Show #2680 - Friday, April 5, 1996

David Sampugnaro game 5.


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Carol Reed, a law librarian from Honolulu, Hawaii

Rob Kalisch, an attorney from Hackensack, New Jersey

David Sampugnaro, a writer and consultant originally from Elmsford, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $56,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Von Humboldt popularized this group name; they called themselves Tenochca, Mexica & Colhua Mexica
    $100 26
Louis Comfort Tiffany made lampshades of this material using the copper foil technique
    $100 8
Robert Frost wrote, it "Is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in"
    $100 1
This state has a Custer County as well as one named Big Horn
    $100 7
To snub is to let this heavy device drop on a short cable, bringing the ship to an abrupt halt
    $100 3
In it Groucho pointed out a contract's sanity clause to Chico who said, "There ain't no Sanity Claus"
    $200 22
The 2 major contributions of the Olmecs, the mother culture of Mesoamerica, were writing & this time tracker
    $200 27
It's often heavy paper with a design or lettering cut out; you paint over it to transfer the design
    $200 9
Oliver Wendell Holmes said, "Free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting" this "in a theater"
    $200 2
This state's parishes began as administrative units of the Catholic Church under Spanish rule
    $200 13
The helm of a small boat may just consist of a tiller & this in the water
    $200 16
At a June 1995 auction, the white suit John Travolta wore in this film sold for $145,500
    $300 23
Like Monet, the Mayans used this pond flower as a motif in their art
    $300 28
Used in bags, wallets & belts, Moroccan leather comes from this animal
    $300 10
Thomas Appleton said, "Good Americans, when they die, go to" this European city
    $300 4
New Jersey's eastern border is formed by the Atlantic Ocean & this river
    $300 14
Collective term for all the lines used to support masts & raise & lower sails
    $300 17
In this 1934 classic, Alan Hale was the driver who stopped at the sight of Claudette Colbert's leg
    $400 24
c. 1200-1465 the Chimu Empire controlled about 600 miles of what's now this Andean country's coast
    $400 29
It's the term for making pots on a potter's wheel
    $400 11
The inspirational quote "Win this one for the Gipper" is attributed to him
    DD: $500 5
The Detroit, Huron & Sandusky Rivers are among those that flow into this great lake
    $400 15
On shipboard it's opposite starboard
    $400 18
George Romero shot this 1968 horror classic for under $150,000
    $500 25
Almost 400 workshops for this black volcanic glass have been discovered in Teotihuacan
    $500 30
Making these cords that hold whistles is a popular camp craft
    $500 12
German who wrote, "I teach you the Superman. Man is something that is to be surpassed"
    $500 6
This home of the U.S. Air Force Academy was founded in 1871 as Fountain Colony
    $500 20
This 4-letter word means to adjust & you do it to sails & ballast
    $500 19
Truffaut's 1973 movie about making movies

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

David Rob Carol
$700 $2,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Rob Carol
$2,300 $3,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
To avert suspicion that he started the Great Fire of 64, he blamed it on the Christians
    $200 24
This term for a short, simple poem or song comes from dictatum, Latin for "dictated thing"
    $200 11
Buza, a spirit from Egypt, is made from these palm fruits
    $200 16
Like the falcon or hawk, the shrike is classified as a bird of this
    $200 1
A loser in 1980 & 1988, this Senate majority leader is again bidding for the GOP presidential nomination
    $200 6
The Crickets in 1957 & Linda Ronstadt in 1976 had a hit with it
    $400 27
Hadrian's decision to build a shrine on the site of the temple in this city incited a Jewish revolt
    $400 23
Heptameter refers to a line of verse consisting of this number of feet
    $400 12
in 1995 Jim Beam, a maker of this Kentucky spirit, celebrated its 200th anniversary
    $400 17
Almost 99% of a jellyfish's body is made of this substance
    $400 2
He shared his views on domestic policy in the 1995 bestseller "To Renew America"
    $400 7
"Let us sing a song of cheer again" because of this
    $600 22
Slipping into insanity, Commodus imagined he was this mythical club-wielding hero
    $600 25
This form of light verse named for a place in Ireland rhymes aabba
    $600 13
Tia Maria is a coffee-flavored Jamaican drink based on this liquor
    $600 18
The marine types of these have flattish carapaces & their limbs have evolved into flippers
    $600 3
In 1994 the Arizona chapter of the ACLU named this former senator its Civil Libertarian of the Year
    $600 8
Andy Williams & Henry Mancini had hits in 1963 with this film theme
    $800 28
To eliminate opposition, Septimius Severus replaced these imperial bodyguards with his own troops
    DD: $100 26
Bowdlerize comes from the name of an editor best known for purging his works of "indecent" passages
    $800 14
The name of this wine is French for "Smoked White"
    $800 19
A bee is said to do this at the hive to show the other bees the direction & distance to a food source
    DD: $3,000 4
This independent candidate for president was chairman of the House Republican Conference from 1969 to 1979
    $800 9
In 1963 Ruby & The Romantics had their only No. 1 hit with this song
    $1000 29
To support his building program, including his famous baths, he raised taxes & debased the currency
    $1000 30
The 30,000-line poem about this fox is the best-known beast epic
    $1000 15
It's the Dutch version of cointreau or triple sec
    $1000 20
It's the proper name for the Australian animal some call the spiny anteater
    $1000 5
In 1995 this New Jersey governor became the first woman to give the response to the State of the Union address
    $1000 10
In 1959 Dinah Washington found this out

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Rob Carol
$10,200 $7,200 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the first war covered by both newspaper reporters & photographers

Final scores:

David Rob Carol
$15,200 $14,400 $6,200
5-day champion: $72,101 2nd place: Perry Ellis Mens' Clothing & Wittenauer Watch 3rd place: RCA Laserdisc & CD Player

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Rob Carol
$8,100 $7,100 $3,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1995-12-12
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