Show #2791 - Monday, October 21, 1996


MaryAnn Toner, a data entry operator from Westmont, Illinois

Andy McKay, a technical editor from Brielle, New Jersey

Charles Miller, from Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,001)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Francisco de Orellana said he ran into this race of warrior women while looking for El Dorado's gold
    $100 12
You should "make" this "slowly" because it "makes waste"
    $100 8
Sonny Crockett in the '80s, he became Nash Bridges in 1996
    $100 26
Before you knead bread dough, sprinkle this on your board to prevent sticking
    $100 1
Reversing an earlier decision, in 1943 the court said no one can be forced to salute this
    $100 21
According to one story, Thomas Edison was responsible for making this word the standard phone greeting
    $200 3
2 of Rio's leading ones are O Globo & Jornal do Brasil
    $200 13
It's "better late than never" but "better" this "than sorry"
    $200 17
On this series Chicago detective Ray Vecchio is aided by Canadian Mountie Benton Fraser
    $200 27
This spice from ground sweet red peppers is sprinkled on deviled eggs
    $200 4
In 1964 the court ruled that public officials must prove "actual malice" in suing a newspaper for this
    $200 22
In Japan this greeting is formally made by inclining the body at about 30 degrees
    $300 5
In this national language, X's sound like "sh", as in Xuxa
    $300 14
Based on biblical quotes, the 3 things you should do "because tomorrow we die"
    $300 18
The USA Network's "Pacific Blue" features cops who patrol on these vehicles
    $300 28
The arborio type of this grain is used in Italian risotto dishes
    $300 9
In his 34 years on the court, John Marshall Harlan delivered 316 of these opinions
    $300 23
"Greetings from Asbury Park, New Jersey", his first album, sold only about 20,000 copies when first released
    $400 6
Neighborhood samba groups rehearse months in advance for this annual celebration
    $400 15
Meaning intelligent people can take a hint, this proverb ends, " sufficient"
    $400 19
This NBC police drama is subtitled "Life on the Street"
    $400 29
When you select button ones at the market, the gills should not be showing
    $400 10
Tradition still has these types of pens placed daily on the counsel tables
    $400 24
This U.N. organization devoted to children is financed in part by the sale of greeting cards
    $500 7
Fodor's calls it the "largest, wealthiest metropolis in all of South America"
    $500 16
If Jim Carrey were to make a sequel to this 1985 film of his, it would probably be called "Twice Shy"
    $500 20
Comedy series on which Al Molinaro played Murray the cop
    $500 30
This spice made from the dried stigmas of a crocus comes in thread or powder form
    DD: $600 11
He appointed 6 judges in a day & 5 were confirmed 2 days later
    $500 25
This Yiddish writer's pen name was a traditional greeting meaning "peace be with you"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Charles Andy MaryAnn
-$100 $1,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Andy MaryAnn
-$100 $4,400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Anne McCaffrey, author of the "Pern" novels, is a well-known writer in this genre
    $200 25
The Gulf Stream got its name from the belief that it starts in this gulf
    $200 3
This director played the title role in the 1953 cross-dressing classic "Glen or Glenda?"
    $200 8
Canadian architect Carlos Ott designed the Opera Bastille, which opened in this city in 1989
    $200 1
During the Caroline Affair in 1837, a group of Canadians sank a U.S. steamer above these falls
    $200 20
He fell ill after a farewell pilgrimage to Mecca in March 632 & died in June
    $400 11
"Malice", published in 1996, is her 37th bestseller
    $400 26
Allahabad, a place of pilgrimage for Hindus, lies at the confluence of the Yamuna River & this river
    $400 4
"She's Gotta Have It", his first feature, had a budget of $175,000
    $400 9
Verdi was paid 150,000 francs to compose this opera for the khedive of Egypt
    $400 16
Joan of Arc rose to fame during this long series of wars
    $400 21
In 1861 he told the people of Springfield, "I now leave not knowing when or whether ever I may return"
    $600 12
This author of "Heartburn" has written several films, including "When Harry Met Sally"
    DD: $4,000 27
It's the closest continent to Vanuatu, a country that consists of about 80 islands
    $600 5
With "The Seventh Seal" he established the religious themes that characterize much of his work
    $600 10
"Das Liebesverbot", this German's only foray into Italian-style opera, was a total failure
    $600 17
Around 500 Clovis had the "Gaul" to unite these peoples; Pepin became "King of " them in 751
    $600 22
In a song this poet wrote, "Farewell to the highlands, farewell to the north..."
    $800 14
This African-American author set her first novel, "The Bluest Eye", in Lorain, Ohio, her birthplace
    $800 28
The town of Moshi in Tanzania lies at the base of this mountain
    DD: $1,700 6
This man won his first of 3 Best Director Oscars for the film seen here:
    $800 13
Beethoven wrote 16 versions of the hero's entrance in this opera & we still don't know if he's satisfied
    $800 18
This Spanish princess was married to Henry VIII's brother before she married Henry
    $800 23
The last section of this fifth book of the Old Testament contains the farewell song of Moses
    $1000 15
This creator of V.I. Warshawski co-founded Sisters in Crime, an organization for women mystery writers
    $1000 7
This director of "Forrest Gump" also directed all 3 "Back to the Future" features
    $1000 24
This capital city's Court Opera was renamed Staatsoper in 1918
    $1000 19
Justinian built this Turkish church 532-537 intending to make it the most splendid in the world

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Andy MaryAnn
-$100 $11,600 $10,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Family who lived by the motto "Life is on the wire. The rest is just waiting."

Final scores:

Charles Andy MaryAnn
-$100 $600 $2,600
3rd place: Towle 5-piece coffee/tea service 2nd place: Trip to Washington, D.C. New champion: $2,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charles Andy MaryAnn
-$100 $8,100 $9,700
6 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1996-08-28
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