Show #2822 - Tuesday, December 3, 1996


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Gay Mollette, a procurement manager originally from Detroit, Michigan

David Itkin, an attorney originally from Rochester, New York

Harry Barker, a computer applications specialist originally from Bloomington, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
This pathway for human eggs was named for Italian anatomist Gabriel Fallopius
    $100 7
Ellen Burstyn was born on this date in 1932; Pearl Harbor was bombed on it in 1941
    $100 1
In this type of dance company, the leading male is called the premier danseur
    $100 12
Jean Lussier & William Fitzgerald are among those who've gone over this landmark in a barrel & survived
    $100 23
In 1525 Cortes ordered Cuauhtemoc, the last emperor of these people, hanged
    $100 13
In football it's the imaginary "line" on which the ball rests at the start of each play
    $200 18
TV zip code most associated with Gabrielle Carteris
    $200 8
This ended in the U.S. December 5, 1933 when a 36th state ratified the 21st Amendment
    $200 2
The ribbon braiding of this dance performed on the 1st of the 5th month in England began in the 19th century
    $200 22
On April 13, 1970, this space mission turned perilous as Haise, Lovell & Swigert had to abandon the main ship
    $200 24
A library near the Pink Zone in Mexico City is named after this American library founder
    $200 14
These mountains are the natural habitat of the alpaca
    $300 19
On a scale of 32 to 212, he ranks at the top as the inventor of the mercury thermometer
    $300 9
On December 20, 1994, this former U.S. President announced the Bosnian ceasefire he'd arranged
    $300 3
The Viennese version of this dance stressed the first step & speeded up the tempo
    $300 28
In the highest helicopter rescue ever, American Seaborne Weathers was plucked from this mountain in 1996
    $300 25
These suspended candy-filled objects are broken open by a blindfolded person with a stick
    $300 15
De Beers Consolidated Mines, Ltd. is the world's largest producer & distributor of these gems
    $400 20
In 1988 Steffi Graf beat her to win the U.S. Open; in 1990 she beat Stefi
    $400 10
This Burmese retired as U.N. Secretary-General in December 1971
    $400 4
In 1976 Ludmila Pakhomova & Aleksandr Gorshkov won the first Olympic gold medal in this event
    $400 29
In 1974 his chute released early, causing him to plunge into a river canyon, not rocket across it
    $400 26
Processions known as posadas are associated with this holiday
    $400 16
Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of this body part
    $500 21
Born Gabrielle, but known by her nickname, she started with a hat shop in 1913 & opened her own house in 1914
    $500 11
In December 1993 this Defense Secretary became the first member of Clinton's cabinet to quit
    $500 5
Jimmy Sturr had a barrel of fun winning the 1995 Grammy for Best Album of this dance music
    $500 30
Aleksandr Pushkin, Stephen Decatur & Button Gwinnett all died from wounds received in one of these
    DD: $500 27
These 2 animals appear on Mexico's flag
    $500 17
In a mosque a minbar is the equivalent of this elevated speaking platform in a church

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

Harry David Gay
$1,100 $1,700 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harry David Gay
$1,800 $2,300 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
His current titles include Bishop of Rome & Surpreme Pontiff of the Universal Church
    $200 22
This country's longest river is the 228-mile Shinano on Honshu
    $200 2
The long-coat variety of this breed, the smallest in the world, probably originated in the U.S.
    $200 1
This artist first experimented with bird-banding at Mill Grove, his father's estate near Philadelphia
    $200 4
For a brief time in 1777, this "Green Mountain State" was known as New Connecticut
    $200 5
This "Murphy Brown" star titled her 1984 autobiography "Knock Wood"
    $400 13
Iran's former rulers shared this title, the Persian equivalent of "king"
    $400 23
This river's name is from Sindhu, Sanskrit for "river"
    $400 3
Her first works were sold in a Hoosick Falls, New York drugstore when she was in her late 70s
    $400 6
This boundary line was originally laid out to settle a dispute between the Calvert & Penn families
    $400 7
Regretful of calling his 1970s memoir, "I Am Not Spock", he's titled his latest one "I Am Spock"
    $600 14
It's the wife of a maharajah
    $600 27
One story says the Kerry blue terrier is descended from dogs shipwrecked on this country's coast in 1588
    $600 9
This French painter died May 8, 1903 at Atuona on the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas
    $600 8
This "Crisis" officially ended October 28, 1962
    DD: $600 19
1 of the 2 TV characters in the title of the autobiography of the man seen here:
    $800 15
Males of the house of Hapsburg, including Franz Ferdinand, bore this title
    $800 24
In terms of surface area, this Siberian body of water is Eurasia's largest freshwater lake
    $800 26
These dogs, aka St. John's dogs, were once found on Newfoundland fishing vessels
    $800 10
In 1819 this Spaniard bought a villa outside Madrid which was known as "The Deaf Man's Villa"
    $800 17
After Eugene Debs' death in 1926, Norman Thomas became the leader of this political party
    $800 20
When writing children's books like "Amy the Dancing Bear", "Nobody does it better" than this singer
    $1000 16
Daughters of a Spanish monarch are given this "childish" title
    DD: $200 25
Tributaries of this river include the Ruhr, Moselle & Neckar
    $1000 11
In 1918 & 1919 he was commissar for art in Vitebsk, now in Belarus
    $1000 18
Oliver Perry sent the message "We have met the enemy and they are ours" after winning this 1813 battle
    $1000 21
Not surprisingly, her "Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook" includes a recipe for fried green tomatoes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harry David Gay
$2,400 $3,100 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Jagged rocks at this Florida city's narrow inlet suggested its name, from Spanish for "rat's mouth"

Final scores:

Harry David Gay
$4,799 $1,399 $8,400
2nd place: trip to Mexico City + Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Ducane 2004SS gas grill + Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $8,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Harry David Gay
$2,400 $3,100 $9,500
12 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1996-10-15
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