Show #2787 - Tuesday, October 15, 1996


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Holly Buchanan, a consultant from Silver Spring, Maryland

Carl Eeman, a pastor from St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Kathy Robbins, a bed-and-breakfast owner from Denver, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This country's legislature, the National People's Congress, has 2,978 members
    $100 24
Types of these vegetables include pearl, green & Bermuda
    $100 6
This term for a policeman comes from the Latin comes stabuli, an officer of the stable
    $100 17
This gland located at the front of the neck controls metabolic activity
    $100 13
The Mormon pageant is a dramatic annual event in Manti in this state
    $100 11
Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels played a couple of dimwits in this 1994 blockbuster comedy
    $200 2
In 1980 the government of this country granted the Basques the right to an elected parliament
    $200 25
They're the only edible part of a frog; remember, overcooking will make them tough
    $200 7
The name of this Florida site is an alteration of the Spanish cayo huesa "island of bones"
    $200 18
The visceral pleurae are thin, tough membranes that cover the outer surface of these organs
    $200 22
Head for Fargo in this state to celebrate Merry Prairie Christmas
    $200 12
In 1980 Dolly Parton ventured onto the big screen, playing a secretary in this film
    $300 3
Greenland & the Faroe Islands each have 2 seats in this nation's Folketing
    $300 28
A ficelle is a long, thin one of these about half the size of a baguette
    $300 8
From the Greek kubernao, "to direct a ship", it became someone who directs a ship of state
    $300 19
The small intestine includes the jejunum, the ileum & this horseshoe-shaped section
    $300 23
Scottish highland games take place every summer at North Carolina's Grandfather Mountain in this range
    $300 14
This cross-dressing comedy with Nathan Lane & Robin Williams is a remake of "La Cage aux Folles"
    $400 4
The rules, or takkanon, of this Israeli parliament are similar to those of Britain's House of Commons
    $400 29
In different types of food, this crustacean's name precedes cake, apple & Louis
    $400 9
Thomas Jefferson helped coin this word for a certain coin; he got it from the French word for "tenth"
    $400 20
This lowest part of the brain stem helps regulate the digestive process, among other functions
    DD: $1,000 26
The town of Winterset in this Iowa county is noted for its Covered Bridge Festival
    $400 15
In a 1983 film this comedy troupe pondered "The Meaning of Life"
    $500 5
Suspended in 1800, this country's Althing reconvened in 1843
    $500 30
The top of a Dundee cake is usually covered with these nuts, blanched & split
    $500 10
From the Latin per, "through", & ager, "field", comes this long word for wandering
    $500 21
The shoulder joint is formed by the scapula, the clavicle & this upper arm bone
    $500 27
Founded by Gian Carlo Menotti, this music & arts festival has been an annual event in Charleston, S.C. since 1977
    $500 16
Ricki Lake is the daughter-in-law this actress never had in the film "Mrs. Winterbourne"

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

Kathy Carl Holly
$2,100 $1,000 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Carl Holly
$2,000 $3,800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In 1981 Giovanni Spadolini became the first non-Christian Democrat premier of this country since 1945
    $200 19
Elton sang Oscar-winning "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" over the end credits of this Disney film
    $200 16
He also called Jan van der Meer van Delft
    $200 11
To avoid being killed, Abram & Isaac told people their pretty wives were these relatives
    $200 1
The oldest lighthouse on the coast of this state is Portland Head Light, built in 1791
    $200 18
This playwright's "Hamlet" is considered the highest expression of the revenge tragedy
    $400 7
In 1832 Greece was formed from several Aegean islands, part of Rumelia & this peninsula
    $400 26
It's the song that asks, "Candy and Ronnie, have you seen them yet, ooh but they're so spaced out"
    $400 17
His father, N.C., son James & sisters Henriette & Carolyn were also well-known artists
    $400 12
The 2 things the Lord "rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah"
    $400 2
In 1939 this armed service took over control of the Lighthouse Service
    $400 23
This "Candide" author wrote his first tragedy, "Oedipe", while still a teenager
    $600 8
In 1890 this grand duchy ended its political ties to the Dutch royal family
    $600 27
In 1987 Elton re-recorded this song inspired by Marilyn Monroe with the Melbourne Symphony Orch.
    $600 20
This pointillist painted a frame around his "La Grande Jatte"
    $600 13
Until Chapter 11 there was only one of these for all earth's people; then God confounded it into many
    $600 4
Invented by Augustin Jean Fresnel, the compound type of this is used in lighthouses
    $600 24
The 100 tales in this Boccaccio work alternated between tragedy & earthy humor
    DD: $1,200 9
The House of Wittelsbach, which ruled Bavaria 1180-1918, made this city its capital in 1255
    $800 29
A fan of Billie Jean King, Elton wrote this 1975 hit for her
    $800 21
Maurice de Vlaminck was a member of this French art group, literally "the wild beasts"
    $800 14
She is described as a "help meet"
    $800 5
There's a lighthouse on this Oahu promontory, the crater of an extinct volcano
    $800 25
He wrote that Willy Loman's tragedy is "that he gave his life, or sold it, in order to justify the waste of it"
    $1000 10
When Charles IV died without male heirs in 1328, this 341-year French dynasty ended
    $1000 30
In 1976 Elton team up with Kiki Dee for this No. 1 hit
    $1000 22
After the Nazis closed this design school in 1933, Josef Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College
    DD: $2,000 15
God saw he "was a just man and perfect in his generations"
    $1000 6
An 1833 lighthouse is a point of interest in this western New York city on Lake Erie
    $1000 28
This Swede's play "The Father" is a domestic tragedy detailing the inherent cruelty of marriage

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Carl Holly
$2,800 $9,800 $3,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In June 1996 he came in second in the race for mayor of Bucharest

Final scores:

Kathy Carl Holly
$5,599 $10,300 $1,700
2nd place: trip to Maui & stay at The Whaler New champion: $10,300 3rd place: [unknown]

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathy Carl Holly
$2,800 $8,800 $5,700
13 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1996-08-27
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