Show #2823 - Wednesday, December 4, 1996


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Tim Lorch, an asset manager from Peekskill, New York

Curtis Scott, an editor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gay Mollette, a procurement manager originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
The Confederate victory at Chancellorsville paved the way for this early July 1863 Pennsylvania battle
    $100 1
It's a writ "to produce the body" of the detained before the court
    $100 17
An Oscar went to Sarandon for playing Helen Prejean, a Louisiana nun, in this film
    $100 22
Lauren Bacall & Kate Moss have had white moustaches in print ads for this liquid refreshment
    $100 16
The largest tree fruit, the 50-lb. Coco-De-Mer, or "sea" one of these is found only in the Seychelles
    $100 2
The northern fur seal breeds each summer in the Pribilof Islands in this sea
    $200 4
The 1824 battle of Ayacucho marked the end of this European country's power in South America
    $200 8
When a criminal is caught red-handed, he's caught "in" this, "while the crime is blazing"
    $200 23
Sarandon provided the voice of a spider in this 1996 animated film based on a Roald Dahl book
    $200 18
The Seychelles is home to these color-changing lizards
    $200 12
Yielding 20 pounds of edible flesh, the giant type of this is the largest bivalve mollusk
    $300 5
The Battle of Austerlitz, one of his greatest victories, is sometimes called the Battle of the Three Emperors
    $300 9
Literally "for the good", it refers to a case taken by an attorney free of charge
    $300 24
This midnight cult film featured Tim Curry as transvestite scientist Frank N. Furter
    $300 27
This former "Bionic Woman" can be seen in Southern California Ford ads
    $300 19
To pay for your dinner at a "new deli" in Victoria, the capital, you'll use this currency
    $300 13
These animals of the class Asteroidea can regenerate body parts & produce new bodies from a fragment
    $400 6
The Battle of the Argonne during this war was part of a general offensive against the Hindenburg line
    $400 10
This phrase isn't necessarily an admission of guilt; it simply means "I do not contest it"
    DD: $1,000 25
Screenwriter Callie Khouri won an Oscar for this 1991 female buddy film
    $400 28
This fashion label's "girls" have included Carre Otis, Claudia Schiffer & Anna Nicole Smith
    $400 20
In 1956 this Cypriot archbishop was exiled to the Seychelles
    $400 14
The dried skeleton of this invertebrate resembles a large white coin
    $500 7
The recapture of Antwerp was a goal of this 1944-45 battle, Germany's last great offensive in the West
    $500 11
"Ignorantia Legis Neminem Excusat" translates to this maxim
    $500 26
Sarandon played Southern attorney Reggie Love in this 1994 film
    $500 29
It wasn't just Eva Herzigova's career that got a lift on her "Look me in the eyes" billboards for this
    $500 21
The 115 islands of the Seychelles are in this ocean
    $500 15
In California this fish spawns on the beach the first few nights after the highest tides of the month

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

Gay Curtis Tim
$600 $1,200 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Curtis Tim
$1,900 $2,500 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
WRAS-FM in this largest Georgia city is the USA's most powerful student-run college radio station
    $200 5
"Simple Abundance" by Sarah Ban Breathnach has this many messages for women, one for each day in 1996
    $200 4
In 1790 it succeeded Charleston as South Carolina's capital
    $200 12
Gustatory organ is another term for these flavor receptors found mostly on the tongue
    $200 1
"Everybody Loves Somebody" & Las Vegas loved this man, dimming the Strip's lights in his honor December 28, 1995
    $400 28
In 1925 he was fined $100 for teaching evolution in Dayton, Tenn., but the conviction was reversed
    $400 29
On Jan. 16, 1855 the first territorial legislature of Nebraska met at this city on the Missouri River
    $400 9
This talk show host's mom, Dorothy, published a cookbook
    $400 6
Steamboat builder & operator Henry M. Shreve has a city named for him in this state
    $400 13
Swollen & bleeding gums are a symptom of this vitamin C deficiency, once the scourge of sailors
    $400 2
This Monkee called his 1993 autobiography "I'm a Believer"
    $600 27
The brother of Pres. Eisenhower, he served as president of Kansas State, Penn State & Johns Hopkins
    $600 21
A stirring speech by Daniel Webster marked the dedication of this monument at Charlestown, Massachusetts
    $600 17
In 1994 this sitcom star had a bestseller with "Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man"
    DD: $1,500 10
This Florida city was named by a railroad official for his boyhood home in Russia
    $600 15
Once widely used as an anesthetic, trichloromethane is better known as this
    $600 3
Before "Married... with Children", Katey Sagal was a Harlette, one of this star's backup singers
    $800 25
In 1909, 2 years after introducing her teaching method in Rome, she wrote a book about it
    $800 24
In December 1875 this former commissioner of NYC's public works escaped from jail & fled to Cuba
    $800 18
"In the Name of Sorrow and Hope" is about this late Israeli PM by his granddaughter Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof
    $800 11
Since 1907 this Oregon city has hosted an annual Rose Festival
    $800 16
In strabismus one or both of these may turn inward or outward
    $800 7
Born Patricia Andrzejewski, she recorded "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" under this name
    $1000 26
He was chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities before becoming Secretary of Education in 1985
    $1000 23
Joel Poinsett, the 1st U.S. minister to this Latin American nation, opposed the war with it in 1846
    DD: $600 20
"The Tenth Insight" is James Redfield's sequel to this book about spiritual exploration
    $1000 14
This largest North Dakota city lies across the Red River of the North from Moorhead, Minnesota
    $1000 19
There are 3 types of this in humans: lanugo, which is shed before or shortly after birth, vellus & terminal
    $1000 8
In 1994 Julio Iglesias recorded Patsy Cline's hit "Crazy", written by this man, once his duet partner

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Curtis Tim
$6,300 $4,800 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The best American League lefthanded pitcher 1916-18, he was moved to left field in 1919

Final scores:

Gay Curtis Tim
$9,601 $3,200 $2,599
2-day champion: $18,001 2nd place: Trip to Jamaica 3rd place: Wittnauer Montego Watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gay Curtis Tim
$6,900 $3,300 $7,600
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1996-10-15
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