Show #2775 - Friday, September 27, 1996


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Ted Snelgrove, a marketing manager originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Linda Holling, a substitute teacher from Santa Monica, California

Jason Benton, a teacher from Amenia, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
The new bill is the first major redesign of U.S. currency since this year of the stock market crash
    $100 23
A thermal spring that intermittently ejects steam & boiling water is called this
    $100 11
Overhead strings attached to jointed limbs allow this type of puppet to move
    $100 1
This Florentine sculptor's relief "Madonna of the Stairs" was completed in 1492 when he was 17
    $100 16
Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" won for Solo Performance in this category
    $100 6
A monumental arch called the Gateway of India graces this bustling port city
    $200 27
The security thread in the new bill will glow red under this type of light
    $200 24
The earliest evidence of these made from stone by early man dates to about 2.5 million years ago
    $200 12
A Mormon hall, or the portable sanctuary in which the Ark of the Covenant was carried
    $200 2
Picasso's 1907 painting "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" was one of the first in this new art movement
    $200 17
Ellen DeGeneres said it wasn't "your father's Grammys", but this father of Nancy still won with "Duets II"
    $200 7
The cathedral in this South American planned capital is designed to resemble Jesus' crown of thorns
    $300 28
His coat has "United States of America" written on it in very, very small print
    $300 25
A simple one of these consists of a small mass swinging at the end of a very light string
    $300 13
From the Latin for "gum", it's an inflammation of the gums characterized by swelling & redness
    $300 3
This 19th century New York landscape school spread to Mexico & South America
    $300 18
Canadians won big; Alanis Morissette won Best Rock Album & she won Best Country Album
    $300 8
Stratford-upon-Avon is about 22 miles south of this city, Britain's second largest
    $400 29
Like the old bill, the new one has this building on the back
    $400 22
About twice a year, when the moon passes through the earth's shadow, one of these events occurs
    $400 14
Using this delaying tactic, Sen. Wayne Morse spoke for 22 1/2 hours against the Tidelands Bill in 1953
    DD: $600 4
Around the 5th century B.C., the Greeks began using this art form in which tesserae are set in mortar
    $400 19
His awards for R&B Song & Male Vocal for "For Your Love" were called "Predictable"
    $400 9
Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula, is buried at Snagov Monastery on an island near this capital city
    $500 30
One of these impressions is visible only when you hold the bill up to the light
    $500 21
The name of this element is derived from tellus, Latin for "earth"
    $500 15
In this ancient board game, each player has 2 dice, a dice cup & 15 counters
    $500 5
In 1970 this "Christina's World" painter became the first living artist to have a White House exhibit
    $500 20
This group that had the No. 1 hit "La Bamba" in 1987 won for Best Pop Instrumental with "Mariachi Suite"
    $500 10
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, one of Queensland's most popular attractions, is 7 miles outside this city

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jason Linda Ted
$1,200 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Linda Ted
$2,700 $1,500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In the 1996 primary campaign, Dole called the views of this GOP rival & cable TV commentator "extreme"
    $200 21
He followed up "Paradise Lost" with "Paradise Regained"
    $200 16
Waco in this state is so named because it was built on the site of a former Hueco Indian village
    $200 11
It's aging a salami, not healing it
    $200 1
When Genghis Khan sacked this Chinese capital in 1215, it burned for a month
    $200 2
This hat-shaped restaurant was built in 1926 by Gloria Swanson's husband
    $400 27
Dole was first elected to this Senate post in November 1984, succeeding Howard Baker
    $400 22
The literati in Edinburgh called him the "Ploughman Poet"
    DD: $1,000 17
Event seen here; more than 75 million people have seen it since it debuted in 1972:
    $400 12
Eaten with Boston baked beans, Boston brown bread is a rye flavored with this syrup
    $400 6
He led the South American revolution that freed New Granada from Spanish control
    $400 3
After filming "Duck Soup", this Marx Brother left the act to become an agent
    $600 28
Ronald Reagan's support helped get Dole the No. 2 slot on this man's 1976 ticket
    $600 23
About these Poe wrote, "Through the balmy air of night how they ring out their delight"
    $600 18
A tour of her home in Tuscumbia, Alabama includes the pump where she learned her first word
    $600 13
Self-rising flour is a combination of flour, salt & this ingredient
    $600 8
These wars began in 1455 at St. Albans & ended in 1485 at Bosworth Field
    $600 4
Dorothy Lamour's sarong was one of the famous creations by this female costume designer
    $800 29
Dole received his near-fatal war wounds while leading an assault in this country during WWII
    $800 24
It's the use of a word that imitates what is denotes, such as buzz or cuckoo
    $800 19
There's a 50' sculpture called TOTH—Tower on the Hill—in this South Dakota city; think "fast"
    $800 14
Term for the series of short indentations around the edge of a pie crust
    DD: $1,300 9
In 1838 this Mexican general came out of retirement for the Pastry War, where he lost a leg
    $800 5
In the 1940s this author ventured into a "Brave New World" with the screenplay for "Jane Eyre"
    $1000 30
Dole was born in this Kansas town, a county seat, in 1923
    $1000 25
In his prose "Devotions", this poet wrote, "No man is an island, entire of itself"
    $1000 20
Popular annual events in this city include the Mummers Parade & the Pulaski Day Parade
    $1000 15
Beaten egg whites lighten this sweet dessert, often chocolate, whose name is French for "foam"
    $1000 10
In the climactic battle of this war, Wolfe & Montcalm, the leaders of both sides, were killed
    $1000 7
In 1995 this late silent comedian's last surviving wife, Lita Grey, passed away at 87

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Linda Ted
$9,400 $6,500 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His "The Menace of Darwinism" & "The Bible and Its Enemies" were published in the 1920s

Final scores:

Jason Linda Ted
$13,000 $3,599 $600
3-day champion: $27,100 2nd place: a trip to Hilo, Hawaii & stay at Volcano House + Crossword Companion 3rd place: Whirlpool dishwasher & trash compactor + Crossword Companion

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Linda Ted
$9,500 $6,500 $3,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1996-08-13
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