Show #2783 - Wednesday, October 9, 1996


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Bob DiGiusto, a postal clerk from Roseville, Minnesota

Mike Lease, a computer programmer from Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Anita Israel, a museum technician originally from Newburgh, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 28
This British princess was the recipient of a 1995 humanitarian award from United Cerebral Palsy
    $100 6
This apostle was born in the Greek city of Tarsus
    $100 23
In 1996 Columbia Tristar TV revived these 2 Chuck Barris shows
    $100 1
A North Tonawanda, N.Y. museum displays the process of carving animals for this amusement ride
    $100 11
To suffer a crushing defeat is "to meet your" this, as Napoleon did June 18, 1815
    $100 18
"Give 'Em Hell Harry"
    $200 29
In 1995 former president Jimmy Carter & this Spanish king received UNESCO prizes for promoting peace
    $200 7
He told his sons-in-law to get out of Sodom because the Lord was going to destroy the city
    DD: $600 24
The longest-running game show on NBC, it featured the following:
    $200 2
Her Pulitzer Prize for "The Good Earth" is displayed at her Dublin, Penn. home
    $200 12
The old saying about having this and eating it, too appeared in a 1546 book of proverbs
    $200 19
"Fireside Chatterer"
    $300 30
"Good grief"; this cartoonist won the Reuben Award twice, in 1955 & 1964
    $300 8
Of this newborn son, Zacharias said, "Thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways"
    $300 25
They're the Burt & Bert of Burt & Bert Productions, which produced "Win, Lose or Draw"
    $300 3
The history of this type of auto racing is displayed at "Big Daddy" Don Garlits' museum in Ocala, Fla.
    $300 13
When you're really angry or just very noisy, you "raise" this part of a house
    $300 20
He called himself "Jinx of the Links"
    $400 17
Rockford College in this state awards outstanding women a medal named for alumna Jane Addams
    $400 9
Esau told him "I am at the point to die; and what profit shall this birthright do to me?"
    $400 26
The theme to this game that premiered on TV October 5, 1950 was "Hooray for Captain Spaulding"
    $400 4
This Russian museum's Winter Palace was designed by Bartolommeo Rastrelli in the 1750s
    $400 14
Grease makes a fire blaze up and smoke, so when this "is in the fire" the damage has been done
    $400 21
The "Son of his Grandfather"
    $500 16
The Cesar is France's equivalent of this U.S. award
    $500 10
In the King James Version, the first of the 12 historical books following the Pentateuch is named for him
    $500 27
In 1969 this original "I've Got a Secret" host began an 8-season run as host of "To Tell the Truth"
    $500 5
The Fort Christian Museum of the U.S. Virgin Islands is located in this capital city
    $500 15
Some say the phrase about going "from" this "to post" comes from the old game of court tennis
    $500 22
"Hero of Buena Vista"

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

Anita Mike Bob
$2,300 $500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anita Mike Bob
$2,900 $2,800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Of 21, 33 or 75 hours, the longest man has stayed on the moon
    $200 6
On his ninth birthday, this Dickens orphan is taken to live at the main work house by Mr. Bumble
    $200 30
In 1995 she returned to Broadway in a 31st anniversary production of "Hello, Dolly!"
    $200 12
Harrison Birtwistle wrote a 1968 opera about "Punch and" this partner
    $200 4
Victoria & Albert had a grand wedding breakfast at this palace before honeymooning at Windsor
    $200 17
This variety of squash is named for its resemblance to the fruit of an oak tree
    $400 8
In February 1996 NASA launched NEAR, a probe, designed to rendezvous with Eros, one of these minor planets
    $400 22
Sisters Elinor & Marianne Dashwood are the heroines of this Jane Austen novel
    $400 29
Pat Brown, former 2-term governor of this state, passed away in 1996
    $400 13
In an 1865 opera by Richard Wagner, Tristan is a tenor role & this heroine is a soprano
    $400 3
The 19th C. hymn "Hold The Fort" was based on messages sent by this gen. known for his "March to the Sea"
    $400 19
Popular in Israel, a sabra is the fruit of one of these prickly plants
    DD: $1,200 9
The last mission in this U.S. series was manned by Jim Lovell & Buzz Aldrin
    $600 18
"A Dead Man in Deptford", the last novel by this "A Clockwork Orange" author, was published in 1993
    $600 27
His recent country album "Tennessee Moon" features a new version of his hit "Kentucky Woman"
    $600 14
In a comic opera by Shostakovich, this facial feature detaches itself from Kovalev & leads a life of its own
    $600 2
Robert Fulton designed the demologos, the first warship powered by this
    $600 20
It's the most popular fresh variety of grape grown in the U.S.
    $800 10
In 1981, for his 5th space flight, John Young flew on this 1st shuttle to go into orbit
    $800 23
Loch Katrine provides the setting for his narrative poem "The Lady of the Lake"
    $800 25
This celebrated hairstylist fought for the Israeli army during the 1948 War of Independence
    DD: $1,500 15
It' traditional for a woman to play Cherubino the pageboy in this 1786 opera about a wedding
    $800 1
Nathaniel Hawthorne called his 1846 collection of tales "Mosses from an Old" one of these
    $800 21
The English formerly referred to this flowering vegetable as "Italian asparagus"
    $1000 11
In 1974 Carr, Gibson & Pogue were the last crew to serve in this craft; they spent over 2,000 hours there
    $1000 24
This baroness whose first name is Phyllis is famous for mystery novels about detective Adam Dalgliesh
    $1000 26
In 1996 some of the top skaters joined Yekaterina Gordeyeva in a tribute to this late husband
    $1000 16
Leonore disguises herself as a boy known by this title name in a popular Beethoven opera
    $1000 5
Emile Zola's letter "J'accuse" helped win a new trial for this Frenchman who'd been convicted of spying
    $1000 28
The name of this long Asian radish is Japanese for "large root"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anita Mike Bob
$7,400 $8,200 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On a weekend package, Northwest Airlines flies Londoners to Bloomington, Minn. to visit this

Final scores:

Anita Mike Bob
$1,600 $14,801 $10,000
3rd place: Samsung TV New champion: $14,801 2nd place: furniture from Berkline & Klipsch speakers

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anita Mike Bob
$6,700 $7,200 $5,300
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1996-08-21
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