Show #2797 - Tuesday, October 29, 1996


Debbie Saunders, an adolescent medicine physician from Rockville Center, New York

Carl Kruglak, an actuary from Needham, Massachusetts

Dave Priestly, a business executive from Birmingham, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
Gold & blue are this Bluegrass State's official colors
    $100 1
In 1484 he presented his Enterprise of the Indies plan to King John of Portugal
    $100 2
1996 marks the 100th anniversary of this chewy, chocolaty treat sold in pops & rolls
    $100 7
This futuristic animated family got their maid Rosey from "U-Rent-A-Maid"
    $100 26
"Measure for Measure" takes place in this Austrian capital, portrayed as a swamp of immorality
    $100 13
At 3,144 feet, Tai Mo Shan is the highest peak in this British colony
    $200 18
The front of Texas' state seal has a lone one of these in its center
    $200 12
The Milky Way has 2 satellite galaxies named after this Portuguese explorer
    $200 3
If you believe in peanut butter, clap your hands for this brand introduced in 1928
    $200 8
On "Star Trek: The Next Generation", Brent Spiner was part of Starfleet as this android
    $200 27
It begins with an "induction" in which a drunken tinker sits down to watch the tale of Kate & Petruchio
    $200 22
The "B" type of this disease is caused by a virus that has a core of DNA
    $300 19
In Oregon it's the Oregon grape; in Wyoming, it's the Indian paintbrush
    $300 14
Simon Fraser & Alexander Mackenzie have rivers named for them in this country
    $300 4
Aspirin was originally the brand name under which this company sold its acetylsalicylic acid
    $300 9
The robot on this series was named Hymie because his KAOS creator's father's name was Hymie
    $300 28
This play that takes place in Rome in 44 B.C. was first performed in 1599
    $300 23
Cartoonist William DeBeck coined this hyphenated term for the jitters or the willies
    $400 20
Oklahoma's state song was written by this duo
    $400 15
Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovered this island April 5, 1722; it was a holiday
    $400 5
"Sleep Comfort" & "Slumber Well" were among the proposed names for this classic mattress from Simmons
    DD: $500 10
Comedy Central series that featured the pair seen here:
    $400 29
Escalus, Prince of Verona presides over the reconciliation of these 2 families where their children lie dead
    $400 24
Most types of this fluid food granulate, but the Tupelo type seldom does
    $500 21
In Arizona it's the paloverde; in Hawaii, it's the kukui
    $500 16
The founder of Britain's Royal Geographic Society, an Alaskan point was named for him
    $500 6
Carl Sontheimer revamped a French food processor & introduced it under this name in 1973
    $500 11
The robot that traveled with the Robinsons on this show was called Robot.
    $500 30
This queen of Denmark dies after drinking poison prepared for Hamlet by Claudius
    $500 25
This author of "Steppenwolf" was born in the Black Forest in 1877 & became a Swiss citizen in 1923

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

Dave Carl Debbie
$800 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Carl Debbie
$1,500 $1,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
He succeeded his uncle as king of the Huns c. 433, at first sharing the throne with his brother Bleda
    $200 1
The largest of these in the U.S., 17 1/2" around & 1 2/3 lbs., fell on Coffeyville, Kansas Sept. 3, 1970
    $200 6
Paintings from an 11,000-year-old culture were found in this South American rain forest in 1996
    $200 11
A proposed title for this Oscar-winning Henry Mancini-Johnny Mercer song was "Blue River"
    $200 16
It's the official language of Cuba
    $200 28
Italian author Carlo Collodi is best remembered for his story of this puppet
    $400 22
When this man was assassinated in 1968, Ralph Abernathy succeeded to the leader of the SCLC
    $400 2
The aneroid type of this weather instrument is often used as an altimeter
    $400 7
On Sept. 19, 1994 U.S. troops landed in this Caribbean island nation to prepare for the return of Pres. Aristide
    $400 12
Song from "Fiddler on the Roof" containing the line "find me a match, catch me a catch"
    $400 17
It was once referred to as Judean
    $400 27
"Memories de M. D'Artagnan" was his main source of inspiration for "The Three Musketeers"
    $600 23
Bao Dai, the last emperor of this country's Nguyen dynasty, succeeded his father, Khai Dinh, in 1926
    $600 3
Nearly all weather occurs in this lowest region of the Earth's atmosphere
    $600 8
On Dec. 4, 1991 Terry Anderson was released after almost 7 years in captivity in this country
    $600 13
Irving Berlin's royalties from this song popularized by Kate Smith were donated to the Boy & Girl Scouts
    $600 18
A Slavic language, Bulgarian is written in this alphabet
    DD: $1,000 26
"Quo Vadis?" author Henryk Sienkiewicz was the 1st man from this country to win a Nobel Prize for Literature
    $800 24
In April 1989 A. Bartlett Giamatti succeeded Peter Ueberroth in this post
    $800 4
The Earth has 3 types of prevailing winds: prevailing westerlies, polar easterlies & this type
    $800 9
This agreement to eliminate trade barriers between the U.S., Canada & Mexico took effect Jan. 1, 1994
    $800 14
This song begins, "What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play"
    DD: $2,000 19
Of the Native American languages, this one has the most speakers in the U.S.
    $800 29
This Danish author's "Letters from Africa, 1914-31", was published posthumously in 1981
    $1000 25
He preceded & succeeded Benjamin Disraeli as British prime minister
    $1000 5
In terms of damage, this 1992 hurricane that hit Florida & Louisiana was the USA's costliest
    $1000 10
In April 1996 this trade negotiator became U.S. Secretary of Commerce
    $1000 15
This song introduced by Dick Van Dyke in "Bye, Bye Birdie" begins, "Gray skies are gonna clear up"
    $1000 20
The Punic language of ancient Carthage is considered a dialect of this earlier language
    $1000 30
Born in Colombia, this author of "Love in the Time of Cholera" is known as "Gabo" to his friends

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Carl Debbie
$6,900 $9,800 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This advisor is the son & grandson of Greek Orthodox priests

Final scores:

Dave Carl Debbie
$13,600 $13,801 $6,600
2nd place: Trip to Krystal Hotel, Cancun New champion: $13,801 3rd place: Swintec word processor

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Carl Debbie
$6,700 $9,800 $5,100
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
1 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1996-09-03
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