Show #2784 - Thursday, October 10, 1996


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Kathy Robbins, a bed-and-breakfast owner from Denver, Colorado

Mark Reed, a concierge from San Francisco, California

Mike Lease, a computer programmer from Chelmsford, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
The Jaffa Gate is the one most often used when entering the old part of this holy city
    $100 26
Geppetto named him after a family he knew that turned out well
    $100 14
Ron Howard received the 1995 Directors Guild of America Award for this Tom Hanks film
    $100 1
Some say Penelope played around with Hermes & produced this god known for playing the pipes
    $100 8
Once this substance is clarified, it has a higher burning point
    $100 16
According to the old saying, these "can't be choosers"
    $200 5
Prisoners were once brought by boat to this British stronghold via Traitors' Gate
    $200 27
In a Kipling "Just So" story, the animal that "said 'Humph!' just 'Humph!' and no more"
    $200 15
This Oriental sleuth has been played by Warner Oland, Sidney Toler & Roland Winters
    $200 2
Eris, the personification of discord, accompanies this Greek war god, her brother, into battle
    $200 9
Genoise, true & hot-water are varieties of this "absorbent" cake
    $200 17
They're children's snow pants, some with shoulder straps
    $300 13
The Nucerian Gate was one of several surrounding this city before it was buried by Vesuvius
    $300 28
The one that belonged to Colin Craven's mother is the "Secret" one in the title
    $300 23
Clint Eastwood played a late-night DJ stalked by a fan in this 1971 film, his first as a director
    $300 4
This king of Crete was Phaedra's father
    $300 10
This syrup made of dextrose, maltose & dextrin helps keep candy from getting grainy
    $300 18
Marley's music
    $400 21
The historic Barrier Gate separates China from this Portuguese territory
    $400 29
J.R.R. Tolkien finished "The Lord of the Rings" with this Narnia author's encouragement
    $400 24
In this 1958 film, Maurice Chevalier & Hermione Gingold sang "I Remember It Well"
    $400 6
The Graeae, or "gray women", are gray-haired sisters of this gruesome group that includes Medusa
    $400 11
The black perigord variety of this precious fungus is usually cooked; the white Italian, served raw
    $400 19
A native of Connecticut
    DD: $500 22
A statue called the "Quadriga of Victory" crowns this famous gate in Berlin
    $500 30
In "Charlotte's Web", Templeton is this kind of animal
    $500 25
In 1987 this actress won an Oscar for her film debut, "Children of A Lesser God"
    $500 7
Typhon, who had a hundred heads, was the father of this multi-headed serpent
    $500 12
Rex sole is not a true sole but a member of this flatfish group
    $500 20
On the piano it's sounding the notes of a chord in sequence rather than all at once

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

Mike Mark Kathy
$1,100 $900 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Mark Kathy
$3,300 $2,100 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
To make incisions, a surgeon uses this sharp-bladed steel knife
    $200 2
In the 13th century, this Indian group settled in the valley of Mexico
    $200 9
In 1996 Uta Pippig was the women's winner in this U.S. race for the third straight year
    $200 16
It's not only Italy's capital, it's the capital of the Latium region as well
    $200 25
This interjection that expresses sorrow or concern comes from lassus, Latin for "weary"
    $400 6
Babies in distress at the time of birth may be delivered by this surgical procedure
    $400 3
In 1918 this country was formed from Bohemia, Moravia & Slovakia
    $400 10
In 1994, recovered from an assault, she took the silver in figure skating at the Winter Olympics
    $400 17
Alaska's Cape Prince of Wales, the state's westernmost mainland point, juts into this strait
    $400 22
In "Come Back, Little Sheba", Little Sheba is this type of animal
    $400 26
The name of this musket is an alteration of the Dutch donderbus, which means "thunder gun"
    $600 8
Now rarely performed, it was once the most common psychosurgery to treat mental illness
    $600 4
In 1983 this general became head of Panama's military; in 1989 U.S. troops overthrew him
    $600 11
In 1987, '89 & '91, coach Pat Summitt led the U. of Tennessee women's team to NCAA titles in this sport
    $600 18
The small Sham Chun River forms the border between China & this British dependency
    $600 21
His 1924 play "Desire Under the Elms" wasn't publicly performed in London until 1940; it was banned
    $600 27
The name of this food of the gods is from the Greek for "immortal"
    $800 12
Lasers or heated instruments are used for this procedure to stop a vessel from bleeding
    $800 5
In 1486 this Tudor king married the daughter of Edward IV, uniting the houses of Lancaster & York
    $800 14
The speed skater honored by the Women's Sports Foundation in 1995 as one of its Sportswomen of the Year
    $800 19
This country's Mediterranean coast is indented by the gulfs of Hammamet, Gabes & Tunis
    DD: $2,000 23
In this 1955 Lawrence & Lee play, high school teacher Bertram Cates is based on John Scopes
    $800 28
Durring Don, a Middle English phrase, evolved into this word for swashbuckling bravado
    $1000 13
Torn cartilage in a knee may be repaired using a fiber-optic instrument during this type of surgery
    $1000 7
Victor Paz Estenssoro was president of this landlocked South American country 1952-56, 1960-64 & 1985-89
    $1000 15
In 1995 this Spanish tennis player was a finaliist in 3 of the 4 Grand Slam finals
    DD: $2,000 20
Constanta is Romania's only port on this sea
    $1000 24
Paul Lukas made his Broadway debut December 27, 1937, playing Dr. Rank in this Ibsen play
    $1000 29
This more common name for a divan is derived from an Arabic word for "platform" or "bench"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Mark Kathy
$6,300 $2,700 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state was named by Captain John Mason, former governor of Portsmouth, England

Final scores:

Mike Mark Kathy
$2,199 $5,400 $10,000
3rd place: Helbros 14K gold Masterpiece watch 2nd place: a trip to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort in Longboat Key, Florida New champion: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Mark Kathy
$6,300 $6,700 $5,200
21 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1996-08-21
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