Show #2754 - Thursday, July 18, 1996

1996 Olympic Games Tournament final game.


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Jan Mertens, a computer programmer from Antwerp, Belgium

Mandi Hale, a pharmaceutical dispenser from Ruddingham, Nottingham England

Ulf Jensen, a university teacher from Uppsala, Sweden

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
    $100 8
Among the biggest media events of the '90s was the televised trial of this American football star
    $100 23
Lizards & these creatures, like pythons & cobras, make up the largest group of reptiles
    $100 24
He's starred in one series of action-adventure movies as Han Solo & in another as Indiana Jones
    $100 25
Marlon Brando played Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" by this American playwright
    $100 26
Only 7 prisoners were inside this fortress when it was stormed by French citizens July 14, 1789
    $200 7
After 11 1/2 years in office, she resigned as British prime minister in 1990
    $200 20
Acacia leaves are the favorite food of this tallest mammal
    $200 18
"I'll be back!" was one of this Austrian-American's few lines in 1984's "The Terminator"
    $200 11
This 19th c. Norwegian wrote his famous play "Peer Gynt" in verse
    $200 13
In 1923 it replaced Constantinople as the capital of Turkey
    $300 5
After a long struggle, Estonia, Latvia & this Baltic republic gained their independence September 6, 1991
    $300 19
Found chiefly in Australia, the wallaby is a smaller type of this marsupial
    $300 14
He earned Oscar nominations for writing & acting in "Rocky"
    $300 10
This Russian playwright died in July, 1904, less than 6 months after his "The Cherry Orchard" premiered
    $300 3
It's estimated that as many as 300,000 Ugandans were killed during his 1970s regime
    $400 4
The world lost 2 of its greatest dancers: Margot Fonteyn in 1991 & this man, her partner, in 1993
    $400 21
A white whale & a large white sturgeon prized for its caviar share this name
    $400 15
Believe it or not, she's appeared as Ripley in 3 "Alien" films
    $400 16
This man anointed the 1st king of Israel was the son of Kish, a wealthy Benjaminite
    $400 9
The Abbey Theatre in this city is regarded as Ireland's national theatre
    DD: $500 2
In 1975, the Himalayan country of Sikkim was absorbed by this country
    $500 6
President of Czechoslovakia from 1989-1992, he was elected president of the Czech Republic in 1993
    $500 22
These performing horses trained at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna are bred elsewhere for farmwork
    $500 17
Star of films like "Kickboxer" & "Bloodsport", this karate champ is nicknamed "The Muscles from Brussels"
    $500 27
This wealthy man in whose tomb Jesus was placed may have been a member of the Sanhedrin
    $500 12
German playwright who wrote "Mother Courage and Her Children" & "The Good Woman of Szechuan"
    $500 1
In January of 1926, Theodoros Pangalos declared himself dictator of this country - he was deposed in August

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

Ulf Mandi Jan
$1,400 $1,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ulf Mandi Jan
$1,700 $4,000 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
In 1995 Juan Carlos I celebrated his 20th year as the king of this country
    $200 11
Nadolal is a drug used to treat certain types of arrythmia, a condition where this is irregular
    $200 29
This famous stone discovered in 1799 allowed Young & Champollion to decipher hieroglyphics
    $200 27
"Oliver Twist" & "A Tale of Two Cities" are among the classic novels by this British author
    $200 28
Brocken is the highest peak in this German mountain range known for its canaries
    $200 25
At age 8 this Polish-French composer played a piano concerto by Ghirivetz in public
    $400 13
This current king of Jordan received part of his education in England at Harrow & Sandhurst
    $400 10
About 1 male in 10,000 is born with this bleeding disease where blood lacks clotting factor VIII
    $400 30
The step one of these monuments at Saqqara was first conceived as a rectangular mastaba
    $400 26
His epic novel "War And Peace" features over 500 characters
    $400 6
This country's 2nd-highest peak is Mt. Tasman on South Island
    $400 24
About 200 church cantatas by this composer of "The Goldberg Variations" survive
    $600 12
He was crown prince when he first met his future wife Michiko Shoda on a tennis court in 1957
    $600 7
Spread by anopheles mosquitoes, it's been called the greatest disease hazard of travel in warm climates
    $600 21
This plant whose stems were used to make writing material was called ptef by the ancient Egyptians
    $600 18
This Florentine statesman wrote plays & poems as well as his famous treatise "The Prince"
    $600 5
The lowest land point on Earth is the shore of this body of water
    DD: $1,000 23
This composer's father, Abraham, converted to Protestantism & appended Bartholdi to the family name
    $800 20
She designed costumes for a Danish television production of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Shepherdess and the Sweep"
    $800 8
This is the most important of the androgens, or male sex hormones
    $800 17
When Osiris was slain by Seth, this goddess gathered most of the pieces of his body & reformed him
    $800 14
1915's "The Metamorphosis" is one of the best-known works by this Czech-born author
    $800 3
In medieval times, this southern peninsula of Greece was known as Morea
    $800 2
This "Clair de Lune" composer orchestrated 2 numbers from Erik Satie's "Gymnopedie"
    $1000 19
On her 71st birthday, April 30, 1980, this queen abdicated in favor of her daughter Beatrix
    $1000 9
Monteggia's fracture affects this bone on the little finger side of the forearm, just below the elbow
    $1000 16
The Valley of the Kings lies on the western bank of the Nile opposite this ancient capital
    DD: $2,000 15
This French author is best remembered for his "A la recherche du temps perdu"
    $1000 4
At about 175 miles, it's Europe's westernmost landlocked country
    $1000 1
Rimsky-Korsakov's reorchestration of his "A Night on Bald Mountain" debuted after his death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ulf Mandi Jan
$9,900 $8,400 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1914 his brother's remains were moved from Holland to Auvers, France & buried beside him

Final scores:

Ulf Mandi Jan
$16,801 $5,100 $5,000
Tournament champion: $25,000 1st runner-up: $10,000 2nd runner-up: $7,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ulf Mandi Jan
$9,400 $8,400 $2,100
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1996-04-10
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