Show #2674 - Thursday, March 28, 1996


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Judy Zellers, a homemaker from Mountain View, California

Jim Henderson, an attorney from Sacramento, California

Marty Sade, a math teacher from Tucson, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
g. Acceleration due to this, varies slightly with latitude since the Earth is not a perfect sphere
    $100 9
He had to show the pieman his money before he could take a taste test
    $100 21
The Lincoln Center Library is a branch of this city's library
    $100 6
An essential feature of this embalming process was desiccation by means of dry natron
    $100 26
If the 4 members of the band Moonpools & Caterpillars split a $2,000 royalty evenly, each gets this amount
    $100 14
A synonym for a small island; Ireland is an emerald one
    $200 2
Riboflavin deficiency can cause photophobia, abnormal sensitivity to this
    $200 10
He didn't kiss & tell, he kissed & ran
    $200 22
In 1854 this New England capital opened the first major free public library in the U.S.
    $200 7
Ancient Egyptians made this potent potable by soaking bread in water & fermenting the mixture
    $200 27
John's jar had 300 pennies in it, but he lost 2/3 of them in a pitching contest with Bob, leaving this many
    $200 15
It's a slang term for a potato
    $300 3
This malaria-fighting substance is extracted from the bark of the cinchona tree
    $300 11
He's been quoted as saying, "What a good boy am I"
    $300 23
The library of the university of this largest Scottish city has about 500 printed items from the 15th C.
    $300 8
This famous queen was replaced by her daughter as Akhenaten's principal wife
    $300 28
If I had a nickel for every time I said "I" in this answer, I would have this much money
    $300 16
This device is used to soften the tone of an instrument such as a trumpet
    $400 4
This, sound composed of a random mix of frequencies, comes in "white" & "pink" types
    $400 19
The rhyme says he's responsible for the sheep; you can only infer he's in charge of the cows, too
    $400 24
Woodruff Library at Atlanta's Emory University houses papers of this Uncle Remus creator
    $400 12
Hieroglyphics were Greek to scholars until this 1799 discovery supplied Greek equivalents
    $400 29
Change for a quarter in 4 coins
    $400 17
This heaviest fencing sword has a bowl-shaped guard & a long, narrow blade with no cutting edge
    DD: $1,000 5
Titan, a moon of this planet, has a thicker atmosphere than Earth
    $500 20
A cat killed the rat that ate the malt in his house
    $500 25
Herbert Putnam served as head of this U.S. library for 40 years, 1899-1939
    $500 13
The pyramid of Menkaure was the last of the major 3 built at this site southwest of modern Cairo
    $500 30
If Mary, a dime-a-dance girl, handles 10 partners an hour, she earns this amount in 4 hours
    $500 18
A noisy outburst, or a steady wind of 32-63 MPH

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

Marty Jim Judy
$3,600 -$500 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Jim Judy
$4,000 -$600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Hradcany Castle, former home of the kings of Bohemia, is in this Czech capital
    $200 17
It means to sing in a soft, intimate style, like Bing Crosby used to do
    $200 22
This woman who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta is called the Saint of the Gutters
    $200 5
In this 17th C. novel, Sancho Panza is promised, & eventually gets, the governorship of his own island
    $200 10
Fewer than 120,000 popular votes separated Richard Nixon from this man in 1960
    $200 1
Annette Bening wins the heart of the chief executive played by Michael Douglas in this 1995 film
    $400 7
The Pummerin, Austria's largest bell, is in this city's St. Stephen's Cathedral
    $400 24
The name of this deep voice range is also used to describe a violin, a clef & a tuba
    $400 23
In "Retrospection And Introspection", she told of her experiences with the science of Christian healing
    $400 11
This 1895 story set in the future was H.G. Wells' first novel
    $400 13
Clinton is the most recent William to hold the office; this man was the first
    $400 2
Jim Carrey has a 2nd go as this kooky detective in "When Nature Calls"
    $600 8
Liege is the cultural center of this country's French-speaking area
    $600 28
An 1898 opera by Rimsky-Korsakov concerned these "Amadeus" adversaries
    $600 25
In 1987 Patricia Ann McClurg became the first ordained woman to head this Christian group abbreviated NCC
    $600 12
The full title of this 1872 tale ends with "And what Alice found there"
    $600 14
He served as president during the 73rd-79th Congresses
    $600 3
The TV comedy "Police Squad!" inspired these films with Leslie Nielsen as Lt. Frank Drebin
    $800 21
The fact this Italian city is home to Fiat isn't shrouded in mystery
    $800 29
Saint-Saens' "Carnival Of The Animals" was composed for 2 of these instruments & ensemble
    $800 27
This colorful evangelist founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
    $800 18
James Jones' 1962 novel "The Thin Red Line" was a sequel to this 1951 work
    $800 15
In 1947 this future president testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee
    $800 6
Bette Davis gave a memorable performance as a socialite dying of a brain tumor in this 1939 film
    $1000 20
The Peace of this city in the Netherlands ended the War of the Spanish Succession
    $1000 26
Ann Lee established the first U.S. community of this sect in Watervliet, N.Y. in 1776
    DD: $2,500 19
Characters in this Dickens novel include Mealy Potatoes, Mr. Creakle & Edward Murdstone
    DD: $1,200 16
These 3 men served as president between the terms of the only father & son presidents
    $1000 9
Jeremy Irons & Meryl Streep headed the cast of this 1994 film based on a novel by Isabel Allende

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Jim Judy
$2,900 $1,400 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Apsley House, the London home of this historic duke, boasts an 11' 4" nude statue of Napoleon

Final scores:

Marty Jim Judy
$2,900 $2,700 $5,900
2nd place: Bassett Legend dining room set 3rd place: Friedman hand-crafted mirror New champion: $5,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Jim Judy
$4,900 $1,400 $6,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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