Show #2824 - Thursday, December 5, 1996


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Sally Donovan, an insurance executive from Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Glenn Salzman, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Gay Mollette, a procurement manager originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
On Jan. 17, 1994 California was struck by one measuring 6.7; on Jan. 17, 1995 Kobe, Japan was hit by a 7.2
    $100 16
Some French cabinetmakers called themselves ebenis for the ability to work in this difficult wood
    $100 19
She opened Dollywood Boulevard, an $8 million addition to her Dollywood theme park in 1996
    $100 1
This creator of "Lake Wobegon" grew up in Anoka, Minnesota
    $100 26
In 1978 Margaret A. Brewer became the first woman Marine to achieve this rank
    $100 7
In the nursery rhyme, this line precedes "Bake me a cake as fast as you can"
    $200 12
In 1988 radio-carbon testing dated this holy cloth only to the Middle Ages
    $200 17
The rolltop type of this piece of furniture features a flexible hood that's drawn down as a lid
    $200 22
This "Grand Ole" theme park is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 1996
    $200 2
Once a naval historian in the south Pacific, he won a Pulitzer Prize for "Tales of the South Pacific"
    $200 27
This Latin motto of the corps means "Always Faithful"
    $200 8
It follows "That's one small step for a man,..."
    $300 13
In 1969 after traveling about 2600 miles, he & his crew abandoned their Ra expedition
    $300 18
This modern table named for a beverage is lower & wider than the 18th century tea table
    $300 23
You can tour a simulated coal mine at this coal miner's daughter's home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee
    $300 3
Standard English is referred to as Oldspeak in this George Orwell novel
    $300 28
This nickname for Marines refers to the type of collar they once wore
    $300 9
Term for an electorate's wishes that its representatives carry out a certain program
    $400 14
In 1967 a launch pad fire claimed the lives of Edward White, Roger Chaffee & this astronaut
    $400 20
A vitrine is a cabinet with doors made of this material
    $400 24
When visiting Disney World, line dancers head for the Neon Armadillo on this night club "island"
    $400 4
A visitor interrupted him while he was writing down his poem "Kubla Khan" & he never finished it
    DD: $500 29
Island on which the action depicted here took place:
    $400 10
Tube pasta filled with meat & cheese & served with tomato sauce
    $500 15
Suleyman Demirel was premier of this country on 5 separate occasions before becoming president in 1993
    $500 21
This furniture support may be Dutch, club or ball-and-claw
    $500 25
Alabama & the Gatlin Brothers are among the country stars who have theatres in this S.C. beach city
    $500 5
"Hey-Rub-A-Dub-Dub" is a 1920 collection of philosophical essays by this "Sister Carrie" author
    $500 11
This dog named for its breeder originated in Apolda, Germany in the 1890s

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gay Glenn Sally
$600 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Glenn Sally
$2,600 $2,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Ancient Cretan performers would run toward a charging one of these animals, grab its horns & flip over it
    $200 11
The World Eskimo Indian Olympics held in this state includes a rather competitive ear pull
    $200 6
In addition to serving as Iraq's president, he's chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council
    $200 18
The optic nerve transmits impulses between the eyes & this organ
    $200 1
His "Play It Again, Sam" tells the story of Allan Felix, a film journalist whose marriage has just broken up
    $200 30
Voice range of Chaliapin, a Russian singer who popularized the "Song of the Volga Boatmen"
    $400 9
One part of this piece of women's event equipment is about 90" above the floor, the other about 60"
    $400 12
There's a grave in Boston that some people claim belongs to this story teller of nursery rhyme fame
    $400 7
Before his 1979 election to Great Britain's parliament, he worked in banking for almost 20 years
    $400 19
These smallest blood vessels are about one-eighth the thickness of a strand of hair
    $400 2
In this musical members of the Class of '59 recall their days at Rydell High School
    $400 29
Clink was the name of a 16th century one of these in Southwark, London
    $600 10
In this event performed on a mat 40' square, men's routines must be 50-70 seconds long, women's 70-90
    $600 15
Evanston in this state was named for John Evans, a founder of Northwestern University
    $600 23
In 1918 he was born the son of a Tembu chief in what's now Eastern Cape province
    $600 20
Nearly all of the body's endocrine glands are stimulated by hormones released by this gland
    $600 3
After Randle P. McMurphy attacks Nurse Ratched in this play, she has him lobotomized
    $600 28
The astronomical symbol for this planet is the same as the biological symbol for a female
    $800 13
This type of gymnastics became an Olympic event in 1984
    $800 16
This Southwest reservoir is the largest artificial lake in the U.S.
    DD: $1,200 24
In 1992 this former Soviet prime minister was named chairman of the State Council of Georgia
    $800 21
Bow legs are often the result of this childhood disease caused by a lack of vitamin D
    DD: $1,000 4
This play takes place at the summer home of Norman & Ethel Thayer
    $800 26
A chapter of this 1532 book discusses the Machiavellian career of Cesare Borgia
    $1000 14
Name for the wooden handles on a side horse
    $1000 17
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama marks the site of this Indian war's last battle
    $1000 25
She took over Nicaragua's La Prensa newspaper after her husband's assassination
    $1000 22
It's the anatomical name for the stirrup, the smallest bone in the body
    $1000 5
In his play "Lysistrata", the women of Athens refuse to sleep with their men until peace is declared
    $1000 27
Tia Maria, a liqueur made from Blue Mountain coffee beans, comes from this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gay Glenn Sally
$6,000 $8,700 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In area, it's the largest country in South America entirely north of the Equator

Final scores:

Gay Glenn Sally
$6,000 $5,399 $3,900
3-day champion: $24,001 2nd place: Trip to Tortola, BVI 3rd place: Amana Top-Mount Refrigerator

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gay Glenn Sally
$7,100 $8,500 $2,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1996-10-15
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