Show #2782 - Tuesday, October 8, 1996


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Steven Wijnberg, an assistant executive director originally from Johannesburg, South Africa

Anita Israel, a museum technician originally from Newburgh, New York

Craig Schneider, a health policy analyst from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In January Campbell sponsors National Soup Month & this company sponsors National Oatmeal Month
    $100 23
Beetles transfer the fungus that causes this elm disease
    $100 1
Donna Murphy of TV's "Murder One" was crowned Best Actress in a Musical for playing Anna in this revival
    $100 6
Costumed guides lead tours of this lexicographer's birthplace in West Hartford, Connecticut
    $100 12
During Fimbulvetr, the worst example of this season ever, blizzards blow from 4 directions at once
    $100 18
Neuwirth of "Cheers"
    $200 13
The National Federation for this bird has declared June, not November, the month for its lovers
    $200 24
Of parsley, sage, rosemary & thyme, the one that's not a member of the mint family
    $200 2
The Tonys tapped Savion Glover's choreography for "Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da" this
    $200 7
The Martha Vick house in this Mississippi city was constructed in 1830 by the daughter of the city's founder
    $200 16
This god's hall is called Bilskirnir, which means "lightning"
    $200 19
Bean or Cool J
    $300 14
This month is Safe Toys & Gifts Month as sponsored by Prevent Blindness America
    $300 25
In addition to its use as a cow & sheep feed, alfalfa is a favorite of these food-producing insects
    $300 3
George Grizzard won a Best Actor Tony for the revival of this playwright's "A Delicate Balance"
    $300 8
The white frame house that served as the first White House of the Confederacy is in this city
    $300 28
Hildisvini, one of these wild hogs who belonged to the goddess Freya, was noted for his golden bristles
    $300 20
Michelle Pfeiffer's sister who was in "Vamp" & "Falling Down"
    $400 15
Called "America's favorite dessert", this dairy product's National Month is July
    $400 26
This substance forms in scales on the leaves of the carnauba palm
    DD: $500 4
This acclaimed show, featuring the song heard here, earned 4 Tonys, including Best Musical & Original Score:

"La vie Boheme! /
La vie Boheme! /
To days of inspiration, playing hooky, making
something out of nothing..."
    $400 9
This Asheville, N.C. estate built by George Washington Vanderbilt has a 250-room house & its own winery
    $400 29
Ratatosk, one of these rodents, scampers up & down the tree Yggdrasil spreading nasty gossip & insults
    $400 21
Poet cummings, whose first book of poetry, "Tulips and Chimneys", came out in 1923
    $500 17
This month is Black History Month, originated by Carter G. Woodson in 1926
    $500 27
Common name for large, leafy, brown seaweed; there are giant and bladder types of it in the Pacific
    $500 5
Zoe Caldwell won for playing this tempestuous diva in "Master Class", which also won best play
    $500 10
You'll find this president's boyhood home in the Plymouth Notch Historic District of Plymouth, VT.
    $500 30
A hideous giantess named Angerboda was the wife of this Norse trickster
    $500 22
Singer Peniston or Winans

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Craig Anita Steven
$1,400 $600 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Anita Steven
$3,100 $1,700 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: They go together.)
    $200 21
Nickname Charles Lindbergh shares with gangster Charles Luciano
    $200 1
The city of Edmonton in this Canadian province staes a fringe theatre festival every summer
    $200 22
This cable network was created by the merger of Ha! & the Comedy Channel
    $200 8
This two-word French phrase refers to an ambiguous statement with a possible indecent meaning
    $200 13
The Lisbon variety of this sour yellow fruit has few if any seeds
    $200 3
Among the female novelist born in this Irish capital were Iris Murdoch, Elizabeth Bowen & Maeve Binchy
    $400 27
In 1926 Lindbergh showed "Spirit" as an air mail pilot between this city and Chicago
    $400 2
You'll find the Olgas, a series of 26 enormous rock domes, about 35 miles from Ayers Rock in this country
    $400 23
This Fred MacMurray series ran 5 seasons on ABC & 7 more on CBS
    $400 9
If Mark Twain published a book under an autonym, this name would be on the cover
    $400 14
Picked young, they're soaked in lye, fermented in brine for several months, then stuffed
    $400 4
"Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful" is a volume of poetry by this author of "The Color Purple"
    $600 28
By a special act of Congress in 1927, he was awarded this
    $600 18
3-wheeled pedicabs called becak are a major form of transportation in Jogjakarta in this country
    $600 24
In 1964 CBS News paired Roger Mudd & Robert Trout in response to the popularity of this NBC duo
    $600 10
Similar-sounding words used instead of the correct ones; Norm Crosby is the king of them
    $600 15
It looks like a pink celery stalk & some call it the "pie plant"
    $600 5
This Dane was once in love with her second cousin Hans, but married his twin brother Bror
    $800 30
2-letter pronoun that was the title of his 1927 autobiography
    $800 19
When visiting this Belgian seaport's zoo, don't miss the Nocturama, a habitat for nocturnal animals
    $800 25
This PBS science series was begun in 1974 by WGBH-TV producer Michael Ambrosino
    $800 11
From the Greek for "to transfer", it's describing one thing as another & may be "mixed"
    DD: $1,700 16
This fruit plant can grow 20 feet high & produce a dozen hands
    $800 6
Her 1985 novel "The Mammoth Hunters" continued the prehistoric love story of Ayla & Jondalar
    $1000 29
This woman, his wife, acted as copilot & navigator on many of his flights
    DD: $500 20
The Masai Mara Game Reserve in this country is world-famous for its annual wildebeest migration
    $1000 26
The PBS series "An American Family" focused on this family: Bill, Pat, Lance, Kevin, Grant, Delilah & Michele
    $1000 12
From French for "flat", it's a dull or trite phrase uttered as fresh
    $1000 17
This variety of orange named for its red flesh may not be for the squeamish
    $1000 7
This author of "The Handmaid's Tale" was once writer-in-residence at the University of Ontario

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Anita Steven
$4,000 $6,100 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

French Catholic missionaries led by Father Edward F. Sorin founded this university in 1842

Final scores:

Craig Anita Steven
$3,601 $4,199 $800
2nd place: bedroom suite from Bassett New champion: $4,199 3rd place: Magnavox television

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Craig Anita Steven
$5,600 $6,100 $2,300
25 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1996-08-21
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