yours as much as mine. Thank God we live together!"
    $500 15
This Swiss wristwatch company uses a white cross on a red square as its symbol
    $500 20
In 1487 Pope Innocent VIII appointed him grand inquisitor for all of Spain
    $500 10
Songs on this 1967 hit album include "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" & "With A Little Help From My Friends"

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

Elena Steinar Jan
$100 $900 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Steinar Jan
$300 $1,100 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
China vetoed this Austrian's bid for an unprecedented third term as secretary-general
    $200 11
At Antwerp in 1920, the Olympic flag debuted & these birds were first released as symbols of peace
    $200 25
He was in his 20's when he sculpted the "Pieta", now in St. Peter's Basilica
    $200 12
In January of 1377, Pope Gregory XI moved the papacy back to this city
    $200 1
Sancho Panza calls him "The Knight of the Sad Countenance"
    $200 6
South America's Apurimac & Marinon Rivers rise in the permanent snows & glaciers of this range
    $400 22
This current secretary-general accompanied Anwar Sadat on his historic 1977 trip to Israel
    $400 17
With 8,611 points, Robert Zmelik of Czechoslovakia won this multi-sport event in 1992
    $400 26
He painted tropical landscapes on Martinique before he moved to Tahiti
    $400 13
In 1642 this spiritual leader became the ruler of Tibet
    $400 2
This classic story collection includes "The Tales of Sinbad", "Aladdin" & "Ali Baba"
    $400 7
The southern slopes of this highest Japanese mountain extend to the shore of Suruga Bay
    $600 23
This Peruvian diplomat served with the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Cyprus from 1975-1977
    $600 18
The Olympic motto, "Citius Altius Fortius",translates to "Swifter, Higher" & this
    $600 27
This Frenchman painted many portraits of ballet dancers including "Dancer With a Fan" in 1879
    $600 14
His name is a contraction of Arabic for "The God"; The Koran says he is eternal & omnipotent
    $600 3
In this 1862 novel, ex-convict Jean Valjean steals the Bishop of Digne's silverware
    $600 8
Coffee & bananas are grown on the lower slopes of this mountain, the highest in Africa
    DD: $2,600 24
He was press director for Burma's interim government following its vote for independence
    $800 19
The 1968 summer games in this capital city were the first telecast in color
    $800 28
This Spanish court artist's 1620s painting "Los Borachos" or "The Drinkers" is in the Prado
    $800 15
Bodhisattvas are personifications of the virtues of this founder of a religion
    $800 4
His "The Brothers Karamazov" was translated into English in 1912, 32 years after it was 1st published
    $800 9
The world's 2nd-tallest mountain; it's also known as Kechu
    $1000 30
After he left office in 1953, he returned to Norway & later served in the cabinet
    $1000 20
The first torch relay was run in 1936, taking the flame from Olympia, Greece to this city
    DD: $2,000 29
This Dutchman's brother Adrian may have been the model for his "The Man With the Golden Helmet"
    $1000 16
The horseradish on the plate for this Jewish holiday symbolizes the bitterness of slavery in Egypt
    $1000 5
Shakespeare's "Cymbelline" is based in part on a story from this 14th c. work by Bocaccio
    $1000 10
Both ends of this mountain chain between Romania & Slovakia lie on the Danube River

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elena Steinar Jan
$1,500 $4,100 $9,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Last name of the last man to sit in power on the Peacock Throne

Final scores:

Elena Steinar Jan
$1,000 $1 $8,201
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elena Steinar Jan
$3,500 $4,100 $7,400
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1996-04-10
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