Show #2798 - Wednesday, October 30, 1996


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Kalyan Farrington, a retired engineer from Honolulu, Hawaii

Laura Sparrow, a high school English teacher from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Carl Kruglak, an actuary from Needham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,801)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The first tunnel under this Egyptian canal was opened in 1980
    $100 16
For 4 seasons on this series, Penny Marshall played Oscar Madison's secretary Myrna Turner
    $100 26
The Friseurmuseum, a hairdressing museum in this German capital, has a lock of Bismarck's hair
    $100 10
This is the most abundant element on Earth, which is lucky -- we need it to breathe
    $100 1
In 1996 Mattel introduced a Ken & Barbie dressed in costumes from this classic '60s sci-fi series
    $100 21
A king's wife who's been on a diet
    $200 7
This capital fell to Viet Cong & North Vietnamese troops April 30, 1975
    $200 17
Brandon Tartikoff suggested this show after he saw Andy Griffith play an attorney in the "Fatal Vision" miniseries
    $200 27
Gamblers know there's a casino inside the H.C. Andersen hotel in Odense in this country
    $200 11
The hormone gastrin causes this organ to secrete acid
    $200 2
Like Jeopardy!, the Cabbage Patch Kids had a tie-in with this 1996 sporting event
    $200 22
A pallid escargot
    $300 8
In 1952 Argentina's national congress approved this president's second 5-year plan
    $300 18
The sitcom "Alice" was based on this 1975 film starring Ellen Burstyn
    $300 28
Grotta Azzurra is the Italian name of this famous attraction on the island of Capri
    $300 12
Lampblack, an amorphous form of this element, is produced by burning liquid fuel with too little air
    DD: $500 3
Game whose playing field is seen here:
    $300 23
A gander that got away
    $400 9
In 1904 torpedo boats from this country attacked Russian ships near Port Arthur, Manchuria
    $400 19
Written by Paul Williams & sung by Jack Jones, this show's theme began, "Love, exciting and new"
    $400 29
A goat is enthroned as King Puck during the Puck Fair at Killorglin in this country
    $400 13
This planet is 1.5 times farther from the sun than Earth is
    $400 4
These characters are now called Zeo Rangers, so there's a whole new set of toys
    $400 24
What a witch has instead of a garage
    $500 15
Rafael Reyes became dictator of this country in 1904 after it lost Panama in 1903
    $500 20
Doc Holliday, played by Douglas Fowley, didn't appear in this Western until 1957, in its third season
    $500 30
You'll find Le Musee de la Vie Wallonne, The Museum of Walloon Life, in Liege in this country
    $500 14
It has the lowest boiling point of any element, -452 degrees Fahrenheit
    $500 5
The 2 taxes on a Monopoly board
    $500 25
A titian-haired Jerry Garcia fan

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

Carl Laura Kalyan
$1,400 -$200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Laura Kalyan
$2,500 -$400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Anthony Hopkins & Diana Rigg played this scintillating Scottish couple at the Old Vic in 1972
    $200 2
In 1952 a bridge was completed over this bay, linking Annapolis with the eastern shore
    $200 21
In February 1801, after 36 ballots in the House, Jefferson was declared president, this man vice president
    $200 13
A feast called the seder highlights this Jewish celebration
    $200 1
Completes the line by John Howard Payne, "Be it ever so humble,..."
    $200 10
This "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" singer's career has flourished under his son Danny's guidance
    $400 27
George's dad on "Seinfeld" & Ben Stiller's father in real life, he played Trinculo in "The Tempest" in 1955
    $400 3
This state's Sakonnet River is really a saltwater arm of Narragansett Bay
    $400 22
This JFK vice president served as chairman of the National Aeronautics & Space Council
    $400 14
It's the state religion of Thailand
    $400 6
The rhyme scheme of "Georgie Porgie"
    $400 11
Madeleine Albright, the U.S. permanent representative to this body, was born in Czechoslovakia
    $600 30
Before "Jurassic Park", this "Tall Guy" acted in Central Park in "Twelfth Night" with Michelle Pfeiffer
    $600 4
This arm of the Pacific in Washington state divides into Hood Canal & Admiralty Inlet
    $600 25
He once called protesting students & intellectuals an "effete corps of impudent snobs"
    $600 15
This Methodist founder's brother Charles composed over 7,000 hymns
    $600 7
Alexander Pope dedicated his poem "The Dunciad" to this author of "Gulliver's Travels"
    $600 18
In 1974 this heiress said she had chosen "to stay and fight" with the Symbionese Liberation Army
    $800 29
Horror film stars Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee appeared in this British actor's 1948 film "Hamlet"
    $800 5
This state's 2 largest lakes, Harry S. Truman Reservoir & Lake of the Ozarks, were both created artificially
    DD: $2,500 24
At age 71, this running mate of Harry Truman was the oldest vice president to take office
    $800 16
This founder of Taoism was a court librarian & the author of "Classic of the Way and its Virtue"
    $800 8
Stephen Vincent Benet won a 1929 Pulitzer Prize for this epic poem about the Civil War
    $800 19
Malcolm Fraser was a grazier, or rancher, in Victoria before becoming prime minister of this country
    $1000 28
What's love got to do with it? He played Ike Turner in 1993 & Othello in 1995
    DD: $2,000 12
From Rainy Lake to Lake of the Woods, the Rainy River provides this state's border with Canada
    $1000 23
The vice presidency under James A. Garfield was his first elective office
    $1000 17
During a pilgrimage to Mecca, a Muslim is required to walk 7 times around this square building
    $1000 9
The 4 cantos of this Lord's "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" were published over a period of 6 years
    $1000 20
This "Ageless Body, Timeless Mind" author left hospital work in 1985 to promote the Ayurvedic movement

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Laura Kalyan
$2,600 $4,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His only full-length play, "The Fifth Column", is set in besieged Madrid

Final scores:

Carl Laura Kalyan
$4,800 $9,600 $10,227
3rd place: RCA video cassette recorder 2nd place: Trip to Volcano House Inn, Hawaii New champion: $10,227

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carl Laura Kalyan
$4,900 $4,800 $8,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
6 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1996-09-03
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