Show #2628 - Wednesday, January 24, 1996


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Michael Marion, a graduate student from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Robert Galvin, an art student from Hicksville, New York

John Thiel, a psychiatrist originally from Adelphi, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Galesburg, seat of this state's Knox County, was the site of a Lincoln-Douglas debate
    $100 16
This Disney film based on a book by Englishman Lewis Carroll had its world premiere in England in 1951
    $100 1
Ibn Saud founded this kingdom in 1932 & ruled until his death in 1953
    $100 6
Drumlins are elongated, elliptical hills formed at the edges of these moving ice masses
    $100 26
This fruit dessert is known as Betty for short
    $100 21
    $200 12
A railroad president named Aberdeen, South Dakota for his birthplace in this country
    $200 17
When Sandra Dee played this tiny beach bunny, James Darren was Moondoggie & Cliff Robertson played Kahoona
    $200 2
In 1995, in Spain's 1st royal wedding in 89 years, this king's daughter Elena married a Castilian nobleman
    $200 7
Elements are arranged in order of their atomic numbers on this table
    $200 27
The short-, medium- or long-grain type of this may be used to make pudding
    $200 22
It's where you shouldn't put the cart
    $300 13
This largest Oregon city is home to the International Rose Test Gardens
    $300 18
This James Dean film featured Sal Mineo as Plato, Nick Adams as Moose & Dennis Hopper as Goon
    $300 3
King when the French Revolution broke out, he was guillotined in 1793
    $300 8
This yellow element is found in gunpowder & matches & is used in vulcanizing rubber
    $300 28
This pie with a sheer fabric in its name contains beaten egg whites &/or gelatin
    $300 23
It's a small earthquake or tremor that follows a major one
    $400 14
Johns Hopkins University in this city is the home of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame
    $400 19
Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden & Rod Steiger were all Oscar contenders for this 1954 Marlon Brando film
    $400 4
The 1560 death of his wife Anastasia Romanovna may have contributed to this czar's madness
    $400 9
2 bacteria, Lactobacillus bulgaricus & Streptococcus thermophilus, turn milk into this
    $400 29
In names of desserts, this woman's name may follow chocolate or precede russe
    $400 24
A commentary placed at the end of a literary work
    DD: $500 15
This state's Acadia National Park includes parts of Isle Au Haut & the Schoodic Peninsula
    $500 20
Jimmy Stewart spies on his neighbor Raymond Burr in this Hitchcock classic
    $500 5
He was one of Guy Fawkes' main intended victims in the Gunpowder Plot
    $500 10
Named after its 19th century inventor, this pendulum demonstrates the Earth's rotation
    $500 30
Black Forest cake is made with kirsch, a liquor made from this fruit
    $500 25
It's a synonym for the hereafter

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

John Robert Michael
$2,700 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Robert Michael
$4,000 $2,300 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Unaware of the Treaty of Ghent signed earlier, the British attacked this Louisiana city on Jan. 8, 1815
    $200 1
This duo's comic opera of "The Yeomen of the Guard" premiered at the Savoy Theatre on Oct. 3, 1888
    $200 16
A February match between English & Irish teams in this sport was canceled because of fan rioting
    $200 26
Soapwort is sometimes used in brewing to give a glass of beer a good one of these
    $200 17
Mount Pentelicus, north of this capital, supplied the white marble for the buildings on the Acropolis
    $200 7
This Jonathan Swift sailor makes 4 fantastic voyages
    $400 3
The British gained Charlestown Peninsula, now in Boston, by winning this June 17, 1775 battle
    $400 12
"Gaspard de la Nuit" is a series of 3 piano pieces by this "Bolero" composer
    $400 22
This NFL team announced its move from Anaheim, California to St. Louis, Missouri
    $400 27
Once believed to render man immortal, this smart-sounding herb is mixed with onions in poultry stuffing
    $400 18
Perhaps the best view of this city is from the Piazzale Michelangelo on the far side of the Arno River
    $400 8
"Johnny Tremain" by Esther Forbes is set during this war
    $600 4
On Nov. 7, 1811 this territorial governor of Indiana lost 62 of his men at Tippecanoe
    $600 13
His 1782 opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio", k. 384, is set in 16th century Turkey
    $600 23
Elvis Stojko of this country won a 2nd consecutive men's title at the World Figure Skating Championships
    $600 28
Planting spearmint or peppermint near your roses will deter these pests also called greenflies
    DD: $2,500 19
This Swiss city is headquarters to the World Council of Churches
    $600 9
The life of Amory Blaine, part of the Lost Generation, is covered in his "This Side of Paradise"
    $800 5
In 1794 this chief justice negotiated a treaty calling for British evacuation of the Northwest
    $800 14
This Hungarian composed his "Hungarian Fantasia" for piano & orchestra in 1852
    $800 24
Lenny Wilkens surpassed this Celtics coach as the winningest coach in NBA history
    $800 29
Bergamot was named for its scent's resemblance to the Bergamot type of this fruit
    $800 20
This oil-producing Venezuelan city was founded in 1571 as Nueva Zamora
    $800 10
Absolutely, absolutely!, his "Absalom, Absalom!" should be on the list
    DD: $2,500 6
In 1912 Alaska became an organized U.S. territory & these 2 states joined the Union
    $1000 15
This "Finlandia" composer evoked the mood of Scandinavian sagas in his 1892 tone poem "En Saga"
    $1000 25
Mike Schmidt of this team was the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995
    $1000 30
This herb native to the Mediterranean is said to aid the memory & serves as an emblem of fidelity
    $1000 21
Tallinn, capital of this nation, was settled by the Danes in 1219 & later joined the Hanseatic League
    $1000 11
Richard Wright's tale of Bigger Thomas, a black youth raised in a Chicago slum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Robert Michael
$9,500 $4,000 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On March 18, 1912 he wrote in his diary, "My right foot has gone, nearly all the toes..."

Final scores:

John Robert Michael
$10,500 $8,000 $300
2-day champion: $20,900 2nd place: a trip to Park City, Utah 3rd place: Magnavox 27" TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Robert Michael
$8,000 $6,500 $4,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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