Show #2679 - Thursday, April 4, 1996

David Sampugnaro game 4.


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John Fitzgibbon, a bank teller from Chicago, Illinois

Vince Mohan, a high school teacher from Englewood, New Jersey

David Sampugnaro, a writer and consultant originally from Elmsford, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
On February 15 this president-elect survived an assassination attempt by Giuseppe Zangara
    $100 26
To audition for this musical, Yul Brynner sang while sitting cross-legged on the floor
    $100 11
Autumn brings Choyo-No-Sekku or Chrysanthemum Day in this country
    $100 16
Abbreviated TB, this disease is characterized by lesions in the lung tissue
    $100 21
The winner of a game of War winds up with this many cards
    $100 1
"Can the leopard change" these? means "it's impossible"
    $200 7
Federal judge John Woolsey lifted the ban on the importation & sale of this James Joyce book
    $200 27
Their 1955 show, "Pipe Dream", about the people of Cannery Row, was based on this author's "Sweet Thursday"
    $200 12
On this date Denmark's Rebild Park holds the largest foreign celebration of American independence
    $200 17
The human body contains many of these: some are hinge, some are saddle, some are pivot types
    $200 22
Instead of pips, poker dice have 6 card values on them that run 9 through this
    $200 2
To "pass over" this river means to reach the promised land
    $300 8
The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 established this corporation that guarantees the savings of bank customers
    $300 28
In 1994 this show about a carnival barker won 5 Tonys, including Best Musical Revival
    $300 13
National Freedom Day, February 1, celebrates the 13th Amendment, which abolished this
    $300 18
Blood leaves the heart from ventricles & enters the heart through these chambers
    $300 23
It's a form of Authors for kids; playing it you may ask another player, "Do you have any twos?"
    $300 3
Unworthy or sinful people are known as a "generation of" these poisonous creatures
    $400 9
Known as the "Little Flower", he left the House of Representatives in 1933 & became mayor of NYC
    $400 29
For 15 years, 1946-1961, this show set in Indian Territory was Broadway's longest-running musical
    $400 14
Ecuador & Venezuela observe the birth of this "George Washington of South America" each July 24
    $400 19
This vitamin produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight is toxic in excess
    $400 24
The 4 players in bridge are given these directional titles
    $400 4
Robert Heinlein used this phrase from Exodus 2:22 as the title of one of his novels
    $500 10
On March 23 this German parliament relinquished its power to Adolf Hitler
    $500 30
Characters in this musical include Mei Li, Linda Low & Sammy Fong
    DD: $900 15
September 10 is St. George's Cay Day in this Central American country
    $500 20
These corpuscles are named for their shape rather than for their color
    $500 25
It's the number of dice you toss on your first roll of Yahtzee
    $500 5
"Pale Horse" is a metaphor for the approach of this

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

David Vince John
$3,000 $900 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Vince John
$4,100 $2,200 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This "bonnie" prince had a daughter by his mistress Clementina Walkinshaw
    $200 13
Some say these dried treats are tastier made from seeded grapes than from seedless ones
    $200 24
Elizabeth Barrett mentioned this future husband in her poem "Lady Geraldine's Courtship" before they met
    $200 21
Before starring on TV's "Thunder In Paradise", this "Hulkster" played Thunderlips in "Rocky III"
    $200 2
You can see this North American country's highest volcano, Volcan Citlaltepetl, in Pico de Orizaba National Park
    $200 1
A male feline
    $400 9
In 1949 he succeeded his grandfather Prince Louis II as ruler of Monaco
    $400 14
Chop Suey, cioppini & vichyssoise were all invented in this country
    $400 29
Prince Albert sent his copy of "Idylls Of The King" to this poet & asked him to autograph it
    $400 22
He played Elvis' trainer in "Kid Galahad" a "Dirty Dozen" years before he starred in "Death Wish"
    $400 7
This snowcapped mountain provides the backdrop for Kenya's Amboseli National Park
    $400 3
The name of this device used to stop bleeding may come from a French word for "turn"
    $600 10
In 1599, Albert, Archduke of Austria, married the Infanta of this country
    $600 15
Juniper is used to smoke Germany's Westphalian form of this meat
    $600 27
Written in 1811, this lord's poem "Farewell To Malta" begins, "Adieu, ye joys of La Valette!"
    $600 23
This platinum blonde was a real knockout as a prizefighter's scheming wife in the 1931 film "Iron Man"
    $600 18
One of this country's major recreational areas is Vitosha National Park near Sofia
    $600 4
One who plays hooky from school might find himself pursued by this type of officer
    $800 11
This dreaded czar who died in 1584 was probably the most famous member of the Rurik dynasty
    $800 16
Riz A L'Imperatrice is an elegant version of this homey dessert
    DD: $500 28
In "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud", Wordsworth wrote about "A crowd, a host of golden" ones
    $800 25
Jack Palance starred in the TV version of this "heavy" Rod Serling drama; Anthony Quinn, in the film version
    DD: $2,000 19
In Alberta the scenic Icefields Parkway connects Jasper National Park with this other one
    $800 5
It's the period between sunset & dark when the sun is just below the horizon
    $1000 12
After this emperor died in 14 A.D., his relatives, the Julio-Claudian dynasty, ruled until 68
    $1000 17
The Bismarck type of this fish is made of fillets cured in vinegar, salt & onions
    $1000 30
He called "Prometheus Unbound" "The best thing I ever wrote"
    $1000 26
Based on Clifford Odets' play, this "colorful" 1939 film made William Holden a star
    $1000 20
Argentina & Brazil have national parks to preserve the wildlife & beauty of these extensive waterfalls
    $1000 6
The Roman god Jupiter used this weather phenomenon as a weapon, by jove

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Vince John
$10,500 $4,800 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1967 this former teacher published a memoir entitled "Center of the Storm"

Final scores:

David Vince John
$7,500 $2,800 $1,600
4-day champion: $56,901 2nd place: Gibson side-by-side refrigerator/freezer 3rd place: Key Interactive "Musical Instrument"

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Vince John
$8,900 $4,800 $7,100
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
0 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 1995-12-12
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