Show #2635 - Friday, February 2, 1996

Bill Sloan game 5.


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Kerry Towle, a retiree from Ellicott City, Maryland

Gordon Frankel Light, an attorney originally from Miami, Florida

Bill Sloan, a real estate broker from Mission Viejo, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $46,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The 1970s.)
    $100 10
Mowgli's song "Against People" appears in this author's "Second Jungle Book"
    $100 2
At the beginning of this film, George C. Scott addresses his troops in front of a huge American flag
    $100 1
In the wee hours of an April morning in 1775, this silversmith warned, "The British are Coming!"
    $100 7
A kid or a politician doesn't want to be caught with his hand in this container
    $100 23
2 restaurants atop this 605-foot Seattle landmark turn at one revolution per hour
    $100 18
It's the number of items in a devil's dozen, or in a baker's dozen
    $200 11
In chapter 2 of this Tolstoy novel, Princess Bolkonsky says, "Tell me what this war is about"
    $200 16
"Peggy Sue", "That'll Be The Day" & other songs in this 1978 film were sung by its star, Gary Busey
    $200 3
In 1845 the remains of this frontiersman & his wife Rebecca were moved from Missouri to Kentucky
    $200 8
One may contain a selection of songs or photos; its name is from Latin for "white"
    $200 24
One of the world's longest floating structures of this type carries I-90 traffic over Lake Washington
    $200 19
Most people are in bed by this time, the devil's dancing-hour
    $300 12
This Edgar Allan Poe story concerns "a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence"
    $300 20
This 1979 nuclear disaster film starring Jane Fonda & Michael Douglas had no background music
    $300 4
Nicknamed "Light-Horse Harry", he served in the Continental Congress from 1785 to 1788
    $300 9
One may hold a tempest or a dormouse
    $300 25
In 1983 WPPSS, the Washington Public Power Supply System, defaulted on a record $2.25 bil. worth of these
    $300 28
We assume this rich, dark chocolate dessert is the devil's favorite
    $400 13
This "Babbitt" author published his 1st novel, "Hike And The Aeroplane", under the pseudonym Tom Graham
    $400 21
Barbra Streisand wanted Elvis Presley to co-star with her in this film, but Kris Kristofferson got the role
    $400 5
In 1898 the Spanish-American War ended when Manila surrendered to Gen. Merritt & this admiral
    $400 14
A casket is a coffin; a strongbox is this similar word
    $400 26
In 1859 U.S. settlers fought settlers from this European country in the "Pig War" for the San Juan Islands
    $400 29
These gaming items were called the devil's bones because they were made of bone & led to ruin
    $500 17
This "Brave New World" author's 1921 novel "Crome Yellow" abounds with eccentric characters
    $500 22
In this film Richard Dreyfuss sculpts models of Devils Tower
    $500 6
You might say this reformer born in 1818 is best remembered for wearing the pants in her family
    $500 15
It holds entertainment-seeking soldiers or water for soldiers
    DD: $500 27
This dam on the Columbia River has a generating capacity of nearly 6.5 million kilowatts
    $500 30
This poisonous weed named for Jamestown, Virginia, is also known as devil's trumpet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bill Gordon Kerry
$2,100 $100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Gordon Kerry
$4,200 $1,700 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Ain Shams University was founded in this Egyptian capital
    $200 1
In this religion the supreme sin of shirk, polytheism or the denial of Allah's unity, is unforgivable
    $200 12
George Skibine's ballet "Tragedy at Verona" is based on this play
    $200 7
This present U.S. coin has a torch on its reverse
    $200 16
In 1972 this island once famous for its prison became part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    $200 14
William F. Buckley, Jr. gives you this many "Words You'd Like to Know"; remember, 1996 is a leap year
    $400 3
Florence Chadwick swam this body of water from Cap Gris-Nez to Dover
    $400 13
The new fire ceremony was performed every 52 years by this Mexican civilization
    $400 29
It's believed this Christmas classic is the most frequently performed ballet in history
    $400 8
All U.S. dollar coins issued since 1794, except one, featured this animal
    $400 17
In 1866 a leper colony was founded on this Hawaiian island's Kalaupapa Peninsula
    $400 15
This "Oldest Living Teenager" has a calendar with daily "American Bandstand" trivia
    $600 4
This photographer's "My Camera in the National Parks" was released in 1950
    $600 19
In 1995 a 6-year-old boy in this Chinese-occupied region was identified as the reincarnated Panchen Lama
    $600 30
"Le Beau Danube" with music by Johann Strauss, is set in a public park in this city
    $600 9
Most U.S. paper currency consists of 7 denominations issued in this type of note
    $600 18
In 1856 some descendants of the Bounty mutineers left this island & settled on Norfolk
    $600 24
Chef Marcel Desaulniers has a calendar companion to his book "Death By" this treat
    $800 5
In January this country became a republic with Rajendra Prasad as president
    $800 20
Rituals in this popular religion of Haiti are led by a houngan, a priest, or a mambo, a priestess
    $800 27
Twyla Tharp's "Push Comes to Shove" was one of the first American works created for this Russian star
    DD: $1,600 10
U.S. paper currency is made of 25% linen & 75% this fiber
    $800 22
Over 40 miles long, Olkhon is the largest island in this Siberian lake
    $800 25
Browntrout offers calendars of these coastal structures from New England, the Pacific & the Great Lakes
    DD: $1,000 6
In 1950 this former Army chief of staff & secretary of state became secretary of defense
    $1000 21
In the Rig veda this major Hindu deity is called Rudra & is addressed in just 3 hymns
    $1000 28
For a 1905 benefit, Michel Fokine created "The Dying Swan" for this Russian ballerina
    $1000 11
A commemorative half dollar was issued in 1937 to honor this bloodiest one-day Civil War battle
    $1000 23
Torshavn is the capital & one of the principal ports of these Danish islands
    $1000 26
This humor magazine's photos of "True Signs" have been collected into a calendar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Gordon Kerry
$13,600 $5,300 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Nov. 23, 1973 Yvonne Braithwaite Burke became the first member of Congress to do this while in office

Final scores:

Bill Gordon Kerry
$16,100 $7,300 $3,000
5-day champion: $62,800 2nd place: Carmel Valley, California ranch resort trip + luggage 3rd place: RCA digital satellite system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Gordon Kerry
$12,800 $5,300 $1,500
36 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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